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Book: Upon Release From Prison - A True Crime Story of Redemption (Roll Call) by Glenn Langohr
Overzealous Narcotic Detective Pincher, on paid leave and under investigation, starts using drugs, and then is hired again as a Narcotic Detective in L.A where he steals heroin from the evidence locker until he is reeled in by the Mexican Mafia and the Hollywood Madam. B.J, just released from prison, struggles not to look back at the Criminal Justice System that tried to kill him. Inspired to [...]
 
Book: Up From Down - A True Story Of Recovery From Addiction by Ted Adamson
Up from Down is not a book about gloom and doom, but an inspirational book that offers hope to all who have faltered. Strung out on heroin, Ted Adamson began his journey with a Swat team descending on a pharmacy to stop his wild rampage in search of drugs. From the cruelty in the county jail to race riots in state prison, the hard, gritty life of a drug addict is portrayed in all its real-world [...]
 
Book: Staying Clean, Taking Medications by Ken Montrose
This workbook outlines five steps for taking medications. It provides exercises to explore the need for medications, and asks the reader to take stock of his or her recovery. A brief outline of the steps follows. The first step is to stop taking anything not prescribed for you. This includes alcohol and other drugs, over-the-counter medications, and anything prescribed for your spouse or [...]
 
Book: Open To Bliss - Sage Hope's 1st Gift to Humanity - The Definitive & Complete Solution Manual to Sexual Attraction & Addiction by Omid Mankoo
A Gift of Tremendous Import: The long-awaited advent of the solution to sexual addiction is dispensed by one of God's devotees, the simple Sage Hope. A gift of tremendous import and magnitude, to humanity for eons to come. A vast treasure fashioned in the hermitage of inner silence, brought out into the open, brilliantly lighting the sight of the bewildered with its profound insights. Open the [...]
 
Book: My Plan to Ruin Your Life - The first workbook written by your addiction by Ken Montrose
My Plan To Ruin Your Life is a workbook geared to help people struggling to see how their addiction controls them. The voice of the workbook is the reader's addiction. ADDICTION'S INTRODUCTION - Don't be mad, I'm here to improve your chances of staying sober. I wrote this workbook to tell you exactly how I plan to destroy your life, just to see if that would make the game a little more [...]
 
Book: Jew in Jail by Gary Goldstein
JEW IN JAIL is the true story of the nearly six years that I spent incarcerated in various correctional facilities throughout the state of New York. It deals with my attempts at recovery from past addictions to alcohol, drugs and gambling, as well as my efforts to turn my life around in hopes of becoming a solid citizen and successful member of society upon my release. In addition, my book also [...]
 
Book: Be Happy with Crappy - A Journey Through Trauma, Addiction, Rock-Bottom and Recovery by David W. Yeager
Be Happy with Crappy is a personal journey through trauma gambling addiction and the tools used in recovery It is a journey of discovery While the events are my own many who are in recovery or who seek recovery may well be able to identify with the thoughts feelings and actions It is a joy to be able to share this journey
 
Book: Hauling it to the Curb - Cleaning up your life in early recovery by Ken Montrose
This 160 page workbook helps newcomers explore their denial, deal with early recovery, and work the first five steps of AA/NA. In addition to practical advice and thought-provoking exercises, this book tells the story of Matt and Rachel, a young couple in early recovery. Some of us are born into a dump. Our parents have filled our homes with loads of emotional garbage. Every room holds memories [...]
 
Book: Beyond Humpty Dumpty - Recovery Reflections On The Seasons Of Our Lives by Kenneth E Ferber
A transformational book to assist in any area of recovery from life's struggles and addictions. It is spiritually based with daily life applications, outlined from the 12-Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous. It is a black and white version, 252 pages in length, outlined by the four seasons of the year through the 12 Steps of AA, illustrated with 92 photographs. Each of the 12 Steps are applied to the [...]
 
Book: The Courage to Surrender by John W.
Unlike the memoir of a famous person, my story lives with the millions of baby boomers who passed me a joint and a beer in college and again at the corporate picnic. Before the Woodstock weekend in 1969, I graduated from college and married the mother of our love child, began training for a computer programming career, and a few months later got a high number in the draft lottery. My use of [...]
 
Book: NEVER ENOUGH - A Recovery Workbook - For Addictions and Eating Disorders (Volume 1) by Nina Bingham
Are you a DIYer? The Never Enough Recovery Workbook is a new approach to recovery. More than just convenient and affordable, it's the therapeutic answer for the busy self-helper. NEVER ENOUGH: A Recovery Workbook will uncover the roots of addictive behaviors, obsessive thinking, and eating disorders. This work-at-your-own pace program provides state-of-the-art, research-proven methods of [...]
 
