His smile faded and our eyes held and that's when it happened. A charge passed through me, like an electric shock.Anna meets Jem when her life is falling apart. He is everything Anna needs him to be. Her dad may have run off with a younger woman, her mum may be a wreck and her younger sister, Livi, is swerving off the rails - but as long as she has Jem, Anna will be OK. And for the first time in her life Anna falls. Deeply and truly and intensely in love. The end? Not quite...
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Before writing her first novel, 32C That's Me, Chris Higgins taught English and Drama for many years in secondary schools. Chris has worked at the Minack, the open-air theatre on the cliffs near Lands End. She now writes full time.Chris loves to travel and has lived and worked in Australia as well as hitchhiking to Istanbul and across the Serengeti Plain. She was born and brought up in South Wales, but now lives in the far west of Cornwall with her husband and four daughters. Chris's novels deal with issues that every teenager can identify with. In 2009, Chris won the YoungMinds award for A Perfect 10.Review:
Will keep you gripped from start to finish. * Western Morning Series * Full of menace and suspense, this is a compulsive read with bags of teen appeal. * Peters Gazette * cannot fail to grip... a nail-biting page-turner. * Cornishman * 'Another authentic drama for young teens.' * The Bookseller * A touching debut * First News * A poignant novel... A moving, honest & most of all positive story about friendship, family & trust. Will make you laugh and cry. * Shop! Scotland * A touching tale of romance, friendship & family * Publishing News * A thundering good read * The Cornishman * '... exciting and engaging and its a hard one to put down when youve started.' * The Bookbag * 'This a funny, interesting, heart-warming story.' * Chicklish * PRAISE FOR CHRIS HIGGINS:'Chris Higgins gives her loyal audience another tremendously enjoyable read in Love Ya Babe. She has a light touch and an easy style that absorbs you right from the very start.' * The Bookbag * 'This story captured my interest from the beginning and I was thrilled that it got better and better as I read. The author packs a great deal into this average-length teen book and every page had me wanting a little bit more. The characters in the story are superb: well fleshed out, with authentic voices for their age (and nationality).' * The Book Bag * A novel affording considerable insight into the maelstrom of adolescent infatuation and its accompanying traumas. * School Librarian * 'This is another great novel by Chris Higgins ... The story moves at a fast pace and is full of drama that always keeps you turning the pages.' * Chicklish * A novel affording considerable insight * School Librarian * Will keep you gripped from start to finish * Western Morning News * Cannot fail to grip ... A nail-biting page turner * The Cornishman * Full of menace and suspense, this is a compulsive read with bags of teen appeal * Peters Gazette *
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Book Description Hodder Children's Books, 2011. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Rapidly dispatched worldwide from our clean, automated UK warehouse within 1-2 working days. Bookseller Inventory # mon0000028095