Best Selling Paperback Books by Mitch Albom

Mitch Albom is the author of For One More Day (2007), The Fab Five (2009), Tuesdays with Morrie (2007), The Time Keeper (2012), The Next Person You Meet in Heaven (2018) and other 63 books.

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For One More Day

release date: Apr 01, 2007
For One More Day
From the author of The Five People You Meet in Heaven and Tuesdays with Morrie, a new novel that millions of fans have been waiting for. "Every family is a ghost story . . ." This is the story of Charley, a child of divorce who is always forced to choose between his mother and his father. He grows into a man and starts a family of his own. But one fateful weekend, he leaves his mother to secretly be with his father--and she dies while he is gone. This haunts him for years. It unravels his own young family. It leads him to depression and drunkenness. One night, he decides to take his life. But somewhere between this world and the next, he encounters his mother again, in their hometown, and gets to spend one last day with her--the day he missed and always wished he''d had. He asks the questions many of us yearn to ask, the questions we never ask while our parents are alive. By the end of this magical day, Charley discovers how little he really knew about his mother, the secret of how her love saved their family, and how deeply he wants the second chance to save his own.

The Fab Five

release date: Sep 26, 2009
The Fab Five
Recounts the remarkable story of University of Michigan basketball players Chris Webber, Jalen Rose, Juan Howard, Jimmy King, and Ray Jackson, and chronicles their success in the NCAA tournaments of 1992 and 1993.

Tuesdays with Morrie

release date: Jun 29, 2007
Tuesdays with Morrie
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A special 25th anniversary edition of the beloved book that changed millions of lives—with a new afterword by the author “A wonderful book, a story of the heart told by a writer with soul.”—Los Angeles Times Maybe it was a grandparent, or a teacher, or a colleague. Someone older, patient and wise, who understood you when you were young and searching, helped you see the world as a more profound place, gave you sound advice to help you make your way through it. For Mitch Albom, that person was Morrie Schwartz, his college professor from nearly twenty years ago. Maybe, like Mitch, you lost track of this mentor as you made your way, and the insights faded, and the world seemed colder. Wouldn’t you like to see that person again, ask the bigger questions that still haunt you, receive wisdom for your busy life today the way you once did when you were younger? Mitch Albom had that second chance. He rediscovered Morrie in the last months of the older man’s life. Knowing he was dying, Morrie visited with Mitch in his study every Tuesday, just as they used to back in college. Their rekindled relationship turned into one final “class”: lessons in how to live. Tuesdays with Morrie is a magical chronicle of their time together, through which Mitch shares Morrie’s lasting gift with the world.

The Time Keeper

release date: Sep 04, 2012
The Time Keeper
Given one last chance at redemption, Father Time, the inventor of the world''s first clock, must teach two earthly people the true meaning of time – a journey that leads him to a teenage girl who is about to give up on life and a wealthy businessman who wants to live forever. 1.5 million first printing.

The Next Person You Meet in Heaven

release date: Oct 09, 2018
The Next Person You Meet in Heaven
In this enchanting sequel to the #1 bestseller The Five People You Meet in Heaven, Mitch Albom tells the story of Eddie’s heavenly reunion with Annie—the little girl he saved on earth—in an unforgettable novel of how our lives and losses intersect. In Mitch Albom’s beloved novel, The Five People You Meet in Heaven, the world fell in love with Eddie, a grizzled war veteran-turned-amusement park mechanic who died saving the life of a young girl named Annie. Eddie’s journey to heaven taught him that every life matters. Now, in this magical sequel, Albom reveals Annie’s story. The accident that killed Eddie left an indelible mark on Annie. It took her left hand, which needed to be surgically reattached. Injured, scarred, and unable to remember why, Annie’s life is forever changed by a guilt-ravaged mother who whisks her away from the world she knew. Bullied by her peers and haunted by something she cannot recall, Annie struggles to find acceptance as she grows. When, as a young woman, she reconnects with Paulo, her childhood love, she believes she has finally found happiness. As the novel opens, Annie is marrying Paulo. But when her wedding night day ends in an unimaginable accident, Annie finds herself on her own heavenly journey—and an inevitable reunion with Eddie, one of the five people who will show her how her life mattered in ways she could not have fathomed. Poignant and beautiful, filled with unexpected twists, The Next Person You Meet in Heaven reminds us that not only does every life matter, but that every ending is also a beginning—we only need to open our eyes to see it.

