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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.
Adios, Mi Pequena Habana by Cecilia M. Fernandez
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.
Utopia's Daughters by JoEllen Conger
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 42,730. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2016 by Wings ePress, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Our parents, escaping the throes of World War II, brought up their two young daughters in a world dedicated to the peace of mankind. Mankind United was an organization that began in the late 1800s, seeking a different way to live.
From MTV to Mecca by Kristiane Backer
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 157,230. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2016 by Memoirs Publishing. 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.
Dear Martl, A companion to the book Dear Hanna by Rudolf A. Zimmer
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 113,200. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
“Dear Martl, a companion to the book Dear Hanna” presents a story of the trouble and hardship women had to endure while their men were engaged on the front during World War II.
Secret Storms: A Mother and Daughter, Lost then Found by Julie Mannix von Zerneck & Kathy Hatfield
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,310. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
The year is 1964. A pregnant, nineteen-year-old debutante is confined to a mental hospital until she gives birth. A loving middle-class couple adopts the baby girl from Catholic Charities. In this award-winning memoir, a mother and daughter recount the stories of their lives. Written in two distinct and deeply expressive voices, their stories seamlessly meld together toward a breathtaking ending.
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.
LOOKING BACK........ by Joan Williams
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,730. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Conspiracy theories, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
This is the story of one strong woman’s struggle to prevent her country being taken over by communists during the cold war and the great tragedy which befell her a few years after, when her only son was murdered. Today, looking back she shockingly concludes that he was murdered by the police and offers evidence. Her narrative exposes readers to her descent into the pits of hell and her triumphs.
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.
The Tragic Secret Life of Jayne Mansfield by Raymond Strait
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 71,540. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2016 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Having spent ten years as Jayne Mansfield's press secretary, Raymond Strait knows intimately both the public image and the private person that were Jayne Mansfield. Sitting through hundreds of hours of interviews and private conversations -- not only with Jayne but also with her husbands, her lovers, and her children -- gave Ray the opportunity to present a revealing portrait of the woman.
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.
A Cafe in Space: The Anais Nin Literary Journal, Volume 13 by Anais Nin
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,460. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2016 by Sky Blue Press. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Seventeen contributors, including Anais Nin herself, comprise an issue that focuses on Nin's new diary, Trapeze, the effects Nin's parents had on her life and work, an expose by one of Nin's lovers, how Nin continues to inspire across generations, cultures, and sexual orientation, Henry Miller's final years, Nin's erotica, Djuna Barnes, poetry, short fiction and visual art.
For the Love of Dogs: My Life in Dog Years by Jory Ames
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,500. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Sixteen dogs and their roles in 50 years of the author's life are described. This is a book about the love of dogs, the pain of losing them, the joy of traveling and living with them, and the effects they have on our lives. It also details the author's growing up in Alaska, relationships, moves to various states, and struggles to survive life's tragedies, all with the help of her dogs.
Scaling the Slippery Slope by Avalon Bruce
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,600. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
This is a true autobiography of a woman who was addicted to alcohol but has now been sober over 33 years. Not "preachy" but meant to inspire and uplift all who have a similar challenge. It is informative, educational, entertaining, even racy in places and scientific in others.
Maestra Ascendida Perla, Mi Maestra by Peter Mt. Shasta
You set the price! Words: 35,890. Language: Spanish. Published: November 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening
Una biografía fascinante de una moderna Dama Maestra estadounidense que desempeñó un papel fundamental en la transmisión de una nueva forma de enseñanzas espirituales durante los años 70's-80's. A diferencia de las enseñanzas teóricas que habían caracterizado el esoterismo hasta ese momento, con el corazón abierto transformó la gente a través de una transmisión directa de conciencia.
To Have Your Cake and Eat It (2nd Edition) Autobiography: Wife of Secretary of the Army under President Eisenhower and 1930 Governor of Michigan by Clara Brucker
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 126,630. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
Autobiography of Clara Brucker, wife of Wilber M. Brucker, 1930 Michigan Governor, Secretary of the Army under Eisenhower. Book covers world travel, meeting influential leaders during Cold War Era, downfall of Joe McCarthy, launching first US Satellite into orbit, Nixon-Kennedy campaign, Clara’s early life and events in Michigan, Wilber’s career as Governor, including fight with Purple Gang.
Shikoku. A Pilgrimage from Maturity to Old Age. by Amparo Espinosa Rugarcía
Price: Free! Words: 25,930. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2015 by DEMAC A.C.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Espinosa Rugarcia decided to prepare herself for the transition with wisdom between adulthood and old age.
Celebrating Life After Breast Cancer: 40 Women Share Stories of Surviving Twenty to Fifty Years After Diagnosis by Beverly McKee
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,300. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2015 by Transformation Media Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Women's health
Imagine the hope and comfort you will feel surrounded by forty inspiring breast cancer survivors as they share stories of celebrating life twenty, forty, even fifty years after diagnosis. You’ll be welcomed into an inner circle of support, whether you are a survivor, caregiver, family, friend, or part of an oncology team.
Crimson Roses Beatrice Fraser’s WWI Letters & Memorabilia by Fiona Polak
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 36,210. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Beatrice Fraser's World War I Letters & Memorabilia, from French hospitals. As VAD, or Voluntary Aid Detachment, Beatrice Fraser was one of thousands of women who risked life and limb during WWI. Compiled by Fiona Polak, Beatrice's granddaughter, and accepted into the Imperial War Museum's library collection, Crimson Roses is a vivid recollection of Beatrice's experiences during a most Unholy War
Contar las cosas como fueron by Evangelina Corona Cadena
Price: Free! Words: 49,350. Language: Spanish. Published: September 9, 2015 by DEMAC A.C.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
El terremoto de 1985 en la Ciudad de México es un parteaguas en la vida de muchos mexicanos. Evangelina Corona Cadena, ante la dolorosa experiencia de haber visto gran cantidad de talleres de costura bajo los escombros, promovió la creación del Sindicato de Costureras 19 de septiembre, para proteger al gremio. Te invitamos a conocer su historia.
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