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Singing Magic: Memoir of a Girl Who Thought Singing Was Life
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.
Gracie an English Bull Terrier: A Handbook for Being Dog's Best Friend
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,400. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
30 years rehabilitating dogs barely prepared Christy for her first Bull Terrier. Add a Collie and Labrador to the mix and life could be chaotic; when it came to medical crisis and stress, these same dogs provided the encouragement to keep going. Including tips on temperament testing, feeding, and training, this memoir/handbook will resonate with dog lovers, affirming why we are dog-people.
Female Kundalini
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,660. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2014 by Life Force Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Self-realization, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
As a young girl, Margaret Dempsey's turn towards “something spiritual" appeared to be a source of comfort in a confusing and bewildering world. As she describes her upbringing in Catholic Ireland, her days in a boarding school run by nuns, her training as a nurse, and her escape to London, New York and India, we understand how the challenges she faced brought about a spiritual longing.
Her Whole Darkness In Motion
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,560. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dating
The author's long and meandering road to find true love takes her from her home in South Africa to California, Alaska, China, and finally to Israel. Along the way she meets more than a few interesting people, has a few encounters with some less than friendly people, and learns more about herself whilst learning about new cultures.
Ms’ Guided Angel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,190. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2014 by MyVoice Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » New Age » Mysticism
Caroline Carey survived sexual abuse, violent husbands and single parenting to raise six children and become one of today's most respected teachers of shamanic dance. This is her story.
Trees Tall as Mountains (The Journey Mama Writings: Book 1)
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.
Pressing My Luck: A Doctor's Lottery Journey
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 75,280. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
In 2001, Dr. Shirley Press won 56 million dollars (17.5 million take home) in the Florida Lottery. In her memoir, Pressing My Luck, Dr. Press takes readers on a tour of her life and looks back on how the lottery windfall affected it. With insight and candor, Dr. Press recounts her decisions, daily struggles as well as post-lottery observations on family, friends and life in general.
Below the Peacock Fan: First Ladies of the Raj
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.
Dragons and Butterflies 2: War With Her Father
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,220. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2012 by SDS Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
#2 in the Jean Ridgeway series from Marie Jensen. Jean's battle with her abuser becomes a war, & there can only be 1 winner. But in adolescence, she must also face family, boyfriend & school issues, deceit, jealousy, heartbreak & tragedy. In the end, her physical and mental well-being are threatened, as her visions of the future become as heart-wrenching as her experiences of the past & present.
Remember Me?
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,670. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
‘Where is John? Did he intend to desert her?’ These questions haunt Mary as the date for her husband’s return from Australia passes without any contact. Supported by her faith, her family, friends and colleagues, she is able slowly, painfully, to move on. This candidly recounted, moving story will resonate in the lives of readers, inspiring many to move beyond their own dire circumstances
Dragons and Butterflies: Just Like Her Father
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,510. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2012 by SDS Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
UK #1 Kindle School-Age Bestseller from Marie Jensen. 1st of 6 books charting the life of Jean Ridgeway, an abused child who survives. A victim to start with, she worked through her issues. Her past haunted her for many years. Time is a great healer. Pain and suffering can give you inner strength, or break you. Once you have read Jean’s story, you will understand more about courage and cowardice.
Sophia Grantham aka Kezia Tregilgus
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.
The Days I Knew
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,670. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2012 by Arrowhead Classics Publishing Co.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
She was the most sought after professional beauty in Victorian London, the favorite of artists, photographers and the literati. She soon caught the eye of the Prince of Wales and became his acknowledged mistress. But, realizing that her relationship with the future king of England could not and would not last forever, she became a stage actress and in no time
Death Valley Madam
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.
When the Meadowlark Sings
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,020. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2011 by Riverbend Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Born in 1918 in Fort Benton, Montana, Nedra Sterry has crafted a powerful memoir of life on the Montana prairies and a childhood defined in equal measure by poverty and grace, hard work and family ties. The daughter of hailed-out homesteaders, Sterry grew up in a succession of very remote one-room schoolhouses in northern and central Montana, where her mother, a teacher, eked out a living.
Life is beautiful - No matter what !
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 144,120. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
" Life is beautiful - No matter what " traces the ups and downs of a young Swiss girl as she struggles through a difficult childhood and into womanhood. Armed only with advice from her beloved grandma, she encounters deception, rejection, cancer, and heartbreak. The book follows her as she travels around the world in search of healing, both for her illness and for her scars on her soul.
A Woman Denied... The Early Years
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,060. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dysfunctional relationships, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Simon Bushie had always wanted a little boy to complement the two girls he already had. When his wife Evelyn conceived, it became the happiest day of his life. Everyday he rooted for a boy. But when the baby came, it came with mixed gender. A staunch traditionalist that he was, Bushie was determined that the baby would be a man like him. He went on to register the baby as a boy, naming it Raymond.
Actress in Spite of Herself: The Life of Anna Cora Mowatt
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.
Starting Over Again
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 57,060. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Starting Over Again is a true story about one woman's struggle from the devastation of spousal abuse and divorce. A story for any woman who has suffered pain or shame at the hands of a man. A story of how two people changed the lives of many others. One man's betrayal cost a man his life, two children their fathers, and two families were destroyed. The price of our decisions can be very costly.