Broken Horses is a memoir by Brandi Carlile. The book tells the story of her life, from her birth in Ravensdale, Washington to her rise to fame as a Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter. Along the way, she recounts battles with addiction and depression, finding love and family, and finally achieving success on her own terms.
For who is this book for ?
This book is for the person who wants to read about an amazing life journey. It tells the story of Brandi Carlile’s life from her birth to her rise in fame as a Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter, and it is full of beautiful stories that are sure to inspire and touch your heart.
- The author is brutally honest about her life and experiences.
- The writing is beautiful and lyrical.
- The story is inspiring and uplifting.
- The author has a very flowery writing style which might not be to everyone’s taste.
- The book is quite long and some readers may find it tough going at times.
- It doesn’t offer much in the way of new information for those who are already familiar with Carlile’s story.
Learn more about the author
Brandi Carlile is a Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter whose music has been described as “country soul.” Her memoir, Broken Horses, tells the story of her life, from her birth in Ravensdale, Washington to her rise to fame.Along the way, she recounts battles with addiction and depression, finding love and family, and finally achieving success on her own terms.
“This isn’t your average band-bio or self-pitying musician memoir. Broken Horses is Brandi telling her story the only way she knows how – with openness, vulnerability and more than a few well placed f-bombs.”
“If you’re a fan of Brandi Carlile, this is a must read. If you’ve never heard her music, then Broken Horses will introduce you to an artist with something significant and powerful to say.”
“This book is a powerful reminder that life is not always easy, but it’s worth fighting for. Broken Horses shows how Brandi Carlile became the artist she is today–strong, resilient, and unafraid to be herself. Her story will inspire readers to follow their dreams, no matter what obstacles they may face.”
“I picked up Broken Horses expecting another musician’s tell-all, but I found something so much more. This is the story of Brandi Carlile coming into her own – as an artist, a mother, and a woman. It’s raw and honest and beautiful, and I loved every minute of it.”