Self-Help & Recovery
The Radiation Sonnets: For My Love, in Sickness and in Health (Oct., $14.95) by Jane Yolen. This healing collection of verse was inspired by Yolen's family journey through the trauma of cancer.
The Beggar King and the Secret of Happiness: A True Story (Nov., $22.95) by Joel ben Izzy calls on parables and fables to illustrate the search for meaning in our lives.
Tomorrow (Oct., $9.95) by Bradley Trevor Greive reflects on staying sane in a world of change, conflict and confusion.
What Is Love?: A Simple Buddhist Guide to Romantic Happiness (Nov., $9.95) by Taro Gold gives practical answers to love's fundamental questions based on Buddhist principles.
Find a Husband After 35 Using What I Learned at Harvard Business School (Sept., $22.95) by Rachel Greenwald offers a 15-step marketing-based action plan. Advertising. 10-city author tour.
Catch! A Fishmonger's Guide to Greatness (Feb., $19.95) by Cyndi Crother and the World Famous Pike Place Fish Market Crew provides inspiration from the 18-member sales gang at Seattle's Pike Place market.
More Money Than God: Living a Rich Life Without Losing Your Soul (Sept., $23.95) by Steven Z. Leder explains how to keep money from being one's focal point in life, while proving that money and spirituality are not mutually exclusive. $80,000 ad/promo. 10-city author tour.
BROADMAN & HOLMAN
Covenant Marriage: Building Communication and Intimacy (Sept., $19.99) by Gary D. Chapman shows how communication and intimacy form the cornerstone of a marriage based on God's promises and expectations. Advertising.
Cellular Wisdom: Decoding the Body's Secret Language (Sept., $19.95) by Joan C. King posits that the human desire to live an authentic and self-fulfilling life is written in our cellular structure.
The Power of Resilience: Achieving Balance, Confidence, and Personal Strength in Your Life (Oct., $22.95) by Robert Brooks and Sam Goldstein. The authors of Raising Resilient Children provide a guide for adults.
The Guide for the Romantically Perplexed (Sept., $24.95) by Lisa Aiken is a blueprint to finding and keeping the right mate for life.
The Present: Enjoying Your Work and Life in Changing Times (Sept., $19.95) by Spencer Johnson. The author of Who Moved My Cheese? offers new lessons for those who live and work in today's turbulent world.
The Ten Ancient Scrolls for Success, Gift Edition (Sept., $12.95) by Og Mandino offers 10 fundamental principles to live by with 250 affirmations.
The Greatest Gift in the World (Nov., $16.95) by Og Mandino is an illustrated version of the 2,000-year-old story of Hafid, a camel boy with a desire to improve his life.
Cool, Hip & Sober (Oct., $21.95) by Bill Manville examines why one becomes and stays addicted and how to finally stop. Advertising. Author publicity. Radio satellite tour.
The Ultimate Weight Solution: The 7 Keys To Weight Loss Freedom (Sept., $26) by Phillip C. McGraw. TV's Dr. Phil outlines how to change behavior in order to lose weight permanently. Ad/promo. Author publicity.
Mind of the Soul: Responsible Choice (Oct., $25) by Gary Zukav and Linda Francis advocates personal responsibility and eschews victimhood. Ad/promo. Author tour.
The Hard Questions for an Authentic Life: 100 Essential Questions for Tapping into Your Inner Wisdom (Jan., $15) by Susan Piver follows The Hard Questions in a series designed to help readers approach life with courage and presence of mind. Author tour.
The Beethoven Factor: The New Positive Psychology of Hardiness, Happiness, Healing, and Hope (Sept., $22.95) by Paul Pearsall illustrates our innate ability to thrive through crisis.
The Spontaneous Fulfillment of Desire: Harnessing the Infinite Power of Coincidence (Oct., $25) by Deepak Chopra suggests tapping into everyday coincidence to achieve the fulfillment of our destinies. Ad/promo. One Spirit Book Club selection. 15-city author tour.
The Proper Care and Feeding of Husbands (Jan., $24.95) by Laura Schlessinger gives wives advice on how to maintain a thriving marriage after the wedding bliss subsides. 250,000 first printing.
HARPER SAN FRANCISCO
The Call: Discovering Why You Are Here (Sept., $20) by Oriah Mountain Dreamer encourages readers to pursue their calling in life. 100,000 first printing.
Quirkyalone (Jan., $19.95) by Sasha Cagen. This guide to "Single and the City" is part self-help, part tongue-in-cheek advice for those who are comfortable with being single. 50,000 first printing.
Eliminating Stress, Finding Inner Peace (Sept., $17.95) by Brian L. Weiss, M.D. This book and its accompanying stress-reduction CD helps readers relax. Advertising. 10-city author tour.
Attitude Is Everything for Success: Say It, Believe It, Receive It (Jan., $14.95) by Keith Harrell. Adopt a winning attitude to achieve success. Advertising.
The Power of Intention: Learning to Co-Create Your World Your Way (Feb., $24.95) by Wayne W. Dyer looks at intention as a field of energy that we can access to direct our lives. 150,000 first printing. 20-city author tour.
