The End of Your Life Book Club by Will Schwalbe

I really liked this book. It’s Will’s account of the book club that he and his mom had during her two years of fighting cancer. I liked the way they talked about books and how current choices/themes influenced future ones. Also, I respected that their love of reading was a strong fulcrum for their relationship, and for his mom’s savouring of life. She comes across as an extraordinary woman, which also makes this novel a lovely hommage by a son. I had read criticism that Will sounds unemotional and, therefore, unbelievable. However, I found him (and his mom) to be more stoic. Because of this book, I added many titles to my To Read list.

Gwenamon says: Quite inspiring

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bookworm, confidante, creative director, cyclist, global wanderer, music lover, shutterbug, shoe shopper, snowboarder, writer, yoga geek. i'm also a very proud mama of a lil mister named james.
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