Miracles of a Mother's Love (Apr., $9.95) by Sherry Hansen Steiger and Brad Steiger assembles stories about the bond between mothers and their children. 100,000 first printing. $100,000 ad/promo.
A Cup of Comfort (May, $9.95), edited by Colleen Sell. Fifty stories celebrate the special people in our lives. 200,000 first printing. $250,000 ad/promo.
The African-American Job Seeker's Guide to Successful Employment--Employment Skills for the 21st Century (Apr., $14.95) by Rebecca Enyia instructs on how to prepare, get and keep a job.
Writing the Mind Alive: The Proprioceptive Method for Finding Your Authentic Voice (June, $14.95) by Linda Trichter Metcalf and Tobin Simon offers a method for freeing the writer within.
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Anger Busting 101: The New ABCs for Angry Men and the Women Who Love Them (Mar., $14.95) by Newton Hightower addresses the issues caused by men with uncontrollable tempers. Advertising. Author tour.
Beyond Juggling: Rebalancing Your Busy Life (June, $16.95) by Kurt Sandhotlz, Brooklyn Derr, Dawn Carlson and Kathy Buckner suggests a method for balancing careers and personal lives without simplifying or cutting back. 20,000 first printing.
Your Authentic Self: Be Yourself at Work (Apr., $14.95) by Ric Giardina provides more than 40 tools to help achieve a more fulfilling and productive life. 20,000 first printing. Ad/promo.
The Widening Stream: The Seven Stages of Creativity (May, $16.95) by David Ulrich offers a creative theory applicable to any artistic discipline. 15,000 first printing. Ad/promo.
From Eulogy to Joy: A Heartfelt Anthology (Mar., $16.95), edited by Cynthia Kuhn Beischel with Kristina Chase Strom, collects essays on grief to bring comfort to those who have lost a loved one.
Mission of Love: A Physician's Spiritual Journey Toward a Life Beyond (Mar., $12.95) by Roger Cole, M.D. A physician reflects on what he has learned from his dying patients.
Learn to Power Think (May, $14.95) by Caterina Rando provides a positive approach to getting the most out of life.
Spiritual Life Savers: Smooth Sailing for the Soul (June, $12.95) by Gloria D. Benish offers suggestions on how to live in, through and by the power of love.
SuperSleep: The Ultimate Power to Change Your Life (June, $16.95) by Teri D. Mahaney explains how to make personalized affirmation tapes for use during sleep to reach the subconscious brain.
Reprint: The Exceptional Seven Percent: The Nine Secrets of the World's Happiest Couples (Aug., $14) by Gregory K. Popcak.
Teachers with the Courage to Give: Everyday Heroes Making a Difference in Our Classrooms (Apr., $16.95), edited by Jackie Waldman, gathers the stories of 42 remarkable teachers. 35,000 first printing. 10-city author tour.
Attitudes of Gratitude in Love: Creating Joy in Your Relationship (Aug., $12.95) by M.J. Ryan helps readers use gratitude to recapture why they initially fell in love.
Reprints: Hanging Out the Wash and Other Ways to Find More in Less (Mar., $12.95) by Adair Lara; Wonderful Ways to Love a Teen... Even When It Seems Impossible (Aug., $14.95) by Judy Ford.
Split: Stories from a Generation Raised on Divorce (Aug., $14.95) by Ava Chin. Gen-X writers share their thoughts on growing up as children of divorce.
Advanced Cinematherapy: The Girl's Guide to Finding Happiness One Movie at a Time (Mar., $13.95) by Nancy Peske and Beverly West suggests more movies that provide comfort and insight. 37,500 first printing. Ad/promo. Author publicity.
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Unsent Letters (July, $14.99) by Lauren B. Smith recommends letter writing to resolve personal issues and gain insight.
The Ultimate Survival Guide for the Single Father (May, $12.95) by Thomas J. Hoerner explains in 'guy-speak' how to run a household. 50,000 first printing.
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The 100 Simple Secrets of Successful People: What Scientists Have Learned and How You Can Use It (Apr., $11.95) by David Niven offers valuable advice. 40,000 first printing. Advertising.
Chicken Soup for the Grandparent's Soul: 101 Stories to Open the Hearts and Rekindle the Spirits of Grandparents (Mar.) by Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen, Meladee McCarty and Hanoch McCarty; Chicken Soup for the Teacher's Soul: Stories to Open the Hearts and Rekindle the Spirits of Educators (Apr.); Chicken Soup for the Golfer's Soul 2: 101 Stories of Insight, Inspiration and Laughter on the Links (May, $12.95 each) by Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen, Jeff Aubery and Mark and Chrissy Donnelly are new additions to this popular series. 500,000 first printing per title.
