My Second Death

My Second Death


  • Author: Lydia Cooper
  • Release Date : 2012-12-18
  • Genre: Mysteries & Thrillers
  • File Size: 1127649 Bytes


In Lydia Cooper's wry and absorbing debut novel, we are introduced to Mickey Brandis, a brilliant twenty-eight-year-old doctoral candidate in medieval literature who is part Lisbeth Salander and part Dexter. She lives in her parents' garage and swears too often, but she never complains about the rain or cold, she rarely eats dead animals, and she hasn't killed a man since she was ten. Her life is dull and predictable but legal, and she intends to keep it that way.But the careful existence Mickey has created in adulthood is upended when she is mysteriously led to a condemned house where she discovers an exquisitely mutilated corpse. The same surreal afternoon, she is asked by a timid, wall-eyed art student to solve a murder that occurred twenty years ...

The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo
Score: 3.5
From 30 Ratings

The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo


  • Author : Amy Schumer
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2016-08-16
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781501139901


The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo Book Description :

THE INSTANT #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER "This is your happy hour with Amy Schumer... It's Bossypants meets Trainwreck meets your long weekend." —TheSkimm “Amy’s got your back. She’s in your corner. She’s an honesty bomb. And she’s coming for you.” —Actress Tilda Swinton and Trainwreck co-star The Emmy Award-winning and Tony-nominated comedian, actress, writer, and star of Inside Amy Schumer and the acclaimed films Trainwreck and I Feel Pretty has taken the entertainment world by storm with her winning blend of smart, satirical humor. Now, Amy Schumer has written a refreshingly candid and uproariously funny collection of (extremely) personal and observational essays. Ranging from the raucous to the romantic, the heartfelt to the harro...

Idiot
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

Idiot


  • Author : Laura Clery
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2019-09-24
  • Genre: Humor
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781982101961


Idiot Book Description :

From YouTube star and Facebook Video sensation Laura Clery comes a collection of comedic essays in the vein of We Are Never Meeting in Real Life by Samantha Irby and You’ll Grow Out of It by Jessi Klein. Laura Clery makes a living by sharing inappropriate comedy sketches with millions of strangers on the Internet. She writes songs about her anatomy, talks trash about her one-eyed rescue pug, and sexually harasses her husband, Stephen. And it pays the bills! Now, in her first-ever book, Laura recounts how she went from being a dangerously impulsive, broke, unemployable, suicidal, cocaine-addicted narcissist, crippled by fear and hopping from one toxic romance to the next…to a more-happy-than-not, somewhat rational, meditating, vegan yogi with good...

In Conclusion  Don t Worry About It
Score: 4
From 5 Ratings

In Conclusion Don t Worry About It


  • Author : Lauren Graham
  • Publisher : Ballantine Books
  • Release Date : 2018-04-03
  • Genre: Self-Help
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781524799601


In Conclusion Don t Worry About It Book Description :

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Advice for graduates and reflections on staying true to yourself from the beloved Gilmore Girls actress and New York Times bestselling author of the memoir Talking as Fast as I Can and the novel Someday, Someday, Maybe. “If you’re kicking yourself for not having accomplished all you should have by now, don’t worry about it. Even without any ‘big’ accomplishments yet to your name, you are enough.” In this expansion of the 2017 commencement speech she gave at her hometown Langley High, Lauren Graham, the beloved star of Gilmore Girls and Parenthood, reflects on growing up, pursuing your dreams, and living in the here and now. “Whatever path you choose, whatever career you decide to go after, the important thi...

In Such Good Company
Score: 3.5
From 11 Ratings

In Such Good Company


  • Author : Carol Burnett
  • Publisher : Crown Archetype
  • Release Date : 2016-09-13
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781101904664


In Such Good Company Book Description :

New York Times Bestseller Comedy legend Carol Burnett tells the hilarious behind-the-scenes story of her iconic weekly variety series, The Carol Burnett Show. In In Such Good Company, Carol Burnett pulls back the curtain on the twenty-five-time Emmy-Award winning show that made television history, and she reminisces about the outrageously funny and tender moments that made working on the series as much fun as watching it. Carol delves into little-known stories of the guests, sketches and improvisations that made The Carol Burnett Show legendary, as well as some favorite tales too good not to relive again. While writing this book, Carol rewatched all 276 episodes and screen-grabbed her favorite video stills from the archives to illustrate the chemistr...

I m Fine   And Other Lies
Score: 2
From 1 Ratings

I m Fine And Other Lies


  • Author : Whitney Cummings
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2017-10-03
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780735212626


I m Fine And Other Lies Book Description :

“Whitney Cummings has written a book about being, well, not fine—and what to do when you find yourself with brutal anxiety and a co-dependency disorder; all in her trademark wit, humor, and honesty. This book, however, is fine as hell.”—Sophia Amoruso, author of #Girlboss “The funniest cry for help you'll read this year.”—BJ Novak Well, well, well. Look at you, ogling my book page....I presume if you’re reading this it means you either need more encouragement to buy it or we used to date and you’re trying to figure out if you should sue me or not. Here are all the stories and mistakes I’ve made that were way too embarrassing to tell on stage in front of an actual audience; but thanks to not-so-modern technology, you can read about...

