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Overview of the Book

A Girl’s Guide to Chicago is based on a true story of a girl in her twenties, who follows her childhood dream of living in Chicago. This story guides you through her first year of exploring the city, the places she experiences, starting a new career, making new friendships, and even an unexpected romance.

At the end of the story there’s a checklist with every location, experience, and place mentioned in the book. You can follow along on her journey, explore the city, and create memories of your own.

Perfect for the girl who loves exploring and living in Chicago.

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Meet the Author: Kelly Russell

Kelly Russell Author Girls Guide Chicago

Hi! I’m Kelly and I moved to Chicago about 10 years ago, but I’ve been in love with this city since a little girl. I met my husband here and we live in Lakeview with our two girls, a cat named Gracie and our Mini Aussie, Bella. We love our neighborhood and experiencing everything in Chicago. We’re always trying new restaurants, exploring different neighborhoods, and we spend a lot of our time in our favorite coffee shops.

I wrote “A Girl’s Guide to Chicago” because I love planning days and nights in the city for my friends and family. So, I love to know everything I can about what’s going on in Chicago. I’m always making lists of the newest places to try or the latest things to do.

In all, I wrote this book to share my real story and my real and favorite experiences in Chicago. I hope you enjoy, and use my book to create your own experiences in Chicago.


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