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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...


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...


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,...


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...


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...


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...


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 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...


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...


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...


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...


When Life Gives You Pears

by Jeannie Gaffigan Grand Central Publishing (September 03, 2019)

In a book that is The Big Sick meets Dad is Fat, Jeannie Gaffigan, writing partner and wife of bestselling author/comedian Jim Gaffigan, writes with humor and heart about the pear-sized brain tumor she had removed,...


Aly's Fight

by Aly Taylor & Josh Taylor Worthy (May 14, 2019)

ALY'S FIGHT is a beautiful story about a tenacious young couple who chose to face devastating news with a spirit of hope and to look for blessings the Lord sends them in good times and in bad times. Authors...


Ordinary Girls

by Jaquira Díaz Algonquin Books (October 29, 2019)

One of the Must-Read Books of 2019 According to O: The Oprah Magazine * Time * Bustle * Electric Literature * Publishers Weekly * The Millions * The Week * Good Housekeeping

“There is more life packed...


My Friend Anna

by Rachel DeLoache Williams Gallery Books (July 23, 2019)

Sex and the City meets Catch Me if You Can in the astonishing true story of Anna Delvey, a young con artist posing as a German heiress in New York City—as told by the former Vanity Fair photo editor who got...


Embers of Childhood

by Flora Miller Biddle Arcade (June 04, 2019)

A Look into the Privileged World of the American Aristocracy of the Early Twentieth Century

Flora Miller Biddle was born a blue-blood. The granddaughter of the Whitney museum founder, Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney,...


I Went for a Walk

by Gabriel Stewart Unbound Digital (February 07, 2019)

Just over a year ago I decided I wanted to go for a walk, a rather long one. I had a plan. I'd use my home in London as a base and strike out into the countryside, starting small - short jaunts to Brighton or...


This Queer Angel

by Elaine Chambers Unbound Digital (February 07, 2019)

The incredible true story of one woman's campaign for equality in the armed forces, after a five-month investigation into ‘unnatural conduct’ which led to her expulsion. Following the decriminalisation of...


From Scratch

by Tembi Locke Simon & Schuster (April 30, 2019)

A REESE WITHERSPOON x HELLO SUNSHINE BOOK CLUB PICK

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

A poignant and transporting cross-cultural love story set against the lush backdrop of the Sicilian countryside, where one woman discovers...


Wild Awakening

by Greg J. Matthews & James Lund Howard Books (June 18, 2019)

A near-fatal attack by an enraged grizzly leads to an unexpected encounter with God for alpha male Greg Matthews in this gripping and engaging story of survival and faith.

Greg Matthews was the ultimate poster-boy...


The Wild Boy

by Paolo Cognetti Atria Books (July 02, 2019)

A young man escapes his painful past by retreating to the rustic comfort of the Italian Alps in this gorgeously wrought memoir from the internationally bestselling author of the “exquisite” (Annie Proulx)...


Don't Wait Up

by Liz Astrof Gallery Books (July 30, 2019)

For fans of Let’s Pretend This Never Happened and I Heart My Little A-Holes comes a candid and hilarious collection of essays on motherhood from the award-winning television comedy writer and producer of 2...


The Naked Truth

by Leslie Morgan Simon & Schuster (May 21, 2019)

“A formidable, addictive storyteller, Morgan provides a highly stimulating story of a midlife education in the messiness of modern sex and love. A steamy, liberating tale of self-exploration and self-love...


A Good American Family

by David Maraniss Simon & Schuster (May 14, 2019)

In a riveting book with powerful resonance today, Pulitzer Prize–winning author David Maraniss captures the pervasive fear and paranoia that gripped America during the Red Scare of the 1950s through the chilling...


Love & Courage

by Jagmeet Singh Simon & Schuster (April 23, 2019)

From the leader of Canada’s New Democratic Party—Jagmeet Singh—comes a personal and heartfelt story about family and overcoming adversity.

In October 2017, Jagmeet Singh was elected as the first visible...


Next Level Basic

by Stassi Schroeder Gallery Books (April 16, 2019)

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

#1 NATIONAL BESTSELLER

Discover how to embrace your best basic self in this laugh-out-loud funny guidebook from the breakout star of Bravo’s hit reality show Vanderpump Rules, perfect...


The Easternmost House

by Juliet Blaxland Sandstone Press (March 28, 2019)

“The house on the edge of the cliff was demolished this week, which means we are now the house on the edge of the cliff.” In June 2015, the house was 50 paces from the edge. Now, it is 25 paces away.The...


Definitely Hispanic

by LeJuan James Atria Books (June 04, 2019)

Perfect for fans of Fresh Off the Boat’s situational humor and Jane the Virgin’s celebration of Latinidad, Definitely Hispanic is a collection of introspective memoiristic essays by social media influencer...


From Willard Straight to Wall Street

by Thomas W. Jones Cornell University Press (April 15, 2019)

In stark and compelling prose, Thomas W. Jones tells his story as a campus revolutionary who led an armed revolt at Cornell University in 1969 and then altered his course over the next fifty years to become...


Don't Hold My Head Down

by Lucy-Anne Holmes Unbound (February 07, 2019)

Don’t Hold My Head Down is a memoir about sex. It starts with the author having a disappointing, drunken wank to internet porn, and ends with her having day-long orgasms and taking on the most powerful newspaper...


Rebuilding Sergeant Peck

by John Peck, Dava Guerin & Terry Bivens Skyhorse (May 07, 2019)

"I met Marine Sgt. John Peck, a quadruple amputee who has received a double arm transplant, at Walter Reed in 2017. Today, it was my honor to welcome John (HERO) to the Oval, with his wonderful wife Jessica....


