books about: herself
Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail (Vintage)
A Best Book of the Year: NPR, The Boston Globe , Entertainment Weekly, Vogue, St. Louis Dispatch At twenty-two, Cheryl Strayed thought she had lost everything. In the wake of her mother’s death, her family scattered and her own marriage was soon destroyed. Four years later, with nothing more to lose, she made the most impulsive decision of her life. With no experience or training, driven only by blind will, she would hike more ...
Watched (The Watched Trilogy)
O'neal Publishing, 2011
Change. She longs for it. A murder. She will never be the same. It takes more than a school trip to Washington, D.C. to change Christy's life. It takes murder. A witness to the brutal slaying of a senator's aide, Christy finds herself watched not only by the killers and the FBI, but also by two hot guys. She discovers that if she can't help the FBI, who want to protect her, it will cost her and her new friends their lives.
Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl Written by Herself
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How a Servant Should Present Herself (Serving Her Master)
Timid young servant Scarlett is only working as a maid at Naughton Manor so she can send money home to her family but her understated beauty does not go unnoticed by the guests at the manor, most notably sexy playboy Christian Greene. When Christian catches her violating house rules while making his bed, she can either risk being fired and cast back out onto the streets or face her punishment at the hands of the dominant aristocrat . . . For ...
A Smart Girl's Guide to Liking Herself, Even on the Bad Days (American Girl) (Smart Girl's Guides)
From the back cover: Has a bad day got you down? Is your self-esteem making you feel blue? In A Smart Girl's Guide to Liking Herself--Even on the Bad Days, you'll learn how having high self-esteem can turn a good day into a great day, while having low self-esteem can turn a bad day into a nightmare. You'll learn tips for trusting yourself, ideas for boosting your self-esteem (or for keeping it up), and how to feel your best in all kinds of ...
The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making
Catherynne M. Valente
“One of the most extraordinary works of fantasy, for adults or children, published so far this century.”—Time magazine, on the Fairyland series Twelve-year-old September lives in Omaha, and used to have an ordinary life, until her father went to war and her mother went to work. One day, September is met at her kitchen window by a Green Wind (taking the form of a gentleman in a green jacket), who invites her on an adventure, implying that ...
The Single Woman's Sassy Survival Guide: Letting Go and Moving On
Telemachus Press, LLC, 2012
As we weather the choppy waters we call Life, it’s a decision we will face time and time and time again: Do we cling to a situation that’s taking us under out of fear of letting go of the familiar…or do we open our hand and let go of that friendship, that relationship, that job, that opportunity, or that grievance that we’ve been clinging to, realizing that to flail around uncertainly for a season is all a part of discovering our ...
My Stroke of Insight: A Brain Scientist's Personal Journey
Jill Bolte Taylor Ph.D.
The astonishing New York Times bestseller that chronicles how a brain scientist's own stroke led to enlightenment On December 10, 1996, Jill Bolte Taylor, a thirty-seven- year-old Harvard-trained brain scientist experienced a massive stroke in the left hemisphere of her brain. As she observed her mind deteriorate to the point that she could not walk, talk, read, write, or recall any of her life-all within four hours-Taylor alternated ...
Stand Up for Yourself and Your Friends: Dealing with Bullies and Bossiness and Finding a Better Way
Patti Kelley Criswell
This book teaches girls how to spot bullying and how to stand up and speak out against it. Quizzes, quotes from other girls, and "what do you do?" scenarios present advice in an age-appropriate, digestible way. The message in this book is that there is no one right way to deal with bullying. Instead, there are lots of options for girls to try, from ignoring a bully and trying a few clever comebacks to reporting bullying to a trusted adult. ...
Dying To Be Me: My Journey from Cancer, to Near Death, to True Healing
In this truly inspirational memoir , Anita Moorjani relates how, after fighting cancer for almost four years, her body—overwhelmed by the malignant cells spreading throughout her system—began shutting down. As her organs failed, she entered into an extraordinary near-death experience where she realized her inherent worth . . . and the actual cause of her disease. Upon regaining consciousness, Anita found that her condition had ...
