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(Para)normal Society by A.D. Wills
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Take a journey into the surreal. I have to admit, I love venturing into lesser explored lands and dabbling into the unknown. I felt that (Para)Normal Society delivered in this regard. It is a journey like no other.

(Para)Normal Society by author A.D. Wills is a trip into… well, I’m actually not certain if it is some variation of the spirit world or the subconscious. Does it matter? And it is this question that points me to the clever manner in the way the setting is written. To me, it felt like this detail was obscured intentionally because perhaps they—the spirit world and the subconscious—are one in the same. And hence a psychospiritual world unfolds enhanced by anime-like characters. Who better to tell such a tale?

Full of wit and plenty of snark, I enjoyed these non-conventional characters. They fit the unusual story. I admit, it took me a bit to acclimate to Curtis’ narration style, but once I got used to being part of his inner dialogue, I enjoyed it. He’s someone who I found to be authentic, thoughtful, inquisitive, caring, and yet not without his flaws which, without giving spoilers, are revealed to him in this journey.

Overall, I found this to be an enjoyable read with quirky authentic characters set in an incredibly imaginative and clever world. I look forward to reading more from Wills.

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Reading Progress

April 16, 2021 – Started Reading
April 16, 2021 – Shelved
April 18, 2021 –
page 45
"I’m loving this book! How nice to get to meet Curtis and Yana after reading so much of them on Twitter."
April 21, 2021 –
page 70
May 8, 2021 –
page 155
May 9, 2021 –
May 9, 2021 – Finished Reading

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A.D. Wills Thank you so much for the thoughtful review! I'm so glad that you enjoyed this weird little book of mine! :)

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