Health, Fitness & Beauty
Kevyn Aucoin: A Beautiful Life (Sept., $30) by Kevyn Aucoin. The late makeup artist's friends, lovers and favorite celebrities remember his style and spirit. 100,000 first printing. Ad/promo.
Dr. Ro's 10 Secrets to Livin' Healthy (Dec., $22.95) by Rovenia Brock identifies African-American health problems and suggests food and lifestyle choices to help prevent them. 27,500 first printing. Ad/promo. Author publicity.
Chill: 100 Tips to Relax by Jenny Sutcliffe, Happy: ...to Feel Great by Jane Garton, Lift Off: ...to Energize by Sarah Merson and Seduce: ...to Arouse (all Sept., $8.95 each) by Eva Gizowska are titles in a new series providing simple advice.
Special Treatment: Ten Ways to Get the Same High-Quality Healthcare Your Doctor Gets (Sept., $23.95) by Kevin J. Soden, M.D., with Christine Dumas. The Today Show regulars reveal where doctors go for high-quality health care.
The World's Fittest You: Four Weeks to Total Fitness (Jan., $24.95) by Joe Decker with Eric Neuhaus offers a practical approach to reaching one's own fitness best in one month. Author tour.
365 Days of Sensational Sex: Tantalizing Techniques to Keep the Fires Burning All Year Long (Dec., $25) by Lou Paget teaches lovemaking skills for the long term. Author tour.
Dr. Dean Edell's Health Handbook (Jan., $24.95) by Dean Edell is a home medical reference. 75,000 first printing.
The Acne Prescription (Sept., $27.50) by Dr. Nicholas Perricone shares the facts on acne, including prevention. 250,000 first printing. Ad/promo.
Stress Cure (Sept., $24.95) by Vern S. Cherewatenko and Paul Perry aims to help women with stress-fighting nutrition, food, exercise and meditation. 40,000 first printing.
The Truth: The Only Fitness Book You'll Ever Need (Oct., $23.95) by Frank Sepe shares the fitness advice of a world-renowned bodybuilder. 100,000 first printing.
The TOPS Way to Weight Loss: Beyond Calories and Exercise (Jan., $23.95) by Howard Rankin. The Take Off Pounds Sensibly support group shows how to harness personal power to lose weight and keep it off.
Learning to Speak Alzheimer's: A New Philosophy for Patients—and Those Who Care for Them (Nov., $24) by Joanne Koenig Coste offers a new "habilitation" approach to caring for people with progressive dementia. Radio satellite tour.
Total Body Transformation (Jan., $24.95) by Steve Ilg combines strength training and yoga to achieve effective results. 50,000 first printing.
The Quality of Life: Living Well, Dying Well (Jan., $22.95) by Janet Lembke looks at the end of life and how to care for and attend to loved ones in their final years.
The Fat Flush Fitness Plan (Jan., $19.95) by Ann Louise Gittleman and Joanie Greggains suggests a fitness program to detoxify the body and eliminate cellulite.
MEDICAL MANOR BOOKS
Diet-Step: 30 Grams/30 Minutes—For Seniors Only! (Jan., $26.95) by Fred A. Stutman, M.D., provides an illustrated weight-loss formula and fitness plan for the older set. 50,000 first printing. Advertising. Author tour
Death by Prescription (Oct., $22.99) by Ray D. Strand, M.D., exposes the FDA's flawed system that approves drugs for American consumption.
NEW AMERICAN LIBRARY
Gary Null's Power Aging (Dec., $24.95) by Gary Null is a new program that redefines the meaning of growing old.
The 10 New Rules for Beating Heart Disease (Feb., $24.95) by Richard A. Stein, M.D. A leading cardiologist lists new ways to prevent heart disease. Ad/promo. 6-city author tour.
The Cooking Light Way to Lose Weight (Jan., $31.95) by Cooking Light magazine editors features more than 250 recipes, plus low-fat flavor secrets to eat well and tame hunger. 35,000 first printing. $15,000 ad/promo.
The Joy Formula for Health & Beauty (Sept.; $24.95, $19.95 paper) by Dr. Laura Humphrey clarifies how the mind, body spirit connection works and gives guidance on how to stop negative habits and turn life back to beauty and joy.
One on One with Tony Little: A Complete 28-Day Body Sculpting and Weight Loss Program (Dec., $24.95) by Tony Little provides nutritional guides, exercise regimens and motivation.
