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The King's Men
Price: Free! Words: 26,070. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
It's March, 1954 East Africa, eight months since King Freddie, the native ruler was arrested and banished to the United Kingdom on the express orders of the Governor of the Protectorate of Uganda. Young Political activists led by University Lecturer Everisto Kikomeko will no longer standby and look on. The King's Men is a game of Political Chess where anyone could easily pay the ultimate price.
My Stupid Racism
Price: Free! Words: 1,830. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(5.00 from 1 review)
A more autobiographical than I wish it was story about a role I played in a musical in high school 20 years ago. It's inspired by the way, way, way overdue removal of the Confederate flag from State capitals in recent days.
Race Wars: Episode One
Price: Free! Words: 2,770. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
AMERICA'S MELTING POT BOILS OVER... Possibly the most controversial story yet from best-selling author, D.W. Ulsterman. A young black man shot dead on the streets of Chicago by an off-duty white police officer leads to civil unrest and outright terror throughout America as government cowers and private citizens are left to defend themselves from those who would do them harm.
Ready Reference Treatise: Obasan
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,220. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
The novel teems with highly emphatic imagery of stones, silence, and streams. The imagery is noticeable throughout the story. Throughout the story there is the presence of highly interesting dreams.
The Bride of Amman
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 55,630. Language: British English. Published: July 21, 2015 by Typhoon Media. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The Bride of Amman, a huge and controversial bestseller when first published in Arabic, takes a sharp-eyed look at the intersecting lives of four women and one gay man in Jordan’s historic capital, Amman—a city deeply imbued with its nation’s traditions and taboos. Five young lives come together and come apart in ways that are distinctly modern yet as unique and timeless as Amman itself.
Ready Reference Treatise: Sarah’s Key
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,870. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
In the first plot there is a girl named Sarah Starzynski. She is a ten-year old Jewish girl. She is born in Paris. During the Vel’ Hiv Roundup, she and her parents are arrested.
Ready Reference Treatise: Nectar In a Sieve
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,300. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
The story revolves around the central character, Rukmani, the daughter of the village headman, and her husband, Nathan, a tenant farmer. The title of the novel has been taken from the famous line written by Samuel Taylor Coleridge in his poem ‘Work without Hope.’
Take a Chance on Me (Mirabelle Harbor, Book 1)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 42,180. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A standalone romantic-comedy novella in NY Times bestselling author Marilyn Brant’s Mirabelle Harbor series. Dedicated personal trainer Chance Michaelsen falls hard for Nia Pappayiannis—his complete opposite and a member of the family that owns the Greek bakery just down the street from his gym. He considers their pastries to be the enemy of good health, but his attraction to Nia can’t be denied.
Standing on the Promises
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,630. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
When Elderly Miss Allie sees her new great-grandbaby for the first time, she discovers a shocking truth about her own past, a truth that causes Miss Allie to sneak away into the woods with the baby -- who, in Miss Allie's memory-addled mind, is only a heavy doll, one she can carry no longer. A short story.
Years From Now: the Reunion
Price: Free! Words: 13,980. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
We meet this group of friends at the farewell; it is the last night before school is officially over. The friends then scatter, as they pursue their goals and live their lives, following many and varied roads. Then, many years later, there is a school reunion. Who will return?
Barrio Imbroglio
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,540. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
Abraxas Hernandez never wanted to be a detective. But when his cousin is murdered, Abraxas is dragged into a frenzied investigation that takes him from the mean barrio streets to the corridors of power in City Hall to a tequila-fueled pool party that turns deadly. He will dodge bullets (more than once) and face off with crazies both helpful and harmful — until at last he confronts the killer.
Hope
Price: Free! Words: 2,130. Language: Tagalog (Filipino). Published: July 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Sabi nila habang may buhay, may pag-asa subalit hanggang saan dadalhin ng pag-asa ang paghihirap ng puso para sa isang minamahal? Silipin ang isang masalimuot ngunit puno ng pag-asa pakikipagsapalaran ni Leonard sa buhay para sa kanyang mahal na kapatid at sa kanyang hinaharap.
Colorful
You set the price! Words: 550. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
What would happen if there was only one color for everything ? What the world would be like? This story tells the importance of diversity through the concept of colors.
Literature Companion: The Sovereignty and Goodness of God
Series: A Quick Guide · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,990. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2015 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Once, Native Americans attacked the settlement of Lancaster, in the Massachusetts Bay Colony, where she lived, and captured her during King Philip’s War.
I'm a Magical Girl?!
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,510. Language: American English. Published: July 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Manga, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
Sam's father is a Naval officer currently stationed aboard a ship in Yokosuka Japan. His son Samuel is attending an international high school and living in the dorm. One day while in the Honch looking for snacks he trips over a crowbar. When he picks it up a surge of magic goes through him. What will this mean for the teen?
Quick Guide: Krik? Krak!
Series: Quick Guides to Novels and Plays · Study Gudes: English Literature · A Quick Guide. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,880. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2015 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
The stories are set in Port-au-prince, Haiti, Ville Rose, and New York. The female characters in the story continue to try to understand their relationships to their families and their ties to Haiti.
Literature Help: The Kitchen God's Wife
Series: A Quick Guide · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,400. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2015 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
The story basically extensively explores the Sino-American female identity and draws on the story of the life of the author’s mother.
The Wedding of Anna F.
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,570. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish, Fiction » Literature » Literary
In this novella by the acclaimed author of The Medusa Tree and The Deadwood Beetle, an elderly Jewish woman tells an Arabic student who has come to interview her for a research project an incredible tale: that she is Anne Frank, the author of The Diary of a Young Girl and the most famous victim of Hitler's Germany. As the interview progresses, tensions grow between the pair...
Любовь и Вера
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 57,420. Language: Russian. Published: July 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Придёт время, когда наука позволит накормить миллиарды людей едой, созданной почти из ничего; как в своё время Христос накормил пятью ячменными хлебами и двумя рыбками более пяти тысяч голодных мужчин, не считая женщин и детей. Станет возможным любой орган человека, пришедший в негодность, - заменить на искусственный и он будет служить гораздо дольше и надёжнее естественного. Так зачем человеку бу
7 Crows, A Secret
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 206,980. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
“‘Seven crows, a secret, never to be told’. I guess I’m the secret no one ever told.” For over twenty years David has been haunted by the hanged man’s words. In 1933 he has one last chance to find their meaning. The trail of family stories leads him to the bedside of an old woman, the last witness to the events and David’s best hope for an answer. If she does tell, will anyone recognize it?