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Hope: Beyond the Death of a Child by Brent Thielen
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 27,500. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Family tragedy, Nonfiction » Parenting » Adoption
Brent has Master’s Degrees in Clinical Psychology and Human Resources. He also earned a Certificate of Biblical Studies from Bethel Seminary in St. Paul, Minnesota. Brent spent five years working as an Organization Effectiveness Consultant before leaving his career to raise his two adopted children.
A Life Too Short by V. L. Dillon
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 47,960. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Family tragedy, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dysfunctional relationships
The story of my daughter who passed. An alcoholic who also was addicted to drugs. The good, bad, ugly and hell in the life of addiction. Her life can be used as an example of the nightmare of addiction. Written by mother in hopes of helping at least on person see that addiction not only lives in the addict, but it envelopes every aspect of those lives connected to that addict.
Jordan's Road: The Way of the Spirit in the Hard Things by Laurie Berry Clifford
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,220. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Family tragedy, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Faith
Jordan's Road: The Way of the Spirit in the Hard Things is a touching account of one woman's unique journey through loss and grief. We all travel this hard road at some point in our lives. Jordan's Road shows us that when we listen to our own inner guidance our spirits can be uplifted in times of loss, and we can offer assistance to those who are leaving as well as to those who are left behind.
Healing a Child's Pet Loss Grief: A Guide for Parents by Wendy Van de Poll
Price: $6.50 USD. Words: 30,880. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Family tragedy, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Emotions
A pet loss book for parents, teachers, and caregivers. Telling children about death is not easy...this pet loss book is about helping you help them with all the aspects of pet loss, and ultimately healing pet loss for your child. This bestselling and award winning book gently takes the reader through this trying time with clear guidelines that will help children feel supported in their journey.
Losing Aaron: A Memoir by IngridBlaufarbHughes
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,900. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2017 by Hamilton Stone. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Family tragedy, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
In Losing Aaron, Ingrid Blaufarb Hughes has written a compelling tale of a mother's struggle with her son's mental illness and suicide. She makes us understand how, when one person in a family suffers from the cruelty of schizophrenia, it informs and defines the lives of all those who love that person
Always Remember to Breathe by Sharon Louth
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 38,600. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2017 by Fruitbearer Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Motherhood, Nonfiction » Parenting » Family tragedy
Losing a child is one of the most heart-wrenching experiences any mother can go through. Always Remember to Breathe is a poignant true story about love, loss, and healing. Written for families who are living in conflict, these pages will carry you through the tempestuous tug-of-war between a mother’s love and her daughter’s attempt to respond to it in the face of bipolar disorder and addiction.
Rise Up Shine On by Leann Rhodes
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 41,270. Language: American English. Published: August 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Parenting » Family tragedy
Rise Up, Shine On is based on a true story of resilience and hope. It is a must read for women who have endured different types of abuse, disappointment or heartbreak. Every woman will learn from these real life experiences, that you are not defined by your past. You can indeed, live your life by design and your past can make you a stronger individual.
Overcoming Grief: Comforting Others with the Comfort We Have Received by David Jeffers
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 28,230. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Death, Grief, Bereavement, Nonfiction » Parenting » Family tragedy
This book is about fourteen women, some who will remain anonymous. Each has lost a child, either through early death, miscarriage, or abortion. Although these women are all from one church, these testimonies could come from many women across America.
Theme and Variations about Short Lives, Child Death, Parent Grief by Jane O'Leary
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 26,420. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Family tragedy, Nonfiction » Parenting » Family tragedy
The death of an infant, child, or young adult, and the effects of that death on parents and other family is the central theme. Its variations are considerations of the experiences and observations of the author, the mother of three. Two of her children died in car accidents 23 years apart. The variations include essays, metaphors, and stories that address parental, sibling and grandparent grief.
