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CONTENTS • Body, Mind, & Spirit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 • Crafts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 • Culinary . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8 • Decorating & Home . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11 • Games & Puzzles . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12 • Gardening . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .18 • Gifts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .19 • Lifestyle . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .21 • Music . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .22 • Photography & Art . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .22 • Science & Nature . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .23 • Sports . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .24 • Travel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .25 • Tween . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .26 • Notes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .28 • Holiday Favorites: Valentine’s Day . . . . . . . . . . .29 • Holiday Favorites: Mother’s Day . . . . . . . . . . . . .30 • Holiday Favorites: Father’s Day . . . . . . . . . . . . . .31 • Index . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .32


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> BODY, MIND, & SPIRIT >>>

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THE CHINESE ASTROLOGY BIBLE

THE ESSENTIAL HERBS HANDBOOK

The Definitive Guide to Using the Chinese Zodiac Derek Walters $14.95 (Can $15.95) Paper 400 pages (all in color)

More Than 100 Herbs for Well-Being, Healing, and Happiness Lesley Bremness $12.95 (Can $13.95) Paper with flaps 288 pages (all in color)

978-1-4027-6622-0 5 1/2 x 6 1/2 March

978-1-84483-801-1 4 1/4 x 5 1/2 April

Written by a leading authority on the history and practice of Chinese astrology, this comprehensive entry in the Bible series brings together all the basics on the ancient form of divination.Filled with color photographs and beautiful illustrations, it covers everything from the 12 animals of the zodiac and calculating your sign to creating a detailed analysis of your chart.

This third entry in the successful Essential Handbook series squeezes a wealth of fascinating information into a pocket-sized package.It catalogs over 100 life-enriching herbs, with comprehensive information for each —including its Latin name, optimal growing conditions, traditional uses, and physical and mental benefits— along with practical ideas for incorporating herbs into daily life.

CLEAN BODY

HOT STONE MASSAGE

The Humble Art of Zen-Cleansing Yourself Michael DeJong,Joost Elffers Production $10.95 (Can $11.95) Hard 144 pages (20 b/w illus.)

$14.95 (Can $15.95) Paperback Book & Gift Set

Cleaning guru Michael DeJong and acclaimed designer Joost Elffers have created a followup to their successful Clean:The Humble Art of Zen-Cleansing. Featuring separate sections for men and women,it draws from Eastern belief systems to come up with all-natural products for cleansing the body— everything from facial exfoliants and aftershave to soothing moisturizers and creams.

64 pages (full-color book + components) 978-1-4027-5563-7 9 1/4 x 9 1/4 Available Now Massage has been shown to heal injuries, reduce mental stress, and improve circulation.With this kit in hand, you can receive all of its benefits. There’s plenty of guidance on aromatherapy; basic massage techniques; special moves for the chest, back, legs, neck, and fingers and toes; a chart of symptoms and their corresponding oils for relief, and much more.Feeling good has never felt better. ❖

ENCHANTED

NUMEROLOGY

The Faerie and Fantasy Art of Linda Ravenscroft Linda Ravenscroft $19.95 (Can $21.95) Hard 112 pages (all in color)

Your Personal Guide for Life Sonia Ducie $17.95 (Can $19.95) Paper 240 pages

978-1-4027-6679-4 5 x 6 May

978-1-904332-88-6 7 1/2 x 9 1/4 May

For Linda Ravenscroft, capturing the fairy world on paper is nothing less than a calling.Enchanted is her third book devoted to these fantastical creatures, and her finest yet.Linda has created images so rich in detail and magic they’ll transport viewers to mysterious other realms.In addition, she reveals a little about her artistic approach.A gorgeous gift for fairy-lovers.

978-1-906787-10-3 5 3/4 x 8 1/2 April

Internationally-recognized numerology expert Sonia Ducie reveals how our key numbers—determined from our birth date and name—can dramatically affect our lives.She provides simple strategies for using numerology to improve our careers, home life, and relationships—and also to enhance our intuition, develop our subconscious, and get us in tune with our place in the world.

❖ Kit or Gift Set


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4 THE ORGANIC® PHARMACY

QUICK & EASY STRESS BUSTERS

The Complete Guide to Natural Health and Beauty Margo Marrone, B.Pharm., M.A., L.Hom., M.R.Pharm.S. $22.95 (Can $24.95) Paper with flaps 212 pages (all in color)

5-Minute Routines for Anyone, Anytime, Anywhere Anna Selby $12.95 (Can $13.95) Paper with flaps 128 pages (all in color)

978-1-84483-732-8 7 1/2 x 9 1/4 March

978-1-84483-796-0 5 1/2 x 6 3/4 February

Written by the co-founder of the pioneering brand—and celebrity favorite—The Organic Pharmacy, this unique book is the one-stop resource on natural healing. Margo Marrone explains how herbs, homeopathy,and nutrition can enhance our health and beauty, and provides detailed profiles of 33 conditions, with tailored treatments for each.Plus:Margo reveals her age-fighting skincare regime!

Stress is a double whammy:it’s caused by the super-busy lives we lead,and our super-busy lives also leave us little time to seek relief.From deep meditation and Pilates to reiki,reflexology,and yoga, acclaimed author Anna Selby outlines fast,effective routines to ease that stress anytime,anywhere.Step-by-step photos illustrate each routine.

The Organic Pharmacy is a registered trademark and is used with permission © 2008 The Organic Pharmacy. All Rights Reserved.

PRACTICAL MEDITATION

SUDOKU ASTROLOGY

Spiritual Yoga for the Mind B. K. Jayanti $12.95 (Can $13.95) Hardcover & CD 112 pages

Creating Happiness and Succeeding in Matters of Love, Sex, and Relationships Gerry Maguire Thompson, author of Feng Shui Astrology for Lovers, foreword by Michio Kushi, author of Nine Star Ki $9.95 (Can $10.95) Paper with flaps 132 pages (b/w illus.throughout)

978-1-4027-6626-8 5 1/2 x 8 1/4 May

If you have fifteen minutes to spare, you have enough time to do something that’s spirit-enhancing, energy-boosting, and life balancing:practice Raja Yoga.This accessible guide by a dynamic, world-renowned yogi explains how, leading you through the simple steps needed to begin a transformational meditation program.The result:less tension, enhanced well-being, and a life that’s improved immeasurably.

QUICK & EASY ENERGY BOOSTERS 5-Minute Routines for Anyone, Anytime, Anywhere Janet Wright $12.95 (Can $13.95) Paper with flaps 128 pages (all in color) 978-1-84483-797-7 5 1/2 x 6 3/4 February

Too many people wake up without energy to face the day—and caffeine and sugar can only do so much to make up the deficit.Here’s the healthy answer: a pocket-size guide to postures,routines, and techniques that banish lethargy and spike a person’s energy level in five minutes or less.The lavishly-photographed routines include yoga,shiatsu,Pilates, and more!

978-1-4027-5136-3 7 x 7 June

Sudoku Astrology reveals how the ancient numerological system that gave birth to the popular game is rooted in the same cosmology underlying feng shui, the I Ching,and even acupuncture.It therefore has the potential to become an amazing, life-transforming tool.This illuminating guide shows you how you can use your birth date to understand yourself, your loved ones, and the world.

YOUR ASTROLOGY GUIDE 2010 Rick Levine & Jeff Jawer, the world’s leading astrology team $12.95 (Can $13.95) Paper 448 pages (all in 2-color) 978-1-4027-6401-1 5 1/2 x 8 1/4 July

Rick Levine and Jeff Jawer go beyond mere prediction:they offer a cosmic weather report that explains planetary events and energies.This big, bestselling guide covers a full 17 months instead of 12, providing an enlightening perspective on every crucial aspect of your world.Every month receives easy-to-follow coverage that makes it simple to keep track of what will unfold during the year.


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CROCHETED WIRE JEWELRY

Elaine Stavert $14.95 (Can $15.95) Paper 156 pages (all in color)

Innovative Designs & Projects by Leading Artists Arline M. Fisch $17.95 (Can $19.95) Paper 128 pages (all in color)

978-1-86108-615-0 8 1/4 x 8 1/4 March

From Mango Grove to Atlantic Spa, these 30 sensuous treats turn bath time into a luxurious indulgence.They’re easy and fun to create, and every one uses all-natural sophisticated scents and aromatic herbs.Learn to blend essences and fragrances, work with molds, and make the most of such beneficial ingredients as salts, minerals, oils, and shea butter.There’s a recipe to suit everyone!

978-1-60059-481-6 8 1/2 x 10 March

CRAFT CHALLENGE: DOZENS OF WAYS TO REPURPOSE A PILLOWCASE

ECO CRAFT

Suzanne J. E.Tourtillott $19.95 (Can $21.95) Paper 132 pages (all in color) 978-1-60059-402-1 9 x 9 March

Craft challenges are all the rage among online crafting communities, and this new series—the first ever on the subject—marries the popularity of repurposing with the appeal of“the new pretty”aesthetic.This time, it’s the common pillowcase that’s undergoing uncommon transformations in 30 beguiling projects, ranging from patterned pinafores and aprons to decorative,embellished boxes and quilts.

CROCHET CHIC 30 Scarves, Hats & Bags Francine Toukou $14.95 (Can $15.95) Paper 128 pages (all in color)

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Arline Fisch is the world’s foremost expert in adapting textile techniques for metal.In this volume she explains the unique characteristics of wire and all the fundamental stitches, teaches more advanced techniques, and features 28 gorgeous projects by the world’s leading wire crochet artists.

Recycle Recraft Restyle Susan Wasinger $24.95 (Can $26.95) Hard 128 pages (all in color) 978-1-60059-343-7 8 1/2 x 10 March

These days we’re all seeking creative ways to protect our planet.Eco Craft delivers the goods with 30 truly beautiful home décor projects that elevate environmental consciousness to stylish new heights.Every project features easy-to-follow instructions and step-by-step color photos, while handy icons spotlight the key techniques, materials, and the estimated time to complete each one.

HANDMADE PAPER FROM NATURALS Diane Flowers $24.95 (Can $26.95) Hard 128 pages (all in color)

978-1-60059-477-9 8 1/2 x 10 March

978-1-60059-447-2 8 1/2 x 10 April

Distinctively urban-edged, with a sassy design and imaginative use of color: Francine Toukou’s sophisticated patterns reimagine the normal crochet aesthetic. Stitchers of every level—thanks to Toukou’s help with special techniques like appliqué and braiding—will dive into projects like a hot pink mohair neck wrap with frilly edges, a snuggly brown scarf, and a fabulous elongated clutch.

Creating handmade paper is fun, easy, and eco-friendly, too! Every one of these 25 gorgeous papers uses repurposed, recycled, and natural materials, from junk mail to coffee grounds.The simple recipes yield attractive results, and even beginners can master the basic techniques.And crafters will love the fabulous ideas for showing off their handiwork, including a greeting card, books, and more.


