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Law and Disorder (A legal thriller)
by Mike Papantonio

A New Kind of Hero for a New Kind of Thriller!
Nick “Deke” Deketomis shares more than a few qualities with his creator, Mike Papantonio. He’s a tough-minded trial lawyer with a history of making large corporations pay for their bullying tactics. As one of the few powerful liberal voices in his community of Spanish Trace in Florida’s Panhandle, he is not afraid to speak his mind—especially when it comes to “wing nut” conservatives and their corrupt allies.
But when Nick prepares to butt heads with the owners of S.I. Oil, the tyrannical, corrupt, multibillionaire Swanson brothers, he faces one of the riskiest trials of his career. Suddenly his nasty habit of rubbing powerful people wrong way catches up with him.

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The Italian Divide
by Allan Topol

Former CIA Director Craig Page is enjoying his new life as Italian racecar driver Enrico Marino—but when he hears that his friend and sponsor, prominent Italian banker Frederico Castiglione, has been found dead, he suspects foul play.

Craig embarks on an investigation to solve the riddles underlying Castiglione’s murder, but the pieces don’t quite fit. As he uncovers a complicated web of mysterious political and financial takeovers across Italy, Craig begins to discover clues linking back to China and his sworn enemy, Zhou Yun.

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by Sadie Turner & Colette Freedman

In the future there is no disease. There is no war. There is no discontent. All citizens are complacent members of the Global Governance. But one summer is about to change everything.

Keeva Tee just turned fifteen. All of her dreams are about to come true. But in her happy, carefree life in the Ocean Community, something weighs on her mind. She hears whispers about “anomalies”—citizens who can’t be imprinted. No one knows what happens to them, but they never seem to come back.

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Stony Kill: A Novel
by Marie White Small

After her mother’s sudden death, Joss Ryckman finds herself running away from everything—the life she did not choose of managing the family bakery in Brooklyn, a troubled relationship with her angry father, and conflicts with Wyatt, the lover who always wants more. But when she flees to the country farm of her childhood in upstate New York, will she finally find the truth of dark events in her family’s past? Or will all that she has held at bay for twenty years come crashing down?

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Surf City: The Jan and Dean Story
by Dean Torrence

Welcome to the musical vision of 1960s Southern California where the skies are always blue, and the summer lasts all year long. Riding high on the wave of the West Coast craze were the rock duo legends Jan Berry and Dean Torrence who played a pivotal role in crafting and popularizing the surf music sound.

Surf City is the story of Jan & Dean’s rise to stardom told through the eyes of Dean Torrence. With chart-topping singles like “Surf City,” Jan & Dean helped pioneer the California sound. Filled with stories of Dean’s time in the industry, including his long and storied relationship with The Beach Boys, anecdotes include a game of football with Elvis, scamming an ex-con, and a near encounter with the Manson Family..


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Smart Partners: Building Successful Relationships in Business and Life
by Jim Burba and Bob Hayes

A general business/how-we-did-it-book, Smart Partners outlines the methods and thinking we’ve used to achieve financial success while also keeping our personal partnership alive and interesting. Drawing on our unique experiences both personally and professionally, we present principles for building, sustaining, and growing not merely serviceable relationships in business and life, but true partnerships.
"Want to be a smart partner? Then follow the stories and principles in this book. You'll learn how to pick the perfect partners, make your partnerships work, and create success in your business and personal relationships."
Gavin Newsom, Lieutenant Governor of California


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Sacred and Stolen : Confessions of a Museum Director
by Gary Vikan

Art museum director Gary Vikan lays bare the messy underbelly of museum life in his revealing memoir Sacred and Stolen. From looted antiquities and crooked dealers to fakes, inside thefts, bribery, and failed exhibitions, Vikan’s revelations are both shocking and sometimes comical.
A Minnesota kid who started out as a printer’s devil, Vikan ended up as the director of The Walters Art Museum in Baltimore. Sacred and Stolen details his quest to bring the “holy” into the museum experience as he struggles to reconcile his passion for acquiring sacred works of art with the suspicion that they were stolen.


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Enlightened Negotiation: 8 Universal Laws to Connect, Create, and Prosper
by Mehrad Nazari, PhD, MBA

Enlightened Negotiation™ is a guide to real-world, mindful negotiation practices drawing on the principles of Eastern wisdom traditions. In the realm of business where self-styled experts teach haggling rather than negotiation, people drink in harmful practices on a daily basis. Mehrad Nazari is here to undo that damage. Each of his eight universal laws presented can be engaged for conflict resolution and negotiation in both the workplace and our personal lives. Dr. Nazari teaches how to assess your environment from a spiritual perspective, evaluate risks, and exhaust every potential for mutually beneficial collaboration.


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10 steps to almost perfect parenting!
by Mary Ellen Renna, MD, FAAP

It’s no easy task to raise a child in today’s technology-oriented society. With thousands of so-called “experts” doling out advice on the Internet, sifting out the good advice from the bad can be almost impossible. Parenthood doesn’t come with a manual—and that’s why Mary Renna is here to help. As a board-certified pediatrician with over twenty-five years of experience, Almost Perfect Parenting is filled with Dr. Renna’s many years of medical knowledge along with her twenty-seven years of motherhood.



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Girl Walks Out of a Bar: a Memoir
by Lisa F. Smith

Lisa Smith was a bright, young lawyer at a prestigious firm in NYC in the early nineties when alcoholism started to take over her life. What was once a way of escaping her insecurity and negativity became a means of coping with the anxiety and stress of an impossible workload.

For orders prior to May1, 2016 please contact Midpoint Trade Books:   http://www.midpointtrade.com.

