Featured Books

Do Tell!

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Just got the book, and sat down and read the first handful of stories, and I am absolutely amazed and moved. It is all so beautiful. I think we’re moving toward the light rather than fleeing from the darkness and I am grateful to all who contributed to this book for having rode the wave of transformation we’ve all been going through and giving it a voice in this book. life-j. Our dear friend, the late Ernie Kurtz, said that storytelling is in fact “the practice and indeed … Continue reading

Key Players in AA History

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Our friend, bob k, has written an exceptional book. Bob first starting sharing stories on the AA Agnostica website a little over three years ago, in December, 2011. He wrote stories about the early history of AA and about some of the people who had been a part of defining the early elements of our fellowship. These stories were mightily well received and appreciated. Let us provide you with an example. Back in March of 2014, bob wrote Dr. Bob, AA Co-founder – Part One. Here … Continue reading

Don’t Tell

Don't Tell

The paperback version is available at Recovery 101. The price is $17.95 CDN plus shipping costs (purchase via PayPal or credit card). The paperback version is also available at CreateSpace and Amazon USA. And it is available via Amazon in Canada and in the United Kingdom and Europe. If you live in the UK or Europe, please purchase the book via Amazon. The result is much better shipping rates and a quicker delivery. Also available at traditional online retail locations as an iBook (for a Mac or iPad) and as a Kindle or Kobo, etcetera, ebook. … Continue reading

The Little Book: A Collection of Alternative 12 Steps

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“There are many versions of the 12-Step program of recovery. In fact, there are about as many versions as there are alcoholics in AA who use the program to get sober and to maintain their sobriety.” Thus begins The Little Book: A Collection of Alternative 12 Steps. The book contains 20 alternative versions of the original 12 Steps reflecting a wide range of philosophical, professional, religious, and cultural perspectives and traditions. The Little Book also has four secular interpretations of each of the Steps by … Continue reading

The Alternative 12 Steps: A Secular Guide to Recovery

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A pioneering work. In 1991, two women were successfully working the 12-Step program… and they were atheists. They knew the program worked, and translated the Steps into secular terms. This ground-breaking book – as valuable today as it was when it was first written – is their sharing of this secular translation. In The Alternative 12 Steps: A Secular Guide to Recovery, Martha Cleveland and Arlys G. show how the 12-Step program can be interpreted and worked by those who simply do not believe in … Continue reading

Beyond Belief

Beyond Belief

Beyond Belief $21.95 CDN (Purchase via PayPal or Credit Card) It is also available at CreateSpace and Amazon. If you live in the United Kingdom or Europe it also available on Amazon in those countries. If that is where you live, please purchase the book via Amazon. The result is much better shipping rates and a quicker delivery. Review by Carol M. “Finally! A daily reflection book for nonbelievers, freethinkers and everyone, Beyond Belief: Agnostic Musings for 12 Step Life offers 365 quips for every alcoholic/addict. Drawing on quotes … Continue reading

Common Sense Recovery: An Atheist’s Guide to Alcoholics Anonymous

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Common Sense Recovery – Second Edition – is available as a paperback. The price is $12.95 CDN plus shipping costs (purchase via PayPal or credit card). The paperback version is also available at CreateSpace and Amazon. And it is available via Amazon in the United Kingdom and Europe. If you live in the UK or Europe, please purchase the book via Amazon. The result is much better shipping rates and a quicker delivery. Also available at traditional online retail locations as an iBook (for a Mac or iPad) and as a Kindle, Nook, or Kobo, etcetera, ebook. … Continue reading

A History of Agnostic Groups in AA

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Available as an ebook in all versions, including Kindle, Kobo and Nook. An iBook version for the Mac and iPad is available at iTunes. Review by Chris G. When the Big Book, Alcoholics Anonymous, was being written there was an irritating atheist in the mix: Jim Burwell. He was responsible for the phrase “God, as we understood Him” in the Steps and for AA’s Third Tradition: “The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking.” Today, if an AA group dares to take this … Continue reading