Score: 3.5
From 248 Ratings

Sex and Vanity


  • Author: Kevin Kwan
  • Release Date : 2020-06-30
  • Genre: Fiction & Literature
  • File Size: 7772714 Bytes


A GOOD MORNING AMERICA Book Club Pick! "Kevin Kwan's new book is his most decadent yet." --Entertainment Weekly The iconic author of the bestselling phenomenon Crazy Rich Asians returns with the glittering tale of a young woman who finds herself torn between two men: the WASPY fiancé of her family's dreams and George Zao, the man she is desperately trying to avoid falling in love with.On her very first morning on the jewel-like island of Capri, Lucie Churchill sets eyes on George Zao and she instantly can't stand him. She can't stand it when he gallantly offers to trade hotel rooms with her so that she can have a view of the Tyrrhenian Sea, she can't stand that he knows more about Casa Malaparte than she does, and she really can't stand it...

Score: 3.5
From 283 Ratings

The Secrets of My Life


  • Author: Caitlyn Jenner
  • Release Date : 2017-04-25
  • Genre: Biographies & Memoirs
  • File Size: 48951619 Bytes


In this remarkable memoir former Olympian and Kardashian family member Caitlyn Jenner reveals shocking and heartbreaking stories from her journey to become a transgender woman and fight for the LGBTQ+ community.Imagine denying your core and soul. Then add to it the most impossible expectations that people have for you because you are the personification of The American Male Athlete.Bruce Jenner, the celebrated Olympic icon and later the patriarch of one of the most famous families in the world, seemed to be living a dream life of success, fame, and prosperity. But the all-American image and million-dollar smile belied a lifelong struggle with gender dysphoria, and it wasn't until the sensational Diane Sawyer interview that the public mask of Bruce Je...

Sex and Vanity

Sex and Vanity


  • Author : Kevin Kwan
  • Publisher : Doubleday Canada
  • Release Date : 2020-06-30
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780385695435


Sex and Vanity Book Description :

The iconic author of the bestselling phenomenon Crazy Rich Asians returns with a glittering tale of love and longing as a young woman finds herself torn between two worlds--the WASP establishment of her father's family and George Zao, a man she is desperately trying to avoid falling in love with. On her very first morning on the jewel-like island of Capri, Lucie Churchill sets eyes on George Zao and she instantly can't stand him. She can't stand it when he gallantly offers to trade hotel rooms with her so that she can have the view of the Tyrrhenian Sea, she can't stand that he knows more about Curzio Malaparte than she does, and she really can't stand it when he kisses her in the darkness of the ancient ruins of a Roman villa and they are caught by ...

Sex and Vanity

Sex and Vanity


  • Author : Kevin Kwan
  • Publisher : Hutchinson
  • Release Date : 2020-06-30
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1786332280


Sex and Vanity Book Description :

________________________________________ THE FABULOUS NEW NOVEL FROM THE BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF CRAZY RICH ASIANS When Lucie Tang Churchill meets George Zao at a lavish Capri wedding, she can't stand him- He's a mama's boy. A self-righteous eco-warrior. A brooding weirdo that takes himself much too seriously. And no-one should look that good in tight white Speedos. Worried about what her Mayflower-descended, Wall Street-wealthy family might think of this Hong Kong surfer boy, Lucie returns to the safety of Manhattan's Upper East Side. So when she meets Cecil, a suave billionaire more concerned with his Instagram account than the planet, she thinks she's found the perfect way to forget that moonlit night... Beneath the lobster ravioli, Valentino bikini...

Sex and Vanity

Sex and Vanity


  • Author : Kevin Kwan
  • Publisher : Doubleday
  • Release Date : 2020-06-30
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780385546287


Sex and Vanity Book Description :

A GOOD MORNING AMERICA Book Club Pick! "Kevin Kwan's new book is his most decadent yet." --Entertainment Weekly The iconic author of the bestselling phenomenon Crazy Rich Asians returns with the glittering tale of a young woman who finds herself torn between two men: the WASPY fiancé of her family's dreams and George Zao, the man she is desperately trying to avoid falling in love with. On her very first morning on the jewel-like island of Capri, Lucie Churchill sets eyes on George Zao and she instantly can't stand him. She can't stand it when he gallantly offers to trade hotel rooms with her so that she can have a view of the Tyrrhenian Sea, she can't stand that he knows more about Casa Malaparte than she does, and she really can't stand it when he ...

