We never know how love is going to turn out. It could be good; it could be bad. That is why love is such an unbelievably frightening and powerful part of our existence. For Rolling Stone writer, Rob Sheffield, love was a dream come true when he found it.
Rob describes his relationship with the love of his life, Renee, in Love Is a Mixtape: One Song at a Time. Together they shared a passionate, music filled existence, entwined in each other’s love. But then suddenly, she was gone, dying in his arms at the tender age of 31.
Love Is a Mixtape is a Love Story
Love Is a Mixtape: One Song at a Time is a memoir of this love, told by the music that filled their years together. And, it is a beautifully recounted story at that. It includes the moments set to songs by popular favorites, as well as underground indie tracks. Of course, there are also a few guilty pleasures mixed in with the classics – and a sprinkling of songs that Renee never lived to hear.
This book is for you if you love the way music sparks memories – and creates them. Of course, it is also for you if you have a passion for true love, and the incredible memoirs of ordinary people.
Love Is a Mixtape… Turn Around Bright Eyes
You can pick up a copy of Love Is a Mixtape at Amazon. While you are there, why not order a copy of Rob Sheffield’s latest book, Turn Around Bright Eyes: The Rituals of Love and Karaoke. This sequel to Love Is a Mixtape: One Song at a Time recounts Rob’s life as a widower. In this book, he discusses his discovery of karaoke and what it is like to fall in love again. Interestingly enough, Rob has also released a book titled, Talking to Girls About Duran Duran: Ine Young Man’s Quest for True Love and a Cooler Haircut. (The title is enough to make anyone giggle – and want to read it.)