Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes

Sub-categories: Cultural interest, general | Hispanic & Latino | Asian American | Jewish 
The Sitar
Price: Free! Words: 70,210. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
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From the bowels of middle-class England, bona fide Brit Muslim lesbian Jaya Chakarbatti belies her mild-mannerisms and leads her group of Lassi Lesbians from their urban Midland terraced houses to the smelly back alleys of London's gay Soho, to seek out other Gaysians. Snapshooting Britain and navigating the world of Bollywood drag queens, and the choice between reading the Quran or The Pink Paper
The Inconvenience of Arranged Marriage
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,440. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2012 by Notion Press. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
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Is arranged marriage better or is finding your own match better? Should you decide on your own and then introduce her to the family or settle for the girl selected by your family who you have not even met? Finding the situation familiar? Based on a combination of real and fictional events, this journey will take you around moving friendships, values and sacrifices.
Hiroko's Tale
Price: Free! Words: 1,360. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
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A young girl, blessed by the Haru-Dori, fights to save her village from the dreaded Tempest. The village is spared, but the young girl lay dying. Her Daruma doll, filled with life, sets off to find someone to save his lady.
Vengeance
Price: Free! Words: 16,910. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
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Life for the Jews of 1983 Lodz is difficult and dangerous, but when Katrina finds a book hidden deep within an ancient temple, she discovers the words of magic that bring forth the Golem to protect her.
The Rabbi Who Tricked Stalin
Price: Free! Words: 109,750. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
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The reader of this book does not have to know much about the Jewish religion. The Rabbi symbolizes any possible simple citizen struggling against dictatorship. What brought A Rabbi to fake madness and hide that secret even from his wife, was a belief that God has given him that idea -:as the only way to convince the atheistic regime he is non-beneficial to communism - and deport him from Russia.
Captives of Minara
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,110. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
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In Captives of Minara; -A 4500-year-old lost city is excavated, -A journalist reluctantly returns to the scene of a childhood trauma, -A criminal mastermind kidnaps women and children consigning them to a life of slavery. Josh Radley travels to Pakistan to write about archaeological discoveries but faces a gang engaged in human trafficking.
Pueblo Mysteries
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,810. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
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This is a collection of six short story mysteries involving the Pueblo Indians of New Mexico.
Almost a Turkish Soap Opera
Price: Free! Words: 49,070. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Coming of age
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Adel and Kamil, two young good looking Turkish men use arranged marriages as the ticket to immigrate to Canada. Betrayals, affairs, turn their lives into a Turkish soap opera. Finalist Next Generation Indie Book Awards 2013 - adapted into feature film. Visit www.almostaturkishsoapopera.com to watch online.
The Crossing
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,190. Language: American English. Published: February 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
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It's 1897 and Ignazia Traina, a Sicilian peasant woman, is left behind in Palermo when her husband and son leave for America. This is the story of her journey to reunite her family. Ignazia's daugher, Lena, tells her mother's story to her own inquisitive daughter...
China, Please Give Me More (Fungus #3)
Series: Fungus, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,270. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2013 by Nameless Books. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
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In this latest installment of the Fungus series, Melbourne is to host a gigantic celebration of the anniversary of 200 years of rugby. As the celebration nears, China is called upon to remedy shortages of everything from gum to glasses. And on the day of the rugby festival, Zapata and his team will be called upon to investigate a brutal and confusing incident.
Tales from The Painted Door II: Wallace
Series: Tales from The Painted Door, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,010. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
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An old man, a semi-regular at the Door, walks in one quiet Thursday evening and begins drinking his usual beverage. Normally, he’d just drink quietly by himself, pay, and leave. Not this night. This night he reveals at least part of the reason he is what he is. Does it free him from his ghosts or does it just bring him a moment of peace? Does it really matter?
Arauco: A Novel
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 302,830. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
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In 1540 the Spanish invaded the land now called Chile, meeting indomitable resistance from the Mapuche. For the first time, Arauco tells this war from both points of view. Its pages include the conquistador, Valdivia, his beautiful mistress, Inés de Suárez … and his scribe, Juan. Abducted by Mapuche and taken to live with the albino shaman, Ñamku, Juan comes to love the Mapuche girl, Raytrayen.
Al garete
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 127,390. Language: Spanish. Published: March 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
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Al garete es una narrativa contemporánea de la vida de un hombre común, Mario Quintanilla Rodríguez, la cual se nutre de historia y ficción, y trata de rescatar relatos de un pasado que reafirman la cultura y definen la identidad de un pueblo del noroeste de Puerto Rico. Nace en 1968 y crece en un pueblito donde sus residentes aspiran al primer mundo, pero viven muy cómodos en el tercero.
Cherry Blossoms and The Delta Cotton - written by Jimi Massey and Marty Denton
Price: Free! Words: 360. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American, Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
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this poem is about the Japanese American internment camp in Rhower, Arkansas during WWII. It is about the innocense of youth that helps the healing bridge of differing opinion.
Corazones aislados
Price: Free! Words: 2,950. Language: Spanish. Published: June 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Urban, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
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Un cuento en el que la rutina diaria se combina con la locura, el tren subterráneo y los sacrificios humanos inspirados en la tradición azteca. • • • A short story where daily routine works in complicity with madness, the subway, and human sacrifices inspired in the Aztec tradition.
Collected Australian Stories
Series: Collected Series, Book 5. Price: $1.95 USD. Words: 70,160. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
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Collected Australian Stories is a visit into the Australian mind and the various facets of this ancient land. The impressive culture of the Aborigines, the original inhabitants of the land is brought to life in such stories as The Challenge and The Stone Country. Other stories such as The Wejii Man examine deeper cultural beliefs.
A Sunday Market Seller
Price: Free! Words: 3,200. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
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From the second collection of 17 stories in My Other Shorts & Formal Tales. A Sunday country market is livened up by a gate-crashing, old lady. A fiercely independent migrant, Polish WW2 survivor from out of town. She wants to set up to sell a range of memorabilia, home cooking and sweets. Immediately charming the regular stall-holders with stories and skills. She has other skills; unrevealed.
Bad Elixir
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 46,920. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Western, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
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A drunk with a troubled pass finds himself living in a town with a troubled present located some where in a western part of the United States in the late 1800's. Racism and violence plagues the town of mostly Chinese immigrants as a new larger trouble arises forcing a doctor of the town to prescribe to the drunk a "bad elixir" in order to save the town.
Children From Stone
Price: Free! Words: 1,490. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
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Children From Stone is a sweet simple short story told in the form of a Norse folk tale, and people love it.
Surviving Sanctuary
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 492,420. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
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On a spring evening in 1982, a thousand people are killed in Sanctuary, a country founded by genocide survivors and devoted to pacifism. Decades later, Brian, a congenial and underemployed American, goes there to look for the sister of a former girlfriend who disappeared while visiting there. As he looks for clues and tries not to marry anyone accidentally, he learns he may be a target too.