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Book Summary of Casey Wilson s The Wreckage of My Presence

Download or read book Summary of Casey Wilson s The Wreckage of My Presence written by Milkyway Media and published by Milkyway Media. This book was released on 2021-07-24 with total page 28 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Buy now to get the main key ideas from Casey Wilson's The Wreckage of My Presence Casey Wilson is an actress, comedian, mother, and above all, lifetime fan of The Real Housewives of Orange County. Wilson’s book, The Wreckage of My Presence (2021), is her unflinching thoughts and feelings about a smattering of subjects, from cults and spin classes (which aren’t all that different) to the reality of spiritual healers in Hollywood. But the book also dives into much deeper and intimate issues, like Wilson’s never-ending struggles with her weight as an actress, the pressures with raising children, and most prominently, the death of her mother. Wilson hopes that, if nothing else, her book makes you realize that the life of a Hollywood actress can be as shallow, insignificant, riddled with guilt and paranoia, and comically bizarre as everyone else’s.

Book The Wreckage of My Presence

Download or read book The Wreckage of My Presence written by Casey Wilson and published by HarperCollins. This book was released on 2021-05-04 with total page 304 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: "Magnificent." —People Magazine The instant New York Times bestseller: Laugh-out-loud, deeply insightful, and emotion-filled essays from multitalented actress, comedian, podcaster, and writer Casey Wilson. Casey Wilson has a lot on her mind and she isn’t afraid to share. In this dazzling collection, each essay skillfully constructed and brimming with emotion, she shares her thoughts on the joys and vagaries of modern-day womanhood and motherhood, introduces the not-quite-typical family that made her who she is, and persuasively argues that lowbrow pop culture is the perfect lens through which to examine human nature. Whether she’s extolling the virtues of eating in bed, processing the humiliation over her father’s late in life perm, mourning her mother's passing, or revealing her patented method for keeping the mystery alive in a marriage, Casey is witty, candid, and full of poignant and funny surprises. Humorous dives into her obsessions and areas of personal expertise—self-help, nice guys, cool girls (not her) and how to receive visitors in the bath—are matched by touching meditations on female friendship, anger, grief, motherhood, and identity. Reading The Wreckage of My Presence is like spending time with a close friend—a deeply passionate, full-tilt, joyous, excessive, compulsive, shameless, hungry-for-it-all, loyal, cheerleading friend. A friend who is ready for any big feelings that come her way—and isn’t afraid to embrace them.

Book Start Without Me

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  • Author : Gary Janetti
  • Publisher : Henry Holt and Company
  • Release : 2022-04-26
  • ISBN : 1250757096
  • Pages : 112 pages

Download or read book Start Without Me written by Gary Janetti and published by Henry Holt and Company. This book was released on 2022-04-26 with total page 112 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The New York Times Bestseller! Named one of Vulture's “10 Best Comedy Books of 2022” From New York Times bestselling author, and Family Guy writer Gary Janetti comes Start Without Me, a collection of hilarious, laugh out loud, true life stories about the small moments that add up to a big life. Gary Janetti is bothered. By a lot of things. And thank God he’s here to tell us. In Start Without Me, Gary returns with his acid tongue firmly in cheek to the moments and times that defined him. He takes us by the hand as we follow him through the summers he spends in his twenties, pursuing both the perfect tan and the perfect man to no avail and much regret. At his Catholic high school, he strikes up an unlikely friendship with a nun who shares Gary's love of soap operas, which becomes a salvation to them both. And don't get him started on how a bad hotel room can ruin even the best vacation. This laugh-out-loud collection of true-life stories from the man “behind his generation’s greatest comedy” (The New York Times) is for anyone who has felt the joy in holding a decade-long grudge. Whether you are a new convert to Janetti or one of the million who follow him on social media for a daily laugh, Start Without Me will have you howling at Gary's frustrations and nodding along in agreement at the outrages of life's small slights. It's the literary equivalent of a night out with your funniest friend that you wish would never end.

