I'm in the Mood for Food: Recipes Near and Dear to My Stomach (Apr., $16.95) by Jim Davis collects 70 of Garfield's favorite recipes in time for the strip's 30th anniversary.
ANTIQUE COLLECTORS' CLUB
Healthy Indian Cooking (Mar., $19.95) by Shehzhad Husain lists 90 quick and easy recipes with clear step-by-step instructions. A Frances Lincoln book.
ARSENAL PULP PRESS
The Garden of Vegan: How It All Vegan Again! (Apr., $17.95) by Tanya Barnard and Sarah Kramer offers more original recipes that leave animal products where they belong-with their natural owners.
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The All Day Breakfast Book: 200 Recipes to Enjoy Any Time (Mar., $22.95) by Brian Wilton offers healthy breakfast recipes with food facts and nutritional tips.
Reprint: Jacques Pepin's Table: The Best of Jacques Pepin (Mar., $27.95) by Jacques Pepin.
BOSTON COMMON PRESS
The Best Kitchen Quick Tips (Mar., $19.95) by Cook's Illustrated editors contains more than 500 shortcuts, including offbeat tips for common kitchen tasks. 45,000 first printing .
The Raw Truth: The Art of Preparing Living Foods (Mar., $18.95) by Jeremy Safron presents more than 200 recipes for dishes containing fruits, vegetables, seeds and nuts untouched by temperatures higher than 108° F.
Big City Cooking: Recipes for a Fast-Paced World (Apr., $29.95) by Matthew Kenny and Joan Schwartz. Recipes require only easily available ingredients, suited for cooks with busy lives.
Salt & Pepper: The Cookbook (June, $18.95) by Sandra Cook, Sara Slavin and Deborah Jones illustrates the broad spectrum of salt and pepper's many uses, from appetizers to desserts.
Firehouse Food: Cooking with San Francisco's Firefighters (July, $24.95) by George Dolese and Steve Siegelman gathers recipes that reflect the diversity of San Francisco firefighters.
American Dish: 100 Recipes from Ten Delicious Decades (May, $9.95) by Merrill Shindler takes a nostalgic look at the food and drink that defined each decade over the last century.
How We Eat: Appetite, Culture and the Psychology of Food (May, $15.95) by Leon Rappoport traces our complex and often contradictory culinary customs from the Stone Age to the stovetop range.
Mr. Chilehead: Adventures in the Taste of Pain (May, $15.95) by James D. Campbell exposes the eccentric and fascinating world of hot sauce culture.
EVANGEL PUBLISHING HOUSE
Amish Country Cookbook: Volume 4 (Mar., $16.95), edited by Anita Yoder, gathers more than 500 recipes that use simple ingredients and basic cooking methods.
The New Chicken Breast Cookbook: 350 Quick and Delicious Ways to Cook Everybody's Favorite Food (May, $19.95) by Diane Rozas covers the gamut of flavor combinations and cooking approaches.
Great Healthy Food for Strong Bones: 120 Delicious Recipes Using Calcium-Rich Ingredients (Mar., $19.95) by Fiona Hunter and Emma-Lee Gow serves up dishes to protect and improve bone health.
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Take Control of Your Kitchen: 20 Easy Ways to Organize Your Kitchen Routine (June, $16.95) by M. Collette Rogers gives step-by-step advice.
Absinthe (Aug., $14.95) by Phil Baker looks at the drink that was banned and driven underground throughout Europe and America for most of the 20th century.
HARVARD COMMON PRESS
The Great Big Burger Book: 100 New and Classic Recipes for Mouthwatering Burgers Every Day Every Way (Apr., $15.95) by Liz Yeh Singh and Jane Murphy celebrates the burger, from classic beef to creative meat, poultry, fish and vegetarian versions. 40,000 first printing.
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The Good Housekeeping Hostess: An Old-Fashioned Guide to Gracious Living (Apr., $12.95) by Good Housekeeping editors relives a time of grace and elegance with this facsimile edition of the Good Housekeeping 1904 hostess manual.
Entertaining for a Veggie Planet: 250 Down-to-Earth Recipes (June, $18.95) by Didi Emmons redefines entertaining with casual recipes for a new generation. 25,000 first printing. Advertising. 10-city author tour.
Regina's International Vegetarian Favorites (June, $18.95) by Regina Campbell gathers a new collection of international vegetarian recipes from the TV host.
Cucina Siciliana (May, $20) by Clarissa Hyman, photos by Peter Cassidy, canvases Sicily for the best chefs, freshest ingredients and local recipes.
Easy Japanese Pickling in Five Minutes to One Day: 101 Full Color Recipes for Authentic Tsukemono (May, $17) introduces authentic Japanese pickling.
Bite This! Foodgirl's Guide to Healthy Shopping, Cooking and Eating (Apr., $24) by Isabel Cruz aids the hip but hungry whose claim to fame is the nonmastery of any major kitchen appliance.
Cool Food: 200 Easy and Refreshing Recipes for Lazy Days (May, $16.95), edited by Kay Scarlett and Katharine Gasparini, offers light, refreshing and satisfying recipes that require minimum kitchen time.
The Wilderness Chef: Gourmet Recipes for the Great Outdoors (Apr., $12.95) by Claudine Martin serves up everything from turkey jerky and sun-dried tomato salad to Moroccan lamb tagine for alfresco dining.
MARLOWE & COMPANY
Eating for Pregnancy (Mar., $16.95) by Catherine Jones with Rose Ann Hudson includes nutritional breakdowns and meal planning advice for mothers-to-be.
Better Homes and Gardens: More Easy Everyday Cooking (Mar., $19.95) offers more than 150 recipes for main dishes, side dishes and desserts that use everyday ingredients. 50,000 first printing.
Endless Feasts: Sixty Years of Writing from Gourmet (May, $12.95), edited and with an intro. by Ruth Reichl, culls food and travel essays along with original recipes from the Gourmet magazine archives.
The Ultimate Potato Book (June, $16.95) by Bruce Weinstein and Mark Scarbrough collects an international selection of potato recipes.
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Bill's Food (Mar., $22.50) by Bill Granger, photos by Petrina Tinslay, shares the Australian chef's personal recipes.
Food Lovers Weight Loss Cookbook (Mar., $19.95) by Health magazine editors. More than 300 recipes will help keep the pounds off forever. 55,000 first printing. $25,000 ad/promo .
The Healthy Exchanges Diabetic Desserts Cookbook (May, $17.95) by JoAnna M. Lund with Barbara Alpert features 150 recipes, plus new introductory information on the pre-diabetic condition.
Good Things for Entertaining: The Best ofMartha Stewart Living (Mar., $22) by Martha Stewart Living editors provides hundreds of ideas for entertaining, including tabletop and bar ideas, menus, recipes and a source guide. Advertising .
READER'S DIGEST BOOKS
Perfect Pies: Over 180 Sweet and Savory Pies (Apr., $17.95) by Beth Allen takes the guesswork out of baking pies with recipes suitable for any time of day or season of the year.
The Best Convection Oven Cookbook (Mar., $18.95) by Linda Stephen provides information on oven settings, converting favorite recipes, cookware and containers.
The 250 Best 4-Ingredient Recipes (Apr., $18.95) by Margaret Howard includes recipes for appetizers, beverages, quick meals and special occasions.
California Rancho Cooking (Aug., $21.95) by Jaqueline Higuera McMahan provides recipes that combine Spanish, Mexican and Californian flavors.
The Mason Jar Soup-to-Nuts Cookbook: How to Create Mason Jar Recipe Mixes (June, $12.95) by Lonnette Parks. The Mason jar cookie mix expert offers 50 new recipes for preparing beverages, pancakes, muffins, breads, cakes, desserts and soups. 20,000 first printing. $10,000 ad/promo.
Giant Book of Bread Machine Recipes (Mar., $19.95) by Norman A. Garrett explains basic operation, cleaning, servicing, troubleshooting and converting conventional recipes.
