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Book: Women in Jazz - The Women, The Legends & Their Fight by Sammy Stein
This book is about women in jazz. It charts their journeys, celebrates their presence, hears their voices, wonders at their prowess and revels in their being. We hear from female agents, arrangers, composers, musicians, PR people, radio hosts, record label managers, singers, writers and more. These are their stories; their views of jazz and how they see the future. The established performers [...]
 
Book: Orpheus' Blues by Carlos Rubio
Orpheus' Blues is a novel of self-discovery. We first meet Jack Stewart on his way back to his apartment in New York City, where he is pursuing a career as a jazz musician. As the novel unfolds, we learn of the difficulties he encounters, of the friendship he develops with George, his roommate also a jazz musician and the women he meets in the city. But more importantly, we learn of the very [...]
 
Book: Time Heals Everything by Linda Swain
Beautiful Katherine Collins, a young woman from nowhere,suddenly had it all. Her promising career as an up-and-coming cabaret singer in a swinging 1930s hot spot known as Simply Blues lands her smack in the middle of a tug of war the likes of which she'd never dreamed possible. On one side stands the man who had opened the door to her career but who refuses to allow himself any further claim to [...]
 
Book: Madame Lola by Douglas Braverman
To escape the Holocaust, Rivka Hirschberg, a Jewish concert pianist, masquerades as a Christian jazz musician in the decadent nightclubs of Nazi Berlin. Jeffrey Hirschberg, a sixteen-year-old high school student in modern day New York, is surprised to discover that he has a mysterious, elderly great-aunt who, though Jewish, had worked for Adolph Hitler. Jeffrey befriends the cantankerous old [...]
 
Book: Columbus - The Musical Crossroads by David Meyers
Columbus has long been known for its musicians. Unlike New York, San Francisco, Kansas City, Nashville, or even Cincinnati, however, it has never had a definable "scene." Still, some truly remarkable music has been made in this musical crossroads by the many outstanding musicians who have called it home. Since 1900, Columbus has grown from the 28th- to the 15th-largest city in the United States. [...]
 
Book: Chopper Music by Jay Allan Storey
Nightclub bouncer Jackson Reilly's world revolves around drinking, smoking dope, casual sex with bar girls, and riding his aging Norton 850 Commando motorcycle, but his life was once a lot different. As a child he was a piano prodigy. For mysterious reasons he gave it all up when he was thirteen, and he's been at war with the rest of the world ever since. It takes the death of his mother and a [...]
 
Book: DIVA (A Frank Renzi mystery) by Susan Fleet
Music, Murder and Obsession in New Orleans. Beautiful and talented, Belinda wants to be a star. But a ruthless stalker is obsessed with her. He'll do anything to have her: blackmail, kidnapping, even murder. Fourteen months post-Katrina, Homicide Detective Frank Renzi battles drug-dealing gangs in the ravaged city. Soon he has another problem. The stalker kidnaps Belinda. "Fleet subtitles Diva, a [...]
 
Book: Bittersweet - A Coming of Age Historical Romance by Lloyd R Free
OFFICIAL ONLINEBOOKCLUB REVIEW - Free's incredible imagery is prominent throughout the novel . . . The character development of the main characters and many of the side characters is outstanding and it was impossible to put down . . . THE PRAIRIES BOOK REVIEW An engaging coming-of-age story written with subtle humour and great panache... "This book is definitely one of my favorites of all times [...]
 
Book: Deeper into the Pond - A Celebration of Femininity by Magdalena Ball and Carolyn Howard-Johnson
Thischapbook is a Military Writers' Society Award Winner. Authors Magdalena Ball and Carolyn Howard-Johnson expect this fifth in their Celebration Series of chapbooks conceived to as inexpensive gifts or super-thoughtful greeting cards to be their most successful of all. Author Nancy Famolari says, "These poems speak to all the stages of a women's lives reminding us how far we've come and how [...]
 
Book: Protect Yourself - The Simple Keys Women Need to be Safe and Secure by Steve A. Kovacs
Drawing on his professional experience in helping women learn self-defense, author Steve Kovacs offers a practical, encouraging guide for women in Protect Yourself: The Simple Keys Women Need to be Safe and Secure.Most women's safety guides cover the specifics of fighting off attackers. But Protect Yourself focuses on commonsense strategies women can implement daily. By taking certain precautions [...]
 
Book: The Age of the Female II - Heroines of the Shift by Richard Andrew King
The Age of the Female II: Heroines of the Shift continues the remarkable journey of the female's ascent in the modern world of the 2nd Millennium. This installment is a general read in five chapters honoring the accomplishments of women in categories of female firsts, female Nobel laureates, female athletes, female icons and female quotations. This is an exciting read for everyone, especially [...]
 
Book: Body Beautiful - Women's Supplements Guide - Top 10 Supplements for Women and What to Look For When Buying Supplements by Ivan Kalinin and Ana Plenter
Take your health to the next level with supplements Learn how to choose supplements that work great with the female body Hi there, For the past 5 years of working primarily with women and running our fitness company Build My Body Beautiful, we realized that not all the supplements are designed for a female's body. As a matter of fact, we discovered that some supplements should be avoided, both by [...]
 
