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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 Very Worst Missionary: A Memoir or Whatever

JAMIE WRIGHT · Convergent Books
Pages: 240
Format: Paperback

"The reason you love Jamie (or are about to) is because she says exactly what the rest of us are thinking, but we're too afraid to upset the apple cart. She is a voice for the outlier, and we're famished for what she has to say." --Jen Hatmaker, New York Times bestselling...
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The Children of Jocasta

Natalie Haynes · Europa Editions
Pages: 320
Format: Paperback

Thebes is a city in mourning, still reeling from a devastating attack of plague that invaded every home and left the survivors devastated and fearful. This is the Thebes that Jocasta has known her entire life, a city ruled by a king -- her husband-to-be.Jocasta struggles through this miserable...
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The Clincher: A Horseshoer Mystery

Lisa Preston · Skyhorse Publishing
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

Clinching is the technique used to bend a driven horseshoe nail to hold the shoe to a hoof. Rainy Dale is The Clincher, a twenty-something high school-dropout turned farrier (horseshoer) who is haunted by a secret she carries. Estranged from her California d-list actress momma and her ranch...
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Scrappy Little Nobody

Anna Kendrick · Touchstone
Pages: 275
Format: Print book

THE INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER An "honest, effortlessly funny, and alternatively relatable" (Harper's Bazaar) collection of autobiographical essays by the Academy Award-nominated actress and star of Up in the Air, Pitch Perfect, and Trolls, "Scrappy Little Nobody...
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Hark! The Herald Angels Scream

Christopher Golden · Anchor
Pages: 384
Format: Paperback

Eighteen stories of Christmas horror from bestselling, acclaimed authors including Scott Smith, Seanan McGuire, Josh Malerman, Michael Koryta, Sarah Pinborough, and many more.That there is darkness at the heart of the Yuletide season should not surprise. Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol...
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They Call Me Supermensch: My Amazing Adventures in Rock 'n' Roll, Hollywood, and Haute Cuisine

Shep Gordon · Anthony Bourdain/Ecco
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

An eye-popping peek into entertainment industry from the magnetic force who has worked with an impeccable roster of stars throughout his storied career.In the course of his legendary career as a manager, agent, and producer, Shep Gordon has worked with, and befriended, some of the biggest...
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Every Day I'm Hustling

VIVICA A FOX · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

Vivica A. Fox is a dynamo who has created a lasting career on her own, through sheer, roll-up-your-sleeves DIY hustle. Every Day I'm Hustling is a personal book with a message Fox passionately believes in: that you make your own luck, that you never ever wake up in the morning thinking...
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Mad as Hell: America's #1 All-Night Radio Host Takes on the Dangerous World We Live In

George Noory · Forge Books
Pages: 351
Format: Hardcover

As the candidacies of Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders have proven, Americans are mad as hell about the problems facing our country. George Noory hears these problems every night, all night, and this is how he would deal with them. This is Mad as Hell.---I'm angry because sometimes I feel...
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Ghostbuster's Daughter: Life with My Dad, Harold Ramis

Violet Ramis Stiel · Blue Rider Press
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

From the daughter of Ghostbusters star Harold Ramis (and featuring a Foreword by Seth Rogen) comes a hilarious and heartwarming account of his life, work, and legacy.Most of us know Harold Ramis as the filmmaker and actor who brought warmth and humor to the big screen in classics like...
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Twenty-Six Seconds: A Personal History of the Zapruder Film

Alexandra Zapruder · Twelve
Pages: 480
Format: Print book

The moving, untold family story behind Abraham Zapruder's film footage of the Kennedy assassination and its lasting impact on our world. Abraham Zapruder didn't know when he began filming President Kennedy's motorcade on November 22, 1963 that his home movie would change not only his family's...
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Spoiler Alert: The Hero Dies: A Memoir of Love, Loss, and Other Four-Letter Words

Michael Ausiello · Atria Books
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

In this evocative and gorgeously wrought memoir reminiscent of Rob Sheffield's Love Is a Mixtape and George Hodgman's Bettyville, Michael Ausiello - a respected TV columnist and founder and editor-in-chief of TVLine.com - remembers his late husband, and the lessons, love, and laughter that...
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I'll Be Damned: How My Young and Restless Life Led Me To America's #1 Daytime Drama

Eric Braeden · Dey Street Books
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

In this startling candid and poignant memoir, the legendary Emmy Award-winning star of The Young and The Restless, America's #1 soap opera, chronicles his amazing life, from his birth in World War II Germany to his arrival in America to his rise to humanitarian and daytime superstar for the past...
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We Are Never Meeting in Real Life.: Essays

Samantha Irby · Vintage
Pages: 275
Format: Paperback

*A New York Times Bestseller*Sometimes you just have to laugh, even when life is a dumpster fire. With We Are Never Meeting in Real Life., "bitches gotta eat" blogger and comedian Samantha Irby turns the serio-comic essay into an art form. Whether talking about how her difficult...
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Pretty Mess

ERIKA JAYNE · Gallery Books
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

Without her alter-ego Erika Jayne, Erika Girardi says she'd just be "another rich bitch with a plane" - so get ready for the dishy, tell-all memoir from show-stopping performer, model, singer, and beloved star of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, Erika Jayne.Erika Jayne didn't...
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