JU Authors

The following is a listing of books, available in print, authored or coauthored by Jacksonville University graduates.

If you are a Jacksonville alumnus author who has been inadvertently left off this list, please let us know by emailing alumni@ju.edu and we'd be happy to add your name to the list!

Alumni Authors

Tom Alford '04 and D.J. Kaercher '04

Dr. Bertice Berry '82

  • The Coverage and Nondiscrimination Answer Book
  • I'm On My Way But Your Foot is on My Head
  • Straight From The Ghetto...You Might Be Ghetto If
  • You Still Ghetto
  • Redemption Song
  • The Haunting of Hip Hop
  • Jim and Louella's Homemade Heartfix Remedy
  • When Love Calls, You Better Answer
  • The Ties That Bind: A Memoir of Race, Memory and Redemption
  • The World According to Me

Sandy Branum '96

  • The Devil's Rood

Dr. Larry Breeze

  • From Farm to Front: An Innocent Goes To War

Gaylynn Brenoel '78/'85​

  • ​Forest Faeries: The Shadetail Tribe
  • Forest Faeries: The Whitetail Tribe

Sandra Lanham Brower '93

  • The Neuropsychology of Mathematics: Diagnosis and Intervention - section: The Sum Total

Charles Hugh Brown '74

  • Master Jones Goes to Washington

Chelsea Brown '12

Dr. Gary Buffone '73

  • Choking on the Silver Spoon

Christine Prather Canova '74

  • What Happened That Day?

Dr. Amy Carney '03

Amy L. Cavanaugh '79

Captain Tracy D. Connors '61

Faith Raymond Connors '80

Joshua Cowart '08

Pamela A. H. Edge '66

  • The Christmas Ornaments

Richard Hadden '79

Gary Izzo '92 '95

  • The Devil's Rood

Brenda Jackson '89

  • A Catalina Cove Christmas
  • Delaney’s Desert Sheikh
  • Finding Home Again
  • Forget Me Not
  • One Special Moment

More info about all of Brenda Jackson's books.

Rob Johnson '09

Mary Calhoun King '79

  • Level Ground

Dr. Frances Bartlett Kinne, Chancellor Emeritus

Kathryn Beyerle Lively '93

Quang Ly, MPP '16

Lindsay Moss '96

Frank Pace '73

Steve Piscitelli '75

Marcia Roy '94/'07

Nicole Saunders '13

Peter W. Sherrill '80

  • Black to the Future

Ted Simendinger '76

  • 12 Miles to Paradise
  • Critters, Fish & Other Troublemakers
  • Highway to Somewhere
  • Jurassic Trout: An Ensemble Comedy
  • Maximum Horsepower
  • Rich Without Money: Life Skills for Better Business and Living
  • Searching for Tendulkar: Baseball’s Hunt for the Star of India
  • The Rise and Fall of Piggy Church
  • Tuki Banjo: Superstar

More info about all of Ted Simendinger's books.

Pat Sitkins '05

J.R. (Jay) Slosar '74

Rhonda Strawter '99

  • The Letter

Dedra Torelli '95

  • The Devil's Rood

Robert Turknett '64

  • Author 101: Bestselling Book Proposals
  • Decent People, Decent Company: How to Lead with Character at Work and in Life

Nina Wade '93

  • The Devil's Rood

A. Quinton White (with D.J. Gayle and B. Tewarie)

  • Governance in the Twenty-First Century: Approaches to Effective Leadership and Strategic Management

Megan Williams '06