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High Achiever: The Incredible True Story of One Addict's Double L...
by Tiffany Jenkins

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English

Pages

371

Publication Date

June 18, 2019

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<b>NATIONAL BESTSELLER • An up-close portrait of the mind of an addict and a life unraveled by narcotics—a memoir of captivating urgency and surprising humor that puts a human face on the opioid crisis.</b><br /><b> <br /><b>“Raw, brutal, and shocking. Move over, <i>Orange Is the New Black.</i>”—Amy Dresner, author of <i>My Fair Junkie</i></b><br /></b><br />When word got out<b> </b>that Tiffany Jenkins was withdrawing from opiates on the floor of a jail cell, people in her town were shocked. Not because of the twenty felonies she’d committed, or the nature of her crimes, or even that she’d been captain of the high school cheerleading squad just a few years earlier, but because her boyfriend was a Deputy Sherriff, and his friends—their friends—were the ones who’d arrested her.<br /> <br />A raw and twisty page-turning memoir that reads like fiction, <i>High Achiever </i>spans Tiffany’s life as an active opioid addict, her 120 days in a Florida jail where every officer despised what she’d done to their brother in blue, and her eventual recovery. With heart-racing urgency and unflinching honesty, Jenkins takes you inside the grips of addiction and the desperate decisions it breeds. She is a born storyteller who lived an incredible story, from blackmail by an ex-boyfriend to a soul-shattering deal with a drug dealer, and her telling brims with suspense and unexpected wit. But the true surprise is her path to recovery. Tiffany breaks through the stigma and silence to offer hope and inspiration to anyone battling the disease—whether it’s a loved one or themselves.
Dreamland: The True Tale of America's Opiate Epidemic
by Sam Quinones

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English

Pages

383

Publication Date

April 21, 2015

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<b>Winner of the NBCC Award for General Nonfiction</b><br /><b><b><br /></b>Named on Amazon's Best Books of the Year 2015--Michael Botticelli, U.S. Drug Czar (<i>Politico</i>) Favorite Book of the Year--Angus Deaton, Nobel Prize Economics (<i>Bloomberg</i>/<i>WSJ</i>) Best Books of 2015--Matt Bevin, Governor of Kentucky (<i>WSJ</i>) Books of the Year--Slate.com's 10 Best Books of 2015--<i>Entertainment Weekly</i>'s 10 Best Books of 2015 --Buzzfeed's 19 Best Nonfiction Books of 2015--The Daily Beast's Best Big Idea Books of 2015--<i>Seattle Times</i>' Best Books of 2015--<i>Boston Globe</i>'s Best Books of 2015--<i>St. Louis Post-Dispatch</i>'s Best Books of 2015--<i>The Guardian</i>'s The Best Book We Read All Year--Audible's Best Books of 2015--<i>Texas Observer</i>'s Five Books We Loved in 2015--Chicago Public Library's Best Nonfiction Books of 2015</b><br /><br /><b>From a small town in Mexico to the boardrooms of Big Pharma to main streets nationwide, an explosive and shocking account of addiction in the heartland of America.</b><br /><br />In 1929, in the blue-collar city of Portsmouth, Ohio, a company built a swimming pool the size of a football field; named Dreamland, it became the vital center of the community. Now, addiction has devastated Portsmouth, as it has hundreds of small rural towns and suburbs across America--addiction like no other the country has ever faced. How that happened is the riveting story of <i>Dreamland</i>. <br /> <br />With a great reporter's narrative skill and the storytelling ability of a novelist, acclaimed journalist Sam Quinones weaves together two classic tales of capitalism run amok whose unintentional collision has been catastrophic. The unfettered prescribing of pain medications during the 1990s reached its peak in Purdue Pharma's campaign to market OxyContin, its new, expensive--extremely addictive--miracle painkiller. Meanwhile, a massive influx of black tar heroin--cheap, potent, and originating from one small county on Mexico's west coast, independent of any drug cartel--assaulted small town and mid-sized cities across the country, driven by a brilliant, almost unbeatable marketing and distribution system. Together these phenomena continue to lay waste to communities from Tennessee to Oregon, Indiana to New Mexico.<br /> <br />Introducing a memorable cast of characters--pharma pioneers, young Mexican entrepreneurs, narcotics investigators, survivors, and parents--Quinones shows how these tales fit together. <i>Dreamland</i> is a revelatory account of the corrosive threat facing America and its heartland.
Alcoholics Anonymous, 4th Edition
by A.A. World Services Inc

