I’m Glad My Mom Died

Jennette McCurdy

A heartbreaking and hilarious memoir by iCarly and Sam & Cat star Jennette McCurdy about her struggles as a former child actor—including eating disorders, addiction, and a complicated relationship with her overbearing mother—and how she retook control of her life.

Corrections in Ink

Keri Blakinger

Corrections in Ink is a memoir about a young woman’s journey – from the ice rink to addiction and prison to the newsroom – and how she emerged with determination to expose the broken criminal (in)justice system.⁣

Cost of Living

Emily Maloney

In Cost of Living, Emily Maloney examines her experiences with our the trouble U.S. health care system from both the perspective of a patient and a caregiver. In doing so, she examines what the health care system costs us – financially emotionally, physically, and spiritually.

A Thousand Naked Strangers

Kevin Hazzard

A Thousand Naked Strangers is a former paramedic’s account of his decade spent mostly working in a public hospital ambulance in Atlanta. While Hazzard does discuss some of the cases he encountered, this book is about his journey as a paramedic, connecting with others, and finding beauty in chaos.

Heart Berries

Terese Marie Mailhot

Heart Berries is a powerful memoir of one Indian woman’s struggle with her past, her present, and her ghosts. Written as a letter to her husband, Terese Marie Mailhot grapples with her traumatic upbringing, mental illness, and shame.

Black Klansman

Ron Stallworth

Ron Stallworth is the first Black police officer in the Colorado Springs Police Department. On a whim, he responds to a Klu Klux Klan classified ad the local paper and begins an undercover investigation of a lifetime.