From gidget's sweet-faced "girl next door" to the dazzling complexity of Sybil to the Academy Award-worthy ferocity and depth of Norma Rae and Mary Todd Lincoln, Field has stunned audiences time and time again with her artistic range and emotional acuity. Yet there is one character who always remained hidden: the shy and anxious little girl within.
In Pieces #ad - With raw honesty and the fresh, field brings readers behind-the-scenes for not only the highs and lows of her star-studded early career in Hollywood, and with all the humility and authenticity her fans have come to expect, pitch-perfect prose of a natural-born writer, but deep into the truth of her lifelong relationships--including her complicated love for her own mother.
Powerful and unforgettable, In Pieces is an inspiring and important account of life as a woman in the second half of the twentieth century.
BecomingRandom House Audio #ad - With unerring honesty and lively wit, she describes her triumphs and her disappointments, both public and private, telling her full story as she has lived it—in her own words and on her own terms. In her memoir, chronicling the experiences that have shaped her—from her childhood on the South Side of Chicago to her years as an executive balancing the demands of motherhood and work, Michelle Obama invites readers into her world, a work of deep reflection and mesmerizing storytelling, to her time spent at the world’s most famous address.
An intimate, powerful, and inspiring memoir by the former first lady of the united states #1 new york times bestseller • oprah’s book CLUB PICK • NAACP IMAGE AWARD WINNER In a life filled with meaning and accomplishment, Michelle Obama has emerged as one of the most iconic and compelling women of our era.
Becoming #ad - Warm, and revelatory, wise, becoming is the deeply personal reckoning of a woman of soul and substance who has steadily defied expectations—and whose story inspires us to do the same. Along the way, she showed us a few dance moves, crushed Carpool Karaoke, and raised two down-to-earth daughters under an unforgiving media glare.
And around the world, dramatically changing the ways that families pursue healthier and more active lives, and standing with her husband as he led America through some of its most harrowing moments. As first lady of the united states of america—the first african American to serve in that role—she helped create the most welcoming and inclusive White House in history, while also establishing herself as a powerful advocate for women and girls in the U.
Fear: Trump in the White HouseSimon & Schuster Audio #ad - Over 2 million copies sold runaway #1 new york times bestseller sensational #1 international bestseller “explosive. The washington Post “Devastating. The new yorker “Unprecedented. Cnn “great reporting. Astute. Hugh hewitt the inside story on president trump, as only bob woodward can tell itwith authoritative reporting honed through nine presidencies, author Bob Woodward reveals in unprecedented detail the harrowing life inside President Donald Trump’s White House and precisely how he makes decisions on major foreign and domestic policies.
Often with day-by-day details, afghanistan, the Middle East, NATO, Iran, dialogue and documentation, Fear tracks key foreign issues from North Korea, China and Russia. It discloses how senior trump white house officials joined together to steal draft orders from the president’s Oval Office desk so he would not issue directives that would jeopardize top secret intelligence operations.
Fear: Trump in the White House #ad - Fear presents vivid details of the negotiations between Trump’s attorneys and Robert Mueller, the special counsel in the Russia investigation, laying out for the first time the meeting-by-meeting discussions and strategies. Woodward draws from hundreds of hours of interviews with firsthand sources, meeting notes, personal diaries, files and documents.
Fear is the most intimate portrait of a sitting president ever published during the president’s first years in office. The focus is on the explosive debates and the decision-making in the Oval Office, the Situation Room, Air Force One and the White House residence. It was no less than an administrative coup d’état, ” Woodward writes, “a nervous breakdown of the executive power of the most powerful county in the world.
Inside Out: A MemoirHarperCollins B and Blackstone Publishing #ad - In this deeply candid and reflective memoir, demi pulls back the curtain and opens up about her career and personal life--laying bare her tumultuous relationship with her mother, her marriages, her struggles balancing stardom with raising a family, and her journey toward open heartedness. Inside out is a story of survival, success, and surrender--a wrenchingly honest portrayal of one woman's at once ordinary and iconic life.
As her success grew, always, a good actress--and, if she was a good mother, Demi found herself questioning if she belonged in Hollywood, if she was simply good enough. As much as her story is about adversity, it is also about tremendous resilience. Famed american actress Demi Moore at last tells her own story in a surprisingly intimate and emotionally charged memoir.
