Social Intelligence: The New Science of Human Relationships (Sept., $28) by Daniel Goleman explores the foundations of relationships as illuminated by the new field of social neuroscience. 250,000 first printing.
The Book of Courage (Sept., $14) by Hans Wilhelm delivers messages of comfort and courage to those whose lives seem to be collapsing.
BENBELLA BOOKS (dist. by IPG)
The Man with the Iron Tattoo and Other True Tales of Uncommon Wisdom: What Our Patients Have Taught Us About Love, Faith and Healing (Nov., $20) by John Castaldo, M.D., and Larry Levitt, M.D., examines 15 medical cases that illustrate what doctors can learn from patients.
The Anatomy of Peace: Resolving the Heart of Conflict (Sept., $22.95) by the Arbinger Institute articulates the need to find peace within ourselves and in our relationships.
You’ve Got to Read This Book: 55 People Tell the Story of the Book That Changed Their Life (Sept., $24.95) by Jack Canfield and Gay Handricks shares stories from notable people transformed by reading experiences.
Babyproofing Your Marriage: How to Laugh More, Argue Less, and Communicate Better as Your Family Grows (Jan., $22.95) by Stacie Cockrell et al. offers advice on staying happily married, even with kids.
Ageless (Oct., $25) by Suzanne Somers encourages taking control of the aging process to restore vigor, sexual power and creative thinking. 400,000 first printing. Ad/promo.
Worker in the Light (Sept., $24.95) by George Noory and William J. Birnes suggests routes to spiritual empowerment. 125,000 first printing.
Living Artfully: Creating the Life You Imagine (Oct., $25) by Sandra Magsamen advocates using your own creative language to connect more deeply with the important people in your lives. Author tour.
Life After Death: The Burden of Proof (Oct., $24) by Deepak Chopra explores the ultimate mystery of human existence. 200,000 first printing. 15-city author tour.
A Thousand Names for Joy: A Life in Harmony with the Way Things Are (Feb., $24.95) by Byron Katie and Stephen Mitchell uses the Tao Te Ching as a stimulus for Katie to reflect on her experiences of a balanced life. 80,000 first printing.
The Proper Care and Feeding of Marriages (Jan., $25.95) by Laura Schlessinger reveals how to bring a marriage back from the brink of disaster. 350,000 first printing.
Everything You Need to Know to Feel GO(O)D (Oct., $24.95) by Candace B. Pert teaches that feeling good and feeling God are the same thing. 50,000 first printing.
Transformation: How to Change Everything (Jan., $24.95) by Bill Phillips. The author of Body for Life fuses art, science and common sense to make meaningful changes. 200,000 first printing. Author tour.
Feeding the Fame: Celebrities Tell Their Real-Life Stories of Eating Disorders and Recovery (Sept., $21.95) by Gary Stromberg and Jane Merrill.
On Becoming Fearless: Advice for Women (Sept., $21.99) by Arianna Huffington offers women a road map for achieving their dreams. Ad/promo. Author tour.
A Perfect Mess: The Hidden Benefits of Disorder—How Crammed Closets, Cluttered Offices, and On-the-Fly Planning Make the World a Better Place (Jan., $25.99) by Eric Abrahamson and David Freedman. Take that, neatniks of the world. Ad/promo.
A Hand to Guide Me (Nov., $24.95) by Denzel Washington talks about the mentors who have changed his life; includes reminiscences from 70 noted personalities.
A Secret Sadness: The Hidden Relationship Patterns That Make Women Depressed (Jan., $24.95) by Valerie E. Whiffen offers a new perspective on the connection between a woman’s relationships and her frame of mind. Ad/promo.
NEW WORLD LIBRARY
The Inner Organizer (Jan., $19.95) by Jennifer Louden puts forth a planner for time-challenged women. 25,000 first printing.
Unlock Reality (Oct., $15.95) by Anonymous tackles timeless questions such as Who are we? and What makes the world possible? in easy-to-understand terms.
Where There’s a Will There’s a Way: Or, All I Really Need to Know I Learned from Shakespeare (Nov., $19.95) by Laurie McGuire contends that the best coach for life’s drama is the Bard.
The Not So Big Life: Making Room for What Really Matters (Jan., $23.95) by Sarah Susanka presents guidelines for easing chaotic and overcommitted lifestyles.
Men, Love & Sex: The Complete User’s Guide for Women (Sept., $23.95) by David Zinczenko with Ted Spiker attempts to solve one of today’s great challenges—helping women understand men. 100,000 first printing.
Everyday Greatness (Oct., $24.99) by Stephen Covey pairs inspiring stories about leading a fulfilling life with the author’s commentary.
SIMON & SCHUSTER
Naomi Judd’s Guide to Aging Gratefully: Being the Best for the Rest of Your Life (Jan., $23) by Naomi Judd reveals how to embrace the opportunities that come with age. 150,000 first printing.7-city author tour.
The Adversity Advantage: Seven Steps Toward Everyday Greatness (Jan., $24.95) by Paul G. Stolz and Erik Weihenmayer contends that anyone can use the ingredients of adversity to elevate one’s business and life.
WATERBROOK PRESS (dist. by Random House)
A Significant Life: Fulfilling Your Eternal Potential Every Day (Sept., $19.99) by Jim Graff reveals five keys that provide the resources and inspiration for living at full potential.