Books tagged: indie rock

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Non-Hollywood: A Novel of Actors, Indie Film & Music
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,290. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Living in Los Angeles, a few million strangers have one thing in common: they want to make it in the entertainment business. From actors to indie film types, from rock & rollers to models -- they're here pursuing dreams, working day jobs, and rallying behind the cry of "I deserve to be famous, dammit!" With equal parts humor and empathy, Neal A. Yeager tells the story of four of these souls.
The Next Seattle: Memoir of a Music Scene
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 27,730. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A music scene begins in the small Midwestern city of Terre Haute, Indiana and the local club owner has a fierce vision of the town becoming the next Seattle. But there is a long way to go for these scruffy upstarts. Some obstacles: a big-time music journalist with motivational difficulties, the antics of the musicians, a politician looking to make a name and the club owner’s own personal drive.
I Bleed
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 35,240. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
(4.50)
Xavier, a gifted boy raised by a religious zealot, writes anonymously to girls at his school. When discovered by one jealous boyfriend, it triggers a violent response, fuelled by gossip, paranoia and a culture that cowers to intimidation. Ultimately, Xavier's innocent gesture has tragic consequences.
Ballad of Big Nothing: The Unofficial Biography of Elliott Smith
Series: Unofficial Biographies, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,280. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Reference
By his untimely death at 34, Elliot Smith had contributed more to the indie music scene then almost any artist. Despite all he contributed, there is little known about him. This book examines his life, his music, his death, and his legacy. LifeCaps is an imprint of BookCaps™ Study Guides. With each book, a lesser known or sometimes forgotten life is recapped.
Love in Japan: Coming Clean and Four More Ways of F**king Up
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 97,960. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2011 by Knights Hill Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
A collection of novellas about women on the wrong side of the world. Felicity Savage's LOVE IN JAPAN draws on the author's experience as an expat in Japan to paint devastating portraits of five women grappling with a foreign culture and their own desires. From a grotty Tokyo hostess club to the hinterlands of China, LOVE IN JAPAN lays bare the seamy underbelly of the Far East. Length: 360 pages.
Music to Die By
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 129,010. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2011 by Knights Hill Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(4.00)
A singer in Tokyo’s scuzzy indie rock scene, Shanti buried her past long ago. But when childhood friend Ned turns up in the audience at one of her band’s shows, he threatens to reveal the dark secret he and Shanti share. A botched cover-up leads to murder and a tightening web of deception. Ultimately, to defeat her past, Shanti will have to confront it… and Ned… before someone else dies.
Refuse
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 80,500. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Transgender, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
(4.56)
Dean, a 22-year old female-to-male-transsexual, is no LGBT poster boy. Unemployed, depressed, mid-transition, friendless, and still living in the upstairs bedroom of his parents’ house, he can think of little to do but write his memoir. In the third person, he tells the tale of his would-be love affair with his college roommate, Colin, another trans man with a girlfriend and a successful band.