For decades, Demi Moore has been synonymous with celebrity. Throughout her rise to fame and during some of the most pivotal moments of her life, body image issues, Demi battled addiction, and childhood trauma that would follow her for years--all while juggling a skyrocketing career and at times negative public perception.
Inside Out: A Memoir #ad - From iconic film roles to high-profile relationships, Moore has never been far from the spotlight--or the headlines. Even as demi was becoming the highest paid actress in Hollywood, however, she was always outrunning her past, just one step ahead of the doubts and insecurities that defined her childhood.
Whiskey in a TeacupSimon & Schuster Audio #ad - Academy award–winning actress, parties, and entrepreneur Reese Witherspoon invites you into her world, producer, where she infuses the southern style, and traditions she loves with contemporary flair and charm. Reese witherspoon’s grandmother Dorothea always said that a combination of beauty and strength made southern women “whiskey in a teacup.
We may be delicate and ornamental on the outside, she said, but inside we’re strong and fiery. It’s easy to bring a little bit of Reese’s world into your home, no matter where you live. She takes the south wherever she goes with bluegrass, big holiday parties, and plenty of Dorothea’s fried chicken.
Whiskey in a Teacup #ad - It’s reflected in how she entertains, decorates her home, and does her hair in these pages, and makes holidays special for her kids—not to mention how she talks, dances, you will learn Reese’s fail-proof, only slightly insane hot-roller technique. Reese loves sharing dorothea’s most delicious recipes as well as her favorite southern traditions, from midnight barn parties to backyard bridal showers, magical Christmas mornings to rollicking honky-tonks.
After all, there’s a southern side to every place in the world, right? Reese’s southern heritage informs her whole life, and she loves sharing the joys of southern living with practically everyone she meets.
Blowing the Bloody Doors Off: And Other Lessons in LifeHachette Books #ad - Caine has excelled in every kind of role--with a skill that's made it look easy. And if you keep doing things right, the stars will align when you least expect it. Still working and more beloved than ever, as will anyone seeking an enjoyable, Caine now shares everything he's learned-and "his fans will be rewarded, inspirational read" Library Journal.
He's made it to the pinnacle of his profession from humble origins. But as he says, "Small parts can lead to big things. Now in his 85th year, hollywood legend michael Caine shares wisdom and stories from his remarkable career in this "engrossing" memoir that "shines with positive energy" Library Journal, starred review.
Blowing the Bloody Doors Off: And Other Lessons in Life #ad - One of our best-loved actors, zulu, michael caine has starred in over 100 films in his six-decade career, spanning classic movies like Alfie, and The Italian Job the inspiration for the book title to playing Alfred opposite Christian Bale's Batman in Christopher Nolan's blockbuster Dark Knight trilogy.
Caine knows what success takes.
Before We Were Yours: A NovelRandom House Audio #ad - Wingate is a master-storyteller, and you’ll find yourself pulled along as she reveals the wake of terror and heartache that is Georgia Tann’s legacy. Parade. Wrenched from all that is familiar and thrown into a Tennessee Children’s Home Society orphanage, the Foss children are assured that they will soon be returned to their parents—but they quickly realize the dark truth.
At the mercy of the facility’s cruel director, Rill fights to keep her sisters and brother together in a world of danger and uncertainty. The blockbuster hit—over two million copies sold! a new york times, wall Street Journal, and Publishers Weekly Bestseller“Poignant, USA Today, engrossing.
People • “lisa wingate takes an almost unthinkable chapter in our nation’s history and weaves a tale of enduring power. Paula mclain Memphis, 1939. Twelve-year-old rill foss and her four younger siblings live a magical life aboard their family’s Mississippi River shantyboat. Aiken, south Carolina, present day.
Before We Were Yours: A Novel #ad - Based on one of america’s most notorious real-life scandals—in which georgia tann, even though the paths we take can lead to many places, wrenching, director of a Memphis-based adoption organization, and ultimately uplifting tale reminds us how, kidnapped and sold poor children to wealthy families all over the country—Lisa Wingate’s riveting, the heart never forgets where we belong.
Publishers weekly’s #3 longest-running bestseller of 2017 • winner of the Southern Book Prize • If All Arkansas Read the Same Book Selection“Sure to be one of the most compelling books you pick up this year.
Where the Crawdads SingPenguin Audio #ad - Sensitive and intelligent, she has survived for years alone in the marsh that she calls home, finding friends in the gulls and lessons in the sand. 1 new york times bestsellermore than 4 million copies solda reese Witherspoon x Hello Sunshine Book Club Pick"I can't even express how much I love this book! I didn't want this story to end!"--Reese Witherspoon"Painfully beautiful.
