Books about Interpersonal Relationships

  1. Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation

    by Joseph J. Ellis
    Examines the lives of key figures of the American Revolution and their political disputes.

    Informs our understanding of American politics–then and now--and gives us a new perspective on the unpredictable forces that shape history. An illuminating study of the intertwined lives of the ... (Goodreads)

  2. 84, Charing Cross Road

    by Helene Hanff
    A 20-year correspondence between an American book lover and a London bookseller.

    This charming classic, first published in 1970, brings together twenty years of correspondence between Helene Hanff, a freelance writer living in New York City, and a used-book dealer in London. ... (Goodreads)

  3. Stone Mattress: Nine Tales

    by Margaret Atwood
    Nine stories exploring human relationships and the complexities of modern life.

    A collection of highly imaginative short pieces that speak to our times with deadly accuracy. A recently widowed fantasy writer is guided through a stormy winter evening by the voice of her late ... (Goodreads)

  4. How to Win Friends and Influence People

    by Dale Carnegie
    A guide to building relationships, leveraging psychology to gain influence and create lasting connections.

    You can go after the job you want...and get it! You can take the job you have...and improve it! You can take any situation you're in...and make it work for you! Since its release in 1936, How to Win ... (Goodreads)

  5. Adult Children of Emotionally Immature Parents

    by Lindsay C. Gibson
    Understanding and healing from the effects of growing up with emotionally immature parents.

    If you grew up with an emotionally immature, unavailable, or selfish parent, you may have lingering feelings of anger, loneliness, betrayal, or abandonment. You may recall your childhood as a time ... (Barnes & Noble)

  6. How to Talk to Anyone: 92 Little Tricks for Big Success in Relationships

    by Leil Lowndes
    Guide to developing and maintaining successful personal relationships.

    "You'll not only break the ice, you'll melt it away with your new skills." – Larry King "The lost art of verbal communication may be revitalized by Leil Lowndes." -- Harvey McKay, author of "How to ... (Goodreads)

  7. The Cruelest Month

    by Louise Penny
    A mystery set in a small town in Quebec, uncovering secrets and solving a murder.

    The novel, set in the small Canadian town of Three Pines, takes place around the Easter season. A group of friends visits a haunted house, hoping to rid it of the evil spirits that have haunted it, ... (Wikipedia)

  8. Born in Fire

    by Nora Roberts
    A romance between a fiery blacksmith and a reclusive artist that sparks a passion they never expected.

    Three modern sisters bound by the timeless beauty of Ireland... The eldest Concannon sister, Maggie, is a reclusive, stubborn and free-spirited glassmaker—with a heart worth winning. Margaret Mary is ... (Goodreads)

  9. The Introvert Advantage: How to Thrive in an Extrovert World

    by Marti Olsen Laney
    A guide to understanding the strengths of introversion, and how to navigate the challenges of an extrovert-centric world.

    An insightful, empowering guide to making the most of your hidden strengths. Are you energized by spending time alone? In meetings, do you need to be asked for your opinions and ideas? Do you tend to ... (Barnes & Noble)

  10. The Highly Sensitive Person: How to Thrive When the World Overwhelms You

    by Elaine N. Aron
    A guide for highly sensitive people to understand and embrace their sensitivity, and navigate a world that can be overwhelming.

    NATIONAL BESTSELLER • Are you a highly sensitive person? Discover how to better understand yourself and create a fuller, richer life with the help of a clinical psychologist. “To say this book ... (Barnes & Noble)

  11. House Rules

    by Jodi Picoult
    A family's struggle with Autism, and the power of acceptance and understanding.

    Eighteen-year-old Jacob Hunt lives with his mother Emma and his younger brother, Theo. Jacob has Asperger's syndrome , then considered a form of high-functioning autism . Jacob lives by a highly ... (Wikipedia)

  12. Sentimental Education

    by Gustave Flaubert
    Romance and personal growth in the midst of a turbulent political climate.

    Frédéric Moreau renews his acquaintance with a childhood friend, Deslauriers, who advises him to meet with Dambreuse, a rich Parisian banker. Frédéric leaves for Paris, armed with a letter of ... (Wikipedia)

  13. Fierce Conversations: Achieving Success at Work and in Life One Conversation at a Time

    by Susan Scott
    Learn how to have meaningful conversations that lead to personal and professional growth and success.

    The Wall Street Journal bestseller, now with new material. The master teacher of positive change through powerful communication, Susan Scott wants her readers to succeed. To do that, she explains, ... (Goodreads)

  14. Emotions Revealed: Recognizing Faces and Feelings to Improve Communication and Emotional Life

    by Paul Ekman
    A guide to understanding and interpreting facial expressions, body language, and emotions to improve communication and relationships.

