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Odd Family Out
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,930. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » African
In 'Odd Family Out', Nick Nwaogu tells over a score of short-stories about his unusually odd family, using twenty-five chapters to introduce twenty-five fictional family members with contrasting personalities, including a fictional version of himself. The book starts with the introduction of his mother. "I always knew I came from a very odd family. There was mother—too short, too old-fashion..."
קצרים ומפתיעים
You set the price! Words: 10,180. Language: Hebrew. Published: February 14, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » African, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
סיפורים קצרים עם ניחוח פילוסופי וניתוח תרבותי מוגשים בקריצה עד הסוף המפתיע. הסיפורים מלווים בציורים מקוריים פרי עבודתו של המחבר
Roses and Lies
Price: Free! Words: 7,580. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Literary collections » African
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
Allan is an advocate in Nairobi. He finds himself in a world where the truth is hidden along the corridors of justice. As years go by, he rises the leadership ranks and is admired by his constituents. However, his wife, Pamela knows one thing about him: he gives her a rose for every lie. Question is, who is counting?
Entangled Affair
Price: Free! Words: 40,520. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2015 by Zayzee Writes. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » African
Entangled Affair is a collection of six short stories. Love, pain, betrayal, and revenge are some of the driving forces behind the characters in this book. In this book, the writer takes the reader into the minds of the characters, unveiling their motivation for good or evil.
Spent Lives
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,000. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2015 by The Mantle. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literary collections » African
The two characters in Ayobami Adebayo's (Nigeria) short story discover that old flames are never completely snuffed.
Held In Place
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,530. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2015 by The Mantle. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literary collections » African
This short story by Richard Ali (Nigeria) is about a night when a writer and one of his fans - an attractive young woman - meet in Lagos, told from the perspectives of each of the characters.
The Daughters of Bappa Avenue
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,310. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2015 by The Mantle. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literary collections » African
This emotionally wrought short story by Abubakar Adam Ibrahim illuminates the experiences of a mother and daughter relegated to life in a Lagosian brothel.
Africa
Price: Free! Words: 6,100. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » African, Fiction » Poetry » African Poetry
Africa is a must read!!! Wilson Amooro is a needed voice in the true world of pure poetry. A soul blessed with the rare gift of interpretations. I am impressed with the heart and art of Author Wilson Amooro, and I am honored to call him, my brother. Published Poet Ronnie Lee Daise, USA
Love Letters
Price: Free! Words: 6,530. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » African, Fiction » Inspirational
The right words you need for a loved one. You can make them cry and smile at the same time. ~Love Letters Author, Wilson Ayinbangya Amooro I must warn you, you may fall in love again and again. Sweet memories of your ex and pleasure to meet your next. Lovely love poems that makes it fun. Enjoy reading it! ~ Amazon Author, Bernard Kelvin Clive
The Elders' Wisdom
Price: Free! Words: 19,920. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » African
The Elders' Wisdom is a collection of hundreds of the most powerful Liberian Parables along with their meanings. The author gives some in depth explanations in some places to make understanding these parables easy for those that are unfamiliar to Liberian culture.
Proverbs From Liberia
Price: Free! Words: 6,460. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » African
(5.00 from 1 review)
Proverbs are a huge part of our oral tradition. In fact, whole sections of our traditional history are understood and transmitted through this method. Unfortunately, it is underappreciated like many other aspects of Liberian literature, culture or history. Our elders are known for dispensing their wisdom in these wise sayings. This book collects parables from all across Liberia. It's a must-have.
Stay in Berlin
Price: Free! Words: 14,630. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Literary collections » African
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Remi Bajulaiye is engaged to Kayode Coker. She abandons a successful career in Lagos to start a new life with her fiance who lives in Berlin. But the man she meets is remarkably different from the man she thinks she knows. Will she decide to stay or leave without him?
Book 5 - Streets Paved with Gold
Series: Streets Paved with Gold, Book 5. Price: Free! Words: 9,540. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: March 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » African
In the first story, a young man returns to his village to show off his wealth. However, the villagers teach him a lesson in “Ubuntu” or sharing. In the second, a university academic returns home to find that, while she has changed, the local people have not. What could have been an interesting cultural exchange with her host turns out to be an evening of misunderstanding and stereotyping.
Book 4 - Streets Paved with Gold
Series: Streets Paved with Gold, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 2,590. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: March 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » African
This serious short story is set in South Africa during the 1950-1960s and traces the effect that the influx control laws had on the families of migrant workers.
Book 3 - Streets Paved with Gold
Series: Streets Paved with Gold, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 3,260. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: March 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » African
Where does one draw the line between a polygamous marriage in traditional African society and an unfaithful husband? Poor Lesedi is about to confront this issue at her husband’s funeral when the stranger sitting next to her in church claims to be his second wife. Naturally, the late husband is not there to confirm or deny her claims.
Book 2 Streets Paved with Gold
Series: Streets Paved with Gold, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 4,830. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: March 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » African
This story is set about forty years ago at the time when laws were passed forbidding mixed marriages and sex across the colour bar. The main character in the story is faced with a moral dilemma: whether to co-operate with the authorities and betray his respected mentor for breaking the law, or whether to sacrifice a friend in order to protect his mentor.
Book 1 - Streets Paved with Gold
Series: Streets Paved with Gold, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 5,350. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: March 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » African
Johannesburg, the city of gold! The streets, so it was thought, were literally paved with gold. Millions of migrants flocked to the city every year looking for work. This story, set in the 1960s, follows the fortunes of a migrant worker at a time when influx control caused untold hardships for many.
Kepsteno Rotwo
Price: Free! Words: 2,200. Language: British English. Published: October 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Literary collections » African
In the village of Pokot in Kenya, traditional father, Felix struggles to cope as his daughter Matilda decides to reject one of the oldest rituals of their community.

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