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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: 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: Unshaken Wonder - Becoming Playful Elders Together by Lori Kane
I feared that I'd never get there. To Unapologetic Playfulness Land. Lori's own Promised Land. Maya Angelou got there. Gandhi got there. The Dalai Lama, Desmond Tutu, and even writer Anne Lamott got there. My friends Bernie DeKoven, Bayo Akomolafe, and Natalie Kinsey the tree-haired wonder got there. Even Mom got there, thanks in large part to her Alzheimer's disease. But could I get there? Could [...]
 
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: 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: 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: The Memory of Loss by Dana K. Haffar
What if self-deceit makes us happy? Reeling from a devastating loss she believesshe has caused, nineteen-year-old Nadine Hall has lived an illusion rather thanface an unbearable reality. When she's given the chance to make a freshstart, she lands a job as a carer for an elderly archaeologist in Mougins, nearCannes, the perfect location for the movie buff that she is. She settleshappily with her [...]
 
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: The Three Kitties That Saved My Life by Michael Thomas Meyer
"This is like drinking tea and honey on a cold day." When tragedy struck, I thought for sure that my own life was at an end. I was wrong. This is the true story of how two stray rescue cats and a woman named Kitty, whom I finally met after a wild ride of internet dating, brought love, romance, and laughter back into my life. Love was then. Love is now. Love is forever. WINNER of the 2018 Stephen [...]
 
Book: Surviving the Tsunami of Grief - For the Bereaved and Those Wanting to Support Them by Katrina Taee and Wendelien McNicoll
Are you grieving? Would you like to have a better understanding of grief? Are you wanting to support someone who is grieving but don't know how? This beautifully illustrated book written by two experienced Bereavement Counsellors is unlike any other about grief. Each page takes you on a thought-provoking journey, each image echoed by the voices of bereaved people. As thoughts, feelings and [...]
 
Book: Ripples Through Time (Time Series) by Lincoln Cole
Calvin Greenwood is a family man in his eighties. He is alone for the first time in over sixty years: his wife, Emily, just passed away and he isn't taking her loss well. He doesn't remember how to be alone, and he isn't sure if he can forgive himself for the mistakes he made while she was alive. Edward White is a long time family friend who knows something is wrong with Calvin. He comes to check [...]
 
Book: Faint Heart by Lizzie Ashworth
Cara Carson only wants one thing, and it isn't a man. Since the tragic death of her husband, she has focused on creating a business she could give herself to, a 'marriage' that will never leave her stunned in grief. Her recipes are perfected and the old house remodel is underway. But on this raw March morning, the contractor isn't returning her calls, there's a bulldozer mired in mud on the side [...]
 
Book: From Tragedy To Triumph - The Father's Story of the Loss of Three Children and the Faith to Overcome by Alex Davis
A man's struggle with the untimely deaths of three of his four children, all due to unusual circumstances. This is the story of a man learning how to deal with such a tragedy. You will follow Alex and see what happens when he lays down the grief and runs to God. The heartfelt pain was so intense that the man walked away from his business and settled in for a long season of prayer, going to God [...]
 
Book: Just One More Day by Geoffrey Bain
If you, or someone you know, have ever had to put a dog to sleep, then you will know the pain and guilt surrounding this most difficult decision of dog euthanasia. Are we playing God, or are we fulfilling a beautiful and compassionate act of Love? As a dog lover, this is one of the toughest decisions you may face. Regardless of the "when" or "how", it is a heartbreaking decision. Geoffrey Bain [...]
 
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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: One Day the Weatherman by Douglas Rappaport
One Day the Weatherman is the story of Lucas Neary, a young musician coming of age in the 1970's and 80's. From the onset, Lucas is forced to deal with the unexpected death of his older brother, his odd and emotionally unavailable mother, and his suddenly absent father, while making the painful and insightful journey to becoming a man. Moving and often hilarious, the story follows Lucas through [...]
 
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.
 
Book: Victim of Circumstance by Douglas Rappaport
A collection of autobiographical vignettes, Victim of Circumstance is a meditation on love and loss, examining our perceptions of ourselves and how they shape the most important decisions of our lives. With humor and heart, Rappaport bounds across years and continents, searching for sense in life's heartbreaks, philosophical quandaries, chance encounters, and the occasional life-or-death [...]
 
