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The Secret Life of Bees | Summary by Summary Station
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,850. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
In The Secret Life of Bees, the narrator’s voice is quite convincing as a 14-year-old girl. Sue Monk Kidd uses a straightforward style, adding small remnants of magical realism to incorporate the bees, as well as the strange string of events that brings Lily and Rosaleen to the Boatwright house. Using historical markers—like the Civil Rights Act
You Have A Message From Arabia by iyoon Lorenz
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,570. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
This is a short, easy to read novel that would likely appeal to a young crowd, especially those who dream of going to a foreign land and sharing their life with someone special.
Literature Help: Fathers and Sons by Students' Academy
Series: A Quick Guide · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,310. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2016 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Most conservative Russians criticized the novel when it was first published, thinking that the author had glorified nihilism through the character of Bazarov.
The Un-death of Me by Alicia Lozeron
Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 68,320. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Alicia Su Lozeron's The Un-death of Me tackles subjects of alienation, self-discovery, complexities of love and marriage, quests of fulfillment and happiness, and mankind as a whole, rendering a visionary sense of humanity. It celebrates cultural differences and similarities; it embraces mankind and human endeavors, proposing balanced mindsets very much needed in today's polarized societies.
Ngeso Lokhozi by Masuku Artwell
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,370. Language: Zulu. Published: October 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » African Poetry, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A new voice in Ndebele poertry.Ngeso lokhozi (Eagle’s eye view) is a collection of poems, touching on a variety of subjects including love, life, culture, death, pain, anger, depression, love, friendship and faith. Intended to inspire, motivate and give you a sense of purpose, this is a thought provoking work that will set you thinking.....
Folktales of Bhutan by Kunzang Choden
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 55,020. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2016 by Proglen. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
From the author of Bhutanese Tales of the Yeti another dip into the library of the storytellers from the Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan. Folktales of Bhutan is a collection of thirty-eight folktales and legends and is a first attempt by a Bhutanese to record in English the oral tradition of this kingdom in the eastern Himalayas.
One Thousand and One Nights by alla elfandi
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 12,320. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Framework story main tales «One Thousand and One Nights» tells the story of King named Shahriar, where it began when King discovered that his brother's wife was unfaithful was shocked that matter, which has increased the discovery of betrayal of his wife to him, too, it was intolerable for him, so he decided to written off, he saw that all women Mkhtiat. King Shahryar married virgins per day whe
STORIE - o una soltanto, sempre la stessa - dalle ANTILLE by Gifi
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
The Wind by Jayden Pettit
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 3,200. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
For years a nightly windstorm has terrorized a people. Its legend kept alive by the stories of the men who had been caught in it. When a young outcast finds himself locked outside in the dark, he faces the wind by himself. He has a rather fantastic story to tell in the morning. Has he gone made or has he unlocked a secret?
Knjiga njenega jezika 1 by Sandra Pavlic
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.
Born of the Sea by DP Curran
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,910. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2016 by Fountain Blue Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Amidst the beautiful Portuguese backdrop of a green sea and cliffs rising to the heavens, Gabriel Villante Santos fulfills his destiny. From the youngest of age, Gabriel learns the way of the sea, murder, betrayal, loyalty, and the love of one woman. Smugglers, privateers, the most cunning of black marketers, con men, and what the ultimate role in his Family will be.
The Boy Who Wanted Wings by James Conroyd Martin
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 119,450. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A gripping, transporting story." ~Kirkus Reviews Aleksy, a Tatar raised by a Polish peasant family, nurtures dreams of becoming a Polish winged hussar and of pursuing the Countess Krystyna, both impossible quests. One day he must choose which dream to pursue.
Two Doors by Cameron Gallant
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 by Ulf Wolf
Price: Free! Words: 7,030. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
Surface and Shadow by Sally Whitney
Price: $4.97 USD. Words: 92,740. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2016 by Pen-L Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
What are you willing to risk to break free? Smothered by her husband's expectations and the rigid gender roles of the 1970s, Lydia Colton sees a chance to rediscover and unfetter herself—if only she can find out the truth about a wealthy man's suspicious death. Will revealing the truth save or destroy her?
Arcón de Arcanos by José Ramírez, Sr
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 42,560. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Acopio de verdades y ficciones, en las que los protagonistas son personajes míticos o de "carne y hueso", llevadas a la realidad por la hábil pluma del cronista regional Juan Ramírez Cisneros.
There Are No Kings In Basque Country by Niccolo Caldararo
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 2,400. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A future world arrives at a meridian of technology and nature. A contest arises between the crushing mantra of social media enveloped in a new religion and all humankind. The "song" of the humming superorganism crashes against the fragments of indigenous humanity and is itself challenged. A "deaf" native world finds the planet healing in the ruins.
Five Lives - One Day in Bahrain by Rohini Sunderam
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,520. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2016 by Ex-L-Ence Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general(5.00 from 1 review)
Five Lives - One day in Bahrain'Five Lives - A housemaid from Sri Lanka; a municipal garbage truck driver from India; a Filipina hairdresser and beauty salon manager; a British banker, and a young Bahraini man. Who connects with whom? Discover unsung heroes. This is an uplifting story that celebrates ordinary people in extraordinary ways.
Soft Landings - Short Stories from Italy with Love by Barbara Snow
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 55,330. Language: American English. Published: August 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Soft Landings is a collection of seven short stories about American tourists who travel to Italy after experiencing a trauma in their lives. Their expectations are as varied as their backgrounds. They come searching for art, beauty, good food, and leather jackets. What they find is a connection each of them will make with Italian people. Ordinary people who extend extraordinary kindness.
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