Try Herding Cats When Life Feels Like Too Much

Herding Cats
by Sarah Andersen
Humour, Nonfiction, Autobiography, Graphic Novels
Herding Cats (Sarah's Scribbles, #3)
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[[I was given a free copy of this book in return for my honest review.]]

The world is absolutely @%#$&% and sometimes it might feel like there’s no saving it.

For me personally it was such a rough year that I had to stop blogging about books and I slowly stopped reading the further we got into the year. It wasn’t because I didn’t love the books or that I didn’t want to do these things, but the outside world was so overwhelming that it felt flat out impossible to focus on my creative endeavours.

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A Time for Everything by Brona Mills – Review

A Time for Everything
by Brona Mills
Romance, Time Travel
A Time for Everything
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When Michael turns twenty years old, he’s visited by a mysterious woman who changes his life forever.

Part fairy godmother, part guardian angel, Audrey is a time-traveller who has come to change Michael’s life for the better. Imagine if you knew the future, if you knew what would make people better and what would make your life into what you wanted.

Would you take it if you knew there were consequences to it?

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Small Treasons refuses to give us our monsters

Small Treasons
Mark Powell
Literary Fiction
Small Treasons
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From the outside looking in, there was no reason to be worried. Tess Maynard lives with a loving husband, with three young children, and they’re living the suburban dream. But her family has started to notice that something’s off. They keep insisting that she’s depressed, but Tess doesn’t know how to explain that what’s driving her isn’t depression, but obsession.

All over the news is beheadings, bombings, and terrorist plots. How could Tess do anything else, but witness the passing of the world?

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#DACreads: A Month of Murder with Into the Water

Into the Water
By Paula Hawkins
Mystery, Thriller
Into the Water
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After leaping into the future and trying to puzzle which way humanity will be going, the DAC book club needed a moment to breathe. We could read something relaxing, like a breezy romance, but instead we chose Into the Water, a novel about murder. This is why I love my book club people. You’ve really touched my heart.

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Angels and demons and baristas, oh my

The Seraphina Series
Sheena Hutchinson
Paranormal Romance
The Seraphina Series (Seraphina #1-2)
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[[I received a free copy of all these books in return for my honest review.]]

Listen, I’m not going to beat around the bush. There are giveaways and stuff, so if you’re interested in this novel at all, I’d recommend you go back and look at the giveaway post. Otherwise, let’s go on a ride.

I had the feeling that the Seraphina series wasn’t going to be in my wheelhouse when I started reading the first few pages and it only got worse from there.

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The Thirteenth Gate by Kat Ross – Review

The Thirteenth Gate
Kat Ross
Historical Fiction, Fantasy
The Thirteenth Gate (Dominion Mysteries) (Volume 2)
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It’s the Winter of 1988 and a doctor suspected of being Jack the Ripper, murders a man before disappearing from the asylum that held him. It’s up to Lady Vivienne Cumberland and her companion, Alec, to hunt down the most dangerous man they know. There’s more to the world than we’re allowed to see and in Victorian London, they’ve started to take precautions against the supernatural elements that threaten their world.

But Lady Vivienne is walking a dangerous line and one wrong step could upset the balance between worlds, throwing the Thirteenth Gate wide open to create hell on earth.

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TS901 by Stacey Rourke – Review

TS901
Stacey Rourke
Science Fiction, Dystopia, Romance
Ts901: Anomaly: Rise of the Rebels
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Tainted water for the good of the people. Fluoride and vitamins to sustain the health of the human race. Added ingredients to extend and elevate the quality of life. All good things, right?

Wrong.

Thia Kelly has been changed by the TS901 chemical in the world’s water supply. Now, forced into hiding with the other inflicted outcasts, she struggles to survive as her powers emerge.

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