An Inconvenient Year

By Yvonne Joye

It's a e-book that bargains with the social part of melanoma, as a guardian, a lover and a pal. it's a tale of dealing with uncertainty, the reactions of others and residing with them too. It files the full surprise and utter worry prognosis brings and the hopelessness of surrendering to a remedy that brings its personal luggage but eventually insures existence. It talks approximately confronting hair loss in addition to getting to know the extra covert attack on all issues female. but on the very root of the e-book, sooner than the terror and anger, there's humour and laughter. although the tale of melanoma has been informed sooner than, it has no longer been advised like this"

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Maids, Wives, Widows: Exploring Early Modern Women's Lives 1540 - 1714

By Sara Read

Maids, other halves, Widows is a full of life exploration of the typical lives of girls in early smooth England, from 1540-1740. The ebook uncovers information of ways ladies crammed their days, what they beloved to devour and drink, what jobs they held, and the way they raised their young ones. With chapters dedicated to good looks regimes, model, and literature, the booklet additionally examines the cultural in addition to the household point of early sleek women’s lives. extra, the booklet solutions questions reminiscent of how ladies understood and handled their per 30 days sessions and what it was once prefer to provide delivery in a time prior to sleek obstetric care used to be available.

The booklet additionally highlights key moments in women’s heritage corresponding to the e-book in 1671, of the 1st midwifery consultant by way of an English girl, Jane Sharp. The turmoil because of the Civil Wars of the 1640s gave upward push to a few spiritual sects within which ladies participated to a stunning quantity and a few in their tales are incorporated during this publication. additionally scrutinized are instances of infamous criminals similar to assassin Sarah Malcolm and self belief trickster Mary Toft who pretended to provide beginning to rabbits.

Overall the e-book describes the studies of ladies over a 200 yr interval noting the adjustments and continuities of everyday life in this attention-grabbing period.

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Once Upon a Secret: My Affair with President John F. Kennedy and Its Aftermath

By Mimi Alford

in the summertime of 1962, nineteen-year-old Mimi Beardsley arrived in Washington, D.C., to start an internship within the White apartment press workplace. After simply 3 days at the task, the privileged yet sheltered younger girl used to be provided to the President himself. presently, the 2 started an affair that may proceed for the subsequent eighteen months. Emotionally unprepared to counter the President’s aura and tool, Mimi used to be additionally ill-equipped to deal with the emotions of isolation that will stick to as she fell into the double lifetime of a school scholar who used to be additionally the key lover of the main strong guy on the earth. After the President’s assassination in Dallas, she grieved on my own, locked her mystery away, and attempted to begin a brand new lifestyles, purely to be blindsided by way of her past.
Now, not outlined by means of silence or disgrace, Mimi Alford eventually unburdens herself with this unflinchingly sincere account of her lifestyles and her tremendous deepest moments with a truly public guy. This paperback version contains a specified Q&A, within which the writer displays at the excessive media recognition surrounding the book’s preliminary free up. Once Upon a Secret is a relocating tale of a girl rising from the shadows to reclaim the truth.
“With the advantage of hindsight and strong outdated adulthood, [Mimi Alford] writes not only concerning the mystery, however the corrosive influence of retaining that mystery. . . . You can’t support liking her, or her stylish and carefully good-natured book.”—The Spectator

“What [Alford] sacrificed in lucre she has greater than recovered in credibility and dignity.”—The Washington Times
“Compelling . . . a sophisticated voice telling a reputable tale you could take to the bank.”—Seattle Post-Intelligencer
“Explosive . . . searingly candid.”—New York Post

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Girl to Girl: Honest Talk About Growing Up and Your Changing Body

By Sarah O'Leary Burningham

Being a lady is not effortless, and turning out to be up is much from a sure bet. This time of transition is especially complicated with out a confidante to assist. Meet Sarah O'Leary Burningham, a real-life mammoth sister the following to teach preteens via all of life's mammoth moments, from first bras to first sessions. jam-packed with letters and testimonials from actual girls—as good as confidence-boosting suggestion and myth-busting sidebars—this enjoyable, available, and hugely visible ebook is a must have for each lady navigating her manner during the preteen years.

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The Renaissance Notion of Woman: A Study in the Fortunes of Scholasticism and Medical Science in European Intellectual Life

By Ian Maclean

This research of the area of scholarship and scholarly texts within the Renaissance, the so-called respublica literaria, gives insights into the highbrow infrastructure and modes of considered the interval by means of its exam of latest attitudes in the direction of ladies. It addresses the questions: what's the idea of lady to be present in Renaissance texts, and the way does it evolve? what's the courting among the suggestion of girl and that of intercourse distinction, and the way is intercourse distinction similar in flip to different changes and to the concept that of distinction itself? Theology, drugs, ethics, politics, and legislations are tested in succeeding chapters. The threads of the research are then drawn jointly and Dr Maclean indicates how the concept of lady was once encouraged through either forces of conservatism and forces which fostered switch, forces that have been to be stumbled on either contained in the confines of highbrow lifestyles and past them. the ultimate part deals a context for the knowledge of eu Renaissance feminism and sketches its connections with social and political evolution, humanist scholarship, spiritual concept and at last difficulties of language and expression.

