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release date: Jul 25, 2017
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Candide (AmazonClassics Edition)

Candide, the illegitimate nephew of a German baron and student of eternal optimist Pangloss, is living a simple and sheltered life in “the best of all possible worlds.”

But when Candide falls in love with the wrong woman, his uncle’s young daughter, he is exiled from the baron’s castle and suffers great tragedy and catastrophe, which leaves him disillusioned and questioning the goodness of the universe.

Penned in just three days—and published in secret because of its blasphemous and seditious nature—Voltaire’s legendary satire deftly skewers religious, romantic, and political naïveté with an acerbic and ribald wit that delights to this day.

Revised edition: Previously published as Candide, this edition of Candide (AmazonClassics Edition) includes editorial revisions.

release date: Aug 16, 2014
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Totlandia: Book 1 (Contemporary Romance): The Onesies - Fall
THIS IS BOOK 1 OF AN 8-PART EPISODIC SERIES. Each book completes a story arc, but it includes a series cliffhanger that connects Books 1-4. 


IN BOOK 1 OF THE TOTLANDIA SERIES:
The Pacific Heights Moms & Tots Club is the most exclusive children's playgroup in all of San Francisco. For the city's ultra-competitive elite, the club's ten annual spots are the ultimate parenting prize.

But not everyone is PHM&TC material. The club's founder, Bettina Connaught Cross, adheres to strict membership rules: Moms only. No single parents or working mothers allowed. Membership is an arduous commitment. And there's no room in the club for scandal, bad behavior, or imperfection...from tots or their moms.

In a world of power and prestige, no one has more than Bettina. And as every mom in Pacific Heights knows, you simply cannot cross her. But this year's admissions process is more rigorous than ever, pitting prospective members against each other to prove their mettle.

But four of the six candidates vying for the remaining four slots have a secret that would knock them out of the running. Jade is a former stripper and porn actress, who has been absent for most of her son's life. Jillian's husband cleaned out their joint accounts and left her for his pregnant assistant. Ally never even had a husband--just a sperm donor--and she's hiding a high-ranking corporate job. And Lorna fears that her son may have special needs... just the excuse her sister-in-law, Bettina, needs to deny her entry to the club.

Can these hopeful moms keep up appearances long enough to outlast the competition? Or will their chances--and their private lives--go up in flames?

Friendship. Lies. Seduction. Betrayal. Welcome to Totlandia.
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release date: Feb 27, 2014
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The Complete Works of Mark Twain: The Novels, short stories, essays and satires, travel writing, non-fiction, the complete letters, the complete speeches, and the autobiography of Mark Twain
This carefully crafted ebook: "The Complete Works of Mark Twain" is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. This is The Complete Works of America's favourite storyteller Mark Twain. The eBook contains over 60 novels and shorter texts (short stories, essays, letters, speeches). Twain began his career writing light, humorous verse, but evolved into a chronicler of the vanities, hypocrisies and murderous acts of mankind. At mid-career, with Huckleberry Finn, he combined rich humor, sturdy narrative and social criticism. Twain was a master at rendering colloquial speech and helped to create and popularize a distinctive American literature built on American themes and language. Samuel Langhorne Clemens (1835 – 1910), better known by his pen name Mark Twain, was an American author and humorist. He wrote The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876) and its sequel, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1885), the latter often called "the Great American Novel."
release date: May 02, 2017
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Dear Internet: It's Me, Avery (Avery Fowler 2.0 Trilogy Book 1)
"Oh, don’t judge me, people. We all do it.

Don’t try to tell me that you’ve never checked that weird mole on your thigh on WebMD. Or how to fold meringue on Epicurious. And, there’s no way that I’m the only one who clears her search history after looking up how to give a great bl— (Um, that last one’s not important.)"

When newspaper reporter Avery Fowler discovers her husband is having an affair, the online help site HowTo.com is where she turns to navigate this challenging stage of her life.

