Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes

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The Cook's House: A Seeming Tale to a Southron
Price: Free! Words: 9,700. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
In the 1950s rural Mississippi Delta, young Albert Sidney McClanahan stands on the cusp of manhood. Yearning for answers to life’s eternal mysteries, he turns to Lucy, his family’s colored cook, for comfort and wisdom. Despite the gulf between them, imposed by race and culture, Albert and Lucy form a bond of love and affection that can never be spoken, only remembered in the fullness of time.
The Rainbow Horizon - A Tale of Goofy Chaos
Price: Free! Words: 125,970. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
This 1980s satirical tale of the able-disabled Pacific Northwest features friendship favorably. It stars 3 Mexican Americans, one Black middle-class heroine, one Jewish Holocaust and two Vietnam War white survivors. It also hugs a conflicted gay male character. But it's about a love triangle of 22s to 45s - with a roaring drunk Montanan! Racism is lampooned, sexism is promoted...viva endlessly.
An Hour Behind
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,440. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
Amazing mystery and spiritual novel that will change your view of human destiny and life. On the night when the clocks are moved an hour behind, Angelica finds herself in the male body and her reality becomes intertwined with his. Through the mysterious dreams she observes his rise from poverty to power in pre-war Belgrade, while at the same time her life seems to spin out of control.
Finding Land: Stories of Japan
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 61,300. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A Jewish girl from Cleveland meets a pregnant Texas belle over dried squid in a Tokyo grocery store. Their common ground? Both newlyweds, married to Japanese men. Despite being unable to decipher the maps in Tokyo's train stations well enough to know where they're going, they set off on a quest to find land. Will they find space for themselves, in a place where there's none?
A Mile in Her Shoes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,410. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
“A Mile in Her Shoes” is a semi-fictional tale that combines storytelling, science, and magical realism to transport the reader through 60 years and across two continents. Lytle presents a “life flashed before my eyes” scenario with a twist, chronicling the life of her mother, a Korean-born American full of vim and vigor, who was quick with a dirty joke, and fiercely battled racism and illness.
The Independent Girl
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 147,360. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A passionate, tender love story of a lonely girl, Sandhya who begins to trust and love Akash, a wealthy but well natured man. This is a story of Love, Trust, Compassion and Betrayal. For anyone who is a romantic at heart and likes a love hate kind of romance, this book would take you into the emotional roller coaster ride of Sandhya and Akash's life! “Epic book” -Nathenel (Wattpad Reader)
Soft Landings - Short Stories from Italy with Love
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 55,330. Language: American English. Published: August 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Soft Landings is a collection of seven short stories about American tourists who travel to Italy after experiencing a trauma in their lives. Their expectations are as varied as their backgrounds. They come searching for art, beauty, good food, and leather jackets. What they find is a connection each of them will make with Italian people. Ordinary people who extend extraordinary kindness.
Children of the Cromlech
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 25,900. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Three young Irish growing up in the unromantic Ireland of the 1930's... As children they meet around a secret Druid's stone for illegal smokes... They follow very different paths, but later their lives reconnect in surprising ways when the Stone is destroyed and the village is bitterly divided... At last, however, they all find their own hard-won enlightenments.
The King's Favourite
Series: The Shuki Series, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 115,040. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Taken as a slave in order to amuse a boy king, Shuki becomes a great deal more than his toy.
SAFFRON SEPTEMBER: A Muslim Woman's Story
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 99,410. Language: American English. Published: July 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Zara grows up privileged, in Pakistan. By the time she reaches her late twenties, she is single and no longer welcome in her home; death, illness and an arranged marriage has broken family bonds. She leaves Karachi, Pakistan to seek a new life in America. What begins as a quest for a new life turns into a journey of faith. This is the story of Zara and Ali's struggle to find eternal bliss.
Stirring Winds
Series: The Natura Anthologies, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,100. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
‘Stirring Winds’ is an Asian Literature Anthology, centering on the theme of life changes and significant moments. It contains six stories: five set in Japan and one in China, ranging in length from 900 – 3000 words.
Jurassic Prick (Fungus #2)
Series: Fungus, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,310. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2012 by Nameless Books. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
There's trouble in Melbourne again, and Victoria's new assistant police commissioner, Alberto Zapata, is back on the case. A new airline with onboard casinos is sucking money from the people's pockets, and an array of offbeat community groups to take to the streets in protest. Then, under suspicious circumstances, the city's existing casino is trampled to dust by stampeding elephants…
Brid
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 52,400. Language: British English. Published: January 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
a story about a female druid from before the roman invasion of England to the annihilation of the druids on anglesey.
Tales from The Painted Door III: Molly's Walk
Series: Tales from The Painted Door, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,700. Language: American English. Published: July 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
An old woman stumbles into The Door and sets off an emotional chain that leaves Chris, Shelly, Mike, and some of the others pondering their own lives and values. That's especially true for Davaidh, who comes face to face with someone from his past and must deal with the ramifications.
Homesteader Blues
Price: Free! Words: 18,870. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Life and Love in Alaska, Volume 2. Tina has been putting up with no running water on their farm for over twelve years. Jimmy gets her out of the house for a week. His aim is to build a bathroom for his wife. Nothing and no one will sidetrack his surprise for his wife, and that includes teen angst and broken equipment.
The Path of Dreams
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,960. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2009 by Peaks Island Press. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
(5.00 from 1 review)
Although they have met just once, at a train station in Japan, Elaine Chieko Packard and Connor McKenzie have been haunted ever since by passionate dreams they cannot control. They determine to resolve the tension between the moral strictures of their religion and their own overpowering emotions by eloping, a decision that triggers an entirely unexpected series of events.
The Mechanic of San Martín
Price: $1.75 USD. Words: 68,300. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino, Fiction » Adventure
(5.00 from 1 review)
A man with two wives is a man tempting Destiny. When Rigoberto’s lawful wife dies, Destiny robs him of his nerve. How to combine two families, get his dead wife’s children to accept La Segunda as their mother? He despairs, he retreats to the mountains. It takes a bold gringa, a talking wolf, a sorcerer and the sacrifice of a beloved child to bring him back from the mountains and from collapse.
Gees van die Labrador
Price: $1.79 USD. Words: 87,360. Language: Afrikaans. Published: December 20, 2011 by Kameeldoring Boeke. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
The book provides entertainment, especially to those who wonder about life on a farm. Country folk on the other hand may be taken back to their own days on the farm and find themselves reminiscing about their carefree times in the country. The book is based on a more simple life around a small rural town in the “Riemland” or thong country. Experience farm life as only Makkie can cook it up.
Because I Go Like That and Fall Down in the Water
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,930. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(5.00 from 1 review)
Because I Go Like That and Fall Down in the Water is a touching novel about decency and deep friendships in an awakening agricultural Hawaii. It is a story depicting the era, the character of the people, and the changes to an enchanting land.
A Tale of Two Legacies
Price: Free! Words: 29,980. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(5.00 from 1 review)
William Gardner rejuvenates our attitudes towards ethics and morals in a low-key, thought-provoking, suspenseful, amusing, and addictive way with his new novella that traces a month in the course of two families wending their way through modern life. While a first work for this author, he brings us insights gathered over 75 years. He spoofs his own efforts in his must-read epilogue.