Books about Recognition

  1. The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay

    by Michael Chabon
    Two cousins create a comic book superhero and find success and adventure in 1940s New York.

    The novel begins in 1939 with the arrival of 19-year-old Josef "Joe" Kavalier as a refugee in New York City , where he comes to live with his 17-year-old cousin, Sammy Klayman. With the help of his ... (Wikipedia)

  2. The Wright Brothers

    by David McCullough
    The story of the Wright brothers and their pioneering invention of the airplane.

    Librarian's note: An alternate cover edition can be found, here, Two-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize David McCullough tells the dramatic story-behind-the-story about the courageous brothers who ... (Goodreads)

  3. Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim

    by David Sedaris
    A humorous collection of autobiographical essays reflecting on family relationships.

    David Sedaris plays in the snow with his sisters. He goes on vacation with his family. He gets a job selling drinks. He attends his brother’s wedding. He mops his sister’s floor. He gives directions ... (Goodreads)

  4. Julius Caesar

    by William Shakespeare
    Tragedy of political power and ambition as Rome's leader is betrayed by those closest to him.

    The Oxford School Shakespeare has become the preferred introduction to the literary legacy of the greatest playwright in the English language. This exclusive collection of the Bard's best works has ... (Goodreads)

  5. The Black Count: Glory, Revolution, Betrayal, and the Real Count of Monte Cristo

    by Tom Reiss
    Epic biography of the original Count of Monte Cristo, a forgotten black hero of the French Revolution.

    Here is the remarkable true story of the real Count of Monte Cristo – a stunning feat of historical sleuthing that brings to life the forgotten hero who inspired such classics as The Count of Monte ... (Goodreads)

  6. The Thief and the Dogs

    by Naguib Mahfouz

    Said's world revolves around Nabawiyya, his former wife, and Sana', his daughter. Once in love with the former, she has now betrayed him by marrying his friend 'Ilish. Central to the making of Said ... (Wikipedia)

  7. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

    by Rebecca Skloot
    A riveting exploration of the power of medical science and its implications for medical ethics.

    Her name was Henrietta Lacks, but scientists know her as HeLa. She was a poor Southern tobacco farmer who worked the same land as her enslaved ancestors, yet her cells—taken without her ... (Goodreads)

  8. Bel-Ami

    by Guy de Maupassant
    A man rises to power by manipulating the powerful people around him.

    The story chronicles the rise to power of journalist Georges Duroy from a poor ex-NCO to one of the most successful men in Paris – most of which he achieves by means of a series of powerful, ... (Barnes & Noble)

  9. Martin Eden

    by Jack London
    A young sailor's ambition for a better life leads him on a journey of self-improvement and exploration of the upper classes.

    Living in Oakland at the beginning of the 20th century, Martin Eden struggles to rise above his destitute, proletarian circumstances through an intense and passionate pursuit of self-education, ... (Wikipedia)

  10. The Other Boleyn Girl

    by Philippa Gregory
    A historical fiction recounting the rivalry between two sisters vying for the love of King Henry VIII.

    In 1521 England, Queen Catherine of Aragon's failure to provide King Henry VIII a male heir has strained their marriage. Thomas Boleyn and his brother-in-law Thomas Howard, the Duke of Norfolk, plan ... (Wikipedia)

  11. The Devil Wears Prada

    by Lauren Weisberger
    A young woman's quest for career success in the cutthroat world of fashion.

    Andrea Sachs, a recent graduate of Brown University with a degree in English , moves to New York City with her best friend, Lily, a graduate student at Columbia . Andrea hopes to find a career in ... (Wikipedia)

  12. The Talented Mr. Ripley

    by Patricia Highsmith
    A young conman's descent into a life of crime, with deadly consequences.

