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    The Year of the Witching by Alexis Henderson [Review]

    If you’d like to read the summary for The Year of The Witching before reading my review, please visit the Goodreads page. What. The Heck. Do you know when a book just leaves you in such a state that you don’t know what to do with your life? Well, I had a similar feeling when I finished The Year of The Witching. As soon as I finished this book, I wasn’t sure if I wanted to cry, rejoice, down a bottle of wine… Honestly, I was a mess. This book kept me up all night as I couldn’t stop reading, I had to know what happened to Imanuelle, her family…

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    A Conversation with a Cat by Stephen Spotte (Review)

    Blurb Stephen Spotte’s imaginative novel recounts the tales of a scroungy former alley cat named Jinx, whose memories aren’t just his own but those of other cats who existed before him, one of which was Annipe, Cleopatra’s pampered pet. Through Annipe’s eyes the ancient Mediterranean world of Cleopatra and her legendary lovers, Caesar and Antony, spread before us in all its glory, pathos, and absurdity. Jinx reveals these stories telepathically one night to his stoned and inebriated owner just home after gall bladder surgery. Annipe’s memories are bookended by Jinx’s own that detail his early scavenging days in bleak urban alleys. Review Delve into ancient Egyptian and Roman history from…