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Sandcastles & Snowmen
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 121,450. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Islam / Rituals & Practice, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Sahar El-Nadi's new book demystifies Islam and Muslims. From a female leader's worldwide perspective, Sandcastles and Snowmen explores faith through the story of a woman on a personal journey to search for spirituality, leading her to reconnect with Islam in a new, global context in the turbulent post 9/11 world.
The Richest Girl in England
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,840. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2017 by Bev Editions. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Katherine Manners was the richest girl in England, a Catholic, and wife to the notorious George Villiers, the Duke of Buckingham. George's reputation spiralled until his bloody assassination. Kate's second marriage to Randal, Earl of Antrim, lead to her participation in the 1638 rebellions against the king. She was a woman behind great men, and this is her definitive biography.
Aunt Eleanor's Men: A True Story of One Woman's Pursuit of Grandeur
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 97,910. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Eleanor knew the world. She knew geography. Ocean liners and trains, timetables, maps, depots, piers, cities, towns, hotels, and shops were her stepping-stones—the rigging for her life on the lam. She was an agile and erudite traveler, and her movable scam propelled her across two continents. She claimed fluency in French, Russian, Italian, and German. Her easy way with language, her cunning, her
The Elephant Chaser's Daughter
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 84,310. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
When you are a female born into a poor Indian family, the odds are already stacked greatly against you. The human drama captured in this memoir is nothing short of amazing – the struggle between the two worlds of one’s existence. Written with raw honesty and grit, this is a deeply moving memoir of a young woman confronting her ‘untouchable’ status and her aspirations for a good future.
The Extraordinary Case of Sister Liguori
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,880. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2017 by Amolibros. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
The remarkable but true story of a young Irish nun who flees her convent in Wagga Wagga, NSW, barefoot, in her nightgown, on a foggy winter’s night in 1920, setting the scene for a religious storm unprecedented in Australia’s history. She finds refuge in the home of local Protestants who refuse to disclose her whereabouts to the Catholic authorities.
Impresiones de Lucía Richard; Literatura, arte y sociedad en el Chile de los años 50
You set the price! Words: 109,980. Language: Spanish. Published: August 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Central America
Lucía Richard Barnard fue una escritora chilena que destacó como poeta, ensayista, conferenciante, artículista, cuentista, sobresaliendo tanto por la belleza y profundidad de su obra, como por su participación en los principales movimientos culturales, literarios y feministas de la sociedad santiaguina de los años 50.
Geri's Story - Her Life, Her Loves, Her Lord
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,000. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Geri Bond lived a varied life facing great hardships including an overprotective mother, the agony of a divorce and finally a calming nearly 56-year marriage to the co-author. She had an amazing work ethic which included grocery checker, assistant to an accountant, working in logging operation, newspaper teletype operator, housewife, school crossing guard and juvenile probation officer.
Unexpected America
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,550. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Unexpected America is a mainstream memoir which reads like a thriller. Wanjiru Warama leaves Kenya in a huff and heads to the United States for a year’s sabbatical. From the first day, she realizes she has to learn to live all over again in a new culture she knows nothing about.
Is This Me?
Price: $4.55 USD. Words: 57,130. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Emotions
Anita opens the door and flees, screaming as she runs toward the river, a man chasing in hot pursuit. This opening scene is a surprise considering Anita is the quintessential ‘good girl’ who was raised as a fundamentalist Christian. You’ll glimpse inside a tortured soul as she spontaneously approaches strangers to understand herself. ‘Is This Me?’ is the prelude to an astonishing and larger story.
The General's Little Angel
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 53,950. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Psychology » Interpersonal relations
What does age-play really look like and can an independent and intelligent woman find healing as a submissive in a BDSM relationship? This is a true story of how I was introduced into the age-play dynamic and includes not just the mischief I got into (and the consequences), but also what led me there.
Pathways of the Heart
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,130. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2016 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
The true love story of a young man and young woman who struggled through the Great Depression only to find their marriage on the rocks as time passed by.
Cartas desde el maltrato (Diario real de una mujer maltratada)
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 61,410. Language: Spanish. Published: November 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Montse sufrió durante varios años un cruel maltrato a manos de su marido. Primero psíquico y después, físico y sexual. Una vez que pudo salir de esa situación y rehacer su vida, decide dar a conocer el diario que escribió en aquellos años. Para este libro, ella aporta sus escritos y el autor su experiencia como novelista para ofrecer las claves necesarias para entender la historia.
My Enemy's Tears: The Witch of Northampton
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 136,930. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2016 by FawkesPress. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
She was real. She was rich and beautiful. She was tried as a witch in 1675 -- and survived. This fictional account of a true story describes two lives in conflict -- one cursed and one blessed -- and the transcendent power of forgiveness.
Wild Bird: The True Jazz Age Tale of Ruth Wightman Morris
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,160. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » History » Biography
The riveting untold story of Ruth Wightman Morris, whose daring exploits, shocking scandals, and passionate affairs broke all the rules and took the Jazz Age by storm.
It'll Feel Better when it Quits Hurting
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 107,830. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
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Many years ago my friends and I would sit around and play what we called "Jerry Springer: the Home Game". The object of the game was to see how many upcoming shows we qualified for, and whoever had the most at the end of the program won. I was the reigning champion. For better or for worse, this is the mostly true, fairly accurate, and almost completely factual account of my life.
Feisty, Fabulous and 50 Plus: 21 Women Share Their Candid and Compelling Stories
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,580. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2016 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging
Feisty, Fabulous & 50+ is a collection of 21 ‘warts and all’ stories written by women navigating their way through their 50s and beyond. The stories are inspirational, frank and uplifting as each woman tackles her own set of challenges – all recounted with humour, insight and self-deprecation. A true testament to understated strength and resilience.
Telling Things as They Happened
Price: Free! Words: 51,500. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2016 by DEMAC A.C.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Brave political woman who fought for seamstresses's rights
Journey to the Self
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 127,160. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
A child of wartime London, Maureen emigrated to the other side of the world in the 1950’s. Crossing the Alps in a bubble car, sailing through the Suez Canal, driving in the Australian outback alone, she recreated herself time and time again. A maverick spirit with an appetite for change, Maureen set out to see the world and to see how it would change her.
Adios, Mi Pequena Habana
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 100,880. Language: Spanish. Published: June 8, 2016 by Beating Windward Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
La revolución arrancó de raíz a Cecilia, con apenas seis años, de su cómodo hogar de clase media en Cuba y la plantó en el vecindario de bajos recursos de la Pequeña Habana en Miami. Su padre mujeriego se enfocó en reconstruir su carrera, persiguiendo la promesa americana de riquezas y liberación del pasado.
From MTV to Mecca
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 157,230. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2016 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
In the early 1990’s Kristiane Backer was one of the very first presenters of MTV. For years she lived and breathed the music scene, gaining a following and becoming a darling of European press. In this very personal memoir Kristiane tells the story of her conversion and explains how faith has given her inner peace and the meaning she sought.