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A Natural History of Love

By: Ackerman, Diane

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Random House: 1994

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2268725

ISBN: 0679403477

Condition: Near Fine


A very nice copy. 1994 Hard Cover. xxiii, 358 pp. The bestselling author of A Natural History of the Senses now explores the allure of adultery, the appeal of aphrodisiacs, and the cult of the kiss. Enchantingly written and stunningly informed, this audaciously brilliant romp through the world of romantic love (Washington Post Book World) is the next best thing to love itself. View more info

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Being Single in a Couples' World

By: Amador, Xavier; Kiersky, Judith

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Fireside Book: 1999

Seller ID: 1510728

Condition: Very Good


Lightly rubbed. 1999 Trade Paperback. How many times have you said to yourself, This is the last wedding I go to alone? Are you at a loss for answers when your friends and family suggest that your problem is you're too picky or you're not trying hard enough? Does it seem like all the good ones are taken? Whether you are actively looking for a mate or have decided that marriage isn't what you want right now, psychotherapists Xavier Amador and Judith Kiersky can help you d... View more info

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Kama Sutra Journal

By: Balmain, Julianne

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Chronicle Books: 2005

Seller ID: 2269475

ISBN: 0811847691

Condition: Near Fine


Lock and keys missing, last few pages lightly bumped. Clean pages, not written in. 2005 Hard Cover. Inspire and be inspired with this bedside journal. Drawn from a legacy thousands of years old, this journal is your place to explore new realms of pleasure and imagination. The Kama Sutra Journal includes plenty of space to record, illustrate, and fantasize, with stimulating tips for enhancing your love life. Keep it as your own private record or leave it out in order to i... View more info

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Love Is Never Enough: How Couples Can Overcome Misunderstandings, Resolve Conflicts, and Solve Relationship Problems Through Cognitive Therapy

By: Beck, Aaron T.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Perennial Library: 1989

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2268627

ISBN: 0060916044

Condition: Very Good


First printing. Wrappers and pages faintly toned. 1989 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. xii, 415 pp. With eloquence and accessibility, Dr. Aaron T. Beck analyzes the actual dialogue of troubled couples to illuminate the most common problems in marriage--the power of negative thinking, disillusionment, rigid rules and expectations, and miscommunication. View more info

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Why Men Call Girls

By: Canfield, Shannon

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Dell: 1975

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2204907

Condition: Very Good


1st printing. Lightly rubbed. 1975 Mass Market Paperback. A professional's guide to the joy of sex for both men and women. View more info

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How to Win Friends and Influence People

By: Carnegie, Dale

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Simon and Schuster: 1936

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2276372

Condition: Good


1937 18th printing. Lacks jacket. Inscribed and signed by author on front endpaper ('To Joseph Frantz, Dale Carnegie'), underneath which, in a different hand and different ink (black instead of green), is written 'Lecture at Chamber of Commerce, Friday March 11/1938, Rochester N.Y.' A few light spots on boards, spine repaired, spine cloth faded, corners rubbed, a few pencil marks in text. 1936 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. x, 340, [2] pp. 8vo.... View more info

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Love's Coming of Age: A Series of Papers on the Relations of the Sexes

By: Carpenter, Edward

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Vanguard Press: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2266237

Condition: Very Good


First edition. No jacket, pencil name on front endpaper, minor pencil underlining. 1926 Hard Cover. 178 pp. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Edward Carpenter (29 August 1844 – 28 June 1929) was an English socialist poet, philosopher, anthologist, and early activist for rights for homosexuals.[1] A poet and writer, he was a close friend of Rabindranath Tagore, and a friend of Walt Whitman.[2] He corresponded with many famous figures such as Annie Besant, Isadora Duncan, Havelock Ellis... View more info