Best of Blume: Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret/Blubber/Iggie's House/Starring Sally J. Freedman As ...
This set includes Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret.; Blubber; Iggie's House; and Starring Sally J. Freedman as Herself.
The Giving Tree
Harper & Row
'Once there was a tree...and she loved a little boy.' So begins a story of unforgettable perception, beautifully written and illustrated by the gifted and versatile Shel Silverstein. Every day the boy would come to the tree to eat her apples, swing from her branches, or slide down her trunk...and the tree was happy. But as the boy grew older he began to want more from the tree, and the tree gave and gave and gave. This is a tender story, ...
Purple, Green and Yellow
Brigid really loves markers. But when she draws herself with super-permanent ink, she must find a creative solution to stay out of trouble. About the Annikin Series: Annikins are mini books made especially for children -- small enough to fit into tiny hands and pockets. Each book measures 3 1/2" x 3 1/2" and contains full color pages. Individual titles available in quantities of 20s only.
Brooke Can't Help Herself: Five Hardcore Rough Sex Erotica Stories
BJ Hardcore Erotica Press, 2013
Here are five rough and exciting short stories from bestselling erotica author Brooke Weldon. Be warned, these aren’t for the weak of heart! 1. The Stranger Took My Ass In Front of Everyone! A First Anal Sex Erotica Story Frankly, I was at the bar to get fucked, so I didn’t mind that the stranger got grabby. I certainly didn’t expect he’d end up fucking me right in public, though! I absolutely didn’t know he was going to make and ...
A Year of Biblical Womanhood: How a Liberated Woman Found Herself Sitting on Her Roof, Covering Her Head, and ...
Thomas Nelson, 2012
What is "biblical womanhood" . . . really? Strong-willed and independent, Rachel Held Evans couldn't sew a button on a blouse before she embarked on a radical life experiment--a year of biblical womanhood. Intrigued by the traditionalist resurgence that led many of her friends to abandon their careers to assume traditional gender roles in the home, Evans decides to try it for herself, vowing to take all of the Bible's instructions for women ...
Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl (Dover Thrift Editions)
This autobiographical account by a former slave is one of the few extant narratives written by a woman. Written and published in 1861, it delivers a powerful portrayal of the brutality of slave life. Jacobs speaks frankly of her master's abuse and her eventual escape, in a tale of dauntless spirit and faith.
Orange Is the New Black (Movie Tie-in Edition): My Year in a Women's Prison
Spiegel & Grau
NOW A NETFLIX ORIGINAL SERIES • #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER With a career, a boyfriend, and a loving family, Piper Kerman barely resembles the reckless young woman who delivered a suitcase of drug money ten years before. But that past has caught up with her. Convicted and sentenced to fifteen months at the infamous federal correctional facility in Danbury, Connecticut, the well-heeled Smith College alumna is now inmate ...
Stopping the Pain: A Workbook for Teens Who Cut and Self Injure
Lawrence Shapiro PhD
If you’re cutting or hurting yourself you’re not alone. Thousands of teens across the country think that hurting themselves is the only way they can feel better, even though they continue to feel alone and out of control. There are a lot of reasons why teens hurt themselves. None of them are your fault. You can’t change your past, but there is a lot you can do, right now, to make your future a place you’d like to spend some time, a ...
Thirteen Reasons Why
Over 1 MILLION COPIES SOLD A #1 New York Times and International Bestseller This book will change your life Clay Jensen returns home from school to find a mysterious box with his name on it lying on his porch. Inside he discovers cassette tapes recorded by Hannah Bakerhis classmate and crushwho committed suicide two weeks earlier. On tape, Hannah explains that there are thirteen reasons why she decided ...
A Cedar Cove Christmas
Mother-to-be Mary Jo Wyse arrives in Cedar Cove on Christmas Eve, searching for her baby's father. David Rhodes had said he'd be in town. But he isn't. Which leaves Mary Jo stranded, pregnant and alone. And there's no room at the local inn.... So Grace Harding brings Mary Jo home to her nearby ranch. She and her husband, Cliff, have a houseful of guests, but they offer her a room over their stable (currently sheltering the animals--including a ...
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