Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Addiction and recovery

Meditacion para adictos. La espiritualidad al alcance de los locos
By LD Books - Lectorum
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 71,530. Language: Spanish. Published: February 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Addiction and recovery
Este libro pretende despertar el interes hacia la meditacion y hacia la espiritualidad en aquellas personas que siguen un programa de recuperacion de las adicciones, a traves de la medicina o de algun otro tipo de terapia. Asimismo, es una guia para aquellos que siendo victimas de ciertas obsesiones, hacen esfuerzos por si mismos para liberarse de ellas.
Maybe You Should Move Those Away From You
By Earl Chinnici
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,100. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Substance Abuse & Addictions / Tobacco
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
At forty years of age, I was impoverished and severely addicted to tobacco cigarettes. I could not even afford a decent birthday gift for my dear friend Cathy I had met online years earlier. This book conveys the story of how my friend turned my makeshift present for her into a gift of life for me. I share details of how I gradually overcame my addiction. I also share tips, photos, and more!
Last Orders: A Drinker's Guide to Sobriety
By Andy McIntyre
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 136,090. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Addiction and recovery
A humorous and deeply personal account of what giving up drink is like socially, physically and emotionally, and a commentary on attitudes to drinking within the work-hard-play-hard culture of the 21st Century. Covers improving your social life, discovering the 'real you', dozens of sober leisure activities, benefits to health, wealth and work, finding love, and achieving satisfaction in sobriety.
Why you drink and How to stop: Journey to Freedom
By Veronica Valli
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,590. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Addiction and recovery
Why some people drink destructively has puzzled many people for a long time. Why do you wake up promising yourself you will never do it again, but doing it over and over? Or why does your loved one continue to self-destruct, even if they promise to stop? If you are a problem drinker or love someone who is – then this book is for you.
My Name Is Ross: An Alcoholic's Journey
By Ross Fitzgerald
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 68,990. Language: Australian English. Published: July 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is a compelling book for anyone suffering from alcoholism, seeking to understand it, or wanting to warn loved ones and friends of its affects. Brutally honest and inspiring, it tells the life story of one of Australia's well-known writers as an alcoholic and his struggle to become and stay sober.
The Seventeenth Conviction
By Century Publishing
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,120. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Addiction and recovery
A very candid look at one woman’s journey into the depths of addiction and the very challenging road back. Dierdre spent years trying to prove that as an adult, the choice was indeed her own. Even as she encountered roadblock after roadblock of her own making, she refused to believe she was doomed to be only the sum of all her bad decisions.
Taking the Escalator - An Alternative to the 12 Steps
By Kenneth Pecoraro
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 179,080. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Addiction and recovery
Despite the success of the 12 steps, there are more and more people who would consider themselves "12 Step Resistant" as the steps simply do not seem to work for them. Taking the Escalator introduces and outlines a new perspective and motivational methodology for substance use issues for people who do not want to use the 12 steps. If the steps don't work try the Escalator!
From the Edge of the Cliff:Understanding the Two Phases of Recovery And Becoming the Person You’re Meant To Be
By Dawn V. Obrecht, M.D
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 67,140. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2013 by RICHER Press. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Addiction and recovery
From the Edge of the Cliff: Understanding the Two Phases of Recovery and Becoming the Person You're Meant To Be" is a well-written book that provides those recovering from drug and/or alcohol abuse with practical lessons on how to understand and successfully navigate the two-phases of recovery from drug and/or alcohol addiction. However, it is also a remarkably touching, true real-life story.
Looks Great Naked
By Grace Adams
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,140. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Grace Adams thinks her life is perfect. At least it is until the day her mother hands her a diet and exercise book called Look Great Naked and says, “I think your husband’s having an affair.” As the façade begins to crumble, Grace realizes that looking great naked means having nothing to hide. It’s accepting yourself exactly the way you are.
Sober
By Ian Asotte
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 81,030. Language: American English. Published: January 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Addiction and recovery
s.o.b.e.r. is a long-time member bird’s eye view of how alcoholics anonymous works. s.o.b.e.r. tells the story of a middle class professional who reluctantly enters the world of aa after falling out of his neighbor’s house one night in a drunken stupor. s.o.b.e.r. takes you into the rooms and the program of alcoholics anonymous as if you were a member.
