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Paloma Negra
Price: $6.49 USD. Words: 78,360. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2014 by Open Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
From Pushcart Prize and Golden Palm winner Miha Mazzini comes the charming and unlikely story of an imitation Mariachi band in 1950s Communist Yugoslavia.
Teilang_A_Novel
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,190. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
In Khasi, “Teilang” is both proper noun and verb - “build together” - a great concept. The character of Teilang gives life to that concept. The novel is a tribute to the good men and women of Khasi society in particular, and all good men and women in general. It celebrates the quiet revolution of industry and values at a time when opportunism and anarchy dominate news headlines everywhere.
Song of the Silence
Series: Chronicles of the Stone, Book 4. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,080. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Inspirational
Now the East calls the heroes deeper into the travail of the age. Tu Ahu must be raised to hold the dark powers at bay. Then the Silk Road calls, and Tibet. Here the challenge of the trails is met. Here they rediscover the power of the ‘Silence’, a unique force born of old tides that serves them well. But the Black Robe forces gather greater strength until the quest seems doomed...
From Haiti to Guinee' on the Immamou - A Tale of Redemption
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,740. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Haiti, Tropical Paradise or Hell? I wrote this Haitian Folk Tale to illuminate the roll of the loa, nature spirits, in supporting the Haitian People in a continuing desperate struggle for survival in a seductive, but very dangerous part of the world. The book is illustrated with photographs of a Haitian themed sculpted wall hanging made of flamed copper sheeting.
Islamic Terrorist - The Satanic Mind
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 27,280. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A story of an ordinary Muslim youth in early 30s well educated born & brought up in society where fundamentalism & cultural pluralism survive & thrive side by side. His upbringing confuses, is unable to mix completely & unable to identify himself fully with the fundamentalists as well as the materialistic people. Torn between what the Maulans preach & practicality of Islam.
Book 9 Streets Paved with Gold
Series: Streets Paved with Gold, Book 9. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,470. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: July 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
In the first story, a young Xhosa woman is busy cleaning her father’s grave when a stranger appears, claiming that her father is buried in the grave. The confusion is a problem not only for the two women but also for the ancestors. In the second story, a hero in the struggle for freedom is awarded a medal. This gives him an opportunity to reflect on whether his sacrifice was worth it.
Book 8 Streets Paved with Gold
Series: Streets Paved with Gold, Book 8. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,410. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: July 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
These two stories can be considered “sweet and sour”. The first is a love story set in Cape Town during the Minstrel Carnival, a 100-year old festival among the coloured community. Bands of minstrels compete for trophies. The second is about the scourge of Aids. A benevolent employer teaches her gardener how to drive. Unwittingly, her kindness results in the man dying of Aids.
Book 7 Streets Paved with Gold
Series: Streets Paved with Gold, Book 7. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,580. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: July 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
These two short stories continue the African theme. The first story is about a ladies’ savings club, a characteristic feature of urban, working-class black women. The story is light and humorous. The second is darker in tone. The story is about young, Zulu country boy seeking his fortune in the big city. It is an African version of Charles Dickens’ “Oliver Twist”.
Book 6 Streets Paved with Gold
Series: Streets Paved with Gold, Book 6. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,540. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: July 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
These two short stories continue the African theme. The first story is about an eight year old Zulu herd boy looking after his family’s cattle. It is based on a children’s nursery rhyme: “Mother Caught a Flea”. The tone of the second story is darker. It chronicles the life of a young woman torn between traditional Zulu culture and a western value system.
The Banana Leaf Men (Reprint)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,910. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
In this novel, at the turn of the millennium, identity crisis, gender racism, old fashioned ideas and astrology come together in Alor Star, Malaysia,
A Lifetime to Celebrate
You set the price! Words: 36,740. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Nonfiction » History » American
This story is about a Cajun family's journey through a lifetime of events that tests their courage, convictions, and human spirit.
Boko Haram
Series: Boko Haram part1, The Habinger. Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 10,120. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Historical » General
Unsuspecting preys in the hands of unscrupulous political Mafia that will stop at nothing to achieve its totally selfish and criminal agenda at any cost. Would Muba, Muazu, Nasir and Buzu have become prepared and willing instruments of destruction in the hands of the Mafia if it were not for their faulty foundation? find out in this highly emotional eye opener.
Making the Cut
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 73,380. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2014 by Local Hero Press, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Making the Cut is a Young Adult/New Adult novel about two girls, Midori and Nicole, competing in a televised cooking competition. They become friends despite their cultural differences, and will be competing against six other teens. With a $10,000 prize and scholarship to a prestigious New York culinary school at stake, can their friendship survive the challenge?
The Temple Is Not My Father
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,940. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Asian, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Ensnared by a tradition hundreds of years old, a woman fights for her daughter’s happiness. A short tale of 40 pages. Set in India.
The Roots Of My Family Tree
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 410. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Family / Multigenerational, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Multicultural children's book -Take a trip around the world with a little girl, who is proud of her rich multicultural heritage. The Roots of My Family Tree, is a celebration book for children, families and educators to use as an enjoyable springboard for conversations about family heritage. Bright, colorful, written in rhyme.
Muslim Girl
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 45,030. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Religion
Inaya was only nine when her mother converted to Islam and moved the family to Saudi Arabia. Now, at sixteen years old, Inaya returns to America and decides to remove her Muslim clothes and hide her religion at school… And she hopes to get the attention of a boy she likes. But she has no idea how to hide this double life from her mother—and from everyone who admires her strong faith.
Literature Help: Flight
Series: A Quick Guide, Book 73 · Study Guides: English Literature, Book 253. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,150. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
“Flight” is written from the perspective of a first person. It has conversational tone. The inclusion of humor and abrupt confrontation makes the story more interesting and meaningful. Taking its momentum from the historical events, the story moves from present to past and then back to present, exploring the relations between Native Americans and European Americans.
Anderkant die eerste Ster
You set the price! Words: 54,820. Language: Afrikaans. Published: July 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Die flitsstories, minder as 800 woorde, gryp iets van die lewe en gee dit uit ‘n ander hoek. Die stories, amper een honderd, vertel verhale uit die buitenste ruimte, van liefde en geweld, kinderstories en snaakse stories. Dit laat ons lag, maar ook wonder.
Uncle Toms Cabin
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 180,660. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Classics
Uncle Tom's Cabin; or, Life Among the Lowly, is a Classic peice of american literature about anti-slavery which helped lay the groundwork for the Civil War.
Asylum
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,070. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
What happens when an Aussie seeks asylum in a Muslim home - in Australia? Set in contemporary Australia the novella describes a day in the life of an Afghan family in suburban Melbourne forced to confront an unwelcome visitor. What follows is a poignant – and hilarious – intercultural encounter in multicultural Australia.