Spring 2001 Book List
Edited by Laurele Riippa. Compiled by Lynn Andriani, Dena Croog, Robert Dahlin, Charles Hix, Julia Moberg, Karole Riippa and Bella Stander. -- 1/22/01
Self-Help &Recovery | Religion &Inspiration | Lifestyle &How-To
New Age | Women's Studies | Gay &Lesbian Studies
How Can You Tell If You Are Really in Love (Apr., $7.95) by Sol Gordon includes quizzes and self-tests that help clarify romantic intentions. 75,000 first printing. 10-city author tour.
Damn!: Reflections on Life's Biggest Regrets (May, $8.95) by Barry Cadish presents a compilation of what people would have done differently. 20,000 first printing. Radio satellite tour.
ANDREWS MCMEEL/STARK BOOKS
StepWise: A Guide to Family Mergers (Apr., $9.95) by James Dale and Alex Schapiro offers a practical and funny guide to dealing with stepchildren. 20,000 first printing.
Lion Taming (June, $14.95) by Betty Perkins teaches how to relate to people who are critical, abusive or withdrawn. $10,000 ad/promo.
AVE MARIA PRESS
A Candle at Midnight: Keeping Vigil As a Path Through Depression (Mar., $14.95) by Marcy Heidish shows how this Christian tradition of waiting on God can help soothe the overwhelming experience of depression.
Finding Your Way After Your Child Dies (Mar., $11.95) by Phyllis and Ken Wezeman helps parents deal with the loss of a child.
Breakthrough Intuition: How to Achieve a Life of Abundance by Listening to the Voice Within (Mar., $12.95) by Rosemary Ellen Guiley guides readers to develop natural intuitive ability.
Heart to Heart: Deepening Women's Friendships at Midlife (May, $13) by Patricia Gottlieb Shapiro explores the unique friendships of women in later years.
BRAINWAVES BOOKS (dist. by IPG)
Brain Building with Words and Numbers (Apr., $9.95) by Allen D. Bragdon and David Gamon contains 60 puzzles for improving vocabulary, memory, computation and executive planning.
Third Culture Kids: The Experience of Growing Up Among Worlds (May, $18.95) by David C. Pollock and Ruth E. Van Reken examines the legacy of transition and change shared by those who have grown up globally.
The Art of Coming Home (June, $15) by Craig Storti provides advice for reducing the pain and stress of transitioning home.
Reprint: Why Men Don't Listen and Women Can't Read Maps (May, $14.95) by Barbara and Allan Pease.
The Real World Aptitude Test (R.A.T.): Everything You Need to Score an 800 in Life (May, $19.95) by Homer E. Moyer Jr. supplies answers to some of life's most common stumbling blocks.
100 Ways to Motivate Yourself, Revised Edition (Mar., $18.99) by Steve Chandler offers techniques for breaking down negative barriers that prevent people from fulfilling their lifelong goals and dreams.
Power of Your Other Hand (July, $TBA) by Lucia Capacchione helps readers explore and understand their thoughts and feelings on a completely different level.
Survivors of Suicide (July, $12.99) by Rita Robinson is a guide for family and friends who are left behind when a loved one commits suicide.
Gary Null's Guide to Getting It Right: The Baby Boomer's Handbook of Second Chances (May, $14) by Gary Null speaks to a generation driven by success and haunted by discontent.
The Art of Dying: Honoring and Celebrating Life's Passages (Apr., $14) by Salli Rasberry and Carole Rae Wantanabe addresses the art of dying well.
Simple Thoughts That Can Change Your Life (June, $12.95) by Gerald G. Jampolsky, M.D., and Diane V. Cirincione. More than 100 simple affirmations help readers relax, let go of negativity and welcome positive feelings into their lives.
Reprint: Guide to Stress Reduction, Revised (Mar., $12.95) by L. John Mason.
Healing Grief (June, $5.99) by Victor M. Parachin presents steps for working through the grieving process.
The Woman's Book of Divorce: 101 Ways to Make Him Suffer Forever and Ever (June, $14.95) by Christine Gallagher provides tips for getting even with an ex, from the wild to the mildly illegal.
Sex for the Clueless: How to Enjoy a More Erotic and Exciting Life (June, $12) by Marcy Sheiner offers a woman's perspective on how to achieve greater sexual fulfillment.
The Power of Positive Choices: Adding and Subtracting Your Way to a Great Life (June, $12.95) by Gail McMeekin explains how to make positive choices that can reduce stress and enhance well-being. 5-city author tour.
Oh, Solo Mia!: The Hip Chick's Guide to Fun for One (Apr., $14.95) by Wendy Burt and Erin Kindberg supplies women with ideas for entertaining themselves.
Young at Heart: The Mature Woman's Guide to Finding and Keeping Romance (May, $14.95) by Rachelle Zukerman assists women ages 40 and up in finding compatible men.
THE CROSSING PRESS
My Husband Is Gay: A Woman's Survival Guide (Apr., $14.95) by Carol Grever guides in the healing process to wholeness.
Black Holes and Energy Pirates: How to Recognize and Release Them--How to Create the Life You Want (June, $14.95) by Jesse Jean Reeder describes how to overcome personal barriers that imprison and deplete natural and creative energy.
Cure Your Allergies... and Live Your Life (Apr., $29.95) by Martin F. Healy helps tame allergies through diet.
Bibliotherapy: The Girl's Guide to Books for Every Phase of Our Lives (Mar., $13.95) by Nancy Peske and Beverly West is a book list for every phase of a woman's life. Ad/promo. Author publicity.
Reprint: Stop Obsessing!: How to Overcome Your Obsessions and Compulsions, Revised Edition (July, $TBA) by Edna B. Foa and Reid Wilson.
EFG INC (dist. by Writer's Digest)
I'm Too Blessed to Be Depressed (Apr., $14.99) by Joanna Campbell Slan moves anyone from stressed to blessed in 30 days. Advertising. Author publicity.
F&W PUBLICATIONS/WALKING STICK PRESS
Keeping a Journal You Love (Apr., $14.99) by Sheila Bender mixes practical instruction with sample journal entries from professional writers. Advertising. Author tour.
Taking Care of Me (Mar., $14.95) by Mary Kay Mueller helps find a balance between taking care of others and caring for one's self.
Enlightening Cinderella: Beyond the Prince Charming Fantasy (Mar., $12.95) by Suzanne Harrill teaches how to create a more fulfilling life with or without a prince.
10 Spiritual Lessons I Learned at the Mall (June, $12.95) by James Twyman explores the possibilities of finding enlightenment in stressful environments like shopping malls.
Being Happy Being Married: A Guide for Individuals and Couples Seeking a Deeper Relationship (June, $15) by Lee Schnebly suggests improving communication with partners by recognizing the flaws of initial expectations.
Fell's Official Know-It-All Guide: Defensive Divorce (July, $16.95) by MoneyLines Magazine editors identifies the pitfalls and loopholes that are common in divorce.
The Excuse Me, Your Life Is Waiting Playbook: 12 Tenets of Empowerment (May, $22.95) by Lynn Grabhorn supplements the book Excuse Me, Your Life Is Waiting and includes exercises, games and stories.
Reprint: Beyond the Twelve Steps: Roadmap to a New Life (May, $13.95) by Lynn Grabhorn.
