Book Recommendations

While certainly not complete, this list is intended to provide initial suggestions for those wishing to do further reading.  All the following titles are in print at the time of this writing (6/2011).

Prayer
Benedict Baur, In Silence With God
Eugene Boylan, Difficulties in Mental Prayer
Thomas Dubay, Prayer Primer
Francis Fernandez, In Conversation With God, Meditations for Each Day of the Year
Benedict Groeschel, Listening at Prayer

Discipleship
Benedict Baur, Frequent Confession
Eugene Boylan, This Tremendous Lover
Josemaria Escriva, Christ is Passing By
Josemaria Escriva, Friends of God
Thomas a Kempis, The Imitation of Christ
Ronald Knox, The Hidden Stream
C.S. Lewis, Screwtape Letters
Francis de Sales, Introduction to the Devout Life
Therese of Lisieux, Story of a Soul

Faith Formation
G.K. Chesterton, Orthodoxy
Scott Hahn, Catholic for a Reason
Scott Hahn, A Father Who Keeps His Promises
Scott Hahn, The Lamb's Supper: The Mass as Heaven on Earth
Scott Hahn, Rome Sweet Home
Karl Keating, What Catholics Really Believe
Peter Kreeft, Making Sense Out of Suffering
C.S. Lewis, Mere Christianity
Frank Sheed, To Know Christ Jesus

Marriage
Blessed John Paul II, Familiaris Consortio
Ascension Press DVD set, God’s Plan for a Joy-Filled Marriage
Foundation for the Family, Marriage is for Keeps
Scott Hahn, First Comes Love
Scott and Kimberly Hahn, Life-Giving Love
Fulton Sheen, Three to Get Married
Christopher West, Good News about Sex and Marriage

For Teenagers
Mary Beth Bonacci, Real Love: The Ultimate Dating, Marriage and Sex Question Book
Prove It! (series of books on various topics)
Matthew Pinto, Did Adam and Eve Have Bellybuttons?

Saints
G.K. Chesterton, St. Francis of Assisi
Walter Ciszek, With God in Russia
Caryll Houselander, The Reed of God
Ian Ker, John Henry Newman: A Biography
Mark Twain, St. Joan of Arc
Evelyn Waugh, Edmund Campion
Gerard Wegemer, Thomas More: A Portrait of Courage
George Weigel, Witness to Hope: The Biography of Pope John Paul II

Fiction
R.H. Benson, Come Rack, Come Rope
R.H. Benson, Lord of the World
George Bernanos, Diary of a Country Priest
Willa Cather, Death Comes for the Archbishop
Dante, The Divine Comedy
Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities
Graham Greene, The Power and the Glory
Victor Hugo, Les Miserables
C.S. Lewis, The Chronicles of Narnia
Henryk Sienkiewicz, Quo Vadis
J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings
Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina
Sigrid Undset, Kristin Lavransdatter
Evelyn Waugh, Brideshead Revisited
Louis de Wohl, The Last Crusader: Don John of Austria