The 7 Best Things (Happy) Couples Do... and More (Mar., $12.95) by John C. Friel and Linda D. Friel delves into what makes a relationship successful.
My Sisters' Voices: Teenage Girls of Color Speak Out (Apr., $13), edited by Iris Jacob, is a collection of essays that speak to the issues of black girls. Author tour.
Reprint: Sober for Good: New Solutions for Drinking Problems--Advice from Those Who Have Succeeded (Apr., $14) by Anne M. Fletcher. 35,000 first printing. Author tour. Radio satellite tour.
The Don't Sweat Guides: The Don't Sweat Guide to Weddings; ...for Moms; ...for Dads; and ...for Graduates (Apr., $10.95 each) all by Richard Carlson provide advice. 100,000 first printing per title. Advertising.
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Boomers Really Can Put Old on Hold (Mar., $16.95) by Barbara Morris, who is over 70 years old, explains how to be eternally young. $35,000 ad/promo. Author tour.
Grieving a Suicide (July, $11.99) by Albert Y. Hsu. A suicide survivor offers comfort for others.
You Paid How Much for That?: How to Win at Money Without Losing at Love (May, $19.95) by Natalie H. Jenkins, Scott M. Stanley, William C. Bailey and Howard J. Markman examines the major reason for conflict in marriage. Advertising.
Alignments: How to Live in Harmony with the Universe (Apr., $15) by Laurence Hillman and Donna Spencer. A psychotherapist and an astrologer show people how to align their personality with their life's calling.
Psychic Vampires: Protection from Energy Predators & Parasites (Apr., $14.95) by Joe H. Slate is a guide to self-empowerment against destructive relationships.
Handbook for Those Who Grieve: What You Should Know and What You Can Do During Times of Loss (Mar., $11.95) by Martin M. Auz and Maureen L. Andrews helps those experiencing grief. Ad/promo.
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The Alchemy Stones: Use the Wisdom of the Ancient Alchemists to Transform Your Life (Apr., $25) by M.E. Warlick is a guide to using medieval alchemical symbols; includes 28 alchemy stones, book and velvet bag.
The Myth of Tomorrow: Seven Keys to Living the Life You Want Today (May, $16.95) by Gary Buffone looks at postponement, how it can sap life's meaning and how to overcome it.
Reprint: The Disease to Please: Curing the People-Pleasing Syndrome (Mar., $14.95) by Harriet Braiker.
(My Wife Told Me) Make This World a Better Place for Our Grandchildren (Mar., $10.95) by Tobias Jungreis fosters understanding, patience and the desire to do better, all in a humorous tone.
Letting Go of Anger and Frustration (July, $9.99) by Pam and John Vredevelt. Experienced counselors share effective anger management strategies.
Kissed the Girls and Made Them Cry (Mar., $13.99) by Lisa Bevere proposes that God wants us in the garden of longing where our sexuality and passion are carefully guarded. 85,000 first printing.
Checklist for Life (Aug., $14.99). This first book in the Checklist for Life series provides tools for dealing with challenges and opportunities. 82,300 first printing.
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Reprints: Life on the Other Side: A Psychic's Tour of the Afterlife (Apr., $12.95) by Sylvia Browne with Lindsay Harrison; Past Lives, Future Healing (June, $13.95) by Sylvia Browne.
StressRelief: Dealing with Disasters Great and Small--What to Expect and What to Do from Day One to Year One and Beyond (Apr., $12.95) by Georgia Witkin is a guide for coping after a disaster. Author publicity. Radio satellite tour.
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No More Panic Attacks (Aug., $15.99) by Jennifer Shoquist, M.D., and Diane Stafford. Transform negative thoughts to positive ones in 30 days.
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The Ten-Percent Solution: Simple Steps to Improve Your Life and Your World (Mar., $10.95) by Marc Allen shows the power of both saving and giving away 10% of one's income.
What Do We Want to Be When We Grow Up? (Mar., $12.99) by Kenney Hayes and Marlene Hamilton looks at women who have successfully attained their dreams.
Reprint: Horse Sense for People: The Man Who Listens to Horses Talks to People (June, $14) by Monty Roberts.
Rate Yourself on Romance: Self-Evaluation to Assess Your Love Life (Aug., $TBA) by Rate Yourself.com editors is a collection of 40 quizzes to entertain and inform the lovelorn and the romantic.
