Out of Sight by Benedict Reid.
Rob is 16 and wants to get to know girls. He is American, comes from Seattle the home of grunge and when he meets a girl he likes he clams up. Everybody says the things he wished he had said. He is a hopeless case. Aren’t we all aroung lovely women?
Forming a band is a good way to attract girls so he does. Rob is singer, they have a very good guitarist, Dave, a flakey drummer Jimmy. Rob isn’t all that good but the other two put up with him because they are just fooling around and because it is his garage they are practicing in.
Then Michelle joins the band with her base guitar and great voice. Rob knows when he is outclassed but wants to be associated with the band.
Then Rob meets Sarah in an unusual position, and finds a poster advertising a band competition. They call the band Out Of Sight and Rob enters the competition. he has a motive but you will have to read the book to find out what it is.
Rob decides to be manager and the rest of the novel concentrates on what it takes to manage a rock’n roll band.
Good stuff and an authentic teenage boy voice. easy to read, Nothing too stressful and ideal if music is your game.
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