Brandy Alexander’s the real deal. Yes, that’s her real name and no, she’s a stripper, but her best friend Julia is. Brandy still lives with her parents in the Irish Channel and she’s sort of semi kind of engaged to the boy next door, who’s one of New Orleans’ finest.
In fact, Dante, the BF, is such a thoroughgoing New Orleanian he always manages Mardi Gras parade duty on his own block. So you’d think Brandy might be a little self-conscious when a suave smoothie in one of the gentlemen’s walking clubs mesmerizes her into a big fat Mardi Gras smooch right in front of him. But not a bit. Because after all, it’s Mardi Gras…
Bath bombs are compact little balls that bubble and fizz when they’re tossed into a tub full of water. As they bubble, they release the contents of the bath bomb into the tub, filling it with the vegetable oils, butters, salts and essential oils contained inside.
They look like they’re difficult to make, but once you get the hang of it, bath bombs are actually fairly easy to put together. That doesn’t stop manufacturers from charging a premium for them… When you make them at home, you can get the cost down to a buck or two per bath bomb.
“Dishonored lore and a crafty villain, coupled with Emily growing into a woman and her relationship with Corvo will make for an interesting and enjoyable read” -Xbox Addict
A strange, shrouded figure appears in Dunwall, seeming to possess powers once wielded by the assassin known as Daud. Faced with the possibility that their deadliest foe has returned, Emily and Corvo plunge headlong into a life-and-death race against time. If they fail to learn the truth about this mysterious enemy, the result could be destruction on an unimaginable scale.
As soon as Ruth arrived on her doorstep, it was clear to foster carer Maggie Hartley that Ruth had seen and experienced things that no 11-year-old should have to. Pale, frail and withdrawn, Ruth had been conditioned to ‘see no evil, speak no evil’. Raised by a cruel stepmother and father, Ruth had been abused, underfed and ignored, while her half-siblings lived a life of luxury.
Ruth is in desperate need of help, but can Maggie get through to her and unlock the harrowing secret she carries?
Jillian knows by serendipitous fate she’ll meet her true love three times before dating him. After one encounter with firefighter Jak Finlayson, she can’t wait for more, and is tempted to give up on fate and go find him.
Jak would give anything to run into Jillian again, but she remains as elusive as smoke. When a mysterious old woman shows up at the fire station with a fruitcake and a Christmas promise just for him, it restores his faith that he might find love by Christmas…
The Latina President: …And The Conspiracy to Destroy Her
by Joe Rothstein
“If Grisham wrote political thrillers, they’d feel like this!”
She’s elected President of the United States pledged to lead a popular revolt against the corruption and greed of financial moguls and their lackeys in Congress. A conspiracy of the rich and powerful is determined to stop her before she succeeds. The result: impeachment, murder, assassination. “An unusually deep plot for a political thriller…An enthralling protagonist at the heart of a gripping tale of White House intrigue,” says Kirkus Reviews.