Our favourite books to fill the Daisy Jones & The Six void
The TV show adaptation of the book Daisy Jones & The Six has just hit Amazon Prime Video. The novel, written by Taylor Jenkins Reid, has taken over #BookTok over the last year as readers fell in love with the rock ‘n’ roll lifestyle of the band at its centre. The book, and now tv show, follows Daisy Jones, a wannabe rockstar growing up in late 1960’s who joins forces with The Six, an up and coming band that create more arguments than music.
The band TJR (as her TikTok fans call her) has created give a Fleetwood Mac vibe as their lives get more and more intertwined with their music.
But if you’ve already devoured Daisy Jones & The Six, don’t worry. There’s plenty of good reads out there to get your teeth stuck into next. Whether it’s YA fiction or a good love story, we’ve got you covered.
If you liked Taylor Jenkins Reid’s style, you’ll love The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo. The novel centres around a once starlet of Hollywood Evelyn Hugo, who has become a recluse in her old age, and is finally ready to tell the infamous story of her seven husbands. She chooses unknown journalist Monique Grant to write a book on her turbulent love life, but why?
Just like Daisy Jones, The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo gives us an insider’s view of the celeb world at the time – the good, bad and ugly. But if a couple of hundred pages isn’t your style, don’t worry. It looks like Netflix has secured the rights to the book and will be making it into a movie sooner than we think.
If you love a slow burn, ‘will they won’t they’ book You and Me on Vacation will hit the perfect spot. The novel written by Emily Henry, tells the story of Poppy and Alex – polar opposites but still best friends. Even though they’re no longer in college and live hundreds of miles apart, they keep one week free each summer for their getaway together. But after their annual vacation two years ago ruined everything, they haven’t spoken since. The book follows Poppy as she has one last chance to fix things with Alex, as they reassess the truth of what happened two years ago.
You and Me on Vacation is the perfect book to read as we’re coming into the spring months. It screams summer fun, brighter evenings, and the sprinkle of romance we all need in our lives.
Another novel that’s gotten the tv screen treatment recently, The Flatshare by Beth O’Leary is as funny as it is frustrating. As the title tells it, the book tells the story of two flatmates, Tiffy and Leon. However, Tiffy and Leon have never actually met each other. They take turns sharing the flat, Tiffy works in the day time and Leon in the night, meaning they know next to nothing about one another. But one day needs must, and they begin communicating through post it notes dotted around their flat.
The Flatshare is the definition of a slow burn. But if the frustration is getting the better of you, the tv adaptation of the book is available to stream on Paramount Plus.