Conversations with the Fat Girl by Liza Palmer

By Liza Palmer

Everyone is getting on with their lives other than Maggie. At 26, she's nonetheless serving espresso on the Beanery espresso condominium, whereas her neighbors have become married, having infants, and having actual careers. Even Olivia, Maggie's ally from adolescence, is getting married to the health practitioner with whom she lives. Maggie's roommate? Her puppy Solo (his identify says it all). the guy in Maggie's existence? good there is not one, other than the fellow she has a weigh down on, Domenic, who works together with her on the espresso store as a bus boy.Maggie and Olivia were most sensible associates on the grounds that they have been in grade tuition. either fatties, they befriended one another while not anyone else might. Now grown-up, Maggie continues to be procuring within the "women's part" whereas Olivia went and had gastric-bypass surgical procedure looking for the elusive dimension 2, the holy grail for ladies far and wide. So now Olivia's skinny and blonde and getting married, and Maggie's the fats bridesmaid. Ain't existence grand? during this extraordinary debut novel that's certain to remind readers of Jennifer Weiner's strong In mattress, Liza Orr is either witty and clever, giving voice to ladies in every single place who want for only once that they can ignore their weight.

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Blue Skies by Fleur McDonald

By Fleur McDonald

From the bestselling writer of pink dirt comes the inspirational tale of a tender lady scuffling with to avoid wasting the kinfolk farm it doesn't matter what it takesIn the culture of Rachael Treasure and from the bestselling writer of purple dirt, Blue Skies tells the inspirational tale of a tender lady fighting to avoid wasting the kin farm it doesn't matter what it takes. Armed with a level in Agribusiness, Amanda Greenfield desires of utilising the entire abilities she's learned in university to assist her father flip the family members farm from a debt-ridden, run-down basket case right into a thriving firm. Then tragedy moves with the loss of life of Amanda's mom in a motor vehicle coincidence. Wracked via grief and guilt, and wearied by means of the lengthy fight to maintain Kyleena a going problem, Amanda's father argues that they need to promote up and get on with their lives clear of the vagaries of drought and fluctuating inventory and crop yields. Having inherited part the farm from her loved mom, whom she additionally grieves for, Amanda determines to summon all her power, grit, and understand how to avoid wasting Kyleena. alongside the best way she faces combined fortunes in either love and existence.

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Real Vampires Have More to Love by Gerry Bartlett

By Gerry Bartlett

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risky curves lie forward within the newest hilarious novel from the nationwide bestselling writer of Real Vampires Hate Their Thighs.

Glory St. Clair is a vampire with guy hassle. among her on-again, off-again lover Jeremy Blade, smoking sizzling rock superstar Ray Caine, and previous bodyguard grew to become condo mate Valdez, there is adequate man-candy round to make even a gal with a liquid vitamin think a sugar rush.

Glory's bought no time to get pleasure from it, although, given that she's in the course of making plans her top friend's marriage ceremony. And let's now not omit that there occurs to be successful on her head, because of whilst she took out a techno-freak billionaire. Now, among making plans a bachelorette social gathering and dodging stakes, Glory has to determine which guy she rather desires, sooner than her love lifestyles meets an early grave...

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Smart Vs. Pretty by Valerie Frankel

By Valerie Frankel

Out-of-work city specialist Francesca Greenfield has consistently recognized that she was once the "smart" sister.  Amanda used to be the delicate and beautiful one that, from the start, had continuously garnered many of the awareness -- and all of the dates.  Now they have been thrown jointly in a last-ditch attempt to avoid wasting the relatives coffeehouse enterprise ahead of it is going completely down the drain.In the chaotic misdt of mad promotional schemes and piranhalike next-door rivals, the sisters Greenfield are going to need to set aside their hard-faught sibling contention --  and speedy! -- for the relatives good.What occurs while a unmarried lady in her early thirties will get caught dwelling and dealing together with her sister back besides all of the insecurities of sibling rivalry?"From the place I stood now, fifteen years out of highschool, I knew that shrewdpermanent used to be extra useful than pretty.For something, beautiful is on the market to somebody who has the time, strength, cash, and should. or even with no workout or make-up, I thought of myself to be serviceably beautiful. I elicit a grunt from workmen. Baggers on the grocery store, in spite of the fact that, referred to as me ma'am."Meet Francesca Greenfield, a sensible, city specialist unexpectedly tossed out of her so-so occupation and into the company of marketing espresso along her lovely, perky sister Amanda.But promoting espresso is barely the beginning in their worries.Francesca has continually recognized that she used to be the shrewdpermanent sister, "though our mom by no means set us down and stated, 'Francesca, we are going to name you the shrewdpermanent one.'" Amanda was once delicate and beautiful from the start and had constantly garnered many of the attention-and all the dates. Now they have been thrown jointly in a last-ditch attempt to avoid wasting the relatives company sooner than it is going completely down the drain.As for the coffeehouse itself, good, there is hardly ever a lifeless second. give some thought to the piranha-minded next-door franchise and the brainstorms of 1 approximately psychotic advertising supervisor for starters. And who can ignore love? Or a minimum of intercourse. because of a promotional contest, it is not lengthy earlier than Amanda is calling to discover the charisma of a buff mountain climber whereas Francesca considers laying off greater than her inhibitions with a J. staff model.The stakes are emerging. it is time to discover if shrewdpermanent or lovely understands most sensible, no matter if the excellence quite matches both of them, and if the Greenfield sisters can really reside fortunately ever after.