    A renowned expert in nonverbal communication, Paul Ekman led a revolution in our scientific understanding of emotions. In Emotions Revealed , he assembles his research and theories to provide a ... (Goodreads)

  15. Emotional Intelligence 2.0

    by Travis Bradberry
    Exploring how to use emotional intelligence to achieve success and build stronger relationships.

    "Emotional Intelligence 2.0 succinctly explains how to deal with emotions creatively and employ our intelligence in a beneficial way." –THE DALAI LAMA For the first time ever in a book, TalentSmart's ... (Goodreads)

  16. Crucial Confrontations: Tools for Resolving Broken Promises, Violated Expectations, and Bad Behavior

    by Kerry Patterson
    Learn how to handle difficult conversations and confrontations in a constructive way, leading to positive outcomes and improved relationships.

    The authors of the New York Times bestseller Crucial Conversations show you how to achieve personal, team, and organizational success by healing broken promises, resolving violated expectations, and ... (Goodreads)

  17. The Analyst

    by John Katzenbach
    A suspenseful thriller about a psychotherapist's investigation into a series of mysterious deaths.

    Feliz 53 cumpleaños, doctor. Bienvenido al primer día de su muerte. Así comienza el anónimo que recibe Frederick Starks, psicoanalista con una larga experiencia y una vida tranquila. Starks tendrá ... (Barnes & Noble)

  18. By the Pricking of My Thumbs

    by Agatha Christie
    An elderly couple investigate a suspicious death, uncovering dark secrets in the process.

    While visiting Tommy's Aunt Ada at Sunny Ridge Nursing Home, Tuppence encounters some odd residents including Mrs. Lancaster who mystifies her with talk about "your poor child" and "something behind ... (Goodreads)

  19. The Orenda

    by Joseph Boyden
    An exploration of the spiritual bonds between a small Huron tribe and their European invaders.

    In the remote winter landscape a brutal massacre and the kidnapping of a young Iroquois girl violently re-ignites a deep rift between two tribes. The girl’s captor, Bird, is one of the Huron Nation’s ... (Goodreads)

  20. The Theory and Practice of Group Psychotherapy

    by Irvin D. Yalom
    Comprehensive guide to group therapy, including techniques, theories, and case studies.

    Dive into this educational and entertaining work on group psychotherapy and see firsthand how it has been helping patients learn and grow for years. , Hailed by Jerome Frank as "the best book that ... (Goodreads)

  21. The Four Tendencies: The Indispensable Personality Profiles That Reveal How to Make Your Life Better

    by Gretchen Rubin
    A framework to better understand yourself and others, and the best way to get along with different personalities.

    In this groundbreaking analysis of personality type, bestselling author of, Better Than Before, and, The Happiness Project, Gretchen Rubin reveals the one simple question that will transform what you ... (Barnes & Noble)

  22. The Gift of Therapy: An Open Letter to a New Generation of Therapists and Their Patients

    by Irvin D. Yalom
    A guide to the principles of psychotherapy, exploring the relationship between therapist and patient.

    Acclaimed author and renowned psychiatrist Irvin D. Yalom distills thirty-five years of psychotherapy wisdom into one brilliant volume. The culmination of master psychiatrist Dr. Irvin D. Yalom’s ... (Barnes & Noble)

  23. Reality Boy

    by A.S. King
    A young man struggles with the aftermath of being a reality TV star as a child. He confronts his past and learns to move forward.

    In this fearless portrayal of a boy on the edge, highly acclaimed Printz Honor author A.S. King explores the desperate reality of a former child "star" struggling to break free of his anger. Gerald ... (Barnes & Noble)

  24. Healing the Shame That Binds You

    by John Bradshaw
    A comprehensive look at shame and how it affects our lives and relationships.

    “I used to drink,” writes John Bradshaw, “to solve the problems caused by drinking. The more I drank to relieve my shame-based loneliness and hurt, the more I felt ashamed.” Shame is the motivator ... (Goodreads)

  25. The Road Back to You: An Enneagram Journey to Self-Discovery

    by Ian Morgan Cron
    Exploring personality types and learning to better understand yourself and others.

    Over 500,000 Sold,, Foreword INDIES 2016 Book of the Year Awards Finalist,Missio Alliance Essential Reading List of 2016, Ignorance is bliss—except in self-awareness. What you don't know about ... (Barnes & Noble)

  26. Faro's Daughter

    by Georgette Heyer
    A charming romance between a young woman and an aristocrat as they navigate the upper class society.

