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Book: Stunned by Grief Journal by Judy Brizendine
An interactive recovery tool written to stand alone or complement the book Stunned by Grief, which contains in-depth information and further tips, tools, and strategies for dealing with grief. It contains daily support for six months, including thoughts from great minds, reflections, suggestions, quotes, verses, and plenty of room to write. The journal is designed to be picked up anytime and [...]
 
Book: Stunned by Grief - Remapping Your Life When Loss Changes Everything by Judy Brizendine
A highly focused, conversational book that cuts through the clutter and zeroes in on flashpoint issues critical to a griever's healing, the approach to grief presented here is revealing, practical, and down-to-earth. Designed for anyone struggling with death or any of life's tragic losses it features straight talk from people who have been through similar situations, focusing on what to expect [...]
 
Book: Radical Survivor - One Woman's Path Through Life, Love, and Uncharted Tragedy by Nancy Saltzman
"Radical Survivor" chronicles elementary school principal Nancy Saltzman's extraordinary saga as a two-time cancer survivor who lost her entire family in a small-plane crash. Told with honesty, insight, and laugh-out-loud flashes of humor, Radical Survivor traverses the full spectrum of human emotions. Several aspects of this book make it unique among memoirs: The author has experienced an [...]
 
Book: Baby Boomers Face Grief - Survival and Recovery by Jane Galbraith
Ninety million baby boomers will, in the next 20 years, face the loss of one or both parents. This book discusses society's lack of acceptance of grief in general and the way past generations have taught us to deal with this life event. Time will heal". "They had a good life" are some examples of empty phrases so often used when dealing with loss. The reader is taken on a journey in this book by [...]
 
Book: Community of Ones - The Search for Self after Devastating Loss by Leona Samson
What does a parent do when the unthinkable happens? What does a mother do when a beloved child is lost to suicide? Will she ever know peace, trust, love and joy again? Can a broken heart ever be mended? "Community of Ones" is a novel - but it was written by a grieving mother who, prior to writing this book, believed that the answer to these last questions was an unequivocal "No." The book tells [...]
 
Book: Lean Not On Your Understanding - A mother's journey from loss to recovery by Frances Hart
Lean Not on Your Understanding takes you on a mother's journey, as she struggles to cope with the death of her daughter. It describes the intense nature of the changes that follow when a parent loses a child. The author, Frances Hart, offers specific, first hand advice drawn from her own experiences in managing the grief that accompanies such a deep and personal loss.
 
Book: Eye of the Storm - The Silent Grief of Miscarriage by Rachel McGrath
"There is no heartbeat . . . " Those four words will stay with me forever. Sadly about thirty percent of pregnancies end in miscarriage, and many of those women who have suffered this loss often grieve in silence. This short novella details the experience of one woman's loss during the early stages of a pregnancy. McGrath tells her story with full transparency, sharing all of her raw emotions and [...]
 
Book: The "Faces" Of My Grief by Catherine McWilliams Myers
The Faces of My Grief: If we live through this life's journey long enough, we will all come to know and understand that in life, sooner or later, we will all, in some way or another, come face-to-face with death. I have decided to use six different faces, which represent six specific individuals who's death, impacted, changed, uprooted and literally pulled the rug from under the comfort zone of [...]
 
Book: Please Don't Let Me Die - A Fathers Journey Through Grief and the Criminal Justice System by Patrick J. McCarthy
Patrick McCarthy led a simple, unassuming life. He and his family were thrust into a world where very few have traveled. After a night spent with friends, his sixteen year old daughter was found dead in the morning. What happened? Who is responsible? Patrick seeks answers and justice for those responsible. Follow the pursuit of justice from a grief stricken father, written as events were [...]
 
Book: Writing With A Heavy Heart - Using Grief and Loss to Stretch Your Fiction by Denise Jaden
In her first non-fiction book, Denise Jaden explores the stages and outlets of grief and how to implement them into your fiction to create more interesting characters and a more engaging plot. Some topics of this book include: grieving before the loss, spiritual matters, and how grief affects different ages, personality types, and genders. Find out how to implement heavy emotional scenes [...]
 
Book: My Husband Has Died, But That's Not The Funny Part - When laughter and love overcome grief and loss by Debra J. Blood
Losing her husband Dennis unexpectedly in 2011, at the young age of 47, Debra was faced with handling grief in the only way she knew how, with strength, grace and much laughter. Debra worked through her tears by posting to her husband each day (for one year) on a social media website after his passing. She credits her "seeing the light of day" by sharing funny stories of their time together and [...]
 
Book: Finding Peace - After the Loss of a Parent by Beckey Berry
Finding Peace After the Loss of a Parent is a book about my father's struggle with bladder cancer and my grieving process that followed. It is my honest and truthful feelings about the loss of my father and how to cope and grieve and help my mother at the same time. I started out just writing down the events as they happened to be able to have them later on. Then after my father passed away it [...]
 
