#EmptyShelf18: May 2018

There Is No Good Card for This: What To Say and Do When Life Is Scary, Awful, and Unfair to People You Love by Kelsey Crowe My rating: 5 of 5 stars I have really enjoyed receiving cards by one of the authors of this book, and always wanted to read the book. Found it on a cheap kindle deal, and have really enjoyed reading it whilst sat in hospital waiting rooms! A mix of…

#EmptyShelf18: April Reads

Here's what I've read this month: Spark by Alice Broadway My rating: 4 of 5 stars Friends had recommended the first book in the series, which I enjoyed, and was left wondering ‘what next’, so here we are. I read the book in one evening and enjoyed the way it demonstrated that history (the stories the inked and the blanks tell each other about the others) is very different depending upon who tells it. The…

#EmptyShelf18: March Reads

So here's a few books I've read this month: Where Am I Now? by Mara Wilson My rating: 4 of 5 stars This book had been teasing me to read it from the pile next to my bed since a friend sent it to me to read during the long hours of cancer. I read it in one long sitting as I was intrigued to know more ... I’m not sure if I’ve seen Matilda…

#EmptyShelf18: February Reads

Sleeping a lot more as we get towards the end of chemotherapy ... according to GoodReads, I'm still 'currently reading' 49 books, but here's the four I finished in February: The Angry Chef: Bad Science and the Truth about Healthy Eating by Anthony Warner My rating: 4 of 5 stars This is one of those books that I've turned down quite a few pages at the corners to return back to. It's clear, even in…

#EmptyShelf18: January Reads

I'm keeping my #EmptyShelf18 reads simple this year. I'll read, post short reviews on Goodreads (which shows that I currently have 49 books on the go, and over 700 on my shelves awaiting reading), and then once a month, post a digest of reviews on my blog. Aiming for 40 full books this year... How to be Champion: My Autobiography by Sarah Millican My rating: 4 of 5 stars I enjoy watching Sarah Millican on…
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