Things You Need to Be Told (Oct., $9.99) by the Etiquette Grrls shares the secrets of "living the life" with style, grace and wit.
The Genealogist's Computer Companion (Nov., $18.99) by Rhonda McClure explains how to maximize research efforts by combining online resources with paper records. Advertising.
Making Greeting Cards with Creative Materials (Jan., $23.99) by MaryJo McGraw showcases how to create imaginative and artistic greeting cards from innovative materials. Advertising.
The Dog Whisperer (Sept., $17.95) by John Richardson is a dog training manual that includes help for behavioral problems.
Fundamental Chess Endings (Oct., $29.95) by Karsten Muller and Frank Lamprecht is by two endgame experts.
The Craps Answer Book: How to Make One of the Best Bets in the Casino Even Better (Sept., $13.95) by John Grochowski offers easy-to-understand tips for winning. 20,000 first printing. Ad/promo. Author publicity.
Japanese Quilting: Sashiko (Sept., $22.95) by Saikoh Takano introduces the distinctive patterns and designs of this fabric craft.
Machine Embroidery and More: 10 Step-by-Step Projects Using Border Fabrics and Beads (Sept., $TBA) by Kristen Dibbs teaches embroidery from Australian artist and teacher Dibbs.
Laurel Burch Quilts: Kindred Creatures (Oct., $TBA) by Laurel Burch offers 12 quilt projects with animals, birds and botanicals.
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Living with Flowers (Oct., $19.95) by Jane Packer focuses on floral interior design.
Wedding Etiquette for Divorced Families (Oct., $14.95) by Martha A. Woodham directs divorced couples in proper and gracious behavior.
The Smart Approach to Country Decorating (Oct., $19.95) by Margaret Sabo Wills explores the roots of country style and explains how to achieve this look in any home. 70,000 first printing. $45,000 ad/promo.
What's in Style: Outdoor Living (Oct., $12.95) by Karin Strom offers ways of creating relaxing and welcoming spaces. 20,000 first printing. $30,000 ad/promo.
Bedroom Feng Shui (Oct., $10.95) by Clear Englebert explains how to create harmony and positive energy in the sanctuary of one's bedroom.
KISS: Organizing Your Life (Dec., $19.95) by Donald Wetmore presents a 20-step plan for changing your life by relieving the stress of everyday tasks and learning to manage time more efficiently.
It's the Law!!: Pets, Animals and the Law (Oct., $19.95) by Judge William J. Wynn looks at laws that protect animals. Ad/promo.
Western World Costume: An Outline History (Sept., $16.95) by Carolyn G. Bradley describes and illustrates the development of Western dress from prehistory to the mid-20th century.
Lillian Too's Irresistible Feng Shui Magic (Sept., $19.95) by Caroline Reynolds features magical feng shui rituals and secrets to bring success and prosperity. 50,000 first printing. Advertising. 4-city author tour.
Interview with a Grandmaster (Jan., $19.95) by Aaron Summerscale charts a grandmaster's road to the highest title that can be awarded in chess.
Fell's Official Know-It-All Guide: Coins 2002 (Sept., $16.95) by Roderick P. Hughes contains reference information for both serious and beginning coin collectors. $10,000 ad/promo.
The Green Book of Household Hints: Keeping an Efficient and Ecologically Sound Home (Nov., $14.95) by Marjorie Harris offers hundreds of useful tips for a well-run and earth-friendly home.
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Collectible Corkscrews (Sept., $14.95) by Dominique Pascal offers a historical selection of 500 different corkscrew models.
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Bedrooms: Simple Solutions (Oct., $14.95) by Coleen Cahill focuses on decorating master and guest bedrooms of all sizes and styles.
A-Maze-ing Art: Wonders of the Ancient World (Oct., $15) by Christopher Berg is a do-it-yourself puzzle book for grownups that combines intricate mazes of the wonders of the ancient world with the rich history of each of the sites. 25,000 first printing. 25-city radio satellite tour.
Christmas Stockings: 18 Holiday Treasures to Knit (Sept., $18.95), edited by Elaine Lipson, features patterns from well-known designers.
Clean, Naturally: Recipes for Body, Home & Spirit (Sept., $16.95) by Sandy Maine offers more than 100 recipes for gentle, naturally fragrant soaps, scrubs and scouring powders, complete with beautiful color photos.
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Architectural Birdhouses: 15 Famous Buildings to Make for Your Feathered Friends (Oct., $18.95) by Thomas Stender offers detailed instructions for projects that include background information on each architectural style.
The Weekend Crafter: Wirework--20 Wonderful Wire Projects to Coil, Bend, Twist & Stitch (Oct., $14.95) by Ellen Weiske teaches readers how to turn inexpensive, readily available wire into attractive and functional artwork.
100 Things You Don't Need a Man For (Sept., $21.95) by Alison Jenkins takes the intimidation out of home ownership for women.
Organized Living (Sept., $19.95) by Dawna Walter and Helen Chislett aims to de-clutter the home and maximize one's living space.
How to Build and Detail Model Cars (Sept., $19.95) by Terry Jessee features an illustrated guide to assembling, detailing and customizing model cars.
MEREDITH/BETTER HOMES & GARDENS
Better Homes and Gardens Kids' Rooms Projects (Sept., $14.95) offers 20 customizable projects that parents and kids can work on together. 50,000 first printing.
Better Homes and Gardens Painted Furniture (Sept., $14.95) instructs readers on how to create the hottest painted furniture styles. 40,000 first printing.
