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    The Joyous Cookbook Real Food, Nourishing Recipes for Everyday Living Joy McCarthy Canada
    9780735234857 Paperback COOKING / Health & Healing On Sale Date:December 31, 2019
    $32.00 CAD 8.02 x 10 x 0.71 in | 1.99 lb | 256 pages Carton Quantity:16 Canadian Rights: Y Penguin Canada
    • Marketing Copy


      From the award-winning blogger and bestselling author Joy McCarthy comes 100 easy and delicious whole food recipes for a healthy diet.

      Joy McCarthy founder of the hugely popular Joyous Health blog shares her love of natural wellness and passion for simple cooking that’s healthful and tastes amazing—food you feel good about and want to make every day. Now, in this gorgeously designed new cookbook, Joy offers a collection of 100 whole food recipes for happy, healthy living.

      From easy-to-make breakfasts, hearty mains, and one-pot meals, to sides and salads, snacks, and desserts, Joy shares her amazing recipes to keep you and your family well-nourished every day. With recipes like Apple Cinnamon Walnut Waffles, Crunchy and Creamy Soba Noodle Salad with Almond Dressing, Fish Tacos with Tomato Cilantro Salsa, Sweet Potato Veggie Pad Thai, Rustic Mediterranean Summer Galette, One-Pot Paprika Chicken, Strawberry Rhubarb Cobbler, and Almond Butter Rice Crispy Squares, getting a healthy meal on the table for you and your family is simple even on busy weekdays. The Joyous Cookbook includes an abundance of plant-based (vegan and vegetarian), kid-friendly, and allergen-free recipes and options, information on stocking your pantry, and so much more for healthy, joyous meals.

      Publication History: Original Trade Paperback
      JOY McCARTHY is a Certified Holistic Nutritionist (CNP, RNCP) and founder of Joyous Health, an award-winning blog focused on healthy living. She is the bestselling author of Joyous Health and Joyous Detox, and a World Gourmand Cookbook Award recipient. A trusted nutrition expert, Joy has been featured in hundreds of publications both online and in print, and is a regular health expert on television.

      Author Residence: Toronto, Canada

      Author Hometown: Toronto, Canada
      Marketing & Promotion

        Paid social ads

        Influencer mailing

        New year, new you advertising

        Publicity: Tour focus in Toronto and GTA

        Additional tour cities based on author travel

        National TV media segments (morning shows, The Marilyn Denis Show, The Social, Cityline)

        Recipe excerpts and interviews with national food and lifestyle print, online and radio outlets

        Hometown launch event in Toronto (TBC)

    • Awards & Reviews

      A Globe and Mail Bestseller

      “[The Joyous Cookbook recipes] will you keep you healthy all season long. Not only that, but they’ll all look amazing on your IG feed – win-win!”
      The Loop
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    This Is Your Brain on Birth Control The Surprising Science of Women, Hormones, and the Law of Unintended Consequences Sarah Hill
    9780525536031 Hardcover HEALTH & FITNESS / Women's Health On Sale Date:October 01, 2019
    $36.00 CAD 6.32 x 9.28 x 1.14 in | 1.11 lb | 320 pages Carton Quantity:12 Canadian Rights: Y Avery
    • Marketing Copy

      An eye-opening book that reveals crucial information every woman taking hormonal birth control should know

      This groundbreaking book sheds light on how hormonal birth control affects women—and the world around them—in ways we are just now beginning to understand. By allowing women to control their fertility, the birth control pill has revolutionized women’s lives. Women are going to college, graduating, and entering the workforce in greater numbers than ever before, and there’s good reason to believe that the birth control pill has a lot to do with this. But there’s a lot more to the pill than meets the eye.

      Although women go on the pill for a small handful of targeted effects (pregnancy prevention and clearer skin, yay!), sex hormones can’t work that way. Sex hormones impact the activities of billions of cells in the body at once, many of which are in the brain. There, they play a role in influencing attraction, sexual motivation, stress, hunger, eating patterns, emotion regulation, friendships, aggression, mood, learning, and more. This means that being on the birth control pill makes women a different version of themselves than when they are off of it. And this is a big deal. For instance, women on the pill have a dampened cortisol spike in response to stress. While this might sound great (no stress!), it can have negative implications for learning, memory, and mood. Additionally, because the pill influences who women are attracted to, being on the pill may inadvertently influence who women choose as partners, which can have important implications for their relationships once they go off it. Sometimes these changes are for the better…but other times, they’re for the worse. By changing what women’s brains do, the pill also has the ability to have cascading effects on everything and everyone that a woman encounters. This means that the reach of the pill extends far beyond women’s own bodies, having a major impact on society and the world.

      This paradigm-shattering book provides an even-handed, science-based understanding of who women are, both on and off the pill. It will change the way that women think about their hormones and how they view themselves. It also serves as a rallying cry for women to demand more information from science about how their bodies and brains work and to advocate for better research. This book will help women make more informed decisions about their health, whether they’re on the pill or off of it.
      A leading researcher in the dynamic and rapidly expanding field of evolutionary psychology Sarah E. Hill completed her PhD at UT Austin and is now a professor at TCU. With more than fifty scientific publications and multiple prestigious research grants to her credit, Dr. Hill has become an authority on evolutionary approaches to psychology and health. She has been quoted in The New York Times, The Washington Post, Scientific American, and The Economist.

