Yesterday, American hero John Glenn passed away at the age of 95. An astronaut and US Senator, Glenn lived a remarkable life that will be remembered throughout history. In his memoir, Glenn talks about his life growing up in Ohio, where he learned the importance of family, community, and patriotism. He took these values with him […]
Based on Brad Land’s memoir of the same name, Goat is the searing story of fraternity culture and the perils of hazing provides an unprecedented window into the emotional landscape of young men. Reeling from a terrifying assault over the summer, 19-year-old Brad Land starts college determined to get his life back to normal. His brother, Brett, is […]
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Life From Scratch: A Memoir of Food, Family, and Forgiveness By Sasha Martin Witty, warm, and poignant, food blogger Sasha Martin’s memoir about cooking her way to happiness and self-acceptance will resonate with fans of Julie and Julia and Tender at the Bone. This was truly one of my favorite books of the year, I […]
A mid-century doctor’s raw, unvarnished account of his own descent into madness, and his daughter’s attempt to piece his life back together and make sense of her own is an unforgettable testament to the reaches of the mind and the redeeming power of a determined heart. Click to Read an Excerpt. Click to Request an […]
A heartbreakingly honest, endearing memoir of incredible weight loss by a young food blogger who battles body image issues and overcomes food addiction to find self-acceptance. Click to Read an Excerpt. It Was Me All Along takes Andie from working class Boston to the romantic streets of Rome, from morbidly obese to half […]
Award-winning novelist Suki Kim’s haunting memoir of teaching English to the sons of North Korea’s elite during the last six months of Kim Jong Il’s reign—a moving and incalculably rare glimpse of life in the world’s most unknowable country, and at the privileged young men she calls “soldiers and slaves.” –Unprecedented access. –Author has deep […]
Today we’d like you to imagine a lunch time spent in France while you read the Paris in Love excerpt by Eloisa James. Beyond a peak into this amazing memoir j’espère que d’avoir un croque-madame et un éclair pour le dessert. Sounds like the perfect le dejeuner, no? The critically acclaimed New York Times bestselling […]