Recommended Reading


Title :- Dorie: The Girl Nobody Loved
Author :- Van Stone, Erwin W. Lutzer
Publisher :- Moody Publishers
Copyright :- July 26, 1981
ISBN-10 :- 0802422756

Brief Description :- As a child, Dorie was rejected by her mother, sent to live in an orphanage where she was regularly beaten by the orphanage director, was beaten time and again by cruel foster parents, and was daily told that she was ugly and unlovable. Dorie never knew love until a group of college students visited the orphanage and told her that God loved her. As she accepted that love, her life began to change.




Title :- No Place To Cry: The Hurt and Healing of Sexual Abuse
Author :- Doris Van Stone, Erwin W. Lutzer
Publisher :- Moody Publishers
Copyright :- May 9, 1992
ISBN-10 :- 0802422780

Brief Description :- Just as God gave Dorie Van Stone a tender heart to forgive her abusers, He also gave her the strength to reveal her past in No Place to Cry, the sequel to the best-seller Dorie: The Girl Nobody Loved. Through her candor you will gain insight into the trauma of emotional and sexual abuse.




Title :- Sickened
Author :- Julie Gregory
Publisher :- Random House
Copyright :- September 30, 2004
ISBN-10 :- 0099466295

Brief Description :- From early childhood, Julie Gregory was continually X-rayed, medicated, and operated on - in the vain pursuit of an illness that was created in her mother's mind. Munchausen by proxy (MBP) is the world's most hidden and dangerous form of child abuse, in which the caretaker - almost always the mother - invents or induces symptoms in her child because she craves the attention of medical professionals. Many MBP children die, but Julie Gregory not only survived, she escaped the powerful orbit of her mother's madness and rebuilt her identity as a vibrant, healthy young woman.




Title :- But He Says He Loves Me: How to Avoid Being Trapped in a Manipulative Relationship
Author :- Dina L. McMillan PhD
Publisher :- Allen & Unwin
Copyright :- May 1, 2008
ISBN-10 :- 1741751969

Brief Description :- Effective and powerful, this chilling exposure of the psychology behind emotionally abusive relationships proves to be an invaluable resource for women in the dating pool or those questioning their current partnership. Identifying the traits, traps, and manipulations that abusers employ, this authoritative guide aids readers in recognizing red flags early on, allowing them to get out early and avoid further ensnarement.




Title :- But He Never Hit Me: The Devastating Cost of Non-Physical Abuse to Girls and Women
Author :- Dr Jill A. Murray
Publisher :- iUniverse, Inc.
Copyright :- February 25, 2007
ISBN-10 :- 0595411398

Brief Description :- Dr Murray exposes the truth about the vast majority of abusive behaviours which are difficult to recognise: verbal, emotional, psychological, financial, and spiritual, and also reveals the red flags of a potentially abusive relationship.




Title :- How To Communicate Effectively And Build Relationships
Author :- Ren Lexander, Ph.D.
Publisher :- Letgo Publishers, NSW, Australia
Copyright :- 1999
ISBN-10 :- 1876505044
ISBN-13 :- 9781876505042

Brief Description :- The quality of your relationships - business or personal - is totally determined by the the quality of your communication. This books teaches you simple models and strategies that will revolutionize your relationships.




Title :- Rebuilding When Your Relationship Ends 3rd Edition
Author :- Dr Bruce Fisher and Dr Robert Alberti
Publisher :- Impact Publishers, Atascadero, California
Copyright :- 2006
ISBN-10 :- 1886230699
ISBN-13 :- 9781886230699

Brief Description :- Dr Fisher's divorce process rebuilding blocks offer a proven, supportive nineteen-step process for putting one's life back together after divorce. Built on more than two decades of research and practice, Rebuilding reflects feedback from, and the experiences of hundreds of thousands of divorced men and women who have read and used Rebuilding.




Title :- His Princess, Love Letters from Your King
Author :- Sheri Rose Shepherd
Publisher :- Multnomah Gifts, Colorado Springs
Copyright :- 2004
ISBN-10 :- 9781590523315

Brief Description :- It's hard to look at our lives and think of ourselves as royalty. But the truth is, God is our King and we are chosen by Him. As your soul soaks in these love letters from your King, be affirmed of who you are, why you are here, and how much you are loved.




Title :- Man's Search For Meaning
Author :- Viktor E. Frankl
Publisher :- Washington Square Publication, New York
Copyright :- 1984
ISBN-13 :- 9780671667368

Brief Description :- Psychiatrist Viktor Frankl's memoir has riveted generations of readers with its descriptions of life in Nazi death camps and its lessons for spiritual survival. Between 1942 and 1945 Frankl labored in four different camps, including Auschwitz, while his parents, brother, and pregnant wife perished. Based on his own experience and the experiences of those he treated in his practice, Frankl argues that we cannot avoid suffering but we can choose how to cope with it, find meaning in it, and move forward with renewed purpose.




Title :- Corrie ten Boom - Her Story
The Hiding Place
Tramp For The Lord
Victory In Jesus

Author :- Corrie ten Boom and Max Schwartz
Publisher :- Thomas Nelson Publishers
Copyright :- 2004
ISBN-13 :- 978-0884861263

Brief Description :- The Hiding Place - a spellbinding account of Corrie ten Boom's harrowing experiences during World War II. When the Nazis came to Holland, Corrie and her devoutly Christian family instinctively began providing "hiding places" for persecuted Jews. Corrie spent several months in a concentration camp as a result of her brave actions.
Tramp For The Lord - After her release from the concentration camp she traveled around the world at the direction of God, proclaiming His message everywhere. Her tireless travels enabled her to share with people all over the globe the many lessons she learned in God's great classroom.
Victory In Jesus - Corrie's warm, personal style compels you to experience the richness of God's love and power. She teaches us the secret of forgiveness and offers relief from distress, worry, and fear, showing that when we trust in God, He provides the courage and strength we need to face life unafraid.




Title :- Sophie's Choice
Author :- William Styron
Publisher :- Corgi Books
Copyright :- 1983
ISBN-13 :- 978-0552116107

Brief Description :- Three stories are told: a young Southerner wants to become a writer; a turbulent love-hate affair between a paranoiac intelligent Jew and a beautiful Polish-Catholic woman who is a concentration-camp survivor; and of an awful wound in that woman's past which drives this relationship to its bitter end. Although this book is fiction it is based on a true story of a concentration-camp survivor.




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