Permission to Parent

After being bombarded by parenting fad after parenting fad, moms and dads finally have a friendly, commonsense guide to raising thriving children. Today, many parents have rejected the dictatorships they resented from their own childhoods. But they overcorrected by turning into child-pleasers. Showering praise and letting kids rule the roost has actually eroded the very… Read More »

The Single Girl’s Guide to Marrying a Man, His Kid…

A funny, honest, and empathetic resource for the novice stepmother, which includes advice on The kids: Adjusting to suspicion, resentment, and biological-parent loyalties; The ex-wife: Living calmly alongside her, whether she’s a psycho or the perfect mother; The holidays: Accommodating old family traditions and developing new ones; The sex: Keeping love alive through the kids’… Read More »

Moby-Duck

Selected by The New York Times Book Review as a Notable Book of the Year A revelatory tale of science, adventure, and modern myth. When the writer Donovan Hohn heard of the mysterious loss of thousands of bath toys at sea, he figured he would interview a few oceanographers, talk to a few beachcombers, and… Read More »

And Baby Makes Three

Having a baby is a joyous experience, but even the best relationships are strained during the transition from duo to trio. Lack of sleep, never-ending housework, and new fiscal concerns often lead to conflict, disappointment, and hurt feelings. In And Baby Makes Three Love Lab™ experts John Gottman and Julie Schwartz Gottman teach couples the… Read More »

Picture Perfect?

It was just a selfie. At least, that’s what Kordale Lewis thought when he snapped a picture of him and his partner caught in their morning ritual of brushing their daughters’ hair. But when he followed the precedent of his straight-couple friends and posted the family photo on his social media accounts, he did not… Read More »

HypnoBirthing, Fourth Edition

HypnoBirthing® has gained momentum around the globe as a positive and empowering method of childbirth. Here’s why: HypnoBirthing helps women to become empowered by developing an awareness of the instinctive birthing capability of their bodies. It greatly reduces the pain of labor and childbirth; frequently eliminates the need for drugs; reduces the need for caesarian… Read More »

The Vaccine-Friendly Plan

An accessible and reassuring guide to childhood health and immunity from a pediatrician who’s both knowledgeable about the latest scientific research and respectful of a family’s risk factors, health history, and concerns In The Vaccine-Friendly Plan, Paul Thomas, M.D., presents his proven approach to building immunity: a new protocol that limits a child’s exposure to… Read More »

The Last Pirate

A haunting and often hilarious memoir of growing up in 80s Miami as the son of Big Tony, a flawless model of the great American pot baron.   To his fellow smugglers, Anthony Edward Dokoupil was the Old Man. He ran stateside operations for one of the largest marijuana rings of the twentieth century. In… Read More »

Beyond the Sling

A real-world guide to Attachment Parenting from the Big Bang Theory actress, neuroscientist, and mother Mayim Bialik—a book hailed by Dr. William Sears as “delightful” and by Ricki Lake as “a fantastic guide to birth and parenting that is packed with invaluable wisdom.” Mayim Bialik was the child star of the popular 1990s TV sitcom… Read More »

The Unconquered

The extraordinary true story of a journey into the deepest recesses of the Amazon to track one of the planet’s last uncontacted indigenous tribes. Even today there remain tribes in the far reaches of the Amazon rainforest that have avoided contact with modern civilization. Deliberately hiding from the outside world, they are the last survivors of… Read More »

Leaving Lana’i

SECOND in the USA-TODAY bestselling PACIFIC HORIZONS series!  In these connected romantic novels, characters facing tragedy, heartbreak, and painful family secrets are drawn to the wild beauty of the natural world. Breaching whales and howling wolves refresh their spirits, but only human love can heal their souls… One horrible night fifteen years ago, a little… Read More »

Six Weeks to Sleeveless and Sexy

You have the right to bare arms! JJ Virgin, nutrition and fitness coach to the stars, and author of THE VIRGIN DIET, has created a simple, no-fail program that will trim, tone, and transform your arms into your hottest accessory. You don’t even need to go to the gym! JJ’s fun, tell-it-like-it-is method will teach… Read More »

Kings of Cocaine

This is the story of the most successful cocaine dealers in the world: Pablo Escobar Gaviria, Jorge Luis Ochoa Vasquez, Carlos Lehder Rivas and Jose Gonzalo Rodriguez Gacha. In the 1980s they controlled more than fifty percent of the cocaine flowing into the United States. The cocaine trade is capitalism on overdrive — supply meeting… Read More »

Bill Bryson’s African Diary

“Here is a man who suffers so his readers can laugh.” — Daily Telegraph Bill Bryson travels to Kenya in support of CARE International. All royalties and profits go to CARE International. Bryson visits Kenya at the invitation of CARE International, the charity dedicated to eradicating poverty. Kenya is a land of contrasts, with famous… Read More »

Iran

Un viaggio in moto in compagnia della mia 35 mm attraverso il Kurdistan, turco e iraniano, la Persia e la regione Azera. Un viaggio insieme a 3 amici ma un viaggio solitario, perché tale è, sempre, un viaggio in moto. Ogni sera ho scritto le sensazioni provate e i luoghi visitati. Quello che vi offro… Read More »

YOU: Having a Baby

America’s favorite doctors Michael Roizen and Mehmet Oz cover pregnancy from conception to birth. Few life experiences feature emotional swings as extreme as those of pregnancy—it’s a monumental mix of both intense excitement and skip-a-beat anxiety. How do you respond to such a situation? If you’re like most, you scour websites, read books, browse blogs,… Read More »

Although Of Course You End Up Becoming Yourself

NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE, STARRING JASON SEGAL AND JESSE EISENBERG, DIRECTED BY JAMES PONSOLDT An indelible portrait of David Foster Wallace, by turns funny and inspiring, based on a five-day trip with award-winning writer David Lipsky during Wallace’s Infinite Jest tour In David Lipsky’s view, David Foster Wallace was the best young writer in America. Wallace’s pieces… Read More »

Co-Parenting from the Inside Out

Karen L. Kristjanson shares the stories of a variety of divorced and separated couples who co-parent. Effective co-parenting, or sharing significant parenting time with an ex-spouse, is one of the best gifts separated parents can give to their children. The interviews in Co-Parenting from the Inside Out are with real moms and dads in diverse… Read More »