The Wrong End of the Table

by Ayser Salman & Reza Aslan Skyhorse (March 05, 2019)

"[A] rare voice that is both relatable and unafraid to examine the complexities of her American identity.” —Reza Aslan, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth...


Loving You, Thinking of You, Don't Forget to Pray

by Jacqueline L. Jackson & Jesse L. Jackson Arcade (February 05, 2019)

From a mother, role model, and civil rights veteran, an inspiring gift of love to a child in his darkest hour.

Jacqueline Jackson promised her son, Congressman Jesse L. Jackson, Jr., that she would write him...


Risking the Rapids

by Irene O'Garden Mango (January 31, 2019)

Memoir ? Portrait of a family at its worst and its best

Some memoirs shock. Some entertain. Some take us places we’re afraid to go. A rare few move us. Once in a blue moon, a book does it all. This is Risking...


A Unique Life

by Will Castro Mango (March 15, 2019)

Will Castro is the star of Velocity Channel’s Unique Rides. As one of the most popular car customizers in America, his life is a dream journey realized through a business he is passionate about, combined with...


In Pain

by Travis Rieder Harper (May 14, 2019)

A bioethicist’s eloquent and riveting memoir of opioid dependence and withdrawal—a harrowing personal reckoning and clarion call for change not only for government but medicine itself, revealing the lack...


Stealing Green Mangoes

by Sunil Dutta Anthony Bourdain/Ecco (October 01, 2019)

A memoir—written in the wake of a cancer diagnosis—that zeroes in on the crux between two brothers: one who became an LAPD officer, and the other a terrorist

Sunil Dutta is a twenty-year veteran of the LAPD....


The Book of Delights

by Ross Gay Algonquin Books (February 19, 2019)

“Ross Gay’s eye lands upon wonder at every turn, bolstering my belief in the countless small miracles that surround us.” —Tracy K. Smith, Pulitzer Prize winner and U.S. Poet Laureate

The winner of the...


The Blink of an Eye

by Rikke Schmidt Kjærgaard & Bill Bryson The Experiment (May 14, 2019)

“A highly personal, deeply affecting account of what it is to be yanked from a happy, well-ordered life and thrust into a sudden, unimaginable, terrifying darkness. Rikke Schmidt Kjærgaard has done the impossible...


Even Dogs Go Home to Die

by Linda St. John Harper Perennial (March 19, 2019)

Raw, evocative, and unforgettable. The snapshot pictures that sum up the young life of acclaimed outsider artist and author Linda St. John have the power to shock and disturb us as she offers a glimpse into...


You Are Worth It

by Kyle Carpenter & Don Yaeger William Morrow (October 15, 2019)

The youngest living Medal of Honor recipient delivers an unforgettable memoir that "will inspire every reader” (Jim Mattis)

NATIONAL BESTSELLER: A USA Today, Washington Post, and Publishers Weekly bestseller...


The Words of My Father

by Yousef Bashir Harper (May 07, 2019)

A Palestinian-American activist recalls his adolescence in Gaza during the Second Intifada, and how he made a strong commitment to peace in the face of devastating brutality in this moving, candid, and transformative...


No Thanks

by Keturah Kendrick She Writes Press (June 18, 2019)

Through eight humorous essays, Keturah Kendrick chronicles her journey to freedom. She shares the stories of other women who have freed themselves from the narrow definition of what makes a “proper woman.”...


The Truth About Trump

by George A. Sorial & Damian Bates Broadside e-books (June 11, 2019)

Remember when Trump was a great boss, a great father, and a great businessman, before the liberal media rewrote that narrative? That’s still the real Trump.

Longtime Trump Organization executive and attorney...


The Valedictorian of Being Dead

by Heather B. Armstrong Gallery Books (April 23, 2019)

From New York Times bestselling author and blogger Heather B. Armstrong comes an honest and irreverent memoir—reminiscent of the New York Times bestseller Brain on Fire—about her experience as one of only...


We Were Rich and We Didn't Know It

by Tom Phelan Gallery Books (March 05, 2019)

In the tradition of Frank McCourt’s Angela’s Ashes and Alice Taylor’s To School Through the Fields, Tom Phelan’s We Were Rich and We Didn't Know It is a heartfelt and masterfully written memoir of growing...


I Miss You When I Blink

by Mary Laura Philpott Atria Books (April 02, 2019)

NATIONAL BESTSELLER

“I've spent my adult life prowling bookshelves for the modern-day reincarnation of my favorite authors—Nora Ephron, Erma Bombeck, Jean Kerr, and Laurie Colwin—all rolled into one...Good...


Unbecoming

by Anuradha Bhagwati Atria Books (March 26, 2019)

A raw, unflinching memoir by a former US Marine Captain chronicling her journey from dutiful daughter of immigrants to radical activist effecting historic policy reform.

After a lifetime of buckling to the demands...


Lake of the Ozarks

by Bill Geist Grand Central Publishing (May 07, 2019)

Before there was "tourism" or "leisure time;" before souvenir ashtrays became "camp" and "kitsch;" before Goofy Golf became an "attraction" and today's colossal theme parks could even be imagined, there was...


My Dad, Yogi

by Dale Berra Hachette Books (May 14, 2019)

A candid and nostalgic father-son memoir by Dale Berra, writing for the first time about his legendary Hall of Fame dad, the inimitable and highly quotable Yogi Berra.

Everyone knows Yogi Berra, the American...