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.

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

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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
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
Book Cover:  Alphabet Sisters, The

Anna, Bett and Carrie were childhood singing stars - the Alphabet Sisters. As adults they haven't spoken for 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, the Alphabet Sisters face a test none of them ever imagined.

An unforgettable...

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

Now Lola, their larger-than-life...

Published: 04/10/2004
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780143002918
Book Cover:  Alphabet Sisters, The

Anna, Bett and Carrie were childhood singing stars - the Alphabet Sisters. As adults they haven't spoken for 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, the Alphabet Sisters face a test none of them ever imagined.

An unforgettable...

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

Now Lola, their larger-than-life...

Published: 04/10/2004
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781742280226
Book Cover:  Alphabet Sisters: Pink Popular Penguins, The

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: eBook
ISBN: 9781743481219

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20 May 2016
Children’s Book Council of Australia Awards Shortlist Announced
We are delighted to announce that the following Penguin Random House authors have been shortlisted for the Children’s Book Council of Australia Awards:

Suri’s Wall by Lucy Estela and Matt Ottley
Ollie and the Wind by Ronojoy Ghosh

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