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Quit Lit

Whether you are doing Dry January, quitting substances for good, or just curious about sobriety and the benefits of taking a break, these reads are for you.

Playlist Tags: genre: Self-Improvement topic: self-help topic: quit lit topic: sobriety

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This Naked Mind

Control Alcohol, Find Freedom, Discover Happiness, and Change Your Life

By Annie Grace
Narrated by: Annie Grace
Length: 7 hours 28 minutes

This Naked Mind has ignited a movement across the country, helping thousands of people forever change their relationship with alcohol.
 
Many people question whether drinking has become too big a part of their lives, and worry that it may even be affecting their health. But, they resist change because they fear losing the pleasure and... Read more »

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We Are the Luckiest

The Surprising Magic of a Sober Life

By Laura McKowen
Narrated by: Laura McKowen
Length: 7 hours

By one of the pioneers and leading lights of the “recovering out loud” movement, which seeks to banish the secrecy and shame around addiction and recovery.The author has discussed motherhood and drinking on NBC’s TODAY and her writing has been published in Elephant Journal, Scary Mommy, Rebelle Society, the Huffington Post, and the New York... Read more »

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The Sober Curious Reset

Change the Way You Drink in 100 Days or Less

By Ruby Warrington
Narrated by: Ruby Warrington
Length: 3 hours 37 minutes

In this upbeat "reset" guide from the author of Sober Curious, a leading voice in the new sobriety movement walks through 100 days of discovering the joys of an alcohol-free lifestyle.
Ruby Warrington's 2019 book Sober Curious was an illuminating conversation starter that asked you to consider, "Would life be better without alcohol?" thus... Read more »

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Drink?

The New Science of Alcohol and Health

By Professor David Nutt
Narrated by: Professor David Nutt
Length: 6 hours 36 minutes

A world-renowned authority on the science of alcohol exposes its influence on our health, mood, sleep, emotions, and productivity -- and what we can and should do to moderate our intake.
From after-work happy hour to a nightly glass of wine, we're used to thinking of alcohol as a normal part of our daily lives. In Drink?, neuropharmacology... Read more »

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The Sober Lush

A Hedonist's Guide to Living a Decadent, Adventurous, Soulful Life--Alcohol Free

By Amanda Eyre Ward & Jardine Libaire
Narrated by: Eileen Stevens
Length: 6 hours 52 minutes

A sober hedonist's guide to living a decadent, wild, and soulful life--alcohol-free.

In a culture where sipping "rosé all day" is seen as the epitome of relaxation, "grabbing a drink" the only way to network; and meeting at a bar the quintessential "first date," many of us are left wondering if drinking alcohol really is the only way to cultivate... Read more »

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The Alcohol Experiment: Expanded Edition

A 30-Day, Alcohol-Free Challenge To Interrupt Your Habits and Help You Take Control

By Annie Grace
Narrated by: Annie Grace
Length: 8 hours 29 minutes

Now complete with daily prompts to reflect on each day of a month-long, alcohol-free plan, the author of This Naked Mind helps readers challenge their thinking, find clarity, and form new habits.

Changing your habits can be hard without the right tools. This is especially true for alcohol because habits are, by definition, subconscious thought... Read more »

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Quitter

A Memoir of Drinking, Relapse, and Recovery

By Erica C. Barnett
Narrated by: Jean Ann Douglass
Length: 10 hours 48 minutes

"Barnett's prose style is brassy and cleareyed, with echoes of Anne Lamott." --Beth Macy, The New York Times Book Review

"Emotionally devastating and self-aware, this cautionary tale about substance abuse is a worthy heir to Cat Marnell's How to Murder Your Life." --Publishers Weekly (starred review)

A startlingly frank memoir of one woman's...
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The Sober Survival Guide

How to Free Yourself From Alcohol Forever

By Simon Chapple
Narrated by: Liam Gerrard
Length: 4 hours 34 minutes

Are you too tired and fed up with the routine of drinking, and want to make a change and improve your life? Or you may simply be curious about how an alcohol-free life might look for you. Could it be better? Happier? Calmer? More peaceful?

The Sober Survival Guide is a unique quit-alcohol book and is split into two parts. The first is designed... Read more »

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Sober Curious

The Blissful Sleep, Greater Focus, Limitless Presence, and Deep Connection Awaiting Us All on the Other Side of Alcohol

By Ruby Warrington
Narrated by: Ruby Warrington
Length: 6 hours 33 minutes

Would life be better without alcohol?

It’s the nagging question more and more of us are finding harder to ignore, whether we have a “problem” with alcohol or not. After all, we yoga. We green juice. We meditate. We self-care. And yet, come the end of a long work day, the start of a weekend, an awkward social situation, we drink. One glass of wine...

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Quit Like a Woman

The Radical Choice to Not Drink in a Culture Obsessed with Alcohol

By Holly Whitaker
Narrated by: Holly Whitaker
Length: 10 hours 7 minutes

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The founder of the first female-focused recovery program offers a groundbreaking look at alcohol and a radical new path to sobriety.

“You don’t know how much you need this book, or maybe you do. Either way, it will save your life.”—Melissa Hartwig Urban, Whole30 co-founder and CEO

We live in a world obsessed with... Read more »

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My Fair Junkie

A Memoir of Getting Dirty and Staying Clean

By Amy Dresner
Narrated by: Amy Dresner
Length: 7 hours 58 minutes

In the tradition of Blackout and Permanent Midnight, a darkly funny and revealing debut memoir of one woman's twenty-year battle with sex, drugs, and alcohol addiction, and what happens when she finally emerges on the other side.
Growing up in Beverly Hills, Amy Dresner had it all: a top-notch private-school education, the most expensive summer... Read more »

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