Doll Parts

Doll Parts Author Amanda Lepore
ISBN-10 9781942872863
Year 2017-04-18
Pages 208
Language en
Publisher Simon and Schuster
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“If you happen to be young and transgender, then you’re used to people being hateful toward you when all you want to do is exist. Through all the insanity in my life, there was only one thing I could control: myself. On the outside, obviously, but on the inside, too. I focused on not letting other people’s opinions have any effect on me whatsoever, and that’s how I’ve lived my life ever since.” —Amanda Lepore Spend an evening getting intimate with Amanda Lepore, the internationally renowned walking work of art and New York City’s reigning queen of nightlife for three decades. Paving the way for today’s “trans revolution,” Amanda is one of the world’s most famous transsexuals. In this poignant and revealing memoir, Amanda takes off the makeup, peels back the silicone, and reveals to the world the woman she truly is, all with a sense of divine certainty, humor, and charm. “I hate everyone but Amanda Lepore.” —Miley Cyrus “Amanda is pure heaven on earth, a dream come true. I adore her!” —Francois Nars “Amanda is truly a living work of art. I’ve never witnessed such devotion to the art of high glamour. In my book, she is a glambassador of the very highest order, a true fascinatrix!” —Dita Von Teese “As an Icon, Amanda is one of a kind because of her unique and singular look in the art of fashion. She has established herself as the most original and glamorous image in the world of transgender.” —Patricia Field “Amanda Lepore is a self-creation that governs her own splendid reality.” —Steven Klein, photographer

Doll Parts

Doll Parts Author Wayne Simmons
ISBN-10 1907777539
Year 2012-01-01
Pages 320
Language en
Publisher
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In this bloody, gory Irish sequel to the author's strong seller Drop Dead Gorgeous, a tattered band of survivors continue to struggle for survival in the chaotic aftermath of the zombie apocalypse.

Doll Parts

Doll Parts Author L.E. Falcone
ISBN-10
Year 2015-06-22
Pages
Language en
Publisher Red Collar Books
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Creepy Thomas Wharton is searching for the perfect girl. Except she doesn't exist. Yet. But with a collection of dolls and a satanic ritual, he's about to change all that. What could possibly go wrong? Well, it turns out, everything.

Doll Bones

Doll Bones Author Holly Black
ISBN-10 9781442474871
Year 2013-05-07
Pages 256
Language en
Publisher Simon and Schuster
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Discover the Newbery Honor winner Doll Bones, from Holly Black, the cocreator of the Spiderwick Chronicles. A Kirkus Reviews Best Book. A School Library Journal Best Book. A Booklist Editor’s Choice Books for Youth. A Publishers Weekly Best Children’s Book. A NYPL “100 Titles for Reading and Sharing.” A 2013 Goodreads Choice award nominee. A People Magazine “Best New Kids Book.” Six starred reviews! Winner of a 2014 Newbery Honor Medal. Zach, Poppy, and Alice have been friends forever. And for almost as long, they’ve been playing one continuous, ever-changing game of pirates and thieves, mermaids and warriors. Ruling over all is the Great Queen, a bone-china doll cursing those who displease her. But they are in middle school now. Zach’s father pushes him to give up make-believe, and Zach quits the game. Their friendship might be over, until Poppy declares she’s been having dreams about the Queen—and the ghost of a girl who will not rest until the bone-china doll is buried in her empty grave. Zach and Alice and Poppy set off on one last adventure to lay the Queen’s ghost to rest. But nothing goes according to plan, and as their adventure turns into an epic journey, creepy things begin to happen. Is the doll just a doll or something more sinister? And if there really is a ghost, will it let them go now that it has them in its clutches? Doll Bones is a winner of the Newbery Honor, is the recipient of six starred reviews, was on four Best Book lists, and was called "perfect" by The New York Times.

Girl Parts

Girl Parts Author John M. Cusick
ISBN-10 9780763651954
Year 2010-08-10
Pages 240
Language en
Publisher Candlewick Press
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"Hello, David. My name is Rose. It’s a pleasure to meet you. We are now entering minute two of our friendship. According to my Intimacy Clock, a handshake is now appropriate…" David and Charlie are opposites. David has a million friends, online and off. Charlie is a soulful outsider, off the grid completely. But neither feels close to anybody. When David’s parents present him with a hot Companion bot to encourage healthy bonds and treat "dissociative disorder," he can’t get enough of luscious red-headed Rose — and he can’t get it soon. Companions come with strict intimacy protocols, and whenever he tries anything, David gets an electric shock. Severed from the boy she was built to love, Rose turns to Charlie, who finds he can open up, knowing Rose isn’t real. With Charlie’s help, the ideal "companion" is about to become her own best friend. In a stunning and hilarious debut, John Cusick takes rollicking aim at internet culture and our craving for meaningful connection in an uber-connected world.

