Books tagged: women characters

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Men From the Horizon
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,850. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Men visit Rewa's island with monstrous automatons and promises--and the ability to help her walk normally again. They just want to farm the sugar cane fields for Rewa and her people. If one farmer agrees, everyone will agree. The decision hangs on what Rewa does. And no matter what her decision Rewa makes, it will cost her.
Nags, Sluts, and A Deep-Breasted Soulmate from the Shining City: Thomas Wolfe's Women in The Web and the Rock
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,060. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2014. Categories: Essay » Literature
I’ve always been a sucker for a good love story and was pleased to discover the best one in American Literature, in my humble opinion, in Wolfe’s long novel, The Web and The Rock. In that thinly-veiled self-portrait, Wolfe loves and captures the spirit of Aline Bernstein. In his extravagant rhetoric, he immortalizes her in his fictional character, Esther Jack.
On a Red Station, Drifting
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,270. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00)
The ebook edition of the Hugo, Nebula and Locus Awards novella finalist, from the author of the acclaimed Obsidian and Blood trilogy--a rich science fiction tale infused with Vietnamese culture...
Earth and Air: Stories
Price: Free! Words: 26,600. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Dangerous gypsies, dragon-like women, and things that go bump in the night, literally. Tara McTiernan's stories resemble twisted modern fairy tales, full of real-life magic and Grimm-like darkness. Containing three unforgettable short works, Earth and Air, like her novel Barefoot Girls, illuminates and explores the lives of women with rare eloquence, keen insight, and a sharp wit.
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.
Barefoot Girls
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 169,880. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
When her hometown newspaper reviews Hannah O’Brien’s newly released novel, the nature of her book is called into question when the reviewer suggests it is a memoir depicting her neglectful alcoholic mother – Keeley O’Brien Cohen, the most beloved of the Barefoot Girls - a little too accurately for fiction, citing rumors rather than sources. Mother and daughter estranged, Hannah's life unravels.
Girl-Shaped Shadows - A Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 4,120. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
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Eleven-year old Isobel and her aunt, Marmalee, do everything they can to avoid the sunlight – fearful of skin cancer and suntans – yet they find themselves unavoidably drawn to the beach near their home one sunny June day by the very people they abhor most: the Normals. The lure? The Mrs. Johnson, Marmalee’s new love-interest. The problem? Isobel’s nemesis: Mrs. Johnson’s daughter Chloe.
Dancing Through the Chaos
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,800. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2011 by Olo Books. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Three friends. One belly dancing class. Every Monday, on penalty of death or cheesecake. At the first class, Kate gets bushwhacked by a friend request on Facebook from her old best friend/first lover. Hailey decides that she loves belly dancing more than her husband. And Gavriella picks up a guy who turns down the fornication. (Is he crazy, or does she smell that bad?) Sex. City. Dancing.
Grandmothers, Incorporated
Series: Grandmothers Incorporated, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 56,990. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
When a former high school classmate dies, three "sixty-something" widows are determined to prove that the cause was nothing less than foul play. Certain that they know the culprit, the ladies turn the lives of everyone around them upside down in their hilarious quest for justice. In this cozy mystery authors L. Barnett Evans and C.V. Rhodes offers readers a belly full of laughs!
The Giant's Graveyard
Price: Free! Words: 4,340. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Mullen threw up his arms in disbelief. "Not the giant again, Lass! Didn't you learn your lesson last time? Don't you understand that the beast can't be killed?"