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Leaving Before the Rains Come

Alexandra Fuller · Penguin Press
Pages: 258
Format: Print book

New York Times Bestseller"One of the gutsiest memoirs I've ever read. And the writing--oh my god the writing." --Entertainment Weekly A child of the Rhodesian wars and daughter of two deeply complicated parents, Alexandra Fuller is no stranger to pain. But the disintegration of Fuller's...
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Seeking Allah, Finding Jesus: A Devout Muslim Encounters Christianity

Nabeel Qureshi · Zondervan
Pages: 368
Format: Print book

In Seeking Allah, Finding Jesus, now expanded with bonus content, Nabeel Qureshi describes his dramatic journey from Islam to Christianity, complete with friendships, investigations, and supernatural dreams along the way. Providing an intimate window into a loving Muslim home, Qureshi shares...
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To Siri with Love: A Mother, Her Autistic Son, and the Kindness of Machines

Judith Newman · Harper
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

From the author of the viral New York Times op-ed column "To Siri with Love" comes a collection of touching, hilarious, and illuminating stories about life with a thirteen-year-old boy with autism that hold insights and revelations for us all.When Judith Newman shared the story...
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The Scraps Book: Notes from a Colorful Life

Lois Ehlert · Beach Lane Books
Pages: 72
Format: Hardcover

The renowned Caldecott Honoree and illustrator of Chicka Chicka Boom Boom provides a moving, intimate, and inspiring inside look at her colorful picture book career.Lois Ehlert always knew she was an artist. Her parents encouraged her from a young age by teaching her how to sew and saw wood...
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Finding Me: A Decade of Darkness, a Life Reclaimed: A Memoir of the Cleveland Kidnappings

Michelle Knight · Perseus Books Group
Pages: 252
Format: Print book

The #1 New York Times BestsellerMichelle was a young single mother when she was kidnapped by a local school bus driver named Ariel Castro. For more than a decade afterward, she endured unimaginable torture at the hand of her abductor. In 2003 Amanda Berry joined her in captivity, followed...
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On My Own

Diane Rehm · Alfred A. Knopf, 2016.
Pages: 176
Format: Print book

In a deeply personal and moving book, the beloved NPR radio host speaks out about the long drawn-out death (from Parkinson's) of her husband of fifty-four years, and of her struggle to reconstruct her life without him. With John gone, Diane was indeed "on her own," coping with...
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Make Your Mind Up: My Guide to Finding Your Own Style, Life, and Motavation!

Bethany Mota · Gallery Books
Pages: 210
Format: Hardcover

From tips on life, love, and everything in between; to original DIYs, recipes, and style hacks; to the incredible story of a girl next door turned Internet sensation, Make Your Mind Up is the ultimate guide to rocking your look and ruling your world - from inspirational YouTuber, designer,...
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Food, Health and Happiness: 115 On-Point Recipes for Great Meals and a Better Life

Oprah Winfrey · Flatiron Books
Pages: 231
Format: Hardcover

Oprah Winfrey will be the first to tell you, she has had a complicated relationship with food. It's been both a source of delight and comfort for her, but also the cause of an ongoing struggle with her weight. In Food, Health, and Happiness, Oprah shares the recipes that have allowed eating...
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Unforgettable: A Son, a Mother, and the Lessons of a Lifetime

Scott Simon · Flatiron Books
Format: Hardcover

Instant New York Times Bestseller"In a return to the bighearted storytelling that made him a star NPR correspondent, [Simon] pays full tribute to the ex-showgirl who...taught her only son to be honest, kind, and entertaining. Be assured, tears will fall."--People Magazine "In...
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American Wife: A Memoir of Love, War, Faith, and Renewal

Taya Kyle · William Morrow
Format: Hardcover

The widow of “American Sniper” Chris Kyle shares their private story: an unforgettable testament to the power of love and faith in the face of war and unimaginable loss--and a moving tribute to a man whose true heroism ran even deeper than the legendIn early 2013, Taya Kyle...
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The Woman Who Wasn't There: The True Story of an Incredible Deception

Robin Gaby Fisher · Touchstone
Format: Hardcover

It was a tale of loss and recovery, of courage and sorrow, of horror and inspiration. Tania Head's astonishing account of her experience on September 11, 2001 - from crawling through the carnage and chaos to escaping the seventy-eighth-floor sky lobby of the burning south tower to losing...
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Lincoln's Gift: How Humor Shaped Lincoln's Life and Legacy

Gordon Leidner · Cumberland House, 2015.
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

"Simply the best book that has been published on this great president's humor and stories...Everyone interested in Abraham Lincoln will want to read this." -- William C. Harris, author of Lincoln and the Border StatesAbraham Lincoln has long been admired for his leadership, honesty,...
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Born with Teeth: A Memoir

Kate Mulgrew · Little, Brown and Company,
Pages: 306
Format: Large Print Hardcover

Raised by unconventional Irish Catholics who knew "how to drink, how to dance, how to talk, and how to stir up the devil," Kate Mulgrew grew up with poetry and drama in her bones. But in her mother, a would-be artist burdened by the endless arrival of new babies, young Kate saw the consequences...
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