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Jackie Buxton

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Jackie Buxton is a writer, editor and teacher of creative writing, living in Yorkshire with her husband and two teenage daughters. Author of self-help memoir, Tea & Chemo (Urbane Publications, November 2015), Amazon Kindle Bestseller 2019 and winner of the Live Better With, Best Cancer Book 2017, Jackie's first novel, Glass Houses, was published in July 2016. It's about two women, their terrible mistakes, the repercussions and the silver linings. Jackie's short stories can also be found in three anthologies, as well as in Chase Magazine and on-line.
When not writing or reading, involved in domesticity or teenage taxi driving, Jackie can often be found running, cycling or tripping up though the beautiful Yorkshire countryside. Jackie's
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Tea & Chemo: Fighting Cance...

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Blood, Blood, Glorious Blood (Select)
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Description: I've been away from Goodreads for a while, you could say I've been busy with other things - not all good, but life-affirming, certainly.
Immobility (Nonfiction)
1 chapters   —   updated May 13, 2015 06:35PM
Description: I forgot my phone. I forgot my watch.
Life's Staples (Humor)
1 chapters   —   updated Jun 21, 2013 06:03AM
Description: A bit of a grumpy old woman post but if you've ever lamented the 'inappropriate use' of technology and/or love your pens and paper, this might be for you!
Happy To Judge (Literature & Fiction)
1 chapters   —   updated Mar 12, 2013 05:37AM
Description: Healthy appreciation of Chris Evans, love reading and am quite partial to children. I just had to be a judge.
The Next Big Thing (Literature & Fiction)
1 chapters   —   updated Dec 11, 2012 07:00AM
Description: Karin Bachmann kindly invited me to answer questions about my current writing as part of The Next Big Thing which is circumnavigating its way around the world at the moment, scooping up writers who are just desperate to talk about their babies, err, books.
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Why We Sleep by Matthew Walker
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Phew! As someone who spent thirty years of her life surviving (or, thriving, I thought...) on four hours of sleep a night, feeling blessed that I was the lucky recipient of a sort of twenty-seven hour day, my body clock allowing me the early hours to ...more
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Phew! As someone who spent thirty years of her life surviving (or, thriving, I thought...) on four hours of sleep a night, feeling blessed that I was the lucky recipient of a sort of twenty-seven hour day, my body clock allowing me the early hours to ...more
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The Chemical Detective by Fiona Erskine
The Chemical Detective
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Oh, this is so not my kind of read, I'm not a thriller/ adventure story reader, nor have I ever managed to sit through a whole James Bond without slinking off to go and read a book instead, so I'm not your target audience. However, when the prelude ...more
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Unexploded by Alison MacLeod
Unexploded
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A refreshing angle on a gritty wartime story. I found it so beautifully written that even though there were some slow patches in the plot, I was happy to marvel at Macleod's eloquent expression. Thoroughly recommended. 4.5 stars - just lost a smidge ...more
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What Alice Forgot by Liane Moriarty
What Alice Forgot
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I'm a big fan of Liane Moriarty's superb characterisation and whimsical, wry narratives and this read is no exception. This might even be my favourite as I was totally engrossed in the underlying theme of what it would actually be like to forget what ...more
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Nine Perfect Strangers by Liane Moriarty
Nine Perfect Strangers
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Liane Moriarty could write the instructions for using tooth paste and I'd still chortle. I'm a big fan of all her books with their often thoughtful, even fairly serious underlying themes but with amusing characters and a wry overtone to the ...more
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What Alice Forgot by Liane Moriarty
What Alice Forgot
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I'm a big fan of Liane Moriarty's superb characterisation and whimsical, wry narratives and this read is no exception. This might even be my favourite as I was totally engrossed in the underlying theme of what it would actually be like to forget what ...more
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“True happiness really is a matter of perception.”
Jackie Buxton, Tea & Chemo: Fighting Cancer, Living Life

“At diagnosis, the most terrifying aspect of it all was the not knowing.”
Jackie Buxton, Tea & Chemo: Fighting Cancer, Living Life

“I can categorically state that of all the operations and treatments, and even including the taking of the tiresome Tamoxifen (better known as Tamoxibollox), that the time of not knowing was positively the worst of it all.”
Jackie Buxton, Tea & Chemo: Fighting Cancer, Living Life

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