Contemporary Fiction

The Magic Strings of Frankie Presto

by Mitch Albom

Quick take

This book is so awesome because it shows how music changes lives. It is such a great read. I love Mitch Albom's writing.

Member thoughts

71% Love
19% Like
7% Dislike
  • Melissa H.

    Collingswood, NJ

    "Amazing. One of my favorite books ever. The story telling was unique and the characters so well written. I will definitely read it again and again."

  • Brian B.

    Ithaca, NY

    "Albom does it again with this magical realism mixed with charming and probing philosophical journey. He kept me guessing and thinking throughout the book while making the story easy and relatable. "

  • Bridget M.

    Reno, NV

    "This is my new favorite book, made me appreciate music so much more."

  • Sandi B.

    Silver Spring, MD

    "Beautiful story. Loved reading it."

  • Pua R.

    Kapaa, HI

    "Beautifully written. A unique book composed from the perspective of music."

  • Laura F.

    Dayton , OH

    "This book was amazing! I loved it so much that I loaned it to my sister. "

  • Chrissy D.

    Florence, KY

    "This was a magical book! I love how music is the narrorator and I loved the whole concept of the book! Kept my interest "

  • Jannell W.

    Wichita, KS

    "This one goes on my list of...if you could only take 5 books to a deserted island!"

  • Kristin M.

    Long Beach, CA

    "I've been a big fan of this author for many years. This was a very very sweet story. The endings to Mitch Albom's books are always tear jerkers and beautiful."

  • Lauren B.

    Shoreline, WA

    "A big fan of Mitch Albom, and this book did not disappoint. Heartwarming!"

  • Danielle B.

    Brooklyn, NY

    "This book was incredibly sweet. It was very Mitch Albom and simplistic, but a really good read for where I was. "