Book Review: The Hunger Fix – The Three-Stage Detox And Recovery Plan For Overeating And Food Addiction By Pamela Peeke, M.D

Book Review: The Hunger Fix – The Three-Stage Detox And Recovery Plan For Overeating And Food Addiction By Pamela Peeke, M.D

At last, something that works. For those who have struggled and failed with one sure-fire fad diet after another, who have embarked upon and given up on quirky home or folk remedies to melt away pounds and have inches magically disappear, who have contemplated potentially dangerous surgical options in an effort to appear slimmer or […]

Book Review: Serenity, by Tom Bleakley

Book Review: Serenity, by Tom Bleakley

By Suzanne Kane This is not the usual addiction book review. Why is that? For one thing, the engrossing book written by Tom Bleakley, Serenity, is a work of fiction. This fact, however, takes nothing away from the story – or its potential impact on the reading public. The novel is a fascinating look into […]

Book Review: Now That You’re Sober by Earnie Larsen with Carol Larsen Hegarty

Book Review: Now That You’re Sober by Earnie Larsen with Carol Larsen Hegarty

Anyone who’s gone through treatment or got themselves clean by persistent attendance at 12-step fellowship groups such as Alcoholics Anonymous, Narcotics Anonymous, Gamblers Anonymous, Sexaholics Anonymous and others, knows that the going can be pretty rough at times. Fresh out of treatment, it’s both a blessing and a time fraught with temptations and challenges. Even […]

Book Review: Wishful Drinking by Carrie Fisher

Book Review: Wishful Drinking by Carrie Fisher

Irreverent, impossibly funny, starkly revealing – these are perfect descriptors of the hard-to-put-down book by Carrie Fisher, Wishful Drinking. Yes, that Carrie Fisher, daughter of actress Debbie Reynolds and former crooner (and irrepressible womanizer, according to his daughter) Eddie Fisher. You might remember Carrie as Princess Leia from Star Wars, that little blockbuster film that […]