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Don't You Ever

by Mary Carter Bishop Harper Paperbacks (July 30, 2019)

“In this profound memoir, Mary Carter Bishop takes an openhearted and unflinching look at a family history that is equal parts love story and requiem for a brother she barely knew. Bishop turns her formidable...


For the Record

by David Cameron Harper (September 24, 2019)

David Cameron was elected Conservative leader in 2005, promising to modernize the party following its three successive electoral defeats. He became Prime Minister in 2010, forming Britain’s first coalition...


Moondust

by Andrew Smith Harper Perennial (July 02, 2019)

In time for the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing comes this edition of journalist Andrew Smith’s Moondust, now updated with a new Afterword, that tells the fascinating story of twelve astronauts...


Targeted

by Brittany Kaiser Harper (October 22, 2019)

In this explosive memoir, a political consultant and technology whistleblower reveals the disturbing truth about the multi-billion-dollar data industry, revealing to the public how companies are getting richer...


The Globalist: Peter Sutherland – His Life and Legacy

by John Walsh William Collins (October 17, 2019)

THE GLOBALIST is the first in-depth biography of an international power-broker who was instrumental in shaping the global economy that we know today.

PETER SUTHERLAND played a defining role in world history...


Why Bowie Matters

by Will Brooker William Collins (October 15, 2019)

A unique, moving and dazzlingly researched exploration of the places, people, musicians, writers and filmmakers that inspired David Jones to become David Bowie, what we can learn from his life’s work and...


The Lost Ones: A family torn apart and abused in Catholic orphanages

by Kathleen O’Shea HarperElement (October 15, 2019)

Previously published as Little Drifters.

The harrowing true story of a travelling Irish family bonded by love, broken apart by life, and then betrayed by their carers in a cruel convent in Ireland.

‘For those...


Victor Hugo: His Life and Works

by G. Barnett Smith Lm Publishers (October 14, 2019)

This book treats of the life and works of Victor Hugo, the great poet and writer.

The writings of Victor Hugo are so varied and multifarious, and many of them are so well known to English readers, that I have...


The Holy Thief

by Rabbi Mark Borovitz & Alan Eisenstock William Morrow Paperbacks (October 15, 2019)

Mark Borovitz was a mobster, gangster, con man, gambler, thief, and a drunk. He's seen it all. In this inspiring memoir, he takes you on a journey from the streets to discovering his soul in a prison cell.

When...


Finding Chika

by Mitch Albom Harper (November 05, 2019)

"Mitch Albom has done it again with this moving memoir of love and loss. You can’t help but fall for Chika. A page-turner that will no doubt become a classic.” --Mary Karr, author of The Liars’ Club and...


Grit & Grace

by Tim McGraw Harper Wave (November 05, 2019)

From Grammy-Award winning music superstar and actor Tim McGraw comes a one-of-a kind lifestyle book that melds his personal fitness transformation story with practical advice to inspire healthy changes in readers’...


The Book of Eating

by Adam Platt Ecco (November 12, 2019)

A wildly hilarious and irreverent memoir of a globe-trotting life lived meal-to-meal by one of our most influential and respected food critics

As the son of a diplomat growing up in places like Hong Kong, Taiwan,...


Innocent: The True Story of Siblings Struggling to Survive

by Cathy Glass HarperElement (September 05, 2019)

Innocent is the shocking true story of little Molly and Kit, siblings, aged 3 years and 18 months, who are brought into care as an emergency after suffering non-accidental injuries.

Aneta and Filip, the children’s...


Victor Hugo : Life and Romances of a Great Writer

by Elbert Hubbard & R. Louis Stevenson Literature and Knowledge Publishing (September 04, 2019)

This book deals with the life and works of Victor Hugo, one of the great and best-known french writer. His romances occupy an important position in the history of literature. "Men like Victor Hugo can be killed...


The Story of a Prolific Inventor: Thomas Edison

by Alfred Mayer, George Shaw & Elbert Hubbard Literature and Knowledge Publishing (September 04, 2019)

This book deals with the story of Thomas Edison. This remarkable inventor, of whom the public has heard so much, was born in 1847 at the little village of Milan, Ohio. His mother was of Scotch parentage, but...


Henry David Thoreau : His Biography and Character

by Robert L. Stevenson & Ralph Waldo Emerson Literature and Knowledge Publishing (September 04, 2019)

Henry David Thoreau was the last male descendant of a French ancestor who came to this country from the Isle of Guernsey. His character exhibited occasional traits drawn from this blood in singular combination...


Blaise Pascal : Life and Writings of a French Genius

by George J.G. Masson Literature and Knowledge Publishing (September 04, 2019)

This book deals with the life and the writings of Blaise Pascal, French inventor, writer and scientist. When we think of the achievements which he crowded into a brief space, and which have made his name famous...


