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Yoga Bitch
Yoga Bitch
Written by Suzanne Morrison
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ISBN: 9780307717443
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Yoga Bitch
One Woman's Quest to Conquer Skepticism, Cynicism, and Cigarettes on the Path to Enlightenment
Written by Suzanne Morrison


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: August 16, 2011
Price: $15.00

What happens when a coffee-drinking, cigarette-smoking, steak-eating twenty-five-year-old atheist decides it is time to get in touch with her spiritual side? Not what you’d expect…
 
When Suzanne Morrison decides to travel to Bali for a two-month yoga retreat, she wants nothing more than to be transformed from a twenty-five-year-old with... Read more >
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Yoga Bitch
Yoga Bitch
Written by Suzanne Morrison
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ISBN: 9780307717450
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Yoga Bitch
One Woman's Quest to Conquer Skepticism, Cynicism, and Cigarettes on the Path to Enlightenment
Written by Suzanne Morrison


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 16, 2011
Price: $10.99

What happens when a coffee-drinking, cigarette-smoking, steak-eating twenty-five-year-old atheist decides it is time to get in touch with her spiritual side? Not what you’d expect…
 
When Suzanne Morrison decides to travel to Bali for a two-month yoga retreat, she wants nothing more than to be transformed from a twenty-five-year-old with... Read more >
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Gift from the Sea
Gift from the Sea
Written by Anne Morrow Lindbergh
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ISBN: 9780307805171
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Gift from the Sea

Written by Anne Morrow Lindbergh


Format: eBook, 144 pages
On Sale: August 10, 2011
Price: $7.99

Over a quarter of a century after its first publication, the great and simple wisdom in this book continues to influence women's lives.


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Let's Take the Long Way Home
Let's Take the Long Way Home
Written by Gail Caldwell
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ISBN: 9780812979114
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Let's Take the Long Way Home
A Memoir of Friendship
Written by Gail Caldwell


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: August 9, 2011
Price: $15.00

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They met over their dogs. Gail Caldwell and Caroline Knapp (author of Drinking: A Love Story) became best friends, talking about everything from their love of books and their shared history of a struggle with alcohol to their relationships with men. Walking the woods of New England and...

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The Rooms of Heaven
The Rooms of Heaven
Written by Mary Allen
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ISBN: 9780307766786
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The Rooms of Heaven

Written by Mary Allen


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: July 27, 2011
Price: $11.99

"A love story, a memoir, a haunting tale of grief and healing. This book is all that and more." --Chicago Tribune

In the tradition of Susanna Kaysen's Girl, Interrupted and Caroline Knapp's Drinking: A Love Story, Mary Allen tells a riveting love story that explores the uncharted territory between passion and  addiction, grief... Read more >
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Her Dream of Dreams
Her Dream of Dreams
Written by Beverly Lowry
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ISBN: 9780307765956
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Her Dream of Dreams
The Rise and Triumph of Madam C. J. Walker
Written by Beverly Lowry


Format: eBook, 496 pages
On Sale: July 20, 2011
Price: $11.99

“I am a woman that came from the cotton fields of the South; I was promoted from there to the wash-tub; then I was promoted to the cook kitchen, and from there I promoted myself into the business of manufacturing hair goods and preparations.”
--Madam C. J. Walker, National Negro Business...
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The Memory of All That
The Memory of All That
Written by Katharine Weber
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ISBN: 9780307888594
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The Memory of All That

Written by Katharine Weber


Format: eBook
On Sale: July 19, 2011
Price: $9.99

The Memory of All That is Katharine Weber’s memoir of her extraordinary family. 

Her maternal grandmother, Kay Swift, was known both for her own music (she was the first woman to compose the score to a hit Broadway show, Fine and Dandy) and for her ten-year romance with George Gershwin. Their love... Read more >
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American Chica
American Chica
Written by Marie Arana
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307764591
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American Chica
Two Worlds, One Childhood
Written by Marie Arana


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: July 6, 2011
Price: $11.99

In her father’s Peruvian family, Marie Arana was taught to be a proper lady, yet in her mother’s American family she learned to shoot a gun, break a horse, and snap a chicken’s neck for dinner. Arana shuttled easily between these deeply separate cultures for years. But only when she immigrated... Read more >
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Dreamers of a New Day
Dreamers of a New Day
Written by Sheila Rowbotham
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ISBN: 9781844677030
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Dreamers of a New Day
Women Who Invented the Twentieth Century
Written by Sheila Rowbotham