    Tom Ripley is a young man struggling to make a living in New York City by whatever means necessary, including a series of small-time confidence scams . One day, he is approached by shipping magnate ... (Wikipedia)

  13. المانيفستو

    by مصطفى إبراهيم

    ديوان جديد صدر فى يناير 2013......كحصاد مبدئى لعامين من الثورة و الحياة و أشياء أخرى إنى رأيت اليوم...الصورة من برة و قلت الحسين لسة ....حيموت كمان مرة إنى رأيت اليوم ....فيما يرى الثائر ان الحسين ... (Goodreads)

  14. First Among Equals

    by Jeffrey Archer
    Four ambitious politicians compete for the position of Prime Minister in a gripping tale of power, betrayal, and ambition.

    Playing for the highest stakes of all . . . In the 1960s, four ambitious new MPs take their seats at Westminster. Over three decades they share the turbulent passions of the race for power with their ... (Goodreads)

  15. Paths of Glory

    by Jeffrey Archer
    A story of ambition, power and intrigue in the twisted world of politics.

    Some people have dreams that are so magnificent that if they were to achieve them, their place in history would be guaranteed. People like Christopher Columbus, Isaac Newton, Florence Nightingale, ... (Goodreads)

  16. Not a Penny More, Not a Penny Less

    by Jeffrey Archer
    Four strangers' desperate attempts to reclaim their stolen fortunes.

    The conned: an Oxford don, a revered society physician, a chic French art dealer, and a charming English lord. They have one thing in common. Overnight, each novice investor lost his life's fortune ... (Goodreads)

  17. The Eleventh Commandment

    by Jeffrey Archer
    A political thriller centered around a CIA agent's mission to uncover a top-secret conspiracy.

    The chief of the CIA , Helen Dexter, decides, on her own, to order the murder of political figures of other nations on the basis of their views on the United States. The book starts with the murder ... (Wikipedia)

  18. Shrill: Notes from a Loud Woman

    by Lindy West
    A humorous and honest memoir about growing up as a woman, challenging societal norms.

    Coming of age in a culture that demands women be as small, quiet, and compliant as possible–like a porcelain dove that will also have sex with you--writer and humorist Lindy West quickly discovered ... (Goodreads)

  19. Dearie: The Remarkable Life of Julia Child

    by Bob Spitz
    A biography of Julia Child, the beloved chef who revolutionized American cuisine and inspired a generation of home cooks.

    It’s rare for someone to emerge in America who can change our attitudes, our beliefs, and our very culture. It’s even rarer when that someone is a middle-aged, six-foot three-inch woman whose first ... (Goodreads)

  20. Victoria

    by Daisy Goodwin
    A thrilling tale of love, loss, and self-discovery set in the 19th century British court.

    “They think I am still a little girl who is not capable of being a Queen.”,Lord Melbourne turned to look at Victoria. “They are mistaken. I have not known you long, but I observe in you a natural ... (Goodreads)

  21. Dr. Faustus

    by Christopher Marlowe
    A man's tragic descent to damnation, as he sells his soul to the devil for power and knowledge.

    The Tragical History of the Life and Death of Doctor Faustus, commonly referred to simply as Doctor Faustus, is an Elizabethan tragedy by Christopher Marlowe, based on German stories about the title ... (Goodreads)

  22. Churchill

    by Roy Jenkins
    A comprehensive biography of Winston Churchill, exploring his political career, leadership style, and personal life.

    Acclaimed historian Roy Jenkins presents a comprehensive biography of Winston Churchill, an icon of modern history, from his childhood to the critical World War II period and beyond–a, New York ... (Goodreads)

  23. The Art Forger

    by Barbara A. Shapiro
    An aspiring artist embarks on a daring mission to forge a stolen masterpiece.

    A Barbara A. Shapiro tour de force. On March 18, 1990, thirteen works of art worth today over $500 million were stolen from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston. It remains the largest ... (Goodreads)

  24. This Was a Man

    by Jeffrey Archer
    A gripping tale of ambition, power, loyalty and betrayal set in Victorian England.