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6 HIP HANDBAGS

THE LITTLE BLACK DRESS

Creating & Embellishing 40 Great-Looking Bags Valerie Van Arsdale Shrader $14.95 (Can $15.95) Paper 128 pages (all in color)

How to Make the Perfect One for You Simon Henry, foreword by Andrew Fionda $19.95 (Can $21.95) Paper with flaps 160 pages (all in color)

978-1-60059-482-3 8 1/2 x 10 March

978-1-86108-623-5 7 1/4 x 9 3/4 April

All the techniques for making a uniquely personal purse are right here! Forty projects offer a variety of terrific choices, featuring great fabrics and design options, including flaps, piping, cording, buckles, straps, and handles. Crafters who want to start from scratch will find 25 simple projects, originating from seven basic patterns:another 15 designs begin with plain storebought bags.

The Little Black Dress is the ultimate failsafe garment.And the best way for a girl to get an LBD that’s tailor-made for her body is to make one! Expert dressmaker Simon Henry guides even the sewing-impaired through the entire process of creating three classic styles—including how to construct and fit a personalized body block that’s the basis for every pattern in the book.

HOOKED ON JEWELRY

MAN CRAFTS

40 + Designs to Crochet Pat Harste $19.95 (Can $21.95) Paper 144 pages (all in color)

Leather Tooling, Fly Tying, Ax Whittling, and Other Cool Things to Do $9.95 (Can $10.95) Paper 176 pages (b/w illus.throughout)

978-1-933027-77-7 8 1/2 x 8 1/2 April

Crochet and beading join forces in this stylish collection of projects,created by the former Needleworks and Crafts Editor of Woman’s World Magazine. By combining fiber, beads, and other materials, today’s crafter can make truly spectacular jewelry:an Art Nouveau necklace and earring ensemble, strands of earth-toned beads with a matching chunky tubular crochet bracelet, and more.

978-1-58816-793-4 5 x 7 1/8 May

As its servicemen returned home at the end of World War II, the U.S.Army turned to Popular Mechanics to help them find new occupations.A series of ten pamphlets was created, teaching skills that were“fun to do and profitable too.”Reprinted here for the first time in a single volume, in vintage style with all of the original artwork, these mini instructional courses will entertain.

IRIS SCHREIER’S REVERSIBLE KNITS

NICKY EPSTEIN KNITTING IN TUSCANY

Creative Techniques for Knitting Both Sides Right Iris Schreier $22.95 (Can $24.95) Hard 144 pages (all in color)

Nicky Epstein $19.95 (Can $21.95) Hard 104 pages (all in color)

978-1-60059-117-4 9 x 9 April

From best-selling author Nicky Epstein comes an exciting new collection… with an Italian accent! It’s warm and colorful, inspired by Nicky’s recent knitting tour through the sun-splashed Tuscan countryside.Knitters will gaze at the gorgeous photographs, work their way through a dozen fabulous Tuscan-styled projects, and savor Nicky’s tidbits on the region and its knitters.

What a winning combination:celebrated author Iris Schreier,23 exquisite projects, and an in-demand technique that results in garments that look great on both sides.Using knit/purl, two-color, double knitting,and modular,Iris creates beautiful scarves, throws, socks, and more.As a bonus,there’s a super-handy yarn substitution chart and an appendix with extra variations for advanced knitters.

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PAPER CREATIONS: PSYCHEDELIC ORIGAMI

VICKIE HOWELL’S POP GOES CROCHET!

$12.95 (Can $13.95) Paperback Book & Gift Set

Celebrating Icons of Popular Culture Vickie Howell $19.95 (Can $21.95) Paper with flaps 144 pages (all in color)

80 pages (full-color book + components) 978-1-4027-6692-3 9 5/16 x 11 1/16 June It’s cool, man! Welcome Psychedelic Origami to Sterling Innovation’s highly successful line of origami kits. It features wild origami paper in vibrant“hippie”colors and psychedelic patterns, along with a book that explains how to fold unique ‘60’sthemed projects.In addition, this gift set includes a completed peace sign project, making for an attractive and exciting presentation. ❖

Needlework dynamo Vickie Howell is back with a high-spirited, playful collection of goodies to stitch.Pop Goes Crochet pays creative tribute to contemporary popular culture, with 40 crocheted projects inspired by celebrities in fashion,music,and art.Howell has whipped up a spectacular array of hip clothing,jewelry,and accessories that are as fun to make as they are to wear.

PRETTY LITTLE COZIES

YOU LUCKY DOG

$17.95 (Can $19.95) Hard

More Than 30 Craft Projects to Unleash Your Pup’s Personality Valerie Van Arsdale Shrader $17.95 (Can $19.95) Paper 128 pages (all in color)

132 pages (all in color) 978-1-60059-376-5 8 x 8 May This latest entry in the successful Pretty Little series elevates the cozy from humble to cool.Thirty cute projects show just how great a comeback can be:they’re colorful, modern, and playfully feminine.In addition to covers for iPods, cell phones, and cups, there are wraps to cuddle such delightfully unexpected objects as a French press, video game controllers, and a pot or pan handle.

978-1-60059-466-3 9 x 8 May

978-1-60059-249-2 8 1/2 x 10 March

Why settle for store-bought pet accessories when these one-of-a-kind stitched and knitted projects will have Fido in raptures? Because every pooch has a distinct personality,all these items are specifically tailored for—and organized by—key canine types.The goodies are showcased in a modern, cheeky design that celebrates the doggie divine—and nothing’s“ruff”to make!

QUILTS, BABY! 20 Cuddly Designs to Piece, Patch, & Embroider Linda Kopp $22.95 (Can $24.95) Paper with flaps 144 pages (all in color) 978-1-60059-330-7 9 x 9 May

Modern, innovative, and exciting: if you’ve never associated those words with baby quilts before, you will now! Here’s a collection of fresh designs that aren’t fussy, cutesy, or old-fashioned, but that still have that“aww”factor. Best of all, every one is easy to make; most take only a weekend to complete. Plus, there’s helpful information on choosing baby-friendly and safe materials.

❖ Kit or Gift Set


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THE BREAD MACHINE BIBLE

The Art of the Perfect Cocktail $29.95 (Can $32.95)

More Than 100 Recipes for Delicious Home Baking with Your Bread Machine Anne Sheasby $19.95 (Can $21.95) Hard 176 pages (all in color)

Paperback Book & Gift Set

96 pages (1-color book + components) 978-1-4027-5858-4 9 3/8 x 10 5/16 Available Now For both the cocktail connoisseur and novice, Bartending contains everything you need to whip up the perfect libations for a small gathering or your next big blowout.Included in the kit are a metal shaker and stirrer, two pourers, and a jigger.You’ll also find the Bartender’s Recipe Manual—a twocolor, 80-page book full of mixing tips, a glossary of tools, and 500 classic drink recipes. ❖

Aimed at everyone from novices to connoisseurs, this definitive collection of delicious breads features recipes from around the world:French baguettes, Italian rustic loaves, Eastern flat breads, and dozens of other flavorful, wholesome varieties.Featuring sumptuous illustrations throughout, this mouthwatering cookbook will revolutionize your baking.

THE BIG BOOK OF JUICES

CAKE DECORATING TRICKS

More Than 400 Natural Blends for Health and Vitality Every Day Natalie Savona $24.95 (Can $26.95) Hard 728 pages (all in color)

Clever Ideas for Creating Fantastic Cakes Sue McMahon $19.95 (Can $21.95) Hard 128 pages (all in color)

978-1-84483-799-1 6 1/8 x 7 1/2 March

978-1-84773-285-9 7 x 9 March

A new edition of Natalie Savona’s critically-acclaimed classic title— now with additional recipes and photographs! Following a comprehensive introduction to juicing, Savona presents a whopping 405 juice and smoothie blends.Every delicious drink features an at-a-glance nutrient profile and a star rating on its merits as an energyand immune-booster, detoxer, and tonic for the skin.

From simple piped borders and molded pearls to ropes, tassels, flowers, and stars, these cake decorations are absolutely magical! Food writer and teacher Sue McMahon shows how to use all the latest kitchen gadgets to achieve professional-looking results at home.She makes the whole process so easy and quick that anyone will be able to create stand-out children’s, wedding, and birthday cakes.

THE BIG BOOK OF WORLD TAPAS

CELEBRATION CAKES

365 Delicious Light Bites for All Occasions Julia Hartley $19.95 (Can $21.95)

Easy-to-Decorate Cakes for Every Occasion Karen Goble $17.95 (Can $19.95) Paper 160 pages (all in color)

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216 pages (all in color) 978-1-84483-803-5 6 1/2 x 11 1/2 April Tapas are a great idea any time friends and family gather:they work either as appetizers or a main course; feature a broad variety of ingredients, tastes, and textures; and are quick and easy to make.Here are 365 international recipes for unique and delectable small dishes, from spicy Chorizo Empanadas and Lobster Tartlets to scrumptious Ginger Chocolate Strawberries.

978-1-84483-795-3 7 1/2 x 9 1/2 February

978-1-84773-226-2 8 1/2 x 11 March

No matter the occasion, a creatively decorated cake sets a festive stage. Using only basic tools and an assortment of food colorings, stencils, and imaginative icing techniques, anyone can produce these stunning cakes— without spending hours in the kitchen. Make a whimsical Fishing Boat Retirement cake, Halloween Goodie Bag cake,Yule Log, dazzling wedding cakes, and much more!


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COCKTAILS AND AFTER DINNER DRINKS

THE FARM CHICKS IN THE KITCHEN

35 Classy Cocktail Recipes from Vodka to Champagne to Tipsy Desserts David Biggs $12.95 (NCR)

Live Well, Laugh Often, Cook Much Teri Edwards & Serena Thompson $27.95 (Can $29.95) Hard 144 pages (all in color)

Concealed Spiral-Bound Hard

978-1-58816-729-3 9 x 9 April

192 pages (88 color photos) 978-1-84537-680-2 4 3/4 x 7 1/4 April When the evening’s winding down, there’s nothing more delightful than an after-dinner drink.Here is the ideal guide to choosing that nightcap, and it covers not only the traditional liquors,but exotic and contemporary choices, too, from dessert wines and eaux de vie to Irish coffees and cocktails.In addition to the recipes, there’s information on serving, glassware,and accompaniments.

Meet The Farm Chicks! In just a short time“Mompreneurs”Serena Thompson and Teri Edwards have established an annual antiques fair, created a line of products (jewelry, clothing, stationery), and become contributing editors at Country Living. Now, the pair has written their very first book, which tells their inspiring story while also serving up 50 simple and tasty familyfriendly recipes.