Chika

release date: Nov 05, 2019
Chika
Bestselling author Mitch Albom returns to nonfiction for the first time in more than a decade in this poignant memoir that celebrates Chika, a young Haitian orphan whose short life would forever change his heart. Chika Jeune was born three days before the devastating earthquake that decimated Haiti in 2010. She spent her infancy in a landscape of extreme poverty, and when her mother died giving birth to a baby brother, Chika was brought to The Have Faith Haiti Orphanage that Albom operates in Port Au Prince. With no children of their own, the forty-plus children who live, play, and go to school at the orphanage have become family to Mitch and his wife, Janine. Chika’s arrival makes a quick impression. Brave and self-assured, even as a three-year-old, she delights the other kids and teachers. But at age five, Chika is suddenly diagnosed with something a doctor there says, “No one in Haiti can help you with.” Mitch and Janine bring Chika to Detroit, hopeful that American medical care can soon return her to her homeland. Instead, Chika becomes a permanent part of their household, and their lives, as they embark on a two-year, around-the-world journey to find a cure. As Chika’s boundless optimism and humor teach Mitch the joys of caring for a child, he learns that a relationship built on love, no matter what blows it takes, can never be lost. Told in hindsight, and through illuminating conversations with Chika herself, this is Albom at his most poignant and vulnerable. Chika is a celebration of a girl, her adoptive guardians, and the incredible bond they formed—a devastatingly beautiful portrait of what it means to be a family, regardless of how it is made.

And the Winner is

release date: Jan 01, 2008
And the Winner is
Having the bad luck to die the night before the Oscars after having finally been nominated, self-obsessed movie star Tyler Johnes bargains with a heavenly gatekeeper to allow him to return to Earth for the Academy Awards ceremony to see if he won.

Have a Little Faith

release date: Jun 14, 2011
Have a Little Faith
What if our beliefs were not what divided us, but what pulled us together In Have a Little Faith, Mitch Albom offers a beautifully written story of a remarkable eight-year journey between two worlds--two men, two faiths, two communities--that will inspire readers everywhere. Albom''s first nonfiction book since Tuesdays with Morrie, Have a Little Faith begins with an unusual request: an eighty-two-year-old rabbi from Albom''s old hometown asks him to deliver his eulogy. Feeling unworthy, Albom insists on understanding the man better, which throws him back into a world of faith he''d left years ago. Meanwhile, closer to his current home, Albom becomes involved with a Detroit pastor--a reformed drug dealer and convict--who preaches to the poor and homeless in a decaying church with a hole in its roof. Moving between their worlds, Christian and Jewish, African-American and white, impoverished and well-to-do, Albom observes how these very different men employ faith similarly in fighting for survival: the older, suburban rabbi embracing it as death approaches; the younger, inner-city pastor relying on it to keep himself and his church afloat. As America struggles with hard times and people turn more to their beliefs, Albom and the two men of God explore issues that perplex modern man: how to endure when difficult things happen; what heaven is; intermarriage; forgiveness; doubting God; and the importance of faith in trying times. Although the texts, prayers, and histories are different, Albom begins to recognize a striking unity between the two worlds--and indeed, between beliefs everywhere. In the end, as the rabbi nears death and a harsh winter threatens the pastor''s wobbly church, Albom sadly fulfills the rabbi''s last request and writes the eulogy. And he finally understands what both men had been teaching all along: the profound comfort of believing in something bigger than yourself. Have a Little Faith is a book about a life''s purpose; about losing belief and finding it again; about the divine spark inside us all. It is one man''s journey, but it is everyone''s story. Ten percent of the profits from this book will go to charity, including The Hole In The Roof Foundation, which helps refurbish places of worship that aid the homeless.

