Can You Keep a Secret? by Sophie Kinsella

By Sophie Kinsella

Meet Emma Corrigan, a tender girl with an important center, an irrepressible spirit, and some little secrets: secrets and techniques from her boyfriend: I’ve regularly inspiration Connor seems to be just like Ken. As in Barbie and Ken. secrets and techniques from her mother: I misplaced my virginity within the spare bed room with Danny Nussbaum whereas mom and dad have been downstairs looking at Ben-Hur. secrets and techniques she wouldn’t proportion with an individual within the world: I don't know what NATO stands for. or perhaps what it's. until eventually she spills all of them to a good-looking stranger on a airplane. a minimum of, she concept he was once a stranger.…Until Emma comes face-to-face with Jack Harper, the company’s elusive CEO, a guy who is familiar with each humiliating element approximately her...

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Remember Me?: A Novel by Sophie Kinsella

By Sophie Kinsella

Whilst twenty-eight-year-old Lexi clever wakes up in a London clinic, she’s in for an immense shock. Her the teeth are excellent. Her physique is toned. Her purse is Vuitton. Having survived a vehicle accident—in a Mercedes no less—Lexi has misplaced an immense chew of her reminiscence, 3 years to be designated, and she’s approximately to determine simply how a lot issues have replaced. in some way Lexi went from a twenty-five-year-old operating lady to a company vast shot with a graceful new loft, a private assistant, a carb-free vitamin, and a collection of glamorous new neighbors. And who's this beautiful husband—who additionally occurs to be a multimillionaire? along with her brain nonetheless caught 3 years in opposite, Lexi greets this courageous new global decided to be the individual she…well, looks. that's, till an adorably raveled architect drops the largest bombshell of all. without notice Lexi is scrambling to seize her stability. Her new existence, it seems, comes entire with secrets and techniques, schemes, and intrigue. how the heck did all this ensue? Will she ever have in mind? And what is going to ensue while she does?

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I'll Seize the Day Tomorrow by Jonathan Goldstein

By Jonathan Goldstein

Jonathan Goldstein concerns. A lot.

A 12 months sooner than his 40th birthday, and Jonathan isn't the place he thinks he can be. with out spouse, no little ones, no automobile, and no house—not even a houseboat—what does he have?

Through a sequence of splendidly humorous tales, Jonathan recounts the highs and lows of his final yr in his thirties, weighing in on issues corresponding to the mysterious McRib, even if an automated hand dryer can inform when you've got a soul, and the underestimated strength of a toy poodle. packed with Jonathan's trademark wit, I'll grab the Day day after today is the story of 1 man's trip to discover a few nice fact on his street to 40 . . . or even now not.

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The Barber of Seville and the Marriage of Figaro by John Wood, Pierre-Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais

By John Wood, Pierre-Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais

A French courtier, undercover agent, libertine and adventurer, Beaumarchais (1732-99) used to be additionally writer of 2 glowing performs concerning the scoundrelly valet Figaro - successful successes that have been used because the foundation of operas via Mozart and Rossini. A hugely enticing comedy of intrigue, The Barber of Seville portrays the imaginitive Figaro foiling a jealous previous man's makes an attempt to maintain his attractive ward from her lover. And the wedding of Figaro - condemned by way of Louis XVI for its bold satire of the Aristocracy and privilege - depicts a grasp and servant set in competition by way of their hope for a similar lady. With attribute lightness of contact, Beaumarchais created an audacious farce of cover and fallacious identification that balances wit, frivolity and seriousness in equivalent measure.

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Territorial Rights by Muriel Spark

By Muriel Spark

Wheels spin inside wheels in Spark’s comedy of betrayals and terrorism, set in her liked Venice

Layers of intrigue; triangulating amorous affairs; murders; overseas spy-craft; adultery; parental interference; the candy careless rapture of adlescent; unmarked graves — Territorial Rights claims a lot floor and Muriel Spark enjoys a depraved dance on it.

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I Remember Me by Carl Reiner

By Carl Reiner

I be mindful Me weaves an American tapestry of colourful stories, starting with the timid musings of a tender boy at the verge of turning into a guy within the Jewish component of New York's Bronx local, and bringing us modern with the mature perception of a guy whose awesome trajectory has despatched him to the head of Hollywood's elite and sparked the careers of dozens of household-name entertainers. alongside the way in which, Reiner treats his unswerving readers to every little thing from the normal to the really unforgettable: a kin journey to a nude seashore, French classes with Mel Brooks, a bankruptcy devoted to Rinnie the puppy who regrettably error a skunk for a cat, a shock early-morning stopover at from the McCarthy period FBI, a center wrenching tale of loss describing the day of his wife's passing, after which in a revealing bankruptcy of Reiner's personality, he describes "the so much theatrically successful day" of his younger occupation.
Through his memoir, we meet the guy at the back of the luck in roles infrequently visible prior to: son to Romanian immigrant Irving Reiner, husband to fellow Bronx local and popular singer Estelle Reiner, father to the prolific filmmaker Rob Reiner, Dr. Annie Reiner psychoanalyst & proficient singer, and Lucas Reiner, a globally famous high-quality artist.

Written with an identical mix of playful jest and modest humility that has garnered the affection and admire of lovers for generations, I take into accout Me recollects the inventive and encouraging trip of 1 of the main respected comedic icons of the earlier hundred years.

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The Rough Guide to British Cult Comedy by Julian Hall

By Julian Hall

The tough advisor to British Cult Comedy is the last word consultant to dwell and tv comedy in Britain from the Nineteen Eighties to the current day. From Ben Elton to Alan Carr, this e-book profiles fifty of the main influential cult comedy icons and discovers how they grew to become family names. in the course of the booklet, there are information from comedians and insiders, with a mixture of a laugh anecdotes and functional feedback for writing and appearing your personal stay exhibit and sitcom. The consultant reports the head cult comedy on television and within the videos, with an in depth specialize in what encouraged them and what they in flip encouraged. "Comedy Stories" seems to be on the highs and lows of appearing stay comedy with stories of the rowdiest hecklers and strangest audiences. The ebook comes whole with a around up of the simplest dvds, books and comedian web content on hand.

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Want's Unwished Work or A Birthday Play by Kirk Wood Bromley

By Kirk Wood Bromley

Bertha Lerner, professor of women's reviews, and her scholars Corme, Marla and Lydia determine a home of feminist research to the exclusion of all males. input Dr. Kling, Ms. Lerner's therapist, and his pupil Erad, who get into the home on analytic exigency. input Leavus, Marla's guy, who, crossdressing, falls in love with Warren, Lydia's guy, who, crossdressing, is chased through Vazoline, who's Richard in drag. Chase scenes in peach orchards, the speech of Pan, the downing of Kling, occasion songs, the explanation all kids love cinnamon toast and plenty of extra wild, poetic adventures fill this comedic epic. "Want's Unwished paintings, or A Birthday Play" is a play in verse in regards to the magnificent paintings of self and play via truth and delusion.

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