Fiction - Cultural

Padma and the Elephant Sutra

By Wayne Snowden

Padma and the Elephant Sutra by W.L. Snowden is a journey through history as elephants search for a better future, in an adventure filled with myth, history, and hope. When Padma is discovered in the water, the elephants find her strange as she has no...

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Punk Charming

A Mixtape of Spiked Hair, An Elusive Heir and Spiteful Snares
By Laura Quinn

Punk Charming (A Mixtape of Spiked Hair, An Elusive Heir and Spiteful Snares) by Laura Quinn is a cultural fiction novel that would appeal most to a mixed audience of young adults and adults who enjoy romance in foreign countries. Kate Spenser is an eighteen-year-old...

Painter of Time

By Matthew O'Connell

On her first day at the Cloisters gallery in New York, where she has been employed as a restorer, Mackenzie Ferrara is introduced to Italian restorer Anthony Bataglia, who is recognised as a world leader in the field. Painter of Time by Matthew O’Connell chronicles...

Painted Days

A Tale of Origins
By Peter John Driscoll

Painted Days by Peter John Driscoll is 'A Tale of Origins.' Wind back 8000 years, back to the lowlands where tribes war against one another. A hunter puts himself at risk of death and enters Doggerland in search of big game. Instead, he finds a...

Paradox Forged in Blood

By Mary Frances Fisher

Paradox Forged in Blood by Mary Frances Fisher is based around the time of World War ll. It gives the reader a look into how different cultures were treated during that time. It is mainly the story of an Irish girl and her being witness...

Poka City Blues

By A.L. Gibson

Poka City Blues by A.L. Gibson is the story of Sedelia — a strong and determined African-American woman - who is able to overcome numerous hardships in her life. Set in 1930s Loachapoka, Alabama, (Poka City as it is known by locals), the story brings...

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Poet Emperor of the last of the Moghuls

Bahadur Shah Zafar
By Farzana Moon

Poet Emperor, The Last of the Moghuls: Bahadur Shah Zafar, by Farzana Moon, is a compelling story of the final days of the last Moghul ruler of India. Founded by a Central Asian ruler who was descended from the Genghis Khan on his mother's side,...

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Proportional Response

By Stefan Vucak

As China transforms itself into a prosperous full market economy, the United States is struggling with the aftermath of the Global Financial Crisis that threatens its standing as the world’s foremost economic and military superpower. In Stefan Vucak’s Proportional Response, the relationship between the two...

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Portraits of an Artist

A Novel about John Singer Sargent
By Mary F. Burns

Portraits of an Artist is a historical novel focused on three eventful years in the life of American portrait painter John Singer Sargent, years which defined his whole career and future life course. Around 1882, Sargent produced some of his most famous works and the...

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Painting by Numbers

By Tom Gillespie

Tom Gillespie's Painting by Numbers is an intricate and elaborate illusion masterfully created to wrap around an ultimately classic plot. Dr. Boyce is a lecturer in Earth Sciences at Glasgow University who becomes obsessed with studying a lesser known baroque painting at the local museum....

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