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The I Love Lucy Cookbook

by Jenn Fujikawa Running Press Adult (January 18, 2021)

Learn to feast like Lucy, Ricky, Fred, and Ethel and entertain in retro style with this collection of craveable classic recipes inspired by one of the greatest TV shows of all time. Recipes include:

  • Cuban dishes...

West Side Story

by Richard Barrios Running Press Adult (June 29, 2020)

A captivating, richly illustrated full account of the making of the ground-breaking movie classic West Side Story (1961).

A major hit on Broadway, on film West Side Story became immortal-a movie different from...

I Tried to Change So You Don't Have To

by Loni Love Hachette Go (June 22, 2020)

Winner of the African American Literary Award for Memoir!

An inspiring, hilarious memoir about learning to resist the pressures of conformity, love yourself for who you are, embrace your flaws, and unlock your...

You Look So Much Better in Person

by Al Roker Hachette Go (July 27, 2020)

Today coanchor Al Roker presents an entertaining guide to achieving a life of happiness and success through the power of "yes!"

These days, the road to success can feel jampacked with scheduling, networking,...

Short Stories

by Columbus Short & Marisa Mendez Urban Audiobooks (December 29, 2020)

The life of actor, choreographer, and musician Columbus Short has been punctuated with trauma that extends well beyond the plot lines of his previous role on the hit series Scandal. Short has lived many lives...

Rajesh Khanna

by Gautam Chintamani & Darrpan Mehta HarperHindi (January 06, 2021)

A gripping biography of India' first superstar, translated and published in Hindi

Like a shooting star doomed to darkness after a glorious run, Rajesh Khanna spent the better half of his career in the shadow...

Dark Star

by Gautam Chintamani & Vishal Menon HarperCollins (January 06, 2021)



The first-ever biography of the enigmatic Rajesh Khanna, the original 'superstar' If ever a life was meant to be a book, few could stake a stronger claim. Like a shooting star doomed...

Hema Malini

by Ram Kamal Mukherjee & Sumit Kaul HarperCollins (January 01, 2021)

One of the most enduring divas of Hindi cinema, a producer and director for films and television, dancer and choreographer par excellence, magazine editor, an active member of Parliament and now a singer, Hema...

Black Broadway in Washington, DC

by Briana A. Thomas & Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton The History Press (January 04, 2021)

Before chain coffeeshops and luxury high-rises, before even the beginning of desegregation and the 1968 riots, Washington's Greater U Street was known as Black Broadway. From the early 1900s into the 1950s,...

The Muscle Shoals Legacy of FAME

by Blake Ells & Jason Isbell The History Press (June 29, 2015)

FAME Publishing first opened in 1959 and produced hits for great musicians like Etta James, Clarence Carter and Aretha Franklin. Not long after, the city of Muscle Shoals became known as the "Hit Recording Capital...

The Lives of Justine Johnstone

by Kathleen Vestuto & Marguerite Gavin Blackstone Publishing (November 10, 2020)

As a Ziegfeld Follies girl and film actress, Justine Johnstone (1895-1982) was celebrated as ?the most beautiful woman in the world.? Her career took an unexpected turn when she abruptly retired from acting...

A Field Guide to Internet Boyfriends

by Esther Zuckerman Running Press Adult (November 09, 2020)

From Keanu Reeves and Idris Elba to Timothe Chalamet, A Field Guide to Internet Boyfriends is the ultimate celebration of the suave, sexy, sensitive, and silly celebrities who have captured our hearts and memes!...

Laugh Lines

by Alan Zweibel & Billy Crystal Blackstone Publishing (October 20, 2020)

With his tender, funny memoir of four decades in the business, Alan Zweibel traces the history of American comedy.

Alan Zweibel started his comedy career selling jokes for seven dollars apiece to the last of...

Do You Feel Like I Do?

by Peter Frampton & Alan Light Hachette Books (October 19, 2020)

A revelatory memoir by rock icon and legendary guitarist Peter Frampton.

Do You Feel Like I Do? is the incredible story of Peter Frampton's positively resilient life and career told in his own words for the first...


by Rob Halford Hachette Books (September 28, 2020)

The legendary frontman of Judas Priest, one of the most successful heavy metal bands of all time, celebrates five decades of heavy metal in this tell-all memoir.

Most priests hear confessions. This one is making...

Henry Brandon: King of the Bogeymen

by Richard S. Greene, Bill Cassara, Scott Allan Nollen & Stan Taffel BearManor Media (September 01, 2020)

You've seen him stand shoulder to shoulder with John Wayne as Indian Chief Scar in The Searchers, as the insidious Fu Manchu with world domination desires, and as Barnaby, the wicked nemesis to Laurel & Hardy...

