The Darkest Hour 10 books for the bereaved Books that prove it's better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all 1. PS, I Love You Cecelia Ahern 2. Her Fearful Symmetry Audrey Niffenegger 3. You Shall Know Our Velocity Dave Eggers 4. Adrian Mole and the Weapons of Mass Destruction Sue Townsend 5. Fugitive Pieces Anne Michaels 6. A Long Way Down Nick Hornby 7. One Day David Nicholls 8. A Monster Calls Patrick Ness 9. The Fault in Our Stars John Green 10. Trumpet Jackie Kay Tags: grief, death, comfort View the discussion thread.