A New Day, A New Life: Blending Science & Spirituality in Early Recovery

Grounded in both addiction science and Twelve Step spirituality, A New Day, A New Life is a steadfast companion for those facing the challenges and joys of early recovery. The included DVD features an intimate, candid discussion between recovery advocate William Cope Moyers and a diverse group of people in recovery. By sharing their personal experiences, they give people who are newly sober a breadth of knowledge about what it takes to stay on track. Buy at Amazon.

Reviews from Amazon.com readers:

"New in recovery? You want this book. This is an excellent daily workbook for recovering alcoholics or addicts. There is an inspiring, thought provoking reading and a place to journal your own thoughts."

"Very well written, practical book that is a great asset to people recovering from challenging addictions. I would highly recommend it!"

"If you are in early recovery or know someone who is, "A New Day, A New Life" could be a valuable Life-saving tool for you."

The Complete Guide to Home Wiring

Earlier editions of The Complete Guide to Home Wiring sold more than 500,000 copies, and this expanded new book includes all the tried-and-true projects from earlier editions, updated to feature important changes for bathroom, kitchen and utility area wiring. One of the biggest challenges facing homeowners today is hooking up the many electronic components they own-computers and printers, home theaters and surround-sound systems, CD and DVD and DVR units, to name a few. You'll learn everything you need to know about home media connections, including how to create a high-definition home theater with surround-sound, including "Bluetooth" and Wi-Fi connections. Buy at Amazon.com.

“This book is an excellent reference when you have to tackle electrical jobs around the house, yourself. I feel very inspired, because I feel very informed. The book definitely paid for itself.” —Manish Laxmikant, reader, Amazon.com

“Exactly what I needed. Easy to understand and perfect for the novice or ‘experienced’ novice.” —Josh R., reader, Amazon.com

“Excellent book and very well written with bright pictures.” —D. Le, reader, Amazon.com

“Could not have got along without it!!! I wired my entire house using this book as my guideline.” —J. Adkins, reader, Amazon.com

The Complete Guide to Homeowner Basics

Homeowners who are ready to remodel, just moving in, or ready to tackle their first DIY repair will find Black & Decker The Complete Photo Guide for New Homeowners indispensable. Filled with easy-to-follow projects for all of the most common repairs and installations homeowners confront, this is the essential guide for readers with little to no do-it-yourself experience. Buy at Amazon.

“This book is perfect!” —J. Wentz, reader, Amazon.com

“Great for first time homeowners!” —Valerie Anderson, reader, Amazon.com

“I love this book. I cant tell you how many times I've referred to it. So glad I have it.” —reader, Amazon.com

Wiring 101

Black & Decker Wiring 101 takes the mystery (and nervousness) out of routine home wiring repairs and projects. It includes 25 of the most common projects and repairs and gives readers everything they need to know to finish each project safely, quickly, and with perfect results. Projects are arranged in order of complexity to help readers build confidence, from removing a broken light bulb to adding track lighting to installing a ceiling fan. Buy at Amazon.

The Ultimate Guide: Wiring

Ultimate Guide: Wiring demystifies residential electrical systems through easy-to-understand language and the use of step-by-step photography and detailed illustrations. This project-based book shows how to select the right cable, wires, and other equipment and how to run wiring through walls and between floors. Projects guide the reader through installing switches, outlet receptacles, electrical appliances, and lighting systems, including outdoor lighting. Buy at Amazon.

“Ultimate Guide: Wiring is chock full of excellent photos, charts and illustrations that clearly outline the steps involved in each of the projects covered in the book." —ToolReviews.com

“This book is brilliantly written—it is short, to the point, but gives enough depth for you to do about anything. I had a basic homeowner's knowledge of wiring but this book helped bring me to the next level.” —Michael O’Brien, reader, Amazon.com

“I just love the step-by-step instructions and how everything is written in everyday "layman's language". I would recommend this to any do-it-yourself-er. Great book.” —B.O. Skinamo, reader, Amazon.com