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Title The Sex On The Beach Book Club
Author Jennifer Lyon
Publisher Jennifer Lyon Books
Release Date 2017-03-20
Category Fiction
Total Pages 86
ISBN 9780998459561
Language English, Spanish, and French
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The Sex On Beach Book Club by Jennifer Apodaca

Title The Sex On Beach Book Club
Author Jennifer Apodaca
Publisher Kensington Books
Release Date 2007-01-01
Category Fiction
Total Pages 320
ISBN 9780758282163
Language English, Spanish, and French
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She's a sharp-tongued, rebel P.I. who eats idiots for breakfast. He's a sexy bookstore owner who may or may not be a womanizing killer. Then again, nobody's perfect. . . Holly Hillbay is a kick-ass rule breaker with an 80's jacket-sized chip on her sexy shoulder. Want a piece of her? Get in line, pal. What Holly loves most is her job as a P.I. Bringing in pond scum who cheat on their wives makes her day. Like this guy, Wes Brockman, owner of Books on the Beach. Apparently, he's slipping between the covers with another man's wife. Joining Wes's cozy book club is the perfect way to get close to him and expose him for the lying, cheating, pseudo-intellectual creep that he is. He probably wears a turtleneck and a beret. Or not. . . Problem numero uno: Wes Brockman is one seriously sexy hunk of man who fires up Holly's dormant libido faster than she can say, "I'll take this in hardcover." The guy should come in a home game version. Plus, he's made it clear that Holly's in-your-face attitude is a total turn on. Gulp. Holly doesn't think Wes is having an affair--not yet, at least (note to self: bikini wax. . .)--but she's pretty sure the mysterious, dangerous vibe he gives off is no act. He's hiding something, and she intends to find out exactly what it is. . .especially when one of the book club members is found dead in the store's meeting room. Now, with a page opened to secret identities, blackmail, betrayal, murder, and sex on the beach (the drink) and, well, sex on the beach (not the drink), Holly's into a case that is anything but by-the-book and one that's riskier, hotter, and more delicious than she ever dreamed possible. . .

The Dirty Book Club by Lisi Harrison

Title The Dirty Book Club
Author Lisi Harrison
Publisher Simon and Schuster
Release Date 2017-10-10
Category Fiction
Total Pages 320
ISBN 9781451695977
Language English, Spanish, and French
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From the author of the #1 New York Times bestselling series The Clique comes Lisi Harrison's debut adult novel about four modern-day strangers who inherit a dirty book club that was started in the 1960s. M.J. Stark's life is picture-perfect—she has a dream job as a magazine editor, a sexy doctor boyfriend, and a glamorous life in Manhattan. But behind her success, she can't shake a deep sense of loneliness, so when her boyfriend offers her a completely new life in California, she decides to give it a try. Once there, M.J. is left to fend for herself in a small California beach town, with only the company of her elderly neighbor, Gloria. One day M.J. receives a mysterious invitation and a copy of Prim: A Modern Woman's Guide to Manners. She recognizes the book as an outdated classic, but when she opens it, she discovers that it's actually a copy of Fear of Flying by Erica Jong and the invitation is to join Gloria's secret book club—one that only reads erotic books. Out of curiosity, M.J. goes to the meeting at a local bookstore, and discovers three other women who have also been selected by the club's original members—who have suddenly left the country to honor a fifty-year-old pact. As these unlikely friends bond over naughty bestsellers, each woman shares not only the intimate details of her own sex life, but all areas of her life. Inspired by the characters in the novels they read—and the notes passed down by the club's original members—the new members of The Dirty Book Club help each other find the courage to rewrite their own stories and risk it all for a happy ending.

