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Death, Grief, Bereavement

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  • Sparrow

    A Book of Life and Death and Life

    From the author of The Cure for Sorrow, a luminous book about the endurance of love in the presence of grief."Who am I, when the person who saw and knew me best in all the world is gone from this world?" Jan Richardson's question lies at the heart of Sparrow, a book that began as notes written to her husband, the singer/songwriter Garrison Doles, while keeping vigil for him in the hospital after a ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • The Lost Art of Dying

    Reviving Forgotten Wisdom

    by L.S. Dugdale ...
    A Columbia University physician comes across a popular medieval text on dying well written after the horror of the Black Plague and discovers ancient wisdom for rethinking death and gaining insight today on how we can learn the lost art of dying well in this wise, clear-eyed book that is as compelling and soulful as Being Mortal, When Breath Becomes Air**, and** Smoke Gets in Your Eyes.As a ... Read more

    $11.99 USD $1.99 USD

  • Empty Chair, The

    Handling Grief on Holidays and Special Occasions

    Losing a loved one--whether a spouse, parent, child, sibling, or friend--leaves people feeling overwhelmed and hopeless. Holidays and other special occasions seem to intensify the pain. Whether the occasion is Christmas or Easter, a birthday or anniversary, these celebrations force the bereaved to again face the reality of a loved one's absence.Susan Zonnebelt-Smeenge and Robert C. De Vries know ... Read more

    $8.69 USD

  • The Diving Bell and the Butterfly

    A celebration of the liberating power of consciousness—a triumphant book that lets us witness an indomitable spirit and share in the pure joy of its own survival.In 1995, Jean-Dominique Bauby was the editor-in-chief of French Elle, the father of two young childen, a 44-year-old man known and loved for his wit, his style, and his impassioned approach to life. By the end of the year he was also the ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • Making Friends with Death

    A Field Guide for Your Impending Last Breath (to be read, ideally, before it's imminent!)

    Death is a great and grand mystery, and the actual act of dying is the last physical act of our lives. We can do it well, like a graceful well-rehearsed piano solo—or we can do it like that first awkward dance with a middle-school crush. But if anything deserves our full attention, some preparation, or some renewed clarity, death might be it.In this light-hearted, irreverent exploration of the one ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • Wishes for the Grieving and Healing Heart

    Why the Dragonfly Cries

    The beautiful parable of the water bugs and the dragonfly, written by an anonymous author, has often been a source of comfort and inspiration to those who have suffered the loss of a loved one. The dragonfly stands as a symbol of transformation and the different stages of life, a reminder that there is more to the world than our current perception allows.In Wishes for the Grieving and Healing ... Read more

    $2.99 USD

  • Donde la palabra calla

    Reflexiones sobre la muerte de un hijo. Un camino de transformación interior

    La muerte de un hijo constituye una verdadera conmoción existencial, la más severa por la que un ser humano puede transitar en vida y para la que no existen referentes. A través de la experiencia de los creadores de los grupos Renacer, este libro se propone una gran ayuda para todas aquellas familias que estén pasando por un momento así.No existe un nombre para denominar la muerte de un hijo. ... Read more

    $6.99 USD

  • When Will I Stop Hurting?

    Dealing with a Recent Death

    "When my father passed away, a friend gave me When Will I Stop Hurting? It was such a help to me, that whenever I know someone who loses a loved one, I send them this book to read."Since its 1987 release, When Will I Stop Hurting? has received praise like this from readers grateful for June Cerza Kolf's understanding and beneficial guidance. With almost 70,000 copies in print, this small but ... Read more

    $8.69 USD

  • A Grief Observed

    by C. S. Lewis ...
    A classic work on grief, A Grief Observed is C.S. Lewis’s honest reflection on the fundamental issues of life, death, and faith in the midst of loss. Written after his wife’s tragic death as a way of surviving the “mad midnight moments,” A Grief Observed an unflinchingly truthful account of how loss can lead even a stalwart believer to lose all sense of meaning in the universe, and the ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • The Story You Need to Tell

    Writing to Heal from Trauma, Illness, or Loss

    A practical and inspiring guide to transformational personal storytelling, The Story You Need to Tell is the product of Sandra Marinella’s pioneering work with veterans and cancer patients, her years of teaching writing, and her research into its profound healing properties. Riveting true stories illustrate Marinella’s methods for understanding, telling, and editing personal stories in ways that ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • I Wasn't Ready to Say Goodbye

    Surviving, Coping and Healing After the Sudden Death of a Loved One

    The most helpful grief book to read when you're ready to start healing after the loss of a loved one.The grief book that just "gets it." Whether you're grieving the sudden loss of a loved one or helping someone else through their grief, I Wasn't Ready to Say Goodbye offers a comforting hand to help guide you through the grieving process, from the first few weeks to the longer-term emotional and ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • The Happiness Playlist

    The True Story Of Healing My Heart With Feel-Good Music

    by Mark Mallman ...
    Minneapolis rock legend Mark Mallman woke at 3 a.m. with a crushing panic attack that wouldn't end. He responded by pouring songs into a happiness playlist and leaning on the wisdom of friends. This is the true story of a man beset by grief, healed by music, and learning to laugh through it all.Praise:"Mark Mallman is legitimately original, exclusively motivated by a desire to conquer the strange ... Read more

