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The Story of My Book: Maureen McCarthy on The Convent · Readings.com.au

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Lemony Snicket books to become TV series - BBC News

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Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events is to be adapted into a 13-part television series.
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Australian Richard Flanagan shortlisted for Booker prize - The Guardian

Australian Richard Flanagan shortlisted for Booker prize - The Guardian | CGS Popular Authors | Scoop.it
The Guardian Australian Richard Flanagan shortlisted for Booker prize The Guardian Two American writers – Joshua Ferris and Karen Joy Fowler – have made the shortlist after a rule change opened up the award this year to writers of any nationality...
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J.K. Rowling writes new Harry Potter story about a singing sorceress - Today.com

J.K. Rowling writes new Harry Potter story about a singing sorceress - Today.com | CGS Popular Authors | Scoop.it
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J.K. Rowling writes new Harry Potter story about a singing sorceress
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... for members of the equally short-lived fan club run by my British publisher, Bloomsbury.
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John Green — Author of The Fault in Our Stars, Looking for Alaska, Paper Towns, and An Abundance of Katherines

John Green — Author of The Fault in Our Stars, Looking for Alaska, Paper Towns, and An Abundance of Katherines | CGS Popular Authors | Scoop.it
Author of The Fault in Our Stars, Looking for Alaska, Paper Towns, and An Abundance of Katherines
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Aussie authors of young adult fiction attract overseas audience

Aussie authors of young adult fiction attract overseas audience | CGS Popular Authors | Scoop.it
ON a recent visit to New York I trawled through some of the city’s best bookstores looking for Australian young adult fiction.
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Book News: Harper Lee Says New Biography Is Unauthorized - NPR (blog)

Book News: Harper Lee Says New Biography Is Unauthorized - NPR (blog) | CGS Popular Authors | Scoop.it
NPR (blog) Book News: Harper Lee Says New Biography Is Unauthorized NPR (blog) But in a statement this week, the 88-year-old Lee countered, "Rest assured, as long as I am alive any book purporting to be with my cooperation is a falsehood." In 2004,...
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The 5th Wave - Penguin Books - They Are Coming For Us - Trailer

It's the dawn of the 5th wave, and on a lonely stretch of highway, Cassie Sullivan runs from Them. The beings who only look human, who roam the countryside killing anyone they see. Who have scattered Earth's last survivors. To stay alone is to stay alive...
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The Fault In Our Stars | Official Trailer [HD] | 20th Century FOX - YouTube

Hazel (Shailene Woodley) and Gus (Ansel Elgort) are two extraordinary teenagers who share an acerbic wit, a disdain for the conventional, and a love that sweeps them -- and us -- on an unforgettable journey. Their relationship is all the more miraculous, given that they met and fell in love at a cancer support group. THE FAULT IN OUR STARS, based upon the number-one bestselling novel by John Green, explores the funny, thrilling and tragic business of being alive and in love.
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Just Another Teenage Bookworm: Book Review: Before I Fall by ...

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Just Another Teenage Bookworm ... I finished this book about ten minutes ago and have been sitting here, staring at nothing, kicking myself for not reading this book sooner.
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Cassandra Clare's 'Clockwork Princess' - Young Adult Hollywood

Cassandra Clare's 'Clockwork Princess' - Young Adult Hollywood | CGS Popular Authors | Scoop.it
All the latest news in Young Adult Film, TV and Books. Skip to content. TV · 90210 · Arrow · Awkward · Bates Motel · Beauty and the Beast · The Carrie Diaries · Chicago Fire · Cult · Delirium · Dracula · The Following · Girl Meets ...
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Secret letters reveal Jolley's life was as intriguing as her fictional characters

Secret letters reveal Jolley's life was as intriguing as her fictional characters | CGS Popular Authors | Scoop.it
The author's love life discloses a web of deceit.
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The Slave Dancer by Paula Fox

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The Slave Dancer by Paula Fox added to list of refreshed Lit Trips in preparation for the launch of our updated website.


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GoogleLitTrips Reading List's curator insight, October 22, 1:16 PM

21 October 2014

 

The Slave Dancer by Paula Fox added to list of refreshed Lit Trips in preparation for the launch of our updated website.

 

Google Lit Trips fans using any of the following Lit Trip titles can upgrade now. All previous versions will become obsolete once the new Google Lit Trips website is launched sometime in the next few months.

