Saturday, May 6, 2017

Review: 10 Things I Can See From Here by Carrie Mac


Beautiful Bastard
Title: 10 Things I Can See From Here
Author: Carrie Mac
Purchase: Amazon ~ Kindle
Rating: ☆☆
Beautiful Bastard
SYNOPSIS:

Think positive.
Don’t worry; be happy.
Keep calm and carry on.


Maeve has heard it all before. She’s been struggling with severe anxiety for a long time, and as much as she wishes it was something she could just talk herself out of, it’s not. She constantly imagines the worst, composes obituaries in her head, and is always ready for things to fall apart. To add to her troubles, her mom—the only one who really gets what Maeve goes through—is leaving for six months, so Maeve will be sent to live with her dad in Vancouver.

Vancouver brings a slew of new worries, but Maeve finds brief moments of calm (as well as even more worries) with Salix, a local girl who doesn’t seem to worry about anything. Between her dad’s wavering sobriety, her very pregnant stepmom insisting on a home birth, and her bumbling courtship with Salix, this summer brings more catastrophes than even Maeve could have foreseen. Will she be able to navigate through all the chaos to be there for the people she loves?




I wanted to read this book because I've been wanting to read more mental health books. I really like the idea of this book. Just not enough? I don't know.

I am DNFing this book for the time being. I don't know if I'm in a reading slump or what. But I can't get sucked in to this book like I know I should.

Like I said, I really love the idea of this book. I just cannot get in the story. I know this book deserves at least four stars.

But seeing as I'm not finishing it right now, I'm giving it two. Maybe someday, I'll be able to pick this book up and appreciate it like it should be appreciated. 

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