Loving a "Difficult" Man (Dec., $7.95) by Nancy Good features affirmations that will inspire women and give them courage. 40,000 first printing.
Prescription Drug Addiction: The Hidden Epidemic (Oct., $14.95) by Rod Colvin is written for the chemically dependent and their families.
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The Kama Sutra: The Erotic Essence of India (Nov., $14.95), edited by Bret Norton. All the erotic wisdom of the famous Indian Book of Love is translated into modern English with romantic period pictures.
The Empty Chair: Handling Grief on Holidays and Special Occasions (Sept., $8.99) by Susan J. Zonnebelt-Smeenge and Robert C. DeVries provides emotional support, spiritual guidance and personal experience to help readers remember a loved one on important days.
Reprints: Men Who Hate Women and the Women Who Love Them (Jan., $TBA) by Susan Forward and Joan Torres. 22,500 first printing.
BET BOOKS/NEW SPIRIT
It’s All Good (Sept., $14.95) by Teresa Ann Willis collects more than 300 encouraging quotes from today’s film, television and music stars for young adults.
Children of Jonah (Feb., $15.95) by James Clemons. The founder and president of the Organization for Attempters and Survivors of Suicide (OASSIS) gathers moving stories by survivors who choose life instead.
How to Be Happy, Dammit: A Cynic’s Guide to Spiritual Happiness (Sept., $14.95) by Karen Salmansohn is written for those who don’t buy self-help books.
Reprints: You’re Smarter Than You Look--Uncomplicating Relationships in Complicated Times (Sept., $13) by Judy Sheindlin. 75,000 first printing.
Broken Promises, Mended Hearts: Maintaining Trust in Love Relationships (Sept., $14.95) by Joel D. Block takes a solutions-oriented approach for couples to restore trust and repair their relationships.
Forgiveness: Finding Freedom Through Reconciliation (Feb., $14.95) by Avis Clendenen and Troy Martin explains why and how to confront those who have hurt us.
Deliberate Acts of Kindness: Tips for Answering the Call to Service (Jan., $12.95) by Meredith Gould offers an inspirational approach to service and volunteerism.
Reprint: The Love They Lost: Living with the Legacy of Our Parents’ Divorce (Sept., $13.95) by Stephanie Staal. 20,000 first printing.
Saying Goodbye to Your Pet: Children Can Learn to Cope with Pet Loss (Nov., $9.95) by Marge Eaton Heegaard asks children to express in pictures what they are unable to say in words.
The Complete Guide to Memory Mastery (Nov., $15.95) by Harry Lorayne unlocks one’s dormant powers of memorization. $5,000 ad/promo.
HARPER SAN FRANCISCO
Reprint: Spiritual Divorce: Divorce As a Catalyst for an Extraordinary Life (Jan., $14) by Debbie Ford.
You Can Heal Your Life Companion Book (Jan., $17.95) by Louise L. Hay applies techniques of self-love and positive thinking to concerns of health, money, aging, work and more.
Human Moments: How to Find Meaning and Love in Your Everyday Life (Sept., $12.95) by Edward M. Hallowell, M.D., features a breakthrough approach to finding happiness and fulfillment. 100,000 first printing. Ad/promo. 10-city author tour. 20-city TV and radio satellite tour.
Partnership Tools: Transforming the Way We Live Together (Sept., $17.95) by Alan Konell offers effective, practical tools for creating and maintaining dynamic, fulfilling relationships. $35,000 ad/promo. Author tour.
Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff for Men: Simple Ways to Minimize Stress in a Competitive World (Sept., $11.95) by Richard Carlson invites all men to enjoy the benefits of simplification.
The Don’t Sweat Guide for Grandparents: Making the Most of Your Time with Your Grandchildren and The Don’t Sweat Affirmations: 100 Inspirations to Help Make Your Life Happier and More Relaxed (Oct., $10.95 each) by Richard Carlson offer relaxation advice in this new series by the Don’t Sweat Press imprint.
Reprint: Relationship Rescue: A Seven-Step Strategy for Reconnecting with Your Partner (Sept., $13.95) by Phillip C. McGraw.
Fighting for Your Marriage (Sept., $16.95) by Howard Markman et al. features an updated edition of the all-time bestselling book on marriage enhancement and divorce prevention. $75,000 ad/promo.
