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Facing up to it by Dawn Shaw
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 92,490. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2013 by The Author Incubator. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
One woman’s transformational journey from craving acceptance to accepting herself.
Fondly, Bob by Susan Stephenson
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 48,820. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
This story might easily be told by any number of unsuspecting victims of the modern-age of courtship. Online dating presents challenges unprecedented only a few years ago, while domestic abuse and violence remain timeless. From their first meeting in an airport to their last in a courtroom, these two “matches” defy the traditions and ideals of girl-meets-boy models.
Dear Sergeant Honey Part II Don't Worry Until I Tell You To by Ceil Stetson
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,460. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
A compilation of letters and diaries of a woman soldier in World War II. This is not a recollection or a retelling. The letters and diary entries are on a day-by-day basis as she lived it. Hildegarde Molnar was one of the select few of Women's Army Corps (WAC) service members to be sent overseas. She had a unique job as a court reporter for the Judge Advocate General's section.
Elsie at Ebb Tide: Emerging from the Undertow of Alzheimer's by Barbara Erakko
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 126,850. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / Alzheimer’s & dementia, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
elsie nurmi begins school in minnesota speaking no english yet becomes a u.s. protocol officer escorting dignitaries such as astronaut borman abroad on air force two. when diagnosed with alzheimer's, she begins a dreaded-yet transcendent-journey. as she becomes increasingly nonverbal, her daughter explores psychic communication proving soul-to-soul communication and love are never lost.
Lady Di. La bella Princesa del pueblo que desafió a la Corona británica y se eternizo tras su muerte. by Jazmin Saenz
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 41,320. Language: Spanish. Published: January 4, 2013 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Diana Frances Spencer, Lady Di, tuvo una breve y apasionante historia, que el presente libro evoca en su esencia. La trágica muerte de Diana, a los 36 años y en circunstancias dudosas, no hizo mas que elevar a la categoría de mito a esta mujer que vivió a medias, y que tuvo el coraje de desafiar los anquilosados hábitos de la Corona británica.
A Broad Abroad in Iran, An Expat's Misadventures in the Land of Male Dominance by Dodie Cross
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 85,490. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
It’s July 1977, in Esfahan, Iran, one year before the bloody start of the revolution, and two years before the U.S. Embassy take-over, when expatriate Dodie Cross finds herself in a strange world, somewhere between the Old Testament and the Space Age. Her life takes on twists and turns as she tries to acclimate to the soaring changes in temperature and altitude, culture and attitude.
Maureen White – A Biography by Denise Farrugia
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 23,860. Language: Australian English. Published: December 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
From growing up on an island in the Pacific, to being taken captive by German raiders in World War II, through to becoming a Red Cross warrior and working around the world, Maureen’s life was never dull or lonely.
The Brilliant Women Collection by Eve Merrier
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,810. Language: British English. Published: December 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Feminism & Feminist Theory, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies(5.00 from 6 reviews)
‘It is simply a celebration of those unselfish women who have forged ahead in their chosen field and raised awareness of women’s issues in the process. The consistent message in this book is: ‘be yourself’ and ‘never give up’. A nice inspiring read.’ ‘It’s a tonic for young and old… one to recommend to your daughters when they are making life decisions.’
Blond Today Bald Tomorrow: living life with alopecia by Stacy Weed
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 88,040. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Stephanie Weed, a free-spirited teenager, had lived a carefree life when baldness became her reality. Diagnosed with alopecia—a skin disease resulting in hair loss—Stephanie lost her eyebrows and eventually all of her hair. Both poignant and comedic, Blond Today Bald Tomorrow, is the true story of Stephanie’s struggles as she learns to cope with being hairless for the rest of her life.
