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Little Weirds

by Jenny Slate Little, Brown (November 05, 2019)

Step into Jenny Slate's wild, unfiltered imagination in this "magical" (Mindy Kaling), "delicious" (Amy Sedaris), and "poignant" (John Mulaney) collection about love, heartbreak, and being alive -- "this book...

A Broken Tree

by Stephen F. Anderson & David Marantz Blackstone Publishing (January 07, 2020)

All families have stories and all families have secrets. Some stories can be hidden forever. Others come out over time, or suddenly through revelation. With the advent of easy to obtain and cheap DNA kits, more...

Becoming a Dangerous Woman

by Pat Mitchell Seal Press (October 08, 2019)

An intimate and inspiring memoir and call to action from Pat Mitchell -- groundbreaking media icon, global advocate for women's rights, and co-founder and curator of TEDWomen

Raised in a small town in Georgia...

Murder, Motherhood, and Miraculous Grace

by Debra Moerke, Marguerite Gavin, Cindy Lambert & Carol Kent Blackstone Publishing (January 07, 2020)

A child disappears. A foster mother faces an impossible choice. A baby's future hangs in the balance.

When Deb Moerke and her husband decided to become foster parents, they never imagined how their lives would...

I Am Yours

by Reema Zaman Blackstone Publishing (February 05, 2019)

I Am Yours is the story of Reema Zaman's unwavering fight to protect and free her voice from those who have sought to silence her. From Bangladesh, to Thailand, to New York, to Oregon, through gorgeous prose...

A Letter from Paris

by Louisa Deasey & Anthea Greco Blackstone Publishing (December 31, 2019)

When Louisa Deasey receives a message from a Frenchwoman called Coralie, who has found a cache of letters in an attic, written about Louisa's father, neither woman can imagine the events it will set in motion....

Echoes of Darkness

by Jadie Hager, Caroline Shaffer & David Hager Blackstone Publishing (December 30, 2019)

A missionary family, a violent attack, and one woman's brave determination to break free from trauma. Jadie's story is one of forgiveness, hope, healing, and victory in Christ.

When she was a young girl, Jadie...

Children's Past Lives

by Carol Bowman & Ann Richardson Lepton Films Llc (December 24, 2019)

Has your child lived before?

In this fascinating, controversial, and groundbreaking book, Carol Bowman reveals overwhelming evidence of past life memories in children. Not only are such experiences real, they...


by Marcus Granderson Blackstone Publishing (December 17, 2019)

I'm a twenty-two-year-old Black introvert who overthinks everything, can't get a date, yet somehow managed to graduate from Harvard.

My story is probably not like yours. I'm a Black boy from the Midwest. I've...

I Had to Survive

by Roberto Canessa, Pablo Vierci, Elijah Alexander & Thom Rivera et al. Blackstone Publishing (March 01, 2016)

On October 13, 1972, a Uruguayan Air Force plane carrying members of the "Old Christians" rugby team--and many of their friends and family members--crashed into the Andes Mountains. I Had to Survive offers a...

The Lost

by Daniel Mendelsohn & Bronson Pinchot Blackstone Publishing (August 16, 2016)

In this rich and riveting narrative, a writer's search for the truth behind his family's tragic past in World War II becomes a remarkably original epic--part memoir, part reportage, part mystery, and part scholarly...

The Amorous Busboy of Decatur Avenue

by Robert Klein Blackstone Publishing (December 01, 2015)

A funny and evocative coming-of-age memoir by award-winning comedian and actor Robert Klein, who has entertained audiences for more than four decades

Best known for his unique brand of observational humor--seen...

Trespassing across America

by Ken Ilgunas & Andrew Eiden Blackstone Publishing (April 19, 2016)

Told with sincerity, humor, and wit, Trespassing across America is both a fascinating account of one man's remarkable journey along the Keystone XL pipeline and a meditation on climate change, the beauty of...

Evolving through Adversity

by Seconde Nimenya & Brenda Stoelb Made for Success (June 14, 2016)

How can we evolve through adversity and change our lives? It is one of life's great questions. In Evolving through Adversity: How to Overcome Obstacles, Discover Your Passion, and Honor Your True Self, author...

Concrete Carnival

by Danner Darcleight & Ramiz Monsef Blackstone Publishing (September 30, 2016)

You land in prison in your twenties, faced with the likelihood of spending the rest of your life behind the wall. What do you do? Danner Darcleight started writing. He writes about what he sees, what he has...

If the Oceans Were Ink

by Carla Power & Kate Reading Blackstone Publishing (February 23, 2016)

Hailed by the Washington Post as "mandatory reading," and praised by Fareed Zakaria as "intelligent, compassionate, and revealing," this powerful journey will help bridge one of the greatest divides shaping...

Who Do You Think You Are?

by Alyse Myers & Lorna Raver Blackstone Publishing (May 06, 2008)

Growing up in Queens in the 1960s, Alyse Myers always yearned for more in life as she watched her mother settle for an unhappy marriage, an unsatisfying job, and a joyless existence. Alyse rejected everything...

