Libraryoke!

Karaoke is one of those things that I will either be super stoked about and will want to sing Colors of the Wind to the rooftops or I’ll just want to sit back and take it all in.   Regardless, karaoke has a way of bringing everyone together and here are a few books that illustrate that very point:

Turn Around Bright Eyes: The Rituals of Love & Karaoke by Rob Sheffield

“In this follow-up to Love is a Mix Tape, a writer for Rolling Stone, after his wife’s death, finds solace in music, which leads him to the strangest places and gives him the courage to start over, move on and rock the mike.” Continue reading “Libraryoke!”

Staff Favorites: 5 nonfiction books we love

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Turn Around Bright Eyes: The Rituals of Love & Karaoke by Rob Sheffield
Rolling Stone editor Rob Sheffield oozes popular culture and arcane rock music trivia from every pore. But in a good way. In this memoir (his third!), he explains his addiction to singing karaoke, even though he can’t sing. He also tells endearing stories about falling in love with his glam-rock, astrophysicist wife, spending a week at rock ’n’ roll fantasy camp and gradually turning into Rod Stewart, like all men do. – Hannah, Ballard Continue reading “Staff Favorites: 5 nonfiction books we love”