Libby’s Bookshelf

If you know me, you know I’m a voracious reader!

Welcome to my favorite books!

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For Dietitians & Eating Disorder Professionals

Nutrition Counseling in the Treatment of Eating Disorders, 2nd Edition

by Marcia Herrin and Maria Larkin. My ED treatment “bible” as a Dietitian. My copy is absolutely falling apart. Buy it on Amazon.

The Great Starvation Experiment: Ancel Keys and the Men Who Starved for Science

by Todd Tucker. Buy it on Amazon.

A Clinician’s Guide to Gender Identity and Body Image

by Heidi Dalzell and Kayti Protos. Buy it on Amazon.

Eating Disorders: A Guide to Medical Care and Complications, third edition

by Drs. Philip S. Mehler and Arnold E. Andersen, Buy it on Amazon.

Sick Enough: A Guide to the Medical Complications of Eating Disorders

by Dr. Jennifer Gaudiani. Buy it on Amazon.

Clinical Handbook of Complex and Atypical Eating Disorders

by Leslie Anderson, Stuart Murray, and Walter Kaye. Buy it on Amazon.

Advanced Sports Nutrition

by Dr. Dan Benardot. This was a textbook I had in grad school for my sports nutrition class. It goes into a lot of depth on the nuances of nutrition for various sports. Buy it on Amazon.

Motivational Interviewing in Nutrition and Fitness

by Dawn Clifford and Laura Curtis. MI is one of my favorite things to talk about. This counseling skill is key for nutrition counseling! Buy it on Amazon.

Do You Believe in Magic?: Vitamins, Supplements, and All Things Natural: A Look Behind the Curtain

by Dr. Paul A. Offit. This was another grad school read on the lack of regulation in the supplement industry – a scary and necessary read. Buy it on Amazon.

Psychology of Eating: From Biology to Culture to Policy, 2nd Edition

by Emily Splane and Neil Rowland. Buy it on Amazon.

Eat Like a Champion: Performance Nutrition for Your Young Athlete

by Jill Castle. Buy it on Amazon.

Nutrition & Diagnosis-Related Care, 9th Edition

by Sylvia Escott-stump. A great quick reference to over 270 conditions and the MNT to provide. Buy it on Amazon.

Veganism and Eating Disorder Recovery

by Jenn Friedman. Buy it on Amazon.

For Those Strugging With Eating Disorders

Permission To Eat: A practical guide to working yourself out of an eating disorder during college, while celebrating the awesomeness that is you!

by (me!) Libby Parker. Buy it on Amazon.

Permission To Eat: The Workbook

by (me!) Libby Parker. Buy it on Amazon.

Intuitive Eating, 4th Edition

by Evelyn Tribole and Elyse Resch. Buy it on Amazon.

TuTu Thin: A Guide to Dancing Without an Eating Disorder

by Dawn Smith-Theodore. Buy it on Amazon.

Eating in the Light of the Moon: How Women Can Transform Their Relationship with Food Through Myths, Metaphors, and Storytelling

by Anita Johnston. Buy it on Amazon.

Starving for Survival: One Man's Journey With Orthorexia

by Jason Wood. A must read for men with eating disorders, or those who want to understand them. Buy it on Amazon.

For Loved-ones of Those With Eating Disorders

The Parent's Guide to Eating Disorders: Supporting Self-Esteem, Healthy Eating, and Positive Body Image at Home

by Marcia Herrin and Nancy Matsumoto. Buy it on Amazon.

How to Nourish Your Child Through an Eating Disorder: A Simple, Plate-by-Plate Approach® to Rebuilding a Healthy Relationship with Food

by Casey Crosbie and Wendy Sterling. Buy it on Amazon.

Love Me, Feed Me: The Adoptive Parent’s Guide to Ending the Worry About Weight, Picky Eating, Power Struggles and More

by Dr. Katja Rowell. This book is a must-read for all infant/toddler parents! And great for feeding issues for all ages of children. Buy it on Amazon.

