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Women Healers of the World: The Traditions, History, and Geography of Herbal Medicine

by Holly Bellebuono & Rosemary Gladstar

A celebration of the healing traditions that made yoga, acupuncture, and aromatherapy popular.

The recent trend toward holistic living has heightened our national fascination with herbal remedies and less conventional...


The News Sorority: Diane Sawyer, Katie Couric, Christiane Amanpour-and the (Ongoing, Imperfect, Complicated) Triumph of Women in TV News

by Sheila Weller

Weller rivetingly recounts these gutsy ladies' time on the front lines... an inspiration for future generations of journalists.” --Vanity Fair

For decades, women battered the walls of the male fortress of...


Lulu: One Woman's Journey from Poverty and the Occult to Enduring Faith and True Riches

by Lulu Auger

The wife of a successful restauranteur meets Jeane Dixon and seeks security and knowledge through astrology, and finds hopelessness, until she finds peace through Christ.


Hooked

by Samantha X

Samantha X is not your typical hooker. She's the wrong side of 35, has two kids and counts a wild night out dining at her local pizzeria. Career-wise, she had it all; writing for Australia's top selling woman's...


The First Lady of Radio: Eleanor Roosevelt's Historic Broadcasts

by Stephen Drury Smith & Blanche Wiesen Cook

On the afternoon of December 7, 1941, as a stunned nation gathered around the radio to hear the latest about Pearl Harbor, Eleanor Roosevelt was preparing for her weekly Sunday evening national radio program....


High Heels in High Places: Walking Worthy in Way Cute Shoes

by Rhonda Rhea

Rhonda Rhea takes women on a biblical adventure with fall-off-your-high-heels humor as she teaches them to walk worthy before their God.


Planting Dandelions: Field Notes From a Semi-Domesticated Life

by Kyran Pittman

Introducing a writer with a keen eye, a wicked tongue, and an appealing take on family.

In the family of Jen Lancaster and Elizabeth Gilbert, Kyran Pittman is the laid-back middle sister: warm and witty and...


Woman of Labrador

by Elizabeth Goudie

Originally published in 1973 and now a Nimbus Classic, Woman of Labrador is Elizabeth Goudie's enduring and candid story of her pioneering life as a trapper's wife in the early 1900s. She was left alone much...


e-mail trouble: love and addiction @ the matrix

by S. Paige Baty

In this daring, postmodern autobiography, S. Paige Baty recounts her search for love and community on the Internet. Taking Jack Kerouac's On the Road as a point of departure, Baty describes both an actual road...


GI Brides: June

by Duncan Barrett & Nuala Calvi

She left everything behind to follow her heart …

The enthralling true story of a British war bride after World War II.

June Baker saw the American soldier walking toward her. In the gray of wartime England,...


The Viceroy's Daughters

by Anne De Courcy

Based on unpublished letters and diaries, The Viceroy's Daughters is a riveting portrait of three spirited and wilful women who were born at the height of British upper-class wealth and privilege.

The oldest,...


Whatever...Love Is Love

by Maria Bello

The acclaimed actress and dedicated activist shares her personal journey of discovery, and destroys outdated ideas about partnership, love and family that will resonate with anyone in an unconventional life...


Ashley's War

by Gayle Tzemach Lemmon

In 2010, the Army created Cultural Support Teams, a secret pilot program to insert women alongside Special Operations soldiers battling in Afghanistan. The Army reasoned that women could play a unique role on...


The Underground Girls of Kabul: In Search of a Hidden Resistance in Afghanistan

by Jenny Nordberg

An investigative journalist uncovers a hidden custom that will transform your understanding of what it means to grow up as a girl

In Afghanistan, a culture ruled almost entirely by men, the birth of a son is...


Pen Portraits: Women writers and journalists in nineteenth century Australia

by Patricia Clarke

Pen Portraits describes the accomplishments of Australia's earliest women writers and pays belated tribute to their contribution to colonial life and letters.


The Secret History of the Mongol Queens: How the Daughters of Genghis Khan Rescued His Empire

by Jack Weatherford

The Mongol queens of the thirteenth century ruled the largest empire the world has ever known. Yet sometime near the end of the century, censors cut a section from The Secret History of the Mongols, leaving...


Sarah M. Peale America's First Woman Artist

by Joan King & Adolph Caso

Practically every member of the Peale family contributed to America's early art and culture and Sarah Peale was the first woman artist to have made a living from her work. Having learned to paint from her renowned...


The Blue Box: Three Lives in Letters

by Sallie Bingham

A family history centered around three generations of women spans the Civil War through the Jazz Age.


Letters from My Sister: On Life, Love and Hair Removal

by Faye Lederman & Eve Lederman

Eve and Faye’s correspondence began with a simple letter about a bad job interview or bad hair day, seeking comfort from hundreds of miles away. As their adult lives unfolded, gender roles, career choices,...


Linotte: The Early Diary of Anais Nin (1914-1920)

by Anaïs| Nin

A charming and amusing view of Nin's early life, from age eleven to seventeen; the self-portrait of an innocent girl who is transformed, through her own insights, into an enlightened young woman. “An enchanting...