Books tagged: womens history

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Journal: Passages in a Turbulent Life
Pre-release—available March 21, 2018. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 142,520. Language: English. Published by Drawbridge Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
This intimate record - written by a gifted story-teller in spurts from 1931 to 1974 - provides glimpses into pre-World War I Cambridge and Rockport, Mass., the Great Depression, a Paraguayan commune, and Boston rooming houses and slums, while conveying the writer’s day-to-day thoughts about love, poverty, child raising, joy, loneliness, and God.
Pre-release—available April 17, 2018. Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 112,220. Language: English. Published by van Horton Books. Categories: Fiction » Fairy tales, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
The "true" history of Lucinda, a poor orphaned stepchild whose life turns out to be the inspiration for the world's most famous tale. Her search for one true love or another takes her all over 17th-century England, France and the Low Countries, until she befriends Charles Perrault, the original author of the fairy tales, and tells him her life story.
The Crow Man
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 80,120. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Horror » Crime
Grace Waters lost a baby and now stands amidst the ruins of her marriage. Trapped in grief, her perfect and beautiful life as a GP’s wife begins to quickly unravel around her. With her husband increasingly concerned about the state of her mind, she begins to doubt her own sanity – especially when she begins to see the terrifying figure of The Crow Man.
The Flower Daughter
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,620. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical, Essay » Literature
The Flower Daughter is the story of an independent spirit through seven incarnations. Ani and her father are the ultimate examples of the power struggles between a failing matriarchy and a rising patriarchy. When Ani is challenged to offer her father a peaceful resolution to their conflict, she unequivocally refuses. But their violent deaths throw her into millenniums of life experiences.
The Richest Girl in England
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,840. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2017 by Bev Editions. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Katherine Manners was the richest girl in England, a Catholic, and wife to the notorious George Villiers, the Duke of Buckingham. George's reputation spiralled until his bloody assassination. Kate's second marriage to Randal, Earl of Antrim, lead to her participation in the 1638 rebellions against the king. She was a woman behind great men, and this is her definitive biography.
Hidden Figures: Mary Jackson | Summary
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,410. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
Summary of Hidden Figures From Margot Lee Shetterly Mary Jackson By Summary Station Every life on Earth is significant by itself. All the people leave some kind of marking upon civilization with their presence. But some of us, leave clear footprints on the world. Some people are so extraordinary and important that they must be remembered and acknowledged in the future.
Awesome Women of All Time (Little fact Book) 1.0
Price: Free! Words: 9,130. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World
Free during March - Women's History Month Awesome women are ones who achieved great, had influenced us all and still does. Their careers, accomplishments and contributions made difference in others life and world history. This compilation of women is the ones who are awesome women of all time.
Lady Science Volume II: 2015-2016
Price: Free! Words: 33,500. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2017. 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.
Gunpowder Girls: The True Stories of Three Civil War Tragedies
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 25,780. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2016 by Quindaro Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877), Nonfiction » History » North America
Never before told account of CW arsenal explosions and the girls and young women who were the victims. "We can now add their names to the human toll of America's greatest conflict," declares Pulitzer Prize-winning historian James M. McPherson, author of Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era, who calls Gunpowder Girls "outstanding" and "thoroughly researched and beautifully written."
Clarina Nichols: Frontier Crusader for Women's Rights
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 43,940. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2016 by Quindaro Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Women, Nonfiction » History » Biography
The true story of the world's first women's rights movement — and the forgotten pioneer who moved that movement to the West. Diane Eickhoff's beloved biography of Clarina Nichols is available for the first time in an edition for young readers.