The New England Clam Shack Cookbook: Favorite Recipes from Clam Shacks, Lobster Pounds, and Chowder Houses (May, $16.95) by Brooke Dojny features recipes and reminiscences from 25 renowned New England seafood eateries. 25,000 first printing. 10-city tour.
SYRACUSE UNIV. PRESS
Mangia Bene: Traditional Recipes of Italy (Mar., $35) by Pasqualina Rio Gregory, photos by Joseph P. Costa, collects traditional recipes from northern and southern Italy, illustrated with more than 60 photos.
TEN SPEED PRESS
Crazy from the Heat: Dave's Insanity Cookbook (Apr., $14.95) by Dave Hirschkop. The founder of Dave's Gourmet, a scorching hot product line, offers up hot and spicy recipes.
Patricia Unterman's San Francisco Food Lover's Guide, 3rd Edition (Apr., $18.95) by Patricia Unterman. The Bay Area food critic updates her guide to more than 600 restaurants and other culinary finds.
The Casual Vineyard Table (May, $19.95) by Carolyn Wente and Kimball Jones. The wine and cooking team of Wente Vineyards offers recipes for simple dishes with complex flavors.
The Big Book of Juices and Smoothies: 365 Natural Blends for Health and Vitality Every Day (Apr., $19.95) by Natalie Savona recommends smoothie blends with nutrients to boost immune systems, rejuvenate energy levels and treat ailments.
Indian Homestyle Recipes (Aug., $9.95) by assorted chefs encompasses the subtle spice blends and rich flavors of the Indian kitchen, from spicy curries to savory bread and chutney recipes. Advertising.
Thai Cooking Made Easy (Aug., $9.95) by assorted chefs captures Thailand's tastes from fiery hot soups to tangy seafood dishes. Advertising.
UNIV. OF NORTH CAROLINA PRESS
Gullah Home Cooking the Daufuskie Way: Smokin' Joe Butter Beans, Ol''Fuskie Fried Crab Rice, Sticky-Bush Blackberry Dumpling and Other Sea Island Favorites (Apr., $15.95) by Sallie Ann Robinson with Gregory Wrenn Smith gathers recipes from the unique West African-influenced culture found on the Sea Islands off the coast of Georgia and South Carolina.
Pitcher Perfect: Spirited Party Drinks for Carefree Entertaining (Apr., $12.95) by Sharon Tyler Herbert mixes up more than 50 drinks that suit a medley of occasions and moods.
The Scoop: How to Change Store-Bought Ice Cream into Fabulous Desserts (Apr., $17.95) by Lori Longbotham dresses up the frozen delight in many new forms.
The Spirit of Tea (Mar., $24.95) by Sen Soshitsu XV discusses the spiritual values underlying the tea ceremony, introducing the implements, procedures, traditions and philosophy.
More than Salt and Pepper: 25 Years of Spicing Up the Kitchen (Mar., $24.95) by Caren McSherry gives cooks confidence to prepare such foods as the perfect gravy, succulent ribs and pizza from scratch.
Chef's Salad (Apr., $19.95) by Bill Jones shares 100 recipes for dressings and salads, plus tips on selecting greens, oils, vinegars and mustards.
American Brasserie: 180 Simple Robust Recipes Inspired by the Basic Foods of France, Italy and America (Mar., $21.95) by Rick Tramonto et al., presents European comfort foods with an American twist.
Tamales (Apr., $19.95) by Mark Miller, Stephan Pyles and John Sedlar provides a fresh take on tamales from three pioneers of modern Southwestern cuisine.
BBQ USA (Apr., $19.95) by Steven Raichlen offers 450 new recipes inspired by visits to all 50 states and Canada. 100,000 first printing.
The Dinner Doctor (Aug., $14.95) by Anne Byrn. The author of The Cake Mix Doctor cookbooks reveals clever doctoring tips for the rest of the meal. 100,000 first printing.
Fiction/First & Collections
Victims (May, $13.95) by Travis Jeppesen. A religious cult called the Overcomers enters its final days.
West of the Jordan (June, $14) by Laila Halaby, an Arab-American, introduces four cousins struggling with national, ethnic and sexual identities.
The Parker Grey Show (July, $13) by Kristen Buckley. The kidnapping of her roommate snaps a woman out of life's doldrums.
Love Don't Come Easy (Mar., $14) by Alex Hairston. A young man with guarded emotions is falling in love with his best friend's wife.
Almost a Gentleman: A Novel of Erotic Romance (May, $14) by Pam Rosenthal. A woman's revenge drives her to stage a daring masquerade.
COFFEE HOUSE PRESS
The Grasshopper King (Apr., $14) by Jordan Ellenberg satirizes such campus topics as immortality, obsession and true love. Advertising. 5-city author tour.
Altered Carbon (Mar., $13.95) by Richard Morgan. U.N. envoy Takashi Kovacs becomes mired in a 25th-century conspiracy. Advertising.
Nufonia Must Fall (Mar., $24.95) by Kid Koala. A CD soundtrack accompanies this romantic tragedy in graphic novel form.
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Gone (Mar., $13.95) by Elisabeth Sheffield alternates between Stella's voice and letters written by her aunt.
Pieces of Payne (Apr., $15) by Albert Goldbarth illustrates how our lives are affected by the multilayered universe around us. Advertising. Author tour.
Kissing You (May, $15) by Daniel Hayes. In this humorous story collection, people seek partners, love and sex. Advertising. Author tour.
I, Lucifer (May, $13) by Glen Duncan. God offers Lucifer redemption if he can live on earth sin-free as a depressed novelist.
The Concrete Sky (July; $16.95, cloth $44.95) by Marshall Moore is a boy-meets-boy story involving mental hospitals, murder and mothers.
Red Ant House (Apr., $12) by Ann Cummins contains 12 stories of dreams and loss set primarily amid Indian reservations and uranium mills. Ad/promo. Author tour.
The Winter Without Milk (June, $12) by Jane Avrich underscores the perils of desire in 15 stories that reimagine such figures as Oedipus and Hester Prynne. Ad/promo.
Men and Other Mammals (May, $13) by Jim Keeble. Lust, brotherhood and penguins animate a comic tale set in North London. 50,000 first printing.
Chasing Lightning (Mar., $15) by Rachel York. Scarlett is determined to avoid love until she meets beautiful and bold Gina.
Circle of Five (Mar., $14) by Dolores Stewart Riccio. Five good friends share a ride of love, hope, fun and danger.
Easy (Apr., $12.95) by Emma Gold. A new girl in town knows all about men, sex, relationships, Mr. Right and, even more so, Mr. Wrong.
LITTLE, BROWN/BACK BAY
Brownsville: Stories (Mar., $13.95) by Oscar Casares. Set in a Mexican-American town in south Texas, stories reveal heartache, pride, frustration and love.
Super Flat Times: Stories (May, $13.95) by Matthew Derby offers a collection of stories about an imagined future crippled by the unfulfilled promises of technology.
Reprint: I, Rhoda Manning, Go Hunting with My Daddy: And Other Stories (Aug., $14.95) by Ellen Gilchrist.
LOUISIANA STATE UNIV. PRESS
Sweetbitter (Apr., $18.95) by Reginald Gibbons. In 1910 Texas, illicit love thrives between half-Choctaw, half-white Reuben Sweetbitter and white Martha Clarke. Advertising.
Johnny Jihad (Aug., $8.95) by Ryan Inzana. This graphic novel depicts a disaffected young American recruited into a radical Muslim faction.
NEW AMERICAN LIBRARY
Coffee & Kung Fu (June, $12.95) by Karen Brichoux. Returning to the U.S. after growing up in the Far East, a college student follows her passion for kung fu movies.
Five Dimes (Aug., $12.95) by Darrious Hilman. Five friends in Detroit propel the action of this African-American novel.