Book Assembling the Wreckage

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  • Author : Kevin Fisher
  • Publisher : Lulu.com
  • Release :
  • ISBN : 110596129X
  • Pages : 252 pages

Download or read book Assembling the Wreckage written by Kevin Fisher and published by Lulu.com. This book was released on with total page 252 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt:

Book Carnelian Dragons  Peridot

Download or read book Carnelian Dragons Peridot written by Starla Night and published by Wendy Lynn Clark Publishing. This book was released on 2018-11-20 with total page 144 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: What is the mysterious human “spirit" of Christmas? Workaholic dragon shifter Peridot must answer this question. As a new exile to Earth, his future depends on how perfectly he executes his alien boss's assignment. Distractions are strictly forbidden. But Peridot's holiday consultant is sweetly generous, irresistibly curvy, and cinnamon-scented to unleash all his cravings… Pet groomer Karmel would love nothing more than to delight the hard-bodied male during her favorite holiday season, but in the face of his perfection, she always ends up looking her worst. When Peridot turns into her rescuer, she discovers the starched business suit conceals a hunky, protective, red-hot male more than capable of making her sugar plums dance the cha-cha. This is a sexy standalone holiday novella in the bestselling 7 Virgin Brides for 7 Weredragon Billionaires series. It contains holiday spirits, cookie disasters, and steamy dragon shifter love scenes. Heat up the kitchen and unwrap this fun novella today! Tropes - Virgin, fated mates, marriage of convenience, alpha, alien, shapeshifter, dragon, beast, billionaire, adventure, first love, instalove, kidnapping, love at first sight, abduction, magical, wedding, dragon shifter, nobility, class differences, different worlds, bodyguard, Christmas, holiday romance

Book Onyx Dragons  Kyanite

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  • Author : Starla Night
  • Publisher : Wendy Lynn Clark Publishing
  • Release : 2018-04-17
  • ISBN : 1943110212
  • Pages : 144 pages

Download or read book Onyx Dragons Kyanite written by Starla Night and published by Wendy Lynn Clark Publishing. This book was released on 2018-04-17 with total page 144 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Smokin' hot dragon shifters have no idea what to do with these sassy Earth females--but claiming them as mates will change the universe! Scarred dragon shifter Kyanite "Kyan" Onyx is the Security officer of the Onyx Corporation. Used to working in the shadows, this former mercenary is the only one who can safeguard his family's company from growing dangers. He has no time for an unwanted marriage to the empress of his home planet, Draconis. But what choice does he have? No female will ever look on his battered body with desire or redeem his blackened soul. Nursing intern Laura took an oath to heal whoever comes into her emergency room, even the gruff male who looks like he could stop a car accident with his iron abdomen. When an unknown enemy turns her into a target, she naturally runs for shelter in his bulging arms. Laura may be exactly Kyan needs to begin a new age of dragon-human harmony--or she may plunge Earth into war! This is a complete novel with a happy ending. It features steamy dragon shifter love scenes and a cheery nurse who wants to heal this wounded warrior. Must love dragons! Tropes Virgin, virgin hero, fated mates, marriage of convenience, alpha, alien, shapeshifter, dragon, beast, billionaire, CEO/boss, adventure, college, coworkers, office romance, first love, geeky, instalove, kidnapping, love at first sight, abduction, magical, secret crush, wedding, dragon shifter, nurse romance, scarred hero, medical romance, damaged hero, bodyguard, mercenary

Book Can t Go Home

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  • Author : Melinda Di Lorenzo
  • Publisher : Tule Publishing
  • Release : 2022-01-20
  • ISBN : 1954894813
  • Pages : 299 pages

Download or read book Can t Go Home written by Melinda Di Lorenzo and published by Tule Publishing. This book was released on 2022-01-20 with total page 299 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: “Do you remember Savannah?” How could she forget? Two decades ago, Trinity Calhoun's best friend—18-year-old Savannah Stuart—went missing. Just weeks later, Savannah’s body was found brutally slain outside the mountain town. With no suspects or leads, the local authorities dismissed the murder as a tragic one-off, likely perpetrated by a tourist. But Trinity wasn’t convinced. Determined to do better for other victims, she left town and settled in Vancouver, rising through the ranks to become a detective. She’s never looked back. But now, an unexpected phone call from her former lover has her barreling down the highway to face the past. Another young woman has disappeared under eerily similar circumstances. Allegedly. But the local police are disinterested. Trinity’s ex has a tenuous—at best—hold on his mental and physical health. And Savannah’s secretive and handsome brother is in town, asking an awful lot of questions. Trinity’s focus is clouded. Maybe her judgment, too. As she wades through her past, she needs to answer a potentially life-threatening question: is there a dangerous, repeat criminal on the loose, or is she just desperate for closure?

