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If You're a Parent in a Post-COVID World, Now May Be the Time to Learn WHAT TO DO ABOUT YOUR TROUBLED CHILD

Posted: 2022/08/10

Garden City Park, NY: As children grow, there may be times when their behavior seems out of place or troubling. When there is a recurrent pattern of one or more of these types of behavior, something may be wrong. As a parent, if you have noticed something “o­ff” about the way your child has been acting, perhaps it’s time to take a closer look at what might actually be going on—before it gets worse.

Due out next month (September 2022), What to Do About Your Troubled Child ($17.95 USD, ISBN: 9780757005145) is designed to provide you with the information you need to get to the bottom of the mystery. If a behavioral disorder is caught early enough and treated correctly, it can be greatly lessened or even eliminated. Unfortunately, many behavioral problems in children go undiagnosed for so long that they progress beyond the possibility of improvement.

This book is divided into two parts. Part One looks at six of the most common behavioral disorders: obsessive-compulsive disorder, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, autism, anxiety disorders, oppositional defiant disorder, and conduct disorder. Each chapter focuses on one disorder and includes a list of questions intended to determine if your child exhibits enough of the tendencies associated with this disorder to warrant a closer look. It then describes the symptoms and risk factors of the problem, how it may be professionally diagnosed, and traditional means of treatment, which include therapy and medication. Part Two offers a detailed look at complementary approaches to treatment, such as lifestyle changes, nutrition, beneficial programs, and helpful devices.

Telling yourself that your child is bound to grow out of a certain pattern of behavior may be causing you to ignore the signs of a serious issue—one that should be addressed. By the time your child reaches adolescence, the disorder may be too far gone. Now is the time for you to understand and do something about it. Now is the time to let What to Do About Your Troubled Child be your guide.

ABOUT THE AUTHORS: Laura J. Stevens, MSci, received her master’s degree in nutrition science from Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana. Since graduation, she has worked at Purdue as a researcher, investigating the relationship between diet and health disorders. Apart from her work at Purdue, Laura is the author of eight books on diet, behavior, and allergies. Laura lives with her amazing cats, Bentley and Seis, in Lafayette, Indiana.

Richard W. Walker, Jr., MD, MBA received his medical degree from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York and completed his residency at the University of Michigan. He earned his MBA from the Jack Welch Management Institute. He has served on the faculty of the University of Texas Medical Center, and is the founder and CEO of Walker Health Care Holdings and TVP-Care, Houstonbased national healthcare companies. In addition to being a published writer, Dr. Walker is a highly sought-after speaker. ®

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The Kinder, Gentler Woodstock: Remembering Elliot Tiber

Posted: 2022/08/08

Garden City Park, NY: Just when you thought the world couldn't get any messier, along comes the new Netflix documentary TRAINWRECK all about the horrific events and utter failure of the Woodstock '99 festival held in the upstate New York city of Rome from July 22 to July 25.

Far better, we feel, to revisit instead the far happier and groovier Woodstock festival that was first born 53 years ago in the sleepy town of Bethel, New York—with much thanks going to the late great Elliot Tiber, whose legal Chamber of Commerce concert permit paved the way for the original festival to find a home. Along with the inimitable Michael Lang (who passed earlier this year) and Lang's partners Artie Kornfeld, Joel Rosenman, and John Roberts, Tiber was instrumental in helping that first festival get off the ground—equal parts liberated gay man and psychedelic mensch, Elliot Tiber's life and works warrant a new look and appreciation.

And now it looks like Tiber is again receiving some well-timed attention and acclaim.

This past week saw an announcement from Florida-based art gallery owner and former book publisher Frank Gromling that he will celebrate the 10th anniversary of his Ocean Art Gallery with the unveiling of Elliot Tiber's artwork along with three free nightly screenings (Aug. 15-17) of the film Taking Woodstock (adapted from Tiber's first memoir, co-written by Tom Monte, and directed by two-time Oscar-winning director Ang Lee).

In addition, there is a new "Q&A"-style article in this week's Times Square Chronicles ("Woodstock Daddy Resurrected—in Audio!") that shines a light on Edwin Wald who serves as Elliot's "voice" in his narration of both the award-winning "prequel" memoir Palm Trees on the Hudson and also the soon-to-be-released audiobook edition of Tiber's "sequel" memoir and swan-song effort, After WoodstockThe True Story of a Belgian Movie, an Israeli Wedding, and a Manhattan Breakdown (which features a moving Foreword by the aforementioned director Ang Lee).

For those who seek far better vibes than are being given out these days, Elliot Tiber's memoirs—together with his Woodstock miracle movie Taking Woodstock from director Ang Lee—should more than fit the bill.

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The "Eyes" Have It—A Growing Wave of Attention Rolls in for WHAT YOU MUST KNOW ABOUT EYESTRAIN

Posted: 2022/06/17

Garden City Park, NY: Even as he prepares a full update on a forthcoming Second Edition of his long-acclaimed book Smart Medicine for Your Eyes, our bestselling author and noted optometrist Jeffrey Anshel, OD is starting to receive a new wave of notice on his newest title What You Must Know About Eyestrain ($16.95 USD, ISBN: 978-0-7570-0501-5).

First came a glowing review from Publishers Weekly, who declares Dr. Anshel's newest "almost encyclopedic in its comprehensiveness" and who goes on to write that "this accessible resource will empower readers to get their eyes in check."

