This author participates in the Readers' Favorite Free Book Program, which is open to all readers and is completely free. The author will provide you with a free copy of their book in exchange for an honest review. You and the author will discuss what sites you will post your review to and what kind of copy of the book you would like to receive (eBook, PDF, Word, paperback, etc.). To begin, click the purple email icon to send this author a private email.
This author participates in the Readers' Favorite Book Review Exchange Program, which is open to all authors and is completely free. Simply put, you agree to provide an honest review an author's book in exchange for the author doing the same for you. What sites your reviews are posted on (B&N, Amazon, etc.) and whether you send digital (eBook, PDF, Word, etc.) or hard copies of your books to each other for review is up to you. To begin, click the purple email icon to send this author a private email, and be sure to describe your book or include a link to your Readers' Favorite review page or Amazon page.
This author participates in the Readers' Favorite Book Donation Program, which was created to help nonprofit and charitable organizations (schools, libraries, convalescent homes, soldier donation programs, etc.) by providing them with free books and to help authors garner more exposure for their work. This author is willing to donate free copies of their book in exchange for reviews (if circumstances allow) and the knowledge that their book is being read and enjoyed. To begin, click the purple email icon to send this author a private email. Be sure to tell the author who you are, what organization you are with, how many books you need, how they will be used, and the number of reviews, if any, you would be able to provide.
Reviewed by Mamta Madhavan for Readers' Favorite
Vanquishing Cancer: Winning the Fight of Your Life by Steven P. Shepard is a heart-wrenching memoir where readers are taken along with the author on his journey from that of being a young aerospace engineer to that of being diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma, and his battle with cancer. A cancer diagnosis is devastating and at 28 it can crush a person's world. As one reads about the scans, chemotherapy, bloodwork, and nutrition, one learns more about the author's struggles, challenges, courage, strength, hope, trust, and healing as he deals with cancer and the treatment for it. The book focuses mainly on details that appeal to a wider audience and will enable patients to make wise choices regarding their treatment.
This memoir is a good tool to fight cancer and take the first step towards successful treatment and complete recovery. Steven P. Shepard is honest and he takes readers through every stage with patience, giving them detailed information on his struggles and the challenges he met. There is a lot of information that will be helpful for patients and their caregivers and he makes the technical aspects of cancer and its treatment easy to understand. Vanquishing Cancer will help patients fight and beat the disease. The author's positive approach toward dealing with the disease is encouraging and will motivate many patients to tackle their cancer diagnosis and treatment with courage and strength and overcome the challenges. The tips in the book will definitely help patients, caregivers, and those diagnosed with cancer to stay upbeat throughout the process.