HARVARD COMMON PRESS
Cast Your Net: A Step-by-Step Guide to Finding Your Soulmate on the Internet (June, $14.95) by Eric F. Fagan recommends Web sites, explains how to cultivate a relationship by e-mail and cautions readers regarding the hazards of online dating. 40,000 first printing. 20-city author tour.
Relationships for Life: A Guide to Creating and Understanding Your Romantic Relationships (Aug., $13.95) by Kelly E. Johnson, M.D., analyzes relationship behavior. Ad/promo.
Reprint: Heal Your Body A-Z (Aug., $11.95) by Louise L. Hay.
Defending Andy: One Mother's Fight to Save Her Son from Cancer and the Insurance Industry (Mar., $12.95) by Marilyn Azevedo. A woman takes on the insurance industry when her son is denied specific medical care. 20,000 first printing. Advertising. Author appearances. 20-city radio satellite tour.
Your Soul at Work: Five Steps to a More Fulfilling Career and Life (Mar., $20) by Nicholas Weiler and Stephen Schoonover features practical and spiritual career advice. Advertising.
The Way of Failure: Winning Through Losing (Apr., $14.95) by Mariana Caplan suggests using failure for profound self-understanding, increased compassion and spiritual development.
HUNTER HOUSE PUBLISHERS
Partners in Pleasure--Sharing Success, Creating Joy, Fulfilling Dreams--Together (Mar., $14.95) by Paul Pearsall shows how to find success by truly being a couple.
Don't Sweat the Small Stuff for Women: Simple and Practical Ways to Do What Matters and Find Time for You (Apr., $11.95) by Kristine Carlson focuses on reprioritizing. 1 million first printing. TV/radio satellite tour.
Reprints: Necessary Journeys: Letting Ourselves Learn from Life (Mar., $11.95) by Nancy Synderman; Losing Your Parents, Finding Your Self: The Defining Turning Point of Adult Life (Apr., $14.95) by Victoria Secunda; Why Is Everyone So Cranky: The Ten Trends That Are Making Us Angry &How We Can Find Peace of Mind Instead (June, $12.95) by C. Leslie Charles.
INNER TRADITIONS/BEAR &CO.
Mastery of Awareness: Living the Agreements (Apr., $14) by DoÃ±a Bernadette Vigil with Arlene Broska. Vigil, a Nagual or shaman in the Toltec tradition guides readers through the training techniques to discipline their thoughts and emotions for channeling energy. 20,000 first printing.
Surviving Grief: 30 Questions and Answers for a Time of Loss (Apr., $6) by A.M. Brady Reinsmith. Topic-oriented questions and answers allow readers to go directly to their own particular issue. 20,000 first printing.
What's Love Got to Do with It?: Love, Power, Sex &God (Apr., $14) by Frank A. Thomas asks: "What d s love have to do with one's life?"
Hospice Hounds: Animals and the Care of the Dying (June, $12) by Michelle Rivera features inspiring stories of animals who have touched the lives of the dying.
Reel Therapy: How Movies Inspire You to Overcome Life's Problems (Apr., $12.95) by Gary Solomon is an emotional journey to the heart of cinema's healing powers. Advertising. Radio satelite tour.
Living a Blissful Marriage: 24 Steps to Happiness (Apr., $16.95) by Lilian Gafni breathes new life into existing marriages. $35,000 ad/promo. Author tour.
The Road to Success Is Paved with Failure (Apr., $12.95) by J y Green chronicles the failures by notable people who turned out to be ultimate winners. 35,000 first printing. Ad/promo.
A Witch's Book of Dreams: Understanding the Power of Dreams and Symbols (Apr., $12.95) by Karri Allrich interprets dreams by referring to a dictionary of dream symbols and images. Advertising. Author tour.
Mothers-in-law and Daughters-in-law: Love, Hate, Rivalry and Reconciliation (June, $14.95) by Susan Shapiro Barash. Psychologists and counselors offer their advice. Advertising. 20-city TV/radio satellite tour.
NEW YORK UNIV. PRESS
Recovery from Addiction: A Practical Guide to Treatment, Self-Help, and Quitting on Your Own (Aug., $17.95) by William Cloud and Robert Granfield provides guidance for substance-dependent persons and their family and friends.
Reprint: Self-Nurture: Learning to Care for Yourself As Effectively As You Care for Everyone Else (Apr., $14) by Alice D. Domar and Henry Drecher.
What He Can't Tell You... and Needs to Say (June, $13.95) by Brenda Shoshanna explores the male/female relationship.
Six Months to Live: Learning from a Young Man with Cancer (Mar., $10) by Daniel W. Hallock tells of a 22-year-old, his family and his doctor struggling to accept his impending death.
Free to Succeed: Designing the Life You Want in Today's Free Agent Economy (May, $14) by Barbara B. Reinhold provides an action plan for taking control of your working life.
Walk Like a Chameleon: Use Your Animal Instincts to Improve Your Relationships and Your Life (Aug., $13) by Gary S. Aumiller gives guidance on finding your animal personality type.
Seven Attitude Adjustments to Finding Love: The Black Woman's Guide to Finding the Man of Her Dreams (July, $14.95) by Audrey Chapman. Relationship therapist and radio talk-show host Chapman advises women on ways to find true love.
Reprint: Codes of Love (June, $14.95) by Mark Bryan.
PRENTICE HALL PRESS
12 Simple Secrets of Happiness at Work (June, $11) by Glenn Van Ekeren collects stories, quotes, observations and practical strategies for finding fulfillment.
Girls: What's So Bad About Being Good? (June, $14.95) by Harriet S. Mosatche. The director for Girl Scout program development offers a book for parents to give to their preteen daughters.
The Meditative Path: A Gentle Way to Awareness, Concentration, and Serenity (June, $16.95) by John Cianciosi. A former Buddhist monk teaches meditation using techniques crafted from 25 years of experience.
Reprint: Find Your Purpose, Change Your Life: Getting to the Heart of Your Life's Mission (Mar., $13) by Carol Adrienne. 50,000 first printing; You Own the Power: Stories and Exercises to Inspire and Unleash the Force Within (Apr., $13) by Rosemary Altea. 100,000 first printing.
QUILL DRIVER BOOKS
Answers to Satisfy the Soul: Clear, Straight Answers to Life's 20 Most Perplexing Questions (June, $14.95) by Jim Denney includes questions dealing with success, happiness, worry, relationships, forgiveness, death, the soul and the meaning of life.
Included in the Johns Hopkins White Papers series are Arthritis by Simeon Margolis, M.D., and John A. Flynn, M.D.; Coronary Heart Disease by S. Margolis, M.D., and Gary Gerstenblith, M.D.; and Depressions and Anxiety (Mar., $19.95 each) by S. Margolis, M.D., and Karen L. Swarts, M.D.
FLEMING H. REVELL
Unveiling Depression in Women: A Practical Guide to Understanding and Overcoming Depression (June, $12.99) by Archibald Hart and Catherine Hart Weber addresses types and treatments, strategies of wellness and God's plan for wholeness.
25 Stupid Mistakes Couples Make (Mar., $16.95) by Paul Coleman. Marriage therapist Coleman maps out strategies to strengthen or mend commitment.
RUTLEDGE HILL PRESS
Highlighted in Yellow (May, $9.99) by H. Jackson Brown Jr. and Rochelle Pennington presents quotes and stories that illustrate the essentials for a life well lived.