Cheet (June, $13) by Anna Davis. A London cab driver juggles her five lovers on five differently colored cell phones. Advertising.
Three (Aug., $13) by Julie Hilden. Maya and Ilan have a marriage that welcomes in third parties. Ad/promo.
Getting Over Jack Wagner (Apr., $12) by Elise Juska. Rock stars just don't turn into the romances Eliza pines for. Ad/promo.
I Do, but I Don't (June, $12) by Cara Lockwood. A divorced wedding consultant encounters a demanding boss, neurotic friends and a troublesome cat.
A Novel About Writing a Novel (Apr., $14) by Will Rhode. His father's cash induces a young writer to tackle the great first novel.
Bloody Mary (Aug., $13.95) by Sharon Solwitz. The lives of a mother and daughter in a privileged, gentrified Chicago suburb unravel into chaos. Advertising. Author tour.
Green Grass Grace (Mar., $13) by Shawn McBride. A 13-year-old altar boy in Philadelphia stalks adventure over the last summer weekend of 1984. Author tour.
THREE RIVERS PRESS
The Dictionary of Failed Relationships: 26 Stories of Love Gone Wrong (May, $11), edited by Meredith Broussard, features new and established women writers. Ad/promo. Author publicity.
THUNDER'S MOUTH PRESS
Liverpool Fantasy (May, $15.95) by Larry Kirwan asks what would have happened if the Beatles had split up in 1962.
Showing Out (June, $14.95) by Timothy Reed. A young schizophrenic woman finds work in a Times Square peep show.
Triple Take (Mar., $12.95) by Yanier Moore. Chicago's mean streets are the scene for revenge and redemption. Author tour.
That Faith, That Trust, That Love (Apr., $12.95) by Jamellah Ellis. The spiritual awakening of a young Atlanta woman heals broken hearts and spirits. Author tour.
The Buzzing (Mar., $12) by Jim Knipfel. A very strange reporter is obsessed with old Japanese monster movies. Advertising. Author tour.
General Fiction & Short Stories
New Stories from the South, 2003 (July, $14.95), edited by Shannon Ravenel, is the 18th annual volume in the series.
Love the One You're With (Aug., $11.95) by James Earl Hardy continues the B-Boy Blues series with returning gay and bisexual characters living and loving in New York City.
Reprints: Atonement (Mar., $14) by Ian McEwan; Three Junes (May, $14) by Julia Glass; A Love of My Own (July, $12.95) by E. Lynn Harris; Her (July, $12) by Laura Zigman; You Are Not a Stranger Here (Aug., $13) by Adam Haslett.
The Big Bear (Mar., $14.95) by Ron Ruiz. A murder case threatens a Mexican-American lawyer's practice.
The Miracle (May, $13) by Michael Gurian. A string of miracles transforms life in Spokane, Wash.
M2M: New Literary Fiction (June, $16.95), edited by Karl Woelz, reflects life in the 21st century from a gay male perspective. Ad/promo. Author publicity.
Bare Necessity (May, $13.95) by Carole Matthews introduces a blend of bad boys, just missed opportunities and the elusive Mr. Right.
Does She or Doesn't She? (July, $13.95) by Alisa Kwitney. Delilah, a fledgling soap opera writer, fantasizes about Ford, a plumber who's really an undercover FBI agent, while her husband is at work; or is he?
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Rikki Fulton's Reverend I.M. Jolly: How I Found God, and Why He Was Hiding from Me (Mar., $12.95) by Tony Roper. Reverend Jolly will be out of a job within a year unless he gets a seriously bigger congregation.
Fat White Vampire Blues (July, $13.95) by Andrew Fox. An overweight New Orleans vampire dines on people who consume the richest diet in the world. Advertising. Author publicity.
Reprint: A Married Man (May, $13.95) by Catherine Alliott.
BALLANTINE READER'S CIRCLE
Reprints: The Good Husband (Apr., $13.95) by Gail Godwin; Milk Glass Moon (July, $13.95) by Adriana Trigiani; Ladder of Years (Aug., $14.95) by Anne Tyler.
Vivian Lives (Aug., $13.95) by Vivian Livingston as told to Sherrie Krantz. The cyber-chick returns for more New York City adventures. 6-city author tour.
The Big Bad Wolf Tells All (June, $10.95) by Donna Kauffman. A fickle romance columnist in the Bay Area falls for a man who, at first, seems not her type. 40,000 first printing. Ad/promo. Author publicity.
Hot Pink (July, $15) by Susan Johnson is a steamy contemporary romance.
Reprint: Private Scandals (Aug., $13.95) by Nora Roberts.
A Catch of Consequence (July, $14) by Diana Norman takes place in pre-Revolutionary War Boston and England.
Blind Faith (June, $15) by Patricia Haley. Before Courtney can find love, she must come to grips with her feelings about race and class.
A Change Is Gonna Come (May, $15) by Jacquelin Thomas. Four African-American women support one another through thick and thin.
Serpent in My Corner (July, $14) by Jdaniels. Forbidden love unites two very different people.
Ruby (Aug., $12.99) by Lauraine Snelling. When Ruby and Opal receive an inheritance in the untamed Dakota territory, they undertake an inspirational journey.
Reprint: How to Cook a Tart (May, $13.95) by Nina Killham.
The Slow Air of Ewan McPherson (July, $13) by Thomas Fox Averill. As the elder McPherson brews single-malt scotch, 12-year-old Ewan falls in love.
Waiting Period (Apr., $14.95) by Hubert Selby Jr. When suicide eludes a man, he decides to dispose of others deserving death. 20,000 first printing. Author tour.
Force of Nature (Mar., $15) by Susan Johnson. A Harvard educated son of an Abasarokee chief finds his life in chaos when he reunites with a former lover and the daughter he didn't know he had.
Bad Boys on Board (Apr., $14) by Lori Foster, Donna Kauffman and Nancy Warren is an erotic anthology.
Love Is Stronger than Pride (July, $14), edited by E. Lynn Harris, collects novellas by three newcomers and one by Harris.
CARROLL & GRAF
The Best Horror from Fantasy Tales (Aug., $12), edited by Stephen Jones and David Sutton, includes work by Clive Barker, Robert Bloch and others.
Sweet Life 2: Stories of Sexual Fantasy and Adventure for Couples (Apr., $14.95), edited by Violet Blue, seeks to arouse both newlyweds and long-term partners.
COFFEE HOUSE PRESS
Acts of Love on Indigo Road: New & Selected Stories (Apr., $16.95) by Jonis Agee captures desire and longing in hardscrabble smalltown life. Advertising. 7-city author tour.
Twelve Branches: Stories from St. Paul (Apr., $10) by Nora Murphy et al., weaves together stories based on the memories of St. Paul residents who shared their memoirs with writers at 12 city libraries.
COOPER SQUARE PRESS
The Complete Short Stories of Marcel Proust (July, $16.95) includes six stories translated by Joachim Neugroschel into English for the first time.
All the Men Are Sleeping (May, $14) by D.R. MacDonald. Stories explore the nature of seduction and infidelity, family and love. Advertising. Author tour.
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No One Will See Me Cry (Mar., $15.95) by Cristina Rivera Garza, trans. by Andrew Hurley. A photographer in a 1920s Mexican insane asylum believes that a fellow patient is a prostitute he knew years earlier.
Never Again Once More (May, $15) by Mary B. Morrison. After 10 years of marriage, Jada and Wellington face new conflicts.
Got a Man (July, $15) by Daamiah S. Poole. Three people wrestle with changing plans, changing partners and a change of heart.
DALKEY ARCHIVE PRESS
Bad News of the Heart (Apr., $13.95) by Douglas Glover. In one of these collected stories, a seeing-eye dog leads a blind man into a frozen river.
Inventing God (Aug., $14.50) by Nicholas Mosley. A variety of peace seekers find their work cut out for them in today's Middle East.
