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Finnikin of the Rock by Melina Marchetta
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Sep 20, 2011

it was amazing
bookshelves: audiobook, candlewick-press, fantasy, aussie, young-adult, ya-qc-6, all-time-favorites, read-in-2012-favorites, unexpectedly-enjoyed, read-in-2012, boy-pov
Read from July 05 to 06, 2012

It's Melina Marchetta, people - do you expect anything less than 5 stars? She's amazing.
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Melina Marchetta
“Be prepared for the worst, my love, for it lives next door to the best.”
Melina Marchetta, Finnikin of the Rock

Melina Marchetta
“This hand says you spend the rest of your life with me," he said, holding out his left hand, "and this one says I spend the rest of my life with you. Choose."

She bit her lip, tears welling in her eyes. She took both of his hands in hers and he shuddered. "I will die protecting you," he says.

There was a look of dismay on her face. "Just like a man of this kingdom, Finnikin. Talking of death, yours or mine, is not a good way to begin a-"

Isaboe gave a small gasp when he leaned forward, his lips an inch away from hers. "I will die for you," he whispered.

She cupped his face in her hands. "But promise me you'll live first. Because nothing we are about to do is going to be easy and I need you by my side.”
Melina Marchetta, Finnikin of the Rock

Melina Marchetta
“Because without our language, we have lost ourselves. Who are we without our words?”
Melina Marchetta, Finnikin of the Rock

Reading Progress

07/05/2012 "YAY. Let's do this!"
5.0% "OMG - YES."
15.0% "WEEEE. <3" 5 comments
30.0% "I LOVE THIS GIRL." 2 comments
55.0% "OMG SWOON." 2 comments
65.0% "Wow. What!"
75.0% "!!"
80.0% "I think I passed out from swooning."
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