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book review: A Novel Obsession by Caitlin Barasch

A Novel Obsession  by Caitlin Barasch Overview:  Naomi is a bookseller and aspiring writer who's returned to New York City after going to college in Colorado. She lives rent free in an apartment that was her grandmother's old writing studio–part of the abundant real estate portfolio in the city that's made her family rich and allowed her and her brother to pursue aimless careers in the arts. Despite having her life taken care of and a nice boyfriend who's her first steady partner, Naomi hasn't made much progress in her writing career and has a lingering discontentment with her life. That is until Naomi finds out about her boyfriend Caleb's ex-girlfriend that he moved to NYC from the UK for. Once this girl comes onto Naomi's radar, she becomes intent on stalking her to glean details for her twisted novel. Overall: 3 Characters: 3 Naomi reminds me so much of the unnamed protagonist from my least favorite novel of last year, NSFW . They're both troubled by