 

The Slave Dancer v5 by Paula Fox

The Kite Runner v6 by Khaled Hosseini

The Grapes of Wrath v7 by John Steinbeck

Flotsam v3 by David Wiesner

Sam Patch Daredevil Jumper v4 by Julie Cummins

Going Home v3 by Margaret Wild

A Walk in London v4 by Salvatore Rubbino

A Family Apart v5 by Joan Lowery Nixon

Abuela v3 by Arthur Dorros

Big Anthony: His Story v4 by Tomie DePaola

Make Way for Ducklings v4 by Robert McCloskey

Number the Stars v4 by Lois Lowry

By the Great Hornspoon v4 by Sid Fleishman

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James Dashner discusses The Maze Runner - YouTube

Q& A with James Dashner about his new book, The Maze Runner, on sale now.
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From Harry Potter to Cat in the Hat, readers reign in this parade for Book Week - Herald Sun

From Harry Potter to Cat in the Hat, readers reign in this parade for Book Week - Herald Sun | CGS Popular Authors | Scoop.it
From Harry Potter to Cat in the Hat, readers reign in this parade for Book Week Herald Sun This is the week many schools and public libraries from across Australia celebrate all children's books but especially those by Australian authors and...
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'The Giver' Author Lois Lowry Thinks 'Dystopian Fiction Is Passé' - Variety

'The Giver' Author Lois Lowry Thinks 'Dystopian Fiction Is Passé' - Variety | CGS Popular Authors | Scoop.it
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'The Giver' Author Lois Lowry Thinks 'Dystopian Fiction Is Passé'
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The author of over 40 books is best known for her 1993 novel “The Giver,” a story set in a utopian society where people no longer feel pain.
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Nadine Gordimer, South African author, dies at 90 - BBC News

Nadine Gordimer, South African author, dies at 90 - BBC News | CGS Popular Authors | Scoop.it
BBC News Nadine Gordimer, South African author, dies at 90 BBC News Fellow acclaimed South African author JM Coetzee, whose novels often focused on their country post-apartheid, said Gordimer "responded with exemplary courage and creative energy to...
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19 Rare Recordings of Famous Authors

19 Rare Recordings of Famous Authors | CGS Popular Authors | Scoop.it
Twenty years ago, it was impossible for most of us to listen to JRR Tolkien read Elvish or see Zelda Fitzgerald grin at a camera or hear an inebriated Hemingway shout about pigeons. But today, these and other rare recordings of famous authors are just a mouse click away. Enjoy, you lucky ducks.
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'I don't want smut on the page': Divergent author Veronica Roth on sex and teen fiction

'I don't want smut on the page': Divergent author Veronica Roth on sex and teen fiction | CGS Popular Authors | Scoop.it
If the name Veronica Roth means little to you right now, then you are: a) probably not a teenager, and b) unlikely to be in the dark for much longer. The 25-year-old is the hottest property in the increasingly high-profile and commercially successful world of Young Adult fiction. Her recently completed trilogy of dark, dystopian novels has already sold more than five million copies across the world – an astonishing figure that will only grow over the coming 12 months.
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John Green's 'star' tells her story - posthumously

John Green's 'star' tells her story - posthumously | CGS Popular Authors | Scoop.it
John Green says he never would have written The Fault in Our Stars, his best-selling novel narrated by a 16-year-old girl with cancer, had he not gotten to know Esther Earl, who was 16 when she died of cancer four years ago.
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▶ Author John Heffernan discusses 'Naveed: Through My Eyes' - YouTube

Author John Heffernan answers some questions on writing his book, 'Naveed', the third in a fictional series about children living in contemporary conflict zo...
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17 Australian YA Authors You Need To Read | Blog | Epic Reads

17 Australian YA Authors You Need To Read | Blog | Epic Reads | CGS Popular Authors | Scoop.it
So many wonderful authors hail from so many wonderful countries around the world, but for some unknown reason Australia seems to have a particularly high concentration of AMAZING young adult writers.
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Pittacus Lore reveals the title of the next book! | I Am Number Four

Pittacus Lore reveals the title of the next book! | I Am Number Four | CGS Popular Authors | Scoop.it
The events in these books are real. Names and places have been changed to protect the Lorien Six, who remain in hiding. Take this as your first warning. Other civilizations do exist. Some of them seek to destroy you.
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John Flanagan | Kidsreads

John Flanagan | Kidsreads | CGS Popular Authors | Scoop.it
John Flanagan's bestselling Ranger's Apprentice adventure series originally comprised twenty short stories, which John wrote to encourage his 12-year-old son, Michael, to enjoy reading. The series has come a long way since then.
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