      Author Residence: Colleyville, Texas

      Author Hometown: Burlington, Wisconsin
      Marketing & Promotion
        Marketing: Marketing:

        Cross promotion with psychology and neuroscience organizations

        Digital advertising, facebook, google, etc advertising

        Health and Wellness blog collaboration, promo on socials and in newsletters

        Publicity: Publicity:

        National Morning Show and Cable News shows

        National Radio and local NPR tour

        Podcasts Tour

        Op-eds in Atlantic, Time, WaPo and NYT

        Science and Health Magazines

        Local Dallas Outreach - KERA, Dallas Morning News, Etc

        Womens Magazines and outreach to prominent female columnists in papers nationwide

        Online culture and health media: science of us, salon, slate, etc.

        Health and Wellness newsletters - Goop, MBG, Well & Good

        Author Website:

        Author Social Media: Twitter: @Hill_SE / Facebook: sehill1978/ Instagram: sehill1978
    • Awards & Reviews

      “I love this book! You will look at taking hormones in an entirely new way after reading This is Your Brain on Birth Control. A must read for men and women.”
      —Louann Brizendine M.D. author of The Female Brain and The Male Brain

      “This is an urgently needed book that every woman should read. Most women are comfortable with the idea that, as some point in their lives, they’ll be taking hormones. But few of us are aware that these same hormones also have an effect on our brains, and not always in a good way.”
      —Lisa Mosconi, PhD, Director of the Weill Cornell Women's Brain Initiative, and author of Brain Food

      "This is Your Brain on Birth Control validates what generations of women have suspected since the introduction of the pill—birth control is doing a whole lot more in our bodies than simply preventing pregnancy. In this brilliant and witty exploration of what we know (and don't know) about birth control, Hill has provided sound evidence that is eye-opening, riveting, and a must read for all women and the people who care about them."
      —Dr. Jolene Brighten, NMD, author of Beyond the Pill

      "Evolutionary psychologist Sarah E. Hill’s This Is Your Brain on Birth Control... explores the Pill’s cascading effects on women’s lives (it alters the body’s response to stress and even whom you’re attracted to)."
      ELLE, Reading List

      "An evolutionary social psychologist at Texas Christian University, Hill looks beyond birth control to examine the effects of the Pill on women’s brains—and on society."
      People, "Books Worth Reading"

      "When Our Bodies, Ourselves debuted in 1970, it was deemed revolutionary for how it covered women’s sexual and reproductive health. Fifty years later, Dr. Sarah E. Hill’s This Is Your Brain on Birth Control feels just as important.”

      "So many of us have taken birth control for decades. But do you really know how it affects your body? This fascinating, well-researched read sheds light on all the ways the pill impacts not only women’s own bodies, but society and the world around them, too."
      —HelloGiggles, #2 on "The 13 best new books to read in October as you watch the seasons change"

      "Dr. Hill is a researcher in evolutionary psychology, and This Is Your Brain on Birth Control is an interrogation of the things you likely didn’t hear about the pill during your appointment; namely, that the pill doesn’t just regulate fertility, it influences everything a woman’s hormones influence."
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    The Book of Help A Memoir in Remedies Megan Griswold
    9780593139264 Paperback BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs On Sale Date:May 19, 2020
    $23.00 CAD 6.07 x 9.11 x 0.79 in | 0.81 lb | 384 pages Carton Quantity:24 Rodale Books
    • Marketing Copy

      A NATIONAL BESTSELLER - A hilarious and heartbreaking memoir-in-remedies by a self-described “professional soul-searcher” that details a journey of self-discovery through over 160 tonics, seminars, regimens, and transformative therapies.

      “In a world full of spiritual seekers, Megan Griswold is an undisputed All-Star. She has spent her life examining her existence in patient, courageous, and microscopic detail, and now she has written about her search with tender and comic honesty. What a delightful journey!”

      —Elizabeth Gilbert, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Big Magic and Eat, Pray, Love

      From an early age, Megan Griswold was set on a path of looking outside herself to learn about herself. At birth her parents found a Christian Science practitioner for her, at age seven she asked Santa for a mantra, and at 12 she started taking workshops on personal growth. Her over-the-top existential curiosity eventually led her to outdoor leadership training in Patagonia where she met her husband. Their marriage was not without challenges, and after he was arrested, Megan’s world was shattered. Rather than let herself shatter, she embarked on a journey of self-discovery with renewed vigor.

      The Book of Help is the story of the 15,000 hours and 160 different remedies, therapies, and modalities that Megan went through, poking and prodding herself to feel better and be better. With a voice that is at once intimate and hilarious, Megan captures the openness and honesty necessary for people to take a new path in life.
      Megan Griswold has worked has a mountain instructor, a freelance reporter, an NPR All Things Considered commentator, and an acupuncturist. She is a trained doula, Zero Balancer, Wilderness first responder, shiatsu practitioner, and yoga teacher. She is a life coach, off-the grid interior designer, and creator of the backcountry-meets-high-style online store Little Moving Spaces. She resides in a yurt in Kelly, Wyoming.

