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Review: Finnikin of the Rock by Melina Marchetta

Finnikin of the Rock (Lumatere Chronicles #1) by Melina Marchetta
September 29th 2008 by Viking Australia
Rating: 5 Stars
Genre: Fantasy, Adventure, Magic, Young Adult… 1,108 more words

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By Vita Forest

Some of my friends will groan when they realise that this post is about a Melina Marchetta book.  You see, in the last year, I have become something of a Marchetta fanatic, zealously preaching to anyone who will listen about how wonderful her books are. 560 more words

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book review: the lumatere chronicles

Recently I read “The Lumatere Chronicles” by Australian author Melina Marchetta. I first came across Melina Marchetta when I read her contemporary novel “Looking for Alibrandi” 415 more words

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July 2015 Wrap-Up

I haven’t done a monthly wrap-up since February! Oops!

July was an okay reading month for me. Not the worst, but not the best either. I read a total of 5 books and I am half-way through a 6th, all of which I really enjoyed. 773 more words

Book 10: Finnikin of the Rock by Melina Marchetta

The Summary:

10 years ago the 5 Days of the Unspeakable happened. Half a kingdom in exile, half a kingdom trapped behind its own walls. Finnikin is the Kings First Man’s apprentice. 902 more words

Review: Finnikin of the Rock by Melina Marchetta

Finnikin of the Rock and his guardian, Sir Topher, have not been home to their beloved Lumatere for ten years. Not since the dark days when the royal family was murdered and the kingdom put under a terrible curse. 692 more words


Author, Meet Pedestal. Pedestal, Meet Author.

This is something I’ve thought about a lot, and I’ve been trying to figure out how to put it into words for a while now. Do you ever have authors that you just freakin’ love – there’s no other way to say it – but you find yourself wary of picking up their newest book? 1,748 more words