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2011
Price: $19.95

From the 1880s to the 1920s, a profound social awakening among women extended the possibilities of change far beyond the struggle for the vote. Amid the growth of globalized trade, mass production, immigration and urban slums, American and British women broke with custom and prejudice. Taking off corsets, forming free unions... Read more >
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Every Man in This Village Is a Liar
Every Man in This Village Is a Liar
Written by Megan Stack
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ISBN: 9780767930345
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Every Man in This Village Is a Liar
An Education in War
Written by Megan Stack


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: June 14, 2011
Price: $15.95

A National Book Award Finalist

A few weeks after the planes crashed into the World Trade Center, journalist Megan K. Stack was thrust into Afghanistan and Pakistan, dodging gunmen, prodding warlords for information, and witnessing the changes sweeping the Muslim world.  Every Man in This Village Is a Liar is her... Read more >
Written by Herself: Volume I
Written by Herself: Volume I
Written by Jill Ker Conway
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307797322
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Written by Herself: Volume I
Autobiographies of American Women: An Anthology
Written by Jill Ker Conway


Format: eBook, 688 pages
On Sale: June 8, 2011
Price: $15.99

The bestselling author of The Road from Coorain presents an extraordinarily powerful anthology of the autobiographical writings of 25 women, literary predecessors and contemporaries that include Jane Addams, Zora Neale Hurst, Harriet Jacobs, Ellen Glasgow, Maya Angelou, Sara Josephine Baker, Margaret Mead, Gloria Steinem, and Maxine Hong Kingston.


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True to Life
True to Life
Written by Janet Folger
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ISBN: 9780307785916
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True to Life

Written by Janet Folger


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: June 1, 2011
Price: $13.99

The incredible story of a young woman who spoke up for the unborn and found herself in the national spotlight. As this desperate battle continues to rage, God has placed at its epicenter the most unlikely of persons: Janet Folger who used to be afraid to speak, period - let alone... Read more >
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A Woman's Education
A Woman's Education
Written by Jill Ker Conway
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ISBN: 9780307797346
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A Woman's Education

Written by Jill Ker Conway


Format: eBook, 160 pages
On Sale: June 1, 2011
Price: $9.99

The acclaimed author of the best-selling The Road from Coorain and True North now gives us the third book in her remarkable continuing memoir—describing the pleasures, the challenges, and the constant surprises (good and bad) of her years as the first woman president of Smith College.

The story opens in 1973 as... Read more >
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Lady Blue Eyes
Lady Blue Eyes
Written by Barbara Sinatra
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307382337
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Lady Blue Eyes
My Life with Frank
Written by Barbara Sinatra


Format: Hardcover, 400 pages
On Sale: May 31, 2011
Price: $24.99

Thirty years after she first heard his voice singing on the jukebox at her local drive-in, Barbara Ann Blakely heard Frank Sinatra take the wedding vows that began his fourth, final, and most enduring marriage.
 
In Lady Blue Eyes, Barbara Sinatra’s first public love letter to the husband she adored... Read more >
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Lady Blue Eyes
Lady Blue Eyes
Written by Barbara Sinatra
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ISBN: 9780307449948
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Lady Blue Eyes
My Life with Frank
Written by Barbara Sinatra


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On Sale: May 31, 2011
Price: $11.99

Thirty years after she first heard his voice singing on the jukebox at her local drive-in, Barbara Ann Blakely heard Frank Sinatra take the wedding vows that began his fourth, final, and most enduring marriage.
 
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Lady Blue Eyes
Lady Blue Eyes
Written by Barbara Sinatra, Read by Lorna Raver
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ISBN: 9780307747334
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Lady Blue Eyes
My Life with Frank
Written by Barbara Sinatra
Read by Lorna Raver


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: May 31, 2011
Price: $22.50

Thirty years after she first heard his voice singing on the jukebox at her local drive-in, Barbara Ann Blakely heard Frank Sinatra take the wedding vows that began his fourth, final, and most enduring marriage.
 
In Lady Blue Eyes, Barbara Sinatra’s first public love letter to the husband she adored... Read more >
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Out of Africa
Out of Africa
Written by Isak Dinesen
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ISBN: 9780307794093
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Out of Africa
and Shadows on the Grass
Written by Isak Dinesen


Format: eBook, 480 pages
On Sale: May 18, 2011
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With classic simplicity and a painter's feeling for atmosphere and detail, Isak Dinesen tells of the years she spent from 1914 to 1931 managing a coffee plantation in Kenya.


