My Favorite Books

Novels

Airframe by Michael Crichton

The Associate by Phillip Margolin

A Bend in the Road by Nicholas Sparks

Black Notice by Patricia Daniels Cornwell

Bleachers by John Grisham

Bookends : A Novel by Jane Green

The Cabinet of Curiosities by Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child

Contract with an Angel by Andrew M. Greeley

Critical Mass by Steven Paul Martini

The Crown of Columbus -- by Louise Erdrich & Michael Dorris

The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown

E-Mail: A Love Story by Stephanie D. Fletcher

Going to the Sun by James McManus

The Guardian by Nicholas Sparks

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. Rowling

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J.K. Rowling

Harry Potter and the Prisoner Azkaban by J.K. Rowling

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J.K. Rowling

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenex by J.K. Rowling

Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince by J.K. Rowling

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. Rowling

Jemima J: A Novel About Ugly Ducklings and Swans by Jane Green

The King of Torts by John Grisham

The Last Precinct by Patricia Daniels Cornwell

The Lion's Game by Nelson DeMille

Long Dark Tea Time of the Soul by Douglas Adams

The Mad Philosopher: Auguste Comte by Boris Sokoloff

Mr. Maybe : A Novel by Jane Green

Mount Dragon by Douglas J. Preston & Lincoln Child

The Murder Room by Michael Capuzzo

The Name of the Rose by Umberto Eco

Nights in Rodanthe by Nicholas Sparks

The Notebook by Nicholas Sparks 

Petals on the River by Kathleen E. Woodiwiss

The Relic by Lincoln Child & Douglas J. Preston

Reliquary by Lincoln Child & Douglas J. Preston

The Rescue by Nicholas Sparks

Shopgirl by Steve Martin

Skipping Christmas by John Grisham

Slow Waltz in Cedar Bend by Robert James Waller

Spider of Brooklyn Heights by Nancy Veglahn

Still Life with Crows  by Lincoln Child & Douglas J. Preston

Summer Sisters by Judy Blume

The Summons by John Grisham

Trojan Odyssey by Clive Cussler

Valhalla Rising by Clive Cussler, Paul Kemprecos

A Walk to Remember by Nicholas Sparks
 
 

History and Biographies

Civil and Savage Encounters by Pavel Nikolaevich Golovin

The Crisis Years Michael R. Beschloss

Frank O Gehry Guggenheim Muse Um Bilbao by Coosje Van Bruggen (Author), Frank O. Gehry

The Intimate World of Abraham Lincoln by C.A Tripp
 
 

Poetry

Ants on the Melon by Virginia Hamilton Adair

The Complete Monty Python's Flying Circus: All the Words, Volumes 1 and 2 by Graham Chapman

Groucho by Stefan Kanfer

The Life and Rhymes of Ogden Nash by David Stuart

Loving Letters from Ogden Nash: A Family Album by Linell Nash Smith

Madman by Kahlil Gibran

Ogden Nash by George W. Crandell

Songs of a Sub-Man by Patrick Barrington
 
 

Gerontology

Love Stories of Later Life: A Narrative Approach to Understanding Romance by Amanda Smith Barusch

Psychiatric Medications for Older Adults: The Concise Guide by Carl Salzman

The Truth about Your Height by Thomas T. Samaras

Group Techniques For Aging Adults: Putting Geriatric Skills Enhancement Into Practice by Kathie T. Erwin
 
 

Measurement

The Encyclopedia of Social Measurement edited by Kimberly Kempf-Leonard

Measuring Health: A Guide to Rating Scales and Questionnaires by Ian McDowell,

Measures for Clinical Practice: A Sourcebook Third Edition by Kevin Corcoran & Joel Fischer 

Measurement Tools in Clinical Ethics by Barbara Redman

Practitioner's Guide to Empirically Based Measures of Depression by Arthur M. Nezu (Editor)

Practitioner's Guide to Empirically Based Measures of Anxiety (AABT Clinical Assessment) by Martin M. Antony (Editor)

Rating Scales in Mental Health by Martha Sajatovic, Luis F. Ramirez

The Therapist's Notebook: Homework, Handouts, and Activities for Use in Psychotherapy by Lorna L. Hecker, Sharon A. Deacon
 
 

