College Library

Books Dr. Flo Recommends

|For Survivors|


  • If you want kids to co-operate...Just ask! ‘An essential Guide for Parents’  (Lillian Reekie)

  • Bringing Up Boys (James C. Dobson)

  • Raising Godly Kids: 52 Guidelines for Counter-Culture Parenting (Harold J. Sala)

  • How We Love Our Kids: The Five Love Styles of Parenting (Milan Yerkovich and Kay Yerkovich) 

  • Unlocking Your Family Patterns: Finding Freedom From a Hurtful Past (Dave Carder, Earl Henslin, John Townsend, William Henry Cloud, Chuck Swindoll (Foreword)

  • Say Goodbye to Whining, Complaining, and Bad You and Your Kids (Scott Turansky, Joanne Miller, et al.)

  • Emotional Intelligence: Why It Can Matter More Than IQ (Daniel Goleman) 

  • A Family of Value (John Rosemond)

Wealth and Abundance

  • Worthy: Boost Your Self-Worth to Grow Your Net Worth (Nancy Levin)

  • The Little Money Bible (Stuart Wilde , Anna Scott, et al.)

  • You Are a Badass at Making Money: Master the Mindset of Wealth (Jen Sincero) 

Health and Wellness

  • The Art of Extreme Self-Care: Transform Your Life One Month at a Time (Cheryl Richardson)

  • Modern Essentials: The Complete Guide to the Therapeutic Use of Essential Oils (Aroma Tools)

  • The Essential Life - The Ultimate Essential Oil Guide  (Total Wellness Publishing) 


  • Make Miracles in Forty Days: Turning What You Have into What You Want (Melody Beattie)

  • Mosaic: Pieces of My Life So Far (Amy Grant)

  • God Calling (A. J. Russell)

  • Tending the Soul: 90 Days of Spiritual Nourishment Paperback (Anita Lustrea, Melinda Schmidt, Lori Neff)

  • What Color Is Your Parachute? 2021: Your Guide to a Lifetime of Meaningful Work and Career Success
    (Richard N. Bolles and Katharine Brooks)

  • The Artist's Way (Julia Cameron)

  • Resilient (Rick Hanson)

  • Mama PhD (Evans and Grant)

  • At the Bench: A Laboratory Navigator (Kathy Barker) 

  • Fool-proofing your life (Jan SIlvious)

  • The Collected Works of Florence Scovel Shinn (Vigeo Press)

  • Getting what you came for (Robert L. Peters, PhD)


  • Mending the soul (Steven R. Tracy)

  • Codependent No More (Melody Beattie)

  • It's My Life Now: Starting Over After an Abusive Relationship (Meg Kennedy Dugan & Roger R. Hock)

  • Why Does He Do That?: Inside the Minds of Angry and Controlling Men (Lundy Bancroft) 

  • When Dad Hurts Mom: Helping Your Children Heal the Wounds of Witnessing Abuse (Lundy Bancroft)

  • Controlling People: How to Recognize, Understand, and Deal With People Who Try to Control You 
    (Patricia Evans)

  • Will I Ever Be Good Enough? (Dr. Karyl McBride, Ph.D.)

  • Safe People: How to Find Relationships That Are Good for You and Avoid Those That Aren't (Dr. Henry Cloud, Dr. John Townsend, et al.)

  • The Gift of Fear: And Other Survival Signals that Protect Us from Violence (Gavin de Becker) 

  • From Prisoner to President (Jeanette M. Towne)

  • No Comfort Zone: Notes on Living with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (Marla Handy)

  • The Journey from Abandonment to Healing: Surviving Through and Recovering from the Five Stages That Accompany the Loss of Love (Susan Anderson, Randye Kaye, et al.)

  • Trauma and Recovery: The Aftermath of Violence--From Domestic Abuse to Political Terror
    (Judith Lewis Herman)

  • In Sheep's Clothing: Understanding and Dealing with Manipulative People (George K. Simon, Kevin Foley, et al.)

  • Rediscovering Your Happily Ever After: Moving from Hopeless to Hopeful as a Newly Divorced Mother
    (PeggySue Wells) 


  • Not Under Bondage: Biblical Divorce for Abuse, Adultery and Desertion (Barbara Roberts, MSc, BA, RGN, RSCN, QN, RNT, CHNTCert)

  • A Cry for Justice: How the Evil of Domestic Abuse Hides in Your Church (Jeff Crippen & Anna Wood)

  • Tear Down This Wall of Silence: Dealing with Sexual Abuse in Our Churches (an introduction for those who will hear) 2nd Edition (Dale Ingraham) 

  • I Promise to Hate, Despise, and Abuse You until Death Do Us Part: Marriage in a Narcissistic Age (Andrea V. Oelger & Troy W. Martin)

  • No More Christian Nice Girl: When Just Being Nice--Instead Of Good--Hurts You, Your Family, And Your Friends (Paul Coughlin & Jennifer D. Degler, PhD)


  • Deidre Hall's How Does She Do It? A Beauty Book

  • Making Sense of Men (Alison A. Armstrong)

  • The Queen's Code (Alison A. Armstrong)

  • Keys to the Kingdom (Alison A. Armstrong and PAX Programs Inc.)

  • 21 Days to Master Extreme Self-Care (Cheryl Richardson)

  • Style: The Modern Lady’s Guide to Elegance and Charm (Eliza Chamber)

  • The Well-Spoken Woman: Your Guide to Looking and Sounding Your Best (Christine K. Jahnke)  

  • The Confidence Code: The Science and Art of Self-Assurance - What Women Should Know (Katty Kay, Claire Shipman, et al.)

  • Japanese Secrets to Beautiful Skin: The Maeda Program (Grace Maeda, Lucille Craft, et al.)