Tania Unsworth



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The One Safe Place

3.73 avg rating — 1,848 ratings — published 2014 — 11 editions
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The Secret Life of Daisy Fi...

3.81 avg rating — 331 ratings — published 2016 — 7 editions
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Brightwood

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The Girl Who Thought Her Mo...

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The Seahorse

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Before We Began

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The One Safe Place: Free Pr...

it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 3 ratings2 editions
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The Word of the Sea

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“What if you're chicken? What if you're more chicken than chicken soup?" Malloy said.
Kit gave him a long, hard look. "Then you pretend you're not. You pretend so hard it comes true.”
Tania Unsworth, The One Safe Place

“(Tania Unsworth) writes of a time when she was a “girl of eleven, with a flashlight under the covers, devouring The Chronicles of Narnia”—when there was a complete immersion in the world of the novel, when one connected with a book’s protagonist and experienced the world through the eyes of the “other” in a powerful, beautiful way.

There was an intensity to reading then, a kind of total involvement in story that is hard to reproduce as an adult. I know too much now about tired plots and clichés. I am always comparing one thing to another, recognizing devices, identifying styles. No matter how good or bad I find something, I’m always aware of my response, slightly detached, consciously enjoying or not enjoying.”
Tania Unsworth

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