By Corinne Fisher, Krystyna Hutchinson
An Uncensored Conversation About Sex and Self from the Creators of the Top-Rated Guys We F*cked: The Anti Slut-Shaming Podcast'They are the voices of a new generation of women for whom no sexual encounter is off limits' Times MagazineComedians Corinne Fisher and Krystyna Hutchinson started Guys We F*cked: The Anti Slut-Shaming Podcast in 2013, intending to interview guys they'd slept with to learn more about themselves and squash the stigma so often associated with sexual women. As the podcast grew, and Corinne and Krystyna got to know their fans, stories of sexual assault, verbal and emotional abuse and crippling shame became common topics of discussion along with those humorous conversations highlighting overall sexual confusion among many adults. The podcast is now a community of over a million listeners worldwide and a place where any and all taboo sex topics are discussed freely, both with celebrity guests and the real people in their lives.F*cked follows that model, as Corinne and Krystyna bring a mix of raw, ridiculous and serious sexual conversation to the page that will include topics like:· Why shame is completely made up and how we can stop giving into it· Sexual exploration and how it sometimes ends in a trip to A&E· Stuff we should stop doing: Snooping, nitpicking our bodies, and faking orgasms· Asking your sexual partner uncomfortable questions· How to get yourself out of an unsafe situation· Masturbation, threesomes, porn, sex toys, butt stuff and much, much moreThis is a guide to love and sex for anyone who has ever felt afraid to be their authentic sexual self. It won't talk down to you or coddle you, because you're better than that. Despite what Rom-Coms and glossy magazines tell you, you can handle sexual exploration without the assistance of a man, a glass of rosé, or a Xanax-and more importantly, you're fine all by yourself.
Finding The Dream
By Nora Roberts
From the outside Laura Templeton's life looks charmed: the daughter of a wealthy family, married to the man of her dreams and the mother to two beautiful daughters. But her dreams are short-lived, and it all collapses when Peter doesn't prove to be the kind of husband or father material Laura has dreamed of. With her best friends, Margo and Kate, recently married and starting their own families, Laura feels isolated. Then her brother's friend, bad boy Michael, asks to rent her stables and she reluctantly agrees. Laura finds him disturbingly attractive, but Michael is a man who has never stayed long with any project or commitment. Dare she lay her heart open once again?
By Christine Feehan
Flame-haired Lissa Piner is a skilled glass blower whose delicate gift conceals a burning inner strength that can destroy as exquisitely as it can create. Commissioned to design chandeliers for a string of luxury hotels, her remarkable skills have taken her to Italy. But Lissa's real mission there is a secret. For her entire life has been a lie, leading to a chance to avenge a terrible wrong.Enlisted as her bodyguard is Casmir Prakenskii, a trained assassin living off the grid. In Lissa, he sees a kindred spirit - something unexpected and wicked, mysterious and sensual. But more than desire is about to bring them together: because both of their pasts cry out for revenge. And for two people with this many secrets, this much passion, and this many enemies, someone is bound to get burned.Praise for Christine Feehan:'The queen of paranormal romance! The one who started it all! I love everything she does' J.R. Ward'After Bram Stoker, Anne Rice and Joss Whedon (who created the venerated Buffy the Vampire series), Feehan is the person most credited with popularising the neck gripper' Time'Suspenseful, engaging - fraught with magic, action and romance . . . I HAVE to read the next one in the series' Smexy Books
Four Nights With the Duke
By Eloisa James
Eloisa James returns with another fabulous romance in her New York Times bestselling Desperate Duchesses series!As a young girl, Emilia Gwendolyn Carrington told the annoying future Duke of Pindar that she would marry any man in the world before him-so years later she is horrified to realize that she has nowhere else to turn.Evander Septimus Brody has his own reasons for agreeing to Mia's audacious proposal, but there's one thing he won't give his inconvenient wife: himself. Instead, he offers Mia a devil's bargain . . . he will spend four nights a year with her. Four nights, and nothing more. And those only when she begs for them.Which Mia will never do.Now Vander faces the most crucial challenge of his life: he must seduce his own wife in order to win her heart-and no matter what it takes, this is the one battle he can't afford to lose.Eloisa's witty, romantic Georgian romances are perfect for fans of Julia Quinn, Lisa Kleypas and Georgette Heyer
Festive in Death
By J. D. Robb
The kitchen knife jammed into his cold heart pinned a cardboard sign to his well-toned chest. It read: Santa Says You've Been Bad!!! Ho, Ho, Ho!It's Christmas, but Lieutenant Eve Dallas is in no mood to celebrate. While her charismatic husband Roarke plans a huge, glittering party, Eve has murder on her mind. The victim - personal trainer Trey Ziegler - was trouble in life and is causing even more problems in death. Vain, unfaithful and vindictive, Trey had cultivated a lot of enemies. Which means Eve has a lot of potential suspects. And when she and Detective Peabody uncover Trey's sinister secret, the case takes a deadly turn. Christmas may be a festival of light, but Eve and Roarke will be forced once more down a very dark path in their hunt for the truth.
