Siri, Who Am I?
Indie Next and Library Reads Pick
One of Cosmopolitan’s “Best New Books Coming Out in 2021”
One of POPSUGAR’s “Best New Books Coming Out in 2021”
A Millennial with amnesia uses her Instagram account to piece together her identity in this hilarious and whip-smart comedy about the ups and downs of influencer culture.
Mia might look like a Millennial but she was born yesterday. Emerging from a coma with short-term amnesia after an accident, Mia can’t remember her own name until the Siri assistant on her iPhone provides it. Based on her cool hairstyle (undercut with glamorous waves), dress (Prada), and signature lipstick (Chanel), she senses she’s wealthy, but the only way to know for sure is to retrace her steps once she leaves the hospital. Using Instagram and Uber, she arrives at the pink duplex she calls home in her posts but finds Max, a cute, off-duty postdoc supplementing his income with a house-sitting gig. He tells her the house belongs to JP, a billionaire with a chocolate empire. A few texts later, JP confirms her wildest dreams: they’re in love, Mia is living the good life, and he’ll be back that weekend.
But as Mia and Max work backward through her Instagram and across Los Angeles to learn more about her, they discover an ugly truth behind her perfect Instagram feed, and evidence that her head wound was no accident. Did Mia have it coming? And if so, is it too late for her to rewrite her story?
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My Lady’s Choosing
The romance novel that lets you pick your path, follow your heart, and find happily ever after.
You are the plucky but penniless heroine in the center of eighteenth-century society, courtship season has begun, and your future is at hand. Will you flip forward fetchingly to find love with the bantering baronet Sir Benedict Granville? Or turn the page to true love with the hardworking, horse-loving highlander Captain Angus McTaggart? Or perhaps race through the chapters chasing a good (and arousing) man gone mad, bad, and scandalous to know, Lord Garraway Craven? Or read on recklessly and take to the Continent as the “traveling companion” of the spirited and adventuresome Lady Evangeline? Or yet some other intriguing fate? Make choices, turn pages, and discover all the daring delights of the multiple (and intertwining!) storylines. And in every path you pick, beguiling illustrations bring all the lust and love to life.
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Stuff Every Bride Should Know
Wedding planning doesn’t have to be stressful! From budgeting to bachelorette parties to writing your own vows, this pocket-sized manual is packed with tips to plan, execute, and enjoy the perfect engagement and wedding. It’s a personal wedding planner you can carry in your pocket . . . the perfect engagement present or planning handbook for any soon-to-be bride.
• How to Set a Budget
• How to Select Your Attendants
• How to Find the Dress
• How to Make Your Guests Comfortable
• How to Handle Showers and Parties
Plus tips on choosing your guests, picking your vendors, selecting the details, handling delicate situations, and much, much more!
MICHELLE PARK LAZETTE is a writer and journalist in Cleveland, Ohio. She is the co-owner of Story of Your Life, a company that interviews for and designs front-page newspaper stories about engaged couples and their relationships.
Stuff Every Groom Should Know
From breaking the news to your friends to planning the ultimate bachelor party to melting cold feet, this pocket-sized manual is packed with tips to get smoothly from “yes!” to “I do.” Plus lists, dos and don’ts, and reference charts that make this stylish handbook the perfect gift for guys about to tie the knot. Author Eric San Juan provides plenty of tips to help grooms navigate the big day and beyond.
Eric San Juan is the author of Stuff Every Husband Should Know and editor of a seven-newspaper chain in central New Jersey. A decade into marriage, he is delighted to find that his wife and son still seem healthy and well fed.
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Hugs and Misses
Wilhelm Staehle’s Silhouette Masterpiece Theater (silhouettemasterpiecetheater.com) is the rare Web comic that deserves to be printed. Each panel in the popular weekly strip features a painstakingly detailed etching carved from a beautiful painting; the results are gorgeous and very funny.
These two postcard books feature some of Staehle’s finest work. Hugs and Misses is a terrific Valentine’s Day gift, full of lovelorn ladies, roguish gentlemen, renegade Cupids, and indecent proposals. Stars and Swipes offers a hilarious vision of classic Americana, with farcical frontiersmen, prattling presidents, and other all-American oddities.
WILHELM STAEHLE is the pseudonym of Will Staehle, a Seattle-based artist and designer. A former art director for HarperCollins, he has designed and illustrated numerous jackets for Michael Chabon, Michael Crichton, and a host of best-selling authors. Print magazine named him one of the Top 20 Under 30 New Visual Artists, and he exhibited a solo show of work at the Type Directors Club.
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The Geek’s Guide to Dating
You keep your action figures in their original packaging. Your closets are full of officially licensed Star Wars merchandise. You’re hooked on Elder Scrolls and Metal Gear but now you’ve discovered an even bigger obsession: the new girl who just moved in down the hall.
What’s a geek to do? Take some tips from The Geek’s Guide to Dating. This hilarious primer is jam-packed with cheat codes, walkthroughs, and power-ups for navigating the perils and pitfalls of your love life with ease. Geeks of all ages will find answers to the ultimate questions of life, the universe, and everything romantic, from First Contact to The Fellowship of the Ring and beyond. Full of whimsical 8-bit illustrations, The Geek’s Guide to Dating will teach fanboys everywhere to love long and prosper.