The Hiltons: The True Story of an American Dynasty
Ever wonder how Paris Hilton got to be rich and famous without doing anything? It all starts with her great-grandfather, family patriarch and hotel entrepreneur, Conrad Hilton. In his time he was a celebrity in his own right, rubbing elbows with the rich and famous who stayed in his luxury hotels. A high profile, though brief, marriage to Zsa Zsa Gabor really elevated his notoriety status. Coming down through the generations, due diligence to hard work and good business sense drilled into the youngsters is evident, but there's also enough legal drama and celebrity name-dropping to spice things up.
Pitch Perfect: How to Say It Right the First Time, Every Time
McGowan is an Emmy Award-winning journalist who has written for and appeared on numerous news shows and also coached high-level professionals in communication skills. While his techniques are centered on business transactions, they are applicable to all sorts of situations in everyday life. Words are not all that matter, so body language and self-image are also covered. Whether you're interviewing for a job, selling an idea, or meeting the future in-laws, anyone can benefit from the tips and principles that Bill McGowan teaches.
Three women bond over their love of vintage clothing in Gloss's engaging debut. At Hourglass Vintage in Madison, Wisconsin, every item in the boutique has a story to tell...and so do the women who are drawn there. Faced with the possibility of losing her shop, Violet Turner realizes she cannot save it by herself. April Morgan, the store's intern, is trying not to let an unexpected pregnancy get in the way of her dreams. Amithi Singh comes to the shop to sell off her old clothes after discovering her husband's affair. A heartfelt story of love, loss, and friendship.
Marnie Logan has more than her share of problems: her husband has disappeared; a violent debt collector is demanding money from her; and she's convinced someone is following her. When the debt collector is found dead, only her London-based psychologist, Joe O'Loughlin, thinks she might be innocent. Then O'Loughlin uncovers evidence that a cold-blooded killer is eliminating people in Marnie's life. Could he be the next in line? Another edge-of-your-seat thriller from the author of Say You're Sorry (2012).
The Weight of Blood
The town of Henbane sits deep in Missouri's Ozark Mountains. Folks there still talk about Lucy Dane's mother, a bewitching stranger who appeared long enough to marry Carl Dane and then vanished when Lucy was just a child. Now on the brink of adulthood, Lucy experiences another loss when her friend Cheri disappears and is then found murdered. Haunted by the two lost girls--the mother she never knew and the friend she couldn't save--Lucy sets out to uncover the mystery behind Cheri's death. An accomplished debut.
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