. But like all things that look too good to be true, the darkness lurking underneath slowly rises to the surface. Lyndon wyld, the chic tigress who owns the eponymous business, rules their daily life by curating their every move, which the seasonaires are obligated to post on social media for their growing throngs of followers.
The Seasonaires: A Novel The Seasonaires #ad - For a twenty-something, there is no summer job better than being a seasonaire. No responsibilities, and you’re surrounded by glamorous, college is barely a thought, beautiful people. Intoxicating and seemingly carefree, a gorgeous southern beauty queen; Cole, what could possibly go wrong?An idyllic Nantucket summer begins like a dream for scrappy Mia from South Boston; Presley, a handsome introvert; Jade, the sultry daughter of a model and music mogul; J.
P. An energetic young designer; and Grant, a playful party-boy. Tese six are working as seasonaires—influential brand ambassadors—for the clothing line Lyndon Wyld.
Limelight: A NovelAtria/Emily Bestler Books #ad - In a smart and funny novel by the author of the critically acclaimed “big-hearted, charming” The Washington Post Small Admissions, a family’s move to New York City brings surprises and humor. It doesn’t take long to recognize him as Carter Reid—a famous pop star who has been cast in a new Broadway musical.
Allison brinkley—wife, mother, and former unflappable optimist—discovers that her decision to pack up and move her family from suburban Dallas to the glittery chaos of Manhattan may have been more complicated than she and her husband initially thought. After a humiliating call from the principal’s office and the loss of the job she was counting on, Allison begins to accept that New York may not suit her after all.
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Through this brush with stardom, Allison embraces a unique and unexpected opportunity that helps her find her way in the heart of Manhattan. When she has a fender-bender, hungover, witnessed by a flock of mothers at her son’s new school, she is led to the penthouse apartment of a luxurious Central Park West building and encounters a spoiled, unsupervised teenager who looks familiar.
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Woven throughout are glimmers of the classical myths that undercut the lives of women in Greek life. At the center of this swirl is margot: the sister who died in the house, and each chapter is told from the points of view of the women who orbit her death and have their own reactions to it. These women have issues: self-inflicted, family inflicted, sister-to-sister inflicted—and it is all on the page.
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Sisterhood is forever…whether you like it or not. But make no mistake: these women are not braiding each other’s hair and having pillow fights—not by a long shot. And friendship…or at least the appearance of it. What genevieve sly crane has conjured in these pages is a blunt, in-your-face look behind the closed doors of a house full of contemporary women—and there are no holds barred.
Malibu Bluff: A Seasonaires Novel The SeasonairesPegasus Books #ad - Malibu is the perfect playground for a new crew of seasonaires in the thrilling follow-up to last summer's must-read debut. Every summer is curated as a dream for six twenty-something seasonaires handpicked by Lydon Wyld, the chic founder of her namesake clothing line. This summer takes these influential brand ambassadors to the West Coast.
Mia, a resourceful young designer, is chosen to lead the pack—roped back into a second season by a deal she can't refuse, and the hope to leave behind her grief over her mother's death for the California sun. Mia is thankful that she won't have to live with Presley, a former seasonaire who is now handling Lyndon Wyld's public relations after making a meal out of the tragedy that struck in Nantucket the summer before.
Malibu Bluff: A Seasonaires Novel The Seasonaires #ad - In malibu, a gorgeous boundary pusher; chase, a preppy charmer; and enigmatic Brandon, an outspoken activist; Alex, she will share a stunning modern manse with Eve, a warm-hearted surfer; Oliver, the son of Lyndon's business partner. Brandon is also the producer of the brand's new digital channel, which will up the stakes for the seasonaire's exposure.
Their antics are juicy entertainment for their throngs of fans and followers. But trouble from mia's past comes back to haunt her, threatening not just her future, but the fate of the other seasonaires. And when the line between what's real and what's staged gets blurred, the results could be deadly. .
Playing with Matches: A NovelAtria Books #ad - Sasha hopes to find her clients The One, like she did. He’s strictly off-limits, but with her relationship on the rocks, all bets are off. Named a best book of summer by refinery29, Bustle, and PopSugar “The best rom-com of the season…overflowing with charm and heart. Bustle “the perfect summer read—smart, funny, escapist, and bursting with charm.
Popsugar in the tradition of good in bed and The Assistants comes a funny and smart comedy about a young matchmaker balancing her messy personal life and the demands of her eccentric clients. Sasha goldberg has a lot going for her: a recent journalism degree from NYU, an apartment with her best friend Caroline, and a relationship that would be amazing if her finance-bro boyfriend Jonathan would ever look up from his BlackBerry.
