The Wedding Book

The Wedding Book
Author: Mindy Weiss,Lisbeth Levine
Pages: 496
ISBN: 9780761189794
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Release: 2016-09-06
Editor: Workman Publishing
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

The Idea Book. The How-to Book. The Everything Book. It’s the ultimate wedding planning bible from the ultimate wedding planner. From getting engaged to getting to the altar to taking off for your honeymoon to preserving the memories forever, this is the book to help you bring your dream wedding to life, no matter how big or small your budget. The Wedding Book is: Your fashion consultant, menu planner, etiquette expert, and floral designer An insider source for stretching budgets and negotiating contracts A digital-savvy friend for making the most of Instagram, Etsy, Pinterest, and wedding planning websites and apps A wise shoulder to lean on when sticky family issues come up Whatever the subject—cakes, stationery, dress shopping, lingerie, tents, Uber, insurance, porta-potties, party favors, the toasts, looking great in photos, tipping, and thank-you notes—The Wedding Book has the answer. Includes lists, schedules, budgeting tools, and timelines.

The New Wedding Book

The New Wedding Book
Author: Michelle Bilodeau,Karen Cleveland
Pages: 272
ISBN: 9781459747135
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Release: 2021-04-20
Editor: Dundurn
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Plan your wedding without the weight of outdated customs and get hitched in a way that is authentic, fun, and true to who you are. From the minute couples become engaged, they are pressured to buy into a one-size-fits-all wedding. By breaking down the antiquated traditions of that #blessedweddingday,The New Wedding Book will help you and your betrothed throw those icky traditions to the curb in honour of having the wedding of your actual dreams — not the one you’ve been force-fed for decades by the wedding-industrial complex. Inspiring couples to plan their wedding in a way that is meaningful to them, Bilodeau and Cleveland debunk the manufactured traditions, advocate for realistic budgets, offer brilliant advice from real-life couples, and confront the crushing pressure for weddings to be perfect.

The Wedding

The Wedding
Author: Nicholas Sparks
Pages: 247
ISBN: 0751535419
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Release: 2004
Editor: Grand Central Publishing
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

After more than 20 years of marriage, Wilson Lewis, son-in-law of Allie and Noah Calhoun (of THE NOTEBOOK) is forced to admit that the romance has gone out of his marriage. Desperate to win back his wife Jane's heart, he must figure out how to make her fall in love with him...again. Despite the shining example of Allie and Noah's marriage, Wilson is himself a man unable to easily express his emotions. A successful tax attorney, he has provided well for his family, but now, with his daughter's upcoming wedding and an impending empty nest, he is forced to face the fact that he and Jane have grown apart and he wonders if she even loves him anymore. Wilson is sure of one thing - his love for his wife has only deepened and intensified over the years. Now, with the memories of his in-laws' magnificent fifty-year love affair as his guide, Wilson struggles to find his own way back into the heart of the woman he adores.

The Wedding

The Wedding
Author: Dorothy West
Pages: 256
ISBN: 9780307575708
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Release: 2009-12-30
Editor: Anchor
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

In her final novel, Dorothy West offers an intimate glimpse into African American middle class. Set on bucolic Martha's Vineyard in the 1950s, The Wedding tells the story of life in the Oval, a proud, insular community made up of the best and brightest of the East Coast's black bourgeoisie. Within this inner circle of "blue-vein society," we witness the prominent Coles family gather for the wedding of the loveliest daughter, Shelby, who could have chosen from "a whole area of eligible men of the right colors and the right professions." Instead, she has fallen in love with and is about to be married to Meade Wyler, a white jazz musician from New York. A shock wave breaks over the Oval as its longtime members grapple with the changing face of its community. With elegant, luminous prose, Dorothy West crowns her literary career by illustrating one family's struggle to break the shackles of race and class.

The Wedding Party

The Wedding Party
Author: Jasmine Guillory
Pages: 352
ISBN: 9781984802200
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Release: 2019-07-16
Editor: Penguin
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

As seen on The Today Show! The new exhilarating New York Times bestselling romance from the author of The Proposal, a Reese Witherspoon x Hello Sunshine Book Club Pick! Maddie and Theo have two things in common: 1. Alexa is their best friend 2. They hate each other After an “oops, we made a mistake” night together, neither one can stop thinking about the other. With Alexa's wedding rapidly approaching, Maddie and Theo both share bridal party responsibilities that require more interaction with each other than they're comfortable with. Underneath the sharp barbs they toss at each other is a simmering attraction that won't fade. It builds until they find themselves sneaking off together to release some tension when Alexa isn't looking, agreeing they would end it once the wedding is over. When it’s suddenly pushed up and they only have a few months left of secret rendezvouses, they find themselves regretting that the end is near. Two people this different can’t possibly have a connection other than the purely physical, right? But as with any engagement with a nemesis, there are unspoken rules that must be abided by. First and foremost, don't fall in love.

