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Recent Book Sales

   

    MANNERS FOR MODERN MOMS AND DADS by Evie + Sarah, to Natasha Vera at Mango, 2019. 

    NATURE BEYOND SOLITUDE: Notes From the Field by John Siebert Farnsworth, to Kitty Liu at Comstock/Cornell University Press

    HELLO, PUDDLE by Anita Sanchez, to Harriet Low at Houghton Miffin Harcourt, 2019.

 

    MELTDOWN!: Why Glaciers Are Melting and Why We Should Care by Anita Sanchez, to Evan Griffith at Workman Publishing, 2019.

    BEST EASY BIRD GUIDE CAPE COD by Randi Minetor, to David Legere at Globe Pequot, 2019 

    BIRDING FLORIDA by Randi Minetor, to David Legere at Globe Pequot, 2019

    PREGNANCY BRAIN: Surprising Facts About Emotional Health Issues in Pregnancy, Tools to Assess Your Own State of Mind,                      Plus Simple Steps You Can Take to Safeguard Your Baby's and Your Own Health by Dawn E. Kingston, RN, Ph.D., to Sarah St. Pierre            and Nita Pronovost at        Simon & Schuster of Canada, 2019. 

    UNTIL I CAN BE SURE: How I Stopped the Death Penalty in Illinois by Governor George H. Ryan, to Katherine Knigge at Rowman and      Littlefield, 2019. 

 

    SMART ASS: How a Donkey Challenged Me to Accept His True Nature and Rediscover My Own by Margie Winslow to Jason Gardner         at New World Library.

    WAIT TILL IT GETS DARK:  A Kid's Guide to Exploring the Night by Anita Sanchez and George Steele.

 

    THE FEMININE SIXTH:  Women for the Defense by Andrea Lyon to The National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. 

   

    BIRDSONG FOR THE CURIOUS NATURALIST by Donald Kroodsma, to Lisa White at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

 

    BIRDING NEW ENGLAND  by Randi Minetor to Dave Legere at FalconGuides,  Globe Pequot Press. 

    DEATH ON KATAHDIN by Randi Minetor, to Holly Rubino at Lyons Press. 

    WILD WINE MAKING: Easy & Adventurous Recipes Going Beyond Grapes, Including Apple Champagne, Ginger Green Tea Sake, Key

    Lime Cayenne Wine, and 145 More by Richard Bender to Carleen Madigan at Storey Press. 

 

    ROTTEN! VULTURES, BEETLES, AND SLIME: Nature's Decomposers by Anita Sanchez, to Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Book

    for Young Readers

    THE COMPLETE CAREER GUIDE FOR INTROVERTS by Jane Finkle to Adam Schwartz and Michael Pye at Career Press

    COVES OF DEPARTURE:   Notes from the Sea of Cortes by John Seibert Farnsworth to Kitty Liu, Cornell University Press

    ENEMY CHILD: A Boy in the Japanese American Internment Camps of World War 11 by Andrea Warren to Margaret Ferguson at                  Holiday House

    DEAR LIBBY:  Will You Answer My Questions about Friendship by Libby Kiszner to Brooke Jorden and Christopher Robbins at                    Familius

Selected List of Agented Books

Psychology

     CONNECTING IN THE LAND OF DEMENTIA by Deborah Shouse, Central Recovery Press.

     SEXUALITY AND DEMENTIA: Compassionate and Practical Strategies for Dealing with Unexpected or Inappropriate Behaviors by

     Douglas Wornell, MD.   Demos  Health.

 

     TORMENTING THOUGHTS AND SECRET RITUALS: The Hidden Epidemic of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder by Ian Osborn, MD.

     Pantheon Books, Dell Books.

     CAN CHRISTIANITY CURE OBSESSIVE COMPULSIVE DISORDER? A Psychiatrist Explores the Role of Faith in Treatment by Ian  

     Osborn, MD. Brazos Press.

     LOST IN THE MIRROR: Borderline Personality Disorder by Richard Moskovitz, MD. Taylor Publishing.

     ESCAPING TOXIC GUILT: Five Proven Steps to Free Yourself from Good! by Susan Carrell, RN, LPC

     A COMMONSENSE BOOK OF DEATH: Reflections at 90 by a Lifelong Thanatologist by Edwin Shneidman. Jason Aronson Books.

