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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
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?
|Publication date:||6th August 2015|
|Publisher:||Walker Books Ltd|
|Primary Genre||Children's & YA Fiction|
Closing date: 31/08/2021
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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 ...More About Katie Everson