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Breaking Free: How I Escaped Polygamy, the FLDS Cult, and My Father, Warren Jeffs

RACHEL JEFFS · Harper
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

In this searing memoir of survival in the spirit of Stolen Innocence, the daughter of Warren Jeffs, the self-proclaimed Prophet of the FLDS Church, takes you deep inside the secretive polygamist Mormon fundamentalist cult run by her family and how she escaped it.Born into the Fundamentalist...
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The Grouchy Historian: An Old-Time Lefty Defends Our Constitution Against Right-Wing Hypocrites and Nutjobs

ED ASNER · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

In the tradition of Al Franken and Michael Moore, Ed Asner - a.k.a. Lou Grant from The Mary Tyler Moore Show - reclaims the Constitution from the right-wingers who think that they and only they know how to interpret it.Ed Asner, a self-proclaimed dauntless Democrat from the old days, figured...
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Devil's Bargain: Steve Bannon, Donald Trump, and the Storming of the Presidency

ANONYMOUS. · Penguin Press
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

From the reporter who was there at the very beginning comes the revealing inside story of the partnership between Steve Bannon and Donald Trump - the key to understanding the rise of the alt-right, the fall of Hillary Clinton, and the hidden forces that drove the greatest upset in American...
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What Made Maddy Run: The Secret Struggles and Tragic Death of an All-American Teen

KATE FAGAN · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

From noted on-air commentator and sports journalist Kate Fagan, the heartbreaking and vital story of college athlete Maddy Holleran, whose death by suicide rocked the University of Pennsylvania campus and whose life reveals with haunting detail and uncommon understanding the struggle of young...
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