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Back in Black by Zoey Dean

By Zoey Dean

Again in Black is the fifth to blame excitement during this witty sequence that takes readers behind the curtain of the intoxicating global of Hollywood glitterati. it is time for the Beverly Hills excessive senior category journey to Washington, D.C. yet each year the reigning A-List name in in poor health and do their very own journey to Vegas, child, Vegas. Anna joins Cammie, Adam, Sam, Dee, and Parker at the Vegas journey to the uber-hip hands inn and on line casino. in the course of a hypnosis express at the journey, the crowd is hypnotized into telling the reality. Dee is faced with simply how whack-o she's develop into and Adam and Cammie are compelled to admit their forbidden lusty secrets and techniques. while Anna's oldest and ally from NYC, Cyn, and Anna's long-time adolescent overwhelm, Scott, appear in Vegas too, Anna unearths out simply how harmful telling the reality may be.

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Wild Card (Elite Ops, Book 1) by Lora Leigh

By Lora Leigh

It was once purported to be basic. All military SEAL Nathan Malone needed to do was once rescue 3 younger women from a Colombia drug cartel, then enable himself to be captured simply lengthy sufficient to attract out a central authority undercover agent. That was once earlier than his challenge went disastrously wrong…and sooner than his spouse, Bella, was once informed that Nathan was once by no means coming domestic. Bella’s mourned her husband’s loss of life for 3 lengthy years. yet she has no inspiration he’s nonetheless alive. pressured to imagine a brand new identification, the guy Nathan used to be is now useless. If he can come back to his spouse, can he retain the key of who he quite is…even as wish threatens to devour them? And as threat threatens to rip Bella from Nathan’s palms once again?

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Choosing Sophie by Leslie Carroll

By Leslie Carroll

Whilst lifestyles throws you a curve ball... Venus deMarley has simply been hit with a wild pitch. At 40 she's ultimately chanced on the correct fianc?, while Sophie—the daughter she gave up for adoption two decades ago—suddenly reappears. Venus has one other concern on her palms besides: her eccentric millionaire dad simply died and willed her his puppy project—a rag-tag minor league baseball crew known as the Bronx Cheers—if Venus and Sophie can reconcile and once more develop into a kinfolk. Venus is familiar with diddly approximately activities, yet Sophie's a jock, not like her glamorous mother. And after 20 years aside, those ladies be aware of not anything approximately one another, and infrequently agree on something. yet maybe—just maybe—they have extra in universal than they think...

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Let the shadows fall behind you : a novel by Kathy-Diane Leveille

By Kathy-Diane Leveille

"A lady whose lifestyles has been tormented by the disappearances of family reluctantly confronts her family's bothered prior during this enigmatic tale of loss, forgiveness and the ability of friendship"--Provided via publisher.

summary: "A lady whose existence has been suffering from the disappearances of family reluctantly confronts her family's previous during this enigmatic tale of loss, forgiveness and the ability of friendship"--Provided via writer

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The Body in the Lighthouse: A Faith Fairchild Mystery by Katherine Hall

By Katherine Hall

Anything used to be very improper on Sanpere this summer season . . . to flee the distress of a sweltering August in Aleford, Massachusetts, caterer and minister's spouse religion Fairchild and her kinfolk head for his or her cottage on Maine's peaceable Sanpere Island in Penobscot Bay. yet issues have replaced considering the fact that their final stopover at. An competitive developer is relocating ahead on plans that might ruin the original atmosphere of the island, infuriating citizens. Tensions are operating dangerously excessive, and shortly homicide rears its hideous head. religion discovers a corpse whereas exploring the grounds of Sanpere's historical lighthouse. With worry working rampant and unstable feelings imminent the detonation element, the intrepid sleuth needs to music down a killer for the sake of a chum and the island she loves.

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