He was tall, at least six feet, with dirty blond hair that hung over his eyes. His T-shirt read Nietzsche Is My Homeboy.
So, that was Matt. Who Julie Seagle likes. A lot. But there is also Finn. Who she flat out loves.
Complicated? Awkward? Completely.
But really, how was this freshly-minted Boston transplant and newbie
college freshman supposed to know that she would end up living with the
family of an old friend of her mother's? This was all supposed to be
temporary. Julie wasn't supposed to be important to the Watkins family,
or to fall in love with one of the brothers. Especially the one she's
never quite met. But what does that really matter? Finn gets her, like
no one ever has before. They have connection.
But here's the thing about love, in all its twisty, bumpy
permutations—it always throws you a few curves. And no one ever escapes
Caroline Reynolds has a
fantastic new apartment in San Francisco, a KitchenAid mixer, and no O
(and we’re not talking Oprah here, folks). She has a flourishing design
career, an office overlooking the bay, a killer zucchini bread recipe,
and no O. She has Clive (the best cat ever), great friends, a great
rack, and no O.
Adding insult to O-less, since her move, she has
an oversexed neighbor with the loudest late-night wallbanging she’s ever
heard. Each moan, spank, and–was that a meow?–punctuates the fact that
not only is she losing sleep, she still has, yep, you guessed it, no O.
Simon Parker. (No, really, Simon, please enter.) When the wallbanging
threatens to literally bounce her out of bed, Caroline, clad in sexual
frustration and a pink baby-doll nightie, confronts her
heard-but-never-seen neighbor. Their late-night hallway encounter has,
well, mixed results. Ahem. With walls this thin, the tension’s gonna be
Sometimes, the hardest part of finding love is keeping a straight face…
Jamie Newman, being a single guy isn’t proving to be much fun,
especially when confronted with a sexually belligerent divorcee and a
goddess so far out of his league she might as well be a different
Mind you, being a girl in search of love isn’t a bowl of
cherries either. Just ask Laura McIntyre, who’s recently contended with
a horny estate agent on a quest for light relief, and a rabid mountain
bike enthusiast with a penchant for genital display.
and Laura bump into one another (quite literally) it looks like their
luck may have changed – but sometimes finding the right person is only
the start of your problems…
Based on real-life tales of dating
disaster and relationship blunders, Love... From Both Sides is a
warts-and-all romantic comedy for everyone who knows how tricky (and
occasionally ridiculous) the quest for love can be.
Poppy Wyatt has never
felt luckier. She is about to marry her ideal man, Magnus Tavish, but in
one afternoon her “happily ever after” begins to fall apart. Not only
has she lost her engagement ring in a hotel fire drill but in the panic
that follows, her phone is stolen. As she paces shakily around the
lobby, she spots an abandoned phone in a trash can. Finders keepers! Now
she can leave a number for the hotel to contact her when they find her
Well, perfect except that the phone’s owner,
businessman Sam Roxton, doesn’t agree. He wants his phone back and
doesn’t appreciate Poppy reading his messages and wading into his
What ensues is a hilarious and unpredictable
turn of events as Poppy and Sam increasingly upend each other’s lives
through emails and text messages. As Poppy juggles wedding preparations,
mysterious phone calls, and hiding her left hand from Magnus and his
parents . . . she soon realizes that she is in for the biggest surprise
of her life.
Anna is looking forward
to her senior year in Atlanta, where she has a great job, a loyal best
friend, and a crush on the verge of becoming more. Which is why she is
less than thrilled about being shipped off to boarding school in
Paris--until she meets Étienne St. Clair. Smart, charming, beautiful, Étienne has it all...including a serious girlfriend.
in the City of Light, wishes have a way of coming true. Will a year of
romantic near-misses end with their long-awaited French kiss?
Meet Emma Corrigan, a young woman with a huge heart, an irrepressible spirit, and a few little secrets:
Secrets from her boyfriend: I’ve always thought Connor looks a bit like Ken. As in Barbie and Ken.
Secrets from her mother: I lost my virginity in the spare bedroom with Danny Nussbaum while Mum and Dad were downstairs watching Ben-Hur.
Secrets she wouldn’t share with anyone in the world:I have no idea what NATO stands for. Or even what it is.
she spills them all to a handsome stranger on a plane. At least, she
thought he was a stranger... Until Emma comes face-to-face with Jack
Harper, the company’s elusive CEO, a man who knows every single
humiliating detail about her.
Nick Spalding tried to write a book in 24 hours. Turns out that’s impossible... it took 30!
had a dull, drizzly weekend to kill, so made a start on the book he’d
been promising to write all his life... and had it finished by midnight
You’ll laugh out loud reading his odyssey of non-stop
writing, in a selection of anecdotes, asides and stories... all dredged
up from an over-stimulated brain functioning on caffeine, nicotine and
the occasional chocolate biscuit.
The book is a conversation
with YOU and with Nick you'll venture into the thorny topics of love,
life, sex, horribly timed bowel movements and a deathly fear of sponges
(among many other things).
After you've read Life... With No Breaks, you may never look at the world the same way again!
She was a girl, standing in front of a boy...
fanatic Scarlett O'Brien dreams of a life as glamorous and romantic as
all the big screen flicks she worships. When a chance house-sitting job
in iconic Notting Hill comes along, she knows living in one of her
favorite movie settings is an opportunity too good to pass up.
behind her skeptical friends, family, and fiance, Scarlett heads to
London and finds herself thrust into the lead role of her very own
romantic comedy. But can real life ever be just like the movies?
Larger-than-life new friends, a handsome but irksome new neighbor, and a
mystery from her past may prove to Scarlett that living her life like a
RomCom is more complicated than she thought!
Meet Bridget Jones—a 30-something Singleton who is certain she would have all the answers if she could:
a. lose 7 pounds
b. stop smoking
c. develop Inner Poise
lbs. (how is it possible to put on 4 pounds in the middle of the night?
Could flesh have somehow solidified becoming denser and heavier?
Repulsive, horrifying notion), alcohol units 4 (excellent), cigarettes
21 (poor but will give up totally tomorrow), number of correct lottery
numbers 2 (better, but nevertheless useless)..."
Bridget Jones' Diary
is the devastatingly self-aware, laugh-out-loud daily chronicle of
Bridget's permanent, doomed quest for self-improvement — a year in which
she resolves to: reduce the circumference of each thigh by 1.5 inches,
visit the gym three times a week not just to buy a sandwich, form a
functional relationship with a responsible adult, and learn to program
Over the course of the year, Bridget loses a total of 72
pounds but gains a total of 74. She remains, however, optimistic.
Through it all, Bridget will have you helpless with laughter, and — like
millions of readers the world round — you'll find yourself shouting,
"Bridget Jones is me!"
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