Tag: Melina Marchetta

Second Chance Sunday – The Piper’s Son by Melina Marchetta

Second Chance Sunday – T..

Like last week’s Second Chance Sunday, I had trouble getting into The Piper’s Son, but again I stuck with the Marchetta effect and I found magic. I really love Tom. There was something so special about him.   Title: The Piper’s Son [Amazon] Author: Melina Marchetta [website] Publisher: Candlewick Press Genre: Contemporary Source/Type: Borrowed/ Hardcover Stars: 5 out of 5 Publisher’s Description: Award-winning author Melina Marchetta reopens the story of the group of friends from her acclaimed novel Saving Francesca – but five years have passed, and now it’s Thomas Mackee who needs saving. After his favorite uncle was blown […]

Posted June 30, 2013 by Andi / 0 Comments
Second Chance Sunday – Saving Francesca by Melina Marchetta

Second Chance Sunday – S..

When I first started to read this weeks Second Chance Sunday book I almost gave up. I had no idea what the make of the story and I was already 50 pages in. But at the urging from a friend I continued on and learned to get used to being lost when reading a Marchetta book and was pleasantly surprised to find just how much I loved this book and the characters involved. Without further ado I give you today’s Second Chance Sunday, Saving Francesca by Melina Marchetta. Title: Saving Francesca [Amazon] Author: Melina Marchetta [website] Publisher: Knopf Books for […]

Posted June 23, 2013 by Andi / 0 Comments
Review: Jellicoe Road – Melina Marchetta

Review: Jellicoe Road – ..

Title: Jellicoe Road [Amazon] Author: Melina Marchetta [website] Publisher: Harper Teen (originally Penguin Australia) Genre: Contemporary Source/Type: Purchased/eBook Stars: 5 of 5 Publisher Description: At age eleven, Taylor Markham was abandoned by her mother. At fourteen, she ran away from boarding school, only to be tracked down and brought back by a mysterious stranger. Now seventeen, Taylor’s the reluctant leader of her school’s underground community, whose annual territory war with the Townies and visiting Cadets has just begun. This year, though, the Cadets are led by Jonah Griggs, and Taylor can’t avoid his intense gaze for long. To make matters […]

Posted June 21, 2013 by Andi / 0 Comments