Books: "All About You"

This is where you can get information about many of the books discussed on The Early Show in October.

Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2007

"It's All About You: Live the Life You Crave," by Mary Goulet and Heather Reider

A mother is many things. Nurse, chauffeur, cook, maid, coach, alarm clock -- and on and on.

Too often, a mom gives up her own self to do all those other jobs.

But they don't have to, as founders Mary Goulet and Heather Reider say in their new book, "It's All About You: Live the Life You Crave."

They say too many moms are "OCI" -- overworked, confused, and irritated.

They discussed possible solutions, and their book, on The Early Show. To see the segment,


To read an excerpt of "It's All About You," click here.

"It's All About You" is published by Free Press, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, which is part of the CBS Corporation, as is

Monday, Oct. 1, 2007

"The Choice," by Nicholas Sparks

Nicholas Sparks is the author of bestsellers "The Rescue" and "Nights in Rodanthe," as well as "The Notebook," "Message in a Bottle," "A Walk to Remember," "A Bend in the Road," "The Guardian," "The Wedding," and his memoir, "Three Weeks with My Brother," written with his brother, Micah.

Sparks books have been translated into more than thirty languages; "Message in a Bottle," "A Walk to Remember" and "The Notebook" were made into movies.

Sparks, who lives in North Carolina with his wife and family, appeared on The Early Show to talk about his newest book, "The Choice," the story of an unlikely romance that asks the question, "How far would you go to keep the hope of love alive?"

To read an excerpt of "The Choice," click here.

To watch Nicholas Sparks' Early Show appearance,