Rock Fiction Coveting: The Heartbreakers by Ali Novak

Posted: November 13, 2015 in Rock Fiction Coveting
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I loved the first line here. We don’t see a lot of siblings in Rock Fiction (unless they each get a book in a series); it’s just not a family thing, rock and roll. And I like that family plays a part in a different way in this one. That Stella thinks about her sister.

Stella will do anything for her sick sister, Cara—even stand in line for an autographed Heartbreakers CD…for four hours. She’s totally winning best birthday gift this year. At least she met a cute boy with soft brown hair and gorgeous blue eyes while getting her caffeine fix. Too bad she’ll never see him again.

Except, Stella’s life has suddenly turned into a cheesy love song. Because Starbucks Boy is Oliver Perry – lead singer for the Heartbreakers. And even after she calls his music crap, Oliver still gives Stella his phone number. And whispers quotes from her favorite Disney movie in her ear. OMG, what is her life?

But how can Stella even think about being with Oliver — dating and laughing and pulling pranks with the band — when her sister could be dying of cancer?

Ali Novak wrote her debut novel My Life with the Walter Boys when she was just 15 years old, and has since penned her next book, The Heartbreakers. First a hit on the online community Wattpad, her second novel has over 38 million reads and is loved by readers around the world.

But the insta-lust, the usual tropes… it’s not bad stuff. Just… I’m still looking for something different, I guess.

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