The Doll Shop Downstairs

The Doll Shop Downstairs Author Yona Zeldis McDonough
ISBN-10 9781101543450
Year 2011-08-04
Pages 128
Language en
Publisher Penguin
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Nine year old Anna and her sisters like helping out in their parents' doll repair shop, because once their chores are done, the fun can begin. The girls are allowed to play carefully with the dolls until they're fixed and ready to be returned to their owners. But when World War I begins, and an embargo on German-made goods threatens to put the shop out of business, it's up to Anna to come up with an idea to save the day.

Baby Doll

Baby Doll Author Hollie Overton
ISBN-10 9781473536104
Year 2016-06-30
Pages 384
Language en
Publisher Random House
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A SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER AND RICHARD & JUDY BOOK CLUB PICK Read the novel that kept Tess Gerritsen transfixed and entertained until the very last page You’ve been held captive in one room. You’ve been mentally and physically abused every day since you were sixteen years old. Then, one night, you realise your captor has left the door to your cell unlocked. For the first time in eight years you’re free. This is what happens next. Praise for Baby Doll ‘What a compulsive read! A brilliant first novel that kept me transfixed and entertained until the very last page.’- Tess Gerritsen 'An incredibly powerful debut' - Sunday Mirror ‘Compelling psychological thriller.’ - Daily Express ‘With a narrative that can only be described as 'nuclear', the story of newly freed Lily and her daughter Sky moves at breakneck speed ... It's a really good read.’ - Stylist ‘Compelling first novel ... Overton throws in enough twists, turns, and surprises to keep the reader wondering what on earth can happen next.’ - Publishers Weekly ‘If Overton’s debut is anything to go by, she’ll soon be up there with the best of them!’ - Peterborough Evening Telegraph ‘Riveting from the first line.’ - Woman's Own ‘Gritty, captivating thriller.’ - Love Reading ‘A gripping page-turner that will make you think about what it means to be free.’ - Glamour South Africa ‘Riveting and difficult to put down.’ - News Gazette ‘You’ll feel the sudden urge to check the locks on your front door.’ - The Line Up ‘A fast paced and intense story that once I started I found I could not put down... the sheer heartbreak and horror of this story will keep you hooked...’ - Feminisia Libros Reviews

The Doll Funeral

The Doll Funeral Author Kate Hamer
ISBN-10 9781612196664
Year 2017-08-15
Pages 320
Language en
Publisher Melville House
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“[Evokes] both Jeanette Winterson and Ian McEwan . . . an elegiac and uplifting novel about the indissoluble bonds between mothers and daughters, and a reminder of how the imagination can set you free.” — The Guardian On Ruby’s thirteenth birthday, a wish she didn’t even know she had suddenly comes true: the couple who raised her aren’t her parents at all. Her real mother and father are out there somewhere, and Ruby becomes determined to find them. Venturing into the forest with nothing but a suitcase and the company of her only true friend—the imaginary Shadow Boy—Ruby discovers a group of siblings who live alone in the woods. The children take her in, and while they offer the closest Ruby’s ever had to a family, Ruby begins to suspect that they might need her even more than she needs them. And it’s not always clear what’s real and what’s not—or who’s trying to help her and who might be a threat. Told from shifting timelines, and the alternating perspectives of teenage Ruby; her mother, Anna; and even the Shadow Boy, The Doll Funeral is a dazzling follow-up to Kate Hamer’s breakout debut, The Girl in the Red Coat, and a gripping, exquisitely mysterious novel about the connections that remain after a family has been broken apart.

Platinum Doll

Platinum Doll Author Anne Girard
ISBN-10 9780778318668
Year 2016-01-26
Pages 368
Language en
Publisher Harlequin
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Set against the dazzling backdrop of Golden Age Hollywood, novelist Girard tells the story of Jean Harlow, an iconic star in the history of film.

Dolls Behaving Badly

Dolls Behaving Badly Author Cinthia Ritchie
ISBN-10 9781455518272
Year 2013-02-05
Pages 352
Language en
Publisher Hachette UK
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Carla Richards is a lot of things. She's a waitress at Anchorage's premier dining establishment, Mexico in an Igloo; an artist who secretly makes erotic dolls for extra income; a divorcée who can't quite detach from her ex-husband; and a single mom trying to support her gifted eight-year-old son, her pregnant sister, and her babysitter-turned-resident-teenager. She's one overdue bill away from completely losing control-when inspiration strikes in the form of a TV personality. Now she's scribbling away in a diary, flirting with an anthropologist, and making appointments with a credit counselor. Still, getting her life and dreams back on track is difficult. Is perfection really within reach? Or will she wind up with something even better?