Diary of a Mad Mom-to-Be (May, $10.95) by Laura Wolf. The path to parenthood is littered with obstacles of everyday life. 100,000 first printing. Ad/promo. Author publicity.
Reprint: Shopaholic Ties the Knot (Mar., $10.95) by Sophie Kinsella.
Yielding Ice About to Melt (June, $14.95) by Richard Penna. A young doctor works in a remote house with eight haunting women in this tale of dreams and desires.
FARRAR, STRAUS & GIROUX
Reprint: Mr. Potter (June, $12) by Jamaica Kincaid.
FSG/FABER AND FABER
What Ever: A Living Novel (Aug., $15) by Heather Woodbury. The author builds on her work as a performance artist to depict more than a dozen characters. 5-city author tour.
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Reel to Reel (Mar., $13.95) by Lidia Yuknavitch. Short fictions examine meaning through a cinematic lens.
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Nine: An Anthology of Russia's Foremost Women Writers (Mar., $17.95) is the publisher's third collection by these authors.
Kathryn in the City: Create Your Own Erotic Fantasy by Mary Anne Mohanraj and The Classics Professor:... (both July, $12 ea.) by Michael Hemmingson are the initial titles in a new interactive series. Advertising.
Reprints: Lost Nation (Apr., $14) by Jeffrey Lent; Wish You Were Here (May, $14) by Stewart O'Nan; Twelve (June, $13) by Nick McDonell.
Reprints: Big If (Apr., $14) by Mark Costello; Life of Pi (May, $14) by Yann Martel; Oxygen (June, $14) by Andrew Miller.
Down with Love (Apr., $14.95) by Cathy East Dubowski is a tie-in to the upcoming romantic comedy movie starring Renee Zellweger and Ewan McGregor.
Special (May, $12) by Bella Bathurst. English schoolgirls pierce the thin shell of civilized behavior. 20,000 first printing. Ad/promo.
Downhill Chance (July, $14) by Donna Morrissey. Families in Newfoundland fishing communities are torn apart by fear and sorrow. 20,000 first printing. Ad/promo. Author tour.
Reprint: Atomic Farmgirl: Growing Up Right in the Wrong Place (Apr., $13) by Teri Hein.
Reprint: The Sunday Wife (July, $14) by Cassandra King.
Never Enough: An Erotic Novel (July, $14) by Joan Elizabeth Lloyd. After being burned by a short, disastrous marriage, Tracy swears off men until she meets hotel manager Dave Markoff.
The Boathouse (Aug., $14) by Caroline Upcher. Molly must reconcile the truth about her mother, who died years earlier, in this coming-of-age tale.
My Three Husbands (June, $12.95) by Swan Adamson. About to make a third mistake down the aisle, Venus Gilroy is mistaken for an erotic Icelandic rock star.
Girls Night Out (July, $12.95) by Roz Bailey. Maggie persuades her two girlfriends to join her as contestants on the reality TV show The Big Tease.
Just the Way You Want Me (Aug., $14.95) by Nora Eisenberg. A woman discovers that her ex-con father may not be dead after all. Advertising. Author publicity.
LOUISIANA STATE UNIV. PRESS
Such Was the Season (Apr., $15.95) by Clarence Major visits an extended Southern black family for a week. Advertising.
Sharks and Little Fish (Aug., $14.95) by Wolfgang Ott. A 17-year-old experiences violence aboard a Nazi submarine.
Owning Mahowny (Apr., $13) by Gary Ross. After stealing $10 million from a Canadian bank, a man gambles it all away.
On a Making Tide: The Nelson and Emma Trilogy, No. 1 (May, $17.95) by David Donachie is the first volume of biographical novels about Horatio Nelson and Emma Hamilton.
Twelve Seconds to Live (May, $15.95) by Douglas Reeman. Killer mines heighten the tension in this WWII novel.
A Garden of Earthly Delights (May, $13.95) by Joyce Carol Oates is mostly rewritten and revised. Advertising. Author publicity.
Reprint: Butterfield 8 (Mar., $12.95) by John O'Hara.
The Rescuer (Mar, $12.99) by Dee Henderson. Paramedic Stephen O'Malley must rescue his lady love.
Hip Chicks in a Finnish Sauna (June, $12.99) by Robin Jones Gunn. Sharon and Penny venture to Finland where God meets them at every turn.
The Speed Abater (May, $13.95) by Christophe Blain. The French comic artist offers a high-seas adventure at the time of the Titanic.
NEW AMERICAN LIBRARY
Reprint: Between Lovers (May, $13.95) by Eric Jerome Dickey.
NEW AMERICAN LIBRARY/ACCENT
When You Go Away (Apr., $12.95) by Jessica Barksdale Inclan. Riven by unfortunate circumstances, a family is reunited by love.
Good Hope Road (May, $12.95) by Lisa Wingate. A tornado devastates the lives of two women, but also brings forgiveness of old wrongs and a new future.
NEW YORK REVIEW OF BOOKS CLASSICS
Fancies and Goodnights (May, $14.95) by John Collier. Sardonic stories map the logic of lunacy. Advertising.
NORTHWESTERN UNIV. PRESS
The Smell of Blood (Aug., $17.95) by Goffredo Parise. A woman's disastrous affair becomes her husband's obsession.
The True Story of Hansel and Gretel: A Novel of War and Survival (Aug., $13) by Louise Murphy sets the classic tale in Nazi-occupied Poland.
Reprints: The Eyre Affair (Mar., $14) by Jasper Fforde; The Company: A Novel of the CIA (Apr., $15) by Robert Littell; In This Mountain (May, $14) by Jan Karon; Mary Called Magdalene (June, $16) by Margaret George.
Reprint: Everything Is Illuminated (Apr., $13.95) by Jonathan Safran Foer.
The Eloquent Short Story (Aug., $13.95), edited by Lucy Rosenthal, includes pieces by Truman Capote and Alice Munro.
Drift (Apr., $14) by Manuel Luis Martinez. A Mexican-American boy in the barrio tries to put his family back together. Author tour.Reprint: The Book of Illusions (Aug., $14) by Paul Auster.
Prodigal Project Book 2 (June, $12) by Ken Abraham and Daniel Hart continues their end times suspense thrillers. Advertising. Author publicity.
Virgin Blue (July, $14) by Tracy Chevalier. A common thread links two women separated by 400 years in this novel by the author of Girl with a Pearl Earring. Ad/promo.
Reprint: The Impressionist (Apr., $14) by Hari Kunzru.
Every Nine Seconds (Mar., $14) and Queer as Folk Novel #2 [untitled] (June, $14) by Joseph Brockton are novels based on the Showtime series Queer as Folk about a group of gay men and women in Pittsburgh.
Secrets Never Told (July, $14) by Rochelle Alers. On the brink of divorce, a woman finds her mother's diaries revealing decades-old family secrets.
The Man I Should Have Married (Mar., $12) by Pamela Redmond Satran. A former hip chick returns to New York City and takes up with her last one-night stand. Ad/promo.
The Song Reader (May, $12) by Lisa Tucker. One of a pair of sisters reads people's secrets and desires from the songs they can't get out of their minds. Ad/promo.
Night of a Thousand Boyfriends: A Date with Destiny Adventure by Miranda Clarke and Escape from Fire Island!:... (both Apr., $7.95 each) by James H. English are parodies of Choose Your Own Adventure books.
Reprints: The Seal Wife (May, $13.95) by Kathryn Harrison; Prague (June, $13.95) by Arthur Phillips.
Reprint: One Hot Summer (May, $12.95) by Carolina Garcia Aguilera.
RED DRESS INK
Fashionistas (Mar., $12.95) by Lynn Messina. Revolution boils over at Fashionista magazine, where the staff decides to remove their odious editor-in-chief.
Engaging Men (May, $12.95) by Lynda Curnyn. After losing out with three previous boyfriends, Angie is determined to marry her current one.
