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The Prodigal God – Tim Keller
Boundaries – Henry Cloud and John Townsend
Forgiveness – John Arnott
Changes that Heal – Cloud and Townsend
The Purpose Driven Life- Rick Warren
Mere Christianity- CS Lewis
Love Does- Bob Goff
Nine Things You Simply Must Do- Henry Cloud
God’s Pursuit of Man- AW Tozier
Surrender to Love- David Benner
Emotionally Healthy Spirituality- Peter and Geri Scazzero
Integrity- Henry Cloud
Margin: The Overload Syndrome- Richard Swenson, MD

Addiction and Codependency

Counterfeit Gods – Tim Keller
Crossroads: A Step-by-Step Guide Away from Addictions – Ed Welch
Addictions: A Banquet in the Grave – Ed Welch
The Big Book
Meditations on the 12 Steps- Jerry S
Addiction and Grace- Gerald May
The Awakened Heart- Gerald May
The Last Addiction- Nancy Hersh
From Bondage to Bonding- Nancy Groom
Counterfeit Gods- Tim Keller
Codependent No More- Melody Beattie


Can Man Live without God? -Ravi Zacharias
The Creator and the Cosmos  -Hugh Ross

Assertiveness and Communication

Boundaries- Henry Cloud and John Townsend
Who’s Pushing Your Buttons? -John Townsend
How to have that Difficult Conversation You’ve Been Avoiding- Henry Cloud and John Townsend

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Driven to Distraction (Revised): Recognizing and Coping with Attention Deficit Disorder- Edward Hallowell, MD
Answers to Distraction- Edward Hallowell, MD and John Ratey, MD
Healing ADD Revised Edition: The Breakthrough Program that Allows You to See and heal the 7 Types of ADD- Daniel Amen MD
Married to Distraction: How to Restore Intimacy and Strengthen Your partnership in an Age of Interruption- Edward Hallowell, MD, Sue Hallowell, & Melissa Orlov
Superparenting for ADD: An Innovative Approach to Raising Your Distracted Child- Edward Hallowell, MD
Taking Charge of ADHD, Third Edition: The Complete Authoritative guide for Parents- Russell Barkley

Christian Living

Jesus Calling- Sarah Young
Sun Stand Still- Steven Furtick
When Heaven Invades Earth- Bill Johnson
The Supernatural Power of a Transformed Mind- Bill Johnson
Humility- Andrew Murray
Practicing the Presence- Brother Andrew
Say Goodbye to Powerless Christianity- Che Ahn
One Thousand Gifts- Anne Voskamp

Divorce and Blended Families

The Unexpected Legacy of Divorce: A 25 Year Landmark Study- Judith Wallerstein, Julia Lewis, & Sandra Blakesee
Hope for the Separated- Gary Chapman


Brain Literacy for Educators and Psychologists-Virginia W. Berninger and Todd L. Richards
Why Kids Can’t Read, Challenging the Status Quo in Education - Phyllis Blaunstein and Reid Lyon
Parenting a Struggling Reader - Susan Hall and Louisa Moats
Straight Talk about Psychological Testing for Kids - Ellen Braaten, PhD., and Gretchen Felopulos, Ph.D.
Emotion: the On/Off Switch for Learning- Priscilla Vail
Smart Kids with School Problems: things to Know and Ways to help- Priscilla Vail

Emancipating Children and Empty Nest

Give Them Wings- Carol Kuykendall
Parenting Your Adult Child: How You Can Help Them Achieve Their Full Potential- Gary Chapman and Ross Campbell
Barbara and Susan’s Guide to the Empty Nest: Discovering New Purpose, Passion, and Your Next Great Adventure- Barbara Rainey and Susan Yates

Executive Functioning Skills

Smart but Scattered - Peg Dawson
Late, Lost, and Unprepared-A Parents’ Guide to Helping Children with Executive Functioning - Joyce Cooper-Kahn, Ph.D. & Laurie Dietzel, Ph.D.

Faith Questions

The Reason for God- Tim Keller
The Case for Christ- Lee Strobel
Soul Survivor- Philip Yancey
The Case for Faith- Lee Strobel


31 Days of Praise – Ruth Myers  (Devotional)
A Grief Observed – C.S. Lewis
Grieving a Suicide – Albert Hsu
Healing is a Choice – Stephen Arterburn
Recovering from Losses in Life – Norman Wright
The Cry of the Soul – Dan Allender and Tremper Longman
Walking through Pain and Suffering- Tim Keller
Where is God? – John Townsend
Room of Marvels- James Bryan Smith
When God and Cancer Meet- Lynn Eib
When God and Grief Meet- Lynn Eib
Final Gifts- Maggie Callanan and Patricia Kelley
Tear soup (Children) –Pat Schwiebert, Chuck DeKlyen, and Taylor Bills           Ten Most Careless Statements Made to Grieving People-Dr. Linda E. Jordan


