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Down and Out in Beverly Heels

Down and Out in Beverly Heels Author Kathryn Leigh Scott
ISBN-10 1611098866
Release 2013
Pages 300
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From brunch in Bel Air to homeless in Hollywood Former actress Meg Barnes used to have it all: tony Beverly Hills address, Amex Black card, Manolos for every day of the month. Not to mention a career as a popular TV detective that made her glittering life possible. But her lifestyle of the rich and famous has turned into a reality show for d-listed starlets. Lost in her Louboutins, she has one man to thank: her con man of a husband. Handsome FBI agent Jack Mitchell knows a suspect when he sees one even if she s as beautiful and gutsy as Meg. Meg s ex made off with half of Hollywood s wealth in an epic real estate scam. And Jack thinks Meg may have been involved. Determined to prove her innocence Meg teams up with her quirky, movie-mad best friend to track down her fugitive husband and exact justice. But getting her life, and her career, back on track is harder than auditioning for Spielberg. Especially when her life is threatened. Meg has to trust Jack, the man who may want her behind bars or as his leading lady for life. "

Down and Out in Beverly Hills

Down and Out in Beverly Hills Author Ian Marter
ISBN-10 0352318635
Release 1986-03-01
Pages 141
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When Jerry Baskins, a depressed derelict, tries to drown himself in David and Barbara Whiteman's swimming pool, David tries to help him get back on his feet


Jinxed Author Kathryn Leigh Scott
ISBN-10 0986245909
Release 2015-01-27
Pages 264
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Back on the comeback trail, actress Meg Barnes, beloved for her role as amateur sleuth Jinx Fogarty in a renowned detective show, assumes she'll star as Jinx in the revamped TV series, only to discover that a young ingenue has been cast instead. Meg swallows her pride for a paycheck to coach Chelsea Horne-until temperamental Chelsea goes missing before filming begins. Meg ignores the warnings from Jack, her FBI-agent boyfriend, not to do her "Jinx thing." But when Jinx's iconic top hat goes missing and someone from her past is murdered, it's clear Meg's life-and more-is in jeopardy.

Dark Shadows Return to Collinwood

Dark Shadows  Return to Collinwood Author Kathryn Leigh Scott
ISBN-10 9780938817673
Release 2012-05-10
Pages 208
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"Dark Shadows: Return to Collinwood" presents a look back at four decades of the successful spooky soap opera that made sympathetic vampire Barnabas Collins a pop culture phenomenon and prompted the big-budget, big-screen Warner Bros. revival starring longtime fan Johnny Depp, directed by Tim Burton, that premieres May 11, 2012. The large format book includes color photographs and behind-the-scenes anecdotes from Kathryn Leigh Scott and three other original cast members who filmed cameo roles with Johnny Depp, Helene Bonham-Carter and Michelle Pfeiffer in the new Gothic epic. With the ongoing fascination for all things vampiric, this book about the making of the new film and the history of the original series will be an enticing volume for new and old fans alike. This book also features hundreds of exclusive photographs of "Dark Shadows" then and now, along with behind-the-scenes information, production materials and unique archival elements that provide context for the Depp/Burton Warner Bros. film. The suspenseful Gothic tales of "Dark Shadows" center on the wealthy but tormented inhabitants of the mysterious Collinwood estate in the small fishing village of Collinsport, Maine, where the powerful Collins family has been haunted for generations by vengeful curses and other supernatural secrets that span the centuries.

Charlotte Greenwood

Charlotte Greenwood Author Grant Hayter-Menzies
ISBN-10 9780786429950
Release 2007-04-18
Pages 266
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"Based on Greenwood's unpublished memoirs; this biography presents a personal, detailed look at her colorful life. The main focus of the work is her career, which spanned more than 50 years and ranged from vaudeville to the stage and, finally, to films"--Provided by publisher.

