Love Him Or Leave Him, but Don't Get Stuck With the Tab

Hilarious Advice for Real Women

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Author: Loni Love

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1451694784

Category: Humor

Page: 256

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Women who loved Steve Harvey’s mega-bestseller Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man, will want to read this wise, funny relationship advice book from no-nonsense actress and comedienne Loni Love, who says that putting yourself first is the path toward lasting love. Loni Love quit her job as an electrical engineer fifteen years ago to pursue her lifelong dream of a career in comedy. Since then she has become one of the highest-paid female standup comics in the United States and her brand of relatable humor has led her down yet another path: relationship advice. Already a regular on Loveline with Dr. Drew, Telepictures is currently developing Loni’s own relationship-based TV show. In this fresh and funny advice book, Love doles out an ample serving of her unique, down-to-earth take on love, sex, and dating. Love Him or Leave Him delivers answers to women’s most pressing relationship questions with the central message that treating yourself right is always the first line of attack. You may stick with him, you may bail out, but don’t ever be left “stuck with the tab” or getting taken advantage of. With the assistance of Jeannine Amber, award-winning Senior Writer for Essence magazine, Love offers up juicy tidbits of romantic advice in an easy-to-read Q&A format bolstered by hilarious been-there-done-that-tales. The message of her laugh-out-loud humor is consistent throughout: Put yourself first and love will follow.

Always Rocking

A Heavy Metal Romance

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Author: A. D. Herrick

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781974509485

Category:

Page: 222

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Sometimes desperate times call for desperate measures for Heavy Metal Rocker, Kiev Alexeev. With the whole band moving on with their lives, getting married and having babies. Kiev is really starting to feel the green bug of envy. Every day spent with Karina and Dominik make him even more desperate for a baby of his own. Once his bandmates and family find out, Kiev's parents take matters into their own hands. Nothing says true love like an arranged marriage. That is unless your betrothed is an old childhood friend who also happens to be in a relationship with some other man. Near desperation, Kiev must find a way out of his arranged marriage. Perhaps a mail order bride is just the ticket. That is if he can get one past Katinka's watchful eye.

Fangirl

A Novel

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Author: Rainbow Rowell

Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin

ISBN: 125003096X

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 448

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#1 New York Times bestselling author! In Rainbow Rowell's Fangirl, Cath is a Simon Snow fan. Okay, the whole world is a Simon Snow fan, but for Cath, being a fan is her life-and she's really good at it. She and her twin sister, Wren, ensconced themselves in the Simon Snow series when they were just kids; it's what got them through their mother leaving. Reading. Rereading. Hanging out in Simon Snow forums, writing Simon Snow fan fiction, dressing up like the characters for every movie premiere. Cath's sister has mostly grown away from fandom, but Cath can't let go. She doesn't want to. Now that they're going to college, Wren has told Cath she doesn't want to be roommates. Cath is on her own, completely outside of her comfort zone. She's got a surly roommate with a charming, always-around boyfriend, a fiction-writing professor who thinks fan fiction is the end of the civilized world, a handsome classmate who only wants to talk about words . . . And she can't stop worrying about her dad, who's loving and fragile and has never really been alone. For Cath, the question is: Can she do this? Can she make it without Wren holding her hand? Is she ready to start living her own life? And does she even want to move on if it means leaving Simon Snow behind? A New York Times Book Review Notable Children's Book of 2013 A New York Times Best Seller!

The Bachelorette Party

A Novel

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Author: Karen McCullah Lutz

Publisher: St. Martin's Press

ISBN: 9781429906814

Category: Fiction

Page: 256

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After being left at the altar by her soap star fiancé, Los Angeles high school teacher Zadie Roberts wants nothing more to do with love and romance. With the help of her best buddy Grey and several bottles of wine, she just might survive the trauma of the wedding that wasn't. Unexpectedly, Grey gets engaged to Zadie's prim and proper cousin Helen, and suddenly Zadie is dragged back into wedding festivity hell. The coup de grace is Helen's bachelorette party, thrown by her clique of prissy friends and certain to be a day of torture. But when the Pinot Grigiot goes down and the sweater sets come off, things get out of control. Helen turns into a girl gone wild and manages to get herself into a situation that just might sink the happy couple for good. Zadie faces a major debacle: should she tell Grey about Helen's night of indiscretion, or forever hold her peace? The Bachelorette Party is a remarkable, assured debut. Lutz's terrific characters and sharp insights put this delightful novel a step above the rest.

