Recommended Books

If you’re new to grieving, it might feel strange to actively seek out the same pain on hundreds of pages. But grief is a collective human experience, and you don't have to do it alone. When you’re ready, here is a selection of books on grief that open up honest discussions and may provide comfort during the grieving process. To aid you on your healing journey, the books on this list are available to borrow at our funeral home.

It’s OK That You’re Not OK: Meeting Grief and Loss in a Culture That Doesn’t Understand

by Megan Devine

Healing After Loss: Daily Meditations for Working Through Grief - by Martha W. Hickman

Grief Day by Day - by Jan Warner

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

by Brook Noel

The Grieving Brain: The Surprising Science of How We Learn from Love and Loss

by Mary-Frances O’Connor

Grief Day by Day: Simple Practices and Daily Guidance for Living with Loss

by Jan Warner

Loss of a Parent: Adult Grief When Parents Die

by Theresa Jackson

Losing Your Parents, Finding Yourself: The Defining Turning Point of Adult Life

by Victoria Secunda

The Orphaned Adult: Understanding and Coping with Grief and Change After the Death of Our Parents

by Alexander Levy

Comfort for the Grieving Spouses Heart: Hope and Healing after Losing your Partner

by Gary Roe

Widow to Widow

by Genevieve Davis Ginsburg

The Widower’s Toolbox: Repairing Your Life After Losing a Spouse

by G.J Schaefer and Tom Bekkers

Surviving the Death of a Sibling: Living Through Grief When an Adult Brother or Sister Dies

by T.J. Wray

Shattered: Surviving the Loss of a Child

by Gary Roe

Beyond Tears: Living After Losing a Child

by Ellen Mitchell

The Invisible String

by Patrice Karst

The Good Mourning: A Kid’s Support Guide for Grief and Mourning Death

by Seldon Pedon II