Hello and welcome to day 13 of the I Was Born for This blog tour. IWBFT is Alice Oseman’s third novel (after the hugely popular Solitaire and Radio Silence – and Alice has also created the Heartstopper webcomic, which I desperately need to read), and every day on the tour Alice is sharing a different song off of the playlist that is inspired by her new book. As well as this, I’ll be picking a song too, in order to share the love of music and fandoms and all that good stuff. Let’s go!
I Was Born for This follows Angel Rahmini and Jimmy Kaga-Ricci – two teenagers living in very different worlds, but both connected by the band The Ark. For Angel, The Ark is everything; the fandom has allowed her to find her place in the world, and is how she befriended fellow-fan Juliet.
For Jimmy, The Ark is his dream come true. As the frontman of the band, he gets to write music and perform with his best friends. But unfortunately for Jimmy, his dream doesn’t exactly seem to be working in his favour.
As Angel and Jimmy suddenly find themselves thrown together, their lives are irrevocably changed, and they discover just how far a bit of belief can take you.
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