Books on grief & loss

These are the stories that saved my life (disclaimer: some are on my to-read list!):

Anxiety: The Missing Stage of Grief, After This, and The Rules of Inheritance by Claire Bidwell Smith

Everything Happens for a Reason: And Other Lies I’ve Loved by Kate Bowler

Fun Home by Alison Bechdel

Grief Girl by Erin Vincent

Her by Christa Parravani

Modern Loss by Rebecca Soffer and Gabrielle Birkner

Motherless Daughters and Motherless Mothers by Hope Edelman

Passed and Present, Parentless Parents, and Always Too Soon by Allison Gilbert

Splitting the Difference by Tré Miller Rodríguez

The Best of Us by Joyce Maynard

The Bright Hour by Nina Riggs

The End of Your Life Book Club by Will Schwalbe

The Long Goodbye by Meghan O’Rourke

The Middle Place by Kelly Corrigan

The Year of Magical Thinking by Joan Didion

The Year My Mother Came Back by Alice Eve Cohen

When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi

Wild and Tiny Beautiful Things: Advice on Love and Life from Dear Sugar by Cheryl Strayed



How to find support

If you’re struggling, you don’t have to do it alone:

Motherless Daughters Support Groups

Modern Loss