When Love Wins

Author: Sherryl D Hancock

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781910780183

Category: Fiction

Page: 264

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Best friends Shenin and Tyler didn't mean to fall in love. Throw in IEDs and gun battles, along with the separation that comes with life in the military and you're asking for trouble. With the government's Don't Ask, Don't Tell policy, it's a path that could endanger both of their careers but they take it all on to prove that love really can

Break in the Storm

Author: Sherryl D. Hancock

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781910780367

Category: Lesbians

Page: 322

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Ex-Special Forces bodyguard Quinn Kavanaugh takes a job protecting up-and-coming singer, Xandy Blue. Little does she know the diminutive lavender-eyed singer is far from the drama queen type that Quinn can't stand. When the tragedies of Xandy's young live catch up with her, can Quinn save the day to bring a Break in the Storm?

When Angels Fall

Author: Sherryl D. Hancock

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781910780343

Category: Fiction

Page: 254

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Skyler Boche survived the war, as well as a horrific crash. Every day she deals with the aftermath and the crippling PTSD that's tearing her apart. Devin James is a wild child and drawn to Skyler in a way she can't explain. Through all the love, loss, and heartache, she'll find that when angels fall, they sometimes need help to get back up.

Rebels in Paradise

The Los Angeles Art Scene and the 1960s

Author: Hunter Drohojowska-Philp

Publisher: Henry Holt and Company

ISBN: 9781429958998

Category: Art

Page: 288

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The extraordinary story of the artists who propelled themselves to international fame in 1960s Los Angeles Los Angeles, 1960: There was no modern art museum and there were few galleries, which is exactly what a number of daring young artists liked about it, among them Ed Ruscha, David Hockney, Robert Irwin, Bruce Nauman, Judy Chicago and John Baldessari. Freedom from an established way of seeing, making, and marketing art fueled their creativity, which in turn inspired the city. Today Los Angeles has four museums dedicated to contemporary art, around one hundred galleries, and thousands of artists. Here, at last, is the book that tells the saga of how the scene came into being, why a prevailing Los Angeles permissiveness, 1960s-style, spawned countless innovations, including Andy Warhol's first exhibition, Marcel Duchamp's first retrospective, Frank Gehry's mind-bending architecture, Rudi Gernreich's topless bathing suit, Dennis Hopper's Easy Rider, even the Beach Boys, the Byrds, the Doors, and other purveyors of a California style. In the 1960s, Los Angeles was the epicenter of cool.

Vendetta

Author: Sherryl D Hancock

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781910780640

Category: Fiction

Page: 278

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Brought back from the depths of despair by her mothers, Cody now spends her days working to stop other young girls going down the same terrifying path that she once did. While working undercover she meets McKenna, the wife of her latest suspect. They embark on a whirlwind romance, but Cody's past is never far away, haunting her from the shadows.

Lightning Strykes

Author: Sherryl D Hancock

Publisher: Vulpine Press

ISBN: 9781910780909

Category:

Page: 334

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Former marine and MMA fighter Remington LaRoche doesn't quite know what she's letting herself in for when she agrees to become bodyguard work for the famous pop star Wynter Kincade. Unexpected events drag out parts of her past she'd rather leave behind. Things start to heat up and they soon discover what happens when Lightning Strykes.

Turning Tables

Author: Sherryl D. Hancock

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781910780381

Category: Lesbians

Page: 310

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Jericho, the Director of the Division of Law Enforcement, has her life turned upside down when her wife leaves without warning. And at work, female agents are being targeted. Alongside a graduate student called Zoey, and Catalina, an undercover narcotics officer, she must start turning the tables to figure out who is targeting these women and why.

Everything to Everyone

Author: Sherryl D. Hancock

Publisher: Vulpine Press

ISBN: 9781910780824

Category: Lesbians

Page: 292

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Harley Marie Davidson is a one of a kind. An expert programmer, coupled with her inability to say no and her ADHD, leaves her life in constant disarray. That all changes when Shiloh Styles, a former classmate from high school, is hired to help keep her organized. But the past never stays in the past.

Call Me Crazy

Stories from the Mad Movement

Author: Irit Shimrat

Publisher: Press Gang Pub

ISBN: N.A

Category: Antipsychiatry

Page: 179

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Irit Shimrat went crazy as a young woman and spent two years incarcerated in psychiatric wards. Her escape and subsequent involvement in the psychiatric survivors' movement (a.k.a. the Mad Movement) is documented here, along with accounts from other activists including Don Weitz, Lanny Beckman and Pat Caponni. An international coalition of former mental patients and their allies who oppose forced drugging, solitary confinement, electroshock and other psychiatric abuses, the Mad Movement has been active for three decades. Shimrat and others put forward powerful arguments that "mental illness" is a lucrative and socially constructed myth rather than a genetic or biochemical brain defect. Call Me Crazy is a testament to the strength of the human spirit and a springboard for intelligent, creative and humane alternatives to psychiatry. It includes a comprehensive bibliography.