     THE SUICIDAL MIND by Edwin Shneidman. Oxford University Press.

     AUTOPSY OF A SUICIDAL MIND by Edwin Shneidman, Oxford University Press

     ENDEAVORS IN PSYCHOLOGY: Selections from the Personology of Henry A. Murray, edited by Edwin S. Shneidman. Harper and

     Row.

Nature

       WILDLIFE SPECTACLES:  Mass Migrations, Mating Rituals, and Other Fascinating Animal Behavior by Vladimir Dinets. Timber

       Press.

       IN PRAISE OF POISON IVY: The Secret Virtues, Astonishing History and Dangerous Lore of the World's Most Hated Plant by Anita

       Sanchez. Taylor Publishing.

      

       THE BACKYARD BIRDSONG GUIDE: Western and Eastern North America editions by Donald  Kroodsma, The Cornell Lab           

       Publishing Group.

       LISTENING TO A CONTINENT SING: Birdsong by Bicycle from the Atlantic to the Pacific by Donald Kroodsma, Princeton

       University Press.

       THE PETERSON GUIDE TO BIRD SOUNDS OF EASTERN AND WESTERN NORTH AMERICA  by Nathan Pieplow.  Houghton                  Mifflin Harcourt.

 

       THE PETERSON GUIDE TO FINDING MAMMALS by Vladimir Dinits, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

       THE SUGAR SEASON: Making Maple Syrup in a New Era by Douglas Whynott. DaCapo Press.

       THE NEW ENGLAND BIRD LOVER'S GARDEN by Randi Minetor. Photographs by Nic Minetor. Globe Pequot Press.

       BEST EASY DAY HIKES Series by Randi Minetor. Globe Pequot Press.

       NATURE WALKS OF CENTRAL PARK, REVISED AND UPDATED EDITION by Dennis Burton. Regina Ryan Books.

 

Science

     HAIR: A Human History by Kurt Stenn, MD.  Pegasus Press.

   

     DRAGON SONGS: Love and Adventure among Crocodiles, Alligators, and Other Dinosaur Relations by Vladimir Dinets, PhD.  

     Skyhorse.

     THE ROOF AT THE BOTTOM OF THE WORLD: Discovering the Transantarctic Mountains by Edmund Stump, Ph.D. Yale University

     Press.

     FAVELA: Four Decades of Living on the Edge in Rio de Janeiro by Janice E. Perlman, Ph.D. Oxford University Press. 2010 Winner of    

     PROSE Awards for Excellence in Social Sciences, Award for Sociology and Social Work.

Middle Grade


    THE BOY WHO BECAME BUFFALO BILL: Growing Up Billy Cody in Bleeding Kansas by Andrea Warren.  Two Lions Press.

    ITCH!: Everything You Didn't Want to Know About What Makes You Scratch by Anita Sanchez.  Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

    HARDLUCKY: The Story of a Boy Who Learns How to Think Before He Acts by Miriam Chaikin and Gabriel Lisowski.  Skyhorse.

  

    CHARLES DICKENS AND THE STREET CHILDREN OF LONDON by Andrea Warren. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

    PIONEER GIRL: Growing Up on the Prairie by Andrea Warren. Bison Books; Morrow Junior Books.

    UNDER SIEGE! Three Children at the Battle of Vicksburg  by Andrea Warren. A Melanie Kroupa Book. Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

    ESCAPE FROM SAIGON by Andrea Warren. A Melanie Kroupa Book. Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

    ORPHAN TRAIN RIDER by Andrea Warren. Houghton Mifflin Books for Young People. 1996 Winner of the Horn Book Award for Non-

     fiction, 1996; an ALA Notable Book for 1996; A Selection of the Scholastic Book Club.

    A HANDFUL OF HAIKU: Poems for Young Readers by Miriam Chaikin. Holt.

Travel

      HIKING THE LOWER HUDSON VALLEY: FalconGuide Primers by Randi Minetor. Globe Pequot Press.

      DEATH IN GLACIER NATIONAL PARK: Stories of Accidents and Foolhardiness in the Crown of the Continent by Randi Minetor.

      Globe Pequot Press.

      DEATH IN ZION NATIONAL PARK: Stories of Accidents and Foolhardiness in Utah's Grand Circle by Randi Minetor. Globe Pequot

      Press. 

