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Budhi Kaki Kehti Hai (Hindi ebook)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,370. Language: Hindi. Published: January 21, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
एक वृद्धा जो अवगत करा रही है जीवन के अनगिनत पहलुओं को. उसकी बुढ़ापे की समझ और विचारों से दुनिया को देखने का हमारा नजारा बदल रहा है. वह हमसे अपना अनुभव बांट रही है. बूढ़ी काकी ने रंगों में जीवन को बहते पाया है.
Book 35 - Streets Paved with Gold
Series: Streets Paved with Gold. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,820. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: January 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Rhino horns are highly sought after commodities, particularly for traditional medicines in the Far East. From the late eighties, the slaughter of these gentle giants has increased exponentially. It is a multi-faceted problem involving legal hunting, poachers and criminal syndicates. And, as the game ranger in this story discovers, it is aided and abetted by corrupt officials.
Where Lands Meet
You set the price! Words: 36,580. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Where Lands Meet... ...Love blooms... Nchefu and Scott lived in the same house but their worlds couldn't be more different from each others. Scott was the master's son and heir, Nchefu was a kitchen maid. The odds of their ever meeting long enough to fall for each other were very long but they did and they both fell. But love is not always right or convenient. Sometimes, it's best left alone.
Yemeni American Stories حكايات يمنية أمريكية
You set the price! Words: 20,120. Language: Arabic. Published: January 17, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A collection of short stories that depict Yemeni-American lives. The stories are in Arabic and reflect the day-to-day struggles of male and female members of the community and their various challenges. مجموعة قصصية تحوي حكايات شخصية بأسماء تؤكد على واقعيتها يرسم فيها الكاتب أحياناً صوراً لحياة أبطال هذه الحكايات.
Year of the Boar: Tica
Series: Changeling Sisters Novellas. Price: Free! Words: 44,280. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
A young girl suffering from a mysterious illness teams up with a vampyre prince to stop an ancient evil invading the tropical shores of Hawai'i, and in turn, learns the truth about her heritage.
The Place You Call Home
Price: Free! Words: 2,830. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Sometimes the place you call home, is the one place where you are not welcome. When Maria, asks about her home and her people, it comes off as a child simply being curious, but to the one who hears this, it is more like wandering in the dark.
Book 34 - Streets Paved with Gold
Series: Streets Paved with Gold. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,870. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: December 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Sometimes adopted children wish to meet their biological parents. This can be arranged. But, what about a baby that was stolen at birth? Suppose that the abductors are tracked down several years later and the child re-united with its biological parents. Is this really in the child’s best interests? The child would have bonded with its “adoptive” parents while its biological parents are strangers.
Book 33 - Streets Paved with Gold
Series: Streets Paved with Gold. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,420. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: December 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Bongani has made it. Starting from nothing, he is now fabulously wealthy. And to celebrate his success, he has built himself a mansion and married three wives. Thereby hangs a tale of relatives and high blood pressure every Christmas Day when it is open house at Bongani’s mansion. The second story is the dramatization of a true incident in the life of a navigator on a bomber during WW 2.
Book 32 - Streets Paved with Gold
Series: Streets Paved with Gold. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,350. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: December 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
In the first story, a schoolgirl has a dream of becoming a singer, a dream opposed by her mother who wants her daughter to take up a “useful” profession. However, the real reason for her opposition is a family secret. The trouble with secrets is that they often have a way of coming out into the open. The second story is loosely based on traditional Xhosa folklore.
Appalachian Trail Myths: The Ugalu & Pamola
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,980. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2016 by Timothy Bond. Categories: Fiction » Fairy tales, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
This book contains two short stories, inspired by my experiences thru-hiking the Appalachian Trail from Georgia to Maine. The Ugalu, a Cherokee Nation spirit-beast and Pamola, the Penobscot Nation demon-beast who inhabits the summit of Mount Katahdin. These are taken from Take a Hike! A long walk on the Appalachian Trail.
The State Of Wyoming: Episode 1 -- LARAMIE
Price: Free! Words: 4,110. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A book for people who like TV. Thirteen 'episodes' of political situation comedy, starring Elliot Vance, handsome millennial slacker and great-nephew of the former Secretary of State. Each episode takes 20-30 minutes to read. This one is Episode 1.
Book 31 - Streets Paved with Gold
Series: Streets Paved with Gold. Price: Free! Words: 10,390. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: November 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
In the first story, a lawyer defends a peasant woman accused of murdering her baby. Communication between lawyer and client is made difficult by language and cultural issues so that the lawyer eventually resorts to doing an investigation of her own. The second story is about a strike on the mines. The police surround the strikers and a witch doctor gives them medicine to make them invulnerable.
Een brandend dek
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.
Northumberland - Time and Place
Price: Free! Words: 39,730. Language: British English. Published: October 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
An anthology of writing celebrating the 10th anniversary of Hexham Book Festival
STORIE - o una soltanto, sempre la stessa - dalle ANTILLE
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
Knjiga njenega jezika 1
Price: Free! Words: 9,340. Language: Slovenian. Published: September 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Hašija, mladega aboriginija iz Nove Zelandije, pošljejo na lov na južni otok. Tam ujame veliko živali, srno pa mu spelje mlada belka. To belko Haši sreča še večkrat in se vanjo tudi zaljubi. Ljubezen in raodvednost do nje je tako močna, da mu Jessica pošlje knjige iz katerih se on in njegov brat učita angleško. Kulturna razlika med njima pa je premočna, da bi se lahko ustalila na Novi Zelandiji.
Two Doors
Price: Free! Words: 2,490. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
An ancient tribe journeys to fulfill a prophecy, uncertain whether or not they should believe the advice of a strange, mysterious child.
Certainties
Price: Free! Words: 7,030. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
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Every day is a sunbaked fight for survival of the fittest, or the fastest. The air is oppressively hot, the sun relentless. The river’s water is too contaminated to drink; it will kill you if you do. But what if the river is the only water you can find? He is a thief and a survivor. He will find a way. This he knows: He must find a way.
Belly Dancer & The US Marine
Price: Free! Words: 6,050. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: August 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The basic desires and primal instincts of a man can lead him to find love and humanity in the most unusual of places. And more than anything else than those caught in the throes of war, Chris and Farah are one such couple whose love transcends nationality, race, language and culture. But soon they find their very own ‘culture and religion’ coming in the way of their love life. What lies ahead?
Night Watchers
Price: Free! Words: 43,100. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Night Watchers is set on an undisclosed island where the local inhabitants live an idyllic life rich in history and traditions. Over time their paradise has been discovered as a tourist destination. Thee tone of the novel is like a dream or fable with characters appearing and merging into the background.

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