Girl Culture  An Encyclopedia  2 Volumes
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

Girl Culture An Encyclopedia 2 Volumes


  • Author : Claudia Mitchell
  • Publisher : Greenwood Publishing Group
  • Release Date : 2007-12-30
  • Genre: Family & Relationships
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780313084447


Girl Culture An Encyclopedia 2 Volumes Book Description :

Girl Culture: An Encyclopedia investigates the increasingly complex relationships, struggles, obsessions, and idols of American tween and teen girls who are growing up faster today than ever before. Comprehensive in its coverage of the twenty and twenty-first century trendsetters, fashion, literature, film, in-group rituals and hot-button issues that shape-and are shaped by-girl culture, this two-volume resource offers a wealth of information to help students, educators, and interested readers better understand the ongoing interplay between girls and mainstream culture....

Girl Logic
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

Girl Logic


  • Author : Iliza Shlesinger
  • Publisher : Hachette Books
  • Release Date : 2017-11-07
  • Genre: Humor
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781602863248


Girl Logic Book Description :

From breakout stand-up comedian Iliza Shlesinger comes a subversively funny collection of essays and observations on the secret genius of irrational behavior. Have you ever been pissed because you're not pretty enough, and then gotten even more pissed that someone didn't find you as pretty as you think you are? Have you ever obsessed over the size of your thighs while eating dessert, all the while saying you'll work out extra tomorrow? Or spent endless hours wondering why you have to bear the brunt of other people's insecurities? I mean, after all, I'm pretty great. Why cope with insecurities I don't already have? That last one's just me? All right, then. But if the rest sounds familiar, you are experiencing Girl Logic: a characteristically female wa...

The Everything Girls Ultimate Body Art Book
Score: 2
From 1 Ratings

The Everything Girls Ultimate Body Art Book


  • Author : Thaneeya McArdle
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2014-07-15
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781440573521


The Everything Girls Ultimate Body Art Book Book Description :

Express yourself with sugar skulls, flowers, henna designs, and more! Art isn't just for hanging on walls--you can be your own canvas! Express your artistic side on your hands, fingers, arms, and legs with washable makeup or body art crayons! Inside, you'll find more than 50 of the best projects ever for creative, original temporary tattoos. Start with basic patterns and embellish them to create a wide variety of cool and colorful tattoo designs, like: Flowers Starbursts Mandalas Animals Sugar skulls Shooting stars Flying cats Scrumptious cupcakes Doodle jewelry Henna hand tattoo designs Step by step, you'll learn to draw beautiful designs, from simple shapes to intricate paisleys--no drawing experience required! Once you master the basics, you'll be...

The Strongest Steel
Score: 4.5
From 7 Ratings

The Strongest Steel


  • Author : Scarlett Cole
  • Publisher : St. Martin's Paperbacks
  • Release Date : 2015-07-07
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781466886674


The Strongest Steel Book Description :

In Scarlett Cole's The Strongest Steel, Harper Connelly never expected to find herself outside of a tattoo parlor at one in the morning. The scars that decorate her back are just one more reminder of things she'd rather forget, the past she wants to leave far behind her, but before she can move on, she needs him. Tattoo artist Trent Andrews has his own reasons for specializing in inking over scars. And there's no way in hell he's going to turn Harper away. Not when a swirling mix of tenderness and desire slams into him every time he sees her. She stirs feelings in him he thought were long gone... if he can only get past her carefully constructed defenses. As each session at Second Circle Tattoos gives Harper new ink to cover up old demons, it brings ...

Amy Schumer and Philosophy

Amy Schumer and Philosophy


  • Author : Charlene Elsby
  • Publisher : Open Court Publishing
  • Release Date : 2018-10-02
  • Genre: Philosophy
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780812699944


Amy Schumer and Philosophy Book Description :

Why read a book about Amy Schumer and philosophy? After all, Amy Schumer is primarily known as a comedian, though she is also an actor, writer, and producer. One reason is that it will be enlightening. Amy Schumer is one of a handful of contemporary comedians filling the role of public philosopher. To be clear, Amy herself does not claim to be offering wisdom. This volume contains seventeen fun-filled chapters. One author makes the case that Amy uses humor to encourage her audience to consider important questions, for example, she does this when she discusses the trial of Bill Cosby while evoking fond memories of The Cosby Show. She essentially asks her audience to consider whether they give priority to unconflicted entertainment over justice for rap...