By Kathryn Ledbetter
Marrying highly well known topics―needlework and women's history―this ebook presents an authoritative but exciting dialogue of the range and significance of needlework in Victorian women's lives.
• styles and illustrations from women's periodicals and trend books of the time offer a window into Victorian lifestyles that would be specifically fascinating to the legions who perform those crafts today
• Quotations from memoirs, works of fiction, and poetry enable readers to percentage the studies of girls of the period
By Michelle Cunnah
Emma Taylor sought after an engagement ring and a task merchandising for her 30th birthday.What she received in its place used to be the boot from herboyfriend, the heave-ho from his Manhattanloft -- and the indignity of getting to paintings forthe weenie who stole her place. Her palsonly upload insult to damage through giving her the "perfect" birthday present: a bottle ofbreast-enhancing pills.
It will be sufficient to defeat even a well-endowed lady, yet Emma's notabout to enable such twists of destiny get her down, at the same time she units out at the so much grueling activity identified to humankind: condominium searching in long island urban. yet sound asleep within the backseat of her automobile presents an unforeseen bonus -- she meets Jack, who is variety adequate to ask Emma into his domestic ... in a strictly landlord/tenant-type of association, of course.
Perhaps issues are having a look up -- on the grounds that in truth they could not get a lot worse.
Emma is probably not in a position to fill a bikini, yet she is going to do this "life and love" factor correct this time. simply because it doesn't matter what else future throws in her face, she's made up our minds to return out the place she by no means has ahead of ... on top!
By Kate White
New York Times bestselling writer Kate White is the editor-in-chief of Cosmopolitan, the number 1 younger women’s journal on this planet, and a highly profitable businesswoman. In I Shouldn’t Be Telling You This, she stocks her secrets and techniques to luck. A witty, clever, straight-talking profession advisor for girls, I Shouldn’t Be Telling You This is the right e-book for the present economy, no matter if you’re simply beginning out, re-entering the team after maternity depart, or just trying to find a occupation swap; crucial counsel and impressive recommendations from a gutsy innovator who helped raise Cosmo’s stream via part 1000000 copies consistent with month.
By Harriet Lerner
In The Dance of Intimacy, the bestselling writer of The Dance of Anger outlines the stairs to take in order that sturdy relationships could be bolstered and hard ones might be healed. Taking a cautious examine these relationships the place intimacy is such a lot challenged--by distance, depth, or pain--she teaches us concerning the particular alterations we will be able to make to accomplish a extra sturdy feel of self and a extra intimate connectedness with others. Combining transparent suggestion with vibrant case examples, Dr. Lerner deals us the main sturdy, invaluable ebook on intimate relationships that either men and women could ever encounter.
By Natalie Angier
A New York Times remarkable book
"A travel de strength, a womderful, enjoyable and informative book." —Abraham Verghese, New York occasions publication Review
After fifteen years in print, Woman remains a necessary consultant to every thing from organs to orgasms and hormones to hysterectomies. along with her attribute readability, perception, and sheer exuberance of language, bestselling writer Natalie Angier cuts during the nonetheless known myths and incorrect information surrounding the feminine physique, that the majority enigmatic of evolutionary masterpieces. Woman is a witty and guaranteed narrative travel de strength with a competent snatch of science.
up-to-date all through and with a brand new advent bringing readers modern at the most recent technology in evolutionary psychology and hormone substitute treatment, this re-creation of Woman reinvigorates Angier’s cheerful imaginative and prescient of womanhood.
By Julia L.T. Smith
Over fresh a long time an expanding volume of recognition has been paid to opting for and assembly the person aid wishes of psychological health and wellbeing provider clients and folks with actual impairments within the united kingdom. facts of this is visible in the literature that considers psychological healthiness and actual impairment from a variety of views, in addition to the elevated diversity of provider provision for people inside either different types. besides the fact that, the aid wishes of people who fall into either different types have principally been missed by way of social care and well-being provider companies, practitioners, and organizations for whom the focus is both psychological future health or actual impairment. the inability of recognition that has been given in idea and in perform to the psychological healthiness help wishes of disabled girls who event psychological misery has led to an inadequate wisdom base of the way to help disabled ladies who could require a few type of psychological healthiness aid. For this workforce of girls this has intended that their wishes have arguably endured to be ignored and hence left unmet. Writing from her place as either a social employee and a carrier consumer, Julia Smith has written an leading edge and significant textual content which either discusses a ignored sector of non-public event and makes an unique contribution to wisdom with reference to either coverage and perform.
By Elizabeth Etue
Regardless of the recognition of women’s hockey, gamers from world wide nonetheless confront intolerance and prejudice. On the Edge presents a dramatic inspect the company and politics of women’s hockey at the present time.
This up-to-date, elevated, and reorganized version of girls and track gains much more ladies composers, performers, and consumers, much more musical contexts, and an extended view of girls in tune outdoors Europe and North the US. a well-liked college textbook, ladies and tune is enlightening for students, a very good resource of programming principles for performers, and a excitement for different song lovers.