Road trips, long weekends at the cabin, lounging by the lake – it must be summer. Whether you're traveling far away or staying close to home, take us with us you this season. We offer books that provide empowerment in the face of codependency and shame, growth throughout the Twelve Steps, and inspiration from thoughtful meditations. Discover titles from top authors like Brené Brown, Melody Beattie, Fred H., and Sandra Swenson that will keep you on a path of healing and hope all summer long.

Check out some of our featured titles below:
Empowerment    
Codependent No MoreCodependent No More
Dr. Drew Pinsky called Codependent No More the "grandaddy of addiction tomes." This international best-seller on codependency by Melody Beattie is as powerful today as it was when first published in 1986.
Beyond CodependencyBeyond Codependency
From internationally best-selling author Melody Beattie, Beyond Codependency is for those struggling to master the art of self-care and learning how to live their lives. 
Language of Letting GoThe Language of Letting Go
In this favorite daily meditation book, Melody Beattie integrates her own life experiences and fundamental recovery reflections especially for those of us who struggle with the issue of codependency.
More Language of Letting GoMore Language of Letting Go
From best-selling author Melody Beattie, More Language of Letting Go shares unsentimental help for anyone wanting to grow and to heal relationship and family issues.
Gifts of ImperfectionThe Gifts of Imperfection
This New York Times best-seller by Brene' Brown, Ph.D., a leading expert on shame, blends original research with honest storytelling and helps readers move from "What will people think?" to "I am enough."
 
   
Growth    
Drop the RockDrop the Rock
Based on the principles behind Steps Six and Seven, Drop the Rock combines personal stories, practical advice, and powerful insights to help readers move forward in recovery.
Drop the Rock - The Ripple EffectDrop the Rock - The Ripple Effect
Fred H. reveals Step 10 as the natural culmination of working the previous Steps.
A Woman's Way Through the Twelve StepsA Woman's Way Through the Twelve Steps
By nationally recognized expert Stephanie Covington, A Woman's Way through the Twelve Steps is a proven effective, gender-responsive approach to helping women find serenity through the Twelve Steps.
A Man's Way Through the Twelve StepsA Man's Way Through the Twelve Steps
This book offers men in recovery the tools to work through common recovery issues, including admitting powerlessness, connecting with a Higher Power, letting go of anger and resentment, and overcoming barriers to meaningful relationships.
Keep it SimpleKeep it Simple
Life can be complicated and hectic, but when we keep things simple, we can bring them down to a manageable size. The meditations in the best-selling classic focus on the Twelve Steps, stressing the importance of putting into practice new beliefs, slogans, and fellowship.
 
   
Inspiration    
Twenty-Four Hours a DayTwenty-Four Hours a Day
A mainstay in recovery literature, "the little black book - Twenty Four Hours a Day" is the first and foremost meditation book for anyone practicing the Twelve Steps of AA. Millions of copies sold.
Each Day a New BeginningEach Day a New Beginning
The best-selling (more than three million copies sold) meditation book for women seeking support and spiritual growth in recovery.
Tending DandelionsTending Dandelions
In the shadows of our child's struggles with addiction, we find ourselves tending to a life for which we weren't prepared. Yet that place also holds great opportunity for personal growth. These meditations provide encouragement and understanding for those who are realizing that recovery rarely follows a neat or comfortable path.
TouchstonesTouchstones
In this Hazelden classic, daily "touchstones" speak directly to men who are striving for serenity or trying to maintain emotionally and spiritually balanced lives.
   

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The Grandfamily Guidebook
– Coming in August!

The Grandfamily Guidebook

If you find yourself on the journey of raising your grandchild - whether it's due to a parent's addiction, incarceration, or inability to parent - consider this book your one-stop guide. Authors Andrew Adesman, MD and Christine Adamec offer expert advice and inspiring insights from other grandparents who have been there.