Music

Bob Dylan: Behind the Shades (revisited) by Clinton Haylin

Cosmic Debris: The Collected History & Improvisations of Frank Zappa by Greg Russo

Dangerous Kitchen: The Subversive World of Zappa by Kevin Courrier

Electric Don Quixote: The Story of Frank Zappa by Neil Slaven

Frank Zappa: The Negative Dialectics of Poodle Play by Ben Watson

Frankly a Cappella: The Persuasions Sing Zappa ~ The Persuasions

Interview Picture Disc ~ Frank Zappa

Interviews, Vol. 2  ~ Frank Zappa

Mother!: The Frank Zappa Story by Michael Gray

Necessity Is: The Early Years of Frank Zappa & the Mothers of Invention by Billy James

No Commercial Potential: The Saga of Frank Zappa by David Walley

Prime Meridian ~ Igor Stravinsky

Prophetic Attitude ~ Frank Zappa

The Real Frank Zappa Book by Frank Zappa

Strictly Genteel: A Classical Introduction to Frank Zappa ~ Zappa

Varese: Arcana/Ameriques/Ionization/Density 21.5/Offrandes/Integrales/Octandre ~ Edgard Varese
 
 

Research and Statistics

Envisioning Information by Edward R. Tufte

Evaluating Your Practice: A Guide to Self Assessment (Springer Series on Social Work) by Catherine Alter, Wayne Evens

Introduction to Research: Understanding and Applying Multiple Strategies by Elizabeth Depoy

The Social Organization of Sexuality: Sexual Practices in the United States by Edward O. Laumann

Statistics for the Utterly Confused (Utterly Confused Series) by Lloyd R. Jaisingh

Statistics in the 21st Century by Adrian E. Raftery

The Visual Display of Quantitative Information by Edward R. Tufte

Visual Explanations: Images and Quantities, Evidence and Narrative by Edward R. Tufte
 
 

Legal Issues and Treatment

Handbook of Offender Assessment and Treatment by Clive R. Hollin

Hollow Promises by Susan Stefan

The Right to Refuse Mental Health Treatment by Bruce J. Winick

Sexual Harassment in the Workplace: Law and Practice: 2000 Cumulative Supplement by Alba Conte

Sexual Orientation and Legal Rights by Alba Conte

Trial of the Century: People of the State of California Vs. Orenthal James Simpson by Frank M. Schmalleger

Unequal Rights: by Susan Stefan
 
 

Social Work (General)

Encyclopedia of Social Work/With 1997 Supplement (19th Ed (3 Vol Set) Richard L. Edwards (Editor)
 
 

Social Work (Practice Evaluation)

How to Use Control Charts for Healthcare by D. Lynn Kelley
 
 

Social Work (HBSE)

Disability and the Family Life Cycle by Laura E. Marshak

The Human Body Atlas: How the Human Body Works by Alan Edwards

The Neurological Assessment of the Preterm & Full-Term Newborn Infant by Lilly M. S. Dubowitz
 
 

Political Social Work (Policies)

What Happened: Inside the Bush White House and Washington's Culture of Deception by Scott McClellan

Becoming an Effective Policy Advocate: From Policy Practice to Social Justice by Bruce S. Jansson

Love and Economics: Why the Laissez-Faire Family Doesn't Work by Jennifer Roback Morse

Organizational Change in the Human Services by Rebecca Ann Proehl

Simplifying Accounting Language: Don't Lose Your Balance by Jeffrey Slater
 
 

Social Work (Human Diversity)

The Content of Our Character : A New Vision of Race In America by Shelby Steele

Creating Equal : My Fight Against Race Preferences by Ward Connerly

A Dream Deferred : The Second Betrayal of Black Freedom in America by Shelby Steele

Hollow Promises by Susan Stefan

A Hope in the Unseen : An American Odyssey from the Inner City to the Ivy League by RON SUSKIND

Not Made of Stone: The Sexual Problems of Handicapped People by K. Heslinga

A Personal Odyssey by Thomas Sowell

Sexual Abuse by Health Professionals: A Personal Search for Meaning and Healing by P. Susan Penfold

Unequal Rights: by Susan Stefan
 
 

Social Work (Ethics)

Tangled Relationships by Frederic G. Reamer
 

My favorite journals