A Second Novel For Young Picador From Whitbread Shortlist Star It S A Long, Hot Summer And A Climactic One For Year Old Sapphire It Brings The Awesome, Terrifying Realisation That She Is Pregnant A Discovery That Catapults Her Into The Eye Of A Storm As Her Body, Her Future, Her Life, Become A Battleground For Everyone S Needs But Her Own Meanwhile, Out In The Humid Urban Night, A Mysterious Firebug Is Running Wild, Working Out His Own Anger And Confusion With Dramatic Consequences Somehow, From This Cauldron Of Emotion And Fear, Sapphire Must Find A Way To Take Control Of Her Life And Make The Most Agonising And Lonely Of Choices
Julie was born in Ayrshire and grew up near Glasgow, where she now lives with her family After a degree in English Language and Literature, she was the editor of a small magazine, a teacher and a freelance journalist Julie has written many critically acclaimed, award winning novels for teenagers and younger readers She speaks in schools, libraries and at book festivals across the UK.
- 224 pages
- The Opposite of Chocolate
- Julie Bertagna
- 26 December 2017 Julie Bertagna