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Quick Reviews May 2017

  The Gut Health Diet Plan: Recipes to Restore Digestive Health and Boost Wellbeing by Christine Bailey*: An excellent introduction to understanding the gut and how it affects the rest of your body. It is becoming increasingly clear that digestive health plays a major role in a majority of chronic diseases. Bailey discusses not only how …

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Quick Reads March 2017

  Just a few this month. Bless This Mother-effing Home: Sweet Stiches for Snarky Bitches by Katie Kutthroat*: While I love a good, snarky piece of subversive craft – especially ones that incorporate some cleverly placed swearwords – Bless This Mother-Effing Home seemed to have no great thought behind it, so claiming the subversive crafting label …

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Quick Reads Feb 2017

  A Memory of Violets: A Novel of London’s Flower Sellers by Hazel Gaynor: A Memory of Violets came highly recommended and I thoroughly enjoyed it. Bittersweet and heartbreaking it is the story of two orphaned sisters, who became flower girls in Victorian England and what happened to them afterwards. 4 Stars The More of Less: Finding …

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October 2016 Quick Reviews

So many wonderful books out there, and I’m slowly, but surely starting to catch up on my backlog of books to read. Reviews The Perfection Deception: Why Striving to Be Perfect Is Sabotaging Your Relationships, Making You Sick, and Holding Your Happiness Hostage by Jane Bluestein*: This is an excellent book for those of us who …

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About Pain: For Those Who Suffer and Their Caregivers by Rachel B. Aarons

Pain, especially chronic pain, is a difficult topic for us to talk about. If you’ve never experienced chronic pain it is very hard to understand what it’s like to deal with pain on a continuous basis. Even if you have experienced chronic pain, it can be hard to fully comprehend how devastating another type of …

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Quick Reads May 2016

Usually I sort my reviews in chronological order based upon when I read them. This time however I am letting two excellent book “skip the line”. I have published full reviews on both of them on the blog, and I highly recommend you check them out. Reviews How to Communicate Like a Buddhist by Cynthia Kane*: …

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Luther and Katharina by Jody Hedlund

History has always been one of my favourite subjects, and I love well written historical fiction. I am well aware that it is necessary to take most historical fiction with a grain of salt – for pretty much any topic the author will have to do a lot of interpretation both due to lack of information and …

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July 2015 Twitterature

Welcome to Twitterature for July, time off coupled with some illness made for a great reading month in terms of books finished – not so much in terms of the quality of some of the books. As always linking up with the wonderful Moderns Mrs. Darcy.   How She Does It: An everywoman’s guide to breaking …

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June Twitterature 2014

Welcome to Twitterature for June, which was a much busier month than May – at least so far as finishing books goes. As always linking up with the wonderful Moderns Mrs. Darcy. Your Personal Paleo Code: The 3-Step Plan to Lose Weight, Reverse Disease, and Stay Fit and Healthy for Life by Chris Kresser (I read the UK …

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Writer’s Wednesday: Your Personal Paleo Code by Chris Kresser

Your Personal Paleo Code: The 3-Step Plan to Lose Weight, Reverse Disease, and Stay Fit and Healthy for Life (I read the UK edition Your Personal Paleo Diet: Feel and look great by eating the foods that are ideal for your body) is one of the very best introductions I have read to the Paleo dietary …

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