Recommended Books:

Sibling Loss:

  • Sibling Grief: Healing After the Death of a Sister or Brother by P. Gill White
  • Healing the Adult Sibling’s Grieving Heart: 100 Practical Ideas After Your Brother or Sister Dies (Healing Your Grieving Heart series) by Alan D. Wolfelt PhD 
  • SURVIVING THE DEATH OF A SIBLING: Living Through Grief When an Adult Brother or Sister Dies  – by T.J. Wray 
  • The Empty Room: Understanding Sibling Loss by Elizabeth DeVita-Raeburn 

Grief and Loss:

  • When a Friend Dies: A Book for Teens About Grieving & Healing by Marilyn E. Gootman Ed.D.
  • Ambiguous Loss: Learning to Live with Unresolved Grief by Pauline Boss
  • Nothing Was the Same by Kay Redfield Jamison (about her husband’s death from cancer)
  • Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience, and Finding Joy by Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant
  • Unattended Sorrow: Recovering from Loss and Reviving the Heart by Stephen Levine
  • When Men Grieve: Why Men Grieve Differently and How You Can Help by Elizabeth Levang
  • Seven Choices: Taking the Steps to New Life After Losing Someone you Love by Elizabeth Harper Neeld 
  • Talking about Death: A Dialogue Between Parent and Child by Earl A. Grollman
  • The Lone Twin: Understanding Twin Bereavement and Loss by Joan Woodward
  • Tear Soup: A Recipe for Healing After Loss by Pat Schwiebert
  • Notes for the Everlost: A Field Guide to Grief by Kate Inglis

Death by Suicide:

  • Diary of a Broken Mind: A Mother’s Story, A Son’s Suicide, and the Haunting Lyrics He Left Behind by Anne Moss Rogers with Charles Rogers
  • Understanding Your Suicide Grief: Ten Essential Touchstones for Finding Hope and Healing Your Heart by Alan Wolfelt, PhD
  • Making Peace with Suicide: A Book of Hope, Understanding and Comfort by Adele Ryan McDowell, PhD
  • Finding Your Way after the Suicide of Someone You Love by: David B. Biebel , Suzanne L. Foster
  • Voices of Strength: Sons and Daughters of Suicide Speak Out by Judy Ziontz Fox

Life after Death:

  • Dying To Be Me: My Journey from Cancer, to Near Death, to True Healing by by Anita Moorjani
  • The Afterlife of Billy Fingers: How My Bad-Boy Brother Proved to Me There’s Life After Death by Annie Kagan
  • Journey of Souls: Case Studies of Life Between Lives by Michael Newton
  • Destiny of Souls: New Case Studies of Life Between Lives by Michael Newton
  • Heaven is for Real: A Little Boy’s Astounding Story of His Trip to Heaven and Back by Todd Burpo and Lynn Vincent
  • Heaven is Beautiful: How Dying Taught Me That Death is Just the Beginning by Peter Baldwin Panagore
  • The Top Ten Things Dead People Want to Tell YOU by Mike Dooley