- HAPPY EASTER!: Inspiring Quotes, Poems & Stories to Celebrate the Season
Visually, the book works well, augmented by its greeting-card-style cover design and simple illustrations of flowers, butterflies and the like.
- Race Across Alaska: First Woman to Win the Iditarod Tells Her Story
Former newspaper editor Jones (the Chicago Tribune and the Wall Street Journal, among others) contributes short background articles covering trail history, fabric booties that protect the dogs' feet, checkpoint procedures, etc.
- The Death Shift: 2the True Story of Nurse Genene and the Texas Baby Murders
.; a naive, supportive close associate of the accused serial killer; a public hospital administration that suspected criminal wrongdoing but failed to notify the police and was later accused of cover-up.
- Justin Bieber: First Step 2 Forever: My Story
Published while Bieber is headlining a major North American tour, the book covers his upbringing in Ontario, his early introduction to music, YouTube stardom, his love of pranks, and the stratospheric success he now enjoys—all interspersed with lyrics, tweets, and numerous full-bleed photographs of
- We Will Rise: A True Story of Tragedy and Resurrection in the American Heartland
The narrative slows, however, as Beaven covers the team’s rebuilding under new coach Dick Walters and a roster of new players, but it picks up in the closing chapters when, just four and half years after the crash, Walters leads the team to the NCAA playoffs.
- The Mormon Murders: A True Story of Greed, Forgery, Deceit, and Death
The suspenseful plot, involving a series of murders and a large cast of Mormons and police investigators, centers on the purchase and suppression by church officials of authentic and forged documents that cast doubts on basic tenets of their faith and attested to the cover-up of Smith's unsavory
- Sacred Origins of Profound Things: The Stories Behind the Rites and Rituals of the World's Religions
Furthermore, not all "profound things" are covered equally or thoroughly.
- Only the Mountains Do Not Move: A Maasai Story of Culture and Conservation
They know each one by sight”) and large, color photographs, readers learn intimate details of the Il Ngwesi people—for example, that they sleep on wooden beds covered in animal skins, and that all members of the tribe, including children, have chores to do before playing games or making
- From Holmes to Sherlock: The Story of the Men and Women Who Created an Icon
There’s a massive amount of ground covered in Boström’s work, and voice actor Grindell presents it all with a simple, deliberately paced reading.
- Planet Ocean: A Story of Life, the Sea, and Dancing to the Fossil Record
Although their jocularity often impedes the narrative, Matsen and Troll bring a sense of awe and excitement to an informative, magical tour that is a lot more fun to read than standard texts and responsibly covers current scientific controversies.
- Generation RX: A Story of Dope, Death, and America's Opiate Crisis
But these reports are glancing and cover little new ground in the body of reporting.
- The Wreck of the Carl D.: A True Story of Loss, Survival, and Rescue at Sea
Schumacher is a rigorous reporter and researcher, covering the ship’s shaky state, the harrowing wreck and risky rescue with assurance and clarity.
- Tales from the Script: 50 Hollywood Screenwriters Share Their Stories
Divided by topic, the text covers a wide range of issues regarding the notoriously elusive career, including the ins and outs of a first sale; dealing with producers, directors and actors; staying positive and productive in the face of rejection; and the Hollywood system at large.
- The Disappeared and the Mothers of the Plaza: The Story of the 11,000 Argentinians Who Vanished
Simpson and Bennett covered the regime's end and the commencement of Raul Alfonsin's presidency for BBC television.
- Modern Art Explorer: Discover the Stories Behind Famous Artworks
This insouciant guide to pieces from Paris’s Centre Pompidou—“this huuuge modern building covered in brightly colored pipes” that features “no old stuff”—focuses on 30 works, each reproduced in the text.