Summary: Finnikin was only a child during the five days of the unspeakable, when the royal family of Lumatere were brutally murdered, and an imposter seized the throne. Now a curse binds all who remain inside Lumatere's walls, and those who escaped roam the surrounding lands as exiles, persecuted and despairing, dying by the thousands in fever camps. In a narrative crackling with the tension of an...
Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2010
Summary: Abandoned by her drug-addicted mother at the age of eleven, high school student Taylor Markham struggles with her identity and family history at a boarding school in Australia.
Publisher / Publication Date: HarperTeen 2008
Copies Available at Fife Lake1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC MAR
Copies Available at Interlochen1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA Fiction Marchetta 2008
Summary: MOST OF MY friends now go to Pius Senior College, but my mother wouldn't allow it because she says the girls there leave with limited options and she didn't bring me up to have limitations placed upon me. If you know my mother, you'll sense there's an irony there, based on the fact that she is the Queen of the Limitation Placers in my life. Francesca battles her mother, Mia, constantly over...
Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Children's Books 2007
Summary: From master storyteller Melina Marchetta comes an exhilarating new fantasy springing from her celebrated epic, Finnikin of the Rock. Three years after the curse on Lumatere was lifted, Froi has found his home . . . or so he believes. Fiercely loyal to the Queen and Finnikin, Froi has been taken roughly and lovingly in hand by the Guard sworn to protect the royal family, and has learned to...
Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2012
Summary: The climactic conclusion of Printz Award winner Melina Marchetta's epic fantasy trilogy! Separated from the girl he loves and has sworn to protect, Froi and his companions travel through Charyn searching for Quintana and building an army that will secure her unborn child's right to rule. While in the valley between two kingdoms, Quintana of Charyn and Isaboe of Lumatere come face-to-face in a...
Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2013
Summary: Bashir “Bish” Ortley is a London desk cop. Almost over it. Still not dealing with the death of his son years ago, as well as the break-up of his marriage. Across the channel, a summer bus tour, carrying a group of English teenagers is subject to a deadly bomb attack, killing four of the passengers and injuring a handful of others. Bish’s daughter is one of those on board. The suspect is 17...
Publisher / Publication Date: Mulholland Books, Little, Brown and Company 2016
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAR
Copies Available at Peninsula1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAR
Summary: Award-winning author Melina Marchetta reopens the story of the group of friends from her acclaimed novel Saving Francesca - but five years have passed, and now it's Thomas Mackee who needs saving. After his favorite uncle was blown to bits on his way to work in a foreign city, Tom watched his family implode. He quit school and turned his back on his music and everyone that mattered, including...
Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2011