Chosen by a Horse

by Susan Richards & Lorna Raver Blackstone Publishing (December 01, 2007)

The horse Susan Richards chose for rescue wouldn’t be corralled into her waiting trailer. Instead Lay Me Down, a former racehorse with a foal close on her heels, walked right up that ramp and into Susan’s...

The Middle Place

by Kelly Corrigan & Tavia Gilbert Blackstone Publishing (January 08, 2008)

For Kelly Corrigan, family is everything. At thirty-six, she had a marriage that worked, two funny, active kids, and a weekly newspaper column. But even as a thriving adult, Kelly still saw herself as the daughter...

Our Hearts Were Young and Gay

by Emily Kimbrough, Cornelia Otis Skinner, Celeste Lawson & James Mustich Blackstone Publishing (January 01, 2008)

"To know Emily is to enhance one's days with gaiety, charm and occasional terror."--Cornelia Otis Skinner of her coauthor, Emily Kimbrough

Actress Cornelia Otis Skinner and journalist Emily Kimbrough offer a...

West of Kabul, East of New York

by Tamim Ansary Blackstone Publishing (January 01, 2006)

The day after the World Trade Center was destroyed, Tamim Ansary sent an anguished e-mail to twenty friends discussing the attack from his perspective as an Afghan American. The message reached millions.


Disaster Preparedness

by Heather Havrilesky & Karen White Blackstone Publishing (December 30, 2010)

This is a stunningly perceptive, hilarious memoir of the transformative humiliation of childhood—and adulthood—from a truly original, already beloved voice.

When Heather Havrilesky was a kid in the seventies,...

Not the Last Goodbye

by David Servan-schreiber, Mark Bramhall & Ursula Gauthier Blackstone Publishing (November 17, 2011)

I knew the prognosis. Sooner or later, it would come back. I could slow down the inevitable; I could gain a few years. But there was nothing I could do to make this cancer disappear forever. So this was it....

Havana Dreams

by Wendy Gimbel & Anna Fields Blackstone Publishing (July 01, 1999)

This is the fascinating true story of four generations of Cuban women whose personal lives are woven with the story of their nation. At its center is Naty, a socialite born in 1925, who becomes intoxicated with...

The Last Days of Hitler, 7th Edition

by Hugh Trevor-Roper & Steven Crossley Blackstone Publishing (August 09, 2016)

In late 1945 the fate of Adolf Hitler was a complete mystery. Missing for four months, he had simply vanished. Hugh Trevor-Roper, a British intelligence officer, was given the task of solving the mystery. With...

The Coolness of Josh

by Marc Swift, Joshua David Swift & Made for Success Made for Success (June 09, 2015)

What does it mean to really live life?

Marc Swift takes us on a tender journey of unexpected twists and turns that ends in a celebration of life, even after the death of his son. This is the awesome true story...

Never Broken

by Jewel Blackstone Publishing (September 15, 2015)

New York Times bestselling poet and multiplatinum singer-songwriter Jewel explores her unconventional upbringing and extraordinary life in an inspirational memoir that covers her childhood to fame, marriage,...


by John Masters & Simon Vance Blackstone Publishing (March 30, 2009)

Giacomo Casanova’s reputation rests largely on his obsession with women, but he was much more than the great eighteenth-century lover. Lawyer, mathematician, poet, translator, and librarian who was fluent...

Awful Beautiful Life

by Katherine Reay, Becky Powell & Stephanie Willis FaithWords (December 03, 2019)

A gripping story of grace, faith, and triumph for a woman whose world shattered hours after her husband's suicide.

Becky Powell faced the unthinkable on May 16, 2013. Her husband Mark called and said, "I've...

Tell the Truth & Shame the Devil

by Lezley McSpadden, Lisa Reneé Pitts & Lyah Beth Leflore Blackstone Publishing (June 21, 2016)

This revelatory memoir by the mother of Michael Brown, the African American teenager killed by the police officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Missouri, in 2014, sheds light on one of the landmark events in recent...

Reclaiming My Decade Lost in Scientology

by Sands Hall Blackstone Publishing (March 13, 2018)

In Reclaiming My Decade Lost in Scientology, Sands Hall chronicles her slow yet willing absorption into the Church of Scientology. Her time in the Church, the 1980s, includes the secretive illness and death...

The Great Escape

by Paul Brickhill & Simon Vance Blackstone Publishing (June 11, 2009)

It was a split-second operation as delicate and as deadly as a time bomb. It demanded the concentrated devotion and vigilance of more than six hundred American and British air force officers, every single one...

In a French Kitchen

by Susan Herrmann Loomis Blackstone Publishing (June 16, 2015)

In a French Kitchen is a delightful celebration of French life and thecooks who turn even the simplest meals into an occasion.

Even before Susan HerrmannLoomis wrote her now-classic memoir, OnRue Tatin, American...

The Narrative of Sojourner Truth

by Olive Gilbert & Bobbie Frohman Alcazar AudioWorks (February 20, 2014)

The Narrative of Sojourner Truth is a poignant biography as told to Olive Gilbert by Isabella Bomefree--a slave born at the end of the eighteenth century who later took the name of Sojourner Truth. She recounts...

