Daisy Jones   The Six

Daisy Jones The Six

  • Publisher : Doubleday Canada
  • Author : Taylor Jenkins Reid
  • ISBN-10 : 9780385692182
  • Release : 2019-03-05
  • Genre: Fiction
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NATIONAL AND NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER WINNER OF THE 2019 GOODREADS CHOICE AWARD FOR HISTORICAL FICTION A NEW YORK TIMES EDITORS' CHOICE NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The Washington Post • Esquire • Glamour • CBC • NPR • Marie Claire • Real Simple • Good Housekeeping • Parade • Shelf Awareness • BookRiot • E! News • Mental Floss • Paste "I devoured Daisy Jones & The Six in a day, falling head over heels for it. Daisy and the band captured my heart." —Reese Witherspoon (Reese's Book Club x Hello Sunshine book pick) A gripping novel about the whirlwind rise of an iconic 1970s rock group and their beautiful lead singer, revealing the mystery behind their infamous breakup. Everyone knows Daisy Jone & The Six: The band's album Aurora came to define the rock 'n' roll era of the late seventies, and an entire generation of girls wanted to grow up to be Daisy. But no one knows the reason behind the group's split on the night of their final concert at Chicago Stadium on July 12, 1979 . . . 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 'n' 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. Ta

Daisy Jones and the Six

Daisy Jones and the Six

  • Publisher : Arrow
  • Author : Taylor Jenkins Reid
  • ISBN-10 : 1787462145
  • Release : 2020-01-07
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THE SUNDAY TIMES AND NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A Daily Mirror best fiction pick of 2019 A Daily Express best book of 2019 'I LOVE it . . . I can't remember the last time I read a book that was so fun' DOLLY ALDERTON ____________________________________ Everybody knows Daisy Jones and the Six. From the moment Daisy walked barefoot on to the stage at the Whisky, she and the band were a sensation. Their sound defined an era. Their albums were on every turntable. They sold out arenas from coast to coast. This is the story of their incredible rise: the desire, the rivalry - and the music. Then, on 12 July 1979, Daisy Jones and the Six split up. Nobody knew why. Until now... _________________ 'New obsession, incoming' TELEGRAPH 'I didn't want this book to end' FEARNE COTTON 'Utterly believable . . . fantastically enjoyable' THE TIMES 'Pitch perfect' SUNDAY TIMES 'Reads like an addictive Netflix documentary meets A Star Is Born - despite being utterly fictional. It's also a call-to-arms that when you find your niche, don't doubt, embrace it.' EMERALD STREET 'The verdict: Daisy Jones steals the limelight... A zeitgeist book for 2019' STYLIST 'Well observed, sensitively told . . . a great read.' WILL GOMPERTZ, BBC 'A tremendously engaging, and completely believable tale of rock and roll excess... inventive, persuasive and completely satisfying.' DYLAN JONES 'I spent a lost weekend in this book. Daisy Jones is an instant icon.' ERIN KELLY 'DAISY JONES & THE SIX is a transporting novel - at once a love story, a glimpse into the combustible inner workings of a rock-and-roll band, and a pitch-perfect recreation of the music scene of the Fleetwood Mac era. You'll never want it to end.' CECILIA AHERN 'Once in a blue moon you get to discover a book you end up pressing upon many other people to read. Taylor Jenkins Reid has got every nuance, every detail exact and right. I loved every word.' PAUL REES 'So brilliantly written I thought all the characters were real . . . I couldn't pu

