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business books about women entrepreneurs or books written by women business entrepreneurs)




Make it Your Business: The ultimate business start-up guide for women

Authors: Lucy Martin, Bella Mehta

Publisher: Spring Hill/ How to Books

Secrets of Successful Women Entrepreneurs: How ten leading business women turned a good idea into a fortune

Author: Sue Stockdale

Publisher: Lean Marketing Press

Family Friendly Working: Inspiring ideas for making money when you have kids

Author: Antonia Chitty

Publisher: White Ladder Press

Supermummy- The Ultimate Mumpreneur’s Guide to Online Business Success: Escape the drudgery, exploit technology & work from anywhere

Author: Mel McGee

Publisher: Bookshaker

The Mumpreneur Guide: Start your own business, the ultimate guide to starting and running your own business

Author: Antonia Chitty

Publisher: ACPR

Having It All: Choices for today’s superwoman

Author: Paula Nicholson

Publisher: Wiley & Sons

Kitchen Table Tycoon: How to make it work as a mother and an entrepreneur

Author: Anita Naik

Publisher: Piatkus books

Women on Top: How women entrepreneurs are rewriting the rules of business success

Author: Margaret Heffernan

Publisher: Penguin Books

The Naked Truth: A working woman’s manifesto on business and what really matters

Author: Margaret Heffernan

Publisher: Jossey-Bass/Wiley

Making a Living Without a Job: Winnings ways for creating work that you love

Author: Barbara J. Winter

Publisher: Bantam Books

In Good Company: The Essential Business Start-up Guide for Women

Authors: Rebecca Jordan, Kirsty Weir

Publisher: A & C Black

Inspiring Women: How real women succeed in business, 25 top female entrepreneurs reveal how real women succeed in business

Author: Michelle Rosenberg

Publisher: Crimson Publishing

The Mom Inventor’s Handbook

Author: Tamara Monosoff

Publisher: McGraw-Hill

The Business Mom Guide Book: More life, less overwhelm for mom entrepreneurs

Author: Terilee Harrison

Publisher: Wyatt-McKenzie Publishing

Priestess Entrepreneur: The must have guide to creating success in your business and the business of your life

Author: Cindy Morris

Publishing: Beatrice Brown Publishing Company

The Entrepreneur: I made it –so can you

Author: Mary P. Witkowski

Publisher: Vantage

Easy Business for Women With Little or no Money

Author: M.E. Waters

Publisher: AuthorHouse

Ladies Who Launch

Author: Victoria Colligan

Publisher: St Martin’s Press

Mommy Millionaire: How I turned my kitchen table into a million dollars and how you can too.

Author: Kim Lavine

Publisher: St Martin’s Press

The Entrepreneurial Mom

Author: Mary E.Davis

Publisher: Turner Publishing

Stay at Home Mom Guide to Making at home: Choosing the business that’s right for you using the skills you already have

Author: Liz Folger

Publisher: Prima Lifestyles

Welfare to Millionaire

Author: Sarian Bourma

Publisher: Xlibris Publishing

A Girl’s Guide to Starting Her Own Business: Candid advice, frank talk, and true stories for the successful entrepreneur

Author: Caitlin Friedman and Kimberly Yorio

Publisher: Harper Paperbacks

The Rise of Women Entrepreneurs: People, processes and global trends

Author: Jeanne Halladay Coughlin and Andrew R. Thomas

Publisher: Quorum

The New Entrepreneurs: Women in Business for themselves

Authors: Terri P. Tepper and Nona Dawe Tepper

Publisher: Universe Publishing

Breaking Through the Clutter: Business Solutions for Women, Artists, and Entrepreneurs

Author: Judith Luther Wilder

Publisher: NNAP

Girls and Young Women Entrepreneurs: True Stories about Starting and Running a Business, Plus how you can do it Yourself

Author : Frances A. Karnes and Suzanne M. Bean

Publisher: Free Spirit Publishing

The Woman Entrepreneur: 33 Personal Stories of Success

Authors: Linda Pinson and Jerry Jinnett

Publisher: Upstart Publishing Co.

Madam C. J. Walker: Entrepreneur (Black American)

Author: Cookie Lommel

Publisher: Holloway House Publishing Co.

Savvy Women Entrepreneur: Twenty-Seven Different Women Share the Secrets to the their Business Success

Author: Kristina Liehr

Publisher: Productive Publications, Canada

The New Female Entrepreneur: Creating and Sharing the Wealth

Authors: Marilyn Kourilsky and William Walstead

Publisher: Kendal Hunt Publishing Co.

