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Sugar Rush
AuthorJulie Burchill
CountryUnited Kingdom
PublisherMacmillan Children's Book
Media typePrint (Paperback)
ISBNISBN 0-330-41583-2
This article is about the novel Sugar Rush. For the TV Show based on the novel see the Sugar Rush (TV series) article.

Sugar Rush is Julie Burchill's first novel aimed at teenagers, published in 2004. It charts the progress of Kim Lewis as she is forced to leave her posh high school and attend the infamous local comprehensive (state) school, Ravendene. This coincides with a fight with her best friend, Zoe "Saint" Clements, leading to her making friends with Ravendene's "Top Girl": Maria "Sugar" Sweet. Eventually, Kim falls for Sugar, Sugar falls into bed with Kim, and the friendship takes on an ever-more intense nature that eventually turns tragic.

The book has been praised as a frank and well-written account of teenage trials and tribulations. It contains some explicit content.

Sequel Edit

A sequel to Sugar Rush was released Oct. 5, 2007. It is titled Sweet concentrates on the point of view of the character Sugar as opposed to Kim from the first book.

Film, TV or theatrical adaptations Edit

Sugar Rush was turned into a television series on Channel Four in 2005, featuring Olivia Hallinan as Kim and Lenora Crichlow as Sugar.

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