By Rachel Hollis
As a working mother and a woman who has dealt with many insecurities Rachel Hollis uses her signature combination of honesty, humor, and direct, no-nonsense advice to help women unpack the limiting mind-sets that destroy their self-confidence and keep them from moving forward.
By Tina Fey
This book will keep you laughing as comedian Tina Fey reveals all. Her youthful days as a nerd to her career on Saturday Night Live. She talks about her pursuit of physical beauty to her one-sided college romance to her nearly fatal honeymoon.
By Susan Orlean
This book details the fire of the Los Angeles Public Library. By the time it was extinguished, four hundred thousand books were consumed and seven hundred thousand were damaged. This book chronicles the fire and its aftermath showcasing the larger, crucial role libraries play in our lives.
By Reese Witherspoon
This book is funny, charming and entertaining for all. Reese Witherspoon reflects on her Southern heritage and how it is infused into every part of her life. She loves sharing the joys of southern living and reflects on how she entertains, decorates her home, and makes holidays special for all.
By Paul Kalanithi
This heartfelt, profoundly moving, exquisitely observed memoir by a young neurosurgeon is truly an amazing read. When faced with a terminal diagnosis this doctor describes his examination into what truly makes a meaningful life. This unforgettable read reflects on the challenges of facing death and the doctor patient relationship.
By Kate Moore
Radium Girls brings to light the hundreds of inspiring young women and their struggles with being exposed to radium while working factory jobs during World War I. It describes how they were misled by their employers, fell mysteriously ill and became embroiled in a battle for workers' rights.
By Sally Field
This powerful and unforgettable story of Sally Fields tells her highs and lows of a star-studded career in Hollywood while captivating a nation for more than five decades. With raw honesty she goes deep into the truths of her life and shares insights into her difficult childhood, her artistic pursuits and lifelong relationships.
By Tara Westover
This amazing book dives into the author's experiences as a child born to survivalists in the mountains of Idaho, describing her participation in her family's paranoid stockpiling activities, and her resolve to educate herself well enough to earn an acceptance into a prestigious university and the unfamiliar world beyond.
By Keith O'Brien
Between the world wars, no sport was more popular, or more dangerous, than airplane racing. 1936 five remarkable women: Florence Klingensmith, Ruth Elder, Amelia Earhart, Ruth Nichols, and Louise Thaden, come together to fight for the chance to race against the men and triumph in the toughest race of all.
By Clemantine Wamariya
This harrowing book details the life of a child during the Rwanda massacres and displacements. Forcing her and her older sister to endure six years as refugees in seven countries. Their foraging for survival and encountering unexpected acts of cruelty and kindness before being granted asylum in America.
By Dave Itzkoff
This compelling portrait of Robin Williams illuminates his comic brilliance, conflicting emotions and often misunderstood characters. Sharing insights into the gift for improvisation that shaped his wide range of characters, his struggles with addiction, depression and his relationships with friends and family members making it a must read.
By Laura Schroff
A successful ad sales rep in Manhattan and a homeless, eleven-year-old panhandler on the street build a life-changing friendship that has spanned almost three decades. They met up nearly every week for years and built an unexpected friendship that started by one small kindness.
By Bob Spitz
Drawing on personal diaries and letters this book shares insight into her role in shaping women's views and influencing the way Americans approached cooking. This book also shares details of her extraordinary love story and how she became the first educational TV star, virtually launching PBS as we know it.
By Jennifer McGaha
After discovering they owe back taxes they desperately try to save money by leaving their suburban home and moving to a 100 year old cabin in a North Carolina holler. This last-ditch effort to settle debts became an amazing journey with joys and challenges.
By Liza Mundy
Recruited by the U.S. Army and Navy from small towns and elite colleges, over ten thousand women served as codebreakers during World War II. These astonishing stories of young American women tell how their efforts shortened the war, saved lives, and gave them access to careers previously denied to them.