like a love song
Cover illustrator: Erick Dávila
Cover designer: Casey Moses
This debut paperback original romance follows a Latina teen pop star whose image takes a dive after a messy public breakup, until she’s set up with a swoon-worthy fake boyfriend.
Fake boyfriend. Real heartbreak?
Natalie is living her dream: topping the charts and setting records as a Brazilian pop star… until she’s dumped spectacularly on live television. Not only is it humiliating—it could end her career.
Her PR team’s desperate plan? A gorgeous yet oh-so-fake boyfriend. Nati reluctantly agrees, but William is not what she expected. She was hoping for a fierce bad boy—not a soft-hearted British indie film star. While she fights her way back to the top with a sweet and surprisingly swoon-worthy boy on her arm, she starts to fall for William—and realizes that maybe she’s the biggest fake of them all. Can she reclaim her voice and her heart?
A BOOK SHIMMY AWARDS 2021 FINALIST
"A joyful story that hits all the right notes."
"A great coming-of-age story about being true to yourself."
"The perfect ode to falling in love while you're still finding your voice."
--Jennifer Dugan, author of Hot Dog Girl
"All the fun and excitement of your favorite summer bop, and all the heart of a love ballad."
--Adiba Jaigirdar, author of The Henna Wars
"YA rom-com perfection."
--Nina Moreno, author of Don't Date Rosa Santos