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  • Girl in the Dark by Anna Lyndsey
    Girl in the Dark: A Memoir
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    Release date: Feb 26, 2015
    The story of an ordinary woman with an extraordinary illness. The memoir of a life lived in darkness and a passionate love affair with light.

    “An asto…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Feb 01 - Feb 26, 2015
    20 copies available, 42 people requesting
    Countries available: GB
  • Why I Don't Write Children's Literature by Gary Soto
    Why I Don't Write Children's Literature
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    Release date: Mar 03, 2015
    Gary Soto is a poet and, in his previous writing life, author of children’s literature. Moreover, he is an essayist whose works, such as Living Up the…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Feb 01 - Feb 28, 2015
    10 copies available, 72 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • Surviving Henry by Erin Taylor Young
    Surviving Henry: Adventures in Loving a Canine Catastrophe
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    ONE COPY OF SURVIVING HENRY SIGNED BY AUTHOR AND STAMPED WITH HENRY'S PAW PRINT.

    Sometimes you seek out love. And sometimes it broadsides you.

    You don’t…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Feb 01 - Mar 01, 2015
    1 copy available, 259 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • If Only You People Could Follow Directions by Jessica Hendry Nelson
    If Only You People Could Follow Directions: A Memoir
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    Release date: Jan 13, 2015
    If Only You People Could Follow Directions is a spellbinding debut that reimagines the memoir in Jessica Hendry Nelson’s thoroughly original voice. In…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Jan 31 - Feb 09, 2015
    1 copy available, 340 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • H is for Hawk by Helen Macdonald
    H is for Hawk
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    Release date: Mar 03, 2015
    Winner of the 2014 Samuel Johnson Prize for Nonfiction
    Winner of the Costa Book Award


    Hawks don’t grieve. Hawks don’t hurt. Hawks hunt. Hawks kill. So i…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Jan 31 - Feb 28, 2015
    20 copies available, 520 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • What Comes Next and How to Like It by Abigail Thomas
    What Comes Next and How to Like It: A Memoir
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    Release date: Mar 24, 2015
    Enter to win an advance copy of the memoir Anne Lamott calls "the most honest book I’ve ever read" by an author Elizabeth Gilbert deems "a master." "A…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Jan 30 - Feb 17, 2015
    10 copies available, 183 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • Going Gypsy by Veronica  James
    Going Gypsy: One Couple's Adventure from Empty Nest to No Nest at All
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    Release date: Feb 03, 2015
    *ONE AUTOGRAPHED COPY* *

    A hilarious and celebratory way to approach the empty nest. When their last of three kids moves out of the house, David and Ve…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Jan 29 - Feb 02, 2015
    1 copy available, 402 people requesting
    Countries available: US and CA
  • Crude Justice by Stuart H. Smith
    Crude Justice: How I Fought Big Oil and Won, and What You Should Know About the New Environmental Attack on America
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    Release date: Jan 13, 2015
    Win a FINAL copy of CRUDE JUSTICE by Stuart H. Smith.

    Description: This exciting memoir from one of America's premier attorneys reads like a novel, unc…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Jan 29 - Feb 12, 2015
    2 copies available, 226 people requesting
    Countries available: US and CA
  • Unveiled Threat by Janet M. Tavakoli
    Unveiled Threat
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    Nonfiction, Autographed

    Unveiled Threat: A Personal Experience of Fundamentalist Islam and the Roots of Terrorism

    "This is a book that everyone who love…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Jan 29 - Feb 13, 2015
    1 copy available, 197 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • Beautiful Chaos by Carey Perloff
    Beautiful Chaos: A Life in the Theater
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    Release date: Feb 10, 2015
    Carey Perloff, Artistic Director of San Francisco's legendary American Conservatory Theater, pens a lively and revealing memoir of her twenty-plus yea…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Jan 28 - Feb 11, 2015
    3 copies available, 119 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • Passionate Nutrition by Jennifer Adler
    Passionate Nutrition: A Guide to Using Food as Medicine from a Nutritionist Who Healed Herself from the Inside Out
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    Release date: Jan 01, 2015
    No more counting calories, no more punishing diets, and no more striving for perfection. "Passionate Nutrition" includes the inspiring story of Jennif…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Jan 28 - Feb 11, 2015
    5 copies available, 468 people requesting
    Countries available: US and CA
  • Prose & Lore Collected Issues 1-5 by Audacia Ray
    Prose & Lore Collected Issues 1-5
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    Release date: Feb 12, 2015
    Prose & Lore is a collection of 101 stories by people in the sex trades: strippers, dominatrices, prostitutes, porn performers, rent boys, and mor…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Jan 28 - Feb 12, 2015
    7 copies available, 105 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • Embers by Melanie O'Shea
    Embers: A Memoir
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    Release date: Jan 01, 2015
    Each winner will receive an autographed copy of Embers.

    Embers is a memoir detailing the experiences of an abused child as she grows into an adult and…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Jan 28 - Feb 28, 2015
    5 copies available, 132 people requesting
    Countries available: US and CA
  • 500 Dates by Mark       Miller
    500 Dates: Dispatches from the Front Lines of the Online Dating Wars
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    Release date: Feb 03, 2015
    Hilarious essay collection from the LA comedian who endured 500 first dates. View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Jan 28 - Feb 28, 2015
    15 copies available, 159 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • Good Girl by Sarah  Tomlinson
    Good Girl: A Memoir
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    Release date: Apr 21, 2015
    Told with raw, rugged honesty, this heartrending memoir from journalist Sarah Tomlinson recounts her unconventional upbringing and coming-of-age as co…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Jan 28 - Mar 11, 2015
    30 copies available, 202 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • The Emperor, C'est Moi by Hugo Horiot
    The Emperor, C'est Moi
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    Release date: Apr 07, 2015
    Ten copies available—sign up now to win!