A Minor Indiscretion (Aug., $13.95) by Carole Matthews. A chance meeting with a gorgeous stranger changes a woman's life.
Reprint: The Russian Debutantes' Handbook (May, $14) by Gary Shteyngart; The Dream of Scipio (June, $14) by Iain Pears; Across the Nightingale Floor (June, $TBA) by Lian Hearn.
Somebody's Knockin' at My Door (May, $12.95) by Francis Ray deals with betrayal and pain, healing and forgiveness.
Robert Ludlum's The Altman Code: A Covert One Novel (July, $15.95) by Robert Ludlum and Gayle Lynds. A Chinese ship is rumored to be carrying bomb-making materials bound for Iraq. 500,000 first printing. Advertising.
Reprints: The Nanny Diaries (Mar., $13.95) by Emma McLaughlin and Nicola Kraus; Dreaming Water (May, $12.95) by Gail Tsukiyama; Warning of War (May, $13.95) by James Brady; Confessions of a Sociopathic Social Climber (July, $12.95) by Adele Lang.
Reprint: Think of England (May, $13) by Alice Elliott Dark.
The Sound of My Voice (Apr., $13) by Ron Butlin chronicles the undoing of a man who had it all.
SEVEN STORIES PRESS
Reprint: The Incantation of Frida K. (May, $11.95) by Kate Braverman.
Tangle in Tijuana: Miss Adventure #1 (Mar., $9.95) by Lilla and Nora Zuckerman introduces a new and sexy interactive series, which has more than 35 possible endings. Ad/promo. Author publicity.
Plain Language (Apr., $13) by Barbara Wright. Love and hardship await a Quaker woman who travels from North Carolina in the 1930s to wed a Coloradan 10 years her senior. Ad/promo. BOMC, LG, DBC selections. 5-city author tour.
Mr. Darcy's Daughters (May, $14) by Elizabeth Aston wonders what would Darcy's offspring be like 20 years after Pride and Prejudice left off? Advertising.
The Land of Women (June, $13) by Regina McBride. Exile and memory affect a daughter's quest to forgive her mother's sins.
Night Work (June, $12) by Nelson George. Night is a philosophical male gigolo in New York City's sexual underground.
Reprint: Through a Glass Darkly (May, $15) by Karleen Koen.
TEXAS CHRISTIAN UNIV. PRESS
Here's to the Ladies (Apr., $17.50) by Carla Kelly relates stories about women in frontier army forts in the Old West.
THREE RIVERS PRESS
The Easy Hour: A Novel of Leisure (Apr., $12.95) by Leslie Stella. A working-class girl, now personal assistant to a Chicago socialite, unleashes mayhem. Author tour.Second Helpings (Apr., $10.95) by Megan McCafferty. The sequel to Sloppy Firsts follows Jessica Darling, a hyper-observant teen, through her emotional senior year. Author publicity.
The Diary of Adam and Eve (Mar.) by Mark Twain launches a new Hesperus Press series of 29 short classic works. Other titles include The Fox (Apr.) by D.H. Lawrence and The Haunted House (Apr., $12 each) by Charles Dickens.
The Evening of the World: A Romance of the Dark Ages (Mar., $12) by Allan Massie begins a new Roman trilogy set during barbaric invasions. A Phoenix book.
UNIV. OF MISSOURI PRESS
A Place Between Stations (Mar., $15.95) by Stephanie Allen. Stories place African-American characters against the inevitable backdrop of race.
McSweeney's Mammoth Treasury of Thrilling Tales (Mar., $13.95), edited by Michael Chabon, contains never-before-published yarns. 100,000 first printing. Advertising. QPB selection.
France in Mind (Mar., $14), edited by Alice Leccese Powers, includes stories by Gertrude Stein, Peter Mayle and others. Advertising. QPB selection.
Reprints: The Buffalo Soldier (Mar., $13.95) by Chris Bohjalian, 75,000 first printing; The Dive from Clausen's Pier (May, $14) by Ann Packer, 250,000 first printing; The Emperor of Ocean Park (May, $14) by Stephen L. Carter, 400,000 first printing.
WALK WORTHY PRESS
A Lova' like No Otha' (June, $13.95) by Stephanie Perry Moore. Her relationship with Chase Farr helps Zoe recover her faith in God. Advertising. Author publicity.
Reprints: The Fall of Light (Mar., $13.95) by Niall Williams; The Bondwoman's Narrative (Apr., $14.95) by Hannah Crafts, edited by Louis Gates Jr.; Nights in Rodanthe (July, $TBA) by Nicholas Sparks.
Fallen Angels: The Millwood Hollow Series (May, $12.95) by Patricia Hickman. A trio of abandoned siblings work hard in the South to make it through the Great Depression. Advertising. Author publicity.
When You Believe (Aug., $13.95) by Deborah Bedford. A teacher's faith is challenged when her colleague and fiancé is accused of molesting a teenager. Advertising.
WASHINGTON SQUARE PRESS
Reprints: True to Form (May, $13) by Elizabeth Berg; In Her Shoes (July, $14) by Jennifer Weiner, 250,000 first printing .
Thorn in My Heart (Mar., $13.99) by Liz Curtis Higgs. The stories of biblical brothers Jacob and Esau and two sisters, Leah and Rachel, are transported to 18th-century Scotland.
One Tuesday Morning (May, $12.99) by Karen Kingsbury. A fireman and a businessman, strangers with the same face, are in the twin towers on September 11, but only one survives.
Fiction/Mystery & Suspense
Southland (Apr., $15.95) by Nina Revoyr. A Japanese-American law school student in L.A. untangles murders of black teens that occurred in 1965. Ad/promo. 8-city author tour.
Vampire Thrall (June, $13.95) by Michael Schiefelbein. The vampire Victor Decimus battles an ancient enemy in Rome. Advertising.
The Awakening (July, $12.95) by Donna Boyd. Nightmares and images of violence plague a family at their summer lake house.
Jackson Park (Aug., $12.95) by Charlotte Carter launches a series featuring an older African-American couple and their college-aged niece in 1968 Chicago. Advertising.
The Sitter (July, $12.95) by R.L. Stine. A four-year-old child under the care of a 20-something nanny in the Hamptons is haunted by a horrible unknown.
An Unthymely Death (June, $14) by Susan Wittig Albert mixes recipes and gardening lore.
BERKLEY PRIME CRIME
Reprint: The True Crime Files of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (Mar., $13) by Stephan Hines.
JOHN F. BLAIR
Fiddle Dee Death (June, $14.95) by Caroline Cousins. Three cousins tiptoe into ghosts and murder in South Carolina's Low Country.
The Woman Who Found Grace: A Cordelia Morgan Mystery (May, $12.95) by Bett Reece Johnson. An ageless platinum blonde jailed for chopping up two of her women friends falls into Cordelia's arms.
Trust Me (Mar., $TBA) by Bruce Forman. A San Francisco musician finds love while trying to illegally manipulate his jazz trio's latest recording onto the charts. Ad/promo. Author tour.
Slippery Slopes and Other Deadly Things: A Carrie Carlin Biofeedback Mystery (Apr., $13.95) by Nancy Tesler. Snow, sex and strangulation enliven a Vermont ski vacation.
The Judgment (Aug., $12.99) by Mark A. Rempel. In early '60s Nebraska, only a young man's mother believes her son innocent of murdering his father.
Instruments of Darkness (July, $14) by Robert Wilson. This first novel by the author of A Small Death in Lisbon introduces Bruce Medway, a British ex-pat and fixer for traders in dangerous-for-whites West Africa. Advertising.
The Girl with the Golden Bouffant (Aug., $13.95) by Mabel Maney. In this parody, James Bond's sister Jane must step into his shoes, his smoking jacket and his girlfriend's bedroom.
A Cold Case of Murder (Mar., $12.95) by Jean Marcy is the fourth adventure for PI Meg Darcy. Advertising. Author tour.
