Leading Ladies

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A female perspective on gender, femininity, and sexuality.
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Illegitimate, raised in a backwater and often left unsupervised, the daughter of Sense And Sensibility’s Eliza Williams discovers the secret of survival is education. But will she ever unravel the secret of her parentage?
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Been there, done that. At 85 Eudora Honeysett decides to end it all at a clinic in Switzerland. Then she meets ten-year-old Rose and her newly-widowed neighbour Stanley and saying goodbye suddenly seems hard to do.
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An heiress in 1914, a resistance fighter in 1942 and a widow in 1964 — three women seeking sanctuary from life and love at the renowned Ritz hotel in Paris.
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After her mother passes away, Else is forced to return home to the Scottish island where she suffered torment seven years ago. And her old tormentor has a gift for her…
Bookmatehat ein Buch zum Regal hinzugefügtLeading Ladiesvor 2 Monaten
On the verge of the Covid-19 pandemic and within 41 days of each other, mother and daughter Catherine Mayer and Anne Mayer Bird were widowed. Locked down alone, this extraordinary memoir focuses on not on death, but love and life well-lived.
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The ordinary and the magical collide in this old-fashioned love story between two women in the old west.
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With the world awaiting a peace treaty in the aftermath of the First World War, nurse Bess Crawford is sent to Paris on a personal mission to search out the suicidal Lieutenant Minton. No sooner has she found him than the self-destructive soldier goes missing again…
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First published in 1970, this movement defining classic sent out shock waves upon its release with the assertion that sexual liberation is key to unlocking women’s liberation. Today it is not only an important document of the past but incredibly, the thesis of a future yet to happen.
Bookmatehat ein Buch zum Regal hinzugefügtLeading Ladiesvor 4 Monaten
When Korean fisherman’s daughter, Sunja, falls pregnant to a married yakuza and faces ruin, she seeks salvation from a passing Christian minister. Travelling with him to Japan, the end of one story is the beginning of another…
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Gradually losing her mother to the early onset of Parkinson’s disease and mental illness, a caregiving daughter negotiates her own struggle to conceive whilst asking: how do you grieve for someone still living?
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Railroad heiress, global traveller and bohemian sensualist, Aimee Crocker lived life her way, escaping headhunters in Borneo, poisoning in Hong Kong and knife-throwing servants in Shanghai. Through lavish parties, five husbands and multiple lovers — this is her story.
Bookmatehat ein Buch zum Regal hinzugefügtLeading Ladiesvor 5 Monaten
In her transition from college to the real world, Elissa Washuta felt the full force of life’s rulebook thrust in her face and disturbing the delicate chemical balance in her brain. In this self-deprecating and fierce memoir, Elissa Washuta confronts the bi-polar waters of her Native American heritage, her Catholic education and Cosmo’s vision of womanhood.
Bookmatehat ein Buch zum Regal hinzugefügtLeading Ladiesvor 5 Monaten
Fifteen stories exploring the lives of women unified by a desire to seek liberation from domestic societal expectation. From a girl born with feathers seeking her absent mother to a woman psychologically trapped in a car — welcome to this animal wife.
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For the first time in seventeen years, a brood of magicicadas decimate crops, trees and locals. Disgraced former cop Jess is deputized to help deal with the disaster but she has her own issues to deal with, including the recent death of her entire family.
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Award-winning poet Naomi Foyle exhibits her devotion to truthful female experience, both global and local, historic and contemporary, in this multi-layered, multi-faceted and multi-formed collection.
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Three women from three different backgrounds come together in this daring tale of family, imbalance and vengeance.
Jemma Wayne
To Dare
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With the world watching in horror as two planes hit the Twin Towers, Sophie Parry’s New York flight is re-routed to Newfoundland where she takes refuge with her Aunt Ellie and the secrets that may change her life forever…
Bookmatehat ein Buch zum Regal hinzugefügtLeading Ladiesvor 8 Monaten
After her father’s death in 1873, Carrie Manning is left to take charge of his ailing shipping company. Taking work as a companion to Maria Colville at a rival firm, Carrie soon discovers a sea of secrets between the two families which threaten to turn the tide on the Manning name.
Bookmatehat ein Buch zum Regal hinzugefügtLeading Ladiesvor 8 Monaten
In the Summer of 1940, Vivian Morris arrives in New York with a sewing machine and an adventurous spirit. Taking work as a playhouse seamstress, Lily transforms the down-at— heel showgirls into glamorous goddesses whilst pursuing her own promiscuous lifestyle… until a personal error causes professional scandal.
Bookmatehat ein Buch zum Regal hinzugefügtLeading Ladiesvor 9 Monaten
Heralded by critics as the classic, definitive and unsurpassable unofficial biography of Queen Elizabeth II, this recently updated edition takes a fascinating, sensitive and balanced look at its royal subject.
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