Ashley's Garden (Mar., $19.95) by Kathleen Treanor and Candy Chand tells the story of triumph and renewed faith after the death of Treanor's daughter in the Oklahoma City bombing. 50,000 first printing. Author tour .
Life Messages (Mar., $14.95) by Josephine Carlton. Thirty women spread hope, courage and inspiration with life messages for the women of the world.
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The Choice for Love: Meeting the Challenges of a Heartfelt Life (Apr., $18.95) by Maggie Victor examines the human struggle involved in making the choice to love.
Carry This Message: A Guide for Big Book Sponsorship (May; $23.95, paper $12.95) by Joe McQ offers a guide for sponsors to use in working with others in AA and other 12-step groups.
How to Be a Hero: Nine Essential Life Lessons from Homer's Odyssey (July, $18) by Michael Goldberg interprets Homer's work as a psychological homecoming and an essential map for self-understanding. Ad/promo. 6-city author tour .
The Impossible Just Takes a Little Longer: Living with Purpose and Passion (Mar., $29.95) by Art Berg. Quadriplegic motivational speaker Berg shares his secrets for moving beyond survival to success. Ad/promo. Author tour. Radio satellite tour .
What Zizi Gave Honeyboy: Conversations with My Aunt About Love, Common Sense, and America's Promise (Apr., $23.95) by Gerald Celente offers old-world wisdom for reclaiming a rich and fulfilling life. Ad/promo. Author tour. Radio satellite tour .
Hannah's Gift: Lessons from a Life Fully Lived (Mar., $17.95) by Maria Housden shares lessons learned from the author's three-year-old daughter during her last year of life while fighting cancer. Author publicity. Ad/promo .
BEYOND WORDS PUBLISHING
Wisdom's Choice (Apr., $16.95) by Kathryn Adams Shapiro offers a guide for those on a quest for spiritual and physical healing. $10,000 ad/promo .
The Art of Thank-You: Crafting Notes of Gratitude (May, $14.95) by Connie Leas distills the how-tos of thank-yous. $5,000 ad/promo .
BLUE MOUNTAIN ARTS
The Language of Comfort... for You in Your Time of Loss (Mar., $14.95) collects words of sympathy, healing and understanding from noted writers, poets and philosophers. 60,000 first printing .
The Emotional Revolution: How the New Science of Feelings Can Transform Your Life (Mar., $25) by Norman E. Rosenthal is an update on the science of emotions.
Life Can Be This Good: Awakening to the Miracles All Around Us (May, $19.95) by Jan Goldstein describes a four-step program for moving from an everyday existence to a celebratory life. 50,000 first printing. 10-city author tour .
F&W/WALKING STICK PRESS
Say Yes to Change (Apr., $21.99) by George and Sedena Cappannelli provides solutions for overcoming the fears associated with unavoidable change. Advertising. Author tour .
Stand Up for Your Life: Conquer Your Fear of What Others Think and Live Your Life (Apr., $24) by Cheryl Richardson challenges readers to overcome internal obstacles like self-doubt and phobias. Author publicity. Author tour. Radio satellite tour .
The Dove in Downward Flight (Mar., $21.95) by Roseanne Farano. A psychotherapist attains self-awareness and healing by helping others.
Loving What Is: How Four Questions Can Change Your Life (Mar., $TBA) by Byron Katie and Stephen Mitchell presents a method for understanding and gaining perspective on personal problems. 100,000 first printing .
Discover Your Genius: How to Think Like History's Ten Most Revolutionary Minds (Mar., $26.95) by Michael J. Gelb shows readers how to learn from history's geniuses. Advertising. Radio satellite tour .
I Thought We'd Never Speak Again: The Road from Estrangement to Reconciliation (May, $24.95) by Laura Davis offers a road map for reconnecting relationships.
SpeedDating: The Smarter, Faster Way to Lasting Love (Mar., $18.95) by Yaacov Deyo provides a method for judging if a relationship has a promising future. Author tour. Radio satellite tour.
Choosing Happiness: Keys to a Joyful Life (Apr., $22.95) by Alexandra Stoddard. The designer and lifestyle guru shares her philosophy. Advertising. Author tour .
HARPER SAN FRANCISCO
Choices: Taking Control of Your Life and Making It Matter (May, $22.95) by Melody Beattie offers wisdom and insight on how to make empowering choices. 75,000 first printing. Advertising. Author tour.
Up From Here: A Guide to Transforming Emotions into Power and Freedom--Reclaiming the Male Spirit (May, $15.95) by Iyanla Vanzant asks men to identify their emotional stumbling blocks and find joy, freedom and true male strength. 100,000 first printing. Advertising. Author tour.