Little Sister's Last Dose (Apr., $9.95) by Alex Minter. Two young PIs in New York City probe the death of the sister of one of them.
Reprints: No Certain Rest (May, $12.95) by Jim Lehrer; Blood of Victory (Aug., $12.95) by Alan Furst.
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Islands (Mar., $14.95) by Sara Stamey. Native unrest and a bloodthirsty cult greet archeologist Susan Dunne in the Caribbean.
THREE RIVERS PRESS
Hex (Mar., $14) by Maggie Estep. A former Coney Island Museum employee becomes an accidental private eye at a racetrack. Author publicity.
Naked Brunch (Apr., $13) by Sparkle Hayter. A female werewolf prowls for love. Author tour.
Dead Famous (Mar., $12) by Ben Elton. Reality TV is visited by a real murder. A Black Swan book.
Torso (Mar., $7.95) by Denise Danks. An English couple in California is sucked into a spiral of violence, paranoia and death. An Orion book.
UNIV. OF NEW MEXICO PRESS
Cavern (Mar., $13.95) by Jake Page. The discoverer of a cave to rival Carlsbad Caverns faces a dark force inside resulting from evolution and radioactive nuclear waste.
Takedown: A Gavin Pierce Novel (June, $13.95) by W.G. Griffiths. The century-old demon Krogan escapes to test Pierce's faith once more. Ad/promo.
Southern Storm (May, $12.99) by Terri Blackstock is the second in the Cape Refuge series.
Fiction/Science Fiction & Fantasy
The Goddess Worldweaver: Book 3 of the Seven Circles Trilogy (Mar., $14.95) by Douglas Niles. After the threat of war hovers for five decades, the enemy finally advances.
Sword of King James (July, $14) by J. Ardian Lee is another romantic historical fantasy following Son of the Sword and Outlaw Sword.
Reprint: Darwin's Radio (Mar., $14.95) by Greg Bear.
Dante's Equation (Aug., $15.95) by Jane Jensen combines elements of the Kaballah and physics with entries to other worlds. Advertising.
Reprints: Demons (Apr., $14.95) by John Shirley; The Children of Cthulhu (May, $14.95) by John Pelan and Benjamin Adams.
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The DNA Cowboys Trilogy (May; $19.95, cloth $29.95) by Mick Farren is a 1970s underground cult classic available in one volume for the first time.
FOUR WALLS EIGHT WINDOWS
Witpunk: Stories (Mar., $18), edited by Claude Lalumière and Marty Halpern, is a 22-story anthology.
Imaginings (Aug., $14), edited by Keith R.A. DeCandido, contains 10 novelettes by Harry Turtledove and others.
Star Trek: Voyager Companion (Apr., $27.95) by Paul Ruditis is a guide to the TV series's seven seasons. Ad/promo.
Strange New Worlds VI (June, $14.95), edited by Dean Wesley Smith with John Ordover and Paula Block, anthologizes previously unpublished Star Trek stories spanning the 23rd and 24th centuries.
The Bastard King: Book One of the Scepter of Mercy (Mar., $14.95) by Dan Chernenko introduces the first novel in an epic trilogy.
Nebula Awards Showcase 2003 (Apr., $14.95), edited by Nancy Kress, highlights 2002's best stories.
Flip (July, $17.95) by David Lubar. Ryan and Taylor find a way to 'flip' into the character of a hero from the past. Advertising.
Reprints: Cowboy Feng's Space Bar and Grille (Mar., $13.95) by Steven Brust; White Apples (July, $13.95) by Jonathan Carroll; Hart's Hope (Aug., $13.95) by Orson Scott Card.
The Night of the Triffids (Mar., $8.95) by Simon Clark is a sequel to John Wyndham's The Day of the Triffids. A New English Library book.
Aye, and Gomorrah (Apr., $14) by Samuel R. Delany collects virtually all of his short fiction. Author tour.
Mojo: Conjure Stories (Apr., $13.95), edited by Nalo Hopkinson, draws on African magic and lore. Advertising.
Folklore, Myths & Legends
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Ghost Stories of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County: Remnants of the Past in a New South (June, $12.95) by Stephanie Burt Williams recounts 19 area ghost stories with supporting photos taken by the author.
America's Stonehenge: The Mystery Hill Story (Apr., $14.95) by David Goudsward with Robert E. Stone examines an acre of stone structures in Salem, N.H., carbon-dated to 4,000 years ago.
Demons: The Occult Truth (Aug., $14.95) by Konstantinos is a history of demons. Author tour.
Gay & Lesbian Studies
Queens in the Kingdom: The Ultimate Gay and Lesbian Guide to the Disney Theme Parks (Apr., $14.95) by Jeffrey Epstein and Eddie Shapiro helps gay and lesbian travelers navigate Disneyland and Walt Disney World. Ad/promo.
ARSENAL PULP PRESS
Let Me Kiss It Better: Elixirs from the Not So Straight and Narrow (Apr., $12.95) by Billeh Nickerson chronicles modern gay life.
Highsmith: A Romance of the 1950s (June, $14.95) by Marijane Meaker is a biography of Highsmith, the reclusive mystery writer and lesbian.
DUKE UNIV. PRESS
An Archive of Feeling: Trauma, Sexuality, and Lesbian Public Cultures (Apr., $22.95) by Ann Cvetkovich examines lesbian popular culture.
Love in the Time of HIV: The Gay Man's Guide to Sex, Dating, and Relationships (June, $16.95) by Michael Mancilla and Lisa Troshinsky provides advice on such issues as disclosing HIV status and dealing with a partner's illness. Ad/promo.
Lost Gay Novels: A Reference Guide to Fifty Works from the First Half of the Twentieth Century (May; $24.95, cloth $49.95) by Anthony Slide explores gay-themed literature from mystery to romance.
Anything but Straight: Unmasking the Scandals and Lies Behind the Ex-Gay Myth (Aug.; $19.95, cloth $39.95) by Wayne R. Besen looks at the so-called 'ex-gay' movement.
Finding the Real Me: True Tales of Sex and Gender Diversity (May, $17.95) by Tracie O'Keefe and Katrina Fox collects first-person stories of sex and gender diversity.
LOUISIANA STATE UNIV. PRESS
Men Are Pigs, but We Love Bacon: Not-So-Straight Answers from American's Most Outrageous Gay Sex Columnist (May, $15) by Michael Alvear offers a primer on what gay men need to know about sex.
Don't Ask, Don't Tell: Debating the Gay Ban in the Military (Apr., $18.95), edited by Aaron Belkin and Geoffrey Bateman, discusses whether lifting the ban on known homosexual service members would undermine the armed forces.
Everyday Activism: A Handbook for Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual People and Their Allies (June, $17.95) by Michael R. Stevenson and Jeanine C. Cogan provides legal strategies and arguments for lesbians, gays and bisexuals
Gay and Lesbian Rights (June, $26.95) by Brett McWhorter Sember. An attorney compiles a legal guide.
TEMPLE UNIV. PRESS
Officially Gay: The Political Construction of Sexuality by the U.S. Military (June; $19.95, cloth $69.50) by Gary L. Lehring follows the military's century-long attempt to identify and exclude gays and lesbians.
Gay Witchcraft: Empowering the Tribe (June, $19.95) by Christopher Penczak offers the theory and practice of witchcraft for the gay community.
Health, Fitness & Beauty
Anytime, Anywhere Exercise Book (May, $9.95) by Joan Price with Lawrence Kassman teaches more than 300 exercises that can be performed anywhere. $50,000 ad/promo.
Understanding Lumpectomy: A Guide to Breast Cancer Treatment (June, $14.95) by Rosalind Benedet explains how a lumpectomy is performed, what to expect from radiation and chemotherapy and provides exercise and nutrition suggestions.
