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When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi Book Review

"even if I’m dying, until I actually die, I am still living."Excerpt from: Paul KalanithiWhen Breath Becomes Air Synopsis from Wikipedia When Breath Becomes Air is a non-fiction autobiographical book written by American neurosurgeon Paul Kalanithi. It is a memoir about his life and illness, battling stage IV metastatic lung cancer. It was posthumously published… Continue reading When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi Book Review

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The Chanel Sisters by Judithe Little Book Review

It was so much easier to dream when you knew what to dream of.”Excerpts from:The Chanel SistersJudithe Little Synopsis from Goodreads Antoinette and Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel know they’re destined for something better. Abandoned by their family years before, they’ve grown up under the guidance of pious nuns preparing them for simple lives as the wives… Continue reading The Chanel Sisters by Judithe Little Book Review

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I Remember, Daddy by Katie Matthews Book Review

The trouble was, though, that once the floodgates had opened, there was no way of controlling the flow of memories that were being released.”Excerpt From: I Remember, Daddyby: Matthews, Katie Synopsis from Goodreads: Katie had dreams and blurred memories of her childhood. All she can remember was her father’s physical abuse, anger and violence. She… Continue reading I Remember, Daddy by Katie Matthews Book Review

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Brain On Fire: My Month Of Madness by Susannah Cahalan Book Review

Sometimes, just when we need them, life wraps metaphors up in little bows for us. When you think all is lost, the things you need the most return unexpectedly.”Excerpt From: Brain on Fire: My Month of MadnessSusannah Cahalan Synopsis: The book, Brain on Fire, tells the story of Susanna Cahalan’s sufferring from anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis.… Continue reading Brain On Fire: My Month Of Madness by Susannah Cahalan Book Review