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Cultural interest, general | Hispanic & Latino | Asian American | Jewish
Palawan Story by Caroline Vu
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 70,580. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
Under the cover of darkness, Kim, a young girl, is put by her mother on a crowded fishing boat to escape Vietnam. The derelict boat drifts for two weeks on the South China Sea before reaching Palawan, a refugee camp in the Philippines. There, an American immigration officer mistakes Kim for a sponsored orphan with the same name and sends her to America.
L'île aux mouettes by Bruno Robert des Douets
Series: Normandie légendaire - histoires courtes, Book 33. Price: $1.80 USD. Words: 5,190. Language: French. Published: June 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
L'intensité de la vie professionnelle et la déshumanisation du cadre de vie dans les grandes agglomérations conduisent assez souvent certaines personnes à "péter les plombs". L'histoire de Thomas, brillant ingénieur, est ici caractéristique du "mal vivre" et de l'effondrement des relations sociales engendrés par la concentration urbaine.
God Made Chutneys! by Indra Lingam
Price: Free! Words: 11,730. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
GOD MADE CHUTNEYS is a collection of four short stories that reveal the richness and complexity of life in India. Like chutneys, these stories are sweet, sour, pungent and bitter in their flavors! These stories will make you, cry and laugh. Devour them at one sitting the way you would devour an Indian thali filled with chutneys. Enjoy!
Stir It Up: The CIA Targets Jamaica, Bob Marley and the Progressive Manley Government by David Dusty Cupples
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 121,720. Language: American English. Published: June 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A violent outburst brings Scott to a psychologist. What happened in Jamaica four years earlier? Had Bob Marley and the Manley government been under attack by the CIA? Was his father CIA? Had he come at him with a machete? Doc M pushes Scott to relive the fateful year 1976 leading to the historic Smile Jamaica concert and uncover the truth that will either set them both free or be their undoing.
The Life and Death of Abraham Massry and Other Stories by Joseph Sutton
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,770. Language: American English. Published: June 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A collection of stories based on author Joseph Sutton's Syrian Jewish background. The title story is about a Jewish immigrant from Syria who wants his American-born son Jake to follow the business and marriage path taken by him and his ancestors, except Jake shows the true calling of America by blazing his own trail. Come and enjoy Jake Massry's Syrian Jewish experiences from boyhood to manhood.
Neither Here Nor There by Miriam Drori
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,580. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2014 by Crooked Cat Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Esty's life was laid out for her from birth. She would marry one of a handful of young men suggested to her and settle down to raise a large family in a tiny space within the closed community of her parents, near to and yet far from the modern world. But Esty has decided to risk all by escaping while she still can. Will she make it to the other side?
Habit of a Foreign Sky by Xu Xi
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 85,540. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2014 by Typhoon Media. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
Somewhere between Hong Kong and New York, life does an abrupt shift for Gail Szeto, when her mother, her last family member, is killed in an accident. For Gail, a mixed-race, single mother who had buried her young son less than two years prior, all she has left is a hard-won career at a global investment bank. Life rapidly goes into free fall for this woman with a complicated past.
Do Wyoming by Tadeusz Korzeniewski
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 48,910. Language: Polish. Published: June 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Adventure » Travel
W latach 1991-1998 Tadeusz Korzeniewski odbył jazdę przez północną Amerykę. "Do Wyoming" to opowieści z drogi, jedne pisane oryginalnie po angielsku, inne po polsku. Za angielską "Lubark" autor otrzymał nagrodę 20 tys. dolarów z National Endowment for the Arts. Dwie polskie opublikował w kraju w "Rzeczpospolitej" i "44/Czterdzieści i Cztery".
The Mystery of Moutai by G.X. Chen
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 63,900. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
A teenager returns home from school to find a gruesome scene: the apartment he shares with his mother has been ransacked and she is dead. There is a bottle of Moutai left at the scene. This is evidently a homicide but who is the killer? Two amateur detectives stumble unwittingly into a cobweb of mystery and danger when they team up with the Boston police to solve this mystifying crime.
