New Memoir Books For Your Summer Reading List | 2020

09 Jul 2020

New Memoir Books For Your Summer Reading List | 2020

Have you been searching everywhere for some intriguing new memoir books for your summer reading list? Stop your search because we’ve got your ideal memoir reading list right here! Don’t miss the latest from Michael Lechner, Michele Harper, Lacy Crawford, Valarie Kaur, Heather Lanier, and more. Happy reading!


Beautiful Prison

by Michael Lechner

Release Date: June 26, 2020

This is a story of a family suffering from domestic abuse by a manipulative and abusive father who isolates them in the wild and untamed Idahoan Mountains. This true story portrays the lessons learned from the eyes of childhood emotional neglect and how the eight siblings survived and found their way back from surviving the forest. It also explores how one mother discovers all that’s wrong with the toxic events that led to the ultimate survival of her children and why life is not supposed to be this way.

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The Beauty in Breaking

by Michele Harper

Release Date: July 7, 2020

Michele Harper is a female, African American emergency room physician in a field that is overwhelmingly male and white. She grew up in a complicated family in Washington D.C. before going to Harvard, where she met her husband. After staying together through medical school, they separated when she received a job at a hospital in central Philadelphia. He told her he couldn’t move with her. Her marriage at an end, she began a new life in a new city, in a new job… as a newly single woman. This is Harper’s true story of self-healing.

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Notes on a Silencing

by Lacy Crawford

Release Date: July 7, 2020

Lacy Crawford thought she’d put the sexual assault she’d suffered when she was fifteen behind her when the elite St. Paul’s School came under state investigation for extensive reports of sexual abuse on campus. When detectives asked for victims to come forward, she sent a note. Her criminal case was now reopened and she finally saw evidence that corroborated her memories.

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See No Stranger

by Valarie Kaur

Release Date: June 16, 2020

“In a world stricken with fear and turmoil, Valarie Kaur shows us how to summon our deepest wisdom.”—Elizabeth Gilbert, author of Eat Pray Love… How do you love in a time of rage? Renowned Sikh activist, filmmaker, and civil rights lawyer, Valarie Kaur describes revolutionary love as the call of our time. A radical and joyful practice that extends in three directions: to others, to our opponents, and to ouselves.

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Becoming Duchess Goldblatt

by Anonymous

Release Date: July 7, 2020

One of the New York Times’ 20 Books to Read in 2020… Becoming Duchess Goldbalatt is two stories: one of a reclusive writer who created a fictional character out of thin air, and that of the magical Duchess Goldblatt herself, a bright light in the darkness of social media. Part memoir and part joyful romp through the fields of imagination.

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Raising a Rare Girl

by Heather Lanier

Release Date: July 7, 2020

Heather Lanier did everything by the book when she was expecting her first child. She ate healthy, recited affirmations, and even drew up a birth plan for an unmedicated labor. It was all in the hopes that she would create a SuperBaby, an ultra-healthy human destined for a high-achieving future. But her daughter Fiona challenged all of her preconceptions when she was born with an ultra-rare syndrome known as Wolf-Hirschhorn.

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