Award-winning and bestselling author or ghostwriter of 27 books for publishers including Simon & Schuster, Penguin Random House, HarperCollins, McGraw-Hill, and others. Celine Dion's authorized biographer and the author of a Marilyn Monroe biography authorized by her estate.
My primarily focuses are memoir/biography, business and leadership, health, psychology, self-help, and children's educational.
Writing contest judge for Writer's Digest and ASJA, writing instructor for the Omega Institute.
Dozens of articles published in magazines, newspapers, and websites, including the Washington Post, The Establishment, and Salon.
One of my books was the basis of a Lifetime TV movie (The Pregnancy Project) ; another is in development.
My books have been featured on The Oprah Winfrey Show, E! News, The View, The Today Show, Good Morning America, and many other shows.
I am frequently called in when an author has turned in a manuscript that needs more than a staff editor can provide in terms of time and developmental work. Books I've edited have won numerous awards.
My clients' books have been published by Simon & Schuster, Penguin Random House, Hachette, McGraw-Hill, Andrews McMeel, HCI, Tyndale House, and many others. I've worked with celebrities and non-celebrities: doctors, CEOs, business leaders, athletes, and just "regular people" with fascinating stories to tell.
Drawing on the personal archives of Celine and her family, this collector's edition compiles beautiful and elegant photographs of the performer with some of her favorite mementos.* Includes more than 20 facsimiles of Celine Dion memorabilia stored in vellum envelopesMore About Celine DionCeline Dion has long been one of the world's most admired performers. Her unique blend of brilliant talent ... read more
When Gaby faked a pregnancy to challenge stereotypes, she also changed her life. A compelling memoir from an inspirational teenage activist.Growing up, Gaby Rodriguez was often told she would end up a teen mom. After all, her mother and her older sisters had gotten pregnant as teenagers; from an outsider’s perspective, it was practically a family tradition. Gaby had ambitions that didn’t inclu... read more
The true story of the shocking crime behind the hit movie Alpha Dog One week after fifteen-year-old Nick Markowitz vanished, his mother received the news: Nick's body had been found in a shallow grave. Now she tells her own gripping story-the unbelievable motive for the murder, the shocking identity of the accused, and her own nine-year battle to bring her son's killers to justice.
After losing both of his legs in a car accident at age 18, Scott Rigsby battled his way back from depression and addiction to achieve the unthinkable—become the first double-leg amputee ever to cross the finish line in the sporting world’s most grueling and prestigious competition, the Ironman Triathlon. Scott has since become an inspiration to hundreds of thousands of physically challenged an... read more
A must for the Marilyn collector. This treasured volume has been officially licensed by the Marilyn Monroe Estate. Among the collection's fabulous photographs are those that have never- before-now-been-published. The reproductions of memorabilia include some rare pieces. Interspersed with quotes from those who knew her best including DiMaggio, Grant, and Sinatra this is a true picture of the i... read more
View our feature on Joel Haber's Bullyproof Your Child For Life.As featured in the New York Times-an expert's proven technique for stamping out bullying. "Bully Coach" Joel Haber, Ph.D., is one of the foremost experts in the prevention of bullying. A pioneer in the field, he has worked with thousands of kids, parents, teachers, counselors, and others to understand the root causes of the bullyi... read more
Ferris Wheels provide the best view at the fair, but the story behind the name lets you look closer at the building of the first marvelous wheel. George Ferris’s wheels can be found around the world today, but it wasn’t an easy path to turn his idea into a reality. Readers will love learning the story behind the name as they follow along with George’s beginnings in civil engineering, the troub... read more
At nine years old, Breanna Bond weighed a whopping 186 pounds. Just walking up the stairs to her room was a challenge. Her legs chafed to the point of bleeding from rubbing against each other, and her school days were filled with taunts of “Hey, Fatty!” Breanna’s mom, Heidi, was devastated and wondered, How can I get my daughter healthy again?Who’s the New Kid? shows readers how Heidi helped h... read more
Diane Reeve found everything she was looking for in the handsome Frenchman Philippe Padieu. Deeply in love, they spent every Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday together at his place or hers . . . that is, until she learned about his Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, and Sunday women. But her heartbreak was just beginning. After discovering his cheating, she tested positive for HIV and learned that Phili... read more
The three conversations B2B sale pros must have with customers to control every step of long lead buying cycle The most successful salespeople understand that they are fundamentally storytellers. The reality is that to succeed in sales, you need to master the art of customer conversation. The best story told in the best way will always win. Being remarkable and memorable in your conversations ... read more
The co-founder of the Stanford d.School introduces the power of design thinking to help you achieve goals you never thought possible.Achievement can be learned. It’s a muscle, and once you learn how to flex it, you’ll be able to meet life’s challenges and fulfill your goals, Bernard Roth, Academic Director at the Stanford d.school contends.In The Achievement Habit, Roth applies the remarkable ... read more
POWERFUL LEADERSHIP LESSONS FROM A TRAILBLAZING FEMALE COLONEL IN THE U.S. ARMY When Jill Morgenthaler arrived at boot camp in 1975 as part of the inaugural class of women in the Army, she was one of 83 female cadets . . . on a base of 50,000 men. So she knows a thing or two about conquering obstacles. In The Courage to Take Command, Colonel Morgenthaler provides invaluable leadership lessons ... read more
Step-by-step instructions on how writers can earn top dollar writing for magazines are provided in this book. Secrets are revealed about what the high-paying magazines really want, how to build relationships with editors, how to ascertain which sections of a magazine are open to freelancers, what kinds of stories are in demand, what to do if a deadbeat publisher doesn’t pay up, how to market r... read more
Hattie does not want a haircut and wishes her hair would just keep growing. In her dreamworld it does, and this poses amusing problems for her. In the end, Hattie makes a good decision for herself, and she finds joy in giving to another.
A proactive and comprehensive resource that answers every question about fertility health and helps women understand and preserve their fertility options.Does stress affect your fertility? Should you avoid materials made with plastic? How does diet affect your chance of conception? Does acupuncture increase your chances? How old is too old? In The Whole Life Fertility Plan, Kyra Phillips and D... read more
This is Jamie Blyth's powerful story behind the reality star's TV image--and a message of hope and healing for the 20 million Americans who suffer from social anxiety disorder. As one of the finalists on ABC-TV's reality dating show "The Bachelorette," Jamie Blyth risked his heart before millions, while going public with his personal struggle against social anxiety and panic disorder in hopes ... read more
Reverend John Rankin is credited with providing safety through the Underground Railroad to more than 2,000 people as they tried to escape slavery. Not as well-known as Harriet Tubman's story to most readers, 'Beacon to Freedom' recounts in an illlustrated, nonfiction narrative how Rankin guided runaways across the wide Ohio River with a light in his window, giving them hope in a time of great ... read more
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