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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. It's hard to think of a word to adequately describe this year: let's settle for hectic. But I have managed, in spite of everything, to write in the margins (ha! see what I did there?).

First, the indomitable Patricia McMahon and I have finished a draft and (almost) a redraft of Lark (can't sing) Jaz, or whatever the title will be of our joint endeavour. I have also redrafted the still-untitl... Read more of this blog post »
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Average rating: 3.45 · 451 ratings · 78 reviews · 11 distinct works · Similar authors
Losing It
3.46 of 5 stars 3.46 avg rating — 182 ratings — published 2012 — 4 editions
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Bye, Beautiful
3.39 of 5 stars 3.39 avg rating — 101 ratings — published 2006
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The Push
3.25 of 5 stars 3.25 avg rating — 53 ratings — published 2008 — 3 editions
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Chess Nuts
3.79 of 5 stars 3.79 avg rating — 34 ratings — published 2010 — 3 editions
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Skating the Edge
4.15 of 5 stars 4.15 avg rating — 27 ratings — published 2002
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Suburban Freak Show
3.17 of 5 stars 3.17 avg rating — 23 ratings — published 2006
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Obsession
3.12 of 5 stars 3.12 avg rating — 17 ratings — published 2001
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Bad Bad Thing
3.09 of 5 stars 3.09 avg rating — 11 ratings — published 2005
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Bye Beautiful
4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 2006 — 2 editions
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My Best Book of Nibbles
3.0 of 5 stars 3.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 2010
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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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