Amber Smith enlisted in the army after 9/11 and flew Kiowa helicopters into combat in Iraq and Afghanistan. In Danger Close, Smith recounts her tour of duty. Glennon Doyle Melton came to fame by blogging and writing about female identity and getting clear. Things got real when she found out her husband was being unfaithful. In Love Warrior, Mellon tells how she was able to pick up the pieces. Julissa Arce made the leap from a child of undocumented immigrants to Goldman Sachs. In My (underground) American Dream, Acre tells how she made the journey and explores the emotional cost of living in the shadows.
Quotable"No place is as totally democratic as the town library. The only entrance requirement is interest." - Lady Bird Johnson