The Newsmax Rising Bestsellers list will do more than stimulate your mind. These reads may challenge your beliefs, broaden your perspectives, excite your curiosities, or widen your imagination.
These books may not necessarily appear on the official New York Times list of bestsellers, but they're the ones our Newsmax audience is reading, talking about, sharing with friends, and buying.
Here are the Newsmax Rising Bestsellers for the week of January 31, 2022:
1. "Uncanceled: Finding Meaning and Peace in a Culture of Accusations, Shame, and Condemnation" by Phil Robertson (Thomas Nelson) Robertson, who was yanked off his own show "Duck Dynasty" after quoting from the scriptures in an interview, discusses the perils of cancel culture, speaking out against public shaming, strategic campaigns to get Bible-believing employees fired, and other tactics he says are wreaking havoc in our society. He encourages Americans to turn to The Bible to find a path to redemption and a way to forgiveness. (Nonfiction)
2. "The Vaccine: Inside the Race to Conquer the COVID-19 Pandemic" by Joe Miller with Özlem Türeci and Ugur Sahin (St. Martin’s Press) The married scientists who founded BioNTech tell the inside story of how they raced against the clock to develop the world’s first vaccine against COVID-19. They also explain the science behind their breakthrough in a bid to further boost public confidence in vaccine safety and efficacy. (Nonfiction)
3. "STRONG HEART, SHARP MIND: The 6-Step Brain-Body Balance Program that Reverses Heart Disease and Helps Prevent Alzheimer’s" by Joseph C. Piscatella and Marwan Noel Sabbagh M.D. (Humanix Books) The authors present a cutting-edge, science-based program called "Brain-Body-Balance" that can help you protect both your heart and brain, and aid in the prevention of the nation’s number-one killer – heart disease – as well as the affliction Americans fear most — Alzheimer’s. There step-by-step, easy-to-follow plan can also improve quality of life and longevity, by synchronizing the interaction between our two most vital organs. (Nonfiction)
4. "Thank You, Mr. Nixon" by Gish Jen (Knopf) In this collection of eleven short stories, the award-winning novelist reflects on how the lives of ordinary people dramatically changed after President Richard Nixon made his historic visit China in a bid to normalize relations between the Communist superpower and the United States. Kirkus Reviews cites Jen’s "crisp prose, wonderful eye for detail, and wry humor" as she traces the intimate ways in which humans make and are made by history. (Fiction)
5. "Spies, Lies, and Algorithms: The History and Future of American Intelligence" by Amy B. Zegart (Princeton University Press) Zegart, a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution and co-author of "Political Risk" with Condoleezza Rice, looks at the history of U.S. espionage, from George Washington’s Revolutionary War spies to today’s sophisticated spy satellites. She examines life inside America’s intelligence agencies and describes how technology is empowering new enemies and opportunities and creating powerful new players — such as private citizens who are successfully tracking nuclear threats using little more than Google Earth. (Nonfiction)
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