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  1. Bird Street BooksIngram Sales Conference August 6, 2013 2 Late-Addition Fall 2013 (November) titles & 2 Winter 2014 (January) titles

  2. Brief Update on 3 Fall Titles We Presented Back in the Spring • Nick Carter Facing The Music set to release to trade on September 24; major confirmed upcoming publicity: Dr. Phil (tapes 9/17; airs 9/24); the Doctors (tapes 9/26; airs week of 10/1); GMA (9/23) • S.O.S.: Spirit of Survival by the Ananias Family set to release to trade October 29; excerpt (2k words) in November Reader’s Digest; the Costa Concordia still in the news • Dina Lohan My Journey set to release to trade December 3

  3. Feature Presentation(The Four Titles I’m About to Present) • November Late-Add #1: Dr. Phil Diet (untitled) • November Late-Add #2: The Good F-Word by Troy Dunn • January 2014 Title #1: The Doctor’s Diet by Dr. Travis Stork • January 2014 Title #2: Lawrence Zarian’s 10 Commandments for a Perfect Wardrobe

  4. “Dr. Phil diet” (working title)scheduled trade release: 11/19 • Dr. Phil’s previous diet book (The Ultimate Weight Solution, S&S 2003) sold almost 1.5 million copies (N. America) in hardcover alone (ISBN: 978-0743236744) • The new book (as yet untitled) utilizes the latest in nutritional research (DP has been working closely with a professional nutritionist on the book) • The key concept of the book is losing weight while staying full and not going hungry • Addresses the whole picture of losing weight: the physical, psychological (self-esteem and positive body-image) and practical aspects • Emphasizes simple, easy to make, nutritious, gluten free recipes (example: mushroom tofu stir fry) along with an exercise regimen of concentrated, heat-centered, short-burst work-outs to shed pounds • Generates real results: test groups consistently show significant weight loss • $25.95 / HC / 9781939457011 / releases 11-19-2013

  5. The Good F-Word: How to fix a Broken Family by Troy Dunn • Dunn is creator, host and executive producer of the hit television show The Locator, which ran for five seasons on WE TV; the popular show re-connected long lost relatives and loved ones with one another • The idea for The Locator began with Dunn’s personal quest to help his mother locate her biological parents and resulted in an organization that has worked on over 40,000 cases of family discord or abandonment • As a motivational speaker, frequent guest on Dr. Phil, and all-around family man (married 25+ years & with 8 kids), Dunn has a unique vantage point from which to understand how best to strengthen family dynamics • The Good F-Word offers a practical, 8-week step-by-step guide to repairing family relationships • $25.95/HC/9781939457028/releases 11-12-2013

  6. The Doctor’s Diet: Dr. Travis Stork’s STAT Program to Help You Lose Weight & Restore Your Health by Travis Stork, M.D. • Dr. Travis Stork is co-host of the award winning talk show The Doctors, and a practicing board certified emergency medicine physician. He graduated magna cum laude from Duke and earned his M.D. with honors from the University of Virginia. • The Doctor's Diet is the cure to unhealthy eating — an American epidemic with a death toll higher than that of car accidents, drug abuse, smoking, and gun violence combined. • Explains the potentially fatal health risks associated with an unhealthy diet, and shows which food groups act as preventative medicines. Provides flexible alternatives and recipes to counter unhealthy eating. • Comparable title: Shred: The Revolutionary Diet by Ian K. Smith, 9781250035868 (SMP,2012) • $25.95 /HC/9781939457035/releases 1-7-2014

  7. Lawrence Zarian’s 10 Commandments for a Perfect Wardrobe by Lawrence Zarian • Zarian is a familiar fashion, style, and makeover expert: in addition to trend-spotting and red carpet reporting for TV shows such as Entertainment Tonight and Inside Edition, he has appeared regularly on Live! with Kelly and Michaelfor over 10 years. • Book offers practical, budget-conscious steps guide to looking good and feeling confident in any setting: whether professional or casual. • Highlights affordable, creative ways for both sexes to hone fashion instincts and build a stylish, multi-purpose wardrobe. Helps readers develop better self-esteem and organize wardrobes, closets, and lifestyle choices: emphasis on dressing one's best for all occasions. • $24.99/HC/9781939457004/releases 1-7-2014