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Hillbilly Elegy

by J. D. Vance Harper Paperbacks (May 01, 2018)


"You will not read a more important book about America this year."—...

Dancing for the Devil: One Woman's Dramatic and Divine Rescue from the Sex Industry

by Anny Donewald & Carrie Gerlach Cecil Howard Books (October 21, 2014)

An explosive memoir of transformation from a high-end stripper and escort who hit rock-bottom, turned to God, and left the sex trade to found Eve?s Angels, a ministry reaching out to women in the sex industry....

Facing the Music: My Story

by Jennifer Knapp Howard Books (October 07, 2014)

Jennifer Knapp?s meteoric rise in the Christian music industry ended abruptly when she walked away and came out publicly as a lesbian. This is her story?of coming to Christ, of building a career, of admitting...

On My Own Two Feet

by Amy Purdy & Michelle Burford William Morrow (December 30, 2014)

Amy Purdy, who inspired a nation on Dancing with the Stars and has been called a hero by Oprah Winfrey, reveals the intimate details of her triumphant comeback from the brink of death to making history as a...

Out of Orange

by Cleary Wolters HarperOne (May 05, 2015)

The real-life Alex Vause from the critically acclaimed, top-rated Netflix show Orange Is the New Black tells her story in her own words for the first time—a powerful, surprising memoir about crime and punishment,...

Miss Jessie's

by Miko Branch Amistad (April 14, 2015)

Miss Jessie's is a memoir and business guide rich with inspirational life lessons and unique business advice from Miko Branch, the Chief Executive Officer of the dynamic Miss Jessie’s — the company that...

Bulletproof Vest

by Maria Venegas Farrar, Straus and Giroux (June 16, 2014)

A New York Times Editors' Choice book

The haunting story of a daughter's struggle to confront her father's turbulent-and often violent-legacy

After a fourteen-year estrangement, Maria Venegas returns to Mexico...

The World According to Bob

by James Bowen Thomas Dunne Books (May 26, 2014)

Cat lovers around the world embraced the New York Times bestselling heartwarming true story of James Bowen and A Street Cat Named Bob. Now, the busker and his feline friend are back in The World According to...

Don't Give Up, Don't Give In

by Louis Zamperini & David Rensin Dey Street Books (November 18, 2014)

New York Times bestseller

More than 100,000 copies in print

Completed just two days before Louis Zamperini’s death at age ninety-seven, Don’t Give Up, Don’t Give In shares a lifetime of wisdom, insight,...

The Magical Stranger

by Stephen Rodrick Harper (June 10, 2014)

The Magical Stranger is a moving story of love and sacrifice, fathers and sons, heroism and duty, soldiers and the families they leave behind.

On November 28, 1979, squadron commander and Navy pilot Peter Rodrick...

Stronger: Fighting Back After the Boston Marathon Bombing

by Jeff Bauman & Bret Witter Grand Central Publishing (April 08, 2014)


The New York Times bestselling memoir of the 27-year-old Boston Marathon bombing survivor.

When Jeff Bauman woke up on Tuesday, April 16th, 2013 in the Boston...

Now You See Me: How I Forgave the Unforgivable

by Kathy Sanders FaithWords (April 08, 2014)

On April 19, 1995, Kathy Sanders' life was changed forever when a bomb exploded and destroyed the Alfred P. Murrah building in Oklahoma City, killing her two grandsons Chase and Colton.

For months, Kathy struggled...

An American Family

by Michael Galluccio, Jon Galluccio & David Groff St. Martin's Press (March 03, 2014)

What makes a family?

Love makes a family.

An American Family is the story of Jon and Michael Galluccio, two gay men who become foster parents to Adam, a premature baby, born with the AIDS virus and addicted to...

The Rescue at Dead Dog Beach

by Stephen McGarva Dey Street Books (August 26, 2014)

The powerful, heartbreaking, yet hopeful, story of Steve McGarva’s heroic crusade to save the satos, or stray dogs of Puerto Rico, and an impassioned appeal to help all animals in need.

Looking for inspiration...

The Importance of Being Famous

by Maureen Orth Henry Holt and Co. (February 03, 2014)

Vanity Fair's veteran special correspondent pulls back the curtain on the world of celebrity and those who live and die there

Vanity Fair's Maureen Orth always makes news. From Hollywood to murder trials to the...


by Paige Rawl, Ali Benjamin & Jay Asher HarperCollins (August 26, 2014)

An astonishing memoir for the untold number of children whose lives have been touched by bullying. Positive is a must-read for teens, their parents, educators, and administrators—a brave, visceral work that...


by Alice Sebold Scribner (September 22, 2009)

The timeless, fearless, #1 New York Times bestselling memoir from the author of The Lovely Bones?a powerful account of her sexual assault at the age of eighteen and the harrowing trial that followed, now with...

Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy

by Karen Abbott Harper (September 02, 2014)

Karen Abbott, the New York Times bestselling author of Sin in the Second City and “pioneer of sizzle history” (USA Today), tells the spellbinding true story of four women who risked everything to become...

American Roulette

by Richard Marcus Thomas Dunne Books (September 09, 2013)

In American Roulette, Richard Marcus tells his never-before-heard story, of ripping off casinos. The book follows Marcus, along with several of the world's great professional casino cheaters, as he travels from...

Under One Roof

by Barry Martin & Philip Lerman St. Martin's Press (October 14, 2013)

Sometimes people aren't who you think they are.

Everyone knew what was going on in Ballard, Washington: developers were building a giant shopping mall, but a house belonging to a feisty octogenarian named Edith...

The Witness Wore Red: The 19th Wife Who Brought Polygamous Cult Leaders to Justice

by Rebecca Musser & M. Bridget Cook Grand Central Publishing (September 10, 2013)

Rebecca Musser grew up in fear, concealing her family's polygamous lifestyle from the "dangerous" outside world. Covered head-to-toe in strict, modest clothing, she received a rigorous education at Alta Academy,...

The Russian Word for Snow

by Janis Cooke Newman St. Martin's Press (September 02, 2013)

Janis Cooke Newman first saw the baby who would become her son on a videotape. He was 10 months old and naked, lying on a metal changing table while a woman in a white lab coat and a babushka tried to make him...

Picture Perfect: The Jodi Arias Story

by Shanna Hogan St. Martin's Press (September 02, 2013)

The New York Times Bestseller by Shanna Hogan, Picture Perfect is the true crime chronicle of Jodi Arias.


Travis Alexander was a handsome, hard-working, practicing Mormon who lived in Mesa,...

A Street Cat Named Bob

by James Bowen Thomas Dunne Books (July 29, 2013)

The Instant New York Times Bestseller!

James is a street musician struggling to make ends meet.

Bob is a stray cat looking for somewhere warm to sleep.

When James and Bob meet, they forge a never-to-be-forgotten...

The Waiting Child

by Cindy Champnella St. Martin's Press (July 15, 2013)

The inspiring true story of a four-year-old Chinese orphan who convinces her adoptive American family to return to China to rescue the little boy she couldn't forget

Adopted by an American family at age four,...

Brave Girl Eating

by Harriet Brown HarperCollins (August 24, 2010)

“One of the most up to date, relevant, and honest accounts of one family’s battle with the life threatening challenges of anorexia. Brown has masterfully woven science, history, and heart throughout this...

Whipping Boy

by Allen Kurzweil Harper (January 20, 2015)

Winner of the Edgar® Award for Best Fact Crime

The true account of one boy’s lifelong search for his boarding-school bully.

Equal parts childhood memoir and literary thriller, Whipping Boy chronicles prize-winning...


by Sam Pivnik St. Martin's Press (June 17, 2013)

Now in his eighties, Sam Pivnik tells for the first time the extraordinary story of how he survived the Holocaust

Sam Pivnik is the ultimate survivor from a world that no longer exists. On fourteen occasions...

Stolen: Escape from Syria

by Louise Monaghan & Yvonne Kinsella Thomas Dunne Books (June 17, 2013)

In the vein of Not Without My Daughter, Stolen: Escape from Syria is a memoir recounting a mother's crusade to rescue her kidnapped daughter from her abusive ex-husband during the tumultuous days of the Arab...

The Ghost Horse

by Joe Layden St. Martin's Press (May 06, 2013)

In The Ghost Horse, Joe Layden tells the inspiring true tale of a one-eyed, club-footed thoroughbred racehorse and a journeyman trainer, Tim Snyder, who scraped together every penny he had to purchase the broken...

I'll See You Again

by Jackie Hance & Janice Kaplan Gallery Books (April 23, 2013)

In a powerful and intimate memoir, Jackie Hance shares her story of unbearable loss, darkest despair, and?slowly, painfully, and miraculously?her cautious return to hope and love.

Until the horrific car accident...

Straight Flush

by Ben Mezrich William Morrow (May 28, 2013)

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Accidental Billionaires and Bringing Down the House—the sources for the film The Social Network and 21—comes the larger-than-life rags-to-riches tale of...

Etched in Sand

by Regina Calcaterra William Morrow Paperbacks (August 06, 2013)

Regina’s Calcaterra memoir, Etched in Sand, is an inspiring and triumphant coming-of-age story of tenacity and hope.


Regina Calcaterra is a successful lawyer, New York State official, and activist. Her painful...

Welcome to Paradise, Now Go to Hell

by Chas Smith Dey Street Books (November 19, 2013)

A finalist for the PEN Center USA Award for Nonfiction

Welcome to Paradise, Now Go to Hell, is surfer and former war reporter Chas Smith’s wild and unflinching look at the high-stakes world of surfing on Oahu’s...