Starting May 1, 2016 SelectBooks will be distributed by Perseus Distribution 


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The Secret Magic of Music: Conversations with Musical Masters
by Ida Lichter

Great music has the power of transformation. Understanding and appreciating classical music can enlighten, uplift, and educate not only the intellect but the soul. In The Secret Magic of Music, classical music devotee and psychiatrist Ida Lichter uncovers a more accessible side of music. By providing the performers’ insights, Lichter provides a special look into how great music can bring happiness and spiritual meaning to its listeners.

The Secret Magic of Music is a collection of thought pieces based on interviews with the foremost conductors and performers of chamber music. It is organized by performing artist and is intended to provide each musician’s perception of classical music’s value and social function. As the journey from the score to the listener takes place, Lichter reveals how each performer’s passion, dedication, and outstanding talent affects their lives, their performances, and their listeners. Lichter explores why classical music is often considered unpalatable to the casual listener, how it can have the power to heal, and its function in therapy, among other loaded questions.

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Turning Point: Picking Up the Pieces after Eight Years of Failed Progressive Policies
by Bob Ehrlich

How much damage can a single candidate, even a president, inflict given our time-tested system of checks and balances? In his third book, Turning Point, Governor Robert L. Ehrlich makes the case for “plenty.”

Barack Obama’s transformative agenda has indeed remade America—to the detriment of our economy and culture. The presidential election of 2016 is a pivotal one. But is Obama’s agenda really America’s future? Or will the next election cycle be a turning point for the return to common sense conservatism?

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The Fame Game: Superstar’s Guide to Getting Rich and Famous
by Sergey Knazev

Starting today, you no longer have to live through the gossip news of your favorite celebrities because you can turn your own life into the same star-driven celebrity marketing machine through The Fame Game. Seen through the eyes of an experienced Hollywood talent manager, The Fame Game will guide readers past the carefully crafted public relations images splashed across the pages of their favorite tabloids to reveal how today's hottest celebrities live, thrive, and flourish in the glamorous world of show business where the cameras are always on, the fans' gossip ricochets through all the popular social media networks, and the money flows in multi-million dollar deals based on nothing more than notoriety instead of talent.

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Bio-Touch: Healing with the Power in Our Fingertips
by Debra Schildhouse

With just two fingers from each hand, the healing process can begin. Bio-Touch: Healing with the Power in Our Fingertips is the story of the scientifically-proven, touch-based healing technique proven to alleviate pain, stress, the symptoms of disease, and depression.
Debra Schildhouse, an initial skeptic, is drawn to Bio-Touch after feeling helpless to do anything for her daughter’s agonizing headaches from a mysterious illness. Her search for a method to heal others’ pain gradually becomes an inner journey of personal healing as she opens her mind and eventually becomes a certified instructor and practitioner of Bio-Touch.

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People Tools For Love and Relationships: The Journey from Me to Us
by Alan C. Fox

Based on the countless lessons gleaned from a distinguished and highly profitable business career, Alan shares the tools you need to create that success in your own career and life success that is both meaningful and long lasting.
Whether you are just entering the workforce or have been running a business for years, this book will help you build the career and life of your dreams.

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Battlefield America: The War on the American People
by John W. Whitehead

In†Battlefield America: The War on the American People, the follow-up to his award-winning book† A Government of Wolves: The Emerging American Police State, constitutional attorney John W. Whitehead paints a terrifying portrait of a nation at war with itself and which is on the verge of undermining the basic freedoms guaranteed to the citizenry in the Constitution. Indeed, police have been transformed into extensions of the military, towns and cities have become battlefields, and the American people have been turned into enemy combatants, to be spied on, tracked, scanned, frisked, searched, subjected to all manner of intrusions, intimidated, invaded, raided, manhandled, censored, silenced, shot at, locked up, and denied due process.


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The Om Factor: A Womanís Spiritual Guide to Leadership
by Alka Dhillon

How can women flourish when they’re constantly being caught in a never-ending battle of conflicting interests? Work, success, family, ambition—today’s women have never been given the tools to integrate the disparate aspects of their lives into a harmonious whole. Alka Dhillon’s The OM Factor®: The Woman’s Spiritual Guide to Leadership teaches the tools for achieving balance, success, and sanity amidst today’s chaos.


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Psychedelic Bubble Gum: Boyce & Hart, The Monkees, and Turning Mayhem into Miracles
by Bobby Hart with Glenn Ballantyne

From the man who wrote the songs that outsold the Beatles and the Rolling Stones in 1967-1968, comes the story of the first decades of his life in Hollywood and New York. 
Immerse yourself in Grammy, Golden Globe, and Academy Award nominated songwriter Bobby Hart’s world as he shares the story behind his success; from humble beginnings comes a musical goliath.


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The Accidental Truth: What My Motherís Murder Investigation Taught Me About Life
by Lauri Taylor

Lauri Taylor’s memoir The Accidental Truth: What my mother’s murder investigation taught me about life tells the true story of a woman’s quest as she seeks understanding and atonement. With the help of famed FBI profiler Candice DeLong, Lauri begins her transformation into a skilled and unrelenting investigator, earning the praise of even the most seasoned cold-case detectives. As she works to unearth the secrets buried in her mother’s life and death, key evidence comes to light and a shocking revelation unfolds.


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Escape Anxiety: 8 Steps to Freedom Through Meditative Therapies
by Suzanne Jessee

It’s estimated that forty million Americans suffer from anxiety disorders—but that’s just the tip of the iceberg. Millions more suffer in silence. Suzanne Jessee was one of them. Hospitalized at age thirty with severe depression, anxiety, and panic disorder, she was determined to overcome the mental paralysis and addictive behaviors that ruled her life. Not only did she personally triumph over these debilitating disorders, but she set out to study, train, and work in the world's leading treatment centers and has helped thousands of others to recover from severe anxiety.


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