Books tagged: gender roles

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The Only Way is Up: The Journey of an Immigrant
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 51,640. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
This book features the author’s experiences and views on pertinent life issues as an immigrant to the United States of America. Though the objective is to empower women, African Americans and immigrants, the greater part of the message of hope is of relevance to a general audience. Some of the issues that are the focus of this book are self esteem, self worth, success, health and relationships.
Freedom, Spiced and Drunk
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Price: Free! Words: 4,970. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2010. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Kediil wants only to remain neuter and learn the secrets of herbs from its beloved Mardin... but at its second puberty, it turns female, and is forced to decide between accepting its new roles among the family... or something unspeakable.
A Trifold Spiral Knot
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,080. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2010. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Once upon a time the Jokka worshiped the three gods in their image: male, female, neuter. Years later, the worship of the trifold virtues--that all sexes have value and dignity--became the second-most dominant belief. But all religions begin with an idea... and a prophet to speak them....
Light Under the House
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Price: Free! Words: 108,480. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Light Under the House is the saga of an American family—the Levis, a family of secrets. None greater than the secret of what lies under their house, a secret that could destroy them. A secret that an ancient evil will stop at nothing to uncover. The novel follows the Levi family line for a generation, exploring lives lived in the aftermath of the cultural rebellion of the late 1960's.
The Tranquillity Project
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Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 126,970. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The price of peace is high in the post-war British zone of 2042. The female government, led by Verity Wood, blames male aggression for the devastating Final War, which has resulted in a shrunken world divided between secular West and clerical East. In the British Zone, women are in control and men are marginalized. Tyranny is difficult to maintain, even if it is clothed in a velvet glove.
The Windela Man
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,410. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Now, Shebe's bracelet there reminds me of a certain story. All of you know where gold comes from, don't you? But do you know how it is that Kessala women out of all the women in the world rule the gold trade? No? Well this is a story for you, then: about Ga the Traveler and how she found the Windela people and established the gold trade and why no one will ever see the face of a Windela man!
The Adinkra Cloth & Other Stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,020. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
"The Adinkra Cloth & Other Stories" contains five "African fantasy" stories by Nebula Finalist Mary C. Aldridge. Besides the title story, this volume includes Cauldron winner story "The Knife That Makes Men," "The Windela Man," the light-hearted "A Courting Story," and "The Work Leader," a novelette-length tale that was awarded a Fiction Fellowship by the Massachusetts Artists Foundation.
Close Encounters of a Third-World Kind
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 27,300. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
"Think of it as an adventure," Annie Ferris's father tells her when he announces that the family will be spending two months in Nepal on a medical mission. But what sort of adventure is it if you have to leave behind your friends, sleep in a tent with your bratty little sister, and be expected to eat something called yak cheese? When Annie meets Nirmala, she begins to get to know the real Nepal.
Show Her
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,500. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Erika knows it's just a matter of time before her master (husband) returns her. However, as Erika's relationship with her master deteriorates, she watches as her neighbor, Alice, flaunts her storybook romance with her own master. She strives to make Alice see that her relationship with her master isn't normal--by any means necessary.
Manual Override (Short)
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Price: Free! Words: 4,950. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2012 by BraeVitae. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Old pilots don't get that way by trusting machinery. Sometimes you've just got to get your hands dirty.