Your Love Prescription is Ready

Our dear friends and bestselling authors doctors John and Julie Gottman have been studying love for over fifty years.  They are famous for their ability to observe a couple for fifteen minutes and predict, with 90% accuracy, whether they’ll stay together or not—and even if that union will be a happy one. In their five decades of research, the Gottmans found that the same questions came up again and again: What makes love last? Why does one couple stay together forever, while another falls...

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A Little Gift of Joy

Hi Friends, We hope you are having a wonderful end of summer. As we turn to fall, we want to help you and your little ones find a way to hold on to that feeling of sunshine, no matter the weather.We are delighted to share with you a picture book that His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Archbishop Desmond Tutu created before Arch left us in December: The Little Book of Joy, publishing on September 27th. The Book of Joy had tremendous impact, reaching millions of readers around the world and having...

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The Sun Does Shine for Young Readers

Hi Friends,   Anthony Ray Hinton spent 30 years on Death Row as an innocent man—he was released in 2015 thanks to the tireless work of his attorney, Bryan Stevenson. I met Ray (as his friends call him) in 2016 when I began working with him as his collaborative writer for The Sun Does Shine, which became a New York Times Bestseller, reached #1 on Amazon, and was a 2018 Oprah Book Club pick. Ray has become a big part of our IA family, and is someone I personally admire, love, respect, and never...

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Your Age Beliefs Can Change Your Life

Hi Friends,   Dr. Becca Levy’s closeness with her lively and whip smart grandmother made her wonder—why do some people seem to grow in vitality as they age and others do not? What she found from her world-leading research at Yale astonished her and transforms what we know about aging: our age beliefs can add or detract up to seven years from our lives.  Dr. Levy is one of the world’s leading experts and a pioneer in the field of aging, and her revolutionary new book that publishes...

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COLLABORATIVE LEADERSHIP FOR THE FUTURE AT IDEA ARCHITECTS

IDEA ARCHITECTS (IA), a leading non-fiction US literary agency is thrilled to announce that after twenty years as CEO, Doug Abrams will be transitioning to President and Founder, focusing on overall growth and strategy for the agency, strategic partnerships, film and television development, and book and film writing. Lara Love Hardin (COO) and Rachel Neumann (CSO)  have been promoted to Co-CEOs, and will be bringing their decades of agenting and publishing experience to leading and growing the...

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Two Doctors, a Mystery, and a Chance to Heal Crime

Hi Friends,   We want to share with you the debut memoir by Dr. Benjamin Gilmer, a front-line doctor with an amazing true story about a shocking crime and a mysterious illness that will forever change your notions of how we punish and how we heal. With deep compassion and an even deeper sense of justice, Dr. Benjamin Gilmer’s dive into the mystery of the "other" Dr. Gilmer is a story we didn't want to wait to share, so we are offering you this exclusive sneak peek at the...

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Taking Your Pain to the Mountain

Hi Friends,   We are excited to share with you here Silvia Vasquez-Lavado’s unforgettable memoir, In The Shadow of the Mountain: A Memoir of Courage. This is the debut book from IA True, our memoir division that develops remarkable first-person stories of resilience, justice, and inspiration into book and film. The early response to Silvia's book has been astounding, but not surprising. When we first met Silvia, and she told us her story, we were smitten with her charm, her...

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Listen to Your Inner Voice

Hi Friends, Happy new year! We know a new year doesn’t mean an automatic reset;  we don’t leave our worries and anxieties behind just because we crack open a new planner or flip the page on our calendar. But the new year is a good time to reorient, realign, and reignite our intentions. It can spark that voice inside of us that encourages us to focus on the things that matter to us most. Our inner voice can be our biggest advocate— but it can also turn into our biggest critic.   This...

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