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Wildflower

Drew Barrymore · Dutton
Pages: 276
Format: Print book

Award-winning actress Drew Barrymore shares funny, insightful, and profound stories from her past and present told from the place of happiness she's achieved today. Wildflower is a portrait of Drew's life in stories as she looks back on the adventures, challenges, and incredible...
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Wayne and Ford: The Films, the Friendship, and the Forging of an American Hero

Nancy Schoenberger · Nan A. Talese
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

John Ford and John Wayne, two titans of classic film, made some of the most enduring movies of all time. The genre they defined - the Western - and the heroic archetype they built still matter today. For more than twenty years John Ford and John Wayne were a blockbuster Hollywood team,...
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Confessions of a Domestic Failure

Bunmi Laditan · MIRA
Pages: 336
Format: Paperback

From the creator of The Honest Toddler comes a fiction debut sure to be a must-read for moms everywhere There are good moms and bad moms - and then there are hot-mess moms. Introducing Ashley Keller, career girl turned stay-at-home mom who's trying to navigate the world of Pinterest-perfect,...
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Morgan Freeman: A Biography

Doug Dolan · Dembner Books
Pages: 194
Format: Paperback

Morgan Freeman is a reluctant American treasure. Dignified and wry, humble yet confident, he's a journeyman actor who suddenly found himself an overnight success at 50, an age when many actors, especially those of color, are forced into retirement for lack of work. In Mississippi,...
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Thanks, Obama: My Hopey Changey White House Years

David Litt · Ecco
Pages: 310
Format: Hardcover

Remember when presidents spoke in complete sentences instead of in unhinged tweets? Former Obama speechwriter David Litt does. In his comic, coming-of-age memoir, he takes us back to the Obama years - and charts a path forward in the age of Trump. More than any other presidency, Barack...
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It Takes Two: Our Story

JONATHAN SCOTT · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

A New York Times bestseller! Jonathan and Drew Scott, known for their wildly popular HGTV shows including Property Brothers and Brother vs Brother, follow up their New York Times bestseller, Dream Home, with a highly anticipated memoir. It Takes Two: Our Story shares never-before-revealed...
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Gold Dust Woman: A Biography of Stevie Nicks

Stephen Davis · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

Stevie Nicks is a legend of rock, but her energy and magnetism sparked new interest in this icon. At 68, she's one of the most glamorous creatures rock has known, and the rare woman who's a real rock 'n' roller.Gold Dust Woman gives "the gold standard of rock biographers" (The...
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The Last Black Unicorn

TIFFANY HADDISH · Gallery Books
Pages: 288
Format: eBook

From stand-up comedian, actress, and breakout star of Girls Trip, Tiffany Haddish, comes The Last Black Unicorn, a sidesplitting, hysterical, edgy, and unflinching collection of (extremely) personal essays, as fearless as the author herself.Growing up in one of the poorest neighborhoods...
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Talking as Fast as I Can: From Gilmore Girls to Gilmore Girls, and Everything in Between

Lauren Graham · Ballantine Books
Pages: 209
Format: Print book

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * In this collection of personal essays, the beloved star of Gilmore Girls and Parenthood reveals stories about life, love, and working as a woman in Hollywood - along with behind-the-scenes dispatches from the set of the new Gilmore Girls, where she plays the fast-talking...
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I Can't Make This Up: Life Lessons

KEVIN HART · Atria / 37 INK
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

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Charlton Heston: Hollywood's Last Icon

Marc Eliot · Dey Street Books
Pages: 576
Format: Print book

This is the definitive biography of one of the most iconic, complex and enduring legends of Hollywood's golden age, whose major presence in American film, radio, television, stage and theater lasted beyond the second half of the 20th Century, and whose classic films are known throughout...
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Before You Judge Me: The Triumph and Tragedy of Michael Jackson's Last Days

Tavis Smiley · Little
Pages: 277
Format: Print book

A powerful chronicle of the sixteen weeks leading up to King of Pop Michael Jackson's deathMichael Jackson's final months were like the rest of his short and legendary life: filled with deep lows and soaring highs, a constant hunt for privacy, and the pressure and fame that made him socially...
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Cheech Is Not My Real Name: ...But Don't Call Me Chong

Cheech Marin · Grand Central Publishing
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

The long-awaited memoir from a counterculture legend.
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I'll Never Change My Name: An Immigrant's American Dream from Ukraine to the USA to Dancing with the Stars

Valentin Chmerkovskiy · Dey Street Books
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

Valentin Chmerkovskiy, the world championship-winning and beloved Dancing with the Stars ballroom dancer invites fans into his life as never before, sharing the experiences, including the failures and successes, that have shaped him, from his early childhood in Ukraine to growing up as an immigrant...
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George lucas : a life

Brian Jay Jones · Little Brown and Company
Pages: 560
Format: Print book

The essential biography of the influential and beloved filmmaker George LucasOn May 25, 1977, a problem-plagued, budget-straining independent science-fiction film opened in a mere thirty-two American movie theaters. Conceived, written, and directed by a little-known filmmaker named George...
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