By Kate Watson

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Sixteen-year-old cupid-in-training Kali is in an Olympus-sized mountain of trouble. Rule number one in arrow-toting matchmaking: don’t stick yourself. But accidents happen, and Kali instantly falls hard for her indie rock, bass-playing target, Benicio.

The God of Love is going to kill her. Even if he is her dad.

Being the daughter of Eros isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. For one thing, a girl can get jaded when her parents have the most beautiful and fatalistic love story in history. For another, immortality royally sucks when the Oracle condemns you to eternity in the wrong profession. Do the Gods care that Kali wants to ditch the love stuff and be a muse?


To reclaim her heart and her destiny, Kali is left with no choice but to defy the Gods, tempt the Fates, date the mortal love of her life, and hope she doesn’t lose her best friend, Hector, in the process.

About the Author

Kate Watson is a young adult writer, wife, mother of three, and the tenth of thirteen children. Originally from Canada, she attended college in the States and holds a BA in Philosophy from Brigham Young University. A lover of travel, speaking in accents, and experiencing new cultures, she has also lived in Israel, Brazil, and the American South, and she now calls Arizona home.

  • Paperback ISBN: 9781635830309
  • Ebook ISBN: 9781635830316
  • Reading Age: from 14 to 18 years
  • Interest Age: from 14 to 18 years
  • Paperback dimensions: 5.25 x 8 in
  • Publication date: Apr 02, 2019
  • Rights/Sales territory: Worldwide
  • Format: Paperback | Ebook
  • Pages: 352
  • Imprint: Flux
  • Subjects:
    YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Legends, Myths, Fables / Greek & Roman
    YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Fantasy / Contemporary
    YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Romance / General

Reviews of Lovestruck:

"A humorous and endearing look at the throes of predestinated teenage love." —Kirkus Reviews

"[P]lenty of cheeky fun to be had here." —Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books

"This fresh take on the Greek myths is fun, funny, and thought-provoking." —Booklist

“Watson does a wonderful job exploring themes of fate, choice, and what it means to love someone.” —Breeana Shields, author of Poison’s Kiss

“Quirky, witty, and charming, this novel is brimming with heart—and it’s sure to capture yours.” —Joanna Ruth Meyer, author of Beneath the Haunting Sea and Echo North

“Equal parts adventure, fate-tastic love story, and mythological quest all rolled into one completely bingeable book.” —Tiana Smith, author of Match Me if You Can

“With a pitch perfect voice and characters that feel real, Lovestruck explores the nuances of love, especially first love, and what it means to really care about someone.” —Katie A. Nelson, author of The Duke of Bannerman Prep

Awards received by Lovestruck:

2019 Whitney Award Finalist

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