What Remains – Rupert Callender

Published By: Chelsea GreenPages: 336Released On: 15/09/2022 When he became an undertaker, Rupert Callender undertook to deal with the dead for the sake of the living. What Remains? is the brilliant, unforgettable story of the life and work of the world’s first punk undertaker – but it is also a book about ordinary, everyday humanityContinue reading “What Remains – Rupert Callender”

And Finally – Henry Marsh

Published By: Penguin Random HousePages: 240Released On: 01/09/2022 As a retired brain surgeon, Henry Marsh thought he understood illness, but he was unprepared for the impact of his diagnosis of advanced cancer. And Finally explores what happens when someone who has spent a lifetime on the frontline of life and death finds himself contemplating what mightContinue reading “And Finally – Henry Marsh”

Things I Wish I Knew Before My Mom Died – Ty Alexander

Published By: Mango PublishingPages: 154Released On: 29/09/2016 The grieving process. Ty Alexander of Gorgeous in Grey is one of the top bloggers today with a wonderful personal connection with her readers. This is never more apparent than when she speaks about her mother. The pain of loss for mourners is universal. Yet, we all grieve differently. For Alexander,Continue reading “Things I Wish I Knew Before My Mom Died – Ty Alexander”

The Worst Girl Gang Ever – Bex Gunn and Laura Buckingham

Published By: HQPages: 304Released On: 04/08/2022 Following pregnancy loss, it can feel like you’ve forgotten how to speak and need to learn a new language. You can tell your story to a room full of people but if no-one speaks this new language, they won’t understand. They will try but ultimately, they won’t fully graspContinue reading “The Worst Girl Gang Ever – Bex Gunn and Laura Buckingham”

This is Not a Pity Memoir – Abi Morgan

Published By: John MurrayPages: 304Released On: 12/05/2022 One morning in June, Abi had her to-do list – drop the kids to school, get coffee and go to work. Jacob had a bad headache so she added ’pick up steroids’. She returned home and found the man she loved and fought and laughed with for twentyContinue reading “This is Not a Pity Memoir – Abi Morgan”

Glittering a Turd – Kris Hallenga

Published By: UnboundPages: 280Released On: 19/08/2021 Kris was living a totally normal life as a twenty-three-year-old: travelling the world, falling in love, making plans. However, when she found a lump in her boob and was told that it was not only cancer, but also incurable, life took on a completely new meaning. She was diagnosedContinue reading “Glittering a Turd – Kris Hallenga”

The Adult Side of Dyslexia – Kelli Sandman-Hurley

Published By: Jessica Kingsley Publisher Pages: 128Released On: 18/11/2021 This book combines moving accounts of the lived experience of dyslexia adults with tips and strategies for surmounting the challenges you or a loved one or family member may face. Drawing on in-depth interviews, Kelli Sandman-Hurley explores common themes such as school experiences; the impact ofContinue reading “The Adult Side of Dyslexia – Kelli Sandman-Hurley”

Generations: Does When You’re Born Shape Who You Are? – Bobby Duffy

Published By: Atlantic BooksPages: 304Date Released: 02/09/2021 Are millennials entitled and lazy? Are baby boomers the most sexually liberal generation? Was generation X the last group to show loyalty to political parties? In this original and deeply researched book, polling expert and professor of public policy Bobby Duffy explores how when we’re born determines ourContinue reading “Generations: Does When You’re Born Shape Who You Are? – Bobby Duffy”

Fat Cow, Fat Chance – Dame Jenni Murray

Published by: DoubledayPages: 253Date released: 02/07/2020Date read: 28/05/2021 At sixty-four, Jenni Murray’s weight had become a disability. She avoided the scales, she wore a uniform of baggy black clothes, refused to make connections between her weight and health issues and told herself she was fat and happy. She was certainly fat. But the happy partContinue reading “Fat Cow, Fat Chance – Dame Jenni Murray”

Dear Life – Dr Rachel Clarke

Published by: Little, BrownPages: 336Date released: 30/01/2020Date read: 03/06/2020 As a specialist in palliative medicine, Dr Rachel Clarke chooses to inhibit a place many people would find too tragic to contemplate. Every day she tries to bring care and comfort to those reaching the end of their lives and to help make dying more bearable.Continue reading “Dear Life – Dr Rachel Clarke”