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ISBN13: 9780439683289
ISBN10: 0439683289
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Kevin Brooks is at the top of his YA game in this "provocative, suspenseful" (Booklist) novel. Now in a dynamic new Kevin Brooks repackaging!

When Joe meets Candy, it seems like a regular boy-meets-girl scenario. They chat over coffee, she gives him her number, and he writes her a song. But then Joe is drawn into Candy's world --- a world of drugs, violence, and desperation. As the dark truth about Candy's life emerges, Joe finds himself facing real danger at every twist and turn. Soon Joe's conflicting emotions begin to mirror Candy's, and he understands that falling in love just might be worth the struggle. This intoxicating tale of heartache, danger, and hope will enthrall teen readers.

About the Author

Kevin Brooks is the groundbreaking author of the internationally acclaimed novels DAWN; BLACK RABBIT SUMMER; BEING; THE ROAD OF THE DEAD, a Mystery Writers of America "Edgar" nominee; CANDY; KISSING THE RAIN; LUCAS; and MARTYN PIG, which received England's Branford Boase Award for Best First Novel. Brooks lives in Yorkshire, England.

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heartagramgirl, July 24, 2007 (view all comments by heartagramgirl)
This is a great book! one of my favorites!!
once you start reading it it's soo hard to put down, i loved it. It's really easy to connect with the characters and makes you feel like your really there and going through the same things they are.
This book was very well writen
Kevin Brooks is an amazing author!
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loopyozzie, June 26, 2007 (view all comments by loopyozzie)
couldnt agree more!!

your a legend Abb
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be_my_icon, June 26, 2007 (view all comments by be_my_icon)
i sware this is the best book out!!!
at the end i cryed, not only coz it was sad but because it was finished!!!
:-( why did it have to finish!!!
i never read, Ever, i hate reading!! but this book made me run to the book store and buy every book there written by kevin brooks!!!

and RIGHT this second im reading 'Being'!!! its so good!!

i also loved 'Lucas' and 'Martyn Pig'!!
no other way to describe them but....

yer i would keep wrighting but the bell went!!!
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Product Details

Brooks, Kevin
Children's 12-Up - Fiction - General
Social Situations - Adolescence
Narcotic addicts
Drug abuse
Situations / Drugs, Alcohol, Substance Abuse
Social Issues - General
First loves - England - London
Drug abuse -- England -- London.
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction-General
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction
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from 3 up to 7
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