Frances Langford

by Ben Ohmart & Kathy Garver BearManor Media (August 25, 2020)

Everyone was "In the Mood for Love," when Frances Langford, renowned Big Band singer with a rich contralto voice, rose from performing at hometown parties in Mulberry, Florida, to Broadway, Old Time Radio, and...

My Sister

by Selenis Leyva & Marizol Leyva Bold Type Books (March 23, 2020)

A powerful memoir by two sisters about transitioning, family, and the path to self-realization.

When Orange Is the New Black and Diary of a Future President star Selenis Leyva was young, her hardworking parents...

Dave Brubeck

by Philip Clark Da Capo Press (February 17, 2020)

THE DEFINITIVE, INVESTIGATIVE BIOGRAPHY OFJAZZ LEGENDDAVE BRUBECK("TAKE FIVE") In 2003, music journalist Philip Clark was granted unparalleled access to jazz legend Dave Brubeck. Over the course of ten days,...

Barry Sonnenfeld, Call Your Mother

by Barry Sonnenfeld Hachette Books (March 09, 2020)

Film and television director Barry Sonnenfeld's outrageous and hilarious memoir traces his idiosyncratic upbringing in New York City, his breaking into film as a cinematographer with the Coen brothers, and his...

Not Afraid

by Anthony Bozza Da Capo Press (November 04, 2019)


Home Work

by Julie Andrews & Emma Walton Hamilton Hachette Books (October 14, 2019)

In this New York Times bestselling follow-up to her critically acclaimed memoir, Home, Julie Andrews reflects on her astonishing career, including such classics as Mary Poppins, The Sound of Music, and Victor/Victoria...

The Queens of Animation

by Nathalia Holt Little, Brown and Company (October 21, 2019)

From the bestselling author of Rise of the Rocket Girls, the untold, "richly detailed" story of the women of Walt Disney Studios, who shaped the iconic films that have enthralled generations (Margot Lee Shetterly,...

Beautiful on the Outside

by Adam Rippon Grand Central Publishing (October 14, 2019)

Former Olympic figure skater and self-professed America's Sweetheart Adam Rippon shares his underdog journey from beautiful mess to outrageous success in this hilarious, big-hearted memoir that the Washington...

On Time

by Morris Day & David Ritz Da Capo Press (October 07, 2019)

A memoir by Morris Day of The Time centering around his lifelong relationship and association with Prince"A vital, illuminating, and wildly entertaining autobiography." -Billboard"Great book! Great storytelling!"...

Queen Meryl

by Erin Carlson Hachette Books (September 23, 2019)

A captivating and inspiring portrait of legendary actress Meryl Streep and her work, Queen Meryl explores the fearless icon's trailblazing roles in film, her feminist activism, and the indelible mark she's left...

Hard to Handle

by Steve Gorman & Steven Hyden Da Capo Press (September 23, 2019)

Black Crowes drummer and cofounder Steve Gorman shares the band's inside story in this behind-the-scenes biography, from their supernova stardom in the '90s to exhilarating encounters with industry legends.


You Look So Much Better In Person

by Al Roker Hachette Books (July 28, 2020)

In the tradition of Dick Van Dyke's Keep Moving and Dan Rather's Rather Outspoken, Today co-anchor Al Roker presents a humorous collection of essays based on lessons for living a happy life and achieving success...

The Purple Diaries

by Joseph Egan & Bernadette Dunne Blackstone Publishing (November 22, 2016)

The year 1936 was a great year for the movie industry. The financial setbacks of the Great Depression were subsiding, so theater attendance was up. Americans everywhere were watching the stars, and few stars...

Blowing the Bloody Doors Off

by Michael Caine Hachette Books (October 23, 2018)

Now in his 85th year, Hollywood legend Michael Caine shares wisdom and stories from his remarkable career in this "engrossing" memoir that "shines with positive energy" (Library Journal, starred review). One...

Outside the Jukebox

by Scott Bradlee Hachette Book Group (June 12, 2018)

From the creator of the sensation Postmodern Jukebox?with millions of fans globally?comes an inspirational memoir about discovering what you love and turning it into a creative movement.

With student loan debt...

Take You Wherever You Go

by Kenny Leon & Samuel L. Jackson Hachette Book Group (June 05, 2018)

Starting from humble beginnings under his grandmother?s care, Leon takes us to unexpected places in his ascent to the top, from the house off the dirt road without electricity in rural Florida to being the first...

The Girl

by Michelle Morgan & Lisa Flanagan Hachette Book Group (May 08, 2018)

With an in-depth look at the two most empowering years in the life of Marilyn Monroe, The Girl details how The Seven Year Itch created an icon and sent the star on an adventure of self-discovery and transformation...

