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 Umbrella Academy, Vol. 1: The Apocalypse Suite

  I'll admit, the inner emo kid within me was what initially drew me to this graphic novel. Gerard Way, front man of My Chemical Romance, is a creative guy and I thought his creativity would lend itself well to a graphic novel. While the opening was a bit confusing, as you're thrown right into … Continue reading The Umbrella Academy, Vol. 1: The Apocalypse Suite