Plain Choice

Author: Sarah Price
Publisher: Waterfall Press
ISBN: 9781503933217
Size: 31.37 MB
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Amanda's husband, Cuban pop star Alejandro, believed he was doing right by his wife when he left her on her parents' farm in the familiar shelter of Lancaster's Amish community. Amanda, however, has other ideas. Unwilling to sit idly by and hide from the paparazzi, she follows her husband to Europe for the start of his world tour to find out if their marriage can be saved once and for all. When the two reunite, it's plain to see that their love is stronger than their differences. But as they travel together, Amanda is surprised to discover that her own fame is beginning to match her husband's. Now she must struggle to bridge her Amish upbringing and a new, unasked-for role in the public eye. As other unexpected tensions challenge their bond, can Amanda and Alejandro keep their promises and make space for her faith, his fame, and a growing love?

Plain Change

Author: Sarah Price
Publisher: Waterfall Press
ISBN: 9781503945388
Size: 76.50 MB
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Amanda Beiler could never have imagined the course her life would take when she happened to meet Alejandro Diaz. After catching the eye of the Cuban superstar, she hesitantly decides to leave her small Amish community in order to save it from the relentless attention of the paparazzi. Away from her close-knit family and the familiar rituals of her faith for the first time, Amanda goes on tour with the famous singer, and as she begins to see the world under Alejandro's care, she starts to appreciate life beyond the boundaries of home. Meanwhile, Alejandro is changing, too, and remembering what it feels like to be with someone who wants him despite--not because of--his celebrity. As their connection grows stronger and their differences shrink, Amanda will have to make a difficult choice: Return to her old life among the Plain, or stay in the limelight with the man she loves?

Plain Return

Author: Sarah Price
Publisher: Waterfall Press
ISBN: 9781503945395
Size: 58.56 MB
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Amanda Beiler, a young woman raised Amish, is determined to make her marriage to internationally beloved Cuban singer Alejandro Diaz work. Since they spend more time apart than together, she decides to join her superstar husband in the spotlight and accompany him on his South American tour. Despite their deep love for each other, the pressures of maintaining Alejandro's fame and the media's constant hounding begin to take a toll on the young couple. When someone from his past makes a startling appearance during the tour, Amanda is forced to face not only the complexities of his hedonistic past--and the unexpected responsibilities that accompany it--but also her own desire to return to a simple life rooted in devotion to family and God. As Amanda's needs start to conflict with Alejandro's obligations, the couple must decide if their love is strong enough to save their new marriage.

The Fame Game

Author: Sergey Knazev
Publisher: BookBaby
ISBN: 1590791398
Size: 48.12 MB
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Hollywood is where even the wildest dreams can come true no matter who you are, where you come from, or even what you know. In Hollywood, everyone is a potential star and newsstands overflow with gossip about the latest celebrity mishaps, conflicts, and achievements so that millions can live vicariously through the lives of their favorite movie stars. Starting today, you no longer have to live through the gossip news of your favorite celebrities because you can turn your own life into the same star-driven celebrity marketing machine through The Fame Game. Seen through the eyes of an experienced Hollywood talent manager, The Fame Game will guide readers past the carefully crafted public relations images splashed across the pages of their favorite gossip magazines to reveal how today's hottest celebrities live, thrive, and flourish in the glamorous world of show business where the cameras are always on, the fans' gossip ricochets through all the popular social media networks, and the money flows in multi-million dollar deals based on nothing more than notoriety instead of talent. If you want to learn how Hollywood really works and how you can use the techniques of show business to market yourself into the next Hollywood sensation or just to promote yourself within your own line of work, you need to learn the secrets told in The Fame Game. This book will rip away the mystery behind the glitzy world of celebrities and expose the deliberate strategic planning designed to maximize the social and cultural impact of celebrities such as Elizabeth Taylor, Michael Jackson, Angelina Jolie, Charlie Sheen, the Kardashians, the Hiltons, the Olsen twins, Britney Spears, Jennifer Lopez, Justin Bieber, the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, along with The Situation and Snooki from Jersey Shore. The authors of The Fame Game know how many of these stars turned their fame into fortune because the authors are the masterminds behind some of today's biggest celebrity brands and business empires in the history of show business. The Fame Game will reveal the carefully constructed scaffolding behind celebrity branding and show how the public lives and images of today's top celebrities are a deliberate strategy and intricate dance between celebrities, the media, the general public, and the big business interests directing the ultimate movie called Life in the Spotlight. While the huge fan base of celebrities will enjoy reading The Fame Game for its fascinating stories about their favorite and most hated celebrities, entrepreneurs, marketing professionals, and business students will enjoy The Fame Game as a unique textbook, survival guide into the new world of digital media and social networks. Most importantly, kids with their own big dreams of conquering Hollywood will find The Fame Game a book of empowerment that provides concrete steps they can take to turn their own dreams of fame and fortune into reality.

