Author(s): Taryn Bashford
Astrid Bell Dutiful daughter. Classical singer. Secret pop songwriter. And suffering from stage fright.Jacob Skalicky. Trust Fund Kid. Indie singer. Immensely gifted performer. And refusing to sing again.Are they polar opposites? In his grief and fury at the world, Jacob certainly thinks so.But when Jacob loses everything and Astrid uncovers a shocking family secret, they may need each other to make sense of their lives.
The Astrid Notes by Taryn Bashford is a wonderfully emotive coming of age story. Jacob Skalicky is left destitute when the five members of his band die in a car accident. Astrid Bell is a golden songbird, hiding her true dream of becoming a songwriter and feeling lost in a world of lies. Apart they feel as if they have nothing left to live for, but one day when Jacob walks through Astrids front door the possibility to feel alive again seeps through.
A book full of loss, love, forgiveness and just a little bit of musical magic. Recommended age 15+