Sweet by Julie Burchill
  

Sweet

Written by Julie Burchill

YA readers   13+ readers   eBooks   
Download an extract Share this book

The Lovereading4Kids comment

Definitely for the older teenager, Burchill has written about a gritty, urban and larger than life world. It’s smart, funny, full of wit – the Julie Burchill trademark – and it really captures the life and soul of teenage angst and heartache. Friendships are well drawn and the storylines will have you hooked from the off.

Synopsis

Sweet by Julie Burchill

‘Some people tread water all their lives. Not me. I'm gonna make a big splash. I could see myself living the good life, chasing the sun ...feet up, glass in hand, no worries’. After a short stay at Her Majesty's pleasure, Maria Sweet, aka Sugar, is back. Her husband may have done a runner, taking their daughter with them, but at least she has a plan: get a job, get some cash and get the hell out of Brighton. And somewhere out there in the big bad world is Kim Lewis, who might just be the Love of Sugar's Life after all. Course, Sugar's not about to settle for a soul-sucking McJob, instead she's landed a stint as a model for local fashion designers Agnew & Bagshawe. But when she discovers they've used her not so much as a muse but to amuse, she's hell-bent on vengeance and that can only lead to chaos ...Sugar is as defiant and outrageous as ever in this riotous sequel to Sugar Rush, Burchill’s best-selling teen novel.

About the Author

Julie Burchill

Julie Burchill is famed for her controversial and acerbic journalism. She began her career at the New Musical Express when she was seventeen, later moving to The Face and the Sunday Times. She has written for many magazines and newspapers and now writes a weekly column in The Times. She is also the author of twelve books, including her biography I Knew I Was Right, and Burchill on Beckham. Rush is her first novel for teenagers, and has been made into a critically and commercially acclaimed Channel 4 series. She has finished her second teen novel Sweet, guaranteed to be full of her trademark fresh, funny and sharp writing.

More books by this author

Loading similar books...

Other Formats

Book Info

Format

Paperback

Author

Julie Burchill
More books by Julie Burchill

Author's Website

www.julieburchill.org.uk/

Publisher

Pan Macmillan

Publication date

5th October 2007

ISBN

9780330439114

Categories


It is THE website to use for narrowing down your search for any book. Definitely knocks the socks off any other book review website.

Nickey and Tomasz Hawryszczuk

I think Lovereading4kids is an amazing company because of the friendly staff and the fabulous chance to read great books before publication.

Adam Graham

LoveReading4Kids is a modern and creative way of emphasising the value and importance of books in this digital age #booksforlife

Amrit Bunet – Teen

This company is amazing; not only is it is a great opportunity to get books and review them but everyone is so friendly and supportive!

Jemma Rubens, age 10

We love Lovereading4kids because they put books in front of us we wouldn’t otherwise have read. They make us more adventurous readers!

Emily Jacques

You give me age appropriate ideas of books I can read and buy for the children and find out what other children their age think of them too.

Katie Lonsdale

I have told all my friends, family & teachers to see for themselves just how great the site is. Without fail, they are hugely impressed.

Alexander Boxall – age 11

A great way to introduce kids to great books, authors & genres. Parents can find age-appropriate books to share with their children.

Judi Davies – Aberdare Girls Sch
Lovereading

Lovereading 4 schools
****