Book Review: Before Mars by Emma Newman

I make no secret of the fact that Emma Newman is one of my favourite authors. I absolutely loved the first two books in her Planetfall series, Planetfall and After Atlas, so I had faith in the fact that I’d also love Before Mars. Each Planetfall book is a little different, and Before Mars is no exception with its gripping psychological thriller plot. I ended up absolutely adoring this book and falling back in love with the sci-fi genre, which I have been neglecting for a long time.

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Book Review: Notes on a Nervous Planet by Matt Haig

A few years ago I stumbled upon a little book called Reasons to Stay Alive by Matt Haig.  I cannot tell you what a game changing book this was for me.  Here was this person who could talk about depression and anxiety with honesty, humour, and hope.  It was the first time I really acknowledged my own mental health worries and it felt a little less alone.  I figured this marvelous book was just a one-off, so you can imagine my delight when I found out he was writing a follow up, Notes on a Nervous Planet.