Star of the Emmy-nominated CBS show HOT BENCH, Judge Tanya Acker offers ten comprehensive lessons to demystify courtroom proceedings, laying out all the professional insider information one needs to survive in civil court. (Diversion Books, Summer 2020, North American Rights)
Julia Cameron meets Mary Pipher in this profound guide to writing your way through the dark times of life. Drawing on a growing body of research on post-traumatic growth, Pearce–a researcher, educator and clinical psychologist–reveals dealing with the challenges of loss, grief and tragedy can be a catalyst for transformation. Pearce uses the metaphor of flowers that bloom in the night, such as the Moonflower, the Casablanca Lily and the Night Rose to provide hope and healing. Pearce is Assistant Professor at the University of Maryland, Baltimore and adjunct at Duke University Medical Center (Ixia Press/Dover Publications/World English language/Fall 2020).
An all-natural modern guide to beating hot flashes and night sweats, getting your sex drive back, sharpening memory and reclaiming your well-being for the millions of women going through “the change” based on the latest research, by a women’s health advocate and pioneer, named one of 50 of the most inspirational women by Daily Mail. (New World Library, North America, Fall 2020)
A fascinating deep-dive into Old and New testament historiography, SEARCHING FOR MESSIAH will explore our misguided look for a “messiah” in Judeo-Christian tradition as well as our contemporary fascination with demagogues explaining how it is rooted in misconceptions the author reveals in theological traditions. Author and historian Barrie Wilson, Ph.D is coauthor of LOST GOSPEL and author of HOW JESUS BECAME CHRISTIAN. (Pegasus, September 2020, World Rights)
A chilling analysis of the many ways Americans are being manipulated and divided by an array of increasingly sophisticated tools, including election hacking, “deepfake” videos, AI bots and more. Payton lays out how to protect our democracy from these threats from bad actors (including foreign governments) on an individual and national level. Theresa Payton is the former CIO (Chief Information Officer) for the White House and CEO of Fortalice, a cybersecurity firm. (Rowman, Spring 2020, World exclusive of Japan, Korea, Mainland China, Taiwan)
From Emily J. O’Dell, a Yale Law School research fellow in Islamic Law and editor of SHARIAsource at Harvard Law School, a collection of new translations of Rumi poems, accompanied by contextualizing historical and biographical notes to restore both the original meaning and Islamic/Sufi context to the iconic Persian poet’s mystical poems. (St. Martin’s Essentials, world English and Germany)
THRIVERS: The Surprising Secrets of Happy, High Performing Kids in a Winner-Take-All World, Michele Borba, Ed.D.
From the author of UNSELFIE, educator and parenting expert Michele Borba comes a book about raising kids to roll with the punches and succeed in life–not just in school. Dr. Borba identifies 7 signature strengths that can be nurtured in children from preschool to high school. (Putnam, Spring 2021, World exclusive of translation in Japan, Korea, China, Taiwan)