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Julia Lawrinson

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Julia Lawrinson is an Australian writer of children's and young adult fiction. Her debut novel Obsession (Fremantle Press, 2001) won the Western Australian Premier's Prize for Young Adult Writing: since then her work has been shortlisted for numerous awards. Her latest book is Chess Nuts (Puffin 2010), and she's working on a novel about four girls, one boy and a secret.


1. Way, way, way back a long, long, long time ago, I wrote about starting a new junior novel. I didn't think I would ever finish it, despite spending a wonderful few weeks watching the talented gymnasts at Southside Districts Gymnastics Academy in January 2011, courtesy of the coach and owner, the marvellous Amanda Quigley. Well, thanks to some astute young readers (who loved it even without an... Read more of this blog post »
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Average rating: 3.42 · 394 ratings · 74 reviews · 11 distinct works · Similar authors
Losing It
3.38 of 5 stars 3.38 avg rating — 151 ratings — published 2012 — 4 editions
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Bye, Beautiful
3.35 of 5 stars 3.35 avg rating — 99 ratings — published 2006
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The Push
3.3 of 5 stars 3.30 avg rating — 43 ratings — published 2008 — 3 editions
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Chess Nuts
3.81 of 5 stars 3.81 avg rating — 31 ratings — published 2010 — 3 editions
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Skating the Edge
4.25 of 5 stars 4.25 avg rating — 24 ratings — published 2002
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Suburban Freak Show
3.29 of 5 stars 3.29 avg rating — 21 ratings — published 2006
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Obsession
2.93 of 5 stars 2.93 avg rating — 14 ratings — published 2001
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Bad Bad Thing
3.1 of 5 stars 3.10 avg rating — 10 ratings — published 2005
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Loz and Al
2.0 of 5 stars 2.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 2004
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Bye Beautiful
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“They say you see stars, when you hit the back of your head like that, but Billy was facing upwards, and he could not tell whether the stars in his eyes were from the pulsing whites of country stars. There is nothing like the night sky in the country, the spongy purple of it, the stars with their own heartbeats, the things out there that you cannot see.”
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