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Mighty Justice

by Katie McCabe, Dovey Johnson Roundtree & Tayari Jones Algonquin Books (November 05, 2019)

“Dovey Johnson Roundtree set a new path for women and proved that the vision and perseverance of a single individual can turn the tides of history.”

—Michelle Obama

In Mighty Justice, trailblazing African...


Moondust

by Andrew Smith Harper Perennial (July 02, 2019)

In time for the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing comes this edition of journalist Andrew Smith’s Moondust, now updated with a new Afterword, that tells the fascinating story of twelve astronauts...


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...


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...


Nomad

by Emma Reddington & Sian Richards Artisan (October 15, 2019)

A reclusive designer living in a custom tiny house in the middle of the Montana wilderness. A couple who traded their expensive Bay Area apartment for a slip at a nearby marina, where they live on a docked sailboat....


The Globalist: Peter Sutherland – His Life and Legacy

by John Walsh William Collins (October 17, 2019)

THE GLOBALIST is the first in-depth biography of an international power-broker who was instrumental in shaping the global economy that we know today.

PETER SUTHERLAND played a defining role in world history...


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...


The Lost Ones: A family torn apart and abused in Catholic orphanages

by Kathleen O’Shea HarperElement (October 15, 2019)

Previously published as Little Drifters.

The harrowing true story of a travelling Irish family bonded by love, broken apart by life, and then betrayed by their carers in a cruel convent in Ireland.

‘For those...


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...


Finding Chika

by Mitch Albom Harper (November 05, 2019)

Bestselling author Mitch Albom returns to nonfiction for the first time in more than a decade in this poignant memoir that celebrates Chika, a young Haitian orphan whose short life would forever change his heart....


Grit & Grace

by Tim McGraw Harper Wave (November 05, 2019)

From Grammy-Award winning music superstar and actor Tim McGraw comes a one-of-a kind lifestyle book that melds his personal fitness transformation story with practical advice to inspire healthy changes in readers’...


Southern Women

by Editors of Garden and Gun Harper Wave (October 22, 2019)

From the award-winning Southern lifestyle magazine Garden & Gun comes this rich collection of some of the South’s most notable women.

For too long, the Southern woman has been synonymous with the Southern...


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,...


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...


No Win Race: A Story of Belonging, Britishness and Sport

by Derek A. Bardowell Mudlark (May 16, 2019)

LONGLISTED FOR THE WILLIAM HILL SPORTS BOOK OF THE YEAR 2019

‘This searching exploration uses sports to examine questions of race and identity … Bardowell does an excellent and passionate job of refracting...


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...


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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...


The Perfect Predator

by Steffanie Strathdee, Thomas Patterson & Teresa Barker Hachette Books (February 26, 2019)

A "fascinating and terrifying" (Scientific American) memoir of one woman's extraordinary effort to save her husband's life-and the discovery of a forgotten cure that has the potential to save millions more....


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...


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...


Lofty

by Matt Clough The History Press (July 01, 2019)

Nat Lofthouse is a name that rings through the annals of English football history like few others. He was a pivotal figure in one of the true golden ages of the beautiful game, ending his career as the leading...


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...


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...


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...


A Craftsman's Legacy

by Eric Gorges & Jon Sternfeld Algonquin Books (May 07, 2019)

A book for makers, for seekers of all kinds, an exhilarating look into the heart and soul of artisans—and how their collective wisdom can inspire us all.

 

"Despite our technological advances, we’re busier...


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...


Gustav Stresemann

by Karl Heinrich Pohl Berghahn Books (May 01, 2019)

As the former Foreign Minister and Chancellor of Weimar Germany, Gustav Stresemann is a familiar figure for students of German history—one who, for many, embodied the best qualities of German interwar liberalism....


José Antonio Primo de Rivera

by Joan Maria Thomàs Berghahn Books (May 01, 2019)

There are few individuals in modern Spanish history that have been as thoroughly mythologized as José Antonio Primo de Rivera, a leading figure in the Spanish Civil War who was executed by the Republicans...


Howard Phillips Lovecraft - Dreamer on the Nightside

by Frank Belknap Long Wildside Press (April 10, 2019)

Howard Phillips Lovecraft: Dreamer on the Nightside is a biography of author H. P. Lovecraft, creator of the Cthulhu Mythos. It was written by Frank Belknap Long, a longtime friend of Lovecraft, and originally...


Blood, Sweat, and Tears

by Derrick E. White The University of North Carolina Press (June 27, 2019)

Black college football began during the nadir of African American life after the Civil War. The first game occurred in 1892, a little less than four years before the Supreme Court ruled segregation legal in...