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Maureen White – A Biography
By Denise Farrugia
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 23,860. Language: Australian English. Published: December 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
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: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,810. Language: British English. Published: December 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Feminism & Feminist Theory
(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. Category: 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. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography
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. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » Australian & Oceanian
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. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
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. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
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.. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
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.
Shiraz Letters
By Agnes V. Axtell
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 104,460. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Agnes Axtell, a teacher at the Defense Language Institute and part time teacher at San Antonio College, decided to quit her job and take a two-year leave from the college so that she could go to Iran. This move astonished in her life. This book is a collection of letters she wrote to friends and family during her stay in Iran.
Loving Me: Reclaiming My Power
By Letty Chihoro
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 39,160. Language: British English. Published: August 12, 2012. Category: 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. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
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. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
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. Category: 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.
Mistress Alexandria Series #4 of 12: Mansion Party
By Jean Moredon
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,480. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2012 by SDS Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Sex and Relationships  » Prostitution
Mistress Alexandria has a rare day off from pleasing clients. Favoured client Mick invites her to a party at his mansion. Big mistake.... #4 in a series of 12 Mistress Alexandria short tales, search for other instalments. Based on a true story.
Second Chance
By Martha Preston
Price: $6.75 USD. Words: 37,340. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Indicted on 23 counts and convicted of four, multimillionaire Martha Marie Preston faced 40 years in federal prison! Just how her life of Rolls Royces and golf course living had come to this, she wasn’t sure. But she knew she had to find a way out. And so began her Second Chance.
Grandma's Motorcycle
By Carlene Eye
Price: Free! Words: 1,100. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
0.75 star(3.67 from 3 reviews)
My Motorcycle describes a grandmother's humorous and unsuccessful attempts to ride a motorcycle. Even after professional lessons and assistance from motorcycle cops, the skill to stay upright eludes her. After a thousand miles of falls, road rash, and burns, the grandmother reflects on her failure.
Yehonala. La concubina que se convirtio en la ultima y más influyente emperatriz de China
By Cordelia Callas
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 29,510. Language: Spanish. Published: June 28, 2012 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Este trabajo trata de ubicar, con justa apreciacion historica, a Yehonala, la figura femenina mas infuyente de toda la historia del gigante asiatico. Controvertida e imposible de ignorar, llego a la Ciudad Prohibida como una concubina mas del Emperador y mas adelante se revelo como una figura politica extraordinaria, con una rara habilidad para sobrevivir a todo tipo de intrigas cortesanas.
MY CIA: A Memoir
By Telling Our Stories Press
Series: Telling Our Stories Press. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,060. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
In her third book, a memoir, McCord uses the lens of the present to delve into the past: McCord was born in Monrovia, Liberia, Africa, the daughter of a CIA Officer and a beautiful, sheltered, young mother of Irish catholic descent, ten months after the birth of her sister.