Books tagged: women in science

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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.