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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
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“‘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?
Ready Reference Treatise: Kokoro
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,930. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
The novel describes in great details the transition from the Japanese Meiji society to the modern era. The story is presented through the exploration of the friendship between a young man and an older man he calls ‘Sensei’ or ‘teacher.’
Tabitha Fay
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,130. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural
A leather bound book is being read today by four generations of women that have lived a life in the shadows of Oak Tree Hill Mansion. One girl in particular takes refuge in that shadow – she is the splitting image of Tabitha Fay – a girl who was once loved by a paraplegic father and openly despised by a mother who once held great power until Tabitha ripped it away while inside her womb.
Sobriety Test
Price: Free! Words: 2,930. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
Doris Tsang is the "most successful" of the three Tsang sisters. She's the superior court judge married to a respected medical research scientist for over thirty years. Her three sons are graduate students in medicine and law school. She's always kept to the straight and narrow path - but her hunky new law clerk has her thinking about a detour...
Never! A Slave / ¡Nunca! un Esclavo!
Price: Free! Words: 4,700. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
This short work of fiction is an immigration story, in a small way, which celebrates the fortitude of an undocumented, American-born Mexican, and the son to whom he gives the love of words and the courage to live them.
Ready Reference Treatise: Dicey's Song
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,930. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Cynthia Voigt, the author of the present novel, was the second child in the family of six. She was brought up in a well off family. Her parents could afford to send her to an exclusive private school in Wellesley, Massachusetts, near her family home in Boston.
Power of the Baby
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,210. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A family is poised to enjoy a new peak in prosperity – to enter Eden - after years of struggle thanks to the hard work of the parents and the children in education and in jobs, when it is thrown into crisis by the elopement of the youngest daughter with a foreigner.
Ang Kwento ng Manok at ng Asong si Patty
Price: Free! Words: 1,040. Language: Tagalog (Filipino). Published: June 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Patty's missing her twin brother Whitey. It's been a year now since that fateful day... Her chicken neighbor noticed her and was astounded by Patty's snooty yet friendly behavior. What will the awkward chicken and the catty dog talks about?
The Boy With The Patang
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 141,690. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Romance » General
On a rooftop in Sikimpur, a young boy and girl fly kites. Some years later they meet again on their wedding day. So begins the story of enigmatic Sahira and solid Sami and what should have been their happy life together. But Sahira finds she cannot love Sami and Sami has a secret, which Sahira cannot ignore. Sami’s work takes them to Andalusia where, on the shores of Lake Bermejalis,
The Water Line - A Klansman's Road to Redemption
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,480. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
Former Klansman and Selma, Alabama native David Earl Applewhite’s journey, on the rugged road to redemption, lasts fifty years. It ends with his epic battle with the demons of his own creation, and a powerful lesson in love and forgiveness few could imagine. - Gene Cartwright, former Oprah guest author and Pulitzer Nominee for his third novel, A Family Gathering.