Books tagged: sobriety

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Sober is the New Black: A Then and Now Account of Life Beyond Booze
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 36,060. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » healthy living, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Addiction and recovery
Wine gradually infiltrated further and further into my life, greedily pushing its way to centre stage and taking over. I spent my evenings drinking it and my mornings suffering from it until I realised this could not go on and I gave up wine. Completely. Forever. I was not prepared for the changes it would bring. Would I ever have fun again? My life changed in ways I could never have believed!
Big Book of AA - All 12 Steps - Understand and Complete One Step At A Time in Recovery with Alcoholics Anonymous
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 19,800. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Addiction and recovery, Nonfiction » Inspiration » 12-step programs
This book has all Twelve Steps of Recovery in Alcoholics Anonymous fully explained in today's language. With the book being written in 1936, their way of writing is a bit different than today's way of communicating. With each step explained in an easy way to understand, the process of doing the 12 steps become that much easier.
In This Moment: An Alcoholic's Path To Recovery
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,180. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Substance Abuse & Addictions / Alcoholism, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Addiction and recovery
"Anyone who is suffering from the horrors of addiction will find some answers in this book. Alcohol is not playing games with you. It is not out just to take your money, make you sing or dance better. It's out to take your life. If you don't end it, alcohol WILL eventually kill you, or worse yet, cause you to kill someone else." -James Evers
Last Orders: A Drinker's Guide to Sobriety
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 136,090. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Addiction and recovery, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » healthy living
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.
Writing About People, Places, and Things
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 89,800. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2013. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Essay » Literature
This is a collection of blogs written by Pushcart Prize Nominee Thierry Sagnier under the heading of Epiphanettes, which, as everyone knows, are small epiphanies. There are also epiphanots, which are false epiphanettes; epiphanuts; and epihanotsomuch. The latter are self-explanatory.
Lying on the Ground Looking Up
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 44,790. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
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A story of thirty years of drug and alcohol abuse while simultaneously managing a successful career and raising a family. Richard strives to balance the road to success with his insatiable need to medicate himself with the use of alcohol and prescription drugs. Ultimately the devils catch up with him and he is forced to deal with the reality he is a hopeless drunk, proving there is hope for all.
Raked Over
Price: Free! Words: 91,440. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
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Discount a 50-something woman as just a “pathetic old hag,” and see where that gets you. The arrogant young boyfriend of a former employee of Lily Raffenport, a mellow but irreverent Colorado garden designer, finds out when he dismisses everything about Lily as he trowels on the story of his girlfriend’s drunken suicide. That write-off spurs the reluctant sleuth Lily into action, and danger.
Pathways to Serenity - Overcoming Your Addictions One Day at a Time
Price: $9.97 USD. Words: 96,850. Language: American English. Published: March 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » 12-step programs
This book is about people who have experienced the blessings and joy of recovery from their addictions, how they did it and how you can do it. There are chapters on about adolescents, veterans, and prison inmates, for example, and about programs like Alcoholics Anonymous, Al-Anon, and Celebrate Recovery. Taken one day at a time, these “pathways to serenity” provide vital keys to happiness.
A Tough Cookie Christmas: a true tale of sobriety, the holidays and baked goods
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,810. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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Playwright and blogger Sean Paul Mahoney recounts his first holiday season sober. With a biting sense of humor and a ton of baked goods, can this former hot mess survive "the most wonderful time of the year"?
The Cure
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 76,990. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Inspirational
The Cure is a dark subject, but there’s also a lot of light in Willy’s life given how difficult it must be to try and re-integrate into society after living on the streets for so long.