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This Road I Ride: Sometimes It Takes Losing Everything to Find Yourself

by Juliana Buhring

This Road I Ride is the remarkable story of one woman’s solo journey around the world by bicycle.

Juliana Buhring had been mired in a dark hole of depression after the death of a man she loved, and when an...

Jane Doe January

by Emily Winslow

In the vein of Alice Sebold’s Lucky, comes a compelling, real-life crime mystery and gripping memoir of the cold case prosecution of a serial rapist, told by one of his victims.

On the morning of September...

Summary of Orange Is the New Black: by Piper Kerman | Includes Analysis

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Summary of Orange Is the New Black by Piper Kerman | Includes Analysis



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Chapter 1

In 1993, twenty-four year old Piper Kerman was at the

Brussels airport, waiting for...

Summary of The Nazi Officer's Wife: by Edith Hahn Beer with Susan Dworkin | Includes Analysis

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The Nazi Officer's Wife by Edith Hahn Beer with Susan Dworkin | Includes Analysis



Chapter One

Hahn was hiding in plain sight in Germany in the fall of 1943, which made her what hidden Jews called...

Summary of I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings: by Maya Angelou | Includes Analysis

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Summary of I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings | Includes Analysis



Chapter 1

Marguerite was three and her brother, Bailey, four when they arrived in

Stamps, Arkansas. They were to live with their grandmother,...

Summary of Yes Please: by Amy Poehler | Includes Analysis

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Yes Please by Amy Poehler - A 15-minute Summary & Analysis

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Summary of First Women : by Kate Andersen Brower | Includes Analysis

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Summary of First Women by Kate Andersen Brower | Includes Analysis



Kate Andersen Brower’s First Women: The Grace and Power of America’s Modern First Ladiesexamines how women from Jackie...

Summary of Blackout: by Sarah Hepola | Summary & Analysis

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Blackout by Sarah Hepola | Summary & Analysis



In her memoir, Blackout: Remembering the Things I Drank to Forget, Sarah Hepola examines how she drank, why she drank, how others responded to her, and...

Summary of A Fighting Chance: by Elizabeth Warren | Summary & Analysis

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With Instaread Summaries, you can get the summary of a book in 30 minutes or less. We read

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Gold Rush in the Klondike: A Woman's Journey in 1898-1920

by Josephine Knowles

When Josephine Knowles left for the Klondike gold fields with her husband in 1898, she didn't know she would be facing a constant battle with cold, disease, malnutrition, and the ever-present possibility of...

Truth, Justice, and the American Whore

by Siouxsie Q

A uniquely thrilling book that features striking images of and probing words by the most American whore there is!

The Woman Who Says No: Françoise Gilot on Her Life With and Without Picasso - Rebel, Muse, Artist

by Malte Herwig

Pablo Picasso called Françoise Gilot “The Woman Who Says No.” Tiny, talented, and feisty, and an accomplished artist in her own right, Gilot left Picasso after a ten-year relationship, the only woman to...

Veronica's Grave: A Daughter's Memoir

by Barbara Bracht Donsky

A loss and coming-of-age story that follows young Barbara Bracht as she struggles to comprehend the sudden disappearance and death of her mother and cope with a blue-collar father intent upon erasing her mother's...

Love & War: A Story of Tragedy and Triumph

by Tia Becca

Love & War: A Story of Tragedy and Triumph chronicles the life of Tia Becca, a product of the rough streets of Dayton, Ohio. Born into a life plagued by drugs, abuse, multiple brushes with death and emotional...

Queerspawn in Love: A Memoir

by Kellen Kaiser

When the daughter of a quartet of lesbians falls in love with a man serving in the Israeli Defense Forces, she is forced to examine her own values and beliefs.

Life Without a Recipe: A Memoir of Food and Family

by Diana Abu-Jaber

“Diana Abu-Jaber is the Ambassador of Big-Heartedness.”—Patrick Volk, on The Language of Baklava

On one side, there is Grace: prize-winning author Diana Abu-Jaber’s tough, independent sugar-fiend of...

A Series of Catastrophes and Miracles: A True Story of Love, Science, and Cancer

by Mary Elizabeth Williams

A wry, witty account of what it is like to face death—and be restored to life.

After being diagnosed in her early 40s with metastatic melanoma—a "rapidly fatal" form of cancer—journalist and mother of two...

The Hope in Leaving: A Memoir

by Barbara Williams

Handsome Jack is a logger, nomad, and born dreamer. His young wife, Simone, has too many kids and never enough money to support or protect them. The family keeps on the move, shedding a grand total of twenty-seven...

Young, Sick, and Invisible: A Skeptic's Journey with Chronic Illness

by Ania Bula

Drawing on her own deeply personal experiences, Ania Bula explores what it is like to live with unseen chronic disabilities. She paints a vibrant picture of what it is like to be diagnosed with two life-long...

Oribit: Icons of Rock and Roll 3:  Metallica, Motley Crüe, Ozzy, George Harrison #1

by Michael Frizell & Vincenzo Sansone

Arguably, the 1980's was defined by its unique music, exemplified by ex-Beatle George Harrison, the trendsetters of Motley Crüe, the bad boys of Metallica, and the perennial heavy metal icon, Ozzy Osbourne....