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English

Pages

612

Publication Date

December 02, 2013

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Originally published in 1939, when A.A. membership numbered about one hundred, Alcoholics Anonymous has steadily grown in readership. By the time the second edition appeared in 1955, membership had reached over 150,000, and the Big Book, A.A. members’ fond title for their basic text, had reached a distribution of more than 300,000. At the time of the third edition, in March 1976, the worldwide membership of A.A. was estimated at 1 million or more. The basic text, pages 1-164, which had been the foundation of recovery for so many alcoholics remained, and still remains, unchanged. The General Service Conference-approved fourth edition of Alcoholics Anonymous was first printed in October 2001 and has been reprinted 30 times since then. This edition includes 24 new stories that provide contemporary sharing for newcomers seeking recovery from alcoholism in A.A. during the early decades of the 21st century. Sixteen stories are retained from the third edition, including the “Pioneers of A.A.” section, which helps the reader remain linked to A.A.’s historic roots and shows how alcoholics get sober today. More than 30 million copies of the first four editions of the Big Book have been distributed. This is the only A.A.W.S.-authorized e-book version of Alcoholics Anonymous.
Allen Carr's Easy Way To Stop Smoking
by Allen Carr

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English

Pages

275

Publication Date

November 17, 2011

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<p>Allen Carr's Easy Way to Stop Smoking is a self-help classic, with over 20m copies sold worldwide. It has been a #1 bestseller in nine European countries. It outsells all other quit smoking titles combined. This edition has been developed specifically for smokers in the US.</p><br /><p>This seminal book has enabled millions of smokers to quit easily and enjoyably using Carr's simple, drug-free approach.</p>
The Unexpected Joy of Being Sober: Discovering a happy, healthy, ...
by Catherine Gray

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English

Pages

274

Publication Date

December 28, 2017

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<p></p><h3> <b><i>THE SUNDAY TIMES</i> BESTSELLER </b></h3><p></p><p> </p><h3> 'Not remotely preachy' -<b><i> The Times</i> </b></h3><p></p><p> </p><h3> 'Jaunty, shrewd and convincing' -<b><i> Sunday Telegraph</i> </b></h3><p></p><p> </p><h3> 'Admirably honest, light, bubbly and remarkably rarely annoying.' - <b>Alice O'Keeffe, <i>Guardian</i> </b></h3><p></p><p> </p><h3> 'Truthful, modern and real' - <b><i>Stylist</i> </b></h3><p></p><p> </p><h3> 'Brave, witty and brilliantly written' - <b><i>Marie Claire</i> </b></h3><p></p><p> <b>Ever sworn off alcohol for a month and found yourself drinking by the 7th? Think there's 'no point' in just one drink? Welcome! There are millions of us. 64% of Brits want to drink less.</b><br /><b> </b><br /><b> Catherine Gray </b>was stuck in a hellish whirligig of Drink, Make horrible decisions, Hangover, Repeat. She had her fair share of 'drunk tank' jail cells and topless-in-a-hot-tub misadventures.</p><p> But this book goes beyond the binges and blackouts to deep-dive into uncharted territory: What happens after you quit drinking? This <b>gripping, heart-breaking and witty</b> book takes us down the rabbit-hole of an alternative reality. <b>A life with zero hangovers, through sober weddings, sex, Christmases and breakups. </b><br /><b> </b><br /><b> </b>In <i>The Unexpected Joy of Being Sober</i>, Catherine Gray shines a light on society's drink-pushing and talks to top neuroscientists and psychologists about why we drink, delving into the science behind what it does to our brains and bodies.</p><p> Much more than a tale from the netherworld of addicted drinking, this book is about the escape, and why a sober life can be more intoxicating than you ever imagined. Whether you're a hopelessly devoted drinker, merely sober-curious, or you've already ditched the drink, <b>you will love this book</b>.</p><p> 'Haunting, admirable and enlightening' -<b><i> The Pool</i> </b></p><p> 'A riveting, raw, yet humorous memoir with actionable advice.' <b>-</b> <b>Annie Grace, author of <i>This Naked Mind </i></b></p><p> 'Like listening to your best friend teach you to be sober. Lighthearted but serious, it's packed with ideas, tools, tips and, most importantly, reasons for living a sober life.'<b>- Eric Zimmer, host of podcast <i>The One You Feed</i> </b></p><p> 'Gray's fizzy writing succeeds in making this potentially boring-as-hell subject both engaging and highly seductive' - <b><i>The Bookseller</i></b></p><p> 'Her exquisitely crafted thoughts on the joys of being sober are not only deeply honest and pragmatic, but she manages to infuse tons of humor. This is a delightful, informative, and compelling read for all those who are sober or seeking sobriety.' - <b>Sasha Tozzi, <i>Huffington Post</i></b></p>
Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions
by Alcoholics Anonymous Worl...