The Non-Surgical Facelift Book: A Guide to Facial Rejuvenation Procedures (July, $16.95) by Jon Mendelsohn et al., lists procedures such as Botox injections, chemical peels, laser hair removal and lip augmentation.
AMERICAN DIABETES ASSOC.
101 Tips for Coping with Diabetes (Mar., $14.95) by Richard Rubin et al., addresses the stress of living with this chronic disease.
Birth Control for Christians: Making Wise Choices (June, $14.99) by Jenell Williams Paris guides couples through medical and ethical questions from a Christian perspective.
The Chiropractic Way: How Chiropractic Care Can Stop Your Pain and Help You Regain Health Without Drugs or Surgery (Apr., $14.95) by Michael Lenarz with Victoria St. George. A chiropractor covers the various schools, how to choose a chiropractor, situations in which chiropractic treatment can be effective and more. 40,000 first printing.
Instant Relief: Tell Me Where It Hurts and I'll Tell You What to Do (June, $14.95) by Peggy W. Brill with Susan Suffes. A physical therapist offers suggestions for when pain strikes. 75,000 first printing.
The New Body Book (Mar. $18.95) by Nicola Moulton describes recent developments in exercise, beauty treatments, diet and cosmetic surgery.
The Beginner's Guide to Power Walking (Apr., $12.95) by Janice Meakin offers graded training schedules to take readers from beginner status to long-distance and marathon walking.
The Complete Guide to Mental Health for Women (Aug., $24.95), edited by Lauren Slater et al., provides a comprehensive overview on women's psychological issues.
The Truth About Beauty: Unlocking the Secrets to Profound Radiance (May, $15.95) by Kat James gives instructions for shedding toxic thoughts and habits. 20,000 first printing. $20,000 ad/promo.
Viva's Healthy Dining Guide (Mar., $14.95) by Lisa Margolin and Connie Dee is a guide to healthy restaurants and food markets.
Aqua Fit: Water Workouts for Total Fitness (June, $14.95) by Jane Katz describes the benefits of aquatic athletics.
Mistakes Men Make That Women Hate: 101 Style Tips for Men (Apr., $9.95) by Ken Karpinski gives men advice on their appearance.
Art of Exotic Dancing for Everyday Women (May, $19.95) by Leah Stauffer offers step-by-step instructions and photographs of routines.
Understanding Fertility and Infertility: The Sourcebook for Reproductive Problems, Treatments, and Issues (July, $18.95) by Carol Turkington and Michael M. Alper, M.D., is a resource guide that includes recent advances in knowledge and technology.
Climb Against the Odds: Celebrating Survival on the Mountain (July, $22.95) by the Breast Cancer Fund with Mary Papenfuss recounts how breast cancer survivors celebrate life by embarking on grueling mountain climbs.
Playing Through Arthritis: How to Conquer Pain and Enjoy Your Favorite Sports and Activities (Mar., $14.95) by David S. Silver, M.D., and Jerry Buss offers a game plan for getting back into action.
Getting Back in Shape (Mar., $15) by Deborah Mackin advises women on achieving and maintaining fitness and health after pregnancy.
Matt Roberts: Thin Thighs and ...Tight Abs & Buns (both May, $10 ea.) are part of a series that targets problem areas.
FAIR WINDS PRESS
Yoga Turns Back the Clock: Fight Wrinkles, Weight Gain, Fatigue, and Other Effects of Aging with Easy 20-Minute Yoga Routines (May, $19.95) by Glenda Wolchuk contains 20-minute routines that promise to slow or reverse the signs of aging.
Prostate Cancer For Dummies (Apr., $21.99) by Paul H. Lange, M.D., addresses the disease that 300,000 men in the U.S. develop each year.
Breast Cancer For Dummies (Aug., $21.99) by Ronit Elk is a comprehensive source of information on breast cancer.
The Yoga Bible (June, $18.99) by Christina Brown includes illustrated step-by-step instructions for more than 150 postures.
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The Pregnant Woman's Pill Book: A Guide to the Most Frequently Used Over-the-Counter Medications (Aug., $5.95) by Theodore M. Peck, M.D., tells expectant moms what they can and cannot take.
GALLAUDET UNIVERSITY PRESS
Living with Hearing Loss (Mar., $11.95) by Marcia B. Dugan presents information for people with hearing loss and their families and covers both cochlear implants and tinnitus.
Power Yoga for Beginners (Aug., $21.95) by Liz Lark calls on ashtanga yoga for those who want a more physically demanding workout.
The Body Sculpting Bible Swimsuit Edition for Men: The Way to the Perfect Beach Body and... Women... (both May, $15.95 ea.) by James Villepigue and Hugo Rivera build on the exercise programs in The Body Sculpting Bibles.
Walk the Weight Away: The Easiest Weight-Loss Plan Ever! (May, $17.95) by Andrew Flach and RoseMarie Alfieri contains a 12-week walking and nutrition plan and includes how to start a walking club.
HEALING ARTS PRESS
Abs on the Ball (May, $18) by Colleen Craig details abdominal exercises that use a Swiss exercise ball.
Yoga on the Ball (Aug., $18) by Carol Mitchell combines yoga and an exercise ball in a single workout.
Own Your Health: Choosing the Best from Alternative and Conventional Medicine Experts to Guide You, Research to Inform You and Stories to Inspire You (Mar., $16.95) by Roanne Weisman with Brian Berman, M.D., looks at those who have overcome health problems by combining various forms of health care. 50,000 first printing.
Yoga and the Wisdom of Menopause: A Natural Approach to Finding Physical and Emotional Strength at Midlife (Apr., $12.95) by Suza Francina calls on yoga to guide women through midlife. 50,000 first printing.
Fighting Cancer From Within: How to Use the Power of Your Mind for Healing (Apr., $15) by Martin L. Rossman, M.D., advocates that cancer patients use the power of their minds to fight the disease.
ACSM Fitness Book (Apr., $TBA) by the American College of Sports Medicine provides instructions for starting a fitness program and motivation for following it.
The Hot Guide to Safer Sex (June, $15.95) by Yvonne K. Fulbright offers tips for making safer sex passionate.
JOHNS HOPKINS UNIV. PRESS
Cesarean Section: Understanding and Celebrating Your Baby's Birth (Apr.; $14.95, cloth $49.95) by Michele Moore and Caroline de Costa mentally and physically prepares women for a cesarean birth.
Sensual for Life: The Natural Way to Maintain Sexual Vitality (Mar., $14) by George L. Redmon dispenses advice on satisfying sex without drugs or surgery.
Chemical-Free Kids: Safeguarding Your Child's Diet and Environment (Aug., $15) by Allan Magaziner, Linda Bonvie and Anthony Zolezzi recommends ways to reduce harmful chemicals in children's food and their surroundings.
MARLOWE & CO.
What Makes My Blood Sugar Go Up . and Down? (June, $9.95) by Jennie Brand-Miller, Kaye Foster-Powell and Rick Mendosa answers 101 questions about blood glucose levels.
A Guy's Gotta Eat (June, $15.95) by Russ Klettke with Deanna Conte offers men advice on healthier eating habits.
MAYO CLINIC BOOKS
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Mayo Clinic on Osteoporosis: Keeping Your Bones Healthy and Strong and Reducing the Risk of Fractures (July, $16.95) by Stephen Hodgson, M.D., covers bone health through all of life's stages.
Protect Your Pregnancy (Aug., $14.95) by Bonnie Campso and Jennifer Brown suggests ways to protect the fetus throughout pregnancy. Ad/promo.
MEDICAL MANOR BOOKS
The Doctor's 4-Week Power Diet: Real Weight Loss & Fitness for the Rest of Us (May, $15.95) by Fred A. Stutman, M.D., recommends ways to lose weight and boost energy. 75,000 first printing. Advertising. Author tour.
Beyond the Blues: A Guide to Understanding and Treating Prenatal and Postpartum Depression (Mar., $14.95) by Shoshana S. Bennett and Pec Indman looks at the risk factors and warning signs.