Sex On The Beach by Susan Lyons

Title Sex on the Beach
Author Susan Lyons
Publisher Berkley
Release Date 2010-01
Category Fiction
Total Pages 341
ISBN 0425232166
Language English, Spanish, and French
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From the author of the Awesome Foursome series and Champagne Rules comes a new novel to heat up the winter months. Everyone's cordially invited to attend the steamiest wedding of the year... Sarah believes every woman deserves a wedding- even if she hasn't found her own guy yet. Freeman is the groom's best friend, and he's out to save his buddy from the mistake of marriage. When Sarah and Free meet, it's war between the sexes. New York model Tamiko Sato has come to Belize as the arm-candy for the bride's macho (and deep-in-the-closet) uncle. The ruse is threatened when a resort manager catches her eye. James Moncrieff and his ex-wife, Giovanna, agree to be on their best behavior for their daughter's wedding. But Giovanna is still the passionate woman the conservative professor married-and she's out to make him remember their own hot wedding night.

Sex In The Sea by Marah J. Hardt

Title Sex in the Sea
Author Marah J. Hardt
Publisher St. Martin's Press
Release Date 2016-02-09
Category Science
Total Pages 256
ISBN 9781466879225
Language English, Spanish, and French
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An Oprah.com "Best Book for National Reading Month" Forget the Kama Sutra. When it comes to inventive sex acts, just look to the sea. There we find the elaborate mating rituals of armored lobsters; giant right whales engaging in a lively threesome whilst holding their breath; full moon sex parties of groupers and daily mating blitzes by blueheaded wrasse. Deep-sea squid perform inverted 69s, while hermaphrodite sea slugs link up in giant sex loops. From doubly endowed sharks to the maze-like vaginas of some whales, Sex in the Sea is a journey unlike any other to explore the staggering ways life begets life beneath the waves. Beyond a deliciously voyeuristic excursion, Sex in the Sea uniquely connects the timeless topic of sex with the timely issue of sustainable oceans. Through overfishing, climate change, and ocean pollution we are disrupting the creative procreation that drives the wild abundance of life in the ocean. With wit and scientific rigor, Hardt introduces us to the researchers and innovators who study the wet and wild sex lives of ocean life and offer solutions that promote rather than prevent, successful sex in the sea. Part science, part erotica, Sex in the Sea discusses how we can shift from a prophylactic to a more propagative force for life in the ocean.

Latitudes Of Longing by Shubhangi Swarup

Title Latitudes of Longing
Author Shubhangi Swarup
Publisher One World
Release Date 2020-05-19
Category Fiction
Total Pages 320
ISBN 9780593132579
Language English, Spanish, and French
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A sweeping, lyrical debut about the love and longing between humanity and the earth itself, by a major new literary talent from India “Astonishing and completely original, Shubhangi Swarup’s magical novel will change the way you see people—and landscapes, forests, the oceans, snow deserts.”—Nilanjana S. Roy A spellbinding work of literature, Latitudes of Longing follows the interconnected lives of characters searching for true intimacy. The novel sweeps across India, from an island, to a valley, a city, and a snow desert, to tell a love story of epic proportions. We follow a scientist who studies trees and a clairvoyant who speaks to them; a geologist working to end futile wars over a glacier; octogenarian lovers; a mother struggling to free her revolutionary son; a yeti who seeks human companionship; a turtle who transforms first into a boat and then a woman; and the ghost of an evaporated ocean as restless as the continents. Binding them all together is a vision of life as vast as the universe itself. A young writer awarded one of the most prestigious prizes in India for this novel, Shubhangi Swarup is a storyteller of extraordinary talent and insight. Richly imaginative and wryly perceptive, Latitudes of Longing offers a soaring view of humanity: our beauty and ugliness, our capacity to harm and love one another, and our mysterious and sacred relationship with nature. Longlisted for the International Dublin Literary Award 2020 • Winner of the Tata Literature Live! Award for Debut Fiction • Longlisted for the DSC Prize for South Asian Literature • Shortlisted for the JCB Prize for Indian Literature

