Humor & Entertainment

August 8, 2019

21st Century Japanese Net-Slang Handbook

"21st Century Japanese Net-Slang Handbook: The 20 Most Common Phrases" by Rin Wakatsuki

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Want to know what this means? JAPANESE is a pretty weird language. It's one of the most difficult languages to learn with its complicated grammar and many Japanese characters. However it gets a whole lot more complicated when you try to chat with someone on the internet. On Twitter, Facebook, or Youtube, the Japanese content is IMPOSSIBLE to understand with just the normal textbook and dictionary. Japanese is not only one of the most complicated languages, but one of the most flexible ones. This gave birth to some very creative and weird net-slang in the 21st century. In this book you will learn 20 words you will NOT find in your ordinary Japanese textbooks.

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February 24, 2019

V for Neck

"V for Neck" by Nova R. Paige

This book is about the joys and frustrations of customer service, and the adage that “the customer is always right.” The customer is “always right,” but it's still to their benefit to make it easier for the service representative to help them—they don't always grasp this concept. V for Neck is a short, funny description of what a customer service representative is thinking when a customer is yelling, cursing, asking dumb questions or casually proclaiming V is for Neck. Sometimes the representative will say out loud what she's thinking, but here you can read her inner dialogue.

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January 18, 2019

Cygne Rouge

"Cygne Rouge" by F. V. Pires

Winner of the Beverly Hills Book Award! Engineer Miranda Darrow has a pleasing but predictable life: good job, great friends, and her steady date, Andy. When her company sends her alone to a job site in South Florida she takes steps to fight boredom after work and learns to tango. As she practices her ochos and perfects her media luna, she cannot help but fall in love. But why does her new sweetheart want to spend a weekend abroad at the secret tango weekend, Cygne Rouge, dancing with another woman? Her fickle new lover knows how to make life more interesting, if not more comfortable. Funny and romantic, Cygne Rouge celebrates love, friendship, and the sexiest dance in the world: Argentine tango.

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December 7, 2018

Cancer Free Emily

"Cancer Free Emily" by Tonja Vallin

Emily Blithe likes her life, she's a copywriter in Las Vegas for one of the top card companies in the country. Emily looks like she's finally found love with her boyfriend Collin and she adores working with her co-worker and graphic designer Cee Cee -- a woman who speaks her mind. But it all comes crashing down when Emily learns she has Stage III Breast Cancer. Not one to sit around feeling sorry for herself, Emily actively seeks out a mentor Atlas who's battled cancer not once, not twice but three times. She takes young Emily under her wing and inspires her like never before opening up a new world of possibilities. Emily faces her greatest fears and embraces some life lessons to become what she desperately wants to be, Cancer Free Emily.

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