The Reader is the debut album from Bloomington, IN band Cooked Books. The quartet of Ben Lumsdaine, Cathy Paquet, Joe Crawford, and David Bower treat us to ten tracks of solid power pop. Drawing from punk and psychedelic influences, the album is an edgy work that showcases a band with much promise. Grungy and sporting an authentic garage persona, The Reader is definitely one to add to your collection. Stream and buy The Reader at the link below.