Seventeen-year-old Kat Hartland loathes Unrequited, the world's biggest boy band. She's 100 per cent immune to 'perfect' singer Angus Marsden and his unfailingly predictable lyrics. Show her the anti-fan club ... she wants to be its president! Just give her a proper musician. Or maybe the seriously hot med student who rescued her on the train.
Ideal formal partner, right? Ideal everything... But when Kat comes face to face with Angus Marsden himself, things start to get complicated. Throw in a deranged female singer, an enraged fandom, final exams, a part in a musical, and a mum who just doesn't get it.
I began reading this thinking it was another fluffy, unbelievable love story, and although the premise sounds unbelievable, it really is so much more.
Unrequited is the story of an ordinary girl whose musician father died in a car accident years ago and who has repressed her musical talents. She seeks first love as she is pursued by McDreamy, a gorgeous medical student, who she met briefly on a train when she was chaperoning her twelve year old twin sisters to the concert of the world's biggest boy band. Amazingly, she is not even listening to the concert when her eyes lock with their star lead singer, Angus, and he immediately wants to get to know her. So two amazing guys in one night. Unbelievable?
Yes, I know its sounds completely unrealistic, but you get drawn along by Emma Grey’s writing and a story line that makes you want to keep turning the pages. In the end, I loved all of the charac-ters, especially our leading lady Kat, who has so much spirit and determination coupled with just a little bit of self doubt.
Unrequited is a fantastic, easy to read novel that many teenage girls will love.
Reviewed by Rob