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Terminal Moraine by Mike Bozart
Price: Free! Words: 1,200. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
Hua is a young woman from remote northwestern China who takes a factory job in Shanghai. The work is tedious, wrist-aching and spirit-defeating. The hours are very long. On her only day off, she receives a phone call relaying some tragic news. Once back in her village, reminders of the past appear. She wonders what she should do with her life. A mysterious text message only increases her doubt.
Camila y Heliodoro by Manuel de Jesús Valenzuela Valenzuela
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,130. Language: Spanish. Published: April 25, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
Camila y Heliodoro han construido una vida juntos en Sonora. Sus cinco primeros guardan gran parecido físico entre ellos, pero la menor muestra los rasgos de los extintos ópatas, alberga un indomable espíritu indígena y añora una cultura cuyas huellas son casi imposibles de encontrar. Eloísa no dudará en renunciar a su posición social con tal de rencontrarse con su esencia y su tierra.
I Ain't Black and You Ain't White by Bill Russo
Price: Free! Words: 3,760. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
"I ain't black and you ain't white", that's what he said to me. I wasn't about to argue with the man since at 6 foot 2, and 320 pounds, he was twice my weight and a foot taller than I. He said he'd prove it and I was a little uneasy about what might happen next!
Makes the Arrow Sing by David Seed
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,520. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2017 by Western Grebe Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
An American Indian, born a thousand years ago in the mountains of Northern California, learns the ways of the People, survives the trial of manhood, and lives to old age, a revered member of his tribe. He wonders about the Great Spirit of all living things, and finally, high on a ridge, a wind-blown tree reveals a secret; and the Indian dies, understanding the meaning and power of Life.
Mary of Angels by Linton Robinson
Price: Free! Words: 84,490. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2017 by Escrit Lit. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
Lives intertwine at the Californa/Mexico border. Smugglers, immigrants, cops, lawyers, journalists, politicians, predators... and the various residents of barrios on both sides, a community with an imaginary line drawn across its heart.
Summarized & Analyzed: "Waiting for the Barbarians" by Student World
Series: A Quick Guide · Study Guides: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,180. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2017 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The book includes introduction, plot overview, analysis of major characters, complete summary, and critical analysis. It is not the original text of the novel. It is a study aids book for students and teachers.
La perla del dragón y otras leyendas sobre el origen del té by Natalio Cardoso
Price: $5.83 USD. Words: 30,220. Language: Spanish. Published: April 19, 2017 by Runa Press. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
¿Cómo llegó un excelente té a llamarse "Té de los Monos"? ¿Por qué llamamos a otro té "Traído por los Pájaros"? ¿Qué tiene que ver la Diosa de la Misericordia con uno de los mejores tés oolong que existen? ¿De dónde obtuvo su curioso nombre el té "Gran Túnica Roja"? ¿Cómo se volvió negro el té Keemun? ¿Qué tienen que ver los dragones con el té?
Load Of Mercy by Chanetsa G Mazarura
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,540. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2017 by Balancing Rocks Publications Limited. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Coming of age
A teenage girl struggles to keep her head above the water. Raise up in a rural African village as an only child, she has a future full of hope. It all changes one afternoon when she is sacrificed by those she trusts, sending her life on a tailspin. Against the odds, life must go on, if she can bear it.
Last Winter's Snow by Hans M Hirschi
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,890. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2017 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Last Winter's Snow portrays recent LGBT history from a Swedish perspective, from the days when being gay was considered a 'mental disorder' to today's modern anti-discrimination legislation and the move toward equality. It's also the story of one couple and the ups and downs of everyday life, as they navigate society's changing rules and attitudes toward them and their relationship.
Just Like A Caucasian by Odera O'Gonuwe
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 32,120. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Just Like A Caucasian isn’t your average race book. It’s poignant and refreshing. Odera O’Gonuwe aptly discusses the real problems minorities face and how they navigate these polarized waters.
A Tourist Visa by Paul Vitols
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,690. Language: Canadian English. Published: April 5, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
On a visit to his long-lost grandfather in Latvia, a young Canadian traveler, confronted with Soviet bureaucracy, glimpses the possibility of romance.
हैरान प्यार by Nuria Garcia Arteaga
Price: Free! Words: 1,460. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
After a night of passion, the main character of the story looses her dream man. Is love just an illusion? Is love a way to escape solitude? The reader might find answers in the story. The prologue and epilogue are poems from famous Indian lady poets presented by the author. The back ground music is a mix of Indian sounds used in trance lounge music.
Amalia by Liza Karan
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 70,490. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Amalia is a teenager who falls madly in love with Zain, an older man, of a different culture and religion. However, when their love finally manages to surpass the beliefs of both of them, a well-kept secret is revealed and threatens to destroy it. «Amalia» is a poignant love story, a story of faith and courage which tells us that our most treasured dreams do come true.
The Exile by Marsha Temlock
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,590. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Coming of age
The Exile begins in the Northern Region of Ghana. Tani, the daughter of a royal Abudu chieftain and beautiful Andani mother, is caught in the crossfire between the two feuding Gates. Raised in a village steeped in superstition, Tani is branded as evil after her beloved mother is accused of disloyalty. Nine-year-old Tani is exiled from her family and home, and struggles to survive as a street child
Masks of Morality by T.L. Mumley
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 95,510. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Caryssa was a high-tech professional obsessed by the lure of power and money. Until her child came and nothing was about her anymore. She and friends make choices dramatically altering lives surrounding issues of human compassion, moral decision and the reality and spiritual costs of American politics. And what might a bloody dove found behind a Sausalito art gallery have to do with all this?
The Eyes of the Sea, Twins of Telluria Book I. by Alberto Guaita Tello
You set the price! Words: 94,890. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
In the early 1970’s, on the coast of Cameroon, young Fanya and her grandmother, Simone the tribal healer, find a wounded, unconscious being lying on the beach, tangled in a mass of seaweed. The strange creature is human-like and goes by the name of Sharduk. Together, the two women will try to save Sharduk’s life, healing his wounds and hiding him in the mangrove swamp.
Mágica Leyenda del Dorado-Tomo I by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,710. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Primero tres volúmenes, publicado con el subtítulo Regreso de Bochica y Tisquesusa. Narrado en forma de novela histórica, reconstruye algunos tejidos sociales y muchos rasgos culturales de la etnia muisca asentada en los actuales departamentos de Cundinamarca y Boyacá, arrasada por la voracidad ilimitada de los conquistadores españoles, ansiosos de enriquecerse a costa de la depredación indígena.
Abatwa Comic by Charles G. Dyer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 780. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
In days gone by, before man left footprints in the sands of Africa, there were tiny people called the Abatwa who lived with ants. It is a hard life filled with dangers and difficulties. There are enemies both above and below ground. For all we know, they may still share their lives with ants. Tola is standing guard duty when a snake enters the tunnels. He sends the other guard for help...
A Flax Rope by P.D.R. Lindsay
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,210. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: March 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
Spooky Maori ghost story involving the guardian warriors and the ghost waka (canoe.)