Books tagged: feminist

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A Wise Woman and a King
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 12,590. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
(5.00)
A fairytale for girls who take charge of their own destiny! A Wise Woman with three daughters, who lives in harmony with nature, a greedy King with three sons, who wants to rule everything and everybody! Three princes with no kingdom to rule. Three fantastic strong daughters: an herbalist, a musician and a jeweler. Will the princes be able to keep up with the girls? Read to find out.
After the Strawberry
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 65,110. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2009 by Seedpod Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00)
Lydia Poole eats only one cup of Cheerios per day and lets her weight drop below ninety pounds. When Lydia’s sister introduces Jesse, a new friend and filmmaker, Lydia agrees to be the subject of his documentary. With the camera running, Lydia shifts from the viewfinder’s object to the eye behind the camera. In doing so, she discovers how she wants to see her world.
Kabbalah of Stone: A Novel
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,370. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Girona, Spain, 1492—Rabbi Raphael Halevi seeks to save his community from the Inquisition. Help comes in the unexpected form of the spirit of the biblical prophet, Huldah, and a Christian scribe who has discovered his hidden Jewish identity. This lyrical and suspenseful novel of Jewish history, magic, and Kabbalah offers a feminist reinterpretation of an intriguing Hebrew prophet.
Chimeric Machines
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,740. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2010 by Creative Guy Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
This collection from rising author Lucy A. Snyder offers three dozen poems to delight readers who enjoy sly wordplay and subtle allusion, high intelligence and fierce heart. Winner of the 2009 Bram Stoker Award: Superior Achievement in Poetry
Trembling in the Ivory Tower: Excesses in the Pursuit of Truth and Tenure
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 67,770. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2010 by Bancroft Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Careers in education
In this gem of a book, scholar and wit Kenneth Lasson takes on all manner of excesses in the Ivory Tower which, from his insider's viewpoint, constitute little less than a full-scale assault on American values and mores. Lasson uses his sharply pointed pen to skewer both the powerful and the petty, from perpetually outraged law professors and would-be literati to ethnic hatemongers with tenure.
Hidden Messages in Children's Picture Books
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 27,440. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2010 by Look Again Press. Categories: Essay » Literature
Analyzes six picture books to offer insights into the way children’s books can lead young children to either adopt and accept stereotyped gender roles for women, or challenge these socialized structures. What Maria Nikolajeva says: "Pearson's interpretation of the Velveteen Rabbit is very exciting to use in juxtaposition to the more conventional one."
And Then She Was Gone
Series: The Clarke Lantham Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,820. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2010 by ArtisticWhispers Productions, Inc. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(4.71)
72 hours. The cops only look for missing adults after 72 hours. Three days for Nya Thales to turn up dead somewhere if ex-cop Clarke Lantham can't find her first. But when he sets foot in Nya's world, Lantham's race against time turns into a run for his life: blocked at all corners, framed for murder, and stalked by a killer intent on covering up who kidnapped Nya Thales--and Why.
An Enlightening Lie About the Lucidity of Bees
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 60,270. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Religious, Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
Crofton Eer, a member of a militaristic society set in a canyon that knows only war, seeks an escape from the troubled canyon in which he lives, guided by the embodiment of the lone star that is visible from the canyon depths. His escape takes him on a journey in which he discovers that there are a great many more stars (gods) in the sky, which leads to a search for truth in the valley of life.
The Osecca Option
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,500. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Gothic, Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
Osecca del Mar desperately needs Guild backing to survive the medieval world in which she lives. But the head of the Guild declares the job she trained for is strictly a male profession. Does she have what it takes to prove she’s capable of doing the job? Only one thing is certain: her only friend and confidant, Ace Blackthorn, doesn’t think she is.
From Bedtime On
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,460. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
poetry; a wide range of subjects including adultery, divorce and motherhood;strong, fresh vivid poems Jean Gill’s spiky humour makes you feel as if she’s caught you on barbed wire and yet makes you smile about it – Mike Sharpe, Haverfordwest Journalist