Book: The Steel Canyon Legacy (Legacy Trilogy Book 2) by Wanda DeHaven Pyle
Newly widowed and finding herself alone and responsible for two young sons and an aging mother, Tessa Kingsley must find her way through a 1970s world filled with sexual harassment and shady business deals. With only a year of college and no work history, Tessa must support her family in a world where women's roles are clearly defined and there are few opportunities. She falls into a rebound [...]
 
Book: Chasing the Rainbow by Susan Peterson Wisnewski
The long dark stint of widowed single parenting is about to dawn new light for Kate. Her son Tom is graduating. Thank goodness for David, her dead husband's best friend. He made the years easier along with BFF Zelda, heiress to the Smith Foundation, who always supported her. Kate thinks it might even be time to date again having her eye on Nathan Hammer, successful attorney and widowed single [...]
 
Book: Petticoat Rebels of 1916 - Extraordinary Women in Ireland's Struggle for Freedom by Brighid O'Sullivan
What would you do if you lived in Ireland and children all around you were starving, the few jobs allotted to men were scarce, unemployment so high people crammed together with no heat, no food, and no sanitation, poverty, crime, and infant death skyrocketed above every other country in Europe, and you blamed England? Petticoat Rebels of 1916 is about a some of the strongest, bravest women in [...]
 
Book: The Original Pink Collar Workers by Lady Jane Davis
What is it like for a woman to do a man's work, and do it better? Then have to work with him day in and day out. Or to have to go home to a husband who asks how her day went. Does she mention anything about the supervisor who patted her rear end or the inspector who wants to inspect more than her work? Moreover, she works in a factory so immense that she's never met everyone. But she knows [...]
 
Book: What Ta-Tas Teach Us - Celebrate the Ta-Tas! by Jane Jenkins Herlong
Jane Jenkins Herlong shares twenty life lessons filled with humor, inspiration and "ah-ha" moments. This beautifully illustrated book is for the young and young-at-heart. Laugh, love and share these timeless principles with those special women in your life. Honor the brave women in the fight again breast cancer. A portion of the profits will be given to support the fight against breast cancer.
 
Book: Healthy After 55 - Live Your Best Life - Simple Steps to Help Women Regain Their Health by Julie Luedtke
No more excuses! Take this important step to regain your health and live your best life. Your health is too important to start and stop again. Make your health and wellness a priority. If you can't keep up with your grandchildren, or are feeling the effects of long-term neglect of your health, this book was written for you. If you decide not to read this book, what will you do to regain your [...]
 
Book: The Effects of Henry's Cage - Elean's Story by Bernadette Joyce
The story begins in Scotland. Henry Roseville builds a cage around his feelings because of his rejection by his mother as a small child. He grows up believing the world owes him whatever he wants. Forced to leave England under a cloud he deserts his wife and family for New Zealand. His besotted wife, Caroline, and their three children set out to join him seven years later when he finally writes [...]
 
Book: Getting Into a Girl's Shorts - Short Sometimes-Erotic Fiction about Women With Women by Tess Mackenize
Steph, a photographer on holiday, asks her neighbor to model for her. The neighbor agrees, as long as Steph is as naked as she is. Sophie realizes her new girlfriend doesn't drink, and doesn't kiss Sophie after Sophie has been drinking, and wonders what to do. Julianne goes out for a night with her friends, expecting to be bored, but instead she meets Nadia, and then things become complicated. [...]
 
Book: Hashimoto Blues by Sarah Dupeyron
Ellie Fox, quirky pilot, mechanical genius, and drug smuggler, never thinks ahead to the consequences of her actions. When her boyfriend, Max, asks her to "play a Game," his term for one of his crazy criminal ideas, Ellie agrees and the two of them wind up on the hit list of a Japanese crime lord. On the run for their lives from their disaster in Montreal, the two lovers must find a way to outwit [...]
 
Book: Smack-Dab in the Midlife Zone - Inspiration for Women in the Middle by Leigh Ann Thomas
Approaching or living through the infamous middle years? Children move through school, fly the coop, and return home bringing more children "Natural" highlights are--in reality--gray hairs Clothes-shopping in Juniors brings guilt and undergarments get sturdier Children need us less, parents need us more Questions abound: Who is that woman in the mirror? What is my purpose? Where do I fit in? What [...]
 
Book: After His Affair - Women Rising from the Ashes of Infidelity by Meryn G. Callander
The discovery of your partner's cheating shatters the very core of your being. It's difficult to value and to allow our grieving, our anger, our rage, even our shame, the time and space to move us into a deeper life. We're supposed to just get over it, and move on. Anger is not nice, causes trouble, and grieving is a bummer. Yet it is natural and healthy to feel angry when violated, and to grieve [...]
 
