Monday, May 22, 2023

Books for Fans of Daisy Jones & The Six

Books for Fans of Daisy Jones & The Six

If you enjoyed "Daisy Jones & The Six" and are looking for similar books about fictional musicians and bands, here are some recommendations for amazing music-themed novels.

Books for Fans of Daisy Jones & The Six

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The Final Revival of Opal & Nev by Dawnie Walton
The Final Revival of Opal & Nev by Dawnie Walton: An electrifying novel about the meteoric rise of an iconic interracial rock duo in the 1970s, their sensational breakup, and the dark secrets unearthed when they try to reunite decades later for one last tour.

The Magic Strings of Frankie Presto by Mitch Albom:
The Magic Strings of Frankie Presto by Mitch Albom: Narrated by the voice of Music itself, the story follows Frankie Presto, a war orphan born in a burning church, through his extraordinary journey around the world. Raised by a blind guitar teacher in Spain and gifted with a talent to change people’s lives—using six mysterious blue strings—Frankie navigates the musical landscape of the twentieth century, from the 1950s jazz scene to the Grand Ole Opry to Elvis mania and Woodstock, all the while searching for his childhood love.

A Visit from the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan

A Visit from the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan: Bennie is an aging former punk rocker and record executive. Sasha is the passionate, troubled young woman he employs. Here Jennifer Egan brilliantly reveals their pasts, along with the inner lives of a host of other characters whose paths intersect with theirs

High Fidelity by Nick Hornby
High Fidelity by Nick Hornby: Rob is a pop music junkie who runs his own semi-failing record store. His girlfriend, Laura, has just left him for the guy upstairs, and Rob is both miserable and relieved. After all, could he have spent his life with someone who has a bad record collection? Rob seeks refuge in the company of the offbeat clerks at his store, who endlessly review their top five films; top five Elvis Costello songs; top five episodes of Cheers.

Kill Your Friends by John Niven
Kill Your Friends by John Niven - AS the twentieth century breathes its very last, with Britpop at its zenith, twenty-seven-year-old A&R man Steven Stelfox is slashing and burning his way through London’s music industry.  But the industry is changing fast and the hits are drying up, and the only way he’s going to salvage his sagging career is by taking the idea of “cutthroat” to murderous new levels.

Rock Star by Jackie Collins
Rock Star by Jackie Collins There’s English rocker Kris Phoenix, who’s been chasing the dream since he was a teen. Then there’s soul superstar Bobby Mondella. The former child star lost his money, fame, and eyesight practically overnight, but now he’s ready to bask in the limelight.
Finally, there’s lounge-singer Rafaella. She’s endured a string of terrible tragedies that could have broken her but instead fueled her to propel beyond her past and her dysfunctional marriage, and soar to the top.



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