Fiction - Cultural

The Shores of Our Souls

By Kathryn Brown Ramsperger

The Shores of Our Souls by Kathryn Brown Ramsperger follows a romantic affair between a forty-year-old Muslim diplomat in New York City and a young, fresh-out-of-college stunning beauty from the South, a story that explores the dynamics of family, war, and religion. The young beauty,...

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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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I Still Remember

By Priya Prithviraj

I Still Remember is a poignant story of a young girl, a freshman in college, who meets a senior man on her first day at school. His interest in her is to help her out, as she is looking for the admissions office. He may...

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Cedar Woman

The Cedar Woman Saga, Book 1
By Debra Shiveley Welch

Cedar Woman: The Cedar Woman Saga, Book 1 is a contemporary cultural fiction novel written by Debra Shiveley Welch. Lena Cedar Woman Young Bear’s parents were married on the day that they met. Peter Spotted Eagle Catcher was leaving the reservation to go to work...

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Chanukah Tales from Oykvetchnik

By Scott Hilton Davis

Chanukah Tales from Oykvetchnik is a collection of original Yiddish folk stories written by Scott Hilton Davis and illustrated by Amy F. Levine. Davis grew up loving the tales of Sholem Aleichem, I.L. Peretz, Sholem Abramovitsh and Jacob Dinezon, and has devoted his life to...

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Back To Sovietsky

By Michael and Danny D'Agostino

If you love comedy that is laced with humor, then the boisterous novel Back to Sovietsky by Michael and Danny D'Agostino will be the best read for you. The authors have masterfully combined elements of humor and adventure in a brilliant kind of way to...

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Surfing with Snakes & Dragons

and other Tales of Suburbia
By Roger J. Couture

Surfing with Snakes & Dragons, and other Tales of Suburbia by Roger J. Couture is a collection of eight short stories depicting the way of life (and more) in southern California. From the outside, California is sunny, happy and full of opportunities (and to an...

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Aunt Sookie and Me

The Sordid Tale of a Scandalous Southern Belle
By Michael Scott Garvin

Thirteen-year-old Poppy Wainwright’s mother is a drug addict and drunk who roams the United States, leaving Poppy to be raised by her Grandma Lainey in Arkansas. When Lainey dies, Poppy is sent to live with her grandmother’s sister in Savannah. Aunt Sookie is an abrasive...

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Joan of Arc

The Conspiracy Theory
By Jacques P. Genicot

Told in an inimitable, ebullient voice, Joan of Arc: The Conspiracy Theory by Jacques P. Genicot is a compelling work that explores the events surrounding the rise to fame of a peasant girl and her ultimate end at the stake. It is the 15th century,...

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Veil of Walls

By Patricia Panahi

Veil of Walls by Patricia Panahi is a compelling story that plunges the reader into the heart of Persian culture and norms, exploring social issues and powerful themes like family, the rights of women, and marriage. A ten-year-old girl goes on a one-month vacation to...

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