Books tagged: contemporary women

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The Trouble with Mattie
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 57,400. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2010. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Set in NC, The Trouble with Mattie is the story of the youthful, dynamic, comical, and recently widowed Mattalie Morgan, whose conniving stepdaughter dumps her in a crooked housing set-up for "needy" adults, turning Mattie's world upside down. But the housing owners don't care; they're sharks. Soon, Mattie is battling the ranks and her stepdaughter, who flew the coop with Mattie's estate money.
Spellcheck Nation and other stories
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Price: Free! Words: 11,180. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2010. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
Spellcheck Nation : Does Spellcheck have a sinister side? Can it help you strategize for power when society is screaming that you don't have a chance! What People Pray For: The congregation calls to God for favors during mass. What do they ask? What I wore for Loss: A love-song to the repurposed fiftysomething looking for a life. The Obesity Study: OMG. This is inhuman but it pays $100.
Bridesmaid Lotto
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Series: McMaster the Disaster, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 66,840. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
McMaster the Disaster Series, Book 1 Josie is shocked to be picked in the Bridesmaid Lotto. Now how will she keep her true klutzy self from showing up for all the world to see?
Momentary Mother
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,410. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2011 by Whitepoint Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Los Angelena Lulu Rosetti, a thirty-three year old word processor and tarot reader, is urgently summoned by her mother to her New Jersey childhood home to help Lulu's only sibling, a younger sister, recover from a vitamin-induced suicide attempt. Over the course of Lulu's one week stay with her too-close family, she's sure that moving to California was the right thing to do.
My Valley Is Icky Too
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,800. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2011 by Whitepoint Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A self-imagined free spirit, Janice Huntington endures her days at Suzanne’s Newsclipping Service sifting through mountains of information, and on her own time she navigates sexual encounters in a search for who knows what. Her frantic, lonely routine begins to unravel with an inquiry into the fate of the inventor of her favorite form of birth control.
To the Left of the Microwave
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 31,570. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2011 by Whitepoint Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The eclectic characters in this collection of ten tales contend with the classic, American quest after freedom. The women in these stories grapple with greed in 1980s New York, tangle with an Indiana abortion clinic surrounded by protesters, and succumb to a wacky adventure with a scientist who thinks he’s losing his mind in California.
A Spy in the House of Love
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 34,680. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2011 by Sky Blue Press. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Originally published in book form in 1954, A Spy in the House of Love contains some of Anais Nin's best poetic prose. The main character, Sabina, realizes that she is a composite of many selves, each one seeking identity within relationships with five very different men, and while she seeks to live out each part of herself she also craves unity, setting the stage for the battle for self-awareness.
The Pride
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 50,640. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2011 by SolaPress fdfields@hdtrain.com. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Contemporary woman
Four women have two things in common. They're all mothers, and the father of their children is the same man. On of the women convinces the other three that the four of them must pick up the slack where their children's father is unable.
Fluch der Stradivari | Roman
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Price: $7.50 USD. Words: 57,850. Language: German. Published: September 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Carlotta von Sachs lebt mit ihrer Partnerin in einem Landhaus in der Nähe von San Torrini, einem kleinen, beschaulichen Ort in der Toskana. Zu ihren Freunden und Bekannten gehört eine bunte Gruppe von Künstlern und Kunsthandwerkern, die sich regelmäßig in Adrianas Bar treffen, nur die Leiche in der Werkstatt einer befreundeten Geigenbauerin gehört nicht dazu.
Was Einmal War | Roman
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Price: $7.50 USD. Words: 55,540. Language: German. Published: September 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Carlotta führt mit ihrer Lebensgefährtin ein erfolgreiches und angenehmes Leben in der Toskana bis zu dem Tag, an dem sie in den Verdacht gerät mit dem Verschwinden ihres Ex-Mannes etwas zu tun zu haben. Für die Polizei ist sie die Letzte, die Sebastian lebend gesehen hat, denn nach einem Treffen mit ihr, dreißig Jahre zuvor, ist er wie vom Erdboden verschwunden.