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The Forty First Wink

The Forty First Wink by James Walley
Published by Ragnarok Publications on June 16th 2014
Pages: 206
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Marty is having a bad morning. Roused from slumber by a gang of polo mallet-wielding monkeys and a mysterious voice in his wardrobe, he must quickly come to terms with the fact that the world outside his door is now the world inside his head. Lying in wait amidst bleak, gloomy streets, deserted theme parks, and circus-themed nightclubs, lurks the oppressive shadow of a myriad of giggling, cackling pursuers, hell bent on throwing a custard pie or two into the works.
Assisted by a string of half-cocked schemes, a troupe of tiny unlikely allies, and (literally) the girl of his dreams, Marty sets out on a heroic quest to wake up and get out of bed.

 

I am a very vivid dreamer. I have been since I was young, and I remember a good percentage of my dreams. So what would happen if you got pulled into one of your dreams, into a world where everything you dreamed lives. Would you be happy being in that world, not knowing what adventures await you? I would love to awaken in a dream, even if for a moment, to feel and experience what it would be like. I’m a lucid dreamer, and I absolutely love it.

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“Put enough moneys in a room with a typewriter and they’ll write Shakespeare. Imagine what they can do when they’re unionized.”

Marty is having a bad morning. Roused from slumber by a gang of polo mallet-wielding monkeys and a mysterious voice in his wardrobe, he must quickly come to terms with the fact that the world outside his door is now the world inside his head. Lying in wait amidst bleak, gloomy streets, deserted theme parks, and circus-themed nightclubs, lurks the oppressive shadow of a myriad of giggling, cackling pursuers, hell bent on throwing a custard pie or two into the works.

Assisted by a string of half-cocked schemes, a troupe of tiny unlikely allies, and (literally) the girl of his dreams, Marty sets out on a heroic quest to wake up and get out of bed.

This book – Was so amazingly hilarious. I found myself taking screen shots of random parts of the book, so I could remember them to share with some friends. I laughed SO much. ( And they say laughing is good for the soul. ) It was full of amazing adventures, along with pirates, clowns, ice cream food fiights, kung-fu moves, and an amazing pirate with a killer afro. The romance that was tossed in, was just the perfect amount – Enough to keep you wondering about the two characters, but not enough to pull you away from everything else. It was lovely.

James painted the perfect picture of what could happen if you we’re to suddenly wake up in a world where everything you have ever dreamed is something you could experience. Both scary and exhilarating.

My FAVORITE part of this entire book, was Timbers. Timbers is Martys childhood toy pirate, who comes to life in this world he is stuck in, trying to leave. Timbers was hilarious, well written and an amazing friend to have. I would love to have him as a sidekick, he would be the best.

I gave this uproarious book a 5/5 Stars on Goodreads. I can’t wait for the second book to come out! Be sure to check out James Walley, he’s a fantastic man and great to have a conversation with.

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Sarah LeBlanc

★ Borderline battler ★ Bookish lover ★ Hunger Games fanatic ★ Jodi Meadows Fangirl ★ Raising Awareness of Mental Health and BPD ★

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