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Featured Books from Seal Press

The Big Fix by Tracey Helton Mitchell

The Big Fix

One woman’s story of rebuilding life after heroin addiction, from homeless junkie to mother and addiction specialist, and a powerful perspective on the difficulties of recovery.

$24.00 | March 2016 | 272 pages

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Running: A Love Story by Jen A. Miller

Running: A Love Story

A deeply intimate, inspiring account of running’s power to build resilience, repair self-confidence, and provide comfort, paralleled with the author’s missteps with less suitable romantic partners.

$17.00 | April 2016 | 240 pages

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Frientimacy by Shasta Nelson


A warm and insightful guide to overcoming the obstacles that prevent deep and sustaining friendships from enriching our lives.

$16.00 | March 2016| 256 pages

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Yogalosophy for Inner Strength by Mandy Ingber

Yogalosophy for Inner Strength

In this companion to the NYT bestselling fitness book Yogalosophy, Mandy Ingber guides readers through a unique yoga practice designed to transform heartache into lifelong resilience.

$22.00 | May 2016 | 224 pages

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Feminist Activity Book by Gemma Correll

Feminist Activity Book

The Feminist Activity Book will fuel your feminist rage and bring you one step closer to an egalitarian utopia, or whatever. Activities and illustrations lovingly (and hilariously) created by artist Gemma Correll.

$12.00 | May 2016 | 64 pages

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Passed and Present by Allison Gilbert

Passed and Present

Discover creative, meaningful, and inspiring ways to keep the memories of your loved ones alive long after they are gone.

$16.00 | April 2016 | 280 pages

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Not Buying It by Brett Graff

Not Buying It

Not Buying It teaches parents how to skip unnecessary, fear-based purchases, and instead to spend smarter, save more, and invest wisely for their children’s futures.

$16.00 | March 2016 | 256 pages

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Whipping Girl by Julia Serano

Whipping Girl

A provocative manifesto, Whipping Girl tells the powerful story of Julia Serano, a transsexual woman whose supremely intelligent writing reflects her diverse background as a lesbian transgender activist and professional biologist.

$20.00 | May 2016 | 424 pages

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Here's The Plan by Allyson Downey

Here's The Plan

Escape the Parenting Penalty, conquer “Mommy Bias,” and win at work.

$16.00 | May 2016 | 240 pages

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A History of U.S. Feminisms by Rory Dicker

A History of U.S. Feminisms

Covering the first, second, and third waves of feminism, A History of U.S. Feminisms provides historical context of all the major events and players since the late nineteenth century through today.
$18.00 | Feb 2016 | 216p.
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The Nalini Method by Rupa Mehta

The Nalini Method

Shed emotional weight and achieve balance of body and mind with this innovative fitness plan by Rupa Mehta, the “Rachael Ray of Fitness.”
$22.00 | Jan 2016 | 272p.
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All the Things We Never Knew by Sheila Hamilton

All the Things We Never Knew

Even as a reporter, Sheila Hamilton missed the signs as her husband David’s mental illness unfolded before her. By the time she had pieced together the puzzle, it was too late.
$24.00 | Oct 2015 | 312p. (cloth)
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Things No One Will Tell Fat Girls by Jes Baker

Things No One Will Tell Fat Girls

With smart and sassy eloquence, veteran blogger Jes Baker calls on women to be proud of their bodies, fight against fat-shaming, and embrace a body-positive worldview.
$16.00 | Nov 2015 | 256p.
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Please Don’t Bite the Baby (And Please Don’t Chase the Dogs) by Lisa J. Edwards

Please Don't Bite the Baby

Follow certified-professional dog trainer Lisa Edwards’ endearing and entertaining journey to ensure that her household survives and thrives when she introduces her son to her motley pack of animals.
$16.00 | Nov 2015 | 264p.
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Shades of Blue edited by Amy Ferris

Shades of Blue

Writers courageously share real and unforgettable stories of their battles with depression, offering hope and solidarity for those struggling alone.
$16.00 | Oct 2015 | 256p.
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The Sh!t No One Tells You About Toddlers by Dawn Dais

The Sh!t No One Tells You About Toddlers

Dawn Dais tells it like it is, again, offering real advice, hilarious anecdotes, and encouragement to help parents survive life with toddlers.
$16.00 | Sept 2015 | 240p.
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How to Break Up With Anyone by Jamye Waxman

How to Break Up With Anyone

Not all relationships are made to last forever. Learn strategies for disengaging from a friend, family member, community, or even a former version of yourself.
$16.00 | Oct 2015 | 320p.
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