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I was getting a little worried that this day would never come . . .

 . . . but the Australian release of Melina Marchetta’s Quintana of Charyn is now available to pre-order at! You may now commence freaking out. 15 more days!!! Advertisements

September 11, 2012 · Leave a comment

The Week in Review: June 17-24, 2012

Special Events Half-Price Books was holding their massive annual book sale down at the fair grounds in Indianapolis over the weekend, so I was able to pick up some pretty … Continue reading

June 26, 2012 · 4 Comments

Calling all present and future Melina Marchetta fans . . .

 . . . because I refuse to entertain the notion that there is such a thing as a former fan of this talented author. Ahem. Have you heard about the … Continue reading

March 18, 2012 · Leave a comment

So you’ve exhausted your supply of Melina Marchetta titles . . .

. . . but you’re still in the mood for something like Finnikin of the Rock, or The Piper’s Son, or Jellicoe Road? Well, you’ve come to the right place because … Continue reading

March 11, 2012 · Leave a comment

Melina Marchetta’s books are like potato chips . . .

. . . you can’t read just one. Or you can liken them to chocolate chip cookies, if sweet snacks are more your thing. Seriously. I just read about precious … Continue reading

February 8, 2012 · 2 Comments

5 Questions with Melina Marchetta

courtesy of Engage/Teacher to Teacher Blog I think some readers see fragments of our world scattered throughout the novel and that’s what they’re relating to. And what I try to … Continue reading

January 29, 2012 · Leave a comment

Queen’s Thief Week @ Chachic’s Book Nook

Attention fans of Megan Whalen Turner’s brilliant Queen’s Thief series : The lovely Chachic is hosting a celebration of this series over at her blog this week. Highlights include posts … Continue reading

January 25, 2012 · Leave a comment


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