"We all lose our way at some time in our lives, and if lucky, we awaken, our hearts soften and we manage to find our way home again. A raw, compelling, artfully crafted novel, Yoga Cocaine takes us on a deep dive into the shadowy world of addiction. This novel powerfully illuminates what's available to us when we commit ourselves to the redemptive path of recovery. Even if you've never struggled with addiction, you will be shaken, moved and inspired."
-- Kezia Renï¿½e Lechner, author of Close to the Bone: An Uncommon Love Story
"Jessica's experiences could put any fraternity guy to shame, yet you feel for her and root for her, despite her nonexistent moral compass. Through yoga, and some serious diversions, she undergoes a powerful, poignant transformation. Yoga Cocaine is an emotional roller coaster ride of despair and recovery. It's a must read for anyone who's ever dealt with addiction or loves yoga."
-- Heidi Doheny Jay, author of Confessions of 400 Men
"Yoga Cocaine is a heartwrenching story of a woman failing at what seems like an impossible mission: getting sober. Yet, she doesn't give up, instead finding ways to keep trying and learning how to be a better version of herself, with help and a lot of yoga. Its intense, matter-of-fact voice draws us into Jessica's world, walking us through her journey in a way that helps us to see into the mind of an addict and understand how long and hard a journey it really is.'
-- Selina J. Eckert, author of This Cursed Flame
"For anyone who has known addiction and sobriety - or wondered about it - Yoga Cocaine is a powerful, painful, hopeful, inspiring and addicting story that you won't be able to put down. Pick it up now and dive in."
-- Lisa Kohn, author of To the Moon And Back: A Childhood Under the Influence
"Yoga Cocaine combines 12-Step Recovery with mindfulness tech-niques - always a perfect marriage. Highly relatable and clearly written, it makes a helpful contribution to recovery literature. This work embraces all the messiness and magic of the path to enlightenment. Namaste, Daralyse Lyons. Thank you for your beautifully imperfect perfection."
-- Richard A. Singer Jr., author of 101 Tips for Recovery from Addiction
"An edgy, gritty narrative about the challenges of addiction and the healing power of yoga, with guidance for everyone on how to incorporate yoga practice to aspire to our better selves."
-- Jacqui Lipton, author and literary agent
"For most of her life, Jessica has been hurting and knows the most reliable way to escape her demons is through drugs, alcohol, sex and...yoga. In the moving Yoga Cocaine, Daralyse Lyons plunges her reader into the rocky world of addiction and recovery, where honesty and friendship (and a decent frog pose) carve the pathway toward hope."
-- Sarahlyn Bruck, author of Designer You