Description : From the Langston Hughes poem, titled Dream Variations, Beautiful Night, Beautiful Me compares the beauty of the night sky to the beauty of black skin.
Description : Talia is seventeen, weighs thirty-one kilos, and has been committed to a psychiatric unit. Ever wondered what was inside the mind of an anorexic? This is her journal, Beautiful Me.
Description : A Vietnamese blind date group composed of a clothing designer, a contractor, an engineer, a hawker, and a Peasant Workers. As soon as they entered Viet Nam, they were immediately chased and mistakenly entered the forest by the local gangs. How could the top quality handsome Tang Zixuan be turned into an extraordinary Martial Arts Master by a refined clothing designer in a month? The petite and beautiful girlfriend whom he had loved for many years suddenly threw herself into the arms of a rich second generation; the beautiful woman, who was filled with love, was being forced into the forest of a foreign country; the beautiful woman, who was passionate and wise, was being pursued relentlessly; the beautiful woman, who was also beautiful, where was she to go? Was it a fortuitous encounter or a calamity? The plot was thrilling and confusing.
Description : If Holly Golightly lived in the ’80s, how far would she go to make a name for herself as Manhattan’s artist du jour? We know all about Warhol, Basquiat, Keith Haring, and their fictional counterparts, but what about the edgy women artists of this time? Jodi Plum: smart, talented, ambitious, troubled. Fresh out of her teens, she leaves suburbia for Manhattan’s glam and gritty art scene, and almost immediately falls into the clutches of Monika, a beautiful photographer. With the help of her new mentor, Jodi quickly becomes a rising star—but when a skeleton from her past surfaces, her dream life crashes to a halt, and she slips into a world of parties, drugs, and high-class prostitution. Set in the crime-plagued New York City of the 1980s, Beautiful Garbage parallels an artist’s journey with her sexual epiphanies, exploring the notorious milieu of the decade’s downtown art scene from the point of view of a young female artist—and offering a satirical and irreverent look at post-’70s sexual politics and the world of elite call girls.
Description : As a young journalist who is about to graduate from the university, due to his outstanding ability, he is often taken by the beauty CEO to work with him. After a working entertainment, the two drunken people accidentally had a relationship, but the next day the CEO deemed nothing happened and she was cold to him. But he has fallen in love with her ...However, his girlfriend who grew up with him since they were teenager were around him, and he has almost forgotten her existence. One is the CEO who has feelings since he first met, the other is his first girlfriend who has been with him for many years. How should he choose?☆About the Author☆Yan Dou, an excellent online novelist, has authored many novels. Her representative works include My wife is A CEO, and her urban romance novels have won the readers' favorite because of her distinctive personality.
Description : The Beautiful, Winged Madness is a state both inspired and mad where one discovers sublime truths and terrifying illusions. It is the domain of Guy, a poet and a painter, and Anna, a performance artist who often wears personas--metaphorical costumes. In present-day Los Angeles, the two artists confront love and pain, beauty and terror, visions and madness, death and rebirth, and the raptures of flesh and spirit in a unique story that takes the reader on an extraordinary odyssey.
Description : Life hasn’t always been easy for nineteen-year old Ava Berry, but her and her mom have always gotten through things together. When her mom suddenly disappears, Ava knows she’s in trouble. Her mom would never leave her alone with the likes of her vile boyfriend and his evil son. Ava sees her one chance to break away and she makes a run for the one home she always desired, but never had. Josh Woods, a twenty-eight year old self-proclaimed bachelor has no desire to settle down—ever. While working at Wood Securities, his brother’s private investigation firm, many files have landed on his desk. Nothing prepares him for the pair of blue eyes attached to his latest case and the sheer power they have to be his game changer. Will Josh be able to keep Ava safe from her past or will the threat destroy his chance at happiness with the one girl who managed to open up his heart?
Description : Everything was a lie. In thee beginning he gave me his cell phone number— 217-469-3150. The area code was Illinois and I asked him about this. He said he had lived there before moving to Delaware. After the scam I looked into the cell phone number and found that it is actually a landline in St. Joseph, Illinois and calls to that number get automatically rerouted to Malaysia. So you never have any idea that you are calling Malaysia. He supposedly flew from Delaware to California to make a presentation to win a big engineering contract in Malaysia and after a few weeks he told me it was offered to him. And I believed him. But he was never in California. And remember that I said that everything was a lie. I am sure that he has never even been to the United States.
Description : "What little faith remained-the tiny ounce protectively stored somewhere deep down in my soul-I would reach in and find, just to bring me back to the only place I would ever feel whole again." It is the year 1878, and at last, Lillian, now a young woman, is free from the prison called Sutton Hall and the evil grandmother who ruled. After years locked away far from her beloved lighthouse on Jasper Island, she finds her only escape through sheer luck and the generosity of one man, Richard Parker, an aspiring commercial illustrator. Though Lillian is shamed by the sins of her parents and the unspeakable act committed by Warren Stone, she entrusts her life to the charismatic, though married, Richard, until it is safe to return home. However life, as unpredictable as the sea, has other plans for Lillian. Not long after leaving, she is caught up in an adult world of money, greed, drugs, and sinful pleasures, turning her life upside down once again. It is only when Lillian discovers the shocking truth to Richard's cruel years of deception that she finally returns to her lighthouse, desperate to recapture her lost years, and most of all, lost love. But fate has one more devastating surprise in store, leaving Lillian with incomprehensible choices, and ultimately, tearing her beautiful new world apart.