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    I Wanna be Your Joey Ramone – Stephanie Kuehnert

    “Altars. Saviours. Rock ‘n’ roll. I braved my fear of spiders, dust plumes as thick as L.A. smog, and the stench of dog piss that the last owner of the house had let permeate the basement to tirelessly search my father’s record collection for my next holy grail.  Emily Black was destined to be a rock star from the moment she was conceived. She had the name and grew up with the attitude, and she had music in her blood. When she was just four months old her mother left her and her father to follow the music and never returned. During Emily’s teenage years she embraced the music, going…

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    life’s to do list – one task checked off… Amanda Palmer live (warning: non bookish post!)

    Today I am not sharing book news, an author interview, review or anything book related with you. No, today I am sharing something else that’s dear to my heart; music. I wanted to share with you guys my love of a singer/songwriter that many people don’t know, she is married to the fantastic, talented, awesome author Neil Gaiman so I suppose she is linked to books in a way but I loved her way before they got married, I loved her in high school, when she was one half of a favourite band back then, The Dresden Dolls.  I am obviously talking about Amanda Palmer, but as I say, many…

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    Just Listen – Sarah Dessen

    “I taped the commercial back in April, before anything had happened, and promptly forgot about it. A few weeks ago, it had started running and, suddenly, I was everywhere.  On the rows of screens hanging over the ellipticals at the gym. On the monitor they have at the post office that’s supposed to distract you from how long you’ve been waiting in line. And now here, on the TV in my room, as I sat at the edge of my bed, fingers clenched into my palms, trying to make myself get up and leave.” Annabel is the girl who has everything, at least that’s what the local department store was…