Mine - S.A. Partridge (Paperback)

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"On stage, Fin is Thor. Angry and invincible. Yet for all his potential, people always leave him. Kayla is the only girl he's ever met who’s worth loving. The only one he's ever wanted to be worth something for.
Kayla knows she's weird and unlovable. But she wants to believe there is no reason to be sad anymore.
In each other Fin and Kayla find the only place they've ever belonged. Until the ghosts from the past come to break them apart."

Product Details

29 Jan 2018
Content Source
South African
Supply Source
South Africa


S.A. Partridge
Human & Rousseau (Pty) Ltd
Number of Pages
198 x 130mm


General Subject
Children's Fiction
BIC Classification 1
Personal & social issues: sexuality & relationships (Children's / Teenage)
BIC Classification 2
Personal & social issues: self-awareness & self-esteem (Children's / Teenage)
BIC Classification 3
Romance & relationships stories (Children's / Teenage)

Inside Flap

S.A. Partridge is the author of the critically acclaimed The Goblet Club, which won the I am a Writer competition in 2007 and the M.E.R Youth Prize in 2008. Her second novel Fuse was shortlisted for the Percy Fitzpatrick Prize in 2010. For her third book Dark Poppy’s Demise she won the M.E.R Youth Prize in 2012. She lives in Cape Town.

Customer Reviews

Mine - The perfect gift for a YA obsessed Teen or Adult

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Mine is about two Cape Town Teens, Kayla and Fin, who meet each other and fall in love.
But there are challenged to their love - both are from less than stable homes, and Kay and Fin have the kind of emotional baggage that most adults couldn't live through. Mine details the messy, all encompassing passion that is young love in Cape Town.
South African writer, Sally Partridge creates a real sense of who these two flawed teens are, while challenging our ideas what we think a teen love story should be all the way to the end.
Read Mine. It's the best YA book from a South African writer since forever.