    This Was a Man continues the story of the Clifton family. It starts with the readers to believe Karin has been executed by her Russian handler after being found out as a double agent. Harry sets out ... (Wikipedia)

  25. Code Talker: The First and Only Memoir By One of the Original Navajo Code Talkers of WWII

    by Chester Nez
    The memoir of Chester Nez, one of the original Navajo code talkers of WWII, who used their language to create an unbreakable code that helped win the war.

    The first and only memoir by one of the original Navajo code talkers of WWII-includes the actual Navajo Code and rare photos. Although more than 400 Navajos served in the military during World War II ... (Goodreads)

  26. Purple Cow: Transform Your Business by Being Remarkable

    by Seth Godin
    A guide to standing out and becoming remarkable in the modern business world.

    The acclaimed Wall Street Journal and Business Week Bestseller. You're either a Purple Cow or you're not. You're either remarkable or invisible. Make your choice. What do Starbucks and JetBlue and ... (Goodreads)

  27. Decoded

    by Jay-Z
    Jay-Z's memoir explores his life, music, and the cultural significance of hip-hop. It's a journey of self-discovery and artistic expression.

    Decoded is a book like no other: a collection of lyrics and their meanings that together tell the story of a culture, an art form, a moment in history, and one of the most provocative and successful ... (Goodreads)

  28. War's Unwomanly Face

    by Svetlana Alexievich
    An exploration of the lives of Soviet women who served in World War II.

    This book is a confession, a document and a record of people's memory. More than 200 women speak in it, describing how young girls, who dreamed of becoming brides, became soldiers in 1941. More than ... (Goodreads)

  29. Show Your Work!: 10 Ways to Share Your Creativity and Get Discovered

    by Austin Kleon
    Practical guide to building an audience and recognizing success in creative endeavors.

    In his, New York Times, bestseller, Steal Like an Artist, Austin Kleon showed readers how to unlock their creativity by “stealing” from the community of other movers and shakers. Now, in an even more ... (Barnes & Noble)

  30. Auschwitz: A Doctor's Eyewitness Account

    by Miklós Nyiszli
    An account of the horrors of Auschwitz, as experienced by a Jewish prisoner-doctor.

    When the Nazis invaded Hungary in 1944, they sent virtually the entire Jewish population to Auschwitz. A Jew and a medical doctor, the prisoner Dr. Miklos Nyiszli was spared death for a grimmer fate: ... (Goodreads)

  31. An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States

    by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz
    A comprehensive look into the forgotten histories of the Indigenous peoples of the United States.

    The first history of the United States told from the perspective of indigenous peoples. Today in the United States, there are more than five hundred federally recognized Indigenous nations comprising ... (Goodreads)

  32. The Plain in Flames

    by Juan Rulfo
    A series of stories depicting the struggles and hardships of rural Mexican life.

    Desde su aparición en 1953, este libro de relatos del mexicano Juan Rulfo se ha traducido a más de veinticinco lenguas y ha dado lugar a múltiples y permanentes reediciones en los países de lengua ... (Goodreads)

  33. The Red and the Black

    by Stendhal
    A young man's ambitious rise in 19th century French society, as he navigates through its politics and passions.

    In two volumes,, The Red and the Black: A Chronicle of the 19th Century, tells the story of Julien Sorel's life in France's rigid social structure restored after the disruptions of the French ... (Wikipedia)

  34. Five Point Someone: What Not to Do at IIT

    by Chetan Bhagat
    Three friends at IIT navigate their way through college, learning life lessons along the way.

    The book is narrated by Hari, with some small passages by his friends Ryan and Alok, as well as a letter by Hari's girlfriend Neha Cherian. It deals with the lives of the 3 friends, whose elation on ... (Wikipedia)

  35. Rise of the Rocket Girls: The Women Who Propelled Us, from Missiles to the Moon to Mars

    by Nathalia Holt
    The untold story of the women who worked as "human computers" at NASA, breaking barriers and paving the way for future generations of women in science.

