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Pride Over Pity
By Kailyn Lowry
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 48,910. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2014 by Post Hill Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Kailyn Lowry is the feisty, tattooed beauty whose determination to raise her son on her own terms has been documented on MTV’s hit series Teen Mom 2. In this raw memoir, Kailyn opens up about her painful past, from her desperate stay at a homeless shelter to the traumatic secrets she’s guarded for years. Pride Over Pity is the inspiring story of a young girl’s resolve to survive and succeed.
Daughters of Spain
By Joan Fallon
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 86,800. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
This collection of first-hand interviews offers us a snapshot of the lives of women living in Spain from the Spanish Civil War until the present day. Daughters of Spain gives a gripping account of the hard won changes within society for Spanish women, through the eyes and experiences of the interviewees themselves.
Anthea se Reis
By Anthea Van Der Pluym
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 24,050. Language: Afrikaans. Published: April 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Anthea se Reis is die verhaal van 'n Suid-Afrikaanse vrou se herstel ná haar pa se moord in 'n wrede plaasaanval. Hierdie merkwaardige storie is oor die triomf van die menslike gees oor tragedie. Dit gaan oor die sleutel bepalende oomblikke en insigte wat gelei het tot haar herontdekking van die vreugde van die lewe. Anthea vertel haar baie persoonlike verhaal om hoop en ondersteuning te gee.
Anthea's Journey
By Anthea Van Der Pluym
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 21,500. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: April 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Anthea's Journey is the story of a South African woman's recovery after the murder of her father in a brutal farm attack. This remarkable account is about the triumph of the human spirit over tragedy. It is about the key defining moments and insights that led to her rediscovery of the joy of living. Anthea has has told her very personal story to bring hope and support to others like her...
As Ever, Pudd
By Anita Ann Caruso
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,850. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2014 by SDP Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
It’s difficult to pretend you love someone when you don’t. It’s even harder to pretend you don’t love someone when you do. To whom do we belong? To our spouses or to each other? My husband, the love of my life, met me when we were married to other people. Unforeseen circumstances gave us the chance to receive and absorb real love. This memoir is the story of our romance, told in letters.
Lost in Transplantation: Memoir of an Unconventional Organ Donor
By Eldonna Edwards
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,370. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Anne Lamott meets Nora Ephron in this entertaining memoir of massage therapist and single mother Ellie's mission to donate a kidney to an ailing stranger. Written with self-effacing humor and warm authenticity, Lost in Transplantation seeks to touch that place in each of us that hopes to find meaning and purpose in our overlapping lives.
Lucie Aubrac - the Schoolteacher who fought the Gestapo
By Phil Beardmore
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 85,820. Language: British English. Published: February 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Never before fully told in English, this is the inspiring biography of Lucie Aubrac, one of the leaders of the French Resistance in Lyon. A true love story involving sabotage, subterfuge and prison escapes, it provides a living example of boundless courage in the face of Nazi terror.
60 Black Women in Horror Fiction
By Sumiko Saulson
Price: Free! Words: 34,130. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
February is African American History Month here in the United States. It is also Women in Horror Month (WiHM). In 2013, as an Ambassador for Women in Horror Month. This list of black women who write horror was compiled at the intersection of the two. The booklet also includes interviews with nine of the women. Exclusive bonus in the eBook version, four short stories, and an essay.
Eightysixed: Life Lessons Learned
By Emily Belden
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 84,800. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2014 by Pandamoon Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Chicagoan Emily Belden has no idea what to do with her twenty-something life — particularly as it pertains to love — which is a tough problem for a hopelessly romantic half-Jew who's fresh out of a failed relationship. But if “figuring it all out” and “wanting it all” were Olympic sports, Emily would have been a gold medalist in both categories.
The Space in Between: A Story about Nina
By Diane Eklund-Abolins
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 113,400. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
The Space in Between tells the true story of a Latvian woman whose life is impacted by two world wars and a revolution. She experiences much personal tragedy but manages to retain her belief that most people are good.
