To Win Her Trust by Mackenzie Crowne (Players #2) Requirements: MOBI Reader, 910 KB Overview: Can she trust this player with her heart? Ever since experiencing a childhood trauma, reclusive artist CC Calhoun has suffered from panic attacks. But when a fateful kiss from handsome wide receiver, Kevin “Tuck” Tucker, is enough to stop one of those episodes cold, she wonders if guarding her heart has been the right choice. Will going on a test date with Tuck open her to trusting someone for the first time in years? Or will she wind up being just another notch in the football player’s bedpost? Tuck has a reputation for charming women into bed, but after his kiss with CC, he’s left aching for more. When he proposes a second date, his attraction to the sexy blonde looks like the makings of true love—something he’s never quite believed in—until now. But when Tuck discovers CC’s childhood secrets, will the pro athlete be tough enough to stay by her side—or will he betray her hard-earned trust? Genre: Romance
Villa Normandie by Kevin Doherty Requirements: ePUB, MOBI, AZW3 Reader, 1,3 MB Overview: May 1944. The Normandy coastal village of Caillons is under German occupation, and the villagers are struggling to survive. Desperate to fight back Jeanne Dupré, mother of two adolescent daughters, risks everything to lead the local Resistance cell. With her husband forced into compulsory service for the German Reich Dupré and her family are living in constant fear. And life only becomes only more dangerous with the arrival of British agent Daniel Benedict. Benedict needs help from Dupré to complete his mission which is vital to Operation Overlord, the D-Day landings. But she is suspicious that they are not fighting for the same outcome. Their joint foe is Jürgen Graf, the Nazi oberleutnant, a man set on wiping out the local Resistance. Aware a spy is in his midst, Graf is on a ruthless mission to hunt Benedict down and crush the opposition. With the help of a network of Catholic priests, Benedict penetrates the heart of the Nazis’ defences against Allied invasion, the Atlantic Wall. As the lives of Dupré and Benedict become increasingly intertwined can they stay true to themselves? Or will they have to sacrifice all in their fight for freedom..? ‘Villa Normandie’ is a moving historical novel, presenting an accurate picture of life under Nazi occupation. It is thoroughly detailed, meticulously researched and vividly authentic novel depicting the turbulent world of the French resistance. Genre: Fiction, Historical Fiction
Lessons from Madame Chic: 20 Stylish Secrets I Learned While Living in Paris by Jennifer L. Scott Requirements: .ePUB .MOBI Reader | 3.5 MB Overview: When Jennifer Scott arrived at the doorstep of a grand Sixteenth Arrondissement apartment in Paris as a foreign exchange student, she was greeted by the woman who would become her mentor and the inspiration for the way she lived long after her time abroad was over. Madame Chic took the casual California teenager under her wing, revealing the secrets of how the French elevate the little things in life to the art of living. Each chapter of Lessons from Madame Chic reveals a valuable secret Jennifer learned while under Madame Chic’s tutelage: tips you can incorporate into your own life, no matter where you live or the size of your budget. Embracing the classically French aesthetic of quality over quantity, aspiring Parisiennes will learn to master the art of eating (deprive yourself not), dressing (the ten-item wardrobe), grooming (le no-makeup look), and living à la française. From entertaining with easy flair and formality to cultivating allure while living an active, modern life, Lessons from Madame Chic is the essential handbook for anyone wanting to incorporate that Parisian je ne sais quoi into her daily life. Genre: Non Fiction Memoir
Polish Your Poise with Madame Chic: Lessons in Everyday Elegance by Jennifer L. Scott Requirements: .ePUB .MOBI Reader | 3.1 MB Overview: The New York Times bestselling author of Lessons from Madame Chic and At Home with Madame Chic revives the timeless quality of poise and shows how to cultivate it as a daily practice and a life-long endeavor. Just step out your door today and you will notice that poise is a rarity in our wired, fast-paced, and unmannerly world. As uncivil behaviors like flip-flops at Broadway shows and digital oversharing proliferate, this timely book reminds us of the quiet power of behaving with dignity, kindness, and grace. Jennifer Scott’s Parisian mentor, Madame Chic, embodied poise, and not just with the good posture, stylish attire, and natural manners that made her extraordinarily elegant. She also demonstrated steady assuredness and graceful calm in everything she did—from interacting with her family and receiving guests at home to presenting herself in public. Jennifer L. Scott passes on the lessons she learned as well as some of her own hard-won wisdom, addressing topics such as proper attire at social events, good grooming, communication skills, hospitality and being a good guest, our interactions with neighbors and strangers, role models, self-discipline, and self-image. This charmingly illustrated, practical, and inspiring book, full of tips, lists, and ideas, is certain to start a new conversation about the timeless art of poise. Genre: Non Fiction Self Help Woman
To Catch a Rake by Sally Orr (The Rake’s Handbook #3) Requirements: MOBI Reader, 1016 KB Overview: George Drexel is chased by ladies who desire to have their initials inscribed in future editions of his scandalous handbook, The Rake’s Field Guide. Meta Russell, however, is furious when initials similar to her sister’s is included, resulting in the cancellation of her sister’s engagement. To help Meta and get revenge, her friends pen their own field guide about London’s rakes and include the initials "G.D." The scandal damages George’s reputation and hinders his abilities as an engineer to obtain public contracts. So George sets out to convince Meta to destroy all copies of the ladies field guide. Quickly learning how hotheaded and passionate Meta can be, George must prove just how persuasive a true rake can be. Genre: Romance
Mountain Jewel by Tracey Lyons Requirements: ePUB, MOBI Readers, 1.40 MB Overview: A dangerous love, any way you cut it.
