Tag Archives | Australian author

The Book Thief
The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

At the end of the nineteen thirties in Germany a little girl travelled with her mother and brother on the […]

Year of wonders
Year of Wonders by Geraldine Brooks

The year is 1665 and Anna Frith is a widow at only 18 years of age. She has two young […]

Significant Dust
cracklescape

Vanessa works in a roadhouse in an isolated part of Australia. When we first meet her we don’t know why […]

The light heart of stone
The light heart of stone

Book one in the Promise of Stones series. Fox is a young girl growing up on the Stone Body, a […]

The light between oceans
The light between the oceans

Tom Sherbourne has come back to Australia from World War I. Like many soldiers he has brought many demons back […]

The isles of the sun
cracklescape

one of the stories in Cracklescape One evening when all the other children have gone home for their dinners Elric […]

The Duchess Dresser
cracklescape

one of the stories in Cracklescape Tanner found an abandoned dresser on the street, thought it would be an addition […]

The Brides of Rollrock Island
The Brides of Rollrock Island

Also published as Sea-Hearts Misskaella isn’t as pretty and slim as her sisters, but as she grows she discovers that […]

The best thing
The best thing - Margo Lanagan

Mel is not having a good year at school. Her friends have turned on her, and her boyfriend one day […]

Touching earth lightly

ISBN: 1864488239 “I’ve got to get our of that house.” Janey looked almost small, walking past these angled girders. Growing […]

Tender Morsels

ISBN: 9780385613231 Liga’s father fiddled with the fire, fiddled and fiddled. Then he stood up, very suddenly. I’ve been wanting […]

Black Juice

ISBN: 0575077816 A Once Upon A Time reading challenge read. See also: Margo Lanagan’s blog ; LibraryThing ; Scooter Chronicles […]