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The Independent Girl
Price: Free! Words: 147,360. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome
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A passionate, tender love story of a lonely girl, Sandhya who begins to trust and love Akash, a wealthy but well natured man. This is a story of Love, Trust, Compassion and Betrayal. For anyone who is a romantic at heart and likes a love hate kind of romance, this book would take you into the emotional roller coaster ride of Sandhya and Akash's life! “Epic book” -Nathenel (Wattpad Reader)
Ogoni the Great
Price: Free! Words: 30,980. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Ogoni the Great, the most dreaded god of Oka land, has been displaced; his shrine has been desecrated by an outcast who was to salvage it. Ogoni will not rest until he is honorably brought back home. The very person who has made Ogoni homeless must be the one to help regain his lost glory. This novel, glazed with irony and suspense, portrays the misery and despair of the human soul.
Kosei's Conundrum: Coming Up for Air
You set the price! Words: 3,120. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American, Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome
It is not an easy time for young people to try and make their way in the world: economic malaise, student debt, and political turmoil all contribute to the difficulties youth have in finding their place. Kosei's Conundrum: Coming Up for Air is the story of a young Japanese college graduate without a place for him to surface. Until, in desperation, he hits upon a possible solution.
Stories Varied - A Book of Short Stories
Price: Free! Words: 22,460. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: June 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
This book of twelve short stories, centered on Indian women, delves into varied possibilities of woman’s life in complex situations arising out of social reengineering.
Quit Playing Victim Card
Price: Free! Words: 2,690. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A Story of a young girl who came out of all odds to walk in the path she wants to go.
Eli's Paradise
You set the price! Words: 37,690. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Omar Bishara and his family have moved into Eli’s Creek and life in the small town will never be the same—the Scandinavian hamlet in the Sierra foothills hasn’t changed much since the gold rush days. The Arab immigrants want to buy an old landmark property, which draws protests, but when the town’s favorite daughter, Lilly, falls for the Arab boy, Baligh, protest turns to distrust and resentment.
The Closing of Yoshimura Kimie
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.
Life:Is:A:Frequency :: Evolution
Price: Free! Words: 7,780. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
This is the "This Is What I Think About Evolution" chapter of the Life:Is:A:Frequency series; written and edited by Steven M. Borella
После Вучића
Price: Free! Words: 22,780. Language: Serbian. Published: April 11, 2016. Categories: Essay » Political, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Не питај како сменити човека, већ како променити парадигму.
Surrender Aurora
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.
The Book of Nice Monsters: Or a Few Scurrilous Drawings
Price: Free! Words: 2,440. Language: American English. Published: March 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Inspired at first by the drawings of Dr. Seuss, really Theodor Geisel and his wife. Over the years I added on scads of different Native American influences, such as Pacific Coast Northwest Indian art, Southwestern Indian art, East Coast or Algonquin Nation Indian art; classical painters, such as Picasso, Miro, Degas, Rembrandt and Vincent Van Gogh. There is a heavy “Bateman” influence, too.
Fear
Price: Free! Words: 5,730. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
When Nikal saves a small, starving girl he finds outside after curfew, he inadvertently dooms his own brother who is blamed for his actions. Racked with guilt, he knows that he must make amends, but no one in his family agrees. Only Mirka, the child he saved. How can two children hope to stop their oppressors? Perhaps the two children are not as alone as they think.
Naripana (नारीपना)
Price: Free! Words: 7,670. Language: Hindi. Published: March 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
नमस्ते! इन कहानी और कविताओं में नारी किरदारों पर कुछ प्रयोग किये हैं। कहीं वह सकारात्मक है, तो कहीं बिल्कुल गलत पर ये सभी स्त्रियां वर्तमान को वर्तमान में जीती हैं, जो तुलना में पुरुषों में कम देखा है। नारी के सभी रूपों को स्वीकार करना समाज के लिए ज़रूरी है। नकारात्मक आदतें और व्यवहार के लिए भी थोड़ी जगह होनी चाहिए...
Silence Under The Blue Sky
You set the price! Words: 20,120. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: March 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Set against the backdrop of the Jamnagar Helicopter crash on 30 August 2012, where two helicopters of the Indian Air Force had a mid-air collision, this story is a reality fiction, loosely based on the true story of an Air Warrior from the Indian Air Force. A contemporary reality fiction, this story brings out the universally common language of pain.
The Hunchback of Langbodo: The Fiery Princess of Ife
Price: Free! Words: 22,650. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
In this first book, Oòduwà’s encounter and eventual relationship with the beautiful and charismatic princess, Ìwà mirrors in Africanism, the ways of a man with a woman as Oòduwà’s fate is twisted and turned by the chance meeting with this princess who has been met by almost every human living, even till today.
A Hunting Trip to Daghestan and other stories
Price: Free! Words: 32,240. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
From the waters of Montauk to the mountains of the Caucasus and Paris in war times, these stories take you on a whirlwind tour that open unexpected vistas and insights. The book contains both memoir and fiction, told in the candid voice of a man who has lived through the 20th century’s major conflagrations, and seen much sadness, without losing his sense of humor .A great, enjoyable read for all.
The Hummus Dealer of Meknes, a short story
Price: Free! Words: 2,770. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Mustapha is a young man selling hummus in the medina of the city of Meknes. A rival opens her hummus stall opposite his and soon steals away most of his customers. Convinced she has a secret ingredient he can never discover, Mustapha intends to end his life. His rival saves him with a highly unconventional proposition.
My Mama's Tamales
Price: Free! Words: 66,470. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
What does a mother teach a daughter about a chaotic world? What does she teach her child about love, necessity, bigotry, self-confidence, and her Latina culture? Rosario Olmos has her work cut out for her. This novel is a precious story of remarkable endurance, all-encompassing wisdom, and unfolding sense of self.
Emilia
Price: Free! Words: 5,450. Language: American English. Published: November 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A short story about a girl who has lost her sight after the Lebanese civil war, and her way in dealing with life and discovering hidden truths after the war has ended.
Four short stories to use in the ELT classroom
Price: Free! Words: 5,810. Language: British English. Published: October 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
These four short stories were written by Jane Godwin Coury, a British ELT writer, who has lived in Brazil for more than 20 years. The stories were inspired by everyday life she has experienced both in Brazil and the UK. The book caters for students of English around the world, who would like to improve their vocabulary by reading and discussing the content with other students.