The Kindness Handbook: When You Want to Help, but Don't Know What to Do (Apr., $16.95) by Jeri-Lynn Johnson provides a guide to helping others in need. Advertising.
Eat Mang s Naked: Finding Pleasure Everywhere and Dancing with the Pits! (May, $16) by Susan A. R. Kennedy encourages readers to embrace joy, spontaneity, pleasure and the magic of everyday life. Advertising. 13-city author tour.
The Truth About Love: The Highs, the Lows, and How You Can Make It Last Forever (June, $13) by Patricia Love offers a new perspective. Ad/promo. 8-city author tour.
Chocolate for a Teen's Heart: Unforgettable Stories for Young Women About Love, Hope, and Happiness (July, $12) by Kay Allenbaugh shares stories of love. Ad/promo.
Mood Food (Mar., $14.95) by Jane Eldershaw features enlightening activities and recipes to brighten, heal and elevate your state of mind.
SOUVENIR PRESS (dist. by IPG)
Holding on, Letting Go: Sex, Sexuality, and People with Learning Difficulties (May, $16.95) by John Drury, Lynne Hutchinson and Jon Wright looks at the resources available for those concerned about sexuality and the disabled.
The Hair Replacement Revolution: A Consumer's Guide to Effective Hair Replacement Techniques (May, $13.95) by Emmanuel Marritt reviews the most effective hair replacement systems.
STORY LINE PRESS
From Daughters &Sons to Fathers: What I've Never Said (May, $17.95), edited by Constance Warl , is an anthology of letters addressed to fathers.
Inspirations: Meditations from The Artist's Way and The Writer's Life: Insights from The Right to Write (Apr., $5.95 each) by Julia Cameron offer insights and reflections to help promote creativity.
A Woman's Guide to Living Alone: 10 Ways to Survive Grief and Be Happy (Mar., $15.95) by Pamela Stone supplies practical advice and personal stories to women on their own.
View from the Cliff: A Course in Achieving Daily Focus (Apr., $15.95) by Lynn Weiss lays out the tools and techniques to help sharpen existing strengths and develop new ones.
TEN SPEED PRESS
How to Be, Do, or Have Anything: A Practical Guide to Creative Empowerment (Apr., $17.95) by Laurence G. Boldt unveils a step-by-step program.
Transform Your Life (Apr., $14.95) by Carole Gaskell promotes effective change in one's life. Author tour.
Flirt Coach (July, $12.95) by Peta Heskell offers the key to successful socializing.
THREE RIVERS PRESS
Don't You Dare Get Married Until You Read This!: The Book of Questions for Couples (May, $12) by Corey Donaldson helps couples really get to know one another.
Dreamwork: Using Your Dreams As a Way to Self-Discovery and Personal Fulfillment (Apr., $10.95) by Maggie Peters provides a simple and multifaceted approach to understanding dreams.
Stirring the Waters: Writing to Find Your Spirit (July, $19.95) by Janell Moon encourages writing as a method for understanding and changing one's life.
Heartwarmers of Love (Apr., $9.95) by Azriela Jaffe gathers 50 stories with a focus on love, both romantic and for family and friends. 50,000 first printing.
ANDREWS MCMEEL/STARK BOOKS
1,000 Marbles: Something About Using Precious Time While We Still Have It (July, $10.95) by Jeffrey Davis lists meaningful things to do with family and friends. 15,000 first printing.
Halakhic Positions of Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik--Vol. II (May, $25) by Aharon Ziegler presents the leader's legal perspectives on a variety of issues. Jewish Book Club selection.
AVE MARIA PRESS
The Jesus Advantage: A New Approach to a Fuller Life (Mar., $12.95) by Paul J. Donoghue suggests that people looking for answers from gurus and unfamiliar Eastern religions should turn instead to Jesus Christ.
Hidden Springs of Hope: Finding God in the Desert of Suffering (Apr., $9.95) by Mary Caswell Walsh reflects on the ways to welcome God's spirit in times of trouble.
Gift and Giver: The Holy Spirit for Today (May, $16.99) by Craig S. Keener affirms the validity of spiritual gifts. Advertising.
God So Loved the World: A Christology for Disciples (June, $16.99) by Jonathan R. Wilson shows how Jesus Christ demonstrates God's love in the New Testament. Advertising.
For Women Only (Mar., $12.99) by Gigi Graham Tchividjian reveals what God expects of women.
Revelation Day by Day (Aug., $14.99), edited by Leslie R. Holmes and Richard Allen Bodey, provides daily devotions based on the book of Revelation.
Deepening Your Conversation with God (May, $10.99) by Ben Patterson. More than a "how-to" pray book, this is a "want-to" guide.
If I Could Mend Your Heart (Mar., $12.95) by Mary I. Farr supplies comfort to those living with the pain of loss. Advertising.
The Cost of Deception: The Seduction of Urban Legends (Apr., $9.99) by John Williams contends that urban legend hoaxes erode the credibility of Christians.
Riding the Waves: Living Contented in a Chaotic World (June, $10.99) by Gayle G. Roper suggests replacing envy, loneliness and ingratitude with obedience and dependence.
Christianity: A Follower's Guide (July, $9.99), edited by Pete Brisc , includes writings by Max Lucado, Calvin Miller, Chuck Swindoll and others.
CATHOLIC UNIV. OF AMERICA PRESS
Mediapolitik: How the Mass Media Have Transformed World Politics (Mar., $24.95) by Lee Edwards draws from the historian's lifelong study of politics and journalism.
Reprint: The Problem of Christianity (June, $24.95) by Josiah Royce.
Harps in the Willows: Strengths for Reinventing Life (Apr., $15.99) by Naomi Mitchum offers spiritual, scriptural and practical guidance for those who are troubled.
An Invitation to Healing: Let God Touch Your Mind, Body and Spirit (May, $9.99) by Lynda D. Elliott urges readers to be bold about asking for God's intervention in times of need.
Learning the Language of Babylon: Changing the World Through Engaging the Culture (May, $12.99) by Terry M. Crist Jr. gives evidence of today's cultural deterioration and tells how to reconnect with the community.
When Beliefs Fail: A Psychology of Hope (Apr., $16.95) by Jim Stempel combines open-minded spirituality and psychology for those who can't find answers in dogmatic religion.
What's Your Jewish I.Q.?: Test Yourself on Religion, Literature, the Arts and the World (Aug., $12) by Rabbi Alex J. Goldman brings fun to the vast canvas of the Jewish experience.
CORNELL UNIV. PRESS
The Search for God in Ancient Egypt (Mar.; $19.95, cloth $45) by Ian Assmann is based on comparative religion, theology, anthropology and semiotic analysis.
COUNCIL OAK BOOKS
Only the Earth Endures: The Spiritual Journey of a Mandan Indian (Apr., $14) by Cedric Red Feather with Jan Witkin is reportedly the first book on Mandan culture by a Mandan Indian. Advertising.
THE CROSSING PRESS
Healing Spirits: True Stories from 14 Spiritual Healers (Mar., $16.95) by Judith B. Joslow-Rodewald et al. bases spiritual guidance on wisdom, wit and life experiences.
Divine Things: Seeking the Sacred in a Secular Age (Apr., $14.95) by Robert Kirschner considers what Torah and rabbinical teachings say about modern life.
