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Book Made in Manhattan

    Book Details:
  • Author : Lauren Layne
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 2022-01-18
  • ISBN : 1982152834
  • Pages : 304 pages

Download or read book Made in Manhattan written by Lauren Layne and published by Simon and Schuster. This book was released on 2022-01-18 with total page 304 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: "From the New York Times bestselling author of To Sir, With Love and the Central Park Pact series comes a reverse My Fair Lady tale about a pampered Manhattan socialite who must teach an unpolished drifter from the Louisiana Bayou how to fit in with New York City's upper crust. Somewhere between antagonistic dinner parties and tortured tux fittings, this pair of polar opposites slowly find a begrudging respect for one another--and perhaps even something more--as they adventure through the city that never sleeps"--

Book Match Made in Manhattan

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  • Author : Amanda Stauffer
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 2018-01-23
  • ISBN : 1510728104
  • Pages : 320 pages

Download or read book Match Made in Manhattan written by Amanda Stauffer and published by Simon and Schuster. This book was released on 2018-01-23 with total page 320 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: After two intense, dead-end relationships, serial monogamist Alison finds herself confused, lonely, and drastically out of touch with the world of modern dating. Refusing to wallow, she signs up for a popular dating app and resolves to remain open-minded and optimistic as she explores the New York City singles' scene. With the click of a button, her adventures begin: On one date, she's dumped before the first kiss; on another, she dons full HAZMAT gear; she meets a tattooed folk singer turned investment banker, an undercover agent who tracks illegal exotic animals, and dozens of other colorful, captivating personalities. Giving them each her signature "pants speech"—her pants aren't coming off unless she has a real connection with someone—she desperately wants to push past the awkward small-talk phase to find true love, but finding "the one" is starting to feel impossible. That is, until she meets Luke, who is sophisticated, funny, and not to mention, hot. Alison finds herself falling for Luke harder than any guy she's dated and finally letting her walls down, but will he stick around or move on to his next match? Match Made in Manhattan is a fast-paced, contemporary story about the struggles of dating in the digital age. Replete with online profiles, witty dialogue, and a super-supportive group of female friends, this all-too-real and relatable debut novel will have readers laughing, crying, and rooting for Alison all the way to the end.

Book Twenty Minutes in Manhattan

Download or read book Twenty Minutes in Manhattan written by Michael Sorkin and published by North Point Press. This book was released on 2013-03-12 with total page 274 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Every morning, the architect and writer Michael Sorkin walks downtown from his Greenwich Village apartment through Washington Square to his Tribeca office. Sorkin isn't in a hurry, and he never ignores his surroundings. Instead, he pays careful, close attention. And in Twenty Minutes in Manhattan, he explains what he sees, what he imagines, what he knows—giving us extraordinary access to the layers of history, the feats of engineering and artistry, and the intense social drama that take place along a simple twenty-minute walk.

Book Kissing in Manhattan

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  • Author : David Schickler
  • Publisher : Dial Press Trade Paperback
  • Release : 2002-08-27
  • ISBN : 0385335679
  • Pages : 290 pages

Download or read book Kissing in Manhattan written by David Schickler and published by Dial Press Trade Paperback. This book was released on 2002-08-27 with total page 290 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Hilarious, sexy, and deeply tender, Kissing in Manhattan was one of the most celebrated debuts in recent years. Acclaimed author David Schickler’s collection of linked stories follows a troupe of love-hungry urbanites through a charmed metropolis and into the Preemption--a mythic Manhattan apartment building. The Preemption sets the stage for a romantic fantasy as exuberant, dark, and dazzling as the city it occupies. Behind closed doors, the paths of an improbable cast of tenants--a seductive perfume heiress; a crabby, misunderstood actor; a preternaturally sharp-sighted priest--tangle and cross, while a perilous love triangle builds around three characters: James Branch, a shy young accountant with an unusual love for the Preemption’s antique elevator, and a strange destiny... Patrick Rigg, a Wall Street lothario who soothes his pain by seducing beautiful women, carrying a gun, and attending the nightly sermons of a foreboding priest... Rally McWilliams, a fetching, hopeful young writer who roams the city at night, searching for the soulmate she believes in but can’t find... Charged with joy and a deadly sense of humor, Kissing in Manhattan is a daring new writer’s vision of a world where men and women, good and evil, love and sex, meet, battle, and embrace on every street corner.

