13 Jul 2015
Tell us a little bit about your new release, Irrepressible.
My great aunt Henrietta Bingham was almost never mentioned while I was growing up in the 1970s and 80s, but when I heard that she'd spent time in London among the Bloomsbury crowd (the coterie of intellectuals and artists that formed around Virginia Woolf and her sister the painter Vanessa Bell) I took notice. And when my grandmother said in an aside during an oral history I did with her in the 1990s that she was incredibly sophisticated and alluring, but "an invert, you know," I was intrigued.
08 Jul 2015
“At the age of twenty-two, Lisa Jakub had what she was supposed to want: she was a working actor in Los Angeles. She had more than forty movies and TV shows to her name, she had been in blockbusters like Mrs. Doubtfire and Independence Day, she walked the red carpet...
07 Jul 2015
From funny to fierce to fashionable, check out these new Memoirs and Biographies! Sign up for our email and we’ll send you the best new books in your favorite genres weekly.
30 Jun 2015
True stories of laughter, tears, growing up and self discovery await the non fiction reader this week. We are particularly excited for Mandy Smith’s Cabin Fever, a hilarious, eye opening aviation memoir! Sign up for our email and we’ll send you the best new books in your favorite genres weekly.
23 Jun 2015
A Truly eclectic mix of Memoirs and Biographies await Non Fiction readers this week. From the funny Down the Rabbit Hole, by Holly Madison to the poignant Stir by Jessica Fechtor, to the sobering Blackout by Sarah Hepola, you jut might get lost while walking in these author’s shoes. ...
16 Jun 2015
For contemporary tales of friends, family, and food, check out In a French Kitchen, by Susan Herrmann Loomis, and You Look Like That Girl by child star Lisa Jakub. To satisfy a more historical craving, pick up Evan Thomas’ Becoming Nixon and Emily Bingham’s Irrepressible. Sign up for our email and...
09 Jun 2015
This week’s Biographies and Memoirs are heavy in Rockstars and Larger Than Life stories. Get a little historical with Kristen Green’s Something Must Be Done About Prince Edward County, giggle at comedy and misadventures in Ali Wentworth’s Happily Ali After, and follow the life of a child genius in The...
01 Jun 2015
Sign up for our email and we’ll send you the best new books in your favorite genres weekly.
01 Jun 2015
From the curious Primates of Park Avenue, to natural musings on the little things in The Fly Trap, this week’s Biographies and Memoirs feature personalities from pop culture (Wednesday Martin and Karrine Steffans) and sometimes painful, at others funny, musings on family, friends, and life’s curve balls, in After Perfect and...
26 May 2015
Interested in the mingling of cultures? Pick up Carlos Fraenkel’s Teaching Plato in Palestine, a deeply intelligent travelogue with hints of philosophy and politics. Looking for a laugh? Pick up Mamrie Hart’s You Deserve a Drink, the popular youtuber’s crazy collection of cocktails and crazy stories. Sign up for our...