A yacht captain cruises the ocean with the rich and famous, meets the love of his life and becomes a bestselling author. Sound like the plotline for a hit movie? It's not, but it very well could be. It's the true story of bestselling...Show More Summary
These are books I loved so much that I read them in marathon sittings, wanting to get to the end but hoping they never finished.
I have big boobs. Whereas some women would kill to have the knockers I have, I’ve never been a huge fan of them. I mean, yes, it’s a pretty impressive rack, but at the price of back pain and the inability to get a dress to fit me properly, I’d prefer them to be smaller. [...]
Post by Jenny Erikson. Not everyone's path to true love is smooth and drama free. Actually, some would argue that all great love stories have their twists and turns, but occasionally two people find each other in a very unconventional way -- like when they're both married to other people. Show More Summary
Screencaps via streaming episodes on the MTV site “Not based on a true story. Not inspired by true events. Just true.” That was the tagline for the 2010 Catfish movie, a millennial mystery odyssey in which a young man falls in love with...Show More Summary
When my first love and I broke up, I was still new to the world of sex. I was 22 years old when we said our tearful goodbye, knowing full well that what we had at that young age wouldn’t be able to transcend time. I remember thinking I’d not only never love again, but [...]
OK, now that was a very good episode of True Blood, mostly because it ended a lot of annoying story lines that no one cared about in favor of delivering piping hot fan service—and one reveal so fantastic it almost caused me to throw both my wine and my cat. Read more...
When I started writing my memoir, Good Chinese Wife: A Love Affair With China Gone Wrong, I began networking with authors who wrote books set in Asia. I imagined developing solid friendships with a group of supportive authors. There’s a Chinese saying, huxiang bangzhu. It means “mutually helping one another.” That’s what I pictured. Fast-forward [...]
Warning: The Strain might not be for everyone. FX's new vampire drama isn't a melancholy love story about the undead cursed to walk the earth for eternity and forced to hide their true nature. Instead, these vampires are fierce, blood-hungry...Show More Summary
I absolutely love what I do for a living. This post gives you a pretty good idea of what my life as a blogger is all about. Done right, working online and being a successful blogger can give you that ideal lifestyle you most want. One that's full of FUN, and allows you to live life on your own terms!...
I love Orange is the New Black. In fact, next to Rectify, it was my favorite new show of 2013. I also really appreciate what showrunner Jenji Kohan has done by using a pretty, blonde lead as an entry point into a series that’s really about these other characters that might not otherwise be featured players in a popular drama. Show More Summary
While "The Fault in Our Stars" tells the love story of Augustus Waters (Ansel Elgort) and Hazel Lancaster (Shailene Woodley), it also tells the stories of the people whose lives they touch. Hazel's relationship with her parents, played...Show More Summary
Beauty Brand History is a new regular series here on Afrobella. We all have the brands we’ve grown up using, the brands we’ve known our whole lives. Here are memories and the true stories behind the beauty brands we love. Think back to the first time you remember having your hair combed. Show More Summary
WARNING: The true stories documented herein are EXTREMELY graphic. If you have a weak stomach or a strong love for animals, you may want to skip this one entirely.
See for yourself, in our first glimpse of Star Wars' new stunts. True Blood's final season will be a "personal" story. Nicole Beharie says Sleepy Hollow will have five times the number of love triangles of season 1. And Robert Rodriguez is planning a film with Don Johnson that sounds totally ridiculous. Spoilers now! Read more...
Over the years, there have been plenty of stars to pen books of their own, and this week, it was announced that Jennifer Lopez is writing a book that will hit shelves in October. Titled True Love, her memoir will feature stories about her life, relationships, and career, plus never-before-seen pictures of the star. Show More Summary
She's still Jenny from the Block– and she's got some stories to share!!! Jennifer Lopez is set to write True Love, a memoir about her 2012 world tour! Penguin Group will publish the book, which will be released on October 29th in both English and Spanish! Yes! Si! And get this…it will be written as a [...]
by Michelle Markowitz One more thing about moms today. I recently read the very funny, embarrassing, and true book, The Jewish Daughter Diaries: True Stories of Being Loved Too Much By Our Moms, which is a collection of essays edited...Show More Summary
Beauty Brand History is a new regular series here on Afrobella. We all have the brands we’ve grown up using, the brands we’ve known our whole lives. Here are memories and the true stories behind the beauty brands we love. When I think back to my earliest awareness of face wash and the fact that […] The post Beauty Brand History – Noxzema. Show More Summary
Readers, I wish I could remember which of you sent this to me. I love it. It is based on a true story from 1986. Enjoy! – L