Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes

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Seniors Sleuth
Series: Winston Wong Cozy Mysteries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,470. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
Winston Wong, an ex-video-game-tester, tries his hand at solving a crime in the local senior home.
Fables et légendes du Japon (Fables and Legends from Japan)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 43,240. Language: British English. Published: August 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Children’s books » Legends, Myths, Fables / Other
Livre bilingue français/anglais (Bilingual French/English Book) Le livre comprend une collection de légendes et de fables japonaise recueillies par le missionnaire Claude Ferrand au Japon. The book includes a collection of Japanese legends and fables collected by the missionary Claudius Ferrand in Japan.
On Route 66
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,130. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2015 by Mushroom Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
On Route 66 is a series of short stories about that great and wonderful era when the open road brought something new, exciting, and magical around every corner and bend.
Ready Reference Treatise: The Garden Party
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Guides: English Literature. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,200. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The story was first published on 4th of February, 1922, in the Saturday Westminster Gazette. On 18th of February, 1922, it was again published in Weekly Westminster Gazette.
Book 22 - Streets Paved with Gold
Series: Streets Paved with Gold. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,830. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: July 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Once a week, Tabitha Molefe fed the wild cats living under a motorway bridge near her home. It was her hobby. She fed them cheap off-cuts from the butcher and which did not cost her very much. However, she never suspected that her hobby would one day lead to her meeting the Zama-Zama.
Kempa Cambridge USA
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 66,640. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
4 women (2 handball goalkeepers: French MIT grad student & American recovering from concussions, a Harvard linguistics PhD candidate & a Cambridge public librarian) The challenge of "third world" handball in the US is quite an adjustment for those arriving to Boston but the diverse international teammates bond as a big family, enjoying being together off & on the court.
Getting Rid of Mama
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,560. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
What happens when a Jewish mother from Brooklyn moves in with her lesbian daughter and partner in small town, Delaware? Of course, Mother never acknowledges their relationship and the partner decides either she or the mother has got to go. What does a good daughter do? Maybe her and her mother's shared love of film, and especially Bette Davis, will help them save the day. A short story.
Mother of the Groom
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,980. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
"A son is a son until he takes him a wife," the old adage says, and Winifred, unwilling to give up her precious son at all, goes to outrageous means for preventing his wedding. A new short story from the acclaimed Southern author of Gifts, Flood! and Jesus Is Already Here.
The King's Men
Price: Free! Words: 26,070. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
It's March, 1954 East Africa, eight months since King Freddie, the native ruler was arrested and banished to the United Kingdom on the express orders of the Governor of the Protectorate of Uganda. Young Political activists led by University Lecturer Everisto Kikomeko will no longer standby and look on. The King's Men is a game of Political Chess where anyone could easily pay the ultimate price.
My Stupid Racism
Price: Free! Words: 1,830. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(5.00 from 1 review)
A more autobiographical than I wish it was story about a role I played in a musical in high school 20 years ago. It's inspired by the way, way, way overdue removal of the Confederate flag from State capitals in recent days.
Race Wars: Episode One
Price: Free! Words: 2,770. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
AMERICA'S MELTING POT BOILS OVER... Possibly the most controversial story yet from best-selling author, D.W. Ulsterman. A young black man shot dead on the streets of Chicago by an off-duty white police officer leads to civil unrest and outright terror throughout America as government cowers and private citizens are left to defend themselves from those who would do them harm.
Ready Reference Treatise: Obasan
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Guides: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,220. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
The novel teems with highly emphatic imagery of stones, silence, and streams. The imagery is noticeable throughout the story. Throughout the story there is the presence of highly interesting dreams.
The Bride of Amman
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 55,630. Language: British English. Published: July 21, 2015 by Signal 8 Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The Bride of Amman, a huge and controversial bestseller when first published in Arabic, takes a sharp-eyed look at the intersecting lives of four women and one gay man in Jordan’s historic capital, Amman—a city deeply imbued with its nation’s traditions and taboos. Five young lives come together and come apart in ways that are distinctly modern yet as unique and timeless as Amman itself.
Ready Reference Treatise: Sarah’s Key
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Guides: English Literature. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,870. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
In the first plot there is a girl named Sarah Starzynski. She is a ten-year old Jewish girl. She is born in Paris. During the Vel’ Hiv Roundup, she and her parents are arrested.
Ready Reference Treatise: Nectar In a Sieve
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Guides: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,300. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
The story revolves around the central character, Rukmani, the daughter of the village headman, and her husband, Nathan, a tenant farmer. The title of the novel has been taken from the famous line written by Samuel Taylor Coleridge in his poem ‘Work without Hope.’
Take a Chance on Me (Mirabelle Harbor, Book 1)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 42,180. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A standalone romantic-comedy novella in NY Times bestselling author Marilyn Brant’s Mirabelle Harbor series. Dedicated personal trainer Chance Michaelsen falls hard for Nia Pappayiannis—his complete opposite and a member of the family that owns the Greek bakery just down the street from his gym. He considers their pastries to be the enemy of good health, but his attraction to Nia can’t be denied.
Standing on the Promises
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,630. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
When Elderly Miss Allie sees her new great-grandbaby for the first time, she discovers a shocking truth about her own past, a truth that causes Miss Allie to sneak away into the woods with the baby -- who, in Miss Allie's memory-addled mind, is only a heavy doll, one she can carry no longer. A short story.
Years From Now: the Reunion
Price: Free! Words: 13,980. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
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.