The Matrix of Faith: Reclaiming a Christian Vision (Apr., $16.95) by Jeffrey C. Pugh analyzes the film The Matrix through the eyes of Augustine, Luther and others.
Is Jesus God? Finding Our Faith (May, $14.95) by Michael Morwood asks Christians to examine accepted theologies regarding Jesus.
Reprint: Journey to the Center: A Lenten Passage (Apr., $9.95) by Thomas Keating.
Reprints: Violence &Compassion: Dialogues on Life Today (Mar., $10.95) by the Dalai Lama and Jean-Claude Carriere; The Holy Longing: The Search for a Christian Spirituality (Apr., $11.95) by Ronald Rolheiser.
DUKE UNIV. PRESS
The Hauerwas Reader (July, $17.95) by Stanley Hauerwas introduces the theological ethicist's writings.
WM. B. EERDMANS
The Bible at Qumran: Text, Shape, and Interpretation (Mar., $22), edited by Peter W. Flint, assembles 11 essays centering on scriptural explication by the Qumran community or other ancient Jews.
Faith Odyssey: A Journey Through Lent (Mar., $15) by Richard Burridge relates biblical passages to stories taken from literature, television and film.
Spiritual Homecoming--A Catholic Priest's Journey to Judaism (May, $14.95) by Armando Quiros is by a man who sees himself a uniter of the Abrahamic religions.
Moments of Grace: When God Touches Our Lives Unexpectedly (June, $15.95) by Neale Donald Walsch. The bestselling author shares his readers' divine experiences. 50,000 first printing.
Chicken Soup for the Mother's Soul II (Mar.; $12.95, cloth $24) by Jack Canfield et al. collects 101 new stories. 750,000 first printing. Ad/promo. Author tour.
Chicken Soup for the Father's Soul (May; $12.95, cloth $24) by Jack Canfield et al. offers 101 stories for Dad. 750,000 first printing. Ad/promo. Author tour.
Chicken Soup for the Grieving Soul (July; $12.95, cloth $24) by Jack Canfield and Mark Victor Hansen has comforting stories about life, death and overcoming loss. 400,000 first printing. Ad/promo. Author tour.
You Can't Help but Listen: User-Friendly Oral Communication (Mar., $14.99) by Charles R. Munson encourages speakers to find their powerful public speaking voice through the wisdom of God as found in the Bible.
Secrets of a Faith Well-Lived (July, $TBA) by Chris Coppernoll. Contemporary Christian leaders express their faith. Advertising.
Reprints: One God Clapping: The Spiritual Path of a Zen Rabbi (Mar., $16.95) by Alan Lew and Sherril Jaffe; These Are the Words: A Vocabulary of Jewish Spiritual Life (Mar., $18.95) by Arthur Green.
JOHNS HOPKINS UNIV. PRESS
The Book of Lamentations (Apr., $15.95). David Slavitt translates the biblical account of the Jerusalem Temple's destruction in 587 B.C.
Laughter, Tears &In-Between (Mar., $13) by Paul Williams locates the heart, humor and humanity of life in ordinary experiences.
The Bible According to Noah: Theology As If Animals Mattered (Mar., $15) by Gary Kowalski. A Unitarian minister offers a new vision of caring for all God's creation.
The Starting Point of Happiness: Setting Out on the Road for Happiness for All Mankind (Mar., $10) by Ryuho Okawa encourages the cultivation of personal and global well-being.
The Seven Gifts of the Holy Spirit (Mar., $12.95) by Mitch Finley is a primer on fear, fortitude, piety, counsel, knowledge, wisdom and understanding.
LITTLE, BROWN UK (dist. by Trafalgar Square)
Reprint: A Calendar of Saints: The Lives of the Principal Saints of the Christian Year (Mar., $22.95) by James Bentley.
Would You Believe?: Finding God Without Losing Your Mind: A Book for Doubters, Skeptics and Wistful Unbelievers (June, $14.95) by Tom Harpur discusses the antiquated teachings of various religions and argues for a more personal belief in God.
Reprint: Little Saint (July, $13.95) by Hannah Green.
How to Get Your Husband to Talk to You (Apr., $10.99) by Nancy Cobb and Connie Grigsby charts five levels of promoting trust and unity. Ad/promo. Author publicity.
For Such a Time As This (May, $10.99) by Lisa Ryan employs the example of Esther to teach the traits of courage, chastity, grace and dignity. Ad/promo. Author publicity.
Kingdom Authority: The Key to Living in God's Provision and Protection (Apr., $12.99) by John Bevere maintains that a believer must submit to God's authority.
Shadows of Things to Come: A Prophetic Look at God's Unfolding Plan (Apr., $14.99) by Rick Joyner poses that Jesus' relationship with his disciples predicts our future.
The View from Goose Ridge: Watching Nature, Seeing Life (Apr., $12.99) by Cheryl Bostrom collects stories by the WomenofFaith.com columnist.
NEW AMERICAN LIBRARY
Reprint: Healing Grief (Apr., $12.95) by James Van Praugh.
Celtic Christian Communities: Live the Tradition (Mar., $15.95) by Ian Bradley researches the historic faith and its contemporary possibilities. Advertising.
Thich Nhat Hanh: Essential Writings (Mar., $15), edited by Robert Ellsberg, selects the core words of the Zen monk and p t. Advertising.
Desert Wisdom: Sayings from the Desert Fathers and Mothers (Apr., $15) gathers more than 100 pieces of wisdom from early Christians. Advertising.
OXFORD UNIV. PRESS
The Oxford History of the Biblical World (May, $19.95), edited by Michael D. Coogan, surveys the world from which the Bible emerged.
Reprint: Jesus, Apocalyptic Prophet of the New Millennium (Apr., $13.95) by Bart D. Ehrman.
Relief for the Body, Renewal for the Soul (Mar., $13.95) by Scott Morris. A doctor shares his mission to serve the working poor in Memphis.
For Those We Love but See No Longer: Daily Offices for Times of Grief (Apr., $10.95) by Rev. Lisa Belcher Hamilton was written after the untimely death of the author's husband.
The Nurse's Calling: A Christian Spirituality of Caring for the Sick (Mar., $14.95) by Mary Elizabeth O'Brien explores a professional nurse's vocation.
The Forgotten Desert Mothers: Sayings, Lives and Stories of Early Christian Women (May, $11.95) by Laura Swan revisits women in the early Christian movement.
PENN STATE UNIV. PRESS
Korean Americans and Their Religions: Pilgrims and Missionaries from a Different Shore (Mar., $19.95), edited by Ho-Youn Kwon et al., probes the religious identity of this ethnic group.
What's Next: Women Redefining Their Dreams in the Prime of Life (Apr., $14.95) by Rena Pederson with Lee Smith. Julia Child, Elizabeth Dole and others discuss midlife fulfillment.
Triumphs of the Heart, Book II: More Miraculous True Stories of the Power of Love (Aug., $13.95) by Chris Benguhe collects tales of real-life miracles.
Beauty Restored (Mar., $9.99) by Me Ra Koh is a Christian book written by a date rape victim.
So, What's the Difference (Mar., $12.99) by Fritz Ridenour compares major religions.
Praying the 23rd Psalm for Spiritual Breakthrough (June, $11.99) by Elmer Towns g s line by line to reveal its insight and comfort.
The Future War of the Church (Apr., $9.99) by Chuck Pierce and Rebecca Wagner Sytsema warns against future lawlessness and counterfeit religion.