The House Of Fame

Author: Geoffrey Chaucer
Publisher: Charles River Editors via PublishDrive
ISBN: 153128342X
Size: 18.77 MB
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Geoffrey Chaucer is widely considered to be the greatest poet of the Middle Ages and is often called The Father of English Literature. Chaucer’s most famous work is the Canterbury Tales which helped popularize the dialect of the English language. This edition of The House of Fame includes a table of contents.

Fame And Glory In Freedom Georgia

Author: Barbara O'Connor
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
ISBN: 1466809930
Size: 80.51 MB
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Will a spelling bee be the answer to all of Bird's problems? All her life, all Bird has ever wanted is to be noticed in her small town and to get to Disney World. As it turns out, Bird just might have a chance to realize at least one of her goals because of a state spelling bee, and she might get to make a friend along the way – a boy named Harlem Tate who has just moved to Freedom. Harlem seems like a kindred spirit – someone like Bird, whom people don't usually take the time to find the good in. (Unless it's someone like Miss Delphine, who always makes Bird feel special.) But as much as Bird tries to get his attention, Harlem is not easily won over. Then Harlem agrees to be her partner in the spelling bee, and if they study hard enough, the two might just win everything Bird's always wanted. In Barbara O'Connor's funny new novel, a spunky young girl discovers that sometimes all it takes to feel famous is a little recognition from true friends. Fame and Glory in Freedom, Georgia is a 2004 Bank Street - Best Children's Book of the Year. This title has Common Core connections.

A Crazy Kind Of Love

Author: Mary Ann Marlowe
Publisher: Kensington
ISBN: 1496708091
Size: 25.55 MB
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In this irresistible new novel by Mary Ann Marlowe, one woman’s up-close and sexy encounter with a tabloid sensation reveals the dizzying—and delicious—dilemma of dating in the spotlight . . . Celebrities hold zero interest for photographer Jo Wilder. That’s a problem, since snapping pics of the stars is how the pretty paparazza pays the rent. So when Jo attempts to catch a money shot atop the broad shoulders of a helpful bystander, the only thing she notices about the stranger she straddles is that he’s seriously hot. Only later does Jo learn that he’s also Micah Sinclair—one of rock’s notorious bad boys… Soon Jo is on the verge of getting fired for missing a Micah Sinclair exclusive. Until she’s suddenly being pursued by the heartthrob himself. But how can she be sure the musician’s mind-blowing kisses are the real deal? Her colleagues claim he’s a media whore, gambling on some free PR. But something has Jo hoping Micah’s feeling the same powerful pull that she does. A pull so strong, she can’t resist becoming his latest love, even if it means she might become the media’s latest victim . . . Praise for Mary Ann Marlowe’s Some Kind of Magic “Marlowe makes a name for herself in this hilarious and sexy debut.” --Booklist “Frisky, Flirty Fun!” –Stephanie Evanovich, New York Times bestselling author of The Total Package

The Complete Plain Words

Author: Ernest Gowers
Publisher: David R. Godine Publisher
ISBN: 9781567922035
Size: 11.80 MB
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This classic guide to the intricacies of the English language provides clear, succinct explanations of such topics as jargon, spelling, punctuation, superfluous words, the overuse or misuse of words, sexist language and the ground rules of grammar.