Books tagged: chinese american

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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?
The Red Pagoda and Other Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,050. Language: Canadian English. Published: December 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American, Fiction » Literary collections » Canadian
These six stories set in Montreal looks at the lives of the people in the Chinese community and the small, but momentous moment that changed their lives.
Like Knights of Old
Price: Free! Words: 2,220. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Historical » USA
Like Knights of Old is the inspiring tale of Alice Jung, a Chinese-American teenager who learns to take life's obstacles by the throat and squeeze until it gives her at least some of what she wants. Oh, and a sea monster. Can't have an uplifting story about overcoming obstacles without a sea monster, after all.
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.
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.
Death Comes to Lake Como
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 52,500. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
The third in the series of The Back Bay Investigation, it opens with Fang Chen and his new bride corresponding with their friend, Ann Lee, while on vacation in Italy. Things quickly turn sinister when a nurse for a wealthy American tourist and a retired cook are murdered. Rich with surprise at every twist and turn, it is an intriguing murder mystery set in the lush setting of Italy's Lake Country.
Indigo Shade, Alizarin Light
Series: Contemporary Fantasy Tales. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,650. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2016 by EuroMark. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Ted Chun searches out the Lost and Found Emporium, a shop where lost things go. He’s searching for his lost love and finds her in many different guises. Inside, one of the proprietors takes him to a magical doorway that opens into a different room each time. In each room, she appears in a different way and so does he. They both learn more about themselves and the way their life went awry.
Balmy Darlings and Deaths (A Raina Sun Mystery #4)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,480. Language: American English. Published: July 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
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Raina Sun is cashing in a gift certificate for a free hairstyle from the town’s premier beauty salon and day spa. When the attacker ends up six feet under, her best friend becomes the prime suspect. As the murder investigation heats up, Raina summons her sleuthing skills to track down this devious killer before she becomes the next target. There's no place for an amateur when it comes to murder...
Scent of Sandalwood
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,650. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2016 by EuroMark. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural
Russell Chen dreams of a beautiful but mysterious woman with natural red hair every time he sleeps. Now, while on vacation with his girlfriend Vina on Kauai, he begins seeing the mystery woman, first in hints and then suddenly but briefly, in his waking hours. Vina remains cheerful and upbeat, but Russell is driven to find the woman from his dreams.
The Tool of the Sea: The Life and Times of Anna May Wong
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,420. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
We remember Hepburn, Monroe, and West. They were the queens of Hollywoods Golden Era. But there's one star that's often left out even though in her time there were few more famous: Anna May Wong. She was a symbol of grace and beauty, but more importantly she broke barriers and became the first Asian American actress to be not just a star, but have international recognition. This book covers th