Books tagged: womens literature

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A Home For Two
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Price: Free! Words: 109,220. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2010. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
Mia Thomas has buried herself in her work since her husband's death in a freak accident. Against her better judgment she agrees to go on a European cruise with her daughter's family. The first night at sea she meets a widowed attorney and a shipboard romance ensues, that doesn't fizzle when the ship docks. Against all odds, Mia and Jeremy rediscover love and find a home of their own.
Towards a Grammar of Being
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 5,780. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2010 by Dr David Reiter. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Like Dickinson’s letter to the world, Julie Waugh has dedicated herself to the poet’s scrupulous custom of reflection and self-examination. The result is this poetic self-portrait. What towards a grammar of being delivers, in its high intelligence and tender sensuality, and in its inventive stream-of-verse episodes, is, quite simply, psychology, or what we used to call intuition.
She: Stories of a Woman
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,150. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
One woman's life. That's all it is. That's all it is in short and pristine glimpses. This short story collection by M.R.HYDE has been called compelling, brilliant and refreshing. Experience one life from this singular American writer.
From Hell and Back: Survive and Thrive
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 69,040. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
She was brutally victimized first as a child and then as a wife: both her mother and her first husband made numerous attempts to kill her. But author Gussie McRobert was determined to not only survive, but to recover and thrive. And that is just what she did. She was elected, and then twice re-elected, as mayor of Gresham, Oregon. You too can survive and thrive, regardless of your past.
An Ever Fixed Mark
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Price: Free! Words: 153,930. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
Lizzie Watson ran away from a broken heart into a new dress size. She runs right into Ben Cottingham and finds he isn’t just the boy who pined after her friend in high school. In fact he wasn’t a boy at all, but something entirely different. A different type of human that never ages, never gets ill, and needs the blood of another human to stay that way.
Off Our Rockers - A Tale of Two Grannies
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 116,700. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2011 by John Northern. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
In 1983 Janis and Louis began their walk around the United States from Nevada to Washington DC to California and back to Nevada. Janis was 61/62, and Louise was 57/58. It took them more than a year to complete the journey, and during that time they were interviewed by President Reagan in the White House—wearing their backpacks and looking like mountain women.
A Passionate Sisterhood
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 133,710. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
The relationships of the Lake Poets, Wordsworth, Coleridge and Southey have become a romantic literary myth. The letters and journals of their sisters, wives and daughters form the basis for this illuminating new account of their interconnected lives - their passionate attachments, petty jealousies, and deaths of children - and contribute to a greater understanding of the poets.
Women and Monsters
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,930. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011 by Bad Ducky Industries. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
This collection of stories from Rhysling and Crawford Prize-nominated fantasy writer, J. M. McDermott embraces the surreal and hallucinatory traditions of Margaret Atwood's Penelopiad, and The World's Wife by Carol Ann Duffy, to tell the stories that are always absent from the official books of history. Sing, Muse, for yourself.
The Lady From Holsten
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 165,250. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2011. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
Her father expects Laura to marry an old, unkempt drunkard. It was her duty, and her feelings didn't factor into it. But Laura has no such intention. She plans instead to seek refuge at the social event of the year: the Yuletide Ball. Struggling between love and easy security, enemies force her to flee to the frosty north on a fool's errand. As her passions run deeper, can she face her true self?
A Woman Walking
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 81,770. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
In this timeless folktale, Ninan inherits an unwelcome legacy. She is told by her parents that she must become a traveling storyteller like her grandfather. On each step of her journey, she tells a unique and universal story. As she walks from village to village telling stories, Ninan learns that every story is a kind of gentle magic, and she embraces her life as a woman walking.