Wanted by Maya Banks

Title Wanted
Author Maya Banks
Publisher Harlequin
Release Date 2013-12-17
Category Fiction
Total Pages 250
ISBN 9781460314906
Language English, Spanish, and French
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From #1 NEW YORK TIMES and USA TODAY BESTSELLING AUTHOR MAYA BANKS Pregnancy, Passion and One Determined Tycoon… Despite his fiancée's chilling betrayal, wealthy developer Ryan Beardsley provided for Kelly Christian when he sent her packing. So why hadn't she cashed his check? He's livid to find her working in a dingy Houston diner, desperate and pregnant. Regardless of whether the baby is his—or his brother's—Ryan demands that Kelly return to New York with him. Now. For the baby's sake.Or maybe because the woman's as irresistible as ever… "Top Pick! […] An extraordinarily moving romance with wonderfully charismatic protagonists." —RT Book Reviews on The Tycoon's Secret Affair WANTED was originally published as Wanted by His Lost Love

Son Of A Trickster by Eden Robinson

Title Son of a Trickster
Author Eden Robinson
Publisher Knopf Canada
Release Date 2017-02-07
Category Fiction
Total Pages 320
ISBN 9780345810809
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Shortlisted for the Scotiabank Giller Prize: With striking originality and precision, Eden Robinson, the author of the classic Monkey Beach and winner of the Writers’ Trust of Canada Fellowship, blends humour with heartbreak in this compelling coming-of-age novel. Everyday teen existence meets indigenous beliefs, crazy family dynamics, and cannibalistic river otters . . . The exciting first novel in her trickster trilogy. Everyone knows a guy like Jared: the burnout kid in high school who sells weed cookies and has a scary mom who's often wasted and wielding some kind of weapon. Jared does smoke and drink too much, and he does make the best cookies in town, and his mom is a mess, but he's also a kid who has an immense capacity for compassion and an impulse to watch over people more than twice his age, and he can't rely on anyone for consistent love and support, except for his flatulent pit bull, Baby Killer (he calls her Baby)--and now she's dead. Jared can't count on his mom to stay sober and stick around to take care of him. He can't rely on his dad to pay the bills and support his new wife and step-daughter. Jared is only sixteen but feels like he is the one who must stabilize his family's life, even look out for his elderly neighbours. But he struggles to keep everything afloat...and sometimes he blacks out. And he puzzles over why his maternal grandmother has never liked him, why she says he's the son of a trickster, that he isn't human. Mind you, ravens speak to him--even when he's not stoned. You think you know Jared, but you don't.

