Cactus Heart

For Lara, her friends and music are the most important things in the world, and she’s planning to set up a disc-jockey duo with her best friend, Martina. But suddenly one morning everything changes. She meets Diego, a Colombian boy who lives in Barcelona, and Martina tells her that she can’t be part of the duo and that Lara must go it alone. Moreover, all around her, everyone seems abducted by love. Even her mother doesn’t think of anything other than finding a new boyfriend. It seems like love is a plague and Lara is ready to free herself from it. Is that right? Can she fight against all the misunderstandings and prejudices to preserve her friendship with Diego? Is friendship all there is between Diego and Lara? Is it necessary to fall in love and to believe one needs someone else to feel whole?
Music, friends, school, parents, siblings and love, love, love.
With this novel, Anna Manso invites us to love. To love everyone, our families, our friends, and being in love; but to love well, without resentments, criticisms, or prejudices, and above all to love ourselves. With good humor and optimism; with a story and a world familiar to readers: their own world. And all to the rhythm of the music sessions that Lara plays continuously