Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Chicken Soup for the Soul - Hope and Healing for Your Breast Cancer Journey: A Book Review



About Chicken Soup for the Soul:


Chicken Soup for the Soul Publishing, LLC, publishes all the latest titles in the famous Chicken Soup for the Soul book series which are distributed through Simon and Schuster, Inc. Since 1993, books in the Chicken Soup for the Soul series have sold more than 112 million copies in the US and Canada alone, with titles translated into more than 40 languages. Chicken Soup for the Soul Publishing also licenses the right to use its famous trademark to high quality licensees. The company is currently implementing a plan to expand into all media, is working with TV networks on several TV shows and is developing a major Internet presence dedicated to life improvement, emotional support, inspiration and wellness. In 2007, USA Today named Chicken Soup for the Soul one of the five most memorable and impactful books in the last quarter century. For more information visit: www.chickensoup.com.
After 15 years of bringing real people and their stories together to touch the lives of others, Chicken Soup for the Soul has gone beyond the bookstore to become a world leader in life improvement.  Chicken Soup for the Soul is home to the largest catalog of user-generated, life-changing stories. Through books, movies, DVDs, online resources and other partnerships it brings hope, courage, inspiration and love to hundreds of millions of people around the world. Chicken Soup for the Soul authors and readers belong to a one-of-a-kind global community that shares advice, support, guidance, comfort, and knowledge.


About Hope and Healing for Your Breast Cancer Journey:
Surviving and Thriving During and After Your Diagnosis and Treatment
Inspiring Chicken Soup for the Soul stories and accessible leading-edge medical information from Dr. Julie Silver of Harvard Medical School. The stories in this book from women with breast cancer and their family members, along with the up-to-date medical information provided, will give you inspiration, strength and hope. This book will educate and comfort you and will serve as a support group from diagnosis through treatment to rehabilitation and recovery.
My Review:


I have known far too many people in my life effected by cancer over the last 20 years, including myself. I am a seven year cancer survivor, being diagnosed when I was 32 years old. The diagnosis obviously changed my life, but I was so glad to have my faith in Christ to help me through the journey, my family and friends, and many wonderful books that provided support as well. Recently, I had the opportunity to review a new release from Chicken Soup for the Soul - Hope and Healing for your Breast Cancer Journey.

Chicken Soup books are known for their inspirational stories and they certainly do not fall from this with this release. It is the perfect read for those just starting on the journey, in the midst of treatment or been in remission for a while. 

My favorite chapters were chapter eight (Start Writing!), and chapter four (Begin a Gratitude Journal). Though I did not have breast cancer, alot of the tips and stories in this book can be transferred to all cancer types. Each person has their own individual journey and this book can be read by all, including a person's support team members.

If you know of a friend or family member that is on their journey through breast cancer, this would be the perfect way to encourage them, or yourself. 

I highly recommend this book and give it a huge thumbs up.

BUY IT: You can purchase Hope and Healing for Your Breast Cancer Journey at your favorite bookseller, from Chicken Soup for the Soul

***I received a complimentary copy of this book, courtesy of the Chicken Soup for the Soul Blog Network, for the purpose of review on this blog. All opinions expressed are my own, and I have not been compensated in any other manner***

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