After four years at a conventional Boston boarding school, Hannah Jackson is perfectly content to live a quiet existence at her grandparents’ Adirondack homestead. However, her peaceful existence is soon shattered by the arrival of the formidable Chase Malone, a representative of Tyler Mining.
Though the year is 1880, nineteen-year-old Hannah isn’t afraid to speak her mind. Garnet mining would ruin North Creek, the life blood of her sanctuary. Carrying her stubborn resolve with her like a shield of armor, Hannah vows to keep that from happening.
From the moment Chase and Hannah clash, more than simple conflict ignites. He is a man with secrets—a U.S. Customs agent on an undercover mission to prove Tyler is passing cheap garnets off as priceless rubies.
In the raven-haired beauty he finds a fearlessness to match his own—and an intelligence behind those sapphire eyes that sees too much. Soon they are both entering the world of gem smuggling—and encountering danger from which their love may not save them. Genre: Historical Romance
The Grisha Trilogy Omnibus by Leigh Bardugo Requirements: ePUB reader, 2.3 Mb Overview: In a lavish world where darkness reigns and science collides with superstition, Alina Starkov has the power to save her country…but it comes with a price in The Grisha Trilogy by New York Times-bestselling author Leigh Bardugo. Included in this bundle are Shadow and Bone, Siege and Storm, and Ruin and Rising. Genre: Children’s Fantasy
Contains: #1. Shadow and Bone #2. Siege and Storm #3. Ruin and Rising
Get Backed: Craft Your Story, Build the Perfect Pitch Deck, and Launch the Venture of Your Dreams by Evan Baehr, Evan Loomis Requirements: .ePUB .MOBI Reader | 10.5 MB Overview: HOW DO YOU LAUNCH THE VENTURE OF YOUR DREAMS? Get Backed isn’t just about startup fundraising. It’s a handbook for anyone who has an idea and needs to build relationships to get it off the ground. Over the last 3 years, entrepreneurs Evan Loomis and Evan Baehr have raised over $45 million for their own ventures, including the second largest round on the fundraising platform AngelList. In Get Backed, they show you exactly what they and dozens of others did to raise money — even the mistakes they made — uncovering the secrets of the world’s best storytellers, fundraisers, and startup accelerators. Get trained in “the friendship loop”, a step-by-step process that can be used to meet and build relationships with anyone, from investors to potential cofounders. They also show you how to create a pitch deck, building off the actual examples of 15 ventures that have raised over $150 million. Get Backed won’t just show you exactly what it takes to get funded, it will give you the tools to make any idea a reality. Genre: Non Fiction Business
Hollywood Dealmaking: Negotiating Talent Agreements for Film, TV and New Media by Dina Appleton, Daniel Yankelevits Requirements: .ePUB .MOBI Reader | 1 MB Overview: Hollywood Dealmaking has become the go-to resource for new and experienced entertainment attorneys, agent trainees, business affairs executives, and creative executives. Entertainment attorneys and Hollywood insiders Dina Appleton and Daniel Yankelevits explain the negotiation techniques and strategies of entertainment dealmaking and detail the interests and roles of producers, writers, actors, directors, agents, and studio employees in crafting a deal. This new edition captures the dramatic changes over the past five years in the film and television industry landscape, with two new chapters: Reality Television details the sources of revenue, syndication possibilities, and format sales of these shows as well as the talent deals that are made and the Internet/New Media chapter delves in new digital formats such as mobile phones, game consoles, video-on-demand, and web-based apps, and explains where today’s revenues are generated, where the industry is headed, and talent negotiation issues. All the ins and outs of negotiating are explained, including back ends, gross and adjusted gross profits, deferments, box office bonuses, copyrights, and much more. This easy-to-follow reference is packed with expert insights on distribution, licensing, and merchandising. The book’s invaluable resource section includes definitions of lingo for acquisition agreements and employment deals, twelve ready-to-use sample contracts, and a directory of entertainment attorneys in both New York and Los Angeles. In Hollywood Dealmaking, readers will recognize the key players in the process, understand the "lingo" of crafting deals, learn how to negotiate agreements for the option and purchase of books and screenplays, be able to negotiate employment deals for all members of a film or television crew, understand payment terms and bonuses, and be able to register copyrights in scripts and other literary works. Genre: Non Fiction Business Entertainment
The Modern Witchcraft Spell Book: Your Complete Guide to Crafting and Casting Spells by Skye Alexander Requirements: .ePUB .MOBI .AZW3 Reader | 1.2 MB Overview: Hundreds of spells for the modern-day witch! At any given moment, you have the power to manifest lasting love, boost your prosperity, and shape your destiny. Written by Skye Alexander, spellcraft expert and the author of The Modern Guide to Witchcraft, this book teaches you how to harness your inner magic through incantations, potions, and charms. Whether you’re looking to get the job of your dreams, rejuvenate your body, or bring good fortune to family and friends, each page provides you with a spell that can be re-created or personalized for your specific situation. With the tools in The Modern Witchcraft Spell Book, practicing witches will hone in on their natural talents and discover a whole new world of possibilities. Genre: Non Fiction Witchcraft