By Sue Margolis
From the writer who introduced you Spin Cycle and Neurotica comes a hilarious new novel approximately falling in love, hating your activity, and getting what you will have out of life---without ever mussing your lipstick!When it involves males, attractiveness columnist Rebecca high-quality constantly appears to be like at the scruffy finish of the mascara wand. yet all that alterations the morning she meets Max Stoddart, her new colleague on the day-by-day leading edge. along with his upscale go well with, Hugh furnish hair, and obscenely horny beauty, he’s a unmarried woman’s dream come precise. ultimately, her grandmother can cease browsing the internet for eligible Jewish men. yet is Max the capture of the decade---or only a significant babe magnet? in the meantime, Rebecca’s previous highschool nemesis has resurfaced, a former blond bombshell referred to as Lipstick who's now engaged to Rebecca’s widowed dad. And it’s goodbye to articles on toe cleavage whilst a scorching tip sweeps Rebecca to the guts of the Paris cosmetics global, the place a miracle anti-wrinkle cream is set to be introduced. that's, till she blows the whistle on a scandal which may set the wonder business---and the way forward for international peace---reeling. Will Rebecca win the recognition---not to say the Pulitzer---she yearns for...and get the guy of her desires? remain tuned.
By Sharyn McCrumb
"Sharyn McCrumb is a born storyteller."
*Mary Higgins Clark
WINNER OF THE EDGAR AWARD!
"Sharyn McCrumb has few equals and no superiors between latest novelists."
*San Diego Union-Tribune
For one fateful weekend, the yearly technology fiction and delusion conference, Rubicon, has all yet taken over a often traditional inn. Now the halls are alive with Trekkies, tech nerds, and myth players of their Viking finery *all of them desirous to hail their hero, bestselling myth writer Appin Dungannon: a diminutive despot whose towering ego greater than compensates for his five' 1" top . . . and whose gleeful disdain for his fawning lovers is legendary.
Hurling insults and furnishings with equivalent abandon, the negative, tiny writer proceeds to alienate ersatz extraterrestrial beings and make-believe warriors at warp velocity. yet someplace among the dress contest and the exhibition Dungeons & Dragons online game, Dungannon will get performed in. whereas die-hard lovers of Dungannon's likely never-ending sword-and-sorcery sequence ask yourself how they will move on and hucksters ask yourself how a lot they could get for the useless man's autograph, a hapless cop wonders, Who would need to kill Appin Dungannon? however the actual query, because the harried conference organizers understand, is Who would not ?
"I enjoyed BIMBOS OF THE loss of life sunlight . . . fantastically saw, humorous, properly developed, even compassionate."
From the Paperback edition.
By Jennifer Crusie
New York Times bestselling novelist Jennifer Crusie combines fast paced banter, horny occasions, and unforgettable characters during this pleasant romance approximately reluctant fanatics who couldn’t be extra unsuitable approximately being correct for every other.
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Dennie Banks is an investigative reporter chasing down the most important tale of her profession. Alec Prentice is a central authority agent operating undercover to trap an elusive grifter. once they meet by chance, it’s a case of fallacious identities initially sight. What they don’t mistake is the moment allure they've got for every different, an charm they’ll do every little thing of their energy to resist—because Dennie thinks that Alec is operating interference for her interview topic, and Alec suspects that Dennie is associated with his swindler. because the confusion grows, so do their emotions for every different, and what starts as a romantic comedy of error could lead to the affection affair of an entire life.
By Lee Bok
Are ya' bovvered? Are you ailing of college or paintings and unimpressed with existence normally? Are you uninterested with humans watching for unreasonable issues from you - like having a wash, getting away from bed, procuring stuff? ARE YA' BOVVERED? has all of the solutions you want to justify doing bugger all (provided you will be stricken to learn the book).
By Adam Spielman
Those are the stories of Jim, a regular lifeless man on a visit in the course of the devil's paradise. His unexamined lifestyles runs up opposed to the existential weirdness of an everlasting free-for-all, and a newfound hard-on for the reality issues him towards adventure.
A secular rainy dream, a Christian's cautionary story, a Jewish psychedelic nightmare - the publication of Jim is a foul solution to questions that have been by no means requested.
By Patrick Regan
Forget that overpriced greeting card! those 50 illustrated vouchers are the ideal option to have fun the 60s. no matter if given as a lump sum or doled out like Social defense, they are certain to deliver a number of stable laughs on the joys (and the rigors) of having older. The handy dimension and perforated pages permit a present giver to bestow birthday coupons separately by means of tucking them right into a card, handbag, or briefcase. excellent for birthdays, and a superb present for every time somebody is facing a midlife milestone!
By Wendy Wasserstein
This booklet is certainly one of seven in a chain at the seven lethal sins. Originating in a sequence of lectures, Oxford college Press has released them. This quantity involves Wendy Wasserstein's musings on sloth. Written as a parody of a self-help ebook, Wasserstein tells us that sloth is the recent path to health and wellbeing and happiness. this can be a humorous booklet. Wasserstein is a comic book expertise, and she or he exhibits it the following. Wasserstein mocks the impulsive tradition of vitamin and self-improvement, yet there's a critical aspect to her critique to boot. In her final bankruptcy, Uber-Sloths, Wasserstein dishes out a few directed feedback at those that do plenty of not anything. the folk who race from health club to staff to assembly to engagement, having fun with none of it, and involved in the sake of being so very important as to be busy. This publication is a brief learn that made me chuckle, and in addition made me nod in contract.
By Yoshitake Oka
By P. G. Wodehouse
Fanatics of P. G. Wodehouse's comedian genius are legion, and their devotion to his masterful command of hilarity borders on obsession. disregard fortunately feeds the obsession with 4 extra antic decisions from the grasp. Blandings fortress is a suite of stories referring to Lord Emsworth and the Threepwood extended family, whereas Jeeves within the Offing unearths Bertie Wooster in yet one more scrape-with the peerless Jeeves out of sight, on holiday! terrible Bertie approximately turns into unstuck! younger males in Spats is Wodehouse at his so much glowing: tales relating individuals of the inimitable Drones Club-they will be small of mind and brief on money yet they're continuously solid for inventive adventures. And within the good fortune of the Bodkins, the motion spans London, manhattan, Hollywood, and several other transatlantic liners, as 3 dapper younger males locate themselves in quite a few Wodehousian predicaments touching on their love lives and funds. each one quantity has been reset and revealed on Scottish cream-wove, acid-free paper, sewn and certain in textile. those novels are dependent and crucial additions to any Wodehouse fan's library.
By Ellen Schreiber
Trixie Shapiro could be one of many shyest scholars at Mason excessive, yet she's additionally the funniest. while her ally, Jazzy, indicators her as much as practice stand-up at Senior expertise evening, Trixie's terrified she'll completely choke. And as though a doubtless disastrous debut isn't really sufficient, Trixie's drama instructor encourages her to aim again—this time on the neighborhood comedy membership, Chaplin's. To her shock, Trixie's self assurance starts off to swell, and a surefire comedy act is born. Trixie reveals herself on a quick song, profitable contests and incomes a task because the commencing comedian on the comedy membership. it is a dream come actual. Then Trixie lands a boyfriend—her longtime weigh down, hipster Gavin Baldwin. Now stuck among the expanding calls for of 2 worlds, Trixie faces a tricky selection among a romantic, inviting direction and a dicy shot at comedic stardom. Ellen Schreiber narrates an inspiring and pleasing tale of a shy teenager who, suffering to discover her voice, discovers a shining position within the highlight.