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  • Live Wire

    Long-Winded Short Stories

    by Kelly Ripa ...
    A sharp, funny, and honest collection of real-life stories from Kelly Ripa, showing the many dimensions and crackling wit of the beloved daytime talk show host.In Live Wire, her first book, Kelly shows what really makes her tick. As a professional, as a wife, as a daughter and as a mother, she brings a hard-earned wisdom and an eye for the absurdity of life to every minute of every day. It is her ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • A Little Bit Broken

    A Memoir

    by Roz Weston ...
    It never gets better, but it does get easier. That's the first thing Roz says to anyone who asks him for advice. Anyone who's fighting like hell, just hanging on or putting the pieces back together. When you're broken, fixed becomes an obsession.Roz is a multi-platform entertainer and storyteller who hosts three shows a day and sleeps five hours a night. On The Roz & Mocha Show, ET Canada Live and ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Is There Bacon in Heaven?

    A Memoir

    by Ali Hassan ...
    For fans of Russell Peters, Trevor Noah, and Mark Critch comes a hilarious debut memoir about family, pursuing our passions, and figuring out who we are, by stand-up comedian and popular CBC host, Ali Hassan.Growing up, Ali Hassan was a chameleon. His friends came from many different backgrounds and religions—Trinidadian, Parsi, Goan, Hindu, Christian, Sikh. And as a hockey-playing, Crock-Pot ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • The Sporty One

    My Life as a Spice Girl

    An intimate memoir from international pop star Melanie Chisholm--better known as Mel C. or Sporty Spice--chronicling her trajectory from small-town girl to overnight icon as part of the Spice Girls.25 years ago, The Spice Girls, a girl band that began after five women answered an ad in the paper, released their first single. 'Wannabe' became a hit and from that moment and, almost overnight, ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • A Billion Years

    My Escape From a Life in the Highest Ranks of Scientology

    by Mike Rinder ...
    One of the highest-ranking defectors from Scientology exposes the secret inner workings of the powerful organization in this remarkable memoir.Mike Rinder’s parents began taking him to their local Scientology center when he was five years old. After high school, he signed a billion-year contract and was admitted into Scientology’s elite inner circle, the Sea Organization. Brought to founder L. Ron ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • A Hard Kick in the Nuts

    What I've Learned from a Lifetime of Terrible Decisions

    Stephen "Steve-O" Glover—social media icon, comedy-touring stalwart, and star of Jackass—delivers a hilarious and practical guide to recovery, relationships, career, and how to keep thriving long after you should be dead.Steve-O is best known for his wildly dangerous, foolish, painful, embarrassing, and sometimes death-defying stunts. At age 48, however, he faces his greatest challenge yet: ... Read more

    $15.99 USD

  • Empathy Economics

    Janet Yellen's Remarkable Rise to Power and Her Drive to Spread Prosperity to All

    by Owen Ullmann ...
    The trailblazing story of Janet Yellen, the Ruth Bader Ginsburg of economics, and her lifelong advocacy for an economics of empathy that delivers the fruits of a prosperous society to people at the bottom half of the economic ladder.When President Biden announced Janet Yellen as his choice for secretary of the treasury, it was the peak moment of a remarkable life. Not only the first woman in the ... Read more

    $18.99 USD

  • Same Ground

    Chasing Family Down the California Gold Rush Trail

    “Read him.” — George Elliott Clarke, author of I & I and George and RueAn award-winning author goes looking for the meaning of family and belonging on a glorious wild-goose-chase road trip across middle AmericaWangersky’s great-great-grandfather crossed the continent in search of gold in 1849. William Castle Dodge was his name, and he was 22 years old. He wrote a diary of that eventful journey ... Read more

    $10.99 USD

  • God, Family, Country

    A Memoir

    Country music icon, army veteran, father, outdoorsman—Craig Morgan shares all aspects of his life, revealing stories even his most avid fans don’t know.Written with Jim DeFelice, author of the #1 New York Times bestseller American SniperIn 1989, as US news outlets declared an end to Operation Just Cause, Craig Morgan was part of an elite group of military operatives jumping into the jungle along ... Read more

    $8.99 USD

  • Stay True

    A Memoir

    by Hua Hsu ...
    **From the New Yorker staff writer Hua Hsu, a gripping memoir on friendship, grief, the search for self, and the solace that can be found through art.“This book is exquisite and excruciating and I will be thinking about it for years and years to come.” —Rachel Kushner, two-time National Book Award finalist and New York Times bestselling author of The Flamethrowers and The Mars RoomIn the eyes of ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • Long Road

    Pearl Jam and the Soundtrack of a Generation

    by Steven Hyden ...
    A leading music journalist’s riveting chronicle of how beloved band Pearl Jam shaped the times, and how their legacy and longevity have transcended generations.Ever since Pearl Jam first blasted onto the Seattle grunge scene three decades ago with their debut album, Ten, they have sold 85M+ albums, performed for hundreds of thousands of fans around the world, and have even been inducted into the ... Read more

    $15.99 USD

  • A Pocketful of Happiness

    **'A gorgeously candid account of acting and show business. And an intimate and heartfelt story of love, loss and a life spent together. It is an honour to be invited in on these diaries. I cannot remember being so moved by a book' Dolly Alderton'Fascinating, funny and heart wrenching' Dame Julie Walters**'An emotional rollercoaster - profoundly moving and wonderfully entertaining. A brilliant ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • Uncultured

