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Why Bowie Matters

by Will Brooker William Collins (October 15, 2019)

A unique, moving and dazzlingly researched exploration of the places, people, musicians, writers and filmmakers that inspired David Jones to become David Bowie, what we can learn from his life’s work and...


Victor Hugo: His Life and Works

by G. Barnett Smith Lm Publishers (October 14, 2019)

This book treats of the life and works of Victor Hugo, the great poet and writer.

The writings of Victor Hugo are so varied and multifarious, and many of them are so well known to English readers, that I have...


The Holy Thief

by Rabbi Mark Borovitz & Alan Eisenstock William Morrow Paperbacks (October 15, 2019)

Mark Borovitz was a mobster, gangster, con man, gambler, thief, and a drunk. He's seen it all. In this inspiring memoir, he takes you on a journey from the streets to discovering his soul in a prison cell.

When...


Innocent: The True Story of Siblings Struggling to Survive

by Cathy Glass HarperElement (September 05, 2019)

Innocent is the shocking true story of little Molly and Kit, siblings, aged 3 years and 18 months, who are brought into care as an emergency after suffering non-accidental injuries.

Aneta and Filip, the children’s...


Victor Hugo : Life and Romances of a Great Writer

by Elbert Hubbard & R. Louis Stevenson Literature and Knowledge Publishing (September 04, 2019)

This book deals with the life and works of Victor Hugo, one of the great and best-known french writer. His romances occupy an important position in the history of literature. "Men like Victor Hugo can be killed...


The Story of a Prolific Inventor: Thomas Edison

by Alfred Mayer, George Shaw & Elbert Hubbard Literature and Knowledge Publishing (September 04, 2019)

This book deals with the story of Thomas Edison. This remarkable inventor, of whom the public has heard so much, was born in 1847 at the little village of Milan, Ohio. His mother was of Scotch parentage, but...


Henry David Thoreau : His Biography and Character

by Robert L. Stevenson & Ralph Waldo Emerson Literature and Knowledge Publishing (September 04, 2019)

Henry David Thoreau was the last male descendant of a French ancestor who came to this country from the Isle of Guernsey. His character exhibited occasional traits drawn from this blood in singular combination...


Blaise Pascal : Life and Writings of a French Genius

by George J.G. Masson Literature and Knowledge Publishing (September 04, 2019)

This book deals with the life and the writings of Blaise Pascal, French inventor, writer and scientist. When we think of the achievements which he crowded into a brief space, and which have made his name famous...


Innocent: Part 2 of 3: The True Story of Siblings Struggling to Survive

by Cathy Glass HarperElement (August 29, 2019)

Innocent can either be read as a full-length eBook or in 3 serialised eBook-only parts.

This is PART 2 of 3

Innocent is the shocking true story of little Molly and Kit, siblings, aged 3 years and 18 months,...


Innocent: Part 1 of 3: The True Story of Siblings Struggling to Survive

by Cathy Glass HarperElement (August 22, 2019)

Innocent can either be read as a full-length eBook or in 3 serialised eBook-only parts.

This is PART 1 of 3

Innocent is the shocking true story of little Molly and Kit, siblings, aged 3 years and 18 months,...


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...


Greta's Story

by Valentina Camerini, Veronica Carratello & Moreno Giovannoni Simon & Schuster UK (August 22, 2019)

Greta’s story is about hope, courage and determination. You are never too young to make a difference.

It’s 20 August 2018, late summer in Stockholm, and it feels incredibly hot in the city. The TV news reports...


A Dark Secret: Part 3 of 3

by Casey Watson HarperElement (May 02, 2019)

Part 3 of 3

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....


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...


A Dark Secret: Part 2 of 3

by Casey Watson HarperElement (April 25, 2019)

Part 2 of 3

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....


A Dark Secret: Part 1 of 3

by Casey Watson HarperElement (April 18, 2019)

Part 1 of 3

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....