Carry On, Warrior: The Power of Embracing Your Messy, Beautiful Life

by Glennon Doyle Scribner (April 02, 2013)

**The first book from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Untamed**

The inspiring and hilarious instant New York Times bestseller from the beloved writer, speaker, activist, and founder of Momastery,...

Death Be Not Proud

by John J. Gunther Harper Perennial (March 26, 2013)

Johnny Gunther was only seventeen years old when he died of a brain tumor. During the months of his illness, everyone near him was unforgettably impressed by his level-headed courage, his wit and quiet friendliness,...

A Long Day at the End of the World

by Brent Hendricks Fsg Originals (March 11, 2013)

A chilling memoir of the Tri-State Crematory incident

In February 2002, hundreds of abandoned and decayed bodies were discovered at the Tri-State Crematory in rural Georgia, making it the largest mass desecration...

Stolen Girl

by Katie Taylor & Veronica Clark John Blake (January 07, 2013)

Stolen Girl tells the story of a schoolgirl, Katie Taylor, who was systematically groomed and raped by a group of predatory Asian men. They separated her from her friends and passed her between them, violating...

Beautiful Nate: A Memoir of a Family's Love, a Life Lost, and Heaven's Promises

by Dennis Mansfield Howard Books (March 05, 2013)


Beautiful Nate offers valuable insights into what went wrong in a dedicated Christian family and how things might have gone differently?giving parents direction for raising their...

As Nature Made Him

by John Colapinto Harper Perennial (March 05, 2013)


“We should aspire to Colapinto's stellar journalist example: listening carefully to the circumstances of those who are different rather than demanding that they conform to our own.”...


by Christa Parravani Henry Holt and Co. (March 04, 2013)

Wall Street Journal, "Favorite Books of the Year 2013"

Cosmopolitan, "Best Books of the Year for Women"

Library Journal, "Best Books of 2013"

Salon, "Best Books of 2013"

"Haunting... more than a beautifully written...

Death in Slow Motion

by Eleanor Cooney Harper Perennial (February 26, 2013)

A raw, unsentimental and passionately written memoir about trying to care for a parent with Alzheimer’s

When her once-glamorous and witty novelist-mother got Alzheimer's, Eleanor Cooney moved her from her...

Mum's Way

by Ian Millthorpe & Lynne Barrett-Lee Simon & Schuster Uk (February 14, 2013)

Angie and Ian were childhood sweethearts,Angie adored kids and, as one of eight children himself, Ian was only too happy to have as many as they could. After their marriagethey had three sons in quick succession....

Out of the Darkness

by Tina Nash Simon & Schuster Uk (October 25, 2012)

It was the case that shocked the nation.

On the evening of 20 April 2011, Tina Nash's life changed forever. After suffering months of beatings and domestic abuse at the hands of boyfriend Shane Jenkin, she was...

Shouting Won't Help

by Katherine Bouton Sarah Crichton Books (February 18, 2013)

For twenty-two years, Katherine Bouton had a secret that grew harder to keep every day. An editor at The New York Times, at daily editorial meetings she couldn't hear what her colleagues were saying. She had...

A Random Act

by Cindi Broaddus & Kimberly Lohman Suiters William Morrow Paperbacks (January 29, 2013)

Cindi Broaddus didn't realize that her life was about to be forever altered as she sat in the passenger seat of a car on a lonely highway, speeding toward the airport in the early morning hours of June 5, 2001....

No Lights, No Sirens

by Robert Cea Harper (December 18, 2012)

A New York Police Officer's relentless journey into the criminal netherworld, told with brutal truth and honesty. Perhaps Neitzsche described Rob Cea's life best, way before he was born: "Take care when chasing...

Beautifully Broken

by Paige Wetzel & Josh Wetzel Worthy Books (October 12, 2020)

Restore your faith in love and family with one Army wife's courageous story of how she helped her husband recuperate from losing both of his legs while serving in Afghanistan.

Paige received the phone call that...

Racers: How an Outcast Driver, an American Heiress, and a Legendary Car Challenged Hitler's Best

by Neal Bascomb & Jon Lindstrom Scholastic Inc. Audio (October 06, 2020)

The heart-pounding story of an unlikely band of ragtags who took on Hitler's Grand Prix driver. In the years before World War II, Adolf Hitler wanted to prove the greatness of the Third Reich in everything from...

Being Brett

by Douglas Hobbie Henry Holt and Co. (January 14, 1996)

Being Brett is a memoir that chronicles the author's daughter's harrowing struggle with Hodgkin's disease.

"Hobbie's harrowing account of Brett's last days is a shattering portrait of how a family struggles through...