Wristwatch Annual 2006 (Sept., $35), edited by Peter Braun, provides timely information on more than 1,700 models. 35,000 first printing.
To Have and to Hold: Magical Wedding Bouquets (Oct., $27.50) by David Stark and Avi Adler. Two event planners present more than 150 bouquets, with instructions on caring for the flowers and making one's own cost-effective bouquet.
Before You Put That On: 365 Fashion Dilemmas—One Daily Guide that Solves Them All (Sept., $27.50) by Lloyd Boston delivers helpful tidbits of fashion advice. 8-city author tour.
The Little Book of Great Dates and The Little Book of Great Dates for Mates (Oct., $9.97 each) by Michael and Tiffany Ross show singles and couples how to enjoy memorable get-togethers.
BOWTIE PRESS/KENNEL CLUB BOOKS
Training Your Mixed Breed, Training Your Puppy in 5 Minutes and ABC's of Positive Training (Sept., $9.95 each) are new entries in the Positive Training series.
BRECKLING PRESS (dist. by IPG)
PuppyKnits: 12 QuickKnit Fashions for Your Best Friend (Sept., $13.95) by Jil Eatonoffers inspired knitwear designs for stylish canines.
Jamie Drake's New American Glamour (Oct., $45) by Jamie Drake, photos by William Waldron, captures the New York interior designer's lush eclecticism while revealing the secrets behind his style.
More Alive with Color: Personal Colors—Personal Style (Feb., $30) by Leatrice Eiseman explains how to be stylish by using a diverse palette. Author tour.
Blahnik by Boman: The Art of the Shoe (Dec., $85) by Manolo Blahnik, photographs by Eric Boman, displays the shoe designer's work.
Essentially Lilly: A Guide to Colorful Holidays (Nov., $30) by Lilly Pulitzer and Jay Mulvaney. Stylish celebrations can be a snap year-round by following the noted designer's advice.
Color Your Home (Sept., $24.95) by Suzy Chiazzari features 70,000 at-a-glance combinations.
CREATIVE PUBLISHING INTL
Black & Decker: The Complete Photo Guide to Home Improvement (Sept., $34.95) includes some 300 projects. 100,000 first printing. $100,000 ad/promo.
Why We Are a Family (Sept., $14.95) by Gregory E. Lang offers 100 reasons why his family, and all families, provide a reservoir of strength and comfort.
Furniture (Oct., $60) by Judith Miller. This guide to identifying, dating and evaluating furniture spans 3,000 years of design. Buy, Keep, or Sell (Jan., $30) by Judith Miller tells how to find, evaluate and perhaps sell treasures hiding in everyday clutter.
Beauty Junkies: Inside Our Obsession with Cosmetic Surgery (Dec., $24.95) by Alex Kuczynski examines today's obsession with aesthetic perfection and casts a wary eye on cosmetic enhancements.
GRITS Friends Are Forevah': A Guide to Southern Friendships (Jan., $23.95) by Deborah Ford is from the author of Puttin' on the Grits (Girls Raised in the South) and GRITS Guide to Life.
50 Years with Car & Driver (Oct., $50) by Marty Padgett commemorates the magazine's golden anniversary.
The Real Wood Bible: The Complete Illustrated Guide to Choosing and Using 100 Decorative Woods (Sept., $29.95) by Nick Gibbs is an A—Z guide from an editor of Woodworker magazine.
5 CONTINENTS EDITIONS (dist. by Antique Collectors' Club)
20 Years: Dolce & Gabbana (Oct., $100 slipcased) by Sarah Mower, photos by Ferdinando Scianna et al. Two decades of fashion preeminence recollected by the celebrated Italian designers.
Charles Faudree's Country French Living (Sept., $39.95) by Charles Faudree with M.J. Van Deventer, photos by Jenifer Jordan. One of America's top designers teaches the principles that make a house a country French home.
The French Connection (Oct., $39.95) by Betty Lou Phillips displays interiors that cull the best design and style elements from Europe and the Far East.
What Would Jackie Do?: An Inspired Guide to Distinctive Living (Jan., $22.50) by Shelly Branch and Sue Callaway uses Jackie O's philosophies to show us how to create our own style.
Good Housekeeping: The Complete Clutter Solution—Organize Your Home for Good (Oct., $19.95) by C.J. Peterson progresses from "straightening up" to more drastic measures.
HOWELL BOOK HOUSE
The Ultimate Dog Treat Cookbook (Oct., $14.99) by Liz Palika. How to make canine goodies with easy-to-find ingredients and easy-to-follow instructions.
Home Rules (Oct., $27.95) by Nate Berkus. The designer (and frequent Oprah guest) expounds on decorating simply and inexpensively. 100,000 first printing.
KP BOOKS (dist. by F+W)
Big Book of Quilting: Hundreds of Tips, Tricks & Techniques (Sept., $24.99) combines four KP Books quilt references into one volume for beginners and advanced quilters alike.
LARK BOOKS (dist. by Sterling)
The Michaels Book of Handcrafted Weddings (Jan., $24.95). A leading crafts chain proposes creative ideas for the prospective bride.
