C.J. Skuse

The United Kingdom


C.J. SKUSE is the author of the Young Adult novels PRETTY BAD THINGS, ROCKOHOLIC and DEAD ROMANTIC (Chicken House), MONSTER and THE DEVIANTS (Mira Ink). She was born in 1980 in Weston-super-Mare, England. She has First Class degrees in Creative Writing and Writing for Children and, aside from writing novels lectures in Writing for Young People at Bath Spa University. C.J. is currently working on adult novel SWEETPEA for HQ/HarperCollins (out April 2017).

C.J. loves Masterchef, Gummy Bears and murder sites. She hates carnivals, hard-boiled eggs and coughing. The movies Titanic, My Best Friend's Wedding and Ruby Sparks were all probably based on her ideas; she just didn't get to write them down in time. Before she dies, she would like to go to

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Sweetpea (Sweetpea, #1)

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In Bloom (Sweetpea, #2)

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Pretty Bad Things

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Dead Romantic

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The Deviants

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3.82 avg rating — 362 ratings — published 2015 — 8 editions
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Sweetpea In Bloom
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“I only got to see three songs, Mac"
"That does not entitle you to take home the lead singer, Jody"
"I know"
"Most people settle for a T-shirt or a poster. Not Jody. Jody wants actual band members”
C.J. Skuse, Rockoholic
tags: humor

“You can't just dream it, be it.”
C.J. Skuse, Rockoholic

“Well, I'm just a girl, sitting in front of a rock star, wondering why I bothered.”
C.J. Skuse, Rockoholic
tags: humor

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UK Book Club: Alex's List 47 192 Jan 02, 2011 07:30PM  
What's the Name o...: SOLVED: Young Adult contemporary MC loves Rocky Horror [s] 9 108 Feb 07, 2014 10:14AM  
YA Shot 2016: "Monster" by C.J Skuse - Buddy Read - Oct 1st to Oct 31st 12 7 Oct 26, 2015 01:38AM  
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For Love of a Book: Sara (Empress Pengy)'s TWD Word Search. 28 54 Oct 22, 2018 12:28PM  

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