Book: The Road Way Less Traveled - Starting recovery young by Ken Montrose
This workbook addresses questions frequently asked by young people new to recovery: What will I do? Who will I spend time with? How will I get through life without drugs? Why are drugs so hard to quit? The text underscores how the resilience of youth is eventually overwhelmed by the progressive nature of addiction. Contains a parable about burning down houses infested with singing rats. The [...]
 
Book: Forgiveness in Recovery by Ken Montrose
Written for people new to recovery, this workbook helps the reader develop a realistic outlook on forgiveness. Basic, and sometimes difficult, truths discussed in Forgiveness include: The people we hope will forgive us don't have to. Seeing the other person's point of view isn't always easy, our point of view may not be easy for them to see. We do well to practice the AA slogan clean your side of [...]
 
Book: Heroin, Oxycontin, and Other Opiates - Breaking your addiction to them by Ken Montrose
This workbook looks at the carrot and the stick of opiate addiction. The exercises are geared to helping the reader recognize what motivates him to continue using these drugs. It also discusses common-sense approaches to recovering from addiction. From the Introduction: There is a "carrot and stick" to opiates. Imagine a jackass chasing a carrot dangled in front of him on a stick. The animal will [...]
 
Book: The Addiction of Amanda (The Chronicles of South 55 Book 1) by Ian Lennon
The Addiction of Amanda follows a homeless father named Sid and his son John during the storm of the century on the southside of Saint Louis. It is about their everyday struggle to survive. From the simple act of finding food to them searching for shelter. The cruel rules of the concrete jungle do not discriminate against man, woman, or child. What got them to this point? Is it Sid's past [...]
 
Book: Welcome to My World. A Week in the Life of a Substance Abuse Counselor by Mary Crocker Cook
Have you ever wondered what really happens in rehab?? Welcome to My World was written by psychotherapist and chemical dependency counselor, Mary Crocker Cook, to answer the question, "What really happens in rehab?" from a counselor's perspective. A veteran of multiple substance abuse program staffs, Mary Crocker Cook has created an engaging and realistic cast of characters; a composite of [...]
 
Book: Insanity - Beyond Understanding by Bajeerao Patil
Working as a drug and alcohol counselor for over 20 years has given author Bajeerao Patil a world of experiences, as well as a trove of heartrending and peculiar stories filled with unforgettable characters. Visit the agonizing, sad and often-strange world the addicts find themselves in; your eyes will be opened to stories that happened behind the closed doors. Addicts believe they truly cannot [...]
 
Book: My Favorite Character Defects by Ken Montrose
My Favorite Character Defects is the second book written by Addiction. Addiction describes character defects he uses to keep addicted people addicted. He challenges the reader to recognize his tricks and stop abusing whatever it is they abuse: "Hello, it's me again, Addiction. As I said in my last book, being me has gotten too easy. There's no challenge anymore to getting and keeping people [...]
 
Book: Every Silver Lining Has a Cloud - Relapse and the Symptoms of Sobriety by Scott Stevens
Nine out of ten people who quit drinking relapse at least once. The 2013 Indie Book Awards self-help finalist, "Every Silver Lining Has a Cloud" shows why it's not just once... without pithy slogans or trademarked solutions. From the author of "What the Early Worm Gets," a startling book defining Alcoholism, here's a book explaining how and why relapse happens, how to hold it at bay and why every [...]
 
Book: Home Groupies II by Ken Montrose
Like its predecessor, Home Groupies II is a 'thought for the day' book in the form of a novella. The lives of the core characters give rise to the daily messages. Also like its predecessor, Home Groupies II has a message, characters, and a plot. I know you will enjoy all three again. Excerpts: "If a tree falls on you in the woods, but nobody else hears it, you still get hurt." --- "Today I will [...]
 
Book: Dancing with Rachel by Ken Montrose
Two very different narrators voice the novella Dancing with Rachel. Voices torment the first narrator, David an ex-football player just trying to make a life for himself. He calls his auditory hallucinations "The Chorus." They have names and even personalities. While naive staff members claim the voices aren't real, David knows otherwise. He can hear The Chorus clearly. He can point to where they [...]
 
Book: Chopping Wood & Carrying Water by Paul Wolanin
Recovery from addiction is a marathon, not a sprint! Many recovering folks want what they want, when they want it - and the 12-step program simply was not designed to work that way. Whatever someone might be struggling with - alcoholism, drug addiction, over eating, gambling,depression, anxiety, worry, procrastination - or just about anything else - there IS HOPE and there IS a solution. A [...]
 
Book: The Long Way Home by Benjamin Smile
Benjamin survived a childhood that no child should ever have to face. As he grew, so did his need to be free from his traumatic past and his urge to escape. He found Gambling, Drugs, Drink, Women and Crime as a way to express his inner turmoil and with each vice came harsh consequences. Benjamin Smile's stunning life story is a rollercoaster and it was a miracle that he survived at all, yet [...]
 
