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Eleanor Wood’s ‘My Secret Rockstar Boyfriend’ is a wonderful coming of age UKYA story.

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We’ve all dreamt about the possibility of our favourite popstar being our boyfriend or girlfriend, we’re just waiting for Harry Styles to pick up the phone and give us a call. Eleanor Wood’s ‘My Secret Rockstar Boyfriend’ delves into the realms of Tuesday’s dreams coming true… Sophie from Sophie Reads YA gives her thoughts on the book.

SophieName: Sophie

Age: 20

Who is your dream rockstar boyfriend?
I don’t have one, not one I can think of anyway.


Can you tell us the plot of ‘My Secret Rockstar Boyfriend’ in a Tweet please?

“Blogger, Tuesday (yes, that’s her real name), meets rock star idol and has a whirlwind romance. Angst ensues, and her life changes entirely.”

Would the cover make you pick up the book in a shop?
Yes, I love the colours, and the font is really eye catching.

Did you feel like you could relate to Tuesday’s character?
In some ways. When I was 18, I was taking my A Levels, and completely stressing about revision. I didn’t blog then, and am not eclectic and eccentric as Tuesday is.

What was the best bit?
I really enjoyed most of it, but particularly liked the ending. Not to go into too much detail (or spoil anything), but I liked how the fallout was dealt with, and where the characters were at the final page.

Rockstar BF

Was there anything you didn’t like?
I definitely wasn’t a fan of Seymour – he wasn’t the supportive boyfriend Tuesday deserved. I’m not surprised she and Jackson had the connection they did.

Anything else you’d like to tell us about the book?
I think My Secret Rockstar Boyfriend is a wonderful coming of age, UKYA story. I would definitely recommend it for today’s teenagers, as it’s the perfect mix of real and fantasy, set in a world most British teenagers would understand.

Can’t wait to get a copy? You can buy one here for just £3.85.

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