On the Come Up

On the Come Up

Children's, New & Recommended, Teenage & Young Adult
Paperback Published on: 07/02/2019
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On the Come Up
I was a massive fan of The Hate You Give, so I was incredibly excited to start reading this, and it didn't disappoint -this is an amazing book! On The Com... READ MORE
Helen at Scarborough
On the Come Up
Powerful and thought provoking!
The follow up to your first novel can be a challenge especially when your first one was so huge! Angie Thomas however manages to come out with another fabu... READ MORE
Denise at Bromley


Waterstones Children's Book Prize-winning author of The Hate U Give returns with a powerful story about hip hop, freedom of speech - and fighting for your dreams, even as the odds are stacked against you. Bri wants to be one of the greatest rappers of all time. As the daughter of an underground hip hop legend who died right before he hit big, Bri's got massive shoes to fill. But when her first song goes viral for all the wrong reasons, Bri finds herself at the centre of controversy and portrayed by the media as more menace than MC. And with an eviction notice staring her family down, Bri no longer just wants to make it - she has to. Even if it means becoming the very thing the public has made her out to be.

  • Publisher: Walker Books Ltd
  • ISBN: 9781406372168
  • Number of pages: 304
  • Dimensions: 198 x 129 mm

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On the Come Up
Amazing Read
I received an ARC of this book for an honest review (thanks to Walker for the opportunity to read it early) If you liked Starr in The Hate U Give, You cert... READ MORE
Korie at Epsom
On the Come Up
If you can dream it....
Firstly, thank you to the publisher for this early review copy. I am a major fan of her previous book The Hate U Give so I had very high expectations for t... READ MORE
Fiona Sharp