So You Wanna Be A Rock Star: Novels About Being in a Band
Annotation:Colby's post-high school plans have long been that he and his best friend Bev would tour with her band, then spend a year in Europe, but when she announces that she will start college just after the tour, Colby struggles to understand why she changed her mind and what losing her means for his future.
Annotation:Ori Taylor, lead singer, guitarist, and songwriter in a nameless rock band, has always been known as the easily-overlooked younger brother of Del, a high school sports star, but when Del suddenly returns home from college just as Ori is starting to gain some confidence in himself, Del expects everything to return to the way it used to be.
Annotation:When Jasmine Kiss gets kicked out of her house by her father, she takes what is left of her meager savings and flees to Santa Cruz, California, to pursue her dream of becoming a rock musician.
Annotation:18 yr old Piper is deaf but she becomes the manager for her classmates' popular rock band, called Dumb, giving her the chance to prove her capabilities to her parents and others, if only she can get the band members to get along.
Annotation:Talented fiddle player Bailey meets Sam, a young man who wants to take his high-school garage band to the big time and he wants her to help them do it. However, Bailey is not sure what she wants or where she stands with Sam. A story thats a little bit country and a little bit rock n'roll.
Annotation:Believing her father's romantic story about how her free-spirited mother abandoned them to follow the burgeoning punk rock scene around the country, Emily Black forms a punk band in the hopes of motivating her mother's return.
Annotation:Written as a college admission essay, eighteen-year-old Harry Jones recounts a childhood defined by the hideous scars he hid behind, and how forming a band brought self-confidence, friendship, and his first kiss.
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If it all it took to be a rock star was owning an instrument and a great outfit we could all be one. Unfortunately, it takes talent, perseverance, luck and a whole lot of drama.