The Book of Books by Jessica Allen: Presents all 100 novels selected for the Great American Read with fascinating information about each book, author profiles, a snapshot of the novel’s social relevance, film or television adaptations, other books and writings by the author, and little-known facts.
Welcome to Adulting by Jonathan Pokluda: Adulting is hard. But sometimes we make it harder than it has to be. Combining stories from his own experiences, insights from the Bible, and compelling evidence from research, Jonathan “JP” Pokulda lays a roadmap for how to navigate your life as an adult, addressing topics such as: friendships and dating, career and money management, interpersonal conflict, controlling anxiety, recovering from addiction, discovering your purpose on this earth.
Heartland: A Memoir by Sarah Smarsh: An uncompromising look at class, identity, and the particular perils of having less in a country known for its excess.
Full Disclosure by Stormy Daniels: The former adult film star recounts her affair with Donald Trump, detailing the events that led to a nondisclosure agreement and the behind-the-scenes attempts to intimidate her, and explains why she decided to reveal her story.
You’ve Been So Lucky Already by Althea Black: As a young woman, Althea is suddenly rocked by fatigue, inexplicable pain, and memory loss. With her grasp on reality fading, and specialist after specialist declaring nothing is wrong, Alethea turns to her own research and desperate home remedies. But even as her frantic quest for wellness seems to lead to confusion and despair, she discovers more about her own strength than she ever could have imagined – and becomes a woman on fire herself.
Vincent and Theo by Deborah Heiligman: The deep and enduring friendship between Vincent and Theo Van Gogh shaped both their lives. They shared everything, swapping stories of lovers and friends, successes and disappointments, dreams and ambitions. Heiligman draws on the letters Vincent wrote to Theo and shows two lives intertwined as Theo supported Vincent’s struggles to find his path in life.
The Rise and Fall of the Dinosaurs: a new history of a Lost World by Steve Brusatte: A sweeping narrative scientific history that tells the epic story of the dinosaurs, examining their origins, their habitats, their extinction, and their living legacy.
Make Ink: a forager’s guide to natural inkmaking by Jason Logan: Part art book and part how-to, Make Ink is a color journey that redefines our everyday understanding of ink, and, in the process, teaches us to reclaim a lost urban wilderness. Color step-by-step recipes draw on medieval alchemy, domestic science, and ecological cookery.
In Pieces: a memoir by Sally Fields: With all the humility and authenticity her fans have come to expect, Field brings readers behind-the-scenes for not only the highs and lows of her star-studded early career in Hollywood, but deep into the truth of her lifelong relationships.
Every Day Is Extra by John Kerry: Kerry shares details of his life in public service. From decorated Vietnam veteran to five-term United States senator, 2004 Democratic presidential candidate, and Secretary of State for four years, he provides a personal and candid memoir as a witness to some of the most important events of our recent history.