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A History of Alcoholics Anonymous
The most complete history of AA ever written. Not God contains anecdotes and excerpts from the diaries, correspondence, and occasional memoirs of AA's early figures.
Paperback, 456 pp.
Diary of an Alcoholic Housewife
Brenda Wilhelmson's Diary of an Alcoholic Housewife offers insight, wisdom, and relevance for readers in recovery, as well as their loved ones, no matter how long they've been sober.
Softcover, 400 pp.
My Story to Yours
A Guided Memoir for Writing Your Recovery Journey
In this beautifully written guided memoir, best-selling author Karen Casey invites us to write down our stories while engaging in hers.
Softcover, 194 pp.
Confusing Love With Obsession Third Edition
When Being in Love Means Being in Control
Confusing Love with Obsession helps readers develop a new self-awareness and healthy relationship --f ree from preoccupation with an object of obsession. This important title is a must-read for anyone involved in a dangerously obsessive relationship.
Softcover, 204 pp.
In The Interventionist, author Joani Gammill intertwines her experiences with depictions of her often harrowing and always inspiring interventions of the addicts and families she's worked with over the years. In each chapter she recounts details of a client's unique battle with addiction and the devastation that led to a loved one's request for her help.
Softcover, 336 pp.
A Nonbeliever's Higher Power
For those who don't believe in God, feel disconnected from the ideas of God presented in organized religion, or are simply struggling to determine their own spiritual path, Marya Hornbacher, author of the New York Times best sellers Madness and Wasted, offers a down-to-earth exploration of the concept of faith.
But He'll Change
End the Thinking That Keeps You in an Abusive Relationship
In this compassionate book, Joanna v. Hunter helps women face, head on, the excuses they tell themselves that keep them in abusive relationships. Using expert advice complemented by her story and the stories of dozens of other women who have survived and turned away from domestic violence, Hunter teaches women to identify the lies they've accepted, understand what healthy thinking sounds like,…
Softcover, 248 pp.
My Story of Addiction and Redemption
Harrowing and wrenching, Broken paints a picture of a man with every advantage who nonetheless found himself spiraling into a dark and life-threatening abyss. But unlike other memoirs of its kind, Broken emerges into the clear light of Moyers' recovery as he dedicates his life to changing the politics of addiction.
Softcover, 384 pp.
Patrick Butler a Biography Hardcover
The inspiring story of Patrick Butler whose dedication, loyalty, and compassion gave Hazelden a sense of direction and a spirit of humanity and service still evident to this day.
Hardcover, 180 pp.
The Fractured Life of 3743
A Journey to Redemption
The Fractured Life of 3743 is a journey, beginning with tragedy and addiction and culminating in redemption born out of desperation.
Softcover, 211 pp.
Mindfulness and the 12 Steps
Living Recovery in the Present Moment
With the artistry of a memoirist, Therese Jacobs-Stewart draws on her personal story and an impressive range of knowledge in psychology, spirituality, and the Twelve Steps to show us the way out of the morass of pain and confusion that addiction creates.
Softcover, 208 pp.
My Thinning Years
Starving the Gay Within
Jon Derek Croteau brings a heady mixture of raw emotion, pathos, and humor to his powerful journey from self-hatred and punishment to self-affirmation and healing as a gay man in My Thinning Years.
Softcover, 336 pp.
Survival on the Front Lines of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Addiction
One woman's startling firsthand account of her struggle to protect her children while facing the man she married, a combat veteran plagued by addiction, rage, and depression born from PTSD.
Softcover, 348 pp.
My Name is Bill Softcover
My Name is Bill
With affection, admiration, and telling insight, acclaimed novelist and memoirist Susan Cheever chronicles the life story of the famously anonymous Bill Wilson in My Name Is Bill W. Cheever drew from Bill Wilson's personal letters and diaries, Alcoholics Anonymous archive documents, and hundreds of interviews to write this eloquent and definitive biography.
