A quick read about a fictional rock band during the 1970s. Loved the characters and the inside scoop on how an album is made.Kate Mapp, Adult Services Librarian
“Daisy Jones was born in 1951 and grew up in the Hollywood Hills of Los Angeles, California.” – first line
When singer Daisy Jones meets Billy Dunne of the band The Six, the two rising 70s rock-and-roll artists are catapulted into stardom when a producer puts them together, a decision that is complicated by a pregnancy and the seductions of fame.
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Books to TV, Relationship fiction
Strong sense of place
Awards & More
New York Times Bestseller
Goodreads Choice Awards 2019
LibraryReads Favorites 2019
A Reese Witherspoon X Hello Sunshine Book Club Pick
Forging a familial bond over their shared artistic talents and secrets, four young people navigate a cutthroat world and their complex relationships with each other, as ambition, passion and love reinforce and divide them throughout the course of their lives.
Working side-by-side for a record label, former punk rocker Bennie Salazar and the passionate Sasha hide illicit secrets from one another while interacting with a motley assortment of equally troubled people from 1970s San Francisco to the post-war future.
The members of a music band in 1967 London navigate the era’s parties, drugs and politics as well as their own egos and tragedies while exploring transformative perspectives about youth, art and fame.
About the Author
Taylor Jenkins Reid writes emotional women’s and historical fiction featuring bittersweet love stories. The heroines of her novels are relatable women facing complex and difficult situations in their romantic lives. The resolutions to these scenarios are never simple and readers feel empathy and compassion for the main characters and the seemingly impossible choices they must make. Readers can expect to shed a few tears when reading Reid’s stories of loss, grief, divorce, and second chances, but these poignant novels end on a satisfying note of hope.
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