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Journey to the Self by Maureen Burns
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 127,160. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
A child of wartime London, Maureen emigrated to the other side of the world in the 1950’s. Crossing the Alps in a bubble car, sailing through the Suez Canal, driving in the Australian outback alone, she recreated herself time and time again. A maverick spirit with an appetite for change, Maureen set out to see the world and to see how it would change her.
Adios, Mi Pequena Habana by Cecilia M. Fernandez
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 100,880. Language: Spanish. Published: June 8, 2016 by Beating Windward Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
La revolución arrancó de raíz a Cecilia, con apenas seis años, de su cómodo hogar de clase media en Cuba y la plantó en el vecindario de bajos recursos de la Pequeña Habana en Miami. Su padre mujeriego se enfocó en reconstruir su carrera, persiguiendo la promesa americana de riquezas y liberación del pasado.
From MTV to Mecca by Kristiane Backer
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 157,230. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2016 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
In the early 1990’s Kristiane Backer was one of the very first presenters of MTV. For years she lived and breathed the music scene, gaining a following and becoming a darling of European press. In this very personal memoir Kristiane tells the story of her conversion and explains how faith has given her inner peace and the meaning she sought.
Dear Martl, A companion to the book Dear Hanna by Rudolf A. Zimmer
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 113,200. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
“Dear Martl, a companion to the book Dear Hanna” presents a story of the trouble and hardship women had to endure while their men were engaged on the front during World War II.
Secret Storms: A Mother and Daughter, Lost then Found by Julie Mannix von Zerneck & Kathy Hatfield
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,310. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
The year is 1964. A pregnant, nineteen-year-old debutante is confined to a mental hospital until she gives birth. A loving middle-class couple adopts the baby girl from Catholic Charities. In this award-winning memoir, a mother and daughter recount the stories of their lives. Written in two distinct and deeply expressive voices, their stories seamlessly meld together toward a breathtaking ending.
After The Fall by Vikki Hammond
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,330. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Being a mum is tough at the best of times but throw autism, tuberous sclerosis complex and epilepsy into the mix and life as you knew it changes. This is part two of whenever I fall, my story so far. Every day brings new challenges new problems and new worries. Yet with that come hope, love and new friendships.
LOOKING BACK........ by Joan Williams
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,730. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Conspiracy theories, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
This is the story of one strong woman’s struggle to prevent her country being taken over by communists during the cold war and the great tragedy which befell her a few years after, when her only son was murdered. Today, looking back she shockingly concludes that he was murdered by the police and offers evidence. Her narrative exposes readers to her descent into the pits of hell and her triumphs.
I Am... Subject To Change Without Notice (Book One) by Cheri M Bauer
Price: Free! Words: 119,410. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
A candid journey through a tumultuous time in the writers life- walking through changes of self discovery.
Duchess Georgiana: Georgian Britain’s Most Popular Woman, A New Study by Lindsey Porter
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 146,290. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2016 by Bennion Kearny. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Portraying aristocratic family life in Georgian times, this book is based on three years of detailed research, much of it new, and examines the Duchess and her husband in a far wider context. It explores how their lives were influenced by national events, vast wealth, illness, debt and it shows in depth how Georgiana influenced fashion, jewellery, house décor, party going, and much more.
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: $2.99 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.
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.
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.
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.
Brooklyn's Scarlett: Susan Hayward: Fire in the Wind by Gene Arceri
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 100,320. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2015 by BearManor Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Gene Arceri's fascination with Susan Hayward began as a teenage usher at the Roosevelt Theatre on Flushing, Long Island. New York. And began to shape itself as an idea for a book when he began hosting a talk show over at PBS radio, in San Francisco.
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.
Habitantes de Tiempo Subterráneo by María Luisa Lázzaro
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 55,750. Language: Spanish. Published: September 2, 2015 by The Little French eBooks. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Esta obra es producto de los sueños y la fantasía de la soledad de una adolescente. Unos incontables números de páginas sueltas viajaron de oriente a occidente para luego convertirse en un compendio numerado, al que hoy conocemos como la pri- mera novela escrita por María Luisa Lázzaro.