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Enjoyed The Shack? We’ve scoured the web for book blogs and looked at all of their recommendations for books that are similar to The Shack. Here are 6 books that you may like if you liked The Shack.

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The Five People You Meet in Heaven
Mitch Albom - 2003-09-23
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A war veteran named Eddie dies trying to save a little girl at an amusement park. He awakens in the afterlife and meets five people who explain his life to him. Through their stories, Eddie learns the unexpected connections of his life and the meaning behind it. An emotional novel that challenges our conceptions of heaven and the purpose of our lives.
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Charlie St. Cloud
A Novel
Ben Sherwood - 2017-09-01 (first published in 2004)
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A man in a New England fishing village can see and communicate with his deceased younger brother. When a captivating woman enters his life, they form an uncommon bond that leads to a race against time and a choice between holding on and letting go. Explore the themes of death, loss, and the power of love in this heartwarming story.
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The Delight of Being Ordinary
A Road Trip with the Pope and the Dalai Lama (Vintage Contemporaries)
Roland Merullo - 2017-04-11
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Get ready for a playful adventure with The Delight of Being Ordinary. Follow the Pope and the Dalai Lama as they embark on a secret vacation through the Italian countryside, shedding their robes to experience the joys and challenges of everyday life. Along the way, they're joined by the Pope's neurotic cousin and his estranged wife, who adds an eccentric twist to the journey. With good humor, intrigue, and spiritual fulfillment, author Roland Merullo delivers a heartwarming story that transcends cultural and political barriers.
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The Lovely Bones
Alice Sebold - 2006-09-01 (first published in 2002)
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This highly emotional and captivating book tells the story of Susie Salmon, a fourteen-year-old girl who was murdered in 1973. From her new home in heaven, Susie watches as her family and friends struggle to cope with her loss, while her killer tries to evade detection. Despite the heart-wrenching topic, The Lovely Bones manages to weave in themes of hope, humor, and even joy, making it a truly remarkable read.
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If I Stay
Gayle Forman - 2009-04-02
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This moving novel follows 17-year-old Mia as she grapples with the tough choice of whether to pursue her passion for music, at the cost of leaving loved ones behind. Then tragedy strikes, leaving Mia with only one choice that truly matters. Ultimately, If I Stay highlights the power of love and family, and the difficult decisions we all must face.
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Forgiving Ararat
Gita Nazareth - 2009-12-11
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A young lawyer dies and is unexpectedly recruited by elite lawyers to defend souls at the Final Judgment. She searches for answers and attempts to recreate her previous life, while embarking on a quest to bring her killer to justice. With mythical prose and praise from legendary authors, Forgiving Ararat is a book that bridged the chasm between life and death. Perfect for fans of The Lovely Bones, this book is a profound exploration of the Trial we all must face.