Books tagged: women in science

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Lady Science Volume III: 2016-2017
Price: Free! Words: 36,260. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Essays
Lady Science is an online magazine focusing on women and gender in the history and popular culture of science, technology, and medicine. Each year, our writers and editors publish 22 critical essays on these topics, which we collect into an edited volume available as a free ebook.
The Han Agent
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,700. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
In the 1930s, Japanese scientists in China committed heinous crimes in their quest for the ultimate biological weapon. The war ended. Their mission did not. Eighty years later, a Tokyo-based drug company hires a Japanese-American scientist after she illegally creates a mutant flu virus. "...scientific accuracy and speculation that will leave you stunned."--#1 NYT bestselling author James Rollins
The Woman Who Was a Comet
Series: The Woman Who.... Price: Free! Words: 980. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2017. Categories: Essay » Sociology
Maria Mitchell was America's first professional female astronomer. In 1847, she discovered "Miss Mitchell's Comet," which won her a gold medal from the King of Denmark and instant fame. During her illustrious career, Maria added immensely to the field of astronomy, was hired as the first professor at Vassar College in 1865, and opened doors to women in science and in life.
Life with the Boys: One Woman's Life in Chemistry
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 50,170. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2016 by SDP Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Women in business, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
Dr. Phyllis R. Brown was an accomplished researcher in the field of analytical chemistry who found as she rose to prominence that most of the boy’s clubs of science excluded women. Her (mostly genteel) responses were formed by steely determination, creativity, and integrity. Despite experiencing disloyalty, research theft, and social bias, she found allies and avenues to achieve her goals.
The Ice Moon Explorer
You set the price! Words: 18,410. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
An astronaut scientist studying Saturn's moons, learns that all is not as it seems. A short story about science, exploration, and life elsewhere in our solar system.
The Life in Papers of Sofie K.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,540. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Maths and monsters and magical realism. This dark fantasy novella tells the story of nineteenth-century mathematician Sofia Kovalevskaya. A nursery wallpapered with calculus begins a journey through Europe - and a reputation for unnatural behaviour...
The Harvest of Reason
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 107,370. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » African American fiction » Romance
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African American Ph.D. student Maddie Hawkins loves science, but the world of academia is a minefield of sexism, racism and egoism. Blue-eyed graduate student John Pitts is a cocky genius, an individualist and a lady’s man; everything Maddie disapproves of. Yet the heart leads you where reason would forbid, "and when the fire of love is ablaze" it burns "to ashes the harvest of reason."
The Marseille Scrolls
Series: The Jeanne Marie DeNord Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 83,030. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
2009: a cache of 1st century scrolls is discovered in Southern France. Jeanne-Marie, the archeological team translator, realizes that some of the scrolls are a woman’s journal, telling a tale disturbingly different from known records. Jeanne hunts for answers, but finds only questions. She needs answers soon, for others intend to bury the scrolls for another 2000 years, and maybe Jeanne too.