The Wedding

The Wedding
Author: Danielle Steel
Pages: 528
ISBN: 9780307566997
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Release: 2009-02-25
Editor: Dell
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Simon Steinberg, a major movie producer, and Blaire Scott, an award-winning television writer, are among the most respected couples in Hollywood. They have defied the cliches, keeping their marriage together for decades. Their children — Samantha, Scott, and Allegra — are successful and happy, but must face challenges we fear for our own children as well. As an attorney for the stars, twenty-nine-year-old Allegra Steinberg is used to negotiating major movie deals, and fielding phone calls at all hours of the day and night. But she has little time for private life — until a chance encounter with a New York writer turns her life upside down. Suddenly , Allegra finds herself planning a wedding at her parents' Bel Air home. As preparations begin for a September ceremony, surprise announcements and ever-increasing anxiety bring out the best and worst in everyone. But as couples in each generation of the Steinberg family struggle with broken vows and new hopes, the real meaning of Allegra's wedding emerges. For the bride, the ceremony is a bridge between her past and her future. For her parents, it is a reminder of the bond that holds them all together. And for both families, it is an opportunity for reconciliation, and new hope. In a compelling portrait of real people on an unreal world, Danielle Steel uses Hollywood as a backdrop to reveal the dreams, the fears, and the expectations of a ceremony that unites us all and changes lives forever.... BONUS: This edition includes an excerpt from Danielle Steel's A Perfect Life.

Juli n Is a Mermaid

Juli  n Is a Mermaid
Author: Jessica Love
Pages: 40
ISBN: 9781536214314
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Release: 2019-06-18
Editor: Candlewick Press
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

In an exuberant picture book, a glimpse of costumed mermaids leaves one boy flooded with wonder and ready to dazzle the world. While riding the subway home from the pool with his abuela one day, Julián notices three women spectacularly dressed up. Their hair billows in brilliant hues, their dresses end in fishtails, and their joy fills the train car. When Julián gets home, daydreaming of the magic he’s seen, all he can think about is dressing up just like the ladies in his own fabulous mermaid costume: a butter-yellow curtain for his tail, the fronds of a potted fern for his headdress. But what will Abuela think about the mess he makes — and even more importantly, what will she think about how Julián sees himself? Mesmerizing and full of heart, Jessica Love’s author-illustrator debut is a jubilant picture of self-love and a radiant celebration of individuality.

The Wedding Guest

The Wedding Guest
Author: Jonathan Kellerman
Pages: 384
ISBN: 9780525618492
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Release: 2019
Editor: Ballantine Books
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

In the middle of a 'Saints and Sinners' themed wedding, a bridesmaid finds a young woman's corpse collapsed in the bathroom. None of the wedding guests claim to know the well-dressed victim but psychologist Alex Delaware and Detective Milo Sturgis aren't so convinced.

On the Way to the Wedding

On the Way to the Wedding
Author: Julia Quinn
Pages: 432
ISBN: 9780062424167
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Release: 2017-04-25
Editor: HarperCollins
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

A New York Times Bestseller From #1 New York Times bestselling author Julia Quinn comes the story of Gregory Bridgerton, in the final installment of her beloved Regency-set novels featuring the charming, powerful Bridgerton family, now a series created by Shondaland for Netflix. GREGORY’S STORY Unlike most men of his acquaintance, Gregory Bridgerton believes in true love. And he is convinced that when he finds the woman of his dreams, he will know in an instant that she is the one. And that is exactly what happened. Except ... She wasn’t the one. In fact, the ravishing Miss Hermione Watson is in love with another. But her best friend, the ever-practical Lady Lucinda Abernathy, wants to save Hermione from a disastrous alliance, so she offers to help Gregory win her over. But in the process, Lucy falls in love. With Gregory! Except ... Lucy is engaged. And her uncle is not inclined to let her back out of the betrothal, even once Gregory comes to his senses and realizes that it is Lucy, with her sharp wit and sunny smile, who makes his heart sing. And now, on the way to the wedding, Gregory must risk everything to ensure that when it comes time to kiss the bride, he is the only man standing at the altar …

The People We Hate at the Wedding

The People We Hate at the Wedding
Author: Grant Ginder
Pages: 355
ISBN: 9781250095213
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Release: 2017-06-06
Editor: Flatiron Books
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

