Below you will find a list of recommended books sorted by category.

Marital Intimacy

  • Boundaries in Marriage, Dr. John Townsend and Dr. Henry Cloud

  • Communication, Key to Your Marriage, H. Norman Wright

  • Four Secrets to a Forever Marriage, Michael Letney

  • Intimacy Factor, David Stoop and Jan Stoop

  • Keep Your Love On, Danny Silk/Study Guide

  • Love and War, John & Stasi Eldredge

  • Loveology, John Mark Comer

  • Marriage Takes More Than Love, Jack & Carole Mayhall

  • Meaning of Marriage, Timothy Keller (DVD and Study Guide)

  • Mystery of Marriage, Mike Mason

  • Praying Through the Deeper Issues of Marriage, Stormie Omartian

  • Rescue Your Love Life, Dr Henry Cloud, Dr John Townsend

  • Sacred Marriage, Gary Thomas

  • Seasons of a Marriage, H. Norman Wright

  • Seven Levels of Intimacy, Matthew Kelly

  • Simple Secrets of a Great Marriage, John Townsend and Henry Cloud

  • The Five Love Languages, Gary Chapman

  • The Making of a Marriage, Brent & Janis Sharpe

  • The Marriage You’ve Always Wanted, Gary Chapman

  • The Mystery of Marriage, Mike Mason

  • Wired For Love, Stan Tatkin, PsyD

  • You and Me, Forever, Frances and Lisa Chan/Study Guide

Emotional Intimacy

  • 100 Ways to Love your Husband, Lisa Jacobson

  • 100 Ways to Love Your Wife, Matthew L. Jacobson

  • 88 Great Conversation Starters for Husbands and Wives

  • 52 Uncommon Dates, Randy Southern

  • 101 Conversation Starters for Couples, Gary Chapman & Ramon Presson

  • 101 More Conversation Starters for Couples, Gary Chapman & Ramon Presson

  • 31 Creative Ways to Love and Encourage Her, Jefferson Bethke

  • 31 Creative Ways to Love and Encourage Her, Alyssa Bethke

  • Emotional Fitness for Couples, Barton Goldsmith

  • 131 Necessary Conversations Before Marriage, Jed Jurchenko

  • 131 Creative Conversations for Couples, Jed Jurchenko

  • 101 Questions to Ask Before You Get Engaged, H. Norman Wright

  • Journal for 2, Gary Chapman

  • 201 Relationship Questions (Couples guide to building trust and emotional intimacy), Barrie Davenport

Sexual Intimacy

  • Brain in Love, Daniel Amen, MD

  • Sheet Music, Kevin Leman, Ph.D.

  • More Sheet Music, Kevin Leman, Ph.D

Spiritual Intimacy

  • Absolute Surrender, Andrew Murray

  • Brokenness, Surrender, Holiness, Nancy Leigh DeMoss

  • Daily Habits of Intimacy with God, Roselene Coblentz, PhD

  • He Loves Me, Wayne Jacobsen

  • Humility, Andrew Murray

  • The Scared Romance, John Eldredge

Couples Devotionals

  • Moments Together for Couples, Dennis and Barbara Rainey

  • Love and War, John and Stasi Eldredge

  • The One Year LOVE Language Minute Devotional, Gary Chapman

  • Devotions for a Sacred Marriage, Gary Thomas

  • Love Dare Day by Day: A Year of Devotions for Couples, Stephen Kendrick

  • Night Light: Devotional for Couples, James Dobson

  • The One Year Love Talk, Devotional for Couples, Les Parrott

Books by Author

    Les and Leslie Parrott

  • L.O.V.E.