My Cursed Life

My Cursed Life Author Beverly Dow
ISBN-10 1413771076
Release 2005-08-01
Pages 264
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One reason I chose to write this book was because it was cheaper than hiring a shrink. That lucky guy would have been a multi-millionaire today. The second reason is that I didn't live a typical life. I've had twenty homes, moved from province to province and have had two unsuccessful marriages, one unsuccessful engagement and am, at the present, remarried for the third time. I've gone from highs to lows, riches to rags and suffered numerous disappointments. Somewhere through my travels, I managed to have two great children. I led a very unsettling life from the time I was a child to the present. I wanted to share with people the fact that there is always someone worse off than they are. This book begins in my earlier years, as I was growing up in a small hamlet twenty miles outside Halifax, Nova Scotia. The names and locations were changed so as not to implicate or offend anyone.

The Bunny Years

The Bunny Years Author Kathryn Leigh Scott
ISBN-10 9781451663280
Release 2011-09-27
Pages 304
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A PROVOCATIVE AND INSIGHTFUL PORTRAIT OF THE BEAUTIFUL, FREE-SPIRITED, AND SURPRISINGLY INDEPENDENT WOMEN OF THE ICONIC PLAYBOY CLUBS The 1960s were a time of change in America, an era when safely guarded innocence gave way to explosive social revolution. For Kathryn Leigh Scott, or Bunny Kay as she was known in the New York City Playboy Club, and the more than 250 former Bunnies she interviewed for this book, donning satin ears and a fuzzy cottontail was an act of liberation—a chance to bridge the gap between being girls and becoming women, to earn more money than their own mothers ever fathomed, and to find their way in a world that would never be the same. Lauren Hutton was a Bunny. Deborah Harry was too. Bunnies went on to become doctors, lawyers, stockbrokers, real estate tycoons, nurses, scientists, entrepreneurs, and teachers. Called “a smart oral history” by Esquire and “entertaining” by Entertainment Weekly, The Bunny Years goes beyond Gloria Steinem’s infamous magazine exposé, “A Bunny’s Tale,” beyond detailed instructions for perfecting the “Bunny Dip” and providing Keyholders with “efficient, friendly, personalized service,” to explore, in the words of the remarkable women themselves, what it really meant to be a Bunny.

Dark Shadows Movie Book

Dark Shadows Movie Book Author Kathryn Leigh Scott
ISBN-10 9780938817550
Release 2009-05-01
Pages 288
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The Dark Shadows Movie Book is the first publication to examine and commemorate the two M-G-M theatrical motion pictures (“House of Dark Shadows” and “Night of Dark Shadows”) based on the successful ‘60s Gothic television series “Dark Shadows.” The Dark Shadows Movie Book features reproductions of the uncut original scripts to both films (which offer numerous rare scenes deleted from the film’s release prints), complete with producer-director Dan Curtis’ extensive script notes--offering unique insights to the filming process. The four female stars of the films--Kate Jackson, Lara Parker, Nancy Barrett and Kathryn Leigh Scott--contribute their recollections of the productions. The book also contains dozens of previously unpublished publicity photographs and behind-the-scenes shots, including many in full color. “House of Dark Shadows,” released in 1970, involves the story of reluctant vampire Barnabas Collins (Jonathan Frid) and his attempt to make Collinwood governess Maggie Evans (Kathryn Leigh Scott) his eternal bride. The film also starred veteran Hollywood screen actress Joan Bennett.

Out of Bounds

Out of Bounds Author Beverley Naidoo
ISBN-10 9780141928258
Release 2001-06-07
Pages 160
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A collection of short stories - four previously published and three new - linked by the theme of young people experiencing personal dilemmas. All are set in South Africa, first under apartheid and then after the first democratic elections. They cover the period from 1950 to 2000 and reflect the lives of a range of young people, black and white, living in what was for many years seen as the world's most openly racist society.

