Confessions of a Shopaholic (Shopaholic, No 1)

By Sophie Kinsella

Becky Bloomwood has a wonderful flat in London’s trendiest local, a troupe of glamorous socialite buddies, and a closet brimming with the season’s must-haves. the single difficulty is, she can’t really come up with the money for it—not any of it. Her activity writing at Successful Saving journal not just bores her to tears, it doesn’t pay a lot in any respect. And in recent years Becky’s been chased by means of dismal letters from the bank—letters with huge pink sums she can’t undergo to learn. She attempts decreasing. yet none of her efforts succeeds. Her purely comfort is to shop for herself whatever . . . a bit of something.
 
eventually a narrative arises that Becky truly cares approximately, and her front-page article catalyzes a series of occasions that might remodel her life—and the lives of these round her—forever.
 
Praise for Sophie Kinsella and Confessions of a Shopaholic
 
“A hilarious story . . . hijinks precious of vintage I Love Lucy episodes . . . too reliable to cross up.”USA Today
 
“Kinsella’s Bloomwood is plucky and humorous. . . . You won’t need to store round to discover a extra profitable protagonist.”People
 
“If a crème brûlée could be transmogrified right into a e-book, it might be Confessions of a Shopaholic.”The Star-Ledger
 
“A have-your-cake-and-eat-it romp, performed with brio and never a syllable of moralizing. . . . Kinsella has a mild contact and puckish humor.”Kirkus Reviews

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Wicked Lovely

By Melissa Marr

Rule #3: do not stare at invisible faeries.

Aislinn has consistently obvious faeries. robust and unsafe, they stroll hidden in mortal global. Aislinn fears their cruelty—especially in the event that they research of her Sight—and needs she have been as ignorant of their presence as different teens.

Rule #2: do not communicate to invisible faeries.

Now faeries are stalking her. considered one of them, Keenan, who's equivalent components terrifying and welcoming, is making an attempt to speak to her, asking questions Aislinn is afraid to answer.

Rule number one: do not ever allure their attention.

But it really is too past due. Keenan is the summer time King who has sought his queen for 9 centuries. with out her, summer time itself will perish. he's decided that Aislinn turns into the summer time Queen at any cost—regardless of her plans or desires.

Suddenly not one of the ideas that experience saved Aislinn secure are operating anymore, and every little thing is at the line: her freedom; her ally, Seth; her existence; everything.

Faerie intrigue, mortal love, and the conflict of historical principles and sleek expectancies swirl jointly in Melissa Marr's beautiful 21st century faery tale.

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Full Circle

By Danielle Steel

The 1960s.  Kennedy.  Martin Luther King.  Civil rights.  Viet Nam.  Tana Roberts comes of age during this turbulent decade, and starts a trip that may lead her from ny to the South through the warmth of racial unrest.  A completely glossy younger girl, she yearns for a occupation and is prepared to sacrifice every thing to get it.  And it is only a lot later that Tana discovers that she will have it all.  Career.  Love.  And peace of mind.  As she comes of age, finally, and springs complete circle.

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Post Marked

By Mark R Trost

Mark Mallon has loads of friction in his lifestyles. he's an abrasive guy and an encouraged author. he's profane; he's profound. Mallon is not the guy he might have been. he isn't dwelling with loss; he is dwelling as much less. How will Mallon thrive? he will retain you published. fb. weblog. Twitter. He posts. intercourse. Souls. Satire. Synchronicity. Mallon writes approximately all of them. Mark Mallon posts pace waves from a male viewpoint. ladies love Mark Mallon. He talks to them. He writes approximately them. He sleeps with them. He falls in love with them. He has an effective way with them. yet Mallon isn't really a simple guy. Mallon has loads of girls in his lifestyles. Brady is an clever lady and a passionate lawyer. She craves intercourse, cigarettes, and Mark Mallon. Kaitlyn is a headstrong lady carving a occupation in drugs. She's medical all over the place other than his mattress. Ellen is an extreme lady. the road among erotic and neurotic is slender. males love Mark Mallon. He talks to them. He writes approximately them. He beverages with them. He competes with them. he is not consistently effortless with them. Mallon has loads of associates in his lifestyles. Jack is a lively guy with an fun temperament. John is a devoted priest and Mallon's moral sense. Tom is a lifelong buddy who mingles his affection with antagonism. publish Marked isn't a piece of fiction. submit Marked isn't really a piece of truth. submit Marked is a piece of friction. a singular of narratives, essays, and fb statuses. submit Marked is in contrast to something you will have learn. Mark R. Trost is not like any writer you’ve learn. within the culture of classical literature, submit Marked is an epic allegorical novel restructured into an cutting edge shape.

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Madame Serpent: A Catherine de' Medici Novel (Catherine De' Medici Trilogy)

By Jean Plaidy

Back in print after greater than 20 years and for the 1st time in book, Madame Serpent, the first novel in Jean Plaidy's vintage Catherine de Medici trilogy, introduces readers to the younger de Medici princess.

Fourteen-year-old Catherine de’ Medici arrives in Marseilles to marry Henry, Duke of Orleans, moment son of the King of France. The brokenhearted Catherine has left her real love in Italy, pressured into buying and selling her destiny happiness for marriage into the French royal relations.

