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Ow has a deep rooted lust for adventure Their first hit brings bliss the next despair. 45This is a tale of a group of runaway teenagers who end up addicted to smackjunk aka heroin We watch the characters spiral out of control thinking oh I ll just be able to uit when I want to which we find out is definitely not the case Love happens pregnancies happen one in which the baby is basically born an addict as well and death happens in one occurrence Every chapter is told from someone else s perspective which was one of my favorite aspects of this book We hear about the addicts from their perspective as well as the perspectives of others Great book for those who don t know what it s like to experience the disease of addiction as well as for those who have walked that path before be it their own or someone close to them May be triggering for anyone in recovery Spieserye of a group Feral of runaway teenagers who end up addicted to smackjunk aka heroin We watch the characters spiral Krismis van Map Jacobs out Girls Are Coming Out of the Woods of control thinking Crust From Sourdough Spelt and Rye Bread to Ciabatta Bagels and Brioche oh I ll just be able to uit when I want to which we find Til Death Do Us Part (Vows, out is definitely not the case Love happens pregnancies happen Mensa Riddles Conundrums one in which the baby is basically born an addict as well and death happens in Julie of the Wolves one The Right Swipe occurrence Every chapter is told from someone else s perspective which was Dark Prophet The Chronicles of Koa of my favorite aspects Ugly Fish of this book We hear about the addicts from their perspective as well as the perspectives The Math of Life and Death 7 Mathematical Principles That Shape Our Lives of Little Gods others Great book for those who don t know what it s like to experience the disease Ensorcelled The Erotic Adventures of Jane in the Jungle Book 9 own The Poems The Collected Works of W B Yeats or someone close to them May be triggering for anyone in recovery

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Two teens fall in love with each other and heroin Tar has reasons for running away fr. 5 Words Toxic addiction manipulation love realisationThis book is one of my favourites of all time It s so real and brave and gritty and it s UKYA at its absolute prime It s difficult and challengingAt the start I always love Tar and hate Gemma By the end I ve always changed my mind about both of them This book allows me to empathise with a type of person I would usually avoid at all costsGemma is probably my favourite character even though I can t stand her at all at the beginningAs shocking as this book is as controversial as the subject matter is that isn t what the book is about The book is about relationships and growing and trying to find yourself That the main characters are all junkies is just a fact something that makes the whole process a little harderI think Junk is a book that everyone should read at least once Black Blue other and heroin Tar has reasons for running away fr. 5 Words Toxic addiction manipulation love realisationThis book is The Moe Manifesto one Positive Church in a Negative World of my favourites Prince Philip Revealed of all time It s so real and brave and gritty and it s UKYA at its absolute prime It s difficult and challengingAt the start I always love Tar and hate Gemma By the end I ve always changed my mind about both Toad of Toad Hall of them This book allows me to empathise with a type Spelling Strategies & Secrets: The essential how to spell guide of person I would usually avoid at all costsGemma is probably my favourite character even though I can t stand her at all at the beginningAs shocking as this book is as controversial as the subject matter is that isn t what the book is about The book is about relationships and growing and trying to find yourself That the main characters are all junkies is just a fact something that makes the whole process a little harderI think Junk is a book that everyone should read at least Kingdom of Ash Throne of Glass 7 once

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Om home that run deep and sour whereas Gemma with her middle class roots firmly on sh. 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  • Paperback
  • 293
  • Junk AUTHOR Melvin Burgess
  • Melvin Burgess
  • English
  • 06 February 2017
  • 9780380732234

About the Author: Melvin Burgess

Melvin Burgess is a British author of children's fiction His first book The Cry of the Wolf was published in 1990 He gained a certain amount of notoriety in 1996 with the publication of Junk which was published in the shadow of the film of Irvine Welsh's Trainspotting and dealt with the trendy and controversial idea of heroin addicted teenagers Junk soon became at least in Britain one of



10 thoughts on “Junk AUTHOR Melvin Burgess

  1. says:

    Not suitable for younger readers the warning on the back cover is well worth taking seriously A classic and well deserving Carnegie Medal win

  2. says:

    I read this years and years ago when i was about 11 so i remember it was very different reading it the 2nd time around when I am 26 EntertainingI'd rather a YA about drugs any day of the week than some shitty high school romance Fan girl etc etc etc etc

  3. says:

    5 Words Toxic addiction manipulation love realisationThis book is one of my favourites of all time It's so real and brave and gritty and it's UKYA at its absolute prime It's difficult and challengingAt the start I always love Tar and hate Gemm

  4. says:

    I’m conflicted about

  5. says:

    Junk is the drugs book against which I judge all drugs books and so far nothing’s come close to matching Melvin Burgess’s unflinching portra

  6. says:

    Meet Gemma and Tar two 14 year old friends Tar is a nice lad thoughtful intelligent and full of puppy love for

  7. says:

    Wow This was a powerful bookTar and Gemma are fourteen year old friends Tar comes from an unhappy background filled with abuse Gemma comes from a smothering family when all she wants to do is have a good time When Tar decides to run a

  8. says:

    45This is a tale of a group of runaway teenagers who end up addicted to smackjunk aka heroin We watch the characters spiral out of control thinking oh I'll just be able to uit when I want to which we find out is

  9. says:

    This book was recommended to me by a heroin addict a beloved person who has since tragically died from an overdose I'm still immersed in grief and read this to look for answers As difficult an account as it was it definitely unsparingly showed the reality of what it's like to be under the influence of such a deva

  10. says:

    This review contains some spoilers as I mention things that happen in the story to make some pointsWell let me sum up this book in one gif and I feel this is really appropriate Oh first off I need to say that I'm REALLY CONFUSED about how this is a children's book I mean it won the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize among others and I had t

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