When I was first asked to review HARLEY LOCO, I wasn't sure how I would fancy it since it's a bit out of my ordinary reading zone. However, I have to say, I was pleasantly surprised with how much I enjoyed the writing style and over all story. It's a different voice than I'm used to and I'm glad I've had the chance to read it.
Rayya is a natural storyteller, with a voice that reels you in. She takes us on a ride through her life as a "rough diamond", (as quoted by her friend Elizabeth Gilbert) where she experienced the highs and definitely the lows in her life. She didn't hold back anything, from her childhood, drug addiction, sexuality or dreams. She truly lived the life of a rock star.
I have to admit, it's not an easy read, with such devastation and heartbreak. Nevertheless, it's inspiring story of a woman that finds her way through the dark, and comes out into the light. I was especially engrossed in the story come the last few chapters. Her overwhelming emotion and strength is uplifting and I congratulate her on being clean since 1997. She truly is a strong, inspirational woman and I highly recommend this read, whether you read memoirs or not. You won't be disappointed.