Title Happy Endings Book Club Boxed Set Books 4 6
Author Kylie Gilmore
Publisher Extra Fancy Books
Release Date 2020-05-28
Category Fiction
Total Pages 700
ISBN 9781646580071
Language English, Spanish, and French
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The Happy Endings Book Club Boxed Set Books 4-6 includes three full-length novels: Formal Arrangement, Bad Boy Done Wrong, and Mess With Me. Join the club and get your happy ending! Formal Arrangement Lauren Bishop has her whole summer planned out—working as a nanny for a desperate single dad and finding the elusive Mr. Right. She even signed up for the local matchmaking guru’s Make Love Bloom (TM) service end-of-summer guarantee! But somehow her plans got derailed because now she finds herself longing for her emotionally unavailable employer. When his two-year-old’s molars turn his little sunshine into a demon from hell, single dad Alex Campbell finds himself longing for the simpler days of teddy bear picnics. This is a parenting nightmare! Then sweet Lauren drops into their life like an angel sent from above. Alex doesn’t do relationships, which is why he turns down every woman who comes his way, but he can’t afford to lose this nanny. Can he convince her to stay even though she’s looking for the one thing he can’t give her? Bad Boy Done Wrong Good girl nurse Carrie Young only has to catch one glimpse of bad boy Zach Harrison with his wild hair, full beard, and hooded eyes to know he’s exactly what she needs to get over all those wasted years with a repressed and controlling ex. Full seduction ahead! Only the next morning, her bad boy doesn’t disappear after having his wicked way with her and he’s making her breakfast! What the fudge! Did she do the bad boy thing all wrong? Zach’s no dummy. He knows a good thing when it falls into his lap. And if that means pretending to be a bad boy, he’s game. No harm in a little role play, he figures. Besides, his work as an anthropologist will soon take him overseas. He’s destined to be a lone wolf forever—near the action, not embroiled in it—great for his career and for ruining relationships. In the meantime, there’s one naughty girl in need of a bad boy and he aims to please. Mess With Me Ally Bloom attends her college reunion on a mission—a second chance with her first love. Turns out he’s single and…not interested. Their love is doomed! But when Ethan Case, the sexy cop friend of a friend, finds her crying in her spiked punch, he invites her for coffee with his date. Knowing he’s taken and she doesn’t need to impress him, Ally blurts the entire sucky men saga that is her love life. But wait! There he is at her Happy Endings Book Club meeting. And pulling her over for speeding. And in her classroom to talk to the kids about safety. Is the man just messing with her, or is this the beginning of something real? The Happy Endings Book Club series continues with Book 7, Resisting Fate, plus more! Happy Endings Book Club Series Book 1: Hidden Hollywood Book 2: Inviting Trouble Book 3: So Revealing Book 4: Formal Arrangement Book 5: Bad Boy Done Wrong Book 6: Mess With Me Book 7: Resisting Fate Book 8: Chance of Romance Book 9: Wicked Flirt Book 10: An Inconvenient Plan Book 11: A Happy Endings Wedding For more humorous contemporary romance, check out all of Kylie's books! The Clover Park Series The Opposite of Wild (Book 1) Daisy Does It All (Book 2) Bad Taste in Men (Book 3) Kissing Santa (Book 4) Restless Harmony (Book 5) Not My Romeo (Book 6) Rev Me Up (Book 7) An Ambitious Engagement (Book 8) Clutch Player (Book 9) A Tempting Friendship (Book 10) Clover Park Bride: A Clover Park Short - Nico and Lily’s Wedding A Valentine’s Day Gift (Book 11) Maggie Meets Her Match (Book 12) Clover Park STUDS Series Almost Over It (Book 1) Almost Married (Book 2) Almost Fate (Book 3) Almost in Love (Book 4) Almost Romance (Book 5) Almost Hitched (Book 6) The Rourkes Series Royal Catch (Book 1) Royal Hottie (Book 2) Royal Darling (Book 3) Royal Charmer (Book 4) Royal Player (Book 5) Royal Shark (Book 6) Rogue Prince (Book 7) Rogue Gentleman (Book 8) Rogue Rascal (Book 9) Rogue Angel (Book 10) Rogue Devil (Book 11) Rogue Beast (Book 12) Keywords: contemporary romance, romantic comedy, chick lit, funny romance, humorous romance, humorous fiction, women's fiction, small town romance, series romance, series, clover park, happy endings book club series, romance, romantic, family life, dating, boxed set, box set, romance boxed set, anthologies, romance anthologies

