Books tagged: feminist

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Living Room
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,260. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Feminist, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Shirley Hartman, at twenty-eight, was the star of Madison Avenue, a woman who’d made it to the top in the male-dominated advertising game. Beauty, brains, fame, love…yet there she was, standing on a lonely rooftop, contemplating suicide. Had Shirley pushed too hard and reached too far—or can this extraordinary woman break out to some living room beyond career success?
Joan
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,890. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2015 by G. & E. Johnstone. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
Joan Child was a trailblazer for women, a home help, hospital cook and widowed mother of five boys who rose to become the Australian Labor Party’s first woman Member of the Federal House of Representatives and the first woman Speaker of the House. This fiercely feminist women’s rights activist and anti-Vietnam campaigner broke through the glass ceiling and is an inspiration to all who follow.
Stone River
Price: Free! Words: 1,990. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Women's fiction » Feminist
This work of original fiction is a haunting story about the consequences of violence visited upon the most vulnerable, an uncompromising social commentary written to ask "why" and wait quietly for the answer. Trigger warning for brief depiction of violence and recounting of violence.
Toxic Women
Price: Free! Words: 1,850. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Feminist
This short story in allegory form speculates: what if life and death were the stakes for the struggle between the sexes? Tongue-in-cheek with deceptively simple prose, controversial and thought-provoking, a work you won't soon forget. Trigger warning for brief description of violence.
Imagine Carnivalesque: A Duo of Psychoanalytical Essays on South Asian Literature and Gender Identity
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,240. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2015. Categories: Essay » Literature
Award-winning new author Ashok Rajamani returns with this explosive book of bold and insightful literary criticism, which explore the works of Salman Rushdie and other South Asian writers. Uncover the unconscious of the subcontinent through two psychoanalytical essays that deconstruct inner gender codes, sexuality, and other secrets of subversion.
Book Reviews and Books & Media Received, Femspec Issue 9.1, 2008
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 4,160. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2015. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
Book Reviews of two Nava Semel books: IsraIsland. Yedioth Ahronoth Books and Chemed Books: Tel-Aviv, Miskal, 2005, 275 pp., paperback, Hebrew and The Rat Laughs. Tel-Aviv, Miskal Yedioth Ahronoth Books and Chemed Books, 2007, both reviewed by Lani Ravin and several books and media received. Summarized by different Femspec staff members.
Beast in the Mirror
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 30,380. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
Bella Ashton was the teenage model to watch—until her anorexia got the better of her. Now, fresh off a year of eating disorder rehab, she's eager to get back in the game. But when a photo shoot goes wrong, Bella is taken captive by a hideous beast who was once a girl like her. Can she save the monster she's learning to love? And can finding the beauty in someone else help you find it in yourself?
Intimate Space: A Feminist Utopian Romp Through the Galaxy
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 62,820. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
On an interstellar trip to a newly discovered planet, Alison encounters the voluptuous and engaging Rosalia Czartoryska. Follow along as Alison encounters love, danger and a new life in this tumultuous odyssey among the stars!
Winter's Bride
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,430. Language: British English. Published: February 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
In a village where winter never comes, young Frieda dreams of adventure and escape. When the warning bells ring in the village, the true price of the eternal summer is discovered. A sacrifice has to be made to winter himself - Jack Frost. Frieda has been chosen. Can she escape from the fate bestowed upon her or will she end up just another victim to the cold heart of winter?
Love Times Two: A Double Dose of Romance for Valentine’s Day
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,460. Language: American English. Published: February 8, 2015 by Ylva Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
Two short stories, “V-Day 1978” by Cindy Rizzo and “Pistachio Heat” by Nikki Busch, provide you with a double dose of romance for Valentine’s Day and for every other day of the year.