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Chicken Soup for the Breast Cancer Survivor's Soul: Stories to Inspire, Support and Heal

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  • Posted May 23, 2009

    An inspiring collection of stories that help get you through a difficult time in your life

    This is a book that has a collection of stories that will make you laugh and cry ... but is very inspirational and motivating to someone receiving a diagnosis of breast cancer. Unfortunately, I have given it as a gift to others to help them through a life changing moment. It was a book I enjoyed reading while recovering .... it made me laugh .... and realize others have gone through the same or worse experience. When faced with a life changing event in our lives we are stronger than we realize. If there is someone going through treatment of breast cancer this is a good book when they are feeling well enough to read it ... buy it!!!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted October 20, 2013

    Title: Chicken Soup For The Survivor's Soul Stories to Inspire,

    Title: Chicken Soup For The Survivor's Soul
    Stories to Inspire, Support and Heal
    Author: Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen & Mary Olsen Kelly
    Publisher: Chicken Soup For The Soul Publishing
    Published: 8-7-2012
    ISBN: 9781453279137
    E-Book ASIN: B009EIYQ8G
    Pages: 294
    Genre: Religion, Spirituality

    You would be hard pressed to find anyone not touched by in some way by the insidious disease of Breast Cancer, myself included. I have lost two friends and have many more that have been diagnosed with it or know someone else who has. Chicken Soup For The Breast Cancer Survivor's Soul is a collection of inspiring stories. They offer comfort and encouragement to both the person fighting to survive and beat this terrible disease and those that love and help care for them.

    As I read these stories I was in awe of the strength and determination of the storytellers and pray that I display the fighting spirit that they have. As I said I have many who have known the fear felt when the doctor looks at you and tells you you have breast cancer. I have already purchased 3 copies of this book for my friends still undergoing treatment and 2 more for the families of the two I lost over the last year. You will find these stories lifting your spirits whether you know someone fighting for their life or are doing so yourself. If you are feeling you are alone in your fight pick up a copy today and light a spark in the darkness and you will notice the twinkling of hundreds of other lights. Behind each light is another soul reaching out to bring you comfort and offer you a hand to remind you that you are not alone and encourage you along your way.

    A Chicken Soup Book I had managed to miss and am so glad the Publishers offered it for review through NetGalley and I was approved to review it for them. Thank you. I enjoyed Chicken Soup For The breast Cancer Survivor's Soul tremendously. As always this is a quality book.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 9, 2010

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    I simply love the Chicken Soup series of books. They are worth every moment spent reading each page. I'd also recommend that you buy "When God Stopped Keeping Score," another great book, which takes an eye opening look at forgiveness. Given the chance, it will change your life. It did that for me.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 13, 2010

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    Very Helpful Book For Survivors

    I can't even begin to do the Chicken Soup For The Soul series justice by trying to write a simple review for any of the books in the series. I have read so many of these books that we'd be here all day for me just to give you the names of the ones that I have read. Furthermore, I have given countless others away as gifts to family and friends. All I can say is that each book is everything that I expected and more. I would definitely recommend any one of the books in this series for you and/or someone that you love.

    For anyone who feels bound by their anger, guilt, hurt or pain, I also recommend "When God Stopped Keeping Score." I thought that "When God Stopped Keeping Score" was just about overcoming forgiveness, I soon learned, it was about so much more than that. The author actually pulls back the curtain to his own life, to offer an intimate look at the true power of forgiveness and reveals the emotional price that you must be willing to pay to live without it.

    All of this, while still offering up interesting and often tear worthy stories that showed you just how you should deal with friends, family and more importantly, yourself when things do go wrong. The author more importantly reveals the key to keeping these relationships strong even in the face of adversity.

    Having read it, I feel like a better person. Maybe that's because this book spoke to me and not down to me. I have read a lot of books that was written like I didn't know anything. What the author of "When God Stopped Keeping Score" does is talk to you like a friend. I needed that. You will understand why when you read it for yourself. It is on sale here on

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    Posted February 22, 2011

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