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Kwan Tingui
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,170. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2017 by Boruma Publishing, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
Leung Soey, white-haired at the age of 73, desperately needs the gold that a wealthy client from Singapore, Kwan Douhak, will pay him to translate at a very personal gathering. Kwan Douhak seeks his long-lost half-sister. In the center of this meeting, Leung Soey has knowledge and power to tip the scales the way he wants—with a fortune in gold waiting for him, depending on the choice he makes.
Book 40 - Streets Paved with Gold
Series: Streets Paved with Gold. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,860. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: December 28, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The first two stories are about misunderstandings that sometimes arise between Western and African cultures. At one level, these are humorous incidents. At a deeper level, they raise issues about insensitivity and intolerance. In the third story, Happy is a four year old child abandoned by his mother. He is taken in by a kindly woman. This is a story about the difficulties in finding acceptance.
Book 39 - Streets Paved with Gold
Series: Streets Paved with Gold. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,920. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: December 27, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The first of these two stories is set in an expensive boarding school. We follow the life of one of the boys, a failure with a grudge against authority. The boy witnesses a man being thrown off a whites-only train. The incident has a profound effect on him. It is a story of growth and maturity. The second story is a humorous tale of three sisters fighting over their wealthy mother’s will.
Book 38 - Streets Paved with Gold
Series: Streets Paved with Gold. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,650. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: December 26, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Lindi has a bad habit of showing off in front of her friends. What she does not realize is that one day she might have to beg them for help. The second story traces the changing traditions in the lives of three Pedi women. The old granny’s life was bound by tradition. Hers was an arranged marriage. The second woman wants to choose her husband and the youngest rebels against tradition completely.
Book 37 - Streets Paved with Gold
Series: Streets Paved with Gold. Price: Free! Words: 10,580. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: December 25, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The first of these two stories is a humorous look at a rogue who invests in technology to cover his tracks. Unfortunately for him, it is the technology that leads to his downfall. In the second story, a young idealistic man journeys to Africa to help solve the problems of the continent. He is fated to learn the lessons of life which others who went before him have already learned.
Goin' Down To Anglotown
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,100. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2017 by Boruma Publishing, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
In this alternate world, a parody of old stories and movies about Chinatown, three recent college graduates of Chinese and Japanese descent celebrate graduation with a dinner in Anglotown. Pals Ken, Andy, and Garth joke and harass each other at dinner, but Ken’s curiosity grows. Cindy Smith, hostess, offers to take him into the back where he can see the secrets of Anglotown.
Davi Leiko Till Midnight
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,950. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2017 by Boruma Publishing, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
Mac Tom, who creates artificial humans, searches on a chaotic Free Night for the woman he created to be the love of his life. On Free Nights, however, all artificials become independent. Free Nights had been granted to prevent the creation of willing slaves and drones. Mac has until midnight to find Davi Leiko in a crowded party atmosphere and to persuade her to stay with him.
Back Bay
Price: Free! Words: 1,250. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Coming of age
Back Bay - Second Place PGP Best Short Story 2015 A short story. The Back Bay only has one family living there. She can't keep going by herself. With her grandfather getting too old to help, it's time to move on. A discovery while gathering seaweed and limpets gives her food for thought.
The Waitress
Price: Free! Words: 1,620. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
The author and a science lab facilitator have a more-interesting-than-ever-expected conversation with a waitress at a Mexican restaurant in Charlotte (NC, USA). Approx. 1600 words. If this autobiographical tale were an American movie, it would probably be rated G (ok for all ages).
Nectar
Series: The House on Glass Beach, 4.1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,670. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2017 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Nectar tells of the atrocities of the Armenian genocide through the story of one young woman’s lifetime—the family she lost, the love she found, and her determination to survive.
Half
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,980. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A short autobiography of a multilingual, dual ethnic girl.
The Little Grey Warbler
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,440. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A touching short story about a Maori boy and his mother who go back in time to witness their forebears, just before the European settlement of New Zealand.
Dangerous Innocence
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,530. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Terry was now indifferent. She did not want to see Lynn anymore, to her; he had been the cause of all her problems. She regretted the day she met him.
Slowly Giving Up
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,710. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Darius is the only brother to Donny who is epileptic. They are living a poverty stricken life at the village and he has to assume the role of taking care of his brother since his grandparents are old. His parents were divorced and his mother remarried leaving them at the care of their grand parents. He starts with enthusiasm, but along the way he slowly begins to give up.
Mr. Hillary's Lesson
Price: Free! Words: 910. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
(3.00 from 1 review)
When his student asks “What is Racism?” an elementary teacher must figure out how best to explain such a topic to not only the child, but the entire class.
Manifest Redress
Price: Free! Words: 1,870. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
What would happen if extreme leftists in America get their way? What would the United States look like if everyone really 'went home'? When a call goes out from all of the countries in the world for asylum to all of the discriminated minorities of America, they answer the call, evacuating in masses and leaving the United States of America to determine just what to make of itself in the wake.
Test 123 for QOT
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
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Indians In 2017
Price: Free! Words: 3,780. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
Introduction Literate Indians or I can say people who live in metro cities. They have good schools for their children. Qualified teachers teach them. They have the internet, so world is here in their laptop. Friends are so close than the heartbeat, through the WhatsApp and messenger, have 4 wheelers for going to the mall and wear the branded clothes.
Uncle Zan's Dog
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,530. Language: Australian English. Published: July 23, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Inspirational
"It is not wise to discount the supernatural," says Fang, and proceeds to tell us why.
You are Hungry
Price: Free! Words: 1,440. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(5.00 from 1 review)
A story about being homeless and all alone. The nameless narrator attempts to justify his existence in his last minutes, only to find, that no one is listening.