January & February 2011 Mass Market & Trade Paperback Sales Kit

September 1, 2010

in International Editions,Order Forms,Sales Kits,Sales Materials,Sell Sheets

The January-February 2011 international sales kit for mass market, and paperback and hardcover titles is now available. Don’t miss the following editions include:

  • Three great business books in international pb editions: the #1 New York Times bestselling business book about serving customers, DELIVERING HAPPINESS by Tony Hsieh, a brilliant expose of Exxon, the world biggest oil company, THE FUTURE IS EXXON by Paul Roberts, and UNTHINKING, the newest book from Harry Beckwith,  author of the bestselling The Invisible Touch and What Clients Love.
  • Glenn Paskin’s KATIE UP AND DOWN THE HALL, the delightful and true tale of how one little dog changed lives in the aftermath of September 11.
  • The fourth book in the mega-bestselling Celestine Prophecy series by James Redfield, THE TWELFTH INSIGHT
  • Another brilliant thriller from the minds of Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child as they begin a new series with GIDEON’S SWORD and a new hero in Gideon Crew
  • The Int’l B Format of ANGEL the 7th novel in James Patterson’s New York Times Bestselling Maximum Ride Series
  • The International Mass Market edition of James Patterson’s DON’T BLINK
  • The Int’l C of James Patterson’s collaboration with Michael Ledwidge, TICK TOCK
  • Benjamin Hale’s astonishingly brilliant debut novel in first chimpanzee point of view THE EVOLUTION OF BRUNO LITTLEMORE about the first chimpanzee that develops the ability to speak
  • Mass Markets from Hannah Howell with HIGHLAND GROOM and Gregary Funaro with THE IMPALER along with Trade Paper Back editions from Christopher Lee Barish, T. Greenwood and a POKERSTARS STRATEGY GUIDE from NOLAN DALLA.

Read on about all January & February 2011 export titles…

January-February 2010 International Cover  Kit

January-February 2011 Sales Kit Download
Complete HBG January-February 2011 Sales Kit (includes all int’l sell sheets, HBG “Bookings”, other hc & pb highlights, and all order forms)
January February 2011 HBG MM Cover Presentation (pdf)
Kensington October 2010 Sales Kit & Order Form
Kensington November 2010 Sales Kit & Order Form

International Editions & Focus Titles

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The Book of Bad
Christopher  Barish
PB, $13.95,  9780806533322
1 January, 2011
Rebel Base Books

A Humourous, Grown-Up Version of The Dangerous Book for Boys

A combination of The Worst Case Scenario Survival Handbook with a little Alphabet of Manliness thrown in, THE BOOK OF BAD provides informative, engaging, and humorous advice on doing some bad—and some very bad— things, from stealing from vending machines to carrying on an affair and even robbing banks. Over thirty forms of bad behavior are described along with humorous line drawings to illustrate the bad behavior in question.

CHRISTOPHER LEE BARISH is a man who has experienced all degrees of being bad. Before he plunged into the murky underworld to research THE BOOK OF BAD, he lived and worked among the rogue class. Now, he is a copy & concept director at an advertising agency in New York, and he is also the author of the humor book, The Armchair Quarterback Playbook: The Ultimate Guide to Watching Football (Chronicle Books, August 2007).

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This Glittering World
T. Greenwood

PB, $15,  97807582509191
January, 2011 Fiction
Kensington Books World

T. Greenwood delivers her most emotionally nuanced novel yet with THIS GLITTERING WORLD, a dramatic story about a man torn between the pursuit of his own happiness and a crushing sense of responsibility.  The characters’ deep-seated torture will remind readers of the quiet intensity of Revolutionary Road.

Also Available:
Undressing the Moon, $15, 978-0-7582-3876-4
Two Rivers, PB, $15, 978-0-7582-2877-2
The Hungry Season, PB, $15, 978-0-7582-2878-9

Highland Groom

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Highland Groom
Hannah Howell

MM, $6.99,  9781420111767
1 January, 2011
Hist. Romance
Zebra Books

New York Times bestselling author Hannah Howell continues the breathtaking trilogy of the wild hearts of Scotland that began with Highland Angel in this passionate tale of a wife determined to claim the husband she loves… Sir Diarmot MacEnroy seeks to web a young lady, but his wedding is interrupted by the flame-haired beauty Ilsa Campbell, an ex-lover who wants to reclaim the love they had shared.

