Tag Archives: Melina Marchetta

What's on my Buying List for 2011?

Here are the books that I plan to read in 2011 and it’s not very many. 1) The Night Season by Chelsea Cain. This is an ongoing series that started with Heart Sick in 2007. Cain can write suspense really, … Continue reading

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On The Jellicoe Road – Melina Marchetta

On The Jellicoe Road (2003) is the full title of Melina Marchetta’s third book set in Sydney, Australia. The novel is about surviving tragedy, bonding with friends, having hope and finding love. For those unfamiliar with Ms. Marchetta’s work, she … Continue reading

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Author Spotlight: Melina Marchetta

I have found a new author that I’m really excited about and her name is Melina Marchetta. She’s an Australian author who writes predominately teen fiction and her stories are contemporary and set in Australia. The teens in her books … Continue reading

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Saving Francesca, Melina Marchetta

Saving Francesca by Melina Marchetta is the author’s second published work set in her hometown of Sydney, Australia. I am working my way through her back list. I know she has recently released a fantasy novel, Finnikin of the Rock. … Continue reading

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Looking for Alibrandi, Melina Marchetta

Looking for Alibrandi (2006) is a YA contemporary novel written by Melina Marchetta. It’s available in digital as well as paper. The premise is a coming of age story that contains a nice, brief romance on the side. I found … Continue reading

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