Official UnHappenings Review tour

Genre: Literary Fiction, Science Fiction, Science Fiction Romance
Publisher: Curiosity Quills Press
Date of Release: January 8, 2015
Cover Artist: Andy Garcia

When Nigel Walden is fourteen, the UNHAPPENINGS begin. His first girlfriend disappears the day after their first kiss with no indication she ever existed. This retroactive change is the first of many only he seems to notice.
Several years later, when Nigel is visited by two people from his future, he hopes they can explain why the past keeps rewriting itself around him. But the enigmatic young guide shares very little, and the haggard, incoherent, elderly version of himself is even less reliable. His search for answers takes him fifty-two years forward in time, where he finds himself stranded and alone.
And then he meets Helen.
Brilliant, hilarious and beautiful, she captivates him. But Nigel’s relationships always unhappen, and if they get close it could be fatal for her. Worse, according to the young guide, just by entering Helen’s life, Nigel has already set into motion events that will have catastrophic consequences. In his efforts to reverse this, and to find a way to remain with Helen, he discovers the disturbing truth about the unhappenings, and the role he and his future self have played all along.

Equal parts time-travel adventure and tragic love story, Unhappenings is a tale of gravely bad choices, and Nigel’s struggle not to become what he sees in the preview of his worst self.

About The Author:
Edward Aubry is a graduate of Wesleyan University, with a degree in music composition. Improbably, this preceded a career as a teacher of high school mathematics and creative writing.
Over the last few years, he has gradually transitioned from being a teacher who writes novels on the side to a novelist who teaches to support his family. He is also a poet, his sole published
He now lives in rural Pennsylvania with his wife and three spectacular daughters, where he fills his non-teaching hours spinning tales of time-travel, wise-cracking pixies, and an assortment of work in that form being the sixteen stanza “The History of Mathematics." other impossible things.

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My Review:
This book is truly a brilliant read! I was captivated from the first paragraph. The writing is witty and amusing, and emotional. You would think that the concept alone of unhappenings would prove to be a difficult act to write a novel about when the narrator could easily unhappen something until he got his way or until conflict is resolved. However, the plot and rules to the unhappening power are solid providing a great story line. The main character and narrator Nigel is realistic and relatable and the author deserves credit for creating him this way. The way the story unfolds and characters are developed seemed effortless and I found myself unable to put the book down. The sci-fi and romance is perfectly blended not to much of one or the other. The time travel works in this book and I have never read a book that I truly felt like time traveled rules worked 100 percent before.
I will be honest I do not think a lot of people will be able to keep up with the complex rules in this book and therefore might not like it, but if you are able to keep up I know you will love it!
Again the writing is intelligent and if you have been bored reading books lately cause you find them dull or if you find the way the world and its rules were created simple and stupid, then you need to read this book. Your adventure in reading will be renewed with this clever story.
A fast brilliant read everyone should go out and buy now!

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