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Drop

by Katie Everson

'new gen' - Great Fiction for Young Adults Books with reviews by our Reader Review Panel Debut Books of the Month eBooks of the Month

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August 2015 NewGen Debut of the Month.

Carla has had to move a lot and is used to changing schools, but doesn’t like it. She’s shy, unconfident, ‘a bit sad’. Faced with another new school for sixth form, she finds like-minded people - according to her own classification ‘Brainy Plain Girls’ - but can’t believe it when Finn, gorgeous, super-cool and oozing charisma, singles her out. She’ll do anything to keep him interested, and is soon partying wildly, weekends lost in a haze of drink and drugs. Her friends and even Finn’s brother warn her that he’s just using her, but Carla refuses to listen putting her schoolwork and her health in jeopardy. Readers will understand Carla’s motivation completely and this cautionary romance makes for compulsive reading.Andrea Reece

Andrea Reece

Drop Synopsis

Carla has just moved to London and starts at yet another new school; she is desperate to fit in. Though she makes a couple of friends, she soon meets the charismatic, good-looking Finn and their whirlwind romance begins. Carla, an A student and gifted artist, lets her schoolwork slip as she enters Finn's world - a world of partying and drugs. Friends tells her that Finn is no good - even his brother, Isaac. But Isaac has an ulterior motive, doesn't he? Is either brother right for Carla?

Drop Reader Reviews

Teens love to read and so in addition to our Lovereading expert opinion some of our Lovereading Reader Review Panel were also lucky enough to read and review this title. You can read their full reviews by clicking here.

  • Amelia White - 'This is an amazing story and has an excellent story line I would really recommend it to teenager around 15+...very well written and you never want to put the book down!'
  • Sophia Ufton - 'Oh wow, what a book... I'm speechless... I'm re-reading it... It was so good.'
  • Ella Clifton - 'This is an amazing book and the best I have read in a long time. A thrilling book with lost of twists and turns. Definitely one to read! Couldn't put it down.'
  • Destiny Maraj - 'Drop was a fabulous, strong novel.'
  • Edel Waugh - 'Carla has just moved to a new place and is not looking forward to making friends in a new school...'
  • Millie - 'Drop makes you feel very involved in what is happening to the characters. You feel like you are in the story and going through their problems with them. It  really makes you think.'  
  • Sarah Murray - 'A very relatable story of what it is actually like to be a teenager in the twenty first century. This book looked at the hard reality of drink, drugs and peer pressure that is rife in today’s world.'

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ISBN: 9781406356274
Publication date: 06/08/2015
Publisher: Walker Books Ltd
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781406356274
Publication date: 6th August 2015
Author: Katie Everson
Publisher: Walker Books Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 336 pages
Genres: NewGen - YA Fiction, Reader Reviewed Books, Debuts of the Month, eBook Favourites,
Categories: Romance & relationships stories (Children's / Teenage),

About Katie Everson

Katie Everson wanted to be an acrobat, but that's not what happened. She was born in Milton Keynes and has lived in London and Sydney but is now back where it all began, the pull of home tugging her full circle. After side-lining acrobatics, she became a bookseller and realized all she wanted to do was make books. When characters began to talk among themselves in her head, she knew it was time to put finger to keyboard, and write. When Katie is not writing or being a professional design nerd in the publishing industry, she can be found enjoying ...

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