Stylemakers: Inside Fashion (Nov., $40) by Marcia Sherrill and Carey Adina Karmel takes a glimpse into contemporary fashion design. Ad/promo.
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The Complete Book of Step-by-Step Outdoor DIY: Over Sixty Stylish and Easy-to-Build Projects for Your Garden Area (Oct., $24.95) by Mike Lawrence, Penny Swift and Janek Szymanowski features simple projects for enhancing outdoor space.
N.P. FINANCIAL PUBLISHING
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Active-Retirement for Affluent Workaholics: Planning for the Life You've Always Wanted (Sept., $19.95) by Peter Silton shows readers how to plan and enjoy an active retirement. $35,000 ad/promo. Author tour.
Easy Step-by-Step Landscape Quilts (Oct., $19.95) by Nancy Zieman, Natalie Sewell and the Oxmoor House editors presents a new artistic technique for quilters. 45,000 first printing. $100,000 ad/promo.
Vanna's Favorite Crochet Gifts (Dec., $14.95) by the Oxmoor House editors features new and beautiful crochet projects endorsed by game-show hostess Vanna White. 65,000 first printing. $250,000 ad/promo.
The Older Cat: Recognizing Decline & Extending Life (Sept., $14.95) by Dan Poynter is for the 4.7 million guardians of aging cats. Author tour.
A Halloween How-To (Sept., $16.95) by Lesley Bannatyne gathers recipes, music, costumes, decorating tips, party themes and more for Halloween lovers.
The Art of Shen Ku (Sept., $19.95) by Zeek offers a unique, illustrated guide to everything from tying knots to forecasting the weather.
A Queen for All Seasons (Oct.; $9.99, cloth $13.99) by Linda Cobb features a year's worth of fantastic housekeeping, cleaning and gardening guidelines. Ad/promo. Author publicity. 6-city author tour. TV satellite tour.
Classic Crafts and Recipes for the Holidays: Christmas with Martha Stewart Living and Halloween: The Best of Martha Stewart Living (Sept., $22 each) by Martha Stewart Living editors offer ideas for crafts and treats. 75,000 first printing each. Ad/promo.
The Ultimate History of Video Games (Sept., $18.95) by Steven L. Kent tells behind-the-scenes stories from 500 industry bigwigs.
Ain't Misbehavin' (Sept., $18.95) by John C. Wright, with Judi Wright Lashnits, offers a humane, effective approach to pet behavior modification. Ad/promo.
Betty's Book of Laundry Secrets (Sept., $8.95) by Betty Faust and Maria Rodale culls secrets from six decades of laundry experience. 20,000 first printing. Ad/promo.
Sew Fast Sew Easy: All You Need to Know When You Start to Sew (Dec., $22.95) by Elissa K. Meyrich offers a hip beginner's guide that brings sewing into the 21st century.
Starting Out with Style: Design Solutions for Your New Home (Oct., $24.95) offers advice for first-time homeowners and renters.
Complete Life Drawing Course (Oct., $19.95) by Diana Constance teaches how to sketch the human form.
Math Puzzles for the Clever Mind (Oct., $6.95) by Derrick Niederman features 100 of the best math puzzles.
Tasty Treats for Demanding Dogs (Oct., $12.95) by Gregg R. Gillespie provides recipes for tasty, healthful doggie treats.
The Art of the Band Saw: Award-Winning Designs (Sept., $19.95) by Mark Duginske offers a craftsman's woodworking expertise.
Real Food for Dogs by Arden Moore and ...Cats by Patti Delmonte (Nov., $12.95 each) recommend quirky but practical veterinarian-approved recipes for your pet. Ad/promo.
Sunset's 150 Ways to Save Money on Energy Bills (Sept., $9.95) by Sunset magazine editors offers a timely guide on how to reduce energy consumption. 40,000 first printing. $75,000 ad/promo.
Arranging Flowers from Your Garden (Jan., $14.95) by Sunset editors combines instruction on cultivating a cutting garden with techniques on the art of flower arranging. 40,000 first printing. $50,000 ad/promo.
The Custom Furniture Sourcebook: A Guide to 125 Craftsmen (Oct., $29.95) by Kerry Pierce is a guide to craftsmen, listed geographically, and includes contact information.
The Custom Home Office: Building a Complete Work Space (Feb., $19.95) by Niall Barrett offers accessible projects for attractive home offices.
TEN SPEED PRESS
Doggy Days: Hundreds of Indoor and Outdoor Activities for You and Your Best Friend--Tricks and Games, Arts and Crafts, Stories and Songs, and Much More! (Oct., $9.95) by Joe and Melanie Borgenicht dreams up 200 activities for you and your pooch.
Getting in Touch with Your Dog: An Easy, Gentle Way to Better Health and Behavior (Sept., $16.95) by Linda Tellington-Jones offers advice for dog owners from an internationally renowned animal expert.
Black Hair: Art, Style, and Culture (Oct., $25), edited by Ima Ebong, celebrates the diversity and creativity of black women's hairstyles.
UNIV. PRESS OF MISSISSIPPI
Cool Cars, High Art: The Rise of Kustom Kulture (Feb.; $30, cloth $60) by John F. DeWitt looks at vintage 1950s and '60s cars as works of art.
Batman Collected (Sept., $29.95) by Chip Kidd features Batman memorabilia in all its glory.
Aviation Legends Paper Airplane Book (Oct., $15.95) by Ken Blackburn and Jeff Lammers offers easy-to-make, easy-to-fly, accurate models of 12 historically important planes. 15-city author tour.
Volume 248 Issue 33 08/13/2001
Fall 2001 Trade Paperbacks: Lifestyle & How-To