Book Sleepless in Manhattan

    Book Details:
  • Author : Sarah Morgan
  • Publisher : HQN Books
  • Release : 2016-05-31
  • ISBN : 1459294084
  • Pages : 360 pages

Download or read book Sleepless in Manhattan written by Sarah Morgan and published by HQN Books. This book was released on 2016-05-31 with total page 360 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: A NYC events planner gets her big break—with the only guy to break her heart—in the USA Today–bestselling author’s “satisfying, sizzling romance” (All About Romance). Cool, calm, and competent, events planner Paige Walker loves a challenge. After a childhood spent in and out of hospitals, she’s now determined to prove herself—and where better to take the world by storm than Manhattan? But when Paige loses the job she loves, she must face her biggest challenge of all—striking out on her own. Except launching her own events company is nothing compared to hiding her outrageous crush on Jake Romano—her brother’s best friend, New York’s most in-demand date, and the only man to break her heart. When Jake offers Paige’s fledgling company a big opportunity, their still-sizzling chemistry starts giving her sleepless nights. But can she convince the man who trusts no one to take a chance on forever? Sleepless in Manhattan is the first novel in Sarah Morgan’s From Manhattan with Love trilogy.

Book A Werewolf in Manhattan

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  • Author : Vicki Lewis Thompson
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 2011-01-04
  • ISBN : 1101476664
  • Pages : 248 pages

Download or read book A Werewolf in Manhattan written by Vicki Lewis Thompson and published by Penguin. This book was released on 2011-01-04 with total page 248 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Emma Gavin writes about werewolves, but that doesn't mean she believes in them-not until a pack of real-life New York weres decide to investigate the striking accuracy of her "fiction". When Aiden Wallace, son and heir of the pack leader, tries to sniff out Emma's potential informant, he discovers something even more dangerous- an undeniable attraction to her.

Book Mapping Manhattan

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  • Author : Becky Cooper
  • Publisher : Abrams
  • Release : 2013-04-02
  • ISBN : 1613124694
  • Pages : 138 pages

Download or read book Mapping Manhattan written by Becky Cooper and published by Abrams. This book was released on 2013-04-02 with total page 138 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Armed with hundreds of blank maps she had painstakingly printed by hand, Becky Cooper walked Manhattan from end to end. Along her journey she met police officers, homeless people, fashion models, and senior citizens who had lived in Manhattan all their lives. She asked the strangers to “map their Manhattan” and to mail the personalized maps back to her. Soon, her P.O. box was filled with a cartography of intimate narratives: past loves, lost homes, childhood memories, comical moments, and surprising confessions. A beautifully illustrated, PostSecret-style tribute to New York, Mapping Manhattan includes 75 maps from both anonymous mapmakers and notable New Yorkers, including Man on Wire aerialist Philippe Petit, New York Times wine critic Eric Asimov, Tony award-winning actor Harvey Fierstein, and many more. Praise for Mapping Manhattan: “What an intriguing project.”—The New York Times “A tender cartographic love letter to this timeless city of multiple dimensions, parallel realities, and perpendicular views.” —Brain Pickings “Cooper’s beautiful project linking the lives of New Yorkers is one that will continue to grow.” —Publishers Weekly online

Book Monsters in Manhattan 2

Download or read book Monsters in Manhattan 2 written by Daniel Jude Miller and published by . This book was released on 2017-04 with total page pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: "Manhattan, NY is full of incredible and unmistakable landmarks. The Statue of Liberty, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Intrepid Museum and so many more! Not to mention it has pretty good pizza. But did you know that Manhattan is also infested with monsters? Yup, Vampires, Zombies, Gremlins, a Medusa, and even its very own Sea Monster. In this hilarious sequel to Monsters in Manhattan, follow Mike, as he travels throughout Manhattan in an attempt to scare away his mean cousin Jimbo Joe who has come seeking revenge for the events in the first book. If your child loves monsters, if your child loves New York City and if your child would love to find out the only thing on a zombie's mind, then check out Monsters in Manhattan 2"--Amazon.com

Book The Manhattan Mishap

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  • Author : Melina Maria Morry
  • Publisher : FriesenPress
  • Release : 2021-11-09
  • ISBN : 1039113494
  • Pages : 285 pages

Download or read book The Manhattan Mishap written by Melina Maria Morry and published by FriesenPress. This book was released on 2021-11-09 with total page 285 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Margot Moss, a gregarious and witty woman, lives her life with abandon. She knows exactly what she wants and isn’t afraid to pounce after it with full-throttle ferocity. Although, she can’t quite seem to get it right. When a coveted promotion falls through, Margot finds herself struggling to actualize her dreams and is forced to reconsider her so-called fabulous future. However, when one catwalk ends, another begins. A job in New York City comes knocking and Margot doesn’t hesitate to seize the opportunity, setting out on a wild adventure towards love, success, and self-discovery. Unfortunately, nothing is how she imagined it—not the company, the city, or the people. Awaiting Margot is a drama-addicted boss who may or may not be out to get her, and a whirlwind of wealthy men, scams, and scandals. Caught in a cotton candy cloud of sparkling rosé, Margot determinedly navigates her (many) dilemmas with the help of her saucy friends and a healthy dose of buzz-worthy gossip. Yet, as if that weren’t enough, Margot’s life is made even more complicated when a steamy new beau enters the picture—and even he isn’t what he seems. Overflowing with fashion and champagne bubbles, The Manhattan Mishap is a hilarious, stylish, and heartfelt novel that oozes confidence and reminds us that leopards never truly change their spots.