      Author Residence: Kelly, Wyoming
      Marketing & Promotion
        Marketing: Promotions on

        Social media promotions

        Mailings to special interest groups

        Feature on Read It Forward site, enewsletter and social media channels

        Publicity: Print and online review and feature attention

        Tie-in media and bookselling opportunities with author’s appearances

        Feature Website:

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    • Awards & Reviews

      “Griswold walks us through four decades of vulnerability, humiliation and ferocious effort to make meaning out of misfortune.”Goop

      “Megan Griswold’s fantastic memoir is part-medicine for our time, part-balm for our collective wounds, part-instruction manual. Unexpectedly hilarious, self-deprecating, moving, and a story for all women in this time, I couldn’t put it down. I read it aloud to my fiancé, to our daughter, to my friends. It’s the book that makes you jog the elbow of the person sitting next to you and say, ‘You’ve GOT to read this.’ You’ve got to read this. Megan is in touch with where the rest of us may have limped off course.”—Alexandra Fuller, New York Times bestselling author of Leaving Before the Rains Come

      “Megan Griswold’s intimate, chatty, marvelous voice scooped me up on the first page of The Book of Help and she never left my side until the last. This open hearted, soul searching, intensely readable memoir reminds us that we are far from alone on our journey and how ever much we might want them—there are no finish lines, just resting stops where we can heal, learn, gather strength and, most importantly, keep going.”—Isabel Gillies, New York Times bestselling author of Happens Every Day

      The Book of Help is a homecoming of healing. If you think you know what a memoir is, this book subverts everything you know. In her honest, openhearted prose, Griswold examines her life through remedies, from the simple to the wild.”—Nina McConigley, author of Cowboys and East Indians, winner of the PEN Open Book Award

      “An inventive, deeply original plummet into self-exploration that is part emotional repair manual, part memoir and entirely wonderful.”—Amanda Stern, author of Little Panic: Dispatches from an Anxious Life

      “An all-night sleepover ouija board/tarot card/magic eight ball session of delight.”—Pam Houston, author of Deep Creek 

      “By turns funny and aching, The Book of Help is Eat, Pray, Love on speed. Not even the Buddha was as determined as Griswold to find inner peace.”—Patricia Marx, author of Let’s Be Less Stupid

      “Griswold’s debut…provides an exhaustive look at alternative treatments, but wrapped up in that narrative is a personal tale about her own quest to find comfort and healing from the scars of her youth and the tragedy of her divorce….As remedies, the results were decidedly mixed, but vicariously living them through her telling makes for a fascinating book. Soul-searching has never been more comprehensive.”—Kirkus Reviews

      “When Griswold discovers that her husband has an addiction to phone sex and prostitutes, her mother tells her this is all good material. Given this, readers won’t likely blame the author for seeking her own answers….This [book] will appeal to like-minded seekers.”Booklist

      “Griswold’s vulnerability and deeply honest writing will captivate and bolster readers in their own search for improvement.”—Publishers Weekly
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    The Self-Care Cookbook Easy Healing Plant-Based Recipes Gemma Ogston
    9780593139462 Hardcover COOKING / Health & Healing On Sale Date:May 12, 2020
    $27.00 CAD 5.87 x 7.77 x 0.86 in | 0.99 lb | 192 pages Carton Quantity:32 Clarkson Potter
    • Marketing Copy

      Nourishing and comforting plant-based recipes to boost your energy, help you sleep, and brighten your mood.

      So many of us go about our busy lives without eating wholesome food. Yet without giving our body what it truly needs to fuel us through the day (and night), we get ill, feel low, and have trouble sleeping.

      In The Self-Care Cookbook, plant-based chef Gemma Ogston introduces us to eating as the ultimate form of self-care, whether you’re a full-time vegan, flexitarian, or just looking for simple recipes developed with wellness in mind. Each recipe has been crafted to nurture your body and mind. Organized by some of the core goals of self-care routines—Restore, Rebalance, Reflect, and Renew—The Self-Care Cookbook demonstrates countless ways to embrace your mood and understand your body’s needs through recipes as well as activities outside of the kitchen.

      With over 60 delicious meals including Firey Bean Stew for the days you feel under the weather, Calming Miso Pasta to give your gut flora a super boost, and Indulgent Chocolate Pudding (because you deserve it), The Self-Care Cookbook is for anyone who needs some extra TLC and finds comfort in creating healthful, cozy meals—whether it’s dinner for one or a meal shared with the people you love.
      Gemma Ogston is a plant-based chef and mother of two. Together with her husband, she founded and continues to run Gem’s Wholesome Kitchen, a catering company based in Brighton, UK.

