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Ogoni the Great
Price: Free! Words: 30,980. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Ogoni the Great, the most dreaded god of Oka land, has been displaced; his shrine has been desecrated by an outcast who was to salvage it. Ogoni will not rest until he is honorably brought back home. The very person who has made Ogoni homeless must be the one to help regain his lost glory. This novel, glazed with irony and suspense, portrays the misery and despair of the human soul.
Stories Varied - A Book of Short Stories
Price: Free! Words: 22,460. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: June 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
This book of twelve short stories, centered on Indian women, delves into varied possibilities of woman’s life in complex situations arising out of social reengineering.
In the Heart of Cairo
Price: Free! Words: 79,160. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
(3.00 from 1 review)
When anti-bias educator, Mrs. Magda, becomes the new Theory of Knowledge teacher at the American School in Cairo, she is shocked to discover the ugly truth behind the school’s prestigious reputation. Despite the challenges and hostility she faces, Mrs. Magda is committed to achieving her career goal of transforming the environment at the school and making it truly bicultural. Although the school’s
The Ivory Caribou
You set the price! Words: 92,080. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2016 by iCrew Digital Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Is it a love story? Or is it an adventure story? Or is it a commentary on the tragedy of war? It is all of these, and more.  Caroline McCullagh weaves a thrilling and dynamic story around Anne O’Malley’s genealogical search for the story of her late husband’s father that takes her to the far North of Canada to find new relatives among the Inuit culture, to Europe behind the lines in World War I.
Quit Playing Victim Card
Price: Free! Words: 2,690. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A Story of a young girl who came out of all odds to walk in the path she wants to go.
The Wild Boars
You set the price! Words: 54,730. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(5.00 from 1 review)
The previous draft "The Hunter" was shortlisted by Quattro Books in 2015.
Eli's Paradise
You set the price! Words: 37,690. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Omar Bishara and his family have moved into Eli’s Creek and life in the small town will never be the same—the Scandinavian hamlet in the Sierra foothills hasn’t changed much since the gold rush days. The Arab immigrants want to buy an old landmark property, which draws protests, but when the town’s favorite daughter, Lilly, falls for the Arab boy, Baligh, protest turns to distrust and resentment.
The Closing of Yoshimura Kimie
You set the price! Words: 4,360. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Everything was great in their relationship until Ai unexpectedly brought her mother over to meet him and together they found that a few months of love and respect couldn't overcome millenia of cultural bias and xenophobia.
Surrender Aurora
Price: Free! Words: 65,290. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
From NA meetings to Nellis Air Force Base and war with ISIS. As James McGregor settles down, leaving a partying life to take college seriously, he's recruited for a drug test with global ramifications. It clears the fog of a pot smoking past, opening him to an unexpected future. His security clearance is reactivated and he finds himself battling ISIS jets over Syria, to stop aviation terrorism.
Fear
Price: Free! Words: 5,730. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
When Nikal saves a small, starving girl he finds outside after curfew, he inadvertently dooms his own brother who is blamed for his actions. Racked with guilt, he knows that he must make amends, but no one in his family agrees. Only Mirka, the child he saved. How can two children hope to stop their oppressors? Perhaps the two children are not as alone as they think.
Naripana (नारीपना)
Price: Free! Words: 7,670. Language: Hindi. Published: March 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
नमस्ते! इन कहानी और कविताओं में नारी किरदारों पर कुछ प्रयोग किये हैं। कहीं वह सकारात्मक है, तो कहीं बिल्कुल गलत पर ये सभी स्त्रियां वर्तमान को वर्तमान में जीती हैं, जो तुलना में पुरुषों में कम देखा है। नारी के सभी रूपों को स्वीकार करना समाज के लिए ज़रूरी है। नकारात्मक आदतें और व्यवहार के लिए भी थोड़ी जगह होनी चाहिए...
Finding Yourself in the Town of Geniuses
You set the price! Words: 73,610. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2016 by Total Health Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The adventure begins with an American student who has come to the Town of Geniuses, hoping to find some genius ability in her mind. She meets a fortuneteller whose cards display unusual fates of three geniuses. But it is clear that the "cards of fate" cannot predict the future. An enhanced ebook.
A Hunting Trip to Daghestan and other stories
Price: Free! Words: 32,240. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
From the waters of Montauk to the mountains of the Caucasus and Paris in war times, these stories take you on a whirlwind tour that open unexpected vistas and insights. The book contains both memoir and fiction, told in the candid voice of a man who has lived through the 20th century’s major conflagrations, and seen much sadness, without losing his sense of humor .A great, enjoyable read for all.
The Hummus Dealer of Meknes, a short story
Price: Free! Words: 2,770. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Mustapha is a young man selling hummus in the medina of the city of Meknes. A rival opens her hummus stall opposite his and soon steals away most of his customers. Convinced she has a secret ingredient he can never discover, Mustapha intends to end his life. His rival saves him with a highly unconventional proposition.
Emilia
Price: Free! Words: 5,450. Language: American English. Published: November 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A short story about a girl who has lost her sight after the Lebanese civil war, and her way in dealing with life and discovering hidden truths after the war has ended.
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.
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,
911
Series: Normandie légendaire - histoires courtes, Book 47. Price: Free! Words: 1,430. Language: French. Published: September 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Une situation rocambolesque est a l'origine de la Normandie. Accompagnons ici la petite bande de guerriers vikings approchant de la rivière Epte en compagnie du chroniqueur !
Kempa Cambridge USA
Price: Free! Words: 66,640. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
4 women (2 handball goalkeepers: French MIT grad student & American recovering from concussions, a Harvard linguistics PhD candidate & a Cambridge public librarian) The challenge of "third world" handball in the US is quite an adjustment for those arriving to Boston but the diverse international teammates bond as a big family, enjoying being together off & on the court.
My Stupid Racism
Price: Free! Words: 1,830. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A more autobiographical than I wish it was story about a role I played in a musical in high school 20 years ago. It's inspired by the way, way, way overdue removal of the Confederate flag from State capitals in recent days.