Books tagged "music"

The Woman In Me - Cover Find on
November 5, 2023
by Britney Spears

This was interesting and sad, truthfully. I've read a few of these "high-profile female celebrity" life books, and the common theme is just how much of a "normal" life they want, and how people around them betray them. I also think it's such a shame for people who's professional dream just happens to be one which makes them famous (not something that is likely to happen to me!), and then they suffer the consequences.

Of course there is also the story of the conservatorship, which personally I can't begin to understand how it's legal.

Overall, a very interesting and worthwhile read, and just a reminder, for me, of the importance of building self-empowerment in all children, and just the appreciation for a caring and supportive upbringing that I have had.

music, personal
Gone - Cover Find on
April 24, 2022
by Min Kym

An unquestionably exceptional book. I've never seen writing like this before. It's so emotive and engaging and fast-paced; really, it felt like she was playing the violin with my emotions, and I loved it! Highly recommended; you'll never look at someone with a violin the same way again.

music, non-fiction, personal, quirky
Lev's Violin - Cover Find on
September 5, 2021
by Helena Attlee

This book was enjoyable, easy, reading. I got fully immersed in the feeling of the violin culture; in the history and the way the author is follows the story through different towns and countries. This idea of just taking a journey dictated entirely by a spontaneous interest is very appealing. Really enjoyed it!

adventurous, informative, music, personal, quirky, travel
Perfect Sound Whatever - Cover Find on
April 25, 2021
by James Acaster

I love James Acasters comedy; his show Repertoire is one of the funniest I've ever seen; I also read his earlier book - Classic Scapes - which I really enjoyed, so I was already primed to like this one. It's quite different from Classic Scrapes; it's much more personal and vulnerable, which I really enjoyed; and it has a huge list of interesting music, which is great if you're like me and struggle to think of new artists to listen to! Great reading.

fun, music, personal, short-read
Lost Pianos of Siberia - Cover Find on
April 18, 2021
by Sophy Roberts

An amazing read about a journey through various towns in Siberia where the author is in principle searching for a piano, but in reality just enjoying the discover of history and connection through pianos. One of the best books I've read. Will definitely read again!

adventurous, music, travel

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