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White Elephants: On Yard Sales, Relationships, & Finding Out What Was Missing

by Katie Haegele

White elephants are among the odd, old, and generally discarded items that end up at yard sales and flea markets, and Katie Haegele loves them all—or at least an awful lot of them. Rekindled friendship and...


The Wives of Henry VIII

by Antonia Fraser

The six-week New York Times bestselling history of the legendary six wives of Henry VIII--from an acclaimed biographer. "Admirably succeed(s) in bringing to life the six women who married England's ruler. ....


Warrior Queens

by Antonia Fraser

In this panoramic work of history, Lady Antonia Fraser looks at women who led armies and empires: Cleopatra, Isabella of Spain, Jinga Mbandi, Margaret Thatcher, and Indira Gandhi, among others.


The Lost Art of Dress: The Women Who Once Made America Stylish

by Linda Przybyszewski

A history of the women who taught Americans how to dress in the first half of the 20th century—and whose lessons we’d do well to remember today.


Let's Just Say It Wasn't Pretty

by Diane Keaton

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

From Academy Award winner and bestselling author Diane Keaton comes a candid, hilarious, and deeply affecting look at beauty, aging, and the importance of staying true to yourself—no...


Postcards from Cookie

by Caroline Clarke

"There are moments in life that you envision. Winning the lottery. Meeting the love of your life. Cradling your newborn child for the first time. And, if you're adopted, discovering your birth parents. I had...


Altitude Adjustment: A Quest for Love, Home, and Meaning in the Tetons

by Mary Beth Baptiste

Aware that her youth is slipping by, Mary Beth Baptiste decides to escape her lackluster, suburban life in coastal Massachusetts to pursue her lifelong dream of being a Rocky Mountain woodswoman. To the horror...


Dare to Dream

by Heidi M. Thomas

At the start of the 1940s, Montana cowgirl Nettie Brady Moser has overcome seemingly insurmountable obstacles on the journey toward her dream of being a professional rodeo rider. In the 1920s, she struggled...


The Fun of It

by Amelia Earhart

Autobiography of the famous flyer which describes her own ambitions to become a pilot and offers advice to others.


Murder on the Home Front: A True Story of Morgues, Murderers, and Mysteries during the London Blitz

by Molly Lefebure

It is 1941. While the "war of chaos" rages in the skies above London, an unending fight against violence, murder and the criminal underworld continues on the streets below.

One ordinary day, in an ordinary courtroom,...


Arctic Son: Fulfilling the Dream

by Jean Aspen

The chronicle of a family's first year alone in Alaskan wilderness, Arctic Son is a poetic journey of discovery into what we value in life.


Intimate Memories: The Autobiography of Mabel Dodge Luhan

by Mabel Dodge Luhan & Lois Palken Rudnick

At last edited into one volume, the story of one of 20th-century America's most flamboyant women, from her youth in upper-class Buffalo to her "discovery" of New Mexico.


Magnificent Obesity: My Search for Wellness, Voice and Meaning in the Second Half of Life

by Martha Moravec

The voice of a generation, speaking on issues of mortality, body image, health and dreams deferred, Magnificent Obesity recounts one woman’s effort to look honestly and compassionately at her obesity through...


Hillary Clinton in Her Own Words

by Lisa Rogak

Lisa Rogak, author of the New York Times bestseller Barack Obama in His Own Words, now brings readers Hillary Clinton in Her Own Words—quotations from the former First Lady, Senator from New York, and Secretary...


Blood Sisters: The Women Behind the Wars of the Roses

by Sarah Gristwood

To contemporaries, the Wars of the Roses were known collectively as a “cousins’ war.” The series of dynastic conflicts that tore apart the ruling Plantagenet family in fifteenth-century England was truly...


Until I Say Good-Bye

by Susan Spencer-Wendel & Bret Witter

In June 2011, Susan Spencer-Wendel learned she had amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)—Lou Gehrig's disease—an irreversible condition that systematically destroys the nerves that power the muscles. She was...


Dear Abigail: The Intimate Lives and Revolutionary Ideas of Abigail Adams and Her Two Remarkable Sisters

by Diane Jacobs

For readers of the historical works of Robert K. Massie, David McCulough, and Alison Weir comes the first biography on the life of Abigail Adams and her sisters.

 

“Never sisters loved each other better than...


Devotion and Defiance: My Journey in Love, Faith and Politics

by Humaira Awais Shahid & Kelly Horan

An inspiring personal story by the most prominent Muslim woman activist and legislator for women’s rights in Pakistan.

In the fall of 2001, a newlywed English professor took on a job editing the “women’s...


Dancing Through It: My Journey in the Ballet

by Jenifer Ringer

A behind-the-curtains look at the rarefied world of classical ballet from a principal dancer at the New York City Ballet

In her charming and self-effacing voice, Jenifer Ringer covers the highs and lows of what...


Exemplary Women of Early China: The Lienu Zhuan of Liu Xiang

by Anne Behnke Kinney

When should a woman disobey her father, contradict her husband, or shape the policy of a ruler? According to the Lienü zhuan, or Categorized Biographies of Women, it is not only appropriate but necessary for...