Marlon Bundo's Day in the Life of the Vice President

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Author: Charlotte Pence

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1621577856

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 40

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NATIONAL BESTSELLER "Mike Pence's pet rabbit is the best thing about Washington." —The Week "Marlon is ridiculously cute and appears to be fully aware of that fact." —The Washington Post Marlon Bundo is "an objectively good name for a bunny." —John Oliver, HBO's Last Week Tonight "The Vice President and his wife could kiss their audience's attention goodbye once Marlon Bundo was introduced!" — CNN, covering Marlon Bundo's appearance at a White House military appreciation event From the moment he hopped into the home of America's "Second Family," black-and-white bunny rabbit Marlon Bundo captured the hearts of Vice President Mike Pence, his wife Karen, and his children Michael, Charlotte, and Audrey. But little Marlon Bundo isn't just a family pet: like Peter Rabbit and Bugs Bunny before him, Marlon—or BOTUS (Bunny of the United States)—is a national celebrity! With his appearances at official White House events, his rides on Air Force 2, and his popular Instagram account, Marlon Bundo has become a beloved member of the Trump-Pence administration. So how does a bunny experience a day in the life of the Vice President? Now young readers can follow Marlon Bundo along as he hops after "Grampa" (Vice President Mike Pence) in this delightful story penned by Charlotte Pence and illustrated faithfully with watercolors from the "Second Lady" herself, Karen Pence.

Mating Rituals of the North American WASP

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Author: Lauren Lipton

Publisher: 5 Spot

ISBN: 0446550671

Category: Fiction

Page: 368

View: 2190

After arguing with her live-in boyfriend about his inability to commit, Peggy Adams flies to a friend's bachelorette party in Las Vegas, and wakes up next to a man she can't remember. Hung-over and miserable, she sneaks out of the sleeping man's hotel room and returns home to New York, where her boyfriend apologizes for the fight and gives her a Tiffany box containing a pre-engagement ring. Not what she expected, but close enough! The next day she receives a phone call from the Las Vegas one-night stand, Luke, claiming she's already married to him¬-and he faxes her the license for proof! Both are ready for an annulment, until Peggy arrives in quaint New Nineveh, CT, where Luke cares for his Great Aunt, and the old woman makes Peggy an offer she can't refuse.

Gay and Lesbian Weddings

Planning the Perfect Same-sex Ceremony

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Author: David Toussaint,Heather Leo

Publisher: Random House Digital, Inc.

ISBN: 0345475747

Category: Reference

Page: 230

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From invitations to tuxes, homophobia to honeymooning, rituals to rabbis, this guide covers everything the gay bride- and groom-to-be could possibly need to know to plan the perfect dream wedding.

Someone Else's Love Letter

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Author: Deborah Blumenthal

Publisher: Diversion Publishing Corp.

ISBN: 1626819319

Category: Fiction

Page: 216

View: 3135

A Manhattan fashion consultant searches for a mysterious letter writer—and finds an unexpected adventure . . . Sage Parker has a dream job—she helps the rich and powerful keep their wardrobes current and suitable for every need. Her sense of fashion is impeccable, her connections are unsurpassed, and her eye misses not a single well-made stitch. One day, as she dashes about in New York City, she discovers a love note left in the back of a cab, Sage admires the card stock and the ink—but also the heartfelt words. Intrigued, she sets out on a mission to find out who the love note was intended for—and who wrote it. What Sage discovers will broaden her horizons, introducing her to an extraordinary woman who is revamping her entire world in midlife; a dashing Brit with a hive of secrets; and a free-spirited painter, whose brush captures the light in everything he paints, including Sage . . . This is a delightful tale of making bold choices in both fashion and life, from an author whose work has been called “great fun” by Susan Isaacs. “As a NYC celebrity stylist, I could not wait to turn the pages.” —Amanda Sanders, celebrity stylist at New York Image Consultant “Passionately and accurately describes the power clothes can have to transform, empower, and define.” —Bryn Taylor, fashion stylist, Bryn Taylor Style

The Game

Penetrating the Secret Society of Pickup Artists

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Author: Neil Strauss

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0062130110

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 464

View: 2040

Hidden somewhere, in nearly every major city in the world, is an underground seduction lair. And in these lairs, men trade the most devastatingly effective techniques ever invented to charm women. This is not fiction. These men really exist. They live together in houses known as Projects. And Neil Strauss, the bestselling author and journalist, spent two years living among them, using the pseudonym Style to protect his real-life identity. The result is one of the most explosive and controversial books of the last decade—guaranteed to change the lives of men and transform the way women understand the opposite sex forever. On his journey from AFC (average frustrated chump) to PUA (pick-up artist) to PUG (pick-up guru), Strauss not only shares scores of original seduction techniques but also has unforgettable encounters with the likes of Tom Cruise, Britney Spears, Paris Hilton, Heidi Fleiss, and Courtney Love. And then things really start to get strange—and passions lead to betrayals lead to violence. The Game is the story of one man's transformation from frog to prince to prisoner in the most unforgettable book of this generation.