Book Call Me Zebra

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  • Author : Azareen Van der Vliet Oloomi
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release : 2018
  • ISBN : 0544944607
  • Pages : 307 pages

Download or read book Call Me Zebra written by Azareen Van der Vliet Oloomi and published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. This book was released on 2018 with total page 307 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Winner of the PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction "Hearken ye fellow misfits, migrants, outcasts, squint-eyed bibliophiles, library-haunters and book stall-stalkers: Here is a novel for you."--Wall Street Journal "A tragicomic picaresque whose fervid logic and cerebral whimsy recall the work of Bola o and Borges." --New York Times Book Review Finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction * Longlisted for the PEN/Open Book Award * An Amazon Best Book of the Year * A Publishers Weekly Bestseller Named a Best Book by: Entertainment Weekly, Harper's Bazaar, Boston Globe, Fodor's, Fast Company, Refinery29, Nylon, Los Angeles Review of Books, Book Riot, The Millions, Electric Literature, Bitch, Hello Giggles, Literary Hub, Shondaland, Bustle, Brit & Co., Vol. 1 Brooklyn, Read It Forward, Entropy Magazine, Chicago Review of Books, iBooks and Publishers Weekly From an award-winning young author, a novel following a feisty heroine's quest to reclaim her past through the power of literature--even as she navigates the murkier mysteries of love. Zebra is the last in a line of anarchists, atheists, and autodidacts. When war came, her family didn't fight; they took refuge in books. Now alone and in exile, Zebra leaves New York for Barcelona, retracing the journey she and her father made from Iran to the United States years ago. Books are Zebra's only companions--until she meets Ludo. Their connection is magnetic; their time together fraught. Zebra overwhelms him with her complex literary theories, her concern with death, and her obsession with history. He thinks she's unhinged; she thinks he's pedantic. Neither are wrong; neither can let the other go. They push and pull their way across the Mediterranean, wondering with each turn if their love, or lust, can free Zebra from her past. An adventure tale, a love story, and a paean to the power of language and literature starring a heroine as quirky as Don Quixote, as introspective as Virginia Woolf, as whip-smart as Miranda July, and as spirited as Frances Ha, Call Me Zebra will establish Van der Vliet Oloomi as an author "on the verge of developing a whole new literature movement" (Bustle).

Book Beyond Exile  Day by Day Armageddon

Download or read book Beyond Exile Day by Day Armageddon written by J. L. Bourne and published by Simon and Schuster. This book was released on 2010-07-22 with total page 288 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Sporadic news reports indicate chaos and violence spreading through US cities. An unknown evil is sweeping the planet. The dead are rising to claim the earth as the new dominant species in the food chain. Day by Day Armageddonand its sequel Beyond Exileare the handwritten journals of one desperate survivor as he battles in the face of global disaster. Zombie fiction at its finest, these books will take you to a whole new level of terror.

Book Treasure Islands

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  • Author : Alec Crawford
  • Publisher : Birlinn
  • Release : 2020-11-11
  • ISBN : 1788852842
  • Pages : 248 pages

Download or read book Treasure Islands written by Alec Crawford and published by Birlinn. This book was released on 2020-11-11 with total page 248 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: “Crawford’s absorbing account of his first adventures in the salvage trade . . . an unusually likeable, as well as interesting, memoir.” —The Scotsman In 1971 Alec Crawford is determined to make his fortune from ship salvage. Early attempts lead nowhere until he teams up with a new partner, Simon Martin. Diving in Hebridean waters, they explore remains of the Spanish Armada, and the wreck of the SS Politician, the vessel made famous in the film Whisky Galore! But money is scarce and irregular, and the work is fraught with danger and disappointment. Until they hear of one of the most incredible wrecks of all time—the White Star liner RMS Oceanic, which, when built in 1899, was the biggest and most luxurious ship in the world. Widely regarded as an “undiveable” wreck, lying somewhere off the remote island of Foula, they decide to take the challenge. They face unbelievably dangerous waters and appalling weather conditions, and when a large salvage company takes action against them, they also have a huge legal fight on their hands. But if they succeed, the rewards will be enormous . . . “Crawford pioneered many of the methods now used in deep sea recovery, but this book is more about the excitement than the technicalities. It is also a love song to Scotland and a vanishing way of life.” —Sorted Magazine “Crawford is a born story-teller, and his tales unfold as easily and naturally as he were an old friend.” —The Shetland Times “A story of genuine adventure.” —Desperate Reader