COFFEE

GLUTEN-FREE, WHEAT-FREE & DAIRY-FREE RECIPES

More than 65 Delicious & Healthy Recipes Avner Laskin, photography by Danya Weiner $14.95 (Can $15.95) Paper with flaps 128 pages (all in color)

More Than 100 Mouth-Watering Recipes for the Whole Family Grace Cheetham $19.95 (Can $21.95) Paper with flaps 176 pages (all in color)

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There’s nothing like coffee to start the day off right—and with this beautifully photographed book, you can enjoy its flavor anytime.More than 65 coffeebased recipes range from delicious beverages to sumptuous desserts.Warm up over a cup of creamy Cappuccino,chat over Café Mochas with Kahlua®,indulge in a Frozen Macchiato, or satisfy a sweet tooth with coffee-infused tiramisù.

The number of people affected by allergies and intolerances continues to rise, and those who can’t eat bread, cakes, pasta, cheese, or butter are in desperate need of a cookbook to provide them with truly delicious recipes.Here it is, with 100 mouthwatering dishes, from luscious Chicken and Herb Risotto to a Berry and Almond Tart that tastes like real pasty…even without wheat.

COFFEE CAFÉ

INDIA: FOOD & COOKING

80 Delicious Recipes from Classic Cappuccinos to Dessert Coffees Sherri Johns $12.95 (NCR)

The Ultimate Book on Indian Cuisine Pat Chapman $27.95 (Can $29.95) Hard 256 pages (80 color photos)

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192 pages (125 color photos) 978-1-84537-037-4 4 3/4 x 7 1/4 April Wake up and smell the coffee! Java lovers can become home baristas with this irresistible selection of coffee-based drinks—plus advice on making the perfect brew.These cafés come shaken, stirred,and blended,and include classic espressos, creamy confections, cool concoctions, after-dinner treats, and combinations with liquor or spice.

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Pat Chapman has fashioned a fascinating tribute to Indian cooking, filled with colorful photos,engaging stories,tips on utensils,ingredients,and preparation; and delicious recipes.With 200 dishes to choose from, from Aromatic Roast Lamb to Vegetable Biriani, readers can sample the country’s culinary diversity and distinctive regional specialties.

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10 NEW YORK COOKS 100 Recipes from the City’s Best Chefs Joan Krellenstein and Barbara Winkler $29.95 (Can $32.95) Hard 196 pages (all in color) 978-1-933027-78-4 8 1/2 x 10 May

THE SUPERMARKET DIET COOKBOOK Janis Jibrin, M.S., R.D., Susan Westmoreland $19.95 (Can $21.95) Paper 320 pages (all in color) 978-1-58816-774-3 7 3/8 x 9 1/4 May

There’s something in the air in New York:the delicious aromas from trendsetting restaurants.Here, direct from Gramercy Tavern, Picholine, and Barolo (to name a few) are some of the best recipes around.They include such mouthwatering original creations as Bacon Wrapped Muscovy Duck Breast and Blackfish with Spaghetti Squash—all with gorgeous photos and interviews with superstar chefs.

Good Housekeeping makes eating healthy and losing weight a winning venture with these tasty diet-friendly meals! Most of the dishes take no more than 20 minutes from stove to table, and they’re not only slimming and nutritious, they’re also delicious.Meals such as Salmon with Tomato-Olive Relish, Steak and Pepper Tortillas, and Tortellini with Zucchini and Radicchio will lure anyone to the table.

PROFESSIONAL BARTENDING

TAPAS

Every Bartender’s Guide to the Industry Adam W. Freeth $19.95 (Can $21.95) Paper with flaps 160 pages (all in color)

80 Delicious Recipes, from Simple Snacks to More Substantial Dishes Tomás García $12.95 (NCR)

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192 pages (90 color photos) 978-1-84537-628-4 4 3/4 x 7 1/4 April Anyone wanting to re-create the rich flavors and delicious dishes of Spain’s greatest culinary tradition will devour this volume.The small plates called tapas are enjoying a renaissance,and food lovers will find all the classics here along with a range of new and creative fare. Beautifully photographed and designed throughout,this is the perfect book for fans of authentic Spanish cuisine.

Equally useful for those considering becoming a professional barkeep and those in the business, this fully illustrated guide to the art and science of bartending explains what’s required for success.It covers the equipment, most frequently used ingredients, and popular recipes, as well as ways to add flair and showmanship to drink preparation and presentation.

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SMOOTHIES!

TEA

75 Refreshing Recipes Including Cherry Delight, Berry Dazzler & Banana Breakfast Stella Murphy $12.95 (NCR)

More than 80 Delicious Recipes Sarina Jacobson, photography by Danya Weiner $14.95 (Can $15.95) Paper with flaps 128 pages (all in color)

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192 pages (100 color photos) 978-1-84537-257-6 4 3/4 x 7 1/4 April From sweet treats to supercharged energy shakes,there’s a delicious smoothie to quench every craving—and Smoothies! is the one-stop guide to creating amazing blended drinks,from a refreshing Summer Sunset with pomegranate juice to a velvety Berry Dazzler.Some are made purely from fruits and vegetables,others with milk and yogurt,a special few even have ice cream—and every one’s yummy.

Explore the delights of making, serving, and even cooking with Tea. This beautifully photographed collection whisks readers away on a fabulous tour of teatime around the world.Then, using the recipes, tea-lovers can whip up such drinks as a refreshing cold Mint Tea Punch and comforting Chai Latte. Tasty tea-flavored dishes include Creamy Potato Chamomile Soup, Scones, and Green Tea Ice Cream.


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• VICTORIA THE ESSENTIAL TEA COMPANION Favorite Menus for Tea Parties and Celebrations $19.95 (Can $21.95) Hard 204 pages (all in color) 978-1-58816-721-7 7 x 8 May

Tea is the ultimate indulgence and Victoria has the ideal accompaniment to this celestial beverage.Victoria The Essential Tea Companion collects the best of three classic books in a single, beautiful volume.It serves up history and lore, advice on brewing the perfect pot, notes on collectible china, and best of all, menus for eight themed parties, from a children’s tea to a bridal shower.

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DO IT: HOME DECORATING Jeannine McAndrew $17.95 (Can $19.95) Paper 160 pages (all in color) 978-1-86108-622-8 8 1/4 x 10 7/8 April

Home decorating can be easy! This lavishly illustrated guide is filled with tips for adding value and creating an appealing, personal space without necessarily spending a lot of time or money.Using simple techniques —such as a change in color or accessories—expert Jeannine McAndrew shows how to make a room seem bigger, brighter, lighter, cozier, dramatic— and ultimately, more inviting than ever.

WHISKY COCKTAILS

THE FINISHING TOUCH

David Biggs $12.95 (NCR)

Details That Make a Room Beautiful Carol Spier $24.95 (Can $26.95) Paper with flaps 272 pages (all in color)

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192 pages (85 color photos) 978-1-84773-286-6 4 3/4 x 7 1/4 April Say“cheers”to this light-hearted look at versatile whisky.Featuring more than 70 tempting recipes, it also whets the appetite with delicious anecdotes, quotes, and facts.Learn how and where whisky is made, the importance of peat, and tips on mixing the perfect cocktail. The recipes—including a classic Waldorf and Mint Julep—come with mouthwatering photographs and serving instructions.

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This gorgeous compendium showcases House Beautiful’s favorite looks, with captions and quotes from top designers spotlighting the key elements that make each room distinctive.From glamorous rooms filled with sumptuous textures and materials, to carefully curated minimalist spaces, to comfortable yet elegant country homes, there are beautiful examples for every taste.

THE GIRL MECHANIC Classic Crafts, Games & Toys to Build The Editors of Popular Mechanics $9.95 (Can $10.95) Flexibound 240 pages (b/w illus.throughout) 978-1-58816-610-4 5 x 7 April

Vintage girlhood is here, in the first just-for-girls entry in the Popular Mechanics’ classic activity collections. Like its predecessors, The Girl Mechanic presents time-tested projects that build skills, enhance creativity, and provide hours of pleasure.We’ve featured choice ideas for crafts, toys, furniture, sports, and games:all offer a charming glimpse at the handy world of our past.


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ROOM BY ROOM: BATHROOMS Your House Made Simple Caren Johnson $14.95 (Can $15.95) Paper with flaps 176 pages (all in color) 978-1-4027-2965-2 6 3/4 x 8 1/2 April

A carefully thought-out and cheerily arranged bathroom can make the difference between a good home and a great one. From faucets to foot spas, from managing floor shapes to dealing with plumbing essentials, the step-bystep instructions presented in this colorful guide examine all aspects of turning your bathroom into a delightful showcase.

THE 21ST CENTURY CROSSWORD PUZZLE DICTIONARY Kevin McCann & Mark Diehl $12.95 (Can $13.95) Paper with flaps 768 pages (all in 2-color) 978-1-4027-2134-2 6 x 9 May

Finally, a crossword dictionary with all the words solvers need—and none they don’t! Authors Kevin McCann and Mark Diehl analyzed thousands of crosswords to amass an up-to-date list of words that regularly turn up in today’s top puzzles.The most popular answers stand out in easy-to-see red, while charts highlight frequently sought-after information such as Oscar® winners and Popes’names.

THE ATLANTIC CRYPTIC CROSSWORDS Emily Cox and Henry Rathvon $8.95 (Can $9.95) Concealed Spiral-Bound Paper

96 pages 978-1-4027-5986-4 8 x 10 May Spice up your solving with the pure puzzling pleasure of cryptic crosswords. Here, each clue offers double the dose of wordplay:to find the answer, you’ll have to do a little extra deciphering— recognizing a homophone, for example, or working out a charade.Once fans try cryptics, they’ll never return to regular crosswords again!

BEACH BLANKET SUDOKU Frank Longo $6.95 (Can $7.50) Concealed Spiral-Bound Paper

160 pages 978-1-4027-6655-8 6 x 9 April Those long, lazy days of summer can lull you to sleep and dull your brain. That’s why this collection belongs in every beach bag! It’s full of challenging sudoku that puzzle fans will love. There’s an assortment of levels, so solvers will find the perfect one for whatever mood they’re in.Created by sudoku master Frank Longo, these brain-teasers will keep the mind sharp all summer long.


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BOGGLE SUDOKU Frank Longo & Stephen J. Herschkorn $6.95 (Can $7.50) Concealed Spiral-Bound Paper

128 pages 978-1-4027-6037-2 6 x 9 July These little conundrums combine wordplay and logic—and are sure to entice the millions of sudoku solvers and BOGGLE board game fans.Here’s how to play this super puzzle matchup: first, find the answers to the clues. Then, put them into the grid BOGGLEstyle…but without using any vowels. And, the final sudoku-style twist: no letter may be repeated in any row, column, or jigsaw shape.

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COMEDY CROSSWORDS TO KEEP YOU SHARP Stanley Newman $5.95 (Can $6.50) Concealed Spiral-Bound Paper with flaps

BOGGLE is a trademark of Hasbro and is used with permission. © 2008 Hasbro. All Rights Reserved. Licensed by Hasbro.

