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Arrested
Arrested

Countess Ilene Medecin

Growing up in Beverly Hills with two famous uncles - a cosmetics magnate and a well-connected mobster - eventually led Ilene Médecin to a romantic and glamorous life as the American First Lady of Nice and the French Riviera. "Arrested" follows Ilene through her marriage to Jacques Médecin,...
 
 
My First Time...In Santorini
My First Time...In Santorini

Lucien Limonee

Embark on a mesmerizing odyssey to the captivating island of Santorini in this enchanting travel memoir. Lose yourself in the labyrinthine streets of its iconic cliffside villages, where whitewashed buildings contrast against the deep blue hues of the sea and sky. Feel the gentle sea breeze...
 
 
My First Time...In Ios
My First Time...In Ios

Lucien Limonee

Join me on a captivating voyage through the enchanting island of Ios in this immersive travel adventure, where lively beach parties and quaint village charm await. From the bustling streets lined with bougainvillea to the tranquil shores lapped by crystal-clear waters, experience the irresistible...
 
 
The Flight Home
The Flight Home

Veronica Llorca-Smith

When Veronica left Hong Kong with her daughters, she didn't know the pandemic would keep them locked abroad for over a year, separated from her husband, her dog, and her home. Her first flight home in years ended up taking her on a journey reflecting on life lessons and the nine values...
 
 
More Home Cooking
More Home Cooking

Laurie Colwin

With a new foreword by Deb Perelman of Smitten Kitchen, the triumphant sequel to Home Cooking by "a home cook, like you and me, whose charm and lack of pretension make her wonderfully human and a welcome companion as she chatters on about the small culinary accomplishments and discoveries...
 
 
Fall
Fall

John Preston

Winner of the UK's 2022 Costa Prize for Biography "A portrait of one of the most enigmatic figures in the annals of white-collar crime. . . . A well-researched, compelling book that uncovers many mysteries about a media tycoon."-Kirkus Reviews From the acclaimed author of A Very English...
 
 
Little Matches
Little Matches

Maryanne O'Hara

"Gripping and true in all ways. This fine, affecting memoir will stay with me for a very long time."-Meg Wolitzer, author of The Female Persuasion "In this vividly written memoir novelist O'Hara shares a painful but ultimately beautiful account of her daughter Caitlin's life with cystic...
 
 
In Search of Emma
In Search of Emma

Armando Lucas Correa

Revised and updated with a new introduction by the author-and available in English for the first time-the moving story of a man who always wanted to be a father and the long emotional road to making his dream come true. Born in Cuba and raised in the USA, Armando Lucas Correa epitomized...
 
 
Alien Nation
Alien Nation

Various Authors

A collection of 36 extraordinary stories originally told on stage, featuring work by writers, entertainers, thinkers, and community leaders. Spanning comedy and tragedy, Alien Nation brilliantly illuminates what it's like to be an immigrant in America. America would not be America without...
 
 
Conquering the Pacific
Conquering the Pacific

Andrés Reséndez

The story of an uncovered voyage as colorful and momentous as any on record for the Age of Discovery-and of the Black mariner whose stunning accomplishment has been until now lost to history   It began with a secret mission, no expenses spared. Spain, plotting to break Portugal's monopoly...