Band Geeked Out

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Llewellyn Worldwide, 2009 - Juvenile Fiction - 279 pages
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Name: Ellie Snow

Age: 18

Intended Major: ???

Why do you want to attend Covington?

Well, the truth is I don't really know what I want. My plan was to attend State, close to my family, friends, and (slightly clingy) boyfriend and become a high school band director like I always dreamed. But when I visited your campus, I liked everything about it—especially Alex, the cool girl who showed me around. So now I have to decide: stick with what I know? Or go to a school far away with zero marching bands . . . but one Alex and tons of new possibilities?

Sound-off praise for Band Geek Love:

"[Ellie is] refreshingly real and honest."—KLIATT

"Hits all of the right notes."—Little Willow, slayground.livejournal.com

"A memorable cast of characters that jump off the page."—SLJTeen

 

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I got through about 7-10 pages and I had enough. The first book was okay. I have no idea why I tried to read this book. I mostly stopped because of how annoying Ellie was. Also, I felt that she lacked musical knowledge and years of playing. I don't even know why she was 1st chair or why she got the solo. This is speaking from years of experience (on flute in jazz and concert band) and solos. This book sucks DO NOT read it!!!!!!!!!!! 

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About the author (2009)

Josie Bloss grew up in East Lansing, Michigan. She attended the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor and the University of St. Andrews in Scotland. When not mining her high school journals for material, Josie enjoys obsessing over various TV shows, karaoke and all things theater. She lives in Bloomington, Indiana.

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