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Don’t Tell

Don't Tell

The paperback version is available at Recovery 101. The price is $14.95 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 that is where you live, 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. Review by Chris G. This book provides … Continue reading

The Little Book: A Collection of Alternative 12 Steps

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The paperback version is available at Recovery 101. The price is $12.00 CDN plus shipping costs (purchase via PayPal or credit card). Only the paperback version contains templates for readers to write their own personal alternatives and interpretations of the Steps. The paperback version is also available via Amazon in the United Kingdom and Europe. If that is where you live, please purchase the book via Amazon. The result is much better shipping rates and quicker delivery. The Little Book is also available as an ebook in all versions, including Kindle and Kobo.  An iBook version for the Mac … Continue reading

The Alternative 12 Steps: A Secular Guide to Recovery

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A paperback version is available here at Recovery 101 or at Amazon. It is also available via Amazon in the United Kingdom and Europe. If that is where you live, please purchase the book via Amazon. The result is much better shipping rates and quicker delivery. EBook versions of The Alternative 12 Steps are available online in all formats. Click here for Kindle, Kobo or Nook. An iBook version for the Mac or iPad is available here at iTunes. The paperback is $14.95 CDN here at Recovery 101, plus shipping costs (purchase via PayPal or credit card). In 1991, two … Continue reading

Beyond Belief

Beyond Belief

“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 from writers, skeptics, entertainers, economists, religious leaders, philosophers, psychologists and varied recovery fellowship literature, Beyond Belief neither canonizes nor vilifies any school of recovery thought. Where else would you find Sam Harris followed by Mother Teresa, Bill Wilson followed with Anais Nin, a doctor’s opinion by Dr. Seuss or a spiritual perspective from Albert Einstein? Beyond Belief takes … Continue reading

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

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Common Sense Recovery (roughly 40 pages in length) is available online in all eBook formats, including Kindle, Kobo and Nook. It is also available as an iBook for Macs and iPads. Reviewed by Chris G. Common Sense Recovery: An Atheist’s Guide to Alcoholics Anonymous is a series of essays by Adam N. It was never meant to be published. Written over time as a personal project of trying to understand what it means to be an atheist in AA, it is the distillation of his personal thoughts on … 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