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Reviewed by Pikasho Deka for Readers' Favorite
Waiting Impatiently by Andrew H. Housley is a moving tale about a man's spiritual awakening after a series of increasingly distressing events leave his life in disarray. A global pandemic is wreaking havoc amongst the general populace. Ian, a yoga teacher, contemplates past memories of his life while unwittingly listening to his hedonistic landlord, Mike, having sexual relations with prostitutes due to the paper-thin walls of his room. Heartbroken and alone, Ian finds the only outlet to release his pent-up negative energy is teaching yoga to his loyal students. As the relationship with the love of his life sours further, Ian's life slowly spirals out of control, and he finds himself becoming more lost than ever. However, at the lowest point of his life, unexpected help from a friend helps him find his way.
Author Andrew H. Housley takes you on a journey of self-discovery and spiritual awakening that leaves you with a lot to ponder. An introspective look at a man suffering from depression and anxiety, Waiting Impatiently is a thoughtful exploration of the way loneliness tends to eat away your soul. This is slow-burn storytelling at its finest as the book takes an in-depth approach to study the human condition. The characters seamlessly blend into the story, but their primary goal seems to be to prod the plot forward and explore the themes that the narrative is interested in. I enjoyed the dynamic between Ian, Asha, and Ziya but wished the relationship between Ian and Nicole would've been explored further. If you love intimate slice-of-life stories, Waiting Impatiently is the book for you.