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    Gun Love by Jennifer Clement

    Gun Love is all dark mud and opalescent poetry, rife with racketeering and heart. Song Pairing: “Heaven is a Place” by Amber Run Listen Here / 2018 HELLO YELLOW REVIEWS Playlist Gun Love is what happens if the Gilmore Girls became a…

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    Vox by Christina Dalcher

    Vox is another in a long line of feminist think-pieces documenting the subtle rise of a dystopian patriarchy. Song Pairing: “A Vision That’s Changed” by Malena Zavala Listen Here / 2018 HELLO YELLOW REVIEWS Playlist SYNOPSIS Dr. Jean is a celebrated linguistic…

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    The Way I Used To Be by Amber Smith

    Please note that this book has a trigger warning for anyone sensitive to rape, incest, abuse, substance abuse, and violence. In the tradition of Speak, this extraordinary debut novel shares the unforgettable story of a young woman as she struggles…

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    The Pisces by Melissa Broder

    The Pisces doesn’t sink, but it certainly doesn’t swim. Song Pairing: “Don’t Let Me Down” by Sabrina Claudio Listen Here / 2018 HELLO YELLOW REVIEWS Playlist Melissa Broder, author of So Sad Today and all of my favorite sardonic, self-critical tweets, joins…

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    Saving Ben by Ashley Farley

    Feels Like: Regina George finally lost her mind completely and went total Swim Fan. Sounds Like: You Found Me – The Fray/ I’ll Be – Edwin McCain Let me begin this review by stating that I read this in a…

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    The Sky Is Yours by Chandler Klang Smith

    Feels like: if The Princess Bride were a reality television show starring the whole cast of Peaky Blinders and Jersey Shore. Sounds like: “Hung Up On You” by Tate McRae  Listen Here / 2018 HELLO YELLOW REVIEWS Playlist Why? Roving adventure tales…

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    The Immortalists by Chloe Benjamin

    Feels like: flipping through a family photo album at a Salvation Army; that sinking feeling of realizing they’ve probably all passed on. Sounds like: “Berenstein” by The Band CAMINO  Listen Here / 2018 HELLO YELLOW REVIEWS Playlist I want to be sensitive…