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  • Happiness: The Crooked Little Road to Semi-Ever After
    Heather Harpham
    Hardcover: 08/01/2017
     
    A shirt-grabbing, page-turning love story that follows a one-of-a-kind family through twists of fate that ...
  • Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body
    Roxane Gay
    Hardcover: 06/13/2017
     
    From the New York Times best-selling author of Bad Feminist, a searingly honest memoir of food, weight, self-...
  • I Was Told to Come Alone: My Journey Behind the Lines of Jihad
    Souad Mekhennet
    Hardcover: 06/13/2017
     
    "I was told to come alone. I was not to carry any identification, and would have to leave my cell phone, audio...
  • Driving Miss Norma: One Family's Journey Saying YES to Living
    Tim Bauerschmidt, Ramie Liddle
    Hardcover: 05/02/2017
     
    Infused with this irrepressible nonagenarian's wisdom, courage, and generous spirit, and filled with sixteen ...
  • Louisa: The Extraordinary Life of Mrs. Adams
    Louisa Thomas
    Paperback: 04/04/2017
     
    An intimate portrait of Louisa Catherine Adams, the wife of John Quincy Adams, who witnessed firsthand the ...
  • Love Warrior: A Memoir
    Glennon Doyle Melton
    Hardcover: 09/06/2016
     
    The highly anticipated new memoir by bestselling author Glennon Doyle Melton tells the story of her journey of...
  • The Sound of a Wild Snail Eating: A True Story
    Elisabeth Tova Bailey
    Paperback: 09/06/2016
     
    In a work that beautifully demonstrates the rewards of closely observing nature, Elisabeth Bailey shares an ...

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