#EmptyShelf19: January Reads

So this month, I read the following: With the End in Mind: Dying, Death, and Wisdom in an Age of Denial by Kathryn Mannix My rating: 5 of 5 stars This book came recommended by the #YouMeBigC podcast, within their episode on ‘death’ (not passing on, etc), and also in Instagram @thecancerchrons reckoned it was one of the best books she’d ever read, so I downloaded it from the library! I found it powerful, gentle,…

#EmptyShelf18: December Reads

The Improbability of Love by Hannah Mary Rothschild My rating: 3 of 5 stars I found this a pretty enjoyable book - there were bits of it that felt a bit mish-mashy, and there were slightly too many characters to keep track of, and the ending felt a bit abrupt after so many pages. The characters, however, were interesting, and the insights into the world of fine/high art were definitely fascinating (but not too bogged…

#EmptyShelf18: November Reads

Confessions of a Tinderella by Rosy Edwards My rating: 4 of 5 stars I was looking for some lightweight chick lit, and to learn a bit about Tinder! Definitely got some insights into that as a platform, methinks, and the main character was written in a way that feel like want to get behind her and push her on. It’s not a book I’m going to read over and over but I enjoyed it! SEO…

#EmptyShelf18 October Reads

I've been reading some good books this month: F*** You Cancer: How to face the big C, live your life and still be yourself by Deborah James My rating: 5 of 5 stars Along with Tea and Chemo, this is probably going to be a book I’ll recommend to a whole lot of people (undergoing treatment or friends with those who do). I’ve read this book in 2 sittings whilst trying to deal with fatigue…

[Reviews] #Cancer Keeps you Netflix Busy!

One of the best ways to keep yourself amused whilst dealing with cancer treatment is Netflix. People are always asking for recommendations, so, although I've just cancelled my membership for the next couple of months (no time!), here's the stuff I've enjoyed! The Crown This was the series that led me to take up a temporary Netflix membership. Black Mirror This was the other series I wanted to see, though no episode beats 'Be Right Back'…