On Chesil Beach by Ian McEwan

Title On Chesil Beach
Author Ian McEwan
Publisher Vintage Canada
Release Date 2009-02-24
Category Fiction
Total Pages 224
ISBN 0307371212
Language English, Spanish, and French
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NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE The #1 bestselling author of Saturday and Atonement brilliantly illuminates the collision of sexual longing, deep-seated fears and romantic fantasy in his unforgettable, emotionally engaging novel. The year is 1962. Florence, the daughter of a successful businessman and an aloof Oxford academic, is a talented violinist. She dreams of a career on the concert stage and of the perfect life she will create with Edward, the earnest young history student she met by chance and who unexpectedly wooed her and won her heart. Edward grew up in the country on the outskirts of Oxford where his father, the headmaster of the local school, struggled to keep the household together and his mother, brain-damaged from an accident, drifted in a world of her own. Edward’ s native intelligence, coupled with a longing to experience the excitement and intellectual fervour of the city, had taken him to University College in London. Falling in love with the accomplished, shy and sensitive Florence--and having his affections returned with equal intensity--has utterly changed his life. Their marriage, they believe, will bring them happiness, the confidence and the freedom to fulfill their true destinies. The glowing promise of the future, however, cannot totally mask their worries about the wedding night. Edward, who has had little experience with women, frets about his sexual prowess. Florence’s anxieties run deeper: she is overcome by conflicting emotions and a fear of the moment she will surrender herself. From the precise and intimate depiction of two young lovers eager to rise above the hurts and confusion of the past, to the touching story of how their unexpressed misunderstandings and fears shape the rest of their lives, On Chesil Beach is an extraordinary novel that brilliantly, movingly shows us how the entire course of a life can be changed--by a gesture not made or a word not spoken.

The Swap by Robyn Harding

Title The Swap
Author Robyn Harding
Publisher Simon and Schuster
Release Date 2020-06-23
Category Fiction
Total Pages 336
ISBN 9781982144777
Language English, Spanish, and French
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“No list of thrillers is complete without Robyn Harding,” proclaims Real Simple. Now the USA TODAY bestselling author of The Party delivers a riveting tale about the toxic relationship between two couples after a night of sexual shenanigans, and the manipulative teenager with an explosive secret at the center of it all. Low Morrison is not your average teen. You could blame her hippie parents or her looming height or her dreary, isolated hometown on an island in the Pacific Northwest. But whatever the reason, Low just doesn’t fit in—and neither does Freya, an ethereal beauty and once-famous social media influencer who now owns the local pottery studio. After signing up for a class, Low quickly falls under Freya’s spell. And Freya, buoyed by Low’s adoration, is compelled to share her darkest secrets and deepest desires. Finally, both feel a sense of belonging...that is, until Jamie walks through the studio door. Desperate for a baby, she and her husband have moved to the island hoping that the healthy environment will result in a pregnancy. Freya and Jamie become fast friends, as do their husbands, leaving Low alone once again. Then one night, after a boozy dinner party, Freya suggests swapping partners. It should have been a harmless fling between consenting adults, one night of debauchery that they would put behind them, but instead, it upends their lives. And provides Low the perfect opportunity to unleash her growing resentment. Robyn Harding brings her acclaimed storytelling, lauded as “fast-paced, thrilling, gut-wrenching” by Taylor Jenkins Reid, New York Times bestselling author of Daisy Jones & The Six, to this dark and suspenseful thriller for fans of Megan Miranda and Lisa Jewell.

Title Erotica Book Club for Nice Ladies
Author Connie Spittler
Publisher River Junction Press, LLC
Release Date 2015-05-01
Category Fiction
Total Pages 320
ISBN 9780991409389
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Lily, a librarian with a bookmobile, arrives in the small California town of Nolan to help start a book club. Across the ocean in an Alsatian chateau, an ancient Book of Cures is stolen and surreptitiously travels to a California coast library, then on to Nolan. Suspicion swirls around the three lonely club members. Unaware of the theft, they secretly pursue their curiosity about classical erotica, while sipping a strange tea infused with herbs grown in a gypsy garden. Mysterious events collide. A crime wave and a murder shake up the town, as the women are entangled deeper and deeper into a baffling puzzle of danger and death.

On The Beach by Nevil Shute

Title On the Beach
Author Nevil Shute
Publisher Wildside Press LLC
Release Date 2020-06-23
Category Fiction
Total Pages 302
ISBN 9781479451210
Language English, Spanish, and French
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"On the Beach" is a 1957 post-apocalyptic novel written by British-Australian author Nevil Shute after he emigrated to Australia. The novel details the experiences of a mixed group of people in Melbourne as they await the arrival of deadly radiation spreading towards them from the northern hemisphere following a nuclear war a year previously. As the radiation approaches each person deals with their impending death in different ways.

