RM Books & Music – R.E.M & Audrey Niffenegger

Collapse into Now by REM

RebelMom Pick!

Michael Stipes is back and I love the combination of alt-rock numbers and beautifully composed ballads.

Make sure to take a look at the quirky dance number in the ÜBerlin video. Now that the sun is out, don’t you feel like shake’n it up as you walk down the street?- RebelMom

“Collapse Into Now — album number 15! — taps the brakes and sets the cruise control, unafraid to check the rearview for trusty old tricks…Collapse mostly sounds like a familiar friend — reliable in all the best ways, but still capable of quietly insinuating surprises. “Josh Modell from Spin Magazine

Collapse Into Now - R.E.M.

Her Fearful Symmetry by Audrey Niffenegger

Reader Pick!

“This is a book whose self-destructively obsessive characters will make you want to pick them up and shake them until their teeth rattle. Set near Highgate Cemetery in London, it’s a modern ghost story, but if you’re not one for the supernatural, don’t let that put you off: this is really a fascinating story of sisters, mothers, lovers, and the tug of war between fulfilling your own destiny versus being everything to someone else.” –  Patti Ryan, writer and mom to Chloe (11) and Ciaran (8) – Ottawa, Canada.  For more on Patti, visit www.southsidecommunications.cawww.rymansatlarge.travellerspoint.com.

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