Book: Two Loves Sought by Sandy Graham
"Two Loves Lost" left Delbert Pillage in a wheelchair, paralyzed from the waist down. How does a jet fighter test pilot deal with being grounded, now half a man in search of a new life? You will be embroiled in Delbert and Sylvia's emotional struggle to rescue a teenage drug addict which in turn leads to a campaign against drug running in Pacific Northwest waters during the 1960's. Delbert [...]
 
Book: The Third Step by William Lobb
One man's struggle to survive the addictions that are trying to kill him, and to come to terms with the inevitable he will face at his end. Dark, gritty, and riddled with back alley characters, A complex, fast paced, at times funny, at times terrifying journey. If you like Seth Harwood and the Jack Palms novels, you'll love William Lobb and The Third Step.
 
Book: The Light by Robert Hammond
"Have you seen the Light?" Abel Adams, a brilliant but troubled young misfit desperately seeks freedom, love, and spiritual enlightenment while battling drug addiction, dark forces, and strange temptations. He zigzags through a mysterious labyrinth of crime and the occult along his hazardous quest toward redemption and recovery. The Light is the mystical odyssey of a prodigal son whose spiritual [...]
 
Book: Woulda, Coulda, Shoulda - The alcohol demon can be defeated by Spencer H Maynard
This is the story of my trials and tribulations resulting from alcoholism. As stated in the preface, I am making an attempt to make amends to all I have injured in any way. I believe the book will be a good source of inspiration for many who are afflicted with the disease from those currently suffering with alcoholism to those seeking motivation for their cure. Family and friends of alcoholics [...]
 
Book: From Junk to Jesus, In the Blink of an Eye by John Michael Weber
From Junk to Jesus, In the Blink of an Eye is an autobiographical book detailing one man's journey from sin to Salvation. Beginning at age 12 and continuing until the age 42, John Michael Weber lived a life of drug addiction. He details a day in the life of a heroin junkie at the very bottom knocking on the gates of Hell to get out and leads to the day when God opened the gates and let him out. [...]
 
Book: CORNERED COYOTE (Coyote Series) by Dianne Harman
The last thing Maria expected when she returned to the United States from France was to be arrested at the airport. Is she fated to spend the rest of her life in prison? Follow the loveable yet eccentric private investigator, Slade Kelly, (a readers' favorite), as he tries to keep Maria from going to prison. The story moves at a rapid pace, from the ghettos of Chicago to the beaches of Florida, [...]
 
Book: ZERO HERO (The Kate Huntington Mystery series) by Kassandra Lamb
On the 10th anniversary of 9/11 the media replays the videos of that day's devastation, and a national hero's life begins to unravel. When the first responder-already struggling with delayed PTSD and addiction-is accused of murdering his former drug dealer, psychotherapist Kate Huntington finds herself going above and beyond to help him. As she and her P.I. husband set out to clear him of the [...]
 
Book: Pink Tootsie by T.M. Raskin
Not everyone is ready for what I divulge. Some may think I go too far. People have asked me what the catalyst of my drug addiction was. I look inside myself and try to answer honestly. But there is no "one" thing. I believe it was a combination of many things starting with my lineage. Most have heard of Yin and Yang, Nature vs Nurture and Karma but these are only theories. In an attempt to answer [...]
 
Book: A Dress the Color of the Sky by Jennifer Irwin
For too many years, Prudence Aldrich has been numbing the pain in her life with random sexual encounters. Her marriage to cold, self-centered Nick is, not surprisingly, on the rocks. But after several dangerous experiences with strangers, Prudence finally realizes she needs therapy to stop her self-destructive behavior, and so she checks into the Serenity Hills rehab center. Prudence blames [...]
 
Book: Sweet Melissa - Ignorance is not Bliss (Book One 1) by Susan Segovia-Munoz
A shy teenage girl is bored with everything and everyone - especially her upper-middle-class family. She leaves home hoping to find excitement and adventure, but lands in the arms of a manipulative stranger. He introduces her to the underground world of prostitution, drugs, and crime - a world where escape seems impossible.
 
Book: Simon Says by William Poe
Simon, a gay ex-cult member, battles substance abuse in a desperate search for love on the darker avenues of Hollywood Simon Powell escapes the Unification Church of self-proclaimed messiah, Sun Myung Moon, and becomes a successful Hollywood film distributor. Unable to overcome the emotional turmoil that brought him to Reverend Moon's congregation, Simon's despair leads him down a dark path of [...]
 
Book: Sugar Addiction - How to Overcome a Sugar Addiction the Natural Way by Gabby Roles
We are all surrounded by sugar. It is in almost everything that we eat. This makes it very difficult to maintain long-term good health. In fact, many of us have a sugar addiction without even realizing it. If you are a sugar addict, "Sugar Addiction: How to Overcome a Sugar Addiction the Natural Way" will help you learn how to overcome your addiction. This book will provide you with the basis [...]
 


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