Former porn star and now a YouTuber, Channon Rose takes you through her early childhood, which was filled with severe traumatic events. The story of Channon's childhood is both disturbing and captivating. Channon shares her deepest darkest secrets about her life in this book that she hasn't even shared wit her own family or closest friends. Channon spent much of her childhood in and out of psychiatric hospitals, dealing with drug addiction; she was a child prostitute; she dealt with emotional and physical abuse at home; and she struggled with eating disorders. These are just a few of the personal stories she shares in this book. This candid story will take you along for the ride while you follow the life of a girl out of control. This incredible journey will whip you past an attempted murder and being expelled from almost every school and will take you into the heart of what it is like to be young and alone with a psychopath stepparent and a death wish. Every moment of this true story will lend you insight into the mind of a lost little girl and how she eventually managed to survive through it all, despite the odds. Are you up for a wild ride? If so, take a peek inside.
When circumstances become insane, sometimes feeling or acting crazy is the only way to keep reality from crushing the spirit. In The History of My Insanity, YouTube and reality TV sensation Trisha Paytas explores her own history of increasingly insane situations, taking an in-depth look at the real world of stripping, escorting, and what the sex and entertainment industries can do to a person's mental and emotional well-being. This is the revealing, raw, and true story of a life that is full of regrets, written to inspire others to do more than they think they can.
Shelley Lubben was a porn star. Now she tells the hardcore truth. In Truth Behind the Fantasy of Porn, former porn actress Shelley Lubben rips the seductive mask off of pornography and exposes the hardcore truth behind the "greatest illusion on earth". Her spectacular journey from childhood sexual abuse to prostitution to the deadly unglamorous realm of porn sets, Shelley is brutally honest about her past. But that's not all. Having escaped the porn industry at 26, Shelley now shares her powerful story of redemption offering a message of hope to the entire world. The first ever book exposing the "secret" side of porn, Shelley wants you to know the hardcore truth. Pornography is modern day slavery for thousands of women and the millions of porn addicts who can't stop clicking. But you shall know the truth and the truth shall set you free!
The Stripper Diaries
Author: Trisha Paytas
In the brutally raw The Stripper Diaries, author Trisha Paytas reveals a collection of her real life diary entries written during her stint as a Los Angeles stripper. A follow up to her wildly popular memoir, The History of My Insanity, this deeply personal collection gives readers a shocking glimpse into the dark side of an often glamorized industry.
Curvy and Loving It
Author: Trisha Paytas
With her signature straightforward style, Paytas inspires young girls, preteens, and teenagers to embrace their plus-sized bodies and enter the world with confidence. In a world where the media, and women themselves, seem to hang the value of a female's self-worth on the size of her waist, Paytas provides a refreshing alternative to the incessant body bashing. Focusing on the need to love yourself first, she offers easy-to-follow tips on how to get to a place of total self-confidence.
Author: Dmitry Glukhovsky
The basis of two bestselling computer games Metro 2033 and Metro Last Light, the Metro books have put Dmitry Glukhovsky in the vanguard of Russian speculative fiction alongside the creator of Night Watch, Sergei Lukyanenko. A year after the events of METRO 2033 the last few survivors of the apocalypse, surrounded by mutants and monsters, face a terrifying new danger as they hang on for survival in the tunnels of the Moscow Metro. Featuring blistering action, vivid and tough characters, claustrophobic tension and dark satire the Metro books have become bestsellers across Europe.
Author: Catherine Anderson
In this stirring novel of the Old West from New York Times bestselling author Catherine Anderson, a desperate woman’s impulsive ruse brings a rough-looking stranger into her life... To support her orphaned niece, impoverished Brianna O’Keefe accepts work with a Colorado rancher. To guard herself from unwanted attention, she resorts to a harmless little lie: that she’s married to a Denver gold miner named David Paxton. When her boss forces her to write her “husband,” hoping he’ll take Brianna off his hands, she can only pray that no real David Paxton exists who can expose her. When Colorado marshal David Paxton gets a letter from a stranger claiming to be his wife, and pleading with him to come for her and his “daughter,” he dutifully sets out to find this woman and the child he may have sired. What stuns Brianna is that David is convinced the young girl could, in fact, be his. As David and Brianna’s wary attraction blossoms into a deeper desire, David warms to the idea of a ready-made family. But can his dream survive Brianna’s lingering distrust...and his own heart-held secrets? From the Paperback edition.
The Three Year Lie
Author: Amber Walter
The Three Year Lie is the sordid saga of a young girl?s sexual awakening, the precocious victim of childhood abuse that is a controversial, tragicomic book filtered through a complex psychological prism.