    HUGO HORIOT is a young French actor, director, and writer. In 2005, he was admitted in the Theatre du Jour, a…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Jan 28 - Mar 11, 2015
    10 copies available, 50 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • Ecology of a Cracker Childhood by Janisse Ray
    Ecology of a Cracker Childhood: 15th Anniversary Edition
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    "Ecology of a Cracker Childhood" is a powerful memoir about how a childhood spent in rural isolation grew into a passion to save the almost vanished l…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Jan 27 - Feb 03, 2015
    1 copy available, 91 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • All Who Go Do Not Return by Shulem Deen
    All Who Go Do Not Return: A Memoir
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    Release date: Mar 24, 2015
    "In this moving book, Deen lays bare his difficult, muddled wrestling with his faith, the challenges it posed to everything he thought he knew about h…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Jan 26 - Feb 26, 2015
    6 copies available, 128 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • The Pornographer's Daughter by Kristin Battista-Frazee
    The Pornographer's Daughter: A Memoir of Childhood, My Dad, and Deep Throat
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    I'll be giving away 2 copies of The Pornographer's Daughter. This memoir, optioned to be sold as a TV series, chronicles my father's transformation fr…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Jan 26 - Feb 26, 2015
    2 copies available, 164 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • Mizpah Cousins by M.A. Lossl
    Mizpah Cousins: life, love and perilous predicaments during the Great War era.
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    **An illustrated paperback that has received 5-star reviews**
    This compelling, true and unique story is set in the East End of London around the World…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Jan 26 - Mar 06, 2015
    1 copy available, 266 people requesting
    Countries available: US, CA, and GB more
  • Mush by Tara Caimi
    Mush: from sled dogs to celiac, the scenic detour of my life
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    Release date: Jan 05, 2015
    When Tara Caimi was twenty-eight years old, she moved from Pennsylvania to Utah to support her boyfriend’s dog mushing dream. Nick was confident and c…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Jan 25 - Feb 28, 2015
    5 copies available, 158 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • I Left It on the Mountain by Kevin Sessums
    I Left It on the Mountain: A Memoir
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    Release date: Feb 24, 2015
    On his 53rd birthday, Kevin Sessums woke up in his L.A. hotel room wondering how he would get through his scheduled interview with Hugh Jackman. For y…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Jan 24 - Feb 24, 2015
    10 copies available, 133 people requesting
    Countries available: US and CA
  • EVOLUTION OF A PSYCHIATRIST by Kenneth J. Headen
    EVOLUTION OF A PSYCHIATRIST: Against the Odds
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    Evolution Of A Psychiatrist: Against the Odds - A story of overcoming unlikely circumstances as an African American male growing up in the south durin…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Jan 24 - Feb 24, 2015
    1 copy available, 54 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • Epiphanies Whilst High Out Of One's Mind by Abigail   Lee
    Epiphanies Whilst High Out Of One's Mind
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    Release date: Apr 20, 2015
    ADVANCE READING COPY

    Narrative nonfiction meets Cannabis.

    "Before taking a look at some of the often humorous, always interesting episodes that Lee desc…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Jan 24 - Feb 28, 2015
    25 copies available, 136 people requesting
    Countries available: US, CA, and GB more
  • The Last Seven Pages by James Pinnick
    The Last Seven Pages: Two Days to Live. What Would You Write? A Memoir of Hope
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    When a ventilator prevented her from speaking during her final hours, Jennifer started writing. After her death, her husband turns to those pages to t…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Jan 24 - Mar 17, 2015
    1 copy available, 94 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • Phenomenal by Leigh Ann Henion
    Phenomenal: A Hesitant Adventurer's Search for Wonder in the Natural World
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    Release date: Mar 24, 2015
    Enter to win an advance copy of Phenomenal by Leigh Ann Henion!

    One woman reclaims her sense of wonder by seeking out the globe’s most incredible natu…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Jan 23 - Feb 20, 2015
    20 copies available, 163 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • The Beauty of Grace by Dawn Camp
    The Beauty of Grace: Stories of God's Love from Today's Most Popular Writers
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    Release date: Feb 03, 2015
    This is your invitation . . .
    to slow down,
    take a deep breath,
    and know that you are loved.

    In this hectic life, it’s easy to forget that God is alway…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Jan 23 - Feb 23, 2015
    5 copies available, 256 people requesting
    Countries available: US and CA
  • Without You, There Is No Us by Suki Kim
    Without You, There Is No Us: My Time with the Sons of North Korea's Elite
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    Fascinated by news of North Korea's response to THE INTERVIEW & Sony hack? Or by ESCAPE FROM CAMP 14 recant? You'll love this memoir of one Korean…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Jan 22 - Feb 02, 2015
    10 copies available, 418 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • Cling by Denise Lilly
    Cling: Faith Lessons from my Son's Early Years
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    Somewhere in between the snotty noses, sleepless nights and incessant diapers, Denise Lilly's baby boy adjusted her sight. She saw the beauty of depen…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Jan 22 - Feb 07, 2015
    1 copy available, 91 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • Once Upon a Road Trip by Angela N. Blount
    Once Upon a Road Trip (Once Upon a Road Trip, #1)
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    ***Enter To Win a Signed Paperback Copy of This Award-Winning Book!***



    Eighteen-year-old Angeli doesn't "fit in." She's never been on a single date, an…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Jan 22 - Apr 14, 2015
    1 copy available, 501 people requesting
    Countries available: US, CA, and GB more
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