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Il Vento e il Fiume by Fabrizio Frosini
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,150. Language: Italian. Published: April 25, 2016 by Fabrizio Frosini. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » European poetry, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Questo volume raccoglie poesie scritte nel periodo 1978–1981 e prende il nome dal poema "Il Vento e il Fiume". Fu, quello, un periodo travagliato per la società italiana, valga solo ricordare, di quegli anni, il terrorismo e un terremoto devastante, in Irpinia, i cui effetti risultarono aggravati dall'endemica corruzione. Temi tutti che si sono riflessi ed insieme immersi in queste poesie..
The Closing of Yoshimura Kimie by Darvin Babiuk
You set the price! Words: 4,360. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Everything was great in their relationship until Ai unexpectedly brought her mother over to meet him and together they found that a few months of love and respect couldn't overcome millenia of cultural bias and xenophobia.
Xibalba Unleashed by JZ Murdock
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,060. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Crime, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A research expedition to an ancient Mayan cave in Belize leads to dire events being released back out into the world after over a thousand years.
Antologia Cuentos by Nuria Garcia Arteaga
Price: $3.90 USD. Words: 21,320. Language: Spanish. Published: April 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Essay » Literature
Esta antología incluye diez relatos de ficción, dos de ellos premiados en Argentina y Chile y dos son un reflejo de realidades políticas descritas en '07MH17' o sociales reflejadas en forma irónica en 'Vamos a la Plasha'. Todos los relatos incluyen fotos, audios, música y algunos de ellos vídeos. El objetivo es presentar al lector una imagen vívida del mensaje de la autora.
Ta-ta Grandma by Jeffery Wright
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 79,230. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
When Flinty’s mother Blossom returns after seven years from Toronto to Spring Valley, a rural Jamaican village, she finds her teenage son facing the same dim future as the island, which is sizzling with the political tensions of the 1970’s, and idling out his life on a dangerous roller-coaster of misadventures.
De Patines y Putas by Nuria Garcia Arteaga
Price: $1.80 USD. Words: 1,360. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Las peripecias de una niña de Brena describen la vida de la gente de un barrio popular muy distinto a los gagás donde vivían los blanquiñosos Limeños. "...Somos cholos, obreros y zambos a mucho orgullo porque aprendimos a temprana edad lo que es trabajar duro..." Los audios son DECIMAS del siglo XIX sobre la política del país y del poeta Carlos Vasquez Aparicio con música salsa y landó.
The Rovers by Paul Ferrante
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,020. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2016 by Melange Books, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
During the Roaring Twenties anything was possible for those who dreamed big and were willing to risk it all. This is the story of two men who traveled different paths, yet whose fates were inextricably entwined. Theirs is a tale of love and lust, truth and deception, history and fantasy, damnation and redemption—and Baseball.
The Daughter Who Got Away by Leora Freedman
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 75,370. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2016 by Yotzeret Publishing, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
Celia is a 70-year-old New York artist and educator whose grown daughter Sharon has escaped Jewish East Coast life to live in a cabin in British Columbia. Celia braves a visit to the wilderness, where she and Sharon become involved with an idiosyncratic Jewish community. What this What this community lacks in Jewish knowledge it makes up for in heart and spirit.
The Invasive Species by Frankie Bow
Series: The Professor Molly Mysteries. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 67,860. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2016 by Hawaiian Heritage Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
Professor Molly Barda is thrilled to be included in a grant to investigate attitudes toward biotechnology. But she immediately finds herself embroiled in the deadly fight between big biotech and anti-GMO activists. When Molly and her best friend Emma Nakamura stumble onto the scene of a brutal murder, they realize everyone has something to hide--and there are some questions you just don't ask.
Literature Help: Gilead by Students' Academy
Series: A Quick Guide · Study Guides: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,750. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2016 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
When the novel “Gilead” was published, it was greatly admired by both critics and readers. The book was the winner of the prestigious Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 2005.