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Surrealist Love Poems

By: Caws, Mary Ann

Price: $7.00

Publisher: The University of Chicago Press: 2005

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2275894

ISBN: 0226098729

Condition: Near Fine


First printing. Ink name and note scribble out on half-title page, faint odor of smoke. 2005 Soft Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 120 pp. Published to accompany Tate Modern's exhibition Surrealism: Desire Unbound, this is a collection of love poems by Surrealists of the 20th century. The poems are organized thematically and are interspersed with Surrealist photographs, including Man Ray, Lee Miller and Claude Cahun. View more info

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Cleaving: The Story of a Marraige

By: Covington, Dennis and Vicki

Price: $10.00

Publisher: North Point Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2270603

ISBN: 0865475482

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. A very nice copy. 1999 Hard Cover. 213 pp. Writing in alternating voices, the authors reveal the secret to their marriage--a union fraught with such problems as infidelity and alcoholism, which were overcome by hard work and a conscious effort to root their lives in the world outside of their lives. View more info

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Our Treacherous Hearts: Why Women Let Men Get Their Way

By: Coward, Rosalind

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Faber and Faber: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1540135

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Includes original jacket. Faintly rubbed.Very Good. 1992 Hard Cover. 206 pp. Women will remain exploited until they stop denying the bitter truth of their inferior positions and stop complying with their male exploiters, insists Coward, a British broadcaster, in this penetrating and wide-ranging analysis-cum-manifesto. She searches for the female feelings that, she believes, often go unacknowledged: the tendency to idealize men, to be manipulative, to play... View more info

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The Sexual Responsibility of Woman

By: Davis, Maxine

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Permabooks: 1959

Seller ID: 1794998

Condition: Very Good


3rd printing. Pages toned. 1959 Mass Market Paperback. 239 pp. From the back cover: this book reveals the obligations women must fulfill for joyous, uninhibited married love and shows them how best to encourage and satisfy their mates. View more info

What Wives Wish Their Husbands Knew About Women

By: Dobson, James

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.: 1975

Seller ID: 1301651

Condition: Very Good


Sticker remnants on back cover. 1975 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 192 pp. Dr. Dobson's suggestions for marital happiness are interesting, practical, and humorous. In this book, Dr. Dobson provides an empathetic look at barriers to marital harmony, and then offers many insightful and helpful suggestions for their resolution. View more info

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When Your Child Needs Help: A Parent's Guide to Therapy for Children

By: Doft, Noma; Aria, Barbara; Chess, Stella

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Harmony Books: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2267498

ISBN: 0517580462

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Jacket very faintly toned. Ink name on front endpaper, two minor ink spots on page ridge. 1992 Hard Cover. xiii, 224 pp. One of America's top child psychologists provides reassuring advice for parents whose children are experiencing emotional or developmental problems. Here is the essential guide for every parent who is struggling to distinguish typical growing pains from more serious problems. View more info

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The Gentle Art of Verbal Self-Defense

By: Elgin, Suzette Haden

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Dorset Press: 1980

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2266882

ISBN: 0880290307

Condition: Near Fine


Reprint. An exceptional copy. 1980 Hard Cover. 310 pp. Elgin applies her revolutionary system of verbal self-defense to the issue of wellness, showing that illness often has language-related causes, and leads readers to health-promoting language behavior. View more info

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Friendship (A Revell Inspirational Classic)

By: Emerson, Ralph Waldo

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Fleming H. Revell Company: 1957

Seller ID: 2268956

Condition: Near Fine


Sticker on front jacket flap, very minor tears along jacket spine head and jacket spine base, a few faint small stains on jacket front. No publisher date(circa mid-1900's). 1957 Small Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 55 pp. A book about friendship written by Ralph Waldo Emerson. View more info

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Siblings Without Rivalry: How to Help Your Children Live Together So You Can Live Too

By: Faber, Adele; Mazlish, Elaine

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Perennial Currents: 2004

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2201750

ISBN: 0380799006

Condition: Good


General wear. 2004 Trade Paperback. xvii, 246 pp. ...this seminal book--revised and updated after more than ten years of feedback from parents' letters, TV and radio talk shows, and Faber and Mazlish's highly successful partenting workshops. Siblings Without Rivalry guides the way to family peace and tranquillity with humor and compassion for both parents and children. Illustrated, action-oriented, and easy to understand, it's packed with sensitive yet sensible ways to t... View more info

Anatomy of Love: Natural History of Monogamy, Adultery, and Divorce

By: Fisher, Helen E.

