Books tagged: women characters

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Litany
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 77,030. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
When a street girl with attitude meets an itinerant old gardener named Rose, sparks begin to fly, fanned by clashing aesthetics, defenses, and denial into a conflagration of misunderstanding that births an awkward and pragmatic partnership. It's Chicago,1968, and these two and a woman librarian,unaware of the cultural upheaval around them, are as affected as the beach is by the tide.
At all cost
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 48,200. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Chris (12) and Laura (9) ran away from the father who didn’t wanted them to go to the mother they longed for six years. Criminals caught them in the juggernaut’s trailer they hid from the father. Criminals planned to sell them to Mr. Charlie to export them outside the country. Charlotte, the pretty lady, escaped with the kids to rescue them. Criminals hunted them in order to kill them all.
The Giant's Graveyard
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Price: Free! Words: 4,340. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Mullen threw up his arms in disbelief. "Not the giant again, Lass! Didn't you learn your lesson last time? Don't you understand that the beast can't be killed?"
Grandmothers, Incorporated
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Series: Grandmothers Incorporated, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 57,010. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When a former high school classmate dies, three "sixty-something" widows are determined to prove that the cause was nothing less than foul play. Certain that they know the culprit, the ladies turn the lives of everyone around them upside down in their hilarious quest for justice.
Dancing Through the Chaos
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 89,790. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2011 by Olo Books. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
Three friends. One belly dancing class. Every Monday, on penalty of death or cheesecake. By the first night, Kate gets bushwhacked by a friend request on Facebook from her old best friend/first lover. Hailey decides that she loves belly dancing more than her husband. And Gavriella picks up a guy who turns down the fornication. (Is he crazy, or does she smell that bad?) Sex. City. Dancing.
Girl-Shaped Shadows - A Short Story
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Price: Free! Words: 4,120. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Eleven-year old Isobel and her aunt, Marmalee, do everything they can to avoid the sunlight – fearful of skin cancer and suntans – yet they find themselves unavoidably drawn to the beach near their home one sunny June day by the very people they abhor most: the Normals. The lure? The Mrs. Johnson, Marmalee’s new love-interest. The problem? Isobel’s nemesis: Mrs. Johnson’s daughter Chloe.
Barefoot Girls
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 169,880. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
When her hometown newspaper reviews Hannah O’Brien’s newly released novel, the nature of her book is called into question when the reviewer suggests it is a memoir depicting her neglectful alcoholic mother – Keeley O’Brien Cohen, the most beloved of the Barefoot Girls - a little too accurately for fiction, citing rumors rather than sources. Mother and daughter estranged, Hannah's life unravels.
101 Movies About Women Directed By Women
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,510. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Women want to watch movies that appeal to their sensibilities. This book helps find movies that will deliver. There aren't enough movies about women/women's issues coming out of Hollywood and even fewer feature films directed by women. But there are quite a few available if you look beyond the current fare in the theaters. Find entertaining films and support women directors with this book.
Earth and Air: Stories
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Price: Free! Words: 26,600. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
Dangerous gypsies, dragon-like women, and things that go bump in the night, literally. Tara McTiernan's stories resemble twisted modern fairy tales, full of real-life magic and Grimm-like darkness. Containing three unforgettable short works, Earth and Air, like her novel Barefoot Girls, illuminates and explores the lives of women with rare eloquence, keen insight, and a sharp wit.
On a Red Station, Drifting
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,400. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
The ebook edition of the Hugo, Nebula and Locus Awards novella finalist, from the author of the acclaimed Obsidian and Blood trilogy--a rich science fiction tale infused with Vietnamese culture...