64 pages 978-1-4027-6374-8 8 x 10 March The big names of comedy star in this crossword collection! From Mark Twain to Whoopi Goldberg,each puzzle focuses on a top humorist, providing witty wordplay and amusing little factoids, too.Test your solving skills on funny fellows like Robin Williams and Henny Youngman, and pick up some trivia on such laugh-inducing ladies as Lily Tomlin and the beloved Lucille Ball. This is pure comedy gold!

BOSS LADY SUDOKU

FILL-IN PAINT-DOKU

Frank Longo $6.95 (Can $7.50) Paper 160 pages

Conceptis Puzzles $6.95 (Can $7.50)

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160 pages 978-1-4027-5522-4 6 x 9 June The creative geniuses at Conceptis have literally turned solving puzzles into an art form! Rather than simply figuring out which numbers go where, one uses logic and creative reasoning to choose the correct numbers and squares in which they go and then shades in the corresponding numbers of squares surrounding them to reveal a surprise picture.

Blue Q is one of today’s most popular gift companies, marketing everything from beauty products to fashion accessories. The Boss Lady brand takes sassy cowgirl style to a new level.Now that hard-ridin’icon is set to lasso an eager audience of fans with a herd of riproarin’sudoku that are perfect for the gal with the spirit of Annie Oakley and the logical mind of Marie Curie! BOSS LADY is a registered trademark of Blue Q Corporation.

CLEVER COLOR PICTURE MAZES Conceptis Puzzles $8.95 (Can $9.95) Concealed Spiral-Bound Paper

96 pages (all in color) 978-1-4027-6343-4 5 3/8 x 8 1/4 June Now there’s even more reasons for adults to love mazes.Conceptis has given this ancient puzzle format a modern twist.All the potential pathways are imprinted with small colored dots—and the book includes six colored pencils that correspond to those colors.Connect them all to reveal joggers, a piano player, a tropical beach, penguins, a mermaid, and more.

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FLAME-BROILED SUDOKU Frank Longo $6.95 (Can $7.50) Concealed Spiral-Bound Paper

160 pages 978-1-4027-6654-1 6 x 9 April These sudoku are sizzling hot, hot, HOT! Puzzle legend Frank Longo has cooked up a mouthwatering collection of puzzles that solvers will savor.Perfect for a summer’s day on the patio, the porch, or the pavilion, these addictive, digit-filled conundrums make tasty solving, from first to last.


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14 IQ BOOSTERS More Than 300 Mind-Blowing Puzzles Steve Ryan $12.95 (Can $13.95) Flexibound 384 pages (all in color) 978-1-4027-6007-5 5 1/2 x 6 3/4 April

From head-scratching challenges to hair-pulling bafflers, IQ Boosters has more than 300 great puzzles to try! It will test your powers of logic, reasoning, ingenuity, and wordplay. Inside you’ll find Geometracts, a visually vexing boggler;Tic-Tac-Topology, a strategy game for two; and lots of lost, hidden, and missing number conundrums that add up to loads of brain-busting fun.

KEN-DOKU Conceptis Puzzles $6.95 (Can $7.50) Paper 192 pages 978-1-4027-6583-4 5 3/8 x 8 1/4 May

LITTLE GIANT® ENCYCLOPEDIA: CARD GAMES The Diagram Group $9.95 (Can $10.95) Paper 512 pages (all in 2-color) 978-1-4027-6417-2 4 3/16 x 5 1/4 May

“A good one, thanks to its clear, concise descriptions.With more than 500 pages, it covers some 250 games, which are arranged in four categories— general card games, gambling games, solitaires, and children’s games—and usefully indexed by the number of players.” —Games

LOS ANGELES TIMES CROSSWORDS 18 72 Puzzles from the Daily Paper Rich Norris, editor $8.95 (Can $9.95) Concealed Spiral-Bound Paper

Designed for players looking for an exciting new challenge, Ken-Doku places ordinary math symbols and numerals around the playing field. In one corner of a puzzle section where two number spaces are highlighted together, there might be“12x”: that means the two numbers for those spaces multiplied equal 12. The answers could be 6 and 2 or 2 and 6.But they could also be 3 and 4 or 4 and 3.

96 pages 978-1-4027-6434-9 8 x 10 June Another great book of puzzle-solving challenges at a popular price! They’re entertaining, and a great value:not only are the crosswords more mainstream and fun than the ones in The New York Times, but each book contains a generous 72 puzzles—not the mere 50 of competing volumes.The stay-open, lie-flat, specially reinforced spiral binding makes it easier to work on the puzzles anywhere, too.

LITERARY CROSSWORDS TO KEEP YOU SHARP

MISO PRETTY SUDOKU

Stanley Newman $5.95 (Can $6.50)

Frank Longo $6.95 (Can $7.50) Paper 160 pages

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64 pages 978-1-4027-6373-1 8 x 10 March The great works of literature, from Don Quixote to The Color Purple, come to life in grids and clues, with each puzzle focusing on one book—even providing a quote and bits of trivia. Puzzle master Stanley Newman was the wordsmith for this collection, so solvers know that they’ll be getting the best in cerebral entertainment—no library card required.

Trendy young urbanites and college students snap up the cute-as-a-button Miso Pretty t-shirts,cosmetics,lunchboxes, and more.Now, there’s something new for them to add to their collection: puzzles! Frank Longo, one of the world’s top puzzlemakers, has created the best sudoku around, and they’re gathered in a lavishly designed book with Miso Pretty images decorating the pages. MISO PRETTY is a registered trademark of Blue Q Corporation.


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MOVIE MANIA CROSSWORDS TO KEEP YOU SHARP

OUTSIDE-THE-BOX LATERAL THINKING PUZZLES

Stanley Newman $5.95 (Can $6.50)

Paul Sloane & Des MacHale $5.95 (Can $6.50) Paper 96 pages (b/w illus.throughout)

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64 pages 978-1-4027-6375-5 8 x 10 April We’ve got a Titanic collection of star-studded crosswords perfect for those nights when you’re Home Alone and in the mood to solve.Word wizard Stanley Newman used his Total Recall to construct 50 puzzles perfect for either a Pretty Woman or A Few Good Men. None of them is a Mission: Impossible, but all are in A League of Their Own.

On August 8,2005,the Weekly Standard called The New York Sun crosswords the best in America, beating out The New York Times in a head-to-head competition. What makes them the greatest? They have none of those obscure words that nobody actually uses, but do offer fun tricky clues, witty puns, and many clever and original themes.Solvers will enjoy the wide range of difficulty— indicated by the number of stars on top.

THE NEW YORK SUN CROSSWORDS #19 72 Puzzles from the Daily Paper Edited by Peter Gordon $7.95 (Can $8.95) Concealed Spiral-Bound Paper

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THE NEW YORK SUN CROSSWORDS #20 72 Puzzles from the Daily Paper Edited by Peter Gordon $7.95 (Can $8.95) Concealed Spiral-Bound Paper

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Our lateral thinking experts, Sloane and MacHale, have re-donned their proverbial thinking caps to bring solvers another selection of thoughtprovoking puzzles.Each one presents a mini-scenario, and it’s up to you to discover the secret twist.Thinking outside of the box has never been so much fun.

PHOTO TRICKS 100 Spot the Difference Challenges Photographs by Robin Fox $9.95 (Can $10.95) Paper 176 pages (all in color) 978-1-4027-5970-3 8 x 9 May

Part of the successful Spot the Differences series—now with a new look and format—Photo Tricks features 100 colorful and entertaining images. Divided into three skill levels (Keen, Sharp, and Masterful), they challenge solvers to find five,six,or seven differences between two similar photographs. The puzzles, which capture everything from people to animals, are great fun to solve.

PUZZLE MASTERPIECES Elegant Challenges for Crossword Lovers Patrick Berry $12.95 (Can $13.95) Hard 96 pages (all in 2-color) 978-1-4027-6065-5 7 x 7 April

Words, prepare to meet your master— and sophisticated solvers, prepare for a treat.Patrick Berry’s puzzles are unparalleled:whether in The New York Times or Games magazine, everything he touches turns to mind-stretching gold.The grids come in a variety of shapes, each with its own unique twist. They are filled with the freshest words and phrases, and clued with a wicked sense of wordplay.


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GAMES & PUZZLES 16 SCATTERGORIES WORD SEARCH PUZZLES

SIT & SOLVE® CRAZY PHRAZIES

Mark Danna $6.95 (Can $7.50) Paper 160 pages

Puzzability $4.95 (Can $5.50) Paper 96 pages

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Here is an addictive two-in-one gameand-puzzle experience! It allows fans of Hasbro’s classic SCATTERGORIES board game to play anytime—and even compete when they’re alone.Each puzzle has a word search grid,a standard SCATTERGORIES list, and a starting letter for each answer. Depending on the level of difficulty they want, players can either use the word lists provided …or forego the help.

This is crazy good! The latest in our multi-million selling Sit & Solve® series is Crazy Phrazies, a fantastic collection of visual teasers.Each one is a common phrase, but it’s been illustrated in an amusing way:it uses words, but arranges them visually—a bit like a rebus.No need fill in a grid or use a pencil to solve these:just look at them and try to figure them out.

SCATTERGORIES is a trademark of Hasbro and is used with permission. © 2008 Hasbro. All Rights Reserved.

What an ingenious twist on the classic word game! Our Hangman® series has been a huge success—and these two new entries will be no different.Now puzzle fans can“hang”anywhere and anytime they want,even when there’s no one around.Each page features one puzzle,and each puzzle has the 26 letters accompanied by silver circles to scratch off.Choose a letter,give it a rub (just like a lottery ticket),and see if it’s in the puzzle,and where.But watch out:six misses and you’re hanged!

SCRATCH & SOLVE® HANGMAN FOR YOUR POCKET Mike Ward $5.95 (Can $6.50) Paper 96 pages

SUPER BRAIN BAFFLERS Robert Steinwachs $6.95 (Can $7.50) Paper 96 pages 978-1-4027-4643-7 5 3/8 x 8 1/4 February

Matching the popular first collection of Brain Bafflers (125,000 sold) wasn’t easy—but Robert Steinwachs has succeeded! He has whipped up a series of challenges designed to sharpen your wits, increase your knowledge, and entertain.The mind-boggling selection includes math, language, and logic conundrums;“impossible”parlor tricks; really cool trivia; and more.You’ll get a real brain workout! m

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SCRATCH & SOLVE® TOUGH HANGMAN FOR YOUR POCKET

TRIVIA CROSSWORDS TO KEEP YOU SHARP

Mike Ward $5.95 (Can $6.50) Paper 96 pages

Stanley Newman $5.95 (Can $6.50)

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64 pages 978-1-4027-6376-2 8 x 10 April What do Harry Potter,Winston Churchill, and Stephen King have in common? They’re all the featured topic of a crossword in this treasure-trove of trivia.Fifty themed puzzles cover everything from Elvis films to license plate slogans, and they’re a must for every trivia junkie and the perfect way to practice for sessions of Trivial Pursuit.®


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THE ZEN OF THE LABYRINTH

Frank Longo $7.95 (Can $8.95)

Mazes for the Connoisseur Dave Phillips $12.95 (Can $13.95) Paper with flaps 224 pages (all in color)

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96 pages 978-1-4027-5092-2 8 x 10 June Wht’s bttr thn crsswrds? Tht’s rght: crsswrds wth n vwls! At first, these challenging, but fiendishly fun, puzzles look like the usual crossword.But there’s a devilish twist:you write only the consonants in the boxes, not the vowels.For those who need a little extra help, there’s a hints section to tear out and refer to when needed, as well as grids with wordlists explaining the answers. m

THE WASHINGTON POST LAZY SUNDAY CROSSWORDS Edited by Fred Piscop $8.95 (Can $9.95)

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Get out the pencils, and enter the labyrinth…if you dare! Here comes the ultimate maze book, featuring wonderfully diverse examples for every twisted taste.Because they have unique rules to follow—you’re actually encouraged to retrace your route—these mazes keep even experienced solvers deliciously discombobulated for hours.Plus, they’re in full color, and as beautiful as they are complex!