"It’s for the same audience that flocked to The Nest, Where’d You Go, Bernadette? or dare I say a little book you might be a fan of, Crazy Rich Asians." — Kevin Kwan, New York Times bestselling author of Crazy Rich Asians "Sinfully good." — Elin Hilderbrand Entertainment Weekly's Summer Must-Read A Publishers Weekly BEST SUMMER BOOKS, 2017 New York Post Best Books of Summer Redbook's 10 Books You Have To Read This Summer "The summer’s most compelling fictional exploration of affluence and envy. Like all the best beach reads, it eats the rich like so many frozen grapes." — Bloomberg Businessweek Relationships are awful. They'll kill you, right up to the point where they start saving your life. Paul and Alice’s half-sister Eloise is getting married! In London! There will be fancy hotels, dinners at “it” restaurants and a reception at a country estate complete with tea lights and embroidered cloth napkins. They couldn’t hate it more. The People We Hate at the Wedding is the story of a less than perfect family. Donna, the clan’s mother, is now a widow living in the Chicago suburbs with a penchant for the occasional joint and more than one glass of wine with her best friend while watching House Hunters International. Alice is in her thirties, single, smart, beautiful, stuck in a dead-end job where she is mired in a rather predictable, though enjoyable, affair with her married boss. Her brother Paul lives in Philadelphia with his older, handsomer, tenured track professor boyfriend who’s recently been saying things like “monogamy is an oppressive heteronormative construct,” while eyeing undergrads. And then there’s Eloise. Perfect, gorgeous, cultured Eloise. The product of Donna’s first marriage to a dashing Frenchman, Eloise has spent her school years at the best private boarding schools, her winter holidays in St. John and a post-college life cushioned by a fat, endless trust fund. To top it off, she’s infuriatingly kind and decent. As this estranged clan gathers together, and Eloise's walk down the aisle approaches, Grant Ginder brings to vivid, hilarious life the power of family, and the complicated ways we hate the ones we love the most in the most bitingly funny, slyly witty and surprisingly tender novel you’ll read this year.

The Wedding Date

The Wedding Date
Author: Jasmine Guillory
Pages: 320
ISBN: 9780399587672
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Release: 2018-01-30
Editor: Penguin
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

A groomsman and his last-minute guest are about to discover if a fake date can go the distance in this fun and flirty multicultural romance debut by New York Times bestselling author Jasmine Guillory—author of the Resse Witherspoon x Hello Sunshine Book Club Pick The Proposal. THE USA TODAY BESTSELLER #5 LibraryReads Pick “A swoony rom-com brimming with humor and charm.”—Entertainment Weekly (The Must List) “What a charming, warm, sexy gem of a novel....One of the best books I've read in a while.”—Roxane Gay, New York Times bestselling author of Hunger Agreeing to go to a wedding with a guy she gets stuck with in an elevator is something Alexa Monroe wouldn't normally do. But there's something about Drew Nichols that's too hard to resist. On the eve of his ex's wedding festivities, Drew is minus a plus one. Until a power outage strands him with the perfect candidate for a fake girlfriend.... After Alexa and Drew have more fun than they ever thought possible, Drew has to fly back to Los Angeles and his job as a pediatric surgeon, and Alexa heads home to Berkeley, where she's the mayor's chief of staff. Too bad they can't stop thinking about the other.... They're just two high-powered professionals on a collision course toward the long distance dating disaster of the century--or closing the gap between what they think they need and what they truly want.... One of... Entertainment Weekly’s “12 Romances for V-Day” • Cosmopolitan’s “2018 Anticipated Reads” • Elle’s “2018 Must Reads” • Harpers Bazaar’s “New January Must Reads” • The Fug Girls’ “Best Books of the Year” • Elle UK’s “Books to Get You Through 2018” • Nylon’s “January Must Reads” • Hello Giggles’ “New Release Recs” • Electric Lit’s “Books by WoC to Read in 2018” • Bitch Media’s “2018 Must Reads” • BookBub’s “2018 Romance Must Reads” • Bookriot’s “Must Read 2018 January Releases” • RetailMeNot’s “2018 Must Reads”

The Member of the Wedding

The Member of the Wedding
Author: Carson McCullers
Pages: 163
ISBN: 9780735254121
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Release: 2019-12-10
Editor: McClelland & Stewart
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

A novel that became an award-winning play and a major film, and that has charmed generations of readers, The Member of the Wedding is a story of the inimitable twelve-year-old Frankie, who is utterly bored with her life until she hears about her older brother’s wedding. Bolstered by lively conversations with her house servant, Berenice, and her six-year-old cousin—and her own unbridled imagination—Frankie takes on an overly active role in the wedding, even hoping to go (uninvited) on the honeymoon. This story is a marvelous study of the agony of adolescence and of wanting to be part of something larger and more accepting than yourself. The Member of the Wedding showcases Carson McCullers at her most sensitive, astute, and lasting best. Penguin Random House Canada is proud to bring you classic works of literature in e-book form, with the highest quality production values. Find more today and rediscover books you never knew you loved.

