Adios, Nirvana Conrad Wesselhoeft
All Our Pretty Songs Sarah McCarry (retelling of Orpheus myth)
Amy & Roger’s Epic Detour Morgan Matson
After Tupac & D Foster Jacqueline Woodson
Amplified Tara Kelly
Audrey, Wait! Robin Benway
Ballads of Suburbia Stephanie Kuehnert
Battle of the Bands K. L. Denman
Beige Cecil Castellucci
Being Friends with Boys Terra Elan McVoy
Born to Rock Gordon Korman
Breakout Kevin Emerson
Candor Pam Bachorz (not music, but town controlled by subliminal messages)
Chartbreak Gillian Cross
Cherokee Bat and the Goat Guys Francesca Lia Block
Consent Nancy Ohlin
Debbie Harry Sings in French Meagan Brothers
Dirty Jersey Phillip Thomas Duck
Dirty Little Secret Jennifer Echols (set in Nashville)
Don’t Sleep With Your Drummer Jen Sincero
Drummer Girl Karen Bass
Drums, Girls, and Dangerous Pie Jordan Sonnenblick
Echo Pam Muñoz Ryan
Eleanor and Park Rainbow Rowell
Entangled Amy Rose Capetta
Exile Kevin Emerson
Fat Kid Rules the World K. L. Going
Five Flavors of Dumb Antony John
For the Record Charlotte Hwang
Geniuses of Crack Jeff Gomez
Girl Blake Nelson
Glitz Philana Marie Boles
Good Enough Paula Yoo
Guitar Girl Sarra Manning
Hairstyles of the Damned Joe Meno
Heavy Metal and You Christopher Krovatin
Hurricane Song Paul Volponi
If I Stay Gayle Forman
I Wanna Be Your Joey Ramone Stephanie Kuehnert
I’m Glad I Did It Cynthia Weil
In Mozart’s Shadow Carolyn Meyer
Indigo Blues Danielle Joseph
Jesse’s Girl Miranda Kenneally
Just Listen Sarah Dessen
King Dork Frank Portman
Lament Maggie Stiefvater
Lemonade Mouth Mark Peter Hughes
Lovestruck Summer Melissa C. Walker
Mirror, Mirror Cara Delvingne
My Year of Epic Rock Andrew Pyros
Nailed Patrick Jones
Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist Rachel Cohn and David Levithan
Not Your Ordinary Girl Emily Pohl-Weary
Notes from the Midnight Drive Jordan Sonnenblick
November Blues Sharon Draper
Plastic Angel Nerissa Nields
Orfe Cynthia Voigt
Overnight Sensation Trish Cook
Pop Princess Rachel Cohn
Resurrection Blues Mike Tanner
Rock ‘n’ Roll Nights Todd Strasser (published in 1982 “the granddaddy of all YA band books”)
Rock Star Superstar Blake Nelson
Screaming Divas Suzanne Kamata
Sister Mischief L. Goode
So Lyrical Trish Cook
So Punk Rock and Other Ways to Disappoint your Parents Micol Ostrow
Solo Kwame Alexander
Somebody Everybody Listens To Suzanne Supplee
Sparrow Sarah Moon
Spin it Like That Chandra Sparks Taylor
Struts & Frets Jon Skovron
Supergirl Mixtapes Meagan Brothers
The Carbon Diaries 2015 and The Carbon Diaries 2017 Saci Lloyd
The Carnival at Bray Jessica Ann Foley
The Commitments Roddy Doyle
The Divas (Series) Victoria Christopher Murray
The Frail Days Gabrielle Pendergrast
The Girl Who Became a Beatle Greg Taylor
The Exes Pagan Kennedy
The Heartbreaker Ali Novak
The Orpheus Obsession Dakota Lane
The Perks of Being A Wallflower Stephen Chbosky
The Rose that Grew from Concrete Tupac Shakur (Tupac’s book of poetry.)
The Scott Pilgrim graphic novels, Bryan Lee O’Malley
The Sky is Everywhere Jandy Nelson
This Song Will Save Your Life Leila Sales
The Sound of Us Ashley Poston
The True Adventures of Nicola Zen Nicholas Christopher
The Vinyl Princess Yvonne Prinz
Vandal Michael Simmons
Virtuosity Jessica Martinez
What Matters Most Melody Carlson
When You Wish Kristin Harmel
When the Stars Go Blue Caridad Ferrer
Where She Went Gayle Forman
Wild Roses Deb Caletti
Wise Young Fool Sean Beaudoin