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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.
Life by Satellite by Christine Burns
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 123,890. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Friendship
Christine and Linda were professional women, living and working 3,500 miles apart on the opposite sides of the Atlantic in the early 1990s. They were brought together to discuss women's use of computers online, before the World Wide Web appeared. Their friendship blossoms and deepens and their correspondence charts their hopes, dreams and tragedies. But is one revealing everything?
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.
Storia di Una Giacca che Non Voleva Lasciarla by Nunzia Castaldo
Price: $1.09 USD. Words: 190. Language: Italian. Published: January 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
La vita ci pone di fronte a situazioni che entrano a far parte della nostra interiorità e diventano l'orientamento di un'intera esistenza o restano come ricordi di un sogno infranto, sono comunque segni di cambiamento.
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.
Hillary Clinton's Biography: The Ugly Truth by Chris Dicker
Series: Biography Series. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 6,420. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2016 by Digital Publishing Group. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Is Hillary Clinton a true leader or just another corrupted politician? Is she going to be a great President of the United State, or this is another politician "all talk, no action?" What you'll learn here is not just about her life and accomplishments, but also about the way she does things and the motivation behind it.
Things My Mother Used to Say by Elizabeth T. Pardo
Price: Free! Words: 10,520. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
A multi-chapter journey through our shared past, Things My Mother Used to Say tries to recapture my mother's most important sayings and figure out not only why she said them, but how they relate to my life today.
Sink or Swim: A Survival Story by Tammy Levent
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 25,920. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2015 by Richter Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The life story of Tammy Levent shows that only through extreme pressures and stresses can you truly turn a life into a diamond. Tammy has overcome trials and sorrows that would break most people, yet she turns each one into a catalyst to create something even better. Her inspiring story will help anyone to build on their setbacks and create a life that truly is a diamond to behold.
Margarita Chorné y Salazar, la primera mujer titulada en América Latina by Martha Diaz de Kuri
Price: Free! Words: 13,710. Language: Spanish. Published: December 15, 2015 by DEMAC A.C.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
La mexicana Margarita Chorné y Salazar fue la primera mujer titulada en América Latina. Hija de Agustín Chorné y Campos y de Doña Paz Salazar, la segunda de cinco hermanos, nacida en 1864. Se inclinó por la dentistería –como en ese entonces llamaban a la odontología-, que es lo que la apasionó y a lo que se dedicaban su padre y su hermano mayor.
The Pathological Casebook of Dr. Frances McGill by Myrna Petersen
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 45,500. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
Before TV’s small screen arrived, Dr. Frances McGill was Canada's real deal’ as an original crime drama heroine. She was the Dr. Quinn Medicine Woman, the CSI Crime Scene Investigator, and the Bones forensic expert all wrapped up in one short stature. Her zest for solving crime mysteries earned her the unofficial title of “Sherlock Holmes of Saskatchewan.” Read her true story.
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.
Lightfoot Dancing: An Australian-Indian Affair by Mary Louise Lightfoot
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 137,920. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
With echoes of 'Heat and Dust' the author goes in search of her Aunt Louise’s life in British-Raj India. The love affair she finds is a deep enduring connection with Indian classical dance, and how Louise Lightfoot led a romantic, remarkable and truly independent life to promote Indian dance world-wide. A true story, it is part biography, part dance history, part inter-generational memoir.
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.
Who You Will Become by Brenda Miller
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,490. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2015 by Shebooks Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Brenda Miller's lyrical, lush essays take her from a 1960s Jewish childhood to a hazardous young adulthood.
Constellation of Synchronicities by Geneviève Young
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 44,900. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2015 by Smart Cat Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
FOREWORD by John P. Strelecky, best-selling author of The Why Cafe. What if I told you that everything happens for a reason Would you like to know how your energy and your free will create your reality? In this book, Geneviève shares 40 short stories that connect the pivotal moments of her life to create a beautiful constellation of synchronicities that led her to realize her greates
The Little Amazonian by Miroslava Espinosa
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 29,970. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2015 by Richter Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In The Little Amazonian, Miroslava Espinosa tells us a modern-day survival story that will amaze. Told through her memories, she relates stories of close encounters with wild animals, struggle for education, food, and money, and a myriad of health issues. Through it all, she emerges a strong woman who faces all odds with renewed determination.
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.