Fatal Obsession

Author: Ted Schwarz
Editor: New York : Wynwood Press
ISBN: 9780922066506
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True Tales Of Lust And Love

Author: Anna David
Editor: Soft Skull Press
ISBN: 159376538X
Size: 14,47 MB
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Anna David’s True Tales of Lust and Love began as a one-time-only reading and storytelling show in January of 2012, a venue for writers and comedians to share and laugh at their dating disaster stories. But after selling out the venue and attracting immediate press and buzz—with articles in The LA Weekly, LA Times, Time Out, Flavorpill, and LAist, among others—David agreed to produce the show every month. It has continued not only to sell out but also to attract a growing list of authors, comedians, and Hollywood writers. As Time Out declared, “This is the place to go to see strong female performers.” With the show now booked indefinitely, and with audio recordings of each performance available on iTunes, Anna has collected the most popular and entertaining pieces into the first ever True Tales of Lust and Love anthology. The book includes essays organized into three sections—Casual Sex, Dating, and Out of the Ordinary—which collectively offer up funny, raucous, insightful, and surprisingly touching confessions about the quest for lust and love. Everyone has dating disaster stories, everyone needs to share and laugh at them, and this anthology will give readers the opportunity to do just that, with contributions from the funniest writers and comedians around, pulled from the world of books, TV, and film. True Tales of Lust and Love is the perfect complement for a funny or cynical Valentine’s Day—and beyond.

Girls Who Like Boys Who Like Boys

Author: Melissa de la Cruz
Editor: Penguin
ISBN: 1101213752
Size: 20,13 MB
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A literary celebration of one of the most important relationships in a straight girl’s life—her gay best friend This collection of original essays goes beyond the banter to get to the essence of an intimate relationship like no other. With a foreword by Tales of the City author Armistead Maupin, Girls Who Like Boys Who Like Boys brings together pieces by National Book Award winner Andrew Solomon (The Noonday Demon), novelist Gigi Levangie Grazer (The Starter Wife), Barneys New York creative director Simon Doonan (Nasty), and many others from all walks of life. In addition to stories of gays and gals bonding over brunch, these essays chronicle love and lust, infatuation and heartbreak, growing up and coming out, and family and children. With genuine warmth, this definitive anthology proves that more durable than diamonds, straight women and gay men are each other’s true best friends.

Boomer Babes

Author: Maria Grazia Swan
Editor: Leisure Books
ISBN: 9780843959710
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Award-winning author Maria Grazia Swan has collected some of the most touching, most outrageous stories of a generation that changed the world.

Restored True Stories Of Love And Lust After Porn

Author: Matt And Cameron Fradd
Editor: Catholic Answers Press
ISBN: 9781941663462
Size: 13,78 MB
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Pornography is a cancer of the spirit that not only darkens the minds and souls of those who use it-it corrodes their relationships. It destroys trust, deadens intimacy, and creates barriers of shame, anger, and betrayal between husbands and wives, between parents and children. But This Cancer Can Be Curved. Love and Trust Can Be Built Again. In these pages you'll read ten honest, hard-hitting accounts of real women and couples whose lives were shattered by porn's destructive effects. But because God's grace is stronger, they were able to find healing and hope, trust renewed, and intimacy Restored. Book jacket.

Last Call

Author: Elon Green
Editor: Celadon Books
ISBN: 9781250224354
Size: 12,13 MB
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The gripping true story, told here for the first time, of the Last Call Killer and the gay community of New York City that he preyed upon. The Townhouse Bar, midtown, July 1992: The piano player seems to know every song ever written, the crowd belts out the lyrics to their favorites, and a man standing nearby is drinking a Scotch and water. The man strikes the piano player as forgettable. He looks bland and inconspicuous. Not at all what you think a serial killer looks like. But that’s what he is, and tonight, he has his sights set on a gray haired man. He will not be his first victim. Nor will he be his last. The Last Call Killer preyed upon gay men in New York in the ‘80s and ‘90s and had all the hallmarks of the most notorious serial killers. Yet because of the sexuality of his victims, the skyhigh murder rates, and the AIDS epidemic, his murders have been almost entirely forgotten. This gripping true-crime narrative tells the story of the Last Call Killer and the decades-long chase to find him. And at the same time, it paints a portrait of his victims and a vibrant community navigating threat and resilience.

The Irreverent Widow

Author: Sandi Amorello
Editor: Silver Crayon Studios, Incorporated
ISBN: 9780985987404
Size: 13,21 MB
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Losing my husband Drew to pancreatic cancer propelled me headfirst on a journey into grief, single parenting, and midlife courtship. Being widowed has not been fun. It has, howeve, been quite funny at times. So ditch the depressing self-help books! You need a fresh perspective, a touch of inspiration and a smile!

666

Author: Peter Abrahams
Editor: Scholastic Inc.
ISBN: 0545000092
Size: 14,31 MB
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Featuring contributions by Bram Stoker Award-winning authors, this terrifying collection of eighteen original supernatural stories explores the nature of the beast, taking readers face-to-face with vampires, hauntings, sacrifices, and maniacal faeries. Reprint.

The Bedtrick

Author: Wendy Doniger
Editor: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226156439
Size: 11,81 MB
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"Somehow I woke up one day and found myself in bed with a stranger." Meant literally or figuratively, this statement describes one of the best-known plots in world mythology and popular storytelling. In a tour that runs from Shakespeare to Hollywood and from Abraham Lincoln to Casanova, the erudite and irrepressible Wendy Doniger shows us the variety, danger, and allure of the "bedtrick," or what it means to wake up with a stranger. The Bedtrick brings together hundreds of stories from all over the world, from the earliest recorded Hindu and Hebrew texts to the latest item in the Weekly World News, to show the hilariously convoluted sexual scrapes that people manage to get themselves into and out of. Here you will find wives who accidentally commit adultery with their own husbands. You will read Lincoln's truly terrible poem about a bedtrick. You will learn that in Hong Kong the film The Crying Game was retitled Oh No! My Girlfriend Has a Penis. And that President Clinton was not the first man to be identified by an idiosyncratic organ. At the bottom of these wonderful stories, ancient myths, and historical anecdotes lie the dynamics of sex and gender, power and identity. Why can't people tell the difference in the dark? Can love always tell the difference between one lover and another? And what kind of truth does sex tell? Funny, sexy, and engaging, The Bedtrick is a masterful work of energetic storytelling and dazzling scholarship. Give it to your spouse and your lover.

Exiting Bohemia

Author: Thomas Martin
Editor: AuthorHouse
ISBN: 1410732304
Size: 17,83 MB
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Eno Mondésir's Freedom: From Fear to There is a down to earth, inspirational treatise that can help you find significant purpose in life and the energy to fulfill that purpose with excitement and joy. Follow the road he maps out for you and find success in your life's journey. Rev. Dr. Michael E Haynes Boston, Massachusetts Freedom focuses on Personal Growth, Self Empowerment, a guide to developing and maintaining a healthy body and lifestyle.