The Caregiver Space is here to support caregivers, but we’re not the only ones here to help! Here some of the books our community has enjoyed. Please note that this isn’t an official endorsement and we’re not necessarily affiliated with these authors.

Is there a book caregivers should know about that isn’t on the list? Let us know.

Caregiving memoirs

Confessions of an Imperfect Caregiver

by Bobbi Carducci

The Four Walls of My Freedom

by Donna Thompson // Read Allie’s review

One Hundred Names for Love

by Diane Ackerman // Read Allie’s review

Susie & Herman

by L.B. Smith // A Story of Love and Caregiving // Read Allie’s review

To Remember Love

by Tonya Ferguson // Two Promises that Led Me to the Notes in the Ashes // Read Allie’s review

For young caregivers

I Funny

by James Patterson // A middle school story

The Fault in Our Stars

by John Green

books caregivers love

Books we just really like

101 Affirmations To Ease Your Grief Journey

by Harriet Hodgson // Words of Comfort, Words of Hope

The accidental universe

by Paul Davies // The most fundamental questions of all

The art of asking

by Amanda Palmer // How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Let People Help

The art of stillness

by Pico Iyer // Adventures in Going Nowhere

Eat, Pray, Love

by Elizabeth Gilbert // One Woman’s Search for Everything Across Italy, India and Indonesia

Full Cup, Thirsty Spirit

by Karen Horneffer-Ginter // Nourishing the Soul When Life’s Just Too Much // Read Allie’s review

Happy Again!

by Harriet Hodgson // Your New & Meaningful Life After Loss

Herzog’s A guide for the perplexed

by Paul Cronin // Conversations with Paul Cronin

How to be alone

by Sara Maitland // Learn how to enjoy solitude and find happiness without others

How to be Happy

by Lama Zopa Rinpoche // Read Allie’s review

My age of anxiety

by Scott Stossel // Fear, Hope, Dread, and the Search for Peace of Mind

The Power of Now

by Eckhart Tolle // Awakening your life’s purpose

Small victories

by Anne Lamott // Spotting Improbable Moments of Grace

This Is Water

by David Foster Wallace // Some Thoughts, Delivered on a Significant Occasion, about Living a Compassionate Life // Read Allie’s review

The truth about trust

by David DeSteno // How It Determines Success in Life, Love, Learning, and More

Written by Cori Carl
As Director, Cori is an active member of the community and regularly creates resources for people providing care.

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  1. Thank you so much for including my book in your recommendations!


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