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The Reality TV Handbook

Would you give up showers, toilets, and other modern conveniences for a chance at a million dollars? Do you long to find the love of your life in front of a national television audience? Are you willing to do anything-and we mean anything-to become famous?

Perfect for fans of Survivor, American Idol, The Bachelor, and their countless imitators, The Reality TV Handbook is the insider’s guide to winning fame, love, and/or money on the small screen. From creating the perfect application video and auditioning like an idol to keeping your head as you’re buried alive, The Reality TV Handbook features everything you need to go the distance.

Written by acclaimed television producer John Saade, this illustrated handbook will show you how to outwit your competitors, outsmart the producers, and win over the hearts of TV audiences everywhere!

JOHN SAADE developed and oversaw production on ABC’s The Bachelor, The Mole, Extreme Makeovers, Making the Band, and Houston Medical. He lives in Los Angeles, California.

JOE BORGENICHT has coauthored The Action Hero’s Handbook, The Action Heroine’s Handbook, The Baby Owner’s Manual, and Undercover Golf. He lives in Salt Lake City, Utah.

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Cube Chic

Tired of working in a bland, boring, office cubicle? Interior designer Kelley Moore has the solution with Cube Chic, a hip, irreverent style book with inspirational cube designs for every taste, from Tiki to Zen. With dazzling full-color photography and helpful decorating tips, you’ll learn how to create:

• The Garden Cube: Rather be gardening? This cube features bright grassy greens, floral prints, and a desk covered in bright gerberas.
• The Cabin Cube: Like a ski lodge at your desk, this cube features dark wood tones and creature comforts aplenty.
• The CEO Cube: Get on the fast track to the executive lifestyle, and create a corner office in your own space.

And that’s just the beginning-there’s also a Hip-Hop Cube, a Pub Cube, a Safari Cube, and even a Cubism Cube. With so many eye-popping design options to choose from, Cube Chic will inspire office drones of all ages!

KELLEY L. MOORE is a lifestyle and entertaining expert with a simple mission: to empower people to connect and build relationships through the environment they create. She has a regular entertainment column in Northwest Home & Garden and writes feature design and entertainment articles for Seattle magazine. Kelley appears regularly on Seattle’s morning television show on KING 5 News, contributing to design, style, and entertainment segments.

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See Jane Write

With chick lit novels popping up on every bestseller list, millions of readers are all thinking the same thing: I could write this stuff and never go back to the office again! And here’s the guide that will show you how. Bestselling novelist Sarah Mlynowski and veteran chick lit editor Farrin Jacobs cover every stage of developing and selling your novel, with chapters on:

Developing an idea
Deciding on a point of view
Making your characters likable
Learning the basics of plotting, pacing, and conflict
Finding an agent
This book also features humorous tips and advice from scores of established writers (including Meg Cabot, Melissa Senate, and Sophie Kinsella). If you’ve got stories to tell, See Jane Write will take care of the rest!

SARAH MLYNOWSKI is the author of Fishbowl, As Seen on TV, Monkey Business, Me vs. Me, Bras & Broomsticks, and Frogs & French Kisses and coeditor of the bestselling chick lit anthologies Girls’ Night In and Girls’ Night Out. Her first novel, Milkrun, sold more than 700,000 copies worldwide. She lives in New York City.

FARRIN JACOBS is a former chick lit editor for Red Dress Ink.

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The Smart Family’s Passport

Budget Travel magazine is dedicated to providing great travel experiences at affordable prices-which is harder than ever when you’ve got a brood of screaming kids in the backseat! Thankfully, their dedicated readers are here to help. This companion volume to The Smart Traveler’s Passport (100,000 copies in print!) features 350 tips for anyone traveling with children. Readers will learn:

    * how a camera phone can help you overcome language barriers.
    * why a jar of peanut butter is the ultimate traveling companion.
    * memorable souvenirs that won’t break your budget.
    * how to answer the dreaded question, “Are we there yet?”

Full of tips on planning, booking, packing, fl ying, safety, getting around, and much more, this passport-sized anthology makes the perfect bon voyage gift!

BUDGET TRAVEL is one of America’s favorite travel magazines, with a circulation of 550,000.

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Smart Traveler’s Passport

Budget Travel magazine isn’t just about the best travel experience at the lowest price-it’s also about traveling “the right way.” Their philosophy, “Vacations for real people,” has led them to their readership for guidance, and this collection of their readers’ best 399 travel tips is an essential addition to any traveler’s library. In The Smart Traveler’s Passport, you’ll learn:

    * 13 different uses for Ziploc bags
    * How dental floss can double as a tape
    * Where to find the best street food in cities worldwide
    * How a digital camera can help you find your rental car
    * Why clearing your Web browser’s cache will lead to lower prices on airfare and hotel reservations
    * How to avoid long lines at the world’s most popular attractions

Designed to look and feel like an actual passport, this handy reference provides expert advice on planning, booking, packing, flying, safety, security, and getting around. It makes the perfect bon-voyage gift!

BUDGET TRAVEL is one of America’s favorite travel magazines, with a circulation of 550,000.

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Colorstrology

The bright and insightful guide to birthday colors is back with an all-new cover inspired by the iconic Pantone color system. Discover every vibrant aspect of your personality with Colorstrology, a fascinating blend of astrology, numerology, and color theory that offers exciting new insights about our lives and relationships. Written by renowned astrologer Michele Bernhardt using the numbers and color schemes of Pantone, Inc., the global authority on color, the system features 366 “birthday colors” that illustrate who we are and how we behave. Using Colorstrology, you’ll quickly understand how to enhance your best personality traits with your birthday color. This full-color book features detailed profiles of everyone you know, plus 366 perforated swatches so you can take your birthday color wherever you go.

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