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.

A Very Punchable Face

Colin Jost

From growing up in a family of firefighters on Staten Island to commuting three hours a day to high school, to attending Harvard while Facebook was created, to hosting Weekend Update on Saturday Night Live, Jost shares how he has navigated the world like a slightly smarter Forrest Gump.

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.