Good (Grief) Reads

It's no secret that I love to read.  Here's a list of books I read in the early (and later) months of my grief that made things a little bit easier.  I would love for you to comment and share what books helped you.

Non-fiction
Healing After Loss: Daily Meditations for Working Through Grief by Martha Whitmore Hickman

When Bad Things Happen to Good People by Harold Kushner

The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin (don't read this in the early days--I was about six months out)

When Things Fall Apart: Heart Advice for Difficult Times by Pema Chodron

Closure: The Rush to End Grief and What It Costs Us by Nancy Berns



Memoirs
Resilience by Elizabeth Edwards

An Exact Replica of a Figment of My Imagination by Elizabeth McCracken

The Year of Magical Thinking by Joan Didion

Grief by C. S. Lewis

Comfort: A Journey Through Grief by Ann Hood

The Long Goodbye by Meghan O'Rourke



Fiction
Anne's House of Dreams by L. M. Montgomery

Harry Potter by J. K. Rowling (especially books 4-7)

Maisie Dobbs by Jacqueline Winspear

The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins


Tear Soup (a children's book) by Pat Schweibert