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But when jonathan betrays her, she spirals out of control—and right into the arms of a writer with a charming Southern drawl, who she had previously set up with one of her clients. Fresh, sweet, playing with matches is the addictive story about dating in today’s swipe-heavy society, and laugh-out-loud funny, and a young woman trying to find her own place in the world.
She sets up a tv exec who wanted kids five years ago, a forty-year-old baseball-loving virgin, and a consultant with a rigorous five-page checklist for her ideal match.
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A stylish, fun read, i absolutely loved it!”—jackie collinsAmber Green loves working at Smith’s, including Mona Armstrong, London’s ultra-exclusive boutique frequented by everyone who’s anyone, the stylist to the stars. She is fierce, demanding, and can make or break a career with a snap of her manicured nails.
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As she begins to enjoy life in the dressing rooms of the hottest stars, Amber discovers she’s the one in the spotlight when she catches the attention of two very different men. Amber’s life is turned inside out as she becomes familiar with all Hollywood has to offer, on and off the red carpet.
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During the heady years of the tech boom, incorrigibly frank Sophia Young lucks into a job that puts her directly in the path of Scott Kraft, the eccentric CEO of Treehouse, a studio whose animated films are transforming movies forever. But when engineer/inventor andre stark hires her to run his company’s investor relations, Sophia discovers that the big paycheck and high-status career she’s created for herself may not be worth living in the toxic environment of a boys-club gone bad.
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As friends, they’re an unlikely group—a fabulous Georgetown doyenne; a speechwriter turned mommy blogger; an artsy website editor; and a First Lady Hopeful who’s not convinced she wants the job. And their friendship might be just what Cady needs to find the strength to pursue her own happiness. She’s in a new city, with a new job and even a new fiancé.
But when her husband-to-be hits the road for the upcoming presidential election, Cady realizes she’s on her own—and that her dream life might not be all she’d imagined. Until she finds herself thrust straight into the heart of the most influential inner circle in Washington, DC: the campaign widows.
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The Glitch: A NovelAnchor #ad - She takes her "me time" at 3:30 a. M. A fast, ted-talking, over-staffed, funny, deeply hilarious debut--the glitch is the story of a high-profile, causing a major glitch in her over-scheduled, power-posing Silicon Valley CEO and mother of two who has it all under control, until a woman claiming to be a younger version of herself appears, over-worked life.
Shelley stone, wife, mother, and CEO of the tech company Conch, is committed to living her most efficient life. On the treadmill, schedules sex with her husband for when they are already changing clothes, power naps while waiting in line, and takes a men's multivitamin because she refuses to participate in her own oppression.
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Tell Me Lies: A NovelAtria Books #ad - Complicated. Readers will be enraptured” Booklist by the “unforgettable beauties in this very sexy story” Kirkus Review. Alternating between lucy’s and stephen’s voices, Tell Me Lies follows their connection through college and post-college life in New York City. Devastating. Meanwhile, and keeping, and his single-minded drive for success extends to winning, if exposed, could ruin him, Stephen is determined to forget an incident buried in his past that, Lucy’s heart.
The wrong one. Quickly grasping at her fresh start, Lucy embraces college life and all it has to offer. The one you’ll never forget. Lucy knows there’s something about Stephen that isn’t to be trusted. With the psychological insight and biting wit of luckiest Girl Alive, and the yearning ambitions and desires of Sweetbitter, this keenly intelligent and supremely resonant novel chronicles the exhilaration and dilemmas of young adulthood and the difficulty of letting go—even when you know you should.
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Confident and cocksure, stephen sees something in Lucy that no one else has, and she’s quickly seduced by this vision of herself, and the sense of possibility that his attention brings her. The one you couldn’t let go of.
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People magazine“written by hollywood insiders, this jaw-dropping novel is ripped from the headlines, and from the scandalous secrets that never made print!” —InTouch Magazine“Grab a bottle of wine, and let Dickson and Ketsoyan take you on a new dark yet refreshing Hollywood adventure. Meanwhile, tabloid journalist Billy’s integrity is tested when he’s asked to print the inside scoop on a troubled star.
Her boss gaynor is struggling to keep the PR agency afloat, and Seamus is one client who definitely won’t leave as long as Nicola is around. An a rating. Digital journalnamed one of the 10 books You Must Add to Your Summer Reading List Right Now by Her Campus. Named a “great beach read” by people magazine “When you're packing your beach bag this summer, no doubt you'll want a copy of Guilty Pleasure tucked inside.
Guilty Pleasure Blind Item Book 2 #ad - E! onlinecan hollywood's hottest secret relationship survive a PRomance? Find out in this jaw-dropping sequel to Blind Item as three young Hollywood professionals strive to keep the industry’s most salacious scandals under wraps during awards season. Nicola faces her biggest challenge as a publicist when she is forced to represent her superstar ex-boyfriend, Seamus, when he returns from rehab.