Ann Josephson is a twenty-five-year-old sociopath whose compulsive kleptomania manifests itself in the most unlikely of places: the community center where she works out every day. The walls of the community center insulate her from the terrors of the outside world, which include her freelance work as a graphic artist; her socialite parents, who pay the better part of her living expenses; her therapist, who devotedly punches the clock; and the dark void of romantic relationships.
As Ann battles the inner demons that plague her millennial psyche, she must also battle the fiends that plague her at the gym: the loudly grunting beefcake who can’t be bothered to drop his weights at a reasonable volume, the naked old lady in the locker room using a towel as butt floss, the housewife in yoga pants that obviate the need for yoga wheeling her double stroller up and down the indoor track. Set in suburban Kansas City in the early 2010s, Community Klepto—a droll combination of Bridget Jones’ Diary and Choke—makes incarnate the characters and shenanigans that go on in every gym in the world.
Community Klepto is a sensational novel that will introduce the reader to the protagonist of the book twenty-five-year-old Ann Josephson, a kleptomaniac whose compulsion sees itself taking hold in the community center where she works out. Inside the community centre, she can escape her life on the outside, she doesn’t have to think about her socialite parents and how they financially support her, and her work as a graphic designer. Ann instead battles with herself and finds herself entangled in the lives of those at the gym too with hilarious and thought-provoking outcomes and this book lovers is the short premise of the wonderful Community Klepto!
The story of Community Klepto is a sensational one because it encompasses everything good about literature. It has an outlandish, brave plot, enthralling characters, and an incredibly well-thought-out story that will keep the reader wanting to read for hours on end Community Klepto is a unique and special book; it is exceptional for apparent reasons… that it encompasses everything great about the written word, but it is unique because of the plot.
The plot of this novel is incredibly gripping and reads like a movie, and you can imagine the details in perfect and hilarious glory. Kelly I. Hitchcock is a talented author; there is no question about this. Hitchcock’s writing keeps the reader on the edge of their seat; her captivating book leaves you with a constant feeling of trepidation and a continuous sense of “what is going to happen next?!” as I read this book. I was enthralled because this is what reading should feel like!
Kelly I. Hitchcock is not only a brilliant writer for her ability to captivate the reader’s attention straight away, but she is also an excellent author for her ability to lace exceptional twists and turns throughout her story that genuinely had me shocked at points! The combination of Hitchcock’s enthralling moments and her explanatory powers will immerse the reader in the story and make them able to visualize every detail, no matter how small.
To conclude my thoughts on the brilliant piece of literature that is Community Klepto; I would say if you are looking for a tale full of enjoyable moments unlike anything you have read… a read that will keep you entertained for hours on end as well as enthrall you then this incredible book is for you! Community Klepto gets five stars from me!
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