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From the bestselling author of Set Boundaries, Find Peace, a road map for understanding and moving past family struggles – and living your life, your way. Covering topics ranging from the trauma of emotional neglect to the legacy of addicted or absent parents to mental health struggles in relatives, and more, this clear and compassionate guide will help you take control of your own life – and honor the person you truly are.
Three ordinary people risk everything for a chance at redemption in this audacious, utterly gripping novel of catastrophe and survival at the end of the world, from the acclaimed author of The Chalk Man.
In this electrifyingly fierce and funny social satire–a gender-flipped reboot of the iconic 1970s film Taxi Driver – a ride-share driver is barely holding it together on the hunt for love, dignity, and financial security … until she decides she’s done waiting.
A riveting novel based on the true story of the woman who stopped a pandemic, from the bestselling author of Mrs. Poe. “Huge applause … women have always been in science – despite those who would pretend otherwise” (Bonnie Garmus, author of Lessons in Chemistry).
A mythic love story set in Trinidad, Ayanna Lloyd Banwo’s radiant debut is a masterwork of lush imagination and exuberant storytelling – a spellbinding and hopeful novel about inheritance, loss, and love’s seismic power to heal. Now in paperback!
A lyrical debut novel that asks what we owe to our families, what we owe to our ancestors, and what we owe to ourselves. Janelle M. Williams’s Gone Like Yesterday employs magical realism to explore the majestic and haunting experience of being a Black woman in today’s America.
Now in paperback, The Great Stewardess Rebellion is a rousing narrative of female empowerment, the paradigm-shifting ‘60s and ‘70s, the labor movement, and the cadre of gutsy women who fought for their rights – and won.
You might think it’s an impossible task: secure a safe future for life on Earth, at a scale and speed never seen, against all the odds. There is hope – but only if we listen to the science before it’s too late. We still have time to change the world. From Greta Thunberg, the world’s leading climate activist comes the essential handbook for making it happen.
The author of the runaway hit Buy Yourself the F*cking Lilies shares honest and practical lessons for healing your past and owning your future so you can radiate strength, bravery, and joy when life gets dark.
An Autobiography of Skin is a dazzling and masterful portrait of interconnected generations in the South from a singular new voice, offering a raw and tender view into the interior lives of Black women. It is at once a powerful look at how experiences are carried inside the body, inside the flesh and skin, and a joyous testament to how healing can be found within – in love, mercy, gratitude, and freedom.
The epic tale of a woman who breathes a fantastical empire into existence, only to be consumed by it over the centuries – from the transcendent imagination of Booker Prize-winning, internationally bestselling author Salman Rushdie.
A bestselling journalist’s illuminating tour through the hidden legacies and modern realities of the British empire exposes how much of the present-day United Kingdom is actually rooted in its colonial past. Empireland boldly and lucidly makes the case that in order to understand America, we must first understand British imperialism.
From the New York Times bestselling author of The Light We Lost comes a sweeping story of two star-crossed lovers in post-World War II Italy, and a blossoming relationship generations later that will reveal a long-buried family secret.
We live in a world that demands relentless perfection. But what if our actual lives don’t feel very #blessed? Might our everyday existence be worthy of a blessing too? Kate Bowler and Jessica Richie offer creative, faith-based blessings that center gratitude and hope while acknowledging our real, messy lives.
Every day, thousands of new secrets are created by the United States government. What is all this secrecy really for? And whom does it benefit? A crucial examination of the self-defeating nature of secrecy and the dire state of our nation’s archives, The Declassification Engine is a powerful reminder of the importance of preserving the past so that we may secure our future.
America is seen through the eyes and ambitions of three characters with ties to Africa in this gripping novel. For these three, their desires and ambitions highlight the promise and the disappointment that life in a new country offers. How each character comes to understand this and how each learns from both their dashed hopes and their fulfilled dreams lie at the heart of what makes What Napoleon Could Not Do such a compelling, insightful read.
A progressive takedown of the uber-capitalist status quo that has enriched millionaires and billionaires at the expense of the working class, and a blueprint for what transformational change would actually look like.
A dazzling story of modern Nigeria and two families caught in the riptides of wealth, power, romantic obsession, and political corruption from the celebrated author of Stay with Me, “in the lineage of great works by Chinua Achebe and Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie” (The New York Times).
From the New York Times bestselling author of Wintering comes an invitation to rediscover the feelings of awe and wonder available to us all. Through deliberate attention and ritual, May unearths the potency and nourishment that come from quiet reconnection with our immediate environment. Enchantment invites each of us to open the door to human experience in all its sensual complexity and to find the beauty waiting for us there.
The captivating and deeply reported true story of how one of the most notorious novels ever written – Marquis de Sade’s 120 Days of Sodom – landed at the heart of one of the biggest scams in modern literary history.
Six women – mothers, daughters, sisters – gone missing. Inspired by the unsolved murders of the Chillicothe Six, this harrowing novel tells the story of two sisters, both of whom could be the next victims, from the internationally bestselling author of Betty.
The stars of the social media show The Ellises and hosts of the Webby Award-winning podcast Dead Ass with K&D share the core pillars of their relationship as millennial lovers and parents that have allowed them to thrive.
In I Have Some Questions for You, award-winning author Rebecca Makkai has crafted her most irresistible novel yet: a stirring investigation into collective memory and a deeply felt examination of one woman’s reckoning with her past, with a transfixing mystery at its heart. Timely, hypnotic, and populated with a cast of unforgettable characters, I Have Some Questions for You is at once a compulsive page-turner and a literary triumph.