HYLAS PUBLISHING (973-921-9044)
Kama Sutra: A Modern Guide to the Ancient Art of Sex (Oct., $24.95) by Nitya Lacroix is a modern interpretation of the classic sex manual. 40,000 first printing. Ad/promo.
HYPERIONThe World According to Mr. Rogers (Oct., $16.95) by Fred Rogers gathers wisdom on love, friendship, respect, individuality and honesty from the late children's TV host who embodied these virtues. 100,000 first printing.
FISH! For Life (Jan., $19.95) by Stephen C. Lundin, John Christensen and Harry Paul assists with life's daily challenges. 150,000 first printing.
The Complete Illustrated Kama Sutra (Sept., $25), edited by Lance Dane, shows all 64 sexual postures and 250 rare images.
The Anger Trap: Free Yourself from the Frustrations That Sabotage Your Life (Sept., $21.95) by Les Carter provides advice from the anger expert.
Take It from Here: When the Things You Used to Want Just Aren't Enough (Jan., $22) by Sonya Friedman with C.B. de Swaan explains how to evaluate one's life and make the necessary changes for a happier one.
Who's Pulling Your Strings?: How to Break the Cycle of Manipulation and Regain Control of Your Life (Sept., $21.95) by Harriet Braiker is a self-empowerment plan.
Making Work Work for the Highly Sensitive Person (Oct., $19.95) by Barrie Jaeger provides sensitive people with strategies for coping at work, building confidence and finding work that is rewarding.
Deadly Emotions (Oct., $22.99) by Don Colbert, M.D. explores the deadly effects of negative emotions on the body, mind and spirit and offers techniques for releasing these toxic catalysts.
Dogs Don't Bite When a Growl Will Do: What Your Dog Can Teach You About Living a Happy Life (Nov., $19.95) by Matt Weinstein and Luke Barber is a photo-filled compendium of canine wisdom.
Healing and Hope: Six Women from the Betty Ford Center Share Their Powerful Journeys of Addiction and Recovery (Oct., $24.95) by Betty Ford, presents an in-depth, behind-the-scenes look at alcoholism, drug addiction and treatment at the Betty Ford Center. Advertising. Author publicity.
The Road to Self-Dependency (Jan., $22.95) by Jorge Bucay uses simple logic and parables to show how to clarify the way we live our lives. 50,000 first printing.
FLEMING H. REVELL
His Needs, Her Needs for Parents (Sept., $19.99) by Willard F. Harley Jr. helps couples adjust to their roles as mom and dad while retaining their identity as husband and wife. 30,000 first printing. Advertising. Author tour.
In Pursuit of Happiness (Feb., $22.99) by Frank Minirth, M.D., aids people dealing with anxiety, anger, grief and depression to understand their emotions and make choices for happiness. 25,000 first printing.
The Art of Happiness at Work (Sept., $24.95) by His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Howard C. Cutler, M.D., discusses job, career and finding happiness at work. Ad/promo. 8-city author tour. TV and radio satellite tours.
Worried Sick: Defeat Your Fears and Live a Happier Life (Sept., $24.95) by David D. Burns, M.D., provides a method to free oneself from worry, anxiety and irrational fears. Author publicity. TV and radio satellite tours.
When Difficult Relatives Happen to Good People (Nov., $23.95) by Leonard Felder explains how to deal with troublesome family members. 50,000 first printing.The Type E Personality (Jan., $24.95) by Reford and Virginia Williams explains the link between our emotional style and our physical well-being and how to adjust our personalities for success and better health. 75,000 first printing.
SIMON & SCHUSTER
The Soul of a Butterfly: Reflections on Life's Journey (Nov., $21) by Muhammad Ali. The champion explains his philosophy of life. 300,000 first printing.
How to Make Your Creative Dreams Come True: Especially for Procrastinators, Perfectionists, Busy People, Avoiders, and People Who Would Rather Sleep All Day (Feb., $20) by SARK is a 12-month path to living your dreams.
Riding the Dragon: 10 Lessons for Inner Strength in Challenging Times (Sept., $15.95) by Robert J. Wicks draws upon Eastern and Western traditions to help people deal with difficulties.
I Can't Believe I Just Did That (Dec., $24.95) by David Allyn examines the damaging effects of shame and embarrassment on our everyday lives and offers coping advice.
Then There Was No Mountain: A Parallel Odyssey of a Mother and Daughter Through Addiction (Oct., $22.95) by Ellen Waterston. A mother struggles with her daughter's drug dependence.
If the Horse Is Dead, Get Off!: How to Break Out of Your Comfort Zone and Move On (Jan., $23.95) by Judith Sills teaches how to break through the trappings of security and move toward change and greater fulfillment.
True Luck: Incredible Stories, from Lottery Wins to Lightning Strikes (Oct., $17.95) by Joshua Piven. The coauthor of the Worst-Case Scenario series encounters dozens of people with stories of triumph against all odds. 9-city author tour.
Why Men Marry Some Women and Not Others: The Fascinating Research that Can Land You the Husband of Your Dreams (Sept., $21.95) by John T. Molloy tells women how they can improve their chances of marriage. Ad/promo. Author publicity. Radio satellite tour.