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Before the Iron Curtain: My WWII Childhood (Iron Curtain Memoirs Volume I) by Irene Kucholick
Price: Free! Words: 42,180. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
When Anne Frank was in Holland, Irene was growing up in Germany. Hitler was rising to power, and her friend, Esther, wore a yellow star and Nazi youth marched. From Kristallnacht and hidden Jewish neighbors to whistling bombs, and a prison cell, Irene takes us on a World War II journey through the eyes of a child who survived it all and is still living today.
In Those Days Book 1 The Ties That Bind by Dusty Kohl
Series: In Those Days. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 53,580. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
In 1909 at the age of thirteen, Nellie camps with her family in the new State of Oklahoma. They fled crop failure at home in East Texas. She loved her parents, grandparents, brothers and sisters. All of them believed they could pull through the worst of circumstances. Instead, they barely scraped by with enough to eat. The book provides detailed background of her family life in those days.
Shikoku. Peregrinaje de la madurez a la vejez. by Amparo Espinosa Rugarcía
Price: Free! Words: 24,780. Language: Spanish. Published: June 17, 2015 by DEMAC A.C.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Amparo Espinosa Rugarcía decidió preparar el tránsito de la madurez a la vejez con sabiduría. Para ello realizó un profundo viaje interior enmarcado por un peregrinaje a monasterios budistas en Shikoku, Japón. Describe los preparativos existenciales que realizó en episodios del pasado y presente para proyectar ese futuro que ella aspira a construir en el día a día.
¿Por qué sigo siendo católica? by DEMAC A.C.
Price: Free! Words: 33,550. Language: Spanish. Published: June 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
La Iglesia católica no nos reconoce a las mujeres la autoridad moral para tomar decisiones, ni nos permite ser sacerdotes: ¿por qué sigues siendo católica? ¿Qué nos mantiene en la Iglesia? Ciertamente, ésta no es una pregunta menor si tomamos en cuenta que la población católica de esta región es de un poco más de quinientos millones de personas (alrededor de 40% de la población católica mundial),
Dios Padre, ya no creo en ti by Amparo Espinosa Rugarcía
Price: Free! Words: 34,650. Language: Spanish. Published: June 16, 2015 by DEMAC A.C.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
En este testimonio autobiográfico, Amparo Espinosa Rugarcía, expresa su inquietud y rebeldía hacia las enseñanzas religiosas tradicionales que se tienen de Yavé.
Why Am I Still a Catholic? by DEMAC A.C.
Price: Free! Words: 34,150. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
If the Catholic Church does not treat us women as equal, why do we keep being catholic? This book contains 5 essays that try to answer this question. These works are based on everyday specific situations that women live in an un-equal environment in Spanish Speaking America (Ibero-America).
Love is on Page 52 by Franziska Surber
Price: Free! Words: 48,260. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2015 by DEMAC A.C.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Franziska Surber Geisser describes her happy childhood in Zurich, Switzerland, and her adolescence in Mexico. Later she decides to return to Mexico and improve herself both spiritually and affectively. She has three daughters, separations, quarrels and discoveries to later return to her family in Switzerland. For her, hard-to-understand lessons, are part of life's perfect puzzle.
Misereres y exsultates by Celine Armenta
Price: Free! Words: 56,160. Language: Spanish. Published: April 28, 2015 by DEMAC A.C.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
A través de pequeños ensayos, Celine Armenta, narra la relación que tuvo con las monjas en su infancia y su decisión por ingresar al convento y, diez años después, dejarlo.
Singing Magic: Memoir of a Girl Who Thought Singing Was Life by Lucretia E. Pretorius
Price: Free! Words: 86,860. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Memoir of a girl raised in rural Ontario and French Canada in the 1940s and 1950s, who then moved to South Africa in the late 1960s and witnessed the tumultuous dismantling of apartheid. Rich descriptions of people and places in rural Canada and remote regions in South Africa.
