My Library Card: Six reads for the musical teen

My Library Card - Renee Roberts | September 5th, 2017 2:42 pm

Teens and young adults may enjoy these musical reads, available at the Abington Community Library:


• “Remix” by Non Pratt

Two girls test the strength of their friendship – and their hearts – over the course of a summer weekend. Told in alternating perspectives between Ruby and Kaz, Remix is the story of two teenage girls fighting to hold on to their splintering relationships and rediscovering that true friendship, like love, is not so easily broken.

• “Devil and the Bluebird” by Jennifer Mason-Black

Blue Riley has wrestled with demons ever since the loss of her mother to cancer. But when she encounters a beautiful devil at her town crossroads, it’s her runaway sister’s soul she fights to save. The devil steals Blue’s voice – inherited from her musically gifted mother – in exchange for a single shot at finding Cass.

• “The Prom Goer’s Interstellar Excursion” by Chris McCoy

Minutes after eighteen-year-old Bennett Bardo of Gordo, New Mexico, asks Sophie Gilkey, his dream girl, to prom and she says yes, she is abducted by aliens and Bennett catches a ride across the galaxy with a band of misfit musicians to find her.

• “Tone Deaf” by Olivia Rivers

Ali Collins was a child piano prodigy until a brain tumor caused her to lose her hearing, and now, after meeting Jace, the lead singer of Tone Deaf, her musical and romantic possibilities increase.


• “The ‘Pre-Stage’ Guitar Book: Learn How To Get A Grip On Your First Guitar!” by Chris Lopez

This book includes the basics of playing guitar with many practice chord combinations.

• “I want my MTV: The Uncensored Story of the Music Video Revolution” by Rob Tannenbaum and Craig Marks

Presents the first decade of the MTV network, developing from a radical programming concept to a defining network for a generation and a force in the worlds of music, television, sports, fashion and politics.

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Renee Roberts

Renee Roberts is the Young Adult Services and Project Coordinator at the Abington Community Library.