Daisy Jones   The Six

Daisy Jones The Six

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  • Author : Jenkins Reid Taylor Jenkins Reid
  • ISBN-10 : 2897588527
  • Release : 2020
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Adolescente à L.A. à la fin des années 1960, Daisy embrasse avec conviction le mode de vie de l'époque: elle se faufile dans les clubs du Sunset Strip, couche avec des rock stars et rêve de chanter au célèbre Whisky A Go Go. Le sexe et la drogue sont exaltants, mais c'est le rock'n'roll qui l'envoûte plus que tout. À l'aube de ses 20 ans, elle possède le genre de beauté naturelle qui rend les hommes fous, en plus d'une voix remarquable. The Six est un groupe rock qui fait aussi sa marque sur la scène musicale. À sa tête, Billy Dunne, ténébreux et tourmenté. À la veille de leur départ en tournée, sa copine Camilla apprend qu'elle est enceinte; la pression de la paternité et de la gloire imminente pousse Billy à profiter pleinement de tout ce que la route a à offrir... Lorsqu'un producteur de disques comprend que l'union de ces deux forces de la nature représente la clé d'un succès colossal, il ne rate pas l'occasion. Le résultat? Légendaire. Iconique. Incroyable. Daisy & The Six deviendra l'un des bands les plus populaires du monde, rien de moins! Raconté comme s'il s'agissait de l'histoire réelle de l'un des plus importants groupes des années 1970, ce roman raconte la passionnante et inoubliable fabrication d'une légende, l'auteure réussissant de manière brillante à capturer une époque et un lieu avec une voix résolument distinctive. Un rendez-vous vintage percutant avec une époque incomparable! Chaque personnage est fascinant, mais Daisy Jones est sans contredit la star. Furieusement talentueuse, elle vit sa sexualité exubérante au grand jour et impose ses propres règles... Comme une chanson poignante dont les paroles atteignent l'âme, Daisy Jones & The Six vous transportera à une autre époque. --Associated Press

Daisy Jones   The Six

Daisy Jones The Six

  • Publisher : Ballantine Books
  • Author : Taylor Jenkins Reid
  • ISBN-10 : 9781524798635
  • Release : 2019-03-05
  • Genre: Fiction
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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A gripping novel about the whirlwind rise of an iconic 1970s rock group and their beautiful lead singer, revealing the mystery behind their infamous breakup. “I devoured Daisy Jones & The Six in a day, falling head over heels for it. Daisy and the band captured my heart.”—Reese Witherspoon (Reese’s Book Club x Hello Sunshine book pick) NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY NPR • The Washington Post • Esquire • Glamour • Real Simple • Good Housekeeping • Marie Claire • Parade • Paste • Shelf Awareness • BookRiot 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 ’n’ 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. Praise for Daisy Jones & The Six “Backstage intrigue is the engine of Daisy Jones & The Six. . . . [A] celebration of American mythmaking

Maybe in Another Life

Maybe in Another Life

  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Author : Taylor Jenkins Reid
  • ISBN-10 : 9781476776897
  • Release : 2015-07-07
  • Genre: Fiction
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A People Magazine Pick * US Weekly “Must” Pick * Named “Best Book of the Summer” by Glamour * Good Housekeeping * USA TODAY * Cosmopolitan * PopSugar * Working Mother * Bustle * Goodreads From the acclaimed author of The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo and After I Do comes a breathtaking new novel about a young woman whose fate hinges on the choice she makes after bumping into an old flame; in alternating chapters, we see two possible scenarios unfold—with stunningly different results. At the age of twenty-nine, Hannah Martin still has no idea what she wants to do with her life. She has lived in six different cities and held countless meaningless jobs since graduating college. On the heels of leaving yet another city, Hannah moves back to her hometown of Los Angeles and takes up residence in her best friend Gabby’s guestroom. Shortly after getting back to town, Hannah goes out to a bar one night with Gabby and meets up with her high school boyfriend, Ethan. Just after midnight, Gabby asks Hannah if she’s ready to go. A moment later, Ethan offers to give her a ride later if she wants to stay. Hannah hesitates. What happens if she leaves with Gabby? What happens if she leaves with Ethan? In concurrent storylines, Hannah lives out the effects of each decision. Quickly, these parallel universes develop into radically different stories with large-scale consequences for Hannah, as well as the people around her. As the two alternate realities run their course, Maybe in Another Life raises questions about fate and true love: Is anything meant to be? How much in our life is determined by chance? And perhaps, most compellingly: Is there such a thing as a soul mate? Hannah believes there is. And, in both worlds, she believes she’s found him.

Forever  Interrupted

Forever Interrupted

  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Author : Taylor Jenkins Reid
  • ISBN-10 : 9781476712826
  • Release : 2013-07-09
  • Genre: Fiction
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After her newlywed husband, Ben, is killed while riding his bike, Elsie realizes the only family she has left is a mother-in-law she does not meet until after Ben's death, and whom she is instantly at odds with, and must forge a bond with the woman if she is ever going to get over the grief. Original. 35,000 first printing.

