Grief Resources

Books on Grief & Loss



Geography of Loss, Patti Digh

Healing After Loss: Daily Meditations for Working Through Grief, Martha Hickman

When Bad Things Happen to Good People, Harold Kushner.

Thoughts for the Lonely Nights, Doug Manning

Seven Choices, Elizabeth Harper Neeld

The Soul in Grief, Robert Romanyshyn.

Tear Soup, Pat Schwierbert & Chuck DeKlyen

Good Grief, Granger E. Westberg

A Time to Grieve, Carol Staudacher

A Decembered Grief, Harold Ivan Smith

Kitchen Table Wisdom, Naomi Remen

The Art of Losing: Poems of Grief & Healing,  ed. by Kevin Young

Healing Through the Dark Emotions: The wisdom of Grief, Fear, and Despair, by Miriam Greenspan

A Grief Observed, CS Lewis

Necessary Losses, Judith Viorst


Friends Helping Friends:

The Last Thing We Talk About, Joseph Bayly.

When Your Friend is Grieving, Paula D’Arcy.

Don’t Ask for the Dead Man’s Golf Clubs, Lynn Kelly.

Healing Conversations: What to Say When You Don’t Know What to Say, Nance Gullmartin



Final Gifts, Maggie Callanan & Patricia Kelley

Dying Well, Ira Byock MD


Death of Parent

The Orphaned Adult, Alexander Levy

Healing The Adult Child’s Grieving Heart, Alan Wolfelt

Losing a Parent, Alexandra Kennedy


Death of Sibling

Surviving the Death of a Sibling, TJ Wray


Death of Spouse / Partner

How to Survive the Loss of a Love, by Colgrove, Bloomfield & McWilliams.

The Year of Magical Thinking, Joan Didion

Widow to Widow, Genevieve Davis Ginsberg


Miscarriage / Infant Death

Empty Arms: Coping with Miscarriage, Stillborn & Infant Death, Sherokee Ilse

Empty Cradle, Broken Heart: Surviving the Death of Your Baby, Deborah Davis


Death of Child

Beyond Tears: Living After Losing a Child, Ellen Mitchell

I’m Not Dead, I’m Different: Kids in Spirit Teach Us About Living a Better Life on Earth, Hollister Rand

Griefland: An Intimate Portrait of Love, Loss & Unlikely Friendship, Armen Bacon



No Time to Say Good-bye: Surviving the Suicide of a Loved One, Carla Fine

Unfinished Conversation: Healing from Suicide & Loss, Robert Lesoine





21 Days into the Afterlife, Piero Calvi-Parisetti MD

Heaven and Hell Unveiled, Stafford Betty, PhD

The Afterlife Experiments, Gary Schwartz, PhD.

Wolf’s Message, Suzanne Giesemann

The Last Frontier: Exploring the Afterlife and Transforming Our Fear of Death, Julia Assante, PhD.

The Map of Heaven: How Science and Ordinary People are Proving the Afterlife, Eben Alexander, MD & Ptolemy Tompkins

Testimony of Light, Helen Greaves


Near Death Experience

Life After Life, Dr. Raymond Moody

The Light Beyond, Dr Raymond Moody

Dying to Be Me, Anita Moorjanti

Proof of Heaven: A Neurosurgeon’s Journey into the Afterlife, Eben Alexander



Extraordinary Knowing: Science, Skepticism and the Inexplicable Powers of the Human Mind, Elizabeth Lloyd Mayer, PhD.

Opening to Channel: How to Connect with Your Guide, Roman & Packer


Past Lives

Many Lives, Many Masters, Brian Weiss MD

Soul Survivor: The Reincarnation of a World War II Fighter Pilot, Bruce & Andrea Leininger


Death Bed Visions

Watch Dr Martha Jo Atkins’ presentation on death bed visions.  Her book will be out soon.


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