Chambers, Joy: The Easy Will and Living Will Kit, Sourcebooks, 2005 – Joy Chambers, an attorney specializing in wills, provides the assistance everyone needs. Escape the fees of hiring a lawyer, this plain English self-help comprehensively guides readers’ through the processes of properly managing their affairs.
Farrell, Patricia: How to Be Your Own Therapist: A Step-By-Step Guide to Taking Back Your Life, McGraw-Hill, 2004 – This resource provides tools to replace unhealthy behaviors with actions for satisfaction and success. Drawing from her 20 years as a licensed therapist, Dr. Patricia Farrell has developed an approach to help individuals manage their own lives by reclaiming their personal power. Rights sold in China (Living Psychology Publishers), France, & Portugal.
Gray, Amelia: Fall in Love Like a Romance Writer, HCI, February 2011 – Romance writer Amelia Grey shares stories and tips from bestselling romance writers on how to find, make, and keep love. It is no coincidence that the same bestselling writers who have been penning some of the steamiest and most romantic stories around have managed to keep their own relationships and marriages happy and lasting.
Hatchett, Glenda: DARE TO TAKE CHARGE: How to Live Your Life on Purpose, Center Street, September 2010 – Author and host of the Emmy-nominated television show “Judge Hatchett” makes a plea for personal empowerment, drawing actionable advice from stories of cases she has presided over and people who have overcome life’s adversities.
King, Yolanda and Eladia Tate: Open my Eyes, Open my Soul: Celebrating Our Common Humanity, McGraw-Hill, 2003 – Martin Luther King’s daughter collects stories and poems from some of the most renowned celebrities of our era to illuminate the lives of people struggling to make meaningful connections by reaching out across the chasms of race, religion, culture, and other man-made barriers.
Murphy, Beth: Fighting For Our Future: How Young Women Find Strength, Hope, and Courage While Taking Control of Breast Cancer, McGraw-Hill, 2002 & 2003 – If you or someone you love is a young woman coping with breast cancer, this much-needed book was created for you. This guide has all the vital information as it relates to the unique medical and emotional issues and challenges faced by women in their twenties, thirties, and early forties. Rights sold in Israel, Japan & Taiwan. Debut Author
Pantalon, Michael, Ph.D.: Instant Breakthroughs: How to Get Anyone (Including Yourself) to Do Anything in Six Amazingly Fast Steps, a groundbreaking scientific method that has caused almost instantaneous change in thousands of people (Little Brown, 2010). Debut Author
Shipp, Josh: The Teen’s Guide to World Domination, August 2010 – Teen self-help guru, Josh Shipp, helps teens make their way through life’s tough journey including dating, school, careers, self image and much more.
Siegler, Joe: Fire Your Therapist, John Wiley and Sons, 2008 – First nonfiction book by a psychiatrist that gives people permission and tools to question the value of the therapy, coaching, or currently received life advice. It provides concrete ways for readers to measure whether their lives are actually improving, and gives all other options.
Ware, Ciji: Rightsizing Your Life: Simplifying Your Surroundings While Keeping What Matters Most, Springboard, 2006 – This guide helps readers plan for moving into smaller or more practical quarters. The author provides tips on how to pare down belongings while still furnishing a new home with meaningful possessions.
Whitman, Christy and Rebecca Grado: Taming Your Alpha Bitch: How to Get Everything You Want Without Being an Alpha Bitch, BenBella Books, 2011 – Law of Attraction Coach Christy Whitman and Psychotherapist Rebecca Grado’s show readers how to stop controlling, competing, comparing, and cowering to really get what they want in the dog-eat-dog worlds of family, relationships, and business.
Woodward, Woody: Your Emotional Fingerprint, Wiley, 2010 – Behavioral expert Woody Woodward, shows readers how to identify their own and others’ emotional fingerprints and a path to a happier, more fulfilling life.
Zyla, David: The Color of Style, Dutton, 2010 – Emmy-nominated designer and stylist David Zyla’s empowering and playful style guide to discovering the colors, textures, fabrics, accessories, and overall look that best express who you are. Debut Author