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Download E-books Here, Home, Hope PDF

By Kaira Rouda

Winner! Indie Excellence publication Award Mainstream/Literary Fiction
Winner! united states e-book Awards Women's Fiction
Honorable point out! Mainstream/Literary Fiction, Writer's Digest Book Awards

Kelly Johnson turns into stressed in her thirty-ninth yr. An urge for food for extra forces her to take inventory of her middling middle-American lifestyles and her associates' probably ideal lives. Her marriage to a profitable lawyer has settled right into a cozy regimen, and being the mum of 2 lovable sons has been profitable. yet Kelly's personal passions lie wasted. She eyes with envy the lives of her top buddies, Kathryn and Charlotte, either attractive, profitable businesswomen who appear to have all of it. Kelly takes cost of her lifestyles, devising a midlife makeover plan. From web page one, Kelly's witty reflections, self-deprecating humor, and smart strategies in executing that plan--she areas Post-it notes in all places her apartment and car--will have readers giggling out loud. the following speedy, even though, they may rant correct in addition to Kelly as her dedication to a sullen, anorexic youngster left on her doorstep attempts her persistence or as she deflects the boozy advances of a divorced neighbor. Readers might want to continue the tissue field convenient, too, as Kelly maintenance the wear and tear she inflicted on a highschool pal; realizes how deeply her husband, Patrick, is aware and loves her; and finally grows right into a girl empowered by way of her personal combination of domestic and profession.

Bestselling Here, domestic, Hope would certainly attract readers of chick lit and different women's fiction titles who're able to transition into anything new of their personal existence.

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Download E-books The Biscuit Girls: Love, Life and Hardship in a Northern Factory PDF

By Hunter Davies

Ivy, Dulcie, Barbara, Ann, Dorothy and Jean all had varied purposes for making use of to paintings at Carr’s biscuits, yet after they had wear their overalls and walked during the manufacturing facility gates they found a neighborhood energetic, laughter and friendship.

To those that didn’t be aware of, the biscuit manufacturing facility that towered over Carlisle could appear like simply one other slice of the commercial North, a loud and chaotic position with staff trooping out and in in any respect hours. For the biscuit women it was once a spot the place they labored challenging, but in addition the place they gossiped, bought into scrapes and made lifelong acquaintances. outdoors the manufacturing facility partitions there will be tough husbands or challenging children, and occasionally even heartbreak and tragedy, yet they knew there might constantly be an get away from their problems at Carr's.

Some, like Barbara, merely utilized simply because she wanted the additional funds, till issues obtained a section more uncomplicated at domestic. Her manager move tested her approximately who will be taking care of the children whereas she used to be at paintings, yet allow her have the activity. Like a few of the ladies who joined up ‘temporary’ Barbara went directly to remain at Carrs for 32 years.

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Download E-books Code Name Pauline: Memoirs of a World War II Special Agent (Women of Action) PDF

By Pearl Witherington Cornioley, Kathryn J. Atwood

An NCSS extraordinary Social stories alternate e-book for younger People
 
there has been an entire moon at the night of September 22, 1943, whilst Pearl Witherington, age 29, parachuted into France to help the French Resistance as a unique agent for the British detailed Operations govt (SOE). Out of the four hundred brokers despatched to France through the German profession, 39 have been ladies. Pearl, whom the SOE referred to as “cool and inventive and very made up our minds” and “the most sensible shot, male or lady, now we have but had,” grew to become essentially the most celebrated girl global conflict II resistance fighters.
 
In Code identify Pauline Pearl describes in a sequence of plainspoken recollections her tricky adolescence and harrowing get away from France in 1940; her recruitment and coaching as a unique agent; the logistics and risks of posing as a cosmetics saleswoman to make her means round the nation as an undercover courier; and either failed and winning makes an attempt at sabotaging the Nazis. She tells how, whilst the chief of her community was once stuck by way of the Gestapo, she grew to become “Pauline” and rose to command a 3,500-strong band of French Resistance fighters.
 
With an annotated record of key figures, an appendix of unique unedited interview extracts—including Pearl’s husband Henri’s story—and never-before-published images from Pearl’s own assortment, Code identify Pauline will captivate global warfare II buffs of any age and, simply as Pearl wanted, encourage younger people.

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Download E-books I Used to Be So Organized: Help for Reclaiming Order and Peace PDF

By Glynnis Whitwer

Combining non secular encouragement and sensible program I was once So Organized offers a balanced method of discovering order and peace for at the present time s beaten woman.

I was once So Organized addresses the frustrations many girls believe after they cannot get a deal with on their lives. They recognize, deep of their hearts, they need to be ready to deal with issues. finally, they was prepared . . . ten or two decades in the past. yet now, lifestyles turns out handy them one distraction and problem after one other, and ''helpful technology'' that simply appear to upload to the matter. simply after they imagine they've got ''caught up,'' anything else alterations, and there s extra to be done.

In this ebook, Glynnis Whitwer addresses the problem of association dependent during this new fact of knowledge overload, overwhelming offerings, elevated expectancies and expertise advances that received t decelerate. This publication includes twenty-three chapters, every one brief sufficient for a hectic lady to learn in the course of a lunch holiday. each element of existence comes jointly during this one easy-to-read guide.

