Praise for ‘Not Famous’




“Beautiful and touching.”

“The next best thing in lad-lit.”

“Funny and heartfelt.”

“A sweet bit of lad lit that’ll fill your heart with song. Not Famous is almost as much a tribute to Nick Hornby as it is a story in the same vein as his work. There are nods to Jonathan Tropper and Matthew Norman, too.”
The Irresponsible Reader

“Matthew Hanover delivers a pitch-perfect story in his debut novel. It’s a funny and touching story about learning to love and trust again. Not Famous is a story that stays with you long after you’ve finished reading it. I’m holding up my lighter because I want an encore.”
Ian Shane, author of Postgraduate

“A love story between the two main characters and the Boston music scene. Just awesome!”
—Lauren H. Mae

“I love this book. Nick and Alli are brought to life in this sweet story. My only complaint is that it ended too soon, I’m hoping there is a sequel in the works.”
—Amazon Review

Not Famous is a fine book by Matthew Hanover. It was funny, touching, and a real pleasure to read.”
—Amazon Review

“If you love music, Boston, love stories or any of the above, give this book a read.”
—Amazon Review

“I read the summary and within a few seconds I bought it and started reading it…and didn’t want to put it down.”
—Amazon Review

“A very impressive debut. I’m looking forward to what comes next. I was hooked from the first chapter, loved the characters and read the whole thing in one day.”
—Amazon UK Review

“Hard to believe this is a first novel. From the very first page, the author managed to grip me and make me want to read more. I look forward to reading his future novels.”
—Amazon UK Review

“The whole book is a huge triumph for Mr. Hanover and is probably my book of the year so far.”
—Amazon UK Review

“From the first page I was hooked. Interesting characters who you root for an care about and a believable world that you wished you lived in.”
—Amazon UK Review

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