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Cultural interest, general | Hispanic & Latino | Asian American | Jewish
The Rainbow Horizon - A Tale of Goofy Chaos by Karen S. Cole
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' satire of the able-disabled Pacific Northwest fosters friendship favorably. Stars 3 Mexican-American sillies, 1 Black middle-class dietitian, 1 Jewish Holocaust and 2 Vietnam War, albeit white, survivors. Also hugs a conflicted gay dude with character, centered within a triangle of 20 to 80 year olds - wit' 1 roarin' drunk Montanan! Racism lampoons, sexists sell...Viva la Vida Locally.
The King's Favourite by M. A. McRae
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.
The Independent Girl by Sneha K
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)
Pink is for Disappointment by John Tobias Peters
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 101,300. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity / Mennonite, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general(5.00 from 1 review)
A young man on a journey, many times ironically humorous, physically and psychologically challenging, attempting to escape a family suffering a poverty mentality condoned and supported by religion.
Snow Black (Tatarian Aster #1) by John Jeng
You set the price! Words: 103,840. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American, Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 1 review)
“Skin as white as snow, lips as red as blood, and a heart as black as ebony” aptly describes Juleena Woods, dubbed “Snow Black,” a juvenile delinquent out on parole. Her late boyfriend was killed in a gruesome murder, and only Jules’s friends in the Journalism Club believe in her innocence. Together, they set out to find the culprit and reveal the horrific truth.
Because I Go Like That and Fall Down in the Water by Gary T Ikari
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.
The Rabbi Who Tricked Stalin by Mordechai Landsberg
Price: Free! Words: 109,750. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
Arauco: A Novel by John Caviglia
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 302,830. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino(5.00 from 1 review)
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 by Waldemar Hermina
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 127,390. Language: Spanish. Published: March 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
Surviving Sanctuary by PJ O'Brien
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(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
The Frost and the Sunshine by M. A. McRae
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 141,770. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays(5.00 from 1 review)
Shuki goes in search of the family of his birth, lost so many years ago. He finds Mwai and he finds Saif, his brothers. There is also Meriam, his niece, who urgently needs a new home. This is the fourth and final of the Shuki Series – the story of a modern day eunuch.
7 Crows, A Secret by Decatur Clary
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 206,960. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical(5.00 from 1 review)
“‘Seven crows, a secret, never to be told’. I guess I’m the secret no one ever told.” For over twenty years David has been haunted by the hanged man’s words. In 1933 he has one last chance to find their meaning. The trail of family stories leads him to the bedside of an old woman, the last witness to the events and David’s best hope for an answer. If she does tell, will anyone recognize it?
A Killing to DIE For by P Gaseaux
Price: Free! Words: 105,420. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American(4.71 from 7 reviews)
In Gaza terrorists have a new kind of missile...a deadly accurate one. In Manila a businessman lies dead, murdered by arms traffickers. In the frozen valleys of West Virginia, a veteran mourns his son. He wants answers. So does the FBI. And so does Anna...the super-spy and enigmatic killer who is torn between revenge and loyalty to her controllers.
A Perfect Madness by Frank H. Marsh
Price: Free! Words: 111,330. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2012 by Brandylane Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish(4.67 from 9 reviews)
It is the autumn of 1938 when Julia Kaufmann meets Erich Schmidt while studying medicine at the German University in Prague. With Hitler’s army soon to invade the city and the terror of World War II looming, it is the worst of times for a Jew and a German to fall in love.
Dreams in the Medina by Kati Woronka
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 119,030. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Coming of age(4.50 from 2 reviews)
From the heart of Syria, Dreams in the Medina is a coming-of-age tale which explores the aspirations, passions and tragedies of a group of young Syrian women, who on the surface seem to have nothing in common but who are brought together in the deepest of bonds as they study and live together at the University of Damascus.
Towers to Nowhere by Yakov Keller
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 254,330. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic(3.50 from 2 reviews)
Russia at the turn of the century, a country beset by revolutionary tensions and upheavals, where Jews are increasingly threatened. From a straightforward commercial venture, Feivel’s voyage on a riverboat will turn into a series of adventures, some of them absurdly funny, some hair-raising. Few foresee that much worse is still in store for Jews, in this new century – but what to do about it?