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  • The Adventurer's Son by Roman Dial
    The Adventurer's Son
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    Release date: Feb 18, 2020
    Enter for your chance to win an Advance Reader's Edition of THE ADVENTURER'S SON!

    "I’m planning on doing 4 days in the jungle. ... It should be diffic
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    Availability: 100 copies available, 2726 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Sep 03 - Sep 22, 2019

    Countries available: U.S.

  • Yours, for Probably Always by Janet Somerville
    Yours, for Probably Always: Martha Gellhorn's Letters of Love and War 1930-1949
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    Release date: Oct 15, 2019
    Enter for your chance to win one of 10 signed copies of "Yours, for Probably Always: Martha Gellhorn's Letters of Love and War, 1930-1949" by Janet So ...more
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    Format: Print book

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    Availability: 10 copies available, 2464 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Sep 03 - Sep 30, 2019

    Countries available: U.S. and Canada

  • Over the Top by Jonathan Van Ness
    Over the Top: A Raw Journey to Self-Love
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    Release date: Sep 24, 2019
    Enter for a chance to win 1 of 10 copies of Over the Top: A Raw Journey to Self-Love by Jonathan Van Ness!
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    Format: Print book

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    Availability: 10 copies available, 4030 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Aug 25 - Sep 24, 2019

    Countries available: U.S.

  • 999 by Heather Dune Macadam
    999: The Extraordinary Young Women of the First Official Jewish Transport to Auschwitz
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    Release date: Dec 31, 2019
    ENTER FOR YOUR CHANCE TO WIN A COPY OF 999 BY HEATHER DUNE MACADAM!

    On March 25, 1942, nearly a thousand young, unmarried Jewish women boarded a train
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    Format: Print book

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    Availability: 50 copies available, 3049 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Sep 09 - Sep 29, 2019

    Countries available: U.S.

  • Living in Color by Tommy Davidson
    Living in Color: What's Funny about Me
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    Release date: Jan 28, 2020
    ENTER FOR YOUR CHANCE TO WIN A COPY OF LIVING IN COLOR BY TOM TEICHOLZ AND TOMMY DAVIDSON!

    In 1990, Tommy Davidson burst onto the scene in the Emmy Awa
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    Format: Print book

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    Availability: 25 copies available, 1167 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Sep 09 - Sep 29, 2019

    Countries available: U.S.

  • The Book of Gutsy Women by Hillary Rodham Clinton
    The Book of Gutsy Women: Favorite Stories of Courage and Resilience
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    Release date: Oct 01, 2019
    Hillary Rodham Clinton and her daughter, Chelsea, share the stories of the gutsy women who have inspired them—women with the courage to stand up to th ...more
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    Format: Print book

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    Availability: 15 copies available, 788 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Sep 20 - Oct 01, 2019

    Countries available: U.S.

  • Parisian Lives by Deirdre Bair
    Parisian Lives: Samuel Beckett, Simone de Beauvoir, and Me: A Memoir
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    Release date: Nov 12, 2019
    GALLEY GIVEAWAY!

    National Book Award-winning biographer Deirdre Bair explores her fifteen remarkable years in Paris with Samuel Beckett and Simone de B
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    Format: Print book

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    Availability: 10 copies available, 194 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Sep 22 - Oct 22, 2019

    Countries available: U.S.

  • Rachael Ray 50 by Rachael Ray
    Rachael Ray 50: Memories and Meals from a Sweet and Savory Life: A Cookbook
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    Release date: Oct 15, 2019
    Enter for a chance to win an advance finished copy of RACHAEL RAY 50 by America's favorite self-taught cook, Rachael Ray.

    In this candid memoir-inspire
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    Format: Print book

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    Availability: 15 copies available, 2818 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Sep 08 - Sep 22, 2019

    Countries available: U.S.

  • Sleepers by Lorenzo Carcaterra
    Sleepers
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    Release date: Nov 05, 2019
    The extraordinary true story of four men who take the law into their own hands.

    This is the story of four young boys. Four lifelong friends. Intellige
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    Format: Print book

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    Availability: 25 copies available, 1785 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Sep 01 - Sep 30, 2019

    Countries available: U.S.

  • Clementine Churchill by Sonia Purnell
    Clementine Churchill: A Life in Pictures
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    Release date: Oct 08, 2019
    Foreword by Harriet Walter.

