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Author(s): Eleanor Wood
Lizzie Brown's life is one big to-do list: 1. Start college 2. Become cool 3. Decide wtf to do with her life So when she meets Viv, the crazy, beautiful lead singer in a band, she thinks she's on her way to achieving number two on her list. And when Viv asks her to be the bass player in the band, there's only one problem - Lizzie can't play a single note. And that she's nowhere near cool enough (ok, two problems). And that she has a huge crush on the guitarist (ok, three), who happens to be Viv's boyfriend (ok, this is a terrible idea). But Viv won't take no for an answer, and decides that a makeover is the answer to everything. Boring Lizzie Brown is going to become Betty Brown the Bass Player and there's nothing Lizzie can do about it ...Told with Eleanor Wood's trademark warmth and hilarity, Becoming Betty is the story of one girl's journey to being cool, and learning what's on the other side.
The second hilarious title from the author of My Secret Rockstar Boyfriend.
Eleanor Wood is the author of Gemini Rising and Gemini Falling (Carina/Harlequin UK). Her work has been published in various magazines and on websites, most recently Elle magazine. Her erstwhile lo-fi fanzine, Shocking Blues and Mean Reds, won praise from the Independent, Lauren Laverne, and Marmalade magazine, among others. She lives in Brighton, blogs about music (among other things), has a Leonard Cohen tattoo and would like to get a cat, but isn't sure she can handle the commitment.