Book Marilyn in Manhattan

Download or read book Marilyn in Manhattan written by Elizabeth Winder and published by . This book was released on 2017-03-14 with total page 304 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: "Takes a look at Marilyn Monroe's happy time in the Big Apple, during which she took classes with Lee Strasberg at the Actors Studio, befriended the greatest actors and writers of her day and broke her contract with Fox Studios to form her own production company, a groundbreaking move that revolutionized the entertainment industry, "--NoveList.

Book The Measure of Manhattan  The Tumultuous Career and Surprising Legacy of John Randel  Jr   Cartographer  Surveyor  Inventor

Download or read book The Measure of Manhattan The Tumultuous Career and Surprising Legacy of John Randel Jr Cartographer Surveyor Inventor written by Marguerite Holloway and published by W. W. Norton & Company. This book was released on 2013-02-18 with total page 376 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: "Randel is endlessly fascinating, and Holloway’s biography tells his life with great skill." —Steve Weinberg, USA Today John Randel Jr. (1787–1865) was an eccentric and flamboyant surveyor. Renowned for his inventiveness as well as for his bombast and irascibility, Randel was central to Manhattan’s development but died in financial ruin. Telling Randel’s engrossing and dramatic life story for the first time, this eye-opening biography introduces an unheralded pioneer of American engineering and mapmaking. Charged with “gridding” what was then an undeveloped, hilly island, Randel recorded the contours of Manhattan down to the rocks on its shores. He was obsessed with accuracy and steeped in the values of the Enlightenment, in which math and science promised dominion over nature. The result was a series of maps, astonishing in their detail and precision, which undergird our knowledge about the island today. During his varied career Randel created surveying devices, designed an early elevated subway, and proposed a controversial alternative route for the Erie Canal—winning him admirers and enemies. The Measure of Manhattan is more than just the life of an unrecognized engineer. It is about the ways in which surveying and cartography changed the ground beneath our feet. Bringing Randel’s story into the present, Holloway travels with contemporary surveyors and scientists trying to envision Manhattan as a wild island once again. Illustrated with dozens of historical images and antique maps, The Measure of Manhattan is an absorbing story of a fascinating man that captures the era when Manhattan—indeed, the entire country—still seemed new, the moment before canals and railroads helped draw a grid across the American landscape.

Book Moonlight Over Manhattan

Download or read book Moonlight Over Manhattan written by Sarah Morgan and published by HQN Books. This book was released on 2017-11-28 with total page 367 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: “There’s a dash of action, a sprinkle of cheer, and a lot of love to warm up this sweet, sexy wintertime tale.” —Publishers Weekly on Moonlight Over Manhattan, starred review Determined to conquer a lifetime of shyness, Harriet Knight challenges herself to do one thing a day in December that scares her, including celebrating Christmas without her family. But when dog walker Harriet meets her newest client, exuberant spaniel Madi, she adds an extra challenge to her list—dealing with Madi’s temporary dog sitter, gruff doctor Ethan Black, and their very unexpected chemistry. Ethan thought he was used to chaos, until he met Madi—how can one tiny dog cause such mayhem? To Ethan, the solution is simple—he will pay Harriet to share his New York apartment and provide twenty-four-hour care. But there’s nothing simple about how Harriet makes him feel. Ethan’s kisses make Harriet shine brighter than the stars over moonlit Manhattan. But when his dog-sitting duties are over and Harriet returns to her own home, will she dare to take the biggest challenge of all—letting Ethan know he has her heart for life, not just for Christmas? Don't miss Sarah Morgan's next book, The Summer Seekers!

Book To Sir  with Love

    Book Details:
  • Author : Lauren Layne
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 2021-06-29
  • ISBN : 1982152826
  • Pages : 288 pages

Download or read book To Sir with Love written by Lauren Layne and published by Simon and Schuster. This book was released on 2021-06-29 with total page 288 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Love Is Blind meets You’ve Got Mail in this laugh-out-loud romantic comedy following two thirty-somethings who meet on a blind dating app—only to realize that their online chemistry is nothing compared to their offline rivalry. Perpetually cheerful and eager to please, Gracie Cooper strives to make the best out of every situation. So when her father dies just months after a lung cancer diagnosis, she sets aside her dreams of pursuing her passion for art to take over his Midtown Manhattan champagne shop. She soon finds out that the store’s profit margins are being squeezed perilously tight, and complicating matters further, a giant corporation headed by the impossibly handsome, but irritatingly arrogant Sebastian Andrews is proposing a buyout. But Gracie can’t bear the thought of throwing away her father’s dream like she did her own. Overwhelmed and not wanting to admit to her friends or family that she’s having second thoughts about the shop, Gracie seeks advice and solace from someone she’s never met—the faceless “Sir”, with whom she connected on a blind dating app where matches get to know each other through messages and common interests before exchanging real names or photos. But although Gracie finds herself slowly falling for Sir online, she has no idea she’s already met him in real life…and they can’t stand each other.