    $8.69 USD

  • Finding Meaning

    The Sixth Stage of Grief

    by David Kessler ...
    In this groundbreaking and “poignant” (Los Angeles Times) book, David Kessler—praised for his work by Maria Shriver, Marianne Williamson, and Mother Teresa—journeys beyond the classic five stages to discover a sixth stage: meaning.In 1969, Elisabeth Kübler-Ross first identified the stages of dying in her transformative book On Death and Dying. Decades later, she and David Kessler wrote the classic ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Thriving Through Seasons of Grief

    How to Overcome in Life's Disappointments, Change and Loss

    Grief has been one of my best teachers. No one signs up for this process that will touch all of us at some time in our life.After the death of my late husband of thirty years, I knew I was not exempt from the process and yet, if I had to go through it, I did not want to waste the pain. I quickly discovered that many people did not know much about the grief process or talk about it. I share in a ... Read more

    $8.99 USD

  • Losing A Parent

    Practical Help For You And Other Family Members

    Whether from a sudden accident or a slow, terminal illness, the death of a parent is devastating to adults and children alike. In Losing a Parent, Fiona Marshall helps readers understand the process of coping with a parent's death, from preparing for death to recognizing the different stages of grief, from nurturing the relationship with the surviving parent to harnessing new strength to carry on ... Read more

    $7.99 USD

  • Divine Disruption

    Holding on to Faith When Life Breaks Your Heart

    USA Today BestsellerLearn how to work your way through life’s unexpected challenges with grace and find a deeper faith while on your journey. In this biblical and conversational book by Dr. Tony Evans and his four adult children—Chrystal Evans Hurst, Priscilla Shirer, Anthony Evans, and Jonathan Evans—you will hear five insightful perspectives on what it means to hold on to faith when life breaks ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Heaven is for Real: A Little Boy's Astounding Story of His Trip to Heaven and Back

    A Little Boy's Astounding Story of His Trip to Heaven and Back

    A young boy emerges from life-saving surgery with remarkable stories of his visit to heaven. Heaven Is for Real is the true story of the four-year old son of a small town Nebraska pastor who during emergency surgery slips from consciousness and enters heaven. He survives and begins talking about being able to look down and see the doctor operating and his dad praying in the waiting room. The ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • Tuesdays with Morrie

    An Old Man, a Young Man, and Life's Greatest Lesson, 20th Anniversary Edition

    by Mitch Albom ...
    #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A special 20th anniversary edition of the beloved book that changed millions of lives—with a new afterword by the authorMaybe it was a grandparent, or a teacher, or a colleague. Someone older, patient and wise, who understood you when you were young and searching, helped you see the world as a more profound place, gave you sound advice to help you make your way ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • The Year of Magical Thinking

    by Joan Didion ...
    series Vintage International
    NATIONAL BOOK AWARD WINNER • NATIONAL BESTSELLER • From one of America’s iconic writers, a stunning book of electric honesty and passion that explores an intensely personal yet universal experience: a portrait of a marriage—and a life, in good times and bad—that will speak to anyone who has ever loved a husband or wife or child.Several days before Christmas 2003, John Gregory Dunne and Joan Didion ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • Tiny Beautiful Things

    Advice on Love and Life from Dear Sugar

    NATIONAL BESTSELLER • The internationally acclaimed author of Wildcollects the best of The Rumpus's Dear Sugar advice columns plus never-before-published pieces."Wise and compassionate" (New York Times Book Review), and rich with humor and insight—and absolute honesty—this book is a balm for everything life throws our way.Life can be hard: your lover cheats on you; you lose a family member; you ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Smoke Gets in Your Eyes: And Other Lessons from the Crematory

    "Morbid and illuminating" (Entertainment Weekly)—a young mortician goes behind the scenes of her curious profession.Armed with a degree in medieval history and a flair for the macabre, Caitlin Doughty took a job at a crematory and turned morbid curiosity into her life’s work. She cared for bodies of every color, shape, and affliction, and became an intrepid explorer in the world of the dead. In ... Read more

    $12.29 USD

  • Ghosts Among Us

    Uncovering the Truth About the Other Side

    Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Ghosts, but Were Too Afraid to AskFrom a very young age James Van Praagh was aware of a dimension that most of us cannot see, and he has dedicated his life to explaining it to the rest of us. The New York Times bestseller Ghosts Among Us takes us on an incredible journey into the spirit world that brings to light one of our greatest mysteries—what happens ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying

    The Spiritual Classic & International Bestseller: Revised and Updated Edition

    “A magnificent achievement. In its power to touch the heart, to awaken consciousness, [The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying] is an inestimable gift.”—San Francisco ChronicleA newly revised and updated edition of the internationally bestselling spiritual classic, The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying, written by Sogyal Rinpoche, is the ultimate introduction to Tibetan Buddhist wisdom. An ... Read more

    $15.99 USD

  • The Grief Recovery Handbook, 20th Anniversary Expanded Edition

    The Action Program for Moving Beyond Death, Divorce, and Other Losses including Health, Career, and Faith

    Updated to commemorate its 20th anniversary, this classic resource further explores the effects of grief and sheds new light on how to begin to take effective actions to complete the grieving process and work towards recovery and happiness.Incomplete recovery from grief can have a lifelong negative effect on the capacity for happiness. Drawing from their own histories as well as from others', the ... Read more

    $12.99 USD