This is only a partial list. To order any of these books online
or ask your local meeting literature person to order it for you.
OA Approved Literature
Voices of Recovery
This daily reader contains inspirational quotations from
OA literature along with experience, strength and hope written
by OA members for OA members. Pocket-sized, softcover, indexed;
A New Beginning: Stories of
Recovery from Relapse
Whether you are a long-timer struggling with
abstinence, a newcomer for whom the topic of relapse and recovery
may still be a mystery, or a member wishing to be of service
to relapsing OA members, you will find encouragement and hope
in A New Beginning. Containing stories previously published
in Lifeline Magazine, A New Beginning is full of the experience,
strength, inspiration and wisdom of your fellow OA members as
they share with you their struggles and triumphs in recovery.
Soft cover; 144 pages.
A selection of articles from Lifeline magazine. Read about
abstinence, spirituality, Steps, Traditions, the disease,
food, weight, self-esteem, body image, service, relapse, relationships,
anger and fear. Soft cover; indexed; 448 pages.
An OA bestseller that offers inspiring and thought-provoking
affirmations and readings for each day of the year, written
especially for OA members. Handy pocket-sized book with bookmark;
soft cover; 374 pages.
The Twelve Steps and Twelve
Traditions of Overeaters Anonymous
The entire panorama of the OA recovery program in this comprehensive
work provides a detailed, often moving exploration of how
OA's Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions help members recover
and how the Fellowship functions as a whole. Questions after
each Tradition are designed to help strengthen your meeting.
Soft cover; 240 pages.
The Twelve-Step Workbook of Overeaters Anonymous
Deepen and strengthen your personal program by answering
these thought-provoking questions drawn from and page-referenced
to The Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions of Overeaters Anonymous.
Soft cover; 128 pages.
Ninety-five member-written essays from Lifeline magazine
offer help, encouragement and direction as you strive for
and maintain abstinence. Describes perspectives, practical
ideas and turning points that have helped others. Defines
abstinence, the tools, personal inventories, relapse and how
your personal definition of abstinence may change over time.
Soft cover; 176 pages.
Journal to Recovery
Record your thoughts and feelings in this attractive journal.
Includes inspirational OA excerpts translated into eight different
languages. Soft cover; 256 pages; lay-flat binding. Includes
Serenity Prayer bookmark.
Beyond Our Wildest Dreams
A History of Overeaters Anonymous as seen by a cofounder.
Walk the path taken by the earliest OA members. Experience
their triumphs and troubles, their struggles and sharing,
their courage and commitment. Learn about the founding of
Alcoholics Anonymous ("Big Book")
Make it easy! Now AA's classic text is available
for ordering from the World Service Office. The Big Book outlines
the principles of Twelve-Step recovery and tells the inspirational
stories of those who found recovery by practicing them.
OA, Second Edition
Overeaters Anonymous, Second Edition
A Step Ahead (OA World Service Newsletter)
The Courier ( OA News and Information for the Professional Community)