Search results for tag: Monica McInerney

Australia’s Favourite Author 2015 – The Top 10

The day has arrived. Today we announce Australia’s Top 10 Favourite Authors, as voted by you. Before anything, we want to extend a HUGE thanks to everyone involved with this poll. To all authors, we owe you thanks on so many levels, but on this occasion thank you for rallying your fans and supporting other authors with such vigour. Oh, and for writing the books that we adore. We love you ... Read more

by | January 23, 2015

7PM INTERVIEW: Monica McInerney on writing, family, and the joys of a middle childhood

Warm, witty, fun and clever, author Monica McInerney would be a great best friend to have. How nice to be able to turn to Monica for advice about family, love, life and friendship whenever we needed it! She is so heart smart! Alas, we can’t all have Monica in our life. Thank goodness we have her novels. They are the next best thing to having a 24hr on call Monica… and they have sold... Read more

by | December 17, 2014

A one size fits all definition for Australian fiction? Nup.

A one size fits all definition for Australian fiction? Nup. Australian imaginations cross borders and time as easily as those from elsewhere. There is no rule that all Australian fiction must deal with the bush, or the surf or gritty inner city crime. Within the short selection below you’ll find Medieval Europe, Chinese dragons, Antarctica, Texas, CIA conspiracies and, from Christos Tsiol... Read more

by | December 16, 2014

Signed Copies! Fault in Our Stars, Hello from the Gillespies and more!

This was the year of John Green. I mean we’ve had Harry Potter, Hunger Games and that moment when the whole world went mad, Fifty Shades of Grey, but this year was the year for ‘feels’. So, so many ‘feels’. And if your daughter (or son) lost their minds over The Fault in Our Stars, then you’ll want them to have what few in Australia have and that is a signed ... Read more

by | November 24, 2014

BOOKTOBERFEST GUEST BLOG: The Wonder of Books by Monica McInerney

Looking back, I’ve had a pretty busy fourteen years. As a writer, here are just some of the things I’ve got up to: – I spent ten months running a winery-restaurant in the Clare Valley. – My two sisters and I had a big falling out and didn’t speak to each other for three years. – I moved to New York, where I not only found a job with a cantankerous old woman, but also met the l... Read more

by | October 25, 2014

Australia’s Favourite Novelist: The Countdown Continues

What a journey it’s been. From the hundreds of nominations, to the tens of thousands of votes, and here we are at the last day of the countdown to Australia’s Favourite Novelist. For those who are coming to the party a little late, here’s the story so far:   So sit back and enjoy as the countdown towards Australia’s Favourite Novelist continues…. 10. Rachael Johns ... Read more

by | January 25, 2013