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Josie Bloss grew up in East Lansing, Michigan. She attended the University of Michigan, where she was a member of the best college marching band in the country and a staff reporter for the Michigan Daily.

After obtaining a degree in Political Science, she tried to decide if she wanted to be a lawyer while wrangling paper in several large Chicago law firms that are attempting to take over the world. Finding herself uninspired by global domination, she decided to relocate to somewhere more quiet and write instead.

When not mining her high school journals for material and wishing there were marching band options for adults, Josie enjoys karaoke and acting in plays.

She lives in Bloomington, IN

Lo these many years later, my first three books are now available for Kindle! With snazzy new covers, even!


(Not that I didn’t love the old covers, but it’s fun to change it up and get a new vibe going.)


band geek love


band geeked out 2


albatross


The new Albatross cover, in particular, gives me Feelings.


The covers were designed by my very talented friend Abi. We were in marching band together in high school, so she totally gets...

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Average rating: 3.45 · 1,290 ratings · 270 reviews · 4 distinct works · Similar authors
Faking Faith

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Band Geek Love

3.29 avg rating — 376 ratings — published 2008 — 3 editions
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3.52 avg rating — 215 ratings — published 2010 — 2 editions
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Band Geeked Out

3.15 avg rating — 98 ratings — published 2009 — 2 editions
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“But I could never see what was so awful and wrong about being honest. And I didn’t think it had anything to do with being an only child. I believed it had more to do with the fact that I had an inherently low bullshit tolerance, and what the hell is wrong with that?”
Josie Bloss, Band Geek Love

“Because you fight it out, and stumble, and write bad poetry, and pick yourself up again, and at the end, hopefully, someday youre sitting with your kid on her bedroom floor, talking about how you screwed everything up too.”
Josie Bloss, Faking Faith

“Band camp isn't for the prissy.”
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“It is necessary to write, if the days are not to slip emptily by. How else, indeed, to clap the net over the butterfly of the moment? For the moment passes, it is forgotten; the mood is gone; life itself is gone. That is where the writer scores over his fellows: he catches the changes of his mind on the hop.”
Vita Sackville-West

“Fate is like a strange, unpopular restaurant filled with odd little waiters who bring you things you never asked for and don't always like.”
Lemony Snicket




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Sangria Thanks for your friendship, Josie! :)


Carol(ina) Thanks for the add! :)


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