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The Mission Peak Adventurer by John Jeng
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 by John Jeng
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 by Véronique van der Griend
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 by Wendy Beach
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.
"Wise Blood" Summarized & Analyzed by Students' Academy
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature · A Quick Guide. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,370. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2016 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The story primarily tells about a returning veteran from the Second World War. That soldier suffers from a lifelong crisis of faith. However, he decides to create an anti-religious ministry in a Southern town that is said to be an eccentric place.
Welcome to Marib ... Goodbye by Darvin Babiuk
You set the price! Words: 6,050. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
Welcome to Marib, Yemen: the land that Sheba forgot. Or at least most of the modern world, until Al Qaeda and its putative successors made it a tableau for terrorism, civil wars, kidnappings and death; where the German called home, a man who had had no reason to live finally found one while searching for death. Goodbye.
Shrouded Witness by Hallett German
Series: One Of Books · My Personal Favorites · Truly Unique Books. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,040. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Peter Lachmere, a freelance video journalist learns about a nameless organization with members acting as observers of various societal strata and infrastructures. At great personal risk, they capture observations against the official narrative of the various diverse countries on the planet of Wolyraf. Will he make it to the end in this truly unique story?
Ephron the Hittite Boxed Set by Michael J. Findley
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 184,500. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2016 by Mary C. Findley. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Meet the man who met Abraham and his family. The builder who chose exile to save his rebellious wife, the dragonslayer who had to sit still while Sargon attacked, the warrior with a secret weapon and weakness, the advocate for women in the ancient world, and the peacemaker who will learn the heavy price he must pay to save the Hittite Empire. Adonai is their Elohim no matter what.
The Holiday Secret by Neva Squires-Rodriguez
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,960. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2016 by Vanilla Heart Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
Will Evaliz finally realize that the most important thing she could have wanted for Christmas was something she had the entire time?
The Secret Life of Bees | Summary by Summary Station
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,850. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
In The Secret Life of Bees, the narrator’s voice is quite convincing as a 14-year-old girl. Sue Monk Kidd uses a straightforward style, adding small remnants of magical realism to incorporate the bees, as well as the strange string of events that brings Lily and Rosaleen to the Boatwright house. Using historical markers—like the Civil Rights Act
You Have A Message From Arabia by iyoon Lorenz
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,570. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
This is a short, easy to read novel that would likely appeal to a young crowd, especially those who dream of going to a foreign land and sharing their life with someone special.
From Silt and Ashes by Rochelle Wisoff-Fields
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,370. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2016 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
Sequel to best-seller Please Say Kaddish For Me. Leaving friends and loved ones behind and escaping the pogroms that raged across Russia and decimated the Jewish people by migrating to America, Havah, her husband Arel and a scant few surviving Jews find that bigotry and discrimination does not belong to Russia alone. Hatred is alive and well in the new land.
Chela by Daniela Chamorro Mantica
Price: Free! Words: 2,220. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
CHELA is a collection of flash stories set in Nicaragua. These three stories are brief, intimate windows into the earthquake of 1972, the tense election of 1989, and the current tourism boom.
Literature Help: Fathers and Sons by Students' Academy
Series: A Quick Guide · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,310. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2016 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Most conservative Russians criticized the novel when it was first published, thinking that the author had glorified nihilism through the character of Bazarov.
The Lady of Wild Rose Pass (Paisano Paranormal Patrol) by Allison Bruning
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,200. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2016 by Marfa House. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
Legends tell of her suffering and determination to escape from her eternal imprisonment. Deep in the heart of the Big Bend Country of Texas lies the mysterious Wild Rose Pass. Dalton Hernandez knows better than to cross the dangerous pass under the full moon but he has no choice. Will he and Tasha ever survive their encounter with the distraught and desperate spirit?
Shulamit's Piece of Mind by Chaya Benady
Price: $4.88 USD. Words: 117,910. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2016 by SynergEbooks. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish, Fiction » Romance » General
Newly divorced Jewish lawyer Yigal Cohen visits a fertility center in Boston and is shocked to learn that he does not have one or two more children… but ten!
Kongon satuja by Mats Soderberg
Price: Free! Words: 13,930. Language: Finnish. Published: October 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American, Fiction » Alternative history
Kongon satumaailma on hyvin rikas. Suvusta sukuun on kerrottu taruja, myyttejä, tarinoita ja satuja. Joskus on satu tai tarina lyhennetty sananparreksi, jonka rikas tausta vaihtelee kertojan esitystavan mukaan.
Ngeso Lokhozi by Masuku Artwell
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,370. Language: Zulu. Published: October 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » African Poetry, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A new voice in Ndebele poertry.Ngeso lokhozi (Eagle’s eye view) is a collection of poems, touching on a variety of subjects including love, life, culture, death, pain, anger, depression, love, friendship and faith. Intended to inspire, motivate and give you a sense of purpose, this is a thought provoking work that will set you thinking.....
The Year of the Fiery Horse - Contemporary Fantasy Tales No.6 by William F. Wu
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,990. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2016 by EuroMark. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
Ted Chang was simply a middle-aged grouch who couldn't find any good in anything. Lonely, and embittered by the holiday cheer in a Chinese restaurant celebrating Chinese New Year, he can’t even respond to a woman who makes a casual, friendly comment. When a live, prancing horse blazing with heatless flame appears, Ted does something crazy for the first time in his life.