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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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: Why you drink and How to stop - Journey to freedom by Veronica Valli
Winner of the eLit book awards for self-help Award-Winning Finalist in the "Self-Help: General" category of the 2014 USA Best Book Awards Kristen Johnston - 2 time Emmy award winning actress, NYT Best selling author and recovery advocate says: "Veronica Valli has written one of the clearest, most fascinating & truly helpful books on addiction I've ever read. To me, it's up there with 'Clean' by [...]
 
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: 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: The Dark Lake (The Oshkosh Trilogy) by Anthea Jane Carson
Something is wrong with Jane. It's not that she still lives with her parents in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, although she's well into her thirties. It's not that she can't keep a job, stay sober, or function as an independent adult. It's something else. Something she can't quite remember. There was a party. And a car. And the lake.
 
Book: Anonymous by Christine A Benedict
Debra Hamilton confronts the fear of inheriting mental illness when her husband moves her into a hundred-year-old farmhouse on fifty-three acres of blacklisted real estate property. Floorboards creak when she's alone. Objects appear and disappear. Neighbors insinuate the house is haunted but memories of her mother's schizophrenia make her wonder. Julie, a neighbor who befriends Debra, faces her [...]
 
Book: Anonymous by Richie Andrews
Set over a period of two weeks, Anonymous follows the exploits of Joe and his friends as they indulge in England's binge-drinking culture. His appetite for a good time is often hindered by his best mate Gav, who has a tendency to land them in trouble at the drop of a hat. Meanwhile, brothers Rich and Max are on holiday in Los Angeles. There, they learn that while a new place will always bring [...]
 
Book: HOME not so SWEET HOME by Lavinia Gouwe
after leaving her home three years ago Katie finds out that her mother had been killed and she has to go back home where she swore she would never return to. as she tries to find answers to her mother's death she digs deeper and finds what she did not expect. she discovers a side to her mother that she never knew which made her realize she didn't know her mother at all. could she have been living [...]
 
Book: Serpents in the Garden - One Woman's Battle with the Forces of Evil by Mary Ann Materniak
The book is my life story. It is about my struggle with addictions. I came up with the title because I compared my self to Eve in the Garden of Eden. Many people asked me to write a book because I was in situations where my life was threatened. The hardest part of writing the book was bringing to surface some memories that I had left buried. Some the research that I did for the book was [...]
 
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: Israel's Anonymous Benefactor - A Developing Relationship by Anita Weiner
This book explores a century of the relatively unknown, but pivotal, role of American Jewry before, during and after the establishment of the State of Israel through the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee. The JDC (known affectionately in Hebrew as "The Joint") has, since 1914, invested tremendously in the social, economic and industrial development of Israel. From funding soup kitchens [...]
 
Book: State of Denial, House of Horrors (A Memoir) by Janice Genovese
I decided to write a memoir of my bleak childhood in Ohio (not necessarily in linear fashion) with violent, alcoholic parents. They ran a very chaotic, unpredictable household. I think my best, target audience would be people over sixty (as I am) who are reflecting on their choices in life and realizing many of them (good and bad) can be traced to upbringing. Harsh memories of my childhood had [...]
 
Book: LIKE IT'S 1999 - Diary of a Teenager in Love with a Teacher by Giselle Renarde
True confessions of a real-life high school student on the cusp of a new millennium. On the eve of the year 2000, high school student Giselle struggles with spirituality, ambiguous friendships, a family dealing with the aftermath of substance abuse, and deepening feelings of attraction toward her English teacher, a married man more than twice her age. Over the course of one school year, she [...]
 
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: 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: Tales From the Dew Drop Inne by Kenneth Weene
Tales from the Dew Drop Inne" reads like a darkly humorous sitcom. The tone is both heartfelt and deliciously irreverent, showing that one does not need to hate humanity to appreciate the humor of life. Here are tales of drifters, alcoholics, religious renegades, veterans, and drag queens set in pub that is at once a confessional, a circus, and a psychiatric hospital. --Marina Julia Neary, author [...]
 
