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Daron's Guitar Chronicles
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(4.4 based on 66 ratings)
  • 1

    Daron’s Guitar Chronicles, Volume 1

    • UNABRIDGED (4 hrs and 20 mins)
    • By Cecilia Tan
    • Narrated By Teddy Hamilton
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (32)
    Performance
    (28)
    Story
    (27)

    Daron Marks is a young guitar player with a dream: to make it big like the guys he grew up idolizing in New Jersey - or at least escape his dysfunctional family. He makes it as far as music school in Rhode Island and the rock clubs of Boston beckon him. But it's hard to succeed from the closet.

    Donald says: "The Start of A Relatable Journey..."
    The Start of A Relatable Journey...

    I have had this book in my library for some time and just have now gotten around to reading it. Written and read like a journal, you are introduced to..Show More »

    Reviewed on October 05 2013 by Donald (VALDOSTA, GEORGIA, United States)
  • 2

    Daron's Guitar Chronicles: Volume 2

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 34 mins)
    • By Cecilia Tan
    • Narrated By Teddy Hamilton
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (19)
    Performance
    (17)
    Story
    (17)

    It's the summer of 1987, and Daron Marks is trying to make it big. His band is starting to attract attention from major labels, which is good, but his own attention too often strays to the band's lead singer, Ziggy. Daron already struggles with being gay, he doesn't need a relationship with a band member to make things worse. He resolves to keep his crush a secret. But nothing stays a secret for very long in the white-hot spotlight of fame.

    Susie says: "More of Daron's Wonderful Coming-of-Age Story"
    More of Daron's Wonderful Coming-of-Age Story

    This is an essential continuation of Tan's fantastic rock and roll coming-of-age. Daron is still struggling with who he is and where he fits. Luckily,..Show More »

    Reviewed on December 04 2012 by Susie (Santa Cruz, CA, United States)
  • 3

    Daron's Guitar Chronicles: Volume 3

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 53 mins)
    • By Cecilia Tan
    • Narrated By Teddy Hamilton
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (15)
    Performance
    (14)
    Story
    (14)

    Follow the band Moondog Three as they hit the road and tour the United States. Philadelphia, Athens, New Orleans, Austin, San Francisco... Daron learns there's much more to holding a band together than good music. What's a young, gay guitarist to do when his father's a homophobic jerk who might be embezzling from the band and his lead singer can't decide which he wants more, control of the band or love? Sex, drugs, and rock and roll... if only it were that simple.

    Susie says: "Part Three, Best so Far"
    Part Three, Best so Far

    Fantastic YA listening. Tan's love for her characters and her love of Rock and Roll really shines through.

    This volume concludes Daron's stor..Show More »

    Reviewed on December 04 2012 by Susie (Santa Cruz, CA, United States)