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Glass Half Full
By Sarah Jane Butfield
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,400. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Is the glass half empty or half full? Ironically, sometimes life influences our view, and alters our perception.
Extraordinary Women of the Rocky Mountain West
By Tim Blevins
Series: Regional History Series. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 100,520. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013 by Pikes Peak Library District. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Extraordinary Women of the Rocky Mountain West brings us the real women who homesteaded, worked the ranches, built the cities, ran the businesses, brought art to the frontier, founded the institutions, preserved human history and natural wonders, fought against racial and gender discrimination, and advanced the cause of equality for women.
A Time to Live, a Time to Die
By Ernest McIvor
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 166,710. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2013 by National Pacific Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
The fascinating true life story of an extraordinary Ukrainian woman who grew up in war-torn Europe in the 1940s, surviving a genocidal Nazi occupation of her homeland, slave labour camps, and Allied bombing raids. After the war, Lida was given the opportunity to start a new life in a distant land, and overcame many obstacles to achieve her greatest desires - success, happiness and security.
Libertad interior. Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz
By Marcela Magdaleno
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 56,090. Language: Spanish. Published: November 8, 2013 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Con este libro las autoras se integran al grupo Universal de las confidentes de Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz, al presentar mas que un relato biografico o un ensayo erudito, la contestacion a las interrogantes que inquietan a los investigadores sobre el caracter y temperamento de esta mujer y de las circunstancias en que vivio.
Farah Diba. Los bellos ojos de Persia. Del lujo y el poder a la soledad y el exilio
By Monica Glasman
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 30,700. Language: Spanish. Published: November 8, 2013 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography
Farah Diba fue la última reina y única emperatriz de Irán, y al tiempo que vivió en el lujo desmedido, el gobierno que representaba sumió a su país en la desigualdad social. Así, ocupó tanto las portadas de las revistas del corazón como los bandos condenatorios a su régimen. Ésta es la historia de su vida.
Madame de Pompadour. La amante de Luis XV que llegó a ser la mujer más poderosa de Francia
By Jazmin Saenz
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 35,980. Language: Spanish. Published: October 28, 2013 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography
Madame de Pompadour, además de cómplice de fogosidades, fue la gran compañera y consejera del Rey. Culta y decidida, apoyó el proyecto de la enciclopedia, se rodeó de los mas notables filósofos y literatos de la epoca, protegió el teatro y prohijó las mas variadas manifestaciones artísticas. Este libro revela a una mujer cuya personalidad y valía superan cualquier preconcepto general.
Mama Chuy, una fe sin fronteras
By Noel Diaz
Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 30,750. Language: Spanish. Published: October 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
"Una fe sin fronteras" Una historia verídica de una mujer emigrante que logra lo inimaginable. "Mamá Chuy" madre de Noel Díaz.
Evita
By Emmanuel Yevenes
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,170. Language: American English. Published: October 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
In 1935 Evita travels to Buenos Aires, a bustling city of eight million. It’s the train ride of her life. An actress job leads to the stage, films and radio soap operas. Famous already she meets the dashing Colonel Juan Peron. Soon enough she’s his lover, companion and trusted adviser; together they dazzle Argentina.
A 'Normal' Woman's Life
By Becca G.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,940. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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A 'Normal' Woman's Life is a story about an everyday woman. She's not famous; but with her friends she is somewhat infamous. This is a peek into what someone who works daily, just to pay bills, goes through.
Black Raspberries
By Jeanine Collins Malarsky
Price: $6.50 USD. Words: 116,320. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2013 by Write Words Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Plagued by religious friction, violent fights and a belief, "the grass is always greener,"my peripatetic parents dragged their five children in search of the next good farm. From upstate New York to the Mississippi Delta, to the hills of Ohio and West Virginia their dreams led us forward to disillusion and defeat. I was the middle child, unwanted from birth and over-looked while growing up.
Spread Spectrum: Hedy Lamarr and the mobile phone
By Rob Walters
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 93,190. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Telecommunications
Welcome to a world of secret communication, arms trading, mobile phones, film stars, piano players, nudity in the woods and one of the most unusual sources of revolutionary new technologies ever. This is the story of the birth of a new communication technique called spread spectrum together with the story of a forgotten patent and its two unlikely inventors.
A Life Well Lived: Helen's Story
By Annette Oaks Pierce
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 32,670. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
The life story of Helen Thompson Jensen and what she was able to accomplish during her lifetime despite being able to use only her head.
Single Infertile Female
By Leah Campbell
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 116,290. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
A story of love, life, and infertility, Single Infertile Female follows the plight of a woman fighting to have it all.
What Were You Thinking?
By Sharon Levine
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 93,240. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Written in her perspective, the child chronicles her life from toddler to teenager, then young adult. When her two alcoholic parents were so inattentive to their toddler that a pedophile uncle found his way into her life, while the adults partied in the next room… When her parents put him into her child’s bed when he was home from a tour at sea in the merchant marine…
Henrietta's Journal
By Ron Celano
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,820. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Henrietta was born on January 6, 1920 into a poor post World War I Southern American family. Her story is not unique or unusual for someone born during that period. It is a story of innocence and awakening that was typical of American life as it unfolded throughout the 20th Century.
Pressing My Luck: A Doctor's Lottery Journey
By Shirley Press
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 75,280. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In 2001, Dr. Shirley Press won 56 million dollars (17.5 million take home) in the Florida Lottery. In her memoir, Pressing My Luck, Dr. Press takes readers on a tour of her life and looks back on how the lottery windfall affected it. With insight and candor, Dr. Press recounts her decisions, daily struggles as well as post-lottery observations on family, friends and life in general.
Awareness Comes Knocking
By Lyse Lauren
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 85,180. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
In 1991 two Western women dye their hair black, climb into traditional Tibetan clothes and embark on an illegal, harrowing trek to Mount Kailash. Facing wild dogs, possible arrest, where a wrong step could plummet them to certain death, their spiritual pilgrimage is a testimony to the resilience of the human spirit
Below the Peacock Fan: First Ladies of the Raj
By Marian Fowler
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 93,530. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2013 by Bev Editions. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
When the British ruled India, four Victorian women find themselves in a disturbing land, experiencing extremes of decadence amid crushing poverty. Emily Eden, Charlotte Canning, Edith Lytton and Mary Curzon followed husbands or a brother who were appointed Viceroys. In this compelling slice of colonial history we see how India marked them with its heat, mutinies and lascivious secrets.
Marked For Greatness
By Pamela Harmon Shade
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 25,570. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
In the spiritual warfare autobiography, Marked for Greatness, readers are captivated by the unbelievable situations the author encounters and how eerily they parallel encounters found throughout the scriptures, and an unveiling occurs when we discover that there is a spiritual force behind the scenes at work to destroy our confidence in the call God has placed on our lives.
From My Point of View
By D Tealer
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 55,330. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
law enforcement by nature is aggressive. to maintain order it has to be, and it takes a person with strong conviction to be effective in this role. at the same time, the power of this authoritative realm is quite intoxicating and can create a false impression of oneself and others quite easily.