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Bravey

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Bravey by Alexi Pappas
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Jan 12, 2021 | ISBN 9781984801128

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“Inspiring . . . delightful . . . a wise blueprint for all the rest of us to become bravey too.”People 

“Movingly honest . . . an engaging portrayal of resilience, proving challenges limit you only if you let them.”Real Simple

A thoughtful, beautiful read; breathtakingly honest and poignantly insightful.”Refinery29

“[Pappas] writes with a poet’s economy of word and a filmmaker’s grasp of narrative.”Runner’s World

“Vulnerable, real, motivating.”A Cup of Jo 

Bravey will make you laugh, while also inspiring readers to reject the limitations society seeks to impose on us.”PopSugar

“Wise and beautiful . . . After surviving a gritty, jaw-clenching 2020, Bravey feels like a giant exhale.”Women’s Running

“[A] cross-domain talent . . . Pappas incisively recounts emotional highs and lows.”Psychology Today

“Pappas’s extraordinary tale is skillfully told and profoundly inspiring.”Publishers Weekly

“Inspiring, yes, but more to the point: genuinely empowering. An utterly winning collection of personal essays.”Kirkus (starred review)

“If you need a shot of courage, resilience, and motivation, look no further than Bravey.”—Tara Schuster

“This is not only an inspiring look inside the mind of a gifted athlete—it’s an arresting debut by a gifted writer. Alexi Pappas reveals how we can find the courage to face our fears, the grit to achieve our goals, and the resilience to bounce forward after failure and heartbreak. I couldn’t put it down.”—Adam Grant

“Alexi Pappas is a genuine and vulnerable narrator, and as she fledges from nest after nest, she makes plenty of falls. Like any story about real human growth, hers is not linear or neat. But through it all she stays open to what comes next—as good a description of what it means to be brave as I’ve ever heard.”—Alison Bechdel

“I’ve always believed that your greatest tragedy can become be your greatest strength, and Alexi is living proof. Be brave, read Bravey, be a Bravey.”—Jay Duplass

Bravey is at once a memoir of an inspiring young life-in-progress, and also a practical how-to manual of willpower and overcoming. Wish I could have read it as a younger person!”—Richard Linklater

“Pappas not only has a powerful way with words, but also uses the stories and lessons in this beautiful book as an intimate view into who she is. If you read this book, then you know Alexi, and knowing Alexi is truly a gift.”—Mary Cain

Bravey heralds the debut of a skilled memoirist… A beautiful read that is sure to resonate deeply.”—Ruth Reichl 

“Pappas is an incredible storyteller whose willingness to delve into the scary parts of life makes Bravey an important read.”—Allyson Felix

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