The best books on dry months & dry lifestyles

The Books I Picked & Why

Zero Proof: 90 Non-Alcoholic Recipes for Mindful Drinking

By Elva Ramirez, Robert Bredvad

Zero Proof: 90 Non-Alcoholic Recipes for Mindful Drinking

Why this book?

With recipes from renowned bars all over the world -- including Death & Co in Denver and NYC, Employees Only, The Aviary NYC, Broken Shaker in LA, Everleaf Drinks in London, and Little Red Door in Paris -- the book serves as the ultimate guide to making (and enjoying!) well-balanced non-alcoholic cocktails. The beverages are tasty, visual, creative, and fun to concoct, and will motivate you to stay dry for a month (and beyond).


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Drinking for Two: Nutritious Mocktails for the Mom-To-Be

By Diana Licalzi, Kerry Benson

Drinking for Two: Nutritious Mocktails for the Mom-To-Be

Why this book?

Unlike many non-alcoholic recipe books, this one's for women who are trying to conceive, are already pregnant or are breastfeeding, or individuals who are looking for a little bit more nutrition in their sips. This collection of more than 40 nutritious mocktail recipes are unique and the book also includes tips for sustainable mixology


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The Sober Girl Society Handbook: An Empowering Guide to Living Hangover Free

By Millie Gooch

The Sober Girl Society Handbook: An Empowering Guide to Living Hangover Free

Why this book?

As the founder of The Sober Girl Society -- and one of the voices leading the sobriety movement in the UK -- Mille Gooch offers personal advice and tips on how to abstain from alcohol in a world where so many social activities revolve around booze. The book is for anyone curious about sobriety or looking to adopt a sober lifestyle for the long term.


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The Sober Diaries: How One Woman Stopped Drinking and Started Living

By Clare Pooley

The Sober Diaries: How One Woman Stopped Drinking and Started Living

Why this book?

This book is about a mom of three (and a former party girl) who started an anonymous blog about giving up alcohol. It documents her first year with hope and humor. It's great for anyone who is looking for a relatable read. It also comes highly recommended by a number of websites, reviews and readers, with a large fan base.


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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

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

Why this book?

The authors are two women who want to live outside the lines -- spontaneously, extraordinarily, and without alcohol. Their book offers instructions (and a road map) for finding joy without booze including sober dating and zero-proof cocktails, among others, so readers can indulge in life. It offers a unique perspective that maybe readers might not have considered before! 


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