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Refugee

With this heartfelt account, Mbolela succeeds in humanizing often-forgotten people trying to live a more fruitful and safe existence. A welcome memoir.

George Washington: The Political Rise of America’s Founding Father

In this lively and admirable study, Stewart offers a balanced and thoughtfully well-written appreciation of George Washington’s life and leadership. A must for fans of biographies.

Calhoun: American Heretic

This well-researched book offers a definitive account of Calhoun, and will appeal to anyone interested in early American history.
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Dusk Night Dawn: On Revival and Courage

Another standout from Lamott that will have wide appeal.
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Walk in My Combat Boots: True Stories from America’s Bravest Warriors

Readers of military service accounts will be absorbed.
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The Soul of a Woman

Those looking for in-depth stories of Allende’s earlier life will need to turn to her earlier works, but this passionate memoir presents a vibrant portrait of the current-day author and her thoughts on the future of women, and will be highly appreciated by fans of her works.

Between Two Kingdoms

The author’s book title is a nod to Susan Sontag’s Illness as Metaphor, in which she asserts that there is a “kingdom of the well” and a “kingdom of the sick.” Jaouad does a beautiful job of writing from this place of “dual citizenship,” where she finds pain but also joy, kinship, and possibility.

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Mixed Plate: Chronicles of an All-American Combo

A beautiful exploration of finding hope, humor, and a voice. A must-read for fans of memoirs.
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Broken (in the Best Possible Way)

Lawson already has thousands of fans, and she’s bound to pick up more with this latest memoir. Recommended for all public libraries.

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