Grief Books

We've compiled a list of grief books that you may find helpful and comforting. If you don't see what you’re looking for, please feel free to contact us for assistance or recommendations.


  • Death Benefits: How losing a parent can change an adult’s life – for the better by Jeanne Safer

  • A Decembered Grief: Living with loss while others are celebrating by Harold Ivan Smith

  • Healing your holiday grief: 100 practical ideas for blending mourning and celebration during the holiday season by Alan Wolfelt

  • The Funeral: A chance to touch, A chance to serve, A chance to Heal by Doug Manning

  • Healing the adult child’s grieving heart: 100 practical ideas after your parent dies by Alan Wolfelt

  • Getting to the other side of Grief: Overcoming the Loss of a spouse by Susan Zonnebelt-Smeenge and Robert DeVries

  • Healing Grief by Victor Parachin

  • For Bereaved Grandparents: A Centering Corporation Resource by Margaret Gerner

  • Building Memories: Plan a Meaningful Cremation Funeral by Doug Manning

  • Living when a loved one has died by Earl Grollman

  • Don’t take my grief away from me by Doug Manning
  • In My Mother’s Kitchen: An Introduction to the Healing Power of Reminiscene by Robin Edgar
  • When Men Grieve: Why Men grieve differently and How you can help by Elizabeth Levang

  • Grave Matters: A journey through the modern funeral industry to a natural way of burial by Mark Harris