The Dead Moms Club: A Memoir about Death, Grief, and Surviving the Mother of All Losses

The Dead Moms Club: A Memoir about Death, Grief, and Surviving the Mother of All Losses

Kate Spencer lost her mom to cancer when she was 27. In The Dead Moms Club, she walks readers through her experience of stumbling through grief and loss, and helps them to get through it, too. This isn't a weepy, sentimental story, but rather a frank, up-front look at what it means to go through gruesome grief and come out on the other side. An empathetic read, The Dead Mom Kate Spencer lost her mom to cancer when she was 27. In The Dead Moms Club, she walks readers through her experience ...

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Title:The Dead Moms Club: A Memoir about Death, Grief, and Surviving the Mother of All Losses
Author:Kate Spencer
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Genres:Nonfiction
ISBN:1580056873
Format Type:Paperback
Number of Pages:288 pages pages

The Dead Moms Club: A Memoir about Death, Grief, and Surviving the Mother of All Losses Reviews

  • Susannah
    Nov 27, 2017
    To be totally honest, I know Kate IRL (brag) and read an early draft of this book (double brag) so you can take this review with NO grains of salt because, girl, I can be objective. This is a really funny, moving, vulnerable memoir about the biggest, worst loss in Kate?s life, and al...
  • Sue
    Dec 17, 2017
    Unfortunately, I am a new member in this club and I ordered Kate's book to try to find some ideas about dealing with my grief. Because the situations were very different, parts of the book didn't resonate with me but there were other parts that were very meaningful. The author has d...
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    Jan 22, 2018
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    Dec 06, 2017
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    Nov 28, 2017
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    Nov 25, 2017
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  • Katie
    Jan 19, 2018
    First of all, this is the worst club ever and I would like to leave. That said, I did appreciate this book, especially after having a few years to adjust to my membership. My instinct when reading was to compare everything about the author's situation to mine. We were about the sam...
  • Liz Gray
    Nov 24, 2017
    A warning to potential readers: don?t start this book unless you have time to finish it in one or two sittings. It?s that good. Spencer writes in an engaging, self-deprecating and chatty style about a topic that most of us will experience in our lives, and her observations are hear...
  • Meryl
    Jan 18, 2018
    I don't usually read memoirs touching grief but I knew I had to get this book after my own mother passed away two months ago. Kate Spencer wrote this touching and funny tribute to her mom and how she dealt with grief and the aftermath, things that I'm still navigating today. It's a bit...
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    Jan 20, 2018
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  • Lisa
    Dec 09, 2017
    This book wasn't what I expected. I wanted it to go deep, but instead it read like an extremely privileged girl's life experiences with passages like: 'You know those asshole kids who have Christmas presents stacked so high they touch the top of the tree? That's us' or 'I grew up spend...
  • Ari Scott
    Dec 11, 2017
    Kate Spencer has written a moving, colorful, sad, uplifting, helpful, and funny memoir that, both fortunately and unfortunately, came along at the precise time in my life that I needed it. ...
  • Tamie
    Jan 11, 2018
    ? Hi! English isn't my mother language and I'm self-taught, so, sorry for any mispelled words and everything in between. I don't recomend this reading if you recently had lost your mother. You'll hate the author. Just don't read it now, wait at least a few months. Then you will un...
  • Ashley Austrew
    Nov 22, 2017
    I am not a member of The Dead Mom?s Club, yet this book drew me in from the very first page. In this book, Kate Spencer is warm and funny, she?s vulnerable, and most importantly, she?s honest. She tackles the experience of grief by holding nothing back, and the result is a powerf...
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    Dec 08, 2017
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    Dec 26, 2017
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  • Melissa
    Nov 20, 2017
    I've always thought it so interesting and peculiar that eventually every human will experience loss and grief, yet it is such a unique and personal experience. And again, people read nonfiction and memoirs about how to deal with loss, yet one person's coping mechanisms may be the exact...
  • Megan
    Dec 10, 2017
    This book is so so wonderful. I?m not a part of the club, but I think it serves up universal advice about understanding and coping with grief and how to support others as they work through it. It is also somehow VERY funny - just when you start tearing up, Kate offers up a line that ...
  • Kimberly Burkett
    Dec 17, 2017
    I recommend this book to anyone who has lost someone close to them, or anyone who loves someone going through this kind of loss. I discovered the author through an article she wrote and enjoyed it so much I went looking for more. Kate Spencer offers great insight into the grieving proc...
  • Chris Leroux
    Jan 02, 2018
    Kate is very good at injecting just the right amount of humor into an intensely personal and tragic story. There's practical wisdom and guidance here that should inspire countless people grieving similar losses. (3.5 out of 5) ...
  • Ashlee Tominey
    Jan 09, 2018
    This was good thing to read at the time. ...
  • Leah Haugen
    Jan 04, 2018
    Review to come. ...
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    Dec 21, 2017
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  • Lori J Moore
    Dec 17, 2017
    Dead Mom's Club So real. Felt like she was in my head. She had me laughing and crying at some of the difficult times of my own mother's journey with pancreatic cancer. ...
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    Dec 22, 2017
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    Jan 04, 2018
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    Jan 22, 2018
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  • Meghan Pluimer
    Dec 10, 2017
    I wanted to love this book. I lost my mom around the same age as the author and I eagerly ordered it and read it immediately. Unfortunately I did not personally connect with the author?s style. I felt much of the book that she was trying too hard to keep it light and insert jokes bec...
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    Dec 26, 2017
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    Jan 07, 2018
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