The Girls' Guide to Hunting and Fishing

The Girls' Guide to Hunting and Fishing

Melissa Bank

Fiction / Womens Fiction / Chick Lit

Hailed by critics as the debut of a major literary voice, The Girls' Guide to Hunting and Fishing dazzled and delighted readers and topped bestseller lists nationwide. Now, in anticipation of her upcoming new work of fiction, The Wonder Spot, Penguin is publishing Melissa Bank's bestseller in a mass-market format to reach an even wider audience. Generous-hearted and wickedly insightful, The Girls' Guide to Hunting and Fishing maps the progress of Jane Rosenal as she sets out on a personal and spirited expedition through the perilous terrain of sex, love, and relationships as well as the treacherous waters of the workplace. With an unforgettable comic touch, Bank skillfully teases out issues of the heart, puts a new spin on the mating dance, and captures in perfect pitch what it's like to be a young woman coming of age in America today.
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I Love You I Hate You

I Love You I Hate You

Jennifer Zeliff

Womens Fiction / Chick Lit / Short Stories

A short story about a wife who hates her job and has a dream of being a published author. Her husband does not support this dream at first. Together they must work through the complications.Ken Blowers has developed a firm following of readers from the first three collections in his continuing set of Short Stories. Now he entices old friends and new to the world of mystery and intrigue in perfect bite size pieces for ‘Smoko’. You can join Ken for ‘Smoko at East Seaham’ and be transported across time in a short space of time to tales of merriment, mystique and manslaughter!Yet again Ken entertains readers with a smattering of subjects across a smattering of suburban settings to take us on a short journey out of our humdrum day. This volume of short stories covers everything from the perils of online communication to touching insights of loving relationships and as usual, has something to offer everyone. All you need to do is be ready for the unexpected (like any good Scout!) and you will survive the rollercoaster ride of reading Ken’s latest offering.With ‘Smoko At Seaham’, your ‘appetite’ is assured of being well and truly sated as you keep up with Ken's next compelling volumes of short stories, with the next one coming soon…
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Opal Rain

Opal Rain

Crystal Lewis

Fiction / Womens Fiction / Chick Lit

Opal's world has been turned upside-down. Having grown up in an orphanage with her older brother. Disaster strikes when her brother is taken and murdered. She soon discovers that her life isn't what she thought it was. Who can she trust when her oldest friend betrays her. Faced with a fate that she seems to have no control over will she follow her destiny or her heart.This is a one act play, the secoun of a new series, called "Die Nixx Familie".The setting is in a post WWII Germany following the lives of the Nixx Family. Written in English.Genre= Dramatic Script, Sardonic, One Act Play, Humorous, Short Read. In "the Sunday Cleanup", the family cleans the house while Radnick is an a "business trip".If you liked it, please leave a friendly review. Here are the character descriptions of those which appear in the play. Radnick:A German middle aged man who has an opinion on everything.Carlotta: Step daughter of Radnick who thinks the world is a big orange with water in it. Bruno: Step son of Radnick who has always his head in the clouds.Eva: Radnick’s wife.
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Sitting on the Other Side of Therapy

Sitting on the Other Side of Therapy

Jessica Adams

Womens Fiction / Chick Lit / Fiction

I am an Occupational Therapist. Twice, I have injured myself, giving me a different perspective of my profession. This is my account of sitting on the other side of therapy. I would like this book to serve as education on the importance of Occupational Therapy services.Somebody gets his computer home, takes it out the box, plugs in and sees if it will work. This is the start of the story. And it is one that so many people know from their own lives. Really, this story is one of record. And it is for so many people like the character in this book who got a computer home just like that.
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The Awakening (Daray Hall #1)

The Awakening (Daray Hall #1)

Samantha Hoffman

Womens Fiction / Chick Lit / Fiction

Kylie is devastated after her best friend’s suicide. When Kylie dies, she’s happy at the thought of seeing her again. What she doesn't plan on is waking up at a strange mansion and being told that she’s about to become a vampire. The moon Goddess Selene has chosen her for a reason. A series of murders shakes her new home, and she must protect those she loves, while looking for the killer. Age 15+17 year old Kylie Redding is trying to recover from the emotional devastation of her best friend's suicide. She hates the people in her school, she hates her step-dad, and she hates life. When Kylie begins choking on her own blood, she's surprisingly happy at the thought of dying, because she'll get to see Tara again. What she doesn't count on is awakening in a strange mansion, and finding out that she's just started her journey to becoming a vampire. The Moon Goddess Selene has chosen Kylie for a special reason, and it soon becomes apparent.Tara is not dead, and she's been given a special gift by their loving goddess. As her best friend, it's only natural that Kylie step up and become her Protector, someone that will be willing to die for her in a seconds notice. When someone begins sacrificing residents of Daray Hall, her new home, Tara's gift of mind reading comes in handy, and the two begin searching for the elusive killer. However, this gift puts Tara in great danger, and Kylie begins to doubt her choices, and herself.Together, they uncover a strange plot to summon an evil, vengeful goddess that will destroy the world with fire until only those that worship her are left. When the ultimate showdown happens, Kylie isn't sure what is going to happen; only that she needs to protect Tara with everything she has. No matter the cost.
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Better Living Through GRAVY and Other Oddities

