2021 Summer Reads

Hi Everyone!

Here are some of my favorite spiritual books that will feed your soul this summer!  I’ve chosen 3 fascinating books that share wisdom gleaned from Near Death Experiences, 2 books that will inspire you to live your best life, 2 books about a parent’s transformation when her deceased child reaches out from the Afterlife,  2 heartwarming books that help a child cope with loss, a remarkable book filled with uplifting stories about surviving cancer, a book filled with inspiring real-life stories of incredible people who survived devastating crises and grew in transformative ways, and a totally awesome book that encourages you to heal, because that is the key to unlocking the door to heaven.

Read, raise your vibes and ENJOY!

HAPPY Summer!!

Blessings!  Irene

1. Peter Panagore: Heaven Is Beautiful: How Dying Taught Me Death Is Just the Beginning

Peter is a husband, father, grandfather, a two-time near-death experiencer, a storyteller, an ordained pastor, a writer, a best-selling book author, an entrepreneur, a public speaker, a tv talent, a producer, and more. And he also sees into the souls of people. You’ll especially want to read this International Best Seller about Peter’s first Near Death Experience because it is currently in development for a feature film! 

2. David Richman: Cycle of Lives – 15 People’s Stories, 5000 Miles, and a Journey Through the Emotional Chaos of Cancer

This is a beautifully written and incredibly moving book that portrays 15 individual, surprisingly uplifting cancer stories as it also shares David’s riveting journey riding his bike 5000 miles coast to coast, meeting each of the individuals featured in his book in person along the way.  This thought-provoking collection of astonishing stories can surely help you and inspire you, especially if you or someone you care about is going through cancer or some other major trauma.  It is a very worthy read by a remarkable man.


In 2008, Casey’s beloved 24-year-old son, Jimmy, who was a rising star and professional writer, was accidentally struck and killed by a car while he was walking home from a party.

In this spell binding book, Casey shares a stunning revelation he has received, that there is coming a time when there will be no separation between us on this side of the veil and our loved ones on the other side, because when the veil comes down, that is where heaven will be. And the key to unlocking that door is to help others with their healing. This insights filled book is also very uplifting and heart- warming!

4. Jeff Janssen: 10 LIFE-CHANGING LESSONS FROM HEAVEN: Discover Who You Really Are, Why You’re Here, and How to Find and Fulfill Your Life’s Sacred Purpose

Do you have questions about the Afterlife?  After almost suffering a widow maker heart attack at the relatively young age of 42, Jeff started seeking answers to Life’s Biggest Questions such as: who am I, why are we here, and what happens to us when we die? His serious quest to discover solid and soul-satisfying answers to his questions led Jeff to the stories of over 2,500 Near Death Experience accounts which were synthesized into this enlightening book that addresses many spiritual questions.


Dr. Jeff O’Driscoll is a retired Emergency Physician, an Intuitive Spiritual Mentor, a Speaker, an Artist and the Author of this award- winning memoir that walks readers through a series of near-death experiences in the Emergency Room that opened a window into the spiritual world for Jeff. For twenty-five years, Jeff helped more than 60,000 patients to heal their bodies.  With candor, humor and empathy, Jeff now helps people to identify their gifts, find their own answers and heal their souls. This is a fascinating, enlightening and enjoyable read.

6. David Roland: The Power of Suffering

Dr David Roland is a gifted writer, presenter and psychologist, whose fascinating book poses the following profound question: When our world is turned upside down, what does it do to us, how do we survive it and how do we grow as a result? David’s personal investigation into the nature of human suffering draws together the inspiring real-life stories of 11 incredible people who survived devastating crises and grew in transformative ways.

This book will give you a new perspective on your own life!

7. Yvonne Heath: Love Your Life to Death: How to Plan and Prepare for End of Life so You Can Live Fully Now

This incredibly wise book by Yvonne Heath brings death out of the closet.  An inspiring nurse turned author, speaker and change maker, Yvonne has written this compelling narrative that addresses navigating life to its final passage, motivating people to live their lives fully to help them die peacefully.  It will inspire you!

8. Paige Lee: Choose to Believe: A Story of Miracles, Healing, and the Afterlife

Paige’s grief journey began when her only living birth child, Bryan Frost, was brutally murdered at the age of twenty-three.  Starting with a phone call in the wee hours on September 18, 2008, Paige entered the worst nightmare any parent can imagine.  Paige was completely consumed by her grief but then, Bryan reached out to her from the afterlife.

You’ll love this riveting, healing read!

9. Rosanne Norris: beLEEve: A Journey of Loss, Healing and Hope

This wonderful easy to relate to book is a touching personal narrative about Rosanne’s spiritual journey after the transition of her 30–year-old son Lee and his dog Buddy. beLEEve has been ranked #1 in the United States and also internationally in several categories.

Highly recommended!

10. David Router: Conversations Through my Soul of Presence

David Router was driving down the highway when he had an amazing out-of-body experience that not only averted a major accident, but also served as an invitation to a better life. This wake-up call reopened his own internal spiritual exploration of self and his purpose, inspiring within him a new era of learning, growing, and actualization.

This fascinating book can inspire you to live your life to the fullest!

BONUS READ!! Melissa Lyons: I Will Always Love You

Melissa has written a unique and wise children’s book that is filled with encouraging words to help a child cope with loss. And she has also written a wise and wonderful book about pet loss called Until We Meet Again.

I highly recommend these comforting, healing and beautifully illustrated books for both adults and children!


Enter here to win a signed copy of Irene’s book, They Serve Bagels in Heaven and both of Melissa Lyon’s book, I will Always Love You and Until We Meet Again. Winner will be chosen on July 5th, 2021. Come back to see our July and August giveaways!

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