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Unexpected America by Wanjiru Warama
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.
Never Give Up by Judy Cline
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,340. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
The story of a genuine Canadian heroine. “I remember Eleanor Mills as a determined woman with osteoporosis who wanted to make a difference… This inspirational woman demonstrated to others that osteoporosis need not be a crippling condition that prevents a person from doing what they want to do. For me, as a physician, Eleanor Mills provides a concrete story of...
Helen's Scars: A Memoir About Abuse and Prostitution by Johanna Sparrow & H. Smith
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 27,070. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Everyone, has a story to tell, I’ve just been contemplating if the world was ready to hear mine. You would be surprised at who will try to stop you from telling your story as if it will affect them. Where were those so-called family members when I was killing myself on the streets looking for love? I am here only by the grace of God.
Rosa Mexicano: A Culinary Autobiography (With 60 recipes) by Josefina Howard
Price: Free! Words: 86,040. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Mexican, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
This is not just a cookbook. It is the Story of how a self made, independent woman became one of the most important pioneers in fine Mexican food dinning in the United States. The recipes are the ones that made Rosa Mexicano NYC famous and from there a whole chain has grown to more than 14 restaurants internationally and growing.
Is This Me? by Anita Horan
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.
Anna Leonowens: A Life Beyond 'The King and I' by Leslie Smith Dow
You set the price! 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.
The General's Little Angel by BreannaHayse/ CBHunt
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 53,950. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2017 by Breanna Hayse. 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.
From the Farm to the Boardroom: Leadership Lessons by Rita Lowman
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 21,640. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2016 by Richter Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Banks & banking
Her story takes readers on a journey of strength, tenacity, and drive that has bucked the idea of a simple job and replaced it with a brilliant career. Her roots in a small town gave her the courage and the strength to keep pushing through the herd and taking her place at the head of the Florida banking industry.
Pathways of the Heart by Diane Yates
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) by Roberto Martínez Guzmán
Price: Free! 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 by Karen Vorbeck Williams
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 by John A. Greenwald
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 by Lisa Orban
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 107,830. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies(4.88 from 8 reviews)
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 by Julie Ankers
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.
Journey to the Self by Maureen Burns
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.
My Short-Lived Life at Being Perfect by Brenda Thornlow
Price: $1.99 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: $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.
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