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A story that speaks to a whole generation of disillusioned teenagers - and reveals something to those who are not.

A story that speaks to a whole generation of disillusioned teenagers - and reveals something to those who are not.
Sixteen-year-old Sharon's had enough. School sucks and even in her repeat year, she just doesn't get it. Her mother Kaz behaves more like a teenager than a mum, and Sharon gets left too often with her young brother Zinny. She wants out.
Along comes Justin who offers a way. His hand's on the door to a glittery new world where the risks are high. But it's a world that could pay for her wildest dreams. A dangerous world that could put an end to everything.

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Awards and Recognition

  • Storylines Notable Young Adult Fiction Award
    2003
    Awarded
    Storylines Notable Young Adult Fiction

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