Lists and Suggestions

List: Person(s)/Character(s) Struggling with an Addiction

Tanen, Sloane, author.

The wildly flawed and dysfunctional Kessler family--retired film producer Marty; his daughter Janin...

Gyasi, Yaa, author.

"A novel about faith, science, religion, and family that tells the deeply moving portrait of a...

Orange, Tommy, 1982- author.

Twelve Native Americans came to the Big Oakland Powwow for different reasons. Jacquie Red Feather i...

Thayne, RaeAnne, author.

Olivia Harper's 16-hour work days are unfulfilling and so are things with her on-again, off-ag...

Reid, Taylor Jenkins, author.

"Daisy is a girl coming of age in L.A. in the late sixties, sneaking into clubs on the Sunset ...

Moore, Liz, 1983- author.

"A suspense novel that also looks at the anatomy of a Philadelphia family rocked by the opioid...

Walker, Nico, author.

"Jesus' Son meets Reservoir Dogs in a breakneck-paced debut novel about love, war, bank r...

Joy, David, 1983- author.

"When his addict son gets in deep with his dealer, it takes everything Raymond Mathis has to b...

Greeley, Molly, author.

Anne de Bourgh's doctor prescribed laudanum to quiet her when she was a fussy baby. Anne now t...

Burroughs, Augusten.

An advertising executive remembers his childhood with his eccentric foster family and his early adul...

Ward, Jesmyn, author.

Living with his grandparents and sister on a Gulf Coast farm, Jojo navigates the challenges of his ...

Buntin, Julie, author.

"An electric debut novel about love, addiction, and loss; the story of two girls and the feral...

Marnell, Cat, author.

"From Cat Marnell, 'New York's enfant terrible' (The Telegraph), a candid and d...

Leary, Ann.

"The Good House tells the story of Hildy Good, who lives in a small town on Boston's Nort...

Vargas, Elizabeth, author.

"From the moment she uttered the brave and honest words, "I am an alcoholic," to int...

Belden, Emily, author.

"Twentysomething Allie Simon is used to playing by the rules-- until Chicago's most sough...

Gill, A. A., 1954-2016. author.

"An astounding and brilliant memoir, A.A. Gill's Pour Me a Life is a riveting meditation ...

Jenkins, Tiffany (Motivational speaker), author.

"When word got out that Tiffany Jenkins was withdrawing from opiates on the floor of a jail ce...

Pooley, Clare, author.

"A story about a solitary green notebook that brings together six strangers and leads to unexp...

Pagán, Camille, author.

Penelope Ruiz-Kar navigates the sometimes-rocky terrain in her marriage with husband Sanjay as well...