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Dios Padre, ya no creo en ti
Price: Free! Words: 34,650. Language: Spanish. Published: June 16, 2015 by DEMAC A.C.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
En este testimonio autobiográfico, Amparo Espinosa Rugarcía, expresa su inquietud y rebeldía hacia las enseñanzas religiosas tradicionales que se tienen de Yavé.
Why Am I Still a Catholic?
Price: Free! Words: 34,150. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
If the Catholic Church does not treat us women as equal, why do we keep being catholic? This book contains 5 essays that try to answer this question. These works are based on everyday specific situations that women live in an un-equal environment in Spanish Speaking America (Ibero-America).
Gatekeeper to Los Alamos: Dorothy Scarritt McKibbin
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 44,780. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » History » American
In March 1943 Dorothy Scarritt McKibbin took a position that catapulted her into the center of the Manhattan Project. A rare combination of gentility and fire, Dorothy was the one point of contact with the world beyond "the Hill," a world that did not know of the existence of the community she guarded.
God Is Not Pixie Dust
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,610. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Abuse, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
“Let me tell you quickly. If I tell you quickly, like ripping a Band-Aid from a scab, I might be less likely to romanticize it, to recount my memories as some jaded love story. It wasn’t. Actually, it was a slaying, a murder to harvest fresh blood.” So begins the beautifully poignant memoir of Portia Bates as she shares her story of deep tragedy and of sweet redemption.
Love is on Page 52
Price: Free! Words: 48,260. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2015 by DEMAC A.C.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Franziska Surber Geisser describes her happy childhood in Zurich, Switzerland, and her adolescence in Mexico. Later she decides to return to Mexico and improve herself both spiritually and affectively. She has three daughters, separations, quarrels and discoveries to later return to her family in Switzerland. For her, hard-to-understand lessons, are part of life's perfect puzzle.
Powerful Women: The 25 Most Influential Women in Congress
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 38,090. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2015 by CQ Roll Call. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Congress, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
From a lone legislator in 1917 to today’s power players, women in Congress are changing the culture of U.S. politics. In this brief look at the history of female legislators, find out how women have made their mark in Washington, D.C., along with exclusive personal profiles of 25 leading women Democrats and Republicans including detailed biographies, their photos and legislative achievements.
Don't Fence Me In: The Adventures of a Soccer Mom Turned Cowgirl
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 77,510. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
The true story of a litigation attorney, single Mom from Jersey who chucks everything and moves to Colorado to become a cowgirl. Life change at its best, both hilarious and heartbreaking, follow Phyllis as she shows up scared and brave in the wild West. Of course there's a cowboy, equal parts exhilaration and heartbreak. A read for everyone who dreams of being free.
Misereres y exsultates
Price: Free! Words: 56,470. Language: Spanish. Published: April 28, 2015 by DEMAC A.C.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
A través de pequeños ensayos, Celine Armenta, narra la relación que tuvo con las monjas en su infancia y su decisión por ingresar al convento y, diez años después, dejarlo.
Diamond in the Dark: Leaving the Shadow of Abuse
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 185,690. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015 by Bancroft Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Abuse / domestic partner abuse
A remarkably honest memoir of abuse, lies, and murder. Phyllis Hain's ultimate escape from a life of domestic violence into the role of survivor and advocate is an inspiration for anyone. With frank description and southern humor, Phyllis tackles the best and worst of her life experiences.
Tornado Warning: The Extraordinary Women of Joplin
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,970. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015 by Dancing Lemur Press LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Summer approaches and the residents in Joplin anticipate the fun activities that will follow. What they don’t anticipate is the mile-wide tornado that will devastate the town on May 22, 2011. The tornado kills over a hundred people and leaves thousands homeless. In the face of this tragedy, seven women must gather their courage. Each makes different choices as Joplin recovers from the destruction.
Jenny's Daughter
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 82,710. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2015 by The Electric Scroll. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Jaqi Wade, raised in depression-era California, wasn’t prepared for life in her new home, Brazil, but she managed. She’d been expecting surprises. The biggest surprise was how hard it was to come home again after twenty years!
Ultimate Tragedy
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 44,000. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Death, Grief, Bereavement
Ultimate Tragedy is gripping, compelling and inspiring. There is no greater tragedy that one can experience than the death of one's child. Feel the emotional turmoil that is felt by bereaved parents as author Doreen Pchajek shares her story of devastation and loss.
Singing Magic: Memoir of a Girl Who Thought Singing Was Life
Price: Free! Words: 86,860. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Memoir of a girl raised in rural Ontario and French Canada in the 1940s and 1950s, who then moved to South Africa in the late 1960s and witnessed the tumultuous dismantling of apartheid. Rich descriptions of people and places in rural Canada and remote regions in South Africa.
Our Frugal Summer in Charente: An Expat's Kitchen Garden Journal
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,880. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Specific ingredients / vegetables, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
When the move from Australia to France leaves an expat family with little money and no jobs, Sarah Jane has to improvise to feed her family. Converting her garden into a micro small-holding, she finds innovative ways to use vegetables and foods foraged from the fields and hedgerows in Charente. Funny anecdotes, recipes and gardening tips in a memoir which belongs to the Sarah
My Beautiful Flower
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,900. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Jean Murray takes the reader through the changing face of Ireland from the post war years to the present day. And the journey, described with a lyrical Irish voice, is seen through the eyes of her family, through drink addiction, violence, poverty, success, love and fear and eventually the overcoming of depression.
The Risk of Sorrow: Conversations with Holocaust Survivor, Helen Handler
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 73,030. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2015 by Albion-Andalus Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
What can the few remaining survivors of the Holocaust teach us before they are gone? What is it that hasn’t yet been said? A high school teacher is given the opportunity to find out when one such survivor chooses her to preserve her final testament. In The Risk of Sorrow, Valerie Foster, takes us on a compelling journey through her complex relationship with Helen Handler, a survivor of Auschwitz.
Five Days In The Trees Near The Water - Eight Years Into Recovery
Series: IN THE WORDS OF AN ADDICT. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 20,530. Language: Canadian English. Published: February 12, 2015 by Kelly Busch. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
In this compelling true story the reader is invited inside the journey written in Five Days that will leave the reader speechless, heart warmed, in tears, laughing and inspired.
Gracie an English Bull Terrier: A Handbook for Being Dog's Best Friend
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,400. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
30 years rehabilitating dogs barely prepared Christy for her first Bull Terrier. Add a Collie and Labrador to the mix and life could be chaotic; when it came to medical crisis and stress, these same dogs provided the encouragement to keep going. Including tips on temperament testing, feeding, and training, this memoir/handbook will resonate with dog lovers, affirming why we are dog-people.
Lady Master Pearl - My Teacher
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,910. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening
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A fascinating biography of a modern American lady master who played a pivotal role in transmitting a new form of spiritual teachings during the 70s-80s. Unlike the theoretical teachings that had characterized esotericism up to that point, her open heart transformed people through a direct transmission of consciousness. An ordinary appearing woman who achieved liberation in the midst of daily life.
A Not So Virgin Mary
Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 84,490. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Based on the true story of a woman born and raised in Brockton, Mass. She served her country in WWII working on a project that was classified 'Top Secret' until the 1990s. She transitioned to civilian life to work in the State Department to work for the first freely elected president of South Korea, Syngman Rhee. She was in South Korea at the start of the Korean Conflict,