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Making the Cut
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,380. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2014 by Local Hero Press, LLC. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
Making the Cut is a Young Adult/New Adult novel about two girls, Midori and Nicole, competing in a televised cooking competition. They become friends despite their cultural differences, and will be competing against six other teens. With a $10,000 prize and scholarship to a prestigious New York culinary school at stake, can their friendship survive the challenge?
Literature Help: In the Time of the Butterflies
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,450. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
The main story is about the lives of the Mirabal sister, but along with their stories a fictionalized account of the revolutionary activity is also present in the book. Besides the Mirabal sisters, the story also tells about their families and compatriots in the Dominican Republic during the Trujillo regime.
The Temple Is Not My Father
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,950. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Drama » Asian
Ensnared by a tradition hundreds of years old, a woman fights for her daughter’s happiness. A short tale of 40 pages. Set in India.
Muslim Girl
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 45,030. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Religion
Inaya was only nine when her mother converted to Islam and moved the family to Saudi Arabia. Now, at sixteen years old, Inaya returns to America and decides to remove her Muslim clothes and hide her religion at school… And she hopes to get the attention of a boy she likes. But she has no idea how to hide this double life from her mother—and from everyone who admires her strong faith.
Literature Help: Flight
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Series: A Quick Guide, Book 73 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 253. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,150. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
“Flight” is written from the perspective of a first person. It has conversational tone. The inclusion of humor and abrupt confrontation makes the story more interesting and meaningful. Taking its momentum from the historical events, the story moves from present to past and then back to present, exploring the relations between Native Americans and European Americans.
Yo Le Voy A Messi, Vamos Argentina
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,480. Language: Spanish. Published: July 6, 2014 by virginia blizzard. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Sports & Recreation / Soccer
Un niño pequeño supera su frustración tras un cambio de planes a última hora y en lugar de ir a celebrar la victoria de la Selección Agentina de Fútbol, se mete el mismo a la cancha que tiene a mano, y pone en práctica aquello que hizo que Messi fuera su favorito: un ejemplo del amor y la pasión con que los hinchas siguen el desarrollo de la Copa del Mundo FIFA, compartiendo todo en familia.
Anderkant die eerste Ster
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Price: Free! Words: 23,430. Language: Afrikaans. Published: July 6, 2014. Category: 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 stores, 48 daarvan vertel verhale uit die buitenste ruimte, van liefde en geweld, kinderstories en snaakse stories. Dit laat ons lag, maar ook huil en wonder.
Uncle Toms Cabin
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 180,660. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
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.
Hacking the President
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 57,440. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Drama » Asian
War with China is initiated by the U.S. President - once a Chinese orphan - now in the year 2044 under control of Chinese military scientists. Will she fire U.S. mega-drones on her own people? If so, which people?
Stranger Than Fiction 4
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Series: Stranger Than Fiction, Book 4. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,920. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
People say the strangest things! In my career as a freelance writer, I’ve come across many people and some of the things they say are downright offensive. But many are hilarious, touching and stay with me for a long while. ‘Stranger Than Fiction 4’ is a collection of three fictionalised accounts of some of my encounters.
Shooter
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Price: Free! Words: 3,310. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
In this story, the ancient, irrational, yet still compelling rite by which a community atones for its sins by punishing a scapegoat, continues to be invoked in the most off-handed, and even innocent ways. From a goat banished to a wilderness to Christ crucified on a cross, the same cruel process continues to be a sinister, almost invisible, and yet very much accepted part of civilized life.
Asylum
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,070. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
What happens when an Aussie seeks Asylum in a Muslim home - in Australia?
The Whore
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Series: Laraba Thomas. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 108,030. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: June 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
Kengua is a transsexual journalist and Laraba is his female colleague, who refuses to be evaded by him. They live out their race for a culled national prestige and their chase for emotional comfort in the intrigues of a demanding society and the diverse people traversing it. Their demand for objectivity is swallowed up in their parochial subjective nature as unconventional controversial persons
Fever: The coldness of fever (Book V)
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Series: Fever. Price: Free! Words: 62,770. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: June 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Fever is an exposition of a heady but not inscrutable abstract tale conceived on the likeness of bodily symptoms to a dysfunctional family, coexisting like the nation it is indigenous to, resembles and lives within. Its nature points seemingly to a fictional story it likens in every aspect and symbolizes with such inane clarity. This is the historical tale of the Nigerian nationhood and its people
Mudbug Tales: A Novel In Flashes, wit' recipes
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,570. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Mudbug Tales is a series of related vignettes that tell of folks living in Acadiana, the Louisiana Bayou country. The book includes recipes, some of which are Cajun and some of which are not. The Mudbug Tales pay homage to the Cajun people. If I fail to depict reality it's because that is not my aim. What I'm trying for is an enjoyable read. So, I hope you, my readers, enjoy the book. Have fun.
"SIX TORIES OF A CUBAN-AMERICAN"
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 7,340. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
Adventures awaits you beyond the lines o this short stories, what will happened? is up to you to travel down the path of discovery and decide whether this imaginary trip is worth trying.
Palawan Story
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 70,580. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Under the cover of darkness, Kim, a young girl, is put by her mother on a crowded fishing boat to escape Vietnam. The derelict boat drifts for two weeks on the South China Sea before reaching Palawan, a refugee camp in the Philippines. There, an American immigration officer mistakes Kim for a sponsored orphan with the same name and sends her to America.
L'île aux mouettes
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Series: Normandie légendaire - histoires courtes, Book 33. Price: $1.80 USD. Words: 5,190. Language: French. Published: June 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
L'intensité de la vie professionnelle et la déshumanisation du cadre de vie dans les grandes agglomérations conduisent assez souvent certaines personnes à "péter les plombs". L'histoire de Thomas, brillant ingénieur, est ici caractéristique du "mal vivre" et de l'effondrement des relations sociales engendrés par la concentration urbaine.
God Made Chutneys!
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Price: Free! Words: 11,730. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
GOD MADE CHUTNEYS is a collection of four short stories that reveal the richness and complexity of life in India. Like chutneys, these stories are sweet, sour, pungent and bitter in their flavors! These stories will make you, cry and laugh. Devour them at one sitting the way you would devour an Indian thali filled with chutneys. Enjoy!
The Life and Death of Abraham Massry and Other Stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,830. Language: American English. Published: June 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
These 11 stories deal with author Joseph Sutton's Syrian Jewish background. The title story is about a Jewish immigrant from Syria who wants his American-born sons to follow the business and marriage path taken by him and his ancestors, except his son Jake shows the true calling of America by blazing his own trail. Come and enjoy Jake Massry's Syrian Jewish experiences from boyhood to manhood.