      DAY TRIPS: HUDSON VALLEY by Randi Minetor, Globe Pequot Press. 

    

      CAPE COD NATIONAL SEASHORE; ACADIA NATIONAL PARK; GREAT SMOKY MOUNTAINS NATIONAL PARK,  EVERGLADES           NATIONAL PARK;  GULF ISLANDS NATIONAL SEASHORE; BRYCE AND ZION NATIONAL PARKS: FalconGuide Primers by Randi       Minetor. Globe Pequot Press.

      HISTORICAL TOURS: WASHINGTON D.C.; GETTYSBURG NATIONAL PARK; FREDERICKSBURG, NEW ORLEANS, NEW YORK

      CITY  by Randi Minetor. Globe Pequot Press.

      TIMELINE TOURS: VICKSBURG by Michael Sigalas. Globe Pequot Press.

      GREAT SMOKY NATIONAL PARK: and ACADIA NATIONAL PARK:  FalconGuide Primers by Randi Minetor. Globe Pequot Press

      PASSPORT TO YOUR NATI0NAL PARKS ® FIELD GUIDES by Randi Minetor.  9 Volumes. Globe Pequot Press.

Popular Culture

      SO YOU THINK YOU KNOW ROCK AND ROLL?  by Peter  Meltzer, Skyhorse Publishing.

      SO YOU THINK YOU KNOW FOOTBALL?  by Ben Austro, Taylor Publishing.

      SO YOU THINK YOU KNOW BASEBALL? by Peter Meltzer. W.W. Norton.

      MINGUS SPEAKS: Interviews 1972-1974 edited by John Goodman. University of California Press.

      PICKUPS  - Classic American Truck Calendar -  Photographs by William Bennett. Seitz. Sellers Publishing.

      THE THINKER'S THESAURUS: Sophisticated Alternatives to Common Words by Peter E. Meltzer. W.W. Norton.

      GILDED MANSIONS by Wayne Craven.  W.W. Norton.

History

      RISE OF THE CAJUN MARINERS: The Race for Big Oil by Woody Falgoux. Skyhorse Publishing.

     

      THE FRIENDLY ORANGE GLOW: The Untold Story of the PLATO Learning System and the Dawn of Cyberculture by Brian Dear.               Pantheon.

      IN SEARCH OF SACCO AND VANZETTI by Susan Tejada. University Press of New England.

      AMERICA'S MEDICIS: The Rockefellers and Their Astonishing Cultural Legacy by Suzanne Loebl. Smithsonian/HarperCollins.

      RETURN TO THE MIDDLE KINGDOM: One Family, Three Revolutionaries, and the Birth of Modern China by Yuan-tsung Chen.

      Union Square Press.

      THE BOMB IN THE BASEMENT:  How Israel Went Nuclear and What That Means for the World by Michael Karpin. Simon and

      Schuster.

      GIANTS OF JAPAN: The Lives of Japan's Greatest Men and Women by Mark Weston. Kodansha America.

      THE PILL: The Untold Story of the Birth Control Drug that  Changed the World by  Bernard Asbell. Random House. 1995 Winner of            the Best Book of the Year Award from the American Society of Journalists and Authors.

      MOTHER AND DAUGHTER, THE LETTERS OF ELEANOR AND ANNA ROOSEVELT, edited by Bernard Asbell. Coward, McCann              and Geoghegan.

      IDEAS TRIUMPHANT: Women Building Movements That Change Society by Lawrence Lader. Seven Locks Press.

Gardening

     WHAT'S WRONG WITH MY MARIJUANA PLANT?  by David Deardorff, Ph.D. and Kathryn Wadsworth, Ten Speed Press.

     WHAT'S WRONG WITH MY PLANT?  Easy Diagnosis and Natural Remedies by David Deardorff, Ph.D. and Kathryn Wadsworth.

     Timber Press.

     WHAT'S WRONG WITH MY FRUIT TREE? by David Deardorff, Ph.D. and Kathyrn Wadsworth. Timber Press.

     WHAT'S WRONG WITH MY VEGETABLE GARDEN? by David Deardorff, Ph.D. and Kathryn Wadsworth. Timber Press.

     WHAT'S WRONG WITH MY  HOUSE PLANT?  Easy Diagnosis and Natural Remedies by David Deardorff, Ph.D. and Kathryn         

     Wadsworth. Timber Press.

