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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: Free! 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
Awarded a 5 star Readers' Favorite review. After stealing a historical treasure in New Zealand, Lara flees to the UK, finding work at a local museum and friendship with new neighbours, Kerry, an eccentric primary school teacher and Arama, a handsome, aggressive businessman. Delving into the museum artifacts, Lara finds solace and hope but before she can accept love, 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
The Mountain's Silent Cry by Phil Evaul
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 65,140. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2014 by Melinda Evaul. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Daniel feels his family slipping away while all he can do is watch helplessly. He knows the importance of heritage to survive a hard life in the Appalachian Mountains of the 1940’s. But his children are restless, dissatisfied with traditional ways, and want to make life in their own image. The Pittman family becomes the battleground for the conflict of a stable past against a vague future.
Beyond the Crossing by Lorraine Watts
Price: Free! Words: 3,030. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general(4.33 from 3 reviews)
In 'Beyond the Crossing', Liz and her partner Martin, lived together in Melbourne in the early 1970s. Nearly everyone was attending antiwar protests and smoking dope in dimly lit folk clubs. They found they had inadvertently joined the rat race and decided to move to outback Australia and work in an Aboriginal community. It changes their lives forever.
달맞이 꽃 비녀 by Edith Ryu
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,660. Language: Korean. Published: May 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
1952년 강원도에서 출생한 가 은자의 70년 파란만장한 인생과 함께 주위 사람의 우여곡절이 담긴 희비애노의 이야기를 여러 계층의 남녀노소가 감화 감동 받을 수 있는 신비스러운 자연의 질서와 종교 철학을 묘사하고 치열한 경쟁과 양심이 메말라가는 지구세계에 존재하는 모든 생명들의 공동체인 어두운 세상에 향기와 훈훈한 빛을 밝혀주는 달맞이 꽃심에 비유한 심리 사회 교육 소설 입니다.
Famous Stories by Munshi Premchand
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 34,560. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2014 by Mahesh Dutt Sharma. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Inspirational
Born Dhanpat Rai Srivastav, 'Munshi Premchand' was a novel writer, story writer and dramatist, and he has been referred to as the 'Upanyas Samrat' ('Emperor among Novelists') by some Hindi writers. His works include more than a dozen novels, around 250 short stories, several essays and translations of a number of foreign literary works into Hindi.
“The Starets's Hunt” by scifiguy3553
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 10,410. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Wayne is a geek who turned to the small crime scene; selling stolen goods online and to pawn shops. He and his accomplices stumble into the wrong place to plunder at a Russian Orthodox Church when they run into a mystic figure from the days of Tsar Nicholas II. And now Wayne is also Rasputin's prey!
Keeping Secrets (The Essien Trilogy, #1) by Kiru Taye
Series: The Essien Trilogy, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,690. Language: British English. Published: May 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Romance, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Secrets, Scandals, and Seduction under African skies. The Essiens are the kings of African finance. A close-knit family, their father is the patriarch of a finance dynasty that ranges from retail to investment banking spanning the African continent. Yet all is not as it seems as the three brothers—Felix, Mark and Tony—soon discover when their family is rocked by secrets and scandals.