Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Cancer Book: 101 Stories
of Courage, Support & Love
By Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen & David Tabatsky
Includes the inspirational memoir,
It's Just a Word, by Elizabeth Bayer
(Chicken Soup for the Soul Publishing, 2009)

This loving and inspirational collection of intimate stories—by cancer
patients and their loved ones, medical professionals, clergy and
friends—is a must-read for anyone affected by cancer. Writers share
their experiences, from their first diagnoses, to breaking the news to
loved ones, to living through an ever-changing self-image and
discovering a new spirituality. Includes a bonus book: an uplifting and
candid memoir by cancer patient Elizabeth Bayer.
MORE INF0RMATION
What's Cool Berlin (Vols. 1 and 2)
By David Tabatsky (Syndicate Publishing, 1993
and 1995)

An instant hit among tourists and residents, this
was the first English-language guidebook to
Germany's capital written by someone who
actually lived there. Highly informative but
thoroughly irreverent, Tabatsky’s handbook to
Berlin's future capital sold out both editions and
is no longer in print. “A witty and off-beat guide”
(New York Times); "Very funny und ideal für den
‘Quick Trip’ nach Berlin” (Prinz)
; “Cool sind
Tabatsky’s dunkler humor” (BZ Kultur).
Dear President Obama: Letters of Hope from Children
Across America
By Bruce Kluger & David Tabatsky; foreword by Linda Ellerbee
(Beckham Publications Group, Inc., 2009)

An inspiring and colorful collection of nearly 200 letters and drawings
to President Barack Obama, from children in every region of the
country—from the 7th Grader in a Manhattan private school, to
students in one of the poorest schools in Nebraska. In their heartfelt
correspondences, these children (ages 4 through 18), do what kids
do best: enunciate their hopes, fears and dreams about the world
they live in, and their boundless excitement about the historic election
that took place during their young lives.
The Right Words at the Right Time Volume 2: Your Turn!
By Marlo Thomas & (New) Friends
David Tabatsky, Consulting Editor
(Atria, 2006)

In this follow-up to Marlo Thomas's 2002 bestseller,
The Right Words
at the Right Time,
101 contributors—selected from among thousands
in a nationwide search—tell riveting stories about the words that
changed their lives forever.
The Boy Behind the Door: How Salomon Kool Escaped
the Nazis
A Young Adult Book Inspired by a True Story
By Sanford L. Batkin with David Tabatsky

On May 5, 1940, just a day before Solomon Kool's Bar Mitzvah, the
Germans invaded the Netherlands, forever altering the lives of Sal
and his family. Ultimately separated from his parents and siblings, Sal
begins a long and emotional journey of survival, in which he learns
about the importance of hope, friendship and faith. Written for a
young adult audience, this startling true tale is based on Kool's
personal account of the saga, and told here for the first time.
MORE INF0RMATION
The Intelligent Divorce: Because Your Kids Come First
(Volume One: Taking Care of Your Children)
By Mark B. Banschick, MD and David Tabatsky

Like it or not, divorce is often unavoidable. But it doesn't have to
destroy relationships between ex-spouses, nor among parents and
their children.
The Intelligent Divorce is a groundbreaking blueprint
for negotiating the complicated and sometimes unbearable landscape
of spousal dissolution with grace, compassion, and wisdom.
Developed over the course of a decade and based on hundreds of
case studies,
The Intelligent Divorce teaches healthy and effective
communication strategies intended to ensure personal integrity while
committing parents to protecting the innocence of their children.
The Intelligent Divorce: Because Your Kids Come First
(Volume Two: Taking Care of Yourself)
By Mark B. Banschick, MD and David Tabatsky

In this second book of his acclaimed
Intelligent Divorce series, author
Mark Banschick explains how the greatest asset your kids have is
yourself. Despite the inevitable power struggles you may have with
your ex, says Banschick, the key is stay healthy, centered and
focused on your children's well-being. After all, your children want to
see their mom and dad happy, positive, and communicating
effectively with each other. And if you're raising your children alone,
this book, along with Book One, will help you become a positive role
model for your kids.
Slipping Reality
By Emily Beaver
Edited by David Tabatsky