      Author Residence: United Kingdom
      Marketing & Promotion
        Author Website:

        Author Social Media: Instagram: @gemswholesomekitchen
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    More Than Enough Claiming Space for Who You Are (No Matter What They Say) Elaine Welteroth
    9780525561613 Paperback BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs On Sale Date:April 28, 2020
    $23.00 CAD 5.49 x 8.42 x 0.72 in | 0.62 lb | 352 pages Carton Quantity:24 Penguin Books
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      NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER | In this part-manifesto, part-memoir, the revolutionary editor who infused social consciousness into the pages of Teen Vogue explores what it means to come into your own—on your own terms

      Throughout her life, Elaine Welteroth has climbed the ranks of media and fashion, shattering ceilings along the way. In this riveting and timely memoir, the groundbreaking journalist unpacks lessons on race, identity, and success through her own journey, from navigating her way as the unstoppable child of an unlikely interracial marriage in small-town California to finding herself on the frontlines of a modern movement for the next generation of change makers.

      Welteroth moves beyond the headlines and highlight reels to share the profound lessons and struggles of being a barrier-breaker across so many intersections. As a young boss and often the only Black woman in the room, she’s had enough of the world telling her—and all women—they’re not enough. As she learns to rely on herself by looking both inward and upward, we’re ultimately reminded that we’re more than enough.

      Story Locale: Northern California to NYC
      Elaine Welteroth is an award-winning journalist, author, and judge on the new Project Runway. She was most recently editor-in-chief of Teen Vogue where she in 2017 became the youngest person ever appointed editor-in-chief and in 2012 had been the first African American ever to hold the post of beauty and health director at a Condé Nast publication. Prior to Teen Vogue, she was the senior beauty editor at Glamour and the beauty and style editor at Ebony. She’s now a leading expert and advocate for the next generation of change-makers. She has written for the hit show Grown-ish and has appeared on-camera for a range of media outlets including ABC News and Netflix. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.

      Author Residence: Brooklyn, NY

      Author Hometown: Northern California
      Marketing & Promotion
        Marketing: Online advertising

        Social media and online promotion

        Twitter / Instagram outreach

        Publicity: Author events + tie into lecture speaking

        National TV, radio and podcast interviews

        Print and online interviews

        New in paperback media attention

        Author Social Media: Twitter & Instagram: @ElaineWelteroth
    • Awards & Reviews

      “Elaine gifts us all with a beautifully intimate and powerful retelling of her ever unfolding journey. In sharing her joys, pitfalls, adventures, self doubt, and successes, she reminds us that through uncovering and discovering the many facets of ourselves, we are more than enough.”
      —Yara Shahidi

      “Elaine’s book is a call for young women to find their voice and spark their courage—it’s a book I would have loved to have discovered as a young woman starting my own career.”
      —Reese Witherspoon
      “This isn’t just a coming of age story, it’s a book about coming into your own and embracing who you are. As we follow Elaine’s journey, she sheds a bright light on what happens when a black girl not only decides to be the master of her own destiny but challenges what the world thinks a black girl’s destiny should be.”
      —Lena Waithe
      More Than Enough is a guide for young people who want to find their voice, a crash course for those who want to challenge the status quo, and an adventure story for all of us. Young women can learn so much from Elaine’s remarkable journey.”
      —Malala Yousafzai
      “Elaine Welteroth has written the ultimate guide for how to come into your own, on your own terms. Packed with honesty and warmth, More Than Enough is a must read for women of all ages and walks of life.”
      —Karlie Kloss
      “Elaine is a jolt of honesty, positivity, and inspiration. Anyone who has ever felt like she doesn’t belong will feel less alone after reading More Than Enough. Elaine’s voice couldn’t be more important, and more important right now.”
      —Sophia Amoruso

      “The millennial Becoming…Inspiring and empowering.”
      Entertainment Weekly
      More Than Enough is candid but also empathetic in its human-scale telling.”
      San Francisco Chronicle
      “Welteroth has written down lessons, advice and powerful reminders to women everywhere with her debut book More Than Enough.”
      USA Today

      “With a new book…Elaine Welteroth is transforming the Black girl narrative in media.”

      “A media trailblazer…a feminist icon and champion for her generation.”

      “An essential read for women in the workplace today.”

      “Brimming with career and life lessons.”
      “Through the telling of her own fascinating life story, Welteroth leaves bits of advice for those who want to follow her own path.”

      “The former Teen Vogue editor-in-chief opens up in this revealing memoir about growing up in California as the ambitious child of an ‘unlikely interracial marriage,’ only to become a boundary-breaking journalist—as she shared the lessons learned along the way.”
      —O, The Oprah Magazine 

      “Compelling…More Than Enough discusses race, identity, love, friendship, taking up space as a Black woman in a predominantly white workplace, and the meaning of success. As a change maker and young boss, Welteroth reminds young Black girls and women that they are, indeed, more than enough.”
      —Women’s Health

      “Throughout her career, author Elaine Welteroth has often been the only black woman in the room. Learn how she broke down barriers—across several different intersections—to succeed in the media and fashion industries and become one of her generation’s changemakers…. Welteroth’s words may be just what you need to take back your confidence and head down the path toward a new job.”

      “A must read for women of all ages…The perfect graduation gift.”

