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Vichyssoise
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,540. Language: British English. Published: April 29, 2016 by Crooked Cat Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish, Fiction » Literature » War
1942 Karin Schmidt, a former German citizen working for the British government, has disappeared during a spying mission in south-west France. Reporter David Klein is tasked with her search, which he gladly undertakes, despite the risks. In 1939, Karin had helped a Jewish family escape from Germany – and rescued him from Kletschkau prison. He owes her his life. But will he be in time to save her?
Blood Diamonds
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,370. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2015 by Olo Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
A story of three women, linked by blood and diamonds. The first, a Ph.D. who loves her research more than any living thing. The second, a Montreal woman who knows her bulging, aching abdomen must conceal a terrible secret. The third, resident doctor Hope Sze, who struggles to save her patient and stumbles across a crime.
The Orthodoxy of Arrogance
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,610. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2015 by Michael P Amram. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
This is a story of the triumph of the human spirit. It follows a larger-than-life Jew from the perils of Nazi Germany to America. The Orthodoxy of Arrogance looks at the human condition, the strength and weaknesses of the human spirit.
Getting Rid of Mama
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,560. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
What happens when a Jewish mother from Brooklyn moves in with her lesbian daughter and partner in small town, Delaware? Of course, Mother never acknowledges their relationship and the partner decides either she or the mother has got to go. What does a good daughter do? Maybe her and her mother's shared love of film, and especially Bette Davis, will help them save the day. A short story.
Ready Reference Treatise: Sarah’s Key
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,870. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
In the first plot there is a girl named Sarah Starzynski. She is a ten-year old Jewish girl. She is born in Paris. During the Vel’ Hiv Roundup, she and her parents are arrested.
The Wedding of Anna F.
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,570. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish, Fiction » Literature » Literary
In this novella by the acclaimed author of The Medusa Tree and The Deadwood Beetle, an elderly Jewish woman tells an Arabic student who has come to interview her for a research project an incredible tale: that she is Anne Frank, the author of The Diary of a Young Girl and the most famous victim of Hitler's Germany. As the interview progresses, tensions grow between the pair...
Last Métro to Bleecker Street
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,260. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2015 by Fideli Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
A gripping, lyrical, spiritual, erotic and despairing journey, Last Métro to Bleeker Street plunges the reader into the streets cafes, souls, poetry, folk music, sexual hunger and despair of Paris and New York’s Greenwich Village of the 1960s.
Wapasha and The Rabbi
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,160. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2015 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
This contemporary story, Wapasha and the Rabbi, mirrors the lives of a small group, while reflecting on the universal power of the past to influence human lives. This is poignantly revealed not only in the stories told by the two protagonists, but also in the stories told by some of the young people, who share their lives with Rabbi Itsak Cohen on an isolated farm in the back country of Texas.
The Shaman and The Jew
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,990. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2015 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
The enduring struggle for ethnic, cultural, national, and individual survival characterizes human history.These are powerful forces that drive events, underline deep psychological motivations, and when challenged, are uncompromising.
Ready Reference Treatise: The Devil's Arithmetic
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,940. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
Hannah finds herself in a death camp that is thought to be Auschwitz. She begins to live the life of a girl named Chaya in the concentration camp. At this point, she realizes how important it is to know about the past.
Christmas for Joshua
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,990. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
Life couldn't be better for Rusty Dinwall--a heart surgeon, amateur pianist, and volunteer synagogue president. But when his daughter's wedding takes an unexpected turn, life spins out of control, shattering everything he believes in. A dramatic story with memorable characters, Christmas for Joshua tackles the conflicts inherent to interfaith marriage, modern parenting, and religious conflicts.
Lighting the Flames
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,410. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
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Genevieve & Jeremy have been summertime best friends at Camp Meira, a Jewish overnight camp in the mountains. Then, last year, Jeremy left camp early. Gen left the country on a graduate fellowship. Now, a little over a year since they were last at Meira, Gen and Jeremy are together to run a special Winter Camp during Hanukkah. Will their friendship be rekindled, or will it become something more?
Literature Companion: My Name is Asher Lev
Series: A Quick Guide · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,810. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
The novel is set in a Hasidic Jewish Community in the 1950s, in Brooklyn, New York. The protagonist lives in that community but he also studies art outside in New York, Massachusetts, and Europe. As the story progresses he grows into an artist and a good Jew.
Adrián - El Ángel de Jehová
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,270. Language: Spanish. Published: August 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Travel, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
Novela de ficción. Adrián es un viajero del tiempo al servicio de Jehová y vino a la tierra a dirigir el exodo y a organizar el ejército que tendrá que hacerle frente a Jahvé, el ángel oscuro.
The Life and Death of Abraham Massry and Other Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,770. Language: American English. Published: June 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A collection of stories based on author Joseph Sutton's Syrian Jewish background. The title story is about a Jewish immigrant from Syria who wants his American-born son Jake to follow the business and marriage path taken by him and his ancestors, except 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.
Neither Here Nor There
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?
Salesmanship: Three Stories
Price: Free! Words: 10,170. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Wondering what it takes to get into heaven these days? B. Glen Rotchin takes us on one human’s whimsical encounter with his maker. In another story a cynical aging textile salesman's attempt to humor a Lubavitch boy unexpectedly brings him closer to personal truth. In the last story a fateful basketball game brings together two Jewish boys from opposite sides of a cultural divide.
La vera storia di Moshe e Ahmed (Quando un'amicizia è più forte di ogni guerra)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,420. Language: Italian. Published: March 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / Middle East, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
AVVENTURA. Dai 9 anni in su. Moshe è un cavallo che cerca un miraggio. Cerca quello che suo padre gli ha detto essere la sua terra. Scopre che quella terra è già occupata, ma un posticino lo trova, spettatore di un conflitto che travolge la sua famiglia e quella del suo amico Ahmed. La storia di Moshe e Ahmed simboleggia il conflitto attuale Arabo-Israeliano.
A Marginal Man
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,380. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2014 by MQuills Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Kramer and his wife Claire learn that their son has broken into a synagogue to steal Torah ornaments from the holy ark. Kramer meets with the rabbi, Herschel Himmelshine, to arrange for the return of the ornaments. The rabbi was a schoolmate and friend of Kramers when they were both rabbinical students and Kramer pleads with Himmelshine not to contact the police.
Finding a Soul Mate
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,770. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
What is life without a soul mate? As Meyer tells us, “… no one’s life is just a single strand of thread. On the contrary, each of our lives is a tapestry, woven intricately with the lives of those with whom we cross paths and with whom we share history and destiny. In these pages you will find the strands that make up my tapestry, my history, my life—and the journey that led me to my soul mate.”

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