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Author: Rhoda Janzen
Genre: Biography & Autobiography
Publisher: Henry Holt and Company
ISBN: 1429982330
Book Pages: 256
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

A hilarious and moving memoir—in the spirit of Anne Lamott and Nora Ephron—about a woman who returns home to her close-knit Mennonite family after a personal crisis Not long after Rhoda Janzen turned forty, her world turned upside down. It was bad enough that her brilliant husband of fifteen years left her for Bob, a guy he met on Gay.com, but that same week a car accident left her with serious injuries. What was a gal to do? Rhoda packed her bags and went home. This wasn't just any home, though. This was a Mennonite home. While Rhoda had long ventured out on her own spiritual path, the conservative community welcomed her back with open arms and offbeat advice. (Rhoda's good-natured mother suggested she date her first cousin—he owned a tractor, see.) It is in this safe place that Rhoda can come to terms with her failed marriage; her desire, as a young woman, to leave her sheltered world behind; and the choices that both freed and entrapped her. Written with wry humor and huge personality—and tackling faith, love, family, and aging—Mennonite in a Little Black Dress is an immensely moving memoir of healing, certain to touch anyone who has ever had to look homeward in order to move ahead.


Author: Chloé Fox
Genre:
Publisher: Conran Octopus
ISBN: 1840918233
Book Pages: 160
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

"Ninety years after Vogue dubbed Coco Chanel's simple short black "Ford" dress "the frock that all the world will wear," the perfect Little Black Dress continues to be every woman's most sought after fashion essential. Dress it up, pare it down, wear it forever. Vogue Essentials: Little Black Dress celebrates the best of the LBD, as seen on the pages of British Vogue"--Back cover.


Author: Laura Stampler
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781481459891
Book Pages: 352
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

Harper lands a dream summer internship at a trendy teen magazine in New York City, working as their resident dating blogger, but there is only one problem--she has absolutely zero dating experience.


Author: Susan McBride
Genre: Adult children of aging parents
Publisher:
ISBN: 1617931462
Book Pages: 295
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

"Two sisters whose lives seemed forever intertwined are torn apart when a magical little black dress gives each one a glimpse of an unavoidable future"--Page 4 of cover.


Author: Annemarie Van Haeringen
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Publisher: NorthSouth Books
ISBN: 0735842396
Book Pages: 32
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

"Hurry up! You may only go to bed when all the sheets are ironed." Little Coco grew up in the orphanage and had to work hard for a living sewing and embroidering like an angel. Until her eighteenth birthday . . . Coco knew one thing for sure Coco. She would never, never be poor again. A beautifully illustrated picture book biography of Coco Chanel. Coco Chanel (1883-1971) was a famous French fashion designer. Born into a poor family, strictly brought up in the orphanage, influenced by the style of wealthy suitors , she remained faithful throughout her life to the simplicity. A luxurious simplicity , which has produced memorable style icons like the little black dress and perfume Chanel No. 5.


Author: André Leon Talley
Genre: Design
Publisher: Rizzoli International publication
ISBN: 9780847840571
Book Pages: 184
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

Published on the occasion of the exhibition held at SCAD Museum of Art, Savannah College of Art and Design, September 28, 2012-January 31, 2013.


Author: Debra Sennefelder
Genre: Fiction
Publisher: Lyrical Press
ISBN: 9781516108930
Book Pages: 256
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

Every woman would kill for one . . . Manhattan fashionista Kelly Quinn thought she’d left her upstate New York town far behind . . . until the Seventh Avenue expat returns home to revamp her grandmother’s consignment shop into an upscale boutique—and unwittingly sets a trend for murder . . . After her rising career as a Manhattan buyer is derailed, Kelly has mixed feelings about relocating back to Lucky Cove, in spite of her big plans for the soon-to-be-renamed Curated by Kelly Resale Boutique. What’s left of her luck starts running out when a customer puts on a black lace dress that triggers visions of someone being murdered. As if the haunted “Murder Dress” isn’t enough to kill business, the psychic’s doppelganger cousin has just been found bludgeoned to death. Was Maxine LeMoyne the real target or was it a case of mistaken murder? With some creepy pre-Halloween bargain hunters walking the night and Kelly suddenly a person of interest, a second murder rocks the close-knit town. Now Kelly could be the one who ends up talking to dead people when she’s stalked by a killer determined to take her out in high style . . .


Author: Susan Goldman Rubin
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Publisher: Abrams
ISBN: 9781683352914
Book Pages: 144
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

Award-winning author Susan Goldman Rubin introduces readers to the most well-known fashion designer in the world, Coco Chanel. Beginning with the difficult years Chanel spent in an orphanage, Goldman Rubin traces Coco’s development as a designer and demonstrates how her determination to be independent helped her gain worldwide recognition. Coco Chanel focuses on the obstacles Chanel faced as a financially independent woman in an era when women were expected to marry; as well as her fierce competition with the Italian fashion designer Elsa Schiaparelli; and some of her most memorable firsts for the fashion industry, including the little black dress, the quilted purse with gold chain, and the perfume Chanel No. 5. The book includes a bibliography, a list of where to see her work, and an index.


Author: James Patterson
Genre: Fiction
Publisher: BookShots
ISBN: 9780316276405
Book Pages: 144
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

Can a little black dress change everything in her life? Magazine editor Jane Avery spends her nights alone with Netflix and Oreos--until the Dress turns her loose. Suddenly she's surrendering to dark desires, and New York City has become her erotic playground. But what began as a fantasy will go too far . . . and her next conquest could be her last. BookShots LIGHTNING-FAST STORIES BY JAMES PATTERSON Novels you can devour in a few hours Impossible to stop reading All original content from James Patterson


Author: Maxine Kenneth
Genre: Fiction
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
ISBN: 9781455517671
Book Pages: 352
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

Inspired by an actual letter in the John F. Kennedy Library written by Jackie and revealing her job offer from the newly formed CIA When young Jackie Bouvier receives her second assignment from the CIA, she knows it will go better than her first. She managed to survive the Paris job-while looking her best in Givenchy, no less-but now she's completed her official CIA training. So she's excited to show her boss exactly what she can do for her country. Her new mission: Go undercover in sultry Havana and investigate a young revolutionary named Fidel Castro. But before Jackie can infiltrate the communist cabal, she's in past her hemline in danger. In another exciting adventure, she colludes with Grace Kelly, dances with Frank Sinatra, and flirts with an up-and-coming congressman from Massachusetts. As the international intrigue escalates, Jackie must use all her finely honed skills to stay ahead of her enemies . . . and make sure spying never goes out of fashion.