Bran Mak Morn: The Last King

Author: Robert E. Howard

Publisher: Del Rey

ISBN: 9780345484611

Category: Fiction

Page: 400

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From Robert E. Howard’s fertile imagination sprang some of fiction’s greatest heroes, including Conan the Cimmerian, King Kull, and Solomon Kane. But of all Howard’s characters, none embodied his creator’s brooding temperament more than Bran Mak Morn, the last king of a doomed race. In ages past, the Picts ruled all of Europe. But the descendants of those proud conquerors have sunk into barbarism . . . all save one, Bran Mak Morn, whose bloodline remains unbroken. Threatened by the Celts and the Romans, the Pictish tribes rally under his banner to fight for their very survival, while Bran fights to restore the glory of his race. Lavishly illustrated by award-winning artist Gary Gianni, this collection gathers together all of Howard’s published stories and poems featuring Bran Mak Morn–including the eerie masterpiece “Worms of the Earth” and “Kings of the Night,” in which sorcery summons Kull the conqueror from out of the depths of time to stand with Bran against the Roman invaders. Also included are previously unpublished stories and fragments, reproductions of manuscripts bearing Howard’s handwritten revisions, and much, much more. Special Bonus: a newly discovered adventure by Howard, presented here for the very first time. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Jet Blue

Author: Sherryl D Hancock

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781910780428

Category: Fiction

Page: 326

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Jet doesn't do commitment and everyone in LA knows it. Ashley, though now married to a man, has been obsessed with Jet since high school. After rescuing Fadiyah, a girl who risked her life to save Jet in Iraq, and bringing her back to the States, Jet must fight her inner demons to finally let herself love one of them: Ashley or Fadiyah?

Marking Time

Author: Sherryl D Hancock

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781910780404

Category: Fiction

Page: 234

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A dancer-turned cop, Raine captivates the eyes of the dance teacher, Natalia, and with a little push from their friend, they embark on a whirlwind romance. With Natalia's ex-girlfriend overrun with jealousy, they face a bumpy road to discover that they'd both just been Marking Time until they found each other.

Sparks

Author: Sherryl D Hancock

Publisher: Vulpine Press

ISBN: 9781910780862

Category:

Page: N.A

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Brenden ran away from home and went on to become the world-famous rock star BJ Sparks. He has the money, the looks, the fame, and women throwing themselves at his feet. Allexxiss was the one who got away. When she unexpectedly reappears in his life after nearly twenty years apart, Brenden sets off down a destructive path.

Water Under the Bridge

Author: Sherryl D Hancock

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781910780626

Category: Fiction

Page: 262

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Shenin, currently living alone in LA, is struggling with some dark secrets that is tearing her marriage apart. Things go from bad to worse as her friend, Jet, ends up in a nightmare crash with Skyler and Sebastian that leaves her fighting for her life. Will it all just be Water under the Bridge in the end?

Gray Skies

Author: Sherryl D. Hancock

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781910780701

Category: Lesbians

Page: 266

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When they are unexpectedly reunited, Jazmine is stunned by the version of Rayden she meets. A shadow of her former self, Jazmine wonders if she'll ever let her in again. Then Jazmine meets Dakota, a troubled young woman, and they find themselves unexpectedly drawn to each other; the Gray Skies could finally be clearing.

City of Quartz: Excavating the Future in Los Angeles (New Edition)

Author: Mike Davis

Publisher: Verso Books

ISBN: 1844675688

Category: Political Science

Page: 462

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This new edition of Mike Davis’s visionary work gives an update on Los Angeles as the city hits the 21st century. No metropolis has been more loved or more hated. To its official boosters, "Los Angeles brings it all together." To detractors, LA is a sunlit mortuary where "you can rot without feeling it." To Mike Davis, the author of this fiercely elegant and wide- ranging work of social history, Los Angeles is both utopia and dystopia, a place where the last Joshua trees are being plowed under to make room for model communities in the desert, where the rich have hired their own police to fend off street gangs, as well as armed Beirut militias. In City of Quartz, Davis reconstructs LA's shadow history and dissects its ethereal economy. He tells us who has the power and how they hold on to it. He gives us a city of Dickensian extremes, Pynchonesque conspiracies, and a desperation straight out of Nathaniel Westa city in which we may glimpse our own future mirrored with terrifying clarity. In this new edition, Davis provides a dazzling update on the city's current status.

The Celluloid Closet

Homosexuality in the Movies

Author: Vito Russo

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0060961325

Category: Social Science

Page: 384

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Examines the portrayal of homosexual characters in the movies and how it reflects society's beliefs and misconceptions

Try Me, Tempt Me, Take Me

One Night with Sole Regret Anthology

Author: Olivia Cunning

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781939276018

Category: Erotic stories, American

Page: 322

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For the five rock gods of Sole Regret, finding love is easy, keeping it is hard. This anthology contains the first three novellas in the One Night with Sole Regret serial series. In Try Me, Sole Regret's crafty drummer, Gabe "Force" Banner, seduces a straight-laced accountant before she realizes she's talking to a rock star. In Tempt Me, Sole Regret's troubled lead guitarist, Adam Taylor, might finally be ready to commit to the woman who saved him from a life of despair and abuse. In Take Me, Sole Regret's enigmatic vocalist, Jacob "Shade" Silverton, tries to keep his cool around one off-limits woman from his past, but she just might be too hot to resist.

Werewolves/Zombies

A Record of the Year of Infection

Author: Chris Lane,Don Roff

Publisher: Chronicle Books

ISBN: 0811871002

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 144

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Taking the form of a biologist's illustrated journal found in the aftermath of the attack, this pulse-pounding, suspenseful tale of zombie apocalypse follows the narrator as he flees from city to countryside and heads north to Canada, where he hopes the undead will be slowed by the colder climate. Encountering scattered humans and scores of the infected along the way, he fills his notebook with graphic drawings of the zombies and careful observations of their behavior, along with terrifying tales of survival. This frightening new contribution to the massively popular zombie resurgence will keep fans on the edge of their seats right up to the very end.