Book: Cardiomyopathy...Keeping you on Track by Margot Maurice
The book tells the story of Cardiomyopathy Australia's foundation 20 years ago. It tell stories of members, their carers & their families. Little was known about the condition 20 years ago & most patients were simply told they could drop dead any minute. This book benefits the reader by giving more details of the condition, the coping mechanisms, the carer's role, & the various stages of grief [...]
 
Book: Fat Boy Thin Man by Michael Prager
Fat from an early age, the author had an obese adolescence that last into his 30s. Despite having lost more than 130 pounds three times, he weighed 365 in October 1991, when he began accepting that he might be a food addict, and undertaking the practices and treatments designed for alcoholics. "Fat Boy Thin Man" relates what it was like to grow up fat, what it was like to experience reliable [...]
 
Book: Adytum by Guido
Adytum is the autobiography of a man born to deaf adults in an abusive home. Along with poverty, molestation, neglect, and abandonment, the anonymous author finds love, loyalty, and beauty in the experiences of his life. With a adult themes and a bit of dark humor, this inspirational memoir tells a story of life, of anger, of happiness, and of finding peace within.
 
Book: Punished By Silence - A Cozy Mini-Mystery (Karma's Revenge Book 2) by Jwyan C. Johnson
When a twin girl goes missing, an anonymous request for the Clue Queen herself is granted. But Detective Dedra Kare finds the obstacles of her own past in this case first! She must emotionally outrun her flashbacks as the current investigation turns into a game of Hide-and-Seek but on a legal field of child custody, narcissistic parenting, and a single teddy bear. But with every hidden motive [...]
 
Book: Animal Andy by Kathy Sattem Rygg
Tween Fantasy Magical Realism - Ten-year-old Andy Ohman is spending his summer working at the Aksarben City Zoo where his dad is curator. There are rumors that the city might close the zoo due to budget cuts. An anonymous donor has given the zoo an antique animal carousel, and Andy's dad is hopeful it will help boost attendance. Andy's doubtful that an old kiddie ride will make a difference. He [...]
 
Book: Fated Memories (PNWA Award Winner) by Joan Carney
2016 PNWA Book Awards winner for Romance and Women's Fiction - A woman, a war, a vision of the future past... Burdened with the scars of a tortured childhood and a shattered romance, Kitty is being forced to resign from the dull, anonymous job she's been hiding behind. With her life in shambles and her friends moving on without her, she jumps at her cousin, Maggie's, invitation to visit. However, [...]
 
Book: Two Face the World - Marry in Haste... (Richard and Maria Book 2) by Sarah Stuart
Readers' Favorite Christian Romantic Suspense Award Winner, spot-on for fans of Francine Rivers, Laura Marshall, and Nichola May. Sinister letters and anonymous gifts are pranks played on newly-weds, Maria and Richard, aren't they? Unwilling to upset the one they love, they keep them secret from all but their church minister, who advises ignoring them; someone is full of hatred and unhappy. The [...]
 
Book: Edge of Nowhere by B.J. Myrick and Hazel Hart
A short story collection of dark fiction, Lock the door and journey into fear as Two women move into their dream home and discover the house is inhabited by a demonic angel In the EDGE OF NOWHERE. An obsessed young man commits DEADLY SINS when he plots to kill a beautiful woman. A college professor of mythology fears her twin is dating a werewolf in CRY WOLF. A man's desre to escape poverty [...]
 
Book: Her Silent Tears by Kara Tollman
This novel is based on a true story. Warning the flashback scenes contain vivid mental, physical and sexual content against a child. The victim allowed me to write this novella only after I agreed to write the scenes as they occurred. The dialogue leading to the victim's flashbacks are products of my imagination, however the flashback memories are the victim's. The victim, who remains anonymous, [...]
 


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