If the Internet is Avery’s information god, then HowTo.com is her Holy Grail. Its live chat option is like having a virtual life coach for the low, low price of $14.95 a month:

"When I joined HowTo.com, it assigned me “Clementine” as my advisor, based on my choice of “British female” in the Preferences panel. That way, I can pretend that a Maggie Smith or Judi Dench type supplies the wisdom, tinged with a sassy touch of malt vinegar. (In reality, it’s most likely a bored, seventeen-year-old boy labouring in a New Delhi call centre.)"

Add into the mix a new boss whose managerial style calls to mind the Wicked Bitch Witch of the West—or the Anti-Christ—and the poor girl needs all the help she can get! The stakes rise and hilarity ensues as our heroine struggles to take control of her personal life and topple her boss after she learns Victoria’s guilty secret.

With Clementine (virtually) in tow, our heroine tackles such tricky situations as dating after divorce, sex once nothing points north anymore, and how to cover attempted murder scenes (despite a paralyzing fear of blood) as the new and improved Avery Fowler 2.0.

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If you've ever duct-taped the hem of your skirt, tried haemorrhoid cream under your eyes to hide the bags (because you read online it might help), or believe that chocolate should be its own food group, you'll cheer for Avery Fowler.


“Jennifer Ammoscato, where have you been all my life? …hands down my new favourite chick-lit author.” Tess Woods, Harper Collins author, Love at First Flight

“If you loved the BRIDGET JONES books, though, I think you will adore Avery!” Terry Tyler, author

“I laughed so hard I snorted.” – Samantha March, Chick Lit Plus




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release date: May 28, 2017
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Finer in the Land
A delayed coming-of-age story set in the Deep South, Finer in the Land follows Will Allen and his debaucherous band of postgraduate friends as they face their uncertain futures.

Praise for Finer in the Land:

“A shotgun blast of literature to the face.” -Ernest Hemingway

“Needs more wizards.” -J.K. Rowling

“Didn’t read it.” -Zack’s Mom

“Alright alright alright.” -Matthew McConaughey

“These aren’t very nice words.” -Zack’s Grandma
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release date: Sep 30, 2014
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Catchee Monkey (A British Comedy Private Investigator Series Book 1)
Two Detectives. One Murder. No Clue.

When Eddie is persuaded to start a detective agency with his friend Rex, he hopes to set up a respectable business, while Rex sees it as a chance to play out his noir fantasies.

The inexperienced sleuths stumble upon a murder mystery that puts them head-to-head with gangsters, assassins, and corrupt coppers. Outnumbered, outgunned and outwitted, they have to solve their case before it kills them, or before they end up killing each other.

The first in the Rex & Eddie Mysteries series, Catchee Monkey is a hilarious detective novella — or daft noir — that’s equal parts a British Comedy and a gripping thriller.

Buy Catchee Monkey and follow Rex and Eddie on their highly amusing and captivating adventure today!
release date: Jan 20, 2015
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The Billionaire Bargain
Sexy Australian billionaire Grant Devlin is ruining my life. He exercises shirtless in his office, is notorious for his lunchtime hook-ups, he even yawns sexily. If I didn't need this job so bad, I'd take his black Amex and tell him where to swipe it.

He doesn't even know I exist, but why would he? He jets off to Paris with supermodels, I spend Friday nights with Netflix and a chunk of Pepperidge Farm frozen cake—waiting for his call. Because every time he crashes his yacht, or blows $500k on a single roulette spin in Monte Carlo, I’m the PR girl who has to clean up his mess.

But this time, it’s going to take more than just a fat charity donation. This time, the whole company is on the line. He needs to show investors that he’s settling down, and Step #1 is pretending to date a nice, stable girl until people forget about what happened with the Playboy Bunnies backstage at the Oscars.

My plan is perfect, except for one thing:

He picks me.