Book Free Refills

Download or read book Free Refills written by Peter Grinspoon and published by Hachette UK. This book was released on 2016-02-16 with total page 240 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Free Refills is the harrowing tale of a Harvard-trained medical doctor run horribly amok through his addiction to prescription medication, and his recovery. Dr. Peter Grinspoon seemed to be a total success: a Harvard-educated M.D. with a thriving practice; married with two great kids and a gorgeous wife; a pillar of his community. But lurking beneath the thin veneer of having it all was an addict fueled on a daily boatload of prescription meds. When the police finally came calling--after a tip from a sharp-eyed pharmacist--Grinspoon's house of cards came tumbling down fast. His professional ego turned out to be an impediment to getting clean as he cycled through recovery to relapse, his reputation, family life, and lifestyle in ruins. What finally moves him to recover and reclaim life--including working with other physicians who themselves are addicts--makes for inspiring reading.

Book Celandines

    Book Details:
  • Author : Evelda Mourn
  • Publisher : Abbott Press
  • Release : 2012-06-12
  • ISBN : 1458203743
  • Pages : 147 pages

Download or read book Celandines written by Evelda Mourn and published by Abbott Press. This book was released on 2012-06-12 with total page 147 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Youve probably met someone like Josie Madden. Youll have seen her avert her gaze as she hurries by, turned your head to look at her once shes passed. Shes middle aged, has a sweet, anxious face and a figure you think is far too good to waste on a woman like that. Nice but youd be wasting your time. Right? Mark Latimer doesnt think so. Hes lost his Frisbee in her garden, and true to his nature is checking her out. He decides hes going to be the first man to show her what its really like. The only thing Josie loves, apart from her son, Dominic, is taking photographs of wild flowers with her old camera. That provides Mark with his opportunity. A freelance photographer/journalist, he introduces her to modern cameras and re-ignites Josies passion for her hobby. He uses this as leverage to insinuate himself in her life. Hidden mysteries about her childhood that Josie herself can scarcely recall are revealed as the story gains pace. Helping us here are the private thoughts of her mother Belinda, lying paralysed and helpless in a nursing home. The story is told from the viewpoints of these three people, with the occasional intervention of the author. Mark imposes himself on Josie and plays her like a fish on a line. Matters come to a head when he receives an assignment in Iraq. Other characters broaden the tale. Marks two boozy brothers Josh and Smurf; Mary Allen, the sex siren who sunbathes naked next door; Marks Spanish stepmother Almeda, who in his teens relieved him of his virginity; and Josies ex-husband Dorian, a nerd scientist who married Josie for her money. Haunting the story throughout is the spirit of Josies longed-for daughter, the little girl who will be called Celandine.

Book Eternal Winter

    Book Details:
  • Author : K L Jones
  • Publisher : Kirsten Jones
  • Release : 2019-08-28
  • ISBN :
  • Pages : 1026 pages

Download or read book Eternal Winter written by K L Jones and published by Kirsten Jones. This book was released on 2019-08-28 with total page 1026 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The fragile balance of the Isle is shaken when a fallen god rises to challenge the iron might of Mage Grapple. Faced with an uncertain future, the Isle must look to the past for answers. Bitter feuds resurface and old secrets are exposed, revealing more of Mage De Winter’s dark past. When the very foundations of power on the Isle are destroyed, chaos seems set to reign, throwing the turbulent brilliance of Mistral’s life into darkness. How far would you go to protect those you love? Would you fight for them? Kill for them? Die in their place? For some there are no limits. “Eternal Winter” is the epic fourth book in the dark fantasy series Isle of Dreams.

Book New Olympians  Books 1 6   The Complete Series

Download or read book New Olympians Books 1 6 The Complete Series written by C.J. Vincent and published by FireHive Media. This book was released on with total page 836 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The gods of Olympus have been at war with their wives for centuries. Zeus, famously unable to control his divine desires was deserving of his punishment - to touch a mortal lover was to bring instant death. But out of every curse is born a prophecy, and so the immortal gods must discover a divine spark: a mortal with divine ancestry who could bear the brunt of the goddesses' curse and survive. To foil Hera's curse, the mighty gods of Olympus must set aside their wild ways and devote themselves to the search for love, the key to their eternity, and usher in an age of New Olympians. But their journey will not be an easy one, and the quest to break Hera's curse could tear Olympus apart. Be Warned! These books contain mythological references, brooding alpha male gods and their omega lovers, m/m romance, spicy and sexy situations, dark tidings, angry goddesses, and male pregnancy (mpreg). These books are best enjoyed by lovers of mythology and gay romance who are over 18 years of age. This box-set collection contains all six New Olympians novellas + a bonus holiday short Approximate total word count: 233,000 wds Book 1 ~ Lightning Strikes (Zeus) Book 2 ~ Rip Tide (Poseidon) Book 3 ~ By the Book (Hades) Book 4 ~ Swift Wings (Hermes) Book 5 ~ Marble Heart (Ares) Book 6 ~ Eternal Fire (Hephaestus) BONUS holiday Novella ~ Immortal Wish (Zeus + Cameron) Keywords: gay romance, mm romance, mpreg romance, male pregnancy, contemporary fantasy romance, mythology romance, age gap romance

