Sugar Rush by Julie Burchill

Sugar Rush

Written by Julie Burchill
Illustrated by


Sugar Rush by Julie Burchill

It's survival of the fittest at Ravendene Comprehensive - the terrifying teenage jungle for which Kim Lewis must trade her safe, posh private school. But help is at hand - in the unlikely form of the rude, raucous, toxic and tantalizing Maria (aka Sugar) Sweet, queen of the 'Ravers'.As Kim falls quickly under her spell, and gambles her good-girl past for an exciting life of late-night parties and daring emotion, she must ask herself a disturbing question: has she fallen in love with her best friend?Julie Burchill's Sugar Rush is saucy, shimmering, loud and larger than life - come get your sugar fix!


A fabulous story of sexual fascination, guilt-free, intoxicating and delicious. -- Melvin Burgess

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.

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240 pages
Interest Age: From 12 years


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Macmillan Children's Books an imprint of Pan Macmillan

Publication date

4th August 2016



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