#EmptyShelf19: December 2019

After realising I’d finished NO books in November, I made more effort in December (and of course, there was surgery recovery too): On Smaller Dogs and Larger Life Questions by Kate Figes My rating: 4 of 5 stars Despite the age difference, a lot of the experience in this book resonated with me – trying […]

#EmptyShelf19: October Books

Well, a slow, but quality month of reading – I’m partway through several other books, but this is the only one that I’ve finished – and it was an important one to feed into our joint session at #PremDac19: Finding God in a Culture of Fear by Joanne Cox-Darling My rating: 5 of 5 stars […]

#EmptyShelf19: September

This month I have read: Ticking Off Breast Cancer by Sara Liyanage My rating: 5 of 5 stars I have connected with Sara online over the past couple of years, as she was ahead of me on the ‘breast cancer journey’ (we’re not a fan of that phrase), and had lots of great advice to […]

#EmptyShelf19: June

Last month I read: Women Food and God: An Unexpected Path to Almost Everything by Geneen Roth My rating: 4 of 5 stars Trying to decide what I think of this book – been on my shelf a long time and I know her work influences Beyond Chocolate (which I can already see has had […]

#EmptyShelf19: May

This month I read: Beyond Words: Illness and the Limits of Expression by Kathlyn Conway My rating: 4 of 5 stars I’m looking at interrogating my own writing about my experiences of cancer, and there was a lot of interesting material in this book. I read more deeply the first half, reading somewhat faster the […]