Edited by Jill A. Tardiff with Randy Kato, Shannon Maughan, John Niernberger, Diane Patrick, Karole Riippa, Laurele Riippa and Mary Ann Tennenhouse
Exhibiting with the Publishers Marketing Assn. Featured:Morehouse Farms Knitting Book; Quilts from a Painter's Art by Diane Phalen; Best Loved Designers Weekend Quilts and Crafts; The Complete Book of Woodworking. Booth: 1642.
VERONICA LANE BOOKS
LANGENSCHEIDT PUBLISHING GROUP
Publishes bilingual dictionaries and phrasebooks, travel guides, world atlases and maps, street and road atlases, and educational language products under its various imprints: American Map, Arrow Maps, ADC, Berlitz, Creative Sales, Hagstrom Map, Hammond World Atlas and Insight Guides.
Discounts: 50%, free freight on 50 or more units.
Booths: 3100, 3200.
Specializes in books on animal advocacy, vegetarianism and the environment; provides distribution services to Findhorn Press and Chiron Books.
Featured:Move the Message! Your Guide to Making a Difference and Changing the World by Josephine Bellaccomo; The Condom Bible by Monica Sweeny and Rita Grisman; 101 Reasons Why I Am a Vegetarian by Pamela Rice; Vegan Shopping List by the staff at Lantern Books; Senior Fitness by Ruth Heidrich; An Expensive Way to Make Bad People Worse: An Essay on Prison Reform from an Insider's Perspective by Jens Soering; Burning Rage of a Dying Planet: Speaking for the Earth Liberation Front by Craig Rosebraugh; Terrorists or Freedom Fighters: Reflections on the Animal Liberation Movement by Steven Best and Anthony Nocella.
Giveaways:101 Reasons booklets.
LAST GASP OF SAN FRANCISCO
Featured:Heaven on Earth by Thomas Kinkade; The Adventures of Tintin in America by Hergé; Rent Girl by Michelle Tea and Laurenn McCubbin; Dreamland by Todd Schorr; Gama-Go Postcard Book by Gama-Go; All Riot on the Western Front by Winston Smith; Gangsta Rap Coloring Book by Aye Jay Moreno; Freaks Geeks and Strange Girls; Barefoot Gen V2: The Day After by Keiji Nakazawa; Popaganda: Art of Ron English by Ron English.
Discounts: 44%, non-Last Gasp titles; 50%, Last Gasp titles; free freight (continental U.S. only; 10-unit minimum).
LAUGHING ELEPHANT/GREEN TIGER PRESS
Featured:Nimby by Jasper Tomkins; Christmas Magazine Covers, edited by Harold Darling; The Masculine by Richard Kehl; The Gift of a New Year and Thank You for Your Hospitality, both by Welleran Poltarnees; Welcome Baby and Baby's Own Book, both by Pamela Winterbourne; The Public and Private Life of Jack 'O Lanterns by Frederick Nelson; Valentine Postcards Book, edited by the Blue Lantern Studio.
Giveaways: receive one "free" book per each $100 order.
Discounts: free freight on prepaid orders over $200; holiday-card dating programs (Christmas; Valentine's).
LAUREL GLEN PUBLISHING
A part of the Advantage Publishers Group; exhibiting with Publishers Group West.
LEADERS OF THE WORLD
LEARNING CO. BOOKS
This first-time exhibitor is the book publishing division of consumer software developer Riverdeep, offering children's educational workbooks and themed fiction; LCB launched its first series Reader Rabbit Workbooks in 2003.
Featured: Reader Rabbit Workbook series; Mighty Math Workbook series; Carmen Sandiego Adventure series; Oregon Trail Adventure series; Cluefinders Mystery Adventure series.
Giveaways: flash cards, shopping bags.
Discounts: free freight.
Featured: Nick Jr. brand items; ParentsMagazine brand items; Premium Education series (various); Skill Builders series (various); Learn Every Day series (various); Learn on the Go series (various); Know-It-Alls series (various).
Discounts: show special: extra 5%.
LISA LELEU STUDIOS
HAL LEONARD CORP.