The Book Club by Kate McCabe

Title The Book Club
Author Kate McCabe
Publisher Unknown
Release Date 2008
Category Book clubs (Discussion groups)
Total Pages 440
ISBN 1842233157
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Title The Hazards of Sex on the Beach
Author Alyssa Rose Ivy
Publisher Alyssa Rose Ivy
Release Date 2014-07-21
Category Fiction
Total Pages 285
ISBN 9203456XXXX
Language English, Spanish, and French
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One broken heart, one drink too many, one steamy night in the sand... No one warns you about the dangers of drinking with a broken heart. At least no one warned me. I never imagined I'd fall for a musician, especially not one like Chase, but then again I never expected to have my heart broken into a million pieces by the frat guy I thought was the love of my life. Sometimes it's the rash decisions, like hooking up in the sand, that lead you to the best places—the kinds of places where it's possible to let yourself fall in love again. *New Adult Romance*

Title The Southern Book Club s Guide to Slaying Vampires
Author Grady Hendrix
Publisher Quirk Books
Release Date 2020-04-07
Category Fiction
Total Pages 408
ISBN 9781683691440
Language English, Spanish, and French
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The New York Times Best Seller #1 April LibraryReads Pick April Indie Next Pick Goodreads Big Book of Spring Steel Magnolias meets Dracula in this '90s-set horror novel about a women's book club that must do battle with a mysterious newcomer to their small Southern town, perfect for murderinos and fans of Stephen King. Patricia Campbell’s life has never felt smaller. Her husband is a workaholic, her teenage kids have their own lives, her senile mother-in-law needs constant care, and she’s always a step behind on her endless to-do list. The only thing keeping her sane is her book club, a close-knit group of Charleston women united by their love of true crime. At these meetings they’re as likely to talk about the Manson family as they are about their own families. One evening after book club, Patricia is viciously attacked by an elderly neighbor, bringing the neighbor's handsome nephew, James Harris, into her life. James is well traveled and well read, and he makes Patricia feel things she hasn’t felt in years. But when children on the other side of town go missing, their deaths written off by local police, Patricia has reason to believe James Harris is more of a Bundy than a Brad Pitt. The real problem? James is a monster of a different kind—and Patricia has already invited him in. Little by little, James will insinuate himself into Patricia’s life and try to take everything she took for granted—including the book club—but she won’t surrender without a fight in this blood-soaked tale of neighborly kindness gone wrong.

Summer Rental by Mary Kay Andrews

Title Summer Rental
Author Mary Kay Andrews
Publisher St. Martin's Press
Release Date 2011-06-07
Category Fiction
Total Pages 416
ISBN 1429987057
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Sometimes, when you need a change in your life, the tide just happens to pull you in the right direction... Ellis, Julia, and Dorie. Best friends since Catholic grade school, they now find themselves, in their mid-thirties, at the crossroads of life and love. Ellis, recently fired from a job she gave everything to, is rudderless and now beginning to question the choices she's made over the past decade of her life. Julia--whose caustic wit covers up her wounds--has a man who loves her and is offering her the world, but she can't hide from how deeply insecure she feels about her looks, her brains, her life. And Dorie has just been shockingly betrayed by the man she loved and trusted the most in the world...though this is just the tip of the iceberg of her problems and secrets. A month in North Carolina's Outer Banks is just what they each of them needs. Ty Bazemore is their landlord, though he's hanging on to the rambling old beach house by a thin thread. After an inauspicious first meeting with Ellis, the two find themselves disturbingly attracted to one another, even as Ty is about to lose everything he's ever cared about. Maryn Shackleford is a stranger, and a woman on the run. Maryn needs just a few things in life: no questions, a good hiding place, and a new identity. Ellis, Julia, and Dorie can provide what Maryn wants; can they also provide what she needs? Mary Kay Andrews' novel is the story of five people questioning everything they ever thought they knew about life. Five people on a journey that will uncover their secrets and point them on the path to forgiveness. Five people who each need a sea change, and one month in a summer rental that might just give it to them. Summer Rental is one of Library Journal's Best Women's Fiction Books of 2011

