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Misfortunes' Windfall
Price: Free! Words: 15,980. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
Tabitha teaches English in Japan. Or she did, but after losing her job on Christmas Eve, insecurity overcomes her. Just as nothing is going well in her life, Tabitha meets a dubious girl at a Shinto shrine. Her advice can change Tabitha’s life but only if she has the courage to take it.
The Mission Peak Adventurer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,390. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
While hiking the scenic Mission Peak Trail together, Jusleen and Michael discover divisive differences between their values. For personal reasons, she identifies as Taiwanese while he identifies as Chinese. The Mission Peak Adventurer illustrates how environment shapes the Pan-Asian identity of the American-born second generation and the disconnect between Eastern and Western sensibilities.
ミッション峠の冒険家
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 620. Language: Japanese. Published: November 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
台湾系アメリカ人二世であるジャスリーンとマイケルは、景色の素晴らしいミッション峠をハイキング中、お互いに相反する価値観を持っていることに気づく。 「ミッション峠の冒険家」はカリフォルニア州イーストベイ (サンフランシスコ・ベイエリア) を舞台に、アメリカで産まれた台湾系アメリカ人二世が全く違う西洋と東洋の文化の板挟みになりながらも、それぞれどのようにアメリカでアイデンティティーを形づくってきたのかを描く短編小説。
Welcome to Marib ... Goodbye
You set the price! Words: 6,050. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
Welcome to Marib, Yemen: the land that Sheba forgot. Or at least most of the modern world, until Al Qaeda and its putative successors made it a tableau for terrorism, civil wars, kidnappings and death; where the German called home, a man who had had no reason to live finally found one while searching for death. Goodbye.
Kongon satuja
Price: Free! Words: 13,930. Language: Finnish. Published: October 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American, Fiction » Alternative history
Kongon satumaailma on hyvin rikas. Suvusta sukuun on kerrottu taruja, myyttejä, tarinoita ja satuja. Joskus on satu tai tarina lyhennetty sananparreksi, jonka rikas tausta vaihtelee kertojan esitystavan mukaan.
The Year of the Fiery Horse - Contemporary Fantasy Tales No.6
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,990. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2016 by EuroMark. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
Ted Chang was simply a middle-aged grouch who couldn't find any good in anything. Lonely, and embittered by the holiday cheer in a Chinese restaurant celebrating Chinese New Year, he can’t even respond to a woman who makes a casual, friendly comment. When a live, prancing horse blazing with heatless flame appears, Ted does something crazy for the first time in his life.
On Sun and Moon Mountain - Supernatural Tales No.4
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,750. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2016 by EuroMark. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
In A.D. 641, the captain of Princess Wen Cheng’s bodyguard devotes every moment of his life to keeping her safe. The princess is traveling in a huge caravan from the Chinese Empire to Tibet to become the bride of the Tibetan king. Captain Lin finds a magic mirror that can help him serve the princess but what can a mere bodyguard do, caught between a princess and a minister, an emperor and a king?
The Spirit from the Ninth Heaven - Supernatural Tales No.3
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,990. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2016 by EuroMark. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
Tod Ong, a young guy beset by bad dreams and inner conflicts of which he’s not even aware, accepts a gift from his younger sister: A poster, reproducing a painting of a woman of Chinese descent from the 1940s. He considers it just another poster until, one night, the woman in the painting steps out into his bedroom as a living human.
Fairy Tales are for White People
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,200. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2016 by Olo Books. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
Seven-year-old Trenton Lo loves basketball and Star Wars and most of all, his family and Guangdong Barbecue, the restaurant they’re desperately trying to run in Toronto, Canada. Until one day, Trenton opens the door to their rather evil fairy godfather. "Amazingly descriptive. Five stars." Hisham El-far, Goodreads "I would love an entire YA novel about the Lo family." Caelegh Snow, Goodreads
Abraham Maslow
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,260. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
Abraham Harold Maslow (/?m�zlo?/; April 1, 1908�– June 8, 1970) was an American psychologist who was best known for creating Maslow's hierarchy of needs, a theory of psychological health predicated on fulfilling innate human needs in priority, culminating in self-actualization. Maslow was a psychology professor at Alliant International University, Brandeis University, Brooklyn College, New School
Ātman (Hinduism)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,630. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
Ātman (/ˈɑːtmən/) is a Sanskrit word that means inner self or soul. In Hindu philosophy, especially in the Vedanta school of Hinduism, Ātman is the first principle, the true self of an individual beyond identification with phenomena, the essence of an individual. In order to attain liberation, a human being must acquire self-knowledge (atma jnana), which is to realize that one's true self (Ātman)
Kosei's Conundrum: Coming Up for Air
You set the price! Words: 3,120. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American, Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome
It is not an easy time for young people to try and make their way in the world: economic malaise, student debt, and political turmoil all contribute to the difficulties youth have in finding their place. Kosei's Conundrum: Coming Up for Air is the story of a young Japanese college graduate without a place for him to surface. Until, in desperation, he hits upon a possible solution.
Soucouyant: A Caribbean Supernatural Tale - A nice nuclear family
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,580. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
A comical encounter on a busy street in Curepe, Trinidad
The Handsome Devil
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,660. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
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A feisty bookworm secretary butts heads with her new, arrogant and incredibly sexy boss.
Ready Reference Treatise: Woman at Point Zero
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,430. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
Firdaus happens to be a murderess. The novel presents her first-person account. She agrees to tell her life story to the author, before her execution.
The Chronicles of Calonarang: Baladeva Vol. 1 Way of The Tiger
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 240. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American, Fiction » Historical » General
The epic story with contemporary allure and FULLY DIGITALLY PAINTED that is based from a Javanese legend dating from eleventh century in the reign of King Airlangga from the Javanese Hindu-Buddhist Kingdom of Medang. As tradition tells it, Calonarang was described as an evil figure whose spread pestilence throughout the kingdom. This ancient tale, as retold in so many books exhibits...
Ready Reference Treatise: Obasan
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,220. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
The novel teems with highly emphatic imagery of stones, silence, and streams. The imagery is noticeable throughout the story. Throughout the story there is the presence of highly interesting dreams.
Ready Reference Treatise: Nectar In a Sieve
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,300. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
The story revolves around the central character, Rukmani, the daughter of the village headman, and her husband, Nathan, a tenant farmer. The title of the novel has been taken from the famous line written by Samuel Taylor Coleridge in his poem ‘Work without Hope.’
Literature Help: The Kitchen God's Wife
Series: A Quick Guide · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,400. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2015 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
The story basically extensively explores the Sino-American female identity and draws on the story of the life of the author’s mother.
Ready Reference Treatise: Kokoro
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,930. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
The novel describes in great details the transition from the Japanese Meiji society to the modern era. The story is presented through the exploration of the friendship between a young man and an older man he calls ‘Sensei’ or ‘teacher.’

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