Haunted in Hollywood
Author: Loey Lane, J. A. Kazimer
Publisher: Adaptive Books
When a fashion magazine offers YouTube vlogger and model, Loey Lane, a cover shoot at the iconic Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel, she jumps at the chance, flying from her small hometown in Kansas to the City of Angels . . . and ghosts. Soon after arriving, speculation of a murderous ghost haunting the hotel reaches Loey's ears. As the rumor goes, those that see the ghost will be the next to die. That very night, Loey watches, mesmerized, as the ghost materializes outside her poolside bungalow. Now she, along with her friends known as the LitSquad, will do anything in their power to save Loey from her supernatural fate. Of course, Loey's best chance of surviving involves teaming up with a ghost-hunter from her past, a guy hot enough to melt away the promise that Loey made to keep him at a distance.
From GED to PhD
Dr. Bon Blossman was an average American child from an affluent family in Westover Hills, Texas. As a single parent, Dr. Bon Blossman turned around her academic failures and entered the arduous journey of what ended up being ten years of higher education. With multiple honors along the way, she eventually earned a Bachelor of Science in pre-medicine, a Master's degree in Microbiology and a PhD in physiology with a 4.0 GPA where her dissertation research was noted as a landmark project in metabolic allometry. Dr. Bon completed a two-year post-doctoral fellowship researching developmental cardiovascular physiology. She has served as an ad hoc reviewer for the National Science Foundation and the Royal Integrative Society. Dr. Blossman held an appointment as an adjunct professor at The University of North Texas and gained over eighteen years of college teaching experience. Today, Dr. Bon Blossman is an award-winning fiction author.
When Lassiter, a gunman with a reputation, rode into the Mormon village he found an angry mob. The object of their anger was the richest woman in town, who was unwilling to give up control of her spring water.
Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Sherrilyn Kenyon's most highly-anticipated novel in the New York Times bestselling Dark-Hunter series since Acheron is here—the unforgettable story of Styxx, Acheron's twin brother and one of the most powerful beings on earth Just when you thought doomsday was over . . . Centuries ago Acheron saved the human race by imprisoning an ancient evil bent on absolute destruction. Now that evil has been unleashed and it is out for revenge. As the twin to Acheron, Styxx hasn't always been on his brother's side. They've spent more centuries going at each other's throats than protecting their backs. Now Styxx has a chance to prove his loyalty to his brother, but only if he's willing to trade his life and future for Acheron's. The Atlantean goddess of Wrath and Misery, Bethany was born to right wrongs. But it was never a task she relished. Until now. She owes Acheron a debt that she vows to repay, no matter what it takes. He will join their fellow gods in hell and nothing is going to stop her. But things are never what they seem, and Acheron is no longer the last of his line. Styxx and Acheron must put aside their past and learn to trust each other or more will suffer. Yet it's hard to risk your own life for someone who once tried to take yours, even when it's your own twin, and when loyalties are skewed and no one can be trusted, not even yourself, how do you find a way back from the darkness that wants to consume the entire world? One that wants to start by devouring your very soul?
The Slight Edge
Author: Jeff Olson
Teaches you how to achieve success in all aspects of your life - in your health, your finances, your personal relationships and family life.
It Gets Worse
Author: Shane Dawson
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
THE INSTANT #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER New York Times bestselling author Shane Dawson returns with another highly entertaining and uproariously funny essay collection, chronicling a mix of real life moments both extraordinary and mortifying, yet always full of heart. Shane Dawson shared some of his best and worst experiences in I Hate Myselfie, the critically acclaimed book that secured his place as a gifted humorist and keen observer of millennial culture. Fans felt as though they knew him after devouring the New York Times, Publishers Weekly, Los Angeles Times, and Wall Street Journal bestseller. They were right… almost. In this new collection of original personal essays, Shane goes even deeper, sharing never-before-revealed stories from his life, giving readers a no-holds-barred look at moments both bizarre and relatable, from cult-like Christian after-school activities, dressing in drag, and losing his virginity, to hiring a psychic, clashes with celebrities, and coming to terms with his bisexuality. Every step of the way, Shane maintains his signature brand of humor, proving that even the toughest breaks can be funny when you learn to laugh at yourself. This is Let's Pretend This Never Happened and Running With Scissors for the millennial generation: an inspiring, intelligent, and brutally honest collection of true stories by a YouTube sensation-turned one of the freshest new voices out there.
I Hate Myselfie
Author: Shane Dawson
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
A collection of 20 original, unstinting essays by the young YouTube vlogger and creator of Not Cool shares intimate insights into his personal life, highlighting moments from his childhood, his rise on YouTube and his experiences as a filmmaker. Original.