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Transition Now

Lee Carroll,

Weiser Books

65 Parker St, Suite 7, Newburyport, MA 01950

9781578634743, $18.95

TRANSITION NOW: REDEFINING DUALITY 2012 AND BEYOND is for new age and spiritual readers seeking guidance in understanding the new rules of the future. It offers details on how to celebrate past regimes' downfall while embracing new energies in both spiritual and economic realms, offering a survey of individual transformation processes which is both enlightening and positive. Highly recommended.

Pass the Jelly

Gary Crowley


1113 Spruce St., Boulder, CO 80302

9781591810926, $14.95

PASS THE JELLY: TALES OF ORDINARY ENLIGHTENMENT explores the Pass the Jelly principle, which teaches about cause, effect and acceptance. The author's formula for quick compassion and how to live a fruitful life makes for a powerful set of admonitions perfect for any new age or spirituality collection.

The Divine Name

Jonathan Goldman

Hay House

Box 5100, Carlsbad, CA 92018-5100

9781401926991, $17.95

The Divine Name: The Sound That Can Change the World includes a free instructional CD and is a top pick for any library strong in spirituality. The Divine Name is a universal sound that can bring harmony and healing not just to ourselves, but to the planet. This sound is the personal name of God-and this book offers a step-by-step survey of vibratory activation for experiencing this power. Any new age or spirituality library needs this.

New Harbinger Publications

5674 Shattuck Avenue, Oakland, CA 94609

An MP3 CD accompanies Bob Stahl, Ph.D. and Elisha Goldstein, Ph.D.'s A MINDFULNESS-BASED STRESS REDUCTION WORKBOOK (9781572247086, $24.95), a fine self-help workbook that covers mindfulness in daily living, from meditation and yoga to walking, breathing, and handling emotions. More than eight hours of guided meditations make this workbook and disc combo a top pick for any new age home library. Mary NurrieStearns, LCSW, RYT and Rick NurrieStearns' YOGA FOR ANXIETY: MEDITATIONS AND PRACTICES FOR CALMING THE BODY AND MIND (9781572246515, $17.95) provides a powerful self-help title surveying regular yoga practice techniques and their ability to calm stress and reduce anxiety. Meditations and self-inquiry exercises are at the heart of a self-help guide offering yoga poses to develop mental clarity.

The Secret History of Vampires

Claude Lecouteux

Inner Traditions

One Park Street, Rochester, VT 05767

9781594773259, $16.95

The Secret History of Vampires: Their Multiple Forms and Hidden Purposes represents the author's research through forgotten records to create a very different portrait of vampires. The ancestors of modern vampires weren't all blood suckers-and one even resulted from masons secretly interring the shadow of a living human being in the wall of a building. Fascinating reading!

Swedenborg, Mesmer, & the Mind/Body Connection

John S. Haller Jt.

Swendenborg Foundation

320 North Church Street, West Chester, PA 19380

9780877853305, $29.95,

Medicine can go further than simply alleviating a problem. "Swedenborg, Mesmer, & the Mind/Body Connection: The Roots of Contemporary Medicine" delves into the philosophies and practices developed by Swedenborg and Mesmer as they developed their ideas of complementary medicine, and alternative practices such as spiritual healing, psychic ideas, and other ideas that have evolved into today's new age and alternative medicine. "Swedenborg, Mesmer, & the Mind/Body Connection" is a riveting read of the pioneers of this train of medicine thought.

Axis of the World

Igor Witkowski

Adventures Unlimited Press

1 Adventure Place, Kempton, IL 60946

9781931882811, $18.95,

American history didn't begin in 1492, but millennium ago. "Axis of the World" is a metaphysical delve into American history, searching for the earliest known start of the American Indians and the other people of the Americas. Easter Island, lost lands, origins of the American Indians, cities advanced past their time and more, "Axis of the World" is a fascinating read that will entertain both history and metaphysical readers.

Crash: When UFOs Fall from the Sky

Kevin D. Randle, Ph.D.

New Page Books

c/o Career Press Inc.

PO Box 687, Franklin Lakes, NJ 07417

9781601631008 $16.99

UFO investigator and retired lieutenant colonel Kevin D. Randle presents Crash: When UFOs Fall from the Sky, a collection of research reports of alien spaceship crashes from 1947 and earlier to 2009. A handful of black-and-white photographs illustrate this thoughtful, updated compendium of paranormal evidence and theory, which suggests possible solutions to some of the longest running enigmas about the possibility of extraterrestrial influence. From eyewitness testimony to paper trails to ongoing controversies, Crash: When UFOs Fall from the Sky is an invaluable compendium for anyone interested in learning about evidence of UFOs, and a welcome addition to paranormal studies shelves.
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