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Best Grief Books: The Ultimate List

Here is a list of the best Grief books, some I have read myself, some that I did research on, and all have great reviews!

Healing After Loss: Daily Meditations For Working Through Grief (1994)

 Best Grief Books: The Ultimate ListThe classic guide for dealing with grief and lossFor those who have suffered the loss of a loved one, here are thoughtful words to strengthen, inspire and comfort.
Author(s): Martha Whitmore Hickman

The Grief Recovery Handbook, 20th Anniversary Action Program for Moving Beyond Death, Divorce, and Other Losses including Health, Career, and Faith (2017)

 Best Grief Books: The Ultimate ListNewly updated and expanded to commemorate its twentieth anniversary—this classic resource helps people complete the grieving process and move toward recovery and happiness. Incomplete recovery from grief can have a lifelong negative effect on the capacity for happiness.
Author(s): John W. James, Russell Friedman

A Grief Observed (2015)

 Best Grief Books: The Ultimate ListWritten after his wife’s tragic death as a way of surviving the “mad midnight moment,” A Grief Observed is C.S. Lewis’s honest reflection on the fundamental issues of life, death, and faith in the midst of loss. This work contains his concise, genuine reflections on that period: “Nothing will shake a man — or at any rate a man like me — out of his merely verbal thinking and his merely notional beliefs.
Author(s): C. S. Lewis, Madeleine L’Engle

Bearing the Unbearable: Love, Loss, and the Heartbreaking Path of Grief (2017)

 Best Grief Books: The Ultimate ListForeword INDIES Award-Winner — Gold Medal for Self-Help When a loved one dies, the pain of loss can feel unbearable—especially in the case of a traumatizing death that leaves us shouting, “NO!” with every fiber of our body. The process of grieving can feel wild and nonlinear—and often lasts for much longer than other people, the nonbereaved, tell us it should.
Author(s): Joanne Cacciatore, Jeffrey Rubin

Grief Day By Day: Simple Practices and Daily Guidance for Living with Loss (2018)

 Best Grief Books: The Ultimate ListGrief Day by Day offers supportive readings and exercises to help you move through life after loss, one day at a time.Grief is complex. It is ever changing and may come to us differently on any given day.
Author(s): Jan Warner, Amanda Bearse

On Grief and Grieving: Finding the Meaning of Grief Through the Five Stages of Loss (2014)

 Best Grief Books: The Ultimate ListTen years after the death of Elisabeth Kübler-Ross, this commemorative edition of her final book combines practical wisdom, case studies, and the authors’ own experiences and spiritual insight to explain how the process of grieving helps us live with loss. Includes a new introduction and resources section.Elisabeth Kübler-Ross’s On Death and Dying changed the way we talk about the end of life.
Author(s): Elisabeth Kübler-Ross, David Kessler , et al.

I Wasn’t Ready to Say Goodbye: Surviving, Coping and After the Sudden Death of a Loved One (2008)

 Best Grief Books: The Ultimate ListThe grief books that just “gets it”.Each year about eight million Americans suffer the unexpected death of a loved one.
Author(s): Brook Noel, Blair PhD, Pamela

Through a Season of Grief: Devotions for Your Journey from Mourning to Joy (2004)

 Best Grief Books: The Ultimate ListIf you’ve lost a spouse, child, family member, or friend, you’ve discovered that few people understand the deep hurt you feel.Where do you turn for daily comfort and help? Where do you find the tools to move forward? Through a Season of Grief is the first 365-day devotional designed to support and uplift you in the first, most difficult year of bereavement.These devotions offer biblical comfort and practical teaching that will enable you to take steps forward each day toward healing.
Author(s): Bill Dunn, Kathy Leonard

Understanding Your Grief: Ten Essential Touchstones for Finding Hope and Healing Your Heart (2004)

 Best Grief Books: The Ultimate List“Explaining the important difference between grief and mourning, this book explores every mourner’s need to acknowledge death and embrace the pain of loss. Also explored are the many factors that make each person’s grief unique and the many normal thoughts and feelings mourners might have. Questions of spirituality and religion are addressed as well. The rights of mourners to be compassionate with themselves, to lean on others for help, and to trust in their ability to heal are upheld.
Author(s): Alan D. Wolfelt

Best Grief Books: The Ultimate List

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Library Genesis and download some grief books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

My Cat Is Dying: What Do I Do?: Navigating Emotions, Decisions, and Options for Healing

Author(s): Wendy Van de Poll
ID: 2380772, Publisher: Center For Pet Loss Grief, LLC, Year: 31 Jul 2016, Size: 275 Kb, Format: epub

Bearing the Unbearable: Love, Loss, and the Heartbreaking Path of Grief

Author(s): Joanne Cacciatore
ID: 2387516, Publisher: Wisdom Publications, Year: 27 Jun 2017, Size: 2 Mb, Format: epub

My Cat Has Died: What Do I Do?: Making Decisions and Healing The Trauma of Pet Loss

Author(s): Wendy Van de Poll
ID: 2380771, Publisher: Center For Pet Loss Grief, LLC, Year: 27 Aug 2016, Size: 296 Kb, Format: epub

Please note that this booklist is not final. Some books are really hot items according to Chicago Tribune, others are drafted by unknown writers. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant books you could recommend? Leave a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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