  • Saving Your Marriage Before It Starts

  • Couples Devotional Bible

  • Growing a Strong Marriage

  • Getting Ready for Your Wedding

  • I Love You More

  • The Good Fight

    Aaron and Jennifer Smith

  • Husband After God

  • Wife After God

  • Thirty-One Prayers for my Husband

  • Thirty-One Prayers for my Wife

    Dr. Doug Weiss

  • Lover Spouse

  • Upgrade Your Sex Life

  • Servant Marriage

  • Marriage Mondays

  • Intimacy, 100 Day Guide to a Lasting Relationship

  • Miracle of Marriage

  • 10 Minute Marriage Principle

  • The 7 Love Agreements

  • How to Really Love a Woman

  • Intimacy Anorexia

  • Recovery for Everyone

  • Clean

  • More Resources at drdougweiss.orge


  • Healing Your Marriage When Trust is Broken, Cindy Beall


  • Every Man’s Battle, Stephen Arterburn & Fred Stoeker

  • Every Man’s Marriage, Stephen Arterburn & Fred Stoeker

  • Healing of the Masculine Soul, Gordon Dalbey

  • The Making of a Man, Richard Exley

  • The Way of the Wild Heart, John Eldredge

  • Wild at Heart, John Eldredge

  • Worthy of Her Trust, Stephen Arterburn, Jason B. Martinkus

  • Pure Desire, Ted Roberts

  • Cave Time: God’s Plan for a Man’s Escape From Life’s Assaults, Jeff Voth

  • The Sling: 5 Stones to Make Every Man a Giant Slayer, Jeff Voth


  • Captivating, John & Stasi Eldridge

  • Every Woman’s Marriage, Greg & Shannon Ethredge

  • Fierce Beauty, Kim Meeder

  • Intimate Issues, Linda Dillow & Lorraine Pintus

  • Mended, Angie Smith

  • Understanding the Man in Your Life, H. Norman Wright

Personal Growth

  • Champagne for the Soul, Mike Mason

  • Change Your Brain, Change Your Life, Dr. Daniel Amen

  • Changes That Heal, Dr Henry Cloud

  • Healing is a Choice, Stephen Arterburn

  • Self-Talk-Soul Talk, Jennifer Rothchild, Robin McGraw

  • Telling Yourself the Truth, Dr. William Backus

  • Wired That Way, Marita Littauer


  • 100 Prayers for Your Marriage, Darlene Schacht

  • Experiencing the Depths of Jesus Christ, Jeanne Guyon

  • Fasting, Jentezen Franklin

  • Fresh Wind, Fresh Fire, Jim Cymbala

  • Hearing the Voice of God, Steve Sampson

  • How to Develop a Powerful Prayer Life, Dr Gregory R. Fizzle

  • Power of a Praying Wife, Stormie Omartian (also Book of Prayers)

  • Power of a Praying Husband, Stormie Omartian (also Book of Prayers)

  • Power of Prayer for Couples, 3 in 1 collection, Stormie Omartian

  • Prayer, Phillip Yancy

  • Prayer, Richard J. Foster

  • Prayer, Timothy Keller

  • Real Presence, Leanne Payne

  • The Lost Art of Practicing the Presence of the Lord, Jim Goll

  • Walking With God, John Eldridge


  • The Five Languages of Apology, Gary Chapman and Jennifer Thomas

  • Total Forgiveness, R. T. Kendall


  • Smart Step Family, Ron Deal


  • A Grace Disguised, Jerry Sittser

  • A Grief Observed, C. S. Lewis

  • When Grief Comes, Kirk H. Neely

  • The Power of Praise and Worship, Terry Law

  • I Will Carry You, Angie Smith (miscarriages)

  • Silent Grief, Clara Hinton (miscarriages

  • Moving Forward After Divorce, David Frisbee

  • Aftershock, David Cox and Candy Arrington (suicide)


  • He Loves Me, Wayne Jacobsen

  • Because He Loves Me, Elyse M. Fizpatrick

  • Grace Works, Dudley Hall

  • Embracing the Love of God, James Bryan Smith

  • What’s So Amazing About Grace? Philip Yancey

Spiritual Warfare

  • Possessing the Gates of the Enemy, Cindy Jacobs

  • Shaping History by Prayer and Fasting, Derek Prince

  • Secrets of a Prayer Warrior, Derek Prince

  • The Fight of Every Believer, Terry Law

  • Waking the Dead, John Eldridge


  • Courageous Leadership, Bill Hybels

  • Spiritual Leadership: Moving People not God’s Agenda, Henry Blackaby

  • Spiritual Leadership: A Commitment to Excellence for Every Believer, J. Oswald Sanders

  • Books by John Maxwell

    • Developing the Leader Within You

    • Maxwell 3-in-1 Special Edtion: Winning Attitude/Developing the Leaders Around You/Becoming a Person of Influence

    • Make Today Count: the Secret of Your Success is Determined by Your Daily Agenda