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Unexpected America by Wanjiru Warama
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,550. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Unexpected America is a mainstream memoir which reads like a thriller. Wanjiru Warama leaves Kenya in a huff and heads to the United States for a year’s sabbatical. From the first day, she realizes she has to learn to live all over again in a new culture she knows nothing about.
Rosa Mexicano: A Culinary Autobiography (With 60 recipes) by Josefina Howard
Price: Free! Words: 86,040. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Mexican, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
This is not just a cookbook. It is the Story of how a self made, independent woman became one of the most important pioneers in fine Mexican food dinning in the United States. The recipes are the ones that made Rosa Mexicano NYC famous and from there a whole chain has grown to more than 14 restaurants internationally and growing.
Trusting the River by Jean Aspen
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 160,580. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2017 by Epicenter Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Jean Aspen, daughter of arctic explorer and author Constance Helmericks, began life in the wilderness. Throughout six decades, the natural world has remained central to her. What began as a series of letters to her son, Lucas, when she and her husband Tom set out to search for a different future, evolved over the seasons into a many snapshots of her remarkable life.
A Maverick Traveller by Mary Jane Walker
Price: $11.90 USD. Words: 75,870. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Whether it was eating dog unintentionally in Indonesia, meeting the rapper 50 Cent at a backpackers or kicking a US nuclear submarine in New Zealand, A Maverick Traveller is filled with the unique stories and experiences of Mary Jane Walker. Mary Jane has travelled to all corners of the globe - to large cities, visited rural villages and tiny unknown islands off the coast of continents.
Is This Me? by Anita Horan
Price: $4.55 USD. Words: 57,130. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Emotions
Anita opens the door and flees, screaming as she runs toward the river, a man chasing in hot pursuit. This opening scene is a surprise considering Anita is the quintessential ‘good girl’ who was raised as a fundamentalist Christian. You’ll glimpse inside a tortured soul as she spontaneously approaches strangers to understand herself. ‘Is This Me?’ is the prelude to an astonishing and larger story.
The General's Little Angel by Breanna Hayse
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 53,950. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Psychology » Interpersonal relations
What does age-play really look like and can an independent and intelligent woman find healing as a submissive in a BDSM relationship? This is a true story of how I was introduced into the age-play dynamic and includes not just the mischief I got into (and the consequences), but also what led me there.
Pathways of the Heart by Diane Yates
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,130. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2016 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
The true love story of a young man and young woman who struggled through the Great Depression only to find their marriage on the rocks as time passed by.
Cartas desde el maltrato (Diario real de una mujer maltratada) by Roberto Martínez Guzmán
Price: Free! Words: 61,410. Language: Spanish. Published: November 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Montse sufrió durante varios años un cruel maltrato a manos de su marido. Primero psíquico y después, físico y sexual. Una vez que pudo salir de esa situación y rehacer su vida, decide dar a conocer el diario que escribió en aquellos años. Para este libro, ella aporta sus escritos y el autor su experiencia como novelista para ofrecer las claves necesarias para entender la historia.
My Enemy's Tears: The Witch of Northampton by Karen Vorbeck Williams
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 136,930. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2016 by FawkesPress. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
She was real. She was rich and beautiful. She was tried as a witch in 1675 -- and survived. This fictional account of a true story describes two lives in conflict -- one cursed and one blessed -- and the transcendent power of forgiveness.
What Price Freedom by Galina Eangelista
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 92,490. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » History » Russian
In a place and time where typewriters weren’t allowed and there was only one radio station that the government controlled, few had the courage to speak of it. Now, Galina Evangelista shares the truth of Cold War Russia and how fear lives in people’s minds.
Miracles of Love, Faith and Hope by Jennifer Angelee
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 54,420. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Children’s health
Jennifer and Joe were the picture of health. When they had their first child, Nicholas, they have no idea he was the only one in the world with his genetic disease. One of 7 billion people on the planet! After the death of their second child, Joseph, who had the same disease, they learned of this startling fact.
Wild Bird: The True Jazz Age Tale of Ruth Wightman Morris by John A. Greenwald
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,160. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » History » Biography
The riveting untold story of Ruth Wightman Morris, whose daring exploits, shocking scandals, and passionate affairs broke all the rules and took the Jazz Age by storm.
From Darkness To Triumph: Creating Success Against All Odds by Anastasia Charalabakos
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 66,580. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
In this moving and inspiring memoir, Anastasia Charalabakos recounts the trials and triumphs of her life, a journey that, despite her blindness, has bestowed upon her a more powerful appreciation of the world around her. She also provides deep insight into our ability to achieve a richer understanding of our existence and a more lasting peace in our lives.
It'll Feel Better when it Quits Hurting by Lisa Orban
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 107,830. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies(4.88 from 8 reviews)
Many years ago my friends and I would sit around and play what we called "Jerry Springer: the Home Game". The object of the game was to see how many upcoming shows we qualified for, and whoever had the most at the end of the program won. I was the reigning champion. For better or for worse, this is the mostly true, fairly accurate, and almost completely factual account of my life.
Feisty, Fabulous and 50 Plus: 21 Women Share Their Candid and Compelling Stories by Julie Ankers
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,580. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2016 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging
Feisty, Fabulous & 50+ is a collection of 21 ‘warts and all’ stories written by women navigating their way through their 50s and beyond. The stories are inspirational, frank and uplifting as each woman tackles her own set of challenges – all recounted with humour, insight and self-deprecation. A true testament to understated strength and resilience.
No Fear in Death’s Light: My Hospital Adventure in Tuscany by Joyce Ganong
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 71,270. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Death, Grief, Bereavement, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Joyce and her husband are celebrating their twenty-fifth anniversary with a trip to Italy. On the second day, Joyce is gripped by excruciating pain in her abdomen. Rushed to the hospital, she undergoes emergency surgery. During her ordeal, Joyce is comforted by experiences that reveal startling truths––among them: there is no need to fear death.
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.
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