Finding Your Way In A Wild New World
By Martha Beck
Many people wonder how they got where they are and what they should do now. They feel called to help others and change the world but they just don't know how. Too often, they end up stuck in careers and relationships that don't fit. Now, in Finding Your Way In A Wild New World, popular life coach Martha Beck shows readers how to find their true selves and extend healing to everyone and everything around them. She identifies this growing body of people as wayfinders.Drawing on her coaching expertise and her extraordinary experiences in the South African bush, Martha leads her readers through four magical and practical steps to awaken them to a new way of living in the 21st century.
Fields in the Sun
By Margaret Sunley
For the Oaks family at Aumery Park Farm in Sleightholmedale, life and death follow the rhythms of the seasons. As the children grow to adulthood, Jonadab Oaks finds his patriarchal authority diminishing. Joseph is already far away in Canada: now George and Elizabeth insist on a home of their own, wild Tamar defies him to make a life with her illegitimate child outside the dale, and even docile Martha wants to wed. But family is family, and as his increasingly far-flung brood face their own joys and sorroes, times of loss and prosperity, Jonadab learns a new wisdom - and keeps a new generation of Oaks heartbound to the farm in the Yorkshire Dales . . .
By Jacquelyn Frank
When Katrina Haynes discovers a large man lying wounded in the snow, she fears he is at death's door. But as Kat tends to his injuries, she quickly realizes that they're the least of her worries. With an irresistible Scottish brogue and a strange ability to harden his chiseled body like a statue, the stranger awakens a desire she is unable to resist-and a fascination about the intriguing world he exists in.As a proud Gargoyle, Ahnvil must safeguard the Nightwalker to whom he's sworn fealty. But as this bewitching woman nurses him back to health, arousing an almost uncontrollable hunger within him, he is possessed with the fierce impulse to protect her as well. And he will have to shield her-for by coming to his rescue, Kat has placed herself in the middle of a supernatural war . . . and exposed herself to dark, powerful magic. As human and Gargoyle forge an unbreakable bond, Kat will discover that despite his intimidating strength and size, one thing Ahnvil does not possess is a heart of stone.'As always there is passion, intrigue and danger in this darkly romantic story, but it is the potential for the melding of series and characters that gives Forged an extra dash of excitement' RT Book Reviews
Full Catastrophe Living, Revised Edition
By Jon Kabat-Zinn
Full Catastrophe Living is a manual for developing your own personal meditation practice and learning how to use mindfulness to promote improved health and healing in your own life. It is based on Jon Kabat-Zinn's highly acclaimed stress reduction programme at the University of Massachusetts Medical Centre, where he uses mindfulness to help thousands of people cope with stress, anxiety, pain and illness.This book will enable you to develop your own stress management programme. It provides easy-to-follow meditation techniques, a detailed eight-week practice schedule, dozens of success stories, plus the latest research findings.This new edition has been revised and updated to include the latest research in support of mindfulness-based programmes and their effectiveness for stress reduction, symptom regulation and emotional balance. It is a practical guide for anyone, well or ill, who seeks to transcend their limitations and move towards greater levels of health and well being.
Fool for Love
By Eloisa James
Lady Henrietta Maclellan longs for the romantic swirl of a London season. But as a rusticating country maiden, she has always kept her sensuous nature firmly under wraps - until she meets Simon Darby. Simon makes her want to whisper promises late at night, exchange kisses on a balcony and receive illicit love notes. So Henrietta lets her imagination soar and writes a letter . . . a very steamy love letter that somehow becomes shockingly public. Everyone supposes that he has written the letter to her, but the truth hardly matters in the face of the scandal to come if they don't marry at once. But nothing has quite prepared Henrietta for the pure sensuality of Simon, who has vowed he will never turn himself into a fool over a woman. So, while debutantes swoon as he disdainfully strides past the lovely ladies of the ton, he ignores them all . . . until Henrietta. Could it be possible that he has been the foolish one all along?
