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Dancing for the Devil: One Woman's Dramatic and Divine Rescue from the Sex Industry

by Anny Donewald & Carrie Gerlach Cecil

An explosive memoir of transformation from a high-end stripper and escort who hit rock-bottom, turned to God, and left the sex trade to found Eve’s Angels, a ministry reaching out to women in the sex industry....


Facing the Music: My Story

by Jennifer Knapp

Jennifer Knapp’s meteoric rise in the Christian music industry ended abruptly when she walked away and came out publicly as a lesbian. This is her story—of coming to Christ, of building a career, of admitting...


On My Own Two Feet

by Amy Purdy & Michelle Burford

Amy Purdy, who inspired a nation on Dancing with the Stars and has been called a hero by Oprah Winfrey, reveals the intimate details of her triumphant comeback from the brink of death to making history as a...


Out of Orange

by Cleary Wolters

The real-life Alex Vause from the critically acclaimed, top-rated Netflix show Orange Is the New Black tells her story in her own words for the first time—a powerful, surprising memoir about crime and punishment,...


Miss Jessie's

by Miko Branch

Miss Jessie's is a memoir and business guide rich with inspirational life lessons and unique business advice from Miko Branch, the Chief Executive Officer of the dynamic Miss Jessie’s — the company that...


Bulletproof Vest

by Maria Venegas

A New York Times Editors' Choice book

The haunting story of a daughter's struggle to confront her father's turbulent-and often violent-legacy

After a fourteen-year estrangement, Maria Venegas returns to Mexico...


The World According to Bob

by James Bowen

Bob Fever has swept the globe, with A Street Cat Named Bob vaulting its way to #7 on The New York Times bestseller list in its first week on sale. With rights sold to 27 countries around the globe and a top...


Don't Give Up, Don't Give In

by Louis Zamperini & David Rensin

New York Times bestseller

More than 100,000 copies in print

Completed just two days before Louis Zamperini’s death at age ninety-seven, Don’t Give Up, Don’t Give In shares a lifetime of wisdom, insight,...


The Magical Stranger

by Stephen Rodrick

The Magical Stranger is a moving story of love and sacrifice, fathers and sons, heroism and duty, soldiers and the families they leave behind.

On November 28, 1979, squadron commander and Navy pilot Peter Rodrick...


An American Family

by Michael Galluccio, Jon Galluccio & David Groff

What makes a family?

Love makes a family.

An American Family is the story of Jon and Michael Galluccio, two gay men who become foster parents to Adam, a premature baby, born with the AIDS virus and addicted to...


The Rescue at Dead Dog Beach

by Stephen McGarva

The powerful, heartbreaking, yet hopeful, story of Steve McGarva’s heroic crusade to save the satos, or stray dogs of Puerto Rico, and an impassioned appeal to help all animals in need.

Looking for inspiration...


The Importance of Being Famous

by Maureen Orth

Vanity Fair's veteran special correspondent pulls back the curtain on the world of celebrity and those who live and die there

Vanity Fair's Maureen Orth always makes news. From Hollywood to murder trials to the...


Positive

by Paige Rawl, Ali Benjamin & Jay Asher

An astonishing memoir for the untold number of children whose lives have been touched by bullying. Positive is a must-read for teens, their parents, educators, and administrators—a brave, visceral work that...


Lucky

by Alice Sebold

The timeless, fearless, #1 New York Times bestselling memoir from the author of The Lovely Bones—a powerful account of her sexual assault at the age of eighteen and the harrowing trial that followed, now with...


Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy

by Karen Abbott

Karen Abbott, the New York Times bestselling author of Sin in the Second City and “pioneer of sizzle history” (USA Today), tells the spellbinding true story of four women who risked everything to become...


American Roulette

by Richard Marcus

In American Roulette, Richard Marcus tells his never-before-heard story, of ripping off casinos. The book follows Marcus, along with several of the world's great professional casino cheaters, as he travels from...


Under One Roof

by Barry Martin & Philip Lerman

Sometimes people aren't who you think they are.

Everyone knew what was going on in Ballard, Washington: developers were building a giant shopping mall, but a house belonging to a feisty octogenarian named Edith...


The Russian Word for Snow

by Janis Cooke Newman

Janis Cooke Newman first saw the baby who would become her son on a videotape. He was 10 months old and naked, lying on a metal changing table while a woman in a white lab coat and a babushka tried to make him...


Picture Perfect: The Jodi Arias Story

by Shanna Hogan

The New York Times Bestseller by Shanna Hogan, Picture Perfect is the true crime chronicle of Jodi Arias.

A DEVOTED BACHELOR

Travis Alexander was a handsome, hard-working, practicing Mormon who lived in Mesa,...


A Street Cat Named Bob

by James Bowen

The Instant New York Times Bestseller!

James is a street musician struggling to make ends meet.

Bob is a stray cat looking for somewhere warm to sleep.

When James and Bob meet, they forge a never-to-be-forgotten...