Softcover, 320 pp.
Rewind Replay Repeat
A Memoir of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
Rewind, Replay, Repeat is the revealing story of Jeff Bell's struggle with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and his hard-won recovery.
Softcover, 368 pp.
A Biography of Mrs Marty Mann Softcover
The First Lady of Alcoholics Anonymous
The first woman to achieve long-term sobriety in Alcoholics Anonymous, Marty Mann advocated the understanding that alcoholism is an issue of public health, not morality. In their fascinating book, Sally and David Brown shed light on this influential figure in recovery history.
Softcover, 416 pp.
A New Generation in Recovery Speaks Out
A former cast member of MTV's Real World: Chicago, Chris Beckman recounts his journey from addiction to recovery, speaking directly to the concerns of today's youths.
Softcover, 160 pp.
Betty Ford, First Lady, Women's Advocate, Survivor, Trailblazer
First Lady, Women's Advocate, Survivor, Trailblazer
An intimate and insightful biography of Betty Ford, the groundbreaking, candid, and resilient First Lady and wife of President Gerald Ford, from the #1 New York Times bestselling coauthor of Five Presidents and Mrs. Kennedy and Me. Betty Ford: First Lady, Women's Advocate, Survivor, Trailblazer is the inspiring story of an ordinary Midwestern girl thrust onto the world stage and into the White…
Hardcover, 6x9, 432 pp.
The Grief Club
The Secret to Getting Through All Kinds of Change
Best-selling author Melody Beattie's profoundly personal, powerfully healing book to help readers through life's most difficult times. Part memoir, part self-help book, part journalism, The Grief Club is a book of stories bound together by the human experience of loss in its many forms such as death, divorce, drug addiction, and the tumultuous yet tender process of recovery.
Softcover, 368 pp.
Get Me Out of Here
My Recovery from Borderline Personality Disorder
With astonishing honesty, this memoir Get Me Out of Here, reveals what mental illness looks and feels like from the inside, and how healing from borderline personality disorder is possible through intensive therapy and the support of loved ones.
Softcover, 464 pp.
A Graphic Novel
Through rich illustration and narrative, Sobriety: A Graphic Novel offers an inside look to recovery from the perspectives of five Twelve Step group members, each with a unique set of addictions, philosophies, struggles, and successes while working the Steps
Softcover, 150 pp.
Becoming Ms. Burton
From Prison to Recovery to Leading the Fight for Incarcerated Women
One woman's remarkable odyssey from tragedy to prison to recovery and recognition as a leading figure in the national justice reform movement. Susan Burton's world changed in an instant when her five-year-old son was killed by a van on their street in South Los Angeles. Consumed by grief and without access to professional help, Susan self-medicated, becoming addicted first to cocaine, then crack.…
Hardcover, 8 1/4 x 5 1/2, 336 pp.
The Joey Song
A Mother's Story of Her Son's Addiction
The Joey Song is the poignant story of a defiant addict and the mother who won't give up on him. She finally realizes that it hurts more to hang on than to let go, and that letting go is not the same thing as giving up. Sandra Swenson beautifully orchestrates a mother's lessons of love and loss, while surviving her son's addiction.
Softcover, 200 pp
Sex in Recovery
A Meeting Between the Covers
With this groundbreaking work, Sex in Recovery, Jennifer Matesa uncovers the challenges real people encounter when they start taking their clothes off--without drinking or using in order to do so. Providing readers "a meeting between the covers," Matesa blends first-person accounts bravely shared by diverse members of the recovery community, insights from experts, and her own…
6x9, softbound, 220 pp.
Take Good Care
Finding Your Joy in Compassionate Caregiving
In Take Good Care, author Cynthia Orange brings together compelling testimonies from a wide range of caregivers, advice from leading experts in the field, and her own hard-won wisdom to capture the subtle differences between caretaking and caregiving.
Softcover, 220 pp.