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Dare: Straight Talk on Confidence, Courage, and Career for Women in Charge

By Becky Blalock

From a veteran Fortune 500 govt, how girls can achieve and reach best management positions

Though girls carry a majority of the managerial jobs within the staff, they occupy an insignificant 14% of C-suite positions at Fortune 500 agencies. to wreck via this obdurate glass ceiling, ladies needs to discover ways to take daring steps while career-defining moments come up. in the course of her 33-year occupation at Southern corporation, a Fortune 500 application corporation, Becky Blalock rose to turn into CIO in a historically male undefined. Now she bargains her personal hard-won recommendation, in addition to that of 28 most sensible girl executives, to teach all aspiring ladies the best way to dare to arrive the top tier of management and C-suite positions.  

  • Includes recommendation and mentoring classes from best girls enterprise leaders similar to: Anna Maria Chávez, CEO of the lady Scouts of the united states; Kat Cole, President of Cinnabon; Carol Tomé, CFO of domestic Depot; Dr. Beverly Tatum, president of Spelman university, and Jeanette Horan, CIO of IBM, between many others
  • Features straight forward, sincere recommendation on gaining self belief, talking up, discovering mentors, studying to fail, construction a community of allies, coping with others, and more
  • Written via pioneering company chief Becky Blalock, with a Foreword by way of Anne Mulcahy, former chairperson and CEO of Xerox Corporation

Dare is must-needed consultant for girls all over, at each point, striving to develop the personality, talents, and relationships that bring larger luck within the workplace. 

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Secrets of Six-Figure Women: Surprising Strategies to Up Your Earnings and Change Your Life

By Barbara Stanny

Quietly and progressively, the variety of ladies making six figures or extra is expanding and maintains to upward push at a fee swifter than for males. From marketers to company executives, from white-collar execs to freelancers and part-timers, ladies are forging careers with substantial monetary good fortune.

In Secrets of Six-Figure Women, Barbara Stanny, journalist, motivational speaker,and monetary educator, identifies the seven key thoughts of girl highearners: A revenue purpose, Audacity, Resilience, Encouragement, Self-Awareness, Non-attachment, and fiscal Know-How.

Based on broad examine and 1000s of interviews, together with greater than a hundred and fifty ladies whose annual profits variety from $100,000 to $7 million, Barbara Stanny turns all of the six-figure characteristics right into a particular method for upping profits. by means of conscientiously fine-tuning them, readers can, step by step, climb the source of revenue ladder.

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Complaints and Disorders: Sexual Politics of Sickness

By Barbara Ehrenreich, Deirdre English

   In this interesting sequel to their underground bestseller, Witches, Midwives, and Nurses, Barbara Ehrenreich and Deirdre English rfile the culture of yankee sexism in drugs prior to and after the flip of the century. bringing up vibrant examples, together with various "treatments" and "rest therapies" perpetrated on ladies throughout the a long time, the authors learn the biomedical reason used to justify the wholesale intercourse discrimination all through our culture-in schooling, in jobs, and in public existence. Ever in view that Hippocrates, male medics have handled girls because the "weaker" intercourse. through the overdue nineteenth century, whilst the authority of spiritual records had waned, the final word cause for intercourse discrimination turned exclusively biomedical. during this interesting pamphlet, the authors elevate the diffuclt query: "How sick-or well-are ladies today?" They assert that feminists this day wish greater than "more": "We need a new sort, and we'd like a brand new substance of clinical perform because it pertains to women."

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Rebel in a Dress: Cowgirls

By Sylvia Branzei

For the insurgent in each girl's middle, this sequence offers the achievements of amazing, suitable, and encouraging ladies all through background. via costs, narratives, photos, illustrations, and fact-filled side-bars, every one ebook tells the tale of twelve daring and brave women.

The Wild West and the rodeo should not the one areas the place the cowgirl spirit are available. From the sharpshooting Annie Oakley to the mythical Calamity Jane, those girl cowgirls got here from all walks of lifestyles, yet proportion an irrepressible spirit and commitment to pushing the bounds. Featured cowgirls comprise Georgie Sicking (cowboy poet), Charley Parkhurst (stagecoach driver), Tillie Baldwin (rodeo cowgirl), Tad Lucas (rodeo’s First Lady), Lucille Mulhall (steer roper), Charmayne James (barrel racer), Lillian Riggs (rancher), Sally cranium (horse trader), Johanna July (horse tamer), and Mary Fields (pioneer and mail driver).

Reading point: a long time eight and up

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The Epidural Book: A Woman's Guide to Anesthesia for Childbirth

By Richard Siegenfeld

The majority of ladies giving delivery within the usa obtain an epidural in the course of exertions and supply; many others obtain a spinal block. The Epidural Book totally explains anesthesia used in the course of hard work and vaginal supply or C-section, with an emphasis on epidurals.

Dr. Richard Siegenfeld solutions pregnant women's questions, together with • Who administers epidurals and spinal blocks and when?• How does anesthesia impact either the mum and the baby?• less than what situations may still a lady keep away from an epidural?• What occurs throughout the restoration period?• What difficulties can arise?

Written by way of an skilled anesthesiologist, The Epidural Book is lighthearted and informative. This easy-to-read advisor is helping an expectant mom arrange for her all-important day.

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