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Book Title: Struts & Frets|
The author of the book: Jon Skovron
Format files: PDF
The size of the: 15.15 MB
Edition: Harry N. Abrams
Date of issue: September 1st 2011
ISBN 13: 9781419700286
Read full description of the books:Music is in Sammy’s blood. His grandfather was a jazz musician, and Sammy’s indie rock band could be huge one day—if they don’t self-destruct first. Winning the upcoming Battle of the Bands would justify all their compromises and reassure Sammy that his life’s dream could become a reality. But practices are hard to schedule when Sammy’s grandfather is sick and getting worse, his mother is too busy to help either of them, and his best friend may want to be his girlfriend.
Told in a voice that’s honest and wry, Struts & Frets will resonate not only with teenage musicians but also with anyone who ever sat up all night listening to a favorite album, wondering if they’d ever find their place in the world.
Read information about the authorJon Skovron is the author of several Young Adult fantasy novels, including Misfit, Man Made Boy and This Broken Wondrous World. His first adult fantasy series, The Empire of Storms, began last June with the release of Hope and Red, published by Orbit Books. The Barnes and Noble SF&F blog said "Skovron’s briskly-paced story doesn’t skimp on the world-building—and thank goodness, because it’s quite a world", and author Sam Sykes described it as "Furious where it needs to be, deceptively tender where it can get away with it, adventurous all around." The second book in the series, Bane and Shadow, will be out February 2017.
Jon's short stories have appeared in publications like ChiZine and Baen's Universe, and more recently in anthologies such as Summer Days and Summer Nights, edited by Stephanie Perkins, and GRIM from Harlequin Teen. He lives with his two sons and two cats just outside Washington DC, where he hosts a regular writing discussion series at the Arlington Public Library. His website is jonskovron.com. Subscribe to his newsletter at tinyletter.com/skovron
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