Description - Faking Sweet by J. C. Burke
Best friends, betrayal and bitchiness. It's all part of surviving year nine ...Holly might be new, but she already knows who to watch out for- Jess Flynn, the most popular girl in year nine. Holly's best friend back in Melbourne, Calypso, says Jess is a liar, a shoplifter and a boyfriend-stealer. Calypso wants revenge for her ex-friend's betrayal, and Holly's only too happy to oblige. But it's not proving easy to follow Calypso's plan and catch Jess out. And then there's the fact that as Holly gets to know her, Jess isn't fitting the terrible picture Calypso has painted of her.
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(198mm x 130mm x 20mm)
Random House Australia
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Author Biography - J. C. Burke
J.C. Burke was born in Sydney in 1965, the fourth of five sisters. With writers for parents, she grew up in a world of noise, drama and books, but she decided to become a nurse after her mother lost a long battle with cancer. Since Burke started writing in 1999, she has published a number of acclaimed books for teenagers and young adults, including Children's Book Council Notable Books WHITE LIES and THE RED CARDIGAN, Aurealis Awards finalist NINE LETTERS LONG, THE STORY OF TOM BRENNAN, FAKING SWEET and STARFISH SISTERS. THE STORY OF TOM BRENNAN won the 2006 CBC Book of the Year - Older Readers and the 2006 Australian Family Therapists Award for Children's Literature. It has recently been added to the NSW HSC syllabus list. Jane lives on Sydney's Northern Beaches and is married with two children.