Amid the glittering fêtes and banquets of the main immoral courtroom in sixteenth-century Europe, the reluctant bride turns into a passionate yet undesirable spouse. Humiliated and unloved, Catherine spies on Henry and his lover, the notorious Diane de Poitiers. Tortured by way of what she sees, Catherine turns into ate up via a ruthless ambition destined to make her the main despised lady in France: the dream that someday the French crown could be worn through a Medici inheritor. . . .

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La Renuncia (PENGUIN CLÁSICOS)

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La ironía y el talento se convirtieron, en manos de Edith Wharton, en las armas con las que apuntar y disparar sin temor contra l. a. sociedad de su tiempo.

No es fácil para una mujer de los angeles alta burguesía soportar l. a. crítica social. Por eso Kate vive en los angeles Costa Azul, donde nadie los angeles conoce. Ha pasado una eternidad desde que huyó de Nueva York con su amante, y abandonó a su marido y a su hija, entonces una niña. Ahora Anne, convertida en una hermosa muchacha, reclama a su madre, y Kate acude a los angeles llamada. Pero los angeles reconciliación se convierte en tragedia cuando Kate descubre que su hija se ha prometido con Chris Fenno, un hombre a quien conoce demasiado bien.

Abre esta edición un texto de Louis Auchincloss, biógrafo de Wharton y cronista último del Nueva York de las grandes familias.

«Siempre había tenido su orgullo, y eso period algo que l. a. gente debería tener presente antes de decir ciertas cosas de ella.»

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The Royal Mess (Alaskan Royal Family, Book 3)

By MaryJanice Davidson

In a global approximately just like ours, the North gained the Civil battle, flannel is the recent bling, and Russia by no means offered Alaska to the U.S. as a substitute, Alaska is a gorgeous, rough-and-tumble kingdom governed by means of a famously eccentric royal family members who placed the joys again in dysfunctional. And the tabloid darlings are approximately to get extra ink as soon as the King's "royal oats" get back within the kind of a shock princess, touchdown all of them in, good . . . The Royal Mess Jeffrey Rodinov is descended from one of many oldest households in Alaska, and a Rodinov has been conserving a Baranov for generations. it is a activity Jeffrey takes VERY heavily. Six toes 4 inches, 220 fatless lbs. black hair, and blue eyes; weapon of selection: the nine mm Beretta. In a pinch? His fists. IQ: 157. (Yes, crossword puzzle, in ink, simply after getting rid of the man at the back of you. No thank you helpful) not anyone ever sees Jeffrey Rodinov coming, and no one-not even a mouthy, illegitimate princess-is going to maintain him from enjoying bodyguard while his king decrees it. correct. yet no Rodinov ever needed to shield Princess Nicole Krenski. Her credentials? looking consultant within the Alaskan desert. clever. obdurate bordering on exasperating. Five-seven. Blue eyes. Very kissable mouth. Very kissable neck, again, legs, wrists, earlobes. the girl says she does not want a bodyguard, yet that is the place she's incorrect. a person must watch her and exhibit her the royal ropes (and cuffs . . . and scarves . . . ). anyone who could make her consider like a queen-in and up and about. and that is a task Jeffrey Rodinov takes very heavily to boot . . . during this deliciously attractive, wickedly humorous better half to The Royal therapy and The Royal ache, a reluctant princess and a made up our minds royal bodyguard are approximately to find that once it involves strong love, there are not any defenses . . .

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Frenchman's Creek

"Highly customized experience, ultra-romantic temper, and skillful storytelling." —New York Times

DAPHNE DU MAURIER'S misplaced vintage; AN ELECTRIFYING story of affection AND SCANDAL at the excessive SEAS.

Jaded by way of the numbing politeness of recovery London, girl Dona St. Columb revolts opposed to excessive society. She rides into the nation-state, guided merely by means of her restlessness and her longing to escape.

But while likelihood leads her to satisfy a French pirate, hidden inside of Cornwall's shadowy forests, Dona discovers that her passions and thirst for experience have by no means been extra aroused. jointly, they embark upon a quest rife with possibility and glory, one that bestows upon Dona the last word selection: sacrifice her lover to convinced loss of life or possibility her personal lifestyles to avoid wasting him.

Frenchman's Creek is the breathtaking tale of a girl looking for love and experience who embraces the damaging lifetime of a fugitive at the seas.

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Bring Me Back

By Karen Booth

Song critic Claire Abby is a unmarried mother dreading her daughter's departure for school and apprehensive that turning 40 will depart her occupation operating on fumes. She's floored while she lands a Rolling Stone conceal tale on 80s British rock legend Christopher Penman. She spent her teenage years fantasizing he was once her boyfriend.

In individual, Christopher is every little thing Claire feared he'd be--charming, witty and unwilling to deal with the rumors he is dodged for a decade. nonetheless, she includes her adolescent fantasies and manages to earn his belief, unearthing the reality and the devastating mystery at the back of it. His blockbuster tale is her first precedence whilst she returns domestic, an almost most unlikely activity whilst Christopher begins calling and flirting. She is aware she should still retain a certified distance. She understands she may still specialise in the tale. She understands you will want to easily stroll away. yet how can she say "no" to the guy she may well always remember?
"Fast-paced, attractive and altogether impossible to resist. A flat-out incredible read." --Celia Rivenbark, big apple occasions Bestselling Author

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