Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes

Sub-categories: Cultural interest, general | Hispanic & Latino | Asian American | Jewish 
Alberta
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 128,800. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2017 by Pegasus Books. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Meet Alberta, a seventeen-year-old chimp with a brain resembling Einstein’s brain in form and function. With an affinity for abstract math and an IQ of 131, she is arguably smarter than most humans. Alberta wants rights and protections—to become the first breathing nonhuman person recognized by American law.
Going Places, Letting Go
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 193,490. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2017 by Proglen. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Exploring the main themes of communication (or the lack of it) in today’s world; creating Art for its own sake; confronting a terminal disease; embracing Life as it is; work-place abuse by incompetent bosses; unrequited love for one’s spouse; searching for one’s true identity and place in society; and embarking on a mind-expanding spiritual journey – this novel has them all!
Snow Black (Tatarian Aster #1)
You set the price! Words: 100,250. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American, Fiction » Literature » Literary
“Skin as white as snow, lips as red as blood, and a heart as black as ebony” aptly describes Juleena Woods, dubbed “Snow Black,” a juvenile delinquent out on parole. Her late boyfriend was killed in a gruesome murder, and only Jules’s friends in the Journalism Club believe in her innocence. Together, they set out to find the culprit and reveal the horrific truth.
The Triangle
You set the price! Words: 86,000. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A gripping tale of intrigue and war in precolonial Africa. Two young people -- Kalinda, a page in the court of the King of Buganda; and Nagawa, one of the king's beautiful young wives -- are swept up in conflict as missionaries, rival tribes and soldiers of fortune vie for power in what is now Uganda. Meticulously researched, this historical novel describes a pivotal moment in African history.
Suzanne Fisher
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 36,360. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2017 by Grave Distractions Publications. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish, Fiction » Coming of age
Suzanne Fisher continues the story of Triphammer Falls but now all the action is in Europe. It follows James Levin from the time he lands at Le Havre till a month later when he meets Suzanne at the Gare Saint-Lazare in Paris. Once in Paris, they take a room together on the Left Bank living as they were in a dollar-a-day hotel...
Runaway: A Story of Hagar
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,590. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2017 by Grave Distractions Publications. Categories: Fiction » Religious, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
Hagar finds herself being forced to leave her home, hated by the woman she serves, cast out of the camp, and pregnant. Who will help her in the desert? Who can see her? The story of Hagar is retold by historian and minister, Charles Millson, in an exciting new fictional account based on the Bible story.
God's Will
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,300. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
Burning with anger following the death of his mother, wealthy collector Michael Leon turns his back on Judaism and his beliefs, choosing Gnosticism as he seeks a way to destroy God and release mankind from what he sees as his pitiless grip. He must locate an obscure Judaic manuscript detailing the blueprint of creation. He is close to finding it. But what is really waiting for him, is fate itself.
Legacy of a Filipina
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,610. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
Legacy of a Filipina, a new novel by Charles Au Lavoie, examines the divide between these Filipinos and the North Americans who encounter them on a daily basis: employers, co-workers, church-goers and neighbours.
Recipe for Trouble... Book Two of the Friendship Series
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,760. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2017 by CUSTOM BOOK PUBLICATIONS. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Where am I? And how did I get here? My head starts throbbing and my eyes ache, so I close them against the bright sunlight creeping through a crack in the timber wall. I hear the sound of bare feet slapping on the timber floor. A shadow stands over me. It’s a woman, with an oversized T-shirt over her rolled up pants. She smiles at me, showing big gaps in her teeth. ‘You wan’ blekfas?’ she asks.
The School of Scrubs
Series: The Scrub. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,990. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2017 by Gore Publications. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The School of Scrubs is about the journey of eight medical students from very different backgrounds who appear to have nothing in common yet, the one thing that they all share is their will to survive the first year of medicine.
El Matador
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 108,640. Language: Spanish. Published: June 26, 2017 by The Little French eBooks. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino, Fiction » Alternative history
El Matador es una novela en la cual el espacio y el arte de torear, son tan protagonistas como los personajes centrales y constituye un escenario del lenguaje que resulta en un espejo del mundo taurino. Una narración, que, aunque ficticia, refleja una imagen corpórea que representa la significación de la vida de los toreros, empresarios y ganaderos, más allá de lo que en ella se expresa.
Dutch Stories Of His Most Famous Region
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 23,480. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social classes, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Everything is ordinary to us until we get know its history. We start to see things differently when we do get a glimpse of its past.
Life Long
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 99,810. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2017 by Amika Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
Ray Lopez is on the run with a duffel bag full of cash. Both drug dealers and the police are after him. But Ray is not a criminal. His last brush with the law was over traffic tickets. Recently released from the hospital with a diagnosis of schizophrenia, he is haunted by voices, auditory hallucinations, that frighten him and cause him to question his every move.
Just Like Fred Astaire
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,430. Language: American English. Published: June 15, 2017 by Rebel ePublishers. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
All Johnny Manno wants to do is dance and drive his car. But his son Michael worries because Johnny keeps wrecking the car and those young women he hangs with could be taking advantage of the old man. But getting the keys away from Johnny or telling him who he should hang with is another matter.
Summer on a Mountain of Spices
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 98,330. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2017 by ReAnimus Press. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Life at a Catskill hotel in the last days of WWII and the first minutes of the atomic age.
Days of Bossa Nova
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,000. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2017 by Black Opal Books. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
Felipe Navarra rises from poverty to conquer São Paulo, Brazil, the city he loves. He becomes a radio celebrity in the age of Bossa Nova, classic sambas, and radionovelas. On his way to fame and fortune, he falls into a heartbreaking love triangle with his childhood sweetheart and sells his soul to the dark dictatorship that took over Brazil from 1964 to 1985...
Death by Baseball
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,020. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Sports, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Baseball. Arizona 1898. A new club. A black man in a white man's game. Then comes murder, conspiracy, lots of money, more murder, and then serious manipulation all about one club in one season. Baseball? Who done what to whom?
The Way As They See It
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,220. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Christian » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Christianity was what people referred to when they talked about THE WAY in the New Testament. Christians were known as followers of The Way. THE WAY AS THEY SEE IT is just another reminder that now, as well as back in the days of the first Century Christian Church, Christians have always been surrounded by those who are interested in seeing how they live out the ideals of their religion.
The Southie Pact
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,800. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Urban, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The Southie Pact is about the damage that drugs do to ordinary people and to their community. How drugs ruin the lives of those who succumb to their unyielding grasp and the lives of those left behind to suffer the pain. It’s also a story of hope and our faith in each other as we travel through life and face each new day with renewed strength and optimism.
Camila y Heliodoro
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.