NEW PAGE BOOKS
OsteoPilates (June, $16.99) by Karena Lineback uses safe movement guidelines from the National Institute of Health for osteoporosis in a three-level Pilates program.
NEW VOICE PUBLICATIONS
Hysterectomy?: The Best or Worst Thing That Ever Happened to Me?: A Collection of Women's Personal Experiences (Mar., $14.95) by Elizabeth Plourde. Women share stories about how their lives have changed as the result of a hysterectomy. Author tour.
NEW WORLD LIBRARY
Asanas: 708 Yoga Postures (Apr., $17.95) by Dharma Mittra is a guide to hatha yoga postures.
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Health Basics: A Doctor's Plainspoken Advice About How Your Body Works and What to Do When It Doesn't (Apr., $22.95) by Michael S. Richardson, M.D., covers how the human body functions, what happens during illness and how to optimize good health.
Misinformed Consent: Women's Stories About Unnecessary Hysterectomy (Apr., $16.95) by Lise Cloutier-Steele combines personal surgical experiences with advice on alternative treatments, a glossary and other resources.
OXFORD UNIV. PRESS
A Short Guide to Fibromyalgia (Apr., $12.95) by Daniel J. Wallace provides accessible information on this syndrome.
No More Cellulite: A Proven 8-Week Program for a Firmer, Fitter Body (Mar., $16.95) by Wayne Westcott and Rita La Rosa Loud offers an exercise-based program for firming the lower body and improving overall fitness.
Reprint: Strong Women and Men Beat Arthritis (Mar., $14.95) by Miriam E. Nelson et al.
Liz Lange's Maternity Style: How to Look Fabulous During the Most Fashion-Challenged Time (Apr., $22.50) by Liz Lange. A maternity fashion designer gives advice for stylish moms-to-be.
PRENTICE HALL PRESS
Look Great at Any Age (Mar., $19.95) by Brad Shoenfeld offers a workout for women over 35.
The Doula Advantage (Mar., $13) by Rachel Gurevich assesses hiring a trained assistant for physical and emotional support before, during and after childbirth.
Sun for Health! Sun for Life! (May, $12.95) by Michael Holick, M.D., and Mark Jenkins covers the sun's healthy benefits.
Pelvic Health and Childbirth: What Every Woman Needs to Know (May, $21) by Magnus Murphy, M.D., and Carol L. Wasson addresses the pelvic health consequences of childbirth.
Reprint: The Omega Rx Zone: The Miracle of the New High-Dose Fish Oil (June, $15.95) by Barry Sears.
FLEMING H. REVELL
Scale Down: A Realistic Guide to Balancing Body, Soul & Spirit (Apr., $12.99) by Danna Demetre offers encouragement for permanent lifestyle changes.
One Trip Around the Sun: A Guide to Using Diet, Herbs, Exercise and Meditation to Harmonize with the Seasons (May, $23.95) by Rory Lipsky looks to balance one's life with the four seasons. $10,000 ad/promo. Author tour.
The Men's Health Cover Model Workout (Apr., $19.95) by Owen McKibbin with Kelly Garrett. One of Men's Health magazine's top cover models shares his workout program. 25,000 first printing.
Shrink Your Female Fat Zones (Aug., $17.95) by Denise Austin shows women how to handle problem areas like hips and thighs. 100,000 first printing.
The Whartons' Back Book (Aug., $19.95) by Jim and Phil Wharton covers all aspects of preventing, identifying and treating back pain. 30,000 first printing.
Reprint: Pilates for Every Body (Aug., $16.95) by Denise Austin.
RUTLEDGE HILL PRESS
Six Weeks to Taking It Off for Good (May, $16.99) by Emily Lapkin helps women improve their fitness by changing their lifestyles.
The Pilates Body Kit: A Complete Program to Strengthen, Lengthen and Tone (May, $22.95) by Brooke Siler includes CDs, flashcards and a workbook. 100,000 first printing. Advertising.
Yoga: Poetry of the Body: A 50-Card Practice Deck (July, $15.95) by Rodney Yee was designed by a top yoga instructor. 100,000 first printing. Advertising.
The Chronic Fatigue Healing Diet (Apr., $9.95) by Christine Craggs-Hinton suggests ways to manage chronic fatigue through diet.
Your Man's Health (Apr., $9.95) by Fiona Marshall explains symptoms and treatments for male health problems.
98.6: The Art of Keeping Your Ass Alive (May, $14.95) by Cody Lundin, a wilderness survival expert, shares his wisdom, wit and common sense survival tips.
Master Your Metabolism (Mar., $14.95) by Lewis Harrison offers a 30-day weight loss program that increases metabolism with an herb-rich diet.
Your Guide to Alternative Medicine: Understanding, Locating, and Selecting Holistic Treatments and Practitioners (Apr., $11.95) by Larry P. Credit et al., provides information for choosing complementary modes of care. $10,000 ad/promo.
Energy Healing for Beginners (Apr., $12.95) by Ruth White teaches basic energy healing techniques.
The Secret Art of Seamm-Jasani: 58 Movements for Eternal Youth from Ancient Tibet (May, $14.95) by Asanaro introduces Seamm-Jasani, an ancient Tibetan system of self-medicine and relaxation similar to yoga and tai chi.
TEN SPEED/CROSSING PRESS
Healing with the Herbs of Life (Apr., $24.95) by Lesley Tierra claims that herbs heal.
THREE RIVERS PRESS
Reprint: Suzanne Somers' Eat, Cheat, and Melt the Fat Away (Apr., $16) by Suzanne Somers.
Essential Guide to Natural Home Remedies: Making, Buying and Using Healing Plants (Apr., $19.95) by Penelope Ody teaches how to prepare, purchase and use herbal remedies. A Kyle Cathie book.
Tantra Between the Sheets: The Easy Guide to Mind-Blowing Sex (May, $16) by Val Simpson recommends Tantra to bring a new dimension to sex and richness to a relationship. Ad/promo.
Yoga for Partners (May, $14.95) by Jessie Chapman teaches yoga for two. Ad/promo.
Fit Together: How to Double Your Fitness Results with a Partner (June, $29.95) by Eddy Goicolea and Glen Mitchell offers resistance exercises to be done in pairs.
Type 2: A Book of Support for Type 2 Diabetics (Apr., $12.95) by Miryam Williamson gives tips on dealing with the disease based on real-life struggles.
What Your Doctor May Not Tell You About Autoimmune Disorders: The Revolutionary, Drug-Free Treatments for Thyroid Disease, Lupus, MS, IBD, Chronic Fatigue, Rheumatoid Arthritis, and Other Diseases (Mar., $14.95) by Stephen B. Edelson, M.D., and Deborah Mitchell is new in a series along with titles on fibroids and osteoporosis.
Water: For Health, For Healing, For Life (June, $12.95) by F. Batmanghelidj, M.D., reveals how crucial drinking water is to optimal health. Ad/promo.
Reprints: Power to the Patient: The Treatments to Insist on When You're Sick (Mar., $15.95) by Isadore Rosenfeld, M.D.; The pH Miracle: Balance Your Diet, Reclaim Your Health (May, $14.95) by Robert O. Young and Shelley Redford Young. Ad/promo.
Makeup: The Art of Beauty (Aug., $24.95) by Linda Mason is by a professional who has worked with celebrities.
Spa Style Asia: Therapies, Cuisines, Spas (Mar., $24.95). This first title in a series presents secret therapies and enticing recipes from Asian spas.
The Ultimate Nutrition Guide for Menopause: Natural Strategies to Stay Healthy, Control Weight and Feel Great (Apr., $15.95) by Leslie Beck suggests natural methods.
The Women's Guide to Ending Pain: An 8-Step Program (Aug., $15.95) by Howard S. Smith and Debra Fulghum Bruce offers a holistic program for treating women's chronic pain.