Wordslut: A Feminist Guide to Taking Back the English Language by Amanda Montell
Requirements: .ePUB reader, 2.3 MB
Overview: A brash, enlightening, and wildly entertaining feminist look at gendered language and the way it shapes us, written with humor and playfulness that challenges words and phrases and how we use them.
“I get so jazzed about the future of feminism knowing that Amanda Montell’s brilliance is rising up and about to explode worldwide.”-Jill Soloway
The word bitch conjures many images for many people, but it is most often meant to describe an unpleasant woman. Even before its usage to mean a female canine, bitch didn’t refer to gender at all-it originated as a gender-neutral word meaning genitalia. A perfectly innocuous word devolving into a female insult is the case for tons more terms, including hussy-which simply meant housewife-or slut, which meant an untidy person and was also used to describe men. These words are just a few among history’s many English slurs hurled at women.
Genre: Non-Fiction > General
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Same-Sex Partners: The Social Demography of Sexual Orientation by Amanda K. Baumle
Requirements: .PDF reader, 3.5 MB
Overview: A demographic portrait of gay and lesbian couples who live together in committed relationships.
Addressing the lack of understanding regarding the lives of same-sex couples, this book examines the sociodemographic characteristics of partnered gay men and lesbians. The authors draw on U.S. census data to present quantitative analyses of topics pertaining to gay men and lesbians that have previously been relatively unexamined or assessed mainly through qualitative studies. They explore where gay men and lesbians live, why they choose those residences, income inequality, occupations, dimensions of family attachments, relationship commitments, and family structures. The census data allows the authors to provide a more detailed representation of many of the essential features in the lives of gay men and lesbians compared to those of married and cohabiting heterosexuals. In certain cases, the data and analyses reinforce current stereotypes, while in other cases they challenge preexisting beliefs. Ultimately, this book provides a foundation for future research, policy, law, and understanding regarding gay men and lesbians.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Health, Fitness & Medical Sexual Health
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Everyone’s Welcome: The Art of Living and Eating Allergen Free by Amanda Orlando
Requirements: PDF Reader 481.51 MB
Overview: Not everyone outgrows childhood allergies. When Amanda Orlando learned firsthandthat the social and emotional impact of anaphylactic reactions affects adults, she started blogging about it, and EverydayAllergenFree.com was born.
Her new cookbook, Everyone’s Welcome, is for people with anaphylactic allergies to any of the "big eight": peanuts, tree nuts, dairy, eggs, soy, wheat, fish, shellfish. Most of the recipes are free from all eight allergens, with the rest offering alternatives to suit your particular allergy-and you’ll know whether the recipe is coconut-free, gluten-free, vegetarian and vegan.
Genre: Non-Fiction – Food & Drink
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Keto Bread: The Easy to Follow Ketogenic Cookbook for Your Low-Carb Diet with 40 Wheat and Gluten-Free Recipes. Enjoy Delicious Muffins,Cookies, Buns, … Bread Loaves, Pizza Crusts, & Breadsticks by Amanda Jason
Requirements: ePUB Reader, 223 KB
Overview: This book will teach you:
Ingredients, Essentials and Tools You Need to prepare your Keto Breads
Methods to follow the Keto Diet and keep low amount of carbs
Best tips to save time and money
Delicious muffin recipes
The best keto cookie recipes
Bun and bagel recipes
Bread loaf recipes
Pizza crust and breadstick recipes
Genre: Non-Fiction, Food & Drink
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Heavy Flow: Breaking the Curse of Menstruation by Amanda Laird
Requirements: EPUB Reader 1.02 MB
Overview: What do you know about your menstrual cycle?
Your menstrual cycle is your fifth vital sign – a barometer of health and wellness that is as telling as your pulse or blood pressure. Yet most of us see our periods as nothing more than a source of inconvenience, shame, and stigma.
The reasons for this are vast and complex and many are rooted in misogyny. The fact is, women around the world are taught the bare minimum about menstruation, and the messages they do receive are negative: that periods are painful and gross, turn us into hormonal messes, and shouldn’t be discussed.
By examining the history of period shame and stigma and its effects on women’s health and wellness today, and providing a crash course in menstrual self-care, Heavy Flow aims to lift the veil on menstruation, change the narrative, and break the "curse" once and for all.
Genre: Non-Fiction – Health, Fitness & Medical
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Run for Something: A Real-Talk Guide to Fixing the System Yourself by Amanda Litman
Requirements: .MP3 reader, 199 MB
Overview: From the email marketing director of Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign and the cofounder of Run for Something comes an essential and inspiring guide that encourages and educates young progressives to run for local office, complete with contributions from elected officials and political operatives.
