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Between the covers : the Book Babes' guide to a woman's reading pleasures

Author: Margo Hammond; Ellen Heltzel
Publisher: Philadelphia, PA : Da Capo Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Da Capo Press edView all editions and formats
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"With wit and wisdom, the bibliophile's Ebert & Roeper recommend more than 600 books based on what women care about most. Between the Covers is organized around their wide-ranging curiosity-about themselves, friends and family, the larger world-and their concerns, from health to sex to managing their finances"--Publisher website(February 25, 2009).
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Margo Hammond; Ellen Heltzel
ISBN: 9780738212296 0738212296
OCLC Number: 191926212
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xiii, 282 p. ; 21 cm.
Contents: Top 10 books in each category: ... that say "I did it my way" --
... that blazed a trail --
... with signature style --
... about coming of age, female style --
... about heading out into the world --
... about settling down --
... that say "enough about them" --
... about the so-called golden years --
... on the lust for beauty --
... that tip the scales --
... that make the mind/body connection --
... that stalk the divine --
... that tap your inner artist --
... for making peace with Mom --
... for dealing with Dad --
... about siblings, with or without rivalry --
... about families more dysfunctional than yours --
... that dig up family roots --
... for adapting and adopting --
... about raising kids (not the fairy-tale version) --
... that show motherhood is forever (and fatherhood) --
... for when only a girlfriend will do --
... that say pets are people, too --
... about enduring bonds about romance when you least expect it --
... about adultery, betrayal, & moving on --
... to keep things hot --
... to help you think more like a guy --
... that feed the nesting instinct --
... that put you on the garden path --
... that hold the winning recipe --
... for the hostess with the mostess --
... that celebrate your brilliant career --
... to take to your investment club --
... that face illness straight on --
... for taking on caretaking --
... for the grieving heart --
... that take the dis out of disabilities --
... that visit sorrow's kitchen --
... that cross cultures --
... for the 21st century --
... that say, "get involved" --
... to save the planet --
... that see through a scientist's eyes --
... that make war (and peace) --
... that hear us roar --
... that poke the powerful --
... that take you away --
... that make you laugh --
... that are real killers --
... that celebrate the dick --
... that make you feel royal --
... that will break your heart --
... books about books --
... the book babes couldn't live without.
Responsibility: Margo Hammond, Ellen Heltzel.
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Suggests hundreds of good books to suit various moods and stages of a woman's life. This book contains sections such as 'Babes We Love' (role models, real and imagined) to 'The Babe Inside' (focusing  Read more...

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"Booklist," 11/1/08 "Hammond and Heltzel offer their unique take on the genre...address[ing] issues that will appeal to women readers of any age, background, or frame of mind...Succinct, honest, and Read more...

 
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