The Best New Books on Scribd: November Edition

We’re constantly adding new content for you to read on Scribd. In case you missed it, here are some of the best audiobooks and ebooks that were added to the service this past month:


It’s All Relative by A.J. Jacobs

If you think your immediate family is a bit kooky, just imagine all the strange and wondrous lives your eighth cousins must be leading. When Jacobs receives an email from said eighth cousin, he decides to travel the world to trace his genealogy and build the World Family Tree. As with all of Jacobs’ books, you will definitely laugh out loud as he recounts his discoveries.

The Noel Diary by Richard Paul Evans

A heartwarming holiday read about unraveling secrets from the past and making new lasting, loving connections while moving forward into an uncertain future. 

A Simplified Life by Emily Ley

If you feel like you’re just keeping your head above water doing your day-to-day, Emily Ley, creator of the Simplified Planner, is here to help you prioritize and have more time for what truly matters to you. A great guide for the hectic holiday season.

Bonfire by Krysten Ritter

Yes, Krysten Ritter, the actress who plays the iconic Jessica Jones in the Marvel TV series, has made her literary debut. Ritter knows a thing or two about compelling female characters, and she goes from portraying one on TV to creating one that will captivate you throughout this novel of psychological suspense.

You Can’t Spell America Without Me by Alec Baldwin

Fans of Baldwin’s Donald Trump impersonations will get a kick out of his satirical memoir of Trump’s first year as president. Narrated by Baldwin, naturally. (Or was it actually President Trump? It is, after all, hard to tell what’s Fake News these days.)

Here We Are Now by Jasmine Warga

The author of My Heart and Other Black Holes is back with a touching family drama and musical romance that will make your heart sing.


Tribe of Mentors by Timothy Ferriss

Tim Ferriss is an expert at getting the most value out of every moment, so it’s no surprise that he’s behind this tome of short and sweet advice from leaders and luminaries in every field. The inspiring result is well worth your time.

Moonglow by Michael Chabon

Chabon’s latest landed on just about every best-of list, including NPR, the New York Times, the Washington Post, and Slate. Don’t miss out on one of the biggest novels of the decade.

T is for Transformation by Shaun T

Maybe you’ve already achieved Hip-Hop Abs following Shaun T’s phenomenal routine. Now it’s time to take your game to the next level with the fitness trainer’s life-changing book.

Faithful by Alice Hoffman

The prolific Hoffman has written yet another magical tale, full of redemption and love. Both new and longtime fans will enjoy this beautiful read for the holiday season.

The Atlas of Forgotten Places by Jenny D. Williams

If you’re looking for a new literary voice after perennial favorites Chabon and Hoffman, look no further than this debut. It’s an intriguing, intricate, and vivid story spanning several continents.

The End We Start From by Megan Hunter

Hunter’s novel is another debut that’s been generating a lot of big buzz. A post-apocalyptic novel about climate change for fans of Station Eleven.

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