Price: $3.00

Publisher: W.W. Norton & Company, Inc.: 1992

Seller ID: 1302664

Condition: Good


Somewhat rubbed.Good. 1992 Hard Cover. CONTENTS: A Way of Seeing; Acknowledgments; Courting: Games People Play; Infatuation: Why Him? Why Her?; Of Human Bonding: Is Monogamy Natural?; Why Adultery?: The Nature of Philandering; Blueprint for Divorce: The Four-Year Itch; When Wild in the Woods the Noble Savage Ran: Life Among Our Ancestors in the Trees; Out of Eden: A Theory on the Origin of Monogamy and Desertion; Eros: Emergence of the Sexual Emotions; Siren's Web: Evolu... View more info

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My Parents Were Awesome: Before Fanny Packs and Minivans, They Were People Too

By: Glazer, Eliot (Editor)

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Villard Trade Paperbacks: 2011

Seller ID: 1538452

Condition: Near Fine


2011 Trade Paperback. 240 pp. NEWSFLASH: Your mom and dad weren't always parents. They used to be people—and they were awesome. They bathed you. They fed you. They raised you to become the person you are today. Your parents are an integral part of your story. But guess what? They have a story too—one that started long before you entered the picture. Before embarrassing fanny packs and Lite FM, there was a time when Mom and Dad were young and carefree—just like you.... View more info

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Dutiful Daughters: Caring for Our Parents as They Grow Old

By: Gould, Jean (Editor)

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Seal Press: 1999

Seller ID: 1508167

ISBN: 1580050263

Condition: Very Good


Lightly rubbed. 1999 Trade Paperback. 310 pp. These first-person accounts portray, with thoughtfulness and clarity, a wide range of caregiver experiences: the possibility of deepening relationships; the opportunity for forgiveness; the ability to reach out and to look within to find strength; the sorrow of watching a parent grow old; and the chance to say goodbye. View more info

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The Man Translator: Your Essential Guide to Manland

By: Grambs, Alison

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Citadel Press: 2008

Seller ID: 2261927

ISBN: 0806528591

Condition: Fine


A fine copy. 2008 Small Softcover. xiii, 155 pp. Though one of the most highly traveled destinations in the world, Manland is fraught with danger for even the smartest relationship-seeking women. The Man Translator increases your chances of survival 100 percent by translating the often tricky lexicon of manspeak into rational English. View more info

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The Mother Knot: A Memoir

By: Harrison, Kathryn

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Random House: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2271879

ISBN: 1400061911

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. An excellent copy. 2004 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 82 pp. In this dark gem of a book by the author of The Kiss, a complex mother-daughter relationship precipitates a journey through depression to greater understanding, acceptance, freedom, and love. Spare and unflinching, The Mother Knot is Kathryn Harrison’s courageous exploration of her painful feelings about her mother, and of her de... View more info

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The Kiss: A Memoir

By: Harrison, Kathryn

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Random House: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2271880

ISBN: 067944999X

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. 1997 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 207 pp. In this extraordinary memoir, one of the best young writers in America today transforms into a work of art the darkest passage imaginable in a young woman's life: an obsessive love affair between father and daughter that began when Kathryn Harrison, twenty years old, was reunited with a parent whose absence had haunted her youth. Exquisitely and hyp... View more info

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How to Get Out of the Rat Race and Live on $10 a Month

By: Herter, George Leonard

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Herter's Inc.: 1965

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2265036

Condition: Good


Second edition. Endpapers and page ridges foxed, boards lightly soiled. 1965 Hard Cover. A humorous collection of advice on various topics, by the author who also wrote 'How to Get Out of the Rat Race and Live on $10 a Month' and 'Bull Cook and Authentic Historical Recipes and Practices' with his wife Berthe. The latter has somewhat of a cult following, and was described by the NY Times as a wild mix of recipes, unsourced claims and unhinged philosophy that went through ... View more info