When My Son Died by Kenn Pitawanakwat
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,860. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Family tragedy
Parents should not have to bury their children. A father’s life is devastated as he fights to heal with Aboriginal language and ceremony. A lifetime of good works comes into question. Secrets are disclosed.
Turning the Page: Helping a Child Cope with the Loss of a Sibling by Sue Trace Lawrence
You set the price! Words: 51,360. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Family tragedy, Nonfiction » Psychology » Developmental / general
This book is designed to offer advice and support for adults who are helping a child cope with the death of a sibling. Both practical and theoretical information is provided, as well as suggestions for additional help.
Two Mothers, One Prayer: Facing your Child's Cancer with Hope, Strength and Courage by Laura Lane & Laurie Nersten
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 56,180. Language: Canadian English. Published: March 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer, Nonfiction » Parenting » Family tragedy
TWO MOTHERS ONE PRAYER brings us into the touching world of Childhood cancer. Told from the perspective of two caring mothers who share their intimate conversations as they care for their young daughters. Sharing what it takes to cope during such difficult times. You will be inspired and amazed by their strength and love.
Sun Shine Down: A Memoir by Gillian Marchenko
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 31,630. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2015 by T.S. Poetry Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Family tragedy, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
An emergency c-section, a surprise diagnosis of Down syndrome, a foreign country, and your dreams at risk. What would you do? Would it take you down?
Mom, The Root of My Inspiration by Tuyu Ma
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,700. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Family tragedy, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
This book was created to celebrate you, the mothers of the world. There’s not much we can do to repay you. This book of inspiring stories is just a small, small token of our gratitude.
When Tomorrow Starts Without Me by Lori Plegge
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 94,980. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Parenting » Family tragedy
Most people who have lost a child write books about how to cope with the child’s death. Author Lori Plegge has taken a different perspective on losing a child she has decided to write a story about her son’s life. When reading this book you will experience happiness, sadness, and anger and you become a part of the story. Lori has taken something sad and turned it into something to help others.
Higher Than Eagles: The Tragedy and Triumph of an American Family by Maralys Wills
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 101,270. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Nonfiction » Parenting » Family tragedy
He was the first in a family of six children, with parents who initially balked at his fantasies. Prevailing against all the people who called him impractical, a dreamer, Bobby Wills became a legend in the fledgling sport of hang gliding. A family saga written by a mother and one of her six children.
Mother's Worst Nightmare...Read Our Stories, Share Our Angels by Nicole Martin
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 28,090. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Family tragedy
A Mother's Worst Nightmare is a true story about two mother's whom loss there children. They share there heart wrenching story of caring for and ultimately losing there children.
Raising My Only Child: A Generation X Mother's Pre-Cyberspace Parenting Experience by Thelma Tan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,880. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood development, Nonfiction » Parenting » Family tragedy
I wrote this book at the behest of my son. My experiences in raising him may be different from your background, way of life, and time period. But as parents we all share a common goal: we want to be successful in raising our children and derive a lasting and meaningful relationship with them. To this end, I hope that my experiences and insights will benefit current and future parents.
The Beginning of the Middle of the End of the Beginning by Ethan Dreilinger
Price: $4.59 USD. Words: 22,790. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Family tragedy(5.00 from 1 review)
The story of a widowed father of two girls, and how they manage to be a family through all the ins and outs of life. This true story chronicles the trials and tribulations of a suburban dad and his kids. There are life lessons to be learned in almost every circumstance, the single dad and his girls do the best they can every day to learn them.
The Emily Updates (Vol. 5): One Year in the Life of the Girl Who Lived by Thomas PM Barnett
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,250. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Parenting » Family tragedy
Seventeen years ago, authors Tom and Vonne Barnett were suddenly confronted with every parent’s worst medical “bolt from the blue”: their only child, 30-month-old Emily, was diagnosed with an advanced – meaning metastasized – pediatric cancer. At the time, the thirty-something couple was living in northern Virginia. What followed was the defining crisis of their now 26-year union.