Books

Books

It’s important that we share our experiences with other people. Your story will heal you, and your story will heal somebody else. -IYANLA VANZANT

NEW RELEASES!

Surviving Loss by Overdose
Surviving Loss by Overdose, 12 stories about losing a loved one by overdose, by Lynda Cheldelin Fell, Shannie Jenkins & Whitney O’Brien
Survivors
Survivors, shocking true stories about America’s pursuit of police transparency and justice, by Dennis Griffin
Barely Breathing
Barely Breathing: 10 Secrets to Surviving Loss of Your Child, by Daphne Greer
Faces of Resilience
Faces of Resilience, stunning gallery of portraits showcasing both the commonality and individuality of a timeless journey experienced by people around the world

A GOLDMINE . . .

These books are a starting point for exploration, research, and most importantly, academic expansion of training for bereavement and grief specialists. -ROLAND JOHNSON III, sociologist & police chaplain

Grief Diaries
Surviving Loss of a Child, 22 stories by bereaved parents
Grief Diaries
AWARD-WINNER Surviving Loss by Suicide, 12 poignant stories about losing a loved one to suicide
Surviving Sudden Loss, 14 true stories about losing a loved one unexpectedly
Grief Diaries
Through the Eyes of a Widow, 13 stories about the challenges of widowhood
Grief Diaries
Surviving Loss of a Spouse, 15 stories by men and women about surviving loss of their beloved
Grief Diaries
Surviving Loss of a Parent, 17 stories about losing a mother or father

CRITICALLY IMPORTANT . . .

I want to say to Lynda that what you are doing is so critically important.  —Dr. Bernice King, Daughter of Dr. Martin Luther King

Grief Diaries
Surviving Loss of an Infant, true stories about losing a baby from stillbirth up to age 2
Grief Diaries
Surviving Loss of a Pregnancy, true stories about losing a first, second or third trimester pregnancies
Grief Diaries
Surviving Loss of a Sibling, true stories about the aftermath of losing a brother or sister
Grief Diaries
Through the Eyes of Men, 14 true stories by men who share their journeys after loss
Grief Diaries
Surviving Loss by Cancer, true stories about healing and hope after losing a loved one to cancer
Grief Diaries
AWARD-WINNER Surviving Loss by Impaired Driving, 17 true stories about losing a loved one to a drunk driver

MOVING  . . .

In Grief Diaries, the stories are not only moving but often provide a rich background for any mourner to find a gem of insight that cane used in coping with loss.”   –Dr. Louis LaGrand, Author of Healing Grief, Finding Peace

Grief Diaries
Project Cold Case, true stories about losing a loved one to an unsolved kidnapping or murder
Grief Diaries
Surviving Loss by Homicide, 10 true stories about losing a loved one to murder
Grief Diaries
Victim Impact Statements, 25 true stories and real impact statements read in court

STUNNING . . .

Grief Diaries treats the reader to a rare combination of candor and fragility through the eyes of the bereaved. Readers easily identify with the diverse collection of stories that create a stunning read full of comfort and hope. —Dr. Gloria Horsley, Open to Hope Foundation

Grief Diaries
Hello From Heaven, 21 firsthand accounts of after-death communication
Grief Diaries
How to Help the Newly Bereaved, a guidebook for what to say and do to help someone through loss
Grief Diaries
Poetry, Prose & More, a collection by 18 poets and bloggers share who their innermost writings
Grief Diaries
Grieving for the Living, a collection of stories about the different ways we grieve divorces, mental illness, and more
Grief Diaries
Surviving Loss of a Loved One, a collection of stories about surviving loss of aunts, uncles, cousins and more
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Surviving Loss of a Pet, 16 true stories about losing a dog, cat, and other beloved 4-legged family members

DEEPLY INTIMATE . . .

Grief Diaries is a deeply intimate, authentic collection of narratives that speak to the powerful and wide spectrum of emotions that arise from loss. I so appreciate the vulnerability and truth embedded in these stories.  —Dr. Erica Goldblatt Hyatt, Chair of Psychology, Bryn Athyn College

Grief Diaries
Surviving Loss of Health, true stories about living with chronic diseases
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Shattered, 25 true stories about the aftermath of crashes from impaired driving
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Will We Survive? 15 true stories about navigating marriage after losing a child

WONDERFUL . . .

Grief Diaries is a wonderful computation of stories written by the best of experts, the bereaved themselves. Thank you for building awareness about a topic so near and dear to my heart. —Dr. Heidi Horsley, Columbia University, Co-Founder of Open to Hope

Color Your Soul Whole
76 beautiful illustrations to color when you’re grieving
Remembering My Child
Record precious details about your child to ensure they’re never forgotten
My Grief Diary, a workbook through grief
Through the Eyes of a Funeral Director
Through the Eyes of a Funeral Director, 17 true stories inviting readers inside one of the oldest professions in the world
Real Life Diaries
Through the Eyes of an Eating Disorder, 13 firsthand accounts about living with bulimia, anorexia nervosa, and binge eating disorder
Real Life Diaries
Living with Gastroparesis, 15 true stories about living with a little understood disease
Real Life Diaries
Living with a Brain Injury, true stories about the diversity of recovery from nonclinical perspectives
Real Life Diaries
Living with Mental Illness, true stories by ordinary people living with different kinds of mental illnesses
Real Life Diaries
AWARD-WINNER Living with Endometriosis, 15 true stories about managing a painful disease

INCREDIBLE . . .

Thank you so much for doing this book series, it’s absolutely incredible!  —Julie Mjelve, Founder of Grieving Together Canada

Real Life Diaries
Through the Eyes of DID, 17 true stories about living with and managing multiple alters and personalities
Real Life Diaries
Living with Rheumatic Diseases, true stories about managing lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, and more
Real Life Diaries
Hit by Impaired Driver, a collection of stories about the fallout after being hit by a drunk or high driver
Christine Duminiak
Grandpa Visits From Heaven is a sweet and tender story about the close relationship between little Matt and his grandpa, by Christine Duminiak
Grammy Visits From Heaven is a tender story about the BFF relationship a grandmother shares with her granddaughter before and after her death, by Christine Duminiak
Christine Duminiak
Heaven Talks to Children, a collection of true stories about children’s natural gift to see and hear the spirits of loved ones, by Christine Duminiak
Christine Duminiak
God’s Gift of Love: After-Death Communication, a collection of true accounts compiled by Christine Duminiak
Heather Wallace
Faith, Grief & Pass the Chocolate Pudding, a witting narration by Heather Wallace that promises us all that grief eventually gets less awful
Sharon Ehlers
Grief Reiki, a helpful guide on using the ancient practice of reiki to help heal
Karen Beaudin
A Child is Missing: Searching for Justice, six years of research and interviews about a brutal crime
Karen Beaudin
A Child is Missing, a shocking true story of a small town stunned by a brutal crime, by Karen Beaudin