The best books on reincarnation

Who am I?

Tina Proffitt is a former educator in love with writing romance novels, who believes there’s nothing more romantic than reincarnating with those she loves. After her first one-on-one past life reading with Dr. Doris E. Cohen, she was hooked and has never looked back. (Pun intended) She wants to share her passion for living a life free from fear and full of love. She writes reincarnation romance novels in the genres of mystery, science fiction, contemporary, and YA.


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Come Back: How Past Lives with Animals Changed the Way I Think about Death

By Tina Proffitt,

Book cover of Come Back: How Past Lives with Animals Changed the Way I Think about Death

What is my book about?

Come Back is the story of significant past lifetimes of one woman with the animals in her life. Reincarnationpast lives, continuity of the soul, whatever you call it, all souls are eternal. Every living thing has a soul, including our animals. The proof is all around us, that feeling of having known someone before, that moment of recognition when you look into another's eyes.

Whether you are interested in animal communication, are coping with the loss of your pet, or just want to read stories about animal's past lives, there is something in this book that will speak to your heart. The stories of reunited souls will warm your heart and give you hope for the future. This life on Earth is not all there is. When our bodies die, our souls live on, and that includes dogs, cats, rabbits, birds, horses, you name it. If you have ever lost a beloved pet and wondered what happened to them after they died, this is the book for you.

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Tyson's Gift: How an 8-Pound K9 Became a Man's Greatest Spiritual Guide

By Brandon Wainwright,

Book cover of Tyson's Gift: How an 8-Pound K9 Became a Man's Greatest Spiritual Guide

Why this book?

Tyson’s Gift: How an 8-Pound K9 Became a Man’s Greatest Spiritual Guide by police officer Brandon Wainwright is the story this country needs to hear, especially now. From beginning to end, the author brings the reader into his personal life and the ups and downs of his relationships with an openness that appeals to mother, father, sister, or brother. Anyone who has ever loved or been loved by an animal will find healing and hope for the future, that we never really have to say goodbye when our hearts are open.


Unfinished Business: What the Dead Can Teach Us about Life

By James Van Praagh,

Book cover of Unfinished Business: What the Dead Can Teach Us about Life

Why this book?

While James Van Praagh’s book titled Unfinished Business: What the Dead Can Teach Us About Life is not strictly dealing with reincarnation, but rather, what those who have passed over want us to know, it is founded on the same principle—that life and death are not about punishment and reward but compassion and love. Told on a case-by-case basis, the book aims a spotlight on just how important our earthly relationships are. And those souls, who have moved out of their bodies, are determined to have their messages heard, whether to right wrongs, settle debts, or, as in most cases, to ask for simple forgiveness from those they wronged on earth.


Reincarnation: The Missing Link In Christianity

By Elizabeth Clare Prophet, Erin Lynn Prophet,

Book cover of Reincarnation: The Missing Link In Christianity

Why this book?

For those with a religious upbringing like mine, Elizabeth Clare Prophet’s book, Reincarnation: The Missing Link in Christianity, may prove a fascinating read. And for those many brought up in the Southern Baptist culture of fear and punishment like I was, the idea of living other lives can be a frightening one or a welcome one, particularly when seen as a second chance, instead of through the lens of the Biblical concepts of judgment and Hell. It is a scholarly read, in that the more you know about the Bible, the more you will get out of reading it.


Zack Files 01: Great-Grandpa's in the Litter Box

By Dan Greenburg, Jack E. Davis,

Book cover of Zack Files 01: Great-Grandpa's in the Litter Box

Why this book?

On a much lighter note, The Zack Files Great Grandpa’s in the Litter Box by Dan Greenburg is a children’s chapter book with a big message, using humor to sum up what reincarnation really is (at least when souls reincarnate as pets). In a nutshell, the titular cat reincarnates to clear up unfinished business with his loved ones who survived him. This book manages to simplify in less than sixty pages what could take a scholar a lifetime to disseminate.


Repetition: Past Lives, Life, and Rebirth

By Doris Eliana Cohen,

Book cover of Repetition: Past Lives, Life, and Rebirth

Why this book?

Finally, Repetition: Past Lives, Life, and Rebirth written by clinical psychologist and psychotherapist, Doris Eliana Cohen, Ph.D. is a book focused on healing. Whether the reader is interested in learning how to heal from past-life traumas that are hindering their growth or move on from dysfunctional relationships, this book offers professional help and support. It also illuminates the nuts and bolts of different ways a soul can reincarnate. Most surprising of all may be how much free will is involved in the process, not at all the never-ending cycle of death and rebirth or the mislabeled karma of punishment for previous wrong-doings. This book offers the hope of taking responsibility for one’s life and the possibility of healing many past lives in one’s own current lifetime.


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