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Adult Insight Hardcover January 2014

The literary world of adult books takes us from fictional tales to self-help books to biographies of the most important people of our time. With this immense range of topics, it’s often hard to pinpoint one book to focus on. In order to help you narrow down your options, our Insight list provides an array of titles to choose from. Below are four titles that struck our eye. Hopefully you’ll enjoy them too! View the entire list here.

The Answer to the Riddle Is Me: A Memoir of Amnesia by Stuart McLeanthe answer to the riddle is me

The story of Stuart McLean’s amnesia takes us on a journey of lost memories and hallucinations that should piece together to solve the puzzle of his past. He wakes up in a foreign place with no recollection of how he got there or where he came from. To make matters worse, he also doesn’t have money or a passport. Once his hallucinations begin, allowing him to recall TV shows and song lyrics, but not memories of his family, he remembers his trip to a mental hospital. There, he found out that his hallucinations were a symptom of a malarial medicine. Now he has to work through these vague memories to piece his past together. Learn more and order here.

Confessions of a Wild Child by Jackie Collinsconfessions of a wild child

In this prequel to the Lucky Santangelo series, Lucky is ready to break out of her shell. Ever since she found her dead mother floating in their swimming pool at the age of 4, Lucky has lived a sheltered life. Her father, Gino, has kept a close eye on her in their Bel Air mansion, but at the age of 15, Lucky has had enough. With a planned escape from boarding school, Lucky is about to find all the sex, drugs, and boys she could ever imagine. Learn more and order here.

Concealed in Death by J.D. Robbconcealed in death

Lieutenant Eve Dallas is taken on a tumultuous journey when she finds two skeletons hidden in the walls of her billionaire husband’s new property. The New York building that used to house homeless and misguided teens in the mid-2040s unleashes a wave of mysterious deaths when 12 unsolved murders arise in the aftermath of the first two skeletons. Eve is determined to uncover the truth behind these deaths, but what she’s not ready to understand is how the murdered troubled teens connect with someone very close to her. Learn more and order here.

All Joy and No Fun: The Paradox of Modern Parenthood by Jennifer Seniorall joy and no fun

Oftentimes we are bombarded with children-rearing advice books when it comes to tales of parenthood. In this book, Jennifer Senior switches gears and discusses how children can affect the lives of parents, instead of vice versa. With a vast amount of data on parenting, the reader is left stunned with findings on how offspring can alter their parent’s situations and determine the state of their lives, debunking various myths about bearing children along the way. Learn more and order here.

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