Gems from the East and West: The Doris Duke Jewelry Collection - Janet Zapata Published to accompany the 2003 Rough Point exhibition of the same name, this catalog presents the entire collection of jewelry owned by Doris Duke at the time of her death. Assembled by the Duke family over the course of more than century, the collection featured works by the likes of Verdura, Cartier, Seamen Schepps and David Webb. The book includes more than 300 color photographs, as well as essays about the jewelry and Doris Duke herself.
Will You Won't You Want Me? - Nora Zelevansky When Marjorie "Madgesty" Plum's life falls apart, she learns it's time to quit being a queen and time to start living.
Marjorie Plum isn't your average washed up prom queen. After all, her New York City prep school was too cool for a royal court. Yet, ten years after high school graduation, she is undeniably stuck in the past and aching for that metaphorical tiara.
When her life takes an unexpected turn, she is forced to start over, moving into a tiny box of an apartment in Brooklyn with a musician roommate who looks like a pixie and talks like the Dalai Lama. Desperate to pay rent, she starts tutoring a precocious 11-year-old girl who becomes the unknowing Ghost of Marjorie Past. Beginning a surprise-filled journey towards adulthood, she begins to learn about herself from the most unlikely sources: a rekindled childhood love, a grumpy (but strangely adorable) new boss, even her tutee.
Ultimately though, she is the one who must decide: who is the real Marjorie Plum?
The Wishing Well - Holly Zitting While hiding from her tormentors in a wishing well, Aurora falls into the mystical land of Paradan, a place where fairies, trolls, dwarfs, and giants live hand in hand until King Tommit seizes control of the throne. She is then forced into a marriage with the fiendish king to cement his hold on the kingdom. Cassius, the stable boy, rallies the kingdom in order to battle for their freedom while he continues to fight to rescue the girl he has fallen for.
Aurora accepts her new future to protect Evver, the fairy that has become her lifeline, and Cassius, the boy she longs for. Will they be able to stop King Tommit before the vows have been said? Or will Aurora be forced to live her happily ever after with a monster?
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