ALLEN & UNWIN (dist. by IPG)
Making Time: The Survival Guide for Women with Too Much to Do (Oct., $14.95) by Pamela Allardice offers smart advice and inventive solutions.
The Art of Quitting: When Enough Is Enough (Nov., $14.95) by Evan Harris shows how to get out of virtually any situation.
The Gifts of Change (Sept., $14.95) by Nancy Christie encourages a shift of self-perception to handle life's new chapters.
The Many Joys of Sex Toys: The Ultimate How-to Handbook for Couples and Singles (Sept., $12.95) by Anne Semans discusses sex toys and how to comfortably explore their erotic possibilities.
100 Ways to Motivate Yourself (Sept., $14.99 paper) by Steve Chandler offers an action plan for living your vision in business and in life.
Enough, Dammit!: A Cynic's Guide to Finally Getting What You Want Out of Life (Oct., $14.95) by Karen Salmansohn explains how to stop self-sabotaging, bad behavior.
Freedom from Fear: Overcoming Anxiety, Phobias, and Panic (Dec., $14.95) by Howard Liebgold, M.D., helps phobics escape a prison of terror.
The Blackberry Tea Club: Women in their Glory Years (Sept., $12.95) by Barbara Herrick. Essays, stories and poetry celebrate mid-life as a spiritual passage.
Sextasy (Jan., $TBA) by Caroline Aldred combines Eastern principles of Tantra with a Western sensibility for achieving great sex. Ad/promo. Author publicity.
In Quiet Desperation: Understanding the Challenge of Same-Gender Attraction (Nov., $15.95) by Fred and Marilyn Matis and Ty Mansfield helps Latter-day Saints understand and reach out to those who suffer from this difficulty.
Divorce Dirty Tricks (Oct., $14.95) by Frederick Fell editors offers practical advice on the legal pitfalls, loopholes and nasty surprises that often surface after a marital split. Ad/promo.
HAMLYN (dist. by Sterling)
The Life Coach: Become the Person You've Always Wanted to Be (Sept., $14.95) by Pam Richardson teaches how to tap into our "inner coach" to transform our lives.
Simply…Woman!: The 12 Week Body/Mind/Soul Total Transformation Program (Sept., $18.95) by Crystal Andrus. This plan encompasses every facet of a woman's life.
Chicken Soup for the African American Soul: Celebrating and Sharing Our Culture One Story at a Time (Sept., $12.95) by Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen and Lisa Nichols captures the spirit of the African American community with messages from Maya Angelou, Angela Davis, E. Lynn Harris and more.
How to Escape Lifetime Security and Pursue Your Impossible Dream: A Guide to Transforming Your Career (Sept., $16.95) by Kenneth Atchity aims to guide creative personalities into fulfilling work. Advertising.
No Time for Sex (Sept., $14.99) by David and Claudia Arp offers ways for busy couples to reestablish intimacy.
Calming the Family Storm: Anger Management for Moms, Dads and All the Kids (Sept., $16.95) by Gary D. McKay and Steven A. Maybell teaches how to handle the inevitable flare-ups that every family experiences.
INNER OCEAN PUBLISHING
Doing Good for Goodness Sake: Heartwarming Stories and Inspiring Ideas to Help You Help Others (Oct., $12.95) by Steve Zikman tells true stories of ordinary people making a difference in the lives of others. First serial to USA Weekend.
MARLOWE & COMPANY
Be (Sept., $9.95) by A.C. Ping prompts readers to transform their lives from the inside out.
Moments for Those Who Have Lost a Loved One (Oct., $11.99) by Lois Mowday Rabey offers counsel, healing and hope.
NEW AMERICAN LIBRARY
Simple Steps for Every Holiday: An Easy Plan for More Joyful, Less Stressful Celebrations All Year Long (Nov., $12.95) by Lisa Lelas, Linda McClintock and Beverly Zingarella suggests ways to make holidays happier, healthier and less stressful.
10 Simple Solutions to Panic: How to Overcome Panic Attacks, Calm Physical Symptoms & Reclaim Your Life (Oct., $11.95) by Martin M. Antony and Randi E. McCabe. Two anxiety experts share proven strategies to combat panic attacks. Advertising.
NEW HORIZON PRESS
Stop Running Away: Confront the Guilt, Regret and Remorse that Haunt You (Sept., $14.95) by Timothy M. Wise helps one overcome guilt associated with the past. Advertising.