Book: Peace by A D Koboah
Peace Osei is young, beautiful - and addicted to heroin; the only thing that can keep painful past memories at bay. But when a face from the past re-enters her life demanding answers to questions she is not ready to face, it threatens to send Peace swimming deeper into self-destructive waters. Having spent so long drifting away from the real world, can Peace find the strength to face the past and [...]
 
Book: Crooked Paths by Barb McIntyre
Four women lean on each other during a life-changing two year period. They share extremes of happiness and grief with humor, wit, and generosity. Excerpt - "On our drive through life," Pat read from her laptop screen, "many of us are forced to navigate past more than our fair share of conflicting traffic signs, take more detours, and spend more time in slow speed zones on winding roads. Only the [...]
 
Book: Finding the Rainbow by Rachel McGrath
Finding the Rainbow is a fascinating and honest insight into a world that most would find difficult to understand, and many would be quietly thankful not to need to. McGrath tells the story of her battle to conceive and carry a baby, with unrestricted honesty, leaving the reader in no doubt as to her thoughts and feelings, and the courageousness with which she deals with a very difficult period [...]
 
Book: Fisherman's Dream (Southhill Sagas) by Jenny Gill
Baby Boomer Fiction - No 4 in The Southhill Sagas, set in leafy Surrey to the south of London. Each book in the series stands alone. Martin loves fishing. His dream in life is to run his own business, passing on his love of fishing. His wife Cilla is behind him all the way and they open a full service fishing tackle shop which they call Fisherman's Dream. Then an out of control lorry on the [...]
 
Book: It Isn't Cheating if He's Dead by Julie Frayn
It Isn't Cheating if He's Dead is a modern day fairy tale complete with damsel in distress, white knight, village paupers, an evil step-mother, a castle, and happily ever after. The story is full of rich characters and a palpable sense of place. It is an uplifting and sexy tale that is never sappy. "I thought this was going to be cute chick-lit, but it was so much more!" Jan Moutz "Mental illness [...]
 
Book: Profound Blessings (Volume 1) by Catherine Capra-Leaf
Reeling from the loss of a lifetime has brought her to the cliffs of Lake Superior to let her heart run free. A long arduous journey of rediscovery had landed her here. And on this extraordinary day, she would have a serendipitous encounter with an old man who carried pockets full of field corn, that changed the course of her life. An encounter that taught her the truest meaning of love, how to [...]
 
Book: A Season, and A Time (Southhill Sagas) by Jenny Gill
Baby Boomer Fiction - The 6th book in the Southhill Sagas, set in Surrey, to the South of London - though each book stands alone. When Rhona's family throws a surprise party for her sixtieth birthday, you might think she is the woman who has it all - she has her health, a lovely home, a good marriage, and a loving daughter, even a part time job which she enjoys. But ever present is the tragedy [...]
 
Book: Pam of Babylon by Suzanne Jenkins
A Reader's Favorite winner! A beautiful life at the beach is marred when Jack has a heart attack on the train from Manhattan. His wife and his two lovers discover secrets and lies, and each other. A #1 Bestseller - Read the next four Pam of Babylon novels plus two short stories in the Pam of Babylon Boxed Set for one low price. 1. Pam of Babylon - 2. Don't You Forget About Me - 3. Dream Lover - [...]
 
Book: No Angel by Joseph Alexander
This is my first novel (novella) and has taken me a number of years to complete. At times, it has been a torturous and agonising process but, even at the darkest times, something always drove me on. There have also been moments of genuine joy and self-discovery. Although the book is not autobiographical, the kinds of personal struggle explored very much reflect my own. he title 'No Angel' was [...]
 
Book: Pieces of a Puzzle (Southhill Sagas) by Jenny Gill
Baby Boomer fiction - No 1 in the Southhill Sagas, set in leafy Surrey, to the south of London. Happily married Alison and Mark are chatting about their coming holiday. She goes to the kitchen to finish supper preparations. When she comes out he has disappeared without a trace, taking nothing with him. She never sees him again. Then 17 years later a solicitor's letter starts her on a search for [...]
 
Book: Perfect for Him by Suzanne Jenkins
Handsome Jason loves Harley with all his heart. But when she gets sick, Tiffany jumps in and decides he's fair game, whether he's married or not. What can Harley do to protect her family from the Tiffanys of the world? Perfect for Him is a tale of two lovers whose lifetime romance sustains them, as an unwanted ending looms in the near future. Pathos and heartbreak intermingle with expectation and [...]
 
