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Bangor, ME Author Publishes Memoir of Recovery

By: PR Leap
( Walking the Recovery Road: The Steps Taken, a new book by Melody Rose Paul, has been released by Dorrance Publishing Co., Inc.

Walking the Recovery Road: The Steps Taken is about a Micmac woman overcoming the obstacles of substance use disorder. In this book the author writes about how a twelve-step program helped her change her life path, then how it helped her understand her disease better. By adopting a twelve-step program, she learns how to overcome certain situations that once baffled her, learning to open up in community situations and living one day at a time. This book is a guide to help the "newcomer" understand how and why the program works.

About the Author
Melody Rose Paul is a Micmac from a community in Nova Scotia called Eskasoni. She is fluent in her native language and enjoys learning about her native culture.

She has been open about her struggles with substance use disorder in her first Book ''Savaged to Wellness'' a memoir she wrote during her incarceration in 2018. Melody battled with mental health issues and substance use for many years, until she discovered the help of a twelve-step program and a community of people that were just like her. Since she started her recovery journey, it has helped her see a new way of living life. She no longer needs substances to numb out. Today, she makes it her mission to help others to overcome the difficulties associated with substance use disorder.

Melody enjoys day trips to the coast and exploring new places with family or friends. She lives and works in Bangor Maine. She has a son named Anthony. She has recently adopted a small dog a Morkie named '' Buster'' who makes her laugh often.

Walking the Recovery Road: The Steps Taken is a 176-page paperback with a retail price of $16.00 (eBook $11.00). The ISBN is 979-8-8868-3203-7. It was published by Dorrance Publishing Co., Inc of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. For members of the press, to request a review copy, visit our virtual pressroom at or to buy the book visit our online bookstore at

Brittany Baker
Dorrance Publishing

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