Book Review: Daisy Jones & The Six


Tara Smith, Editor

Daisy Jones & The Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid is a novel that captures the reader’s attention from beginning to end. The whirlwind rise of an iconic 1970s rock band and their mesmerizingly beautiful lead singer. Throughout the story, the mystery behind their infamous breakup is revealed. Everyone knows Daisy Jones & The Six, but nobody knows the reason for their split during the height of their popularity… until now.

Daisy is a young girl coming of age in L.A. during the late sixties who sneaks into clubs on the Sunset Strip and makes all the wrong decisions. By the time she is 20, her voice is getting noticed and she has the kind of reckless beauty that makes people do crazy things.

A band called The Six is rising in fame, led by brooding Billy Dunne whose girlfriend finds out she’s pregnant the evening of their first tour, leading Billy to go a little wild on the road.

A producer throws Daisy and Billy together in hopes of supercharged success and what happens next could become the stuff of legend.

This book is a masterpiece, incredibly written and so intoxicating you won’t be able to put it down. A remarkable story dealing with substance abuse and addiction while each member of the band navigates the world and the spotlight. From intrigue to drama to rock n’ roll Daisy Jones & The Six is a timeless story filled with heartbreaking loss, which drags you into the world of the rock n’ roll ‘70s.