    Clementine Churchill: A Life in Pictures is a fully illustrated and abridged edition of Sonia Purnell’s acclaimed biography
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    Format: Print book

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    Availability: 5 copies available, 943 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Sep 08 - Oct 08, 2019

    Countries available: U.S. and Canada

  • The Girl in White Gloves by Kerri Maher
    The Girl in White Gloves
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    Release date: Feb 25, 2020
    A life in snapshots…

    Grace knows what people see. She’s the Cinderella story. An icon of glamor and elegance frozen in dazzling Technicolor. The pictu
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    Format: Print book

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    Availability: 100 copies available, 2868 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Aug 29 - Sep 22, 2019

    Countries available: U.S.

  • Janis by Holly George-Warren
    Janis: Her Life and Music
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    Release date: Oct 22, 2019
    This blazingly intimate biography of Janis Joplin establishes the Queen of Rock & Roll as the rule-breaking musical trailblazer and complicated, g ...more
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    Format: Print book

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    Availability: 20 copies available, 194 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Sep 22 - Oct 22, 2019

    Countries available: U.S.

  • Imperfect Union by Steve Inskeep
    Imperfect Union: How Jessie and John Frémont Mapped the West, Invented Celebrity, and Helped Cause the Civil War
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    Release date: Jan 14, 2020
    Steve Inskeep, co-host of NPR's Morning Edition, tells the riveting story of John and Jessie Frémont, the husband and wife team who in the 1800s were ...more
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    Format: Print book

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    Availability: 20 copies available, 755 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Sep 16 - Oct 16, 2019

    Countries available: U.S.

  • The Mysterious Affair at Olivetti by Meryle Secrest
    The Mysterious Affair at Olivetti: Ibm, the Cia, and the Cold War Conspiracy to Shut Down Production of the World's First Desktop Computer
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    Release date: Nov 05, 2019
    The never-before-told true account of the design and development of the first desktop computer by the world's most famous high-styled typewriter compa ...more
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    Format: Print book

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    Availability: 25 copies available, 674 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Sep 06 - Oct 05, 2019

    Countries available: U.S.

  • Beautiful Hero by Jennifer H. Lau
    Beautiful Hero: How We Survived the Khmer Rouge
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    Release date: Sep 11, 2016
    WINNER OF 5 AWARDS!

    Enter for a chance to win ONE of 100 Kindle Edition of Beautiful Hero: How We Survived the Khmer Rouge, by Jennifer H Lau

    SYNOPSIS:
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    Format: Kindle book

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    Availability: 100 copies available, 401 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Aug 29 - Sep 28, 2019

    Countries available: U.S.

  • The Twilight Man by Koren Shadmi
    The Twilight Man: Rod Serling and the Birth of Television
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    Release date: Oct 08, 2019
    Enter to win a copy of THE TWILIGHT MAN: ROD SERLING AND THE BIRTH OF TELEVISION, our forthcoming biographical tale about Rod Serling, written and ill ...more
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    Format: Print book

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    Availability: 10 copies available, 1045 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Sep 17 - Oct 07, 2019

    Countries available: U.S.

  • Tesla by Richard Munson
    Tesla: Inventor of the Modern
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    Release date: May 22, 2018
    Enter for a chance to win a copy of TESLA, Richard Munson's authoritative and highly readable account of the life that inspired the major motion pictu ...more
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    Format: Kindle book

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    Availability: 100 copies available, 640 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Sep 16 - Oct 04, 2019

    Countries available: U.S.

  • Rocket Man by Mark Bego
    Rocket Man: The Life of Elton John
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    Release date: Jan 07, 2020
    The colorful and kaleidoscopic life of one of the world’s most original and talented musical artists.

    Enter now for your chance to win a copy of Mark B
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    Format: Print book

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    Availability: 5 copies available, 1309 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Sep 17 - Oct 17, 2019

    Countries available: U.S.

  • Acid For The Children by Flea
    Acid For The Children: A Memoir
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    Release date: Nov 11, 2019
    Enter for a chance to win an early galley of ACID FOR THE CHILDREN by Flea!

    *NO PO BOXES*

    The iconic bassist and co-founder of the Red Hot Chili Peppers
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    Availability: 20 copies available, 1217 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Sep 20 - Sep 30, 2019

    Countries available: U.S. and Canada

  • When Life Gives You Pears by Jeannie Gaffigan
    When Life Gives You Pears: The Healing Power of Family, Faith, and Funny People
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    Release date: Oct 01, 2019
    Enter for a chance to win an early galley of WHEN LIFE GIVES YOU PEARS by Jeannie Gaffigan!