From This Day
By Nora Roberts
AVAILABLE DIGITALLY FOR THE FIRST TIMECapable, good-hearted B. J. Clark has been manager of the Lakeside Inn for nearly four years. Her staff love her and her guests always leave happy. But when new owner Taylor Reynolds insists on big changes at Lakeside, he threatens everything B. J. has worked so hard to create. So when Taylor arrives for an unexpected visit, it's no wonder sparks fly between them. But could those sparks of anger turn to something a lot warmer?As B. J. struggles to get her feelings under control, trouble arrives in the form of Darla, Taylor's interior decorator. Darla plans to turn the quaint and charming inn into a modern monstrosity - and she seems to have designs on Taylor's heart as well. Can B. J. save the inn she loves? And can she persuade Taylor there's a better choice - in business and in pleasure . . . ?Includes an extract from The Witness
Fantasy In Death
By J. D. Robb
Murder did that. Took lives, crushed others. But why? Money. Jealousy. Revenge. Secrets. Passion. Whatever the answers, the method had been bold and complex.They were best friends, driven by a shared vision to rule the world of virtual reality games. Their newest invention, developed to transport the player into a fantastical virtual world, is about to be launched. But suddenly, Bart, the brains behind it all, is found brutally killed - defeated by his own game. Their close-knit group is torn apart. Who could have engineered such a devastating virtual death? Even Eve Dallas, New York City's most cunning investigator, is thrown. But as she peels back layers of secrets, revenge and misplaced allegiances, she realises the depth of the killer's master plan. And she knows his game is far from over . . .
For the Love of Lilah
By Nora Roberts
AVAILABLE DIGITALLY FOR THE FIRST TIMEAdrift in a storm, Professor Max Quartermain believes he hallucinated the beautiful mermaid who rescued him from certain death. But Lilah Calhoun is no mystical creature - she's a flesh and blood woman. Lilah is surprised by the intense attraction she feels for the man she saved. She's never met a man like him before - reserved and intelligent, but with a deep, passionate side she wants to know better. But how can she truly give her heart to Max when he is keeping a secret that could destroy everything - and everyone - she loves? For the Love of Lilah can be enjoyed as a captivating standalone novel. It is also the third book in The Calhouns series, which begins with Courting Catherine and A Man for Amanda and continues with Suzanna's Surrender and Megan's Mate.Includes a preview of Suzanna's Surrender.
For Now, Forever
By Nora Roberts
AVAILABLE DIGITALLY FOR THE FIRST TIMEThe love affair that launched a formidable dynasty... The MacGregors. Self-made millionaire Daniel MacGregor has a perfect life that's only missing one thing: the perfect woman. He thought he knew precisely what he wanted. Then he met strong, stubborn, cool-headed Anna Whitfield, the fiercely dedicated medical student - and thought again. But Anna is not a piece of real estate to be acquired. She's quite sure of her future plans - and they don't include an overbearing man like Daniel McGregor. Daniel is facing the toughest challenge of his life. The stakes are high - but that's just how he likes them... For Now, Forever can be enjoyed as a hugely entertaining standalone novel. It is also a prequel to The MacGregors series, which begins with Playing the Odds and continues with Tempting Fate, All the Possibilities, One Man's Art, The MacGregor Brides, The Winning Hand, The MacGregor Grooms and The Perfect Neighbour - all available as Ebooks for the first time. And look out for the historical MacGregor novel Rebellion and its companion novella In from the Cold. Includes a preview of Playing the Odds
By Nora Roberts
AVAILABLE DIGITALLY FOR THE FIRST TIMEAfter a four-year absence, Shane Abbott returns to her rural Maryland hometown to find that not much has changed, except she now has a new neighbour - and a rather bad-tempered and unfriendly one at that. Vance Banning isn't the unemployed carpenter he lets Shane think he is. He's a man looking for some peace and quiet - away from work, away from the city and away from women. He's been burned once before, and has vowed never to be taken in by the same innocent act again. But Shane doesn't fit into any of his plans. With her quiet beauty, her kindness and good nature, she might just be the only woman who could bring hope back into his life - and make him risk everything for one last chance at happiness. Includes a preview of Whiskey Beach, published in April 2013
By Laura Jackson
This fascinating biography of Freddie Mercury which received outstanding acclaim from Queen and rock fans worldwide, has now been updated for reissue to coincide with the release of the film about his life. Laura Jackson addresses topics including:* The reality behind Queen's flamboyant front man and lead singer* Mercury the star of mystery - amusing, loyal and generous, yet revealing a dark side to his personality* His frequent use of cocaine and how it heightened his tendency to excess - both on and off stage* The women in his life - his bizarrely enduring relationships with his first love, Mary Austin, and his long-time confidante, Barbara Valentin, who speaks for the first time in this bookThe book also includes new and intimate stories by those who knew him well, such as Tim Rice, Richard Branson, Cliff Richard, Bruce Dickinson, Mike Moran, Wayne Eagling, Zandra Rhodes and Susannah York.
