By Anna David
big name journalist Amelia Stone is the vital L.A. social gathering lady. She is going to Hollywood's so much particular, star-studded occasions, the place she rubs shoulders (and sometimes extra) with celebrities, remains out till all hours of the evening, and indulges within the final intercourse, medications, and rock 'n' roll life. briefly, she's received every little thing a celebration lady wishes: the seems, the task, the approach to life. And oh, certain, the out-of-control coke behavior.
yet it's demanding to maintain topping your individual outrageous exploits, and after wasting her activity, her pals, and lots more and plenty of her brain (not to say waking up within the clinic after combining 5 Ambien, 4 traces of particular okay, and an inestimable volume of cocaine), Amelia makes the drastic determination to finish her drug abuse. Sobriety, she reveals, has its rewards: she begins seeing the guy who might be her Mr. correct and will get employed through a big-name journal to jot down a column detailing her wild adventures with the fame social gathering crowd. And who might write it larger? in spite of everything, she has lots of event to attract on.
There's only one little challenge. in a single day, Amelia Stone has turn into the recent face of Hollywood nightlife, and her editors--who don't recognize she's come clean--want her to play the half. As her reputation skyrockets and the movie and television brokers commence calling, the entice of her former fast-and-furious way of life starts off to tug at her. confronted with the main interesting chance of her profession, she needs to now choose to both retailer herself--or salvage her acceptance because the final celebration woman.
Acidly hilarious and achingly sincere, Party Girl is a harrowing journey throughout the global of Hollywood extra with a heroine who's deliciously wrong. no matter if snorting coke or crying in rehab, hooking up or breaking down, Amelia Stone makes her method around the treacherous grounds of dependancy, self-destruction, and restoration with out ever wasting her sharp wit, unapologetic candor, or odds-defying optimism.
By Elizabeth Bass
Not anyone may possibly blame Bev Putterman for changing into estranged from her sister. not anyone yet Bev, besides. turning out to be up, Diana was once tough and egocentric but constantly their mother's favourite. after which got here the betrayal that took away the longer term Bev dreamed of.
By Elmore Leonard
No one is extra evocative of the dusty, gutsy hey-day of the yankee West than Elmore Leonard. And no tale a couple of younger author suffering to release his occupation ever matched its subject material larger than the story at the back of Leonard's Western oeuvre.
In 1950, clean out of faculty -- having written "pointless" tales, as he describes them -- Leonard made up our minds he had to choose a marketplace, a huge one, which might provide him a greater probability to be released whereas he realized to jot down. In picking out among crime and Westerns, the latter had an impossible to resist pull -- Leonard enjoyed video clips set within the West. As he researched deeper into settings, Arizona within the Eighteen Eighties captured his mind's eye: the Spanish impression, the standoffs and shootouts among Apache Indians and the U.S. cavalry ...
His first dozen tales offered for two cents a observe, for $100 each one. the remaining is history.
This first-ever entire selection of Leonard's thirty Western stories will thrill fans of the style, his die-hard fanatics, and everybody in among -- and makes an awesome examine of the release of a good looking career.
From his first actual tale ever released -- "The path of the Apache" -- via 5 a long time of vintage Western stories, The whole Western tales of Elmore Leonard demonstrates time and again the wonderful expertise for language and gripping narrative that has made Leonard the most acclaimed and influential writers of our time.
By Stephen Blackmoore
Necromancer is such an unpleasant note, yet it's a identify Eric Carter is caught with.
He sees ghosts, talks to the useless. He's became it right into a profitable profession placing not easy spirits to leisure, occasionally taking over much more harmful issues. For a expense, of course.
while he left los angeles fifteen years in the past, he suggestion he'd by no means return. Too many undesirable stories. Too many of us attempting to kill him.
yet now his sister's been brutally murdered and Carter desires to discover why.
used to be it the gangster trying to settle a rating? The ghost of a mage he killed the evening he left city? possibly it's the patrion saint of violent loss of life herself, Santa Muerte, who's taken an surprisingly willing curiosity in him.
Carter's going to determine who did it, and he's going to cause them to pay.
so long as they don't kill him first.
By Connie Shuttle
Earth has been invaded, and those that have made a distinction all through time are special. The enemy's objective? swap issues of their prefer. the final and his servants nonetheless have hopes of discovering the robust, and luring at the least considered one of them right into a capture. Will Love, power and knowledge live to tell the tale, as they fight to avoid wasting those people who are very important to their reason? merely time will tell.
