By Kevin Brooks
Publish 12 months note: First released 2005
Kevin Brooks is on the best of his YA online game during this "provocative, suspenseful" (Booklist) novel. Now in a dynamic new Kevin Brooks repackaging!
When Joe meets sweet, it kind of feels like a typical boy-meets-girl situation. They chat over espresso, she supplies him her quantity, and he writes her a music. yet then Joe is drawn into Candy's global --- a global of substances, violence, and desperation. because the darkish fact approximately Candy's existence emerges, Joe reveals himself dealing with actual threat at each twist and switch. quickly Joe's conflicting feelings start to reflect Candy's, and he is aware that falling in love simply will be definitely worth the fight. This intoxicating story of heartache, chance, and desire will enthrall teenager readers.
Manchester booklet Award Nominee for Longlist (2006)
North East Teenage publication Award Nominee (2006)
Silberner Lufti (2006)
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