Category: Memoir

NOMADLAND by Jessica Bruder

Available now from Highbridge Audio. From the Publisher: “From the beet fields of North Dakota to the wilderness campgrounds of California to an Amazon warehouse in Texas, people who once might have kicked back to enjoy their sunset years are hard at work. Underwater on mortgages or finding that Social Security comes up short, they’re . . .

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HIDDEN LIVES OF OWLS by Leigh Calvez plus Giveaway

Available now from Tantor Audio. From the Publisher: In this New York Times bestseller, a naturalist probes the forest to comprehend the secret lives of owls. Leigh Calvez takes listeners on an adventure into the world of owls: owl-watching, avian science, and the deep forest—often in the dead of night. These birds are a bit . . .

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UNFINISHED BUSINESS by Anne-Marie Slaughter

Available now from Penguin Random House Audio. From the Publisher: “NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE WASHINGTON POST AND NPR • “An eye-opening call to action from someone who rethought the whole notion of ‘having it all,’ Unfinished Business could change how many of us approach our most important business: living.”—People . . .

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UNREQUITED: Women and Romantic Obsession by Lisa A. Phillips plus GIVEAWAY

Available now from Tantor Audio. From the Publisher: “The summer Lisa A. Phillips turned thirty, she fell in love with someone who didn’t return her feelings. She soon became obsessed. She followed him around, called him compulsively, and talked about him endlessly. One desperate morning, after she snuck into his apartment building, he picked up . . .

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MOTHERHOOD SMOTHERHOOD by JJ Keith

Fighting Back Against the Lactivists, Mompetitions, Germophobes, and So-Called Experts Who Are Driving Us Crazy Available now from Audible. com  From the Publisher: “What’s the first thing a woman does when she thinks she might be pregnant? She Googles. And it goes downhill from there. While the internet is full of calming and cheerily supportive . . .

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THE PRICE OF SILENCE by Liza Long plus GIVEAWAY

Available now from Blackstone Audio at Downpour.com From the Publisher: “Liza Long is the mother of a child with an undiagnosed mental disorder. When she heard about the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, her first thought was, “What if my son does that someday?” She wrote an emotional response to the . . .

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MAKE ME A MOTHER by Susanne Antonetta (with author interview!)

Available now from Audible.com. From the Publisher: “A woman unexpectedly finds her best self through a sleepy bundle handed over at the airport in this heartfelt and surprising memoir. In Make Me a Mother, acclaimed memoirist Susanne Antonetta adopts an infant from Seoul, South Korea. After meeting their six-month-old son, Jin, at the airport – an . . .

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BOOTSTRAPPER by Mardi Jo Link

Available now from Random House Audio. From the Publisher: It’s the summer of 2005, and Mardi Link’s dream of living the simple life has unraveled. She and her husband have just called it quits, leaving her with serious cash-flow problems and a looming divorce. More broke than ever, Link makes a seemingly impossible resolution: to . . .

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A DOG WALKS INTO A NURSING HOME by Sue Halpern

Lessons in the Good Life from an Unlikely Teacher. Available May 16 from Tantor Audio. From the Publisher: At loose ends with her daughter leaving home and her husband on the road, Sue Halpern decided to give herself and Pransky, her under-occupied Labradoodle, a new leash—er, lease—on life by getting the two of them certified . . .

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UNTIL I SAY GOODBYE by Susan Spencer Wendell

My Year of Living With Joy.  written with Brett Witter. Available now from Harper Audio. From the Publisher: “A powerfully emotional and irrepressibly joyous at the things that matter most. Susan Spencer-Wendel’s Until I Say Good-Bye: My Year of Living with Joy is a moving and inspirational memoir by a woman who makes the most of her . . .

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