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

Recursion by Blake Crouch

Wow. Just…wow. My mind is still reeling from this novel! Blake Crouch has done it again. In this novel, Helena Smith is a neuroscientist who sets out to create a device to allow those with memory loss to experience their preserved memories over and over again, in light of her mother losing her memory to … Continue reading Recursion by Blake Crouch

The Overdue Life of Amy Byler by Kelly Harms

The Overdue Life of Amy Byler tells the story of a librarian in charge of raising her two kids, ages 12 and 15, after her husband John suddenly up and left their family 3 years prior to move to Hong Kong. In that period, Amy dedicated her existence to being the best mother she could … Continue reading The Overdue Life of Amy Byler by Kelly Harms