If You Can't Live Without Me, Why Aren't You Dead Yet? By Cynthia Heimel
These essays are packed with uncensored advice that's both sensitive and saucy. For instance, Heimel explains what to do to get the right man: "Nothing." The right man will adore you, she writes, even if you have "greasy hair, spinach in your teeth, and your skirt on inside out." Why accept anything less?
I'm Too Sexy for My Volvo: A Mom's Guide to Staying Fabulous By Betty Londergan
Funny, frank, indulgent, and packed with helpful baby care tips, this guide is free of the earnestness that weighs down so many advice books for new mothers and includes practical suggestions such as: Buy bracelets before your due date because so many photos will soon include your forearms.
The Worry Cure By Robert L. Leahy
A pep talk on paper, this book lays out the ways in which worriers tend to sabotage their happiness and provides a seven-step strategy for coping with common crises. Leahy helps men and women address their anxieties and overcome them.
The Mystery Method By Mystery with Chris Odom
Hadn't you better acquaint yourself with the tactics members of the opposite sex can use to hoodwink you? This DIY Casanova primer provides useful insights into the masculine art of seduction.
Our Lady of Weight Loss By Janice Taylor
It takes a kooky kind of genius to turn weight loss into an art project, and Taylor's soaking in it. Six years ago, she began to turn food into collages and dioramas. She shed 50 pounds in the process and has kept it off. See if her idiosyncratic diet plan will work for you.