Real College: The Essential Guide to Student Life (Sept., $14) by Douglas Stone and Elizabeth Tippett helps students deal with issues that make college both challenging and exciting. 40,000 first printing. Radio satellite tour.
How Perfect Is Your Partner: 52 Ways to Get to Know Your Lover (Jan., $18) by Phillip Hodson uses a range of tests to assess compatibility. 40,000 first printing. Radio satellite tour.
If the Buddha Got Stuck: A Handbook for Change on a Spiritual Path (Jan., $13) by Charlotte Kasl presents seven steps to change for a more satisfying life. 50,000 first printing. 6-city author tour.
Women for Hire's Get-Ahead Guide to Career Success (Sept., $15.95) by Tory Johnson and Robyn Freedman Spizman is a guide to on-the-job success.
Conquering Your Quarterlife Crisis: Advice from Twentysomethings Who Have Been There and Survived (Oct., $14.95) by Alexandra Robbins delivers a roadmap for emerging from one's 20s successful, happy and grounded.
Let Go and Live in the Now (Oct., $14.95) by Guy Finley looks to the wisdom of centuries past to inspire inner peace and happiness for today.
The Art of Mackin' (Sept., $10) by Tariq "K-Flex" Nasheed is from the ultimate hip-hop relationship guru.
Breast Cancer Husband (Oct., $14.95) by Marc Silver helps men in their efforts to support the women they love through breast cancer.
Dateworthy (Nov., $14.95) by Dennie Hughes describes how to recognize losers.
SHELDON PRESS (dist. by IPM)
Understanding Alopecia (Sept., $12.95) by Nigel Hunt and Sue McHale provides information and advice to those who suffer from this condition that causes hair loss.
Living with Autism (Sept., $12.95) by Fiona Marshall discusses the nature and causes of autism.
SKINNER HOUSE BOOKS (dist by Red Wheel/Weiser)
Earth Bound: Daily Meditations for All Seasons (Sept., $15) by Brian Nelson contains 365 entries.
The Anger Habit: Proven Principles to Calm the Stormy Mind (Sept., $12.95) by Carl Semmelroth and Donald Smith explains a process for identifying and controlling anger. 20,000 first printing.
Sex Talk: How to Tell Your Lover Exactly What You Want, Exactly When You Want It (Nov., $14.95) by Carole Altman provides communications tools to talk frankly. 20,000 first printing.
1000 Best Dating Secrets (Nov., $12.95) by Cyndi Haynes suggests ways to turn dating into the adventure it should be. 20,000 first printing.
Clear the Clutter: Make Space for Your Life (Sept., $12.95) by Inge Van Der Ploeg discusses physical and emotional organizational needs at home.
STEWART, TABORI & CHANG
Looking Forward: An Optimist's Guide to Retirement (Oct., $15.95) by Ellen Freudenheim helps boomers make a successful transition.
SWEDENBORG FOUNDATION PUBLISHERS
Letting Go, Living Without a Net (Sept., $14.95), edited by Carol Lawson and Robert Lawson. Essays, stories, poetry and art unlock the secrets of embracing life with tenacity and abandon.
Small Change (Sept., $13.95) by Susan and Larry Terkel reveals how effective small changes can be in one's life.
TOWER HILL PRESS
Recharge in Minutes: The Quick Lift Way to Less Stress, More Success, and Renewed Energy (Sept., $14.95) by Suzanne Zoglio offers 101 ways to rev up.
Sins of the Family (Oct., $12.99) by Beverly Tauke. True stories help families recognize cycles of negativity and transform relationships into legacies of joy.
Ann Hooper's Sexology 101: From Victorian Transvestites to '70s Swingers and Internet Viagra (Sept., $12.95) by Anne Hooper and Jeremy Holford is an amusing, illustrated guide to the past, present and future of sex.
Messy Thrilling Life: The Art of Figuring Out How to Live (Sept., $23.95) by Sabrina Ward Harrison explores aspirations, dreams and commitment.
The Frazzled Factor: Relief for Working Moms (Jan., $14.99) by Karol Ladd and Jane Jarrell offers a lifeline to struggling working moms.
ADD & ADHD for Dummies (Nov., $19.99) by Jeff Strong and Michael O. Flanagan, M.D., helps people recognize symptoms in children and adults and find relief.
Now! The Art of Being Truly Present (Oct., $14) by Jean Smith invites personal exploration and growth through reflection and mindful reminders.
Ultimate Sex (Dec., $16.99) by Louis and Melissa McBurney answers Christians' questions about sex.