• Adoption Nation: How the Adoption Revolution is Transforming Our Families—and America by Adam Pertman (S2, E4: Anne)
  • Adoption Reunion: Ecstasy or Agony? by Evelyn Robinson (S1, E1: Carrie)
  • Adoption Separation: Then and Now by Evelyn Robinson (S1, E1: Carrie)
  • Adoption Therapy: Perspectives from Clients and Clinicians on Processing and Healing Post-Adoption Issues by Laura Dennis (S1, E1: Carrie)
  • Bastards: A Memoir by Mary Anna King (S1, E7: Mary Anna)
  • Black Anthology: Adult Adoptees Claim Their Space (S2, E8: Mariette)
  • Black Baby White Hands: A View from the Crib by Jay John (S1, E6: Liz Prato)
  • Coming Home to Self by Nancy Verrier (S1, E2: Holly; S1, E5: Ellie)
  • Daring Greatly by Brené Brown (S1, E2: Holly)
  • The Family of Adoption by Joyce Maguire Pavao (S2, E4: Anne)
  • Found: A Memoir by Jennifer Lauck (S1, E6: Liz Prato)
  • The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You’re Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You are by Brené Brown (S2, E3: Holly)
  • The Girls Who Went Away by Ann Fessler (S1, E4: Becky)
  • Healing Developmental Trauma: How Early Trauma Affects Self-Regulation, Self-Image, and the Capacity for Relationship by Laurence Heller, PhD & Aline LaPierre PsyD (S1, E12: Davis)
  • Identical Strangers: A Memoir of Twins Separated and Reunited by Elyse Schein and Paula Bernstein (S1, E10: Landric)
  • The Lucky Daughter by Mariama Lockington (S2, E8: Mariette)
  • A Man and His Mother: An Adopted Son's Search by Tim Green (S2, E4: Anne)
  • The Open-Hearted Way to Open Adoption: Helping Your Child Grow Up Whole by Lori Holden (S2, E4: Anne)
  • Primal Wound by Nancy Verrier (S1, E2: Holly; S1, E5: Ellie)
  • Restored by Deanna Shrodes (S1, E1: Carrie)
  • Reunion: A Year in Letters Between a Birthmother and the Daughter She Couldn't Keep by Katie Hern & Ellen McGarry Carlson (S1, E2: Holly)
  • Rising Strong by Brené Brown (S1, E2: Holly)
  • You Don’t Look Adopted by Anne Heffron (S2, E1: Kelley)
  • Worthy To Be Found by Deanna Shrodes (S1, E1: Carrie)






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