Featured:The Les Paul Legacy by Robb Lawrence; 101 Recording Tips by Adam St. James; The Stories Behind Every Song: Lou Reed by Chris Roberts; Collected Writings of Anthony DeCurtis; Greatest Rock Stories Ever Told by June Sawyer; The Music of Miles Davis Songbook; Taylor Made: The Life and Music of Billy Taylor by Bill Lee; The Little Book of Children's Songs (with CD); Jim Croce by Ingrid Croce; Musician's Legal Companion by Michael Aczon.
Drawings: for a custom Gibson Les Paul jacket.
Discounts: show special on front- and backlist titles.
LEO PAPER GROUP
This first-time exhibitor manufactures books and stationery items using innovative printing techniques and technologies.
Featured: company services; sample publications and products.
LERNER PUBLISHING GROUP
Booths: 607, 1251.
LEX & ASSOCIATES
The leading independent publication in the library field, read by librarians and publishers; includes extensive book reviews as well as reviews of audio, video and software.
Featured:LJ will sponsor a Librarian's Lounge at 3680 South Hall, refreshments provided. LJ will also cohost, with Random House, a breakfast for collection development librarians.
Giveaways: magazines; LJ Hotline newsletters; Corporate Library Update newsletters; invitations to Librarians' Cocktail Party.
LIBRI GEORG LINGENBRINK
A part of the German Collective Stand.
This first-time exhibitor offers seminars and coaching sessions for students, career seekers and corporations and publishes support titles; distributed by Biblio.
Featured:Making the Most of High School and Majoring in the Rest of Your Life, both by Carol Carter; Stop Parenting and Start Coaching by Carol Carter, Gary Izumo and Joe Martin.
LIFE WORKS BOOKS
Publishes books, companion daybooks and audios on "female power"; exhibiting with Publishers Marketing Assn.
Featured:How to Be Cherished, There Is No Prince and Other Truths Your Mother Never Told You and The Female Power Within, all by Marilyn Graman and Maureen Walsh with Hillary Welles.
Giveaways: note cards; postcards; in-booth refreshments.
Drawings: for a "There Is No Prince" course.
Discounts: 50% (show orders); free freight (and two free books) on each carton-order of 24 assorted titles.
This first-time exhibitor publishes children's picture books with nature themes; exhibiting with Publishers Marketing Assn.
Featured: Fairy Houses series (book/ video sets), written and illus. by Tracy Kane.
Discounts: 50%, free freight.
This subsidiary of Ingram Industries Inc. provides a comprehensive suite of digital fulfillment services to the book industry; stores books and other information electronically and delivers on demand in either traditional printed format or as e-books; more than 10 million on demand books for more than 2,300 domestic and international publishers have been printed.
Featured: company services and products from numerous publisher partners.
LIGHTS, CAMERA, INTERACTION!
Offers an innovative light for reading that incorporates a thin, optical-quality acrylic lens to efficiently spread bright white light evenly across the page.
Featured: LightWedge Original; LightWedge Paperback; LightWedge accessories, including carrying cases and magnifiers.
Discounts: "buy 11, get one free" offer.
FRANCES LINCOLN PUBLISHERS
Exhibiting with Publishers Assn. (U.K.).
Featured: illustrated children's and adult titles for the international co-edition market; diaries and address books.
LIPPINCOTT, WILLIAMS & WILKINS
Featured:The Washington Manual of Medical Therapeutics, 31st Edition (Washington Univ.); The Nursing 2005 Drug Handbook, 25th Anniversary Edition (Nursing 2005); The World's Best Anatomical Charts (Anatomical Chart Co.); Bowes and Church's Food Values of Portions Commonly Used, 18th Edition (Pennington); Professional Guide to Diagnostic Tests; Medical Spanish Made Incredibly Easy, 2nd Edition (both by Springhouse); Postcards of Nursing (Michael Zwerdling); Griffith's 5-Minute Clinical Consult 2004; Griffith's 5-Minute Clinical Consult 2004 for PDA (both by Dambro).
iscounts: extra 5% on The Nursing 2005 Drug Handbook; "buy 12, get one free" offer on Washington Manual of Medical Therapeutics, 31st Edition.
LITERALLY SPEAKING PUBLISHING HOUSE
This first-time exhibitor publishes adult fiction and nonfiction titles; a part of the African-American Pavilion.