    A Memoir

    "A painful and propulsive memoir delivered in the honest tones of a woman who didn’t always think she’d live to tell her story." —The New York Times**A Buzzfeed Best Book of SeptemberIn the vein of Educated and The Glass Castle, Daniella Mestyanek Young's Uncultured is more than a memoir about an exceptional upbringing, but about a woman who, no matter the lack of tools given to her, is determined ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • Invisible Boy

    A Memoir of Self-Discovery

    series Truth to Power
    **An unforgettable coming-of-age memoir about a Black boy adopted into a white, Christian fundamentalist familyPerfect for fans of Educated, Punch Me Up to the Gods, and Surviving the White Gaze“An affecting portrait of life inside the twin prisons of racism and unbending orthodoxy.” --Kirkus Reviews**A powerful, experiential journey from white cult to Black consciousness: Harrison Mooney’s ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • Faith, Hope and Carnage

    Faith, Hope and Carnage is a meditation on faith, art, music, freedom, grief and love.Created from more than forty hours of intimate conversations with Seán O’Hagan, it is a profoundly thoughtful exploration, in Cave’s own words, of what really drives his life and creativity.The book examines questions of faith, art, music, freedom, grief, and love. It draws candidly on Cave’s life, from his early ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • The Black Period

    On Personhood, Race, and Origin

    An acclaimed poet reclaims her origin story as the queer daughter of a Muslim Nigerian immigrant and a Black American visual artist in this groundbreaking memoir, combining lyrical prose, biting criticism, and haunting visuals.“Hafizah Augustus Geter is a genuine artist, not bound by genre or form. Her only loyalty is the harrowing beauty of the truth.”—Tayari Jones, author of An American Marriage ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • Tears of My Mother

    The Legacy of My Nigerian Upbringing

    When star of Bravo’s The *Real Housewives of Potomac*Dr. Wendy Osefo was growing up, her mother was her everything. But when she became a mother herself, everything changed. In this powerful memoir, Wendy explores how her Nigerian upbringing has affected her life, her success, and her role as a parent.Wendy Osefo’s mother, Iyom Susan Okuzu, arrived in the United States from Nigeria with two things ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • Cross the Tracks

    A Memoir

    by Boosie Badazz ...
    From one of rap’s most personal and evocative writers comes a stirring memoir about how Boosie Badazz, one of the industry’s most controversial figures, was able to overcome insurmountable odds to make his music dreams a reality.A Baton Rouge native who began rapping at age fourteen, Boosie Badazz was already a cult hero in Louisiana when, in 2009, he was sentenced to two years in prison. The next ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • Born to Shine

    Do Good, Find Your Joy, and Build a Life You Love

    by Kendra Scott ...
    This authentic and dynamic memoir from the CEO of Kendra Scott Jewelry delivers inspiration, leadership lessons, and spellbinding storytelling.For twenty years, Kendra Scott built her eponymous jewelry company from a hobby and an idea into a company worth more than a billion dollars, creating beautiful and affordable pieces with signature-cut natural gemstones packaged in a sunny yellow box. By ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • Wolf Hustle

    A Black Woman on Wall Street

    by Cin Fabré ...
    From the South Bronx projects to the boardroom—at only nineteen years old, Cin Fabré ran with the wolves of Wall Street.Growing up, Cin Fabré didn’t know anything about the stock market. But she learned how to hustle from her immigrant parents, saving money so that one day she could escape her abusive father and poverty in the Bronx.Through a tip from a friend, Cin pushed her way into brokerage ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • Like a Rolling Stone

    A Memoir

    INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER**Rolling Stone founder, co-editor, and publisher Jann Wenner offers a "touchingly honest" and "wonderfully deep" memoir from the beating heart of classic rock and roll (**Bruce Springsteen).Jann Wenner has been called by his peers “the greatest editor of his generation.”His deeply personal memoir vividly describes and brings you inside the music, the politics, and ... Read more

    $16.99 USD

  • None of This Rocks

    A Memoir

    by Joe Trohman ...
    Lead guitarist and cofounder of Fall Out Boy shares personal stories from his youth and his experiences of modern rock and roll stardom in this memoir filled with wit and wisdom.Trohman cofounded Fall Out Boy with Pete Wentz in the early aughts, and he’s been the sticky element of the metaphorical glue-like substance holding the band together ever since, over the course of a couple decades that ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • Part of My World

    What I’ve Learned from The Little Mermaid about Love, Faith, and Finding My Voice

    by Jodi Benson ...
    Join Disney Legend Jodi Benson on a magical journey from a Midwestern town to the bright lights of Broadway and the recording booth where she brought one of the most beloved Disney princesses of all time to life!A treasure trove of colorful characters and unforgettable anecdotes, Part of My World reads like a real-life fairy tale as a girl with a big voice and even bigger dreams sets out on the ... Read more

    $18.99 USD

  • Hysterical

    A Memoir

    Writer Elissa Bassist shares her journey to reclaim her authentic voice in a culture that doesn't listen to women in this medical mystery, cultural criticism, and rallying cry.Between 2016 and 2018, Elissa Bassist saw over twenty medical professionals for a variety of mysterious ailments. Bassist had what millions of American women had: pain that didn’t make sense to doctors, a body that didn’t ... Read more

    $15.99 USD