In chapters 5 – 7, the story picks up where the last portion of the book left off. The boys are living large and looking forward to the battle of the bands. Tom and Dan have taken matters into their own hands and have started looking around for recruits to fill up the other empty spaces in the band itself. The task at hand isn’t easy, but they’ve hope all will come together before the contest’s deadline.
Achieving a portion of their goals, the boys begin their transition as a band with the help of Mark and Chris. Things are going dandy and the boys are enjoying their time together to the full extent. Yet there’s a mystery surrounding Mark that Tom can’t quite put his finger on. Read on »
The highs and lows of high school . . . They can be your ultimate dreams or your onerous failures. For Tom and Dan, it’s a little bit of both.
Full of dreams they seek in making come true, they must overcome the every day pitfalls of high school. From the high school bully to the day to day grind of having to homework. Yet the pair is determined to make the most of what they’ve got. Tom dreams of Jaelithe, the one girl who’s peaked his interest since forever. Dan, on the other hand, is content with his carefree way of looking at life. Read on »
Idols & Cons by S.S. Michaels
My rating: 4 of 5 stars
Jake Wolfam lived his entire life dealing drugs and cheating people every chance he’s had, always trying to reach for his dreams. Every day, he sought to change the circumstances that kept him and mother poverty-stricken to no avail. Yet when he witnesses a murder, committed by his neighbor, mega-rockstar Damien Tungsten, he’s unexpectedly thrust into the limelight as a means to keep him quiet about what he knows, much to his friend Patrick’s dismay.
You see, Patrick found the body Damien tried to dispose of. As an artist, he’s overcome with the urge on molding the body to his every desire. In order to do that, he needs Jake’s help. Jake agrees reluctantly, never imagining the consequences that ensue because of his decision to do so. Read on »