How to Prevent, Detect, Treat, and Live with The Addict Among Us
By Bradley V. DeHaven
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 66,430. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Addiction and recovery
A father turned prescription drug abuse activist, Bradley V. DeHaven has interviewed over 400 people whose lives have been turned upside down by drug addiction, distilled the most potent lessons, and passes them on to his reader. He brings first hand experience to provide insight into what is America’s fastest growing medical epidemic. DeHaven pulls no punches. Foreword by Mary Bono Mack.
Set Yourself Free
By Shirley Smith
Price: $9.39 USD. Words: 100,730. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Codependency
If you have a friend, lover, family member or colleague with an addictive personality, then you can’t afford not to buy this book! This book will help you to release yourself from the past, create a more balanced lifestyle, and experience the joy of fulfilling relationships.
Escaping the Snare of Pornography Addiction
By Joe Klock
Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 106,170. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Addiction and recovery
Joe Klock spent 20 years addicted to pornography, and in this book he tells the story of his life and shares the principles, strategies, tactics, and resources that he developed and used to permanently escape this terrible snare. Pornography addiction is a silent, painful, and humiliating scourge on our society, hurting millions of men and women. But there is hope and escape is possible!
Horncastle's Suitcase
By Graeme Horncastle
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 106,510. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
My life growing up on the West Coast NZ in a poor farming family of 12. A quick paced read that takes you into my personal life- my alcoholic father, making do out of nothing, finding wealth in business, losing a daughter to cancer, attempted suicide, depression, alcoholism, and coming back out the other side to an amazing family and supportive friends. Still here and I want to make a difference.
The Twelve Steps Quotes
By Bill Booth
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 54,350. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Addiction and recovery
The 12 step principles illustrated in Quotes! Gandhi to rock stars. From saints to sinners, Plato to George Carlin this heavily illustrated e-book is a recovery first. Not someone's opinion, but the words of great minds on powerlessness, coming to believe, amends, spiritual awakening... 12 Step Pub. is a non-profit co-op of over 75 writers, editors,(also for the website www.the-twelve-steps.com)
Seeking Higher Power: A 12 Step Journey
By Gayle Clayton
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,530. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2012 by AWS Media. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Addiction and recovery
Seeking Higher Power : A 12 Step Guide Do you have a problem with a loved one’s drinking or using drugs? This book is for you! Is your whole life focused on getting the next fix or drink to escape the emptiness inside? This book is for you too. If the addiction recovery programs focus on religious dogma turns you off in the search for the grace of a higher power, this book is for you.
Dismissed: How one woman's intuition ended her addiction and exposed a government cover-up
By ADIGI Books
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 62,680. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In this remarkable memoir of courage, determination, and liberation, Gisele's intuition leads her on a fact-finding, soul-searching journey that ends her addiction and helps to expose a government cover-up. It's an inspiring true story filled with serendipitous twists and inspiring moments of strength that will speak to anyone who wishes to overcome the seemingly unconquerable.
Waking Up Happy: A Handbook of Change with Memoirs of Recovery and Hope
By Jill Muehrcke
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 134,400. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Addiction and recovery
Powerful, absorbing, and beautifully written, this first-of-its-kind book of transformation and healing includes memoirs of people who have recovered from addictions, harmful habits, and intolerable situations, along with exercises readers can do to make the same transformations in their own lives.
Quitting
By Glenn Morison
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 65,030. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Addiction and recovery
This is a phenomenal piece of fiction. It can be jarring at times but it is worth it. He takes you to a dangerous and perplexing place where you really don't want to go and certainly have no interest in staying. Yet, when you are finished the book, you treasure the journey. I saw the book and thought a book about an Economist couldn't possibly be interesting. I could not have been more wrong.
A Guide to the Recovery Toolbox
By Steve Becker
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,090. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Addiction and recovery
(5.00 from 1 review)
People in recovery often hear of the tools. What are they? When do I use them? How? This book is a reference guide to help answer these questions, with over 80 tools and a troubleshooting section. Written to be accessible not only to twelve-step programs (AA, NA, Alanon, CoDA, etc) but anyone who wants to learn, whether you're in recovery or not.