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Anna Leonowens: A Life Beyond 'The King and I' by Leslie Smith Dow
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 31,000. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Anna Leonowens was famous for tutoring the children and wives of King Maha Mongkut (Rama IV) of Siam (now Thailand). Yet she disguised her lowly birth in India and pretended to be an English Governess. In her spare time, she travelled alone to Russia and wrote several books, including the fabulous bestseller, The English Governess at the Siamese Court, which astonished the world.
A Doctor's Journey: what I learned about women, healing, and myself in Eritrea by Mary Lake Polan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,990. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2016 by Shebooks Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Dr. Mary Lake Polan takes us on a compelling journey into Eritrea, where she started a surgical clinic to offer life-changing care to African women. Dr. Polan describes how she and her surgical team offered the care and compassion that forever changed the lives of their African patients, in a story that will inspire readers to believe that they, too, can make a difference.
Testimony Below: One Woman's Witness to her Children by Chelsey Woolley
Price: Free! Words: 6,430. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Inspirational
One evening before listening to prophets speak in LDS General Conference, my husband and I wrote down questions we wanted answered. Mine was, "What can I do to better strengthen my family?" My answer came when President Henry B. Eyring got up and said, "There are things you can do early, when those you love are young. Remember ... SHARING OUR TESTIMONY IN SACRAMENT MEETING ...
My Short-Lived Life at Being Perfect by Brenda Thornlow
Price: $2.25 USD. Words: 41,740. Language: American English. Published: June 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Brenda Thornlow shares her story of being raised a third-generation member of the Jehovah’s Witnesses. From a young age, she struggles to accept what her devout family believes, to no avail. Marrying an abusive member with a position of authority in her church, she struggles to extricate herself from this dominating religious group who attempt to manipulate her into staying married to her abuser.
Year of Yes: How to Dance It Out, Stand In the Sun and Be Your Own Person | Summary by Summary Station
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,260. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Confidence and self-esteem, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
This summary of Shonda Rhimes’ book ‘Year of Yes’: How to Dance It Out, Stand in the Sun and Be Your Own Person gives a chapter by chapter detail followed by an analysis and appraisal of the strengths and weaknesses of the book itself. The book has a main theme of how to be yourself while being more positive in these daily routines and it leads Shona Rhimes to discover aspects about herself
The Many Lives of Tania Laveder, Russian World War II Survivor by Jemma Helene
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,070. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Tania Laveder was completing her first year of medical school in Krasnodar, Russia, when she was drafted into World War II. Captured in 1942 in Crimea, in the catacombs outside Kerch, she was transferred to Germany, then to Italy, and finally to France’s Côte d’Azur, where she set out to reestablish her life. Two-and-a-half generations later, Tania at last shares her remarkable story.
Spymistress: The True Story of the Greatest Female Secret Agent of World War II: Summary by Summary Station
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,300. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
“There is safety in conjecture,” Atkins grew up learning to be a mass of conflictions. This served her well in later life by helping to confuse her enemies. Upon her relocation to Britain, Atkins followed another piece of her father's advice when he advised her not to sign any paperwork. She created her own identity and took her maternal grandfather's surname.
Rise of a Woman: A Memoir by Edna Sinha
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,690. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2016 by Darshi Ranmuthu. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
A memoir of a woman fallen within her family, culture and the society. And she stood on her own feet. A story of forty years in twelve thousand words! It is all about stubbornness and revenge which turned out to be courage and determination.
Blackout: Remembering the Things I Drank to Forget | Summary by Summary Station
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,690. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Addiction and recovery
The book Blackout is different from other books about recovering alcoholics. This book is not just for people who are recovering from alcoholism it is also for people who know alcoholics. Sarah explains how alcohol was her way for dealing with life’s problems. This caused her to grow up without actually learning how to deal with problems on her own.
Priyanka Chopra: The Untold Story by Mischa Brown
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,280. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Biography with pictures- Priyanka Chopra is the hottest superstar in Bollywood today and one of the fastest rising hotties in Hollywood. Find out the true story behind the glitz and glamour in this tell all biography. Learn about her humble origins and how her life turned upside down within the matter of months. Learn about her juicy relationships and the naughty details.
Mino Gakoi by Esther Chen
Series: The Society Files. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,080. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Mino Gakoi, is not about shoji, nor is it about the Mino castle. It is about our castle of life. Just like a game of chess, our life depends on how we develop our limited resources. In order to survive and win the war against life, what are the three things that we must develop and how will that help us?
Margarita Chorné y Salazar, the First Woman in Latin America with a University Degree by Martha Diaz de Kuri
Price: Free! Words: 13,960. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2016 by DEMAC A.C.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
In this book Martha Diaz de Kuri presents the biography of Margarita Chorné y Salazar, the first woman to get a degree in Latin America. Not only did she became a surgeon dentist, but a mother and grandmother in times were Woman had different rights. She also lived the changes of the Mexican Revolution and the sufferings of a well off Porfirian family during those troublesome times.
After The Fall by Vikki Hammond
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,330. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Being a mum is tough at the best of times but throw autism, tuberous sclerosis complex and epilepsy into the mix and life as you knew it changes. This is part two of whenever I fall, my story so far. Every day brings new challenges new problems and new worries. Yet with that come hope, love and new friendships.
Terrance Zepke Series Reading Order & Guide by Terrance Zepke
Price: Free! Words: 1,010. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
This is a checklist of all the series written by Terrance Zepke, including the chronological order of books in each series. Also included is some information fans may find helpful, such as how to connect with her on social media and a special message from this author.
Ronda Rousey: Words to Live [And Fight] By by Ian Fineman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,140. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2016 by Sports Entertainment Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
From sustaining brain damage at birth, to losing her father to suicide at age 8, UFC legend Ronda Rousey's greatest fights in life have taken place far outside of the octagon. Now, bestselling author Ian Fineman explores the roots of Rousey's strength and the guidance her strength provides to a world that remains completely enamored of this literal and figurative knockout.
I Am... Subject To Change Without Notice (Book One) by Cheri M Bauer
Price: Free! Words: 119,410. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
A candid journey through a tumultuous time in the writers life- walking through changes of self discovery.
Life by Satellite by Christine Burns
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 123,890. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Friendship
Christine and Linda were professional women, living and working 3,500 miles apart on the opposite sides of the Atlantic in the early 1990s. They were brought together to discuss women's use of computers online, before the World Wide Web appeared. Their friendship blossoms and deepens and their correspondence charts their hopes, dreams and tragedies. But is one revealing everything?
Misereres and Exsultates by Celine Armenta
Price: Free! Words: 59,670. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2016 by DEMAC A.C.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Through small essays, Celine Armenta narrates the relationship that she had with nuns during her childhood, her decision to enter the convent and, ten years later, to leave it. She describes the emotional life of women living in convents; she reflects on friendship, affection, attraction and love between women, but also on guilt, vocation, religiousness and faith.
Storia di Una Giacca che Non Voleva Lasciarla by Nunzia Castaldo
Price: $1.09 USD. Words: 190. Language: Italian. Published: January 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
La vita ci pone di fronte a situazioni che entrano a far parte della nostra interiorità e diventano l'orientamento di un'intera esistenza o restano come ricordi di un sogno infranto, sono comunque segni di cambiamento.
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