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Be Brave: A Wife’s Journey Through Caregiving

by Florrie Munat

Florrie Munat became her husband Chuck’s caregiver on the day he suffered a severe stroke. Any chances for his recovery were derailed when they learned that Chuck was suffering from Lewy body dementia. After that devastating news, Florrie and Chuck assumed their loving marriage had been shattered forever. But what happened next surprised them.
With honesty, humor, and compassion, Florrie’s inspiring memoir invites the reader to walk in her shoes as she navigates the roller coaster journey of caregiving for a spouse with dementia.

Available on Amazon


Vegas Strong

Vegas Strong

by Crystal Perkins, Jessica Arden, Paul Atreides and Joey Blue

“Vegas Strong” is a collection of short stories of the drama that occurred in the city of Las Vegas. October 1, 2017. It’s a day the world will never forget, and the people of Las Vegas will always remember. One man committed an act of domestic terrorism on a crowd of unsuspecting concert attendees and changed this city forever.

Available on Amazon


There is No Good Card for This

There Is No Good Card for This: What To Say and Do When Life Is Scary, Awful, and Unfair to People You Love

by Kelsey Crowe and Emily McDowell

When someone you know is hurting, you want to let her know that you care. But many people don’t know what words to use — or are afraid of saying or doing the wrong thing. This thoughtful, instructive guide, from empathy expert Dr. Kelsey Crowe and greeting card maverick Emily McDowell, blends well-researched, actionable advice with the no-nonsense humor and the signature illustration style of McDowell’s immensely popular Empathy Cards, to help you feel confident in connecting with anyone experiencing grief, loss, illness, or any other difficult situation. Features workbook exercises, sample dialogs, and real-life examples from Dr. Crowe’s research, including her popular “Empathy Bootcamps” that give people tools for building relationships when it really counts.

Available on Amazon


Grief Diaries: Surviving Loss by Suicide

Grief Diaries: Loss by Suicide

by Lynda Cheldelin Fell and Sharon Ehlers

A two-time award-winning book, Surviving Loss by Suicide explores the impact on daily life faced by loved ones and offers firsthand accounts about facing the holidays, handling belongings, and more. Readers who share the same path will find comfort and compassion, family and friends will gain better understanding, and professionals will appreciate the rich spectrum of journeys narrated by widows from around the world.

Available on Amazon


On Children and Death

On Children and Death: How Children and Their Parents Can and Do Cope With Death

by Elizabeth Kubler Ross

On Children and Death is a major addition to the classic works of Elisabeth Kübler-Ross, whose On Death and Dying and Living with Death and Dying have been continuing sources of strength and solace for tens of millions of devoted readers worldwide. Based on a decade of working with dying children, this compassionate book offers the families of dead and dying children the help — and hope — they need to survive. In warm, simple language, Dr. Kübler-Ross speaks directly to the fears, doubts, anger, confusion, and anguish of parents confronting the terminal illness or sudden death of a child.

Available on Amazon


On Grief and Grieving

On Grief and Grieving: Finding the Meaning of Grief Through the Five Stages of Loss

by Elizabeth Kubler Ross

Thirty-six years and sixteen books ago, Kübler-Ross’s groundbreaking On Death and Dying changed the way we talk about the end of life. It introduced the world to the now-famous five stages: denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance. On Grief and Grieving applies these stages to the process of grieving and weaves together theory, inspiration, and practical advice, all based on Kübler-Ross’s and Kessler’s professional and personal experiences, and is filled with brief, topic-driven stories. It includes sections on sadness, hauntings, dreams, coping, children, healing, isolation, and even the subject of sex during grief.

Available on Amazon


On Death and Dying

On Death and Dying: What the Dying Have to Teach Doctors, Nurses, Clergy and Their Own Families

by Elizabeth Kubler Ross

One of the most important psychological studies of the late twentieth century, On Death and Dying grew out of Dr. Elisabeth Kübler-Ross’s famous interdisciplinary seminar on death, life, and transition. In this remarkable book, Dr. Kübler-Ross first explored the now-famous five stages of death: denial and isolation, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance. Through sample interviews and conversations, she gives the reader a better understanding of how imminent death affects the patient, the professionals who serve that patient, and the patient’s family, bringing hope to all who are involved.

Available on Amazon


Smoke Gets In Your Eyes

Smoke Gets in Your Eyes: And Other Lessons from the Crematory

by Caitlyn Doughty

Most people want to avoid thinking about death, but Caitlin Doughty—a twenty-something with a degree in medieval history and a flair for the macabre—took a job at a crematory, turning morbid curiosity into her life’s work. Thrown into a profession of gallows humor and vivid characters (both living and very dead), Caitlin learned to navigate the secretive culture of those who care for the deceased.

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Blip

by Ken Boynton

A fable about the life of the Earth and the perspectives of those who live on it. Ken has written just about everything from films, songs, poems, videos, a novel, speeches, comedy sketches, and commercials. He and his wife own Message Glue, a communications consultancy that provides creative and strategic messaging for companies and executives. He resides in the Pacific Northwest section of the Earth.

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