Books tagged: female characters

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The Kingdom of Malinas
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 67,940. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Fantasy » General
When the Lamya burn fifteen-year-old Sorrel's home and take her family and friends into slavery, she's the only one left to save them. To do it, she needs an army. Instead, she finds a dragon.
House of the Matriarch--A Novel of Horror
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 64,300. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
Five women meet for a reading of the will for their grandmother, who disappeared mysteriously two years before. During a seance they learn that one of them killed and buried their grandmother in the basement. Panic ensues as they try to figure out who killed her before their grandmother's ghost kills all of them, while each one struggles with her burgeoning telepathic powers.
Watcher's Web
Series: Return of the Aghyrians, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 89,130. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
When Jessica ends up on a strange world, she knows it's not an accident, even though locals pretend it is. But two men are telling her different versions of what happened and why they want her, and with no knowledge of the world, she has to figure out who is right.
101 Movies About Women Directed By Women
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,510. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
Women want to watch movies that appeal to their sensibilities. This book helps find movies that will deliver. There aren't enough movies about women/women's issues coming out of Hollywood and even fewer feature films directed by women. But there are quite a few available if you look beyond the current fare in the theaters. Find entertaining films and support women directors with this book.
Tale of The Iron Rose II: Blood on the Snow
Series: Tale of The Iron Rose, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 124,220. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
When a man from her past forges an alliance between a human town and a band of orcs, the call goes out the Iron Rose to keep the malignant forces that threaten at bay. ... But this time she's not alone. When the dark clouds of war and evil gather over the town, Rose and company stand before it. In the end, whose blood will be left on the snow?
“You Have Lipstick on Your Teeth” and Other Things You'll Only Hear from Your Friends In The Powder Room
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,100. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013 by Leslie Marinelli. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Thank God for girlfriends and shared visits to powder rooms! That’s always been the concept behind our website InThePowderRoom.com where we’ve entertained women with our humor and bold, brave honesty since 2009. This anthology contains 39 short stories from the funniest women writers we know—stories they would only tell their closest friends, most likely from within the haven of a ladies' room.
Perilous and Fair: Women in the Works and Life of J. R. R. Tolkien
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 128,860. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2015 by Mythopoeic Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Essays, Essay » Literature
Perilous and Fair includes seven classic articles as well as seven new examinations of women in Tolkien’s works and life. These fourteen articles bring together perspectives not only on Tolkien’s most commonly discussed female characters—Éowyn, Galadriel, and Lúthien—but also on less studied figures such as Nienna, Yavanna, Shelob, and Arwen.
We Are the Future
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 21,950. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2015 by Freedom Dawn Press. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
In the future, war will be different, police will be different, time will be different. Teens will not be protected. Teens will be right at ground zero. The future is so rocky, you'll need a helmet.
Phenomenal Women: The Shape-Shifter Archetype in Postcolonial Magical Realist Fiction, Femspec Issue 6.2
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 9,380. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2015 by Femspec Journal. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
This article provocatively explores the usefulness of the construct of magical realism in the context of post-colonial oppositional narrative strategies, in particular by feminist authors.
Space Opera: Melodrama, Feminism And The Women Of Farscape, Femspec Issue 6.2
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 5,190. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2015 by Femspec Journal. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
The science fiction series Farscape (199table-of-contents002) figures aesthetically as a science fiction/soap opera hybrid, which works toward increasingly empowered female representation,” which the author discusses.