Grace and Forgiveness

What is so Amazing About Grace – Phillip Yancey
Total Forgiveness – RT Kendall
The Prodigal God – Tim Keller
Forgiveness- John Arnott
The Gift of Forgiveness- Charles Stanley


Good to Great- Jim Collins
21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership- John Maxwell
The Ascent of a Leader- Bill Thrall, Bruce McNicol, Ken McElrath
The 80/20 Principle- Richard Koch
Integrity- Henry Cloud
Necessary Endings- Henry Cloud

Learning Disabilities

The Mislabeled Child: How Understanding Your Child’s Unique Learing Style can Open the Door for Success- Brock Eide and Fernette Eide
Overcoming Dyslexia : A New and Complete Science-Based Program for Reading Problems at Any Level - Sally Shaywitz

Marriage and Family

Boundaries in Marriage – John Townsend and Henry Cloud
His Needs, Her Needs – Willard F. Harley, Jr
The Five Love Languages – Gary Chapman
Saving Your Marriage Before it Starts – Les and Leslie Parrott
The Meaning of Marriage- Tim Keller
Hold Me Tight- Sue Johnson
Safe Haven Marriage- Sharon Morris May
The Seven Desires of Every heart- Mark and Debra Laaser
Eight Important Money Decisions for Every Couple- Russ Crosson

Men's Concerns

Game Plan- Bob Buford
Half Time- Bob Buford
The Man in the Mirror- Patrick Morley
Anchor Man- Steve Farrar
Point Man- Steve Farrar
Making Life Work- Bill Hybels
How a Man Prays for His Family- John Yates
Wild at Heart- John Eldridge


Boundaries with Kids – Cloud and Townsend
Boundaries with Teenagers – Cloud and Townsend
Parenting with Love and Logic – Cline and Fay
Parenting Teens with Love and Logic – Cline and Fay
How to Listen so Your Teen will Talk and How to Talk so Your Teen will Listen – Faber and Mazlish
How to Talk so Kids will Listen and Listen so Kids will Talk – Faber and Mazlish
Boundaries with Kids/ Boundaries with Teens – Henry Cloud and John Townsend
And Then I had Kids/ and Then I had Teenagers – Susan Yates
Visionary Parenting – Rob Reinow
Raising a Self-Disciplined Child – Robert Brooks, Ph.D. and Sam Goldstein, Ph.D.
Raising Resilient Children – Robert Brooks, Ph.D. and Sam Goldstein, Ph.D.
What Really Matters at Home – Susan and John Yates
Siblings without Rivalry - Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish
The Blessing- John Trent and Gary Smalley
Teaching Your Kid the Truth about Consequences- Daniel Hahn
Shame Free Parenting- Sandra Wilson


Eyes of Honor- Jonathon Welton
The 7 Principles of Highly Accountable Men- Mark Laaser
Men of Valor- Mark Laaser


The Call – Os Guinness
Search for Significance – Robert McGee
The Gift of Knowing Yourself- David Benner
Changes that Heal- Henry Cloud
The Prodigal God- Tim Keller
Life of the Beloved- Henri Nouwen
Abba’s Child- Brennan Manning
Father Hunger- Robert McGee
The Father’s Love letter (LINK)

Sexual Addiction and Infidelity

Don’t Call it Love Patrick Carnes
Contrary to Love- Patrick Carnes
Shattered Vows- Debra Laaser
Healing the Wounds of Sexual Addiction – Mark Laaser
Transcending Post Infidelity Stress Disorder- Dennis Ortman

Shame and Guilt

Healing the Shame that Binds You – John Bradshaw
The Ragamuffin Gospel – Brennan Manning
Redeeming Love – Francine Rivers
Released from Shame- Sandra Wilson
The Return of the Prodigal- Henri Nouwen

Trauma and Recovery

The Courage to Heal – Laura Davis
The Wounded Heart (book and workbook) –  Dan Allender
When The Darkness Will Not Lift - Rev. John Piper
Released from Shame- Sandra Wilson
Hurt People Hurt People- Sandra Wilson
The Wounded Heart- Dan Allender
Deadly Emotions- Don Colbert, MD
Beauty for Ashes- Joyce Meyer

Young Adult

Lies Young Women Believe and the Truth that Sets Them Free – Nancy Leigh DeMoss, Nancy Gresh
Every Young Man’s Battle – Arterburn and Stoeker
Every Young Woman’s Battle – Etheredge and Arterburn
Real Men Don’t Text- Michael Dean and Ruthie Dean
Lady in Waiting- Jackie Kendall and Debby Jones
The Incredible Four- Year Adventure: Finding Real Faith, Fun and Friendship at College- John Yates and Chris Yates