Let No One Deceive You (May, $12.99) by Michael Brown asks: What is revival and how will we know it when we see it?
Reprints: My Grandfather's Blessings: Stories of Strength, Refuge and Belonging (Apr., $14) by Rachel Naomi Remen, M.D.; Ethics for the New Millennium (May, $13) by His Holiness the Dalai Lama.
The Power of Prayerful Living (May, $16.95), edited by Doug Hill and Daybreak Spirituality Books editors, compiles prayers from more than 150 spiritual leaders, scholars and doctors.
When God Asks (Mar., $7.99) by Phil Milford. God comes to dinner and poses questions about one's life.
ST. ANTHONY MESSENGER PRESS
Enkindled: Holy Spirit, Holy Gifts (Mar., $6.95) by Albert Haase and Bridget Haase takes the spirit into ordinary people's lives.
Saffron Days in L.A.: Tales of a Buddhist Monk (May, $14.95) by Bhante Walpola Piyananda views American life from a visitor's perspective.
Being Dharma (Aug., $16.95) by Ajahn Chah puts Buddhist teachings simply and directly.
Reprints: Diamond Mind: A Psychology of Meditation (Mar., $12.95) by Rob Nairn; Seeking the Heart of Wisdom: The Path of Insight Meditation (Mar., $14.95) by Joseph Goldstein and Jack Kornfield; Enlightened Journey: Buddhist Practice As Everyday Life (May, $16.95) by Tulku Thondup.
The New Jewish Wedding (Mar., $14) by Anita Diamant is a revised and updated edition. Author publicity.
The Way of a Pilgrim: Annotated and Explained (Mar., $14.95) by Gleb Pokrovsky ponders this Russian classic on spirituality. $20,000 ad/promo.
Reprint: Zen Effects: The Life of Alan Watts (Mar., $16.95) by Monica Furlong.
Meditations of a Tibetan Tantric Abbot: The Main Practices of the Mahayana Buddhist Path (Apr., $14.95) by Kensur Lekden details the attitudes cultivated in meditation. Ad/promo.
Dream Yoga and the Practice of Natural Light (July, $14.95) by Namkhai Norbu helps develop clarity within the sleep and dream states. Ad/promo.
SOPHIA INSTITUTE PRESS
Search and Rescue: How to Bring Your Friends and Loved Ones into--or Back into--the Church (Mar., $14.95) by Patrick Madrid invites lapsed Catholics and non-Catholics into the Catholic church.
Reprint: Getting Free from Sin (Mar., $12.95) by Bert Ghezzi.
Public Lives, Private Prayers (Mar., $14.95) by Mary Reath reprints spiritual writings favored by George Bush, Margaret Thatcher and others.
Why Aren't We Satisfied? (Mar., $12.95) by Clifford Williams. Meditations address the human longing for something more.
SPCK (dist. by IPM)
Origins (Apr., $8.95) by Simon Parke takes a fun and mystical look at love and hate, tyranny and flying machines.
Sacred Tongues: The Golden Age of Spiritual Writing (Apr., $17.95) by David Scott relates 17th-century sages to the modern experience.
Bible Bytes for Teens--A Study-Devotional for Logging into God's Word (May, $12.99) by Starburst Publishers. Byte-sized biblical passages relate to issues teens face.
THREE RIVERS PRESS
Reprints: How to Know God (Mar., $14) by Deepak Chopra; Standing for Something: 10 Neglected Virtues That Will Heal Our Hearts and Homes (Mar., $13.95) by Gordon B. Hinckley.
365 Travel: A Daily Book of Journals, Meditations and Adventures (May, $14.95), edited by Lisa Bach, collects travel wisdom as reminders of lessons learned on the road.
TRINITY PRESS INTERNATIONAL
Christianity and the Roman Empire: Background Texts (Mar., $28) by Ralph Martin Novack reconstructs the first four centuries of the common era.
Christmas Unwrapped: Consumerism, Celluloid, Christ and Culture (Aug., $20), edited by Richard A. Horsley and James Tracy, critiques the American Christmas.
Jesus Up Close (Mar., $10.99) by Skip Heitzig. A Southwestern pastor shows that Jesus meets believers where ever they are.
UNIV. OF TENNESSEE PRESS
Spiritual Merchants: Religion, Magic and Commerce (Mar., $19) by Carolyn Morrow Long reviews the spiritual products industry marketed to the African-based belief systems in the U.S.
Zen and the Kingdom of Heaven: Reflections on the Tradition of Meditation in Christianity and Zen Buddhism (Mar., $16.95) by Tom Chetwynd delves into the parallel traditions of meditation in the two religions.
Eight Mindful Steps to Happiness: Walking the Buddha's Path (May, $16.95) by Bhante Henepola Gunaratana demonstrates how to create a life filled with peace and joy.
Reprint: Transforming Problems into Happiness (Apr., $12.95) by Lama Thubten Zopa.
God's Most Precious Jewels are Crystalized Tears (Apr., $12.99) by Barbara Johnson collects stories about turning hardship into gems of inspiration.
Reprint: Until I Come (Mar., $12.99) by David Jeremiah. 31,600 first printing.
Dog Miracles (May, $9.95) by Brad Steiger and Sherry Hansen Steiger collects more than 60 stories of ordinary dogs proving themselves in extraordinary circumstances. 40,000 first printing. 40-city radio satellite tour.
ARNOLDSCHE (dist. by Antique Collectors' Club)
Brooching It Diplomatically: A Tribute to Madeleine K. Albright (Mar., $35) by Helen W. Drutt. Artists have created brooches with the theme of Secretary of State Albright's use of adornment.
The Dog Lover's Survival Guide and The Cat Lover's Survival Guide (Mar., $8.95 each) by Karen Commings provide practical strategies for first-time dog and cat owners.
Bridge Quiz: Bidding (Apr., $16.95) by Raymond Brock and Sally Brock presents more than 60 of the best bidding problems and how to approach each one.
Special Occasions in Embroidery (Apr., $19.95) by Jill Carter shows how to create projects using a range of popular embroidery techniques.
Watercolor Inspirations (Apr., $19.95) by David Easton suggests where to find artistic inspiration.
Understanding Chess Move by Move (Apr., $19.95) by John Nunn refers to more than 30 games to help readers understand the most important aspects of the chess struggle.
Shadow Redwork with Alex Anderson (Mar., $14.95) by Alex Anderson shows how outline embroidery using red thread creates a shadow effect on wall-hangings, pillows and a quilt.
Free Stuff for Pet Lovers on the Internet (Apr., $16.95) by Gloria Hansen guides the way to gratis gifts for one's pet.
Block Magic: Over 50 Fun &Easy Blocks from Squares and Rectangles (May, $24.95) by Nancy Johnson-Srebro offers tips and hints for sewing blocks quickly and simply; includes more than 50 blocks in four different sizes.
What G s with What: The Easy Way to Mix &Match Home Furnishings to Your Personal Style (May, $17.95) by Lauren Smith with N mi C. Taylor shows how home furnishings, accessories, paints and finishes can complement one another.
The Cat Book of Lists (July, $16.99) by Stephen J. Spignesi is a compendium of cat lore, information, trivia, advice and more.
Crafty Girl: Beauty and ...Cool Stuff (May, $12.95 each) by Jennifer Traig and Julianne Balmain mix up beauty recipes and explain how to decorate the ordinary (a calculator) to be extraordinary (calculator ensconced with glitter and rhinestones).
