Thanks so much for this thread!
As a hopeful soon GSD owner/partner/friend, this info is invaluable! Currently, my reading list is:
1. The Art of Raising a Puppy: Monks of New Skete
2. How To Be Your Dog's Best Friend: " "
3. Divine Canine: " "
4. Don't Give Up On That Dog!: Denine Phillips
5. The Other End of the Leash: Patricia McConnell
6. For the Love of a Dog: " "
7. I'll Be Home Soon: " "
8. The Power of Positive Dog Training: Pat Miller
9. Purely Positive: Shiela Booth
10. It's Me or the Dog: Victoria Stilwell
11. 101 Dog Tricks: Kyra Sundance
12. Don't Shoot the Dog: Karen Pryor
13. Imagine Life With a Well-Behaved Dog: Julie Bjelland
I've started into a couple of them and am very pleased with many of the cross-overs regarding training methods, praise, and dog psychology. Each has their own feel, but the same end goal