The new york times book Review"Perfect for fans of Barbara Kingsolver. Bustlefor years, rumors of the "Marsh Girl" have haunted Barkley Cove, a quiet town on the North Carolina coast. Owens reminds us that we are forever shaped by the children we once were, and that we are all subject to the beautiful and violent secrets that nature keeps.
Where the Crawdads Sing #ad - . But kya is not what they say. When two young men from town become intrigued by her wild beauty, Kya opens herself to a new life--until the unthinkable happens. Perfect for fans of barbara kingsolver and karen russell, a heartbreaking coming-of-age story, Where the Crawdads Sing is at once an exquisite ode to the natural world, and a surprising tale of possible murder.
So in late 1969, the locals immediately suspect Kya Clark, when handsome Chase Andrews is found dead, the so-called Marsh Girl. Then the time comes when she yearns to be touched and loved.
Educated: A MemoirRandom House Audio #ad - Her family was so isolated from mainstream society that there was no one to ensure the children received an education, and no one to intervene when one of Tara’s older brothers became violent. Only then would she wonder if she’d traveled too far, if there was still a way home. Beautiful and propulsive.
Her quest for knowledge transformed her, taking her over oceans and across continents, to Harvard and to Cambridge University. When another brother got himself into college, Tara decided to try a new kind of life. Despite the singularity of tara westover’s childhood, the questions her book poses are universal: How much of ourselves should we give to those we love? And how much must we betray them to grow up?”—Vogue“Westover has somehow managed not only to capture her unsurpassably exceptional upbringing, but to make her current situation seem not so exceptional at all, and resonant for many others.
Educated: A Memoir #ad - The new york Times Book Review. 1 new york times, kept out of school, kqed • new york public libraryan unforgettable memoir about a young girl who, wall street journal, and boston globe bestseller • named one of the ten best books of the year by the new york times book review • one of president barack obama’s favorite books of the year • bill gates’s holiday reading list • finalist for the national book critics circle’s award in autobiography • finalist for the national book critics circle’s john leonard prize for best first book • finalist for the pen/jean stein book award • finalist for the los angeles book prizenamed one of paste’s best memoirs of the decade • named one of the best books of the year by the washington post • o: the oprah magazine • time • npr • good morning america • san francisco chronicle • the guardian • the economist • financial Times • Newsday • New York Post • theSkimm • Refinery29 • Bloomberg • Self • Real Simple • Town & Country • Bustle • Paste • Publishers Weekly • Library Journal • LibraryReads • BookRiot • Pamela Paul, leaves her survivalist family and goes on to earn a PhD from Cambridge UniversityBorn to survivalists in the mountains of Idaho, Tara Westover was seventeen the first time she set foot in a classroom.
A WarningHachette Book Group and Blackstone Publishing #ad - An unprecedented behind-the-scenes portrait of the Trump presidency from the anonymous senior official whose first words of warning about the president rocked the nation's capital.
Catch and Kill: Lies, Spies, and a Conspiracy to Protect PredatorsLittle, Brown & Company #ad - As farrow drew closer to the truth, from high-priced lawyers to elite war-hardened spies, shadowy operatives, mounted a secret campaign of intimidation, following his every move, threatening his career, and weaponizing an account of abuse in his own family. All the while, farrow and his producer faced a degree of resistance they could not explain -- until now.
In this instant new york times bestselling account of violence and espionage, Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter Ronan Farrow exposes serial abusers and a cabal of powerful interests hell-bent on covering up the truth, at any cost. In 2017, protected by fear, wealth, a routine network television investigation led Ronan Farrow to a story only whispered about: one of Hollywood's most powerful producers was a predator, and a conspiracy of silence.
And it's the story of the women who risked everything to expose the truth and spark a global movement. Both a spy thriller and a meticulous work of investigative journalism, Catch and Kill breaks devastating new stories about the rampant abuse of power and sheds far-reaching light on investigations that shook our culture.
Catch and Kill: Lies, Spies, and a Conspiracy to Protect Predators #ad - Indie bound #1 bestsellerusa today bestsellerwall street journal bestseller. And a trail of clues revealed corruption and cover-ups from Hollywood to Washington and beyond. This is the untold story of the exotic tactics of surveillance and intimidation deployed by wealthy and connected men to threaten journalists, evade accountability, and silence victims of abuse.