Top 10 Books of October 2017


Obama: An Intimate Portrait

Author: Pete Souza, forward by Barack Obama

With a forward from the past president himself, Obama: An Intimate Portrait, displays more than 300 of Pete Souza’s most iconic photographs of Barack Obama during his time as president.  Whether it be the historic image of President Obama and his advisors in the Situation Room during the bin Laden mission, an intimate moment with his family, or meeting with world leaders and figures, this series of photographs is a keepsake for the presidency.

Obama: An Intimate Portrait available HERE!



You Are a Badass: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life

Author: Jen Sincero

Twenty-seven chapters full of inspiring stores, advice, and exercises in order to help you identify and change the self-sabotaging beliefs and behaviors that stop you from getting what you want.  This book helps show you exactly what you are truly capable of and how to achieve everything you want in life.

You Are a Badass available HERE!



Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: The Illustrated Edition

Author: J.K. Rowling, Newt Scamander, Olivia Lomenech Gill (illustrator)

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, Newt Scamander’s classic compendium of magical creatures, has delighted generations of wizarding readers. With this beautiful, large-scale new edition illustrated in full color, Muggles too will have the chance to discover where the Runespoor lives, what the Puffskein eats, and why shiny objects should always be kept away from the Niffler.

AND an amazing addition, proceeds from the sale of this book will go to Comic Relief and J.K. Rowling’s international charity, Lumos, which will do magic beyond the powers of any wizard.

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them available HERE!



Principles: Life and Work

Author: Ray Dalio

One of the world’s most successful investors and entrepreneurs, founder of Bridgewater Associates, one of Time magazine’s 100 most influential people in the world, the “Steve Jobs of investing”, Ray Dalio shares what he has learned over the course of his career.  The book’s hundreds of practical lessons, which are built around his cornerstones of “radical truth” and “radical transparency,” include Dalio laying out the most effective ways for individuals and organizations to make decisions, approach challenges, and build strong teams.  Principles also offers a clear, straightforward approach to decision-making that Dalio believes anyone can apply, no matter what they’re seeking to achieve.

Principles: Life and Work available HERE!



The Midnight Line: A Jack Reacher Novel

Author: Lee Child

Another addition to the Jack Reacher thrillers by Lee Child.  This is another thriller for the #1 internationally bestselling series.  Whether you enjoy the book series or the hit films, this book is sure to keep you pulled in from start until the end.

The Midnight Line: A Jack Reacher Novel available HERE!



Playing with Fire: The 1968 Election and the Transformation of American Politics

Author: Lawrence O’Donnell

A fascinating book about the 1968 US Presidential election.  Lyndon B. Johnson, Robert F. Kennedy, and Hubert Humphrey go head-to-head with Richard Nixon.  Two assassinations, bloody riots, and McCarthyism rock the election and Nixon pulls off one of the dirtiest tricks in American political history – setting the tone for Watergate.

Playing with Fire available HERE!



The Four Agreements: A zPractical Guide to Personal Freedom (A Toltec Wisdom Book)

Author: Don Miguel Ruiz, Janet Mills

In The Four Agreements, bestselling author don Miguel Ruiz reveals the source of self-limiting beliefs that rob us of joy and create needless suffering. Based on ancient Toltec wisdom, The Four Agreements offer a powerful code of conduct that can rapidly transform our lives to a new experience of freedom, true happiness, and love.

The Four Agreements available HERE!



A Wrinkle in Time

Author: Madeleine L’Engle

Book One of the Time Quintet Series, A Wrinkle in Time explores the adventures in space and time with protagonists Meg, Charles Wallace, and Calvin O’Keefe as they search for Meg’s father, a scientist who disappeared while working for the government on the tesseract problem (a wrinkle in time).  Enjoy the journey of this 1963 Newbery Medal winner.

A Wrinkle in Time available HERE!



This Is the Story of a Happy Marriage

Author: Ann Patchett

This Is the Story of a Happy Marriage takes a look into the life of author Ann Patchett as she describes her life from her childhood to present day.  Covering topics such as relationships, friends, and family, Ann tells the story of a disastrous failed early marriage and the difference from her current happy one.  She talks about the happiness of the marriage as well as the joy she’s had writing and opening up her own bookstore.

This Is the Story of a Happy Marriage available HERE!



Calm the F*ck Down: An Irreverent Adult Coloring Book

Author: Sasha O’Hara

The perfect way to unwind and take some time out of your day in order to ease your mind for a little while with a little bit of humor.  Color an arrangement of different animals, doodles, people, and very humorous adult sayings.  Obviously this book contains adult language and is not intended for children.

Calm the F*ck Down available HERE!




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