She lives in a world of beauty.
His life is shrouded in darkness.
When they meet, she must choose between everything she has and the one thing she has always desired.
Lulu Sterling thinks she has it all figured out: with one more year left a ...more
Literary yet still very pop fiction, that's my summation of Jamie Brenner's new adult novel, RUIN ME. Maybe it's just me or whatever shiznit I'm on but the tone of the story is highbrow artsy like the story. The plot is set in the New York art world which was surprisingly very cutthroat and Anna Sterling is the Grand Dame of that world. So it goes without saying that she wants her daughter, Lulu to succeed the throne but the latter has something else in mind. Not only that, Anna' ...more
Lulu thinks she knows what she wants; with one year left at NYU, she's interning at her mother's renowned art gallery for the summer, determined to prove herself to her critical mother and try to overcome the constant recollection of her father's suicide.
Lulu hopes she will finally find love and passion with her boyfriend, ...more
Lulu was probably one of the only characters that were actually trying to break free, so her manipu ...more
What a pleasant surprise to read a book with an idea I've never read before! Lulu Sterling, our heroine, is the daughter of one of New York's most well known and respected gallery owners. In the art world, she's like a princess waiting to inherit that status after she graduates NYU. She's even dating a talented up and coming artist. But in living that sheltered life she's also never experienced many things. Felt many things.
But she has a passion for street art. She even documents it on her Inst
As a fan of art in all its forms I was surprised to see the disdain with which street art like GoST's was treated compared to traditional art like Brandt Penn's. Now seeing how one art installation caused traffic to shut down and the bomb squad called out, I can see why it's not looked o ...more
GoST has been his identity for so long, and he planned on keeping i ...more
Ruin Me is a New Adult novel that is at times cynical, at times hopeful, and which gives us a behind-the-scenes look at what goes on in the fast-paced world of art.
I find that whenever I read a book set in NYC written by someone who has lived there, somehow there is a balance of grittin ...more
What a pleasant surprise to read a book with an idea I’ve never read before! Lulu Sterling, our heroine, is the daughter of one of New York’s most well known and respected gallery owners. In the art world, she’s like a princess waiting to inherit that status after she graduates NYU. She’s even dating a talented up and coming artist. But in living that sheltered life she’s also never experienced many things. Felt many things.
But she has a passion for street art. She even documents it on ...more