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Chicken Soup for the Couple's Soul

"Streaking for Love"
December 1999
Health Communications
ISBN 978-1-5587-4646-6

From the creators of the bestselling Chicken Soup for the Soul books comes the one meant for lovers and family, one that will inspire you and the ones you love again and again. Don't miss it -- this is a book you could give your husband, your best friend, or even your parents. Love means never having to say you're without Chicken Soup for the Couple's Soul.


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Chocolate for a Woman's Spirit

77 Stories of Inspiration to Lift Your Heart and Soothe Your Soul

"While the Master is Away"
November 1999
ISBN 978-0-684-84897-6

"I savored these stories like I do perfectly made chocolate truffles...enjoy!" -- Michael Schneider
Editor-in-Chief, Chocolatier magazine

Chocolate -- sweet, delectable, and rich -- is a feast for our senses and a treat for our souls. Now, indulge yourself in 77 brand-new "chocolate stories," from the creator of the national bestsellers Chocolate for a Woman's Soul and Chocolate for a Woman's Heart. Kay Allenbaugh has gathered together a luscious mix of real-life stories by and for women that will inspire, delight, and empower you. Savor the everyday experiences and momentous adventures of women who tap into their intuition, listen to life's wake-up calls, overcome old fears, and discover the courage to start over. Like you, they juggle the roles of worker, wife, sister, mother, and friend. And like you, they face life's challenges and rejoice in its blessings as only women can -- with a sense of wonder, a sense of humor, and a sense of spirit!

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Chocolate for a Mother's Heart

Inspiring Stories That Celebrate the Spirit of Motherhood

"Leaving Home:  A Mother's Perspective"

March 2001
ISBN 978-0-684-86299-6

June 1999
ISBN 978-0-743-22243-3
Mass Market Paperback

Mothers do it all -- they teach, listen, guide, and protect. They shelter us from life's unexpected storms, nurture us into adulthood, and know just when to push us from the nest. Now the creator of the bestselling Chocolate series offers up a rich, soulful celebration of motherhood, one that any woman -- mother, daughter, sister, or best friend -- will love. Here are more true stories that capture the essence of what it means to be a woman and that honor the unforgettable experience of mothering, from the heartwarming and hilarious to the bittersweet: a mother sending her child off to school, or down the aisle...a mother who knows just what to say and when to say it -- or keep it to herself...a stand-in mom who passes for the "real thing" with flying colors...a mother whose intuition never fails....You're sure to recognize yourself -- or your own mom -- in the pages of Chocolate for a Mother's Heart.

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Chocolate for a Lover's Heart

Soul-Soothing Stories That Celebrate the Power of Love

February 1999
ISBN 978-0684-86298-9

"Endearing and uplifting...a joy to read for both men and women." -- John Gray, author of Men Are from Mars, Women are from Venus

A sweet delight for those who give you those boxes of chocolates, flowers, and cards -- tales of love and all its glory is what you'll find in Chocolate for a Lover's Heart: Soul Soothing Stories that Celebrate the Power of Love. Sit by the fire, share some Godivas, and read these to each other on February 14th.

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Chocolate for the Woman's Heart

77 Stories of Inspiration to Love, Kindness & Compassion to Nourish Your Soul and Sweeten Your Dreams

"A Streak of Love"
May 1998
ISBN 978-0-684-84896-9

The creator of the bestselling "Chocolate for a Woman's Soul" has compiled 77 all-new, heartwarming tales by and for women. Each of these unique stories features elements of love, friendship, and generosity as its main ingredient—and deftly captures the special flavor of everyday life.

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