“on being human is beautiful and tender, profound and absorbing. i never wanted to put it down. in writing with such clarity and honesty about her jagged path to becoming, jennifer pastiloff has told the story of not only herself, but so many of us… an important, enthralling debut.” –@cherylstrayed 🌀
a memoir of how @jenpastiloff’s years of waitressing taught her to seek out unexpected beauty, how hearing loss taught her to listen fiercely, how being vulnerable allowed her to find love, and how imperfections can lead to a life full of wild happiness. out june 4.
Fill your tbr stack with blockbuster thrillers from some fierce female authors! enter for a chance to win tami hoag’s the boy, @lindafairstein’s blood oath, tana french’s the witch elm, and more! 🕵️♀️
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@hellogiggles says @danenroute’s the food explorer is “a must-read for foodies.” learn about how a 19th century food explorer transformed what america eats, bringing foods like kale, avocados, and mangoes from all over the world. now out in paperback! 🍋🥑
“a moving and valuable meditation on the nature of mature love—love that is hard, and gloriously so.” —@kellycorrigan
author of love you hard @abby_maslin knows about love in all its forms. after her husband suffered a traumatic brain injury, maslin tells the story of the resilience and love required to mend a life and remake a marriage.
"don't be surprised if you feel a deep need to call or text your friends to tell them how wonderful they are once you're done reading." - @annebogel on @iknowkayleen’s text me when you get home #galentinesday 👯♀️💕
Join @adamgrant, @theofficialcaroldweck and now @goop in reading the all-or-nothing marriage by @elijfinkel! introducing @goop ’s new #bookclubpick! get your copy and read along! #repost@goop
“the best marriages today are better than the best marriages of earlier eras, but the average marriage is worse,” says eli finkel, phd, a psychology professor who studies marriage and relationships. this paradox is the basis of the latest #goopbookclub pick, the all-or-nothing marriage, which examines how great marriages actually work. all in all, finkel paints an optimistic picture: he contends that if we have the right tools, the energy, and the desire, there’s never been a better time to be married. —@jgeoffray, goop staffer.
”it has been a long time since he’s put a blindfold on me, and it was under much different circumstances. i’m realizing how close fear and desire lie. but today, i am all fear.” a little peek into @e.g.scottwrites’ the woman inside!
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Tragic accident or monstrous killing? thirty years after a house fire claimed the lives of three small children and their mother was condemned to life in prison, new evidence suggests that the forensic science that found her guilty was little more than guesswork in disguise.
“riveting… a powerful brief not only for parks but also for a recognition of the weaknesses in forensic science generally.” —@washingtonpost
@gedgers’ walk this way is a history of the song that brought hip-hop to mainstream listeners and changed music forever! 🎧 @washingtonpost says, “it’s an exhaustively sourced, briskly entertaining read, both a ground-level recounting of that 1986 recording session, and a just-enough-information primer on the histories of run-dmc and aerosmith and the early days of rap and mtv.”