Well, That Escalated Quickly

by Franchesca Ramsey Hachette Book Group (May 22, 2018)

In this sharp, funny, and timely collection of personal essays, veteran video blogger and star of MTV?s Decoded Franchesca Ramsey explores race, identity, online activism, and the downfall of real communication...

What Would Dolly Do?

by Lauren Marino & Thérèse Plummer Hachette Book Group (April 24, 2018)

A spirited homage to Dolly Parton that captures the unique humor, no-nonsense wisdom, flash, and sass of one of America?s most iconic stars.

One of twelve children raised in a shack in the foothills of the Appalachian...

How to American

by Jimmy O. Yang & Mike Judge Hachette Book Group (March 13, 2018)

Stand-up comic, actor, and fan favorite from the popular HBO series Silicon Valley shares his memoir of growing up as a Chinese immigrant in California and making it in Hollywood.

Jimmy O. Yang is about to have...

Three Kings

by Zack O’Malley Greenburg & Matt Amendt Hachette Book Group (March 06, 2018)

Tracing the careers of hip-hop?s three most dynamic stars, this deeply reported history brilliantly examines the entrepreneurial genius of the first musician tycoons: Diddy, Dr. Dre, and Jay-Z

Being successful...


by Laura Jane Grace & Dan Ozzi Hachette Books (November 15, 2016)

?If I could have chosen, I would have been born a woman/ My mother once told me she would have named me Laura/ I would grow up to be strong and beautiful like her.??The Ocean

A searing account of her search for...

Movie Freak

by Owen Gleiberman Hachette Books (February 23, 2016)

From a personal obsession with film, to an unorthodox mentorship with the legendary Pauline Kael, to establishing himself with the upstart Entertainment Weekly, Movie Freak is the memoir by veteran film critic...

Life Itself

by Roger Ebert & Edward Herrmann Hachette Book Group (September 01, 2011)

He was a fixture on television for over thirty years, cohosting Siskel & Ebert at the Movies until Gene Siskel's death in 1999, and then with Richard Roper until 2006. Since 1967, he's been an influential film...

Here Comes Trouble

by Michael Moore Hachette Book Group (September 01, 2011)

This book is Moore's most personal to date?and will be irresistible to fans and foes alike. A sort of anti-memoir, Moore breaks the autobiographical mode while he hilariously presents twenty far-ranging, irreverent...


by Tina Fey Hachette Book Group (April 01, 2011)

Before Liz Lemon, before ?Weekend Update,? before ?Sarah Palin,? Tina Fey was just a young girl with a dream: a recurring stress dream that she was being chased through a local airport by her middle-school gym...

The Universal Tone

by Carlos Santana, Jonathan Davis, Ashley Kahn & Hal Miller Hachette Book Group (November 04, 2014)

The intimate and long-awaited memoir of guitar legend Carlos Santana

In the realm of guitar gods, Santana stands alone for what has come to be called his "universal tone"?both the fact that you can recognize...

Johnny Cash

by Robert Hilburn & Charles Pittard Hachette Book Group (November 05, 2013)

The definitive, intimate, no-holds-barred biography of Johnny Cash

People don't just listen to Johnny Cash?they believe in him.

Although part of his life has been told on film, there are many compelling layers...

Everybody’s Brother

by CeeLo Green, Big Gipp & David Wild Hachette Book Group (October 22, 2013)

He dresses as Liberace, performs with Muppets, and does 360-degree flips with a grand piano at his fingertips. He?s a star of a #1-rated network reality show and is a genre-breaking artist who has garnered millions...

Phantom Lady

by Christina Lane & Gabra Zackman Blackstone Publishing (May 05, 2020)

Phantom Lady chronicles the untold story of Hollywood's most powerful female writer-producer of the 1940s.

In 1933 Joan Harrison was a twenty-six-year-old former salesgirl with a dream of escaping her stodgy...

Made Men

by Glenn Kenny & Stephen Graybill Harlequin Audio (September 15, 2020)

For the thirtieth anniversary of its premiere comes the vivid and immersive history behind Martin Scorsese?s signature film Goodfellas, hailed by critics as the greatest mob movie ever made.

When Goodfellas first...

Pat Buttram

by Sandra Grabman & John Buttram BearManor Media (April 28, 2020)

Millions of people laughed at and adored con man Mr. Haney on the 1960s television series, Green Acres. Who can forget his wily, cunning, and hilarious shenanigans at the expense of the eternally harassed Mr....

I Am Redeemed

by Mike Weaver & Jim Scherer Worthy Books (September 02, 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....

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