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For your reading pleasure, this book archive showcases The Baum Group's 2006 book selections and book reviews on Dr. Rae's Shopping Network.

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Inside My Heart : Choosing to Live with Passion and Purpose by Robin McGraw "...If you open up your heart..., perhaps you'll find healing...that will motivate change in your own personal life.  I certainly did." (A Reader)

State of Denial : Bush at War, Part III by Bob Woodward "...a book full of...evidence implicitly warning us to rally to the banner of CHECKS AND BALANCES..." (A Reader)

The Language of God : A Scientist Presents Evidence for Belief by Francis S. Collins "...This is a book that should be read by anyone interested in the hot debate of evolution vs. creation." (A Reader from Kansas City, Missouri USA)

Spoiling for a Fight : The Rise of Eliot Spitzer by Brooke A. Masters "A balanced look at Spitzermania." (A Reader from Los Angeles, California USA)

The Long Tail : Why the Future of Business Is Selling Less of More by Chris Anderson "Interesting book with fascinating competitive implications..." (A Reader from Ann Arbor, Michigan USA)

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Unleashing the Ideavirus by Seth Godin "...opened a new world of marketing ideas..." (A Reader from Lacey, Washington USA)

Lynn Front to Back by Lynn Kohlman " a testament to the power of a person's will to live life to the fullest, from rafting above the Arctic Circle to facing a life threatening illness.  It is a personal journey that will transform its readers." (A Reader from New York City, New York USA)

Call to Action : Secret Formulas to Improve Online Results by Bryan & Jeffery Eisenberg "...about the nuts and bolts about making money with an e-commerce web site.  ...also recommend Jakob Nielsen's books on web usability and Steve Krug's easy-to-read 'Don't make me think"." (A Reader from Denmark)

Writing Nonfiction by Dan Poynter "Do not pass up this book if you really want to write!" (A Reader)

Selling to Big Companies by Jill Konrath "...The way I look at the purchase of this book, if I can get just one additional sale after reading it, it is worth the purchase price and the time spent reading the book." (A Reader from King City, Ontario Canada)

Ultrametabolism : The Simple Plan for Automatic Weight Loss by Mark Hyman, M. D. "Get serious about your health.  This is an outstanding book for anyone ready to take back their health and know the truth about the food you put in your body. ..." (A Reader from Charlotte, North Carolina USA)

Waiting for Your Cat to Bark? : Persuading Customers When They Ignore Marketing by Bryan & Jeffrey Eisenberg with Lisa T. Davis "...Read the book for not only business specific details...but gain insight into our generation's psyche." (A Reader)

Heat : An Amateur's Adventures as Kitchen Slave, Line Cook, Pasta-Maker, and Apprentice to a Dante-Quoting Butcher in Tuscany by Bill Buford "...You'll love every minute of this engaging and funny look behind the scenes." (A Reader from New York City, New York USA)

Secrets of the Millionaire Mind : Mastering the Inner Game of Wealth by T. Harv Eker "...It's certainly one of the better books about building wealth and I think that everyone can benefit from it regardless of their current level of income." (A Reader from Burnsville, Minnesota USA)

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An Inconvenient Truth by Al Gore "...This book blows the subject wide open and will get you thinking, talking and hopefully acting!" (A Reader from Motor City, USA)

The Effective Executive in Action : A Journal for Getting the Right Things Done (Leather Bound) by Peter F. Drucker and Joseph A. Maciariello "...guides you through several thought provoking scenarios   ...This journal will help you collect a rich harvest of useable ideas." (A Reader from Suisun City, California USA)

Live in the Moment by Julie Clark Robinson "...In today's world of excessive technology and hassle, Robinson offers thought-provoking and life-altering insights into living mindfully, cheerfully, and peacefully.  Less is often more and living abundantly is achievable when we take charge of our happiness.  ...a valuable guidebook, ... designed to help us navigate the alternative routes we can choose in order to live a significant life.  ..." (A Reader from Minnesota USA)

Ahead of the Curve by Joseph H. Ellis "...provides the nuts and bolts of how to overcome the basic major flaws in the way economic information is reported and understood." (A Reader from Oregon, Wisconsin USA)

Lies at the Altar : The Truth About Great Marriages by Robin L. Smith "Geared to anyone who is looking for a committed, long-term relationship..." (A Reader from Indianapolis, Indiana USA)

The Great Formula : for Creating Maximum Profit with Minimal Effort by Mark Joyner "...From a practical standpoint, one tip I learned (p121) has already brought me a number of new clients.  Highly recommended." (A Reader from Louisville, Kentucky USA)

The Voice of the Body by Alexander Lowen "...a fresh and life changing perspective on human behavior. ...powerful and enlightening.  This book is a must read." (Reviewed by Dr. Rae)

Flawless Consulting : A Guide to Getting Your Expertise Used by Peter Block "...Having set the bar extremely high, Block doesn't leave the reader trying to figure out what "being authentic" and "attending to the business of each stage" means." (A Reader from Waterville, Maine USA)

The 17 Indisputable Laws of Teamwork : Embrace Them and Empower Your Team by John C. Maxwell "...focuses on building a winning team using strategies based on interviews with some of the world's top CEO's. easy to read guide with good examples and even better suggestions." (A Reader from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania USA)

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Becoming Myself : Reflections on Growing Up Female by Willa Shalit "This is a great book.  Very interesting and enlightening to women (and men!)" (A Reader from Boston, Massachusetts USA)

