Clean by Juno Dawson

YA Book Prize 2019 Shortlisted

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Juno Dawson

Quercus Children's Books

It's a dirty business getting clean.

When socialite Lexi Volkov almost overdoses, she thinks she's hit rock bottom. She's wrong.

Because rock bottom is when she's forced into an exclusive rehab facility.

From there, the only way is up for Lexi and her fellow inmates, including the mysterious Brady.

As she faces her demons, Lexi realises love is the most powerful drug of all ...

Addiction, redemption, love and despair. Clean is Gossip Girlmeets Girl, Interrupted, and it will have you hooked from the very first page.

Juno Dawson grew up in West Yorkshire, writing imaginary episodes of “Doctor Who”. She later turned her talent to journalism, interviewing bands before writing for a Brighton newspaper. Until recently, Juno worked as a teacher, specialising in PSHE. She is most proud of her work surrounding anti-bullying and family diversity. In 2014 she became a School Role Model for the charity Stonewall. In 2015, Juno announced her intention to undergo gender transition and live as a woman. Find her on Twitter at @junodawson.