What's in Style, Decks (Mar., $12.95) by Lynn Elliott offers the latest in deck design and related products plus how to create attractive living space outdoors. 50,000 first printing. $25,000 ad/promo.
Creating Beautiful Bathrooms: Design Tips, Remodeling Ideas, Building Projects (July, $19.95) by Jerry Germer shows how to create elaborate bathrooms that fit one's needs, budget and space. 30,000 first printing. $20,000 ad/promo.
The Natural Way for Dogs and Cats: Natural Treatments, Remedies and Diet for Your Pet (Apr., $19.95) by Midi Fairgrieve tells everything you need to know about health care for dogs and cats.
How to Buy and Raise a Good Healthy Dog (July, $21.95) by Terri Shumsky explains how to gather information and talk to breeders to find the right dog for you.
Victorian Houseware, Hardware and Kitchenware: A Pictorial Archive with over 2000 Illustrations (Mar., $19.95), edited by Ronald S. Barlow, provides descriptions of such implements as cider mills, apple corers, spittoons, washboards and more.
DOWN EAST BOOKS
Lost and Found Mittens (July, $15.95) by Robin Hansen presents mitten patterns for knitters of all skill levels using rediscovered antique and traditional folk styles.
EVERYMAN CHESS (dist. by Globe Pequot)
Chess on the Net (Mar., $15.95) by Mark Crowther identifies Web sites and how to get the most out of each.
Concise Chess Openings (July, $19.95) by Neil McDonald offers information to help the reader play each opening with confidence.
Create Your Own Tabletop Fountains (Mar., $24.99) by Paris Mannion explains the tools, techniques and materials needed. Advertising.
Fabulous Silk Florals for the Home (July, $19.99) by Cele Kahle provides innovative ideas for decorating using silk flowers.
New Ideas for Crafting Heritage Albums (July, $24.99) by Bev Kirschner Braun gathers new trends in scrapbooking and methods to preserve family heirlooms.
Walkin' the Dog, Denver (Apr., $10.95) by M.A. Savage focuses on the best canine walks in Denver.
Corkscrews (Mar., $14.95) by Frederique Crestin-Billet. This volume for collectors displays antique and modern corkscrews.
FOX CHAPEL PUBLISHING
Scroll Saw Portraits (Apr., $14.95) by Gary Browning shows how to turn photos into wooden keepsakes by using a photocopier or computer to create patterns for the scroll saw.
Diamonds: The Antoinette Matlins Buying Guide: How to Select, Buy, Care for &Enjoy Diamonds with Confidence and Knowledge (June, $16.95) is a complete guide.
Reprint: The Good Housekeeping Illustrated Book of Needlecrafts (Apr., $22) by Good Housekeeping editors.
An Illustrated Book of Japanese Family Crests (July, $34.95), edited by Ark System, presents more than 8,000 b &w designs.
Yoshiki Hishinuma: 100 Flowers, 100 Butterflies (Mar., $50) by Nobuyoshi Araki combines the talents of two of Japan's trendsetters in a work of fashion and photography.
LAUREL GLEN PUBLISHING
New Ways with Paint (Apr., $19.95) by Andrea Maflin looks at ways of designing with paint from detailing finishes to textures and patterns.
Reprint: The Humane Society Complete Guide to Dog Care (June, $16.95) by Marion Lane and the staff of the Humane Society of the United States.
French Furniture: From Louis XIII to Art Deco (June, $25), edited by Sylvie Chadenet. More than 750 illustrations showing furniture characteristics make this an in-depth reference.
THE LYONS PRESS
Outwitting Clutter: 101 Truly Ingenious Methods and Practical Techniques to Organize Your Life and Home (May, $14.95) by Bill Adler Jr. outlines simple ways to regain control of your life.
Reprint: A Mother's Book of Traditional Household Skills (May, $16.95) by L.G. Abell.
Collector's Compass: Movie Collectibles and ...American Coins (May, $12.95 each) discuss the current state of the market, list resources and more. 25,000 first printing each. $50,000 ad/promo for series.
Chrysler PT Cruiser (Mar., $19.95) by Matt DeLorenzo and John Lamm devotes itself to this new automobile, its development, performance and marketing.
How to Build a Hot Rod Model A Ford (Mar., $24.95) by Dennis W. Parks follows the construction, from start to finish, of a 1929 model A sedan.
Reprint: The Simple Art of Napkin Folding: 94 Fancy Folds for Every Tabletop Occasion (May, $10) by Linda Hetzer.
Home Made: 200 Creative Concoctions and Practical Potions for Crafts, Beauty Aids, Household Products and Gifts from Your Kitchen (May, $12.95) by Alexa Lett shows how to make everything from potpourri to personal care products.
Cheap Dates (July, $12.95) by Steven Smith lists affordable dating adventures for all ages.
PRINCETON ARCHITECTURAL PRESS
Paint by Number (Apr., $18.95) by William Larry Bird Jr. revisits the hobby, invented in 1951, with those who created the paint kits.
How to Draw Monsters of Comics (May, $19.95) by Frank McLaughlin and Mike Gold teaches how to draw the biggest, scariest, silliest monsters of all time.
Paper House: Beautiful Paper Crafts for Your Home (June, $22) by Mary Ann Hall. Instructions and illustrations show ways to decorate with paper.
Arcade Planet (Apr., $18.95) by John Sellers is an illustrated history of computer games featuring 50 top classic games and original art from the archives of Atari, Nintendo and other video game companies.
The Look (Mar., $30) by Paul Gorman is an account of fashion and style and their relationship with the music scene over the past 50 years.
Medieval Celebrations: How to Plan Holidays, Weddings, and Feasts with Recipes, Customs, Costumes, Decorations, Songs, Dances, and Games (Apr., $19.95) by Daniel Diehl and Mark Donnelly provides instruction for planning such a party, plus lyrics and music for festive songs, rules for games and patterns for costumes.
Building Basics Series: Constructing Kitchens and ...Constructing Bathrooms (Apr., $14.95) by William P. Spence offer expert advice.
Little Giant Encyclopedia of Mensa Mind Teasers (Apr., $9.95), edited by Peter Gordon, is filled with perplexing puzzles.
Coin Collector's Price Guide (May, $9.95) by Robert Obojski. Sixteen new pages have been added to this updated guide.
Adobe Houses for Today: Flexible Plans for Your Adobe Home (June, $18.95) by Laura and Alex Sanchez. Two Southwestern U.S. architects offer advice.
Sewing Lingerie That Fits: Stylish Underwear, Sleepwear and Loungewear for Everyday Living (May, $21.95) by Karen Morris shows sewers how to create lingerie for women of all shapes and sizes.
THREE RIVERS PRESS
Kovel's Bid and Buy Online: Basic Auction Information and Tricks of the Trade (Mar., $14) by Ralph and Terry Kovel. Two experts provide basic information.
Valuable Vintage: The Insider's Guide to Identifying and Collecting Important Vintage Fashions (May, $16.95) by Elizabeth Mason is a guide to the identification and value of vintage couture and designer clothing.
Working with the Professionals to Get the Wedding You Want (Apr., $18.95) by Antonia van der Meer steers couples through the difficulties to arrive at a happy event.
