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Lucie Aubrac - the Schoolteacher who fought the Gestapo
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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
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Price: Free! Words: 44,630. 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
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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
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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.
A Test of Times
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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)
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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
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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!
Glass Half Full
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,400. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Is the glass half empty or half full? Ironically, sometimes life influences our view, and alters our perception.
Extraordinary Women of the Rocky Mountain West
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Series: Regional History Series. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 100,520. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013 by Pikes Peak Library District. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Extraordinary Women of the Rocky Mountain West brings us the real women who homesteaded, worked the ranches, built the cities, ran the businesses, brought art to the frontier, founded the institutions, preserved human history and natural wonders, fought against racial and gender discrimination, and advanced the cause of equality for women.
A Time to Live, a Time to Die
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 166,710. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2013 by National Pacific Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
The fascinating true life story of an extraordinary Ukrainian woman who grew up in war-torn Europe in the 1940s, surviving a genocidal Nazi occupation of her homeland, slave labour camps, and Allied bombing raids. After the war, Lida was given the opportunity to start a new life in a distant land, and overcame many obstacles to achieve her greatest desires - success, happiness and security.
Libertad interior. Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 56,090. Language: Spanish. Published: November 8, 2013 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Con este libro las autoras se integran al grupo Universal de las confidentes de Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz, al presentar mas que un relato biografico o un ensayo erudito, la contestacion a las interrogantes que inquietan a los investigadores sobre el caracter y temperamento de esta mujer y de las circunstancias en que vivio.
Farah Diba. Los bellos ojos de Persia. Del lujo y el poder a la soledad y el exilio
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 30,700. Language: Spanish. Published: November 8, 2013 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography
Farah Diba fue la última reina y única emperatriz de Irán, y al tiempo que vivió en el lujo desmedido, el gobierno que representaba sumió a su país en la desigualdad social. Así, ocupó tanto las portadas de las revistas del corazón como los bandos condenatorios a su régimen. Ésta es la historia de su vida.
Madame de Pompadour. La amante de Luis XV que llegó a ser la mujer más poderosa de Francia
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 35,980. Language: Spanish. Published: October 28, 2013 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography
Madame de Pompadour, además de cómplice de fogosidades, fue la gran compañera y consejera del Rey. Culta y decidida, apoyó el proyecto de la enciclopedia, se rodeó de los mas notables filósofos y literatos de la epoca, protegió el teatro y prohijó las mas variadas manifestaciones artísticas. Este libro revela a una mujer cuya personalidad y valía superan cualquier preconcepto general.
Mama Chuy, una fe sin fronteras
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Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 30,750. Language: Spanish. Published: October 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
"Una fe sin fronteras" Una historia verídica de una mujer emigrante que logra lo inimaginable. "Mamá Chuy" madre de Noel Díaz.