To the Wedding

To the Wedding
Author: John Berger
Pages: 208
ISBN: 9781408858837
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Release: 2014-08-15
Editor: Bloomsbury Publishing
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

A mother and father, estranged for years, are travelling across Europe to their daughter's wedding. Vibrant, beautiful Ninon has fallen in love with the young Italian Gino. She is twenty-three years old - and she is dying of AIDS. As their wedding approaches, the story of Ninon and Gino unfolds. On their wedding day, Ninon will take off her shoes and dance with Gino: they will dance as if they will never tire; as if their happiness is eternal; as if death will never touch them. To the Wedding is a novel of devastating heartache, soaring hope and above all, love that triumphs over death.

The Wedding

The Wedding
Author: Julie Garwood
Pages: 487
ISBN: 9781101533550
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Release: 2011-07-05
Editor: Penguin
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

#1 New York Times bestselling author Julie Garwood brings the soaring adventure, love and rivalry of medieval Scotland to glorious life in this classic historical romance. Journeying from England to Scotland, Lady Brenna has resigned herself to an arranged match with a highlander. But when a band of fierce, painted warriors captures her en route, she fearlessly meets their demand to instead marry their leader—her betrothed’s sworn enemy—the quick-tempered Connor MacAlister. Brenna harbors no illusions that her husband is in love with her, but their shared past gives her hope. Maybe the laird who once visited her father’s castle and charmed her with a dazzling, unexpected smile remains underneath Connor’s stern exterior. But as she sets out to win the man whom she has come to adore, a legacy of revenge ensnares Brenna in a furious clan war—and only her faith in her new husband can save her... Includes an excerpt of another beloved Julie Garwood highland romance, The Bride

The Wedding Dress

The Wedding Dress
Author: Danielle Steel
Pages: 304
ISBN: 9780399179600
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Release: 2020-04-28
Editor: Dell
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • In Danielle Steel’s epic new novel, the lives of four generations of women in one family span fortune and loss, motherhood, tragedy and victories. From the glamorous San Francisco social scene of the 1920s, through war and the social changes of the ’60s, to the rise of Silicon Valley today, this extraordinary novel takes us on a family odyssey that is both heartbreaking and inspiring, as each generation faces the challenges of their day. The Parisian design houses in 1928, the crash of 1929, the losses of war, the drug culture of the 1960s—history holds many surprises, and lives are changed forever. For richer or for poorer, in cramped apartments and grand mansions, the treasured wedding dress made in Paris in 1928 follows each generation into their new lives, and represents different hopes for each of them, as they marry very different men. From inherited fortunes at the outset to self-made men and women, the wedding dress remains a cherished constant for the women who wear it in each generation and forge a destiny of their own. It is a symbol of their remaining traditions and the bond of family they share in an ever-changing world.

The Little Book of Wedding Planner Checklists All the Lists and Tips You Need to Plan the Big Day

The Little Book of Wedding Planner Checklists  All the Lists and Tips You Need to Plan the Big Day
Author: Elizabeth Mckellar
Pages: 90
ISBN: 1646113411
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Release: 2020-07-07
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Practical checklists and advice to plan the wedding you want The question has been popped, and now it's time for the planning--from your budget to the bridal party to bouquets, you may be wondering how to distill all the to-dos of your big day into small, digestible pieces. This portable wedding planner provides all the tools and tips you need to stay organized and stress-free. Streamlining the planning process into easy-to-navigate sections, this wedding planner provides essential checklists on fundamentals, like accessories and attire, venues and vendors, and flowers and décor. You'll also find plenty of trusted advice to keep you on track, including must-ask questions, comparison charts, timelines, and much more. This wedding planner includes: Low-key or lavish--Customize checklists to suit your wedding size and budget, whether it's a traditional ceremony, distant destination, backyard bash, or something completely different. Portable plans--Perfect for on-the-go planning, this wedding planner has all the checklists, tips, and questions you'll need condensed into one place. Wedding roadmap--From creative inspiration to custom invitations, this wedding planner walks you through the process of planning, prepping, and putting on your dream wedding. The Little Book of Wedding Checklists offers guidance for every big decision for your big day--packed neatly into a petite-sized wedding planner.