SCRATCH & SOLVE 48-COPY COUNTER SPINNER ASSORTMENT $ 285.60 (Can $333.60)

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96 pages 978-1-4027-6055-6 8 1/2 x 11 May Sunday just got lazier! The Washington Post’s top constructors have created A-plus puzzles with top-notch themes. The clues are full of fascinating bits of trivia and wordplay and have been edited by a true legend in the field, Fred Piscop.This wonderful collection will quickly become a favorite of puzzleholics everywhere!

SCRATCH & SOLVE 48-COPY COUNTER SPINNER (EMPTY) It’s FREE with an order of 48 assorted titles.

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YAHTZEE SCRATCH & PLAY TO GO! Peter Gordon $7.95 (Can $8.95) Paper 128 pages 978-1-4027-6435-6 5 3/8 x 8 1/4 May

Everybody’s a winner with this addictive new book! Just as with Hasbro’s real YAHTZEE game, players get to“roll” five dice three times to find their highest score.But instead of throwing actual dice, they scratch them off the page, lottery-style—and keep only the dice they want as they go for better combinations with their remaining rolls. YAHTZEE is a trademark of Hasbro and is used with permission. © 2008 Hasbro. All Rights Reserved.

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18 THE COMPOST SPECIALIST The Essential Guide to Creating and Using Garden Compost, and Using Potting and Seed Composts David Squire, series editors: A. & G. Bridgewater $9.95 (Can $10.95) Paper 80 pages (all in color) 978-1-84773-326-9 7 1/5 x 8 3/8 March

This new entry in the successful Specialist series gives gardeners all the guidance they need to make, store, and use their own compost.It offers information on different composts and their ingredients, advice on constructing a compost bin, and detailed explanations of wormeries, green manuring, and seed and potting composts.There’s no better guide for the eco-smart gardener!

THE GREEN GARDEN EXPERT The Organic Version of the World’s Best-Selling Gardening Book Dr. D.G. Hessayon $14.95 (Can $15.95) Paper 144 pages (all in color) 978-0-903505-63-5 5 x 7 3/4 April

The world’s most popular gardening series goes organic! The Green Garden Expert has all the real-world advice aspiring greenies need to start using the most earth-friendly techniques and products.Gardeners will learn how to choose plants that thrive in their climate and care for them without chemicals; create a space that’s welcoming to wildlife; and be ecologically savvy every step of the way.

GROW ORGANIC Fruit and Vegetables Fresh from Your Garden Nick Hamilton $19.95 (Can $21.95) Paper 336 pages (all in 2-color) 978-1-84537-718-2 7 x 9 March

Organic gardening is easy when you’ve got a great guide to help! That’s what’s available here, with lush photographs that show techniques in action and their amazing results.There’s advice on every aspect of gardening, from starting seeds to pruning, avoiding pests, harvesting, and readying the soil for the next crop.Common and exotic plants are both covered, along with equipment.

THE ORGANIC FRUIT AND VEGETABLE GARDENER’S YEAR A Seasonal Guide to Growing What You Eat Graham Clarke $17.95 (Can $19.95) Paper 176 pages (all in color) 978-1-86108-566-5 7 1/4 x 9 3/4 March

From summer melons to winter endives, growing organic produce year-round is easy with the facts,tips,and step-by-step instructions in this indispensable volume. Respected horticulture writer Graham Clarke will help any gardener—with or without a green thumb— master all the basics,from composting and pesticidefree weed control to watering wisely and encouraging pollination.

ORGANIC GARDENING TECHNIQUES Nick Hamilton $17.95 (Can $19.95) Hard 160 pages (all in 2-color) 978-1-84537-986-5 6 1/2 x 9 1/2 March

Going the natural route is easy with Organic Gardening Techniques! It provides eco-conscious gardeners with practical advice on cultivating fruit, vegetables, herbs, and other plants:selecting the right tools, propagation, crop rotation, training greenhouse crops, watering, weed and pest control, even attracting wildlife. This is the thorough reference every organic gardener needs.

SUCCESS WITH BAMBOOS & ORNAMENTAL GRASSES Lucinda Costello $14.95 (Can $15.95) Paper 160 pages (all in color) 978-1-86108-479-8 7 1/4 x 9 3/4 March

With hundreds of types of bamboo and grasses available today, how can a gardener make the right choices? By turning to this essential volume! It’s filled with information on selecting suitable plants for different situations; advice on growing and maintenance; and inspirational ideas—from Asian, Mediterranean, or coastal-style gardens to low-maintenance, container, and small space designs.


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>>> >>> THE BEDSIDE BACCALAUREATE: THE SECOND SEMESTER A Handy Daily Cerebral Primer to Fill in the Gaps, Refresh Your Knowledge & Impress Yourself & Other Intellectuals Edited by David Rubel $22.95 (Can $24.95) Hard 400 pages (all in color) 978-1-4027-5633-7 6 x 9 April

Class is back in session! The Bedside Baccalaureate is the ultimate miscellany series for smarties:it speaks directly to people’s desire for a better education and eagerness for a fun, no-pressure “college-like”experience.This new collection builds on the knowledge imparted in the first semester, with the curriculum ranging from Origins of Human Society and Game Theory.

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LOVE IS ALL YOU NEED Write a Love Story with Your Favorite Photographs Joelle Herr $9.95 (Can $10.95) Concealed Spiral-Bound Hard

34 pages (all in color) 978-1-4027-5074-8 7 1/2 x 6 August All you need is love…and that’s what this charming scrapbook, with 16 beautifully designed spreads, is all about.The left hand side of each spread features an inspiring quote devoted to a love-related theme; on the right, there’s a pocket that forms an attractive frame once you slip a precious photo inside.As you look back at each snapshot, you’ll remember those special moments with joy.

BIG IDEAS

USA TODAY SNAPSHOTS®

100 Modern Inventions That Have Transformed Our World Alex Hutchinson $17.95 (Can $19.95) Hard 256 pages (all in color)

More Than 2000 Facts & Figures on Life, Love, Money & Sports! From the Editors of USA TODAY® $12.95 (Can $13.95) Paper 512 pages (all in color)

978-1-58816-722-4 5 x 7 May

978-1-4027-6438-7 4 3/16 x 5 1/4 June

From the polio vaccine to the Post-It, the personal computer to the polyurethane surfboard, these are the scientific and technological innovations that have transformed our world.With the help of 25 experts at 17 museums and universities, award-winning author Alex Hutchinson unveils the 100 greatest inventions of the modern era, along with photographs and anecdotes about their creation.

Each USA Today “Snapshot”captures public opinion on a provocative question at a specific moment in time; readers love it, and this collection gives them a new way to engage with this very popular feature.Here are more than 450 Snapshots that have appeared throughout the years, broken down by subject, from romance to spending.Colorful, and engaging, this reference will educate and entertain!

LITTLE GIRLS IN MATCHING DRESSES And Other Tales of Mothers, Daughters & Grandmothers Faith Andrews Bedford $12.95 (Can $13.95) Hard 112 pages (all in 2-color) 978-1-58816-755-2 5 x 7 1/8 April

From the joyous chaos of raising children to the thoughtful adventure of being a grandmother, Faith Andrews Bedford’s charming essays capture motherhood in all its richness.Drawing on a treasure trove of unforgettable images from both her Midwestern childhood and her married life, Faith explores the pleasures of everyday life within the family and the traditions that unite the generations.


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WEIRD FLORIDA

Your Travel Guide to the Pelican State’s Local Legends and Best Kept Secrets Roger Manley, foreword by Mark Sceurman and Mark Moran $19.95 (Can $21.95) Hard 272 pages (all in color)

By Charlie Carlson, Foreword by Mark Moran and Mark Sceurman $14.95 (Can $15.95) Paper with flaps 240 pages (all in color) 978-1-4027-6684-8 8 x 8 May

978-1-4027-4554-6 9 x 9 July

Your travel guide to the land of voodoo, hoodoo, and backwater bayous! Author Roger Manley (who caught a“swamp monster” in the bayous behind his family’s home) knows and reveals everything about this state of the weird and wonderfully wacky.

NEW IN PAPER

Now the weirdness is finally in paperback for the first time! Six titles—including Weird U.S., which covers all 50 states —will reach a fresh audience eager to get these cool collections at a more popular price and smaller size.

WEIRD N.J. Your Travel Guide to New Jersey’s Local Legends and Best Kept Secrets Mark Moran and Mark Sceurman $14.95 (Can $15.95) Paper with flaps 272 pages (all in color) 978-1-4027-6685-5 8 x 8 May

WEIRD U.S.

WEIRD PENNSYLVANIA

Your Travel Guide to America’s Local Legends and Best Kept Secrets Mark Sceurman and Mark Moran $14.95 (Can $15.95)

Matt Lake, Foreword by Mark Moran & Mark Sceurman $14.95 (Can $15.95) Paper with flaps 272 pages (all in color)

Paper with flaps

978-1-4027-6686-2 8 x 8 May

356 pages (all in color) 978-1-4027-6688-6 8 x 8 May

WEIRD CALIFORNIA

WEIRD TEXAS

Greg Bishop, Mike Marinacci, and Joe Oesterle, Foreword by Mark Sceurman & Mark Moran $14.95 (Can $15.95) Paper with flaps 304 pages (all in color)

Wesley Treat, Heather Shade and Rob Riggs, Foreword by Mark Moran & Mark Sceurman $14.95 (Can $15.95) Paper with flaps 288 pages (all in color)

978-1-4027-6683-1 8 x 8 May

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Catherine Mortimer spent over ten years interviewing stars and their stylists, hairdressers, and make-up artists.She knows their secrets—and now she reveals them! These are wonderfully sneaky, marvelously doable, tried-andtested tricks for looking good and feeling fabulous—so every woman can make the most of whatever gifts Mother Nature gave her.