Secrets of Feeding a Healthy Family: How to Eat, How to Raise Good Eaters, How to Cook

by Ellyn Satter. Buy it on Amazon.

Self-Help and Business

A Happy Pocket Full of Money, Expanded Study Edition: Infinite Wealth and Abundance in the Here and Now

by David Cameron Gikandi. Buy it on Amazon.

Think and Grow Rich: The Original Classic

by Napoleon Hill. Buy it on Amazon.

Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones

by James Clear. Buy it on Amazon.

Profit First: Transform Your Business from a Cash-Eating Monster to a Money-Making Machine

by Mike Michalowicz. Buy it on Amazon.

Like She Owns the Place: Give Yourself the Gift of Confidence and Ignite Your Inner Magic

by Cara Alwill. Buy it on Amazon.

Clockwork: Design Your Business to Run Itself

by Mike Michalowicz. Buy it on Amazon.

You Are a Badass at Making Money: Master the Mindset of Wealth

by Jen Sincero. Buy it on Amazon.

She Means Business: Turn Your Ideas into Reality and Become a Wildly Successful Entrepreneur

by Carrie Green. Carrie is a legend! I was in her members club for a few years at the beginning of creating my business and she helped me so much. Buy it on Amazon.

The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business

by Charles Duhigg. Read this before you read the Power of Habit. Buy it on Amazon.

The Workshop Survival Guide: How to design and teach educational workshops that work every time

by Rob Fitzpatrick, Devin Hunt, and Adam Rosen. Buy it on Amazon.

Rich As F*ck: More Money Than You Know What to Do With

by Amanda Frances. Buy it on Amazon.


by Glennon Doyle. This book gave me courage to live my authentic life. Buy it on Amazon.

Girl On Fire: How to Choose Yourself, Burn the Rule Book, and Blaze Your Own Trail in Life and Business

by Cara Alwill. Buy it on Amazon.

Bringing Up Bébé: One American Mother Discovers the Wisdom of French Parenting (now with Bébé Day by Day: 100 Keys to French Parenting)

by Pamela Druckerman. Buy it on Amazon.

Everything Is Figureoutable

by Marie Forleo. Buy it on Amazon.

Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead

by Sheryl Sandberg. Buy it on Amazon.

Theatre Health

Eat Right Dance Right

by Marie Scioscia. Buy it on Amazon.

The Dancer's Way: The New York City Ballet Guide to Mind, Body, and Nutrition

by Linda Hamilton. Buy it on Amazon.

Broadway Bodies: A Critical History of Conformity

by Ryan Donovan. Buy it on Amazon.

Novels & Fun Reading

In Five Years: A Novel

by Rebecca Serle. Buy it on Amazon.

Welcome to the Garden Club

by Jenny Tilbury. Buy it on Amazon.

Big Summer

by Jennifer Weiner.  Literally everything this author writes is gold. Read her work. Do it. Now. Buy it on Amazon.

The Event: A Second Chance Coming Home Romantic Comedy (The Creek Water Series Book 1)

by Whitney Dineen. Buy it on Amazon.

Passion on Park Avenue (The Central Park Pact Book 1)

by Lauren Layne. Buy it on Amazon.

The Balance Project

by Susie Orman-Schnall. Buy it on Amazon.

When Life Gives You Lululemons

by Lauren Weisberger. Buy it on Amazon.

Primates of Park Avenue: A Memoir

by Wednesday Martin. My favorite book. I’ve read it at least 6 times. Buy it on Amazon.

Everyone Worth Knowing

by Lauren Weisberger. Buy it on Amazon.

Chasing Harry Winston

by Lauren Weisberger. Buy it on Amazon.

There's Cake in My Future

by Kim Gruenfelder. Buy it on Amazon.

What I Was Doing While You Were Breeding: A Memoir

by Kristin Newman. So funny! Buy it on Amazon.

The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo

by Taylor Jenkins Reid. Buy it on Amazon.

Reminders of Him

by Colleen Hoover. Buy it on Amazon.