Book I Was Told There d Be Cake

Download or read book I Was Told There d Be Cake written by Sloane Crosley and published by Penguin. This book was released on 2008-04-01 with total page 240 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Hailed by David Sedaris as "perfectly, relentlessly funny" and by Colson Whitehead as "sardonic without being cruel, tender without being sentimental," from the author of the new collection Look Alive Out There. Wry, hilarious, and profoundly genuine, this debut collection of literary essays is a celebration of fallibility and haplessness in all their glory. From despoiling an exhibit at the Natural History Museum to provoking the ire of her first boss to siccing the cops on her mysterious neighbor, Crosley can do no right despite the best of intentions -- or perhaps because of them. Together, these essays create a startlingly funny and revealing portrait of a complex and utterly recognizable character who aims for the stars but hits the ceiling, and the inimitable city that has helped shape who she is. I Was Told There'd Be Cake introduces a strikingly original voice, chronicling the struggles and unexpected beauty of modern urban life.

Book Marvelous Manhattan

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  • Author : Reggie Nadelson
  • Publisher : Artisan
  • Release : 2021-04-13
  • ISBN : 1648290647
  • Pages : 275 pages

Download or read book Marvelous Manhattan written by Reggie Nadelson and published by Artisan. This book was released on 2021-04-13 with total page 275 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: “A timely read. . . . [Nadelson’s] reporting, all from a personal lens, is up-to-date. . . . Like chocolate chips in a cookie, the book is studded with delicious photos old and new.” —Florence Fabricant, New York Times “A wonderfully lively, knowledgeable journey through the past and present of places that help make New York City what it is, and which we must cherish and (hopefully) preserve.” —Salman Rushdie New York might have Broadway, Times Square, and the Empire State Building, but the real heart and soul of the city can be found in the iconic places that have defined cool since “cool” became a word. Places like Di Palo’s in Little Italy, where you might stop in to pick up a little cheese only to find yourself in a long conversation—part friendly chat, part profound tutorial—with fourth-generation owner Lou Di Palo, sampling cheeses all the while. Or Raoul’s in SoHo, to enjoy a classic steak-frites in the company of downtown artists, celebrities, and dyed-in-the-wool locals. Or Minton’s Playhouse in Harlem, to be in the room where some young guys named Thelonious, Dizzy, and Charlie invented bebop. Or maybe Russ & Daughters, to pick up the city’s best lox and bagels, which they’ve been selling since 1914. A lifelong New Yorker, writer Reggie Nadelson celebrates her city and all the places that make it special. Part guidebook, part cultural history, part walk down memory lane, alive with the spirit and the grit of small, often family-owned businesses that have survived the Great Depression, World War II, 9/11, and the coronavirus lockdown, Marvelous Manhattan is a seductive and timely book for anyone who lives in New York, loves the city, lived there once, or wishes they had. Because that’s the thing about Manhattan: all you need to do is walk into the right place—say, Fanelli’s on Prince Street—sit down at the bar, order a drink, open this book, and suddenly you’re a New Yorker.

Book Manhattan  when I was Young

Download or read book Manhattan when I was Young written by Mary Cantwell and published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. This book was released on 1995 with total page 235 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: An interesting autobiography of a fashion-magazine writer who came to New York in the 1950s fresh from college, lived in Greenwich Village, & found a new, exciting life.

Book Savage Hearts

    Book Details:
  • Author : J.T. Geissinger
  • Publisher : Bramble
  • Release : 2023-11-30
  • ISBN : 1250346738
  • Pages : 365 pages

Download or read book Savage Hearts written by J.T. Geissinger and published by Bramble. This book was released on 2023-11-30 with total page 365 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Dark, sexy mafia romance where the fast-paced tension of John Wick meets the high stakes love of Romeo and Juliet. Savage (adjective): 1) Not domesticated; wild and untamed 2) A brutal or vicious person 3) Malek Antonov He’s a myth. A ghost. A legend. A Bratva assassin so feared, some won’t even dare to speak his name. He comes in search of vengeance for the death of his brother, but what he finds instead is me. A girl he thinks is someone else. Someone unrelated to the man who killed his brother. Except I am. And when he finds out my true identity, he decides to take me as repayment for what he lost. Now, I’m a little bird trapped in a cage, and the only way to survive is to make friends with the monster who captured me. But friendship isn’t what the monster has in mind. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.