ABC, Switched at Birth, Modern Family, Frozen Heat
This fall comes three books based on hit ABC shows.
SWITCHED AT BIRTH by Kathryn Kennish
Available August 28, 2012
As seen on the hit ABC Family series Switched at Birth. Kathryn Kennish was delivered the shock of her life when she found out that the baby girl she brought home from the hospital 16 years ago isn't the one she gave birth. Now, for the first time, she tells her full, extraordinary, switched-at-birth story. Kathryn Kennish seemed to have a charmed life as a stay-at-home mom in a wealthy Kansas suburb with her husband, John, a former professional baseball player, and their two teenage children. But Kathryn's world was turned upside down when she found out that Bay, the daughter she and John have raised since birth, is actually the biological daughter of a single mother named Regina. This news is followed by the equally mind-boggling fact that Kathryn's biological daughter, Daphne, who happens to be deaf, has been raised by Regina in a struggling neighborhood in Missouri. In her memoir, SWITCHED AT BIRTH, Kathryn reveals the surprising and intimate layers of her story—from the private details of the switched-at-birth revelation to all that occurs in its aftermath, including Regina and Daphne's move into the Kennish household. In the wake of this immense shift, secrets and previously unexamined issues from Kathryn's and her family's past surface as they are forced to reexamine everything they assumed about what makes a family a family. As Kathryn's family searches for their own "normal," she grapples with, and rejoices in, all the complications that come along with being a part of, and loving, an "unconventional" family. Her story is for all of us with not normal families and a vicarious treat for anyone who has ever wondered what would happen if a relative was switched at birth.
MODERN FAMILY: WIT AND WISDOM FROM AMERICA'S FAVORITE FAMILY
by the Writers of Modern Family
Available September 4, 2012
The writers of the Emmy-winning hit show Modern Family bring a hilarious new book to fans everywhere. Each week, the families of Modern Family have something to learn. Sometimes it's a lesson about parenting. Other times, it's about surviving marriage—or getting along with the dreaded in-laws. But no matter what, the Pritchetts always find a fresh and incredibly funny way to teach us a little bit about life and love along the way. Now, America's most beloved family has finally opened up their albums and shared some of their favorite quotes, photos, and memories for us to enjoy all over again. Touching on everything from motherhood and teenagers to siblings, school, and love, MODERN FAMILY: Wit and Wisdom from America's Favorite Family features some of the funniest lines from the show. With exclusive chapter introductions by each family member, this book will leave the show's millions of fans laughing out loud at—and falling even more in love with—the funniest family on television.