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Daughters of Distance by Vanessa Runs
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 81,000. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
What does it mean to be a female in endurance sport? Hundreds of women open up about their realities as athletes, wives, girlfriends and mothers. From the intimacy of the bedroom to the community of competition, some of these stories will encourage and uplift. Others will surprise and infuriate. Welcome to the beautiful and complicated world of strong women.
The Evolution of Her: Redefining Your Beliefs about Your Feminine Identity by Heather Stanislaus
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 28,790. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
A fascinating evolution of identity is occurring in which women everywhere are redefining themselves. The Evolution of Her describes how we can take part in this thrilling cultural movement by living the lives we want instead of following society’s prescriptive life plan.
Faces: Imprisoned Women and Their Struggle with the Criminal Justice System by Betty May
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 60,380. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies(5.00 from 1 review)
In 2008 a group of women serving life sentences for capital crimes decided to reach out to at-risk youth and warn them of the consequences of bad choices. With the mantra: If we can help just one kid, all this work will be worth it, they produced and performed a play: FACES. The play became a phenomenon and reached hundreds of people—in the prison and at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.
Half a Piece of Cloth: The Courage of Africa's Countless Widows by Jane Crane
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 71,820. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » History » Africa
Riveting first-hand accounts from widows in seven African countries, many young with young children, exposing their desperate circumstances and courage. 'In tune with the African way of telling stories. Once I started reading, it was hard to put down.' From the Introduction by Emily Onyango of Kenya.
Mujeres por la independencia by Sebastian Alaniz
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 20,180. Language: Spanish. Published: January 16, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico
Esta obra fue escrita para que, a través de la fidelidad y de la amenidad con que su autor nos cuenta los sucesos de la Guerra de Independencia de México, sus heroínas sean como personajes cercanos. En estas páginas el lector encontrará la historia de todas aquellas mujeres, conocidas o anónimas, cuyo valor y fortaleza trascendio el que su nombre se haya esfumado en los campos de batalla.
Las desafiantes. Cuatro mujeres que avanzaron sobre la injusticia, la mediocridad y el prejuicio by Monica Berestein
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 37,240. Language: Spanish. Published: January 10, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, 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.
One Woman’s Voice: And How Using Yours Can Start a Revolution by Christine Oneto
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 20,250. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
“We can have no ‘New Deal’ until large groups of people– particularly women– begin to have a revolution in thought.” (Eleanor Roosevelt) Written to help facilitate today's women in shaping the next generation into the leaders of tomorrow-simply by speaking up: intelligently & often! With a companion website for women to voice their opinions, this collective Women's Voice can come about, now.
The Human Women Guide by Christian Ortiz
Price: Free! Words: 25,960. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sex and Relationships » Sexual behavior, Nonfiction » Sex and Relationships » Sexual behavior
Based on my experiences & the experiences of others , i have came up with The Human Women Guide which will guide people with dating and relationships .And give them a deeper understanding of the male and female mind
Mysteries in The Quilter's Quarters: Book 1, The Quilter's Quarters by Terry Crawford Palardy
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,150. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
The Quilter's Quarters is part memoir, part story, part how-to and part journal. The book contains brief stories of several quilts. It also introduces Helen and Henry, and elderly, happily married couple who own a small toy and quilt shop. This first issue includes the first mystery they will encounter through the series. The print version includes a full color photo album of thirty quilts.
The Islamic Law of Inheritance as a Formative Agent in Muslim Society. Also the Rejection of Aristotlean Logic by Carol M. Fuller
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 38,650. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Islamic law, Nonfiction » Law » Islamic law
Makes clear connections between the law of inheritance and the lag in prosperity and other acomplishments by Muslim peoples. The origins of low status of women are traced. Why Western inheritance is pro-prosperity. Second part of book tells astounding early progress of Muslim scientists, then rejection of logic of Greeks causing precipitous decline in scientific advances and in amending laws.
The Sweeter Science: A Look at Women's Boxing by Thomas Gerbasi
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,260. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
Award-winning boxing writer Thomas Gerbasi takes a look at the often unappreciated sport of women's boxing with this collection of stories featuring profiles of Christy Martin, Laila Ali, Lucia Rijker, Mia St. John, and Holly Holm, along with in-depth features on some of the most compelling athletes you may have never heard of.
The Bloomers: Wise Women Creating a New World by A. J. White
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 49,300. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
The Bloomers book empowers women over 50 to claim their creative authority using an energetic spiritual matrix to gain self-awareness. The Bloomer woman is smart, sassy, and very savvy… the new power broker . . . but invisible until now. The mission of The Bloomers is to offer a wakeup call for women to create a world based on feminine principles using the “fire in her belly” to create change.
Grandeza de ser mujer by Enrique Villarreal
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 32,350. Language: Spanish. Published: December 20, 2012 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
En este libro, el autor ha recopilado las más importantes opiniones y aforismos de célebres figuras de la cultura mundial, así como pequeñas biografías de mujeres que han sobresalido históricamente. El autor también nos comparte sus propios pensamientos y definiciones de lo que significa ser mujer.
Fasten Your Seat Belts! History and Heroism in the Pan Am Cabin by valerie lester
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 115,370. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
Fasten Your Seat Belts! is the first history of an airline told in the voices of its flight attendants. Through hundreds of interviews, Valerie Lester has collected the heroic, tragic, and sometimes comic adventures of Pan Am's pioneer cabin crews from 1928-1991. At last here is a book that reveals the immense contribution made by flight attendants to the history of aviation.
The Princess Protocol by iscis malone
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 67,540. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
What do feminists and princesses have in common? Both tend to be misrepresented and misunderstood in public media. Being a feminist is no more about women hating men or wanting to replace them than being a princess is about Prince Charming or castle towers. The Princess Protocol, explores "princess" as a vital benchmark in a woman’s overall development and personal empowerment.
Hope, Faith & Empathy by Monique Gray Smith
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 54,630. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Hope, Faith & Empathy is the story of Tilly, a young Indigenous woman growing up in Canada, and the individuals who helped shape her life, her survival and her irrepressible spirit. Together, they tell a unique perspective of history rooted in strength, resiliency and hope. Woven throughout the book are stories, humour, wisdom and thought provoking teachings.Hope, Faith and Empathy is relevant, in
Les femmes chez Herodote by Jean-Claude Sestier
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,770. Language: French. Published: June 27, 2012 by Rhetorical Ratatouille. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization, Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Globe-trotter avant la lettre, Hérodote nous a laissé bien plus un immense reportage qu'une œuvre historique proprement dite, quoique le but qu'il se fût fixé au départ eût été de relater les guerres médiques. Et, paradoxalement, c'est justement ce qui fait l'intérêt historique de son œuvre. Découvrons, à travers ses récits, le sort des femmes de l'antiquité.
Let Spring Soon Come by Ramu Mahanthi
Price: Free! Words: 27,620. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
Written as a story about three young women who come together through their acquaintance with the “nameless” man who they agree to call Fitzwater, this e-book is about the impact that reflection, introspection, meditation, and listening to our heart can have upon our ability to gain clarity and to use as tools to correct our faulty thinking.
101 Movies About Women Directed By Women by Susan Winlaw
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,510. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, 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.
I'm Just Starting: A Reluctant Criminal's High Road to County Jail by Andrea M. Gilson
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 45,960. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
The adventure begins with our protagonist's DUI crimes which lead to a cultural immersion of an unlikely type. As a self-determined non-criminal she fights her self-rightousness and judgments through a renewed relationship with God. The story is frank, funny, and a positive message for hope and recovery.