Little Things Make a Big Difference (June, $9.95) by Laurin Sydney. The CNN correspondent explains how to make a big difference in others' lives with simple yet meaningful gestures. Ad/promo .
Dr. Wayne Dyer's Top 10 Secrets for Success and Inner Peace (Aug., $12.95) by Wayne W. Dyer guides readers who wish to fulfill their life's destiny. 100,000 first printing. Ad/promo .
The Little Tern: A Story of Insight (Mar., $15) by Brooke Newman tells a parable about finding hope in disappoint or frustration. Advertising .
Reach!: Finding Strength, Spirit and Personal Power (June, $23.95) by Laila Ali with David Ritz offers an inspirational program from the daughter of Mohammad Ali. 100,000 first printing. Ad/promo. Author tour. TV/radio satellite tour.
Letters to Garrett: Stories of Change, Power, and Possibility (May, $24.95) by Robert E. and Garrett T. Quinn. Author publicity. Radio satellite tour .
Breaking the Cycle of Unhappiness: A Lasting Plan for Ending Self-Defeating Behaviors and Leading a Richer, Happier Life (Apr., $21.95) by Martha H. Pieper and William J. Pieper reveals the startling truth about a hidden addiction that can ruin happiness.
God Still Speaks Through Dreams (July, $19.99) by Dr. Greg Cynaumon analyzes dreams from a Christian perspective.
NEW WORLD LIBRARY
The Seven Whispers: Listening to the Voice of Spirit (Mar., $18) by Christina Baldwin teaches how to find and listen to our inner voice. $25,000 ad/promo. 5-city author tour .
The Power of Partnership: Seven Relationships That Will Change Your Life (Mar., $22.95) by Riane Eisler recommends shifting behavior from a fear-based 'dominator' to a respect-based 'partnership.' $25,000 ad/promo. 5-city author tour .
PETER PAUPER PRESS
Mother's Survival Kit (Mar., $6.95) by Beth Mende Conny suggests a bath with Crabtree & Evelyn's Super Survival Suds and reading Mother's Survival Guide for a relaxing getaway. 25,000 first printing.
The Right Words... At the Right Time (May, $22) by Marlo Thomas and Friends gathers inspirational essays on life-changing advice. 200,000 first printing .
PRENTICE HALL PRESS
12 Simple Secrets of Happiness in a Topsy-Turvy World (July, $17) by Glen Van Ekeren offers inspirational stories and quotes to combat the stress and challenges of today's world.
Uri Geller's Life Signs: Transform Your Life Through Your Personality Type (Mar., $28.95) by Uri Geller teaches how to unlock the strengths of one's core personality.
RED MILL PRESS
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Breaking the Pattern: Featuring 5 Life Changing Principles (Mar., $24.95) by Charles S. Platkin offers a step-by-step approach to identifying and changing imprisoning behaviors. Author tour.
Reality Works; Let It Happen (Mar., $14.95) by H. Chandra Alexander maps a path to a richer life.
Love, Light, and Laughter (Apr., $24.95) by Monte Farber and Amy Zerner advises on relationships. Author tour .
500 Questions to Ask Before You Ask Them to Bed: Finding the Right Male by Asking the Right Questions (June, $21.95) by Laurie L. Seale presents a practical and humorous guide to finding the right mate.
Six Questions That Can Change Your Life (May, $24.95) by Joseph Nowinski introduces the concept of quantum change.
Making Peace with Anyone: Power Psychological Strategies to Bring People Together--Now (Mar., $19.95) by David J. Lieberman collects user-friendly advice on interpersonal relationships. 100,000 first printing. Author publicity. Author tour. Radio satellite tour .
SIMON & SCHUSTER
Mama Gena's School of Womanly Arts (May, $20) by Regena Thomashauer encourages women to unleash their full feminine potential and have a great time doing it. Author publicity. Author tour. 20-city radio satellite tour .
Journey to the Well (June, $24.95) by Bishop Vashti McKenzie gathers life lessons for women from the preacher who shattered the stained glass ceiling. 12-city author tour .
Feathers Brush My Heart: True Stories of Mothers Touching Their Daughters' Lives After Death (Apr., $19.95) by Sinclair Browning features more than 70 true stories about women whose mothers have contacted them from beyond the grave. Advertising .
Cancer Schmancer (May, $24.95) by Fran Drescher. Actress and author of Enter Whining returns with a book about finding humor when faced with a possible cancer diagnosis. Ad/promo. 10-city author tour.
I Know What You're Thinking: Using the Four Codes of Reading People to Improve Your Life (May, $24.95) by Lillian Glass teaches how to 'read people.' Author tour. TV satellite tour.