GREAT EXPECTATIONS: THE ESSENTIAL GUIDE TO BREASTFEEDING Marianne Neifert, MD $14.95 (Can $15.95) Paper with flaps 256 pages (all in 2-color) 978-1-4027-5817-1 5 1/2 x 8 3/4 July

Marianne Neifert, MD, one of America’s leading pediatricians and lactation consultants, gives nursing mothers all the advice they need to breastfeed their babies successfully.This new entry in the Great Expectations series is the most up-to-date and effective book on the subject and Neifert’s reassuring and practical advice makes this a musthave for all moms and mothers-to-be.

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I CAN MAKE YOU THIN The Revolutionary System Used by More Than 3 Million People Paul McKenna $22.95 (Can $24.95) Hardcover & CD 176 pages (13 b/w illus.) 978-1-4027-6571-1 5 1/2 x 8 1/4 January

Thanks to TLC host Paul McKenna’s revolutionary book and CD set, millions of people saw their pounds melt away—effortlessly.There’s no caloriecounting, food restrictions, or cravings: just a simple technique that changes your entire relationship to food.That’s why this is an international blockbuster with over one million copies sold in the UK, where it topped the bestseller list for three years.

KAMA SUTRA SUPER SEX Discover Erotic Bliss Week by Week Nicole Bailey $19.95 (Can $21.95) Paper with flaps 152 pages (120 color & b/w photos) 978-1-84483-800-4 7 1/2 x 9 1/4 March

Fun,candid and daring,Kama Sutra Super Sex shows the way to lovemaking that’s more sensual,playful,experimental, varied,and intense than ever.Going week by week,each chapter offers a raunchy selection of Eastern positions,along with hot techniques to spice them up.Special themed pages offer insights,wisdom,and advice from both Eastern sex gurus and contemporary West sexperts. 

SUPER GRANNY Great Stuff to Do with Your Grandkids Sally Wendkos Olds $14.95 (Can $15.95) Hard 240 pages (12 b/w illus.) 978-1-4027-5716-7 5 1/2 x 8 1/4 March

Here’s the ultimate resource for today’s super grannies! It has 75 creative projects grouped by age from infancy to adolescence. Many of the ideas feature fun ideas for reading and writing—such as creating a blog or a family cookbook. And there’s something for even the most computer-savvy kid, along with traditional forms of entertainment, including dress-up and crafts.

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ANYWAY ANYHOW ANYWHERE The Complete Chronicle of THE WHO 1958–1978 Andy Neill & Matt Kent, forewords by Roger Daltrey & Chris Stamp $17.95 (Can $19.95) Paper with flaps 320 pages (all in color) 978-1-4027-6691-6 9 x 9 May

A completely revised and updated edition of the best book written on one of the world’s greatest, and most explosive, rock bands:THE WHO. Organized by year, it has all the most current information about the band’s classic years from 1958-1978. “650 images…capture THE WHO’s journey from raucous r&b interpreters to roiling rockers...” —The Washington Post

UKULELE BOOK & GIFT SET $29.95 (Can $32.95) Paperback Book & Gift Set

80 pages (b/w book + components) 978-1-4027-5481-4 21 2/5 x 7 3/5 Available Now You, too, can play the Ukulele…with this kit in hand! It includes an all-wood Ukulele, a pitch pipe, two sets of extra strings, and the book, How to Play the Ukulele. With 10 lessons and easy instructions for reading chords, photos showing the finger positions, a chord and fingering chart, and 20 songs to play (including When the Saints go Marching In), you’ll be strumming in no time!

THE COMPLETE GUIDE TO LIGHT Mark Cleghorn $22.95 (Can $24.95) Paper with flaps 176 pages (all in color) 978-1-86108-526-9 7 1/4 x 9 3/4 April

Master the light and you master the photograph:that’s the key idea in this hands-on guide.Internationally-known photographer Mark Cleghorn explains exactly how light works, and how to manipulate it; he covers such subjects as using natural and ambient light, the on-camera flash, and Photoshop techniques.In addition, he provides images and graphics of lighting setups and their varying effects.

DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY Q & A, REVISED AND UPDATED Great Tips and Hints from a Top Pro Paul Harcourt Davies $19.95 (Can $21.95) Paper with flaps 144 pages (all in color) 978-1-60059-483-0 8 1/2 x 10 June

This updated reprint of Digital Photography Q & A has a unique question and answer format that provides quickly accessible, cut-to-the chase advice on topics ranging from image capture to computer processing to printing.Photographers who have this guide by their side will be in the know, feeling confident, and ready to take great pictures with their digital cameras.

WOODSTOCK

FIGURE IT OUT!

Three Days That Rocked the World Edited by Mike Evans & Paul Kingsbury $35.00 (Can $38.00) Hard 288 pages (all in color)

The Beginner’s Guide to Drawing People Chris Hart $19.95 (Can $21.95) Paper with flaps 144 pages (2-color & b/w illus.throughout)

978-1-4027-6623-7 9 7/8 x 11 3/8 July

Woodstock defined a generation, exemplified an era, and was unlike anything that has ever happened before or since—and August 2009 marks its 40th anniversary.With interviews and quotes from those who were there— the musicians,the fans,the organizers —and a wealth of photographs and graphic memorabilia, Woodstock is the ultimate celebration of a landmark in modern cultural history.

978-1-933027-80-7 8 7/16 x 11 April

Chris Hart has a head for figures— human figures, that is.Not only does he draw them with incredible style and flair, he also has a friendly, accessible teaching style that makes his how-to books super-sellers.On every page, Chris offers practical advice and clear examples that will help readers achieve terrific figure drawing results—and have fun every step of the way.


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PHOTOGRAPY & ART

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Over 1000 Fashion Details Patrick John Ireland $29.95 (Can $32.95) Paper 304 pages (1000 color & b/w illus.)

Reducing Your Best Friend’s Carbon Paw Print Dominique De Vito $14.95 (Can $15.95) Paper 176 pages

978-1-906388-06-5 10 x 10 February

978-1-60059-350-5 5 3/8 x 7 1/2 June

A new edition of a classic title, updated and expanded.With close to 1,000 fashion details, plus advice on drawing fashion figures, this is the ultimate resource for designers, artists, and style mavens. It covers everything from belts and bows to waistbands and hemlines.The details span the entire 20th century through today, with feature illustrations of outfits from key periods.

If dogs had a choice, they’d go green for a better, healthier life! That’s why pups (and their owners) will bark for joy at the arrival of this fun, informative handbook.It’s filled with simple ideas for reducing Fido’s carbon paw print: choosing eco-friendly dog food and other pooch products, natural cures for flea prevention, earth-smart ways for dealing with dog poop, and more.

TRENDS 2009/10

MARS 3-D

From Central Saint Martins Edited by Kevin Tallon $21.95 (Can $23.95) Paper 208 pages (all in color)

A Rover’s-Eye View of the Red Planet Jim Bell $19.95 (Can $21.95) Hard 160 pages (all in color)

978-1-906388-22-5 8 5/8 x 8 5/8 February

What will be hot? The think tank at London’s renowned Central Saint Martins College knows.Its pioneering young members are among the very best at forecasting trends and identifying the cutting edge; in fact, the world’s biggest companies hire them as consultants. Here, in book form for the first time, are their predictions on the important design and socio-cultural trends for the next two years.

978-1-4027-5620-7 6 x 9 Available Now

What would it be like to visit Mars— to explore the distinctive, untouched terrain? Two highly capable robotic geologists—Spirit and Opportunity —made that voyage and thanks to 120 stunning 3-D images shot by these rovers, we can come along.Compelling and accessible text guides us on this exhilarating tour, revealing the thrill of each discovery, along with the perils and near misses.

MOON 3-D The Lunar Surface Comes to Life Jim Bell $19.95 (Can $21.95) Hard 160 pages (all in color) 978-1-4027-6551-3 6 x 9 June

The journey continues! Following Mars 3-D comes a stunning, threedimensional tour of our celestial neighbor.Astronomer Jim Bell flies readers to the Moon, just in time to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin’s famous lunar walk.Along with essays on Moon exploration, the volume launches into a spectacular showcase of the best 3-D images available.


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SCIENCE & NATURE

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A New Vision of the American Forest James Balog $17.95 (Can $19.95) Paper with flaps 182 pages (all in color) 978-1-4027-6716-6 10 x 7 1/2 April

Acclaimed photographer James Balog has produced an awe-inspiring volume that delivers a new vision of American trees.“James Balog photographed 92 superlative specimens in novel ways… But it [is] his full-length images of the big guys—a 242 foot giant sequoia and a 36 foot coast redwood…that required every bit of Mr.Balog’s ingenuity.”—The New York Times

THE CHAPMAN DECK OF ESSENTIAL KNOTS 45 Boating Knots $9.95 (Can $10.95) (full-color 52-card deck) 978-1-58816-704-0 4 x 5 5/8 June

With step-by-step illustrations of 45 essential knots, plus information on how best to use them, this 52-card deck is an invaluable follow-up to the bestselling Chapman Book of Knots. The cards explain the parts of a knot, outline such basics as how to coil, toss, clean, splice, and maintain lines and troubleshoot errors.Portable and practical, this is a must-have on board every boat.

CHAPMAN KNOTS FOR BOATERS Brion Toss $9.95 (Can $10.95) Paper 192 pages (b/w illus.throughout) 978-1-58816-778-1 5 x 8 May

This classic collection from America’s best-known knot authority and professional rigger has been in print since 1990—and it’s as indispensable as ever.Whether you want to tie lines together, attach a sail to a boom, or extend a towing line, the right knot is here.The presentation is simple, with step-by-step illustrations and instructions that cover more than 65 knots, splices, belays, and coils.

COVERT My Years Infiltrating the Mob Bob Delaney, NBA Referee with Dave Scheiber $14.95 (Can $15.95) Paper with flaps 304 pages (16-pg b/w insert) 978-1-4027-6714-2 6 x 9 June

In this riveting page-turner, NBA referee Bob Delaney reveals for the first time his dangerous life as an undercover agent infiltrating the mob. “…more intense than overtime in the playoffs.” —Boston Globe “[F]ascinating…a must-read.” —Publishers Weekly (starred review) “A slam dunk, a bull’s eye and any other glowing mafia or basketball metaphor you can think of.” —Kirkus “Gripping...” —Booklist


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• GOING FOR THE GREEN Prepare Your Body, Mind, and Swing for Winning Golf Gary Gilchrist, Susan Hill, and Jeff Troesch $24.95 (Can $26.95) Hard 224 pages (all in color) 978-1-4027-4769-4 7 3/8 x 9 1/4 June

To win, golfers have to master every aspect of the game:the mental, the physical, and the mechanical.And that’s exactly what they’ll learn to do with the help of three top experts.Swing coach Gary Gilchrist, golf fitness trainer Susan Hill, and sports psychologist Jeff Troesch unite their talents in this cutting-edge guide to periodization, an optimal training method popularized by Tiger Woods.