Better Living Through GRAVY and Other Oddities

Isa-Lee Wolf

Fiction / Humor / Womens Fiction

A quirky collection of seven short short stories of about 1000 words. Strange with dusting of sci-fi, these quick reads offer a brief escape into imaginary worlds with absurdity, excitement, and possibly a laugh. Or two. Three's a stretch. Warning: If a woman named “Aunty Ida” approaches you and offers a solution to your problem, doctors recommend running. Quickly.A quirky collection of seven short short stories, each about 1000 words or so. All strange with a light dusting of sci-fi, these quick reads offer a brief escape into imaginary worlds with fun, excitement, and possibly a laugh. Or two. Three might be a stretch. Warning: If a woman calling herself “Aunty Ida” approaches you and offers a solution to your problem, doctors recommend running. Quickly. Whatever direction she’s not in.Caution: Don’t try any of the proposed solutions at home, as they’ve been found to be scientifically absurd.Note: Imaginary animals may or may not exist. How should we know?
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The Adventures of Elmwood (The Green Forest)

The Adventures of Elmwood (The Green Forest)

T.R. Jensen

Romance / Womens Fiction / Chick Lit

Follow the first of Elmwood’s adventures as the young Chipmunk suddenly finds himself hopelessly lost in a strange and foreboding forest. Travel with him as he meets both danger and uncertainty, quickly learning that there are times when nothing can be more valuable than the friendship of others.All Henry has ever known is the fact that it is his destiny to save his kingdom. A child of royal birth, with magical powers at his disposal, Henry is the prophesied saviour of Mythesti. Learning what he needs to fulfill that role is a difficult path to tread, and the pressure to succeed is enormous. Can Henry survive his training, or will his need to be perfect be his undoing?This novella accompanies the Pursuing Victory trilogy, providing the backstory for the last of the King's Assassin antagonists.
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Zombie Island (Zombie Apocalypse #1)

Zombie Island (Zombie Apocalypse #1)

Samantha Hoffman

Womens Fiction / Chick Lit / Fiction

Samantha is holed up in her apartment, trying to survive the zombie apocalypse. During a trip into town for supplies, she is chased through the city by vicious Warriors, men that kill zombies and make women wish they were dead. After being trapped on a roof at gunpoint, she is saved by the brothers Ryder and Reese, and she decides they might be her best chance for surival. Recommended for ages 15+Samantha is holed up all alone in her apartment, trying to outlast the zombie apocalypse. During a routine trip into town for supplies, she is chased through the city by vicious Warriors, men that kill zombies, and make women wish they were dead. After being trapped on a roof at gunpoint, she is saved by the brothers Ryder and Reese, and she decides they might be her best chance for surival.They set out from her apartment in search of a place that they can fortify and have a semi-normal life. Along the way, Samantha helps battle zombies, other survivors, and her growing feelings for both brothers. When they finally reach the island, the group settles in, trying to make the place as livable as possible. However, trouble quickly arrises in the form of the Warriors.They've tracked the group of four down to their new home, and are out for revenge. Warriors, bullets, and fire separate the four survivors from each other, but Samantha can't give up. She has not only herself to think about now, but another group of young girls that need her help. Can Samantha survive the Warriors and reunite her group?
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A Year of Finding Happiness

A Year of Finding Happiness

Lisa Hobman

Womens Fiction / Chick Lit / Contemporary

Poignant, heart-warming and gorgeously romantic, this is a love-story with pure, unadulterated happiness at its heart. A Year of Finding Happiness shows you that the little things in life can make you smile, even when you think you might never laugh again... Happiness doesn't factor on the deliciously rugged but utterly heartbroken Greg's radar much these days. Only his beloved Labrador Angus seems to understand his search for a way to make sense of tragedy, until he meets new neighbour Mallory Westerman... Instantly they know that the other understands how they feel, and over time, as romance blossoms, they dare to wonder if they might, one day, be truly happy again... There are two sides to every story, and after A Seaside Escape fans in their droves clamoured for Greg's side of the story - and Lisa Hobman was only too happy to write the book they wanted! A YEAR OF FINDING HAPPINESS was previously published...
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The Anniversary