UNIV. PRESS OF MISSISSIPPI
Mississippi Quilts (May; $30, cloth $60) by Mary Elizabeth Johnson displays 140 quilts from the 1,700 surveyed in the Mississippi Quilt Association's state census.
Reprint: Confessions of a Window Dresser (Aug., $29.95) by Simon Doonan.
Wedding Vows: Beyond Love, Honor, and Cherish (Mar., $12.95) by Susan Lee Smith advises couples on how to write their own wedding vows. Advertising.
The Little Stain Book (June, $9.95) by Wayne Edelman. A garment care expert offers his expertise on removing any kind of stain from clothing, carpets and upholstery.
Wallpaper in Decoration (Apr., $29.95) by Jane Gordon-Clark focuses on the use of wallpaper in contemporary settings.
WILDCAT CANYON PRESS
Girlfriends Get Together: Food, Frolic and Fun Times (May, $19.95) by Carmen Renee Berry, Tamara Traeder and Janet Hazen gives hints for creating unforgettable memories with girlfriends. 75,000 first printing.
In the Dressing Room with Brenda: A Fun and Practical Guide to Buying Smart and Looking Great (June, $16.95) by Brenda Kinsel. Image consultant Kinsel offers tips, tools and expertise for making shopping and dressing fun. 30,000 first printing. 10-city author tour.
WILLOW CREEK PRESS
The 10-Minute Retriever: How to Make a Well-Mannered, Obedient, Enthusiastic, and Controllable Gun Dog in 10 Minutes a Day (May, $19.95) by John and Amy Dahl is a training manual for retrieving breeds.
Pajama Parties: Truth or Dare and ...Charades (May, $7.95 each) by Kylie Foxx suggest the best slumber party games.
Wisdom of the Animals (Apr., $12.95) by Raphaela Pope and Elizabeth Morrison documents communications between animals and those who love them. 25,000 first printing.
Miracles Happen to Women Who Believe in Love (Apr., $7.95) by Elza Shinfeld recites stories of women around the world whose lives were altered by the power of love.
Barefoot on Holy Ground: Twelve Lessons in Spiritual Craftmanship (May, $14.95) by Gloria Karpinski. A counselor shares inspirations and techniques. Ad/promo.
Reprint: Bones of the Master: A Journey to Secret Mongolia (June, $TBA) by George Crane.
Wicca Spellcraft for Men (May, $12.99) by A.J. Drew pays special attention to men's everyday concerns.
Wicca for Beginners: A Guide to the Beliefs, Rites and Customs for the Wiccan Religion (Apr., $12.95) by Lady Sabrina introduces basic tenets and rituals.
The Witch and Wizard Training Guide (May, $12.95) by Sirona Knight will help "muggles" cast a magic spell.
African Herbal Healing: An A-Z Guide for Everyday Use (June, $12.95) by Angelo A. Williams discusses plants' histories and typical applications.
COLLINS &BROWN (dist. by Sterling)
Lillian Too's Feng Shui Success Secrets: Questions &Answers from Aunt Agga (Apr., $12.95) by Lillian Too. The feng shui expert introduces the host of her Web site, Aunt Agga, who dispenses wisdom.
A Complete Guide to Magic and Ritual: Using the Energy of Nature to Heal Your Life (Apr., $18.95) by Cassandra Eason details how magic can bring love and good health.
The Language of Animals: 7 Steps to Communicating with Animals (Aug., $TBA) by Carol Gurney includes tools for overcoming communication breakdowns. Ad/promo. Author publicity.
Diary of an Abduction (Mar., $14.95) by Angela Thompson Smith claims to furnish physical evidence of alien abduction.
Pinecones: Autumn Reflections (July, $14.95) by Mary Summer Rain begins a trilogy celebrating natural spirituality.
The Nature of Good and Evil (Mar., $13.95) by Sylvia Browne is the third entry in the Journey of the Soul series. 100,000 first printing. Advertising. Author publicity.
Healing with the Fairies: How Nature's Angels Can Help You in Every Area of Your Life (Apr., $13.95) by Doreen Virtue tells how to work personally with these creatures. 20,000 first printing.
Angel Watch: Goosebumps, Signs, Dreams and Divine Nudges (Apr., $11.95) by Catherine Lanigan promotes the spiritual connection. 25,000 first printing. Ad/promo.
INNER TRADITIONS/BEAR &CO.
Don Juan and the Art of Sexual Energy: The Rainbow Serpent of the Toltecs (Mar., $15) by Merilyn Tenneshende reveals the secret sexual-energy practices of Toltec-Mayan shamans. 15,000 first printing.
Catastrophobia: The Truth Behind Earth Changes and the Coming Age of Light (Apr., $16) by Barbara Hand Clow posits that mankind is on the cusp of an era of incredible creative growth. 20,000 first printing.
Beltane: Springtime Rituals, Lore &Celebration (Mar., $14.95) by Raven Grimassi looks at the ancient pagan origins of May Day. Advertising. Author tour.
The Craft: A Witch's Book of Shadows (June, $14.95) by Dorothy Morrison includes mental theory, magical theory and training exercises. Advertising. 5-city author tour.
Write Your Own Magic: The Hidden Power in Your Words (June, $9.95) by Richard Webster employs words to achieve goals and desires. Advertising. 5-city author tour.
Horses Don't Lie: What Horses Teach Us About Our Natural Capacity for Awareness, Confidence, Courage, and Trust (Apr., $12.95) by Chris Irwin with Bob Weber discloses that a horselike perception can enrich human life.
Why Meditate?: Answers for Everyone (June, $14.95), edited by Clint Willis, is suggested for all denominations.
NEW HORIZON PRESS
Childlight: How Children Reach Out to Their Parents from the Beyond (Apr., $14.95) by Donna Theisen and Dary Matera asserts that spiritual links are not severed by death. Advertising. Author publicity.
NEW WORLD LIBRARY
A Still Small Voice: A Psychic's Guide to Awakening Intuition (May, $14.95) by Echo Bodine focuses on health, business, relationships and money. 25,000 first printing. $25,000 ad/promo. Author publicity.
Essential Wisdom Teachings: The Way to Inner Peace (Apr., $16.95) by Peter and Panny Fenner distills sage words from many spiritual traditions. Ad/promo.
The Moon in the Well: Wisdom Tales to Transform Your Life, Family, and Community (June; $18.95, cloth $32.95) by Erica Helm Meade applies myths to daily life.
If the Buddha Married: Creating Enduring Relationships on a Spiritual Path (May, $11) by Charlotte Kasl blends Buddhism and psychology on the road to vibrant relationships. Ad/promo. 5-city author tour.
Haunting Sunshine (Apr., $TBA) by Jack Powell relates a host of Floridian ghost stories.
The Zen of Happiness (Apr., $12) by wu wei illuminates the way to real happiness. Ad/promo.
Dreams and Sexuality: Interpreting Your Sexual Dreams (June, $14.95) by Pam Spurr nurtures sexual confidence and self-understanding.
The Practical Kabbalah Guidebook (June, $16.95) by Stephen Goldberg unfolds the Kabbalah's deepest secrets.
Reprints: Spiritual Traditions: Essential Teachings to Transform Your Life (June, $19.95) by Timothy Freke; The Healing Spirit of Plants: A Practical Guide to Plant Spirit Medicine (June, $19.95) by William Bloom.
