Rockin’ Reading

One of my other great loves of life, and I have several, is music. I can listen to anything and everything all day and just really lose myself to the words, melodies and beats. Some of my all-time favorite artists (past and present) have made me happier this year by sharing even more of themselves by writing memoirs. I'm telling you, I'm going to devour them this winter once the kiddos are off to bed!

Here are some of the most fascinating and charismatic people that have recently published their stories of starting out with some gossipy tidbits that happened along their journeys.

Unfaithful Music & Disappearing InkElvis Costello's epic read is as authentic and genuine as his music. His intellect and compassion continue to shine through each page. And there's Unfaithful Music & Soundtrack Album for music to accompany the read.

Hunger Makes Me A Modern Girl: Whether you are a fan or not, this is a must-read. Carrie Brownstein, of Sleater-Kinney and Portlandia, writes with raw passion about the journey and struggle for her as a musician, a female musician and a pusher of forward-thinking ideas that many will identify with.

Sounds Like Me: One of my favorite, inspiring female musicians, Sara Bareilles, shares the stories behind her most-loved songs.

RecklessChrissie Hynde details how she was born in the right place at the right time to have her significant and unique role in the musical landscape.

I'll Never Write My MemoirsGrace Jones, the epitome of confidence and individual expression, stays true to her form and reflects on her rise to celebrity and performance artist.

Never BrokenJewel's thoughtful and poetic memoir is an intimate reveal to a life that's had its share of ups and downs but pushes through with successful perseverance.

Boys in the Trees: I'm so excited to read this just-released memoir of Carly Simon's. I've been filled with Anticipation!

All of these new musician memoirs have opened up a whole new reading avenue for me to travel down. I can't wait to see what 2016 brings!

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