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Throwback Thursday - Daisy Jones & The Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid

Throwback Thursday - Daisy Jones & The Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid

As my crazy week continues I’m going to throw out a little #tbt vibe with these awesome @dierksbentley socks I picked up at his concert a few weeks back! And again take 5 seconds to remind you all that you really REALLY need to read this book. This book is as near perfect as possible. And it’s our April @northernlightsreads pick. What more reason could you need? 📚

I devoured this book in one sitting, falling completely in love with this story, the characters and their journey. So in love in fact, that I am completely devastated this is not a real band, because I want to be able to listen to all the music and read more stories about them!

Taylor Jenkins Reid is a powerhouse author who manages to create characters that are so real, flawed, broken, lovable and human that you cannot help but love them, root for them and wish that you never had to say good bye I devoured this book in one sitting, falling completely in love with this story, the characters and their journey. So in love in fact, that I am completely devastated this is not a real band, because I want to be able to listen to all the music and read more stories about them!

Taylor Jenkins Reid is a powerhouse author who manages to create characters that are so real, flawed, broken, lovable and human that you cannot help but love them, root for them and wish that you never had to say good bye to a single one of them. This story explodes from the page with passion, and that would just not be possible without the cast she brings together on the page.

I also completely loved the format of this book - told as an oral history of the band, in an interview format, the story speeds along so quickly, you cannot believe it when you find yourself nearing the end of the book. I wanted to read faster and slower every single page of this book - and I ADORED where Taylor took this story and ended the tale. If I can't have more, I am at least entirely satisfied where these humans landed in the end.

This will be a Top 10 book of my year, without any question. I am in love with this book in the most passionate way. I could not recommend it enough, and I defy any reader to not fall in love the same way.

QOTD: How is your week going friends? Mines a whirlwind (and I’m loving it). 📚

Happy Thursday!

Book Synopsis:

Everyone knows Daisy Jones & The Six, but nobody knows the reason behind their split at the absolute height of their popularity . . . until now.

Daisy is a girl coming of age in L.A. in the late sixties, sneaking into clubs on the Sunset Strip, sleeping with rock stars, and dreaming of singing at the Whisky a Go Go. The sex and drugs are thrilling, but it’s the rock and roll she loves most. By the time she’s twenty, her voice is getting noticed, and she has the kind of heedless beauty that makes people do crazy things.

Also getting noticed is The Six, a band led by the brooding Billy Dunne. On the eve of their first tour, his girlfriend Camila finds out she’s pregnant, and with the pressure of impending fatherhood and fame, Billy goes a little wild on the road.

Daisy and Billy cross paths when a producer realizes that the key to supercharged success is to put the two together. What happens next will become the stuff of legend.

The making of that legend is chronicled in this riveting and unforgettable novel, written as an oral history of one of the biggest bands of the seventies. Taylor Jenkins Reid is a talented writer who takes her work to a new level with Daisy Jones & The Six, brilliantly capturing a place and time in an utterly distinctive voice.

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