Book: Just For The Birds (Hetta Coffey Series Book 10) by Jinx Schwartz
Hetta Coffey is a sassy woman with a snazzy yacht and she's not afraid to use it! While docked at Marina de la Paz, in Mexico's hauntingly beautiful Sea of Cortez, Hetta gets a surprise visitor that sets off a chain of events like only Hetta can manage to get herself embroiled in. With her best friend, Jan, and her dog, Po Thang, they are hot on the trail of some dastardly smugglers. Scroll Up [...]
 
Book: Butterfly Tears by Zoë S. Roy
Butterfly Tears is a collection of fifteen pieces of short fiction that depict the experiences of Chinese immigrant women facing the challenges of life in a new country. The stories are set in different parts of China, Canada, and to a lesser extent in the United States and examine Chinese women's cross-cultural experiences in North America as well as women's issues and political discrimination [...]
 
Book: The Age of the Female - A Thousand Years of Yin by Richard Andrew King
The Age of the Female: A Thousand Years of Yin highlights the profound and extraordinary ascent of the female in the modern world, placing her center stage in the global spotlight as presidents and leaders of nations, titans of industry, corporate executives, military generals, media magnets, doctors, lawyers and a whole host of other prestigious titles normally associated with the male. Why has [...]
 
Book: Clotho's Loom - A Novel of Literary Romance and Realism by Shawn StJean
First Edition. William Wyrd, an introverted history professor at long remove from his youthful days as a marine sniper, is drafted to serve overseas in the U.S. military at age thirty-nine. Already in a relationship made tenuous by the demands of dual professional careers and their own dearth of interpersonal experience, he and his wife are completely estranged by the blunder on the part of the [...]
 
Book: Four Uncles and a Wedding by Emma Carlyle
TARA First Impressions Award finalist - Polly Faith Harmony is the ultimate ecumenical love child. Born to former hippies turned millionaire entrepreneurs, she's one part Jewish, one part Catholic, one part Episcopalian, and one part Unitarian hence her name. Could have been worse. Her Flower Power parents might have named her Polly Esther. Aside from her joke of a name, her great-uncles, one [...]
 
Book: Bell-Bottom Gypsy - A Jessie Morgan Novel (Jessie Morgan Series Book 1) by Maggie Plummer
A wild 1970s ride - an adventurous coming of age journey along America's back roads. At twenty, Jessie Morgan is fed up with just about everything. It's September 1971 -- time to drop out, tune in, and turn on. She leaves college and Detroit in the rearview mirror, hitting the road in her 1965 yellow Volkswagen convertible. Wandering byways from Kentucky to Key West to Montana, Jessie is out to [...]
 
Book: Deadbeat Dads by Roseanne Dowell
I got the idea for this story from my husband. He was at the bank one day and the woman in front of him was talking about her husband who hadn't paid child support. That affected him and when he came home, he suggested I write a book. That was eight years ago. This book has been in the making for a long time. Erica Morris shouldn't have been surprised when her husband left her for a younger [...]
 
Book: Doubletake by Maryann Miller
*** Chosen as the Best Mystery for 2015 by the Texas Association of Authors. *** From best-selling author Maryann Miller comes another gripping police-procedural mystery. In Doubletake, death sneaks in the back door of the peaceful town of Twin Lakes, Texas and nothing is ever the same again. Smart and savvy homicide detective, Barbara Hobkins, is thrust headlong into the investigation. A product [...]
 
Book: After Ten by Michele Shriver
Four women, once best friends, have not spoken to each other in ten years. A drunken, decade old promise and a class reunion will bring them together again. For Jordan, her lofty dreams now a distant memory and her life at a crossroads, a reunion with her one-time friends offers a chance to make amends and start anew, but only if she can avoid falling back into self-destructive habits. After [...]
 
Book: Aaron and Me, Works In Progress by Debralynn Fein
"He's so normal. How can anything be wrong?"During a routine baby-wellness checkup, Kim XXX is faced with one of the most horrendous experiences a parent can endure: a couple of innocent cafe-au-lait spots indicate a possible diagnosis of Neurofibromatosis for her eighteen-month-old son, Aaron. Ill-equipped to cope with the indefinite nature of the diagnosis, the New Jersey suburban first-time [...]
 
Book: Half-truths & White Lies by Jane Davis
When Tom Fellows proclaims that a Venn diagram is a far better way of illustrating modern family ties than a traditional tree, his young daughter Andrea has no idea that he is referring to their own situation.It is only when she loses both parents in a shocking car accident that she takes an interest in her own genealogy and begins to realize that her perfect upbringing was not all that it [...]
 
Book: When Least Expected (The Women of Lakeshore Drive) by Sheryl Fawcett
The FBI serves simultaneous search warrants on Suzanne's residence and her husband's office. Indiscretion makes sexual escapades impossible for Glenda to ignore. A midnight ambulance ride leaves Carrie a shocked widow. The three women are alone after decades of marriage, devastated by their losses and wondering if it's possible to be happy again, not to mention love again. Their bond of [...]
 


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