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Book 34 - Streets Paved with Gold
Series: Streets Paved with Gold. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,870. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: December 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Sometimes adopted children wish to meet their biological parents. This can be arranged. But, what about a baby that was stolen at birth? Suppose that the abductors are tracked down several years later and the child re-united with its biological parents. Is this really in the child’s best interests? The child would have bonded with its “adoptive” parents while its biological parents are strangers.
Summarized & Analyzed "Homeless Bird"
Series: A Quick Guide · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,170. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2016 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The story revolves around a thirteen-year-old girl named Koly. She grows up in India. It was a tradition that most of the girls at the age of thirteen got married in India at that time.
Summarized & Analyzed "To Kill a Mockingbird"
Series: A Quick Guide · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,220. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2016 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
“To Kill a Mockingbird” describes a tragic incident of rape and racial inequality, but it is also known for the warmth and humour that the author has added so skillfully to the novel.
Broken Hill, Broken Lives
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 49,040. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The Sunburnt Circus is back, 2 years after the first story. It's a stand-alone book not dependent on having read the first. Here we see the children again, and their relationship with another family they meet in town. The story also focuses on the Walker siblings. The Walker's past cruelly catches up with them and all hell breaks loose. Indigenous art and themes emerge as Dan and Kenny visit home.
Book 33 - Streets Paved with Gold
Series: Streets Paved with Gold. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,420. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: December 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Bongani has made it. Starting from nothing, he is now fabulously wealthy. And to celebrate his success, he has built himself a mansion and married three wives. Thereby hangs a tale of relatives and high blood pressure every Christmas Day when it is open house at Bongani’s mansion. The second story is the dramatization of a true incident in the life of a navigator on a bomber during WW 2.
Romeo and Juliana
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,450. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2016 by Boroughs Publishing Group. Categories: Fiction » Romance » New adult, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
In this modern-day retelling, Romeo Zimowski and Juliana Singh must overcome the objections of their families, misunderstandings, and an unforeseen tragedy to claim the happy ending Shakespeare's lovers were denied.
Jesus Speaks Galician
Price: Free! Words: 7,870. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2016 by Cyberworld Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino, Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome
Immediately on the heels of caring for her terminally ill and troublesome father in England at Christmastime, Penny Stanley receives word that her sister, Millie, estranged from Penny’s dysfunctional family for a decade, is terminally ill and returning to a remote village in the Galician region of northwestern Spain, with no known support other than Penny. Penny answers the call for help.
The Kiddush Ladies
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,510. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2016 by Black Opal Books. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
Life-long Jewish friends Naomi, Miriam, and Becky are approaching middle-age gracefully and are content—despite a few hot flashes and mood swings—until life tosses each woman a crisis, and a dusty discovery delivers a potentially lethal blow to their friendship. While two of the women fight to save the relationship, one desires nothing more than its demise...
Tatsie, El bosquimano de piel gruesa
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 2,640. Language: Spanish. Published: December 3, 2016 by Kameeldoring Boeke. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Tatsie era un grosero campesino de piel gruesa con muy poca consideración por sus compañeros tribales.
Book 32 - Streets Paved with Gold
Series: Streets Paved with Gold. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,350. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: December 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
In the first story, a schoolgirl has a dream of becoming a singer, a dream opposed by her mother who wants her daughter to take up a “useful” profession. However, the real reason for her opposition is a family secret. The trouble with secrets is that they often have a way of coming out into the open. The second story is loosely based on traditional Xhosa folklore.
Appalachian Trail Myths: The Ugalu & Pamola
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,980. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2016 by Timothy Bond. Categories: Fiction » Fairy tales, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
This book contains two short stories, inspired by my experiences thru-hiking the Appalachian Trail from Georgia to Maine. The Ugalu, a Cherokee Nation spirit-beast and Pamola, the Penobscot Nation demon-beast who inhabits the summit of Mount Katahdin. These are taken from Take a Hike! A long walk on the Appalachian Trail.
Tatsie, Der Dickhäutige Buschmann
Price: $1.30 USD. Words: 2,470. Language: German. Published: December 1, 2016 by Kameeldoring Boeke. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Essay » Sociology
Tatsie war ein roher, dickhäutiger Buschmann mit sehr wenig Rücksicht auf seine Mitstämme.
Ifechidere
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,210. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2016 by The Fearless Storyteller House Emporium Ltd. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Coming of age
A tale of a young girl done good, despite bullying and poverty ...
The State Of Wyoming: Episode 1 -- LARAMIE
Price: Free! Words: 4,110. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A book for people who like TV. Thirteen 'episodes' of political situation comedy, starring Elliot Vance, handsome millennial slacker and great-nephew of the former Secretary of State. Each episode takes 20-30 minutes to read. This one is Episode 1.
Misfortunes' Windfall
Price: Free! Words: 15,980. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Tabitha teaches English in Japan. Or she did, but after losing her job on Christmas Eve, insecurity overcomes her. Just as nothing is going well in her life, Tabitha meets a dubious girl at a Shinto shrine. Her advice can change Tabitha’s life but only if she has the courage to take it.
Book 31 - Streets Paved with Gold
Series: Streets Paved with Gold. Price: Free! Words: 10,390. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: November 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
In the first story, a lawyer defends a peasant woman accused of murdering her baby. Communication between lawyer and client is made difficult by language and cultural issues so that the lawyer eventually resorts to doing an investigation of her own. The second story is about a strike on the mines. The police surround the strikers and a witch doctor gives them medicine to make them invulnerable.
The Mission Peak Adventurer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,390. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
While hiking the scenic Mission Peak Trail together, Jusleen and Michael discover divisive differences between their values. For personal reasons, she identifies as Taiwanese while he identifies as Chinese. The Mission Peak Adventurer illustrates how environment shapes the Pan-Asian identity of the American-born second generation and the disconnect between Eastern and Western sensibilities.
ミッション峠の冒険家
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 620. Language: Japanese. Published: November 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
台湾系アメリカ人二世であるジャスリーンとマイケルは、景色の素晴らしいミッション峠をハイキング中、お互いに相反する価値観を持っていることに気づく。 「ミッション峠の冒険家」はカリフォルニア州イーストベイ (サンフランシスコ・ベイエリア) を舞台に、アメリカで産まれた台湾系アメリカ人二世が全く違う西洋と東洋の文化の板挟みになりながらも、それぞれどのようにアメリカでアイデンティティーを形づくってきたのかを描く短編小説。
Een brandend dek
Price: Free! Words: 63,540. Language: Dutch. Published: November 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
In de Gouden Eeuw verlieten duizenden Nederlanders de Republiek om onder de vlag van de VOC op Ceylon hun geluk te beproeven. Tegen het einde van de achttiende eeuw had zich daar een rijke Hollandse gemeenschap gevormd, maar toen het in Engelse handen kwam emigreerden de meeste families naar Batavia. De achtergebleven gezinnen waren rond 1900 geheel opgegaan in de Brits koloniale samenleving.
Brushstrokes 2
Price: $1.10 USD. Words: 10,040. Language: Australian English. Published: November 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(5.00 from 1 review)
Skye discovers she is pregnant. She isn't quite sure who the father is. Not that it matters, she isn't planning on keeping the baby. She searches for a way to get a late term termination over east. Meanwhile, her current boyfriend, indigenous Koori, Dylan, is searching for something else, and her ex, Josh, is only seeking the next wave to catch as he flees parenthood.