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TitleBird of Paradise
AuthorCepeda, Raquel
Sub-ImprintAtria Books
FormatPaperback
Category 1Biography & Autobiography
ISBN-139781451635874
US Price$17
CDN Price$23
Pages336
Title StatusAS
In 2009, when Raquel Cepeda almost lost her estranged father to heart disease, she was terrified she’d never know the truth about her ancestry. Every time she looked in the mirror, Cepeda saw a mystery—a tapestry of races and ethnicities that came together in an ambiguous mix. With time running out, she decided to embark on an archaeological dig of sorts by using the science of ancestral DNA testing to excavate everything she could about her genetic history.
TitleJust Like Us
AuthorThorpe, Helen
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatHardcover
Category 1Social Science
ISBN-139781416538936
US Price$27.99
CDN Price$36
Pages400
Title StatusAS
TitleRandom Family
AuthorLeBlanc, Adrian Nicole
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatPaperback
Category 1Social Science
ISBN-139780743254434
US Price$18
CDN Price$25
Pages432
Title StatusAS
This New York Times bestseller intimately depicts urban life in a gripping book that slips behind cold statistics and sensationalism to reveal the true sagas lurking behind the headlines of gangsta glamour.
TitleAn Invisible Thread
AuthorSchroff, Laura
Sub-ImprintHoward Books
FormatPaperback
Category 1Biography & Autobiography
ISBN-139781451648973
US Price$15.99
CDN Price$20.99
Pages272
Title StatusAS
This inspirational New York Times bestseller chronicles the lifelong friendship between a busy sales executive and a disadvantaged young boy, and how both of their lives were changed by what began as one small gesture of kindness. “A straightforward tale of kindness and paying it forward in 1980s New York….an uplifting reminder that small gestures matter” (Kirkus Reviews).
TitleThe Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace
AuthorHobbs, Jeff
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatPaperback
Category 1Biography & Autobiography
ISBN-139781476731919
US Price$17
CDN Price$23
Pages432
Title StatusAS
An instant New York Times bestseller, named a best book of the year by The New York Times Book Review, Amazon, and Entertainment Weekly, among others, this celebrated account of a young African-American man who escaped Newark, NJ, to attend Yale, but still faced the dangers of the streets when he returned is, “nuanced and shattering” (People) and “mesmeric” (The New York Times Book Review).
TitleSoldier Girls
AuthorThorpe, Helen
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatPaperback
Category 1Biography & Autobiography
ISBN-139781451668117
US Price$17
CDN Price$22
Pages432
Title StatusAS
“A raw, intimate look at the impact of combat and the healing power of friendship” (People): the lives of three women deployed to Afghanistan and Iraq, and the effect of their military service on their personal lives and familiesnamed a best book of the year by Publishers Weekly.
TitleTattoos on the Heart
AuthorBoyle, Gregory
Sub-ImprintFree Press
FormatPaperback
Category 1Biography & Autobiography
ISBN-139781439153154
US Price$16
CDN Price$22
Pages240
Title StatusAS
“Destined to become a classic of both urban reportage and contemporary spirituality” (Los Angeles Times)—Tattoos on the Heart is a series of parables about kinship and redemption from pastor, activist, and renowned speaker, Father Gregory Boyle.
TitleThe Emperor of All Maladies
AuthorMukherjee, Siddhartha
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatPaperback
Category 1Medical
ISBN-139781439170915
US Price$20
CDN Price$27
Pages608
Title StatusAS
Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, and now a documentary from Ken Burns on PBS, The Emperor of All Maladies is a magnificent, profoundly humane “biography” of cancer—from its first documented appearances thousands of years ago through the epic battles in the twentieth century to cure, control, and conquer it to a radical new understanding of its essence.
TitleThe Gene
AuthorMukherjee, Siddhartha
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatHardcover
Category 1Medical
ISBN-139781476733500
US Price$32
CDN Price$39.99
Pages608
Title StatusAS
THE #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
A New York Times Notable Book
A Washington Post and Seattle Times Best Book of the Year


From the Pulitzer Prize-winning, bestselling author of The Emperor of All Maladies—a magnificent history of the gene and a response to the defining question of the future: What becomes of being human when we learn to “read” and “write” our own genetic information?
TitleThe American Way of Eating
AuthorMcMillan, Tracie
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatPaperback
Category 1Social Science
ISBN-139781439171967
US Price$18
CDN Price$25
Pages352
Title StatusAS
Now in paperback, this New York Times bestselling work of undercover journalism offers “a compelling and cogent argument that eating healthily ought to be easier” (The Cleveland Plain Dealer).