In a time of hardship and heartbreak, sometimes reality isn't enough.
Slipping Reality is the story of 14-year-old Katelyn Emerson, who,
when faced with the glaring truth of her brother's illness, rebels by
slipping away into the depths of her imagination. There she finds the
kind of support and comfort she feels she deserves—and she does
not have to feel so alone. And yet, as Katelyn's grasp on reality begins
to unravel, so too does a girl who grew up too fast and fell apart too
soon. Emily Beaver's debut novel is a coming-of-age story that
explores the trials of young grief, and growth where it's least expected.
The Dream Tide: A Novel
By Scott A. Schlefstein
Edited by David Tabatsky

Former cop turned private investigator Nate Abbot first became aware
of his unique dreaming gift as a teenager. By the time he was married
with children, nightmares and supernatural visits from his past
plagued him. While on vacation in the desert, he is revisited by a
dead-end kidnapping case that not only threatens the lives of his
family, but also plunges him into a personal hell that forces him to
confront a death he witnessed long ago. Will his dreaming ability
finally release him from his torment? Dream Tide features a collection
of modern cowboys on motorcycles, a heroic family dog, gunfights,
surrealistic natural disasters, and a spine-chilling plot by gifted
novelist Scott A. Schlefstein.
Familiar Shadows
By Bert Goolsby
Edited by David Tabatsky

Love. Valor. Enduring memories. This coming-of-age story, a sequel
to the author's first novel,
Her Own Law, is set in the Deep South at
the end of World War II. Twelve-year-old Luke “Skeets” McLendon
and his best friend, Will Sheffield, fall for Lydia Powell, a beautiful,
recently orphaned girl their same age. When Luke’s aunt assumes
temporary custody of Lydia, Skeets' life becomes complicated, as he
learns a painful lesson about love and loss. Bert Goolsby, a former
Chief Deputy Attorney General of South Carolina and Judge of the
South Carolina Court of Appeals, is also the author of three short-
story collections,
Five Stockings, Sweet Potato Biscuits and Humanity,
Darling, and two novels, Her Own Law and Harpers' Joy.
Busted! The Fab Foundations Guide to Bras that Fit,
Flatter and Feel Fantastic
By Ali Cudby
Edited by David Tabatsky

Forget everything you thought you knew about your bra size—it's
wrong. As Ali Cudby explains in her new book, the secret to finding
your ideal bra is to stop measuring for bra size, and begin to focus on
fit. Wearing the right bra is not just a matter of fashion—it’s a matter
of health and self-esteem. And yet 70 to 85% of women are wearing
the wrong bra size. By combining extensive knowledge and the easy
humor that has made Ali one of the foremost experts in her field,
Busted! is essential reading for anyone who wants to look and feel
better in her clothes and her body—every day.
Dear Mister Bollywood: How I Fell in Love with India,
Bollywood and Shah Rukh Khan
By Rina Golan
Edited by David Tabatsky

Dear Mister Bollywood is a letter to the most famous man in India,
Shah Rukh Khan, in which  author Rina Golan reveals her life story,
her struggle to survive and her hunger to succeed—but not at any
price. As Golan explains it, she is destined to make it big her way,
without compromising her principles or selling her soul. This journey
brings her to an encounter with her beloved hero, and then to life in
Mumbai, where she tries to make her mark in Bollywood. Throughout
it all, her love for India—and Shah Rukh Khan—is what drives her, in
a book that will inspire readers to live their lives with passion, to
pursue their dreams, and to never give up on the truth.
The Redemption of Holly Dobson
By C. Lynn Barton        
Edited By David Tabatsky

Holly Dobson possesses an understated and benevolent evil.
Relentlessly driven by an unbreakable sense of family values, she
acts with remorseless conviction to protect her own, regardless of the
consequences. And yet her only son, George—a demonic,
charismatic, and curiously engaging being—drives Holly on an
adventure that spans continents, decades and the landscape of her
soul. Along the way, she discovers her purpose and finds redemption
as a mother, a woman, a lover and, ultimately, something more than a
mere human being.
I Found God in Hollywood
By Cliff Brodsky
Edited By David Tabatsky

From author Cliff Brodsky: "
I Found God In Hollywood is a collection
of 98% true stories that are intended to be humorous. However, if
lucky readers find that they learn something about themselves—or
have a spiritual epiphany—then I guess that would be a good thing.
This is an autobiographical book of funny stories from the perspective
of a musician and pot head who goes to Hollywood to find fame and
fortune and ends up with a spiritual awakening. Go figure. Sometimes
God has a better plan than we do."
Enlightenment
By David Bognar
Edited By David Tabatsky

