Better Than People by Roan Parrish

Better Than People by Roan Parrish

Simon Burke has always preferred animals to people. When the countdown to adopting his own dog is unexpectedly put on hold, Simon turns to the PetShare app to find the fluffy TLC he’s been missing. Meeting a grumpy children’s book illustrator who needs a dog walker isn’t easy for the man whose persistent anxiety has coloured his whole life, but Jack Matheson’s menagerie is just what Simon needs. Four dogs, three cats and counting. Jack’s pack of rescue pets is the only company he needs. But when a bad fall leaves him with a broken leg, Jack is forced to admit… Read more.

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Trigger & Content Warnings

  • Homomisia
  • Ableism & ableist slurs
  • Social anxiety & anxiety attack
  • Physical injury, including broken bones & concussion
  • Emesis
  • Alcohol consumption
  • Death of a parent recounted
  • Death of a grandparent, off-page
  • Animal abuse
  • Bullying mentioned
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