A Girl’s Guide To Building A Million Dollar Business

Author: Susan Wilson Solovic

Publisher: Amacom

The Old Girls Network: Insider advice for Woman Building Business in a Man’s World

Author: Sharon Whitely

Publisher: Basic Books

Bags to Riches, Success Secret for Woman in Businesses

Author: Linda Hollander

Publisher: Celestial Arts/Ten Speed Press

101 Best Home-business Success Secrets For Women

Author: Pricilla Y. Huff

Publisher: Three River Press

150 Most Profitable Home Businesses for Women

Author: Katina Z Jones

Publisher: Adams Media Corporation

Women’s Venture Women’s Visions

Author: Shoshana Alexander

Publisher: Ten Speed Press

Bold Women, Big Ideas

Authors: Kay Kaplovitz, Peter Isreal

Publisher: Public Affairs USA

A Woman Guide to Starting Her Own Business

Author: Claudia Jessup

Publisher: Holt Paperback

Freeing Ourselves from the Mad Myths of Parenthood!: Letting go of Guilt and Trusting Who we are

Author: Susan Jeffers

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton

Running a One-Person Business

Author: Claude Whitmeyer, Sali raspberry, Michael Phillips

Publisher: Ten Speed Press

Secrets of Millionaire Moms: Learn how they turned great ideas into booming business – and how you can too!

Author: Tamara Monsosoff

Publisher: McGraw Hill

Authentic: How to Make a Living by Being Yourself

Author: Neil Crofts

Publisher: Capstone

The DNA of Women Leaders (research study)

Publisher: Aurora and Caliper

When Work Doesn’t Work Anymore: Women, work, identity

Author: Elizabeth Perle McKenna

Publisher: Simon & Schuster

Play like a Man, Win Like a Woman: What men know about success that women need to learn

Author: Gail Evans

Publisher: Broadway Books

The Innovative Woman: Creative ways to reach your potential in business and beyond

Author: Norma Carr-Ruffino

Publisher: Career Press

Dos and Don’t Taboos Around the World for Women in Business

Author: Roger E. Axtell

Publisher: Wiley

Our Power as Women

Author: Helen Lerner-Robbins

Publisher: Conari Press

How to Run Your Business Like A Girl: Successful strategies from entrepreneurial women who made it happen

Author: Elizabeth Cogswell Baskin

Publisher: Adams Media Corporation

Women Who Mean Business

Author: A Mikaelian

Publisher: William Morrow

Midlife Crisis At 30: Turning your inevitable meltdown into the life you really want

Author: Sarah Edwards

Publisher: Sarah Edwards Books

At Work At Home

Author: Neal Zimmerman

Publisher: Tauton Press


Author: Pricilla Huff

Publisher: Prima Lifestyle

The Stay At Home Mom’s Guide To Making Money From Home

Author: Liz Folger

Publisher: Prima Lifestyle

I Don’t Know What I Want, But I Know It’s Not This

Author: Julie Jansen

Publisher: Penguin Books

If You’ve Raised Kids, You Can Manage Anything

Author: Ann Crittenden

Publisher: Gotham Books Penguin Group

The Working Mother’s Guide to Life Strategies, Secrets And Solutions

Author: Linda Mason

Publisher: Three Rivers Press

Mompreneurs: A mother’s practical step-by-step guide to work at home success

Author: Patricia Cobe

Publishers: Pedigree

Working Mothers: The essential guide

Author: Denise Tyler

Publisher: Forward Press

Back to Work: A guide for women returners

Authors: Diana Wolfin, Susan Foreman

Publisher: Robson Books

Carole Smilie’s Working Mum’s Handbook

Author: Carole Smilie

Publisher: Ted Smart

Avon: Building the world’s premier company for women

Author: Laura Klepacki

Publisher: Wiley

Work-Life Intergration: Case studies of organisational change

Authors: Susan Lewis, Carly L. Cooper

Publisher: Wiley

Women at Work: Perspectives, experiences and tips

Author: Professor Anna Maslin

Publisher: Northumbria University Press

Real You Incorporated: 8 Essentials for women entrepreneurs

Author: Kaira Sturdivant Rouda

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Chic Entrepreneur: Put Your Business in Higher Heels

Author: Elizabeth Gordon, Leanna Adams

Publisher: Robert D. Reed Publishers

Successful Asian Women Entrepreneurs in the Western Context

Author: Navarat Sachayansrisakul

Publisher: VDM Verlag Dr. Muller Aktiengesellschaft & Co. KG

Brownie Points: Seven steps to success for woman entrepreneurs from one who made it

Author: Aundrea Lacy

Publisher: Agate B2




The Business Mum’s Journal (free, only p&p)

The Work From Home Business Opportunity Guide ( free, only p&p))

Free mini magazines for mumpreneurs from the founder Jane Hopkins


Mums in Control Magazine (free)


Real Business Magazine

Although not a strictly women only publication, it has some interesting articles on women business issues written by Margaret Heffernan.


The Godly Business Woman Magazine (USA)

A Christian business magazine for women.


Enterprising Women


Business Start ups Magazine


Network She Magazine



An online magazine for women businesses.





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