Dj Rising by Love MaiaDj Rising by Love Maia

Dj Rising

byLove Maia

Paperback | February 12, 2013

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The first thing I hear is music. The first thing I've always heard is music.

Meet Marley, an unassuming high school junior who breathes in music like oxygen. In between caring for his heroin-addicted mother, and keeping his scholarship at a fancy prep school, he dreams of becoming a professional DJ.

When chance lands Marley his first real DJ job, his career as "DJ Ice" suddenly skyrockets. But when heart-rending disaster at home brings Marley crashing back down to earth, he is torn between obligation and following his dreams.
Love Maia has always been a reluctant reader. She sees her writing as an opportunity to reach out to other reluctant readers and make books more enjoyable for them by combining literature and music and by creating relatable characters. In addition to writing, she enjoys underground hip-hop, kickboxing, pizza, fog, death metal, and ...
Title:Dj RisingFormat:PaperbackDimensions:304 pages, 8.25 × 5.5 × 1 inPublished:February 12, 2013Publisher:Little, Brown Books for Young ReadersLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0316121894

ISBN - 13:9780316121897


Rated 5 out of 5 by from Dj Rising Great fictional book about a young kid working up the ranks on becoming a popular club Dj.
Date published: 2014-07-05

Editorial Reviews

"If--like me--you've been saved by music a trillion times, this rhythmic, pulsing, hip, and completely satisfying debut was spun just for you."-Matthew Quick, author of Boy21 and Sorta Like a Rock Star