Book By the Book

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  • Author : C.J. Vincent
  • Publisher : FireHive Media
  • Release : 2020-10-31
  • ISBN :
  • Pages : 153 pages

Download or read book By the Book written by C.J. Vincent and published by FireHive Media. This book was released on 2020-10-31 with total page 153 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: True love seemed like something the Lord of the Dead could never hope to have. But when there is a prophecy at work... anything is possible. Content to be ignored by not only his wife, but the rest of the Olympians, Hades, Lord of the Dead has always been alone. Gruff and obstinate, Hades preferred the silence of his library to the chaos of the nursery and the troubles of the human world. His anger at the betrayal of the goddesses had more to do with being neglected than anything… it took a great deal to stir his passions, but when they awoke in him, he was a force to be reckoned with. Olympus is starting to feel like a home again, but while two of his brothers are basking in the glow of fatherhood, Hades has done nothing but scowl. For centuries he has been content to convince himself that he doesn’t need any of that noise and heartache. Escaping Olympus for Earth, he finds solace in the great libraries of Rome, but the oracle is not finished with the divine brothers, and Hades’ piece of the heavenly puzzle is about to fall into place. Gideon Vogel is just a librarian, but even he notices that there’s something different about the tall, brooding figure that stalks the dusty aisles of his ancient library. Aiden doesn’t talk much, but there’s something about him that Gideon can’t seem to chase from his mind. He’s not usually one to pursue, but he can’t seem to help himself… and just this once, it might be worth it to find out what’s happening behind those furious dark eyes. "By the Book" is book 3 in the New Olympians series. 42,000 words, a HEA featuring an outgoing omega a brooding alpha-god to claim him. ~ NEW OLYMPIANS ~ Book 1 ~ Lightning Strikes (ZEUS) Book 2 ~ Rip Tide (POSEIDON) Book 3 ~ By the Book (HADES) Book 4 ~ Swift Wings (HERMES) Book 5 ~ Marble Heart (ARES) FREEBIE ~ Immortal’s Wish (Holiday novella) Book 6 ~ Eternal Fire (HEPHAESTUS) Book 7 ~ Phoebus (APOLLO) Book 8 ~ Spark of Romance (EROS) Book 9 ~ Spark of Chaos (Dionysus) Book 10 ~ Spark of Remembrance (BOREAS) Keywords: mm romance, gay romance, mpreg romance, male pregnancy romance, bdsm, age gap romance, greek gods, mythology romance

Book Devil  the Fallen Son

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  • Author : James Michael Soteros
  • Publisher : iUniverse
  • Release : 2019-09-24
  • ISBN : 1491725184
  • Pages : 221 pages

Download or read book Devil the Fallen Son written by James Michael Soteros and published by iUniverse. This book was released on 2019-09-24 with total page 221 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Written in the first person, from the Devil’s point of view, Devil: The Fallen Son follows his life from his birth and the creation of the universe through the millennia and the various books of the bible. Serious in tone and respectful of biblical accuracy, it provides an alternative perspective to the devil mythos. The Devil is not the horned villain of conventional lore. Rather, he is the near perfect first creation of the Almighty and humanity’s tragic benefactor. Through the course of the work, the Devil travels to the Garden of Eden, where he meets Adam and Eve. Next, he moves to Uz to defend a beleaguered Job from his legendary travails. Finally, he encounters Jesus, God made flesh, and faces his omnipotent creator in human guise.

Book The Pandoran Age Chronicles

Download or read book The Pandoran Age Chronicles written by Dante D'Anthony and published by Booktango. This book was released on 2014-05-20 with total page 600 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: A young aristocratic psychic begins a journey that takes him across the galaxy over many years chronicling the mysterious legends of space demons. Over the series of eight books, he encounters a series of rogues; pirates and smugglers, the military and police, and at length the mysterious aliens thought to be long extinct who may have answers to the mystery of the increasing incursions of the trans-dimensional demons.