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Five for the Money
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,740. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2015 by Josh Langston. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Money changes everything, doesn't it? It's a topic of conversation around the water cooler, a wistful game of "what if?" played by anybody who's ever bought a lottery ticket. This book explores what sudden great wealth does to five ordinary people and how their lives change in extraordinary ways. Together, they learn the truth in the old saying, "Some people have money; some are rich."
Meta---A Creation Myth for the Digital Age
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,220. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
META is a creation myth for a world that is just now coming into being, a world that is circumscribed by digital technology. The story portrays the emergence of this “cyber shell” as an expression of Nature and an integral aspect of the evolution of life on planet Earth.
Lika, Beč, Trenk ili bilo jednom 1746.
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 40,480. Language: Croatian. Published: December 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Povijesna događanja 1746.godine u Europi, Habsburškoj monarhiji, Hrvatskoj Krajini, Lici, Brinju i okolici. Kako je Marija Terezija postala kraljica i kako je barun Franjo Trenk postao slavan i zaboravljen.
Mountain of the Seven Caves
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,260. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Travel, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
Young Douglas Gorman witnesses his father's murder on top of an Aztec ruin. He grows up to become an adventurer and importer of ancient artifacts. Tortured by his father's death, he returns to the Mexican jungle where it all happened. Inspired by a hieroglyph, he sets out on a quest filled with danger, love, and the inconceivable mystery of The Mountain of the Seven Caves.
Ready Reference Treatise: Woman at Point Zero
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,430. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
Firdaus happens to be a murderess. The novel presents her first-person account. She agrees to tell her life story to the author, before her execution.
Amira - Da Damasco in viaggio verso la verità
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 32,490. Language: Italian. Published: November 24, 2015 by Fuoco Edizioni. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Storia di una ragazza siriana in fuga dalla guerra alla ricerca di un senso alla sua vita.
Amira - Da Damasco in viaggio verso la verità
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 32,490. Language: Italian. Published: November 24, 2015 by Fuoco Edizioni. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Storia di una ragazza siriana in fuga dalla guerra alla ricerca di un senso alla sua vita.
There Are No Grown-Ups
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 26,620. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
There are No Grown-Ups is a collection of short stories about life in a small town. But this isn't just any town. This is Malton. Malton is where many of us grew up. A town that has nothing to say and nowhere to go and is where most of these stories originated. Some of these stories were written years ago. Others were written recently. Enjoy.
My Mama's Tamales
Price: Free! Words: 66,470. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
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What does a mother teach a daughter about a chaotic world? What does she teach her child about love, necessity, bigotry, self-confidence, and her Latina culture? Rosario Olmos has her work cut out for her. This novel is a precious story of remarkable endurance, all-encompassing wisdom, and unfolding sense of self.
Emilia
Price: Free! Words: 5,450. Language: American English. Published: November 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A short story about a girl who has lost her sight after the Lebanese civil war, and her way in dealing with life and discovering hidden truths after the war has ended.
Agony Aunties – Desi Style: a Desi Drive short
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,230. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Every culture has its own version of 'agony aunties' as potent as the other. Meet the "desi" versions, Aunty Bela and Aunty Mela, cut from the same sari, but from two different ends. Like their characters, their angle is different, but the affection is from the same source.
Ujala’s Light: a short story from Desi Drive
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,260. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Ujala di is ready to die. But if anyone, she should know that Death heeds to no one's wishes. The only way she can go on living, is by returning home to India, where long ago, her light had been extinguished by the Ganges.
Saris, Selfies, and Social Media: a short story from Desi Drive
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,010. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Shruti Shah is the CEO of the Shah Household. She is a devoted mother and wife and has claimed, unchallenged, the unspoken title of ‘Glamor Queen of Desi Drive'. She has certain golden rules she abides by, like limiting herself to posting only one selfie per day. All is well in her busy world, until the arrival of a family down the street gives her reason to pause.
Khala’amma’s Kingdom: a short story from Desi Drive
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,430. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Khala’amma is round and soft, and as tenacious as a thistle. She is the queen of Queens, as far as she is concerned and makes it her business to know everyone and everything in her kingdom of Jackson Heights. People are slightly frightened of her and regard her with guarded respect, because as any proper desi knows, one never messes with a proper khala’amma (aunty).
Jahangir’s Journey – from ‘Noakhali to New York’
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,610. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Mr. Jahangir Razzak, or JR as he prefers to be called (inspired by the iconic American TV soap, ‘Dallas’), is a driven man. He tries to encourage his daughters with his “coming-to-Amrica” story. “From Noakhali to New York. Long way baby, long way, hah nah (isn’t that so)?” His daughters don't pay much attention to him, but only because they do not see that he is driven by love for them.
Professor Poppadum’s Principles: a short story from Desi Drive
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,650. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Professor Pradeep Prabakhar (affectionately and ubiquitously known as Professor Poppadom) is on a special mission during Spring Break; to solve a mystery that has been goading his normally unflappable calm. The situation is provoking in him a mild irritation. Like many problems in life, some proper perspective is in order for Professor Poppadom.
Tul Tul’s Train: a short story from Desi Drive
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,130. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Tul Tul has arrived in NYC from Bangladesh. Other than her new husband, who literally leaves her on the curb, she knows no one ... this is the story of her journey.
Mopane Tree Lane: a novel of Zimbabwe
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 49,900. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Mopane Tree Lane is a compilation of stories about friends and neighbors who live on Mopane Tree Lane, Belvedere, Harare, Zimbabwe. All the characters are completely fictitious, but what they do have in common with the real Zimbabweans, is warmth, big-heartedness, and love for the Zimbabwean soil; traits shared and passed on to family, friends, neighbors and strangers.
Desi Drive: short, interlinked stories
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 49,950. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Desi Drive is a compilation of short stories based in Jackson Heights, NYC. The stories are interlinked; much like the lives of friends and neighbors. Many of these have been published as standalones. This book includes these, and also additional ones that tie into the various story lines of the people who live on Desi Drive, Jackson Heights, Queens, New York. All the characters are completel
The Chronicles of Calonarang: Baladeva Vol. 1 Way of The Tiger
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 240. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American, Fiction » Historical » General
The epic story with contemporary allure and FULLY DIGITALLY PAINTED that is based from a Javanese legend dating from eleventh century in the reign of King Airlangga from the Javanese Hindu-Buddhist Kingdom of Medang. As tradition tells it, Calonarang was described as an evil figure whose spread pestilence throughout the kingdom. This ancient tale, as retold in so many books exhibits...