FRANCES LINCOLN (dist. by Antique Collectors' Club)
Nancy Lancaster: English Country House Style (Oct., $60) by Martin Wood examines Lancaster's contributions to the art of interior decoration.
Dogs of Dreamtime: A Story About Second Chances and the Power of Love (Nov., $19.95) by Karen Shanley takes readers on an emotional journey.
Porsche 911: Perfection by Design (Oct., $50) by Randy Leffingwell commemorates this car's 40th anniversary.
The New Southwest Home: Innovative Ideas for Every Room (Aug., $34.95) by Suzanne Pickett Martinson presents design concepts from traditional to contemporary.
Pottery Barn Home (Oct., $39.95) by Clay Ide puts forth ideas on decorating, updating and furnishing one's space. 75,000 first printing. $200,000 ad/promo.
A Chicago Tradition: Marshall Field's Food and Fashion (Sept., $12.95) by Joan Greene details the store's success through its innovative retail philosophies.
CLARKSON POTTER/ POTTER CRAFT
The Yarn Girls' Guide to Beyond the Basics (Dec., $30) by Julie Carles and Jordana Jacobs. The third book by the Yarn Girls promises to inspire both brand-new and experienced knitters.
The Beauty of Color (Oct., $29.95) by Iman features such celebrities as Halle Berry and Alicia Keyes in addressing skin tones for women of color. Author tour.
READERS DIGEST BOOKS
The Complete Digital Video Guide: A Step-by-Step Handbook for Making Great Home Movies Using Your Digital Camcorder (Nov., $30) by Bob Brandon provides a visual learning approach.
My Prescription for Anti-Depressive Living (Nov., $34.95) by Jonathan Adler. Stylish interior design from the ceramics artist who designed the Parker Hotel in Palm Springs.
Jo Gartin's Weddings (Jan., $22.95) by Jo Gartin. Vogue's wedding planner reveals her secrets.
ST. MARTINS/THOMAS DUNNE
All In:The (Almost) Entirely True Story of the World Series of Poker (Nov., $24.95) by Jonathan Grotenstein and Storms will be aces for card sharks.
RONNIE SELLERS PRODUCTIONS
Fifty Things to Do When You Turn Fifty (Sept., $22.95) by Garrison Keillor et al. Health, financial issues and more are among the topics addressed in this milestone compendium.
New Knits on the Block: A Guide to Knitting What Kids Really Want (Oct., $14.95) by Vickie Howell. Wizard and princess hats, tooth fairy pillows, bowling ball and pins—the instructions are all here.
STEWART, TABORI CHANG
Grandmothers (Nov., $24.95) by Lauren Cowen and Jayne Wexler celebrates grandmothers and their grandchildren through essays and b&w portraits.
STEWART, TABORI CHANG/ STC CRAFT
Handknit Holidays: Knitting Year-Round for Christmas, Hanukkah, and Winter Solstice (Oct., $27.50) by Melanie Falick outlines more than 50 projects. Crafter's Choice main selection. 5-city author tour.
Knit & Crochet Ponchos, Wraps, Capes and Shrugs! (Nov., $14.95), edited by Edie Eckman, tells how to make these hot, eye-catching accessories.
Lowe's Complete Home Improvement and Repair, 2nd Edition (Oct., $34.95) by the editors of Sunset Books explains DIY projects and how to supervise contractors and service technicians. 75,000 first printing. $25,000 ad/promo.
T.F.H. PUBLICATIONS (Third and Union Aves., Neptune City, N.J. 07753)
Terra-Nova (Sept., $16.95 each) introduces a series of dog breed titles, covering the beagle, the Boston terrier, the golden retriever and many others.
House Plus: Imaginative Ideas for Extending Your Home (Sept., $45) by Phyllis Richardson presents a wide variety of options.
At Home with the Makers of Style (Sept., $45) by Grant Scott and Samantha Scott-Jeffries reveals what leading shapers of taste choose for their own homes.
The Horses in My Life (Sept., $29.95) by Monty Roberts celebrates the best of the thousands of horses the author has worked with over the years. 50,000 first printing. $50,000 ad/promo. Author tour.
Debbie Bliss Home: 26 Hand Knits for Living (Oct., $25) by Debbie Bliss offers designs for you and your home. Crafter's Choice selection.
Black Men in Interracial Relationships: What's Love Got to Do with It? (Oct., $29.95) by Kellina M. Craig-Henderson examines the popularity of interracial relationships among black male elites. Author tour.
Modern Asian Living (Sept., $45) by Wongvipa Devahastin Na Ayudhya and Sakul Intakul features new wave designers in Southeast Asia.
Beene by Beene (Nov., $65) by Geoffrey Beene with James Wolcott et al. views Beene's 40-year fashion career.
Knitting Yarns and Spinning Tales: A Knitter's Stash of Wit and Wisdom (Sept., $16.95), edited by Kari Cornell, collects 23 essays and stories.
Jonathan Fong's Walls That Wow: Creative Wall Treatments Without Fancy-Schmancy Painting (Oct., $224.95) by Jonathan Fong explains how to make dull walls stylish.
WILLOW CREEK PRESS
Horse Tails & Trails: A Fun and Informative Collection of Everything Equine (Sept., $19.95) is filled with facts, lore and trivia.