    The riveting true story of the women who launched America into space. In the 1940s and 50s, when the newly minted Jet Propulsion Laboratory needed quick-thinking mathematicians to calculate ... (Barnes & Noble)

  36. Skip Beat!, Vol. 03

    by Yoshiki Nakamura
    Kyoko Mogami's revenge against her ex-boyfriend continues as she auditions for a commercial. But will her lack of experience hold her back?

    When Kyoko’s heart is broken, she decides that revenge is a dish best served in the spotlight! Kyoko Mogami followed her true love Sho to Tokyo to support him while he made it big as an idol. But ... (Barnes & Noble)

  37. Black Skin, White Masks

    by Frantz Fanon
    Examining the psychological and social effects of colonialism on people of color.

    A major influence on civil rights, anti-colonial, and black consciousness movements around the world, Black Skin, White Masks is the unsurpassed study of the black psyche in a white world. Hailed for ... (Goodreads)

  38. The Other Einstein

    by Marie Benedict
    A fictionalized account of the life and contributions of Mileva Maric, Albert Einstein's first wife.

    A vivid and mesmerizing novel about the extraordinary woman who married and worked with one of the greatest scientists in history, written by, New York Times, bestselling author Marie Benedict! In ... (Goodreads)

  39. The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz

    by Mordecai Richler
    Duddy Kravitz, a young Jewish boy from Montreal, strives to become a successful businessman at any cost.

    The novel focuses on the young life of Duddy Kravitz, a poor Jewish boy raised in Montreal, Quebec. Family, friends, lovers and teachers all contribute to Duddy's burgeoning obsession with power and ... (Wikipedia)

  40. Chiefs

    by Stuart Woods
    A small Georgia town is rocked by a series of murders spanning generations. Three police chiefs must solve the case before the killer strikes again.

    The First Chief: Will Henry Lee: The novel opens in 1919, when the growing town of Delano, Georgia hires its first police chief. The city council, led by banker and prominent investor Hugh Holmes, ... (Wikipedia)

  41. Arrowsmith

    by Sinclair Lewis
    A young idealistic doctor struggles to balance his desire for scientific discovery with the pressures of society and personal relationships.

    Arrowsmith tells the story of bright and scientifically minded Martin Arrowsmith as he makes his way from a small town in the Midwest to the upper echelons of the scientific community. (He is born in ... (Wikipedia)

  42. The Port Chicago 50: Disaster, Mutiny, and the Fight for Civil Rights

    by Steve Sheinkin
    The story of 50 African American sailors who were unfairly accused of mutiny after a deadly explosion during WWII.

    An astonishing World War II military story of civil rights from, New York Times, bestselling author and Newbery Honor recipient Steve Sheinkin., A National Book Award Finalist,A YALSA Award for ... (Barnes & Noble)

  43. True West

    by Sam Shepard
    Two estranged brothers reunite and clash over their conflicting lifestyles and aspirations in the American West.

    True West is about the sibling rivalry between two estranged brothers who have reconnected. The play begins with brothers Austin and Lee sitting in their mother's house. This is the first time ... (Wikipedia)

  44. Total Recall: My Unbelievably True Life Story

    by Arnold Schwarzenegger
    A biographical account of Arnold Schwarzenegger's life, from humble beginnings to becoming a Hollywood icon.

    In his signature larger-than-life style, Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Total Recall is a revealing self-portrait of his illustrious, controversial, and truly unique life. The greatest immigrant success ... (Barnes & Noble)

  45. Women in Science: 50 Fearless Pioneers Who Changed the World

    by Rachel Ignotofsky
    Celebrates the lives of 50 women who made significant contributions to science and technology, despite facing gender discrimination and societal barriers.

    Women in Science highlights the contributions of fifty notable women to the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) from the ancient to the modern world. Full of striking, ... (Goodreads)

  46. The Autobiography of Mrs. Tom Thumb

    by Melanie Benjamin
    The life story of Lavinia Warren, a little person who became a celebrity in the 19th century.