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Closing the Deal: Two Married Guys Take You from Single Miss to Wedded Bliss

By: Kirshenbaum, Richard; Rosenberk, Daniel

Price: $2.00

Publisher: William Morrow: 2005

Seller ID: 1510741

Condition: Near Fine


Small sticker remnant on back cover.Very Good. 2005 Hard Cover. In this hip and utterly indispensable guide, two happily married husbands and regular guys reveal the secrets to getting a man down on bended knee -- his most uncomfortable position. Over the years, Richard Kirshenbaum and Daniel Rosenberg have dispensed loads of successful relationship advice to friends, colleagues, and relatives, who then pushed the ex-bachelors to share their lessons with the masses of fu... View more info

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I Am My Mother's Daughter: Making Peace with Mom Before It's Too Late

By: Krasnow, Iris

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Basic Books: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1524559

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Lightly rubbed.Very Good. 2006 Hard Cover. 221 pp. Inspiration and advice for adult daughters on making peace with Mom while there's still time--from the best-selling author of Surrendering to Marriage. Iris Krasnow--mother, daughter, and best-selling Journalist--tackles the toughest relationship in the lives of many grown women: the mother-daughter bond. With women's life expectancy inching up past eighty, you may be embroiled with your mother well past t... View more info

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Close Relationships: Perspectives on the Meaning of Intimacy

By: Levinger, George; Raush, Harold L.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: University of Massachusetts Press: 1977

Seller ID: 1530751

Condition: Good


Minor ink & pencil underlining in text, jacket rubbed & toned with creases along corners. 1977 Hard Cover. 192 pp. 8vo. CONTENTS: Preface; 1. The Embrace of Lives: Changing and Unchanging; 2. Interpersonal Relationships: Some Questions and Observations; 3. Private Lives and Public Order: A Critical View of the History of Intimate Relations in the United States; 4. Needed Research on Commitment in Marriage; 5. An Application of Attribution Theory to Research Methodology f... View more info

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Strong Fathers, Strong Daughters: 10 Secrets Every Father Should Know

By: Meeker, Meg

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Regnery Publishing: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2269925

ISBN: 1621573303

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. No jacket. A very nice copy. 2006 Hard Cover. xv, 287 pp. Drawing on her thirty years' experience practicing pediatric and adolescent medicine, teen health expert Dr. Meg Meeker explains why an active father figure is maybe the single most important factor in a young woman's development. In this invaluable guide, Meeker shows how a father can be both counsel and protector for his daughter as she grows into a spiritually and mentally strong young woman. Fro... View more info

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Dangerous Relationships

By: Nelson, Noelle

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Perseus: 2001

Seller ID: 2204216

Condition: Very Good


Light rubbing to wrappers. 2001 Trade Paperback. How to identify and respond to the seven warning signs of a troubled relationship. View more info

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Amoris Laetitia: On Love in the Family

By: Pope Francis

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Our Sunday Visitor: 2016

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2266453

ISBN: 1681920026

Condition: Near Fine


First printing. A very nice copy. 2016 Trade Paperback. 240 pp. All of us are called to keep striving towards something greater than ourselves and our families, and every family must feel this constant impulse. Let us make this journey as families, let us keep walking together. Pope Francis, Amoris Laetitia. In his groundbreaking work on modern family life, Amoris Laetitia: On Love in the Family, Pope Francis continues to guide and lead the Church, calling us to be a sig... View more info

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Sexual Pleasure in Marriage

By: Rainer, Jerome; Rainer, Julia

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 1969

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 1794991

Condition: Very Good


First printing. 1969 Mass Market Paperback. 187 pp. A frank, authoritative discussion of how you can achieve maximum sexual satisfaction through all the years of your marriage--and how you can deepen and prolong the pleasure so necessary for a full, joyful married life. View more info