GOLF RULES EXPLAINED Steve Newell $9.95 (Can $10.95) Flexibound 128 pages (all in color) 978-1-84340-521-4 6 x 8 1/2 April

Every four years, the two governing bodies in pro golf—the R&A in St.Andrews and the United States Golf Association—amend and clarify all the basic rules of the game.Pocketsized to fit in the golf bag, this clear, updated explanation of golf’s regulations includes all the latest developments for 2008–2012.Illustrated with almost 100 color photos, it’s a golfer’s essential companion.

LITTLE GIANT® ENCYCLOPEDIA: BASEBALL QUIZZES

25 THE COMPLETE GUIDE TO FLAGS OF THE WORLD Brian Johnson Barker, consultant editor: Clive Carpenter $14.95 (Can $15.95) Paper 192 pages (all in color) 978-1-84773-345-0 5 3/4 x 8 1/4 April

Based on the highly successful Pocket Guide to Flags of the World, this comprehensive inventory features the flags of more than 220 countries and territories—25 of them new. For each banner, there’s historical background, plus a detailed analysis of its meaning and symbolism.In addition, every national entry includes key data, statistics, and small-scale locator maps.

THE LITTLE ROAD TRIP HANDBOOK Erin McHugh $14.95 (Can $15.95) Paper 192 pages (all in color) 978-1-4027-3161-7 5 x 7 May

The great American road trip is every citizen’s birthright.And this is the perfect guide for trippers ready to get their kicks on Route 66…and beyond. It’s got advice for making sure your ride is safe, the traveling companions compatible, the music awesome, and that you stay out of trouble.Maps, itineraries, and top trip tips make this a glove compartment staple!

LONDON’S BRIDGES

The Idea Logical Company $9.95 (Can $10.95) Paper 512 pages

Crossing the Royal River Ian Pay, photography by Sampson Lloyd & Keith Waldegrave $19.95 (Can $21.95) Hard 128 pages (all in color)

978-1-4027-6418-9 4 3/16 x 5 1/4 May

978-1-904332-90-9 10 1/4 x 8 1/4 May

Die-hard baseball fans—take the challenge! Turn your baseball cap into a thinking cap, and test your knowledge of the game with over 600 brain-twisting questions about the big hits and amazing feats that occurred inside the diamond over the last 100 years.

Fine photography, classic architecture, and British history are all on display in this lavish tribute to London’s 33 bridges—from Hampton Court Bridge in the west to Tower Bridge in the east. Some are the original structures; others have been replaced; but each has its own unique tale to tell.Veteran journalist Ian Pay provides the stories to accompany Keith Waldegrave’s evocative photographs.


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A Globetrotter’s Guide and Journal Susan Crandell $14.95 (Can $15.95) Hard 176 pages (all in 2-color) 978-1-58816-767-5 5 x 7 April

This attractive, portable volume from Town & Country is far more than your average travel diary.Along with space to document seven trips, it features profiles of seven major locations and offers advice on packing, taking photos, and traveling solo.Fun and inspirational quotes appear throughout, and the elegant package includes a bound-in envelope to hold memorabilia and a ribbon marker.

COSMOGIRL COOL ROOM 35 Make It Yourself Projects Mark Montano $7.95 (Can $8.95) Hard 96 pages (all in color) 978-1-58816-742-2 5 1/2 x 6 3/8 May

Every CosmoGIRL deserves her dream room.Designer Mark Montano— author of Super Suite and host of TLC’s While You Were Out—helps her get it. Mark wrote CosmoGIRL’s enormously popular“Cool Room”column.Now that column’s become a book, filled with smart answers to decorating dilemmas, 10 different room schemes, and 35 hip, easy-to-make projects that dazzle and wow.

COSMOGIRL THE ULTIMATE QUIZ BOOK Discover the Real You! From the Editors of CosmoGIRL $12.95 (Can $13.95) Paper 496 pages (all in color) 978-1-58816-775-0 5 x 7 June

If there’s anything a teenage girl can’t resist, it’s finding out more about herself. That’s why magazine quizzes are so popular—and CosmoGIRL The Ultimate Quiz Book collects more than 120 great ones from its bestselling series.They’ll help the inquisitive CosmoGIRL learn the answers to all her pressing questions:What’s my fashion style? My personality type? Who am I, really?

ASHLEY TISDALE Star of High School Musical and More! Posy Edwards $12.95 (Can $13.95) Hard 64 pages (all in color) 978-1-4091-0468-1 7 x 9 1/4 June

As a star of Disney’s High School Musical series, and a singing sensation in her own right, Ashley Tisdale is one of the hottest celebrities around—and here’s all the inside info her fans could ever want! Posy Edwards—who has written about many tween favorites —dishes about Ashley’s style, crushes, and friendships with her co-stars and Hollywood’s young elite.Includes a FREE pull-out poster!


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MILEY CYRUS: ME & YOU

Star of Camp Rock Posy Edwards $12.95 (Can $13.95) Hard 64 pages (all in color)

Star of Hannah Montana Posy Edwards $12.95 (Can $) Hard 64 pages (all in color)

978-1-4091-1148-1 7 x 9 1/4 March

978-1-4091-0075-1 7 x 9 1/4 Available Now

She’s the lucky girl who appeared with the Jonas Brothers in Camp Rock— and now Demi Lovato’s rocketing to stardom.Young fans can find out the inside scoop on this new tween celeb right here—including what it felt like to act alongside—and kiss!—Joe Jonas. With gorgeous photos and features, and a pull-out bedroom poster, this is the perfect gift for Demi Lovato and Camp Rock buffs!

Miley Cyrus: Me & You includes everything you need to know about the singing sensation and the secret popstar—Miley’s style, looks, crushes, and friends.And a FREE double Hannah Montana/Miley Cyrus poster is included, so devotees can have the best of both girls!

JONAS BROTHERS: HELLO BEAUTIFUL

THE ZAC EFRON ANNUAL 2009

Stars of Camp Rock Posy Edwards $12.95 (Can $13.95) Hard 64 pages (all in color) 978-1-4091-0160-4 7 x 9 1/4 Available Now

Now tweens can get closer than ever to their favorite musical heartthrobs: The Jonas Brothers! Here’s the lowdown on their likes and dislikes, their pets, their hobbies, and more, along with fun quizzes so fans can find out which boy would be their perfect date.There’s even a space for dreamy-eyed Jonas lovers to put their photos next to the one they like the best—and a FREE poster, too!

Posy Edwards $12.95 (Can $13.95) Hard 64 pages (all in color) 978-1-4091-0063-8 8 1/2 x 10 7/8 Available Now

Tweens and teens have gone crazy over Zac Efron—that’s why Posy Edwards’s Zac Efron: Me & You sold more than 60,000 copies.Now Posy’s whipped up something new for those Efron-atics:an annual that includes everything they need to know about the star.Packed with photos, Zac facts, High School Musical 1, 2, and 3 quizzes, and Zac’s favorite recipes, this is a book no Zac enthusiast can miss.

MILEY CYRUS YEARBOOK 2009

ZAC EFRON: ME & YOU

Star of Hannah Montana Posy Edwards $12.95 (Can $13.95) Hard 64 pages (all in color)

Posy Edwards $12.95 (Can $13.95) Hard 64 pages (all in color)

978-1-4091-0131-4 8 1/2 x 10 7/8 Available Now

The Miley Cyrus Yearbook 2009 features a FREE calendar poster with all the important Hannah Montana dates filled in, plus photos, facts, puzzles, jokes, recipes, and even crafts!

978-0-7528-9839-1 7 x 9 1/4 Available Now

Zac Efron: Me & You reveals everything fans want to know about this young superstar. His adoring admirers can learn how he got his big break and how he won the lead in High School Musical. They’ll find out about his pets and hobbies; take a quiz to see if they might be his perfect date; and gaze at 120 breathtaking photos.Plus, there’s a full-size poster just right for pinning up on the wall!


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Valentine’s Day is February 14th

500 GREAT DATES Creative, Fun, and Sexy Ways to Spend Time Together Lisa Sussman $7.95 (Can $8.95) Paper 216 pages (all in 2-color) 978-1-58816-562-6 5x7

COSMO’S AQUA KAMA SUTRA 25 Sex Positions for the Tub, Shower, Pool, and More The Editors of Cosmopolitan $9.95 (Can $13.95) Paper 64 pages (all in color) 978-1-58816-571-8 6x6

HIM + HER The Ultimate Guide to Your Lover Tseverin Furey and Dr.Victoria Zdrok $19.95 (Can $23.95) 192 pages (all in color) 978-1-4027-4917-9 7x7

THE ART OF LAP DANCING

COSMO’S GUIDE TO RED-HOT SEX

$9.95 (Can $10.95) Paper

The Editors of Cosmopolitan $24.95 (Can $29.95) Hard 240 pages (all in color)

112 pages (all in color) 978-1-4027-5487-6 7x7

HOW TO LOVE ME The Lovers’ Book of Questions $9.95 (Can $10.95) Hard 96 pages

978-1-58816-649-4 9x9

978-1-4027-4918-6 6x9

THE ART OF POLE DANCING

COSMO’S NAUGHTY NOTES

LOVERS’ MASSAGE KIT

A Spin-by-Spin Guide Peekaboo Pole Dancing Ltd. $9.95 (Can $12.95) Paper 128 pages (all in color)

100 Sexy Stickies to Tease, Tantalize, and Turn On Your Man The Editors of Cosmopolitan $7.95 (Can $8.95) Hard 112 pages (all in color)

978-1-4027-4238-5 7x7

978-1-58816-599-2 5x4

An Interactive Pleasure Game Melanie Linn $14.95 (Can $17.95) (Includes 3 decks of cards & 1 custom die) 978-1-4027-4921-6 6x8

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THE COSMO KAMA SUTRA

COSMO’S STEAMY SEX GAMES

77 Mind-Blowing Sex Positions The Editors of Cosmopolitan $17.95 (Can $19.95) Hard 176 pages (all in color)

All Sorts of Naughty Ways to Have Fun with Your Lover The Editors of Cosmopolitan $9.95 (Can $10.95)

978-1-58816-423-0 7x7

Sexually Explicit Materials

MY SECRET FANTASIES The Lovers’ Book of Sharing $9.95 (Can $10.95) Hard 96 pages 978-1-4027-5534-7 6x9

Paperback Book & Gift Set

240 pages (all in color) 978-1-58816-640-1 3 3/8 x 4 3/8 ❖

❖ Kit or Gift Set


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Mother’s Day is May 10th

BUTTERFLIES & HICCUPS A Guided Pregnancy Journal Laurie J.Wing $14.95 (Can $17.95) Concealed Spiral-Bound Hard

