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Bachelor Girl
Bachelor Girl The Secret History of Single Woman in the Twentieth Century By Israel, Betsy (Book - 2002 ) 305.48 I85b 2002 Available in some locations

Annotation:Drawing extensively on primary sources, including private journals, newspaper stories, magazine articles, advertisements, films, and other materials from popular media, Israel paints remarkably vivid portraits of single women -- and the way they were perceived -- throughout the decades.

Single State of the Union
Single State of the Union Single Women Speak Out on Life, Love, and the Pursuit of Happiness (Book - 2007 ) 306.8153 S617m 2007 Available in some locations

Annotation:With sass, humor, and style, Single State of the Union paints a provocative, playful, and complex portrait of today's single woman, taking on such topics as: sex and the single girl, single motherhood, buying a house without a spouse, faux boyfriends, cohabitation hesitation, and single women in the media.

Single Woman of A Certain Age
Single Woman of A Certain Age 29 Women Writers on the Unmarried Midlife--romantic Escapades, Heavy Petting, Empty Nests, Shifting Shapes, and Serene Independence (Book - 2005 ) 306.8153 S617 2005 Available in some locations

Annotation:Chronicling the ups and downs, these writers address the challenges and rewards of growing older as a single woman: sex, loneliness, motherhood, learning to live alone (and happily), financial struggles or blossoming careers, menopause, and more.

On My Own
On My Own The Art of Being A Woman Alone By Falk, Florence Arlene (Book - 2007 ) 306.8153 F191o 2007 Available in some locations

Annotation:At some point over the course of the average woman's life, she will find herself alone, whether she is divorced, widowed, single, or in a loveless, isolating relationship. And when that time comes, it is likely that she will be at a loss as to how to handle it. In this invigorating, supportive book, psychotherapist Florence Falk aims to take the fear, doubt, confusion, and helplessness out of being a woman alone. She invites all women to find their own paths toward an authentic selfhood, to discover the pleasures and riches of solitude, and to reconnect with others through a new-found sense of self-confidence.

Reflections From A Woman Alone
Reflections From A Woman Alone A Lighthearted Look at A Journey Toward Wholeness By Edwards, Corinne (Book - 2001 ) B-Ed959r 2001 Available in some locations

Annotation:An unapologetic memoir about rediscovering herself and realizing her true feminine power as a single woman.

A Year by the Sea
A Year by the Sea Thoughts of An Unfinished Woman By Anderson, Joan (Book - 2000 ) B-An234y 2000 All copies in use. Availability details

Annotation:Anderson retreated to a cottage on Cape Cod for a year to nurture herself and fulfill some of her goals. Through this inspirational memoir of that year, the author seeks to inspire other women to take a journey of self-discovery.

Living Alone & Loving It
Living Alone & Loving It A Guide to Relishing the Solo Life By Feldon, Barbara (Book - 2003 ) 646.7 F312L 2003 Available in some locations

Annotation:Prescribing antidotes for loneliness, salves for fears, and answers for just about every question that arises in an unpartnered day, she covers both the practical and emotional aspects of the solo life.

On My Own Two Feet
On My Own Two Feet A Modern Girl's Guide to Personal Finance By Thakor, Manisha (Book - 2014 ) 332.024 T3647o 2014 Available in some locations

Annotation:This finance guide provides you with all the information you need to know to keep your everyday spending in check, save for big-ticket items or emergencies, and create a secure retirement plan.

Own It!
Own It! The Ups and Downs of Homebuying for Women Who Go It Alone By Musselman, Jennifer (Book - 2008 ) 643.12 M989o 2008 Available in some locations

Annotation:Do you dream of owning a home but don't think you can buy one alone? These days more and more single women are buying homes on their own, whether they're are purchasing a home because it's a good investment or finally realizing their dream, they're making it happen.

Siesta Lane
Siesta Lane One Cabin, No Running Water, and A Year Living Green By Minato, Amy (Book - 2009 ) 307.774 M663s 2009 Available in some locations

Annotation:A poet at heart, Amy Minato rejects her life of consumption in Chicago to go back to nature-specifically, to a commune in Oregon, where she rediscovers herself.

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