Die mächtigsten Frauen des Mittelalters: Königinnen, Heilige und Wikingertöterinnen von Kaiserin Theodora bis Elizabeth Tudor
By Michael Rank
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,160. Language: German. Published: February 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Dieses Buch wird sich mit dem Leben der zehn mächtigsten Frauen des Mittelalters beschäftigen. Es wird untersucht, wie sie es fertigbrachten auf den Thron zu steigen, was ihre Leistungen so bemerkenswert machte und die Auswirkungen, die sie nach ihrem Tod auf ihre jeweiligen Gesellschaften hatten.
A Test of Times
By Antoinette Ratliff
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 21,200. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2014 by Knowledge eBooks USA. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer
A Test of Times, written by Antoinette Ratliff, is a personal and intimate story of despair, defeat, and demise; yet success and victory triumphs as Antoinette is taken from near-death to thriving! Learn how she was able to successfully overcome slander, a rocky marriage, death, and even cancer.
Mama Chuy, Faith With No Boundaries
By Noel Diaz
Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 29,820. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
The true story of an immigrant woman who achieved the unimaginable, "Mamá Chuy" mother of Noel Díaz. This book manifests the most pivotal events that a single mother had to endure, the one I called, my mother. She sacrificed herself to give me and to defend my life since the moment I was conceived.
Seventy-Four Cents
By Marty Meyer-Gad
Price: $3.74 USD. Words: 66,610. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Some of the reasons Pope Francis is calling for a renewed Catholic Church are entwined in the journey of one woman to Catholic priesthood. While the Church may currently take offense at women breaking the law, a case is made for their actions. Catholic women priests are living the vision of Pope Francis.
Stands With Fists: Moving Beyond Psychological and Verbal Abuse
By Debbie Zoub
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 80,990. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2014 by RICHER Press. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Abuse
Stands With Fists is a raw book about the journey out of abuse without having all the answers. Readers are invited to join the Author in this journey to leave abuse behind so together as a community all can gain empowerment through each other. It does not matter what type of abuse you have experienced: physical, sexual, verbal, emotional or neglect. Debbie Zoub, MSW is a clinical social worker.
RUNNING FROM CANCER: a tilted memoir
By DebiLyn Smith
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 71,420. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer
"You can run, but you can't hide" is the start of this insightful memoir down the Breast Cancer Freeway. Author/survivor DebiLyn Smith says she is your horrible warning. "Don't be naive like I was. Stop running from cancer. Learn to stand and fight back. The earlier you start fighting cancer, the more hope you have. Right now would be a good time." "Fantastic. Funny. Helpful. Precious."
Could You Be Loved: A Memoir of Scars and Guitars
By Margarita M.
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 67,650. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Seductive, heartfelt, and gritty, Margarita M.'s "Could You be Loved: A Memoir of Scars and Guitars", is a stripped-down, honest account of longing, romance and survival. The story begins in the sterile room of an ER where Margarita recovers from a life-threatening illness. When she finally returns to “normal life” we discover the healing process has just begun.
Las desafiantes. Cuatro mujeres que avanzaron sobre la injusticia, la mediocridad y el prejuicio
By Monica Berestein
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 37,240. Language: Spanish. Published: January 10, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Este libro relata la vida de cuatro mujeres que avanzaron sobre la injusticia, la mediocridad y el prejuicio: Katherine Mansfield, Dolores Ibarruri, Anna Ajmatova y Margaret Mead.
Trees Tall as Mountains (The Journey Mama Writings: Book 1)
By Rachel Devenish Ford
Price: Free! Words: 103,400. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
For eight years Rachel Devenish Ford has been writing about her not quite normal life at her blog, Journey Mama, telling stories about her days with characteristic honesty and humor. Now for the first time, this writing is captured in book format in the Journey Mama Writings Series.
Conversations with a Goddess On life, love and business
By Natalie McIvor
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 62,320. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
"I AM A GODDESS!" Adopt this as your daily mantra- acknowledge who you are- an empowered and beautiful woman. Through the Enlightened Goddess network, Natalie McIvor has had 1000’s of conversations with Goddesses. Reinvent your life! Enjoy these stories from ordinary women, all goddesses, just like you!