Beverly Hills Concentration Camp

Beverly Hills Concentration Camp Author Randi Maggid
ISBN-10 0996969306
Release 2016-02-01
Pages 352
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In this memoir Alix resorts to alternative healing methods to overcome intense physical pain. Her flashbacks unblock a tortuous past of traumas connected to her mother's experience as a Jewish prisoner in the Holocaust. Alix transmutes not only her self, but also the lives of future family generations.

Death on Heels

Death on Heels Author Ellen Byerrum
ISBN-10 9781101575048
Release 2012-02-07
Pages 336
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When fashion reporter Lacey Smithsonian moved to Washington, D.C., from rugged, small town Sagebrush, Colorado, she thought she’d never look back. But when her former boyfriend, cattle rancher Cole Tucker, is arrested for the murders of three women, Lacey digs her cowboy boots out of her closet and hops on the next plane. She is certain of Tucker’s innocence, until he abducts her during a daring courthouse escape. Is Tucker capable of murder, too? Or is there a larger conspiracy in the small town? Lacey needs to rustle up all the help she can get for this case before her old flame is snuffed out for good...

What Nora Knew

What Nora Knew Author Linda Yellin
ISBN-10 9781476730080
Release 2014-01-21
Pages 320
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Molly Hallberg is a thirty-nine-year-old divorced writer living in New York City who wants her own column, a Wikipedia entry, and to never end up in her family’s Long Island upholstery business. For the past four years Molly’s been on staff for an online magazine, covering all the wacky assignments. She’s snuck vibrators through security scanners, speed-dated undercover, danced with Rockettes, and posed nude for a Soho art studio. Fearless in everything except love, Molly is now dating a forty-four-year-old chiropractor. He’s comfortable, but safe. When Molly is assigned to write a piece about New York City romance "in the style of Nora Ephron," she flunks out big-time. She can’t recognize romance. And she can’t recognize the one man who can go one-on-one with her, the one man who gets her. But with wit, charm, whip-smart humor, and Nora Ephron’s romantic comedies, Molly learns to open her heart and suppress her cynicism in this bright, achingly funny novel.

The Face That Changed It All

The Face That Changed It All Author Beverly Johnson
ISBN-10 9781476774411
Release 2015-08-25
Pages 256
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A revelatory and redemptive memoir from Beverly Johnson, the first black supermodel to grace the cover of Vogue, and who, over five hundred magazine covers later, remains one of the most successful glamour girls ever. In The Face That Changed It All, Beverly Johnson brings her own passionate and deeply honest voice to the page to chronicle her childhood growing up as a studious, and sometimes bullied, bookworm during the socially conscious, racially charged ’60s. Initially drawn to a career in law due to the huge impact the Civil Rights movement had on her life, Beverly eventually made her mark as the first black cover model of American Vogue in 1974. A successful three-decade career in modeling followed. Offering glamorous tales about the hard partying of the 1970s and Hollywood during the ’80s and early ’90s, Johnson details her many encounters and fascinating friendships with the likes of Jackie Kennedy, Halston, Calvin Klein, and Andy Warhol, as well as stars such as Elizabeth Taylor, Michael Jackson, Eddie Murphy, Jack Nicholson, Keith Richards, and Warren Beatty. But not everything that glitters is gold, and Johnson’s memoir reveals the countless demons she wrestled with over the course of her storied career. She brings us into the heart of her struggles with racism, drug addiction, divorce, and a prolonged child custody battle over her daughter that tested her fortitude and sanity. She shares for the first time intimate details surrounding her love affair with the late tennis icon Arthur Ashe, giving little known insight into the heart, mind, and spirit of the revered tennis legend. She also pays homage to her mentor, the late Naomi Sims, while lifting the veil off the complicated, catty, and often times tense relationships between black models during her fashion heyday. Familiar names from the catwalk, such as Pat Cleveland and Iman, appear regularly in her story, illustrating how each had to fight various battles to survive not just the system at large, but each other. Featuring gorgeous, never-before-seen photos from Johnson’s childhood and modeling days, The Face That Changed It All gives a no-holds-barred look at the lives of the rich, fabulous, and famous. It is also a story of failure and success in the upper echelons of the fashion world, and how Beverly Johnson emerged from her struggles smarter, happier, and stronger than ever.

