Author: Melina Marchetta

Forgotten Fridays: Saving Francesca

Posted March 27, 2015 by Kara in book review, forgotten fridays, Lyn, Pixie / 1 Comment
Forgotten Fridays: Saving Francesca

Forgotten Fridays is a monthly feature here where the four of us get together to read an older book and discuss it. There are sometimes spoilers, but we always try our best to avoid them.   Bekka: You and I together again for another Marchetta novel! I’m so glad I picked this one. I’ve been wanting to read more of her contemporary since we read Jellicoe Road last summer. Lyn: I am happy that I have two other novels by this author under my belt. It was really hard to stop comparing this one to Jellicoe Road – that one more »

Forgotten Fridays: Jellicoe Road

Posted August 1, 2014 by Lyn Kaye in book review, forgotten fridays, Lyn / 4 Comments
Forgotten Fridays: Jellicoe Road

Welcome to Forgotten Fridays. This mission of this feature is, twice a month, to review books that are more than a year old. And we review them TOGETHER! Most reviews have minor spoilers because it is hard to block them out in a back and forth dialogue about a book. So keep that in mind when reading, though we do try to not mention anything that would ruin a book for anyone. This week Bekka and Lyn tackle Lyn’s pick: Jellicoe Road by Melina Marchetta! Bekka:  I don’t even know where to start with this one.  I tried to read it a few more »