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Running from the Dreamland
By Tulasi Acharya
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,410. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2013 by Allwrite Publishing. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Deepak comes to America immediately mesmerized by the immensity of its abundance. After leaving Nepal, his plan is to make his fortune in the land of opportunity. He quickly learns America is more than he bargained for, especially his newfound “friends.” He questions whether he can even survive, much less succeed, in this new country until he finds an unexpected, unlikely love.
Victoria's Choice
By A'Mera Frieman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,980. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Victoria returns in Book 2, Victoria's Choice, the sequel to Victoria's Beginning. Trapped in the consequences of her choices, Victoria discovers that she made a horrible mistake on her wedding day. When a path to go home presents itself, Victoria takes it believing that she can finally break the shackles of pain and despair. Will she make the right choice this time, or find more heartache?
Extended Vacation
By Doyle Duke
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,330. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
Extended Vacation is a story of rage, bigotry, fear, suffering, perseverance, secrets, and a friendship that is tested to the limits.
Bhutanese Tales of the Yeti
By Kunzang Choden
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 43,590. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2013 by Proglen. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Bhutanese Tales of the Yeti is a collection of twenty-two stories set in four different regions of Bhutan. The presence of the yeti is ubiquitous to the kingdoms of the Himalayas, where beliefs and attitudes related to it go beyond scientific judgment and analysis. The Bhutanese consider the yeti, or the migoi, to be an essential part of the backdrop of their existence.
Victoria's Beginning
By A'Mera Frieman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,880. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
Breaking the Line Books is a line of fictional dramatic books. The first book of the line is Victoria's Beginning introduces main character, Victoria. Born different, Victoria has to face many challenges and hardships starting with the rejection by her parents. Her faith becomes tested with each new obstacle. Will she succumb and lose faith or conquer all to find her destiny.
The Old Woman's Maid
By Yas Niger
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,300. Language: British English. Published: December 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
An ailed old woman's maid's narration is told by her listener. Borrowing from personal experiences, he tells of life's complexities and the finality in its suspense, of pretense in religious probity and the cumbersome disguise of customs in unstable and unchanging times, as people seek for their idea of heaven. It tells of the failed stewardship of the perpetual maids of an ailing old planet.
Strength of a Woman
By Yas Niger
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,720. Language: British English. Published: December 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
This is the story of Laraba, a gorgeously shaped bossy girl in her early teens, with highly developed bodily curves beyond her tender age and an ever present beautiful smile on an ugly face. She was born on a Wednesday and named after the day she came into the world, like it is fashionable amongst Hausa speaking people. She rides the immature silliness of her companions, who fumble all around her.
The Dollshop on Gogo Row
By Joel Barlow
Price: Free! Words: 91,330. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Within a context of story, with humor, drama and action, the mysterious economics of Thailand are examined, as are the beliefs and motivators of both locals and expats.
The Baptist “A Native American Odyssey”
By Paul PG
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 144,010. Language: American English. Published: November 25, 2013 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Fr. Tosco is assigned to meet with a band of Paiute and dissolve an abandoned Mission established by the Catholic Diocese. Discovering remnants of a once proud people, struggling for survival and destined for extinction, something triggered within him to lead them to the path of survival. Why did the church and the government feel so threatened that it caused the shooting of unarmed natives?
Songs For Sighing
By H. Ronken Lynton
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,900. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
jennifer, american professional, bonded with purnima, Indian villager, different as eggs and quiche. Their time together included births, life-threatening illness, adoption, family problems. After separating, jennifer experienced a kidnapping and ransom demands; puramma wrested a living from hard-scrabble acres, each stronger for what she learned from the other and adapted to her life.
The Surrogacy Deal
By Barakat Akinsiku
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,350. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
A young lady's quest to save her marriage and shield it from outside influences leads to her accepting wrong counsel. She tries surrogacy in a most unconventional form and the plan boomerangs leaving in its wake misery, dejection, a murder case and ultimately the disintegration of the marriage union she had sought desperately to uphold.
Jumping Ship (Island Hopping Series)
By Janice Ross
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,020. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The year was nineteen seventy-five. Pregnant seamstress, Petrina Dugal, became a runaway at the age of twenty-six. She ran away from a brutish husband, Roger, and a well-loved South American home in Georgetown, Guyana; at the heart of her rebellion – an enigmatic lover named Michael Chen.
La boca del infierno y otros gelidos relatos
By Eduardo Luis Feher
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 40,520. Language: Spanish. Published: November 8, 2013 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Eduardo Luis Feher fue distinguido en Mexico y en distintos paises por su labor humanista como encaminador de talentos, paciente y generoso. Este libro es una seleccion de sus textos, donde su regocijo creador lo comunica a los lectores con soltura y con encanto, elementos imprescindibles en toda creacion literaria, de la que hablaron Stevenson y Jorge Luis Borges.
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By Ardian Syam
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,490. Language: Indonesian (Bahasa Indonesia). Published: November 5, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
how can be a legenda rewrite with some joke and much close to reality.
Going Home In Chains
By Glenville Lovell
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 45,190. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Themes of displacement and sexual disillusionment run through these stories as they shift between the Caribbean and America, arriving doused in magic and humor. From the title story of man trapped in the nightmare of post 9/11 scrutiny; to the delicious tale of a man unable to deal with his wife’s sexual awakening, Lovell’s lyrical prose delights, and captures the vibrant rhythms of love and loss.
Primo's Numbah Two: Is Chicken Skin a Local Delicacy?
By Michael Herr
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,950. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Second book in the Primo series, set in a fictional bar in the town of Kapaa on the island of Kauai. An eccentric group of regulars and irregulars blunders through adventures both humorous and spooky.
Dear Daddy, Diary Of A Caribbean Immigrant
By K. Clarke
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,610. Language: Canadian English. Published: October 25, 2013 by Pine Lake Books. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Dear Daddy chronicles the life of a young Caribbean immigrant beginning with her arrival in Canada to live with her father and stepmother.
Ghost Town
By Catriona Troth
Price: $3.91 USD. Words: 127,060. Language: British English. Published: October 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
1981. Coventry, city of Two Tone and Ska, is riven with battles between skinheads and young Asians. Photographer Baz—‘too Paki to be white, too gora to be desi’—is capturing the conflict on film. Unemployed graduate Maia—serial champion of liberal causes—is pregnant with a mixed-race child. Neither can afford to let the racists win. They must take a stand. A stand that will cost lives.
Кто нас учит. Диалоги
By Георгий Кончаков
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 47,090. Language: Russian. Published: October 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Преподаватели социальных дисциплин колледжа в Санкт-Петербурге обсуждают состояние преподавания в их учебном заведении, падение уровня образования в России. Автор ставит перед читателем вопросы: - кто занимается обучением и воспитанием наших детей? - как справляются со своим предназначением учителя? - откуда берутся образованные люди и хорошие специалисты при несовершенном составе учителей?
A heart that breaks the soil
By Monica Lee
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 95,330. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Contemporary woman
Tradition is alive and well in Africa. Mixed with the complexities, contradictions and challenges of modern African society many women are finding happiness to be an elusive dream. A collection of short stories.