A revolutionary and useful handbook to understanding our true
nature and the worlds we live in,
Enlightenment is an easy-to-read
synthesis of science, psychology and the works of spiritual masters
that combines metaphysics and quantum mechanics with a
fundamental missing ingredient: the psychology of spirituality. The
book also reveals the role emotions play in our lives, how to make
popular spiritual techniques work, and how to overcome fear and
suffering. A truly remarkable field guide to emotional well-being and
spiritual enlightenment.
The Wright Choice: Your Family's Prescription For
Healthy Eating, Modern Fitness and Saving Money
By Randy Wright, M.D. and David Tabatsky

Americans know they should be healthy, but making health a priority
often falls last on the to-do list for today’s average family. In
The
Wright Choice: Your Family's Prescription For Healthy Eating,
Modern Fitness and Saving Money
, nationally recognized neurologist
and medical director Dr. Randy Wright, and David Tabatsky, co-
author of
Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Cancer Book, have created
an easy-to-understand guide to living longer and healthier lives for
today’s on-the-go family. This comprehensive tell-all health manual
addresses everything from financial gains of staying fit, to the
confusion about fats, good fats and trans fats, to the truth about
Twinkies. A one-stop shop for overall good health.
Do You Dream in Color? Insights From a Girl Without Sight
By Laurie Rubin
Edited by David Tabatsky

In her inspiring her memoir, Laurie Rubin looks back on her life as an
international opera singer who happens to be blind. From her
loneliness and isolation as a middle school student to her experiences
skiing, Rubin describes her past as a "journey towards identity," one
she hopes will resonate with young people struggling with two
fundamental questions: "Who am I?" and "Where do I fit in?" Rubin
believes that "differences" like blindness may seem like barriers, but
for the strong and the persistent, dreams can overcome barriers, no
matter how large they may seem.
Under the Yarmulke: Tales of Faith, Fun and Football
By Rabbi Solomon Schiff
Foreword by Rabbi Shmuley Boteach
Edited by David Tabatsky

He was born amid the tenements of Brooklyn, grew up in the shadow
of the Holocaust and, in 1954, stepped onto his first pulpit in
Dubuque, Iowa—where a congregant remarked with a grin, “Rabbi,
we didn’t know what sin was until you came to town.” From that day
forward—and throughout the course of his distinguished 63-year
career—Rabbi Solomon Schiff has continued to touch hearts, enrich
minds and always provoke laughter. In this long-awaited memoir, Sol
Schiff recaptures his remarkable journey from local cantor in a Bronx
Synagogue to internationally recognized rabbi, whose devotion to
community service and interfaith relations has made him a beacon of
inspiration for millions of all faiths.
Write For Life: Communicating Your Way Through Cancer
By David Tabatsky
(Create Space, 2013)

Each day, millions of people face traumatic change, when everything
familiar feels challenged. What if they began writing about the
experience? What if they took better control by communicating more
effectively and expressing their feelings? What if their struggle
becomes a source of inspiration? Research indicates that expressive
writing may contribute to improved physical and emotional health.
Welcome to
Write for Life, David Tabatsky’s groundbreaking guide to
communicating your way through cancer.
Beautiful Old Dogs: A Loving Tribute to Our
Senior Best Friends
Edited by David Tabatsky
Photographs by Garry Gross
(St. Martin's Press, 2013)

Gandhi once said, "The greatness of a nation and its moral progress
can be judged by the way that its animals are treated." How people
regard older animals is especially revealing.
Beautiful Old Dogs is a
heartfelt, emotional, passionate tribute to old dogs which features the
exquisite photography of the late Garry Gross, and a carefully
selection of moving, insightful, funny, and uplifting essays by, among
others, Anna Quindlen, Ally Sheedy, Christopher Durang, Doris Day,
Dean Koontz and Marlo Thomas.
Calla Lilies: A True Story of Four Sisters and Their Struggle
to Survive Abuse, Addiction, and Poverty in America
By Kay Corbett; David Tabatsky, Editor
CreateSpace, 2014)

