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Snow Black (Tatarian Aster #1) by John Jeng
You set the price! Words: 100,250. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American, Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 1 review)
“Skin as white as snow, lips as red as blood, and a heart as black as ebony” aptly describes Juleena Woods, dubbed “Snow Black,” a juvenile delinquent out on parole. Her late boyfriend was killed in a gruesome murder, and only Jules’s friends in the Journalism Club believe in her innocence. Together, they set out to find the culprit and reveal the horrific truth.
The Triangle by Nakisanze Segawa
You set the price! Words: 86,000. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A gripping tale of intrigue and war in precolonial Africa. Two young people -- Kalinda, a page in the court of the King of Buganda; and Nagawa, one of the king's beautiful young wives -- are swept up in conflict as missionaries, rival tribes and soldiers of fortune vie for power in what is now Uganda. Meticulously researched, this historical novel describes a pivotal moment in African history.
Mary of Angels by Linton Robinson
Price: Free! Words: 84,490. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2017 by Escrit Lit. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
Lives intertwine at the Californa/Mexico border. Smugglers, immigrants, cops, lawyers, journalists, politicians, predators... and the various residents of barrios on both sides, a community with an imaginary line drawn across its heart.
Masks of Morality by T.L. Mumley
Price: Free! Words: 94,850. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Caryssa was a high-tech professional obsessed by the lure of power and money. Until her child came and nothing was about her anymore. She and friends make choices dramatically altering lives surrounding issues of human compassion, moral decision and the reality and spiritual costs of American politics. And what might a bloody dove found behind a Sausalito art gallery have to do with all this?
The Eyes of the Sea, Twins of Telluria Book I. by Alberto Guaita Tello
You set the price! Words: 94,890. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
In the early 1970’s, on the coast of Cameroon, young Fanya and her grandmother, Simone the tribal healer, find a wounded, unconscious being lying on the beach, tangled in a mass of seaweed. The strange creature is human-like and goes by the name of Sharduk. Together, the two women will try to save Sharduk’s life, healing his wounds and hiding him in the mangrove swamp.
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.
The Un-death of Me by Alicia Su Lozeron
You set the price! Words: 68,960. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Alicia Su Lozeron's The Un-death of Me tackles subjects of alienation, self-discovery, complexities of love and marriage, quests of fulfillment and happiness, and mankind as a whole, rendering a visionary sense of humanity. It celebrates cultural differences and similarities; it embraces mankind and human endeavors, proposing balanced mindsets very much needed in today's polarized societies.
STORIE - o una soltanto, sempre la stessa - dalle ANTILLE by Gifi
You set the price! Words: 82,210. Language: Italian. Published: September 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Storie che s’accalcano e s’accavallano una sopra l’altra come ondate schiumose. Storie di antillani e non, che a fatica galleggiano in un corso d’acqua (la madre di tutti i fiumi, o è questo il mare?) di cui nessuno vede le sponde, né ricorda le sorgenti, e ancor meno ne scorge la foce. Però c’è chi giura di conoscerne ogni segreto, incluso il nome di Chi li ha buttati laggiù per provarli e render
In the Heart of Cairo by Mahi Wasfy
Price: Free! Words: 79,160. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama(3.00 from 1 review)
When anti-bias educator, Mrs. Magda, becomes the new Theory of Knowledge teacher at the American School in Cairo, she is shocked to discover the ugly truth behind the school’s prestigious reputation. Despite the challenges and hostility she faces, Mrs. Magda is committed to achieving her career goal of transforming the environment at the school and making it truly bicultural. Although the school’s
The Ivory Caribou by Caroline McCullagh
You set the price! Words: 92,080. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2016 by iCrew Digital Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Is it a love story? Or is it an adventure story? Or is it a commentary on the tragedy of war? It is all of these, and more. Caroline McCullagh weaves a thrilling and dynamic story around Anne O’Malley’s genealogical search for the story of her late husband’s father that takes her to the far North of Canada to find new relatives among the Inuit culture, to Europe behind the lines in World War I.
Surrender Aurora by W. Strawn Douglas
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.
Finding Yourself in the Town of Geniuses by Valentina Knurova
You set the price! Words: 73,610. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2016 by Total Health Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The adventure begins with an American student who has come to the Town of Geniuses, hoping to find some genius ability in her mind. She meets a fortuneteller whose cards display unusual fates of three geniuses. But it is clear that the "cards of fate" cannot predict the future. An enhanced ebook.
My Mama's Tamales by Mia Rodriguez
Price: Free! Words: 66,470. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino(4.00 from 1 review)
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.
Meek's Inheritance by Jim Harris
Price: Free! Words: 75,680. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Meek's Inheritance is about an orphan boy growing up in a small town trying to figure out the point of life. Is there a truth and does it determine how we ought to be? Belief in revealed truth and claims to knowledge from the unassisted human mind are provided by those he meets along his way. In the face of tyranny threatening to those he cares for, his own concerns fall away and he takes action,
Kempa Cambridge USA by CC LeBlanc
Price: Free! 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.
The Rainbow Horizon - A Tale of Goofy Chaos by Karen S. Cole
Price: Free! Words: 125,970. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general(5.00 from 5 reviews)
This 1980s satirical tale of the able-disabled Pacific Northwest features friendship favorably. It stars 3 Mexican Americans, one Black middle-class heroine, one Jewish Holocaust and two Vietnam War white survivors. It also hugs a conflicted gay male character. But it's about a love triangle of 22s to 45s - with a roaring drunk Montanan! Racism is lampooned, sexism is promoted...viva endlessly.
A Room in the House of the Ancestors Books One and Two by Melody Clark
Price: Free! Words: 76,820. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Computer whizkid Edward’s adopted father taught him that his biological family rejected him at birth. After Edward’s biological brother, Andrew, reaches out to befriend him, the men forge a friendship based on a shared computer system dream. When Edward arrives at the ancestral home of the family he believes abandoned him, he learns the whole story he'd been told about his history is a lie
Anderkant die eerste Ster by VDS Brink
Price: Free! Words: 53,090. Language: Afrikaans. Published: July 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Die flitsstories, minder as 800 woorde, gryp iets van die lewe en gee dit uit ‘n ander hoek. Die stories, amper een honderd, vertel verhale uit die buitenste ruimte, van liefde en geweld, kinderstories en snaakse stories. Dit laat ons lag, maar ook wonder.
Keeping Secrets (The Essien Trilogy, #1) by Kiru Taye
Series: The Essien Series, Book 1. Price: Free! 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.