Rock Your Reading
Posted on July 26, 2018
Turn up the volume with these music-related teen fiction books.
Music-Themed Teen Fiction Books
|“Blacklist : A Beautiful Idols Novel” by Alyson Noël
When a Hollywood it-girl goes missing amid dangerous secrets, Layla, Aster and Tommy struggle to clear their names and identify the source of sinister messages while the tabloids explode with rumors.
|“Girls In The Moon” by Janet McNally
Tired of the half-truths surrounding her famous family’s past, Phoebe visits her indie-rock darling sister Luna to see how she fits into a family of storytellers.
|“Here We Are Now” by Jasmine Warga
While her mother is out of town, sixteen-year-old Taliah accompanies her estranged father–a famous rock star who one day appears on her doorstep–to Oak Falls, Indiana, to meet his dying father and the rest of his family, and on the way, Taliah learns about how her parents met and separated, her mother’s experience as a Jordanian immigrant, and her own ability to accept change and open up to others.
Also available in eBook.
|“If I Stay” by Gayle Forman
While in a coma following an automobile accident that killed her parents and younger brother, seventeen-year-old Mia, a gifted cellist, weighs whether to live with her grief or join her family in death. If I Stay series, book 1.
|“Rock and a Hard Place : A Jamieson Brothers Novel” by Angie Stanton
Left in small-town Wisconsin with a controlling aunt after her mother’s death, Libby is very unhappy until she meets Peter and sparks fly, but when she learns that he is a rock star with his own family problems, her life changes forever. Jamieson Brothers series, book 1.
|“The Bad Decisions Playlist” by Michael Rubens
When his believed-dead famous musician father suddenly reappears in his life, teen Austin, a talented guitarist, is pulled into his father’s overwhelming world in ways that compromise Austin’s dreams and relationship with his girlfriend.
|“The Haters : A Book About Being in a Band” by Jesse Andrews
A road trip adventure about a trio of jazz-camp escapees who, against every realistic expectation, become a band.
|“The Sound of Us” by Julie Hammerle
When Kiki attends a summer music program at Krause University in hopes of winning a scholarship, she expects to have fun and meet new people, like the gorgeous, but geeky, drummer she has her eye on. But the strict rules and regulations prevent another jam session with her percussionist and threaten to silence the rhythm of her heart.
Also available in eBook.
|“The Victoria in My Head” by Janelle Milanes
Trapped by the motonony of her life, fifteen-year-old Victoria jumps at the chance to join a local rock band, a choice that forces her to confront her anxieties and embrace a world of uncertainty.
|“When It’s Real” by Erin Watt
Meet Oakley Ford teen celebrity, renowned pop star, child of famous movie stars, hottie with millions of fangirls and a restless, too charming troublemaker. On the surface he has it all, but with his home life disintegrating, his music well suddenly running dry, and the tabloids having a field day over his outrageous exploits, Oakley’s team decides it’s time for an intervention. The result: an image overhaul, complete with a fake girlfriend meant to show the world he’s settled down.
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