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Back Surgery

With all the misleading information out there on back problems, even doctors have conflicting views on the best treatments. But it is the decision you make that counts. The problem has always been finding the facts necessary to make a wise choice—or it was, until now. Dr. Edwin Haronian has put together a guide that looks at both the conditions and the procedures, surgical and nonsurgical, and ...

Barefoot Pirate

Barefoot Pirate, is the captivating tale of one man’s pursuit of an unshakable dream—a true story of swashbuckling adventures, classic tall ships, and a sailor’s steadfast determination to prove himself right. It is the personal account of Captain Mike Burke and the world-famous Windjammer Barefoot Cruise line he built with his barefoot spirit and his iron will to succeed. Brilliantly written ...

Beating the Casinos at Their Own Game

Whether you’re a novice gambler or a seasoned veteran, this easy-to-follow, fullcolor guide will enable you to walk into any casino and approach the gaming tables and slot machines with confidence. After clearly explaining the rules of each game, gambling expert Peter Svoboda details the “smart” way to play, offering unique tips and strategies that will increase your chances of winning. You’ll ...

Ben Franklin's Secret Love

Ben Franklin had a bastard son whom he acknowledged, but the identity of the boy’s mother was never revealed. Ben Franklin’s Secret Love is a witty, whimsical unraveling of this mystery, as Franklin, detained by St. Peter at Heaven’s Gateway, tells the story of his life to justify his scandalous reputation. At the heart of his tale is a star-crossed romance with the mother of his son. But along ...

Beyond the Magic Bullet

While scientists win occasional skirmishes in the battle against cancer, the overall war continues to go badly. Stories abound about revolutionary drugs that may be available in the future, but offer no real help to those who have cancer today. At present, conventional approaches continue to rely on a narrowly focused strategy of treatments, with doctors using, at best, only one or two drugs or ...

Big Yoga

If you think yoga is only for skinny young things, you need to think again. To expert Meera Patricia Kerr, yoga can and should be used by everyone—especially plus-size individuals. In her new book, Big Yoga, Meera shares the unique yoga program she developed for all those who think that yoga is not for them. Part One of Big Yoga begins with a clear explanation of what yoga is, what benefits it ...

Big Yoga For Less Stress

Whether it’s relationships, work, politics, or life in general, we seem to be surrounded by things and people that give us stress. We wake up with it, carry it around with us, and even take it to bed. We know we’re stressed because we experience the telltale symptoms—tension headaches, nervousness, exhaustion, high blood pressure, and lowered immunity. We may try to ignore these symptoms or even ...

Bite It & Write It!

Nutrition is an evolving field, so counseling strategies and dietary plans greatly vary, and many are unsuccessful or simply unrealistic. But there is a strategy that works. It can be summed up in only three words: Writing it down. Whether your goal is to lose weight, manage disease, or simply be healthier, keeping track of what you eat and drink in a journal is an effective way to change your ...

Black Broadway

The African-American actors and actresses whose names have shone brightly on Broadway marquees earned their place in history not only through hard work, perseverance, and talent, but also because of the legacy left by those who came before them. Like the doors of many professions, those of the theater world were shut to minorities for decades. While the Civil War may have freed the slaves, it ...

Blue Sky, White Clouds

In working with his 86-year-old mother, who was in the advanced stages of Alzheimer’sdisease, author Eliezer Sobel discovered something astounding. Although she could notspeak full sentences or follow a story line, his mother could read, and would sit in raptattention as she paged through magazines and coffee-table books. That is why he wroteBlue Sky, White Clouds. A simple picture book with ...

Bootlegger’s 200 Proof Blackjack

For most people, the game of blackjack provides excitement and entertainment—and somewhat erratic results. Although we may know the basic rules and even a few strategies, most of us still manage to lose our stakes time and again. Now, gambling columnist and blackjack expert Mike “Bootlegger” Turner has written the perfect guide to help the average player turn the tables. Bootlegger’s 200 Proof ...

Breaking Through

While one-on-one therapy is certainly beneficial, for some children, the process of developing social skills, manual dexterity, and educational competency presents much more of a challenge. Fortunately, the introduction of new and easy-to-use technological devices has created a quiet revolution in the field of special education. It was only a decade ago that the iPad—a portable interactive ...

Breath of Life

This book chronicles the amazing journey of Dr. Ted Anders and Resina Koroi and their families as they re-discovered the power of ancient Fijian natural medicine and brought it to the pharmacies, homes, and hospitals of the modern world. Their research and development of products made from the oldest living plant species on earth, Red Mangrove, has led to major breakthroughs in respiratory, ...

Bubbie and Zadie Come to My House

For over twenty-five years, thousands of Jewish children have written letters addressed to “Bubbie and Zadie” because of this special Hanukkah tale. It is the story of a magical “grandmother and grandfather” who visit Jewish children throughout the world on the first night of Hanukkah. They tell the children wonderful stories, play the dreidel game with them, and offer words of wisdom. Most ...

Buddha Speaks

Designed to provide powerful transformational healing through the words of theBuddha—the Indian spiritual leader who lived more than two thousand years ago—this book explores how the wisdom of the past can be understood and applied in thehere and now, providing important insights into our world. Author Rashmi Khilnani,an expert on the Ascended Masters, emphasizes many of the historical ...