Astra is thoughtful, a bit of a hippy, interested in astrology, and is best friends with Beth who is much more street-wise, trendy and vivacious. Their friendship is good and uncomplicated until they fall for the same boy, Ben. The girls' friendship is tested and they begin to fall out.
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Mary Hooper is a very popular writer for children and young adults. Her brilliant historical novels have a huge fan base, as do her contemporary novels for teenagers. At The Sign of the Sugared Plum was selected as part of the 2010 Booked Up scheme and Fallen Grace has been nominated for the Carnegie Medal 2011....More about Mary Hooper