Sex Rage by Eve Babitz

Title Sex Rage
Author Eve Babitz
Publisher Canongate Books
Release Date 2018-07-05
Category Fiction
Total Pages 250
ISBN 9781786892751
Language English, Spanish, and French
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It is the 1970s in LA, and Jacaranda Leven - child of sun and surf - is swept into the dazzling cultural milieu of the beautiful people. Floating on a cloud of drink, drugs and men, she finds herself adrift, before her talent for writing, and a determined literary agent, set her on a course for New York and a new life. Sex & Rage is a recently re-discovered classic from author Eve Babitz, herself a muse to many an artist, writer and musician in the 1970s. A semi-autobiographical novel, it charts the highs and lows of a life lived at the limits, and transports the reader to a sunnier, dreamier, more reckless time and place.

Perfect Tunes by Emily Gould

Title Perfect Tunes
Author Emily Gould
Publisher Avid Reader Press / Simon & Schuster
Release Date 2020-04-14
Category Fiction
Total Pages 288
ISBN 9781501197499
Language English, Spanish, and French
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“Perfect Tunes is an intoxicating blend of music, love, and family from one of the essential writers of the internet generation.” —STEPHANIE DANLER “Perfect Tunes is a zippy and profound story of love, loss, heredity, and par­enthood. I gulped it down, as will all mothers, New Yorkers, music fans, and lovers of quick-moving novels that are both funny and deep. I loved every page.” —EMMA STRAUB “Perfect Tunes is mind-blowing….Full of unspeakable insights, or at least I thought they were unspeakable, but there they are. Now I want everyone I know to read this book and talk about it with me.” —ELIF BATUMAN Have you ever wondered what your mother was like before she became your mother, and what she gave up in order to have you? It’s the early days of the new millennium, and Laura has arrived in New York City’s East Village in the hopes of recording her first album. A songwriter with a one-of-a-kind talent, she’s just beginning to book gigs with her beautiful best friend when she falls hard for a troubled but magnetic musician whose star is on the rise. Their time together is stormy and short-lived—but will reverberate for the rest of Laura’s life. Fifteen years later, Laura’s teenage daughter, Marie, is asking questions about her father, questions that Laura does not want to answer. Laura has built a stable life in Brooklyn that bears little resemblance to the one she envisioned when she left Ohio all those years ago, and she’s taken pains to close the door on what was and what might have been. But neither her best friend, now a famous musician who relies on Laura’s songwriting skills, nor her depressed and searching daughter will let her give up on her dreams. Funny, wise, and tenderhearted, Perfect Tunes explores the fault lines in our most important relationships, and asks whether dreams deferred can ever be reclaimed. It is a delightful and poignant tale of music and motherhood, ambition and com­promise—of life, in all its dissonance and harmony.

Confessions Of A Wild Child by Jackie Collins

Title Confessions of a Wild Child
Author Jackie Collins
Publisher St. Martin's Press
Release Date 2014-02-04
Category Fiction
Total Pages 304
ISBN 9781466851924
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Lucky Santangelo. A fifteen-year-old wild child ready to discover life, love and independence. Daughter of the notorious Gino, Lucky discovers her mother's murdered body floating in the family swimming pool at the tender age of four. Since then Gino has kept her protected from life closeted in their Bel Air mansion. But in Jackie Collins' Confessions of a Wild Child, Lucky finally breaks free, and running away from boarding school the adventures begin. Boys, sex, drugs and rock n' roll - Lucky explores it all in preparation for the strong, kick-ass woman she eventually becomes. Delve into the world that Lucky rules!