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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.
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.
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?
Querelle De Métiers
Series: Histoires lyonnaises, Book 28 · Histoires insolites et vraies, Book 28. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,180. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Une histoire vraie racontée par Patrick Huet. L'atmosphère était douce en ce printemps 1731. Si douce, que nul ne sut comment le drame survint. Quoi qu'il en soit, la rivalité entre un garçon boucher et un apprenti tailleur s'amplifia jusqu'à une bagarre générale et à la survivance d'une rancune tenace, propre à déchaîner les pires des actions.
Au Bouchon Fleuri
Series: Histoires insolites et vraies, Book 24 · Histoires lyonnaises, Book 24. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,940. Language: French. Published: July 31, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Une histoire vraie racontée par Patrick Huet. 1 ° janvier 1790, alors que des événements de la plus haute importance secouent Paris, Rocador, un des hommes les plus riches et les plus avares de Lyon se décide brusquement à profiter... « des commodités de l'existence ! » Toutefois, en fin rapace, il met sur pied une astucieuse entreprise pour récupérer ses pièces adorées.
La Fin Par Tous Les Moyens
Series: Histoires lyonnaises, Book 26 · Histoires insolites et vraies, Book 26. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,740. Language: French. Published: July 31, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Février 1782. Une rivalité hargneuse opposait un architecte aux Comtes de Lyon pour remporter le projet de construction d'un Pont sur la Saône. Le projet de l'architecte a été jugé le meilleur. Une offense pour les comtes de Lyon. Leur représentant, Monsieur de Cordon usera de toutes les ressources de son esprit tortueux pour remporter le marché... ainsi que les substantiels droits de péage.
Le Réverbère
Series: Histoires lyonnaises, Book 31. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,240. Language: French. Published: July 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Si vous étiez un réverbère, quelles seraient vos impressions sur le monde environnant, sur la rue où vous siégez et sur les passants ? Patrick Huet s'est glissé dans la peau d'un réverbère, et vous partage ses sensations tout en vous dévoilant les traits de personnalité du Lyon dès autrefois. Une plongée brève, mais aigüe et si éclairante de ce qui fut le coeur de Lyon voici peu de temps encore.
Une Sentence Diligente
Series: Histoires insolites et vraies, Book 22 · Histoires lyonnaises, Book 22. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,200. Language: French. Published: July 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
À l'approche du 8 décembre 1873, jour de la traditionnelle fête des Lumières, à Lyon, l'impatience gagne l'ensemble des citoyens. Tous... hormis ces deux hommes qui marchent bien lentement en dépit de la bise glacée. Tous, hormis ce jeune adolescent qui lorgne les étalages des magasins.
Le Lac Des Brotteaux
Series: Histoires insolites et vraies, Book 17 · Histoires lyonnaises, Book 17. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,840. Language: French. Published: July 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Histoire vraie. Lyon 1812, un lac se forme soudainement en plein milieu d'une terre à blé, dans le quartier des Brotteaux. Toute la jeunesse de la ville y court bientôt, et les guinguettes y fleurissent. Dès lors, chaque dimanche c'était la Vogue au Lac avec jeux, musiques... Jusqu'au moment où de hautes consciences décidèrent de combler ce lac avant d'en creuser un autre à... cinq minutes de là.
Girls
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,230. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Coming of age
“GIRLS” explores the complexities of being a girl in the 1950's

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