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Words to Live By

The End of Your Life Book Club by Will Schwalbe isn’t a new book, but it is a beautiful one which touched my heart. It is a memoir based on the author’s relationship and experiences with his mother after she … Continue reading

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Footprints

The Deal of a Lifetime is a new novella by Fredrik Backman. The unusual story requires a short amount of time to read, but took me a good while to contemplate. Told in the first-person, a father with cancer meets a … Continue reading

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La Dolce Vita

100 Days of Happiness by Fausto Brizzi is an emotional story about a married man named Lucio who, just prior to his 40th birthday, discovers he has advanced cancer of the liver. Lucio has two young children, a dog who … Continue reading

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Essence

Like Family by Paolo Giordano was delivered to my doorstep and read during the month which will mark the my late sister Joan’s 64th birthday. It will be the first since her passing in May of this year. The irony of … Continue reading

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Sheer Poetry

I Regret Everything: A Love Story by Seth Greenland took my breath away. The fictional story about a young male attorney practicing in New York, who is also a gifted poet writing under a pseudonym, and his relationship with the … Continue reading

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Bravo Bruno

When I heard Bruno Cortis, M.D., a cardiologist, speak about his book entitled Heal Your Cancer, I wanted to give him a huge hug because it was obvious to me that he is someone who sincerely embraces life and loves … Continue reading

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