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English

Pages

196

Publication Date

December 18, 2013

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Bill W., the co-founder of Alcoholics Anonymous, first penned these essays on A.A.’s Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions for publication in the Grapevine, the Fellowship’s monthly magazine. The Twelve Steps focus on the program of recovery from alcoholism, and the Twelve Traditions deal with issues that affect the unity of the A.A. group and the worldwide Fellowship as a whole. This book clarifies each of the suggested Twelve Steps that constitute the A.A. way of life and each of the Traditions that deal with how groups function to carry the message of recovery of alcoholism to the still-suffering alcoholic. Originally published in 1952, this classic book is used by A.A. members and groups around the world. This is the only A.A.W.S.-authorized e-book version of Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions.
Courage to Change-One Day at a Time in Al‑Anon II
by Al-Anon Family Groups

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English

Pages

376

Publication Date

December 02, 2015

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More daily inspiration from a fresh, diverse perspective. Insightful reflections reveal surprisingly simple things that can transform lives.
Recovery: Freedom from Our Addictions
by Russell Brand

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English

Pages

262

Publication Date

October 03, 2017

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<p><b>A guide to all kinds of addiction from a star who has struggled with heroin, alcohol, sex, fame, food and eBay, that will help addicts and their loved ones make the first steps into recovery</b></p><p><i>“This manual for self-realization comes not from a mountain but from the mud...My qualification is not that I am better than you but I am worse.” </i>—<i>Russell Brand</i></p><p>With a rare mix of honesty, humor, and compassion, comedian and movie star Russell Brand mines his own wild story and shares the advice and wisdom he has gained through his fourteen years of recovery. Brand speaks to those suffering along the full spectrum of addiction—from drugs, alcohol, caffeine, and sugar addictions to addictions to work, stress, bad relationships, digital media, and fame. Brand understands that addiction can take many shapes and sizes and how the process of staying clean, sane, and unhooked is a daily activity. He believes that the question is not “Why are you addicted?” but "What pain is your addiction masking? Why are you running—into the wrong job, the wrong life, the wrong person’s arms?"</p><p>Russell has been in all the twelve-step fellowships going, he’s started his own men’s group, he’s a therapy regular and a practiced yogi—and while he’s worked on this material as part of his comedy and previous bestsellers, he’s never before shared the tools that <i>really </i>took him out of it, that keep him clean and clear. Here he provides not only a recovery plan, but an attempt to make sense of the ailing world.</p>
The Way of Effortless Mindfulness: A Revolutionary Guide for Livi...
by Loch Kelly

