When Less Becomes More by Emily Ley: Emily Ley brings a revolutionary exploration of how to live a life of more in a world that often overwhelms to the point of burnout. Emily empathizes with readers in the throes of exhaustion and provides tools for nourishing their spirits and achieving a life where less becomes more.
Finding Chika by Mitch Albom: 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. Finding Chika is a celebration of a girl, her adoptive guardians, and the incredible bond they formed–a devastatingly beautiful portrait of what it means to be a family, regardless of how it is made.
The Body by Bill Bryson: Bill Bryson guides us through the human body–how it functions, its remarkable ability to heal itself, and (unfortunately) the ways it can fail. Full of extraordinary facts (your body made a million red blood cells since you started reading this) and irresistible Bryson-esque anecdotes. The Body will lead you to a deeper understanding of the miracle that is life in general and you in particular.
A Republic, if You Can Keep It by Neil Gorsuch: This rich collection offers Neil Gorsuch’s most salient writings and speeches from his over three decades of thinking about the law as a student, practitioner, professor, judge, and now justice. For court watchers and the general public alike, it provides essential insight into his judicial philosophy and his views on the Constitution and the role of judges in our modern republic.
Pastry Love: A Baker’s Journal of Recipes by Joanne Change: During her time as a pastry chef, restauranteur, and cookbook author, Joanne Chang has created many a tasty treat and compiled the very best of them here, in what she considers not just a cookbook but her baking journal.
The Hero by Lee Child: In his first work of nonfiction, the creator of the multimillion-selling Jack Reacher series explores the endurance of heroes from Achilles to Bond, showing us how this age-old myth is a fundamental part of what makes us human. Child teaches us how classic stories still shape our minds and behavior in an increasingly confusing modern world.
Tap Code by Carlyle Harris: Tap Code is the untold story of ex-Vietnam POW Colonel Carlyle “Smitty” Harris, who brought hope, strength, and the love of God to fellow American POWs by secretly reviving a long-unused military communication code. It was a lifeline as they endured torture and abuse, bringing unity and ultimately helping them prevail over a brutal enemy.
Letters from an Astrophysicist by Neil deGrasse Tyson: Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson has attracted one of the world’s largest online followings with his fascinating, widely accessible insights into science and our universe. Now, Tyson invites us to go behind the scenes of his public fame by revealing his correspondence with people across the globe who have sought him out in search of answers. In this hand-picked collection of 101 letters, Tyson draws upon cosmic perspectives to address a vast array of questions about science, faith, philosophy, life, and of course, Pluto.
The Case Against Socialism by Rand Paul: Rand Paul, U.S. senator for Kentucky and America’s most prominent libertarian, makes a case against socialist ideology, showing the impact of its deadly legacy and the threat of its new rise in America.