The Complete Princess Trilogy: Princess; Princess Sultana's Daughters; and Princess Sultana's Circle by Jean Sasson
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 228,740. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
For the first time, the bestselling PRINCESS books are available in one ebook. PRINCESS describes the true life of a princess in the royal house of Saudi Arabia where she lives in a "gilded cage" with no control over her own life. DAUGHTERS recounts Princess Sultana's battle to secure freedoms for her daughters. In the final book CIRCLE, Sultana saves other women from servitude.
Memoirs: Early Childhood 1929-1943 by Bette James
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,150. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2012 by Laura Nunn. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Bette James shares with us her early childhood memories of growing up during the Great Depression. Bette writes candidly about the events of her life and her feelings towards her parents, grandparents and her siblings. Memories: Early Childhood, 1929-1943, includes numerous photographs of Bette and her family, and the house where they all lived, in Mt. Wayte, Framingham, MA.
Наши в Лондоне или Исповедь гастарбайтера by Irina Kaleri
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 89,610. Language: Russian. Published: October 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Легко ли покинуть обжитое место и начать жизнь с нуля в новой стране-без знания языка, без документов и денег? Какие препятствия будут ждать вас на пути к успеху? Вам придется столкнуться с обманом и предательством, пренебрежением и открытой враждой...
A Quintessential Love Affair by Margaret Sutherland
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,020. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Australian & Oceanian, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
A Quintessential Love Affair is a wonderful omnibus or sampler of this New Zealand author's work during her years in Australia.
A Day in A Life by Janet Andrews
Price: $4.85 USD. Words: 63,470. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Janet Andrews has enjoyed a happy and fulfilled life, as packed with adventure and drama, love and laughter as she could have wished. But it has not been a carefree one. As a young woman she developed an acute form of multiple sclerosis, which has progressed until Janet, now in her sixties, is largely paralysed with the exception of partial movement in one arm and hand.
The Esther Vice House by Wilma Smith
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,940. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
During the Spring of 1929, a terrible accident changes the life course of Esther Clark, a young teacher in rural Indiana.
Still Having Fun: A Portrait of the Military Marriage of Rex and Bettie George 1941-2007 by Candace George Thompson
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 75,610. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2012 by Published by Westview, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
This remarkable biography of a military marriage which lasted from 1941 until 2007 includes everything from letters written in war zones to photographs that chronicle the lives and romance of Rex and Bettie George. Written by their daughter, Candace George Thompson, after their deaths, "Still Having Fun" is a moving testament to the character and resilience of American military families.
Loving Me: Reclaiming My Power by Letty Chihoro
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 39,160. Language: British English. Published: August 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
In this book, you are drawn into the life of a young black girl living in Zimbabwe, through which you get a fascinating, sometimes shocking insight into the culture, 'traditions' and true reality of living in this country during massive political changes. The health theme running throughout this book shows how the author cures the chronic headaches and allergies that plagued her life.
Reflections...Tales from Nanna by PATRIA CANNING
Price: Free! Words: 24,400. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Middle Eastern
Ms Canning has already published on Smashwords her searing account of deceit and betrayal in the memoire A Tree Change…at any age—and the risks/rewards of meeting a man on the Internet. Now we have a chance to discover a little more about this writer’s background and experiences, through short stories, poems and reflections written over four decades.
The Search for Lady Godiva by Robert Hendry
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 121,620. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Lady Godiva’s naked ride through Coventry as a protest against oppressive tax entered history! Did it really take place? Historian and Godiva descendant Robert Hendry offers compelling evidence from 1000 years ago that it did! Discover the social and religious background to this famous event and unravel the mystery of where she was laid to rest. 120,000 words + 100 illustrations, appendices.
The Blows of Yesteryear: An American Saga by John Y. Le Bourgeois
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 90,360. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
We recall a family of real but largely forgotten women in American history. All were descendants of Elizabeth Taylor and Peter Blow. Their lives were full, far-flung and unscripted, emblematic of the nation’s course over five generations. Our women are mostly fortunate in love, and marry good men. They are motivated. They know death, even murder; and they live with slavery and its aftermath.