‘None of this Rocks’ by Joe Trohman – Audiobook Review

You have probably heard of Fall Out Boy, but you might not know that Joe Trohman is the guitarist and co-founder of the band – and wrote a book! He may only be 38 years old but he’s lived a lot of life, as a lot of touring musicians have, and I found his memoir to be insightful and he’s not afraid to poke fun at himself and his life – therefore, this is also comical.

Title: None Of This Rocks
Author: Joe Trohman
Genres: Nonfiction, Memoir

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‘Groupies’ by Sarah Priscus – Audiobook Review

There are two types of book I love above all else – historical fiction and books that involve music. You tell me a story is about music in the 1970s? I’m immediately sold! I loved this story, as I knew I would.

Title: Groupies
Author: Sarah Priscus
Series: Standalone
Genres: Historical Fiction, Music

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Audiobook Review: ‘The Storyteller: Tales of Life and Music’

I’ve read more nonfiction this year than I think in all previous years combined, and I wanted to read one last nonfiction before the end of 2021 – and what better story than that of musician Dave Grohl – best known as the drummer of Nirvana and frontman of Foo Fighters. I thought this was an incredible story – Dave has a way with words, as lyric writers do – and it’s worth a read even if you aren’t a diehard Nirvana or Foo Fighters fan.

Title: The Storyteller: Tales of Life and Music
Author: Dave Grohl
Genres: Nonfiction, Memoir

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Audiobook Review: ‘Heard It in a Love Song’

I’ve recently been drawn to any book that says it involves music – I love music and attending concerts, so I’m always curious about stories to do with music. Unfortunately I found this one to be boring and DNF-ed it at 47%. I don’t usually write reviews for books I DNF, but I wanted to share a few of my thoughts on this one.

Title: Heard It in a Love Song
Author: Tracey Garvis Graves
Series: Standalone
Genres: Contemporary, Romance

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Audiobook Review: ‘Three Pianos: A Memoir’

I’ve been a fan of Andrew McMahon since the Jack’s Mannequin days. I’ve seen him on tour as often as possible and I always loved the stories he told about his songs on stage, so I was very excited to learn he’d be writing a memoir! Even if you aren’t familiar with his music, he has one heck of a story to tell about his 39 years of life so far.

Title: Three Pianos: A Memoir
Author: Andrew McMahon
Genres: Nonfiction, Memoir

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Thank you to the publisher, Princeton Architectural Press, for sending me an advanced readers copy! All opinions are my own.

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Audiobook Review: ‘The Final Revival of Opal & Nev’

You tell me a story is about music, and I’m in. You tell me the audiobook is narrated by a full cast, and I’m already in love and hooked. This is the (fictional) history of the group Opal & Nev from the 70’s, told through interviews and notes from the “editor” writing this book, and of their possible reunion in 2016. I highly recommend listening to this one!

Title: The Final Revival of Opal & Nev
Author: Dawnie Walton
Series: Standalone
Genres: Historical Fiction, Music, Contemporary

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ALC Review: ‘One Last Stop’

I’ll be honest and tell you I really had no intention of ever picking up this book – but when I saw it as one of the audiobook arcs on libro.fm for May, I figured, why not, lets give this a chance before it blows up huge…. and I am delighted to say I loved it, and I’m so glad I gave this book a chance – and yeah, I think it will become really huge really soon!

Thank you to libro.fm for the advanced listening copy!

Title: One Last Stop
Author: Casey McQuiston
Narrated by: Natalie Naudus
Series: Standalone
Genres: Romance, Contemporary
Release Date: June 1, 2021

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Audiobook Review: ‘More Than Maybe’

I’ve been intrigued by this book since I first heard the premise about the music aspect, and finally I was able to listen to it, and! …is this book actually written about me? I’ve never related to a book as much as I have this one – and needless to say, I loved every second of it.

If you’re looking for a YA contemporary that focuses on music, music journalism, running a venue, and concerts, step right up! This is the book for you!

Title: More Than Maybe
Author: Erin Hahn
Series: n/a – Standalone
Genres: Contemporary, Romance

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Audio Review: ‘Daisy Jones & The Six’

2019 can just end now, because no other book will match up to Daisy Jones & The Six.

If you only listen to one audiobook ever in your life, please let it be this one.

Oh, and if you were considering buying that concert ticket but were unsure about it? Buy the damn ticket. Go to the concert. Even if you’re going alone. Go.

Title: Daisy Jones & The Six
Author: Taylor Jenkins Reid
Series: Standalone
Rating: 5/5 stars

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