In this searing, unflinchingly honest book, Portia de Rossi captures the complex emotional truth of what it is like when food, weight, and body image take priority over every other human impulse or action. She recounts the elaborate rituals around eating that came to dominate hours of every day, from keeping her daily calorie intake below 300 to eating precisely measured amounts of food out of specific bowls and only with certain utensils. When this wasn’t enough, she resorted to purging and compulsive physical exercise, driving her body and spirit to the breaking point.
In Italy, five-star restaurants and celebrity chefs may seem, on the surface, a part of the landscape. In reality, the restaurant industry is as tough, cutthroat, and unforgiving as anywhere else in the world - sometimes even colluding with the shady world of organized crime. The powerful voice of Leonardo Lucarelli takes us through the underbelly of Italy's restaurant world.
Since she’d been on the outside, she’d survived an Aether storm, she’d had a knife held to her throat, and she’d seen men murdered. This was worse. Exiled from her home, the enclosed city of Reverie, Aria knows her chances of surviving in the outer wasteland - known as The Death Shop - are slim. If the cannibals don’t get her, the violent, electrified energy storms will. She’s been taught that the very air she breathes can kill her. Then Aria meets an Outsider named Perry. He’s wild - a savage - and her only hope of staying alive.
"Beware of the Triology"
It's been months since Aria learned of her mother's death. Months since Perry became Blood Lord of the Tides, and months since Aria last saw him.
Now Aria and Perry are about to be reunited. It's a moment they've been longing for with countless expectations. And it's a moment that lives up to all of them. At least at first. Then it slips away. The Tides don't take kindly to former Dwellers like Aria. And the tribe is swirling out of Perry's control. With the Aether storms worsening every day, the only remaining hope for peace and safety is the Still Blue. But does this haven truly exist?
"Way beyond my expectations! Amazing sequel"
The race to the Still Blue has reached a stalemate. Aria and Perry are determined to find this last safe haven from the Aether storms before Sable and Hess do - and they are just as determined to stay together. Within the confines of a cave they're using as a makeshift refuge, they struggle to reconcile their people, Dwellers and Outsiders, who are united only in their hatred of their desperate situation. Meanwhile, time is running out to rescue Cinder, who was abducted by Hess and Sable for his unique abilities. Then Roar arrives in a grief-stricken fury, endangering all with his need for revenge.
"Perfect ending to a wonderful series"
When Jamie's father gets in deep with the New Jersey mafia, he gambles a wager that he ends up losing and sells his daughter's body to the boss, Tony. While her father tries to come up with the money, Jamie attempts to seduce Tony, who lets her in on his plan: to impregnate her as soon as she is his.
For 18-year-old Gideon Blake, nothing but death can keep him from achieving his goal of becoming a US Army Ranger. As it turns out, it does. Recovering from the accident that most definitely killed him, Gideon finds himself with strange new powers and a bizarre cuff he can't remove. His death has brought to life his real destiny. He has become War, one of the legendary four horsemen of the apocalypse.
"Needs to be fixed. Chapter 56 & 57 are the same."
Follow Emily as she is captured by sex-crazed wolves during a camping trip and forced through a sexual breeding ceremony with the alpha. Caught between an embittered battle between two alphas, she is stolen from her pack and fed a drink to lust for her new master. As Emily loses herself in the carnal world of the wolves, she concocts a plan to save herself and the wolves.
Kelly Rossi's Dating the Wrong Men: The Misadventurer's Guide through Bad Relationship Choices, a fresh, entertaining, and comically written memoir filled with invaluable life and dating lessons. Now happily-married, author Kelly Rossi uses her own inspirational story to walk you through Wrong Man personality types that are all-too-familiar in the current dating environment complete with the bulleted signs that you might be in the same situation and advice to get through it.
An outsider within her Jersey Shore family, Chef Rossi finds a home for her punk sensibilities inside the kitchen. When their high-school-age, punk, runaway daughter is found hosting a Jersey Shore hotel party, Rossi's parents feel they have no other choice: They ship her off to live with a Hasidic rabbi in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. Within the confines of this restrictive culture, Rossi's big-city dreams take root.
Luigi Francis "Shorty" Rossi, the tough-talking, fedora-wearing star of Animal Planet's hit show Pit Boss, may stand only four feet tall, but that hasn't stopped him from living large, becoming a successful businessman and an outspoken advocate for pit bulls, the most misunderstood dog breed in the world.
"Great book, truly good person"
Clarissa, a physician assistant working for one of the best OB/GYN doctors in the area, is caught stealing prescription pads from her intimidating male boss. Doctor Marshall gives her two choices: become his experimental subject for a month or be sent to jail. She chooses the former, not realizing that he plans to milk and breed her with his experimental drugs.
Jane is excited to get birth control and lose her virginity to her boyfriend, Zach. She visits the OB/GYN doctor, unaware that she has made an appointment with her boyfriend's father. Skeptical of her virginity, the doctor insists on various lewd tests to prove her innocence and enlists a male nurse's help to teach her how to pleasure a man.
"I GOT IT FOR THE SEX!"
Best friends. BFFs. Soul twinsies. Whatever you want to call them, Harper and Lily were born to be besties. With high school just around the corner, casual-cool Cali girl Harper and awkward, always-costumed Lily make sure to text each other every day about their bond.
In a world where the earth is infested with vampires, humans are bought, sold, and bred for one sole purpose: blood. Tessa is caught and auctioned of to a wealthy vampire Lord, who intends to use her to pleasure and feed his disobedient son, and also to breed her to his human cattle. Tessa falls hard for her vampire master, who feeds her lustful desires. But how can she survive in a castle filled with blood-starved vampires?
"This must be someone;s first attempt at writing."
Deborah has been obsessed with Michael, the hottie in her class, for ages. She dupes her coven into casting a love spell for her, but uses the wrong ingredients and the spell backfires. Surrounded by women lusting for her, Deborah gives in and faces the consequences of betraying her coven. Warning, contains explicit scenes: female gangbang, double penetration, oral, anal, and candle action!
Mary has had a rough time working as the personal assistant of her rich, demanding, and ill-tempered boss. She stumbles upon a scene she should not have witnessed and learns her boss' secret that drives his craving for sex and blood. Mary must learn to serve the CEO's twisted, sexual needs or suffer the consequences.
In a world where the Earth is infested with vampires, humans are bought, sold, and bred for one sole purpose: Blood. After Tessa succumbs to Cainan's lust in Sold to the Vampire and both of them escape the castle, they are quickly caught by a rival faction who escort them to Red Dawn. There, Tessa is claimed by the Lord of Red Dawn, a handsome, bold vampire who always gets whatever he wants. To save Cainan, she must pleasure her new master in any way he desires and breed with the human men.
Robert has just settled into a quiet, forest town to begin his career as a novelist. After a frightening encounter with a wolf, a handsome stranger appears at his door asking questions about his nasty bite.
Portia de Rossi weighed only 82 pounds when she collapsed on the set of the Hollywood film in which she was playing her first leading role. This should have been the culmination of all her years of hard work - first as a child model in Australia, then as a cast member of one of the hottest shows on American television. On the outside she was thin and blond, glamorous and successful. On the inside, she was literally dying.