Featured:Blessed Assurance: Inspirational Short Stories Full of Hope and Strength for Life's Journey by Victoria Christopher Murray et al.; Chocolate Thoughts and Mocha Love, both by S. James Guitard; Don't Mess with Me by Rebecca Simms; Illusions by J. M. Branch; Nowhere to Turn by Jacquelin Thomas; Plum Crazzzy by Monique Jewell Anderson.
Drawings: daily for a basket of books, coffee mugs, T-shirts and water bottles.
LITRIX.DE/GERMAN LITERATURE ONLINE
This first-time exhibitor maintains a Web site dedicated to the promotion of recently-published German adult fiction and nonfiction titles and children's books; its online magazine (www.litrix.de) offers book reviews and commentary; exhibiting with the Goethe Institut Chicago; a part of the German Collective Stand.
Featured: Litrix.de literature-promotion program; reviewed books.
LITTLE BIG BOOKS
LITTLE, BROWN AND CO.
A part of the Time Warner Book Group.
Featured:London Bridges by James Patterson; They Made America by Harold Evans; Light on Snow by Anita Shreve; Coach by John Feinstein and Red Auerbach; Blink by Malcolm Gladwell; Chasing the Devil by Sheriff David Reichert; 25th Anniversary Berkely Breathed; The Ha-Ha by Dave King; Autumn from the Heart of the Home by Susan Branch; At Home in the City by Pete Hamill; Case Histories by Kate Atkinson.
Giveaways: T-shirts; ARCs; posters.
Booths: 2416, 2418.
LITTLE, BROWN AND CO. BOOKS FOR YOUNG READERS
A part of the Time Warner Book Group.
Featured:Santakid by James Patterson; Toot & Puddle: The New Friend by Holly Hobbie; Pricilla and the Pink Planet by Nathaniel Hobbie, illus. by Jocelyn Hobbie; The Peace Book by Todd Parr; The Secret of Castle Cant by K.P. Bath; Doctor Illuminatus by Martin Booth; Best Friends for Never: A Clique Novel by Lisa Harrison; You're the One That I Want: A Gossip Girl Novel by Cecily von Ziegesar.
Giveaways: ARCs of The Secret of the Castle, Doctor Illuminatus, Best Friends Forever; posters; postcards.
Booths: 2316, 2317.
LITTLE MAI PRESS
Featured:Sticks, Stones, Roots & Bones by Stephanie Rose Bird; By Candlelight by Janina Renée; Miracles by Richard Webster; The Outer Temple of Witchcraft by Christopher Penczak; The Sophisticated Gourmet by Noel Tyl; White Is for Magic by Laurie Faria Stolarz; Tarot for Teens by Maria Shaw; Solitary Witch by Silver RavenWolf.
Giveaways: calendars; almanacs; Tarot-card readings; psychic readings.
Discounts: 50%, free freight (continental U.S.) on orders of 50 or more assorted titles; orders must be marked "show special."
This first-time exhibitor publishes children's picture books, chapter books, activity books and nonfiction books for teens, 'tweens and their parents too.
Featured:Penelope and the Humongous Burp by Sheri Radford; Rainy Days with Bear by Maureen Hull; What Color Is Your Piggy Bank? Entrepreneurial Ideas for Self-Starting Kids by Adelia Cellini Linecker; My Great- great- great- great- great- grandfather... Was a Warrior! by Riccardo Francaviglia; Think for Yourself: A Kid's Guide to Solving Life's Dilemmas and Other Sticky Problems by Cynthia MacGregor; Sink or Swim and When Pigs Fly, both by Valerie Coulman; Max-a-Million Series by Trina Wiebe; Abby and Tess Pet-Sitters Series by Trina Wiebe; Step-Chain Series by Ann Bryant; Come On, Dad! by Ed Avis.
Giveaways: I Am a Ballerina posters; signed copies of Rainy Days with Bear and Come On, Dad!.
Drawings: for basket full of books "grand prize" ($100+ value).
Discounts: extra percentage on orders of 10 or more books.
LODIMA PRESS BOOKS
This first-time exhibitor publishes high-quality photography books, and makes them available at reasonable prices.
