The Lioness Tale Book

The Lioness Tale


  • Author : Diane Pendola
  • Publisher : iUniverse
  • Release Date : 2005-06
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 84
  • ISBN 10 : 9780595351398

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The Lioness Tale Excerpt :

"The Lioness Tale, inspired by ancient storytelling traditions, addresses the problems of living under conditions that are hostile or indifferent to the inner life. How easy it is to identify with the Lioness of this tale! We know what it is to long for the intimacy of a caring voice, to be embraced by someone who believes that our happiness and our humanness are important. In this work of visionary fiction, there are lessons that will change your life. Just as the author has dared much in the telling, you must dare much in the reading. You'll share the grief of the Lioness' loss both of love and her own freedom. But the reward you'll share is renewed inner strength and a sense of vulnerability by which you will get back your own life and celebrate it."-Hal Zina Bennett, Ph.D, lecturer, consultant and author

Tales of the Lioness Book

Tales of the Lioness


  • Author : Kellie Nicholson
  • Publisher : Createspace Independent Pub
  • Release Date : 2013-03-17
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 244
  • ISBN 10 : 1477615431

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Tales of the Lioness Excerpt :

Grab a box of tissues and read this collection of stories by women who have overcome incredible obstacles, trials and tragedies. You will be touched by the stories of courage and hope as told by these incredible women. This collection of tales about overcoming obstacles, tragedies and loss are inspirational testaments to the will of the female. If you know a woman who has lost a child, battled cancer, faced a disability, survived sexual assault, struggled in business, lost a parent, fought racism, suffered child abuse, had a near-death experience or succeeded beyond her dreams, then you will relate to the stories told by these amazing women who have bared their hearts and souls. Inspiring and humbling, the ladies who authored this collection of tales are truly women with fierce courage. Share their journeys of triumph, victory, success and pride. The interior of this book is identical to the other book with the cartoon lioness on the cover.

The Lioness and Her Knight Book
Score: 3
From 3 Ratings

The Lioness and Her Knight


  • Author : Gerald Morris
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release Date : 2008-10
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 352
  • ISBN 10 : 9780547014852

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The Lioness and Her Knight Excerpt :

No sooner does Luneta leave home to visit King Arthur's Court than she gets swept up in adventure, romance, betrayal, and more than a little bit of magic.

Confession of the Lioness Book
Score: 4
From 1 Ratings

Confession of the Lioness


  • Author : Mia Couto
  • Publisher : Farrar, Straus and Giroux
  • Release Date : 2015-07-14
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 208
  • ISBN 10 : 9780374710958

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Confession of the Lioness Excerpt :

A dark, poetic mystery about the women of the remote village of Kulumani and the lionesses that hunt them Told through two haunting, interwoven diaries, Mia Couto's Confession of the Lioness reveals the mysterious world of Kulumani, an isolated village in Mozambique whose traditions and beliefs are threatened when ghostlike lionesses begin hunting the women who live there. Mariamar, a woman whose sister was killed in a lioness attack, finds her life thrown into chaos when the outsider Archangel Bullseye, the marksman hired to kill the lionesses, arrives at the request of the village elders. Mariamar's father imprisons her in her home, where she relives painful memories of past abuse and hopes to be rescued by Archangel. Meanwhile, Archangel tracks the lionesses in the wilderness, but when he begins to suspect there is more to them than meets the eye, he starts to lose control of his hands. The hunt grows more dangerous, until it's no safer inside Kulumani than outside it. As the men of Kulumani feel increasingly threatened by the outsider, the forces of modernity upon their traditional culture, and the danger of their animal predators closing in, it becomes clear the lionesses might not be real lionesses at all but spirits conjured by the ancient witchcraft of the women themselves. Both a riveting mystery and a poignant examination of women's oppression, Confession of the Lioness explores the confrontation between the modern world and ancient traditions to produce an atmospheric, gripping novel.

Alanna Book
Score: 4
From 99 Ratings

Alanna


  • Author : Tamora Pierce
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2014-10-21
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 272
  • ISBN 10 : 9781481439589

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Alanna Excerpt :

Eleven-year-old Alanna, who aspires to be a knight even though she is a girl, disguises herself as a boy to become a royal page, learning many hard lessons along her path to high adventure.

