“CRITICALLY IMPORTANT... I want to say to Lynda that what you are doing is so critically important.”  –DR. BERNICE A. KING, Daughter of Dr. Martin Luther King

 “INSPIRATIONAL... Grief Diaries is the result of heartfelt testimonials from a dedicated and loving group of people. By sharing their stories, the reader will find inspiration and a renewed sense of comfort as they move through their own journey.” -CANDACE LIGHTNER, Founder of Mothers Against Drunk Driving


“DEEPLY INTIMATE...  I so appreciate the vulnerability and truth embedded in these stories.”
-DR. ERICA GOLDBLATT HYATT, Chair of Psychology, Bryn Athyn College

“BRAVE... The brave individuals who share their truth in this book do it for the benefit of all.”
-CAROLYN COSTIN - Founder, Monte Nido Treatment Centers

 “VITAL... Grief Diaries gives voice to the thousands who face this painful journey every day. Often alone in their time of need, these stories will play a vital role in surrounding each reader with warmth and comfort as they seek healing in the aftermath of their own loss.” -JENNIFER CLARKE, obstetrical R.N., Perinatal Bereavement Committee at AMITA Health Adventist Medical Center


“HOPE . . . These stories reflect the authentic voices of individuals at the unexpected moment their lives were shattered and altered forever. Moments of strength in the midst of indescribable pain, resilience in the midst of rage; hope while mired in despair.” —SHERIFF SADIE DARNELL, Alachua County, Florida; Chair, Florida Cold Case Advisory Commission

“ACCURATE . . . These accounts portray an accurate picture of just what full-force repercussions follow the taking of a life.” JAY HOWELL, U.S. Senate Investigator, Former Florida State Prosecutor, Co-founder - National Center for Missing & Exploited Children


“WONDERFUL . . .Grief Diaries is a wonderful computation of stories written by the best of experts, the bereaved themselves. Thank you for building awareness about a topic so near and dear to my heart.”  -DR. HEIDI HORSLEY, Adjunct Professor, School of Social Work, Columbia University, Author, Co-Founder of Open to Hope Organization

14 True stories about life after traumatic brain injury, stroke, tumors and more. 388 pages. Also available on Amazon and Barnes & Nobles.

Click here to listen to Tanya's story, a sample of one of our audio book excerpts. Click here to watch it on YouTube.

17 True stories about surviving loss of a parent. 248 pages. Also available on Amazon and Barnes & Nobles.

A workbook to capture and preserve a detailed account documenting the life and death of your child. Full color, 158 pages. Also available on Amazon and Barnes & Nobles.

15 True stories about child loss and its impact on marriage. 310 pages. Also available on Amazon and Barnes & Nobles.

18 True stories about surviving after loss of a pregnancy and stillbirth. 300 pages. Also available on Amazon and Barnes & Nobles.

A highly effective guidebook by award-winning author & Reiki master Sharon Ehlers. Available on Amazon

22 Writers share what to say, what to do, what not to say or do to the newly bereaved. 296 pages. Also available on Amazon and Barnes & Nobles.

A heartfelt collection of expressive writing by 20 poets, journalers, and bloggers. 408 pages. Also available on Amazon and Barnes & Nobles.

14 True stories about surviving loss through the eyes of men. 284 pages. Also available on Amazon and Barnes & Nobles.

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Born and built on the belief that "shared sorrow is half a sorrow," bereaved mother Lynda Cheldelin Fell launched Grief Diaries as a live radio show in 2014. A fast growing village, it now encompasses live filming, events, and most recently the award-winning anthology book series featuring true stories about facing and surviving all types of loss. Scroll down to see all the Grief Diaries books. Join us and share your story here. Find us on Facebook here. Check out Grief Diaries new sister series Real Life Diaries here.

Grief Diaries Book Series

​Home to over 600 writers in 11 countries,

each book offers comfort, healing and hope.

Purchase below. Also available on Amazon, Barnes & nobles, and by booksellers around the world.

Grief Diaries 

Healing hearts by sharing journeys

12 True stories about surviving loss of a loved one by suicide. 300 pages. Also available on Amazon and Barnes & Nobles.

13 True stories about surviving loss of a sibling. 258 pages. Also available on Amazon and Barnes & Nobles.

9 True stories about surviving loss of friends, partners, uncles, aunts, grandchildren and more. 238 pages. Also available on Amazon and Barnes & Nobles.

13 True stories about surviving lifelong health conditions. 222 pages. Also available on Amazon and Barnes & Nobles.

A workbook through grief. 106 pages. 

Also available on Amazon

A coloring journal featuring 76 original illustrations. 162 pages. Also available on Amazon and Barnes & Nobles.

22 True stories about surviving loss of an unsolved murder or kidnapping.  426 pages. Also available on Amazon and Barnes & Nobles.

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21 True stories about after-death communication. 342 pages. Also available on Amazon and Barnes & Nobles.

After the unexpected death of her father, author Heather Wallace delightfully lightens the dark side of grief with wit and humor. Available on Amazon

25 True stories of surviving being hit by a drunk, drugged or impaired driver. 494 pages. Also available on Amazon and Barnes & Nobles.

A stunning compilation of over 100 true stories about afterlife visits  experiences by children. By Christine Duminiak.

Available on Amazon

​​​Grief Diaries is an award-winning book series featuring

stories of over 600 people who share your path.

Scroll down to see all titles.

Grief Diaries 

17 True stories about surviving loss by drunk, drugged or impaired driving. 330 pages. Also available on Amazon and Barnes & Nobles.

15 True stories about surviving life after loss of a spouse. 290 pages. Also available on Amazon and Barnes & Nobles.

A growing collection of blogs

by writers who share your journey.

19 True stories about surviving loss of a child of all ages. 410 pages. Also available on Amazon and Barnes & Nobles.

Grief Diaries Book Series

17 True stories about living with dissociative identity disorder.  346 pages. Also available on Amazon and Barnes & Nobles.

​​​​Winner of 4 literary awards,

600 writers in 11 countries,

23 titles and growing.

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11 True stories about surviving loss of a baby ranging in age from newborn to toddler. 232 pages. Also available on Amazon and Barnes & Nobles.

10 True stories about surviving loss by homicide or kidnapping. 240 pages. Also available on Amazon and Barnes & Nobles.

15 True stories about surviving life after divorce, alcoholism, mental illness, and more. 274 pages. Also available on Amazon and Barnes & Nobles.

13 True stories about living with eating disorders including anorexia, bulimia and binge eating. 294 pages. Also available on Amazon and Barnes & Nobles.

A heartfelt story about the relationship between a young girl and her grandmother, both before and after death.  By Christine Duminiak. Available on Amazon