Then there was a two-time invitation for Dr. Anshel to participate in new articles on eye care from nationally popular Bottom Line Publications (circulation: 1.5 million readers). The first, which ran just this past month, is called "Save Your Sight" (to see the article, click here), while the second due out now in the recent July issue is a shorter item on how to deal with floaters in one's vision.

Just this past week, the popular vision website Optometry Times posted an online article together with a short video that features a talk with Dr. Anshel—to get a look at this item, you can click here.

And as the start of what has always been a robust schedule of interviews with various radio shows and podcasts, Dr. Anshel was also interviewed recently on the popular West Coast-based program "The Kim Pagano Show." Various other media appearances are now expected throughout the summer and into the fall season.

What You Must Know About Eyestrain, is available now wherever books are sold.

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Posted: 2022/05/25

Garden City Park, NY: In the wake of Memorial Day and with Summer 2022 on the horizon, this is the perfect time to dig into a novel as incendiary as it is cleverand as horrific as it is humane.

Shunned thus far at nearly every level of mainstream media, The Trial of George W. Bush: A Novel by Terry Jastrow can now rightfully be declared "The Most Controversial Political Novel in America."

Terry Jastrow, an innovative seven-time Emmy winning producer/director and husband to Oscar-nominated actress Anne Archer, has long maintained that the Iraq War of 2003-2011 was an unjust and illegal action that never should have happeneda conviction that, in light of President George W. Bush's recent speech flub when he said "Iraq" rather than the intended "Ukraine," has now made Jastrow's impassioned novel au courant in this particular political moment.

In Jastrow’s novel, readers witness the scales of justice respond in a trial at the International Criminal Court in the Netherlands, where former President George W. Bush is accused of war crimes and crimes against humanity. This fascinating trial brings together the following: eyewitness testimony from a former Secretary of State; the Commander of US Central Command who oversaw military operations; an American counterterrorism expert; and a female Iraqi blogger, who reads from the blogs she wrote while Bush’s war was destroying her country.

The Trial of George W. Bush ($16.95 USD, ISBN: 978-0-7570-0506-0) is available now on Amazon, and everywhere else that books are sold. It is also available in audiobook format, narrated by noted actor and master impressionist Jim Meskimen, who is now appearing alongside Sean Penn and Julia Roberts in the popular Starz limited series Gaslit. (To see him in that show as a member of the Senate Committee, be sure to click here - and to hear an excerpt from the audiobook of Jastrow's novel, including Meskimen's "Bush" voice, click here).

You still have the freedom to read what you like and to think for yourselfso we invite you to embrace your rights, and to read this book. It's that important.

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Posted: 2022/05/23

The Point

The value of most independent publishing companies is based
on two things—its frontlist titles, and its perennial bestsellers.

Releasing new titles each season is a necessity for any indie publisher, however, it is the books that sell year after year that remain the mainstay of most indie houses. These are those books that not only grab the attention of customers, but also connect with them on a personal level. Whether it’s a title, cover, or topic, these are the books that get picked up, flipped through, andbest of allpurchased.  There is something in each of these books that moves consumers to want to possess their own copies.

While you already may be aware of Square One’s health book list, I would like to give special mention to some of our perennial bestselling titles. While they may not make the current bestsellers’ lists, these have in fact sold literally tens of thousands of copies—and more—over the years. It’s not all that easy to know which titles will have that magic appeal. And while some may occasionally need to be updated, there are those that require no changes at all. For an indie publisher like Square One, though, it’s not always easy to get these perennials the attention that they deserve. So, if you want to increase your bottom line, let me introduce you to some wonderful perennials of which you may not yet be aware:

Conversations with God, Book 4: Awaken the Species (Rainbow Ridge Books, SQ1. dist., $16.95 USD, ISBN: 978-1-937907-57-0) by Neale Donald Walsch

God’s Message to the World
(Rainbow Ridge Books, SQ1 dist., $16.95 USD, ISBN: 978-1-937907-30-3) by Neale Donald Walsch

How to Teach Your Baby Math by Glenn Doman and Janet Doman ($13.95 USD, ISBN: 978-0-7570-0184-0)

How to Teach Your Baby to Read by Glenn Doman and Janet Doman ($13.95 USD, ISBN: 978-0-7570-0185-7)

How to Read a Person Like a Book by Gerard I. Nierenberg, Henry H. Calero, and Gabriel Grayson ($13.95 USD, ISBN: 978-0-7570-0314-1)

Pea in a Pod, Third Ed.: Your Complete Guide to Pregnancy by Linda Goldberg ($19.95 USD, ISBN: 978-0-7570-0489-6)

Suicide by Sugar by Nancy Appleton, PhD and G. N. Jacobs ($15.95 USD, ISBN: 978-0-7570-0306-6)

Talking With Your Hands, Listening With Your Eyes: A Complete Photographic Guide to American Sign Language by Gabriel Grayson ($26.95 USD, ISBN: 978-0-7570-0007-2)

The Video Poker Edge, Second Ed.: How to Play Smart and Bet Right by Linda Boyd ($17.95 USD, ISBN: 978-0-7570-0252-6)

Your Body Never Lies: The Complete Book of Oriental Diagnosis by Michio Kushi ($16.95 USD, ISBN: 978-0-7570-0267-0)

If you are not familiar with any of these ten titles listed above, you are missing out on a great opportunity to sell more books in your store. Considering that each of these titles have quietly sold between 50,000 to 3 million copies so far, the proof is in the numbers. Please feel free to look here through our website to learn more about both our perennials and our forthcoming frontlist titles.

Hope to hear from you soon,

Rudy Shur, Publisher
Square One Publishers, Inc.

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