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Cultural interest, general | Hispanic & Latino | Asian American | Jewish
The Fine Print And Other Yarns by Dinesh Verma
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,950. Language: British English. Published: December 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general(5.00 from 1 review)
“Parisian adventures: Stories that skirt around the bothersome issues of crossing cultures.” (Literary Review, The Hindu) “A smorgasbord of unforgettable characters.” (India Today) “A kaleidoscope, each turn of which presents an eminently interesting and unforgettable character.” (The Sunday Tribune) “The stories provide a keen insight into the mind of an average Indian abroad" (Asian Age)
Neither Here Nor There by Miriam Drori
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,580. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2014 by Crooked Cat Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Esty's life was laid out for her from birth. She would marry one of a handful of young men suggested to her and settle down to raise a large family in a tiny space within the closed community of her parents, near to and yet far from the modern world. But Esty has decided to risk all by escaping while she still can. Will she make it to the other side?
Nectar by Laura Susan Johnson
Series: The House on Glass Beach, 4.1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,670. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2017 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Nectar tells of the atrocities of the Armenian genocide through the story of one young woman’s lifetime—the family she lost, the love she found, and her determination to survive.
The Independent Girl by Sneha K
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 147,360. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome(5.00 from 2 reviews)
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)
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.
The Mida by Kimberly Sigafus & Lyle Ernst
Series: The Mida. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 86,460. Language: American English. Published: May 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The Mida is a mystically-powerful, time-traveling carnival, a place for its people to hide from the world until they have to face the reality of their pasts. The first book in an eight book series, finds Mesa back in 1952 Farmingdale, IA. There she must deal with a murder, her now-grown son who thought she was dead, and Jiibay, a dark Ojibwa spirit set on taking over the carnival.
Goin' Down To Anglotown by William F. Wu
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,100. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2017 by Boruma Publishing, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
In this alternate world, a parody of old stories and movies about Chinatown, three recent college graduates of Chinese and Japanese descent celebrate graduation with a dinner in Anglotown. Pals Ken, Andy, and Garth joke and harass each other at dinner, but Ken’s curiosity grows. Cindy Smith, hostess, offers to take him into the back where he can see the secrets of Anglotown.
Ecos de mi clan by Rocio Vargas Herrera
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 115,710. Language: Spanish. Published: December 24, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
Echoes of my Clan logra esclarecer muchas dudas sobre los sentimientos y manera de pensar de los gitanos. Nos lleva de la mano a través de las vivencias y sufrimientos del personaje principal; primero como una niña que debe ambientarse en el mundo de los blancos o gachos, y como mujer adulta durante los terroríficos tiempos de la Segunda Guerra Mundia.
Shaketown: The Madam's Daughter by Joanne Orion Miller
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 109,620. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
Sex is never discussed in the polite drawing rooms of San Francisco society, though there's plenty to be had, from the dank cribs of Chinatown to the glittering sporting houses of the beau monde. Based on real characters from San Francisco's history, this is the story of outsiders who rise to command an underworld empire, forge a family of misfits, and discover true friendship, loyalty, and love.
Davi Leiko Till Midnight by William F. Wu
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,950. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2017 by Boruma Publishing, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
Mac Tom, who creates artificial humans, searches on a chaotic Free Night for the woman he created to be the love of his life. On Free Nights, however, all artificials become independent. Free Nights had been granted to prevent the creation of willing slaves and drones. Mac has until midnight to find Davi Leiko in a crowded party atmosphere and to persuade her to stay with him.
The Mida Book Three, Destiny of Darkness and Light by Kimberly Sigafus
Series: The Mida. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,090. Language: American English. Published: August 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The time traveling carnival has arrived in 1965 Prairie Bluff, Wisconsin. Now that Sarah is back, she wants to stay. The problem is she is married to Frank, the carnival’s creature whisperer and he can’t stay behind with her. She also discovers her family tree has a complicated branch. Her decision to stand in the darkness or the light will affect not only her, but the safety of the carnival.
Last Winter's Snow by Hans M Hirschi
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,890. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2017 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Last Winter's Snow portrays recent LGBT history from a Swedish perspective, from the days when being gay was considered a 'mental disorder' to today's modern anti-discrimination legislation and the move toward equality. It's also the story of one couple and the ups and downs of everyday life, as they navigate society's changing rules and attitudes toward them and their relationship.
Alberta by Marcus McGee
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 129,310. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2017 by Pegasus Books. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Meet Alberta, a seventeen-year-old chimp with a brain resembling Einstein’s brain in form and function. With an affinity for abstract math and an IQ of 131, she is arguably smarter than most humans. Alberta wants rights and protections—to become the first breathing nonhuman person recognized by American law.
Short Character Study: Malaika by Tiffany Fulton
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,390. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Urban, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A short peek into Malaika's general interests. This is a sample blueprint of how Tiffany explores character motivation for her stories. Use this an inspiration for your next character!