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Cold Starry Night by Claire Fejes
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 80,270. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2017 by Epicenter Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
Young Claire Fejes was a promising sculptor and painter in New York City when her husband gave in to "gold fever." She held the unconventional view that her career was as important as his. But in those days, a woman followed her husband, so Claire did--to Fairbanks, last stop on the Alaska Railroad, in the heart of the immense northern territory, where Joe Fejes intended to mine for gold.
Down the Wild River North by Constance Helmericks
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 119,830. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2017 by Epicenter Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
In suburban Arizona, 1964, Connie Helmericks announced to her two daughters, 12-year-old Ann and 14-year-old Jean, "We're going to make a canoe expedition to the Arctic Ocean." And for two successive summers, that's exactly what they did. Down the Wild River North is the vividly told story of their adventures in the remote northern reaches of Canada and the Arctic.
Mothers, Daughters, and Body Image: Learning to Love Ourselves as We Are by Hillary L. McBride & Ramani Durvasula
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 79,060. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2017 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Women's health, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Discover why women are so often unhappy with their appearance—and how they can learn to love themselves.
The Richest Girl in England by Lita-Rose Betcherman
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 royal favourite George Villiers, the Duke of Buckingham. George's reputation spiralled until his bloody assassination, and religious tension loomed over Kate's 2nd marriage to an Irish noble. 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 by V. E. Palm
Price: $8.95 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 by Shilpa Raj
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 by Maureen McKeown
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.
Riding the Wild Side of Denali: Alaska Adventures with Horses and Huskies (Rev. 2nd Edition) by Miki Collins & Julie Collins
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 82,660. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2017 by Epicenter Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Identical twins Miki and Julie Collins trap, hunt, fish, and garden in Alaska's wilderness just north of Denali National Park in Alaska's vast interior. Their closest companions are loyal sled dogs and Icelandic horses. Theirs is an unusual lifestyle even by Alaska standards. In this revised second edition, the sisters share what has happened in their lives in the past twenty-five years.
Impresiones de Lucía Richard; Literatura, arte y sociedad en el Chile de los años 50 by Daniel Piedrabuena Ruiz-Tagle
Price: $3.99 USD. 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.
Riots & Revolutions: Travels Of The Very First Female Journalist To... by Carol Abaya
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 81,360. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2017 by The Educational Publisher/Biblio Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » History » World
I was there in the midst of these upheavals because I predicted several: • Chinese invasion of India in 1962, • the 1965 communist revolution in Indonesia, • the increased tension and acts of violence in the Middle East, and • the 1972 coup in the Philippines
Geri's Story - Her Life, Her Loves, Her Lord by Geraldine Bond
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 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.
Rosa Mexicano: A Culinary Autobiography (With 60 recipes) by Josefina Howard
Price: $9.99 USD. 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.
Trusting the River by Jean Aspen
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 160,580. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2017 by Epicenter Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Jean Aspen, daughter of arctic explorer and author Constance Helmericks, began life in the wilderness. Throughout six decades, the natural world has remained central to her. What began as a series of letters to her son, Lucas, when she and her husband Tom set out to search for a different future, evolved over the seasons into a many snapshots of her remarkable life.
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.
The General's Little Angel by Breanna Hayse
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 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: $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 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.
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