Innocent: Part 2 of 3: The True Story of Siblings Struggling to Survive

by Cathy Glass HarperElement (August 29, 2019)

Innocent can either be read as a full-length eBook or in 3 serialised eBook-only parts.

This is PART 2 of 3

Innocent is the shocking true story of little Molly and Kit, siblings, aged 3 years and 18 months,...


Innocent: Part 1 of 3: The True Story of Siblings Struggling to Survive

by Cathy Glass HarperElement (August 22, 2019)

Innocent can either be read as a full-length eBook or in 3 serialised eBook-only parts.

This is PART 1 of 3

Innocent is the shocking true story of little Molly and Kit, siblings, aged 3 years and 18 months,...


Friends for Life

by Jan Fennell HarperCollins Entertainment (June 27, 2019)

Full of anecdotal case-histories and told in her own unique voice, we see how Jan Fennell’s unique gifts have won her the admiration of dog lovers worldwide.

Jan Fennell's unique gift has won her an international...


No Win Race: A Story of Belonging, Britishness and Sport

by Derek A. Bardowell Mudlark (May 16, 2019)

A SUNDAY TIMES SPORTS BOOK OF THE YEAR

LONGLISTED FOR THE WILLIAM HILL SPORTS BOOK OF THE YEAR

‘Personal, political, powerful and about so much more than race and sport.’

Bernadine Evaristo

‘This...


Greta's Story

by Valentina Camerini, Veronica Carratello & Moreno Giovannoni Simon & Schuster UK (August 22, 2019)

Greta’s story is about hope, courage and determination. You are never too young to make a difference.

It’s 20 August 2018, late summer in Stockholm, and it feels incredibly hot in the city. The TV news reports...


A Dark Secret: Part 3 of 3

by Casey Watson HarperElement (May 02, 2019)

Part 3 of 3

Just when Casey thinks her foster care duties are done, she’s asked to look after Sam, a troubled nine-year-old with a violent streak who drove his previous guardians to release him of their care....


A Dark Secret

by Casey Watson HarperElement (May 02, 2019)

Just when Casey thinks her foster care duties are done, she’s asked to look after Sam, a troubled nine-year-old with a violent streak who drove his previous guardians to release him of their care. It soon...


A Dark Secret: Part 2 of 3

by Casey Watson HarperElement (April 25, 2019)

Part 2 of 3

Just when Casey thinks her foster care duties are done, she’s asked to look after Sam, a troubled nine-year-old with a violent streak who drove his previous guardians to release him of their care....


A Dark Secret: Part 1 of 3

by Casey Watson HarperElement (April 18, 2019)

Part 1 of 3

Just when Casey thinks her foster care duties are done, she’s asked to look after Sam, a troubled nine-year-old with a violent streak who drove his previous guardians to release him of their care....


The Forgotten Child: The powerful true story of a boy abandoned as a baby and left to die

by Richard Gallear HarperElement (March 21, 2019)

Based on a true story, The Forgotten Child is a heart-breaking memoir of an abandoned newborn baby left to die, his tempestuous upbringing, and how he came through the other side.

It’s a freezing winter’s...


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I Am Redeemed

by Mike Weaver & Jim Scherer Worthy (September 03, 2019)

Mike Weaver, lead singer of Big Daddy Weave, shares from personal experience how when all we can see is our struggles and failures, God reminds us of who we are. . . . His children. Loved. Set free. Redeemed....


We Carry Kevan

by Kevan Chandler Worthy (April 23, 2019)

A story about friendships and commitment to one another so incredible you wouldn't believe it if it wasn't true.

Kevan is just one of the guys. It's impossible to know him and not become a little more excited...


The Perfect Predator

by Steffanie Strathdee, Thomas Patterson & Teresa Barker Hachette Books (February 26, 2019)

A "fascinating and terrifying" (Scientific American) memoir of one woman's extraordinary effort to save her husband's life-and the discovery of a forgotten cure that has the potential to save millions more....


Finding Stevie: Part 3 of 3: A dark secret. A child in crisis.

by Cathy Glass HarperElement (February 21, 2019)

Part 3 of 3

Finding Stevie is a dark and poignant true story that highlights the dangers lurking online.

When Stevie’s social worker tells Cathy, an experienced foster carer, that Stevie, 14, is gender fluid...


Finding Stevie: A dark secret. A child in crisis.

by Cathy Glass HarperElement (February 21, 2019)

Finding Stevie is a dark and poignant true story that highlights the dangers lurking online.

When Stevie’s social worker tells Cathy, an experienced foster carer, that Stevie, 14, is gender fluid she isn’t...


Surprisingly Down to Earth, and Very Funny: My Autobiography

by Limmy Mudlark (February 21, 2019)

The hysterical, shocking and incredibly intimate memoir from one of the most original and unique comedians alive today.

Hello! I’m Brian Limond, aka Limmy. You might know me from Limmy’s Show. Or you might...