By Sarah A. Hoyt
Unique exchange paperback, sequel to Darkship Renegades and Darkship Thieves. The son of a ruler in the world instigates civil battle and revolution while he makes an attempt to take where of his assassinated father and uncovers a bad mystery that has been used to enslave humanity.
The Son additionally Rises…
On a close to destiny Earth, sturdy guy doesn't suggest good at all. as an alternative, the time period indicates a member of the ruling type, and what it takes to turn into a great guy and to carry onto strength is downright evil. Now a conspiracy 1000s of years within the making is ready to be delivered to gentle while the imprisoned son of the great guy of Olympic Seacity escapes from his solitary confinement cellphone and returns to discover his father assassinated.
but if Luce Keeva makes an attempt to grasp the reins of energy, he reveals that now not all is because it turns out, plot for his personal drawing close homicide is afoot—and around the globe conflagration looms. it's a warfare of revolution, and a shadowy team referred to as the Sons of Liberty may possibly end up to be Luce’s merely best friend in a struggle to throw off an evil from the earlier that has enslaved humanity for generations.
Sequel to Sarah A. Hoyt’s award-winning Darkship Thieves, and Darkship Renegades.
About A Few sturdy Men:
“Hoyt creates a fast paced and wonderful story a few revolution and its reluctant leader.”—Galveston County Daily News
About the Darkship series:
"First-rate area opera with an ethical lesson. You won't be disappointed."—Glenn Reynolds, Instapundit.com
“[A] travel de strength: logical, outfitted from assumptions without contradictions . . . gripping.”–Jerry Pournelle
“[Three Musketeers writer] Alexander Dumas might provide [Sarah A. Hoyt] a thumbs up.”–Steve Forbes
“[F]anciful and charming.” –Library Journal
“Exceptional, outstanding and drastically entertaining.” –Booklist
By Joseph Talluto
White Flag of the useless: booklet 1 quit of the Living.
thousands died while the Enillo Virus swept the earth. thousands extra have been misplaced whilst the sufferers of the plague refused to stick lifeless, in its place emerging to slay and feed on these left alive. For survivors like John Talon and his son Jake, they're confronted with a decision: Do they undergo the useless, elevating the white flag of give up? Or do they locate the desire to struggle, to attempt and hold directly to the final shreds or humanity?
Surrender of the dwelling is the 1st excessive octane installment within the White Flag of the lifeless series.
By Terry Brooks
8 centuries in the past the 1st Knight of the be aware used to be commissioned to wrestle the demonic evil of the Void. Now that daunting legacy has handed to John Ross--along with strong magic and the information that his activities are all that stand among a residing hell and humanity's future.
Then, after many years of carrier to the observe, an unspeakable act of violence shatters John Ross's weary religion. Haunted via guilt, he turns his again on his dread reward, settling all the way down to construct a typical existence, untroubled through demons and nightmares.
But a fallen Knight makes a tempting prize for the Void, that can bend the Knight's magic to its personal evil ends. And as soon as the demons on Ross's path song him to Seattle, neither he nor a person as regards to him can be secure. His in simple terms desire is Nest Freemark, a faculty scholar who wields a unprecedented magic all her personal. 5 years prior, Ross had aided Nest whilst the way forward for humanity rested upon her selection among note and Void. Now Nest needs to go back the prefer. She needs to fix Ross's religion, or his life--and hers--will be forfeit . . .
By John Burnside
A unique of mysterious attractiveness, The Devil's Footprints explores the basic forces of daily life: love, worry, grief, and the wish of redemption.Michael Gardiner has lived in Coldhaven all his lifestyles but nonetheless seems like an interloper. Married yet far-off from his spouse, he discovers institution buddy, Moira Birnie, has killed herself and her sons by way of surroundings their motor vehicle ablaze. despite the fact that, she spared her fourteen-year-old daughter, Hazel. As young ones, Michael and Moira had a quick romance, but extra troubling is the truth that Michael used to be chargeable for the loss of life of Moira's brother, town bully. within the wake of this latest tragedy, Michael turns into keen about Hazel, and she or he convinces him to take her clear of the village and her abusive father, with devastating results.