HANNAH HOWELL is the New York Times bestselling author of over twenty novels, including her well-loved Highlander books.  Readers can visit her website at www.hannahhowell.com

Pokerstar's Strategy Guide

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The Pokerstars Strategy Guide
Nolan  Dalla

PB, $19.95,  9780818407390
1 February, 2011
Lyle Stuart

PokerStars presents the first book on online poker to reveal which techniques really make money, as demonstrated by today’s top players. THE POKERSTARS STRETGY GUIDE is the first book ever to tap into the remarkable, lucrative, and even bizarre world of online poker. This unique how to guide reveals—for the first time ever— what techniques really make money in poker, as demonstrated by the players who day in and day out are winning millions of dollars online and are destined to revolutionize how the game is played.

NOLAN DALLA is the author of the best-selling biography of poker legend Stuey Ungar. He is the lead sports handicapper for Casino Player Magazine and has also written for Gambling Times, Poker Digest, Poker Pages, Poker Player, and The Intelligent Gambler. He was previously the head of public relations for Binion’s Horseshoe in Las Vegas and is now the Media Director for the World Series of Poker.

The Impaler

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The Impaler
Gregory  Funaro

MM, $6.99,  9780786022137
1 February, 2011
Pinnacle Books

A Bone-Chilling Prequel to The Sculptor

Three years before The Sculptor, Sam Markham is looking forward to his new assignment in the Behavioral Analysis Unit at Quantico. Immediately, he is called  to investigate the gruesome murders of three men. Each has been found in a rural area outside the city, stripped naked, and impaled into the ground on a long wooden stake. It is a barbaric and ancient form of execution which immediately calls to mind the blood thirsty reign of Vlad the Impaler, the 15th century Romanian prince who became the inspiration for Bram Stoker’s Dracula.

Also Available:
The Sculptor, MM $6.99, 9780786022120 ,Carton 48

GREGORY FUNARO is currently an associate professor in the School of Theatre & Dance at East Carolina University, where he teaches, acts, and directs. He is an avid reader, an amateur artist and history buff, and holds a black belt in karate. Readers can visit his website at www.gregoryfunaro.com


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Unthinking (International): The Surprising Forces Behind What We Buy
Harry Beckwith

INT’L B, $14.99,  9780446574273
26 January, 2011
Business and Marketing
Business Plus

Formerly titled Unmarketing; now titled UNTHINKING.From bestselling author and marketing guru Harry Beckwith, a guide to deciphering what it takes to motivate customers to choose your products over the rest. Why do low-income families consistently prefer more expensive food products?  What’s the major reason we return products today, and what does that tell us about what we really want in our lives?  International trade paperback.

From bestselling author and marketing guru Harry Beckwith, a guide to deciphering what it takes to motivate customers to choose your products over the rest in international B-format.

Also available:
What Clients Love, PB, $14.99, 978-0-446-55602-6, Cart. 20
The Invisible Touch, PB, $14.99, 978-0-446-69983-9, Cart. 20

HARRY BECKWITH heads Beckwith Partners, a marketing firm that advises twenty-three Fortune 200 clients and dozens of venture-capitalized start-ups on branding and positioning.  A Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Stanford, Beckwith is an internationally acclaimed speaker.  He is the bestselling authors of five books, which, collectively, have been translated into twenty-three languages.


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INT’L B, $11.99,  9780316122191
14 February, 2011
YA Fiction
Pattrsn Yngread
Open Market, Excluding Europe

In the seventh book in James Patterson’s New York Times  bestselling series two separate “flocks”—Max’s and Fang’s—unite to defeat a frightening doomsday cult whose motto is, “Save the Planet: Kill the Humans.” Max must chose between her soul mate Fang and the new flock member Dylan. In the meantime a doomsday cult in Paris hatch an explosive plan that could endanger the world…and little Angel just might be the key to saving them all.

Also available:

Maximum Ride #1: The Angel Experiment, MM
$7.99, 978-0-446-61779-6, Carton 48
Maximum Ride #2 : School’s Out–Forever, MM
$7.99, 978-0-446-61889-2, Carton 48
Maximum Ride #3: Saving the World & Other Extreme Sports,MM, $7.99, 978-0-446-19404-4, Carton 48
Maximum Ride #4: The Final Warning
$7.99, 978-0-446-19405-1, Carton 48
Maximum Ride #5: MAX
$7.99, 978-0-446-19406-8, Carton 48
•  Maximum Ride Boxed Set #1
$26.99, 978-0-316-12825-4, Carton 1

JAMES PATTERSON is the author of the highly praised Maximum Ride novels, Witch & Wizard, the Daniel X series, and of best-selling detective series featuring Alex Cross and the Women’s Murder Club. His novels have sold more than 170 million copies worldwide. In 2010 he won the Children’s Choice Award for Author of the Year. He lives in Florida.