    *NO PO BOXES*

    In a book that is The Big Sick meets Dad is Fa
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    Format: Print book

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    Availability: 20 copies available, 1537 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Sep 09 - Sep 22, 2019

    Countries available: U.S. and Canada

  • The Cartiers by Francesca Cartier Brickell
    The Cartiers: The Untold Story of the Family Behind the Jewelry Empire
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    Release date: Nov 26, 2019
    Enter for a chance to win an advance reader's edition of THE CARTIERS!

    The real rags-to-riches story of the Cartier family who turned their grandfather
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    Format: Print book

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    Availability: 50 copies available, 1541 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Sep 16 - Oct 06, 2019

    Countries available: U.S.

  • The Art of Love by Kate Bryan
    The Art of Love: The romantic couplings behind the world's greatest artworks
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    Release date: Jul 02, 2019
    The Art of Love tells the stories of the most fascinating couples of the art world, exploring the passionate, challenging and loving relationships beh ...more
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    Format: Print book

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    Availability: 5 copies available, 1352 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Aug 25 - Sep 23, 2019

    Countries available: U.S. and Canada

  • Wild Life by Keena Roberts
    Wild Life: Dispatches from a Childhood of Baboons and Button-Downs
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    Release date: Nov 12, 2019
    Enter for a chance to win a copy of WILD LIFE by Keena Roberts!

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    Keena Roberts split her adolescence between the wilds of an island camp in
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    Availability: 25 copies available, 806 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Sep 15 - Oct 12, 2019

    Countries available: U.S. and Canada

  • Hill Women by Cassie Chambers
    Hill Women: Finding Family and a Way Forward in the Appalachian Mountains
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    Release date: Jan 07, 2020
    After rising from poverty to earn two Ivy League degrees, an Appalachian lawyer pays tribute to the strong “hill women” who raised and inspired her, a ...more
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    Availability: 50 copies available, 1262 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Sep 01 - Sep 30, 2019

    Countries available: U.S.

  • No Surrender by Christopher  Edmonds
    No Surrender: A Father, a Son, and an Extraordinary Act of Heroism That Continues to Live on Today
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    Release date: Oct 08, 2019
    Enter for a chance to win 1 of 10 copies of No Surrender: A Father, a Son, and an Extraordinary Act of Heroism That Continues to Live on Today by Chri ...more
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    Availability: 10 copies available, 853 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Sep 09 - Oct 08, 2019

    Countries available: U.S.

  • Black Radical by Kerri K. Greenidge
    Black Radical: The Life and Times of William Monroe Trotter
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    Release date: Nov 12, 2019
    This long-overdue biography reestablishes William Monroe Trotter’s essential place next to Douglass, Du Bois, and King in the pantheon of American civ ...more
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    Format: Print book

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    Availability: 25 copies available, 632 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Sep 19 - Oct 09, 2019

    Countries available: U.S.

  • George P. Mitchell by Loren C. Steffy
    George P. Mitchell: Fracking, Sustainability, and an Unorthodox Quest to Save the Planet
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    Release date: Oct 11, 2019
    When George Mitchell died in 2013, The Economist proclaimed, “few businesspeople have done as much to change the world as George Mitchell,” a billiona ...more
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    Format: Print book

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    Availability: 3 copies available, 371 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Sep 13 - Oct 11, 2019

    Countries available: U.S.

  • All Secure by Tom Satterly
    All Secure: One Delta Force Operator's Fight from the Battlefield to the Homefront
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    Release date: Nov 05, 2019
    Enter to for your chance to win one of 10 copies of All Secure! No PO Boxes please. US & Canada only.
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    Format: Print book

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    Availability: 10 copies available, 632 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Sep 01 - Oct 01, 2019

    Countries available: U.S.

  • When Silence Calls by Lawrence V. Drake
    When Silence Calls: Biography of G. Dennis Drake
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    Release date: Aug 31, 2018
    A young man struggles through broken romance, insecurity, and feelings of inferiority to become a gift to multitudes. This novel-like biography engulf ...more
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    Format: Kindle book

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    Availability: 100 copies available, 54 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Sep 21 - Oct 21, 2019

    Countries available: U.S.

  • Our American Dream by Andrew   Samuel
    Our American Dream: Cultivating a Life of Success, Joy, and Purpose
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    Release date: Sep 03, 2019
    As Andrew Samuel learned during his journey from a cow dung floor in India to a successful career in entrepreneurship and banking, fulfillment comes w ...more
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    Format: Print book

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    Availability: 10 copies available, 192 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Sep 21 - Oct 09, 2019

    Countries available: U.S.