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Permission to Doubt: One Woman's Journey into a Thinking Faith

Ann C. Sullivan - Kregel Publications
Format: Book

Ann C. Sullivan has challenged and encouraged thousands of women as an international speaker. In her new book, Ann offers a candid look at the moment her faith and reason collided. Blindsided by doubts, following a thirteen-year struggle with an undiagnosed panic disorder, Ann learned several...
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Creepy Crawling: Charles Manson and the Many Lives of America's Most Infamous Family

Jeffrey Melnick - Arcade Publishing
Format: Hardcover

"Creepy crawling" was the Manson Family's practice of secretly entering someone's home and, without harming anyone, leaving only a trace of evidence that they had been there, some reminder that the sanctity of the private home had been breached. Now, author Jeffrey Melnick reveals...
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My Life to Live: How I Became the Queen of Soaps When Men Ruled the Airwaves

AGNES NIXON - Crown Archetype
Format: Hardcover

From the Emmy-winning creator and writer of All My Children and One Life to Live, a memoir of her trailblazing rise to the top of the television industry, including behind-the-scenes stories from some of the most beloved soaps of all time Before there was Erica Kane, Adam...
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Le Roy Tales From the Old Brown Table: Quaint Stories of a Le Roy New York Family In the Early 20th Century

William J. Brown - Independently published
Format: Paperback

In the fast-paced life we live today, do you sometimes wonder what life was like years ago living in a small rural town? Maybe you talked to your senior family members or viewed TV specials depicting life in the early 20th Century. I had the advantage of growing up in a small upper New York...
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Secrets of a Soldier's Wife: A True Story of Marriage, Obsession, and Murder

Shanna Hogan - St. Martin's Press
Format: Hardcover

In Secrets of a Soldier's Wife, award-winning journalist and New York Times bestselling author Shanna Hogan tells the true story of a young Marine wife whose illicit affair ended in tragedy. In June 2014, 19-year-old Erin Corwin was living a quiet life in Twentynine Palms,...
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Blowing the Bloody Doors Off: And Other Lessons in Life

Michael Caine - Hodder & Stoughton
Format: eBook

'Chatty and engaging . . . he often comes across as endearingly humble' SUNDAY TIMES'Thoroughly engaging' SUNDAY EXPRESS magazine'Fabulous storytelling' PRIMAHollywood legend and British national treasure Sir Michael Caine shares the wisdom, stories, insight and skills...
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The Gospel of Trees: A Memoir

Apricot Irving - Simon & Schuster
Format: Hardcover

In this compelling, beautiful memoir, award-winning writer Apricot Irving recounts her childhood as a missionary's daughter in Haiti during a time of upheaval - both in the country and in her home.Apricot Irving grew up as a missionary's daughter in Haiti - a country easy to sensationalize...
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Michelangelo's Notebooks: The Poetry, Letters and Art of the Great Master

Michelangelo Buonarroti - Black Dog & Leventhal, 2016.
Format: Print book

"In the same format of the best-selling Leonardo's Notebooks, which has 320,000 copies in print worldwide, Michelangelo's Notebooks is an illustrated record of the artist's life and work. Michelangelo is considered one of the greatest poets of the sixteenth century. He also...
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The Great Escape

Paul Brickhill - Fawcett Crest
Format: Paperback

With only their bare hands and the crudest of homemade tools, they sank shafts, built underground railroads, forged passports, drew maps, faked weapons, and tailored German uniforms and civilian clothes.They developed a fantastic security system to protect themselves from the German "ferrets"...
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Year of the Monkey

Patti Smith - Knopf
Format: Hardcover

From the National Book Award-winning author of Just Kids and M Train, a profound, beautifully realized memoir in which dreams and reality are vividly woven into a tapestry of one transformative year.Following a run of New Year's concerts at San Francisco's legendary Fillmore,...
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