    In her national bestseller Alice I Have Been , Melanie Benjamin imagined the life of the woman who inspired Alice in Wonderland . Now, in this jubilant new novel, Benjamin shines a dazzling spotlight ... (Goodreads)

  47. Alex Ferguson: My Autobiography

    by Alex Ferguson
    The memoir of one of the most successful football managers in history, detailing his life and career in the sport.

    The celebratory, revealing, inspiring, and entertaining autobiography of the greatest manager in the history of British soccer. Over the past four years, Alex Ferguson has been reflecting on and ... (Goodreads)

  48. Swim with the Sharks Without Being Eaten Alive: Outsell, Outmanage, Outmotivate, and Outnegotiate Your Competition

    by Harvey MacKay
    A guide to succeed in business by mastering the art of selling, managing, motivating, and negotiating.

    This straight-from-the-hip handbook by bestselling author and self-made millionaire Harvey Mackay spells out the path to success for readers everywhere. They will learn how to: Outsell by getting ... (Goodreads)

  49. Have a Nice Day!: A Tale of Blood and Sweatsocks

    by Mick Foley
    An autobiography of a professional wrestler, detailing his journey from amateur wrestler to WWE superstar.

    Mick Foley is a nice man, a family man who loves amusement parks and eating ice cream in bed. So how to explain those Japanese death matches in rings with explosives, golden thumbtacks and barbed ... (Goodreads)

  50. Honor's Knight

    by Rachel Bach
    Devi Morris continues her mercenary career, but her past catches up with her. She must face her demons to save herself and those she loves.

    The rollicking sequel to Fortune's Pawn – an action packed science fiction novel. Devi Morris has a lot of problems. And not the fun, easy-to-shoot kind either. After a mysterious attack left her ... (Goodreads)

  51. Frida Kahlo: 1907-1954 Pain and Passion

    by Andrea Kettenmann
    A comprehensive biography of the iconic Mexican artist Frida Kahlo, exploring her life, art, and enduring legacy.

    Suffering and the female experience, The Mexican artist, Frida Kahlo, (1907-1954) is one of the most important 20th century painters, and one of the few Latin American artists to have achieved a ... (Barnes & Noble)

  52. Twilight Director's Notebook: The Story of How We Made the Movie Based on the Novel by Stephenie Meyer

    by Catherine Hardwicke
    Behind-the-scenes look at the making of the movie adaptation of "Twilight". Includes sketches, photos, and personal notes from the director.

    A personal, behind-the-scenes look at the making of the blockbuster film Twilight from groundbreaking director Catherine Hardwicke! This intimate full-color "notebook," designed to replicate the one ... (Goodreads)

  53. Bleachers

    by John Grisham
    A former high school football star returns to his hometown to confront the past.

    Neely Crenshaw, born in 1969, is a high school All-American quarterback , who has been Messina High School's 'golden boy,' expected to lead them to the state title. Neely is a highly recruited ... (Wikipedia)

  54. The Stars Shine Down

    by Sidney Sheldon
    Lara Cameron, a self-made real estate mogul, rises to the top while facing betrayal, love, and danger.

    The novel tells the story of Lara Cameron, a successful real estate developer who came from a broken family in Nova Scotia . Lara's mother and her male twin die during their birth and her Scottish ... (Wikipedia)

  55. A Stranger in the Mirror

    by Sidney Sheldon
    The rise and fall of a handsome and successful man, haunted by his past and struggling to find true happiness.

    A retired captain recalls the cruise where he decided to retire, which involves the famous celebrity, Jill Castle. The book then goes back to the beginning of the lives of the two main characters: ... (Wikipedia)

  56. The Churchill Factor: How One Man Made History

    by Boris Johnson
    A biography of Winston Churchill, exploring his leadership and impact on history.

    From London’s inimitable mayor, Boris Johnson, the story of how Churchill’s eccentric genius shaped not only his world but our own. On the fiftieth anniversary of Churchill’s death, Boris Johnson ... (Goodreads)

  57. My Life

    by Bill Clinton
    Memoir of a former President of the United States, chronicling his life and career.