    The beautiful but poor Deborah Grantham presides over her aunt's gaming house in Georgian London. Here she meets Max Ravenscar, who is determined to prevent his young cousin Lord Mablethorpe from ... (Wikipedia)

  27. Models: Attract Women Through Honesty

    by Mark Manson
    A guide to attracting women through honesty, vulnerability, and authenticity, rather than manipulation or deceit.

    Models is the first book ever written on seduction as an emotional process rather than a logical one, a process of connecting with women rather than impressing them. It's the most mature and honest ... (Barnes & Noble)

  28. Fallen Too Far

    by Abbi Glines
    A young woman's journey of self-discovery, navigating the complexities of love and life.

    To want what you’re not supposed to have… She is only nineteen. She is his new stepfather’s daughter. She is still naïve and innocent due to spending the last three years taking care of her sick ... (Goodreads)

  29. Games People Play

    by Eric Berne
    A psychological exploration of the ways people interact, creating meaningful relationships.

    We think we’re relating to other people–but actually we’re all playing games. Forty years ago, Games People Play revolutionized our understanding of what really goes on during our most basic social ... (Goodreads)

  30. The Definitive Book of Body Language

    by Allan Pease
    Comprehensive guide to understanding nonverbal communication and its implications.

    Available for the first time in the United States, this international bestseller reveals the secrets of nonverbal communication to give you confidence and control in any face-to-face encounter–from ... (Goodreads)

  31. Winning with People: Discover the People Principles That Work for You Every Time

    by John C. Maxwell
    A guide to building strong relationships and effective communication skills to achieve success in personal and professional life.

    Ask the successful CEOs of major corporations, entrepreneurs, top salespeople, and pastors what characteristic is most needed for success in leadership positions, and they'll tell you-it's the ... (Goodreads)

  32. Caesar's Women

    by Colleen McCullough
    The third book in the Masters of Rome series, following the lives of Caesar and his women. Political intrigue, love affairs, and power struggles abound.

    The novel is set during a ten-year interval, from 68-58 BC, which Julius Caesar spent mainly in Rome, climbing the political ladder and outmaneuvering his many enemies. It opens with Caesar returning ... (Wikipedia)

  33. Bloodletting & Miraculous Cures

    by Vincent Lam
    Follows the lives of four medical students as they navigate their personal and professional lives in the medical field.

    Bloodletting & Miraculous Cures invites us into a world where the ordinary becomes the critical in a matter of seconds. A formidable debut, it is a profound and unforgettable depiction of today’s ... (Goodreads)

  34. No More Mr. Nice Guy

    by Robert A. Glover
    A journey to reclaim lost masculinity and create healthier relationships with emotions and women.

    Originally published as an e-book that became a controversial media phenomenon, No More Mr. Nice Guy! landed its author, a certified marriage and family therapist, on The O'Reilly Factor and the Rush ... (Goodreads)

  35. Please Understand Me: Character and Temperament Types

    by David Keirsey
    A guide to understanding personality types and how they affect communication and relationships.

    Professor Keirsey is a long time clinical psychologist of the gestalt-field systems school. After 30 years of treating hundreds of teaching, parenting, marriage, and management problems, Dr. Keirsey ... (Goodreads)

  36. The Mating

    by Nicky Charles
    A human woman is thrust into a world of werewolves and finds herself mated to the alpha. Together, they navigate pack politics and danger.

    Elise had no idea when she came home that day that she'd end up mated to a complete stranger. A new Alpha and the need for an alliance between packs have made her a pawn, , Excerpt: She lay beside ... (Barnes & Noble)

  37. How to Have Confidence and Power in Dealing with People.

    by Les Giblin
    A guide to improving communication skills and building confidence in social situations.

    Taking a brass tacks approach to communication, How to Have Confidence and Power in Dealing With People explains how to interact with others as they really are, not as you would like them to be. The ... (Barnes & Noble)

  38. Personality Plus: How to Understand Others by Understanding Yourself

    by Florence Littauer
    A guide to understanding personality types and how to interact with them effectively.

    في هذا الكتاب تمنحك فلورنس ليتور أفكاراً قيمة لتقدير شخصيتك الفريدة من نوعها التي وهبها الله لك. وهي تدرج اختبارا لأنماط الشخصية والذي يكشف عن مجموعة السمات المخفية التي ت}ثر على مشاعرك وأدائك في ... (Goodreads)

  39. Thanks for the Feedback: The Science and Art of Receiving Feedback Well

    by Douglas Stone
    A guide to receiving feedback effectively, with practical tools and examples for personal and professional growth.

    The bestselling authors of the classic, Difficult Conversations, teach us how to turn evaluations, advice, criticisms, and coaching into productive listening and learning We swim in an ocean of ... (Goodreads)

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