Hollywood in Heels

Hollywood in Heels Author Charity G. Finnestad
ISBN-10 9781628734843
Release 2013-09-01
Pages 256
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Hollywood in Heels is a sexy, smart, shockingly honest and wickedly hilarious memoir of a young woman finding her way in a city where sex is the primary commodity and illusion the name of the game. Charity Gaye Finnestad is a small-town girl with big dreams: to go to Los Angeles and make it as a writer. With only enough money to survive sixty days, she packs her bags, says goodbye to an unhappy marriage, and hits the road in search of her destiny. Struggling to pay the rent with occasional modeling jobs, Charity suddenly finds herself privy to a high-flying, fast-paced life—sipping champagne at exclusive parties with A-list celebrities in the Hollywood Hills by night, and shopping at the 99-Cent Store by day to stretch her tiny budget. She quickly discovers that in Hollywood, as with anywhere, it’s your relationships that matter. Determined to be true to herself, she sets out to make lasting friendships and maybe even discover true love along the way. Fearless and forthright, Charity delivers the dirt on the ups and downs of living in Tinsel Town. A modern day fairy tale in which the heroine rescues herself and then meets her Prince Charming, Hollywood in Heels is a rollicking fun read that teaches some very important lessons about life and love.

The Beverly Hills Shape

The Beverly Hills Shape Author Dr. Stuart A. Linder
ISBN-10 1599303167
Release 2010-12-01
Pages 224
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Dr. Linder, Diplomate of the American Board of Plastic Surgery, specializes in body sculpting procedures in Beverly Hills, California. He discusses the specifics of procedures on patients from all walks of life, including some of Hollywood's rich and famous, in order to help readers make intelligent decisions when considering pursuing plastic surgery.

The Good Side of Bad

The Good Side of Bad Author Beverly Olevin
ISBN-10 1935052357
Release 2010
Pages 224
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Florence has jumped off a bridge. Her brother and sister are forced to interrupt their lives to save her. It's 2008 and more than the economy is melting down. The story is told through the eyes of three siblings who are each facing their own crisis. Peter, a successful Wall Street Trader, is in New York, right in the middle of it all as things fall apart. Sara is in Seattle trying to hold on to her teaching job and her house. And their younger sister, Florence, is losing her grip on reality. Pieces are breaking away. Mental holograms crack into the fissures of her mind. The mysterious world of mental illness forces them all to choose how they will show up for each other and ultimately, for themselves. The story is humorously and passionately told though the eyes of each of the three siblings as they try and stay afloat.

The Time Box

The Time Box Author Leon Capetanos
ISBN-10 099112118X
Release 2015-11-01
Pages 248
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A sixth grade field trip to the local planetarium provides more questions than answers for Thomas Adkins Johnson, a twelve-year-old going on thirteen, whose head begins to spin as he contemplates the vastness of the heavens projected on the dome above him. The field trip marks Tommy's transition from sixth grade, where his major concerns centered on school and vacation, sports and gaming, to a more complex world where questions of identity and belief take hold of the imagination. Tommy and his friends--Micky Boonaling. Kareem Brooks, Mignon Eubanks, and others--tackle the challenges of seventh grade with a mixture of humor and bewilderment. When Tommy's uncle Aaron dies unexpectedly in a motorcycle accident, the boy's questions about life take a deeper, more complicated form, and Tommy begins to search for a way to create meaning in his life, a search encouraged by his friend, Mignon. The solution they create takes the two of them on a heart-warming adventure, tinged with the bitter-sweet desires of young romance.