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The activist and creator of the “Me Too” movement opens up about her experiences with abuse, trauma, and vulnerability in this heart-wrenching memoir about healing through empathy. An account of one woman’s struggle to recapture her identity, this riveting saga follows the author’s sudden unraveling, her family’s unwavering support, and the life-saving diagnosis that nearly didn’t happen. Reconstructing her experiences using recordings from real therapy sessions, Stephanie Foo takes a highly journalistic approach to dissecting her CPTSD diagnosis in this vulnerable memoir. Join Elizabeth Gilbert on her globe-spanning journey of discovery, following a succession of earth-shattering life changes that included divorce and depression in a memoir that’s part travelogue, part open self-reflection. In this stirring author-narrated listen, Jeannette Walls illustrates her early life spent wandering across the country, forced to care for herself and her siblings amidst the dysfunction of her nomadic American family.

This is an approachable recipe book using everyday healthy ingredients to make delicious alcohol-free drinks for every occasion. Developed by registered dietitians, this best alcoholic memoirs book takes a new twist on classic cocktails. You’ll also find options for dessert drinks, frozen drinks, and holiday drinks without relying on sugar for flavor.

Parched: A Memoir by Heather King

Bahni Turpin narrates this gorgeously rendered tribute to home and family. Among the most heartbreaking accounts of the Holocaust, this glimpse into the life of a Jewish teen in hiding from the Nazis is simply unforgettable. The humorist raises her megaphone for women everywhere who want to be heard, discussing everything from fat positivity to how she became the accidental poster child for battling internet trolls. For two years, Azar Nafisi met secretly with a group of women in the Islamic Republic of Iran to read forbidden Western classics. In the midst of state sponsored censorship and arbitrary raids, they risked everything for literature.

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The Unexpected Joy of Being Sober explores the role alcohol plays in our world and insights from top neuroscientists and psychologists about why we drink. Discussing alcohol’s impact on our health and minds, author Catherine Gray illustrates how a sober life can truly be intoxicating. Whether you’ve been to treatment, you’re contemplating rehab, or your loved one is struggling with substance misuse, the more tools you have in your arsenal the better. Everything from inpatient rehab and sober living facilities to peer-support groups and outpatient care can move you or your loved one another step closer to long-term recovery. This powerful book narrates his ups and downs, setbacks, and unimaginable challenges in recovery.