Books on Online Safety, Pornography, and Recovery

Online Safety | Pornography/Temptation | Addiction & Recovery

Online safety Books for Parents & Children

  The Parentís Guide to Protecting Your Children in Cyberspace
Dr. Parry Aftab
This no-nonsense guide for keeping kids protected and informed on the Internet is an essential book for any family with a home computer.
Kids Online
Donna Rice Hughes
This is a powerful tool for parents to safeguard their childrenís safety while using the Internet. Offers hope and help to parents with simple step-by-step directions.

MySpace Unraveled
Larry Magid and Anne Collier
In this indispensable guide for parents, this hands-on book shows how teens use MySpace and other social networks and explains step by step how parents can use it to help their kids blog and socialize safely.

Myspace for Moms and Dads: A Guide to Understanding the Risks and the Rewards
Connie Neal
In This simple, step-by-step exploration of what MySpace means in YOUR teenís life helps even computer-challenged parents understand this communication revolution and make informed, confident decisions about their teenagerís use of MySpace.

Smut: A Sex-Industry Insider (and Concerned Father) Says Enough is Enough
Gil Reavill
A writer for Penthouse and Maxim magazines and the father of a middle-school aged daughter, the author argues quite compellingly that we have to balance the rights of those who want to buy smut with the rights of those who want to avoid it.

Youth, Pornography and the Internet
by National Research Council
Compiled by the National Research Council, this book examines approaches to protecting children and teens from Internet pornography, threats from sexual predators operating on-line, and other inappropriate material on the Internet.

Books on pornography and sexual temptation.

Secret Sex Wars
ed. by Robert S. Scott, Sr.

A battle cry for purity, this book offers straight talk, real hope, and biblical answers to help African American males walk in purity as God intended.
Every Man's Battle
by Stephen Arterburn, Fred Stoeker, Mike Yorkey

For the challenge every man faces...the fight every man can win, this book shares the stories of dozens who have escaped the trap of sexual immorality and presents a practical, detailed plan for any man who desires sexual purity.
Every Woman's Battle
by Shannon Ethridge

Using real-life stories and examples from the author's own struggle, this book helps women survive the intense struggle for sexual integrity by guarding not just your body, but your mind and heart as well.

Think before You Look
by Daniel Henderson
Calling pornography the number one weapon of spiritual and cultural terrorism against the moral fabric of our country, this book will serve as a spiritual counter-terrorism weapon designed for rapid deployment. The author's practical, no-nonsense, thought-provoking approach will help you make better decisions when faced with temptations.

Pursuing Sexual Wholeness
by Andrew Comiskey
Full of practical insights and scriptural support for anyone seeking to understand sexual brokenness and the pursuit of sexual wholeness in Christ.

Men's Secret Wars
by Patrick A. Means
This book helps readers recognize the "at-risk" factors that precede the development of a secret life which can include workaholism, sexual addiction, substance abuse, pornography, and extramarital affairs. The author provides tested strategies for defeating the habits and secrets that threaten men's private lives.

At the Altar of Sexual Idolatry
by Steve Gallagher
Sexual temptation is undeniably the greatest struggle Christian men face. Hereís a book that digs deep and has the answers men are looking foróthe kind that actually work.

Pornified : How Pornography Is Transforming Our Lives, Our Relationships, and Our Families (Hardcover)
by Pamela Paul
In this shocking and insightful investigation, Pamela Paul shows how pornography has become a big part of the personal lives of many Americans. She details the costs and consequences of pornography, as intimacy is replaced by fantasy, distrust, dissatisfaction, and emotional isolation.

On sexual addiction, sex addicts and recovery.


The Road to Grace
by Mike Genung
This book begins by confronting sexual sin God's way, with a no-compromise, Biblical approach. From there, you'll descend into the valley of the heart to face the barriers that keep you from accepting His grace and then ascend the Mountain of God, having found true freedom from the bondage of sexual addiction.

Riding a Dead Horse: Carousel to Hell
by Tom Buford
Written with rare candidness, this is the story of how God intervened in the life of one man to pull him up from the depths of pornography addiction. This book offers hope for anyone who struggles with pornography addiction or its horrendous effects on their families.

Impossible Joy--The Good News for Lust and Sex Addicts and Other Sinners
by Ron J
A long-missing link between religious belief and a recovery that works, the book bridges the 12-step model of recovery with a Biblical, evangelistic perspective that is applied practically and specifically to lust and sex addiction.

Out of the Shadows: Understanding Sexual Addiction
Patrick Carnes
This breakthrough work, among the first to describe sexual addiction, is still invaluable for recognizing and overcoming this destructive behavior.
Don't Call It Love : Recovery From Sexual Addiction
by Patrick Carnes
Through clinical insights and testimonies of recovering addicts, this book points the way toward healing and healthy sexuality.
Create in Me a Pure Heart
by Steve & Kathy Gallagher
This book addresses the unique issues that the struggling woman faces and offers a clear-cut path to freedom.

Strength in Weakness
by Andrew Comiskey
This book gives help and hope for wounded men and women who desire transformation in the areas of sexual and relational brokenness. Strength in Weakness makes clear the way to the cross--God's sufficient answer to our deepest needs.

Pure Desire
by Ted Roberts
While sharing his personal story of recovery from pornography addiction, the author presents an effective battle plan and strategy for dealing with sexual addiction.

She Has a Secret: Understanding Female Sexual Addiction
by Douglas Weiss, Ph.D.
Twenty-four recovering female sex addicts share their stories of addiction, consequences and their recovery. This book is the most current book in the field of sex addiction for women and is packed with new statistics to further our understanding of female sexual addiction. This is a must read for any woman struggling in this addiction as well as for professionals working in this field.

An Affair of the Mind
by Laurie Hall
Told in first-person authenticity, this is one of the most important books on the impact of a manís pornography use on his wife.

Living With Your Husband's Secret Wars
by Marsha Means
A compassionate portrayal of women whose lives have been shattered by their husbandsí secrets and an instruction manual to putting the pieces of life back together.