Luckiest Girl Alive by Jessica Knoll

Book 27/30. My rating: 3 of 5 starsTifAni FaNelli. I mean, WTF nonsense name is that?!That being said, TifAni FaNelli is ViLe!!! I have never used that word to describe anyone before, either IRL or in a book I've read/TV show or movie I've watched, but fucking hell TifAni FaNelli is fucking vile!!! The worst … Continue reading Luckiest Girl Alive by Jessica Knoll

JS Kicking Cancer’s Ass Theme 9 of 13: The Second Born aka The Nurturer

My mother’s battle with breast cancer is not something I was open to talking about. I do not think I will even manage to fully delve into what that time of our lives was like for me because I am a really private person and it feels like I am sharing my deepest intimate thoughts … Continue reading JS Kicking Cancer’s Ass Theme 9 of 13: The Second Born aka The Nurturer

JS Kicking Cancer’s Ass Theme 8 of 13: The Cancer

October 13th is Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day. It is a day meant to bring understanding to the most serious form of the disease. Many people do not realise that breast cancer itself does not become deadly until it spreads outside of the breasts. In honour of Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day that was yesterday, … Continue reading JS Kicking Cancer’s Ass Theme 8 of 13: The Cancer

Straight Up and Dirty: A Memoir by Stephanie Klein

Book 26/30. My rating: 1 of 5 starsA few pages in and I just KNEW this was going to be a 1 star read.I did not like a lot of things about this book, most of all how really really REALLY clichéd the writing was. Honestly, if Ms. Klein can get a book deal with … Continue reading Straight Up and Dirty: A Memoir by Stephanie Klein

JS Kicking Cancer’s Ass Theme 7 of 13: The Anticipatory Grief

Anticipatory grief is the name given to the tumultuous set of feelings and reactions that occur when someone is expecting the death of a loved one usually due to a terminal illness. Grief that occurs before death can be similar to grief after death (conventional grief) but it is also unique in many ways. Grief before … Continue reading JS Kicking Cancer’s Ass Theme 7 of 13: The Anticipatory Grief

We Were the Mulvaneys by Joyce Carol Oates

Book 25/30. My rating: 1 of 5 starsI have read many boring-AF 1-star books in my life but this is without a doubt the most BORING-AF 1-STAR book of them all!! Seriously!! This is THE MOST BORING BOOK I HAVE EVER READ IN MY ENTIRE LIFE!! It’s taken me 3 weeks to finish it but … Continue reading We Were the Mulvaneys by Joyce Carol Oates