Finding Stevie: Part 2 of 3: A dark secret. A child in crisis.

by Cathy Glass HarperElement (February 14, 2019)

Part 2 of 3

Finding Stevie is a dark and poignant true story that highlights the dangers lurking online.

When Stevie’s social worker tells Cathy, an experienced foster carer, that Stevie, 14, is gender fluid...


Finding Stevie: Part 1 of 3: A dark secret. A child in crisis.

by Cathy Glass HarperElement (February 07, 2019)

Part 1 of 3

Finding Stevie is a dark and poignant true story that highlights the dangers lurking online.

When Stevie’s social worker tells Cathy, an experienced foster carer, that Stevie, 14, is gender fluid...


Gunpowder and Geometry: The Life of Charles Hutton, Pit Boy, Mathematician and Scientific Rebel

by Benjamin Wardhaugh William Collins (February 07, 2019)

August, 1755. Newcastle, on the north bank of the Tyne.

In the fields, men and women are getting the harvest in. Sunlight, or rain. Scudding clouds and backbreaking labour. Three hundred feet underground, young...


Heart and Hustle: Use your passion. Build your brand. Achieve your dreams.

by Patricia Bright HQ (February 07, 2019)

‘Patricia Bright is killing it right now’ Glamour ‘One of Britain’s biggest YouTube stars’ Huffington Post ‘I’m going to show you how to hustle like I do, using your head and heart. All it takes...


Lofty

by Matt Clough The History Press (July 01, 2019)

Nat Lofthouse is a name that rings through the annals of English football history like few others. He was a pivotal figure in one of the true golden ages of the beautiful game, ending his career as the leading...


A Chip Shop in Pozna?

by Ben Aitken Icon Books Ltd (July 04, 2019)

Not many Brits move to Poland to work in a fish and chip shop. Fewer still come back wanting to be a Member of the European Parliament. 

Travel writer Ben Aitken moved to Poland in 2016 to understand why the...


Nikola Tesla and the Electrical Future

by Iwan Rhys Morus Icon Books Ltd (July 04, 2019)

Nikola Tesla was a bundle of contradictions – a consummate showman and a private recluse; a man of science addicted to self-promotion; a prolific inventor of technologies that made other people’s fortunes. ...


The Devil's Grip

by Neal Drinnan Simon & Schuster Australia (August 19, 2019)

Seven shots ring out in the silence of Victoria’s rolling Barrabool Hills. As the final recoil echoes through the paddocks, a revered sheep-breeding dynasty comes to a bloody and inglorious end.

No one could...


Bringing Culture into Care

by Bradford Haami Huia Publishers (May 22, 2019)

Over the past two decades, New Zealand health care has grown more culturally aware, slowly incorporating practices that better cater to the needs of M?ori. Bradford Haami chronicles this health care evolution...


Celtic's Lost Legend

by George Connelly, Bryan Cooney, Davie Hay & Billy Mcneill Black & White Publishing (June 06, 2019)

The incredible truth behind the legend of George Connelly

Hailed as the greatest Scottish talent of his generation, George Connelly made 254 appearances for Celtic and played in the Scotland team that qualified...


Breaking Cadence

by Rosa del Duca Ooligan Press (May 21, 2019)

  • A coming-of-age story of a young person (pictured on cover) transforming into an adult through decisive, polarizing decisions, establishing their beliefs along the way
  • A unique before-and-after perspective...


Golden Glow

by Dan D'Addona & Kaitlin Sandeno Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (July 02, 2019)

Kaitlin Sandeno is a world champion swimmer, Olympic gold medalist, and former world record holder. Now she uses her platform to help others, as the national spokesperson for the Jessie Rees Foundation, a coach...


There's No Crying in Newsrooms

by Julia Wallace, Kristin Grady Gilger & Campbell Brown Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (July 05, 2019)

There’s No Crying in Newsrooms tells the stories of remarkable women who broke through barrier after barrier at media organizations around the country over the past four decades. They started out as editorial...


Depression Hates a Moving Target

by Nita Sweeney Mango (May 15, 2019)

Depression Hates a Moving Target: How Running with My Dog Brought Me Back from the Brink, recounts Nita Sweeney's transformation from a 49-year-old, chronically depressed, sometimes manic central Ohio woman...


Howard Phillips Lovecraft - Dreamer on the Nightside

by Frank Belknap Long Wildside Press (April 10, 2019)

Howard Phillips Lovecraft: Dreamer on the Nightside is a biography of author H. P. Lovecraft, creator of the Cthulhu Mythos. It was written by Frank Belknap Long, a longtime friend of Lovecraft, and originally...


Blood, Sweat, and Tears

by Derrick E. White The University of North Carolina Press (June 27, 2019)

Black college football began during the nadir of African American life after the Civil War. The first game occurred in 1892, a little less than four years before the Supreme Court ruled segregation legal in...