Triple H Fitness Manual (Jan., $26) by Triple H. WWE's most physical superstar explains how he conditions his body for endurance.
Spa Journeys (Jan., $29.95) by Annette Foglino, photos by Linda Troeller, showcases remarkable retreats found worldwide. $15,000 ad/promo.
Dr. D'Adamo's Eat Right 4 Your Type Library: Beat Cancer with the Blood Type Diet and ...Beat Diabetes... (Jan., $19.95 each) by Dr. Peter J. D'Adamo with Catherine Whitney are the first of a series that suggest ways to fight common conditions using the blood type diet.
Sex, Sex, and More Sex (Oct., $21.95) by Sue Johanson offers a frankly written encyclopedia on sexuality from Canada's "Sex Lady." 40,000 first printing.
RIO NUEVO PUBLISHERS
Listening with Your Heart: Lessons from Native America (Sept., $9.95) by Wayne Peate, M.D. fosters peace, harmony and well-being with a collection of time-honored sayings, sacred words and practical suggestions.
Core Performance (Jan., $29.95) by Mark Verstegen and Pete Williams introduces a workout program to transform one's body and life. 150,000 first printing.
Great Sex (Jan., $24.95) by Michael Castleman outlines the keys to sexual fitness. 50,000 first printing.
The Perfect Fit Diet (Jan., $14.95) by Lisa Sanders, M.D., explains how to combine "diet science" knowledge with one's eating and lifestyle habits for weight-loss success. 150,000 first printing.
RUGGED LAND BOOKS
Internal Bleeding: The Terrifying Truth Behind America's Epidemic Medical Mistakes (Feb., $24.95) by Robert Wachter, M.D., and Kaveh Shojania, M.D., investigates errors endemic to modern medical care and suggests ways that doctors can be more careful.
ST. MARTIN'S/THOMAS DUNNE
Escape Your Weight: How to Win at Weight Loss (Jan., $TBA) by Edward Jackowski helps readers determine their best fitness plan.
SIMON & SCHUSTER
The Get with the Program Guide to Fast Food and Family Restaurants (Jan., $12.95) by Bob Greene helps readers to make healthy food choices. 200,000 first printing.
Trish McEvoy: The Power of Makeup (Nov., $29.95) by Trish McEvoy suggests ways women can customize their makeup style. Ad/promo.10-city author tour. 12-city TV satellite tour. 20-city radio satellite tour.
Fat Is Not Your Fate (Jan., $25) by Susan Mitchell and Catherine Christie explains how to shed extra pounds by outsmarting one's genes. Ad/promo.20-city radio satellite tour.
40 Days to Personal Revolution (Jan., $27) by Baron Baptiste combines yoga, diet modifications and meditation for a healthful, radiant life. Ad/promo.6-city author tour. 20-city radio satellite tour.
Milk: Its Remarkable Contribution to Human Health and Well-Being (Nov., $29.95) by Stuart Patton studies the many health benefits and cultural implications of the dairy beverage.
UNIV.OF CALIFORNIA PRESS
What I Learned in Medical School: Personal Stories of Young Doctors (Jan., $24.95), edited by Kevin M. Takakuwa et al., collects tales by medical students.
UNIV. OF ILLINOIS PRESS
Racing to a Cure: A Cancer Victim Refuses Chemotherapy and Finds Tomorrow's Cures in Today's Scientific Laboratories (Oct., $34.95) by Neil Ruzic is a critique of chemotherapy and unscientific alternative therapies.
Plastic Surgery Without the Surgery: The Miracle of Makeup Techniques (Jan., $19.95) by Eve Pearl reveals proven ways to correct flaws. Ad/promo.
Balance Your Brain, Balance Your Life: 28 Days to Feeling Better than You Ever Have (Dec., $24.95) by Jay Lombard and Christian Renna with Armin A. Brott aims to boost health, energy and happiness by balancing brain chemistry.
The Calcium Key: The Revolutionary Diet Discovery that Will Help You Lose Weight Faster (Dec., $24.95) by Michael Zamel and Bill Gottlieb is from the discoverers of the calcium weight-loss connection.
The G.I. (Glycemic Index) Diet: The Easy Healthy Way to Permanent Weight Loss (Nov., $16.95) by Rick Gallop uses the science behind The Zone Diet to create an easy-to-follow and easy-to-stick-to eating plan. $75,000 ad/promo. 20-city author tour.