176 pages (all in color) 978-1-4027-4840-0 6x9

CONVERSATIONS WITH MY MOTHER A Keepsake Journal for Celebrating a Lifetime of Stories $9.95 (Can $10.95) Concealed Spiral-Bound Hard

80 pages (all in color) 978-1-60059-088-7 8x9

A GIFT FOR NEW MOTHERS Traditional Wisdom of Pregnancy, Birth and Motherhood Deborah Jackson $12.95 (Can $16.95) Paper with flaps

128 pages (all in color) 978-1-84483-133-3 5 1/2 x 6 3/4

LIFE’S BIG LITTLE MOMENTS: GRANDMOTHERS & GRANDCHILDREN Susan K. Hom $9.95 (Can $11.95) Hard 96 pages (all in color with b/w photos)

LIVES OF MOTHERS & DAUGHTERS Growing Up with Alice Munro Sheila Munro $12.95 (Can $12.95) Paper 288 pages (b/w illus.throughout)

978-1-4027-4318-4 7x7

978-1-4027-5763-1 5 1/2 x 8 1/4

LIFE’S BIG LITTLE MOMENTS: MOTHERS & DAUGHTERS

THE WORLD’S A MOM

Susan K. Hom, photography by John Rios $9.95 (Can $11.95) Hard 96 pages (all in color with b/w photos)

Celebrating Motherhood Jackie Alpers $7.95 (Can $8.95) Hard 96 pages (all in color) 978-1-4027-4914-8 5x7

978-1-4027-4319-1 7x7

LIFE’S BIG LITTLE MOMENTS: MOTHERS & SONS Susan K. Hom, photography by Michelle Abeloff Connolly $9.95 (Can $10.95) Hard 96 pages (all in color with b/w photos) 978-1-4027-5896-6 7x7

YOGA FOR MOTHER AND BABY Julie Llewellyn-Thomas, photography by Ruth Jenkinson $14.95 (Can $21.95) Paper with flaps

96 pages (all in color) 978-1-84533-173-3 8 x 10


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CONVERSATIONS WITH MY FATHER A Keepsake Journal for Celebrating a Lifetime of Stories $9.95 (Can $10.95) Concealed Spiral-Bound Hard

80 pages (all in color) 978-1-60059-089-4 8x9

FROM YOUR GRANDFATHER A Gift of Memory for My Grandchild $9.95 (Can $12.95) Hard 72 pages (all in color) 978-1-60059-093-1 9 x 10

LIFE’S BIG LITTLE MOMENTS: FATHERS & DAUGHTERS Susan K. Hom $9.95 (Can $11.95) Hard 96 pages (all in color with b/w photos) 978-1-4027-4317-7 7x7

MURPHY’S LAWS OF GOLF Henry Beard, illustrated by Phil Scheuer $9.95 (Can $10.95) Paper 128 pages (all in color) 978-1-4027-4775-5 5 x 7 1/2

LIFE’S BIG LITTLE MOMENTS: GRANDFATHERS & GRANDCHILDREN

WINDOWS ON THE WORLD COMPLETE WINE COURSE: 2009 EDITION

Susan K. Hom, photography by Jeffrey H. Mantler $9.95 (Can $10.95) Hard 96 pages (all in color with b/w photos)

Kevin Zraly $24.95 (Can $26.95) Hard 352 pages (all in color) 978-1-4027-5746-4 8 1/2 x 9 1/4

978-1-4027-5839-3 7x7

HOW TO TIE A TIE Choosing, Coordinating, and Knotting Your Neckwear Daniel K. Hall $12.95 (Can $13.95) Hard 112 pages (all in color) 978-1-4027-2757-3 8x8

MURPHY’S LAWS OF FISHING Henry Beard, illustrated by Phil Scheuer $9.95 (Can $10.95) Paper 112 pages (all in color) 978-1-4027-4776-2 5 x 7 1/2

THE WORLD’S A DAD Celebrating Fatherhood Eric Grimes $7.95 (Can $8.95) Hard 96 pages (all in color) 978-1-4027-4926-1 5x7


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21st Century Crossword Puzzle Dictionary, The, 12 500 Great Dates, 29 501 Easy Look & Feel Good Tips, 21

A A Gift for New Mothers, 30 Anyway Anyhow Anywhere The Complete Chronicle of THE WHO 1958–1978, 22 Art of Lap Dancing,The, 29 Art of Pole Dancing,The, 29 Ashley Tisdale, 26 Atlantic Cryptic Crosswords,The, 12

B Bartending, 8 Bath Bombs, 5 Beach Blanket Sudoku, 12 Bedside Baccalaureate: The Second Semester,The, 19 Big Book of Juices,The, 8 Big Book of World Tapas,The, 8 Big Ideas, 19 BOGGLE Sudoku, 13 Boss Lady Sudoku, 13 Bread Machine Bible,The, 8 Butterflies & Hiccups, 30

C Cake Decorating Tricks, 8 Celebration Cakes, 8 Chapman Deck of Essential Knots,The, 24 Chapman Knots for Boaters, 24 Chinese Astrology Bible,The, 3 Clean Body, 3 Clever Color Picture Mazes, 13 Cocktails and After Dinner Drinks, 9 Coffee, 9 Coffee Café, 9 Comedy Crosswords to Keep You Sharp, 13 Complete Guide to Flags of the World,The,25 Complete Guide to Light,The, 22 Compost Specialist,The, 18 Conversations with My Father, 31 Conversations with My Mother, 30 Cosmo Kama Sutra,The, 29 Cosmo’s Aqua Kama Sutra, 29 Cosmo’s Guide to Red-Hot Sex, 29 Cosmo’s Naughty Notes, 29 Cosmo’s Steamy Sex Games, 29 CosmoGIRL Cool Room, 26 CosmoGIRL The Ultimate Quiz Book, 26 Covert, 24 Craft Challenge: Dozens of Ways to Repurpose a Pillowcase, 5 Crochet Chic, 5 Crocheted Wire Jewelry, 5

• D Demi Lovato, 27 Digital Photography Q & A, Revised and Updated, 22 Do It: Home Decorating, 11

E Eco Craft, 5 Enchanted, 3 Essential Herbs Handbook,The, 3

F Farm Chicks in the Kitchen,The, 9 Figure It Out!, 22 Fill-In Paint-doku, 13 Finishing Touch,The, 11 Flame-Broiled Sudoku, 13 From Your Grandfather, 31

G Gift For New Mothers, A, 30 Girl Mechanic,The, 11 Gluten-Free,Wheat-Free & Dairy-Free Recipes, 9 Going for the Green, 25 Golf Rules Explained, 25 Great Expectations:The Essential Guide to Breastfeeding, 21 Green Dog, Good Dog, 23 Green Garden Expert,The, 18 Grow Organic, 18

H Handmade Paper from Naturals, 5 Him + Her, 29 Hip Handbags, 6 Hooked on Jewelry, 6 Hot Stone Massage, 3 How to Love Me, 29 How to Tie a Tie, 31

I I Can Make You Thin, 21 India: Food & Cooking, 9 IQ Boosters, 14 Iris Schreier’s Reversible Knits, 6

J Jonas Brothers: Hello Beautiful, 27

K Kama Sutra Super Sex, 21 Ken-Doku, 14

L Life’s BIG Little Moments: Fathers & Daughters, 31 Life’s BIG Little Moments: Grandfathers & Grandchildren, 31 Life’s BIG Little Moments: Grandmothers & Grandchildren, 30

Life’s BIG Little Moments: Mothers & Daughters, 30 Life’s BIG Little Moments: Mothers & Sons, 30 Literary Crosswords to Keep You Sharp, 14 Little Black Dress,The, 6 Little Giant Encyclopedia: Baseball Quizzes, 25 Little Giant Encyclopedia: Card Games, 14 Little Girls in Matching Dresses, 19 Little Road Trip Handbook,The, 25 Lives of Mothers & Daughters, 30 London’s Bridges, 25 Los Angeles Times Crosswords 18, 14 Love Is All You Need, 19 Lovers’ Massage Kit, 29

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S Scattergories Word Search Puzzles, 16 Scratch & Solve 48-Copy Counter Spinner (Empty),17 Scratch & Solve 48-Copy Counter Spinner Assortment, 17 Scratch & Solve Hangman for Your Pocket,16 Scratch & Solve Tough Hangman for Your Pocket, 16 Sit & Solve Crazy Phrazies, 16 Smoothies!, 10 Success with Bamboos & Ornamental Grasses, 18 Sudoku Astrology, 4 Super Brain Bafflers, 16 Super Granny, 21 Supermarket Diet Cookbook,The, 10

Man Crafts, 6 Mars 3-D, 23 Miley Cyrus Yearbook 2009, 27 Miley Cyrus: Me & You, 27 Miso Pretty Sudoku, 14 Moon 3-D, 23 Movie Mania Crosswords to Keep You Sharp, 15 Murphy’s Laws of Fishing, 31 Murphy’s Laws of Golf, 31 My Secret Fantasies, 29

Ukulele Book & Gift Set, 22 USA TODAY Snapshots, 19

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New Encyclopedia of Fashion Details, 23 New York Cooks, 10 New York Sun Crosswords #19,The, 15 New York Sun Crosswords #20,The, 15 Nicky Epstein Knitting in Tuscany, 6 Numerology, 3 O Organic Fruit and Vegetable Gardener’s Year, The, 18 Organic Gardening Techniques, 18 Organic Pharmacy,The, 4 Outside-the-Box Lateral Thinking Puzzles, 15

P Paper Creations: Psychedelic Origami, 7 Photo Tricks, 15 Practical Meditation, 4 Pretty Little Cozies, 7 Professional Bartending, 10 Puzzle Masterpieces, 15

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T Tapas, 10 Tea, 10 Town & Country Travel Companion, 26 Tree, 24 Trends 2009/10, 23 Trivia Crosswords to Keep You Sharp, 16

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Vickie Howell’s Pop Goes Crochet!, 7 Victoria The Essential Tea Companion, 11 Vowelless Crosswords, 17

W Washington Post Lazy Sunday Crosswords, The,17 Weird California, 20 Weird Florida, 20 Weird Louisiana, 20 Weird N.J., 20 Weird Pennsylvania, 20 Weird Texas, 20 Weird U.S., 20 Whisky Cocktails, 11 Windows on the World Complete Wine Course: 2009 Edition, 31 Woodstock, 22 World’s a Dad,The, 31 World’s a Mom,The, 30

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Quick & Easy Energy Boosters, 4 Quick & Easy Stress Busters, 4 Quilts, Baby!, 7

Yahtzee Scratch & Play to Go!, 17 Yoga for Mother and Baby, 30 You Lucky Dog, 7 Your Astrology Guide 2010, 4

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Room by Room: Bathrooms, 12

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Zac Efron Annual 2009,The, 27 Zac Efron: Me & You, 27 Zen of the Labyrinth,The, 17


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