The Forgotten Child: The powerful true story of a boy abandoned as a baby and left to die

by Richard Gallear HarperElement (March 21, 2019)

Based on a true story, The Forgotten Child is a heart-breaking memoir of an abandoned newborn baby left to die, his tempestuous upbringing, and how he came through the other side.

It’s a freezing winter’s...


Finding Stevie: Part 3 of 3: A dark secret. A child in crisis.

by Cathy Glass HarperElement (February 21, 2019)

Part 3 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...


Finding Stevie: A dark secret. A child in crisis.

by Cathy Glass HarperElement (February 21, 2019)

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 she isn’t...


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 2 of 3: A dark secret. A child in crisis.

by Cathy Glass HarperElement (February 14, 2019)

Part 2 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...


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...


Gunpowder and Geometry: The Life of Charles Hutton, Pit Boy, Mathematician and Scientific Rebel

by Benjamin Wardhaugh William Collins (February 07, 2019)

August, 1755. Newcastle, on the north bank of the Tyne.

In the fields, men and women are getting the harvest in. Sunlight, or rain. Scudding clouds and backbreaking labour. Three hundred feet underground, young...


Heart and Hustle: Use your passion. Build your brand. Achieve your dreams.

by Patricia Bright HQ (February 07, 2019)

‘Patricia Bright is killing it right now’ Glamour ‘One of Britain’s biggest YouTube stars’ Huffington Post ‘I’m going to show you how to hustle like I do, using your head and heart. All it takes...


The Devil's Grip

by Neal Drinnan Simon & Schuster Australia (August 19, 2019)

Seven shots ring out in the silence of Victoria’s rolling Barrabool Hills. As the final recoil echoes through the paddocks, a revered sheep-breeding dynasty comes to a bloody and inglorious end.

No one could...


Living for Today

by Erin Merryn Health Communications Inc (January 01, 2010)

Silence Broken and Stigmas Shattered -- Help for Incest Survivors Is Here

Fans of Erin Merryn's heart-wrenching debut memoir Stolen Innocence were left wondering at the end what would become of an emotionally...


The Strong Man

by Grant Edwards Simon & Schuster Australia (July 22, 2019)

A powerful story of life under fire and one man's journey back from the brink 

Grant Edwards was once an elite athlete, Olympics qualifier and Australia’s strongest man. His Guinness Book of Records feats...


Becoming Coach Jake

by Bill Saporito, Martin Jacobson, Don Garber & Kyle Martino Skyhorse (September 03, 2019)

A memoir about battling adversity, by the winningest high school soccer coach in New York City public school history!

In the Fall of 2018, Martin Luther King Jr. High School’s boys soccer program won its 18th...


From the Ashes

by Jesse Thistle Simon & Schuster (August 06, 2019)

In this extraordinary and inspiring debut memoir, Jesse Thistle, once a high school dropout and now a rising Indigenous scholar, chronicles his life on the streets and how he overcame trauma and addiction to...


The Disney Version

by Richard Schickel Simon & Schuster (September 01, 2019)

“The single most illuminating work on America and the movies” (The Kansas City Star): the story of how a shy boy from Chicago crashed Hollywood and created the world’s first multimedia entertainment empire...


The Diggers of Colditz

by Jack Champ & Colin Burgess Simon & Schuster Australia (June 17, 2019)

Colditz Castle was Nazi Germany’s infamous ‘escape-proof’ wartime prison, where hundreds of the most determined and resourceful Allied prisoners were sent. Despite having more guards than inmates, Australian...


The Matriarch

by Adrian Tame Simon & Schuster Australia (June 17, 2019)

Kathy Pettingill is a name that’s both respected and feared, not only by Australia’s criminal underworld, but by many in the Victorian police force. As the matriarch at the head of the most notorious and...


After the Fall

by Kasey S. Pipes Regnery History (July 23, 2019)

A Main Selection of the History Book Club!

The Astonishing Comeback of Richard Nixon

On August 9, 1974, Richard Nixon became the first and only U.S. president to resign from office—to avoid almost certain impeachment....


