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Bexley Martin, graphic novelist and nihilist, feels nothing matters in a world of fake art and false gods. When her friend, Bridget, drags her to yet another concert, Bexley befriends the bartender and chases her disinterest in everything around her with enough booze to knock her out. When the opening act clears the stage, when the next band walks onto it, Bexley hears a v ...more
Kindle Edition, 324 pages
Published February 19th 2020 by Brooklynn Dean
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Gillian Dowell
Jan 03, 2021 rated it it was amazing
It's here you'll find writing that's more than poetic, writing that's flawlessly rhythmic that stimulates your mind's reach for answers that exist behind every effortless metaphor.
On its surface, Amethyst is a story that displays the initially innocent intentions that produce obsession, and the seemingly harmless desperation of a being's desire to feel true purpose. Beneath its gripping story, this book has an unmatched way of forcing a reader to question existence, question motives and reasons
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Jennifer
Mar 04, 2020 rated it it was amazing
oh man! Dean has written another deliciously indulgent cautionary tale that I simply devoured! The story is written as diary entries in first person, which really add to the emotional rollercoaster and character spiraling of this story. I loved the writing, the seemingly stream of consciousness that was spilling from the narrator as she fell down this Reed/Reagan fueled rabbit hole.

Bexley is a graphic novelist who believes she is spiritually connected with Amethyst/Reed/Reagan - a rock star who
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Judy Ferrell
Jan 28, 2021 rated it it was amazing
Compelling masterpiece. Brooklyn Dean has a way of getting into the mind of her characters. In Amethyst, she has written a diary-like story of manic obsession. You find yourself drawn into the need of Bexley to have Reed. The obsession to control how he is seen in her world. I found this a very good book. And a compelling read in that it led me to take a closer look at what I might find myself obsessing about, just a little.
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