Summary: "When Nefertiti Austin, a single African-American woman, decided to adopt two black children through the foster system, she was unprepared for the fact that there is no place for black women in the 'mommy wars.' Austin set off on her path with no place to seek guidance from others who looked like her or shared her experience. She soon realized that she would not only have to navigate skepticism...
Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks 2019
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 AUSTIN, NEFERTITI AUS
Summary: Describes the experiences of three women soldiers deployed to Afghanistan and Iraq to reveal how their military service has affected their friendship, personal lives and families, detailing the realities of their work on bases and in war zones and how their choices and losses shaped their perspectives.
Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2014
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 THO
Summary: Land's plans of breaking free from the roots of her hometown in the Pacific Northwest to chase her dreams were cut short when a summer fling turned into an unexpected pregnancy. She turned to housekeeping to make ends meet, took classes online to earn a college degree. And she wrote relentlessly: true stories of overworked and underpaid Americans; of living on food stamps and WIC coupons. Here...
Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Books 2019
Copies Available at Kingsley1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LAN
Copies Available at Peninsula1 available in Adult, Call number: B LAND LAN
Summary: "The inspiring and hilarious true story of how a single mother found the strength to transform her life and become the person--and parent--she could admire, revealing the tips and advice that empowered her Kristina Kuzmic has made herself a household name, speaking directly to mothers from the trenches of parenthood via her viral videos and social media presence. She's now bringing her message...
Publisher / Publication Date: Viking Life 2020
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 KUZMI, KRISTINA KUZ
Summary: A frank, smart, and captivating memoir by the daughter of Apple founder Steve Jobs. Born on a farm and named in a field by her parents, artist Chrisann Brennan and Steve Jobs, Lisa Brennan-Jobs' childhood unfolded in a rapidly changing Silicon Valley. When she was young, Lisa's father was a mythical figure who was rarely present in her life. As she grew older, her father took an interest in...
Format: sound recording-nonmusical
Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Audio 2018