Dream It, Do It: Inspiring Stories of Dreams Come True (June; $16.95, cloth $29.95) by Sharon Cook and Graciela Sholander offers insights into rediscovering one's dreams based on success stories of more than 50 Americans. 30,000 first printing. Advertising. Author tour.
Escape Routes: For People Who Feel Trapped in Life's Hells (Mar., $10) by Johann Christoph Arnold addresses loneliness, frustration and despair.
The Rules for Online Dating (July, $12) by Ellen Fein and Sherrie Schneider. The authors of The Rules tell how to play the dating game online.
Essential Musical Intelligence: Using Music as Your Path to Healing, Creativity, and Radiant Wholeness (Apr., $18.95) by Louise Montello is a guidebook for using music to balance consciousness and well-being. Advertising. Author tour.
Reprints: Wisdom of the Ages: 60 Days to Enlightenment (May, $13.95) by Wayne W. Dyer; Mars and Venus Starting Over: A Practical Guide for Finding Love Again after a Painful Breakup, Divorce, or the Loss of a Loved One (June, $13.95) by John Gray.
QUILL DRIVER BOOKS
It's Never Too Late to Be Happy (Apr., $12) by Muriel James tells how to 're-parent' yourself to break self-defeating habits.
Crappy to Happy: Small Steps to Big Happiness NOW! (May, $12.95) by Randy Peyser outlines 152 small steps to happiness.
Dirt Farmer Wisdom (Mar., $12.95) by JoJo Jensen. A dirt-farmer's granddaughter offers no-nonsense advice.
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When a Woman Takes an Ax to a Wall... Where Is She Really Trying to Go? (Mar., $12.95) by Allegra Bennett builds a psychological, spiritual, economic and practical case for homeownhership.
Making Peace with the Things in Your Life: Why Your Papers, Books, Clothes, and Other Possessions Keep Overwhelming You and What to Do About Them (May, $13.95) by Cindy Glovinsky addresses how to handle clutter.
East Toward Dawn (Apr., $14.95) by Nan Watkins. A 60-year-old woman changes her life by visiting Ireland and Asia after divorce and the death of her son. Advertising.
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A Special Moment in Your Life (Apr., $2.95) by Sanford Holst gathers inspiring stories about people at critical turning points in their lives. Advertising.
Prosperity Pie: How to Relax About Money and Everything Else (Apr., $16) by Sark offers a perspective on the meaning of prosperity and how to discover the best things in life. Author tour.
The Surrendered Single: A Practical Guide to Meeting and Finding Bliss with the Right Man for You... in Less Than a Year (May, $13) by Laura Doyle. The author who taught wives about surrendering control now offers a model for single women. 10-city author tour. Radio satellite tour.
God Knows Marriage Isn't Always Easy: 12 Ways to Add Zest (Mar., $11.95) by Lanny Law and Maureen Rogers Law recommends 12 ways to prosper through the challenges of marriage.
Mother Power (Mar., $14.95) by Jacqueline Hornor Plumez identifies women who used their maternal instincts to better society, end war and change lives. 30,000 first printing.
It's Not Me, It's You (May, $9.95) by Laurie Frankel is contemporary advice about breaking up and the world of 'singlehood.'
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Glyphix for Visual Journaling: Drawing Out the Words Within (May, $18.95) by L.J.C. Shimoda unlocks new sources of creativity for writers and artists. Advertising. Author tour.
Reprint: Surrendering to Marriage: Husbands, Wives and Other Imperfections (June, $13) by Iris Krasnow. 50,000 first printing.
THREE RIVERS PRESS
The Latina's Bible: The Nueva Latina's Guide to Love, Sex, Spirituality, and La Vida (Mar., $17) by Sandra Guzman offers advice for hermanas on how to bridge the gap between traditional and modern American life. 12-cityauthor tour.
The Way of Change: Finding Joy in the Journey (May, $10.95) by Hailey D.D. Klein is an adventurous three-step plan to change one's life.
Looking In for Number One: Adventures in Uncommon Sense (Aug., $13.95) by Alan Cohen presents 52 heart-centered stories about the practical matters of life.
Reprints: I'd Rather Laugh: How to Be Happy Even When Life Has Other Plans for You (Mar., $13.95) by Linda Richman; Mitten Strings for God: Reflections for Mothers in a Hurry (Apr., $11.95) by Katrina Kenison; Behind the Smile: My Journey Out of Postpartum Depression (May, $13.95) by Marie Osmond with Marcia Wilkie and Judith Moore, M.D.
Optimal Thinking: How to Be Your Best Self (May, $14.95) by Rosalene Glickman gives suggestions.