Lady Tigers in the Concrete Jungle: How Softball and Sisterhood Saved Lives in the South Bronx
A rousing and empowering story of dedication and overcoming all odds, featuring the tough and unforgettable athletes of the champion Lady Tigers softball team. Violence was a way of life for the girls of Mott Middle School in the South Bronx. Some woke up to it at home, and others dodged it on the way to school. Vicious physical fights broke out in classrooms, hallways, and bathrooms. These girls filed their fingernails into sharp points because they had to be ready to go at any time. Then a new coach joined the ranks at Mott Middle, and a new program began: girl's softball.
Why Don't We: In the Limelight
When five guys decided to form a band, they never imagined that they would go from playing music online to playing tours across the world so quickly. Why Don’t We has been together for less than two years, and they’ve already headlined sold out shows, played at Madison Square Garden, and amassed millions of fans. And this is all just the beginning. In the Limelight is the official Why Don’t We autobiography, full of never-before-seen photos and behind-the-scenes info about one of today’s hottest bands.
So Close to Being the Sh*t, Y'all Don't Even Know
In her hilarious book of essays, Parks and Recreation star Retta shares the stories that led to her success in Hollywood. Whether reminiscing about her days as a contract chemist at GlaxoSmithKline, telling “dirty” jokes to Mormons, feeling like the odd man out on Parks, fending off racist trolls on Twitter, flirting with Michael Fassbender, or expertly stalking the cast of "Hamilton," Retta’s unique voice and refreshing honesty will make you laugh, cry, and laugh so hard you’ll cry.
Everybody Curses, I Swear!: Uncensored Tales from the Hollywood Trenches
She’s been called vulgar, crass, sophomoric, offensive and dirty...and that was just in one article. But there’s so much more to talk show host, internet entrepreneur, and original YouTube sensation, Carrie Keagan. You may know her as host, writer, and producer of VH1’s hit morning show Big Morning Buzz Live with Carrie Keagan, but before Judd Apatow made being dirty mainstream, she was pioneering the R-rated, A-List celebrity digital video to an audience of tens of millions on one of the first and most successful YouTube networks ever, No Good TV. She’s turned swearing into an art-form and invited all of Hollywood to join in.
Everybody Curses, I Swear! is the quintessential book on the wonderful world of potty-mouthed depravity inside Hollywood!
Wifey 101: Everything I Got Wrong After Finding Mr. Right
When Jamie Otis agreed to be placed in a scientifically arranged marriage on TV’s most controversial and groundbreaking reality show, Married At First Sight, she knew that saying “I do” to Doug Hehner, a complete stranger, was a huge risk. What she didn’t know was how to be a wife! Through trial and error — and more ups and downs than a roller coaster — Jamie learned to quickly negotiate all of those universal problems all newlywed couples face, from leaving the toilet seat up to winning over the in-laws. In her shocking, unflinching and hilarious memoir, Wifey 101: Everything I Got Wrong After Finding Mr. Right, Jamie fumbles her way through the newlywed game and lives to tell the tale.
I Didn't Come Here to Make Friends: Confessions of a Reality Show Villain
She was the villain The Bachelor fans loved to hate. Now Courtney Robertson takes us along on her journey to find love and reveals that "happily ever after" isn't always what it seems...Courtney Robertson joined season 16 of The Bachelor looking for love. She fit the casting call: She was young, single, a working model, and a natural in front of the cameras. Although she may have been there for all the right reasons, as the season unfolded and sparks began to fly something else was clear: She was not there to make friends.This New York Times bestseller is packed with all of the outrageous stories and details Courtney fans and foes alike want to know.