621 books for genre «Cultural & ethnic themes»

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Sumitra's parents have brought her to India in the hopes that visiting a guru will help get her married.

Single and twenty-­nine, Sumitra has never told her parents that she struggles with a very particular attraction.

Is it possible that the guru knows? Is he able to see into her soul and bring her the man of her dreams?

*This is a short story of 4,­000 words*

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In The King's Messenger, Michael Kagan draws us into the world of the imagination and gives us an original parable about Judaism's long journey through the centuries that might have sprung from one of Judaism's classic storytellers of old. Although the parable itself is short, its message is profound and far-­reaching. It is a teaching that will be read and read again, and passed on to others.

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Tormented by the question of 'what if...­'
Home for Hanukkah, Sergeant Isaac Janko has never forgotten the baby his girlfriend gave up for adoption years ago. But he didn’t realize how angry he still was....
More than time separates them....
A chance meeting at Temple brings Zehava Elbaz face-­to-­face with the first and only man she's ever loved. She sees a deep and hidden pain in him, one she blames herself for...
An invitation to Hanukkah brings them together....
The two must confront their pain and loss. They have only eight days to face their past, and win each other's trust, but it is a time for healing, reconciliation and miracles….

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Naomi Duran thought she had everlasting love and happiness in Heaven. Even with the rebellious Lash by her side, she learns that life as an archangel isn’t easy.

When secrets of the past are finally revealed, tempers flare, brother is pitted against brother, and Naomi and Lash face the greatest threat to their relationship: choosing among love, family, or duty.

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The Waiting Game is the eagerly anticipated prequel to J.­L. Fynn's best-­selling The Long Game. In it, Tommy Costello has to choose between his childhood friend and Irish-­Gypsy con partner Jim Reilly and Jim's wife, Maggie Downey.

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Grace Kawakami lives in paradise—at least that’s what they call Hawaii in 1941. But hell breaks loose in paradise on December 7, when Japan bombs Pearl Harbor and Grace’s world turns upside down.

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legends and stories of safed originate in the two worlds of mysticism and reality.­ancient mysticism remains an integral part of the character of this modern hilltop town. safed is the center of world jewish mysticism.­this picturesque town described in words is also depicted in art of the famous artists of safed. legends of safed was a best seller in Israel. I taught and lived there for 20 years.

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The inability to embrace a philosophy of 'live and let live' had unfortunate and indeed fatal consequences.

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In this short story, the newest in Locke’s Victorian San Francisco series, Annie Fuller, widowed boarding house keeper and reluctant clairvoyant, turns to Mr. Wong for help in solving a puzzle that could have life or death consequences.

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At twelve years old, Little Frog has a richly fantastic and sustaining inner life. It is 1963, his parents have disappeared, and he lives with his maiden aunts, known affectionately as the Three Fates, on a family estate in Bangkok. But, fed by a steam of books and accompanied by his pet chameleon, Little Frog refuses to accept that he is Thai; eats English food; speaks only English...

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Books for genre Cultural & ethnic themes