Monica McInerney (Author)

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Monica McInerney (Photo credit: Eoin Holland)

Photo credit: Eoin Holland

One of the stars of Australian fiction, Monica McInerney is the author of the internationally bestselling novels A Taste for It, Upside Down Inside Out, Spin the Bottle, The Alphabet Sisters, Family Baggage, Those Faraday Girls, At Home with the Templetons, Lola's Secret, The House of Memories and a short story collection, All Together Now.

Those Faraday Girls was the winner of the General Fiction Book of the Year prize at the 2008 Australian Book Industry Awards. In 2006 Monica was the ambassador for the Australian Government initiative Books Alive, with her novella Odd One Out.

Monica grew up in a family of seven children in the Clare Valley of South Australia and has been living between Australia and Ireland for twenty years. She and her Irish husband currently live in Dublin.

Meet Monica when she tours Australia for Hello from the GillespiesFull details here.

For further information go to monicamcinerney.com or connect with Monica on Facebook

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Book Cover: A Taste for It

Maura Carmody's off on the trip of a lifetime. A talented chef, she's travelling around Ireland for a month to promote Australian food and wine.

She's expecting a straightforward business trip. But what she gets is a whirlwind of mishaps, misunderstandings, rivals and revelations – and Dominic Hanrahan, who's giving her plenty of food for thought.

Set in Ireland and Australia, A Taste for It...

Maura Carmody's off on the trip of a lifetime. A talented chef, she's travelling around Ireland for a month to promote Australian food and wine.

She's expecting a straightforward business trip. But what...

Published: 03/04/2006
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780143004776
RRP: $19.99
Book Cover: A Taste for It

Maura Carmody's off on the trip of a lifetime. A talented chef, she's travelling around Ireland for a month to promote Australian food and wine.

She's expecting a straightforward business trip. But what she gets is a whirlwind of mishaps, misunderstandings, rivals and revelations – and Dominic Hanrahan, who's giving her plenty of food for thought.

Set in Ireland and Australia,  A Taste for...

Maura Carmody's off on the trip of a lifetime. A talented chef, she's travelling around Ireland for a month to promote Australian food and wine.

She's expecting a straightforward business trip. But what...

Published: 03/04/2006
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781742283623
Price: $16.99
Book Cover:  All Together Now

A group of friends on an unconventional diet learn some important life lessons, a fashion-challenged grandmother weaves some magic in a dusty charity shop, a grieving young mother takes a healing journey, and a shy woman from a family of high-achievers learns to follow her dreams.

From one Australia's most loved authors comes All Together Now , a collection of Monica McInerney's short fiction gathered...

A group of friends on an unconventional diet learn some important life lessons, a fashion-challenged grandmother weaves some magic in a dusty charity shop, a grieving young mother takes a healing journey...

Published: 01/06/2009
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780143202202
RRP: $19.99
Book Cover:  All Together Now

A group of friends on an unconventional diet learn some important life lessons, a fashion-challenged grandmother weaves some magic in a dusty charity shop, a grieving young mother takes a healing journey, and a shy woman from a family of high-achievers learns to follow her dreams.

From one Australia's most loved authors comes  All Together Now , a collection of Monica McInerney's short fiction...

A group of friends on an unconventional diet learn some important life lessons, a fashion-challenged grandmother weaves some magic in a dusty charity shop, a grieving young mother takes a healing journey...

Published: 01/06/2009
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781742283647
Price: $16.99
Book Cover:  Alphabet Sisters: Pink Popular Penguins

Sisters are always there for each other . . . aren't they?

Anna, Bett and Carrie were childhood singing stars – the Alphabet Sisters. As adults they haven't spoken in years. Not since Bett's fiancé left her for another sister . . .

Now Lola, their larger-than-life grandmother, summons them home for a birthday extravaganza and a surprise announcement. But just as the rifts begin to close...

Sisters are always there for each other . . . aren't they?

Anna, Bett and Carrie were childhood singing stars – the Alphabet Sisters. As adults they haven't spoken in years. Not since Bett's fiancé...

Published: 20/03/2013
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780734306203
RRP: $9.95

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21 Nov 2014
The Night Guest by Fiona McFarlane has won the 2014 Voss Literary Prize
Congratulations to Fiona McFarlane, author of The Night Guest which was named winner of the inaugural Voss Literary Prize for the best novel published in Australia in 2013 and voted by the Australian University Heads of English. For more information please visit the Voss Literary Prize website.

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