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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...


Billion Dollar Loser

by Reeves Wiedeman Little, Brown and Company (October 19, 2020)

This inside story of the rise and fall of WeWork reveals how the excesses of its founder shaped a corporate culture unlike any other.

Christened a potential savior of Silicon Valley's startup culture, Adam Neumann...


Me & Patsy Kickin' Up Dust

by Loretta Lynn & Dolly Parton Grand Central Publishing (April 06, 2020)

Me & Patsy Kickin' Up Dust shares the"important and inspiring" (Miranda Lambert) never-before-told complete story of the remarkable relationship between country music icons Patsy Cline and Loretta Lynn.

Loretta...


She Will Rise

by Katie Hill Grand Central Publishing (September 28, 2020)

Former Congresswoman Katie Hill shares her experience with misogyny and double standards in politics to help women topple the longstanding power structures that prevent them from achieving equality.

Powerful...


Inside the NRA

by Joshua L. Powell Twelve (September 07, 2020)

A shocking exposé of rampant, decades-long incompetence at the National Rifle Association, as told by a former member of its senior leadership.

Joshua L. Powell is the NRA--a lifelong gun advocate, in 2016,...


Confess

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...


All About the Story

by Leonard Downie Jr PublicAffairs (September 21, 2020)

At a time when the role of journalism is especially critical, the former executive editor of the Washington Post writes about his nearly fifty years at the newspaper and the importance of getting at the truth....


The Dream Architects

by David Polfeldt Grand Central Publishing (August 31, 2020)

The inside story of the booming video game industry from the late 1990s to the present, as told by the Managing Director of Ubisoft's Massive Entertainment (The Division, Far Cry 3, Assassin's Creed: Revelations...


What Would Frida Do?

by Arianna Davis Seal Press (October 19, 2020)

A contemporary guide to life, love, and happiness inspired by the extraordinary artist Frida Kahlo.

Revered as much for her fierce spirit as she is for her art, Frida Kahlo stands today as a brazen symbol of...


Blood and Oil

by Bradley Hope & Justin Scheck Hachette Books (August 31, 2020)

From award-winning Wall Street Journal reporters Justin Scheck & Bradley Hope (coauthor of Billion Dollar Whale), this revelatory look at the world's most powerful ruling family reveals how a rift within Saudi...


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...


The Essentials Vol. 2

by Turner Classic Movies, Jeremy Arnold & Ben Mankiewicz Running Press Adult (October 19, 2020)

A guide to fifty-two examples of must-see cinema, The Essentials Vol. 2 -- based on the Turner Classic Movies series -- is packed with behind-the-scenes stories, illuminating commentary, moments to watch for,...


Never Alone

by Natan Sharansky & Gil Troy PublicAffairs (August 31, 2020)

A classic account of courage, integrity, and most of all, belonging

In 1977, Natan Sharansky, a leading activist in the democratic dissident movement in the Soviet Union and the movement for free Jewish emigration,...


Venus and Aphrodite

by Bettany Hughes Basic Books (September 21, 2020)

A cultural history of the goddess of love, from a New York Times bestselling and award-winning historian.

Aphrodite was said to have been born from the sea, rising out of a froth of white foam. But long before...


Little Miss Little Compton

by Arden Myrin & Debby Ryan Running Press Adult (September 28, 2020)

Comedian and actress Arden Myrin delivers a hilarious and heartfelt memoir about navigating adulthood and her rise on the comedy scene despite an unconventional upbringing.

Arden Myrin is the product of not one,...


Elway

by Jason Cole Hachette Books (September 14, 2020)

The unauthorized biography of John Elway, Hall of Fame Quarterback, two-time Super Bowl Champion, now President of Football Operations and General Manager of the Denver Broncos.

John Elway's historic moments...


Modern Madness

by Terri Cheney Hachette Go (September 07, 2020)

Terri Cheney ripped the covers off her secret battle with bipolar disorder in her New York Times bestselling memoir, Manic. Now, in this "stigma-buster" and "must-read", she blends a gripping narrative with...


Rust in Peace

by Joel Selvin, Dave Mustaine & Slash Hachette Books (September 07, 2020)

FEATURING A FOREWORD BY SLASH

A BEHIND-THE-SCENES LOOK AT THE MAKING OF MEGADETH'S ICONIC RECORD, RUST IN PEACE, BY THE BAND'S LEAD VOCALIST AND GUITARIST

When Rust in Peace was released in 1990, the future of...


One Hundred Daffodils

by Rebecca Winn Grand Central Publishing (March 23, 2020)

"When women share the truth about life and loss . . . hope is restored" in this enlightening and comforting memoir about purpose, personal growth, and nature's ability to heal (Sarah Ban Breathnach).

"There is...


Tip of the Spear

by Ryan Hendrickson Center Street (July 06, 2020)

The inspiring true story of a US Special Forces soldier who was medically retired after stepping on an IED, and his incredible return to active duty.

