Secrets of Six-Figure Women: Surprising Strategies to Up by Barbara Stanny

By Barbara Stanny

Quietly and gradually, the variety of girls making six figures or extra is expanding and keeps to upward thrust at a cost speedier than for males. From marketers to company executives, from white-collar pros to freelancers and part-timers, girls are forging careers with substantial monetary luck.

In Secrets of Six-Figure Women, Barbara Stanny, journalist, motivational speaker,and monetary educator, identifies the seven key thoughts of lady highearners: A revenue purpose, Audacity, Resilience, Encouragement, Self-Awareness, Non-attachment, and fiscal Know-How.

Based on large learn and countless numbers of interviews, together with greater than one hundred fifty ladies whose annual gains variety from $100,000 to $7 million, Barbara Stanny turns all of the six-figure features right into a particular process for upping gains. by means of conscientiously fine-tuning them, readers can, step by step, climb the source of revenue ladder.

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Gendered Narrative Subjectivity by Edit Zsadányi

By Edit Zsadányi

This booklet desires to make Hungarian ladies writers obtainable to an English-speaking public and provides interpretations of Hungarian and American literary texts through writers corresponding to Margit Kaffka, Anna Lesznai, Jolán Földes, Zsuzsa Rakovszky, Agáta Gordon, Virág Erdős, Zsuzsa Forgács, Alaine Polcz, Gertrude Stein, Kathy Acker and Jhumpa Lahiri. In literary narratives it truly is attainable to symbolize lady political pursuits in a decentered narrative subjectivity. The ebook illustrates that literary narratives conveniently settle for the contradictory nature of identification concerns and create an exhilarating and complicated community of articulating lady voices.

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Addictive Behaviors in Women by Deborah L. Haller, Charlene Woodard Motley (auth.), Ronald

By Deborah L. Haller, Charlene Woodard Motley (auth.), Ronald R. Watson (eds.)

In Addictive Behaviors in ladies, major specialists from psychiatry, psychology, sociology, and social paintings concisely evaluate the addictive strategy and the attribute behaviors of girls who're depending on alcohol and/or medicines. themes comprise why ladies smoke, the position of character in woman habit, sexuality matters in chemically established girls, healthy eating plan and alcohol use in ladies, alcohol's position in sexual attack, and the influence of drug abuse at the relatives and being pregnant.

Addictive Behaviors in girls illuminates the explanations and results of the numerous way of life judgements ladies make that bring about dependancy to medicinal drugs, paintings, intercourse, playing, or to any of the numerous different optional points of our lives. It indicates how addictive judgements should be shunned and/or handled, thereby making women's lives more secure, extra efficient, and healthier.

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The Complete Novels by Jane Austen

By Jane Austen

Now in Penguin Classics—a treasure trove of Jane Austen's novels

Few novelists have conveyed the subtleties and nuances in their personal social milieu with the wit and perception of Jane Austen. right here in a single quantity are her seven nice novels: feel and Sensibility, delight and Prejudice, Mansfield Park, Emma, Northanger Abbey, Persuasion, and woman Susan. via her vivacious and lively heroines and their circle, Austen vividly portrays English middle-class lifestyles because the eighteenth century got here to a detailed and the 19th century all started. all the novels is a love tale and a narrative approximately marriage—marriage for romance, for monetary safety, for social prestige. yet they aren't romances; ironic, comedian, and clever, they're masterly evocations of the society Jane Austen saw. this pretty quantity covers the literary occupation of 1 of England's most interesting prose stylists of any century.

"These smooth versions are to be strongly recommended."
—Brian Southam, The Jane Austen Society


Sense and Sensibility
Pride and Prejudice
Mansfield Park
Northanger Abbey
Lady Susan

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Here, Home, Hope by Kaira Rouda

By Kaira Rouda

Winner! Indie Excellence ebook Award Mainstream/Literary Fiction
Winner! united states ebook Awards Women's Fiction
Honorable point out! Mainstream/Literary Fiction, Writer's Digest e-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 neighbors' doubtless ideal lives. Her marriage to a winning legal professional has settled right into a cozy regimen, and being the mum of 2 lovely sons has been profitable. yet Kelly's personal passions lie wasted. She eyes with envy the lives of her top pals, 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 shrewdpermanent strategies in executing that plan--she locations Post-it notes in every single place her apartment and car--will have readers giggling out loud. the following speedy, notwithstanding, they may rant correct besides Kelly as her dedication to a sullen, anorexic youngster left on her doorstep attempts her endurance or as she deflects the boozy advances of a divorced neighbor. Readers might want to preserve the tissue field convenient, too, as Kelly upkeep the wear she inflicted on a highschool good friend; realizes how deeply her husband, Patrick, knows and loves her; and finally grows right into a lady empowered by way of her personal combination of domestic and career.

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

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How Women Got Their Curves and Other Just-So Stories: by David P Barash, Judith Eve Lipton

By David P Barash, Judith Eve Lipton

So how did girls get their curves? Why have they got breasts, whereas different mammals purely strengthen breast tissue whereas lactating, and why do girls menstruate, whilst almost no different beings accomplish that? What are the explanations for girl orgasm? Why are human ladies stored at midnight approximately their very own time of ovulation and greatest fertility, and why are they the one animals to adventure menopause?

David P. Barash and Judith Eve Lipton, coauthors of acclaimed books on human sexuality and gender, speak about the theories scientists have complex to provide an explanation for those evolutionary enigmas (sometimes known as "Just-So tales" by means of their detractors) and current hypotheses in their personal. a few medical theories are in keeping with valid empirical facts, whereas others are natural hypothesis. Barash and Lipton distinguish among what's good and what is still doubtful, skillfully incorporating their professional wisdom of biology, psychology, animal habit, anthropology, and human sexuality into their exciting reviews. Inviting readers to envision the facts and draw their very own conclusions, Barash and Lipton inform an evolutionary suspense tale that captures the buzz and thrill of real medical detection.

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Differently Academic?: Developing Lifelong Learning for by Sue Jackson

By Sue Jackson

Lifelong studying is a key characteristic of society this day, and is seemingly embraced by means of quite a lot of educators and running shoes, in addition to by means of governments and employers. during this wide-ranging ebook, Sue Jackson exhibits that universities were gradual to embody a lifelong studying schedule, and argues that the lifelong studying stories of ladies – and particularly of working-class scholars – are seldom welcomed within the academy.

In its targeted concerns of the reviews of ladies scholars and lecturers, this booklet expounds an leading edge and demanding research of ladies in greater schooling. it's going to supply a transparent indication of other techniques for novices, lecturers and coverage makers.

This ebook should be of key curiosity to an individual operating within the fields of lifelong studying or carrying on with schooling who's drawn to making studying obtainable and significant for deprived teams. it is going to additionally entice scholars of schooling, women's reports, gender reviews and sociology; and to these drawn to problems with gender, social type, feminist thought and feminist research.

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