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.
Reviewed by Sefina Hawke for Readers' Favorite
Cherishable (An Illuminating Guide for Caregivers and Patients) by Julie J. Wylie is a non-fiction audiobook that would be best suited for those who have received a terminal diagnosis, those who know someone who has received a terminal diagnosis, and those in a grief-related field of work. This Christian grief book shares Julie’s own journey with grief and terminal illness that began when her mother received a terminal diagnosis. Julie’s journey was not only one of loss but one filled with beautiful remembrance rituals.
Cherishable (An Illuminating Guide for Caregivers and Patients) by Julie J. Wylie was a very well-written and well-narrated audiobook that made quite an emotional impact on me. As a psychology graduate who has studied the grieving process, I found this audiobook to be a valuable information source for ways that people can deal with the grief that comes from a terminal diagnosis in a healthy manner; by taking action to create remembrance rituals and to enjoy the time one has left with those around them. On an emotional level, as someone who has lost a grandmother to a terminal illness, I can only say that I wish I had listened to this audiobook prior to her passing as I feel it would have helped both of us deal with her oncoming eternal rest better.
The narrator of this audiobook was Julie J. Wylie. Ms. Wylie may not be a critically acclaimed voice actress, but no one would know that from her stellar audio performance. Ms. Wylie’s passion was clearly heard in her narration of Cherishable. She did a simply spectacular job of drawing out the sentiments buried within this guide and sharing the emotions she felt along her own life journey with me.