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Download E-books Complaints and Disorders: Sexual Politics of Sickness PDF

By Barbara Ehrenreich, Deirdre English

   In this fascinating sequel to their underground bestseller, Witches, Midwives, and Nurses, Barbara Ehrenreich and Deirdre English record the culture of yank sexism in medication ahead of and after the flip of the century. bringing up vibrant examples, together with a variety of "treatments" and "rest therapies" perpetrated on girls throughout the a long time, the authors study the biomedical cause 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 taken care of ladies because the "weaker" intercourse. by way of the past due nineteenth century, while the authority of spiritual files had waned, the final word cause for intercourse discrimination turned completely biomedical. during this exciting pamphlet, the authors bring up the diffuclt query: "How sick-or well-are girls today?" They assert that feminists this present day wish greater than "more": "We desire a new kind, and we'd like a brand new substance of scientific perform because it pertains to women."

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Download E-books Misdiagnosed: One Woman's Tour of--And Escape From--Healthcareland PDF

By Jody Berger

A big apple Times Bestseller

"Berger movingly information her trip to therapeutic. Her indefatigable quest...underscores the truth that there's no such factor as one dimension matches all in medicine."―Gayatri Devi, MD, scientific affiliate professor, NYU university of drugs, and writer of A Calm Brain

Taking cost of your health and wellbeing hasn't ever been so very important because it is today.

Jody Berger has found this primary hand: at forty-three, the award-winning journalist and marathoner sees a physician a couple of minor tingling sensation in her fingers and toes. One MRI later, she is clinically determined with a number of sclerosis and instructed to choose a drug and settle for her destiny. as an alternative Jody begins asking questions―only to obtain a distinct analysis from every one expert she turns to, from diet deficiencies to steel toxicity to melancholy.

In this robust, witty, and eye-opening account of her misadventures from misdiagnosis to staggering restoration, Jody bargains insightful the best way to ask medical professionals the fitting inquiries to get the solutions and therapy you wish, take heed to your physique, and select healthiness over disorder. in the end, whereas we won't constantly heal, we will regularly take keep watch over of our health and wellbeing and ourselves―starting now.

"In this compelling, superbly written ebook, Jody Berger deals an empowering examine the significance of discovering the energy and self belief to take cost of your health."―Mary Shomon, New York Times bestselling writer and sufferer advocate

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Download E-books Immigrant Women Workers in the Neoliberal Age PDF

 
To date, such a lot learn on immigrant girls and exertions forces has taken with the participation of immigrant girls on formal hard work markets. during this examine, participants concentrate on casual economies equivalent to health and wellbeing care, family paintings, road merchandising, and the garment undefined, the place displaced and undocumented girls usually tend to paintings. simply because such casual exertions markets are unregulated, a lot of those employees face abusive operating stipulations that aren't stated for worry of activity loss or deportation. In interpreting the advanced dynamics of the way immigrant girls navigate political and monetary uncertainties, this assortment highlights the $64000 position of citizenship prestige in defining immigrant women's possibilities, wages, and hard work conditions.
 
Contributors are Pallavi Banerjee, Grace Chang, Margaret M. Chin, Jennifer Jihye Chun, Héctor R. Cordero-Guzmán, Emir Estrada, Lucy Fisher, Nilda Flores-González, Ruth Gomberg-Munoz, Anna Romina Guevarra, Shobha Hamal Gurung, Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo, María de l. a. Luz Ibarra, Miliann Kang, George Lipsitz, Lolita Andrada Lledo, Lorena Muñoz, Bandana Purkayastha, Mary Romero, younger Shin, Michelle Téllez, and Maura Toro-Morn.

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Download E-books Dreaming in Cuban PDF

"Remarkable...An elaborate weaving of dramatic occasions with the supernatural and the cosmic...Evocative and lush...A wealthy and haunting narrative, a good new voice in modern fiction."
SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE
Now on hand in a Spanish language variation from Ballantine Books.
Here is the dreamy and bittersweet tale of a kin divided via politics and geography via the Cuban revolution. it's the family members tale of Celia del Pino, and her husband, daughter and grandchildren, from the mid-1930s to 1980. Celia's tale mirrors the mystical realism of Cuba itself, a rustic of attractiveness and poverty, idealism and corruption. DREAMING IN CUBAN offers a distinct imaginative and prescient and a haunting lamentation for a previous that will were.

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Download E-books Airbrushed Nation: The Lure and Loathing of Women's Magazines PDF

By Jennifer Nelson

Glamour. Cosmo. SELF. girls’ domestic magazine. Vogue. In an that has been in a downward spiral for years, those magazines—and different women—focused magazines like them—have not just retained their readership, they’ve elevated it. each month, 5 million-plus ladies peel again the slick conceal in their favourite journal to thumb via pages jam-packed with tidings and suggestion approximately model, attractiveness, intercourse, relationships, weight-reduction plan, well-being, and way of life. yet do women’s magazines provide beneficial info, or do they purely peddle fluff and fantasy—and in both case, do girls take their messages to heart?

In Airbrushed Nation, Jennifer Nelson—a longtime insider—exposes the bare fact in the back of the modern pages of women’s magazines, either sturdy and undesirable. Nelson delves deep into the realm of glossies, explaining the ways that those magazines were optimistic for ladies, highlighting the ways that their agendas were faulty, and asking the questions that experience gone unasked: What do ladies imagine and think concerning the retouched photographs, the ever-present intercourse suggestion, the consistent offensive on getting older, and the delusion model spreads that includes unaffordable clothes and niknaks? Do the unrealistic advertisements, photos, and beliefs that permeate glossies harm women’s vanity . . . and is it intentional?

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