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Offline champlooness13

Melina Marchetta fans
« on: December 08, 2011, 06:14 AM »
Hi- Are there any Melina Marchetta fans out here?  She's one of the best authors that I ever read and it always surprises that many people are not as familiar with her. 

Her books are:
Looking for Alibrandi (YA)
Saving Francesca (YA)
On the Jellicoe Road (YA)
The Piper's Son (Adult)
Finnikin of the Rock (Fantasy)
Froi of the Exiles (Fantasy)
Quintana of Charyn (Fantasy)

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Re: Melina Marchetta fans
« Reply #1 on: December 08, 2011, 06:55 AM »
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Hi- Are there any Melina Marchetta fans out here?  She's one of the best authors that I ever read and it always surprises that many people are not as familiar with her. 

Her books are:
Looking for Alibrandi (YA)
Saving Francesca (YA)
On the Jellicoe Road (YA)
The Piper's Son (Adult)
Finnikin of the Rock (Fantasy)
Froi of the Exiles (Fantasy)
Quintana of Charyn (Fantasy)

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THE most underrated author there is, her books are exquisite, the Finnikin and Froi books (and Quintana , when it is published ) are fantasy but this shouldn't put you off,  they are fantastic... i have all but Froi in kindle format if anyone wants,,,,
 

Offline cacinta

Re: Melina Marchetta fans
« Reply #2 on: December 18, 2011, 01:21 AM »
I read saving francesca and the piper's son and it was absolute LOVE. Trying her fantasy series next.
 
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Offline champlooness13

Re: Melina Marchetta fans
« Reply #3 on: February 05, 2012, 07:52 AM »
Cactina, try her Jellicoe Road too. She's so brilliant!
 

Offline Bells

Re: Melina Marchetta fans
« Reply #4 on: February 07, 2012, 10:24 PM »
My love affair with Melina's writing goes way back to her first book, Looking For Alibrandi. Her new fantasy series is so fantastic. I've read Finnikin far too many times for a grown woman. Someone else posted that she is underrated...couldn't agree more. She is always on my to buy list when she releases a new book, I've never been let down!

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Offline Maayzi

Re: Melina Marchetta fans
« Reply #5 on: February 08, 2012, 12:03 AM »
(On the) Jellicoe Road by her is one of the best books I have ever read! She's an amazing author, and deserves to be more well-known than she is. I really liked Saving Francesca, but no other novels she's wrote have compared to Jellicoe Road. :)
 

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Re: Melina Marchetta fans
« Reply #6 on: February 08, 2012, 09:58 AM »
I started my love affair with Marchetta recently but love every book of hers right from Searching for Alibrandi to Froi of the exiles. She is an amazing writer. I have all her ebooks in .pdf format if needed let me know :)
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Re: Melina Marchetta fans
« Reply #7 on: February 20, 2012, 12:29 PM »
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Cactina, try her Jellicoe Road too. She's so brilliant!
I want to, but the last time I tried the book felt a bit disjointed to me and so I decided to put it off for the time being.

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I started my love affair with Marchetta recently but love every book of hers right from Searching for Alibrandi to Froi of the exiles. She is an amazing writer. I have all her ebooks in .pdf format if needed let me know :)
ooh could you please? I think a few people have already uploaded the books, but they're scatterred on site. Can someone make a linked list in this thread for easy searching? I'd do it, but I'm on my mobile now :P
 

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Re: Melina Marchetta fans
« Reply #8 on: April 21, 2012, 11:22 AM »
I am absolutely IN LOVE with this author. She's brilliant. For those of you who have given up on "On the Jellicoe Road", you should just plow on and you will be rewarded in the end. Guaranteed! It really is a very good novel.
 

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Re: Melina Marchetta fans
« Reply #9 on: May 14, 2012, 11:44 PM »
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I started my love affair with Marchetta recently but love every book of hers right from Searching for Alibrandi to Froi of the exiles. She is an amazing writer. I have all her ebooks in .pdf format if needed let me know :)

Could you please post Saving Francesca by Melina Marchetta here please? :)
 

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Re: Melina Marchetta fans
« Reply #10 on: September 11, 2012, 11:00 AM »
16 Days more for Quintana Of Charyn...excited excited  :-*
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Offline thelittleragdoll

Re: Melina Marchetta fans
« Reply #11 on: September 12, 2012, 05:12 AM »
I absolutely love this author. The first book i read was Jellicoe Road. :-)
Have read everything on the list above except for these two...

Looking for Alibrandi (YA)

Quintana of Charyn (Fantasy)

Anyone has a copy? :-) :-*
 

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Re: Melina Marchetta fans
« Reply #12 on: September 12, 2012, 10:31 AM »
Umm i have Alibrandi... But im clueless on how to put it up....
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Offline thelittleragdoll

Re: Melina Marchetta fans
« Reply #13 on: September 13, 2012, 12:23 AM »
send it to me in email maybe? :-)
 

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Re: Melina Marchetta fans
« Reply #14 on: September 13, 2012, 01:22 AM »
Will do!!! Send me your id!!
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Offline Linzygrl31

Re: Melina Marchetta fans
« Reply #15 on: September 27, 2012, 09:50 AM »
Does anyone know where to find Quintana of Charyn now?  I just saw that it's not being sold on Amazon until March 2013.   :(
 

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Re: Melina Marchetta fans
« Reply #16 on: October 17, 2012, 08:04 AM »
Hi, i love melina marchetta! i read her lumatere chronicles, she writes so well! And if you'll have it, can you please email me Jellicoe Road, Looking for Alibrandi or Quintana of Charyn?  Thanks in advance!
 

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Re: Melina Marchetta fans
« Reply #17 on: February 24, 2013, 02:53 AM »
Could anyone please send me #2 and #3 of The Lumatere Chronicles if they have it? Thanks in advance :)
 
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Re: Melina Marchetta fans
« Reply #18 on: February 24, 2013, 12:46 PM »
I'm sorry Stephanie1, we are not allowed share books on PTS. But we can give some recommendations about them.  :)
you should read the PTS general rules, everything is explained.
 

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