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Why There Are No Good Men Left
Why There Are No Good Men Left
Written by Barbara Dafoe Whitehead
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307480682
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Why There Are No Good Men Left
The Romantic Plight of the New Single Woman
Written by Barbara Dafoe Whitehead


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: December 24, 2008
Price: $13.99

A hard-hitting, groundbreaking exploration of the new mating conditions that are changing the face of love, commitment, and marriage as we know it.

A double revolution is at work in modern American love: A revolution in higher education has created the most professionally accomplished and independent generation of young women in history... Read more >
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The Family on Beartown Road
The Family on Beartown Road
Written by Elizabeth Cohen
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ISBN: 9780307432193
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The Family on Beartown Road
A Memoir of Love and Courage
Written by Elizabeth Cohen


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $9.99

A New York Times Notable Book

The Family on Beartown Road
is Elizabeth Cohen’s true and moving portrait of love and courage.

Elizabeth, a member of the “sandwich generation”—those caught in the middle, simultaneously caring for their children and for their aging parents—is the mother of baby Ava and the daughter of... Read more >
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Ten Lessons to Transform Your Marriage
Ten Lessons to Transform Your Marriage
Written by John Gottman, Ph.D., Julie Schwartz Gottman and Joan DeClaire
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781400050192
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Ten Lessons to Transform Your Marriage
America's Love Lab Experts Share Their Strategies for Strengthening Your Relationship
Written by John Gottman, Ph.D., Julie Schwartz Gottman and Joan DeClaire


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: June 26, 2007
Price: $15.00

In 1994, Dr. John Gottman and his colleagues at the University of Washingto— made a startling announcement: Through scientific observation and mathematical analysis, they could predict—with more than 90 percent accuracy—whether a marriage would succeed or fail. The only thing they did not yet know was how to turn a failing... Read more >
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Too Safe for Their Own Good
Too Safe for Their Own Good
Written by Michael Ungar
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780771087080
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Too Safe for Their Own Good
How Risk and Responsibility Help Teens Thrive
Written by Michael Ungar


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: February 13, 2007
Price: $18.95

Canadian children are safer now than at any other time in history. So why are we so fearful for them? When they’re young, we drive them to playdates, fill up their time with organized activity, and cocoon them from every imaginable peril. We think we are doing what’s best for them... Read more >
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Ten Lessons to Transform Your Marriage
Ten Lessons to Transform Your Marriage
Written by John Gottman, Ph.D., Julie Schwartz Gottman and Joan DeClaire
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ISBN: 9780307347114
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Ten Lessons to Transform Your Marriage
America's Love Lab Experts Share Their Strategies for Strengthening Your Relationship
Written by John Gottman, Ph.D., Julie Schwartz Gottman and Joan DeClaire


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: May 16, 2006
Price: $13.99

In 1994, Dr. John Gottman and his colleagues at the University of Washingto— made a startling announcement: Through scientific observation and mathematical analysis, they could predict—with more than 90 percent accuracy—whether a marriage would succeed or fail. The only thing they did not yet know was how to turn a failing... Read more >
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Ten Lessons to Transform Your Marriage
Ten Lessons to Transform Your Marriage
Written by John Gottman, Ph.D., Julie Schwartz Gottman and Joan DeClaire, Read by L.J. Ganser and Anne Gartlan
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ISBN: 9780739332382
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Ten Lessons to Transform Your Marriage
America's Love Lab Experts Share Their Strategies for Strengthening Your Relationship
Written by John Gottman, Ph.D., Julie Schwartz Gottman and Joan DeClaire
Read by L.J. Ganser and Anne Gartlan


Format: Abridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: May 16, 2006
Price: $14.00

In 1994, Dr. John Gottman and his colleagues at the University of Washingto— made a startling announcement: Through scientific observation and mathematical analysis, they could predict—with more than 90 percent accuracy—whether a marriage would succeed or fail. The only thing they did not yet know was how to turn a failing... Read more >
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Weaving a Family
Weaving a Family
Written by Barbara Katz Rothman, Edited by William Loren Katz
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807028308
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Weaving a Family
Untangling Race and Adoption
Written by Barbara Katz Rothman
Edited by William Loren Katz


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: May 1, 2006
Price: $23.00

Weaving together the sociological, the historical, and the personal, Barbara Katz Rothman looks at the contemporary American family through the lens of race, race through the lens of adoption, and all-race, family, and adoption-within the context of the changing meanings of motherhood. Read more >
The Eldercare 911 Question and Answer Book
The Eldercare 911 Question and Answer Book
Written by Susan Beerman, M.S.W. and Judith Rappaport-Musson, CSA
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781591022930
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The Eldercare 911 Question and Answer Book

Written by Susan Beerman, M.S.W. and Judith Rappaport-Musson, CSA


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: June 3, 2005
Price: $21.99

Eldercare caregivers and professionals who enjoyed the clear, concise, practical information found in Eldercare 911: The Caregiver’s Complete Handbook for Making Decisions — which Publishers Weekly called an "excellent comprehensive guidebook" — will welcome the authors’ follow-up book: The Eldercare 911 Question and Answer Book.
Both the content and format of this... Read more >
The Pecking Order
The Pecking Order
Written by Dalton Conley
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375713811
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The Pecking Order
A Bold New Look at How Family and Society Determine Who We Become
Written by Dalton Conley


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: April 12, 2005
Price: $15.00

The family is our haven, the place where we all start off on equal footing — or so we like to think. But if that’s the case, why do so many siblings often diverge widely in social status, wealth, and education? In this groundbreaking and meticulously researched book, acclaimed sociologist Dalton... Read more >
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