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You Don't Have to Say You Love Me: A Memoir

by Sherman Alexie

The Instant New York Times Bestseller

One of the most anticipated books of 2017--Entertainment Weekly and Bustle

A searing, deeply moving memoir about family, love, loss, and forgiveness from the critically acclaimed,...


Incidents In TheLife Of A Slave Girl - Illustrated & Annotated

by Harriet Ann Jacobs & Bob Carruthers

Harriet Ann Jacobs (February 11, 1813 - March 7, 1897) was an American writer, who escaped from the horrors of slavery and became an abolitionist speaker and reformer. Jacobs' single work, Incidents in the Life...


My Story

by Marilyn Monroe

Written at the height of her fame but not published until over a decade after her death, this autobiography of actress and sex symbol Marilyn Monroe (1926-1962) poignantly recounts her childhood as an unwanted...


Taking Root in Provence

by Anne-Marie Simons & Pierre Grenier

They agreed on one thing before retiring-they would travel, sniff around at other countries and other lifestyles, and discover along the way which place came closest to "having it all." There they would drop...


Shoes Along the Danube : Based on a True Story

by PhD, T. Zane Reeves

Synopsis: Shoes Along the Danube refers to the memorial of cast iron shoes that honor Hungarian Holocaust victims. Based on a true story, this amazing book follows the lives of two extended Hungarian families,...


A Sociopath Beside Me

by Junie Moon

A Sociopath Beside Me is a true story about my life with a sociopath and the devastating circumstances he created for his many victims. This personal journey leads to the discovery that a sociopath was in our...


It Looked Different on the Model

Creation Out of Nothingness

by david wolgroch

The discovery of a hidden diary containing mysterious sketches leads to a personal and intriguing journey through the Saar Valley, London, New York and Israel. As a clinical psychologist and child of Holocaust...


Year of No Sugar: A Memoir

by Eve O. Schaub

For fans of the New York Times bestseller I Quit Sugar, a "delightfully readable account of how [one family] survived a yearlong sugar-free diet and lived to tell the tale...A funny, intelligent, and informative...


Red Hot and Holy: A Heretic's Love Story

by Sera Beak

When one person dares to speak her truth, it challenges us all to live our own. With Red Hot and Holy, Sera Beak offers a provocative and intimate view of what it means to get up close and personal with the...


Fairyland: A Memoir of My Father

by Alysia Abbott

A beautiful, vibrant memoir about growing up motherless in 1970s and ’80s San Francisco with an openly gay father. With a new foreword

After his wife dies in a car accident, bisexual writer and activist Steve...


Best Day Ever: Finding My Way

by D. Adam Goldberg

The author Adam Goldberg strains to understand his relationship with his father. As he reviews their history during a phone conversation with him, he experiences an epiphany that illumines his vision of his...


The Sentinel and the Shooter

by Douglas W. Bonnot

Secret societies have existed for millennia; their purposes myriad. Generally, they are exclusive and require members to take an oath to keep their organization and activities secret. They possess guarded means...


Stories I'd Tell My Children (But Maybe Not Until They're Adults)

by Michael N. Marcus

Stories I'd Tell My Children (but maybe not until they're adults) is mostly hysterically funny, sometimes poignant and profound, often bawdy and always delightful.

The book includes more than 100 stories that...


I Was That Masked Man

by Clayton Moore & Frank Thompson

Every baby boomer in America knows who that masked man was. He was mysterious and mythic at the same time, the epitome of the American hero: compassionate, honest, patriotic, inventive, an unswerving champion...


All of Me: How I Learned to Live with the Many Personalities Sharing My Body

by Kim Noble

Taking the reader through an extraordinary world where the very nature of reality is different, this personal narrative tells the story of one woman’s terrifying battle to understand her own mind. From the...


The Spice Necklace: My Adventures in Caribbean Cooking, Eating, and Island Life

by Ann Vanderhoof

While sailing around the Caribbean, Ann Vanderhoof  and her husband Steve track wild oregano-eating goats in the cactus-covered hills of the Dominican Republic, gather nutmegs on an old estate in Grenada, make...


Soul Adventures: Lighthearted Experiences of a Soul Found

by LuxmiH Eve-Lyn Forbes

Synopsis:

Sometimes our highest revelation is born out of the depths of despair. Soul Adventures: Lighthearted Experiences of a Soul Found is an extraordinary, deeply personal record of exciting spiritual discoveries....


Through the Eyes of a South African Woman and Other Children

by Andrina D. Abrahamse

Synopsis:

In 1958, South Africa was going through one of its most horrendous eras - Apartheid. Andrina Abrahamse writes a riveting, personal account of her experiences growing up and working during this pivotal...


Hiking Through: One Man's Journey to Peace and Freedom on the Appalachian Trail

by Paul Stutzman

With breathtaking descriptions and humorous anecdotes from his 2,176-mile journey along the Appalachian Trail, Paul Stutzman reveals how immersing himself in nature and befriending fellow hikers helped him recover...