STONE BRIDGE PRESS
Japanese Yoga: The Way of Dynamic Meditation (May, $18.95) by H.E. Davey enables a full mastery of mind and body. Advertising. Author publicity.
Little Book of Karma (Mar., $9.95) by Richard Lawrence is a paranormal expert's guide to wisdom and success. Advertising.
The Real Witches Handbook (June, $14.95) by Kate West equips the reader with practical advice on how to become a Wiccan. 50,000 first printing. Advertising. Author tour.
The Sand Labyrinth: Meditation at Your Fingertips (Mar., $44.95) by Lauren Artress includes a book, a box, fine white sand and two labyrinths.
Emergence: The Shift from Ego to Essence (Apr., $14.95) by Barbara Marx Hubbard is the latest by the author of Conscious Evolution.
The Healing Power of Light (Mar., $14.95) by Primrose Cooper advocates the use of light for spiritual growth. Advertising.
Intuitive Living--A Sacred Path (Apr., $18.95) by Alan Seale reminds that intuition is the inner voice of the spirit within.
City Magick: Urban Rituals, Spells, and Shamanism (June, $16.95) by Christopher Penczak is a guide to the spiritual spectrum of a city, showing that dynamic forces are at work. Advertising.
Secret Sisters (Apr., $13.95) by Pamela W. Freeman and Shane L. Windmeyer. Twenty-five women share their stories to shed light on a deeper understanding of sisterhood's true nature within sororities.
Origins of Difference: The Gender Debate Revisited (Apr., $13.99) by Elaine Storkey looks at the source of the differences between women and men. Advertising.
The Letters of the Rozmberk Sisters: Noblewomen in Fifteenth-Century Bohemia (May, $19.95), trans. by John M. Klassen, uncovers women's thoughts on marriage, companionship, daily life and family relations.
Reprint: Secretaries of God: Women Prophets in Late Medieval and Early Modern England (Apr., $29.95) by Diane Watt.
The Quotable Woman: The First 4,000 Years (Mar., $24.95), edited by Elaine T. Partnow, collects 19,000 quotations on friendship, love, politics, religion, education and more.
Uppity Women of the New World (Mar., $15.95) by Vicki Leon. This new addition to the series depicts women pioneers and adventurers from the early 1500s to the mid-1800s.
Eternally Bad: Goddesses with Attitude (July, $15.95) by Trina Robbins. The feminist cartoonist pays tribute to mythological "bad girl" goddesses.
Love's Learning Place: Truth, the Unexpected Aphrodisiac in Women's Long-Term Relationships (Mar., $16.95) by Renate Stendhal argues that honesty is key to making relationships work. Author tour.
Earth Work: Women and Environments (June, $18), edited by Diane Hope with Vandana Shiva, celebrates female environmental activists with essays, p try and more.
FOUR WALLS EIGHT WINDOWS
Here Comes the Bride (Mar., $15.95) by Jaclyn Geller studies weddings with a feminist eye.
Jane Sexes It Up (Apr., $14) by Merri Lisa Johnson gathers autobiographical essays by Third Wave feminists.
Women Called to the Path of Rumi: The Way of the Whirling Dervish (May, $23.95) by Shakina Reinhertz looks at the history of the Mevlevi Order of Whirling Dervishes and interviews 24 women who walk this path today.
The Circle Continues: Women Respond to Circle of Stones (Aug., $13.95), edited by Judith Duerk, anthologizes women's reflections on the females who have influenced their lives. Advertising.
NORTHEASTERN UNIV. PRESS
Nurses at the Front: Writing the Wounds of the Great War (June; $16.95, cloth $40), edited by Margaret R. Higonnet, presents the memoirs of Ellen N. La Motte and Mary Borden, two American nurses who worked on WWI's Western Front.
Bodies of Subversion (Apr., $23.95) by Margot Mifflin chronicles the history of tattooing on women's bodies from the early 1800s. A Juno Book. Ad/promo.
No Angel in the Classroom: Teaching Through Feminist Discourse (Mar., $18.95) by Berenice Malka Fisher is a primer for addressing issues of social justice and inequities.
Young Wives' Tales: New Adventures in Love and Partnership (June, $16.95), edited by Jill Corral and Lisa Miya-Jervis, looks at marriage through the eyes of women in their 20s and 30s.
UNIV. OF MASSACHUSETTS PRESS
Margaret Mead and Ruth Benedict: The Kinship of Women (June, $19.95) by Hilary Lapsley chronicles the relationship between two major figures in the history of anthropology.
VIRAGO (dist. by Trafalgar Square)
Reprint: The Sadeian Woman: An Experience in Cultural History (Mar., $13) by Angela Carter.
Woman's Magic (Mar., $14.95) by Sue Bowes suggests magical recipes, rituals and incantations for contemporary women.
Exploring the Hidden Power of Female Sexuality (July, $19.95) by Maitreyi Piontek suggests exploring the secrets of yin to reach the depthsof womanhood. Advertising.
Gay &Lesbian Studies
Break Up or Break Through (June, $14.95) by Dina Bachelor Evan provides exercises, meditations and personal inventories designed to heal and remove barriers to intimacy.
Reprint: Positively Gay: New Approaches to Gay and Lesbian Life, 3rd Ed. (June, $14.95) by Betty Berzon.
Conversaciones: Talking with Parents of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Latino/as (July, $14.95), edited by Mariana Romo-Carmona, is a collection of Spanish-language coming-out stories by and for Latino men and women.
Reprint: Gore Vidal--Sexually Speaking: Collected Sex Writings (May, $14.95) by Gore Vidal.
Queer Burroughs (June, $18.95) by Jamie Russell is the first queer reading of novelist William S. Burroughs.
Reprint: Selling Out (June, $17.95) by Alexandra Chasin.
For Lesbian Parents: A Guide to Helping Your Family Grow Up Happy, Healthy, and Proud (May, $16.95) by Suzanne M. Johnson and Elizabeth O'Connor offers practical advice.
Drama Queen: A Gay Man's Guide to an Uncomplicated Life (July, $12.95) by Patrick Price looks at understanding and eliminating unnecessary drama from gay men's lives.
TEMPLE UNIV. PRESS
Modern American Queer History (July, $22.95), edited by Allida M. Black. Essays consider the history of queer identity and the accompanying struggles during the 20th century.
THUNDER'S MOUTH PRESS
Come Out Fighting: A Century of Essential Writing on Gay and Lesbian Liberation (Aug., $18) by Chris Bull gathers writings that have changed Americans' attitudes toward homosexuals for the better.
UNIV. OF CHICAGO PRESS
Men Like That: A Southern Queer History (June, $18) by John Howard challenges the commonly accepted idea that same-sex desires can't find expression outside the big city.
UNIV. OF WISCONSIN PRESS
You're Not from Around Here, Are You?: A Lesbian in Small-Town America (Apr.; $19.95, cloth $49.95) by Louise A. Blum. Novelist Blum tells of her life as a pregnant lesbian professor in a small Appalachian town. Author tour.
Gay Astrology: The Complete Relationship Guide for Gay Men (May, $12.95) by Michael Yawney combines ancient astrological wisdom with modern advice on sex, love and relationships.
Self-Help &Recovery | Religion &Inspiration | Lifestyle &How-To
New Age | Women's Studies | Gay &Lesbian Studies
Launch the Spring 2001 Book List Index
Volume 247 Issue 4 01/22/2001