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They Hadn't Expected it to Happen by Johnny Dragona
Series: Unpredicted Romances, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,280. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2017 by Luminosity Publishing LLP. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
They couldn’t have what they wanted, because she was Jewish and he was a Gentile. Should Janey, a Jewish girl, and Johnny, a Gentile boy, express their growing love for each other, when her family is opposed to such a union, and she had been promised to another? Even after she gets married, their feelings couldn’t be dampened, but that love couldn’t be consummated. Then a crisis brings them...
Where Lands Meet by Nia Eze
You set the price! Words: 36,580. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Where Lands Meet... ...Love blooms... Nchefu and Scott lived in the same house but their worlds couldn't be more different from each others. Scott was the master's son and heir, Nchefu was a kitchen maid. The odds of their ever meeting long enough to fall for each other were very long but they did and they both fell. But love is not always right or convenient. Sometimes, it's best left alone.
Yemeni American Stories حكايات يمنية أمريكية by Shaker Lashuel
You set the price! Words: 20,120. Language: Arabic. Published: January 17, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A collection of short stories that depict Yemeni-American lives. The stories are in Arabic and reflect the day-to-day struggles of male and female members of the community and their various challenges. مجموعة قصصية تحوي حكايات شخصية بأسماء تؤكد على واقعيتها يرسم فيها الكاتب أحياناً صوراً لحياة أبطال هذه الحكايات.
Saved By The Bang by Marina Neary
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 64,220. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2017 by Penmore Press LLC. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Welcome to 1980s Belarus, where Polish denim is the currency, “kike” is a pedestrian endearment, and a second-trimester abortion can be procured for a box of chocolates, Antonia Olenski, a catty half-Jewish professor at the Gomel Music Academy, wavers between her flamboyant composer husband, Joseph, and a chivalrous tenor, Nicholas.
A Simetimes Strange Story by Uri Norwich
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 36,320. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
A wise scholar once said, “There is a plan for each one of us outside of our control. From the moment we are born, we are set on our own predetermined road. Anything we would do could help or interfere. It may delay the passage, but we would never stray off its course. We would always come back and move along again.”
Year of the Boar: Tica by Heather Heffner
Series: Changeling Sisters Novellas. Price: Free! Words: 44,280. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
A young girl suffering from a mysterious illness teams up with a vampyre prince to stop an ancient evil invading the tropical shores of Hawai'i, and in turn, learns the truth about her heritage.
The Red Pagoda and Other Stories by Day's Lee
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,050. Language: Canadian English. Published: December 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American, Fiction » Literary collections » Canadian
These six stories set in Montreal looks at the lives of the people in the Chinese community and the small, but momentous moment that changed their lives.
Living In Secret/The Skin of Water/Esoterica Series Combo by Cristina Salat
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 166,370. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Women's fiction » Feminist
Join popular teen author Cristina Salat in a 3-part journey as she blends characters from her original novels LIVING IN SECRET and THE SKIN OF WATER/DEFENDING THE DREAMCATCHERS into a third story in the "Gathering The Dreamcatchers" chain of unconventional adventures for today's millennial teens...and everyone who cares about them!
Destined to Rule by Chinazom Godwin
Price: $4.12 USD. Words: 36,780. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2016 by Wordedge Digital Media. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Sariki was sharply taken to a distant abode immediately after his birth. By a strange twist of fate, coupled with the mark on his face, he was identified by his kinsman. How was the identification confirmed?
Overthrown by Mimie
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 28,460. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Oroma had always lived an ordinary life until her vllage was invaded and she was carried off as a slave to an unknown land. What could the future hold for her? Gloom or good? Never could she have imagined that she was about to take part in the greatest part of history! * * * * * For all you who want to have that thrill of African adventure, this is for you
The Puppy Series Box Set by E. P. Lee
Price: $5.98 USD. Words: 271,670. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
THREE BOOKS, ONE STORY... the complete, as originally published editions of the "Puppy Series", all in one set: "And the Puppy Howls", "And the Puppy Ain't Here Yet", "And the Puppy Ain't a Puppy No More..." A 21st Century Adult Fairy Tale begun, continued, and completed... The entire story all in one place...
Broken Hill, Broken Lives by Jim Reiher
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 49,040. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The Sunburnt Circus is back, 2 years after the first story. It's a stand-alone book not dependent on having read the first. Here we see the children again, and their relationship with another family they meet in town. The story also focuses on the Walker siblings. The Walker's past cruelly catches up with them and all hell breaks loose. Indigenous art and themes emerge as Dan and Kenny visit home.
Romeo and Juliana by Maggie Adams
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,450. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2016 by Boroughs Publishing Group. Categories: Fiction » Romance » New adult, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
In this modern-day retelling, Romeo Zimowski and Juliana Singh must overcome the objections of their families, misunderstandings, and an unforeseen tragedy to claim the happy ending Shakespeare's lovers were denied.
The Kiddush Ladies by Susan Sofayov
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,510. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2016 by Black Opal Books. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
Life-long Jewish friends Naomi, Miriam, and Becky are approaching middle-age gracefully and are content—despite a few hot flashes and mood swings—until life tosses each woman a crisis, and a dusty discovery delivers a potentially lethal blow to their friendship. While two of the women fight to save the relationship, one desires nothing more than its demise...
Passage of Love by H L Daniel
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 70,860. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2016 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Zhara endures a troubled childhood in Ghana. Determined to escape she studies hard and graduates with honours enabling her to embark on a business career. Her relationship with her first love is dogged by tribalism and religious prejudice. Only when she is forced to consult a psychologist can she begin to deal with her troubled past
The Tremble of Love: A Novel of the Baal Shem Tov by Ani Tuzman
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 172,360. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish, Fiction » Historical » General
1707, Polish Lithuanian Commonwealth. A young orphan, deemed a simpleton and harder to tame than the wind, defies expectation and convention in the name of love. A reimagining of one of history's most revered and revolutionary mystics transporting readers back in time to experience the true meaning of power and the timeless grace of love.
Een brandend dek by Véronique van der Griend
Price: Free! Words: 63,540. Language: Dutch. Published: November 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
In de Gouden Eeuw verlieten duizenden Nederlanders de Republiek om onder de vlag van de VOC op Ceylon hun geluk te beproeven. Tegen het einde van de achttiende eeuw had zich daar een rijke Hollandse gemeenschap gevormd, maar toen het in Engelse handen kwam emigreerden de meeste families naar Batavia. De achtergebleven gezinnen waren rond 1900 geheel opgegaan in de Brits koloniale samenleving.
Shrouded Witness by Hallett German
Series: One Of Books · My Personal Favorites · Truly Unique Books. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,040. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Peter Lachmere, a freelance video journalist learns about a nameless organization with members acting as observers of various societal strata and infrastructures. At great personal risk, they capture observations against the official narrative of the various diverse countries on the planet of Wolyraf. Will he make it to the end in this truly unique story?
Ephron the Hittite Boxed Set by Michael J. Findley
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 184,500. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2016 by Mary C. Findley. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Meet the man who met Abraham and his family. The builder who chose exile to save his rebellious wife, the dragonslayer who had to sit still while Sargon attacked, the warrior with a secret weapon and weakness, the advocate for women in the ancient world, and the peacemaker who will learn the heavy price he must pay to save the Hittite Empire. Adonai is their Elohim no matter what.