Sweet Hearts Star Crossed by Jo Cotterill

Sweet Hearts Star Crossed

Written by Jo Cotterill
Part of the Sweet Hearts Series

9+ readers   
Download an extract Add to wishlist Share this book

The Lovereading4Kids comment

The first title in a brand-new exciting series. For all fans of Cathy Cassidy and Jacqueline Wilson, Sweet Hearts follows a huge cast of girls and their friendships, families and first loves! It really does deliver in terms of feel-good fiction for girls aged 9 or 10+.


Sweet Hearts Star Crossed by Jo Cotterill

Fliss cannot believe her luck when she's cast in her drama club's outdoor production of Romeo and Juliet - opposite the gorgeous Tom! This is her dream role, and her dream boy! But the jealous Samantha has her eyes on Tom, and on Fliss' role ...Can quiet, shy Fliss find the star within and stand up for herself?

Browse inside this book


This whole confection is perfect for those who love to suspend disbelief in cliche close-clinches with the surety of a safe liaison eventually -- Chris Brown School Library Association A fun, light-hearted read about friends and school days. Encore! tBK It's a quick, enjoyable read set against the backdrop of a Romeo and Juliet theatre production, and is one of those books that sunny summer days were invented for... When I need a feel-good read, I know what I'll be turning to Wondrous Reads Star Crossed is a light-hearted and gentle start to the Sweet Hearts series. The Romeo and Juliet scenes are a lovely touch, and I'm pretty sure that readers who haven't seen or read the classic play will be intrigued once they've seen it brought to life by Tom and Fliss I Was a Teenage Book Geek An entertaining story about first love, growing into your own skin and friendship. Fun and swiftly paced, I think this will appeal to fans of Meg Cabot's Princess Diaries series. This is a book I would have been besotted with at the age of eleven The Bookette

About the Author

Jo Cotterill

Before turning to writing full time, Jo was an English and drama teacher and previously, she toured the country as an actor and musician. Jo’s Sweet Hearts series has been very wellreceived and incredibly popular with pre-teen girls.

Her other Solo titles for Barrington Stoke are Take Two, Three’s a Crowd and Love Bites. She lives in Kidlington, Oxfordshire.

More books by this author

Loading similar books...

Other Formats

Book Info


272 pages
Interest Age: From 9


Jo Cotterill
More books by Jo Cotterill

Author's Website



Red Fox an imprint of Random House Children's Books

Publication date

27th May 2010




It has introduced my children to books we hadn’t come across before. Real children’s reviews gives a great insight into what others think to

Lorraine Woods

I have told all my friends, family & teachers to see for themselves just how great the site is. Without fail, they are hugely impressed.

Alexander Boxall – age 11

At @HHSHaringey we love @lovereading4kids because our pupils can practice reviewing & get free upcoming books before anyone else!

Helen Swinyard – Heartlands High

I love Lovereading as it provides an honest opinion and showcases a range of fiction. Suited to both parents & kids alike, it’s a must-use.

Georgie Rowe – age 16

It gives me a chance to read types of books that I would not normally try, and it motivates me to read every night to finish it!

Alice Horncastle, age 14

Love “Lovereading4kids” as my son gets to hear about & read new books before his mates which keeps him interested in reading=a very happy Mum

Liz Evans

It is THE website to use for narrowing down your search for any book. Definitely knocks the socks off any other book review website.

Nickey and Tomasz Hawryszczuk

I love Lovereading4kids because I get an opportunity to put my opinion forward and to try new books

Elosie Clarkson – age 11

Lovereading 4 schools