The First Phone Call From Heaven

release date: Nov 12, 2013
The First Phone Call From Heaven
From the beloved author of the #1 New York Times bestsellers Tuesdays with Morrie and The Five People You Meet in Heaven comes his most thrilling and magical novel yet—a page-turning mystery and a meditation on the power of human connection. One morning in the small town of Coldwater, Michigan, the phones start ringing. The voices say they are calling from heaven. Is it the greatest miracle ever? Or some cruel hoax? As news of these strange calls spreads, outsiders flock to Coldwater to be a part of it. At the same time, a disgraced pilot named Sully Harding returns to Coldwater from prison to discover his hometown gripped by "miracle fever." Even his young son carries a toy phone, hoping to hear from his mother in heaven. As the calls increase, and proof of an afterlife begins to surface, the town—and the world—transforms. Only Sully, convinced there is nothing beyond this sad life, digs into the phenomenon, determined to disprove it for his child and his own broken heart. Moving seamlessly between the invention of the telephone in 1876 and a world obsessed with the next level of communication, Mitch Albom takes readers on a breathtaking ride of frenzied hope. The First Phone Call from Heaven is Albom at his best—a virtuosic story of love, history, and belief.

Mitch Albom's Tuesdays with Morrie

release date: Jan 01, 2008
Mitch Albom's Tuesdays with Morrie
THE STORY: TUESDAYS WITH MORRIE is the autobiographical story of Mitch Albom, an accomplished journalist driven solely by his career, and Morrie Schwartz, his former college professor. Sixteen years after graduation, Mitch happens to catch Morrie''s

The Magic Strings of Frankie Presto

release date: Nov 10, 2015
The Magic Strings of Frankie Presto
From the beloved author of the #1 New York Times bestsellers Tuesdays with Morrie and The Five People You Meet in Heaven comes his most critically acclaimed novel yet—a stunningly original tale of love: love between a man and a woman, between an artist and his mentor, and between a musician and his God-given talent. Narrated by the voice of Music itself, the story follows Frankie Presto, a war orphan born in a burning church, through his extraordinary journey around the world. Raised by a blind guitar teacher in Spain and gifted with a talent to change people’s lives—using six mysterious blue strings—Frankie navigates the musical landscape of the twentieth century, from the 1950s jazz scene to the Grand Ole Opry to Elvis mania and Woodstock, all the while searching for his childhood love. As he becomes a famous star, he loses his way, until tragedy steals his ability to play the guitar that had so defined him. Overwhelmed by his loss, Frankie disappears for decades, reemerging late in life for one spectacular yet mystifying farewell. Part love story, part magical mystery, The Magic Strings of Frankie Presto is Mitch Albom at his finest, a Forrest Gump-like epic about one man’s journey to discover what truly matters and the power of talent to change our lives.

The Five People You Meet in Heaven

release date: Sep 23, 2003
The Five People You Meet in Heaven
Killed in a tragic accident, Eddie, an elderly man who believes that he had an uninspired life, awakens in the afterlife, where he discovers that heaven consists of having five people explain the meaning of one''s life.

Duck Hunter Shoots Angel

release date: Jan 01, 2008
Duck Hunter Shoots Angel
THE STORY: DUCK HUNTER SHOOTS ANGEL is the uproarious story of two bumbling Alabama brothers who have never shot a duck but think they shot an angel. As they lament their fates in a murky swamp, they are chased by a cynical tabloid journalist and h

The Stranger in the Lifeboat

release date: Nov 02, 2021
The Stranger in the Lifeboat
#1 New York Times Bestseller What would happen if we called on God for help and God actually appeared? In Mitch Albom’s profound new novel of hope and faith, a group of shipwrecked passengers pull a strange man from the sea. He claims to be “the Lord.” And he says he can only save them if they all believe in him. Adrift in a raft after a deadly ship explosion, ten people struggle for survival at sea. Three days pass. Short on water, food and hope, they spot a man floating in the waves. They pull him in. “Thank the Lord we found you,” a passenger says. “I am the Lord,” the man whispers. So begins Mitch Albom’s most beguiling novel yet. Albom has written of heaven in the celebrated number one bestsellers The Five People You Meet in Heaven and The First Phone Call from Heaven. Now, for the first time in his fiction, he ponders what we would do if, after crying out for divine help, God actually appeared before us? In The Stranger in the Lifeboat, Albom keeps us guessing until the end: Is this strange man really who he claims to be? What actually happened to cause the explosion? Are the survivors in heaven, or are they in hell? The story is narrated by Benji, one of the passengers, who recounts the events in a notebook that is discovered—a year later—when the empty life raft washes up on the island of Montserrat. It falls to the island’s chief inspector, Jarty LeFleur, a man battling his own demons, to solve the mystery of what really happened. A fast-paced, compelling novel that makes you ponder your deepest beliefs, The Stranger in the Lifeboat suggests that answers to our prayers may be found where we least expect them.

