Search results for tag: Melina Marchetta

Australia’s Favourite Author 2015 – Places 40-31

January is the month of Australian Stories at Booktopia, and to celebrate we’re counting down Australia’s 50 Favourite Authors, as voted by you! Yesterday’s announcement had some huge names, and today’s list is no different. Let the countdown begin! 40. Hannah Kent Hannah Kent was born in Adelaide in 1985. As a teenager she travelled to Iceland on a Rotary Exchange, wher... Read more

by | January 20, 2015

Countdown to Australia’s Favourite Novelist: 30-21 as voted by you

We find ourselves at the halfway point of the countdown to Australia’s Favourite Novelist, as voted by you. Here’s the story so far: Don’t forget to pencil in January 25th as a big day on the calender as we celebrate the Australia Day weekend in style with the announcement of Australia’s top 10 Favourite Novelists, as well as the launch of our Australian Stories Initiati... Read more

by | January 23, 2013

Froi of the Exiles: BookTwo of the Lumatere Chronicles by Melina Marchetta

The Lumatere Chronicles Froi of the Exiles (available in October 2011) Blood sings to blood … Those born last will make the first … For Charyn will be barren no more. Three years after the curse on Lumatere was lifted, Froi has found his home … or so he believes. Fiercely loyal to the Queen and Finnikin, Froi has been taken roughly and lovingly in hand by the Guard sworn to protect the ro... Read more

by | July 1, 2011

The Miles Franklin Literary Award Longlist 2011

Congratulations to all of the longlisted authors! Update: Click here for The 2011 Miles Franklin Award Shortlist The longlisted authors are: Jon Bauer – Rocks in the Belly How far can you push a child before he snaps? Rocks in the Belly tells the story of an eight-year-old boy and the adult he becomes. When he is young his mother fosters boys, despite the jealous turmoil it arouses in her... Read more

by | March 17, 2011