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Before the Iron Curtain: My WWII Childhood (Iron Curtain Memoirs Volume I)
Price: Free! Words: 42,180. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
When Anne Frank was in Holland, Irene was growing up in Germany. Hitler was rising to power, and her friend, Esther, wore a yellow star and Nazi youth marched. From Kristallnacht and hidden Jewish neighbors to whistling bombs, and a prison cell, Irene takes us on a World War II journey through the eyes of a child who survived it all and is still living today.
Jamie Lee Curtis: Scream Queen
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 165,510. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2015 by Ben Ohmart. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Jamie Lee Curtis: Scream Queen details Curtis' career and life during her scream queen era and includes detailed and never-before-seen production histories.
In Those Days Book 1 The Ties That Bind
Series: In Those Days. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 53,580. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
In 1909 at the age of thirteen, Nellie camps with her family in the new State of Oklahoma. They fled crop failure at home in East Texas. She loved her parents, grandparents, brothers and sisters. All of them believed they could pull through the worst of circumstances. Instead, they barely scraped by with enough to eat. The book provides detailed background of her family life in those days.
In Those Days Book 2 On the Run
Series: In Those Days. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 35,290. Language: American English. Published: June 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Nellie is dragged along when her husband fears death at the hand of her father. From boardinghouses, to cheap hotel rooms, and then a winter in a boxcar, she’s had enough and demands a decent roof over their heads before the baby comes. Nellie makes many new friends along the way. Her trail of friends irritates her spouse, except for whatever he can get from them.
In Those Days Book 3 Hiding From the Great World War
Series: In Those Days. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 41,470. Language: American English. Published: June 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
At less than twenty years old, Nellie birthed three children. Her friend's husbands return from the start of WW 1, dead or mortally wounded. When the draft board sends for her husband, he loads the buckboard and takes them out of civilization. She must find ways for them to survive. Living off the land changes the way she looks at her marriage and it forever changes the way she looks at herself.
Her Finest Hour
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,060. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2015 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Her Finest Hour serves as a reminder that freedom isn’t free and that the most unlikely people, including a teenage girl enrolled in art school, can rise to life’s greatest challenges.
Shikoku. Peregrinaje de la madurez a la vejez.
Price: Free! Words: 24,780. Language: Spanish. Published: June 17, 2015 by DEMAC A.C.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Amparo Espinosa Rugarcía decidió preparar el tránsito de la madurez a la vejez con sabiduría. Para ello realizó un profundo viaje interior enmarcado por un peregrinaje a monasterios budistas en Shikoku, Japón. Describe los preparativos existenciales que realizó en episodios del pasado y presente para proyectar ese futuro que ella aspira a construir en el día a día.
¿Por qué sigo siendo católica?
Price: Free! Words: 33,550. Language: Spanish. Published: June 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
La Iglesia católica no nos reconoce a las mujeres la autoridad moral para tomar decisiones, ni nos permite ser sacerdotes: ¿por qué sigues siendo católica? ¿Qué nos mantiene en la Iglesia? Ciertamente, ésta no es una pregunta menor si tomamos en cuenta que la población católica de esta región es de un poco más de quinientos millones de personas (alrededor de 40% de la población católica mundial),
Dios Padre, ya no creo en ti
Price: Free! Words: 34,650. Language: Spanish. Published: June 16, 2015 by DEMAC A.C.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
En este testimonio autobiográfico, Amparo Espinosa Rugarcía, expresa su inquietud y rebeldía hacia las enseñanzas religiosas tradicionales que se tienen de Yavé.
Why Am I Still a Catholic?
Price: Free! Words: 34,150. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
If the Catholic Church does not treat us women as equal, why do we keep being catholic? This book contains 5 essays that try to answer this question. These works are based on everyday specific situations that women live in an un-equal environment in Spanish Speaking America (Ibero-America).
Gatekeeper to Los Alamos: Dorothy Scarritt McKibbin
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 44,780. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » History » American
In March 1943 Dorothy Scarritt McKibbin took a position that catapulted her into the center of the Manhattan Project. A rare combination of gentility and fire, Dorothy was the one point of contact with the world beyond "the Hill," a world that did not know of the existence of the community she guarded.
Love is on Page 52
Price: Free! Words: 48,260. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2015 by DEMAC A.C.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Franziska Surber Geisser describes her happy childhood in Zurich, Switzerland, and her adolescence in Mexico. Later she decides to return to Mexico and improve herself both spiritually and affectively. She has three daughters, separations, quarrels and discoveries to later return to her family in Switzerland. For her, hard-to-understand lessons, are part of life's perfect puzzle.
Powerful Women: The 25 Most Influential Women in Congress
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 38,090. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2015 by CQ Roll Call. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Congress, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
From a lone legislator in 1917 to today’s power players, women in Congress are changing the culture of U.S. politics. In this brief look at the history of female legislators, find out how women have made their mark in Washington, D.C., along with exclusive personal profiles of 25 leading women Democrats and Republicans including detailed biographies, their photos and legislative achievements.
Don't Fence Me In: The Adventures of a Soccer Mom Turned Cowgirl
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 77,510. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
The true story of a litigation attorney, single Mom from Jersey who chucks everything and moves to Colorado to become a cowgirl. Life change at its best, both hilarious and heartbreaking, follow Phyllis as she shows up scared and brave in the wild West. Of course there's a cowboy, equal parts exhilaration and heartbreak. A read for everyone who dreams of being free.
Misereres y exsultates
Price: Free! Words: 56,160. Language: Spanish. Published: April 28, 2015 by DEMAC A.C.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
A través de pequeños ensayos, Celine Armenta, narra la relación que tuvo con las monjas en su infancia y su decisión por ingresar al convento y, diez años después, dejarlo.
Diamond in the Dark: Leaving the Shadow of Abuse
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 185,690. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015 by Bancroft Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Abuse / domestic partner abuse
A remarkably honest memoir of abuse, lies, and murder. Phyllis Hain's ultimate escape from a life of domestic violence into the role of survivor and advocate is an inspiration for anyone. With frank description and southern humor, Phyllis tackles the best and worst of her life experiences.
Tornado Warning: The Extraordinary Women of Joplin
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,970. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015 by Dancing Lemur Press LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Summer approaches and the residents in Joplin anticipate the fun activities that will follow. What they don’t anticipate is the mile-wide tornado that will devastate the town on May 22, 2011. The tornado kills over a hundred people and leaves thousands homeless. In the face of this tragedy, seven women must gather their courage. Each makes different choices as Joplin recovers from the destruction.
Jenny's Daughter
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 82,710. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2015 by The Electric Scroll. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Jaqi Wade, raised in depression-era California, wasn’t prepared for life in her new home, Brazil, but she managed. She’d been expecting surprises. The biggest surprise was how hard it was to come home again after twenty years!
Under the Influence of Evil - A Brutally Abusive Childhood Exposed
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,370. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Isolated from the outside world, Darlene had no idea how brutally abusive her life was. She just thought it was normal. Her mother, Jean, beat her from infancy, mentally abused her, and later sold her to men to use as they pleased. All the while, Darlene suffered sexual abuse at the hands of her father since a toddler as Jean looked the other way. Leaving home as a young teen, Darlene ended up in
Ultimate Tragedy
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 44,000. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Death, Grief, Bereavement
Ultimate Tragedy is gripping, compelling and inspiring. There is no greater tragedy that one can experience than the death of one's child. Feel the emotional turmoil that is felt by bereaved parents as author Doreen Pchajek shares her story of devastation and loss.