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(as of 2012-10-07 00:51:55 PST)


Released: 2012-10-01

Not Your Mother's Book . . . On Being a Woman


Funny! Daring! DIFFERENT!

Not Your Mother’s Book (NYMB) is a new anthology for a new century. Women of all ages and with very different life experiences have shared their personal stories for “Not Your Mother’s Book . . . On Being a Woman.” Some are seasoned writers, others simply have great stories to tell, but all are stories that women can relate to–and laugh about.

The authors write candidly and most with great humor, about life as a woman, be it learning about sex as a teen, dealing with husbands, handling the dreaded menopause, dieting, clothing mishaps, managing goofy relatives or any of the dozens of other women-focused life experiences. Chapter titles include: Just Saying; They’re Called Boobs!; Keeping Up Appearances; Worth Our Weight in Gold; Hear Me Roar; Stand Up!; Never Again!; and Sense and Sensibility.

NYMB stories are hip, fun, daring and DIFFERENT! No sad, sappy, preachy or death and dying stories here. And there is nothing X- or R-rated, but definitely edgy! Story titles include Honey, You’re a Fat Ass; Single and Searching; Tawdry Behavior; and Everything’s Bigger in Texas.

Series founders Dahlynn McKowen and Ken McKowen spent 10 years as Chicken Soup for the Soul coauthors/editors before launching NYMB. “Not Your Mother’s Book . . . On Being a Woman” is the first in the new series, with another 30 titles under production. “Not Your Mother's Book . . . On Being a Stupid Kid” will be released in late October and features stories about all those stupid things we did in our youth. “Not Your Mother's Book . . . On Dogs” will follow in November, as well as “Not Your Mother's Book . . . On Travel.” For more information, including submitting a story for consideration, visit

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Book Details

Publisher: Publishing Syndica.. Binding: Kindle Edition Language: English Pages: 238


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