“The Money Class: Learn to Create Your New American Dream,” by Suze Orman (hardcover, Spiegel & Grau, 2011, 284 pages, $26). “The lessons in this book will take you from here — a place of fear and despair — to there — a place of security and hope,” says the author. “You must learn to trust yourself … to make choices that are realistic for you and your family.”
“Unbroken:A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption,” by Laura Hillenbrand, (hardcover, Random House, 2010, 473 pages, $27). The author of the bestselling book “Seabiscuit: An American Legend” tells the gripping story of an Army Air Force bombardier’s struggle to survive after his plane crashed into the Pacific Ocean in 1943.
“Sing You Home,” by Jodi Picoult (hardcover, Atria Books, 2011, 461 pages, $28). “Every life has a soundtrack,” writes Picoult. Indeed, both the words of her novel and the lyrics the author penned for an accompanying CD bring to life Zoe Baxter, a music therapist. “Sing You Home” is a book about “identity, love, marriage and parenthood,” says the publisher. “It’s about … family.”
“The Land of Painted Caves,” by Jean M. Auel (hardcover, Crown Publishers, 2011, 757 pages; $30). The author of “The Clan of the Cave Bear” returns with a final book that “brings the iceage epic Earth’s Children series to an extraordinary conclusion,” says the publisher. Research and storytelling skills are Auel’s secrets to selling more than 45 million copies in the series.
“Heaven is for Real,” by Todd Burpo with Lynn Vincent (softcover, Thomas Nelson, 2010, 163 pages, $16.99). Subtitled “A Little Boy’s Astounding Story of His Trip to Heaven and Back,” this book will “forever change the way you think of eternity,” promises the publisher. You’ll “see, and believe, like a child.”