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Quick Lit: Mini-Reviews of Some Recent Reads – October 2021 Edition

A roundup of some of my recent reads in a mini-review format including nonfiction and fiction books and audiobooks.
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Book Review: Recovery from Lyme Disease by Daniel A. Kinderlehrer, MD

For those suffering from Lyme disease or that think they may have symptoms, this book offers comprehensive information ranging from symptoms to diagnosis to treatment, with numerous options.
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Book Review: The Hospital by Brian Alexander

An in-depth look at a struggling small-town hospital in Ohio and the personal stories of patients struggling to pay for their health care.
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Books that Came My Way in March 2021

A round-up of book that were added to my bookshelves in March including fiction, nonfiction, and children's books.
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Book Review: The Antidote for Everything by Kimmery Martin

Friendship, romance, and a story ripped from the headlines make this a page-turner.
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Book Review: The Queen of Hearts By Kimmery Martin

THE QUEEN OF HEARTS By: Kimmery Martin Published: February 13, 2018 – Paperback February 5, 2019 Publisher: Berkley Fiction/Women’s Fiction I have always loved reading books with a medical setting, either fiction or non-fiction. One of my all-time-favorite TV shows is ER and I’ve seen every episode. So, when I read the synopsis for this…
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Book Review: Surgeon’s Story By Mark Oristano and Giveaway

SURGEON’S STORY Inside OR-3 with One of America’s Top Pediatric Heart Surgeons By: Mark Oristano with Kristine Guleserian, MD Published: February 28, 2017 Publisher: Authority Publishing Non-Fiction I’m participating in the Pump Up Your Book Blog Tour for Oristano’s book, SURGEON’S STORY. I love medical memoirs and this focus on a pediatric cardiothoracic surgeon was…
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Book Review: Bedlam’s Door by Mark Rubinstein, MD

BEDLAM’S DOOR True Tales of Madness and Hope By: Mark Rubinstein Published: September 1, 2016 Publisher: Thunder Lake Press Non-Fiction/Medical Memoir I often find medical non-fiction interesting and really enjoy reading true stories of medical anomalies or stories where patients overcame medical struggles. In BEDLAM’S DOOR, stories of mental illness are told through the eyes…
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Book Review: Working Stiff By Judy Melinek and T.J. Mitchell

WORKING STIFF Two Years, 262 Bodies, and the Making of a Medical Examiner By: Judy Melinek, M.D. and T.J. Mitchell Published: August 12, 2014 Publisher: Scribner Non-Fiction For some reason, I am fascinated by medical memoirs. This one is kind of on the other end of medical…more in the morgue, but still an interesting look…
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Book Review: Being Mortal By Atul Gawande

BEING MORTAL Medicine and What Matters in the End By: Atul Gawande Published: October 7, 2014 Publisher: Metropolitan Books Non-Fiction I learned a lot about dying during my time working in Hospice. I saw families so overcome with grief that I wasn’t sure how they could go on. But, I also saw relief in some…
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