    An exhaustive, soul-searching memoir, Bill Clinton's My Life is a refreshingly candid look at the former president as a son, brother, teacher, father, husband, and public figure. Clinton ... (Goodreads)

  58. The Prince

    by Kiera Cass
    A princess embarks on a quest to win the heart of a prince and secure her kingdom's future.

    Before thirty-five girls were chosen to compete in the Selection... Before Aspen broke America's heart... There was another girl in Prince Maxon's life... Don't miss this thrilling 64-page original ... (Goodreads)

  59. Three Sisters, Three Queens

    by Philippa Gregory
    A tale of intrigue and ambition surrounding the wives of Henry VIII.

    As sisters they share an everlasting bond; As queens they can break each other’s hearts. “There is only one bond that I trust: between a woman and her sisters. We never take our eyes off each other. ... (Goodreads)

  60. Difficult Women

    by Roxane Gay
    A collection of stories exploring the complexity of womanhood through the eyes of diverse characters.

    Award-winning author and powerhouse talent Roxane Gay burst onto the scene with, An Untamed State, and the, New York Times, bestselling essay collection, Bad Feminist, (Harper Perennial). Gay returns ... (Goodreads)

  61. Cheese

    by Willem Elsschot

    Teks in Nederlands. Aantekeninge in Afrikaans. Voor de Nederlandse versie van Kaas, zie hier ... (Goodreads)

  62. Gone for Soldiers: A Novel of the Mexican War

    by Jeff Shaara
    A historical novel about the Mexican-American War, following the lives of soldiers and leaders on both sides of the conflict.

    With his acclaimed New York Times bestsellers Gods and Generals and The Last Full Measure, Jeff Shaara expanded upon his father's Pulitzer Prize-winning Civil War classic, The Killer Angels–ushering ... (Goodreads)

  63. Lipstick Jungle

    by Candace Bushnell
    Three successful women navigate their careers, relationships, and personal lives in New York City's cutthroat fashion industry.

    In a way, Candace Bushnell's Lipstick Jungle picks up where her career-defining book Sex and the City left off, in the money-soaked, power-hungry, beauty-obsessed jungle that is New York City. This ... (Goodreads)

  64. Sons of Fortune

    by Jeffrey Archer
    Separated at birth, two brothers lead vastly different lives until their paths cross and their true identities are revealed.

    Sons of Fortune talks about twin brothers who got parted in a cinematic consequence and grown up without knowing the existence of each other. In late 1940s in Hartford , Connecticut a set of twins ... (Wikipedia)

  65. Girl in Translation

    by Jean Kwok
    A young immigrant girl's struggles to keep up academically and financially in the US.

    Introducing a fresh, exciting Chinese-American voice, an inspiring debut about an immigrant girl forced to choose between two worlds and two futures. When Kimberly Chang and her mother emigrate from ... (Goodreads)

  66. An Object of Beauty

    by Steve Martin
    A New York art dealer's pursuit of success, power, and money.

    Lacey Yeager is young, captivating, and ambitious enough to take the NYC art world by storm. Groomed at Sotheby's and hungry to keep climbing the social and career ladders put before her, Lacey ... (Goodreads)

  67. Audrey, Wait!

    by Robin Benway
    Audrey's breakup song becomes a hit, turning her into an overnight celebrity and causing chaos in her life.

    EVERYBODY'S SINGING, "AUDREY, WAIT!" Audrey Cuttler's life hasn't been the same since that song, "Audrey, Wait!" hit the airwaves. All she wants to do is go to concerts, hang out with her friends, ... (Goodreads)

  68. Rod: The Autobiography

    by Rod Stewart
    The life story of Rod Stewart, from his humble beginnings to his rise to fame as a rockstar.

    The extraordinary life and career of music legend Rod Stewart, in his own words for the first time. With his soulful and singular voice, narrative songwriting, and passionate live performances Rod ... (Goodreads)

  69. Soldiers Live

    by Glen Cook
    The final chapter of the Black Company series, following the mercenary group as they navigate through war and politics to survive.

