- US Edition
Like a Love Song
A debut YA romance about a Latina pop star and her 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?
Praise for Like a Love Song:
US/Canada: Underlined/Penguin Random House
Audio: Listening Library
GABRIELA MARTINS is a Brazilian kidlit author and linguist. She was a high school teacher and has also worked as a TED Ed-Club facilitator, where she helped teens develop their own talks in TED format to present. She edited and self-published a pro-bono LGBTQ+ anthology (Keep Faith) with all funds going to queer people in need. When she’s not writing, she can be found cuddling with her two cats, or singing loudly and off-key. Her debut, Like a Love Song (Underlined/PRH), is a contemporary YA romance that comes out in summer 2021. She also writes in the licensing and younger IP space as Gabhi Martins.
Visit gabrielawrites.com to find out more and follow her on Twitter at @gabhimartins and on Instagram at @gabhi.