The September 24th release is being kicked off with a multi-city tour including some of daytime's most beloved faces.Cities slated for the tour include: New York, New Jersey, Boston, Nashville, Raleigh, Greenville, Birmingham, St. Louis, Minneapolis, Chicago, and Los Angeles.
Cast participating in the nationwide tour include: Deidre Hall, Kristian Alfonso, James Scott, Galen Gering, Lauren Koslow, Greg Vaughan, Camila Banus, Freddie Smith, Melissa Reeves, Wally Kurth, Kate Mansi, Drake Hogestyn, Suzanne Rogers, Bryan Dattilo, James Reynolds, Blake Berris, Bill Hayes, Susan Seaforth-Hayes, Peggy McCay, Shawn Christian, Arianne Zucker, Eric Martsolf, Chrishell Stause, as well as Author/Executive Producer, Greg Meng.
Written by Meng, Sr. Vice President of Corday Productions, Inc. and Co-Executive Producer of Days of our Lives, this is an exclusive look at how the "Days" cast members keep healthy, happy and vibrant. "Better Living" invites readers to join their favorite stars as they share all their secrets to maintaining a well-balanced and fulfilling life. While touring with best-selling Days of our Lives 45 Years: a Celebration in Photos, Meng noticed a common theme in many of the questions to the cast.Questions like, "How do you stay so young you never seem to age?", and "How do you keep yourself in such great shape?", kept coming up from city to city. It was clear that fans weren't just interested in the characters they've come to know and love, but they wanted to also know how our cast live.How do they stay keep grounded? How do they stay in shape? How do they eat? How do they live?The real "secret" is, there IS no secret.All the recipes, mental and physical work-outs and routines that the "Days" stars do to maintain a well-balanced and fulfilling lifestyle, are things that everyday viewers will be able to relate to, adopt and include in their own lives. "Better Living" has a lot of take-a-way, not just for fans of the show but also for anyone who wants to live healthier, better life.The book shares real, tangible insight on how to reach that balance.
With over 300 pages of behind-the-scenes, original, and exclusive never-before seen images of the cast, "BETTER LIVING" reveals the many secrets to how Days actors sustain a healthy mind and body. The book features five essential lifestyle categories including: nutrition, exercise, style, inspiration, and balance. Each category features select cast members and their unique approach to achieving health and balance in their own lives. Cast featured in the book include: Alison Sweeney, Deidre Hall, Kristian Alfonso, Lisa Rinna, James Scott, Nadia Bjorlin, Galen Gering and many more!
Everyone who strives to balance career, family and all that today's world throws at us, can look forward to discovering quick fashion, hair, and makeup tips and tricks, including Camila Banus' beauty basics and Christie Clark's wardrobe staples. Cast members divulge their secrets to staying physically fit, and share personal recipes they enjoy making at home, such as Lisa Rinna's gluten-free Brazilian Bombshell Smoothie and Alison Sweeney's delicious Chicken with Dried Cherries. The "Days" cast shares how they each find inspiration through their own, very relatable routines of meditation, religion, volunteering, and the arts, and their solutions to meeting the continuous challenge of balancing a demanding work schedule and family time.
"We look forward to sharing our cast's secrets on how they maintain balance their lives." –Greg Meng
Press Tour & Book Signings:
New York City-9/23/2013 Book signing at Barnes & Noble on 5th Ave at 12 p.m.
New Jersey-9/23/2013 Book signing at Books and Greetings (Northvale) at 6 p.m.
Raleigh, NC-9/23/2013 Book signing at The Regulator (Durham) at 7 p.m.
St. Louis-9/23/2013 Book signing at Barnes & Noble Des Peres at 6 p.m.
Boston-9/25/2013 Book signing at Barnes & Noble Framingham at 7 p.m.
Greenville, SC-9/25/2013 Book signing at Books a Million at 7 p.m.
Minneapolis-9/25/2013 Book signing at Barnes & Noble at Mall of America at 6 p.m.
Nashville-9/27/2013 Book signing at Books a Million at 12 p.m.
Birmingham-9/27/2013 Book signing at Books a Million at 6 p.m.
Chicago-9/27/2013 Book signing at Barnes & Noble at Westfield Old Orchard (Skokie) at 7 p.m.
Chicago-9/28/2013 Book signing at Anderson's Bookshop at Naperville at 2 p.m.
Los Angeles-9/27/2013 Book signing at Barnes and Noble Burbank 7 p.m.
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