Counting Stars by Keris Stainton


Counting Stars by Keris Stainton

A new life in a new city - what could possibly go wrong ...? When eighteen-year-old Anna leaves school and moves to Liverpool, she feels like her life is finally beginning. She's landed her dream job at a theatre, and she's moving into an exciting (if not slightly run-down) houseshare on a buzzing street lined with shops, bars, and buskers. Best of all, her new flatmates are kind, welcoming and a lot of fun - what more could she ask for? But her new life is also a little overwhelming. Anna's job quickly falls through, and then she realises that although her new friends are great, they're also a little mixed-up...and it's not long before Anna starts using her blog to talk about her experiences, from the hilarious to the ridiculous to the little-bit-scary. But when Anna spills a bigger secret than she can handle, suddenly the consequences are all too real. She'll have to prove she has the mettle to make it in the big city, or risk losing everything she thinks she wants.


Hugely enjoyable The Bookseller (Children's Previews) [A]n exciting read, perfect for anyone who loves a good mix of reality, glamour and celebrity gossip -- Sioned Jacques School Library Association

About the Author

Keris Stainton was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, which, by all accounts, is very cold. And also hot. But when she was four months old, her parents moved back to the UK, and now she lives in Lancashire with a fellow northerner, their two ridiculously gorgeous sons and a pug. Okay, they haven't got a pug, but Keris hopes if she writes it here it will come true. If you write it, pugs will come. Keris has been writing stories for as long as she can remember, but she didn't write a novel until 2004 when she took part in National Novel Writing Month. She hasn't quite finished that one yet, but she has finished a few others, including JESSIE HEARTS NYC, DELLA SAYS: OMG!, EMMA HEARTS LA and STARRING KITTY. Find out more about Keris at or follow her on Twitter: @Keris

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336 pages
Interest Age: From 16


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Publication date

3rd September 2015



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Hot Key Books is an imprint of Hot Key

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