Getting to Yes : Negotiating Agreement Without Giving In by Roger Fisher, Bruce M. Patton and William L. Ury "Excellent to how to view conflict.  I am buying copies for all my friends." (A Reader from Connecticut Shoreline, USA)

Home Rules : Transform the Place You Live into a Place You'll Love by Nate Berkus "Excellent, original and expert advice!" (A Reader from Tobyhanna, Pennsylvania USA)

Inspiration : Your Ultimate Calling by Wayne W. Dyer "This is one of the most fascinating and inspiring books I have ever encountered!  ...because it presents all of his most important principles, teachings and guidelines for peaceful, balanced and positive mindset that will allow our core qualities and powers to manifest in our thinking and behavior." (A Reader from Dallas, Texas USA)

Life's Missing Instruction Manual : The Guidebook You Should Have Been Given at Birth by Joe Vitale "...An entertaining and thought-provoking, no, feeling-provoking read.  Hand a copy to everyone you care about." (A Reader from Nazareth, Pennsylvania USA)

The Big Moo : Stop Trying to Be Perfect and Start Being Remarkable by The Group of 33 and Seth Godin "...the value of what Godin and his colleagues offer in this book will be determined entirely by the value of the ideas which they generate in the conscious and, more importantly, the unconscious mind of each reader." (A Reader from Dallas, Texas USA)

The Truth About Getting Your Point Across : ...and Nothing But the Truth by Lonnie Pacelli " for dealing with a range of communications challenges. ...practical stuff that works." (A Reader from Shelton, Connecticut USA)

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The Perfect Fit : What Your Shoes Say About You by Meghan Cleary "This book is such an accurate read on your personality, ...perfectly describes every woman (and man) based on the types of shoes they wear...." (A Reader from Brooklyn, New York USA)

Self-Made Man : One Woman's Journey into Manhood and Back by Norah Vincent "Thoughtful and thought provoking analysis of gender & gender differences." (A Reader from Pennsylvania USA)

The Copywriter's Handbook by Robert W. Bly "...this is a very useful business book." (A Reader from New York City, New York USA)
The Online Copywriter's Handbook by Robert W. Bly "... I highly recommend this book to anyone who is serious about learning how to write powerful and persuasive online copy." (A Reader from Arlington, Texas USA)

You're in Charge--Now What? : The 8 Point Plan by Thomas J. Neff and James M. Citrin "Useful handbook for the new leader... this book will help you...propel your organization to new heights of achievement." (A Reader from Luzern, Switzerland)

From Selling to Serving : The Essence of Client Creation by Lou Cassara "...helps you understand the principles and patterns necessary to focus on creating quality relationships and sustaining success." (Book Description)

Vantagepoints on Learning And Life by Kevin Eikenberry "...a wonderful book for everyone who wants to better appreciate life and rediscover the beauty and joy in everyday situations.  I highly recommend it." (A Reader from Kizu, Japan)

The Science of Influence : How to Get Anyone to Say "Yes" in 8 Minutes or Less! by Kevin Hogan "...When I read the chapter on Credibility, alone, I knew it was worth at least $20K to my business.  This book is a winner." (A Reader from Inverness, Scotland)

State of Fear by Michael Crichton "... a decidedly daring contrarian take, this take-no-prisoners consideration of environmentalism wrapped in extravagantly enjoyable pages is one of the most memorable novels of the year..." (Publishers Weekly)

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Beyond Reason : Using Emotions as You Negotiate by Roger Fisher and Daniel Shapiro "Belongs in every home and workplace..." (A Reader from Salt Lake City, Utah USA)

A Whole New Mind : Moving from the Information Age to the Conceptual Age by Daniel Pink "...Highly recommended." (A Reader from Greensboro, North Carolina USA)

Selling to the Affluent by Thomas J. Stanley "This is another terrific book from the master!  Based on sound research, fleshed out with real-life cases.  A must-read for top sales folks." (A Reader from San Marcos, California USA)

Peanut Butter and Jelly Management : Tales from Parenthood Lessons for Managers by Chris and Reina Komisarjevsky "This book allows us not just a glimpse into a successful CEO's way of thinking, but a sustained excursion into his practical philosophy of life, which includes working with his wife, Reina, in their teamwork approach to family life." (A Reader from Boston, Massachusetts USA)

Symptoms of Withdrawal : A Memoir of Snapshots and Redemption by Christopher Kennedy Lawford "This is the most candidly honest account I have read about the Kennedys by a Kennedy!" (A Reader from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania USA)

Why Men Earn More : The Startling Truth Behind the Pay Gap -- and What Women Can Do About It by Warren Farrell "Highly Recommended!" (A Reader from Luzern Switzerland)

The Search : How Google and Its Rivals Rewrote the Rules of Business and Transformed Our Culture by John Battelle "...Overall, this book is an excellent way for the novice to understand this phenomenon a little better, and be more aware of how our world is changing.  ...a very interesting book that is informative, and certainly not dull." (A Reader from Seattle, Washington USA)

Never Check E-Mail In the Morning : And Other Unexpected Strategies for Making Your Work Life Work by Julie Morgenstern "...promises readers a significant change in their workload, productivity level and all-around confidence if they refrain from reading, replying to or even perusing e-mail in the first hour of the day.  This may be a hard sell for some desk-based professionals, but it's clear that Morgenstern knows her stuff." (Publishers Weekly)

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