1. Napoleon’s Hemorrhoids: And Other Small Events That Changed History (History, $1.99)

    1. By Phil Mason
    2. 3,9/5 stars with 179 reviews
    3. Hilarious, fascinating, and a roller coaster of dizzying, historical what-ifs, Napoleon’s Hemorrhoids is a potpourri for serious historians and casual history buffs. In one of Phil Mason’s many revelations, you’ll learn that Communist jets were two minutes away from opening fire on American planes during the Cuban missile crisis, when they had to turn back as they were running out of fuel.
  2. H Is for Hawk (Memoir, $1.99)

    1. By Helen Macdonald
    2. 4/5 stars with 2687 reviews
    3. The instant New York Times bestseller and award-winning sensation, Helen Macdonald’s story of adopting and raising one of nature’s most vicious predators has soared into the hearts of millions of readers worldwide. Fierce and feral, her goshawk Mabel’s temperament mirrors Helen’s own state of grief after her father’s death, and together raptor and human “discover the pain and beauty of being alive” (People). H Is for Hawk is a genre-defying debut from one of our most unique and transcendent voices.