We hope you love the books we recommend! All of the good reads on our list are either about living with an ostomy or written by an ostomate. Heads up: OC may earn a share of sales from the links on this page. Didn't see a book you wrote? Contact us to add it.

Alive & Kicking

The true life story of an NFL star's battle with ulcerative colitis, ostomy surgery, and hepatitis C.

Awesome Ollie

A rhyming story that follows Ollie through ostomy surgery, recovery, and finally returning home with his new stoma.

Courage Takes Guts

Life lessons from living with Crohn's disease and having ostomy surgery that offered Lois Fink opportunities for personal growth.

The Ostomy Life

An easy-to-understand guide to living with an ostomy and taking care of it.