Essential Quit Lit Books by Women

Staying steady and sober would be impossible for me unless I had books like the ones below to get me through each day. While I can relate to some of these stories better than others, the underlying message is the same throughout. Recovery is not easy, it takes time, and it takes work. Eventually, you get your life back.

Nothing Good Can Come from This by Kristi Coulter

Drinking: A Love Story by Caroline Knapp

Unwasted by Sacha Z. Scoblic

The Sober Diaries by Clare Pooley

Blackout: Remembering the Things I Drank to Forget by Sarah Hepola

Lit: A Memoir by Mary Karr

Drink: The Intimate Relationship Between Women and Alcohol by Ann Dowsett Johnson

Drunk Mom by Jowita Bydlowska