Who Knows Tomorrow

by Lisa Lovatt-Smith & Kate Reading Blackstone Publishing (November 04, 2014)

Born in Spain andraised by a struggling single mother, Lisa Lovatt-Smith became an editor atBritish Vogue at nineteen, theyoungest in Condé Nast history. She helped launch Spanish Vogue and partied across Europe...


by Molly Wizenberg & Caroline Shaffer Blackstone Publishing (June 30, 2014)

In this funny, frank, and tender memoir, the author of the NewYork Times bestseller A Homemade Life and the blog Orangette recounts how opening arestaurant sparked the first crisis of her young marriage.


Splitting the Difference

by Tre Miller Rodriguez & Madeleine Lambert Blackstone Publishing (April 07, 2015)

An inspiring, irreverent, and heartrending memoir about love, loss, and splitting the difference between joy and grief

At the age of eighteen, Tré Miller Rodríguez gave her newborn daughter up for adoption....

H Is for Hawk

by Helen Macdonald Blackstone Publishing (March 03, 2015)

When Helen Macdonald'sfather died suddenly on a London street, she was devastated. An experiencedfalconer captivated by hawks since childhood, she'd never before been temptedto train one of the most vicious...

Fighting for Common Ground

by Olympia Snowe & Pam Ward Blackstone Publishing (May 14, 2013)

An outspoken centrist, Senator Snowe stunned Washingtonin February 2012 when she announced she would not seek a fourth term andoffered a sharp rebuke to the Senate, citing the dispiriting gridlock andpolarization....

The Missing Matisse

by Pierre H. Matisse & Jean Brassard Blackstone Publishing (November 01, 2016)

An artful journey of discovery in the search for true identity and truth

Born into a famous family of artists, Pierre Matisse grew up immersed in the artistic life of Paris and the French Riviera, spending time...

Lessons of Redemption

by Kevin Shird & Kevin Kenerly Blackstone Publishing (January 01, 2017)

Lessons of Redemption is the memoir of Kevin Shird, a former drug dealer from Baltimore who now is a leading advocate against violence, drug dealing, and social inequality.

The book is an extraordinary account...

Michael and Me

by Shana Mangatal Blackstone Publishing (August 29, 2016)

More than seven years after his death, Michael Jackson continues to fascinate the world. Shana Mangatal was one of Jackson's only constant and true rocks of stability for nearly two decades. Their relationship...

Words without Music

by Philip Glass & Lloyd James Blackstone Publishing (April 06, 2015)

World-renowned composer of symphonies, operas, andfilm scores, Philip Glass has almost single-handedly crafted the dominantsound of late twentieth-century classical music. In Words without Music, he creates...

God Spelled Backwards

by Sylva Kelegian & Kathe Mazur Sylva Kelegian (October 28, 2014)

Finalist for the 2015 Beverly Hills Book Award2015 Gold Medal winner at Dan Poynter's Global Ebook Awards

When newlywed actress Sylva Kelegian shows up at a Manhattan veterinary clinic to walk a rescue dog, a...

Visiting Hours

by Amy Butcher & Emily Woo Zeller Blackstone Publishing (April 07, 2015)

With echoes of Darin Strauss' Half a Life and Cheryl Strayed's Wild comes a beautifully written, riveting memoir that examines thecomplexities of friendship in the aftermath of a tragedy.

Four weeks before their...

Behind the Scenes in the Lincoln White House

by Elizabeth Keckley & Bobbie Frohman Alcazar AudioWorks (February 20, 2014)

An autobiographical narrative, Behind the Scenes in the Lincoln White House traces ElizabethKeckley's life from her enslavement in Virginia and North Carolina to her timeas seamstress to Mary Todd Lincoln in...

Silver Like Dust

by Kimi Cunningham Grant & Emily Woo Zeller Blackstone Publishing (October 01, 2012)

Thepoignant story of a Japanese American woman's journey through one of the mostshameful chapters in American history.

Sipping tea by the fire, preparing sushi for the family, or indulgently listening to her...

The Happiest Days of Our Lives

by Wil Wheaton & Gabrielle de Cuir Skyboat Media (March 04, 2014)

Readers of Wil Wheaton's website know he is a masterful teller of elegant stories about his life. Building on the critical success of Dancing Barefoot and Just a Geek, he has collected more of his own favorite...

Legend of the Road Mangler

by Phil Kaufman Lyric Audiobooks (June 23, 2015)

Mick Jagger has described Phil Kaufman, America's legendary road manager, as the entertainment industry's "executive nanny." In Legend of the Road Mangler, Kaufman tells the stories of his adventures on the...

Pieces of My Mother

by Melissa Cistaro & Angela Brazil Blackstone Publishing (May 05, 2015)

This provocative, poignant memoir of a daughterwhose mother left her behind by choice begs the question: Are we destined tomake the same mistakes as our parents?

One summer, Melissa Cistaro's mother drove offwithout...