Eating Disorder Book Recommendations

ANAD’s eating disorder book recommendations are curated to educate, motivate and inspire anyone affected by an eating disorder. Several of these books are written by our board, staff, and volunteers. If you would like to see your eating disorder book included on this page, please contact us at .

Purple and green books on shelf with small plant.
Not All Black Girls Know How to Eat by Stephanie Covington Armstrong

Not All Black Girls Know How to Eat

by Stephanie Covington Armstrong (ANAD Board Member)

The Longest Match by Betsy Brenner

The Longest Match

by Betsy Brenner (ANAD Mentor)

Starving for Survival by Jason Wood

Starving for Survival

by Jason Wood (ANAD Staff)

Running in Silence by Rachel Steil

Running in Silence

by Rachael Steil

Body Kindness by Rebecca Scritchfield

Body Kindness

by Rebecca Scritchfield

Good Enough by Jen Petro-Roy

Good Enough

by Jen Petro-Roy

Beauty Sick by Renee Engeln

Beauty Sick

by Renee Engeln PhD

Positively Caroline by Caroline Adams Miller

Positively Caroline

by Caroline Adams Miller

Starvation by Molly Fennig

Starvation

by Molly Fennig

The Diet's Survivor Handbook by Judith Matz

The Diet Survivor’s Handbook

by Judith Matz, LCSW and Ellen Frankel, LCSW 

Cover of Rainbow Girl book with illustration of young woman holding a golden spoon with sky background.

Rainbow Girl

by Livia Sara

Fat Talk by Virginia Sole-Smith

Fat Talk

by Virginia Sole-Smith

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June Featured Books

Transforming Manhood
&
Second Son

"Through sharing his story, I know without a doubt that Ryan is changing and saving lives. The authenticity and vulnerability Ryan shared in these books are creating awareness, understanding, and compassion. I am thrilled at the opportunity to help to amplify Ryan's story because there are so many individuals out there who can benefit from hearing it!"

Jason Wood
ANAD Director of Community Engagement