No room to live - journey from addiction to recovery

Amazon says: Very moving book about the author’s journey from addiction to recovery. Gave it to an addict friend of mine who found it truly inspiring. Club Soda members say: Wynford Ellis Owen is the founder of The Living Room Cardiff. This is a recovery charity. I think it’ will be an interesting read for CS members.…

No Room to Live: A Journey from Addiction to Recovery
Wynford Ellis Owen
Mindful Drinking Rosamund Dean

Club Soda says: We were really excited about this book (not just because we spoke with Rosamund when she was writing it, and she says nice things about Club Soda!). The book is good on the planning and effort you need to put in if you want to successfully moderate your drinking. And Rosamund provides…

Mindful Drinking: How Cutting Down Can Change Your Life
Rosamund Dean
Sober Diaries - Books for mindful drinking

Club Soda says:  Reading about other people’s journeys of changing their drinking habits is always powerful. Clare has been blogging her experiences for some time, and has now put all of that personal experience together into this great book: an instant favourite among Club Soda members! Amazon says: Like many women, Clare Pooley found the…

The Sober Diaries: How one woman stopped drinking and started living
Clare Pooley
I don't drink how to quit alcohol

Julian Kirkman-Page is an old friend of Club Soda. You can read several of his guest blogs on this site. He is also an author, “I Don’t Drink!: How to quit alcohol – a drinker’s tale” is his first book. It tells the story of how he quit drinking for good. In his own words:…

I Don’t Drink!: How to quit alcohol – a drinker’s tale
Julian Kirkman-Page
Amber Tozer Sober Stick Figure

“Having had her first drink at the tender age of seven, Amber inevitably followed in her family’s albeit wobbly footsteps and became a functional alcoholic. Hitting rock bottom when her father eventually died of the disease, Amber decided to embark on the hard path to sobriety, chronicling her journey along the way. Delving into the…

Sober Stick Figure
Amber Tozer

Award-winning memoir of escaping London to Orkney while battling alcoholism. What Amazon says: At the age of thirty, Amy Liptrot finds herself washed up back home on Orkney. Standing unstable on the island, she tries to come to terms with the addiction that has swallowed the last decade of her life. As she spends her…

The Outrun
Amy Liptrot

If you feel the need to sort out your issue with alcohol but you are scared or reluctant to quit because you can’t imagine life without drink, then this book is for you. Written by a friend of Club Soda and our frequent guest blogger Julian. In his own words: An awareness, awakening and thought…

One Less for the Road: Is there life after alcohol?
Julian Kirkman-Page