Former San Francisco Giants catcher, and the holder of two World Championship rings, and two Gold Glove Awards, Bengie Molina shares his inspiring memoir, Molina: The Story of the Father Who Raised an Unlikely Baseball Dynsasty. Written with the emotional power of sports classics such as Field of Dreams and Friday Night Lights, Molina is a love story between a formidable but flawed father and a son who, in unearthing answers about his father's life, comes to understand his own.
Entrepreneur, blogger, speaker and author Jia Jiang shares Rejection Proof. After realizing his fear of rejection was a bigger obstacle than any single rejection would ever be, Jia Jiang launched his own "100 days of rejection" experiment. The result: steel-proof ways to handle rejection, and essential developments in confidence. Filled with great stories and valuable insight, Rejection Proof is a fun and thoughtful examination of how to overcome fear and dare to live more boldly.
Edgar Award-nominated author Lyndsay Faye shares her latest boisterous and suspenseful historical thriller The Fatal Flame. Filled with beloved Gotham personalities as well as several new stars, The Fatal Flame masterfully recreates mid-19th-century New York as Copper Star Timothy Wilde races to understand cryptic messages that may be tied to an arsonist with an agenda.
The Big Yes Society Book Club presents award-winning professional speaker and author Allen Klein for a discussion of You Can't Ruin My Day: 52 Wake-Up Calls to Turn Any Situation Around. A self-proclaimed Jollytologist®, Allen's latest guide offers wisdom, good humor, and coping skills that improve the quality of life.
Professor of English literature and a Pulitzer Prize-finalist Zachary Leader discusses the first volume in his definitive examination of acclaimed novelist Saul Bellow, The Life of Saul Bellow: To Fame and Fortune, 1915-1964. With Starrred Reviews from Booklist and Kirkus Reviews, Zachary's exhaustive research draws on unprecedented access to Bellow's papers, including much previously restricted material.