Book: Second Chances (Time) by Lincoln Cole
Nichole is caught in a tough position. She is juggling too many responsibilities as her world falls apart. She isn't sure where she can turn to for help, and she is facing a lot of harsh realities about just how much society can hold her back. Richard is a corporate lawyer who lost his way. He wants to help Nichole through this heartbreaking situation, but he makes mistakes and loses her trust. [...]
 
Book: U Got to Have U Some Fun by Andrew Harkless
Whether you are one of the 20 million people who cruise each year or someone who rarely even takes a vacation, this vivid work of fiction feels like the real thing. John Smith, recently divorced and as average as his name implies, arrives home from his job at a rubber band factory to find a ticket for a cruise ship vacation in his mailbox. He assumes the ticket is from his son, because Carson [...]
 
Book: Who Gets The Dog? - Another Guide To Dealing And Healing From A Break Up (Get Over It - Book 3) by Douglas Käufer
Sometimes moving on (break up, loss or other major change) is difficult. It's rarely easy unless you're so glad to get out of a situation that you can't wait to make changes and move on. A break up disrupts your whole life. Everything you do and see seems to remind you of your ex. If you had many mutual friends, even going out to keep from going stir crazy can be difficult. One of the biggest [...]
 
Book: Ginny and Me - Reflections of What God Can Do by Christine Walters
"Abuse is damaging. It comes from cycles of abusive behaviors learned and repeated through generations. Because of shame and embarrassment, many people do not speak about the cruelty they endured. In my case, most of the abuse I suffered resulted from my mother's mental illness. For my entire life, people told me to excuse my mom's abuse because she was mentally ill. However, mental illness does [...]
 
Book: Sex & Weight Loss - The REAL Reason Why You Can't Lose Weight & Keep It Off. by Sharon Moore
Discover the connections between food & sex and how your sex life and not your diet or exercise program may be what's preventing you from losing weight and keeping it off. In her latest book, bestselling Weight Loss and Fitness author Sharon Moore reveals to you the links between food & sex and the real reasons behind why you can't stop emotionally overeating and why you continually struggle to [...]
 
Book: Throwing Clay Shadows (Flesh of the Gods) by Thea Atkinson
Little Maggie spoke ill of the dead. Now she won't speak at all. The truth is her ma died of consumption, but her da can't explain that to her. All he can do is try his best to nurse the wee thing back to health. Even if it means marrying the spinster from across the island. But she has dark secrets. And they could tear the new family apart. Maggie must bridge the distance between the living and [...]
 
Book: How Learning to Say Goodbye Taught Me How to Live (A Spiritual Memoir) by Joffre McClung
Loss can become your greatest teacher if you choose to see it as a master class in your soul's journey through the lessons we all must confront. Loss then becomes the fast track to resurrecting your authentic self. How Learning To Say Goodbye Taught Me How To Live is a narrative journal of the many spiritual lessons and gifts received during a period of tremendous loss in the author's life, and [...]
 
Book: The Boy Who Walked A Way by Nancy Janes
In the year 2162, a young boy named Jal Valhyn is caught in a maelstrom of violence and conflict. His country is at war and the world government based on humanistic principles that had fulfilled its promise of a halcyon peace for over a century has fallen. Alone and helpless, he has an encounter with an invisible being that leads to a seven-day journey. With his two appointed companions he sets [...]
 
Book: My Mother's Diary - A Short Story by Steven Williams
A short story of loss, grief and a son's hope filled dream. Simon is devastated by the sudden death of his mother - his whole life falls apart around him. In an inebriated dream, Simon desperately tries to forewarn his mother of her illness in an attempt to save her life and turn his own life around.
 
Book: The Most Powerful Book of Affirmations Ever Written by Sheldon T. Ceaser, M.D.
One of the nice things about this book is you can take the powerful affirmation presented on the outside back cover for a test drive, before you purchase the book! After reciting the affirmatio - n that she had chosen, and then feeling the positive shift in her body and mind, a friend who is a popular minister/teacher/counselor said in impressed astonishment "These affirmations are truly no [...]
 


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