The Lioness Book
Score: 4.5
From 4 Ratings

The Lioness


  • Author : Chris Bohjalian
  • Publisher : Doubleday
  • Release Date : 2022-05-10
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 336
  • ISBN 10 : 9780385544832

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The Lioness Excerpt :

A luxurious African safari turns deadly for a Hollywood starlet and her entourage in this riveting historical thriller from the New York Times bestselling author of The Flight Attendant. "The best possible combination of Hemingway and Agatha Christie — a gorgeously written story about the landscape and risks of Africa, whose edge-of-your-seat plot makes it impossible to put down.” —Jodi Picoult, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Wish You Were Here Tanzania, 1964. When Katie Barstow, A-list actress, and her new husband, David Hill, decide to bring their Hollywood friends to the Serengeti for their honeymoon, they envision giraffes gently eating leaves from the tall acacia trees, great swarms of wildebeests crossing the Mara River, and herds of zebras storming the sandy plains. Their glamorous guests—including Katie’s best friend, Carmen Tedesco, and Terrance Dutton, the celebrated Black actor who stars alongside Katie in the highly controversial film Tender Madness—will spend their days taking photos, and their evenings drinking chilled gin and tonics back at camp, as the local Tanzanian guides warm water for their baths. The wealthy Americans expect civilized adventure: fresh ice from the kerosene-powered ice maker, dinners of cooked gazelle meat, and plenty of stories to tell over lunch back on Rodeo Drive. What Katie and her glittering entourage do not expect is this: a kidnapping gone wrong, their guides bleeding out in the dirt, and a team of Russian mercenaries herding their hostages into Land Rovers, guns to their heads. As the powerful sun gives way to night, the gunmen shove them into abandoned huts and Katie Barstow, Hollywood royalty, prays for a simple thing: to see the sun rise one more time. A blistering story of fame, race, love, and death set in a world on the cusp of great change, The Lioness is a vibrant masterpiece from one of our finest storytellers.

Looking for the Lioness Book
Score: 5
From 3 Ratings

Looking for the Lioness


  • Author : Mary Morrison
  • Publisher : Footloose Publishing
  • Release Date : 2020-01-02
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 182
  • ISBN 10 : 1734220406

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Looking for the Lioness Excerpt :

Did you ever want to run away from home? Feeling battered by multiple losses, including her parents, her husband, and her job, Mary Morrison needs a change. She doesn't just want another job, she wants another life. Carrying the baggage of anxiety and low self esteem, she moves to Africa to heal her bruises and rediscover her strength and purpose. She is captivated by the people, the land and the animals, but nothing seems to go right and disaster threatens. How will Mary overcome adversity and unleash the power of her inner lioness to fulfill her childhood dreams? Looking for the Lioness is a memoir of a difficult time when Mary Morrison abandoned everything to start a new life as a volunteer teacher half way around the world. "Sometimes you have to give a little push, one way or the other, to get past the depression, low self-esteem, unhealthy relationships, procrastination, or whatever is holding you back from living your best life."

The Lioness in Winter Book

The Lioness in Winter


  • Author : Ann Burack-Weiss
  • Publisher : Columbia University Press
  • Release Date : 2015-10-13
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 192
  • ISBN 10 : 9780231525336

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The Lioness in Winter Excerpt :

When she started working with the aged more than forty years ago, Ann Burack-Weiss began storing the knowledge and skills she thought would help when she got old herself. It was not until she hit her mid-seventies that she realized she had packed sneakers to climb Mount Everest, not anticipating the crevices and chasms that constitute the rocky terrain of old age. The professional gerontological and social work literature offered little help, so she turned to the late-life works of beloved women authors who had bravely climbed the mountain and sent back news from the summit. Maya Angelou, Colette, Simone de Beauvoir, Joan Didion, Marguerite Duras, M. F. K. Fisher, Doris Lessing, Mary Oliver, Adrienne Rich, May Sarton, and Florida Scott-Maxwell were among the many guides she turned to for inspiration. In The Lioness in Winter, Burack-Weiss blends an analysis of key writings from these and other famed women authors with her own wisdom to create an essential companion for older women and those who care for them. She fearlessly examines issues such as living with loss, finding comfort and joy in unexpected places, and facing disability and death. This book is filled with powerful passages from women who turned their experiences of aging into art, and Burack-Weiss ties their words to her own struggles and epiphanies, framing their collective observations with key insights from social work practice.

Classic Middle School Literature Book
Score: 4
From 1 Ratings

Classic Middle School Literature


  • Author : Nancy Roberts Garrity
  • Publisher : Good Year Books
  • Release Date : 2000-03
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 170
  • ISBN 10 : 0673363880

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Classic Middle School Literature Excerpt :

Educational resource for teachers, parents and kids!

In the Hand of the Goddess Book
Score: 4
From 28 Ratings

In the Hand of the Goddess


  • Author : Tamora Pierce
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2014-10-21
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 272
  • ISBN 10 : 9781481439602

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In the Hand of the Goddess Excerpt :

Pursuing her desire to be a knight, Alanna learns many things in her role as squire to Prince Jonathan, but fears Duke Roger, an ambitious sorcerer whom she knows she will one day have to face.