Mixed Media Doll Making

Mixed Media Doll Making Author Linda O'Brien
ISBN-10 9781592537440
Year 2011-10-01
Pages 160
Language en
Publisher Quarry
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Inspired by the “Dada” notion of making art from materials that would not typically be combined or expected to go together, and driven by a similar sense of irony and humor, this book presents a unique approach to creating mixed-media dolls. A must-have for anyone interested in found object art and the human form, it is a thoughtful and provocative exploration of the power, symbolism, and cultural significance of dolls and representational figures. The authors share detailed techniques for using surface embellishments, using molds and molding products, and building and transforming disparate objects into whimsical, inspiring dolls. Beginning with a variety of substrates, readers are guided step by step through five types of doll construction. Numerous variations on each of the core projects promote further experimentation. Includes an inspiring gallery of mixed-media dolls from leading artists.

My Crochet Doll

My Crochet Doll Author Isabelle Kessdjian
ISBN-10 9781446364444
Year 2013-12-12
Pages 96
Language en
Publisher David & Charles
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Instagram sensation Isabelle Kessedjian has created this adorable doll and amazing wardrobe in crochet! Designs include a wide range of outfits, from school days and bedtime to cute fancy dress costumes and adventures to the North Pole! Discover how to crochet your doll and then personalize her with your choice of hair, clothing and accessories. She even has a cute suitcase to store all of her belongings, which can also double up as a bed! Be aware that crochet terms in the US are different from those in the UK. This can be confusing as the same terms are used to refer to different stitches under each system. All crochet patterns in this book are written in UK and European terms. US crocheters must take care that they work the correct stitches. One way to tell which system is being used in other patterns is that the American system starts with a single crochet, which the UK system doesn't have; so patterns with 'sc' in them can be identified as American patterns.

Letters to Kurt

Letters to Kurt Author Eric Erlandson
ISBN-10 9781617751141
Year 2012-03-27
Pages 120
Language en
Publisher Akashic Books
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"Nearly two decades after the death of Kurt Cobain, a friend and fellow musician not only continues to mourn his suicide, but also rages against the culture that he holds responsible. These 52 'letters' . . . combine the subject matter of the Byrds' 'So You Wanna Be a Rock and Roll Star' with the fury of Allen Ginsberg's Howl . . . A catharsis for the writer and perhaps for the reader as well." --Kirkus Reviews "A touching and enlightening collection of prose poems addressed to [Erlandson's] departed friend." --The San Francisco Bay Guardian "Erlandson finally comes to terms with his loss in 52 prose-poem letters ostensibly addressed to Cobain in which he straightforwardly confronts his inner demons while offering personal reflections on food, drug abuse, death, and self-sabotage."--Booklist "The reverberations of Kurt's suicide last to this day, and have touched the lives of many. Dozens of people could have written their own version of this bracingly candid book; Eric Erlandson has written one, filled with rage and love, landmined with detail, that can stand for them all." --Michael Azerrad, author of Come As You Are: The Story of Nirvana "Eric was the spirit-boy in the Nirvana/Hole dynamic. Quiet, bemused, intelligent, and curiously intuitive to the power of hugging the devil, to say we will all be okay . . . Eric expresses how enchanting Kurt was, how the whole scene was, with his thoughtful, radical adult/prose love. Bring on the future, darling."--Thurston Moore, musician "Eric. He was always there: supportive, observing, in the thick of it. Hidden in plain sight . . . Without him, I can't imagine Seattle or L.A. or a dozen other places. This book is beautiful, brutal, brief. Happy-sad eloquence. Boy Scouts playing with the complimentary cologne in the heart of the ghost town. Listen to the man. He knows." --Everett True, author of Nirvana: The Biography Letters to Kurt is an anguished, angry, and tender meditation on the octane and ether of rock and roll and its many moons: sex, drugs, suicide, fame, and rage. It's part Dream Songs, part Bukowski, Ferlinghetti, Ginsberg, and the Clash. Rants, reflections, and gunshot fill these fifty-two prose poems. They are raw, funny, sad, and searching. This will make a beautiful book for anyone who loved Nirvana and Hole and the time and place when their music changed everything. Ultimately, it's an elegy for Kurt and the "suicide idols" who tragically fail to find salvation in their amazing music.

The Neighborly Thing

The Neighborly Thing Author Wanda E. Brunstetter
ISBN-10 9781628367669
Year 2013-07-01
Pages 176
Language en
Publisher Barbour Publishing
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Sinda Shull has secrets from her past which are the reason she feels she can never marry. When Sinda moves next door to widower Glen Olsen and his daughter, Tara, she struggles to leave the past behind. Sinda's home business keeps her hands busy, but Glen's neighborly gestures occupy most of her thoughts. Glen is drawn to Sinda believing it's his responsibility to do the neighborly thing and befriend her. His daughter, though, has other plans. The would-be detective tries to prove that Sinda is up to no good - and Tara does everything she can to keep her father and Sinda apart.