Eva wants to be the best at everything, but when family secrets threaten to come out, the cracks begin to show in her perfect life.Another fantastic, genuine portrayal of teen life from Chris Higgins.
Perfection. That's the key aim in Eva's life. She works hard to be the girl all the other girls wish they could be: pretty, popular, smart and the queen of her gymnastics clique, the 'Jimmies'. She seems to have it all.
But the arrival of new girl Patty threatens Eva's perfect life and soon her mother's in rehab, her father's absent and her best friend seems more interested in snogging her brother than spending time with Eva. With her life quickly unravelling Eva clings to the one thing she can control, her weight. But no matter how strong her willpower is, the dark secret that Eva has worked so hard to conceal seems determined to reveal itself ...
PRAISE FOR CHRIS HIGGINS:
'Chris Higgins gives her loyal audience another tremendously enjoyable read in Love Ya Babe. She has a light touch and an easy style that absorbs you right from the very start.' - The Bookbag
This a funny, interesting, heart-warming story. - Chicklish
... exciting and engaging and its a hard one to put down when youve started. - The Bookbag
A thundering good read. - The Cornishman
A touching tale of romance, friendship & family. - Publishing News
A poignant novel... A moving, honest & most of all positive story about friendship, family & trust. Will make you laugh and cry. - Shop! Scotland
A touching debut. - First News
Higgins hits just the right note in this powerful and engaging drama. - Scottish Sunday Herald
Before writing her first novel, Chris taught English and Drama for many years in secondary schools. She also worked at the Minack, the open-air theatre on the cliffs near Land's End, but now writes full-time.
Chris has won a number of awards including Young Minds, the Lancashire Book Award, the Lincolnshire Young People's Book Award, the KYBA, and she has been shortlisted twice for Queen of Teen.
She lives in the far west of Cornwall with her husband.