Featured:Edward Weston by Edward Weston, Sarah Lowe and Dody Weston Thompson; Tuscany: Wandering the Back Roads, Vol. 1, Madonnina and High Plains Farm, all by Paula Chamlee; Tuscany: Wandering the Back Roads, Vol. II and The Students of Deep Springs College, both by Michael A. Smith; The San Francisco Portfolio by Brett Weston; Stones and Marks by Peter Elliston; Passage: Europe by Richard Copeland Miller; Never Before Seen Photographs by Nick Nixon.
LONE EAGLE PUBLISHING
Exhibiting with Hollywood Creative Directory; distributed by National Book Network.
LONELY PLANET PUBLICATIONS
Featured:Say What? Comparing Funny Expressions from Around the World and The Travel Book, both edited by Roz Hopkins.
Discounts: 50%, free freight on orders of 10 or more Lonely Planet USA Domestic Travel Guides.
LONE PINE PUBLISHING
Exhibiting with Publishers Assn. of the West.
Featured:Perennials for Illinois, Gardening Month by Month in Illinois, Annuals for Illinois and Tree & Shrub Gardening in Illinois, all by Bill Aldrich and Don Williamson; Dustbowl Desperados by Stone Wallace; Mountain Men by Tony Hollihan; Ghost Stories of Pets & Animals by Darren Zenko; Urban Legends and Campfire Ghost Stories,Vol. 2, both by A.S. Mott.
Drawings: drop off business card for a chance to win Lone Pine's Halloween party pack with books, recipes, crafts and "spooky sounds" CDs.
Distributed by National Book Network.
LOST CONTINENT LIBRARY
LOUISIANA STATE UNIV. PRESS
Featured:Telling Others What to Think: Recollections of a Pundit by Edwin M. Yoder Jr.; Senator Albert Gore, Sr. by Kyle Longley; Inside the Carnival: Unmasking Louisiana Politics by Wayne Parent; A Confederacy of Dunces, Large Print Edition by John Kennedy Toole; The Lost Get-Back Boogie by James Lee Burke; Brothers One and All: Esprit de Corps in a Civil War Regiment by Mark H. Dunkelman; Days of Glory: The Army of the Cumberland, 1861—1865 by Larry J. Daniel; Audacity Personified: The Generalship of Robert E. Lee, edited by Peter S. Carmichael; Walker's Texas Division, C.S.A.: Greyhounds of the Trans-Mississippi by Richard Lowe; Wishing for Snow: A Memoir by Minrose Gwin.
Discounts: 48% (trade titles); 40% (short discount); free freight on five or more units.
Featured:Notre Dame vs the Klan by Todd Tucker; In the Arms of Angels by Joan Wester Anderson; Lunch Bag Notes by Al Parisi and Ann Marie Parisi; Heroic Leadership by Chris Lowney; Lessons for Living and Go in Peace, both by Pope John Paul II; The New Faithful by Colleen Carroll.
Giveaways: galleys, chocolate suckers.
Discounts: 50%, free freight.
LUND HUMPHRIES/ASHGATE PUBLISHING CO.
Publishes across the spectrum of the visual arts.
Featured:Cobra: The Last Avant-Garde Movement of the Twentieth Century by Willemijn Stokvis; American Masters from Bingham to Eakins, contributions by Franklin Kelly et al.; Cuban-American Art in Miami by Lynette M.F. Bosch; Goya: Drawings from His Private Albums by Juliet Wilson-Bareau and Tom Lubbock; Victorian Illustration by Paul Goldman; Colorful Impressions: The Printmaking Revolution in Eighteenth-Century France by Margaret Morgan Grasselli, contributions by Ivan E. Phillips et al.; Ruskin's Venice by Sarah Quill and Alan Windsor; Contemporary Silver: Made in Italy by Eva Czernis-Ryl; William Roberts: An English Cubist by Andrew Gibbon-Williams; Picasso by Valeriano Bozal et al.
Discounts: free freight.
LYNNIE AN INNER CHILD
Exhibiting with Globe Pequot.
Featured:Believe by Buck Brannaman; Walking Through Pregnancy and Beyond by Mark and Lisa Fenton; How My Breasts Saved the World by Lisa Wood Shapiro; Small Boat to Freedom by John Vigor; Frontiers of Heaven by Stanley Stuart; The Cloud Garden by Tom Hart Dyke and Paul Winder.
Giveaways: galleys of select titles.
Discounts: 50% on 25 or more backlist titles (returnable); 53% (nonreturnable).