Gideon's Sword

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Gideon’s Sword (International)
Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child

INT’L C, $16,  9780446575874
22 February, 2011
Grand Ctrl Pub
Open Market, Excluding Europe, Exclusive Asia

Bestselling authors Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child expand their program with an all new series featuring the unforgettable character Gideon Crew. At age 12, Gideon Crew witnessed the brutal murder of his father, a scientist shot down by police during a hostage crisis. More than 20 years later, Gideon gets his revenge.  He brings down the man who destroyed his father.  But then a mysterious witness steps forward to confront Gideon about his crime—and offer him the chance of a lifetime… International trade paperback.

DOUGLAS PRESTON and LINCOLN CHILD are coauthors of the bestselling novels Relic, Mount Dragon, Reliquary, Riptide, Thunderhead, The Ice Limit, The Cabinet of Curiosities, Still Life with Crows, Brimstone, Dance of Death, The Book of the Dead, The Wheel of Darkness, Cemetery Dance, and Fever Dream. Douglas Preston, a regular contributor to The New Yorker, worked for the American Museum of Natural History. Lincoln Child is a former book editor who has published four bestselling novels of his own. he authors encourage readers to visit and send them e-mail at their Web site, www.prestonchild.com.

The Future is Exxon

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The Future Is Exxon (International)
Paul Roberts

INT’L C, $16,  9780446575898
3 January, 2011
Current Events/ Business
Open Market

An examination of the richest company in human history, written by the acclaimed author of The End of Oil. Journalist Paul Roberts has been widely praised for his insights into the world of oil. The New York Review of Books called The End of Oil  “perhaps the best single book ever produced about our energy economy.” Now, in THE FUTURE IS EXXON, he examines a uniquely powerful company, whose leaders and policies will affect our lives for years to come. International C-Format.

PAUL ROBERTS is the author of The End of Oil and The End of Food. He writes and lectures frequently on the complex interplay of economics, technology, and the natural world. Roberts has also written for The Los Angeles Times, The Washington Post, and The (UK) Guardian and has appeared in Slate, USA Today, The New Republic, Newsweek, The Christian Science Monitor, Rolling Stone, Seed, and Outside magazine. He was a finalist for the National Magazine Award (1999) and for the New York Public Library Helen Bernstein Book Award for Excellence in Journalism in 2005. A long-time observer of energy issues and politics, Roberts appears regularly on national and international television and radio news shows. He lives in Washington State.

The Evolution of Bruno Littlemore

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The Evolution of Bruno Littlemore (International)
Benjamin Hale

INT’L C, $16,  9780446575904
2, February 2011
Open Market”One of the Most Anticipated Novels of the Year”* For Fans of Water for Elephants and The Story of Edgar Sawtelle
*Publishers Marketplace

A stunning debut novel that is big, loud, abrasive perverse earnest and amazingly accomplished story, told from the point of view of Bruno Littlemore, the world’s first chimpanzee to develop the power of speech. Bruno satirizes what it means to be human, but at the same time shows us how to strive for the best in humanity. International C-Format.

BENJAMIN HALE is a 26-year-old graduate of the Iowa Writers Workshop, where he received a Provost’s Fellowship to complete his novel, which also went on to win a Michener-Copernicus Award. He has been a night shift baker, a trompe l’oeil painter, a cartoonist, an illustrator and a technical writer. He grew up in Colorado and now lives in New York

Tick Tock

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Tick Tock (International)
James Patterson & Michael Ledwidge

INT’L C, $16,  9780446576215
24 1 2011
Little, Brown
Open Market, Excluding Europe

International C-Format. Newest in James Patterson’s New York Times bestselling Detective Michael Bennett series. It’s summer in New York, but Detective Michael Bennett doesn’t get to relax—he’s hunting a mastermind with a appetite for chaos. Television network CBS signed up Josh Berman (CSI) to direct The Cru, a forthcoming series featuring Detective Michael Bennett.

A criminal plants an expertly designed bomb in one of New York’s busiest buildings—the main branch of the Public Library. The explosive doesn’t detonate, though. The psychopath only leaves a note promising the City that the worst is yet to come.

Also Available:
Run for Your Life, Int’l MM, $7.99, 978-0-446-55567-8
Worse Case, Int’l MM, $7.99, 978-0-446-57255-2

JAMES PATTERSON has had more New York Times bestsellers than any other writer, ever, according to Guinness World Records, with more than 170 million copies.

