Rating: 5/5 Stars
“Daisy Jones and The Six” is a book written by author Taylor Jenkins Reid. The novel is set in the 1970’s and follows the rise and fall of a famous rock and roll band. With seven band members and the management staff interacting, this story is full of spirited conversations and of course, sex, drugs and rock and roll.
Simply put, this book is in a class of its own.
The high quality writing, expert story telling and mesmerizing characters capture the reader and keep him/her turning pages till the very end! Author Taylor Jenkins Reid uses multiple points of view as she sets up the book in an interview format. The book provides a unique look into different situations by hearing several first account statements about the same events.
The different personalities of each character are vivid and eclectic which enhances the beauty of the story. The main character, Daisy Jones, is trapped from the beginning of the story in webs of drug addiction and depression. However, she is such a vibrant character that you can’t help but to cheer for her.
This novel felt three dimensional as the story really exploded off of the pages. It was intricate with all the tiny details of the characters’ personalities shining through the interviews. As a bonus, this book will have you shuffling through your 1970’s playlist and reminiscing.
Recommendations: Yes, yes, yes! I would definitely recommend this book! Pick one up for some easy and enjoyable summer reading.