      “[Welteroth’s] debut book has been described as ‘part-memoir, part-manifesto’ and shares her journey of climbing the ranks of journalism, fashion and life, while often being the only Black woman in the room. A joy to read and learn from.”
      —Yahoo! Style

      “The perfect read for any woman just starting out in her career…An anthem for the modern woman.”
      —Brit + Co
      “[Elaine Welteroth’s] impressive career trajectory makes for fascinating reading, but what makes the book especially worthwhile is its depiction of an emergent social and political consciousness so strong that it eventually led her to abandon corporate media for the ‘joy of dancing into [an unknown] future.’ An inspiring memoir by a dynamic groundbreaker.”
      Kirkus Reviews

      “With lyrical prose resonant of Jacqueline Woodson’s, Welteroth shows what it truly means to be a leader: to elevate others and challenge systems of oppression, without ever sacrificing a job well done…. Welteroth is proof that ‘living the dream’ is an ever-changing, ever satisfying journey to behold.”
      Booklist (starred review)

      More Than Enough is a beautifully honest look at the exhilaration and heavy weight that comes with breaking barriers. Welteroth didn’t set out to shatter ceilings, but she is a force of nature. I can’t wait to see what she does next.”

      “[An] inspiring debut…Welteroth offers a narrative of empowerment to any reader who has had similar experiences. This affecting tale of claiming one’s space and refuting biases will encourage readers to believe in their own worth.”
      Publishers Weekly
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    A Woman Makes a Plan Advice for a Lifetime of Adventure, Beauty, and Success Maye Musk Canada
    9780735238237 Hardcover SELF-HELP / Motivational & Inspirational On Sale Date:December 31, 2019
    $28.00 CAD 5.37 x 8.12 x 0.93 in | 0.79 lb | 224 pages Carton Quantity:12 Canadian Rights: Y Penguin Canada
    • Marketing Copy

      The international supermodel shares personal stories and lessons learned from a life of “living dangerously—carefully.”

      Maye Musk at seventy-one is a fashionable, charming, jet-setting supermodel with a fascinating and tight-knit circle of family and friends. But things were not always so easy or glamourous—she became a single mom at thirty-one years old, struggling through poverty to provide for her three children; dealt with weight issues as a plus-size model and overcame ageism in the modeling industry; and established a lifelong career as a respected dietician, all the while starting over in eight different cities across three countries and two continents. But she made her way through it all with an indomitable spirit and a no-nonsense attitude to become a global success at what she calls the “prime of her life.”

      As the twenty-and thirty-somethings who follow her obsessively on social media know, Maye is a fount of frank and practical advice on how the choices you make in every decade can pay off in surprising, exciting ways throughout your life. In A Woman Makes a Plan, Maye shares experiences from her life conveying hard-earned wisdom on career (the harder you work, the luckier you get), family (let the people you love go their own way), health (there is no magic pill), and adventure (make room for discovery, but always be ready for anything). You can’t control all that happens in life, but you can have the life you want at any age. All you have to do is make a plan.
      MAYE MUSK is an international supermodel, registered dietitian-nutritionist, and worldwide speaker. Frequently featured in major fashion magazines, she has appeared on the cover Vanity Fair, Vogue, Cosmopolitan, Marie Claire, New York Magazine, and Allure. Born in Canada, Maye lived in South Africa for several years and now resides in Los Angeles.

      Author Residence: Los Angeles, California

      Author Hometown: Regina, Saskatchewan
      Marketing & Promotion
        Marketing: ARC giveaways

        Facebook advertising

        Google search; focus on self-help and motivational searches in the new year

        Social media support from Penguin Canada channels

        Publicity: Tour cities: Toronto and other TBC based on author and US plans

        National review mailing

        Pitch for interview features with lifestyle media

        Pitch for in-person national broadcast media in Toronto

    • Awards & Reviews

      “Musk is finally ready to share her extraordinary journey, in the book A Woman Makes a Plan. . . . It includes not just memories but also life advice, her beloved bean soup recipe, and never-before-seen photos from Musk’s family vault.”
      Harper’s Bazaar

      "I have long admired Maye Musk as both a model and a woman. She has inspired so many throughout her career, and her invaluable wisdom and insight come to life on each page of this book."
      —Karlie Kloss

      "Warm, honest and true—A Woman Makes A Plan is full of insight as well as a good dose of humor, offering readers a lifetime of hard-won advice. Maye Musk is a Woman In Charge who knows life is full of surprises, and owns it all!"
      —Diane von Furstenberg

      "Stunning beauty Maye Musk is living proof that a healthy diet is the foundation for a fun vibrant, active, energetic life."
      —Christie Brinkley

      A Woman Makes a Plan brims with career advice, skin-care secrets . . . and self-improvement hacks, learned from a full, adventurous and ultimately fabulous life as an entrepreneur and beauty icon. . . . 71-year-old Maye Musk is a jet-setting supermodel with a lifetime of fantastic opportunities, inspiring stories, and hard-won experience that makes this book a pleasure to read.”
      New York Post

      “[In] A Woman Makes a Plan, Musk describes how her personal and professional struggles taught her to invest in her full potential. . . . the biggest piece of advice found in the book . . . is that you can have the life you want at any age.”
      The Loop

      “[A Woman Makes a Plan is indeed] chalk full of amazing adventure, beauty, and success . . . Pick it up, friends!”
      City TV

      “[A Woman Makes a Plan] offers a revealing glimpse of her billionaire son's unconventional upbringing . . . it not only tells the story of how she was raised, but also sheds some light onto the dynamics at play within the Musk family.”