Finding Chika

release date: Nov 05, 2019
Finding Chika
"Mitch Albom has done it again with this moving memoir of love and loss. You can’t help but fall for Chika. A page-turner that will no doubt become a classic.” --Mary Karr, author of The Liars’ Club and The Art of Memoir From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Tuesdays With Morrie comes Mitch Albom’s most personal story to date: an intimate and heartwarming memoir about what it means to be a family and the young Haitian orphan whose short life would forever change his heart. Chika Jeune was born three days before the devastating earthquake that decimated Haiti in 2010. She spent her infancy in a landscape of extreme poverty, and when her mother died giving birth to a baby brother, Chika was brought to The Have Faith Haiti Orphanage that Albom operates in Port Au Prince. With no children of their own, the forty-plus children who live, play, and go to school at the orphanage have become family to Mitch and his wife, Janine. Chika’s arrival makes a quick impression. Brave and self-assured, even as a three-year-old, she delights the other kids and teachers. But at age five, Chika is suddenly diagnosed with something a doctor there says, “No one in Haiti can help you with.” Mitch and Janine bring Chika to Detroit, hopeful that American medical care can soon return her to her homeland. Instead, Chika becomes a permanent part of their household, and their lives, as they embark on a two-year, around-the-world journey to find a cure. As Chika’s boundless optimism and humor teach Mitch the joys of caring for a child, he learns that a relationship built on love, no matter what blows it takes, can never be lost. Told in hindsight, and through illuminating conversations with Chika herself, this is Albom at his most poignant and vulnerable. Finding Chika is a celebration of a girl, her adoptive guardians, and the incredible bond they formed—a devastatingly beautiful portrait of what it means to be a family, regardless of how it is made.

Have a Little Faith Movie Tie-in Sampler

release date: Nov 22, 2011
Have a Little Faith Movie Tie-in Sampler
Mitch Albom’s #1 New York Times bestseller Have a Little Faith is now a Hallmark Hall of Fame movie Jon Avnet (Fried Green Tomatoes, The Burning Bed) directs Mitch Albom’s Have a Little Faith. Avnet says, “I think it’s essentially the story of a person—Mitch Albom—who’s searching for something. It’s the story of one man’s journey to faith, and how he’s guided on that journey by his encounters with two men who on the surface are so very different. It’s a powerful story...” The Have a Little Faith Movie Tie-in Sampler includes photos from the set of the movie, select chapters from the book, and an exclusive letter from Mitch to you, his fans! Praise for the book “An absolute wonder—tender, transporting, and deeply moving.” —Scott Turow, author of Presumed Innocent “Albom helps show the true definition of ‘Church.’ It is not the building, it is the people and their faith.” —Bishop T.D. Jakes, Chief Pastor, The Potter’s House “Everybody should read it.” —Hoda Kotb in People, Best Book of 2009

Live Albom IV

release date: Jan 01, 1996

Cinco Personas Que Encontaras En El Cielo, Las

release date: May 12, 2004
Cinco Personas Que Encontaras En El Cielo, Las
Now in Spanish, the number one New York Times hardcover bestseller The Five People You Meet in Heaven-- from the author of the New York Times bestsellers Tuesdays with Morrie and For One More Day. The Spanish translation of the huge bestseller, Mitch Albom''s The Five People You Meet in Heaven. Eddie is a wounded war veteran, an old man who has lived, in his mind, an uninspired life. His job is fixing rides at a seaside amusement park. On his 83rd birthday, a tragic accident kills him as he tries to save a little girl from a falling cart. He awakes in the afterlife, where he learns that heaven is not a destination. It''s a place where your life is explained to you by five people, some of whom you knew, others who may have been strangers. One by one, from childhood to soldier to old age, Eddie''s five people revisit their connections to him on earth, illuminating the mysteries of his "meaningless" life, and revealing the haunting secret behind the eternal question: "Why was I here?"

