Good Reading : August 2010
MEET THE AUT Cassandra Clare Q&A: Jack Heath L A Larkin FIRST CHAPTERS: What’s Happening to our Boys? by Maggie Hamilton Globish by Robert McCrum Mosquito Creek by Robert Engwerda Honour and the Sword by A L Berridge Beneath Hill 60 by Will Davies Nothing to Lose by Lee Child Bones to Ashes by Kathy Reichs READING GROUP NOTES: Trust by Kate Veitch Anthropology of an American Girl by Hilary Thayer Hamann Alphabet Weekends by Elizabeth Noble Fields of Gold by Fiona McIntosh The Postmistress by Sarah Blake Emma by Jane Austen Check out our online calendar for dates of upcoming author tours, writing courses, festivals and other book-related events. www.goodreadingmagazine.com.au Cassandra Clare Jack Heath Monica McInerney is one of Australia’s bestselling novelists. Her books, including Those Faraday Girls and The Alphabet Sisters, have sold around the world. Monica’s new novel, At Home with the Templetons, is a wonderfully entertaining story about the intertwining lives of the large, bohemian Templeton family and their neighbours: single mother Nina Donaldson, and her son Tom. Penguin Books and gr are offering you and a friend the chance to be Monica’s guests at one of the special events in her national Australian tour in October. You will each also receive a signed copy of At Home with the Templetons. If you don’t live in or near one of the cities on the national tour Penguin will fly you to your nearest capital city. To enter this competition, tell us the name of Nina Donaldson’s son. Write your answer, name and contact details (including your phone number) on the back of an envelope and send to ‘Meet Monica McInerney’, GPO Box 3835 Sydney NSW 2001 or enter online at www.goodreadingmagazine.com. TERMS & CONDITIONS Information on how to enter forms part of the terms and conditions of entry. 2. Entry is available to Australian residents only. 3. The judge's decision will be final and no correspondence will be entered into. 4. The winners must be available during the month of October, the exact date dependent on the location of the winner and the tour dates (yet to be finalised) of the author. 5. If the winner does not live close to one of the cities the author will be visiting, the publisher will provide return economy airfares to the nearest capital city on the author's tour. If the winner lives in or near a city the author will be visiting, no flights will be supplied and travel to and from the event is the responsibility of the winner. Transfers are not included as part of the prize. 6. Prizes are not transferable and cannot be taken as cash. Any cancelations, change in time or change in the value of the prizes are not the responsibility of the promoter. 7. The judging will take place at 2A Booth St Balmain NSW 2041 at 11am on the 18/09/10. The winner will be notified by phone and their name will appear on www. goodreadingmagazine.com.au from 19 September. 8. The promoter shall not be liable for any loss or damage whatsoever that is suffered or for any personal injury suffered or sustained in connection with the prize. 8. The promoter accepts no responsibility for incorrect phone numbers or any inability to contact the winner. 9. If the winner cannot be contacted or is unavailable to take part then a new winner shall be drawn at 11am on 19/9/10. 10. The promoter is Good Reading Magazine Pty Ltd of 2A Booth St Balmain NSW 2041 ABN 38 003 750 150. Meet Monica McInerney!