The Anniversary

Hilary Boyd

Romance / Fiction / Womens Fiction

A deeply emotional new novel from the author of the ebook phenomenon Thursdays in the ParkIs the one you tried to forget the one you can't live without?Stella once thought that if she never saw Jack again, it would be too soon.But life has other plans for her and her stubborn, handsome ex-husband.Looking after their daughter in a time of need, Stella finds herself unwillingly reunited with the man she shared the best years of her life with - followed by the worst.Where tragedy once tore them apart, now Stella and Jack are being drawn back together. But each of them has a new partner and a new life.Should they fight temptation?Should the past remain the past?Or are some loves simply meant to be?Praise for Hilary Boyd'As canny as Joanna Trollope at observing family life - and better at jokes' Daily Mail'Terrific at cutting to the quick of modern...
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Build Me Up Buttercup

Build Me Up Buttercup

Bella Osborne

Womens Fiction / Chick Lit / Fiction

Escape to Wildflower Park with Part One of a brand new four-part serial from bestselling author Bella Osborne. Life's not always a walk in the park... When Anna is dumped by her fiancé, she moves in to her own place on the edge of the gorgeous Wildflower Park and pledges to stay off men and focus on her career, but a handsome new colleague seems to thwart her attempts at every turn. And when she receives an accidental text from a mystery man, could it be the new start she needs? Or someone she really shouldn't be falling for? Anna's neighbour Sophie is a stressed-out mum-of-two with a third on the way. Her husband is a constant frustration, and their children are a regular source of newly-invented swear words and unidentifiable sticky surfaces. Luckily, Anna and Sophie have each other – and Wildflower Park proves to be a sanctuary as they map out a path to find the happiness they both deserve... Fantastically funny, this irresistibly heart-warming novel will charm fans of Milly...
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The Arena Wars

The Arena Wars

Samantha Hoffman

Womens Fiction / Chick Lit / Fiction

Alanna is a young werewolf who catches the attention of a century-old monster that becomes hell-bent on having her as his own. When she refuses to be his mate, she and her best friend Quinten are abducted and shipped off to compete in the Arena Wars, a series of fights to the death. Survival would be easier if Quinten wasn't blind and dependant on her. Can the two survive long enough to be saved?Alanna is a young werewolf, and her best friend Quinten is a human. They’ve been best friends since they were children, and he desperately wants to be a part of Alanna’s life. Unfortunately, Alanna catches the attention of a century-old werewolf by the name of Roger Mason. Roger becomes hell bent on having Alanna as his own, and when she refuses to be his mate, she and Quinten are both abducted and shipped off to compete in the Arena Wars.The Arena Wars is a brutal fight to the death with your bare hands that takes place in a reconstructed gladiator-style arena. The fights are headed by Elias, a nine hundred year old vampire. Partners fight to the death with no weapons and no rules. If you refuse to fight, you’re killed on the spot. If you lose a fight, you die. Elias takes a special interest in Alanna, especially in her blood. This leads Alanna to believe that she’s meant to be his soul mate. Can Quinten convince her otherwise?
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Oopsy Daisy

Oopsy Daisy

Bella Osborne

Womens Fiction / Chick Lit / Fiction

Escape to Wildflower Park with Part Three of a brand new four-part serial from bestselling author Bella Osborne. Life's not always a walk in the park... When Anna is dumped by her fiancé, she moves in to her own place on the edge of the gorgeous Wildflower Park and pledges to stay off men and focus on her career, but a handsome new colleague seems to thwart her attempts at every turn. And when she receives an accidental text from a mystery man, could it be the new start she needs? Or someone she really shouldn't be falling for? Anna's neighbour Sophie is a stressed-out mum-of-two with a third on the way. Her husband is a constant frustration, and their children are a regular source of newly-invented swear words and unidentifiable sticky surfaces. Luckily, Anna and Sophie have each other – and Wildflower Park proves to be a sanctuary as they map out a path to find the happiness they both deserve... Fantastically funny, this irresistibly heart-warming novel will charm fans of Milly...
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I'll Be Home For Christmas

I'll Be Home For Christmas

Abbey Clancy

Womens Fiction / Chick Lit / Fiction

'A whirlwind of glitz and glamour.' OK! on Remember My Name All she wants for Christmas... Popstar Jessika Malone can't believe her luck! Not only has she signed a major record deal and is topping the charts with her latest single, she's just been offered the chance of a lifetime: a tour with gorgeous megastar Cooper Black... It's everything she's ever dreamed of – except that it means travelling thousands of miles from her boyfriend, Daniel, just when he's finally got down on one knee and popped the question! Far from home and followed by the paparazzi, her relationship is tested more than Jessika ever imagined – will she make it home for Christmas before it's too late? A glittering festive romance for fans of Vicky Pattinson, Sarah Morgan and Lindsay Kelk. Perfect to curl up with this Christmas!
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