Sergeant First Class (SFC) Ryan Hendrickson is a brave, determined,...


Private Investigations

by Victoria Zackheim Seal Press (April 20, 2020)

In this thrilling anthology, bestselling mystery writers abandon the cloak of fiction to investigate the suspenseful secrets in their own lives.

For many of us, a good, heart-pounding mystery is the perfect escape...


The Betrayal of the Duchess

by Maurice Samuels Basic Books (April 13, 2020)

Fighting to reclaim the French crown for the Bourbons, the duchesse de Berry faces betrayal at the hands of one of her closest advisors in this dramatic history of power and revolution.

The year was 1832, a...


Aren't You Forgetting Someone?

by Kari Lizer Running Press Adult (April 06, 2020)

From award-winning TV comedy writer Kari Lizer (The New Adventures of Old Christine) comes a collection of hilarious essays about the challenges of being a woman of a certain age and all that comes with it:...


The House of Kennedy

by James Patterson Little, Brown and Company (April 12, 2020)

The Kennedys have always been a family of charismatic adventurers, raised to take risks and excel, living by the dual family mottos: "To whom much is given, much is expected" and "Win at all costs." And they...


This Is Big

by Marisa Meltzer Little, Brown and Company (April 13, 2020)

From a contributor to The Cut, one of Vogue's most anticipated books "bravely and honestly" (Busy Philipps) talks about weight loss and sheds a light on Weight Watchers founder Jean Nidetch: "a triumphant chronicle"...


The Ox

by Paul Rees Hachette Books (April 06, 2020)

The definitive, no-holds-barred biography of John Entwistle, The Who's legendary bass guitarist

It is an unequivocal fact that in terms of rock bands, The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, and The Who represent Year...


Fighting Words

by Nancy F. Cott Basic Books (March 16, 2020)

From a Harvard historian, this riveting portrait of four trailblazing American journalists highlights the power of the press in the interwar period.

In the fragile peace following the Great War, a surprising...


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...


Uncrowned Queen

by Nicola Tallis Basic Books (June 01, 2020)

An "impeccably researched and beautifully written" biography of Lady Margaret Beaufort, matriarch of the Tudor dynasty (Tracy Borman, author of The Private Lives of the Tudors and Elizabeth's Women).

In 1485,...


A-List Angels

by Zack O'Malley Greenburg Little, Brown and Company (March 02, 2020)

How Hollywood cashed in on the latest tech boom-and changed the face of Silicon Valley.

When Ashton Kutcher first heard about 50 Cent's nine-figure Vitaminwater windfall in 2007, the actor realized he'd been...


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...


Lady in Waiting

by Anne Glenconner Hachette Books (March 23, 2020)

**New York Times Bestseller**USA Today Bestseller**The Sunday Times Bestseller**The Globe and Mail Bestseller**ABA Indie Bestseller**The Times (UK) Memoir of the Year**One of Newsweek's Most Anticipated Books...


Boots in the Ashes

by Cynthia Beebe Center Street (February 24, 2020)

The thrilling career of ATF agent Cynthia Beebe is told through the lens of six-high profile cases involving bombings, arson, and the Hell's Angels.

Boots in the Ashes is the memoir of Cynthia Beebe's groundbreaking...


Shadow on the Mountain

by Shaker Jeffrey & Katharine Holstein Da Capo Press (February 17, 2020)

A powerful and inspiring memoir of a young Yazidi who served as a U.S. combat interpreter but was later forced to flee into the mountains of Iraq to avoid the ISIS slaughter of his people

Shaker Jeffrey's life...


Too Much

by Rachel Vorona Cote Grand Central Publishing (February 24, 2020)

Lacing cultural criticism, Victorian literature, and storytelling together, "TOO MUCH spills over: with intellect, with sparkling prose, and with the brainy arguments of Vorona Cote, who posits that women are...


American Queenmaker

by Julie Des Jardins Basic Books (January 20, 2020)

The first biography of Missy Meloney, the most important woman you've never heard of

Marie "Missy" Mattingly Meloney was born in 1878, in an America where women couldn't vote. Yet she recognized the power that...


Dave Brubeck

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

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


Fighting for Space

by Amy Shira Teitel Grand Central Publishing (February 17, 2020)

Spaceflight historian Amy Shira Teitel tells the riveting story of the female pilots who each dreamed of being the first American woman in space.

When the space age dawned in the late 1950s, Jackie Cochran held...


Look at Me!

by Jonathan Reiss Hachette Books (February 03, 2020)

A compelling biography of SoundCloud sensation and rising star XXXTENTACION -- from his candid songwriting and connection with fans to his tragic death.

At the age of twenty, rapper Jahseh Dwayne Onfroy-aka XXXTENTACION-was...


Yogi

by Jon Pessah Little, Brown and Company (March 23, 2020)

The definitive biography of Yogi Berra, the New York Yankees icon, winner of 10 World Series championships, and the most-quoted player in baseball history

Lawrence "Yogi" Berra was never supposed to become a...