My Mad Dad by Robyn Hollingworth reviewed

Title: My Mad Dad Author: Robyn Hollingworth Genre: Non Fiction Publisher: TRAPEZE Release Date: 2018-04 Format: Ebook Pages: 256 Source: NetGalley Inadvertent cross-dressing Attempted murder Jail break A waltz at a funeral A hernia the size of Guernsey Heartbreaking and darkly comic, these are the moments that litter the messy road from cared-for to carer, …

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With the End in Mind by Kathryn Mannix reviewed

Title: With the End in Mind: Dying, Death and Wisdom in an Age of Denial Author: Kathryn Mannix Genre: Biography & Autobiography Publisher: HarperCollins UK Release Date: December 28, 2017 Format: Ebook Pages: 216 Source: NetGalley In this unprecedented book, palliative medicine pioneer Dr Kathryn Mannix explores the biggest taboo in our society and the …

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Love and Laughter in the Time of Chemotherapy by M Pawagi

Title: Love and Laughter in the Time of Chemotherapy Author: Manjusha Pawagi Genre: Non fiction Publisher: Second Story Press Release Date: October 10, 2017 Format: ebook Pages: 288 Source: NetGalley Manjusha Pawagi, a successful family court judge, has written a not-so-typical memoir about her experience with cancer. Wryly funny and stubbornly hopeful, this is her …

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The Language of Dying by Sarah Pinborough reviewed

Title: The Language of Dying Author: Sarah Pinborough Genre: Fiction Publisher: Quercus Books Release Date: 01 December, 2016 Format: ebook Pages: 88 Source: NetGalley A woman sits beside her father’s bedside as the night ticks away the final hours of his life. As she watches over her father, she relives the past week and the …

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Dying, A Memoir by Cory Taylor reviewed

Title: Dying, A Memoir Author: Cory Taylor Genre: Non fiction Publisher: Canongate Books Release Date: 03 November, 2016 Format: ebook Pages: 160 Source: NetGalley Read  Cory Taylor is one of Australia’s celebrated novelists, the author of the brilliant Me and Mr Booker (winner of the Commonwealth Writers Prize, Pacific region), and My Beautiful Enemy (shortlisted …

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Inch Levels by Neil Hegarty reviewed

Title: Inch Levels Author: Neil Hegarty Genre: Mystery Publisher: Head of Zeus Release Date: 08 September, 2016 Format: ebook Pages: 320 Source: NetGalley A haunting debut set in the harsh, beautiful landscape of Ireland’s north coast. Patrick Jackson lies on his deathbed in Derry and recalls a family history marked by secrecy and silence, and …

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