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Okay, so finished this last week. Definitely liked it more this time than when I read it during high school, likely because I understood it more. KEJ book club still hasn't discussed it (it's not due yet). I'm not madly in love, but I did enjoy it. Felt it dragged on at times. It's kind of the soap opera of the times, I suppose.
Great read and a fascinating subject.
*3.5* This has been in my TBR pile for ages now and I'm not really sure why, because as it turns out, Exclusively Chloe is a fun, savvy, and start studded coming of age tale, one that was highly enjoyable. Exclusively Chloe opens up just as Chloe is learning about her parent's divorce from a celeb magazine. It's quite the understatement to say that she's shocked, because all her life she's felt that her parents were truly going to be celebs that would stick it out for the long run. Especially given the fact that they adopted Chloe to show the world how truly much they loved each other. Though, that's not the case anymore, since with her mom's new love of dating, her dad's infidelity coming out from every angel, and the fact that their lives are being splashed across every magazine known to man, it's easy to see that things may never be the same. And with the chaos Chloe's life is right now, as well as the fact she just made an alarming discovery, she decides it's the best time to go undercover and find out what it means to be a normal teen. Though, will every problem in her life suddenly go away? Only time and pages will tell. Chloe was a character that was funny, sweet, and just overall a good person, even if wasn't always the nicest one before. I especially liked the fact that while she was the child of two very famous people, she never was exactly snobby or shoved her wealth in people's faces. I also enjoyed seeing her path on finding out who she was and how her birth parents come into play in the future. Further more, I really liked Jack, Chloe's love interest, he was sweet, though I felt that he, as well as some of the secondary characters, could have been more developed. In addition, I loved how Exclusively Chloe mixed together the serious parts of life and the not so serious parts to make a well-rounded novel. Though, I think I would have enjoyed this novel even more if Chloe possibly went further into discovering her Chinese heritage. J.A. Yang's writing always moved smoothly and made the story addicting. He's someone I'm really looking forward to reading more by in the future. In all, Exclusively Chloe is a great debut! Grade: B
The best true crime novel written, as well as one of the top creative nonfiction. This book is required reading for so many courses because it just is that good. Capote gets inside each of these characters while maintaining his reporter's distance. The ability to make us sympathetic to a character like Perry requires an amazing feat of restraint and skill.