Book: The Light of Our Path by L. M. Young
The Light of Our Path is a book of inspirational poetry. The poems touch on social issues that most of us encounter or have encountered before in our lives. I have tried and given each issue or circumstance a realistic but hopeful spin, which should encourage the reader to have hope for the future. The book was actually inspired by my sister who passed away this past January, she was always my [...]
 
Book: All the Way to Heaven and Back - Surviving the Loss of A Loved One by Kimberly Lollis Parrish
Part crime drama, part self-help, but totally captivating, author Kimberly Lollis Parrish shares her powerful story of love, brutal loss, and crushing grief. When her baby brother Griffen was born, he captured the hearts of everyone who met him, and Kimberly loved him as if he were her own. Growing up in small town South Carolina, he did his best to rise above the cruelty in life, but it slowly [...]
 
Book: Jerome's Angel by Richard Ommanney
Jerome is determined that the loss of his virginity will be a glorious fusion of hearts and minds that will last a lifetime. Thanks to his appalling mate Colin it's the opposite. But Jerome clings to the hope that somewhere in the known universe is his soulmate. He lives with his mother Hortense, whose apparent respectability hides a shocking past. Her neurotic dog appears to be a daughter [...]
 
Book: Child of Sorrow by Gloria Taylor Weinberg
"Child of Sorrow" is based on a true story of one 17-year-old girl's struggle to survive an unplanned pregnancy in a time when abortion was not a legal option. Like many in 1959, she was secreted away to a home for unwed mothers and forced to surrender her baby for adoption. Most who endured such a heart-rending experience were scarred by it for life, and their future relationships suffered as a [...]
 
Book: Beach Spirits - Pam of Babylon Book #11 by Suzanne Jenkins
The cycle of drama continues with lows to fabulous highs and back to lows again. Pam of Babylon, the well loved series, continues with Book #11. After a horrifying start, Sandra is the only character who seems to be in control, but that might be a smokescreen. Pam starts out on shaky ground, but soars to new heights! Lisa and Cara add zest to their romance, a few new men come on the scene, and an [...]
 
Book: In Memoriam - Pam of Babylon Book #7 by Suzanne Jenkins
In Memoriam begins with the birth of a baby boy to Pam's former boyfriend, Dan and daughter, Lisa as the journey of Pam of Babylon continues in this seventh volume. Still reeling from the death of her beloved son Brent, Pam endures life at the beach with remarkable strength. Sandra tries to balance several versions of her life while striving to be part of the Smith legacy. Lisa rises above [...]
 
Book: The Sin-Eater by Stephanie Baudet
Sin-eating is an old custom in Britain whereby when someone died, a poor stranger was brought in off the street and given a crust of bread and bowl of ale, and took upon himself the sins of the deceased. This story is about guilt and grief at the loss of someone close. It's also about bullying and about understanding problems within the family, and making decisions which may be controversial. [...]
 
Book: The Virgin Widow by Andrea S. Gould, Ph.D.
About The Virgin Widow: The Virgin Widow is a memoir-- a self-help/personal growth book for individuals who have recently lost a partner, written for those who are aware that lifelong partnership is never guaranteed. When the reality of partner loss is thrust upon us, we are most often unprepared. The grief that accompanies the loss is typically overwhelming, as painful as picking one's way [...]
 
Book: Who Is He? (The Southern Seas Series) by Gwendoline Ewins
Regency Romantic Comedy, sensual, intended for 17+ readers. London, 1806: "I have a cabin booked on the 'Cambray' bound for the Southern Seas," he announces mere hours before they are to be joined as one in the sight of God and Mama and Papa and her very best friend Deborah. Hester had fallen in love with him at first sight, before she knew his true character. Now his ridiculous prank has forced [...]
 
Book: Playing House by Donna Brown
"Masters only did two seascapes before his hand was crushed." David and Emma Thomas have reached the end of the road. Only one thing is preventing them from parting ways: a painting they bought on honeymoon. Priceless to both of them, the only solution seems to be to find the second of the elusive Masters' seascapes and each carry away a piece of the past. Will an impromptu road trip set them [...]
 
Book: The Farewell Season by Ann Herrick
In The Farewell Season Eric learns to deal with death and grieving, to keep one's heart open even after a great loss and the journey this requires. Eric is 17 and the death of his father has left a huge void in his life. He tries to deal with that mainly by ignoring his grief and burying himself in football practices. Eric's refusal to truly face his grief results in unexpected feelings such as [...]
 
Book: Dear Kane; What I wish we would have said by Sharon K. Angelici
Are the words that we say in front of our children something that builds them up or tears them down? This short story explores the consequences of hatred and bigotry when it applies, unknowingly, to someone that you love. There is a time in every relationship when a parent must let go of the dreams they have for their child, so the child can chase after what they dream to become.
 


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