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Tul Tul’s Train: a short story from Desi Drive
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,130. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Tul Tul has arrived in NYC from Bangladesh. Other than her new husband, who literally leaves her on the curb, she knows no one ... this is the story of her journey.
Mopane Tree Lane: a novel of Zimbabwe
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 49,900. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Mopane Tree Lane is a compilation of stories about friends and neighbors who live on Mopane Tree Lane, Belvedere, Harare, Zimbabwe. All the characters are completely fictitious, but what they do have in common with the real Zimbabweans, is warmth, big-heartedness, and love for the Zimbabwean soil; traits shared and passed on to family, friends, neighbors and strangers.
Desi Drive: short, interlinked stories
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 49,950. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Desi Drive is a compilation of short stories based in Jackson Heights, NYC. The stories are interlinked; much like the lives of friends and neighbors. Many of these have been published as standalones. This book includes these, and also additional ones that tie into the various story lines of the people who live on Desi Drive, Jackson Heights, Queens, New York. All the characters are completel
13 Hours To Baghdad
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,130. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Failing to secure his last attempt at finding an income for his business through the president, Simon is arrested for fraud and corruption. Much to the countries dismay Chris Nkandla frees the man who has robbed everyone of their financial constraints…for the president freeing the countries most impulsive con man isn’t a decision he has to make … it was a choice.
Ready Reference Treatise: Touching Spirit Bear
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Guides: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,780. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Although it is a work of fiction, the author has done a lot of research and presented the setting and topic in such a manner that certain realities become obvious in the narrative.
Road: Jeb's Story
Price: $2.75 USD. Words: 4,380. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
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Discover Jeb's life as only he can say it. Jeb will take us to places we may never have thought of. Can Jeb's story shed some light into our own life's in some simplex way. Can we control our own path after we have left the living world or will someone else decide our fate.
Pink is for Disappointment
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 101,300. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity / Mennonite, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
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A young man on a journey, many times ironically humorous, physically and psychologically challenging, attempting to escape a family suffering a poverty mentality condoned and supported by religion.
Four short stories to use in the ELT classroom
Price: Free! Words: 5,810. Language: British English. Published: October 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
These four short stories were written by Jane Godwin Coury, a British ELT writer, who has lived in Brazil for more than 20 years. The stories were inspired by everyday life she has experienced both in Brazil and the UK. The book caters for students of English around the world, who would like to improve their vocabulary by reading and discussing the content with other students.
Somayyeh
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 67,740. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2015 by David Morisset. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
'Somayyeh' was co-written by Mariam Shirazi and David Morisset. It is the story of an Iranian woman's quest for love, freedom and happiness. Her battle against religion-based doctrines of male superiority and an uncompromisingly misogynistic culture not only inspires but it also provides precious insights into the position of women and the impact of Sharia law in today's Iran.
Learn German with Stories: Plötzlich in Palermo – 10 Short Stories for Beginners
Series: Dino lernt Deutsch, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,260. Language: German. Published: October 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » German, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
In this follow-up to “Ahoi aus Hamburg”, Dino travels back home to his place of birth, Palermo – coastal city and capital of Sicily – to join the wedding party of his big brother Alfredo. Discover the culture and cuisine of northern Sicily, learn about sights and sounds of Palermo and improve your German effortlessly along the way.
Somos Amigos Coloridos
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 250. Language: Spanish. Published: October 13, 2015 by Dance In The Rain Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Concepts / Colors, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Somos amigos coloridos--pez amarillo, mariposa violeta, flamenco rojo, etc.
Nous sommes des amis vifs
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 170. Language: French. Published: October 13, 2015 by Dance In The Rain Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Concepts / Colors, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Nous sommes des amis vifs est une histoire simple qui examine la diversité culturelle. Même si les animaux sont des couleurs différentes qui aiment des activités différentes, ils se rendent compte qu'ills peuvent être amis.
Burning Down Rome
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 145,050. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
While the world cheered for him, so loud he couldn't hear his own heart beating, behind the scenes Kid was poised between the band's overwhelming success and his feelings of crushing personal failure. In the midst of it all Kid fell in love, fell apart, melted down to almost nothing, and finally realized that making his way in a land of make-believe could either be deadly, or it could set him free
Racconti Vari
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 79,060. Language: Italian. Published: October 11, 2015 by Unicorn Productions. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Evoluzione di una scrittrice dal 1986 al 2003, racconti vari italiani
Lit by Lightning: The First Jeff Chaussier New Orleans Mystery
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,140. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2015 by Southern Girl Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Jeffrey Chaussier tried to escape his past by acting in small theaters in the Midwest. When his father dies suddenly under suspicious circumstances, Jeff is recast as reluctant sleuth; the stage: New Orleans. Returning to his native city to probe into his father's death, Jeff soon discovers everything he learns only provokes more questions. Now he must uncover the truth before he loses everything.
Il maestro che leggeva negli occhi della gente
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,290. Language: Italian. Published: October 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Travel, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
La vicenda si svolge all'incirca due secoli fa a Hokkaido, un'isola nel nord del Giappone. Jin vive solo in mezzo ai boschi con il padre, un monaco buddista che nasconde al figlio un importante segreto. Entrambi passano le giornate curando un enorme giardino zen. Jin porta dentro di sé un mistero che non sa di custodire. La passione per i bonsai lo porterà in un antico villaggio dove vive..
Recovered
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 66,780. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Jem, Scott and Christy are three lifelong friends, in their early thirties, who make up "Cinnamon Twist", a struggling original band based in Northern England. Desperate for cash, they agree to some gigs playing covers to earn some quick money. This leads to a life-changing offer that proves impossible to turn down, testing their friendship and beliefs fundamentally.
The Self-employed Housewife
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 39,130. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: September 27, 2015 by Robin Beck. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
This story is of an immigrant from Holland to South Africa in the 70s, and is about the relationship between the young wife and mother to her husband who is a seaman. Every chapter is full of engaging chatty dialog between her, her two toddlers and the people she interacts with while starting her own leather craft business from home.
Why Do Indians...?
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 33,070. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2015 by Provient Consulting. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical
The world relishes beef... Indians ban it. The World thinks Cricket is just a game... For Indians, it is a religion The World can’t comprehend arranged marriage... For Indians, it is still a way of life. Ever wondered WHY? While interacting with curious non-Indian friends, I had to ponder about it. And the result is five honestly humorous semi-fictional stories that you can relate to.
Meek's Inheritance
Price: Free! Words: 75,680. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Meek's Inheritance is about an orphan boy growing up in a small town trying to figure out the point of life. Is there a truth and does it determine how we ought to be? Belief in revealed truth and claims to knowledge from the unassisted human mind are provided by those he meets along his way. In the face of tyranny threatening to those he cares for, his own concerns fall away and he takes action,