Sean Smith’s Tulisa Hits the Bestseller Charts on Release
July 10, 2012
sensational biography of Tulisa Contostavlos, Tulisa
, has climbed straight to number 10 in The Sunday Times' hardback bestseller list in its first weeks of publication. Published by Simon & Schuster
at the end of June, the book is an authoritative profile of the most remarkable new star in the country today.
Tulisa Contostavlos was an eleven-year-old schoolgirl when her Uncle Byron offered her £20 to be the singer in a new band with son Dappy and his friend Fazer. She held out for £50 and started on a rollercoaster ride to fame that led to her becoming an ‘overnight’ sensation on The X Factor
Tulisa is the first biography of a girl determined to leave behind a life in which underage sex, smoking weed, drinking cider and bullying were the norm. Her love of music and an unswerving desire to make money, buy a house of her own and drive a sports car provided her with the incentive to escape.
The UK’s leading celebrity biographer, Sean Smith has written the gripping and inspirational story of how a lonely and bullied young girl transformed herself into ‘The Female Boss’, and has revealed that behind the tough exterior and dazzling smile is a funny, loyal and sensitive young woman.