Alcoholics Anonymous:

  • Anonymous. (2001). Alcoholics Anonymous: The Story of How Many Thousands of Men and Women Have Recovered from Alcoholism, 4th ed. New York: A.A. World Services, Inc.
  • Anonymous. (2006). Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions. New York: A.A. World Services, Inc.

Spirituality, Psychology, and Addiction:

  • Brown, Brene. (2010). The Gifts of Imperfection.  Center City, MN: Hazelden
  • Kurtz, E. & Ketchum, K. (1992).  The Spirituality of Imperfection. New York: Bantam Books.
  • May, Gerald. (1988). Addiction and Grace: Love and Spirituality in the Healing of Addictions. New York: HarperOne.
  • Morgan, Oliver J. (1999). Addiction and Spirituality: A Multidisciplinary Approach. St. Louis, MO: Chalice Press.
  • Morinis, Alan. (2008). Everyday Holiness. Boston: Trumpeter.
  • Olitzky, Kerry. (2011). 100 Blessings Every Day: Daily Twelve Step Recovery Affirmations, Exercises for Personal Growth & Renewal Reflecting Seasons of the Jewish Year. Woodstock, VT: Jewish Lights.
  • Peck, M. Scott. (1978). The Road Less Traveled. New York: Touchstone Books.
  • Shapiro, Rami. (2010). Recovery – The Sacred Art: The Twelve Steps as Spiritual Practice. Woodstock, VT: SkyLight Paths Publishing.
  • Steinberg, Paul. (2014). Recovery, the 12 Steps and Jewish Spirituality: Reclaiming Hope, Courage and Wholeness. Woodstock, VT: Jewish Lights.
  • Twerski, Abraham. (1992). Growing Each Day. Mesorah Publications, Ltd (ArtScroll Series).
  • Twerski, Abraham. (1988). Living Each Day. Brooklyn, NY. Mesorah Publications, Ltd (ArtScroll Series).
  • Twerski, Abraham. (2000). The Spiritual Self: Reflections on Recovery and God. (2000). Center City, MN: Hazelden.

Kids, Teens, & Family:

  • Deresciewicz, William. (2014). Excellent Sheep: The Miseducation of the American Elite and the Way to a Meaningful Life. New York: Free Press.
  • Levine, Madeline. (2008). The Price of Privilege: How Parental Pressure and Material Advantage Are Creating a Generation of Disconnected and Unhappy Kids. New York: Harper Perennial.
  • Lythcott-Haims, Julie. (2015). How to Raise an Adult: Break Free of the Overparenting Trap and Prepare Your Kid for Success. New York: Henry Holt and Co.
  • Miller, Alice. (1997). The Drama of the Gifted Child. New York: Basic Books.
  • Pope, Denise Clark. (2001). Doing School: How We are Creating a Generation of Stressed Out, Materialistic, and Miseducated Students. New Haven: Yale University Press.
  • Tough, Paul. (2012). How Children Succeed. New York: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.


  • Borovitz, Mark. (2005). The Holy Thief: A Con Man’s Journey from Darkness to Light. New York: William Morrow Paperbacks.
  • Knapp, Caroline. (1996) Drinking: A Love Story. NY: Dial Press.
  • Richmond, Carl Adam. (1997). Twisted: Inside the Mind of a Drug Addict. NJ: Aronson.
  • Rossetto, Harriet. (2012). Sacred Housekeeping: A Spiritual Memoir. Bloomington, IN: Authorhouse.
  • Sheff, David. (2008). Beautiful Boy: A Father’s Journey through His Son’s Addiction. NY: Mariner Press.