Crank by Ellen Hopkins
Available At: Electronic, Air Academy, DCC (HS), Liberty, Pine Creek, Rampart
Categories: Cursing, Drug Abuse, Sexual
Description: Kristina Georgia Snow goes from being a gifted high school senior to the exact opposite after the handsome Adam introduces her to drugs.
YA Label?: Sometimes
Notes: This book contains explicit sexual activities; sexual battery; profanity; and drug abuse.
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Page 68: “We used to do coke, till “Just Say No” put the stuff out of reach. Now it’s crank. Meth.”
Page 96: “Skin to skin, belly to shoulder. Sweet as puddin’. It was body rush after body rush, intensity building. Touch me there. Hot flush, raging blush, quick-start ignition. See how much I need you? Ice flash, instant crash, voices outside the door. No! Don’t stop now! …I’ve got to have all of you. It was hands, exploring taboo places.”
Page 101: “Wha’ the fuck you up to, Buddy? …You two been messing’ around? …Okay then. Fix me a line.”
Page 104: “Whoa, baby. Keep it in your pants, at least. Till I take it out of them.”
Page 129: “Somewhere between the transvestite who slapped (her?) mother’s boyfriend and the perky blond (transvestite?) evening weathergirl.”
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