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16 incredible books to help you cope with the grief of losing a loved one

Grief is a funny old beast, something that we never know how we’re going to deal with until we are hit with it. It’s a long, winding process that can rear its ugly head at any time when you least expect it.

Until you experience a loss of someone close to you, it’s impossible to know how you will feel or how you will react.

An extremely difficult one to navigate, so many of us find comfort in various resources, books being one of the most notable places to start.

Book Authority identifies and rates the best books in the world based on recommendations by experts and their community of readers. They compiled some of the most popular, best-selling books to aid people in understanding grief and we’ve put together a little introduction for each book to give you a taste of what each is about and how they can help.

Little Matches –A Memoir of Grief and Light

An emotionally raw memoir that illuminates the story of a mother’s grief after the loss of her adult child. The book considers the hope of soulful connections that transcend the boundary of life and death.

 Widowish – A Memoir

A memoir of grieving ‘outside of the box’ and the surprising nature of love. Discussing Melissa Gould’s approach to grieving, not fitting into the typical ‘widow’ mould and how she focused on offering the only things she could to her dying husband, love and devotion.

Loving and Living Your Way Through Grief –A Comprehensive Guide to Reclaiming and Cultivating Joy and Carrying on in the Face of Loss

This book offers help in healing from grief and loss and its pages are filled with insight, wisdom and relatable stories. This resource shares everything you need to know to start living again with joy, meaning, and love after loss.

It’s organised so that you can choose a topic from the table of contents relating to the issue that is affecting you the most at that moment.


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