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TODAY Show book recommendations 2017

Interested in a book or album you saw on TODAY? Here's where to buy them.

We often have guests come on the TODAY show to talk about their newest book. Here's where to buy them.

December 26, 2017

"Convicted: A Crooked Cop, an Innocent Man, an Unlikely Story of Forgiveness and Friendship", $14, Amazon

Convicted book

December 8, 2017

"Bianco: Pizza, Pasta and Other Food I Like" by Chris Bianco, $24, Amazon


December 6, 2017

"Alone: Lost Overboard in the Indian Ocean" by Brett Archibald, $9, Amazon

Alone book cover

December 5, 2017

"Craig and Fred" by Craig Grossi, $16, Amazon

Craig and Fred

December 4, 2017

"The Magic Misfits" by Neil Patrick Harris, $11, Amazon

THhe Magic Misfits

"The Road Ahead" by Jane Seymour, $11 (available for pre-order), Amazon

The Road Ahead book cover

"Let Trump Be Trump" by Corey R. Lewandowski and Dave N. Bosse, $18, Amazon

Let Trump Be Trump

November 24, 2017

"How to Cook Everything Vegetarian" by Mark Bittman, $23, Amazon

How to make everything vegetarian book cover

November 23, 2017

"Inside Camp David: The Private World of the Presidential Retreat" by Michael Giorgione, $16, Amazon

Inside Camp David book cover

November 21, 2017

"Becoming Kareem: Growing Up On and Off the Court" by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Raymond Obstfeld, $12, Amazon

Becoming Kareem

November 19, 2017

"The People vs. Alex Cross" by James Patterson, $19, Amazon

James Patterson book

November 16, 2017

"Elvis Presley's Love Me Tender" by Elvis Presley and Stephanie Graegin (as told by Priscilla Presley on the TODAY Show), $9, Amazon

Elvis book

November 15, 2017

"I've Loved You Since Forever" by Hoda Kotb and Suzie Mason, $19, Amazon

Hoda Kotb book

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November 14, 2017

"Two's Company: A Fifty-Year Romance with Lessons Learned in Love, Life & Business" by Suzanne Somers, $17, Amazon

Two's Company book

November 13, 2017

"Fierce" by Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman, $13, Amazon

Fierce by Aly Raisman

"Promise Me Dad" by Former Vice President Joe Biden, $27, Macmillan Publishing

Joe Biden Book

November 9, 2017

"Otherworld" by Jason Segel and Kirsten Miller, $11, Amazon

Otherworld book cover

You’ve seen Jason Segel in such films as “Forgetting Sarah Marshall’: now he’s on the best-seller list with “Otherworld,” a science-fiction novel for young adults. Watch here as he tells TODAY that playing novelist David Foster Wallace inspired in him a new passion for books, and reveals that the virtual reality in “Otherworld” is partly inspired by the 1990s video game Myst.

November 6, 2017

"What Unites Us: Reflections on Patriotism" by Dan Rather, $14, Amazon


November 3, 2017

"The Ice Bucket Challenge: Pete Frates and the Fight against ALS" by Casey Sherman and Dave Wedge, $15, Amazon

THe Ice bucket Challenge book cover

Three years ago, a fun new way to raise money for a serious cause – ALS research – took the world by storm. Now a new book, “The Ice Bucket Challenge: Pete Frates and the Fight against ALS,” reveals the inspiring story behind the phenomenon. Click here to watch NBC’s Kate Snow report on this for TODAY.

November 2, 2017

"Pretty Fun: Creating and Celebrating a Lifetime of Tradition" by Kate Hudson, $19, Amazon

Pretty Fun by Kate Hudson book cover

Watch Kate Hudson taste coffee with Savannah and chat about her new book, here.

October 30, 2017

"River Rose and the Magical Christmas" by Kelly Clarkson and Lucy Fleming, $16, Amazon

This week, singer Kelly Clarkson joined TODAY to talk about her new children’s book, “River Rose and the Magical Christmas,” and her brand new album, “Meaning of Life.” Live in the studio, she performed the album’s lead single, “Love So Soft.” Watch the clip here.

"Bobby Kennedy: A Raging Spirit" by Chris Matthews, $19, Amazon

Bobby Kennedy book cover

As the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Robert F. Kennedy approaches, Chris Matthews, host of MSNBC’s “Hardball,” joined TODAY to talk about his new book, “Bobby Kennedy: A Raging Spirit.” Bobby “was the one who really fought for civil rights,” Matthews tells Savannah Guthrie. Watch more here.

October 24, 2017

"Sisters First: Stories from Our Wild and Wonderful Life" by Jenna Bush Hager and Barbara Bush, $19, Amazon

Sisters First book cover

Watch TODAY correspondent Jenna Bush Hager and her twin sister, Barbara Bush, share the launch of their new book, “Sisters First,” and talk about lessons they’ve learned growing up in the public eye, as well as their favorite memories from their “wild and wonderful” life together.

October 23, 2017

Blessed in the Darkness: How All Things Are Working for Your Good" by Joel Osteen, $13, Amazon

Joel Osteen Book

Watch Pastor Joel Osteen talk to TODAY’s Matt Lauer about his new book “Blessed In the Darkness,” which shares a message of hope and resilience, here. He also discusses the people of Houston’s faith in light of Hurricane Harvey. “God gives you the strength you didn’t know you had,” Osteen said.

Oct. 20, 2017

"Bringing It Home" by Gail Simmons, $24, Amazon

Gail SImmons cookbook

On this week's installment of our TODAY Loves Football series, cookbook author and Top Chef judge Gail Simmons helped us get ready for game day. She made a Sunday Night Football feast with recipes from her new cookbook "Bringing It Home: Favorite Recipes from a Life of Adventurous Eating." Get the recipes here.

Oct. 17, 2017

"Capital Gaines" by Chip Gaines, $16, Amazon

Chip Gaines book

Watch Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb ask Chip and Joanna Gaines about their decision to end their HGTV show “Fixer Upper,” which Chip also addresses in his new book, “Capital Gaines: Smart Things I Learned Doing Stupid Stuff.”, here. While they don’t allude to any solid future plans, Chip suggests that it could be the end of reality TV for the family.

Oct. 11, 2017

"Voice Lessons" by Idina Menzel and Cara Mentzel, $18 on Amazon

SIsters book

Broadway star Idina Menzel joined Kathie Lee and Hoda along with her sister, Cara Mentzel, who’s written a new book about their close relationship called “Voice Lessons: A Sisters Story.” Idina says that even though she’s the big sister, she has often looked to Cara for wisdom. Watch the interview here.

Oct. 10, 2017

"Everything is Mama" by Jimmy Fallon, $10, Amazon

Everything is  Mama

Watch “Tonight Show” host Jimmy Fallon reads his latest children’s book, “Everything is MAMA,” to an enthusiastic crowd of TODAY Parenting Team contributors and their children, with help from TODAY’s Hoda Kotb.

Oct. 9, 2017 on Megyn Kelly

Princesses Wear Pants by Savannah Guthrie and Allison Oppenheim, $11, Amazon

Princesses Wear Pants

TODAY’s Savannah Guthrie and parent educator Alli Oppenheim have collaborated on a new children’s book, “Princesses Wear Pants,” to teach young girls that what they do matters more than how they look. Alli says that she and Savannah came up with the idea because both their daughters were “obsessed with everything pink and sparkly.” Watch the video here.

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