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A thrilling story told in the form of an extended oral history, Daisy Jones and the Six transports the reader to the world of '70's rock 'n roll; creative chaos, musical alchemy and an iconic sound.

The March 2019 pick for Reese Witherspoon's Hello Sunshine Book Club
‘Brace for 2019’s first pop-culture sensation… we’re not exaggerating… new obsession, incoming’ TELEGRAPH_________________
For a while, Daisy Jones & The Six were everywhere. Their albums were on every turntable, they sold out arenas from coast to coast, their sound defined an era. And then, on 12 July 1979, they split.
Nobody ever knew why. Until now.

They were lovers and friends and brothers and rivals. They couldn't believe their luck, until it ran out. This is their story of the early days and the wild nights, but everyone remembers the truth differently.

The only thing they all know for sure is that from the moment Daisy Jones walked barefoot onstage at the Whisky, their lives were irrevocably changed.

Making music is never just about the music. And sometimes it can be hard to tell where the sound stops and the feelings begin.
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‘Utterly believable…fantastically enjoyable’ THE TIMES
‘reads like an addictive Netflix documentary meets A Star Is Born – despite being utterly fictional. It’s also a call-to-arms that when you find your niche, don’t doubt, embrace it.’ EMERALD STREET
'The verdict: Daisy Jones steals the limelight… A zeitgeist book for 2019' STYLIST
‘A tremendously engaging, and completely believable tale of rock and roll excess... inventive, persuasive and completely satisfying.’ DYLAN JONES

‘I spent a lost weekend in this book. Daisy Jones is an instant icon.’ ERIN KELLY

'DAISY JONES & THE SIX is a transporting novel – at once a love story, a glimpse into the combustible inner workings of a rock-and-roll band, and a pitch-perfect recreation of the music scene of the Fleetwood Mac era. You’ll never want it to end.' CECILIA AHERN

‘Once in a blue moon you get to discover a book you end up pressing upon many other people to read. Taylor Jenkins Reid has got every nuance, every detail exact and right. I loved every word.’
PAUL REES

‘So brilliantly written I thought all the characters were real . . . I couldn’t put it down’ EDITH BOWMAN
‘A book that reads like an addictive Netflix documentary meets A Star Is Born – despite being utterly fictional . . . It’s also a call-to-arms that when you find your niche, don’t doubt, embrace it.EMERALD STREET

‘The characters leap off the page, seducing you with their dramas, and making you wish the band was real.’
HEAT
‘The heady haze of the 70s music scene, and a perfectly flawed Daisy, combine to create a fresh, rock n roll read. I loved it.’ ALI LAND, author of Good Me Bad Me

Spotify Playlist

Featuring Fleetwood Mac, The Kinks, Dire Straits and more, you can now listen to the official Daisy Jones and the Six playlist on Spotify

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Reviews

I devoured DAISY JONES AND THE SIX in a day, falling head over heels for it. Taylor Jenkins Reid transported me into the magic of the 70’s music scene in a way I’ll never forget. The characters were beautifully layered and complex... Daisy and the band captured my heart, and they’re sure to capture yours too

Reese Witherspoon

The plot of Taylor Jenkins Reid’s novel about a fictional Seventies band might best be described as part juicy celebrity tell-all, part A Star Is Born . . . Be prepared to read it in a single night

Vogue

I LOVE it . . . I can't remember the last time I read a book that was so fun

Dolly Alderton

Taylor Jenkins Reid is a stunning writer whose characters are unforgettable and whose stories are deeply emotional. Her new book is her most gripping yet

Emily Giffin

Utterly believable . . . fabulously entertaining

Will Hodgkinson, The Times

A tremendously engaging, and completely believable tale of rock and roll excess, one made all the more enjoyable by being written as an oral biography. It’s inventive, persuasive and completely satisfying.

Dylan Jones

I spent a lost weekend in this book. Daisy Jones is an instant icon.

Erin Kelly

Once in a blue moon you get to discover a book you end up pressing upon many other people to read. Taylor Jenkins Reid has got every nuance, every detail exact and right. I loved every word.

Paul Rees

So brilliantly written I thought all the characters were real . . . I couldn’t put it down

Edith Bowman

The heady haze of the 70s music scene, and a perfectly flawed Daisy, combine to create a fresh, rock n roll read. I loved it.

Ali Land

DAISY JONES & THE SIX is a transporting novel – at once a love story, a glimpse into the combustible inner workings of a rock-and-roll band, and a pitch-perfect recreation of the music scene of the Fleetwood Mac era. You’ll never want it to end.

Cecilia Ahern

The characters leap off the page, seducing you with their dramas, and making you wish the band was real. Five stars.

Heat

Brace for 2019’s first pop-culture sensation . . . we’re not exaggerating . . . new obsession, incoming . . . If you liked Almost Famous, you’ll love it.

Stella Magazine, Telegraph

With Daisy Jones, Taylor Jenkins Reid has conjured up a legend both on the page and off. A zeitgeist book for 2019, read it before the series becomes the next must-see.

Stylist

A book that reads like an addictive Netflix documentary meets A Star Is Born – despite being utterly fictional . . . It’s also a call-to-arms that when you find your niche, don’t doubt, embrace it.

Emerald Street

Utterly refreshing - and too charming not to love

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Brilliantly gripping

Reader's Digest

With wonderfully layered and complex characters, Reid’s latest novel is brilliantly written and hard to put down

Psychologies

Prepare to be obsessed

Stylist

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Formats & editions

  • Trade Paperback

    9781786331519

    March 5, 2019

    Hutchinson

    368 pages

    RRP $32.99

    Online retailers

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  • Hardback

    9781786331502

    March 7, 2019

    Hutchinson

    368 pages

    RRP $27.99

    Online retailers

    • Abbey's Bookshop
    • Amazon
    • Angus & Robertson Bookworld
    • Booktopia
    • Boomerang Books
    • Collins Booksellers
    • Dymocks
    • Books Kinokuniya
    • The Nile
    • QBD
    • Readings
    • Robinsons Bookshop
    Or

    Find your local bookstore at booksellers.org.au

Extract

THE GROUPIE

DAISY JONES

1965– 1972

Daisy Jones was born in 1951 and grew up in the Hollywood Hills of Los Angeles, California. The daughter of Frank Jones, the well- known British painter, and Jeanne LeFevre, a French model, Daisy started to make a name for herself in the late sixties as a young teenager on the Sunset Strip.

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