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Sisters in War
Sisters in War
Written by Christina Asquith
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ISBN: 9781588367617
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Sisters in War
A Story of Love, Family, and Survival in the New Iraq
Written by Christina Asquith


Format: eBook
On Sale: May 11, 2011
Price: $15.99

Caught up in a terrifying war, facing choices of life and death, two Iraqi sisters take us into the hidden world of women’s lives under U.S. occupation. Through their powerful story of love and betrayal, interwoven with the stories of a Palestinian American women’s rights activist and a U.S. soldier, journalist... Read more >
Innocent Spouse
Innocent Spouse
Written by Carol Ross Joynt
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ISBN: 9780307592125
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Innocent Spouse
A Memoir
Written by Carol Ross Joynt


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: May 10, 2011
Price: $11.99

What would you do if, just weeks after your spouse's sudden death, you found out he was keeping secrets? Big secrets. Secrets that could cost you millions of dollars—and brand you as a criminal. Innocent Spouse is an eye-opening memoir that asks a provocative and disturbing question: Is it possible to... Read more >
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The Kiss
The Kiss
Written by Kathryn Harrison, Afterword by Jane Smiley
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ISBN: 9780307767370
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The Kiss
A Memoir
Written by Kathryn Harrison
Afterword by Jane Smiley


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: May 4, 2011
Price: $11.99

In this extraordinary memoir, one of the best young writers in America today transforms into a work of art the darkest passage imaginable in a young woman's life: an obsessive love affair between father and daughter that began when Kathryn Harrison, twenty years old, was reunited with a parent whose absence... Read more >
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Alice Munro: Writing Her Lives
Alice Munro: Writing Her Lives
Written by Robert Thacker
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ISBN: 9780771084683
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Alice Munro: Writing Her Lives
A Biography
Written by Robert Thacker


Format: eBook, 616 pages
On Sale: May 3, 2011
Price: $17.99

This is the book about one of the world’s great authors, Alice Munro, which shows how her life and her stories intertwine.

For almost thirty years Robert Thacker has been researching this book, steeping himself in Alice Munro’s life and work, working with her co-operation to make it complete. The result is... Read more >
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Alice Munro: Writing Her Lives
Alice Munro: Writing Her Lives
Written by Robert Thacker
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Alice Munro: Writing Her Lives

Written by Robert Thacker


Format: Trade Paperback, 664 pages
On Sale: May 3, 2011
Price: $22.99

This is the book about one of the world’s great authors, Alice Munro, which shows how her life and her stories intertwine.

For almost thirty years Robert Thacker has been researching this book, steeping himself in Alice Munro’s life and work, working with her co-operation to make it complete. The result is... Read more >
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Read My Hips
Read My Hips
Written by Kimberly Brittingham
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ISBN: 9780307464385
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Read My Hips
How I Learned to Love My Body, Ditch Dieting, and Live Large
Written by Kimberly Brittingham


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: May 3, 2011
Price: $14.00

Kim Brittingham struggled for years with her weight and body image before she learned how to love her self unconditionally, find her confidence, and fully enjoy her life.  In this unflinching, humorous, and uplifting memoir, she openly explores her complex relationships with food and dieting, sex and dating, and exercise and... Read more >
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In Defense of Women
In Defense of Women
Written by Nancy Gertner
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ISBN: 9780807011430
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In Defense of Women
Memoirs of an Unrepentant Advocate
Written by Nancy Gertner


Format: Hardcover, 298 pages
On Sale: April 26, 2011
Price: $26.95

From a “Human Rights Hero,” a memoir of her illustrious career litigating groundbreaking cases
 
Today Judge Nancy Gertner dons a long black robe while presiding over court cases for the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts. But in the 1970s, when she was one of few women in a... Read more >
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In Defense of Women
Memoirs of an Unrepentant Advocate
Written by Nancy Gertner


Format: eBook
On Sale: April 26, 2011
Price: $26.95

From a “Human Rights Hero,” a memoir of her illustrious career litigating groundbreaking cases
 
In the boys' club climate of 1975, Nancy Gertner launched her career fighting a murder charge on behalf of antiwar activist Susan Saxe, one of the few women to ever make the FBI's Most Wanted List. What followed... Read more >
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