      “Who doesn’t want the most fabulous life ever? If that describes you but you think you’re ‘too old,’ then read A Woman Makes a Plan by Maye Musk. It’s a book of advice, but also a bio by a woman who’s had an interesting life and is willing to share it. Hint: speaking of share, it’s a great story to share across the ages.”
      The Washington Informer
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    Older, but Better, but Older From the Authors of How to Be Parisian Wherever You Are Caroline De Maigret, Sophie Mas
    9780525610564 Hardcover SELF-HELP / Fashion & Style On Sale Date:December 31, 2019
    $34.00 CAD 5.84 x 8.3 x 0.98 in | 1.11 lb | 272 pages Carton Quantity:12 Canadian Rights: Y Appetite by Random House
    • Marketing Copy

      From the best-selling authors of How to be Parisian, this book delivers the things smart, savvy, fabulous French women think, feel and advise as they hit 40—on life, love and everything else.

      Older, but Better, but Older has the playful wit, self deprecation and worldly advice we have come to expect from these best-selling authors, but now it is focused on the French woman’s mindset as she hurtles towards 40. Caroline de Maigret and Sophie Mas are back to amuse you with how they find they are modifying their favorite bad girl behavior as they advise on beauty, love, seduction as well as lifestyle, family, work and living alone.

      They are still bohemian iconoclasts saying what you don’t expect to hear. They will tell you things aren’t what they used to be—When a thirty-year-old guy arrives at a party and does not even glance at you; when you wake up feeling great and everyone tells you how tired you look; you know you’re an adult when you’re excited just to go home.

      Neuroses vs confidence, resistance vs acceptance, passion vs serenity, de Maigret and Mas, through spirited short stories, capture the different stages of ageing—as nostalgic but modern Parisian women. From the privately absurd to the strangely universal, this book captures moments of everyday life that will make the reader nod, cringe and laugh out loud.
      CAROLINE DE MAIGRET is an international model; she has been an ambassador and spokesperson for Chanel since 2013; a music producer at Bonus Tracks Records and Fashion Video producer for CDM Production. She is an activist for women’s and children’s rights supporting NGOs sucg as UN Women and Care International. She lives in Paris with her twelve-year-old son.

      SOPHIE MAS is a film producer working between Paris and the United States. Her filmography includes Call Me By Your Name by Luca Guadagnino and the upcoming features of James Gray and Oliver Assayas.

      Author Residence: Paris, France
      Marketing & Promotion

        Goodreads giveaways - targeting those who read the first book and similar

        Paid Instagram influencers

        Create great digital content to bring lessons from book to life

        Facebook and Instagram ads

        Author promotions on owned channels

        Book trailer

        Publicity: Align with US tour plans for potential Toronto event

        Pitch long lead women’s magazines - Chatelaine, Zoomer, Elle, Hello! in additional to national dailies for interviews

        Target additional coverage with CBC Here and Now, Marilyn Denis Show, The Social, CTV Your Morning

        Author Website:
    • Awards & Reviews

      “Older, But Better, But Older is a book to read late at night in one go and then buy for your girlfriends. Peppered with inspirational quotes and comedic anecdotes, it is soulful truth-telling with a wink and a prayer.” – Laura Bailey, Vogue UK

      “Neuroses, bon mots, no matter how you come at it, Older is its own Pandora’s Box, a treatise on freedom, self-knowledge, and (variously): learning to be your own best ally, doing good for yourself and others” – Tina Issac-Goize, Vogue

      “A witty take on growing older in Older but Better, but Older, in what is a Parisian approach to adulthood.” – Ella Alexander, Harper’s Bazaar
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    Super Attractor Methods for Manifesting a Life beyond Your Wildest Dreams Gabrielle Bernstein
    9781401957162 Hardcover BODY, MIND & SPIRIT / Inspiration & Personal Growth On Sale Date:September 24, 2019
    $34.99 CAD 5.81 x 8.75 x 0.88 in | 0.93 lb | 248 pages Carton Quantity:12 Canadian Rights: Y Hay House Inc.
    • Marketing Copy

      ** NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER! ** Ready to take the next step toward living in alignment with the Universe? The #1 New York Times best-selling author of The Universe Has Your Back shows you how.