     BOUNTIFUL BONSAI by Richard W. Bender. Tuttle Publishing.

     THE NEW ENGLAND  BIRD LOVER'S GARDEN by Randi Minetor. Globe Pequot Press.

     THE GARDEN PRIMER by Barbara Damrosch. A Regina Ryan Book. Workman Publishing. Revised edition.

     THEME GARDENS by Barbara Damrosch. A Regina Ryan Book. Workman Publishing. Revised Edition .

 

Health
 
     WHEN CANCER STRIKES A FRIEND: What To Say, What To Do & How To Help by Bonnie E. Draeger. Skyhorse Publishing.

     EVERYTHING CHANGES: Living With Cancer in Your 20s and 30s by Kairol Rosenthal. John Wiley.

     THE SEROTONIN POWER DIET: Use Your Brain's Natural Chemistry to Cut Cravings, Curb Emotional Overeating, and Lose Weight  

     by Judith Wurtman, Ph.D. and Nina  Frustajer Marquis, MD. Rodale.

Inspiration

     FINDING SUCCESS AFTER FAILURE: Inspirational Stories of Famous People Who Persevered and Won Out by Darcy Oordt. Sellers

     Publishing.

Pets

      DR. PETTY'S PAIN RELIEF FOR DOGS: The Complete Medical and Integrative Guide for Treating Pain by Dr. Michael Petty.

      Countryman Press.

Parenting

     JOY FIXES FOR WEARY PARENTS by Erin Leyba, Ph.D.  New World Library.

     PARENTING THROUGH DIVORCE: Helping Your Children Thrive During and After The Split by Lisa Rene Reynolds, Ph.D. Skyhorse

     Publishing.

     WHAT BABIES SAY BEFORE THEY CAN TALK. Paul Holinger, MD with Kalia Doner.  Fireside Books, 2003. A selection of the

     Parenting Book Club.

      RAISING HAPPY CHILDREN: A Family Guide by Javad Kashani MD, Wesley Allen MA, and Kate Kelly. Three Rivers Press, Crown

      Books.

Current Events

        IMPERFECT COMPROMISE: A New Consensus Among Israelis and Palestinians by Michael Karpin. Potomac Press.

        WHEN JOHNNY AND JANE COME MARCHING HOME: How All of Us Can Help Vets by Paula Caplan. MIT Press.
 
        ANGEL OF DEATH ROW: My Life as a Death Penalty Defense Lawyer by Andrea Lyon. Kaplan Publishing.

        THE DEATH PENALTY: Why is  it Still Alive? by Andrea Lyon. Kaplan Publishing.

Jewish Interest

          JEWISH WISDOM FOR EVERYDAY LIFE: Sayings of Rabbit Manahem Mendel of Kotzk by Miriam Chaikin and Gabriel

          Lisowski. Arcade Publishing.

           

          TIGHTROPE: Six Centuries of a Jewish Dynasty by Michael Karpin. John Wiley Publishers.

          ANGEL STORIES Miriam Chaikin. Henry Holt Books for Young Readers.

Lifestyle

           GROWN UP COOKIES by Kelly Cooper. Red Rock Press.

           HAPPY ANNIVERSARY by Molly Blayney. Abbeville Press.

           HAND AND HOME by Tommy Simpson and William Seitz. Bulfinch Press.

           HALLIDAY'S NEW ORLEANS FOOD EXPLORER by Frederick Halliday. Fodor's Travel Publications.

           WEDDED BLISS by Molly Blayney. Abbeville Press.

           THE ART OF THE TABLE  by Suzanne von Drachenfels. Simon and Schuster.

Fiction

          THE BABY by Viva (Hoffman). Open Road Media. 

           SUPERSTAR  by Viva (Hoffman). Open Road Media.

          THE LAST LEAF OF HARLEM: The Shorter Works of Dorothy West, edited by Lionel Bascom.  St. Martin's Press.

          THE DOWRY by Walter Keady. Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martins Press, 2007; Robert Hale Ltd.  2006. A Selection of the Book-of-

           the-Month Club, the Literary Guild and the Doubleday Large Print Club.

          THE ALTRUIST by Walter Keady. MacAdam/Cage.

          ALEXANDRA'S SCROLL by Miriam Chaikin. Holt Books for Young Readers.