Vanity Economics

Vanity Economics


  • Author : C. Simon Fan
  • Publisher : Edward Elgar Publishing
  • Release Date : 2014-03-28
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781783472314


Vanity Economics Book Description :

This book presents an accessible and sometimes controversial economic exploration of numerous issues surrounding sex, marriage and family. It analyses the role of Švanity�, defined as social status and self-esteem, in social and economic behaviours. &a...

Vanity Economics

Vanity Economics


  • Author : C. Simon Fan
  • Publisher : Edward Elgar Publishing
  • Release Date : 2014-03-28
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781783472314


Vanity Economics Book Description :

This book presents an accessible and sometimes controversial economic exploration of numerous issues surrounding sex, marriage and family. It analyses the role of Švanity�, defined as social status and self-esteem, in social and economic behaviours. &a...

Vanity

Vanity


  • Author : Sorin Cerin
  • Publisher : CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Release Date : 2011-06-12
  • Genre: Philosophy
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781463603878


Vanity Book Description :

Aphorisms about vanity, love, life,God, etc.1. If life is a desire of God's means that death is its fulfillment.2. The whole world is nothing else but an insignificant antechamber in the face of eternity of death.3. For God to be close the world should become vulgar.4. The coldness of feelings from the mud of our society has froze till and the love of God face of the world.5. A God beside of world is a God ignorant....

Sweetbitter
Score: 3
From 1,182 Ratings

Sweetbitter


  • Author : Stephanie Danler
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release Date : 2016-05-24
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781101875957


Sweetbitter Book Description :

INSTANT NATIONAL BESTSELLER Now a series on Starz "Brilliantly written. . . . Outstanding."—The New York Times Book Review Newly arrived in New York City, twenty-two-year-old Tess lands a job working front of house at a celebrated downtown restaurant. What follows is her education: in champagne and cocaine, love and lust, dive bars and fine dining rooms, as she learns to navigate the chaotic, enchanting, punishing life she has chosen. The story of a young woman’s coming-of-age, set against the glitzy, grimy backdrop of New York’s most elite restaurants, in Sweetbitter Stephanie Danler deftly conjures the nonstop and high-adrenaline world of the food industry and evokes the infinite possibilities, the unbearable beauty, and the fragility and bru...

Crazy Rich Asians
Score: 3.5
From 3,580 Ratings

Crazy Rich Asians


  • Author : Kevin Kwan
  • Publisher : Anchor
  • Release Date : 2013-06-11
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780385536981


Crazy Rich Asians Book Description :

A hilarious and heartwarming New York Times bestselling novel—now a major motion picture! “This 48-karat beach read is crazy fun.” —Entertainment Weekly When New Yorker Rachel Chu agrees to spend the summer in Singapore with her boyfriend, Nicholas Young, she envisions a humble family home and quality time with the man she hopes to marry. But Nick has failed to give his girlfriend a few key details. One, that his childhood home looks like a palace; two, that he grew up riding in more private planes than cars; and three, that he just happens to be the country’s most eligible bachelor. On Nick’s arm, Rachel may as well have a target on her back the second she steps off the plane, and soon, her relaxed vacation turns into an obstacle course ...

Sex on the Moon
Score: 3
From 37 Ratings

Sex on the Moon


  • Author : Ben Mezrich
  • Publisher : Anchor
  • Release Date : 2011-07-12
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0385533934


Sex on the Moon Book Description :

From the bestselling author of The Accidental Billionaires and Bringing Down the House, this is the incredible true story of how a college student and two female accomplices stole some of the rarest objects on the planet—moon rocks—from an "impregnable" high-tech vault. But breaking into a highly secure laboratory wasn't easy. Thad Roberts, an intern in a prestigious NASA training program, would have to concoct a meticulous plan to get past security checkpoints, an electronically locked door with cipher security codes, and camera-lined hallways even before he could get his hands on the 600-pound safe. And then how was he supposed to get it out? And what does one do with an item so valuable that it's illegal even to own? With his signature high-ve...

Vanity Fair
Score: 4.5
From 24 Ratings

Vanity Fair


  • Author : William Makepeace Thackeray
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 1853
  • Genre: England
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : BCUL:1092909039


Vanity Fair Book Description :

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