Author: Melina Marchetta

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5 Things About On the Jellicoe Road by Melina Marchetta

5 Things About On the Jellicoe Road by Melina Marchetta

March 9, 2017 Review 20 ★★★★½

My first Melina Marchetta contemporary Okay first is a lie. Technically ON THE JELLICOE ROAD is my second Marchetta contemporary because I had to read LOOKING FOR ALIBRANDI in high school. Either way, I loved this as much as I loved FINNIKIN OF THE ROCK! I cannot wait to delve into more of Marchetta’s contemporary fiction, or all the other […]

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Review: Quintana of Charyn by Melina Marchetta

Review: Quintana of Charyn by Melina Marchetta

January 5, 2015 Review 24 ★★★★

I am 90% certain almost everything I say here I have already said in my review for the first two Lumatere Chronicle novels. Yet that’s not going to stop me from saying it all again. I will drill these words into your head until you pick up this series. Because you have to. They’re set in a really brilliant, detailed world that is dark and fun with the most amazing characters you will care more about than the plot. Read more »

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Review: Froi of the Exiles by Melina Marchetta

Review: Froi of the Exiles by Melina Marchetta

December 8, 2014 Review 23 ★★★★½

This review is not going to be very good because I’ve spent the last two days reading FROI OF THEEXILES basically non stop (minus the interruption of Supanova) so I’m tired and I don’t know how well I will accurately capture my thoughts on this with my brain still screaming from THAT ENDING. Read more »

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Finnikin of the Rock by Melina Marchetta

Finnikin of the Rock by Melina Marchetta

October 4, 2014 Review 27 ★★★★

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‚Äôs walls, and those who escaped roam the surrounding lands as exiles, persecuted and despairing, dying by the thousands in fever camps. Read more »

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