Chloe

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Velvet Was the Night Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780593356821
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Published: Del Rey - August 17th, 2021

For lovers of Noir, comic books and the sexy aesthetic of 70s vintage. It's a special thing when a book gets me to care for fundamentally unlikable and morally compromised people, and a story based around them trying to maybe do the right thing is peak entertaiment. 

-Chloe


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ISBN: 9781941040560
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Published: Tin House Books - March 7th, 2017

When 10 year old Elvins;s mom drowns in a sleepwalking accident, she tries to make sense of things "scientifically." She knows it should take 18 months to complete the grieving process and that an adult male giraffe should weigh 3,000 pounds. So when her brother and sister start coping in strange ways Elvis works tirelessly to figure out why. 

Hartnett's writing is humorous, quirky, and playfully dark. In a story that is so full of ridiculou details and truly odd characters you will still see glimpses of your family and people you know.

-Chloe


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Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780735211292
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Published: Avery - October 16th, 2018

With the new year brings a new onslaught of productivity bs and hopes to change your whole outlook on life over night. However this book presents concepts and systems that I find actually practical. Improvements must start small and grow to succeed. If you're going to pick up any self help book this year, this is a great place to start building the foundation of forming good habits and understanding bad ones. 


Jesus and John Wayne: How White Evangelicals Corrupted a Faith and Fractured a Nation Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781631499050
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Published: Liveright - June 8th, 2021

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ISBN: 9780375724428
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Published: Vintage - May 16th, 2000

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Mouth to Mouth: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781982181802
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Published: Avid Reader Press / Simon & Schuster - January 11th, 2022

Imagine you've just sat down at a bar and a face from the past appears and tells you a story so unexpected and shocking all you can do is sit and listen, not knowing for a second how it could possibly end. This book is an experience more than it is a story. Written without chapters and on the shorter side I'd suggest you carve out a weekend and settle in for a wild ride. 


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ISBN: 9780593320501
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Published: Knopf - March 1st, 2022

I'm a first gen college student from rural Michigan. I have a fraught but loving relationship with my hometown. When I read this book I felt seen in a way I wasn't expecting. The relationship between the leads explores a fight a have in my mind often, the struggle between love and nostalgia for  the place you are from and the pain of growth and joy in new places, loves and experiences. 


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ISBN: 9780593160220
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Published: Ballantine Books - April 12th, 2022

I'm biased in that I LOVED her first book "Rabbit Cake." I'm happy to say that this book is just as lovely and quirky. Annie has a way of dealing with some of life's hardest topics in a way that is so full of life and understanding all with a twist of unique humor.  I love this book as I see myself in not only the main character but all of the characters. I think lovers of nature, quaint little towns, and stories of the struggles of family love will fall in love with this book just as I did.