Daisy Jones & The Six is one of the more buzzed about fiction books of 2019 and fully delivers on the hype it has received. Taylor Jenkins Reid’s sixth novel is a highly entertaining oral history revealing the details surrounding the mysterious and dramatic breakup of the fictional 1970s band Daisy Jones & The Six. With a unique but very readable format, readers are fully invested in the gossipy details and sometimes contradictory recounting of the rise and fall of the band—and might find themselves attempting to look up the songs and photos described in vivid, lifelike detail. Overall, Daisy Jones & The Six is a creative, well-paced novel that gives readers a peek into the drama and inner workings of the victories and boiling tensions of music stardom, satisfying the ever-present curiosity to know “what really happened.”
Raela Schoenherr is an editor at a Minnesota publishing company. She loves to talk books and writing on Twitter at @raelaschoenherr.