Read an excerpt from SAVED BY A SONG

SAVED BY A SONG: The Art and Healing Power of Songwriting by Mary Gauthier | 9781250202116 | 7/6/21 Grammy-nominated folk singer and songwriter Mary Gauthier explores the creativity and redemptive power of song in this part memoir, part break-down of songwriting, part philosophy of art. SAVED BY A SONG takes readers from 12 year old Mary–who was gifted […]

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Books on Entertainment (3/23/21)

Today we are spotlighting books on entertainment with a history of an Oscar-winning film, the riveting story of the postwar American spirit in Major League Baseball, and a history of 1980s rock from musicians and industry insiders. SHOOTING MIDNIGHT COWBOY: Art, Sex, Loneliness, Liberation, and the Making of a Dark Classic by Glenn Frankel 4 […]

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Nonfiction Round-Up (1/27/21)

The forgotten history of a city dedicated to racial equality + the story of the most successful record label in rock and roll history + the untold and gripping political tale of the 1960 presidential election = this nonfiction round-up. SOUL CITY: Race, Equality, and the Lost Dream of an American Utopia by Thomas Healy […]

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Nonfiction Round-Up (11/11/20)

This nonfiction round-up features something for everyone, including a look into royal fashion, a personal account of misogyny in the music industry, an essential primer on race, and more! HRH: So Many Thoughts on Royal Style by Elizabeth Holmes 2 starred reviews! “This is a sweeping, retrospective survey of the fashions brought to us by […]

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Mac Lib From Home Round-Up (10/22/20)

Welcome to Mac Lib From Home, our fun-sized buzz series from our homes to yours! Jenny Lawson returns with her trademark brutal honesty and humor in her most personal book yet: BROKEN (in the best possible way). Watch Talia’s full video here. Brandon Sanderson’s amazing and epic Stormlight Archives series continues in RHYTHM OF WAR. […]

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Spotlight on Music (10/7/20)

Press play and turn up the volume! Today we’re spotlighting music, featuring the life of Prince and a deep reflection from Lenny Kravitz. THIS THING CALLED LIFE: Prince’s Odyssey, On and Off the Record by Neal Karlen “A journalist acquaintance of Prince’s riffs on the musician’s Sphinx-like persona, heartbreaks, and basketball skills.”–Kirkus Reviews LET LOVE […]

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Spotlight on Current Topics, People, and Trends (7/21/20)

A dazzling portrait of art, politics, and hidden realities + a timely analysis of scientific research + an insider story of one of the most iconic bands and drummers in the ’70s and ’80s + the biography of a beloved TV host + details of the most accomplished woman in American politics = this current […]

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Get Ready for THE MEANING OF MARIAH CAREY

“Dreamlover” was on everyone’s summer playlist; it’s not the holiday season without “All I Want For Christmas Is You”; and we all broke windows trying to match those iconic high notes. Now, award-winning singer, songwriter, producer, actress, entrepreneur, and philanthropist Mariah Carey will share her story in THE MEANING OF MARIAH CAREY. It took me […]

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Coming Fall 2020: LET LOVE RULE by Lenny Kravitz!

Lenny Kravitz has sold some fifty million records over a career spanning three decades. And now he’s sharing his story in LET LOVE RULE. LET LOVE RULE covers a vast canvas stretching from Manhattan’s Upper East Side, Brooklyn’s Bedford-Stuyvesant, Los Angeles’s Baldwin Hills, Beverly Hills, and finally to France, England and Germany. It’s the story […]

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Mac Lib From Home Round-Up (4/24/20)

Welcome to Week 4 of Mac Lib From Home, our new fun-sized buzz series from our homes to yours! Emily’s totally fresh video took us back to the 90’s with Megan McCafferty’s YA coming-of-age romp, THE MALL. Watch her full video here. Samantha and the adorable pup Austin talked cults, music, and family with Mikel […]

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