The Best New Biography and Memoir Books | May 2020

06 May 2020

The Best New Biography and Memoir Books | May 2020

If you’ve been on the lookout for some inspiring new biography and memoir books, you’ve come to the right place. We’ve made a list of some of our favorite new biography and memoir book releases from authors Nowick Gray, Bobi Conn, Brad Aronson, Mike Majlak, Meghan Rienks, and Nina Renata Aron. Happy reading!

My Generation

by Nowick Gray

My Generation is the new literary memoir from bestselling author Nowick Gray… In this book, Nowick documents his incredible journey and highlights the intrinsic value of personal growth, and how it can dramatically change the trajectory of your life–if you let it. This fast-paced, passionate, and thoughtful memoir is perfect for anyone that appreciates the importance of understanding where we come from and how it shapes us.

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In the Shadow if the Valley

by Bobi Conn

Bobi Conn was raised in a remote Kentucky holler in 1980s Appalachia. She remembers her tin-roofed house in a vast forest paradise, the sparkling creeks, the sweet blackberries growing along the road… she also remembers her abusive father. Bobi’s rule of survival was to always be vigilant but endure it silently.

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by Brad Aronson

“An elegant, wise book of love in action.” – Deepak Chopra… Ben Aronson’s life changed forever when his wife, Mia, was diagnosed with leukemia. For the next two and a half years, Brad spent most of his time by her side and she received treatment or shielding their five-year-old son, Jack, from the worst of her illness. Humankindness is a book dedicated to the people who rescued his family from that dark time and sharing the stories of other acts of kindness.

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The Fifth Vital

by Mike Majlak

Mike Majlak was only seventeen when he got caught up in the opioid epidemic that swept the nation. While his peers were living normal lives, he was snorting OxyContin, climbing out of cars at gunpoint, and burying his childhood friends. Unable to escape the addiction, he eventually lost everything. His dreams, potential, and future were being devoured by addiction. He thought he wasn’t going to survive… but he did.

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You’re Not Special

by Meghan Rienks

Meghan Rienks was an only child raised in a town of less than 8,000 people. So, she has always been pretty good at entertaining herself. But on June 12th, 2010, her life changed forever. Meghan was diagnosed with mononucleosis. For a sixteen-year-old, mono is social suicide and just plain boring. So, she opened up her MacBook and used her webcam to record her first YouTube video. Since then she has shared the ups and downs of her life with the world. Now that she is through her awkward teenage years, she is here to tell you that it gets better.

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Good Morning, Destroyer of Men’s Souls

by Nina Renata Aron

Good Morning, Destroyer of Men’s Souls is a memoir of romance and addiction by Nina Renata Aron… This new book tells the story of a love affair with an addict, weaving personal reckoning with psychology and history to understand the nature of addiction, codependency, and our appetite for obsessive love.

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