The real-life story of a stepmother’s uncompromising love for her four
stepdaughters, this gripping narrative is told in real time, through
recorded telephone conversations between the stepdaughters and their
stepmother from 1994 to 2002—with surprising events unfolding before
the reader’s eyes. These young Southern women are survivors; and
despite their adversities—from childhood trauma to drug and alcohol
addictions—they are passionately committed to improving their lives.
Crystal Child: How Chinese Medicine Saved My Daughter
from Food Allergies and Asthma Friends
By Lisa B. Lewis; David Tabatsky, Editor
(CreateSpace, 2014)

Most of us must navigate our way through daunting struggles at some
point in our lives. It is how we deal with these challenges and the
choices we make concerning them that defines our essence as
human beings.
Crystal Child is the inspiring story of a mother on a
mission: to save her physically fragile child from life-threatening food
allergies and asthma, which she ultimately accomplishes through a
steady stream of humor, love and hard work. “Lisa's story can inspire
others with similar problems," says Dr. Xiu-Min Li of Mt. Sinai Hospital
in New York City. "Her dedication and determination are a lesson for
all of us.”
The Overparenting Epidemic: Why Helicopter Parenting
Is Bad for Your Kids . . . and Dangerous for You, Too!
By George Glass, M.D. and David Tabatsky
(Skyhorse, 2014)

Helicopter parents, tiger moms, cosseters, hothouse parents.
Whatever we label it, overparenting—anxious, invasive, overly
attentive, and competitive parenting—may have finally backfired. As
the first generation of overparented children become adults, studies
show that when baby boomer parents intervene inappropriately, their
“millennial” children end up ill-behaved, anxious, narcissistic, entitled
youths unable to cope with everyday life. But all of this can be
avoided if parents would just take a giant step back, check their
ambitions at the door, and do what’s really best for their kids. Written
by a noted psychiatrist and a parenting specialist, The Overparenting
Epidemic is a science-based yet humorous and practical book that
features pragmatic, reasonable advice on how to parent children
effectively and lovingly without overdoing it.
Marilyn Who? The Untold Story of the Most Amazing
Person You Never Heard Of
By Marilyn Schwartz, as told to David Tabatsky
(Legacy Projects; CreateSpace, 2015)

“Get on with it!” If one thing can be said about this woman, it’s that
adversity does not deter her. “A problem by itself is not a negative
thing,” she advises. “It’s a challenge. And if you look at each passage
as a kind of victory, big or small, it offers encouragement, giving you
confidence in yourself to be ready for whatever comes next.” Meet
Marilyn Sacharow Fried Schwartz, an uncommon woman whose eight-
decade journey––amid joy and heartbreak, through turbulence and
triumph––reminds of the preciousness  of our days, the importance of
faith and family, and the resiliency of the human spirit.
A Soldier's Diary, 1893–1918: From Philadelphia to the
Philippines, Crawfish Jesse Explains It All
By Jesse C. Davisson and Alison Wilkom
Edited by David Tabatsky
(Legacy Projects; CreateSpace, 2015)

Jesse C Davisson, great-grandfather of Alison M. Wilkom, was no
angel when he first joined the Army in 1893. His diary begins there,
then follows his adventures through such historic military conflicts as
the American Indian Wars, the Spanish– American War, the
Philippine Insurrection and World War I. Within these colorfully written
pages, Jesse richly chronicles the fascinating and intimate details of
these events, such as learning to ride horses with the 7th Cavalry,
becoming friends with Indian Scouts, skinning mules and surviving
ambushes, learning to avoid snakebites and hiding and hiding from
jungle  natives in the Philippines. He reveals the good and the bad of
our human character, complete with dark encounters and
enlightening surprises.
Doggyality: Cognitive Training for Dogs and Humans
By Larry Fine
Edited by David Tabatsky
(Doggyality LLC, 2015)

Dog trainer Larry Fine’s landmark Doggyality method has won fans
across the country, virtually rewriting the manual on keeping your dog
happy, healthy and well-behaved. Here for the first time is Fine’s
unique and innovative technique, all in one engagingly written, easy-
to-digest book—from puppy-training and obedience, to behavior
modification and socialization. "Larry Fine's amazing training skills
have  helped innumerable pets and their people become stronger
communicators and better teams," says Buzz Miller, founder and
president of PACT for Animals. "i am so pleased that he has finally
written down his wealth of knowledge to be shared with the world!"


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