Dancing with Elephants by Jarem Sawatsky: Includes insightful interviews with chronic disease experts Toni Bernhard, Lucy Kalanithi, and Patch Adams. Sawatsky’s landmark book provides support that only a fellow traveler down this road can offer. If you like touching stories, mindful wisdom, and a touch of irreverent humor, then you’ll love Sawatsky’s life-changing book.
What a Fish Knows by Jonathan Balcombe: The author of Second Nature challenges popular misconceptions to explore the complex lives of the planet’s diverse fish species, drawing on the latest understandings in animal behavior and biology to reveal their self-awareness, elaborate courtship rituals and cooperative intelligence.
12 Strong by Doug Stanton: 12 Strong is the dramatic account of a small band of Special Forces soldiers who secretly entered Afghanistan following 9/11 and rode to war on horses against the Taliban. Outnumbered forty to one, they pursued the enemy across the mountainous terrain and, after a series of intense battles, captured the city of Mazar-i-Sharif. Then the action took a wholly unexpected turn.
Fire and Fury by Michael Wolff: The first nine months of Donald Trump’s term were stormy, outrageous–and absolutely mesmerizing. Now, thanks to his deep access to the West Wing, Michael Wolff tells the riveting story of how Trump launched a tenure as volatile and fiery as the man himself. In this explosive book, Wolff provides a wealth of new details about the chaos in the Oval Office.
A Simplified Life by Emily Ley: Offers strategies, systems, and methods for simplifying, prioritizing, and living life intentionally, focusing on the areas of living space, style, food, scheduling, finance, hospitality, technology, self-care, motherhood, and faith.
Unmedicated by Madisyn Taylor: The cofounder of the holistic lifestyle website DailyOM presents a gentle and accessible step-by-step guide to moving from excessive reliance on medications to fundamentally healing yourself through four pillars of natural wellness.
The 15:17 to Paris by Anthony Sadler: he 15:17 to Paris is an amazing true story of unparalleled, unexpected courage, and people coming together against fear rather than splitting apart. It is a story of near tragedy averted by three young men who found the heroic unity and strength inside themselves that we all aspire to.
Murder Beyond the Grave by James Patterson: Two true crime thrillers. Stephen Small is kidnapped, buried in a box, and held for ransom with forty-eight hours of oxygen. Jim and Bonnie Hood intend to buy and modernize a rustic property, but the locals don’t like rich outsiders changing their way of life.
The Only Girl in the World by Maude Julien: Describes the author’s harrowing upbringing by fanatic parents, who raised her in isolation through traumatic disciplinary exercises designed to “eliminate weakness” and recounts how she eventually escaped with the help of an outsider.