      In Super Attractor, Gabrielle Bernstein lays out the essential steps for living in alignment with the Universe—more fully than you’ve ever done before. “I’ve always known that there is a nonphysical presence beyond my visible sight,” Gabby writes. “All my life I’ve intuitively tuned in to it and used it as a source for good…. What we call it is irrelevant. Connecting to it is imperative.” Super Attractor is a manifesto for making that connection and marrying your spiritual life with your day-to-day experience. In these pages, you’ll learn to:

      * Move beyond dabbling in your practice, when it’s convenient, to living a spiritual life all the time
      * Take practical steps to create a life filled with purpose, happiness, and freedom
      * Feel a sense of awe each day as you witness miracles unfold
      * Release the past and live without fear of the future
      * Tap into the infinite source of abundance, joy, and well-being that is your birthright
      * Bring more light to your own life and the world around you

      This book is a journey of remembering where your true power lies. You’ll learn how to co-create the life you want. You’ll accept that life can flow, that attracting is fun, and that you don’t have to work so hard to get what you want. Most important, you’ll feel good. And when you feel good, you’ll give off a presence of joy that can elevate everyone around you. After reading this book, you will know how to fulfill your function: to be a force of love in the world.
      For over fifteen years, Gabrielle Bernstein has been transforming lives—including her own. The #1 New York Times best-selling author has penned eight books including The Universe Has Your Back, Super Attractor, and the latest, her first Audible Original, You Are the Guru. What started as hosting intimate conversations with twenty people in her New York City apartment, Gabby has grown into speaking to tens of thousands in sold-out venues throughout the world.
      Gabby was featured on Oprah’s SuperSoul Sunday as a “next-generation thought leader.” The Oprah Winfrey Network chose Gabby to be part of the “SuperSoul 100,” a dynamic group of trailblazers whose vision and life’s work are bringing a higher level of consciousness to the world. The New York Times identified Gabby as “a new role model.” She co-hosted the Guinness World Records’ largest guided meditation with Deepak Chopra, and appears regularly as an expert on Today and Good Morning America among other publications. Gabby connects with her community through her books, her Miracle Membership, the Spirit Junkie app, social media, podcasts, masterclasses, digital workshops and e-courses, and live events. To learn more and experience it yourself, visit

      Author Residence: New York, NY
      Marketing & Promotion
        Marketing: Promote through social media (557k Facebook followers and 529k Instagram followers), e-mail newsletter (290k email list) and speaking events (estimated 500 people).

        Live events scheduled from August 2019 (pre-launch event in NYC, with livestream) through February 2020.

        Planned appearances on The Dr. Oz Show and Deepak Chopra’s Global Meditation (Oct 11-13) and will collaborate with Well + Good Council.

        Gabby has a monthly column in Woman’s Health magazine, where she will be promoting her products and platform, and is a regular expert featured in Shape magazine.

        As part of the pre-order campaign, Gabby will promote in her newsletter (290k email list) with a free gift opt-in, and in her Universe Facebook group (projected 50k members by launch).

        HH support: E-mail, social media, and Mind-Body-Spirit media outreach.

        Hay House social media reach: Websites include Hay House (777k followers), Heal Your Life (1.9m followers), Daily Affirmations (883k followers), and Daily Meditations (1.4m followers); Facebook: 1m followers.

        Author Website:

        Author Social Media: Facebook Followers: 557K; YouTube Followers: 138K; Instagram Followers: 529K
    • Awards & Reviews

      "Those of us who have no doubt that consciousness is the fundamental reality which conceives, constructs, governs, and becomes that which we call physical reality have no doubt that in every moment the world is a mirror of our inner state of being. This book explains with elegant simplicity and practical steps how you can be the author of your life story and manifest your deepest desires and cherished dreams."
      - Deepak Chopra, M.D.

      "Gabrielle is the real thing. I respect her work immensely."
      - Dr. Wayne W. Dyer

      “One brilliant book that helped me out during lockdown is Gabrielle Bernstein’s Super Attractor. Oh my god, that book is game changing!”
      - Fearne Cotton
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    Beyond Beautiful A Practical Guide to Being Happy, Confident, and You in a Looks-Obsessed World Anuschka Rees
    9780399582097 Hardcover SELF-HELP / Personal Growth On Sale Date:May 14, 2019
    $22.00 CAD 6.2 x 9.3 x 0.8 in | 1.41 lb | 208 pages Carton Quantity:20 Canadian Rights: Y Ten Speed Press
    • Marketing Copy

      The ultimate guide to building confidence in your body, beauty, clothes and life in an era of toxic social media-driven beauty standards.
      “A self-confidence bible that every woman should read.”—Caroline Dooner, author of The F*ck It Diet

      Empowering, insightful, and psychology-driven, Beyond Beautiful is filled with proven, no-BS strategies for proactive self-care. This stylish and practical handbook takes a deep-dive into all of the factors that make it hard to feel good about yourself, and offers sage answers to tricky questions, like:

      • Why do I hate the way I look in pictures?
      • How can I stop feeling like a total slob compared to everyone on social media?
      • How exactly does this "self-love" thing work?
      • How do I find the confidence to use less make up, stop shaving, or wear what I want?
      • Is body positivity really the answer?

      Illustrated with full-color art, Beyond Beautiful is a much-needed breath of fresh air that will help you live your best life, know your worth, and stop wasting any more precious energy and mental space worrying about the way you look.