Johnny Cash

by Greg Laurie & Marshall Terrill Salem Books (August 20, 2019)

Join Greg Laurie, pastor and bestselling author of Steve McQueen: The Salvation of an American Icon, as he takes you on a personal journey into the life and legend of Johnny Cash.

At the peak of his career,...


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...


The True Benjamin Franklin

by Sydney George Fisher Skyhorse (October 21, 2014)

In spite of being dead for over two hundred years, Benjamin Franklin remains an object of fascination for many history buffs. He was a diplomat, postmaster, political theorist, politician, scientist, satirist,...


Angels in Our Hearts: A moving collection of true fostering stories

by Rosie Lewis & Casey Watson HarperElement (January 08, 2019)

A moving collection of 6 short stories – Helpless, A Small Boy’s Cry, Two More Sleeps, Unexpected, Just a Boy and At Risk – previously available as individual e-shorts.

A collection of inspiring and emotive...


Becoming Michelangelo

by Alan Pascuzzi Arcade (May 21, 2019)

Michelangelo’s developing genius is revealed as never before by the man who became Michelangelo’s last apprentice—

an American artist and art historian whose family helped carve Mount Rushmore.

Many believe...


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,...


Courage to Say No

by Raana Mahmood & John DeSimone Skyhorse (September 03, 2019)

Sexual harassment is in the news almost every day. Countless women have been intimidated into silence or their careers and lives have been ruined because they refused to submit to unwanted sexual advances. Yet,...


Crossing the Bar

by Paul Lobo Seahorse (September 06, 2016)

There is nothing placid about San Francisco Bay. Its raucous waters have hosted brutal storms, daring rescues, horrendous accidents, and countless hours of drama and tension. Captain Paul Lobo knows that better...


The Intimate Life of Alexander Hamilton

by Allan McLane Hamilton & Willard Sterne Randall Racehorse (November 08, 2016)

The life of Alexander Hamilton is certainly one of great complexity and controversy and, as a result, has been of great interest to the general public for centuries. In the past two hundred years, there have...


Queen Victoria

by G. A. Henty Racehorse (October 17, 2017)

For the better part of the nineteenth century, Queen Victoria was in power over Great Britain and Ireland, among the other areas under the control of the British Empire. This period of rule became known as the...


Sergeant York

by Alvin York Racehorse (October 09, 2018)

October 8th, 1918—amid the last of the Allies attempts to the Germans, Sergeant Alvin York of Tennessee, found himself and his platoon of only seventeen men trapped in the thick of heavy machine gun fire....


of this earth

by Rudy Wiebe Good Books (November 01, 2007)

Rudy Wiebe has written award-winning fiction for decades. He is recognized as one of Canada's finest literary treasures. Twice he has received Canada's most prestigious prize for fiction writing: The Governor-General's...


Nightwatch: An Inquiry Into Solitude

by Robert Rhodes Good Books (June 01, 2009)

          What would compel a daily newspaper journalist, raised in an affluent family in the South, to abandon his career and embark on a spiritual odyssey that would take him, his wife, and young...


6 Below

by Davin Seay Good Books (September 26, 2017)

In this riveting first-person account, former Olympian and professional hockey player Eric LeMarque tells a harrowing tale of survival—of how, with only a lightweight jacket and thin wool hat, he survived...


Grief, Grace and Hope

by Pakisha Tshimika Good Books (November 01, 2008)

          Overcoming nearly insurmountable physical disabilities, as well as personal tragedies that would derail the lives of many people, Pakisa Tshimika has experienced a life that has inspired countless...


Jumping Into Empty Space

by Ernst Bergen Good Books (November 01, 2008)

          Ernst Bergen had good reason to say no when the President of his country asked him to join his cabinet. Massive corruption was considered the ordinary course of business in Paraguay and had...


Sunlight Through Dusty Windows

by Dorcas Smucker Good Books (September 05, 2017)

Imagine raising six spirited kids on a grass farm—today. Newspaper columnist Dorcas Smucker and her brood live out their days in full view in this collection of musings—picking blueberries while watching...