LINDA'S RECOMMENDED READING LIST



Bibles

The Life Application Study Bible NIV.  Tyndale, 1997

The Nelson Study Bible.  Thomas Nelson Publishers, 1997.


Grief
Dower, Laura.  I Will Remember You:  What to Do When Someone You Love Dies -A Guidebook Through Grief for Teens, Scholastic Paperbooks, 2001.

PERFECTIONISM
Winter, Richard,  Perfecting Ourselves To Death, IVP Books, 2005.

Prayer

Omartian, Stormie.  The Power of a Praying Husband.  Harvest House Publishers, 2001.

Omaritan, Stormie.  The Power of a Praying Wife: Prayer and Study Guide.  Harvest House Publishers, 2007.

Omaritan, Stormie.  The Power of a Praying Woman.  Harvest House Publishers, 2007.


Marriage and Family.

Clinton, Tim and Sibcy, Gary.  Why You Do the Things You Do:  The Secret to Healthy Relationships.  Nashville:  Thomas Nelson, 2006.

Eggerichs, Emerson, Dr.  Love & Respect.  Brentwood, Tennessee:  Integrity Publishers, 2004.

Gottman, John, PH.D. and Silvers, Nan. The Seven Principles For Making Marriage Work.  New York:  Three Rivers Press, 1999.

Harley, William, Jr. His Needs, Her Needs:  Building An Affair-Proof Marriage.  Revell, 2001.

Harvey, Donald R. When the One You Love Wants to Leave:  Guidance and Comfort for Surviving Marital Crisis. Grand Rapids, Michigan:  Bakers Book House.1993.

Long, Carolyn T. Long. Stepping and Blending:  Helping African Americans Prepare for marriage, Remarraige and Stepfamily Life. XulonPress: 2009.

Rodgers, Beverly and TomBecoming a Family that Heals:  How to Resolve Past Issues and Free your Future.  Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.:  2009.

Stinnett, Nick, Stinnett, Nancy, Beam, Joe, and Beam, Alice.  Fantastic Families:  6 Proven Steps to Building a Strong Family.  West Monroe, Louisiana:  1999.

Vickers, Robert, Casey, Rod, and Sharland, Jeff. 199 Ideas and Suggestions to Honor and Love Your Wife.  Mukilteo, WA:  WinePress Publishing, 1997. 

Depression and Anger Issues

Carter, Les and Minirth, FrankThe Freedom From Depression Workbook.  Thomas Nelson Publishes, 1995.

Chapman, Gary.  Anger:  Handling A Powerful Emotion In a Healthy Way.  Chicago:  Northfield Publishins, 1999.

Hall, Donald PBreaking Through Depression:  A Biblical and Medical Approach to Emotional Wholeness.  Eugene, Oregon:  Harvest House Publishers, 2009.

Minirith, Frank. Happiness Is a Choice.  Baker Publishers, 2007.

Vernick, LeslieThe Blues:  A Woman's Guide to Fighting Depression.  Eugene, Oregon:  Harvest House Publishers, 2005. 

Divorce

Neuman, M. Gary and Romanowski, Patricia.  Helping Children Cope with Divorce ith the Sandcastle Way. Random House, 1999.

Smoke, Jim.  Growing Through Divorce.  Harvest House Publishers, 1995

Mentoring and Leadership

Maxwell, John.  The Winning Attitude Your Key To Personal Success.
Thomas Nelson Publishers, 1992.  David C. Cook, 2007.

Maxwell, John. Be All You Can Be: A Challenge to Stretch Your God-Given Potential.

Simpson, David.  It's Who You Know:  Winning with People. Gresham, Oregon:  Vision House Publishing, Inc., 1995.

Relationships

Chapman, Gary.  The Five Languages of Apology: How to Experience Healing in All Your Relationships. Northfield Publishing, 2006.

Chapman, Gary.  The Five Languages of Love:  How to Express Heartfelt Commitment to Your Mate.  Moody Publishers, 2004.

Clinton, Tim and Sibcy, Gary.  Why You Do the Things You Do:  The Secret to Healthy Relationships.  Nashville:  Thomas Nelson, 2006.

Helfelt, Robert, Minirth, Frank, and Meier, Paul.  Love Is a Choice Workbook: Definitive Book on Letting Go of Unhealthy Relationships.  Thomas Nelson Publishers, 2003. 

Helfelt, Robert, Minirth, Frank, Meier, Paul, Newman, Deborah, and Newman, Brian.  Love Is a Choice Workbook.  Nashville:  Thomas Nelson Publishers, 1991. 

Ludy, Eric and Ludy, Leslie.  When God Writes Your Love Story.  Multnomah Books, 2003.

Parrot, Les and Leslie.  Relationships.Zondervan, 2002.

Smalley, Gary, Smalley, Greg, Smalley, Micheal, and Paul, Robert S.  The DNA Of Relationships.
Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., 2004.

Smalley, Gary,  Paul , Robert S., and Wallace, Donna K.   The DNA of Relationships for Couples.
Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., 2006.

Smallley, Gary. The Languages of Love. Pocket, 1992.

Sexual Abuse Recovery

Allender, Dan.  The Wounded Heart:  Hope for Adult  Victims of Childhood Abuse.  Navipress, 1990.

Sexual Addiction
Laaser, Mark.  Healing the Wounds of Sexual Addiction.  Zondervan, June 1, 2009.

Spiritual Formation

Eldridge, John. Dare to Desire: An Invitation to Fulfill Your Deepest Dreams.   J Countryman Books, 2002.

Eldridge, John.  The Sacred Romance: Drawing Closer to the Heart of God.  Thomas Nelson Publishers, 2001.

Lucado, Max.  3:16: The Numbers of Hope. Thomas Nelson Publishers, 2007.

McGee, RobertThe Search for Significance:  Seeing Your Worth Through God's Eyes.  Thomas Nelson Publishers, 2003.

Ortberg, John. When the Game Is Over, It All Goes Back in the Box.  2007.

Stress Management

Hibbs, Stanley.  Anxiety Gone:  The Three C's of Anxiety Recovery.  Mustang, Oklahoma:  Dare2Dream Books, 2007.

Johnson Cook, Suzan D.  Too Blessed to Be Stressed.  Nashville:  Thomas Nelson Publishers, 1998.

Teens and Cutting, Self-harming Behaviors

Clark, Jerusha with Dr. Ealrl Henslin.  Inside A Cutter's Mind.  Colorado Springs, CO:  Navipress,  2007. 

Shapiro, Lawrence E.  Stopping the Pain: A Workbook for Teens Who Cut & Self-Injure.  Instant Help Books; 2nd Revised edition edition (March 2008)