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Summer on a Mountain of Spices
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 98,330. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2017 by ReAnimus Press. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Life at a Catskill hotel in the last days of WWII and the first minutes of the atomic age.
King Solomon and Ashmedai: A Wisdom Tale
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,980. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fairy tales, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
Drawing on the extensive medieval Jewish folklore surrounding the famed Biblical king of Israel, King Solomon and Ashmedai: A Wisdom Tale traces the fall of King Solomon as the demon king Ashmedai slowly tempts him away from the path of righteousness into tyranny and the spread of idolatry. But in the end Solomon, wiser and chastened, reclaims his throne and achieves true wisdom.
Waker
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,890. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
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The Kiddush Ladies
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,510. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2016 by Black Opal Books. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
Life-long Jewish friends Naomi, Miriam, and Becky are approaching middle-age gracefully and are content—despite a few hot flashes and mood swings—until life tosses each woman a crisis, and a dusty discovery delivers a potentially lethal blow to their friendship. While two of the women fight to save the relationship, one desires nothing more than its demise...
Orphan Train
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,790. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
World War II has ravished aspiring artist Christina Nava's world. It threatens to take everything...her family, her one true love, her dreams and even her life. Follow her on her quest for love, hope and freedom. Follow her from her small Polish village to the ghettos to Ravensbruck Concentration Camp where she destined to endure the obsession of the Commandant, Klaus Schuster.
Repentance: A Tale of Demons in Old Jewish Poland
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,090. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish, Fiction » Fairy tales
Repentance is the tale of Dovid, an impoverished orphan in 17th century Poland who ekes out a living reciting psalms for the sick and dead. One day a mysterious stranger enters his life and transforms Dovid into a wealthy merchant with a son who is a Talmudic prodigy. But there is a price for Dovid’s good fortune, and the stranger may not be as kind as he seems.
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
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?
Ancestral Notes: A Family Dream Journal
Series: Biography & Memoir. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,100. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2016 by Amador Publishers, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
Dream journal entries, poems, essays, short stories, and a drama based on the author's investigations into her family history and cultural identity. She explores the themes of Jewish spirituality, shtetl life in Europe, immigration to the USA, and men's and women's traditional roles. Repeated references to spirits suggest that this inquiry is not only guided but demanded by ancestral souls.
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 Guides: 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 Guides: 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 Guides: 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.

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