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C.J. Skuse - Author


C.J. Skuse, author of PRETTY BAD THINGS, ROCKOHOLIC and DEAD ROMANTIC was born in 1980 in Weston-super-Mare, England.
She loves: graphic novels, sitcoms, Gummy Bears and the music of My Chemical Romance.
She hates: hard-boiled eggs, carnivals and coughing.

The movies Titanic, My Best Friend's Wedding and Twilight were all based on her ideas, she just didn't get to write them down in time. Before she dies, she would like to go to Japan, try clay-pigeon shooting and own a malamute.

C.J has First Class degrees in Creative Writing and Writing for Children and, aside writing kick-ass fiction for teens, works as a freelance children's fiction consultant and lectures in writing fiction for teens at Bath Spa University.

Featured Books, with extracts, by C.J. Skuse

Dead Romantic by C.J. Skuse
Reader Reviewed Dead Romantic
C.J. Skuse
Very funny and touching, this is a refreshingly original teen novel which stirs traditional themes into a thought-provoking mix of science and more. Newly into sixth form college, Camille - unfortunately named after the painter because her parents didn’t realise...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/02/2013
Rockoholic by C.J. Skuse
Rockoholic
C.J. Skuse
March 2011 Book of the Month. Just how far will Jody’s obsession with rock star Jackson Gatlin take her? She’ll stop at nothing to reach him so, when she finds herself backstage...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/03/2011
Pretty Bad Things by C.J. Skuse
Pretty Bad Things
C.J. Skuse
March 2010 'new gen' Book of the Month title. Although not the target audience for this debut novel, Pretty Bad Things arrived on my desk at about the time the Catcher...
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/12/2009

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