Joel Suzuki, Volume One: Secret of the Songshell

Joel Suzuki, Volume One: Secret of the Songshell

by Brian Tashima

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Overview

Joel Suzuki gets a huge surprise when he bumps into his favorite rock star while walking down the street. You see, this particular rock star – multiplatinum bandleader Marshall Byle – is supposed to be dead. Joel gets an even bigger surprise when Marshall makes him the offer of a lifetime: the chance to become a rock star himself. There's a catch, of course, but this one is a little different. To unlock the shortcut to success, Joel must travel to an alternate world where his unique brain waves can be combined with the sound waves of music to create magical effects. If he can learn to harness these powers, he will be able to write songs that capture the hearts of millions. As a sensitive sixteen-year-old with Asperger's Syndrome living in a single-parent home, Joel leads a stressful life full of bullies, bad grades and money woes. Figuring that stardom will solve all of his problems, he accepts Marshall’s offer. But once Joel arrives in the new world, he finds himself faced with an unexpected audition that is unlike anything he has ever imagined...

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780998775500
Publisher: Prism Valley Press
Publication date: 05/01/2017
Series: Joel Suzuki , #1
Pages: 316
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.66(d)
Age Range: 13 - 18 Years

About the Author

Brian Tashima was born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii, but it was too warm and sunny for him, so he moved to Vancouver, Washington in 2000 and has lived there ever since. Besides being an author, he is also a musician who has won a Hoku award (Hawaii's version of the Grammys) and currently fronts the bands Second Player Score and Walk On Gray. Additionally, he serves on the Board of Directors for Autism Empowerment and is a member of SCBWI (Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators), Willamette Writers, and the Northwest Independent Writers Association. In his free time, he plays golf, herds cats, and hangs out with his two awesome kids.

Table of Contents

1. A Bad Day

2. A Hooded Stranger

3. Spectraland

4. Marshall's Story

5. Casting Waves

6. The Concert

7. The Temple

8. Coast of Fang

9. Spearwind

10. Flaming Fields

11. Caves of Wrath

12. Forest of Light

13. The Luthier

14. The Landvein

15. Prism Valley

16. Lightsnakes' Lair

17. Dragoneye

18. Fireflower's Tale

19. Nightshore

20. Jungle of Darkness

21. Crownrock

22. Headsmouth

Epilogue

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