For One More Day International Edition

release date: Apr 01, 2007
For One More Day International Edition
This is the story of Charley, a child of divorce who is always forced to choose between his mother and his father. He grows into a man and starts a family of his own. But one fateful weekend, he leaves his mother to secretly be with his father--and she dies while he is gone. This haunts him for years. It unravels his own young family. It leads him to depression and drunkenness. One night, he decides to take his life. But somewhere between this world and the next, he encounters his mother again, in their hometown, and gets to spend one last day with her--the day he missed and always wished he''d had. He asks the questions many of us yearn to ask, the questions we never ask while our parents are alive. By the end of this magical day, Charley discovers how little he really knew about his mother, the secret of how her love saved their family, and how deeply he wants the second chance to save his own.

Por Un Dia Mas

release date: Aug 07, 2007
Por Un Dia Mas
Toda familia es una historia de fantasmas... Mitch Albom conquistÓ lectores en todo el mundo con los bestsellers nÚmero uno en el New York Times, Las cinco personas que encontrarÁs en el cielo y Martes con mi viejo profesor. Ahora regresa con esta bellÍsima e inolvidable novela sobre el amor familiar y las oportunidades que dejamos pasar. Por un dÍa mÁs es la historia de una relaciÓn entre una madre y un hijo que dura toda una vida y mucho mÁs. Explora la siguiente pregunta: ï¿1⁄2QuÉ harÍas tÚ si pudieras pasar un dÍa mÁs con un ser querido que ya no estÁ? De niÑo, Charley Benetto aprende de su padre que Puedes ser un niÑo de mamÁ o un niÑo de papÁ. Pero no puedes ser ambas cosas a la vez. Entonces elige a su padre y lo idolatra -- hasta el dÍa en que desaparece. A los once aÑos, Charley queda en manos de su madre, quien muy valientemente lo crÍa ella sola a pesar de la vergÜenza y el anhelo de Charley por ser parte de una familia completa. DÉcadas mÁs tarde, Charley es un hombre descompuesto. El alcohol y el remordimiento han ido desmoronando su vida. Pierde su trabajo. Deja a su familia. Toca fondo al descubrir que su Única hija no lo invitÓ a su matrimonio. Entonces decide quitarse la vida. A medianoche emprende un viaje a su pequeÑo pueblo natal para acabar con su existencia. Pero al fracasar hasta en eso, se tambalea hasta su antigua casa, donde hace un increÍble descubrimiento. Su madre -- que muriÓ ocho aÑos atrÁs -- aÚn se encuentra en la casa y lo recibe como si nada hubiera pasado. Lo que sigue es un dÍa cualquiera como el que muchos anhelamos, una oportunidad para reconciliarnos con un familiar desaparecido, para explicar secretos familiares y para buscar perdÓn. En algÚn lugar entre esta vida y la otra, Charley se entera de cosas que nunca habÍa sabido sobre su madre y lo mucho que sacrificÓ. Y con su cariÑosa ayuda, Charley intenta recomponer los trozos rotos de su vida. Por medio de los inspiradores personajes y la magistral escritura de Albom, los lectores volverÁn a apreciar a las personas que quieren -- y creen haber perdido -- en sus propias vidas. Por un dÍa mÁs es un libro para cualquier miembro de la familia y que serÁ apreciado por los millones fans de Albom en todo el mundo.

Live Albom III

release date: Jan 01, 1992

UNTITLED MITCH ALBOM BOOK 4

release date: Nov 02, 2026

UNTITLED MITCH ALBOM BOOK 3

release date: Nov 05, 2026

Five People Meet in Heaven Hb Bcl

release date: Sep 01, 2003

Untitled Mitch Albom Non-Fiction

release date: Jan 01, 2008
Untitled Mitch Albom Non-Fiction
Now including a new chapter for the paperback edition. "A masterpiece." --Publishers Weekly "In the beginning there was a question. ''Will you do my eulogy'' As is often the case with faith, I thought I was being asked a favor. In truth, I was being given one..." "An absolute wonder--tender, transporting, and deeply moving." --Scott Turow, author of Presumed Innocent "The nonfiction equivalent to Paulo Coelho''s The Alchemist." --Sydney Morning Herald "A faith journey that could become a classic." --Jim Wallis, author of The Great Awakening "Albom helps show the true definition of ''Church.'' It is not the building, it is the people and their faith." --Bishop T.D. Jakes, Chief Pastor, The Potter''s House "Everybody should read it." --Hoda Kotb in People, Best Book of 2009

Mitch Albom 7 Title Set

release date: Jun 25, 2018

UNTITLED MITCH ALBOM BOOK 2

release date: Nov 02, 2023
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