Fatherhood by Papa B
A Game-changing Guide for Parents, Father Figures and Fathers-to-be
A relatable and practical guide, shaking up the narrative on what it means to be a present-day father
Father of three, Motivational Speaker and Influencer Bodé Aboderin (AKA Papa B) is on a mission to show the world that Black fatherhood is not only compatible with ambition, but can inspire, nourish and amplify it too.
Doing away with the negative... Read more »
The Intentional Father
A Practical Guide to Raise Sons of Courage and Character
Self-initiation is killing our young men. Without strong mentors, boys are walking alone into a wilderness of conflicting messages about who they should be as men. It's no wonder that our sons are confused about what the world expects from them and what they should expect of themselves.
The Intentional Father is the antidote. This concise book... Read more »
The Book of Joy
Lasting Happiness in a Changing World
Two great spiritual masters share their own hard-won wisdom about living with joy even in the face of adversity.
The occasion was a big birthday. And it inspired two close friends to get together in Dharamsala for a talk about something very important to them. The friends were His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Archbishop Desmond Tutu. The... Read more »
Life with My Dad, Harold Ramis
From the daughter of comedy legend Harold Ramis (and featuring a Foreword by Seth Rogen) comes a hilarious and heartwarming account of his life, work, and legacy.
Most of us know Harold Ramis as the writer, director, and actor who brought warmth and humor to the big screen in classics like Animal House, Caddyshack, Ghostbusters, National... Read more »
Act Like You Got Some Sense
And Other Things My Daughters Taught Me
From Academy Award-winning multi-talent Jamie Foxx, a hilariously candid look at the joys and pitfalls of being the father of two daughters.Jamie Foxx has won an Academy Award and a Grammy Award, laughed with sitting presidents, and partied with the biggest names in hip-hop. But he is most proud of his role as father to two very independent... Read more »
Dreams from My Father
A Story of Race and Inheritance
NOW AVAILABLE UNABRIDGED ON AUDIO FOR THE FIRST TIME
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • ONE OF ESSENCE’S 50 MOST IMPACTFUL BLACK BOOKS OF THE PAST 50 YEARS
In this iconic memoir of his early days, Barack Obama “guides us straight to the intersection of the most serious questions of identity, class, and race” (The Washington Post Book World).
In... Read more »
Going to the Mountain
Life Lessons from My Grandfather, Nelson Mandela
The first-ever book to tell Nelson Mandela's life through the eyes of the grandson who was raised by him, chronicling Ndaba Mandela's life living with, and learning from, one of the greatest leaders and humanitarians the world has ever known.
To the rest of the world, Nelson Mandela was a giant: an anti-apartheid revolutionary, a world-renowned... Read more »
Good Good Father
Inspired by the #1 hit worship song by Chris Tomlin, this precious story teaches children about our Father God's unconditional love and acceptance and that the only gift God wants is our hearts.
Grammy Award-winning music artist, Chris Tomlin, and Pat Barrett (Housefires) team up to tell the story of a little bear named Tucker whose life is...Read more »
Sh*t My Dad Says
After being dumped by his longtime girlfriend, twenty-eight-year-old Justin Halpern found himself living at home with his seventy-three-year-old dad. Sam Halpern, who is "like Socrates, but angrier, and with worse hair," has never minced words, and when Justin moved back home, he began to record all the ridiculous things his dad said to...Read more »
Putting the Rabbit in the Hat
“Brian Cox plays Logan Roy on HBO's Succession: history's most toxic tv dad. This book is everything I like a celebrity memoir to be: he names the names, gives gracious credit where it's due, and slams idiots with gusto! Not a perfect individual himself, he owns up to his failures and is brutally honest about his vulnerabilities. Emotional, charming, lots of belly laughs. Also exceptional on Libro.fm audio. ”Kelly, Fountain Bookstore
A Father First
Dwyane Wade, the eight-time All-Star for the Miami Heat, has miraculously defied the odds throughout his career and his life. In 2006, in just his third season in the NBA, Dwyane was named the Finals' MVP, after leading the Miami Heat to the Championship title, basketball's ultimate prize. Two years later, after possible career-ending injuries,...Read more »
Just Let Me Look at You
Shortlisted for the 2019 RBC Taylor Prize
Shortlisted for the 2019 BC Book Prize - Hubert Evans Non-Fiction Prize
Shortlisted for the 2019 BC Book Prize - Roderick Haig-Brown Regional Prize
From Giller-nominated, award-winning Bill Gaston, a tender, wry, and unforgettable memoir about alcohol, fishing, and all the things fathers and sons won't say... Read more »
How the Criminal Justice System tore my family apart and brought us back together
Rashod had dreams of one day becoming a public figure who solved world issues. These dreams came to a screeching halt when — on February 21, 1987 — Rashod's father, Daniel, was arrested for the raping and kidnapping of two Caucasian women while on his way to work. After an intense interrogation, police alleged Daniel confessed to the crimes....Read more »
Laugh-Out-Loud Tales From a Dad Trying Not to Ruin His Kids' Lives
In his third book, Clint Edwards shares honest, relatable and unbearably funny tales of botching birthdays and holidays as a father of three.
Clint Edwards, author of the hit book I'm Sorry...Love Your Husband, and the follow up Silence is a Scary Sound, is back with a third collection of essays chronicling honest tales of struggling to raise... Read more »
Parenting and Politics from George Washington to Barack Obama
Every president has had some experience as a parent. Of the 43 men who have served in the nation's highest office, 38 have fathered biological children and the other five adopted children. Each president's parenting style reveals much about his beliefs as well as his psychological make-up. James Garfield enjoyed jumping on the bed with his kids.... Read more »
Me Talk Pretty One Day
A new collection from David Sedaris is cause for jubilation. His recent move to Paris has inspired hilarious pieces, including Me Talk Pretty One Day, about his attempts to learn French. His family is another inspiration. You Cant Kill the Rooster is a portrait of his brother who talks incessant hip-hop slang to his bewildered father. And no one... Read more »
A Father’s Journey through His Son’s Meth Addiction
What had happened to my beautiful boy? To our family? What did I do wrong? Those are the wrenching questions that haunted every moment of David Sheff’s journey through his son’s drug addiction. David’s story is a first: a teenager’s addiction from the parent’s point of view—a real-time chronicle of the shocking descent into substance abuse and...Read more »
All That Moves Us
A Pediatric Neurosurgeon, His Young Patients, and Their Stories of Grace and Resilience
“The surgical interventions in these pages are dizzying, but the fact that Jay Wellons can write as well as he can operate provides a whole other level of amazement.”—Ann Patchett, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Commonwealth
“A powerful and moving account of the intense joys and sorrows of being a pediatric neurosurgeon.”—Henry Marsh,... Read more »
A Father's Son
Family, football and forgiveness
Mat Rogers is an Aussie footy legend and TV star who has triumphed over hardship, loss and heartache. He is finally ready to share his powerful life story.
He is one of the most talented footballers of the modern era and a dual international in rugby league and rugby union. But for a long time, Mat Rogers lived in both the shadow and the thrall... Read more »
Fatherhood for Beginners
The father’s practical guide to balancing kids, family, and work. Everything you need to know about family planning, pregnancy, birth, and babies
Family & partnership
How to quickly become an expert on all aspects of having a baby
Do you want to learn all there is to know about family planning, pregnancy, childbirth, and babies? Are you wondering how to balance family and work in your new role as a father, regardless of whether you have a permanent job or a freelance career? And you'd like to successfully...Read more »