    Croaker, no longer dictator of Taglios or Captain of the Company, resumes his old role as Annalist. Sleepy is now Captain, and no Black Company member has died in battle for four years. But when the ... (Wikipedia)

  70. Polk: The Man Who Transformed the Presidency and America

    by Walter R. Borneman
    A biography of James K. Polk, the 11th President of the United States, who expanded the country's territory and transformed the presidency.

    Biography. In Polk, Walter R. Borneman gives us the first complete and authoritative biography of a president often overshadowed in image but seldom outdone in accomplishment. ... (Goodreads)

  71. Chaos Monkeys: Obscene Fortune and Random Failure in Silicon Valley

    by Antonio García Martínez
    A memoir of a tech entrepreneur's rise and fall in Silicon Valley, exposing the cutthroat culture and unethical practices of the industry.

    Liar’s Poker meets The Social Network in an irreverent exposé of life inside the tech bubble, from industry provocateur Antonio García Martínez, a former Twitter advisor, Facebook product manager and ... (Goodreads)

  72. Pygmalion and Three Other Plays

    by George Bernard Shaw
    Collection of witty plays, exploring social conventions and modern morality.

    George Orwell claimed that "The central plot of Shaw's play, Pygmalion , is lifted out of Peregrine Pickle [by Tobias Smollett ], and I believe that no one has ever pointed this out in print, which ... (Wikipedia)

  73. A Splash of Red: The Life and Art of Horace Pippin

    by Jen Bryant
    A biography of Horace Pippin, an African American artist who overcame adversity to create beautiful and inspiring paintings.

    As a child in the late 1800s, Horace Pippin loved to draw: He loved the feel of the charcoal as it slid across the floor. He loved looking at something in the room and making it come alive again in ... (Goodreads)

  74. I Am Zlatan: My Story On and Off the Field

    by Zlatan Ibrahimović

    Daring, flashy, innovative, volatile—no matter what they call him, Zlatan Ibrahimovic is one of soccer’s brightest stars. A top-scoring striker with Paris Saint-Germain and captain of the Swedish ... (Goodreads)

  75. Fame

    by Karen Kingsbury
    A young singer's rise to fame is threatened by the temptations of the entertainment industry. Will she choose her faith or her career?

    A Dream Come True Dayne Matthews is at the top of the Hollywood list—a successful, popular actor with a bright future. He has everything a man could want—fame, fortune, and friends. But his heart is ... (Goodreads)

  76. Settle for More

    by Megyn Kelly
    Autobiography of Megyn Kelly, detailing her rise to fame as a journalist and her experiences with sexual harassment in the workplace.

    Whether it’s asking tough questions during a presidential debate or pressing for answers to today’s most important issues, Megyn Kelly has demonstrated the intelligence, strength, common sense, and ... (Goodreads)

  77. Secretariat: The Making of a Champion

    by William Nack
    The story of Secretariat, the greatest racehorse of all time, and his journey to becoming a champion.

    In 1973, Secretariat, the greatest thoroughbred in horse-racing history, won the Triple Crown. The only horse to ever break the two-minute mark in winning the Kentucky Derby until recent winner ... (Goodreads)

  78. Michael Jordan: The Life

    by Roland Lazenby
    A comprehensive biography of Michael Jordan, exploring his life on and off the court, and his impact on basketball and popular culture.

    The definitive biography of a legendary athlete. The Shrug. The Shot. The Flu Game. Michael Jordan is responsible for sublime moments so ingrained in sports history that they have their own names. ... (Barnes & Noble)

  79. The Queen

    by Kiera Cass
    A young girl competes for the heart of a prince in a dystopian society where love is a political tool.

    Don't miss this digital original novella set in the captivating world of Kiera Cass's #1, New York Times, bestselling Selection series., Before America Singer's story began, another girl came to the ... (Barnes & Noble)

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