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English

Pages

202

Publication Date

June 04, 2019

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<B>Discover a refreshingly different form of mindfulness to access natural wisdom, compassion, and joy</B><BR />  <BR /><B>“In this groundbreaking guidebook, Loch Kelly offers contemporary versions of ancient practices . . . that can liberate our lives with meaning, connection, and clarity. What a beautiful book!” —Daniel J. Siegel, MD, author of <I>Aware</I></B><BR />  <BR /> What if you could open into a natural flow of wisdom, compassion, and joy in any moment? According to renowned meditation teacher Loch Kelly<I>, </I>this possibility is closer than you think. Whether you’re an experienced meditator or are new to mindfulness practice, <I>The Way of Effortless Mindfulness </I>offers a new and effective approach to awakening and healing.<BR />  <BR /> Loch teaches “effortless mindfulness,” an advanced yet simple form of mindfulness that can liberate the deepest levels of suffering. Effortless mindfulness immediately introduces you to your awake, loving nature. By making a small initial effort of “unhooking” awareness from chattering thoughts, you can begin the journey home.<BR />  <BR /> Here you will learn: <ul><li>How to shift out of thought and into your awake, loving nature</li><li>The different approaches of effortless mindfulness and deliberate mindfulness</li><li>Unique methods to liberate difficult mental and emotional states</li><li>Mindful glimpses (micro-meditations) that can be done at any time with eyes open</li><li>A contemporary version of ancient methods to navigate your consciousness</li><li>Effective practices drawn from ancient wisdom, contemporary neuroscience, and psychotherapy</li><li>How to make the "you-turn" from small self to no-self to true Self</li><li>The Five Foundations of Effortless Mindfulness</li><li>How to learn to return and train to remain in an awake, compassionate flow</li><li>How to avoid the pitfalls to embodying awakening</li></ul>  <BR /> This reader-friendly guide is filled with innovative practices designed to give you small glimpses of your awake, loving nature. <I>The Way of Effortless Mindfulness </I>shows that awakening is not only possible, but is also available in the midst of your daily life.<BR />  
Alcohol is SH!T: How to Ditch the Booze, Re-ignite Your Life, and...
by Paul Churchill

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English

Pages

223

Publication Date

September 07, 2019

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<h2><br /></h2><h2><strong>Do you think<u> ALCOHOL</u> is holding you back? </strong>Do you think you'd be happier and more productive in life without the booze? Have you ever questioned if you perhaps drink too much? This simple and straightforward book will answer the million-dollar question of "do I have a drinking problem?" The book provides clear and proven strategies if you decide alcohol needs to go.<br /></h2><p><br /></p><h2>If you've made the promise to <u>cut back</u> or have <u>rules </u>regarding when or how much you're going to drink, then this book will address why those seemingly clear lines in the sand are always crossed.<br /></h2><p><br /></p><h2><strong>Alcohol is SH!T </strong>will provide you with the foundation to move forward in life without alcohol through:<br /></h2><p><br /></p><ul><li><h2>Showing the reader how alcohol is the most addictive and dangerous drug on the planet<br /></h2></li></ul><h2><br /></h2><ul><li><h2>Debunking myths surrounding alcohol such as alcohol doesn't relax you but slows down faculties in the brain and body</h2></li></ul><h2><br /></h2><ul><li><h2>Demonstrating how to formally say goodbye to alcohol, so both the conscious and unconscious mind are on the same page<br /></h2></li></ul><h2><br /></h2><ul><li><h2>Shining the light on the primordial addiction: <em>thinking</em><br /></h2></li></ul><h2><br /></h2><ul><li><h2>Empowering the reader with the understanding that quitting drinking isn't a sacrifice, but the <strong>OPPORTUNITY</strong> of a lifetime</h2></li></ul><h2><br /></h2><ul><li><h2>Informing readers that an alcohol-free life isn't a "no" to alcohol, but a "yes" to a better life and this path can be a lot of fun</h2></li></ul><h2><br /></h2><ul><li><h2><u><strong>Educating</strong></u> readers on where and how to start recovering the person you were always meant to be<br /></h2></li></ul><h2><br /></h2><h2><br /></h2><h2>With lightheartedness, clarity, and no BS, Alcohol is SH!T will allow the reader to remove the fog created by alcohol and provide them with the tools necessary to quit drinking. Follow the advice in this book, and your new life awaits — one filled with inner peace, self-compassion, and an abundance of joy. Within the first couple of pages, the reader will begin to feel a weight lifting, and for probably the first time, will know what role alcohol is playing in their lives. <br /></h2><h2><br /></h2><h2>What's stopping you from stepping into your new life?<br /></h2><h2><br /></h2><h2><strong></strong>Scroll to the top and click the<strong> "buy now" </strong>button.<strong></strong><br /></h2>

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