Next Year  for Sure

Next Year for Sure

  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Author : Zoey Leigh Peterson
  • ISBN-10 : 9781501145858
  • Release : 2017-03-07
  • Genre: Fiction
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"After nine years together, Kathryn and Chris have the sort of relationship most would envy. They speak in the shorthand they have invented, complete one another's sentences, and help each other through every daily and existential dilemma. When Chris tells Kathryn about his feelings for Emily, a vivacious young woman he sees often at the Laundromat, Kathryn encourages her boyfriend to pursue this other woman--certain that her bond with Chris is strong enough to weather a little side dalliance. As Kathryn and Chris stumble into polyamory, [this book] tracks the tumultuous, revelatory, and often very funny year that follows"--

The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo

The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo

  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Author : Taylor Jenkins Reid
  • ISBN-10 : 9781501139246
  • Release : 2017-06-13
  • Genre: Fiction
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“Riveting, heart-wrenching, and full of Old Hollywood glamour, The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo is one of the most captivating reads of 2017.” —BuzzFeed “The epic adventures Evelyn creates over the course of a lifetime will leave every reader mesmerized. This wildly addictive journey of a reclusive Hollywood starlet and her tumultuous Tinseltown journey comes with unexpected twists and the most satisfying of drama.” —PopSugar From the author of Daisy Jones & The Six—an entrancing novel “that speaks to the Marilyn Monroe and Elizabeth Taylor in us all” (Kirkus Reviews), in which a legendary film actress reflects on her relentless rise to the top and the risks she took, the loves she lost, and the long-held secrets the public could never imagine. Aging and reclusive Hollywood movie icon Evelyn Hugo is finally ready to tell the truth about her glamorous and scandalous life. But when she chooses unknown magazine reporter Monique Grant for the job, no one is more astounded than Monique herself. Why her? Why now? Monique is not exactly on top of the world. Her husband has left her, and her professional life is going nowhere. Regardless of why Evelyn has selected her to write her biography, Monique is determined to use this opportunity to jumpstart her career. Summoned to Evelyn’s luxurious apartment, Monique listens in fascination as the actress tells her story. From making her way to Los Angeles in the 1950s to her decision to leave show business in the ‘80s, and, of course, the seven husbands along the way, Evelyn unspools a tale of ruthless ambition, unexpected friendship, and a great forbidden love. Monique begins to feel a very real connection to the legendary star, but as Evelyn’s story near its conclusion, it becomes clear that her life intersects with Monique’s own in tragic and irreversible ways. “Heartbreaking, yet beautiful” (Jamie Blynn, Us Weekly), The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo is “Tinseltown drama at its finest” (Redboo

Our Times in Rhymes

Our Times in Rhymes

  • Publisher : Random House
  • Author : Sam Leith
  • ISBN-10 : 9781473574267
  • Release : 2019-12-05
  • Genre: Poetry
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A parliament of fools, or a confederacy of dunces? Blethering celebrities and blundering politicians, royal babies and right royal cock-ups, milkshake madness and vegan sausage rolls - and, of course, the long and winding road to Brexit. If ever the times were ripe for a return to the high days of Augustan satire, it’s now – and the Spectator’s literary editor Sam Leith provides it. Our Times in Rhymes is a waspish, affectionate and very funny look at the state of our nation as it – let's be even-handed - teeters on the cliff-edge of a marvellous opportunity. Here is all the insanity and inanity of 2019, month by cherishable month, rendered in galloping comic verse and paired with satirical drawings by the brilliant cartoonist Edith Pritchett. It makes the perfect Christmas stocking filler for anyone who needs a good laugh at the damnable times we live in.

Espedair Street

Espedair Street

  • Publisher : Abacus
  • Author : Iain Banks
  • ISBN-10 : 9780748109906
  • Release : 2008-09-04
  • Genre: Fiction
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Daniel Weir used to be a famous - not to say infamous - rock star. Maybe still is. At thirty-one he has been both a brilliant failure and a dull success. He's made a lot of mistakes that have paid off and a lot of smart moves he'll regret forever (however long that turns out to be). Daniel Weir has gone from rags to riches and back, and managed to hold onto them both, though not much else. His friends all seem to be dead, fed up with him or just disgusted - and who can blame them? And now Daniel Weir is all alone. As he contemplates his life, Daniel realises he only has two problems: the past and the future. He knows how bad the past has been. But the future - well, the future is something else.