Kicking the Bucket List coverCheck out this new review in the November issue of Midwest Book Reviews:

Synopsis: In the pages of “Kicking the Bucket List: 100 Downsizing & Organizing Things to Do Before You Die”, death educator Gail Rubin brings a light touch to her readers on how to organize and prepare for end-of-life issues. “Kicking the Bucket List” covers tackling downsizing without being overwhelmed by the job; evaluating what to keep, toss, donate and recycle; creatively removing excess goods from the home; manage finances for today and tomorrow; organizing for a funeral and creating a legacy. “Kicking the Bucket List” is especially appropriate for members of the Baby Boom generation who are now facing their parents estates and their own downsizing.

Critique: “Kicking the Bucket List: 100 Downsizing & Organizing Things to Do Before You Die” is packed from cover to cover with practical, useful information. Thoroughly ‘reader friendly’ in organization and presentation, “Kicking the Bucket List” will prove an extraordinarily valued and appreciated addition to community library collections. For personal reading lists that “Kicking the Bucket List” is also available in a Kindle format ($7.99). It should be noted that “Kicking the Bucket List” is the eighth title in the Bucket List series, and supports the work of the nonprofit National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization and the National Hospice Foundation. A Certified Thanatologist, Gail Rubin also writes The Family Plot Blog at

Kicking the Bucket List

Gail Rubin

Rio Grande Books

925 Salamanca St NW, Los Ranchos De, Albuquerque, NM 87107

 9781943681150, $15.95, PB, 128pp,

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