Summer 2021 Avid Reader Press Catalog
TitleDedicated
AuthorDavis, Pete
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader Press
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1SELF-HELP / Personal Growth/Happiness
Category Full 2PHILOSOPHY / Social
Category Full 3PSYCHOLOGY / Social Psychology
ISBN-139781982140908
On Sale05/04/21
Title StatusNYP
US Price$27
CDN Price$36
Pages272
Cover StatusFinal
A profoundly inspiring and transformative argument that purposeful commitment can be a powerful force in our age of restlessness and indecision.
TitleCountdown 1945
AuthorWallace, Chris
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader Press
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1HISTORY / United States/20th Century
Category Full 2HISTORY / Military/World War II
Category Full 3HISTORY / Asia/Japan
ISBN-139781982143350
On Sale05/11/21
Title StatusNYP
US Price$17.99
CDN Price$24.99
Pages320
Cover StatusFinal
The #1 national bestselling “riveting” (The New York Times), “propulsive” (Time) behind-the-scenes account “that reads like a tense thriller” (The Washington Post) of the 116 days leading up to the American attack on Hiroshima by veteran journalist and anchor of Fox News Sunday, Chris Wallace.
TitleGolf's Holy War
AuthorCyrgalis, Brett
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader press
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1SPORTS & RECREATION / Golf
Category Full 2TECHNOLOGY / Social Aspects
Category Full 3SPORTS & RECREATION / Coaching/General
ISBN-139781476707600
On Sale05/18/21
Title StatusNYP
US Price$18
CDN Price$25
Pages272
Cover StatusFinal
As Michael Lewis’s bestseller Moneyball captured baseball at a technological turning point, this “highly entertaining, very smart book” (James Patterson) takes us inside golf’s clash between its hallowed artistic tradition and its scientific future.
TitleA Course Called America
AuthorCoyne, Tom
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader press
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1SPORTS & RECREATION / Golf
Category Full 2TRAVEL / United States/General
Category Full 3BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Sports
ISBN-139781982128050
On Sale05/25/21
Title StatusNYP
US Price$28
CDN Price$37
Pages416
Cover StatusReady to Feed
In A Course Called America, Tom Coyne’s highly anticipated and entertaining conclusion to his “witty and winning” (The Wall Street Journal) trilogy of epic golf adventures—following beloved New York Times bestsellers A Course Called Ireland and A Course Called Scotland—Coyne plays his way across the United States in search of the great American golf course.
TitleProphetic City
AuthorKlineberg, Stephen
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader press
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Development/Economic Development
Category Full 2SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology/Urban
Category Full 3HISTORY / United States/State & Local/Southwest (AZ, NM, OK, TX)
ISBN-139781501177934
On Sale06/01/21
Title StatusNYP
US Price$18
CDN Price$25
Pages336
Cover StatusReady to Feed
Sociologist Stephen Klineberg presents “a trailblazing study” (Kirkus Reviews) that shows how the city of Houston has emerged as a microcosm for America’s future—based on a meticulously researched, thirty-eight-year study of its changing economic, demographic, and cultural landscapes.
TitleFrom the River to the Sea
AuthorSedgwick, John
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader press
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1HISTORY / United States/19th Century
Category Full 2TRANSPORTATION / Railroads/History
Category Full 3TECHNOLOGY / History
ISBN-139781982104283
On Sale06/01/21
Title StatusNYP
US Price$30
CDN Price$39.99
Pages352
Cover StatusReady to Feed
A sweeping and lively history of one of the most dramatic stories never told—of the greatest railroad war of all time, fought by the daring leaders of the Santa Fe and the Rio Grande to seize, control, and create the American West.
TitleGroup
AuthorTate, Christie
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader Press
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs
Category Full 2PSYCHOLOGY / Interpersonal Relations
Category Full 3FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Love & Romance
ISBN-139781982154622
On Sale06/01/21
Title StatusNYP
US Price$17
CDN Price$23
Pages304
Cover StatusReady to Feed
A REESE’S BOOK CLUB PICK * NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

The refreshingly original and “startlingly hopeful” (Lisa Taddeo) debut memoir of an over-achieving young lawyer who reluctantly agrees to group therapy and gets psychologically and emotionally naked in a room of six complete strangers—and finds human connection, and herself.
TitleLady Romeo
AuthorWojczuk, Tana
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader Press
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Women
Category Full 2BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Entertainment & Performing Arts
Category Full 3DRAMA / Shakespeare
ISBN-139781501199530
On Sale06/08/21
Title StatusNYP
US Price$17
CDN Price$23
Pages240
Cover StatusReady to Feed
For fans of Book of Ages and American Eve, this “lively, illuminating,” and enthralling biography of trailblazing 19th-century queer actress Charlotte Cushman “reveals the force and vitality of this woman on the stage and off” (The Boston Globe).
TitleAnimal
AuthorTaddeo, Lisa
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader press
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1FICTION / Literary
Category Full 2FICTION / Women
Category Full 3FICTION / FIC076000 -Feminist
ISBN-139781982122126
On Sale06/08/21
Title StatusNYP
US Price$27.99
CDN Price$36.99
Pages336
Cover StatusReady to Feed
Lisa Taddeo illustrates one woman's exhilarating transformation from prey into predator in Animal, the scorching debut novel from the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller and international phenomenon Three Women, named to more than thirty best-of-the-year lists and hailed as “a dazzling achievement” (Los Angeles Times) and “a heartbreaking, gripping, astonishing masterpiece” (Esquire).
TitleFilthy Beasts
AuthorHamill, Kirkland
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader press
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs
Category Full 2PSYCHOLOGY / Psychopathology/Addiction
Category Full 3BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Rich & Famous
ISBN-139781982122775
On Sale06/08/21
Title StatusNYP
US Price$17
CDN Price$23
Pages336
Cover StatusReady to Feed
Running with Scissors meets Grey Gardens in this “vivid tragicomedy” (People), a riveting riches-to-rags tale of a wealthy family who lost it all and the unforgettable journey of a man coming to terms with his family’s deep flaws and his own hidden secrets.