You’ve been depressed since the night of November 8, 2016. You wore black to work the next morning. You berated yourself for your complacency during the Obama years. You ranted on Twitter. You deleted Twitter. You sent emails to your friends saying, "How can we get more involved?" You listened to Pod Save America. You knitted a pussyhat. You showed up to the Women’s March on Washington. You protested Donald Trump’s executive orders. You called your congressman. You called other people’s congressmen. You set up monthly donations to Planned Parenthood and the ACLU. You reactivated Twitter (begrudgingly).
Here’s what you do next: Run for something.
To be specific: Run for local office and become the change you want to see in the world. Forget about Congress. Forget about the Senate. Focus on the offices that get the real sh*t done: state legislatures, city councils, school boards, and mayors.
It doesn’t matter if you’re not a white man over 60 with an Ivy League law degree. (In fact, it’s better if you’re not!)
It doesn’t matter if you don’t understand the first thing about running for office, or never even imagined you would. That’s what this book is for.
Amanda Litman, experienced in hard-fought state and national election campaigns, is here to give you guidance as well as wisdom and insight from elected officials and political operatives she interviewed for this book.
There are half a million elected officials in the United States. Why can’t you be one of them?
Genre: Audiobooks > Non-Fiction
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Only The Lonely (Death Gate Grim Reapers #1) by Amanda M. Lee
Requirements: .MP3 reader, 215 MB
Overview: Isabella “Izzy” Sage spent her formative years on Belle Isle in Detroit, playing next to the gate that separates the living from the dead as her parents drew a paycheck from the grim reaper council.
Then the impossible happened, tragedy struck, and Izzy found herself an orphan. Her grandfather took her away and raised her among the Bruja in New Orleans, although her heart always longed to return to the gate . which felt so much like a part of her.
Now, as an adult, Izzy has worked her way up to gatekeeper status and she’s back in the place her childhood ended. She’s the one in charge now . although things don’t go how she hoped. On her very first day, the gate is breached, and the wraith that crosses over is not only murderous but enhanced.
Izzy wants to be in charge, but the local reaper council needs help so they send back-up in the form of a magical reaping family.
The Grimlocks are loud, boisterous and used to a good fight. The men are also handsome, something Izzy doesn’t want to acknowledge, even when the flirting gets out of control. In addition to all that, they’re also protective, and whether Izzy wants it or not, they’re going to infringe on her territory if they think they can keep her safe.
The past might be haunting Izzy, but she can’t look forward to the future until the danger is behind her. Those around her know more than they’re letting on, and the magic she’s been trying to hide is about to take over.
The fight is on . and Izzy is loaded for bear.
Genre: Audiobooks > Fiction Fantasy, Urban Fantasy
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Freelance Confidential by Amanda Hackwith
Necessities: .PDF reader, 7.four Mb
Overview: The place do you discover shoppers? How a lot do you cost? How do you develop your corporation? Get the solutions to the highest questions on freelancing from the individuals who know. Recommendation for freelancers, by freelancers. Amanda Hackwith’s guide attracts on survey statistics from over 3,200 freelancers and insightful interviews from 10 notable success tales, together with Envato’s Collis Ta’eed, Linda Formichelli of Renegade Author, and extra. Freelance Confidential asks frank questions and will get the solutions that may assist your freelance enterprise develop. Whether or not you are a profitable freelancer who’s reached a plateau or one who’s simply beginning out, study the truths to success in Freelance Confidential.
Style: Non-Fiction > Tech & Gadgets
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Money Is Everything: Personal Finance for the Brave New Economy by Amanda Reaume
Requirements: .M4A/.M4B reader, 171 MB
Overview: Learn the latest tips and tricks for managing your personal financial life.
Personal finance is not taught in school – and the process of learning how to manage your own finances can be fraught with painful missteps. In Money Is Everything, Amanda Reaume, the author behind Millennial Personal Finance and host of the Millennial Personal Finance podcast, helps walk you through everything you need to learn to manage your money, including the best ways to make it, spend it, borrow it, and save it.
Specifically created by and for millennials, Money Is Everything will help you get the internships and jobs you want, understand and implement a financial plan (a.k.a. a budget), create a steady flow of side income, learn how to save money on small and big purchases (and get some free stuff), take control of your credit score, turn the tables on banks and borrowers, and become debt-free.
Learn from personal finance experts – not the hard way!
Genre: Audiobooks > Non-Fiction
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