Books tagged: chinese american

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Kwan Tingui
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,170. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2017 by Boruma Publishing, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
Leung Soey, white-haired at the age of 73, desperately needs the gold that a wealthy client from Singapore, Kwan Douhak, will pay him to translate at a very personal gathering. Kwan Douhak seeks his long-lost half-sister. In the center of this meeting, Leung Soey has knowledge and power to tip the scales the way he wants—with a fortune in gold waiting for him, depending on the choice he makes.
Goin' Down To Anglotown
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,100. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2017 by Boruma Publishing, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
In this alternate world, a parody of old stories and movies about Chinatown, three recent college graduates of Chinese and Japanese descent celebrate graduation with a dinner in Anglotown. Pals Ken, Andy, and Garth joke and harass each other at dinner, but Ken’s curiosity grows. Cindy Smith, hostess, offers to take him into the back where he can see the secrets of Anglotown.
Davi Leiko Till Midnight
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,950. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2017 by Boruma Publishing, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
Mac Tom, who creates artificial humans, searches on a chaotic Free Night for the woman he created to be the love of his life. On Free Nights, however, all artificials become independent. Free Nights had been granted to prevent the creation of willing slaves and drones. Mac has until midnight to find Davi Leiko in a crowded party atmosphere and to persuade her to stay with him.
A Temple of Forgotten Spirits: The Complete Adventures of Jack Hong
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,390. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2017 by Boruma Publishing, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
A young guy named Jack Hong hitchhikes throughout America following the keilin, a mystical unicorn out of Chinese mythology. The keilin leads him to ten adventures with ghosts and other supernatural figures. These experiences reveal to him not only parts of American history he never knew, but also his own identity and the role he will choose for his life.
Sit-In At The Alamo
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,820. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2017 by Boruma Publishing, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
Jimmy Mok lives in the Golden Day Sunset Home, in a powered wheelchair. Most of his enjoyment comes from watching old television reruns and movies, but this futuristic facility can be brutal. When the residents rebel and take over, they face hostile police action and Jimmy has to choose his own future between the attack on the home and the assault on the Alamo in the movie he’s watching.
Island of the Ancestor
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,490. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2017 by Boruma Publishing, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Science fiction
Daniel Eng Zisuey works at a combined resort and religious shrine. An American, he majored in drama and has a great job. He portrays himself on stage as one of his own ancestors reborn, because his benefactor, Eng Sen, used ancient DNA to clone him. When some worshippers have a tragedy, Daniel wants out. Then he learns Eng Sen does not consider quitting to be in the job description.
Fairy Toothbrush
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,300. Language: American English. Published: November 26, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
Li Mei doesn't like attention. But she's about to get it, because her brand new toothbrush gives her the sense of fairy taste. A 12,000 word children's fantasy story.
Hong's Bluff
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,560. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2017 by Boruma Publishing, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In this light-hearted, futuristic Wild West, Louie Hong, the young, all-human cousin of a cyborg gunfighter known as “the Hong,” just wants to survive—and earn his cousin’s respect. He lives in a frontier where most people have whatever electronic cyborg parts they want and can afford. In this parody of westerns, Louie faces a conundrum when his cousin needs help with a gunfight.
Hong on the Range
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,440. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2017 by Boruma Publishing, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Louie Hong is determined to make his way in the new Wild West. However, as a fully natural human in a world of cyborgs, he has plenty of challenges to solve with the help of Chuck, his talking cyborg steer companion. This novel was chosen by the American Library Association, Booklist, and the Library Journal for their recommended and best of the year lists.
The Fanboy Who Fled
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,760. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
Since David's parents' divorce, his mother has enlisted their elderly Chinese-American neighbor to keep tabs on him. It's embarrassing, to say the least. Yet when he and Miss Lee discover a common interest in word games, a friendship develops. Now narrow-minded Dad is trying to drive Miss Lee away. How will David choose between pleasing his Dad and enjoying Miss Lee's company?