How to Measure Your Life in Men by Abby Decatur
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,020. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
After her love life hits an all-time low, a college freshman slips into a dreadful slump of despair. But a semester abroad in Costa Rica enables her to put her worries aside. Eventually she decides to give romance another try and finds herself in a series of turbulent, weird and often hilarious relationships. Alternately funny, insightful and touching, Abby’s story is relatable and inspiring.
60 Black Women in Horror Fiction by Sumiko Saulson
Price: Free! Words: 44,630. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Essay » Author profile
February is African American History Month here in the United States. It is also Women in Horror Month (WiHM). In 2013, as an Ambassador for Women in Horror Month. This list of black women who write horror was compiled at the intersection of the two. The booklet also includes interviews with nine of the women. Exclusive bonus in the eBook version, four short stories, and an essay.
Trees Tall as Mountains (The Journey Mama Writings: Book 1) by Rachel Devenish Ford
Price: Free! Words: 103,400. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Family
For eight years Rachel Devenish Ford has been writing about her not quite normal life at her blog, Journey Mama, telling stories about her days with characteristic honesty and humor. Now for the first time, this writing is captured in book format in the Journey Mama Writings Series.
A Life Well Lived: Helen's Story by Annette Oaks Pierce
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 32,670. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
The life story of Helen Thompson Jensen and what she was able to accomplish during her lifetime despite being able to use only her head.
Below the Peacock Fan: First Ladies of the Raj by Marian Fowler
You set the price! Words: 93,530. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2013 by Bev Editions. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
When the British ruled India, four Victorian women find themselves in a disturbing land, experiencing extremes of decadence amid crushing poverty. Emily Eden, Charlotte Canning, Edith Lytton and Mary Curzon followed husbands or a brother who were appointed Viceroys. In this compelling slice of colonial history we see how India marked them with its heat, mutinies and lascivious secrets.
Reflections...Tales from Nanna by PATRIA CANNING
Price: Free! Words: 24,400. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Middle Eastern
Ms Canning has already published on Smashwords her searing account of deceit and betrayal in the memoire A Tree Change…at any age—and the risks/rewards of meeting a man on the Internet. Now we have a chance to discover a little more about this writer’s background and experiences, through short stories, poems and reflections written over four decades.
Sophia Grantham aka Kezia Tregilgus by Barry Allan
Price: Free! Words: 73,370. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
The true story of a female convict transported to Van Diemens Land aboard the Rajah in 1841. She married a seaman known as Handspike Jack Tregilgus and together they pioneered the settlement of central Queensland. They built the first hotels at Taroom and Rolleston, then moved to Rockhampton where she ran bushranger-friendly hotels before she died at the age of 52.
Death Valley Madam by R. B. Griffith
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 89,680. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2012 by Arrowhead Classics Publishing Co.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Sex and Relationships » Prostitution
The story of a woman during the Great Depression who left her family farm in Missouri, at the age of 16 to make her way in life in San Francisco. Instead of finding legitimate work, however, she worked as a prostitute and then a madam -- for the next 60 plus years.
Selling Sex in Hollywood by Thomas Chi
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,370. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Publisher Thomas Chi interviewed Las Vegas call girl Holly after she moved to Hollywood, California. Here are the stories from the interviews with Holly in Los Angeles, California. I had to leave Las Vegas, because of the economy, but the few clients I met there put money up front.
Helena: Unwavering Courage by Sylvia Melvin
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,710. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction
Can you imagine a woman burying her husband in the morning then giving birth to his last child in the afternoon? Confined to her bedroom with premature labor, Helena watches from her window as a horse-drawn wagon takes James to the cemetery. With no husband for support, Helena turns to her children's love and her faith to see her through difficult times. Her courage is a testimony to all.
Actress in Spite of Herself: The Life of Anna Cora Mowatt by Mildred Allen Butler
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,880. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2011 by Ad Stellae Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Anna Cora Mowatt holds an important place in American theater history. She was the first woman to give public readings; she wrote the first social satire for the stage; and, having become a star overnight without previous acting experience, she was the first American to make the acting profession for women respectable--proving that a lady could be an actress and an actress a lady. Ages 12 up.