Rescue From Planet Pleasure by Mario Acevedo
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 101,360. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2016 by WordFire Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
Planet Pleasure. The one place in the galaxy you seriously want to avoid, but it’s the next stop for Felix Gomez, detective-vampire and undead enforcer. His mission: rescue the bodacious vampiress, the hyper-sexual Carmen Arellano, from the clutches of ruthless warrior aliens.
Rainier Erupts! by Thomas P Hopp
Series: Northwest Tales. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 73,270. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general(5.00 from 1 review)
Rainier Erupts is an epic tale of volcanic catastrophe—a modern-day Pompeii. This novel dramatizes the cataclysmic events that could occur if Washington State residents were caught off-guard by a sudden outburst from the smoldering giant.
The Fallen Angels of Karnataka by Hans M Hirschi
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 94,650. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2016 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Still young, and mourning the loss of his lover, Haakon is not ready to give up on his dream of traveling, so when a rich Englishman offers him the chance to join him on a tour of the world, Haakon takes it, daring to believe that his dream is finally coming true…but at what price? A novel filled with adventure, life’s hard-learned lessons, loss, despicable evil, and finally, love and redemption.
Hades and Persephone by Maria Papaoulakis
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 40. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2016 by Golden Fleece Australia Pty Ltd. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Persephone who was kidnapped by Hades the god of the Underworld, the goddess Demeter blessed the Earth, Spring and Summer to welcome the daughter back home......
Fursan au Tibet et au Mont Kailash by Robert Christian Schmitte
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 73,330. Language: French. Published: April 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
Quittant la Route de Soie, un druide et un lama accompagnent la première expédition française sur les hauts plateaux tibétains. Au fil des jours, les personnages vous plongeront dans les anciennes cultures et les religions actuelles ; ils vous feront découvrir le mantra : “OM MANI PADME HUM HRÎH”
Fursan sur la Route de la Soie by Robert Christian Schmitte
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 65,750. Language: French. Published: April 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
En 1889, des Français ont été les premiers à traverser les hauts plateaux tibétains ! Un druide et un lama les accompagnent sur la Route de la Soie ; ils vont affronter les déserts et les hautes chaînes montagneuses à la recherche de l’immortalité, de la pierre philosophale, de la mythique Shambala, de l’Agartha.
And The Puppy Ain't Here Yet, A 21st Century Adult Fairy Tale Begins by E. P. Lee
Price: $5.98 USD. Words: 194,590. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
This is the story of before, a story of change; for Eric, and for America. And while for Eric, “before" meant family, childhood, a city, college, friends, a career, America was growing up too - and as Eric’s life changed around him, America changed, and madly… seismically... crises in the 50’s, crises in the 60’s, rampant change for all of Society…
Surrender Aurora by W. Strawn Douglas
Price: Free! Words: 65,290. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
From NA meetings to Nellis Air Force Base and war with ISIS. As James McGregor settles down, leaving a partying life to take college seriously, he's recruited for a drug test with global ramifications. It clears the fog of a pot smoking past, opening him to an unexpected future. His security clearance is reactivated and he finds himself battling ISIS jets over Syria, to stop aviation terrorism.
HEAT: A Southeast Asian Urban Anthology by Khairani Barokka & Yi-Sheng Ng
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,740. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2016 by Buku Fixi. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
HEAT is part of a threesome of Southeast Asian urban anthologies. The other two are called FLESH and TRASH.
His Hundred Years, A Tale by Shalach Manot
Price: $6.50 USD. Words: 48,570. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2016 by Albion-Andalus Books. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
“This fascinating book by gifted writer and storyteller Shalach Manot reflects on the life of an unusual Sephardic man, his childhood in Turkey, and later, his adaptation to life in America. We follow his adventures and come away with a deeper appreciation and understanding of the Sephardic immigrant experience during the 20th century.” — Marc D. Angel