By S. G. Browne
Over the past few thousand years, Fabio has come to hate his job. As Fate, he's in charge of assigning the fortunes and misfortunes that befall most of the human race - the 83 per cent who keep screwing things up. And with the steady rise in population since the first Neanderthal set himself on fire, he can't exactly take a vacation.Frustrated with his endless parade of drug addicts and career politicians, it doesn't help watching Destiny guide her people to Nobel Peace Prizes. To make matters worse, he has a five-hundred-year-old feud with Death, and his best friends are Sloth and Gluttony. And worst of all? He's just fallen in love with a human.Sara Griffen might be on Destiny's path, but Fabio keeps bumping into her - by accident at first, and then on purpose. Getting involved with her breaks Rule No. 1 - and about ten others - setting off some cosmic-sized repercussions that could strip him of his immortality...or lead to a fate worse than death.
By Jayne Ann Krentz
More than three centuries ago, Nicholas Winters irrevocably altered his genetic make up in an obsession-fueled competition with alchemist and Arcane Society founder Sylvester Jones. Driven to control their psychic abilities, each man's decision has reverberated throughout the family line, rewarding some with powers beyond their wildest dreams, and cursing others to a life filled with madness and hallucinations. Jack Winters, descendant of Nicholas, has been experiencing nightmares and blackouts - just the beginning, he believes - of the manifestation of the Winters family curse. The legend says that he must find the Burning Lamp or risk turning into a monster. But he can't do it alone; he needs the help of a woman with the gift to read the lamp's dreamlight. Jack is convinced that private investigator Chloe Harper is that woman. It doesn't take long for Chloe to pick up the trail of the missing lamp. And as they draw closer to the lamp, the raw power that dwells within it threatens to sweep them into a hurricane of psychic force.
Face The Fire
By Nora Roberts
Mia Devlin knows what it's like to love with your whole heart - and then watch your love walk away. Years ago, she and Sam Logan shared an incredible bond built on passion, legend, and fate. But then one day he fled Three Sisters Island, leaving her lost in memories of the magic they shared - and determined to live without love... Sam has now returned to Three Sisters with hopes of winning back Mia's affections. He is puzzled when she greets him with icy indifference - for the chemistry between them is still sizzling and true. Angry, hurt and deeply confused, Mia refuses to admit that a passion for Sam still burns up her heart. But she'll need his help - and his powers - to face her greatest, most terrifying challenge. And as the deadline for breaking a centuries-old curse draws near, they must take the first steps toward destiny - and come together to turn back the dark . . .
The Flesh Tailor
By Kate Ellis
When Dr James Dalcott is shot dead in his cottage it looks very much like an execution. And as DI Wesley Peterson begins piecing together the victim's life, he finds that the well-liked country doctor has been harbouring strange and dramatic family secrets.Meanwhile, archaeologist Neil Watson has discovered a number of skeletons in nearby Tailors Court that bear marks of dissection and might be linked to tales of body snatching by a rogue physician in the sixteenth century. But when Neil finds the bones of a child buried with a 1930s coin, the investigation takes a sinister turn.Who were the children evacuated to Tailors Court during World War II? And where are they now? When a link is established between the wartime evacuees and Dr Dalcott's death, Wesley is faced with his most challenging case yet.