Reprint: If Men Could Talk: Here’s What They’d Say (Feb., $13.95) by Alon Gratch.
MCCLELLAND & STEWART
Midlifeman: A Book for Guys and the Women Who Want to Understand Them (Oct., $19.95) by Larry Krotz looks at the trivial and tough issues that face boomer men.
Unfinished Work (Nov., $16.99) by Kevin Max. The Christian band dc Talk offers thoughts on being real, being true to God’s intention and finding meaning and strength in Jesus.
Swallowing a Bitter Pill: How Prescription and Over-the-Counter Drug Abuse Is Ruining Lives--My Story (Nov., $15.95) by Cindy R. Mogil investigates the closet epidemic of prescription and over-the-counter drug addiction. Ad/promo. 20-city radio satellite tour.
All Grown Up: Living Happily Ever After with Your Adult Children (Jan., $15.95) by Roberta Maisel helps both parents and their adult children heal unresolved past conflicts.
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Coping with Bereavement (Feb., $13.95) by Hamish McIlwraith combines practical advice with emotional and spiritual support for those who are grieving.
Love Lessons from Bad Breakups (Jan., $TBA) by Sherry Amatenstein examines why couples’ relationships failed.
Be Not Afraid: Life, Death, and Eternity (Sept., $12) by Johann Christoph Arnold addresses the fears that everyone faces.
Reprint: Help Yourself (Sept., $11) by Dave Pelzer.
How to Turn Boys into Men Without a Man Around the House (Nov., $15.95) by Richard Bromfield and Cheryl Erwin provides a single mother’s guide to understanding and raising sons.
Be Fire Safe!: How to Avoid Fires and How to Recover, Reduce Losses and Handle Insurance Companies If You Have One (Oct., $11.95) by Steven C. Shepard gathers fire safety advice from a man who learned from experience.
The Osho Insight Series: Awareness/Intuition/Intimacy (Dec., $11.95) by Osho advocates confronting what one would most like to avoid, which in turn provides the key to true insight and power.
Daily Life Strategies for Teens (Nov., $11) by Jay McGraw helps teens understand, appreciate and internalize life strategies one day at a time. Ad/promo. Radio satellite tour.
Get Strong: Body by Jake for Teens (Jan., $14) by Jake Steinfeld provides fitness techniques to help teenage boys become physically and mentally stronger and develop a positive self-image. Ad/promo. 8-city author tour. Radio satellite tour.
I Feel Great and You Will Too: An Inspiring Journey of Success with Practical Tips on How to Score Big in Life (Oct., $14) by Pat Croce with Bill Lyon; Until Today: Daily Devotions for Spiritual Growth and Peace of Mind (Oct., $14) by Iyanla Vanzant; Reinventing Yourself with the Duchess of York: Inspiring Stories and Strategies for Changing Your Weight and Your Life (Jan., $15) by Sarah, the Duchess of York.
Expanded Orgasm (Nov., $14.95) by Patricia Taylor offers a concise, detailed guide on giving and receiving orgasms. 25,000 first printing.
STUDIO 4 PRODUCTIONS
The Wisdom to Choose (Jan., $15.95) by Dixon Arnett and Wende Dawson Chan is a guide to health and independence for the elderly. $8,000 ad/promo.
THREE RIVERS PRESS
The Latina’s Bible: The Hispanic Woman’s Guide to Love, Sex, Spirituality and La Vida (Feb., $17) by Sandra Guzman offers hip, useful advice on topics ranging from relationships to careers.
Rich Minds, Rich Rewards: 52 Ways to Enhance, Enrich, and Empower Your Life (Oct., $14.95) by Valorie Burton teaches simple ways to live a life of fulfillment, success, joy and spiritual well-being. Ad/promo. 7-city author tour.
Totally Private: Answers to the Questions Lovers Long to Ask (Sept., $13.95) by Joan Elizabeth Lloyd is by a trusted sex expert.
Reprint: I’d Rather Laugh: How to Be Happy Even When Life Has Other Plans for You (Feb., $TBA) by Linda Richman.
Volume 248 Issue 33 08/13/2001
Fall 2001 Trade Paperbacks: Self-Help & Recovery