The Hollywood Romantic Comedy

Conventions, History and Controversies

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Author: Leger Grindon

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781444395952

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 232

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The most up-to-date study of the Hollywood romantic comedy film, from the development of sound to the twenty-first century, this book examines the history and conventions of the genre and surveys the controversies arising from the critical responses to these films. Provides a detailed interpretation of important romantic comedy films from as early as 1932 to movies made in the twenty-first century Presents a full analysis of the range of romantic comedy conventions, including dramatic conflicts, characters, plots, settings, and the function of humor Develops a survey of romantic comedy movies and builds a canon of key films from Hollywood's classical era right up to the present day Chapters work as discrete studies as well as within the larger context of the book

The Blithedale Romance

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Author: Nathaniel Hawthorne

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Collective farms

Page: 288

View: 3516

Still Rocking

A Heavy Metal Rock Star Romance

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Author: A. D. Herrick

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781986162012

Category:

Page: 268

View: 599

I didn't expect to fall in love with Nina Mikhailov. I didn't expect the quiet timid girl that used to follow us around like a lost puppy, while we were visiting family in Russia, to have changed from an ugly duckling into such a magnificent swan, to steal my heart fully and completely. I had no way of anticipating her coming into my life and snatching my heart straight out of my chest. I had no way of foretelling any of this, but somehow, it happened. I was a mega star rocker traveling the world, a different girl in every town, with no intentions of sticking around for more than a good time. I was a walking hard on eager to dip my wick in just about any girl that was willing. I was the player of all players - until one day I wasn't. All of that changed in the blink of an eye when Nina shows Ivan her true colors.

League of Denial

The NFL, Concussions, and the Battle for Truth

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Author: Mark Fainaru-Wada,Steve Fainaru

Publisher: Three Rivers Press (CA)

ISBN: 0770437567

Category: Medical

Page: 413

View: 9420

Draws on interviews, e-mails, and previously undisclosed documents to reveal how the NFL has endeavored to cover up evidence of the connection between football and brain damage for the past two decades.

The Essential Book of Gay Manners & Etiquette

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Author: Steven Petrow

Publisher: Harper Perennial

ISBN: 9780060950798

Category: Social Science

Page: 256

View: 8836

With intelligence, understanding, and humor, a prominent gay writer expertly details the intricacies of appropriate gay male behavior.

Taylor Maid

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Author: Tara Lain

Publisher: Dreamspinner Press

ISBN: 1634768140

Category: Fiction

Page: 218

View: 578

Taylor, a gay son of a billionaire, must marry a woman or lose his inheritance, but his bride Ally is really Alessandro.

Accidental Fiance

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Author: R. R. Banks

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781718758070

Category:

Page: 298

View: 8429

"My cheating ex will be there. Please help me..." Roxie needed a date for a wedding. Bored with my billions, I agreed to play along. I'll pretend to be her boyfriend for a week. Sounds easy enough, right? Then I saw her for the first time. Sexy as hell with a fiery personality to match. I had to make her mine. Take every inch of her body. F*ck boyfriend. I'll take it even farther. I'll be the perfect fake fiancé. Tell her friends and family all the right things. Take care of her like no other man could. She'll forget all about her lying ex. But Roxie found out my secret. And ran. I can't let her go. Will she forgive my secret or will it cost me everything?

Melt for You

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Author: J. T. Geissinger

Publisher: Montlake Romance

ISBN: 9781503902138

Category: Fiction

Page: 346

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A wallflower gets seduction tips from a playboy athlete--until love changes the rules. Socially awkward Joellen Bixby has a date every Saturday--with her cat, a pint of ice cream, and fantasies of the way-too-handsome Michael Maddox. She'd give anything to win over the unattainable CEO of her firm, but how can she when she blends in so well with her cubicle? The answer may be closer than she thinks. Cameron McGregor is a cocky, tattooed Scottish rugby captain who just moved in next door. He's not Jo's type--at all--but the notorious playboy is offering to teach the wallflower everything he knows about inspiring desire. Though a lot of women have rumpled Cam's kilt, Jo is special. Far from the ugly duckling she thinks she is, in Cam's eyes she's sharp, funny, and effortlessly sexy. Now, thanks to him, Jo is blooming with confidence and has the man of her dreams within reach. Unfortunately for Cam, he's just helped to push the woman of his dreams into the arms of another man--and now he's in the fight of his life to keep this beauty from getting away.

Confessions of an Ugly Girl

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Author: Alice Wasser

Publisher: CreateSpace

ISBN: 9781514601068

Category:

Page: 308

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Millie Glockenfeld will never fall in love. She will never get engaged. She will never get married. She will never live in a house with a white picket fence and 2.4 children. And all for one very simple reason: She is ugly. Fortunately, one thing Millie has learned over the years is that she doesn't need a man. She's got a good job, a loyal best friend, and a crazy but lovable cat lady who lives downstairs from her. What more does a girl need in life? But then one day Millie meets Sam Webber. He is adorably handsome and absolutely perfect (well, almost). And Sam thinks that Millie is beautiful. Now there's a chance that Millie might get the happy ending she's always secretly wanted... if only she can learn to look in the mirror and see what Sam sees.

Lonely Planet's Best in Travel 2015

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Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781743603628

Category: Travel

Page: 206

View: 3862

Lists the top ten countries, regions, cities, and other notable travel destinations to visit in 2015 based on the value, unique experiences, and important events taking place there.