MICHAEL LEDWIDGE is the author of The Narrowback, Bad Connection, and most recently, the coauthor, with James Patterson, of The Quickie, Step on a Crack, Run For Your Life, and Worst Case.

Don't Blink

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Don’t Blink (International)
James Patterson, Howard Roughan
INT’L MM, $7.99,  9780446585057
3 2 2011
Grand Ctrl Pub
Open Market, Excluding Europe
New York’s most murderous crime families are at war in the best mob novel since The Godfather in international mass market.

With the pacing and narrative force of a modern day Godfather, DON’T BLINK is the new pinnacle of  bestselling suspense and unstoppable action from “America’s #1 storyteller” (Forbes).

JAMES PATTERSON is one of the bestselling writers of all time, with more than 170 million books sold worldwide. He is the author of the top-selling detective series of the past twenty years, the Alex Cross novels. Mr. Patterson also writes the bestselling Women’s Murder Club novels, set in San Francisco, and the new series of #1 New York Times bestsellers featuring Detective Michael Bennett of the NYPD.

HOWARD ROUGHAN cowrote Honeymoon and Sail with James Patterson and is the author of The Promise of a Lie and The Up and Comer.

Delivering Happiness

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Delivering Happiness (International): A Path to Profits, Passion, and Purpose
Tony Hsieh

INT’L C, $14,  9780446585323
1 9 2010
Business Management
Business Plus

The hip, iconoclastic CEO of Zappos Tony Hsieh shows how a different kind of corporate culture can make a huge difference in achieving remarkable results—by actually creating a company culture that values happiness—and then delivers on it. Using anecdotes and stories from his own life experiences, and from other companies, Hsieh provides concrete ways that companies can achieve unprecedented success.

TONY HSIEH became involved with Zappos as an advisor and investor in 1999, about two months after the company was founded. He eventually joined Zappos full time in 2000.

Katie Up and Down the Hall

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Katie Up and Down the Hall (International):
The True Story of How One Dog Turned Five Neighbors into a Family
Glenn Plaskin

INT’L B, $14,  9781599954301
8 9 2010
Center St

A personal memoir by bestselling author and celebrity journalist Glenn Plaskin, KATIE is a moving story about a man who discovers the true meaning of family after adopting a cocker spaniel puppy. Through the magnetic personality of his mischievous dog, the author soon makes powerful connections with several of his down-the-hall neighbors his apartment building: a warm-hearted elderly couple Pearl and Arthur, John, a single dad, and his rambunctious young son, Ryan.

All of their lives are profoundly changed as they are transformed from neighbors to friends to family. Set in New York City, we witness nearly sixteen years of antics and family adventures spanning Hollywood high times, bad health, accidents, blustery winters, even the terrors of 9/11. Through it all, the family clings to each other, sharing a deep bond that give each comfort, support and security.

GLENN PLASKIN, a resident of New York City, is surrounded by more than 300 dogs in his Battery Park City complex, a neighborhood that inspired this book and the remarkable events in it.

Twelfth Insight

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The Twelfth Insight (International)
James Redfield

INT’L C, $16,  9780446583190
16 2 2011
New Age
Grand Ctrl Pub
Open Market

A combination of adventure, suspense and spiritual wisdom that has made Redfield’s previous Celestine books instant bestsellers, THE TWELFTH INSIGHT describes a new wave of religious tolerance and integrity that is now silently arriving, in reaction to watching years of religious warfare and political corruption. 2012 is not about the end of the world; it is about the unifying life of everyday miracles.

With the economic crash and the worldwide recession, people are searching for a deeper understanding for who we are, what really matters and what connects us to one another and the world we know, and that which we don’t. Both fans of Redfield’s previous novels and new readers will be drawn to Redfield’s spiritual message. THE TWELFTH INSIGHT is sure to become Redfield’s next worldwide bestseller.

JAMES REDFIELD is an American author, lecturer, screenwriter and film producer. Redfield’s The Celestine Prophecy was first published by Warner Books in 1994 and is one of modern publishing’s greatest success stories. In 1995 and 1996, it was the #1 book in the world. It has sold nearly 6 million combined copies to date in the US. The sequel, The Tenth Insight, was also an instant bestseller and has sold over 1.1 million copies to date. The two books spent a combined 74 weeks on the New York Times list. Redfield is also the author of The Secret of Shambhala, the third book in the series which has netted over 200,000 copies. Altogether, Redfield  is estimated to have over 12 million books in print in over 35 million countries.

Please note that all titles are subject to rights availability and may not be distributed by Hachette Book Group in certain markets. All titles and on-sale dates are subject to change without notice.

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