#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 […]

[CAMPAIGN] Respect Girls More – Take Down Your Sign

On 5th August, a friend of a friend spotted the following sign in Missguided in Bluewater, and shared it on Facebook: A bit of momentum built up on Facebook/Twitter about it, and Rachel Gardner set up a 38 Degrees Petition that evening, with this reasoning (something I’ve referred to in my book): Teenage girls feel under […]

#Emptyshelf17 #22 Life Hurts by Elizabeth McNaught

Life Hurts by Elizabeth McNaught My rating: 4 of 5 stars This is not a particularly long book, but packed with interesting insights from the perspective of a survivor (although as she says still an ongoing battle) who is now a Dr. I have known Lizzie’s dad for years so saw the book appear in […]

#EmptyShelf17 #18 Big Girl by @mskelseymiller

Big Girl: How I Gave Up Dieting and Got a Life by Kelsey Miller My rating: 5 of 5 stars I started reading this last week & just finished today. There’s a great mix of humour & vulnerability in this book, with a whole lot of it touching a closer to home than I expected. […]