The Bear and His Sons Book

The Bear and His Sons


  • Author : James M. Taggart
  • Publisher : University of Texas Press
  • Release Date : 2010-07-05
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 356
  • ISBN 10 : 9780292786943

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The Bear and His Sons Excerpt :

All the world over, people tell stories to express their deepest feelings about such things as what makes a "real" man or woman; what true love, courage, or any other virtue is; what the proper relationships are between people. Often groups of people widely separated by space or time will tell the same basic story, but with differences in the details that reveal much about a particular group's worldview. This book looks at differences in the telling of several common Hispanic folktales. James Taggart contrasts how two men—a Spaniard and an Aztec-speaking Mexican—tell such tales as "The Bear's Son." He explores how their stories present different ways of being a man in their respective cultures. Taggart's analysis contributes to a revision of Freud's theory of gender, which was heavily grounded in biological determinism. Taggart focuses instead on how fathers reproduce different forms of masculinity in their sons. In particular, he shows how fathers who care for their infant sons teach them a relational masculinity based on a connected view of human relationships. Thus, The Bear and His Sons will be important reading not only in anthropology and folklore, but also in the growing field of men's studies.

The Lioness and the Wolf Book

The Lioness and the Wolf


  • Author : Lyana Rollins
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2018-05-02
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 28
  • ISBN 10 : 1717579000

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The Lioness and the Wolf Excerpt :

This book tells the story of a young Lioness named Atlantis. She travels from one side of the world to another, in search of food, a family and place to call home. Along the way she meets a Wolf. This Wolf shows her what she really needs and she does the same for him. "I wrote this book to tell a story about genuine friendship and unconditional love." Although this is a Children's book, the message is age-less and can be received by young and older generations.

African Myths   Tales Book

African Myths Tales


  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2020-07-07
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 480
  • ISBN 10 : 9781839643101

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African Myths Tales Excerpt :

Africa south of the Sahara is a land of wide-ranging traditions and varying cultures. Despite the diversity and the lack of early written records, the continent possesses a rich body of folk tales and legends that have been passed down through the strong custom of storytelling and which often share similar elements, characters and ideas between peoples. So this collection offers a hefty selection of legends and tales – stories of the gods, creation and origins, trickster exploits, animal fables and stories which entertain and edify – from ‘Obatala Creates Mankind’, from the Yoruba people of west Africa, to ‘The Girl Of The Early Race, Who Made Stars’, from the San people of southern Africa, all collected in a gorgeous gold-foiled and embossed hardback to treasure.

Mothers   Murderers Book

Mothers Murderers


  • Author : Katherine Ellison
  • Publisher : WildBlue Press
  • Release Date : 2019-09-24
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 298
  • ISBN 10 : 9781948239394

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Mothers Murderers Excerpt :

“[Weaves] together her own story and a stranger-than-fiction true-crime tale…gripping prose that by turns is tragic and hilarious.”—Stephen Hinshaw, author of Another Kind of Madness This remarkable memoir by a Pulitzer Prize- and Polk Award-winning journalist takes readers on a wild, tragicomic ride from the criminal courtrooms of California’s Silicon Valley to the Himalayan mountains of Pakistan to the deserts of Ethiopia. In delightful, insightful prose, Katherine Ellison reflects on her mistakes and her triumphs as she reveals the stories of how her career almost ended before it began, how she nearly missed marrying the love of her life, and how she unwittingly got drawn into a bizarre murder case. Rich in drama and self-reflection, replete with unique characters—including two bumbling hitmen, a rodeo-riding prosecutor, a flamboyant Beverly Hills defense attorney, and a charismatic stay-at-home mother-of-three who is keeping outrageous secrets—Mothers & Murderers is like a mashup of Fargo and Eat, Pray, Love—a memoir to make you laugh, cry, and think. “In what she’s authentically dubbed a ‘true-crime memoir, Katherine Ellison brings to bear the demons of her own past, her considerable chops as a reporter, and her willingness to plunge into the psychological depths. What she created is a dark jewel. The reader cannot look away.”—Jacquelyn Mitchard, New YorkTimes-bestselling author of The Deep End of the Ocean “Mothers and Murderers is like nothing else I’ve ever read, and I mean that in the best possible way…Katherine Ellison captivatingly describes a young woman's path from blind impulse to wisdom…she makes an ultra-strong case for the examined life, shedding light on the lies we tell ourselves and others—and the hard work involved in taking responsibility for yourself.”—Stephen Hinshaw, author of Another Kind of Madness

Lizzy the Lioness Book

Lizzy the Lioness


  • Author : Lisa Bevere
  • Publisher : HarperCollins Christian Publishing
  • Release Date : 2017-10-03
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 32
  • ISBN 10 : 9780718096588

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Lizzy the Lioness Excerpt :

In her first-ever picture book, New York Times-bestselling Christian author Bevere helps children understand that sometimes the bravest thing they can do is ask for help. Full color. 9 x 11.