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A Voice by Umm Zakiyyah
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 199,410. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Contemporary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Now Muslim, Tamika must face her Christian mother who instilled in her a love for Christ and made church the heartbeat of the family. Torn between her dedication to Islam, the longing of her soul, and her mother, the longing of her heart--her "lifeline," Tamika struggles to find peace somewhere in between. But she finds that something must give.
The Tourmaline by Karen E. James
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 103,000. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Volatile but talented, London teenager, Aaron, distrusts most people apart from his incarcerated cousin. When he attacks a fellow pupil to defend his birth mother’s honour, his head teacher gives him a fixed-term exclusion, and his foster parents send him to a residential camp for mild delinquents close to mystical Stonehenge. Once there, inexplicably strange events start to occur.
Uncle Toms Cabin by Jhenwood
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 180,660. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Classics
Uncle Tom's Cabin; or, Life Among the Lowly, is a Classic peice of american literature about anti-slavery which helped lay the groundwork for the Civil War.
The Whore by Yas Niger
Series: Laraba Thomas. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 103,670. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: June 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Kengua is visibly a male journalist with a secret dual sexual condition. Laraba is his clueless female colleague and most probable suitor, who refuses to be evaded by him. They both have impressive careers and this is the story they both live in their race for a culled national prestige.
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 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.
The Evergreen in red and white by Steven Kay
Price: $4.80 USD. Words: 106,680. Language: British English. Published: May 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Sports, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A novel about Rabbi Howell – the first Romani professional footballer. “diligently researched and affectionately written” – When Saturday Comes magazine. “A poignant love-story… a must for local history enthusiasts.” – Sheffield Senior Archivist. “A meticulous novel that brings social and football history to life in the form of a truly unique character from football folklore” – Scott McCabe, SUFC
City of Sorrows by S.L. Nadathur
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 101,290. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Just turned nineteen, Diego is recently married, madly in love, expecting his first child, and completely unaware that his life is about to come crashing down around him. On a dark road outside Seville, this Gypsy’s life takes a tragic turn. He must find the courage to face death, the strength to survive it, and the power to hold onto his humanity while his mind and his will scream against it.
El recurso del metodo by Alejo Carpentier
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 108,640. Language: Spanish. Published: April 2, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Obra compleja, escrita en lenguaje suntuoso, montada sobre un monólogo, que ha tenido numerosas ediciones, que ya pasan de treinta, solamente en espanol. Euna novela histórica y política entre cuyas virtudes estaban la paródica autenticidad del mundo narrado: la figura del caudillo latinoamericano.
Salsa Dancing with Pterodactyls by Leigh Verrill-Rhys
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 159,930. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2014 by Eres Books. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
≈≈Salsa Dancing with Pterodactyls is the story of a interracial, multicultural American family. David Gitano’s proud Hispanic-American family believes she is using him. Emily Burdis’s Central Valley sister believes he is using her. She thinks: He's a corporate lawyer. He's her boss. He’s the pterodactyl man she wants. He thinks: She's too good for him. She’s the answer to his prayers.
Surviving Sanctuary by PJ O'Brien
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 492,420. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General(5.00 from 1 review)
On a spring evening in 1982, a thousand people are killed in Sanctuary, a country founded by genocide survivors and devoted to pacifism. Decades later, Brian, a congenial and underemployed American, goes there to look for the sister of a former girlfriend who disappeared while visiting there. As he looks for clues and tries not to marry anyone accidentally, he learns he may be a target too.
Once Upon A Mulberry Field by C. L. Hoang
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 123,100. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
* Bronze Medal, 2015 Readers' Favorite Book Award * Honorable Mention, 2015 Eric Hoffer Literary Award * Honorable Mention, 2014 Writer's Digest Book Awards * From the jungles of Vietnam through the minefields of the heart, ONCE UPON A MULBERRY FIELD follows one man's journey of self-discovery, fraught with disillusionment and despair but ultimately redeemed by the power of love.
Sons of Asgard: Call of the Blood by J.Junior Page
Price: $3.88 USD. Words: 143,300. Language: British English. Published: February 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Historical » Medieval
The Complete Edition of Call of the Blood combines both of the previously released books. This story tells us the tale of Raif and his kinsmen Magnus. These noble Danish warriors occupy their lives with battle and their sworn duty to protect their homelands.
Serpiente de estrellas by Patricia Lucia Avila
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 111,690. Language: Spanish. Published: January 17, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
Esta es una novela en la que se entreteje la cotidianidad objetiva de lo que fue México Tenochtitlan, una civilización perfectamente constituída, cuyos valores residían en el fervor religioso, el honor, la guerra, el inmutable destino y los sacrificios humanos.
Elisabeth Samson, Forbidden Bride by Carolyn V. Hamilton
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 106,360. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
In 18th c. Dutch Suriname, an educated Free Negress, owner of rich coffee plantations, desires what her wealth cannot buy: legal marriage with her love, a white colonial officer. First she must overcome Dutch law forbidding mixed marriage, and the powerful forces of the government and white plantocracy who covet her property, call her whore and accuse her of treason. Based on a true story.
The Baptist “A Native American Odyssey” by Paul PG
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 144,010. Language: American English. Published: November 25, 2013 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Adventure » General
Fr. Tosco is assigned to meet with a band of Paiute and dissolve an abandoned Mission established by the Catholic Diocese. Discovering remnants of a once proud people, struggling for survival and destined for extinction, something triggered within him to lead them to the path of survival. Why did the church and the government feel so threatened that it caused the shooting of unarmed natives?
Ghost Town by Catriona Troth
Price: $3.91 USD. Words: 127,060. Language: British English. Published: October 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
1981. Coventry, city of Two Tone and Ska, is riven with battles between skinheads and young Asians. Photographer Baz—‘too Paki to be white, too gora to be desi’—is capturing the conflict on film. Unemployed graduate Maia—serial champion of liberal causes—is pregnant with a mixed-race child. Neither can afford to let the racists win. They must take a stand. A stand that will cost lives.
Jasmine Nights by S.P. Somtow
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 127,680. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2013 by Proglen. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Asian, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
At twelve years old, Little Frog has a richly fantastic and sustaining inner life. It is 1963, his parents have disappeared, and he lives with his maiden aunts, known affectionately as the Three Fates, on a family estate in Bangkok. But, fed by a steam of books and accompanied by his pet chameleon, Little Frog refuses to accept that he is Thai; eats English food; speaks only English...
A Midwife Abroad by Avalon Weston
Price: $6.58 USD. Words: 110,120. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
An adventure that began at night, in an English country lane beside a red phone box, leads Annie an English midwife to her dream job in Southern Africa. Gradually though, she realises something is wrong. Mothers and babies are dying when they shouldnot. A plot emerges. Drastic action is required . Annie knows the story began in England and returns for a final confrontation in her own hospital.
The Word Not Spoken by Laurie Fraser
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 204,980. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A backpacker falls face-flat in love while on holiday in Turkey. Leigh doesn’t learn that Ahmet is a Kurdish freedom fighter until after their 3-day Islamic wedding. In funny and poignant scenes, Leigh learns to deal with neighbours pounding at the door, chickens in the basement, a new friend who needs help to escape and the growing threat of torture and separation from the man she loves.