The Maidens by Alex Michaelides

*This is a spoiler-free review* 4/5 StarsThe Maidens is a well-written, page-turning adventure that will leave you guessing. The novel has so many red herrings woven into the beautiful text that, even when I thought I had figured it out, I was (somewhat correct) but still surprised when the mystery is unraveled. The imagery evoked … Continue reading The Maidens by Alex Michaelides

Toil & Trouble by Augusten Burroughs

4/5 Stars I've heard many good things about Augusten Burroughs' writing but this was my first time reading any of his work. From what I've gathered, this was a lighter piece compared to his past work. Burroughs explores being raised as a witch, descending from a long line of witches in his family. He provides … Continue reading Toil & Trouble by Augusten Burroughs

The Life of Lou Reed: Notes from the Velvet Underground by Howard Sounes

The Life of Lou Reed was very thoroughly researched and it was evident throughout that the author really immersed himself in his work. I've listened to Lou Reed's music in the past but didn't know much about him at all prior to reading this biography. I had always wondered about his connection with Andy Warhol … Continue reading The Life of Lou Reed: Notes from the Velvet Underground by Howard Sounes