Book Reviews

Beat reviews non-fiction books that could be useful to people with eating disorders or supporting someone with an eating disorder, including autobiographies, self-help manuals, and cookery books. You can browse our reviews below.

If you have a book that you would like us to consider reviewing, please email info@beateatingdisorders.org.uk

The Story of My Self

Trauma, anorexia, anxiety – Nell Flowers has experienced it and survived it, and...

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Fight For Freedom: A young woman's quest to raise awareness abou...

Fight for Freedom aims to provide a better understanding of Anorexia Nervosa – h...

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Becoming John: Anorexia’s Not Just for Girls

In this frank and intimate memoir John shares his story of anorexia, including t...

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Free-ed

This part-memoir and part self-help book follows high jumper Jayne’s story from...

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Body Positive Power

I’d been following Megan for a while on Twitter when she released her new book B...

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A New Day

As a Christian, I was keen to dig into Emma Scrivener’s “A New Day”. Her ne...

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My Super Sweet Recovery Book

Recovery is, as anyone who has had or been close to someone who has had an eatin...

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Please eat...

The anorexia demon treats the author of Please eat … “like a pi...

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Weighing It Up

This book, and the account contained within it, is a testament to the possibilit...

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Understanding Your Eating

Julia Buckroyd is a psychotherapist who has been working in the field of disorde...

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Eating Disorders Pocketbook

Teachers can provide life-changing support to a pupil struggling with an eating...

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A Girl Called Tim: Escape from Eating Disorder

This memoir chronicles June Alexander's life through, and beyond, her battle wit...

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