(Book One of three. Full series available now!)
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release date: Aug 11, 2015
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The Collected Works of E. F. Benson: 23 Novels & 30+ Short Stories (Illustrated): Dodo Trilogy, Queen Lucia, Miss Mapp, David Blaize, The Room in The Tower, ... The Angel of Pain, The Rubicon and more
This carefully crafted ebook: "The Collected Works of E. F. Benson: 23 Novels & 30+ Short Stories (Illustrated)" is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. Edward Frederic Benson (1867–1940) was an English novelist, biographer, memoirist, archaeologist and short story writer, known professionally as E.F. Benson. He started his novel writing career in 1893 with the fashionably controversial Dodo, which was an instant success, and followed it with a variety of satire and romantic and supernatural melodrama. He repeated the success of Dodo, with sequels to this novel, but the greatest success came relatively late in his career with The Mapp and Lucia series consisting of six novels and two short stories. The novels feature humorous incidents in the lives of (mainly) upper-middle-class British people in the 1920s and 1930s, vying for social prestige and one-upmanship in an atmosphere of extreme cultural snobbery. Benson was also known as a writer of atmospheric, oblique, and at times humorous or satirical ghost stories. Table of contents: Make Way For Lucia: Queen Lucia Miss Mapp Dodo Trilogy: Dodo: A Detail of the Day Dodo's Daughter or Dodo the Second Dodo Wonders David Blaize Series: David Blaize David Blaize and the Blue Door Other Novels: The Rubicon The Judgement Books The Vintage Mammon and Co. Scarlet and Hyssop The Relentless City The Valkyries The Angel of Pain The House of Defence The Blotting Book Daisy's Aunt Mrs. Ames Thorley Weir Arundel Michael Up and Down Across the Stream Short Story Collections: The Room in the Tower, and Other Stories The Countess of Lowndes Square, and Other Stories Historical Work
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release date: Feb 06, 2015
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Blue Lady: The Angelica Mason Series
Angelica Mason is no joke. Her motto, ‘it’s my way or the highway’. You can take me or leave me she says but she’s more than sure you will take her.

No longer satisfied with her high power job in Washington DC, she returns home to Smoothville, Georgia looking for love. Specifically, the love of her life, the high school sweetheart she ditched when she went away to college.

Angelica is surprised when she discovers she loves her Smoothville Georgia City Manager position. She’s not a bit surprised, however, when she crosses paths with Shawn Mallory the man she plans to marry.

Is a Valentine’s Day wedding in the making?
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release date: Nov 10, 2013
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The Legend of Sleepy Hollow + Rip Van Winkle + Old Christmas + 31 Other Unabridged & Annotated Stories (The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent.)
This carefully crafted ebook: "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow + Rip Van Winkle + Old Christmas + 31 Other Unabridged & Annotated Stories (The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent.)" is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon is a collection of 34 essays and short stories written by Washington Irving. It was published serially throughout 1819 and 1820. The collection includes two of Irving's best-known stories, attributed to the fictional Dutch historian Diedrich Knickerbocker, "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" and "Rip Van Winkle." "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" is a short story originally published in 1820 as part of a series of sketches under the pseudonym Geoffrey Crayon. The Legend of Sleepy Hollow tells the story of Ichabod Crane — a superstitious school teacher — and how he is driven from the small town of Sleepy Hollow by a headless, horse-riding specter. The mythic horseman in Irving's Legend was rumored to be the ghost of a Revolutionary War soldier, tragically decapitated by a flying cannonball. "Rip Van Winkle" is a short story by Irving published in 1819 as well as the name of the story's fictional protagonist. Written while Irving was living in Birmingham, England, it was part of a collection entitled The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. "Old Christmas", published in 1886, is a collection of five Christmas "sketches" by Washington Irving from his famous Sketch Book. It describes Irving's experiences at the English country estate of Mr. Bracebridge during the "coaching days" of the early 19th century, focusing on the sights, sounds, smells and traditions of "Old" Christmas. Washington Irving (1783 - 1859) was an American author, essayist, biographer, historian, and diplomat of the early 19th century.
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