Beyond the Gardens by Sandra Lopez
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 89,780. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino, Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit(3.50 from 2 reviews)
“It’s not easy to figure out who you want to be, especially if you’re a chica from the barrio. With a crazy family and un amigo, who has suddenly decided he wants her, brainy college student, Esperanza, finds herself having to make some tough decisions. In this humorous and sweet novel, Lopez brings us lovable characters we want to root for from page one. Don’t miss it!” —Lara Rios –
The Holocaust of All Times: The Genocide of the Incas by Carlos J. Sanchez Sanchez
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 119,940. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The conquerors of the Old World took only a few months to arrive at the “American” continent and begin the most inhuman encounter between two different civilizations, outnumbering any other genocide. The "Indians" always will be weak unless they join to claim the right to their ancestral continent, understanding that our hopes lie in the humanity of our inhumanity.
Artifact by K T Bowes
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 38,880. Language: British English. Published: June 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Struggling to deal with the spectre of guilt from her theft of a NZ artifact, Lara arrives in the UK, finding work at a local museum and friendship with her new neighbours, Kerry, an eccentric primary school teacher and Arama, a handsome and unreadable businessman. Delving into the museum artifacts, Lara finds solace and hope. But before she can accept the love offered, she must forgive herself.
Roep van die Visarend by Makkie de Beer
Price: $1.23 USD. Words: 68,700. Language: Afrikaans. Published: June 3, 2014 by Kameeldoring Boeke. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Historical » General
Deel in die lief en leed, drome en teleurstellings van die boere in die Krokodilriviervallei noord van die Magaliesberg. Die rivier met sy voëllewe is deel van die daaglikse ervaring van die plaasgemeenskap naby Brits, wat vir hulle oorlewing op die geskiedkundige rivier vertrou. Vir party mense weerklink die roep van die visarend, baie duideliker as vir die ander. Sprei jou vlerke saam met hulle.
The Testimony of Aliens by Christopher G. Moore
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,150. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2014 by HeavenLakePress. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The Testimony of Aliens is a compelling cross cultural story set in the heart of the chiangmai Mai expat community. It is a love story across the ethnic divide and a moral lesson between two generations. Moore's humor and insight are brilliantly realized in this story.
Sara & Habeel by Gamal Ombabi
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 19,710. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
This is the story of two protagonists, Sara and Habeel, but it is also the story of a tribe who have lived in one area for generations, but forced by a changing climate that affects both them and their livestock. They must make a brave decision to leave all that they knew behind them and journey to another land where they can build a new life.
Mama was a Sweeper by Michelle Espinoza
Price: Free! Words: 2,400. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino(5.00 from 1 review)
a woman is coming to terms with an astonishing family secret. she must put aside her feelings to care for her dying mother. she craves answers and questions the values of the family she knew.
Colorful Us by Neeti Tibrewala
Price: Free! Words: 690. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Female authors, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general(3.00 from 1 review)
This book comprises of some reasons behind the celebration of the festival of colors. Our culture is filled with festivals. This is my sincere attempt to cover maximum festivals that we celebrate at my place. My poems are very close to my life and also live of many in this world.
Le peintre de Fès by André Réveillaud
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 47,060. Language: French. Published: May 22, 2014 by Editions Tensing. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
La force de la race, unique roman d’André Réveillaud a été écrit en 1918. Pour cette seconde édition près d’un siècle plus tard, nous ne pouvions garder ce titre. Malgré son intelligence, sa culture, son enthousiasme pour la religion musulmane, et la découverte d’un Maroc qui le fascine et l’envoûte, le héros du roman ne pourra s’échapper de son origine et de sa culture chrétienne et française.
Between Two Deserts by Germaine Shames
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,790. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2014 by Pale Fire Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Winner of the Arizona Literary Fellowship in Fiction: Coming to Jerusalem to fulfill her grandfather’s dying wish, Eve Cavell finds herself poised on the seam of three worlds—Muslim, Christian, and Jewish. “Shames, a former Middle East correspondent, skillfully intertwines the lives of this diverse cast of characters to produce a tightly executed, emotion-filled work.” Publisher’s Weekly