The Boyfriend App

The Boyfriend App

265K Reads 14.2K Votes 21 Part Story
Mon D Rea By phenomenalpen Completed

*Wattys 2018 Winner / Hidden Gems*


Weeks before Valentine's, seventeen-year-old Kate Lapuz goes through her first ever breakup, but soon she stumbles upon a mysterious new app called My Dream Boyfriend, an AI chatbot that has the ability to understand human feelings. Casually, she participates in the app's trial run but finds herself immersed in the empathic conversations with her customizable virtual boyfriend, Ecto. 

In a society both connected and alienated by technology, Kate suspects an actual secret admirer is behind Ecto. Could it be the work of the techie student council president Dion or has Kate really found her soulmate in bits of computer code? She decides to get to the bottom of the cutting-edge app. Her search for Ecto's real identity leads Kate to prom, where absolute knowledge comes with a very steep price.


Hi guys! I hope you enjoy reading my tale. Let me just give you a little heads-up. 

The Boyfriend App has been published. 

WHAAT? That's right. Thanks to a collaboration between Wattpad and a publishing company, The Boyfriend App is now tangible in bookshelves. Yay!! 

For the print version, I've made revisions to the story. In fact, I added 6 never-before-read chapters. If you'd like to get your hands on the latest version with the beautiful cover, please visit my website for details.  

Thank you for your constant love and support. Stay phenomenal!

  • badboy
  • clean
  • contemporary
  • drama
  • english
  • fantasy
  • fiction
  • filipino
  • friendship
  • highschool
  • humor
  • love
  • lovestory
  • philippines
  • pinoy
  • romance
  • school
  • scifi
  • teen
  • teenromance
  • wattys2018
  • ya
  • youngadult