Nadia L. King

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Australian author, Nadia L King was born in Dublin, Ireland. She is a children’s author and short story writer who believes passionately in the power of stories to make the world a better place.

Her books for children include “Claire Malone Changes the World” (an empowering and inspiring picture book for young children) and “Jenna’s Truth” (a real and raw story of cyberbullying for young adults).

Nadia’s short stories have been published in Australia and internationally, and she is the winner of the 2019 Stuart Hadow Short Story Prize.

Nadia is currently undertaking postgraduate studies in English and creative writing.

She lives in Western Australia with her family and her ever-expanding collection of books.

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Nadia L. King I'm currently working on my second book. This one is aimed at middle grade children, and like 'Jenna's Truth' is primarily concerned with bullying.
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The Dry (Aaron Falk, #1) The Dry by Jane Harper

My rating: 5 of 5 stars


After hearing an interview with Jane Harper where she talked about a publishing bidding war over the acquisition of her debut novel, The Dry, I put the book firmly on my tbr stack. Then lo and behold, relatives visiting from the UK raved about it and The Dry jumped up a notch or two.

Harper’s skill as a crime fiction writer is firmly established with Read more of this blog post »
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“Tracing the pattern of the blanket with my fingertips, I decide to give myself another chance. I think I'm going to be kinder to myself; more accepting. I need to learn to live my life my way.”
Nadia L. King, Jenna's Truth

“You have so much potential. You don't know it yet but there are important things you have to do with your life. You are here for a reason and you will touch people with your life and what you choose to do...Your life matters.”
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“Tracing the pattern of the blanket with my fingertips, I decide to give myself another chance. I think I'm going to be kinder to myself; more accepting. I need to learn to live my life my way.”
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