      Praise for Beyond Beautiful

      “This compact book delves into every aspect of the body-image problem and sets forth feasible ideas for accepting one’s physical appearance to enhance confidence and joy.”Library Journal (starred review)

      “Rees’s emboldening message will surely help any reader struggling with self-confidence.”Publishers Weekly
      Anuschka Rees is a writer, ex-serial-dieter, and former beauty-fanatic. Despite growing up in the era of female empowerment and body positivity, she spent much of her twenties trying to fix yet another imagined “flaw,” researching diets, and comparing herself to attractive people on Instagram. Eventually she decided to put her INTJ mind to good use and see if she could find concrete, applicable advice for women like her, whose insecurities are keeping them from living their best life. Anuschka’s first book The Curated Closet was a bestseller and has been translated into five languages. She lives in Berlin, Germany with her cats, books, and boyfriend.
      Marketing & Promotion
    • Awards & Reviews

      “This compact book delves into every aspect of the body-image problem and sets forth feasible ideas for accepting one’s physical appearance to enhance confidence and joy.”Library Journal (starred review)

      “Rees’s emboldening message will surely help any reader struggling with self-confidence.”Publishers Weekly
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    The Fifth Trimester The Working Mom's Guide to Style, Sanity, and Success After Baby Lauren Smith Brody
    9781101971888 Paperback FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Parenting On Sale Date:March 06, 2018
    $22.95 CAD 5.2 x 7.98 x 0.9 in | 0.64 lb | 416 pages Carton Quantity:24 Canadian Rights: Y Anchor
    • Marketing Copy

      The first three trimesters (and the fourth—those blurry newborn days) are for the baby, but the Fifth Trimester is when the working mom is born. A funny, tells-it-like-it-is guide for new mothers coping with the demands of returning to the real world after giving birth, The Fifth Trimester is packed with honest, funny, and comforting advice from 800 moms, including:

      •The boss-approved way to ask for flextime (and more money!)
      •How to know if it’s more than “just the baby blues”
      •How to pump breastmilk on an airplane (or, if you must, in a bathroom)
      •What military science knows about working through sleep deprivation
      •Your new sixty-second get-out-of-the-house beauty routine
      •How to turn your commute into a mini–therapy session
      •Your daycare tour or nanny interview, totally decoded
      Lauren Smith Brody is the founder of The Fifth Trimester movement, which helps businesses and new parents work together to create a more family-friendly workplace culture. A longtime leader in the women’s magazine industry, Lauren was most recently the executive editor of Glamour magazine. Raised in Ohio, Texas, and Georgia, she now lives in New York City with her husband and two young sons.
      Marketing & Promotion
    • Awards & Reviews

      “Brody gets the challenges of going back to work as a new mom. . . . She explains how to tackle it all.” —PeopleStyle

      “A book you MUST read if you are returning to work after the birth of a child. . . . I loved it and you will too.” —Lois P. Frankel, Ph.D., author of the New York Times bestselling Nice Girls Don’t Get the Corner Office

      “[This] practical and entertaining read covers everything.” —The Seattle Times

      “[Brody] is a passionate advocate. . . . She provides tangible tips and helpful advice from women who have been there and who more than survived, they thrived.” —

      “[A] no-BS guide to help moms, particularly new moms, cope with all the demands of the real world . . . like how the hell do you return to work, take care of another life, and somehow carve out time in the day for, you know, yourself?” —

      “An invaluable guide. . . . Brody’s book shows that the absolute lack of public policy to support working families makes an already tough situation worse. And while we need to work to change that, in the meantime, she makes clear: you’re not alone, you’re not crazy, and she’s got your back.” —Brigid Schulte, author of the New York Times bestselling Overwhelmed: How to Work, Love, and Play When No One Has the Time

      “The women featured in Brody’s book offer advice for coping emotionally that runs the gamut from learning how to not blame yourself for mistakes to not make any major career decisions in your first few months back to work.” —The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
      “Fantastic.” —Good Morning America

      “Returning to work can be challenging, but Brody is a friendly and reassuring guide with a simple message: You can do this. It will get better. Packed with helpful tips and inspiring stories, The Fifth Trimester is the manual new moms need for succeeding on the job and in life.” —Laura Vanderkam, author of I Know How She Does It

      “[Brody] cover[s] the frustrating realities of working-mom life in a chipper, big-sisterly voice.” —The Cut

      “Brody writes nimbly and wisely about a subject she is well versed in: the conflicts, struggles, and triumphs of returning to work after having a baby. . . . Working moms will find a wealth of ideas to help navigate the challenging transition period in this friendly and practical guide.” —Publishers Weekly

      “Like having a well-trusted friend impart bits of wisdom before a meltdown occurs.” —Kirkus Reviews

      “The working mom bible. The perfect gift and sanity-saver.” —

      “Told with insight and witty turn of phrase, this account also draws on [Brody’s] personal experience of momming in the magazine world.” —The Times of Israel

      “Brody takes on the role of a wise mentor who’s just a bit more chic than most of us but who takes us under her wing nonetheless.” —Booklist (starred review)

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