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HARPER SAN FRANCISCO: A ROUND-UP OF BEAUTIFUL GIFT BOOKS FOR THE HOLIDAY SEASON ( ... AND UNDER $16!)

 SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 20 ~PRNewswire~ -- Wondering what to give this season when you need a quick stocking stuffer but don't want to spend a fortune? The choice is easy with a wonderful selection of gift books perfect for holiday giving and filled with famous quotes, proverbs, poems, prayers, humor, and inspirational writings on topics ranging from personal growth, the environment, relationships, money, folk wisdom, food, and more -- you'll find one for every member of the family and everyone on your list. So, this season give a book instead and remember, you don't have to spend a lot to give a gift your friends and family will cherish for many years to come.
 -- "My Christmas Treasury"
 Norman Vincent Peale
 Now in its 5th printing, Norman Vincent Peale's favorite inspirational quotations and best-loved Christmas writings, hymns, and carols -- heartwarming thoughts and gentle encouragements for the whole year. Hardcover: $14
 -- "My Inspirational Favorites"
 Norman Vincent Peale
 America's pre-eminent optimist shares the writings that keep him inspired in this beautiful gift book. Hardcover: $14
 -- "The Woman's Comfort Book:
 A Self-Nurturing Guide for Restoring Balance in Your Life"
 Jennifer Louden
 The book that's built a tremendous following with women all over the country -- 45,000 copies sold in 6 short months. Paperback: $13
 -- "Meditations for Women Who Do Too Much"
 Anne Wilson Schaef
 An overwhelmingly successful collection of honest, witty and empowering daily meditations that women can't stop sharing, has sold 800,000 copies. Paperback: $11; Gift edition: $18; Journal: $13
 -- "Plain and Simple: A Woman's Journey to the Amish"
 and "Plain and Simple Journal: A Woman's Journey to the Amish"
 Sue Bender
 The Nepaper over boards, $13
 -- "Expect the Worst (You Won't Be Disappointed):
 Pessimistic Thoughts on Family, Money, Work Relationships, and
 the State of the World"
 Eric Marcus
 The perfect gift for every Grinch on your Christmas list -- an array of famous pessimists and ordinary cynics provide a delightfully droll antidote to the sunny optimism of the relentlessly upbeat. Paperback: $8
 -- "Illuminations:
 Visions for Change, Growth, and Self-Acceptance"
 Stephen C. Paul, Watercolor illustrations by Gary Max Collins
 A beautiful book of inspirational proverbs and watercolors provides guidance for personal renewal and change. Paperback: $10
 -- "Fitting Words from Famous Women:
 Postcards for Every Occasion"
 Kate Figes
 Thirty cleverly designed postcards to save or to send. "One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, unless one has dined well" -- Virginia Woolf. Paperback: $8.95
 -- "How To Be Yourself"
 Rita Sherman
 Witty and whimsical maxims, beautifully written and illustrated in elegant pen and ink, offer the warmth and comfort of a trusted friend. Paperback: $11
 -- "Earth Prayers:
 From Around the World, 365 Prayers, Poems, and Invocations for
 Honoring the Earth"
 Edited by Elizabeth Roberts and Elias Amidon
 An extraordinary, multicultural celebration of the interconnection between human life and the life of the planet. Paperback: $14
 -- "Dancing Star:
 Inspirations to Guide and Heal"
 Eileen Campbell
 A handsome gift book of quotations from the world's great religious teachers, poets, writers and philosophers, for meditation and renewal. Paperback: $12.95
 -- "A Lively Flame:
 Inspirations on Love and Relationships"
 Eileen Campbell
 The companion to "Dancing Star" challenges our expectations and enriches our perceptions of love. Paperback: $14
 -- "World Treasury of Folk Wisdom"
 Reynold Feldman and Cynthia Voelke
 This remarkable gift book offers something for everyone, bringing together nearly one thousand wise and witty proverbs from many cultures and traditions, ancient and modern. Hardcover: $16
 -- "The Feast: Reflections on the Bread of Life"
 Gregory Post and Charles Turner
 This "Banquet" for the senses celebrates holidays, holy days, and every day with perceptive reflections on literary and biblical writings on food, feasting, and the bread of life. Hardcover: $15
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 ~NOTE TO EDITORS: Please send us two copies of your review~
 ~CONTACT: Pat Rose of Harper San Francisco, 415-477-4520~


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