What Southern Women Know That Every Woman Should

Author: Ronda Rich
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101078251
Format: PDF, ePub
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A Southern Belle Primer meets The Rules in this engaging volume that explains the mystique of Southern women and why they always get what they want, and shows women how to get the same kind of romantic, professional, and personal success.

What Southern Women Know about Flirting

Author: Sam Martin
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9780399532528
Format: PDF, ePub
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Explains how to take advantage of one's natural female instincts to achieve success on any occasion, with advice on how to master the art of social, courtship, and romantic flirting, and be both a good storyteller and listener.

What Southern Women Know about Faith

Author: Ronda Rich
Publisher: Zondervan
ISBN: 0310565049
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Come, sip a glass of sweet tea and sit for a spell with Ronda on the porch swing as she tells you stories of happiness and heartache, friends and family, and a faith that’s strong enough to handle anything life throws your way. As Ronda shares, Southerners don’t just talk about God, they have a “kitchen-table faith,” that feels like a comfortable, trusted neighbor who sits down and stays for a good, long visit. It’s a faith you live and breathe, day-in, day-out, whether it’s praying to the good Lord as you sit on the porch swing or finding joy in a delicious pan of cornbread. As Ronda says, Southern faith “is a faith that is plain, simple, and sturdy, that is utilitarian in practice and that fits as comfortably in the hands of Southern women as a baby, an iron skillet, a hair brush, a telephone, or a broom.” From stories of moonshine and revivals, Sunday dinners and new Easter outfits, prayers answered and griefs shared, you’ll discover a faith that supports you when the trials and heartaches of life cause you to stumble, a faith that grabs you by the elbow and steadies you on the path.

Chick Lit

Author: Suzanne Ferriss
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136092501
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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From the bestselling Bridget Jones's Diary that started the trend to the television sensation Sex and the City that captured it on screen, "chick lit" has become a major pop culture phenomenon. Banking on female audiences' identification with single, urban characters who struggle with the same life challenges, publishers have earned millions and even created separate imprints dedicated to the genre. Not surprisingly, some highbrow critics have dismissed chick lit as trashy fiction, but fans have argued that it is as empowering as it is entertaining. This is the first volume of its kind to examine the chick lit phenomenon from a variety of angles, accounting for both its popularity and the intense reactions-positive and negative-it has provoked. The contributors explore the characteristics that cause readers to attach the moniker "chick" to a particular book and what, if anything, distinguishes the category of chick lit from the works of Jane Austen on one end and Harlequin romance novels on the other. They critique the genre from a range of critical perspectives, considering its conflicted relationship with feminism and postfeminism, heterosexual romance, body image, and consumerism. The fourteen original essays gathered here also explore such trends and subgenres as "Sistah Lit," "Mommy Lit," and "Chick Lit Jr.," as well as regional variations. As the first book to consider the genre seriously, Chick Lit offers real insight into a new generation of women's fiction.

Tribades Tommies and Transgressives History of Sexualities

Author: Mary McAuliffe
Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
ISBN: 1443807885
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The annual Lesbian Lives conference has been held in University College Dublin since 1993. The success of the conference held in 2006 entitled ‘Historicising the Lesbian’ inspired this collection of essays. From the dozens of papers delivered, the chapters chosen for inclusion in this volume cover a wide period in history from the medieval to the very modern, a huge range of subject areas and diverse historical interests. The many subjects areas dealt with will allow a widening of our knowledge of lesbian history and encourage more in-depth investigation into the many issues raised within.

The Social Construction of Educational Leadership

Author: Anna Hicks McFadden
Publisher: Peter Lang
ISBN: 9780820468129
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Most historical and theoretical work on school administration choice has focused on the importance of race and class, with increased attention to gender during the past two decades. Rarely has geography been a consideration and, when it appears at all, it is used only to distinguish the unique conditions of urban school settings. "The Social Construction of Educational Leadership: Southern Appalachian Ceilings" addresses decisions about who is chosen to lead public schools, and how they do it. Using their research on senior-level public school leaders in the southern mountains of North Carolina as a representative case study, the authors construct an argument for a reconsideration of the role of place - both in decisions about who becomes a school leader, and in how those leaders behave professionally. The authors describe the changes in a leadership system grounded in race, class, geographic, and gender preferences that dating back to colonial systems of deference, describing the pattern of those changes, and exploring their implications for school leadership, and the preparation of prospective leaders in the region and elsewhere.

Suck Your Stomach in and Put Some Color on

Author: Shellie Rushing Tomlinson
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9780425221341
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Draws on the wisdom that all Southern mothers impart to their daughters to reveal everything one needs to know about marriage, love, raising children, and life in general, in a volume that furnishes real-life wisdom and recipes.

Secrets of the Southern Belle

Author: Phaedra Parks
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1476715459
Format: PDF, Kindle
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The breakout star of "The Real Housewives of Atlanta" advises women on fashion, etiquette, dating, and the workplace, giving a modern twist to traditional Southern values.

Play Like a Man Win Like a Woman

Author: Gail Evans
Publisher: Crown Business
ISBN: 076790463X
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An executive vice president of CNN shares her revealing insights into the "good ol' boy network," arming women with the tools they need to succeed in a man's world. Reprint.

The Art of Southern Charm

Author: Patricia Altschul
Publisher: Diversion Books
ISBN: 1682308340
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Patricia Altschul, the surprise breakout star of Bravo’s hit reality show Southern Charm, introduces an essential lifestyle guide as refreshing and fun as a gin martini. “Patricia on #SouthernCharm, like lookin’ in the damn mirror. Cheers queen.” —Lady Gaga Fan-favorite Bravolebrity Patricia Altschul from the primetime show Southern Charm finally brings fans her eagerly anticipated opus on etiquette and living a glamorous Southern lifestyle. Patricia provides advice on every situation, from hosting a memorable cocktail party, to decoding the dress code for any event, to handling a drunken boor at the dinner table, to delivering the perfectly phrased insult—like her now iconic “shameless strumpet.” The Art of Southern Charm takes readers inside the world of Charleston’s most captivating grande dame, who (with Michael the Butler) offers a blueblood’s blueprint for curating and celebrating life at its best.