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Book 35 - Streets Paved with Gold
Series: Streets Paved with Gold. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,830. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: January 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Rhino horns are highly sought after commodities, particularly for traditional medicines in the Far East. From the late eighties, the slaughter of these gentle giants has increased exponentially. It is a multi-faceted problem involving legal hunting, poachers and criminal syndicates. And, as the game ranger in this story discovers, it is aided and abetted by corrupt officials.
Where Lands Meet
You set the price! Words: 36,580. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Where Lands Meet... ...Love blooms... Nchefu and Scott lived in the same house but their worlds couldn't be more different from each others. Scott was the master's son and heir, Nchefu was a kitchen maid. The odds of their ever meeting long enough to fall for each other were very long but they did and they both fell. But love is not always right or convenient. Sometimes, it's best left alone.
Mulag The Plantation Ant (A Clever Plan)
Series: Mulag The Plantation Ant. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 850. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Religious / Christian / Values & Virtues, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
Together with his friends, Mulag was able to hatch a clever plan. It was clever. Very clever. But there was a problem.
Summarized & Analyzed "Obasan"
Series: A Quick Guide · Study Guides: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,020. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2017 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
The author was the winner of the Books in Canada First Novel Award, and the Canadian Authors Association Book of the Year Award.
Year of the Boar: Tica
Series: Changeling Sisters Novellas. Price: Free! Words: 44,280. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
A young girl suffering from a mysterious illness teams up with a vampyre prince to stop an ancient evil invading the tropical shores of Hawai'i, and in turn, learns the truth about her heritage.
The Red Pagoda and Other Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,050. Language: Canadian English. Published: December 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American, Fiction » Literary collections » Canadian
These six stories set in Montreal looks at the lives of the people in the Chinese community and the small, but momentous moment that changed their lives.
Waker
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,890. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
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The Place You Call Home
Price: Free! Words: 2,830. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Sometimes the place you call home, is the one place where you are not welcome. When Maria, asks about her home and her people, it comes off as a child simply being curious, but to the one who hears this, it is more like wandering in the dark.
Overthrown
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 28,460. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
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Oroma had always lived an ordinary life until her vllage was invaded and she was carried off as a slave to an unknown land. What could the future hold for her? Gloom or good? Never could she have imagined that she was about to take part in the greatest part of history! * * * * * For all you who want to have that thrill of African adventure, this is for you
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 Guides: 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 Guides: 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.