Cancel the Wedding

Cancel the Wedding
Author: Carolyn T. Dingman
Pages: 416
ISBN: 9780062276735
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Release: 2014-08-05
Editor: Harper Collins
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

A heartfelt fiction debut that will appeal to fans of Emily Giffin’s Southern charm and Jennifer Weiner’s compelling, emotionally resonant novels about the frustrations of blood ties, Cancel the Wedding follows one woman’s journey to discover the secrets of her mother’s hidden past—and confront her own uncertain future. On the surface, Olivia has it all: a high-powered career, a loving family, and a handsome fiancé. She even seems to be coming to terms with her mother Jane’s premature death from cancer. But when Jane’s final wish is revealed, Olivia and her elder sister Georgia are mystified. Their mother rarely spoke of her rural Southern hometown, and never went back to visit—so why does she want them to return to Huntley, Georgia, to scatter her ashes? Jane’s request offers Olivia a temporary escape from the reality she’s long been denying: she hates her “dream” job, and she’s not really sure she wants to marry her groom-to-be. With her 14-year-old niece, Logan, riding shotgun, she heads South on a summer road trip looking for answers about her mother. As Olivia gets to know the town’s inhabitants, she begins to peel back the secrets of her mother’s early life—truths that force her to finally question her own future. But when Olivia is confronted with a tragedy and finds an opportunity to right a terrible wrong, will it give her the courage to accept her mother’s past—and say yes to her own desire to start over?

The Wedding Planner Organizer

The Wedding Planner   Organizer
Author: Mindy Weiss
Pages: 176
ISBN: 9780761165972
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Release: 2012-01
Editor: Workman Publishing
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Packed throughout with tips, tools, checklists, spreadsheets and schedules, a complete, three-ring-binder wedding planner includes tabs for: The Big Picture and Contacts; Budget; Location, Location, Location!; Menu and Flowers; Rentals; The Dress! (And What Everyone Else Is Wearing); The Guests and the Invitations; Music, Photography, and Videography; and more.

The Wedding Planner Sikh Edition

The Wedding Planner Sikh Edition
Author: Mandip Sandhu
Pages: 176
ISBN: 9781456791032
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Release: 2007-07-31
Editor: AuthorHouse
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

This book offers a practical step-by-step guide to ensuring your Sikh wedding day is perfect. It highlights all the practical considerations you will need to take into account when planning for the big day, includingpre-weddingrituals such as the Thaka/Roka. Here are just some of the useful features you will find in this book: Task Lists: These will assist you with your research and allow you to record all relevant information, keeping it all in one easy to use reference book. Searching for the right Supplier: This section focuses on what questions you should be asking potential suppliers (venue, caterer, entertainment, etc). Wedding Diary: Essential to ensuring you and all those who are closely involved have one understanding of how the wedding period will proceed. TOP TIPS: These can be found throughout the book and will further enhance the organisation and creativity of your planning. Quick Check List: This will allow you to see an overview of your planning. Visit www.planning-2-wed.com

After the Wedding

After the Wedding
Author: Courtney Milan
Pages: 370
ISBN: 9781937248611
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Release: 2018-04-24
Editor: Courtney Milan
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

The only thing more inconvenient than Camilla’s marriage at gunpoint is falling in love with her unwilling groom... Adrian Hunter, the son of a duke’s daughter and a black abolitionist, is determined to do whatever his family needs—even posing as a valet to gather information. But his mission spirals out of control when he’s accused of dastardly intentions and is forced to marry a woman he’s barely had time to flirt with. Camilla Worth has always dreamed of getting married, but a marriage where a pistol substitutes for “I do” is not the relationship she hoped for. Her unwilling groom insists they need to seek an annulment, and she’s not cruel enough to ruin a man’s life just because she yearns for one person to care about her. As Camilla and Adrian work to prove their marriage wasn’t consensual, they become first allies, then friends. But the closer they grow, the more Camilla’s heart aches. If they consummate the marriage, he’ll be stuck with her forever. The only way to show that she cares is to make sure he can walk away for good… After the Wedding is the second full-length book in the Worth Saga. It is preceded by Once upon a Marquess, the first full-length book. The series books stand alone, but those who wish to read in order may want to start there. Also available in the series are Her Every Wish, a side-novella, and The Pursuit Of..., which is something of a prequel.