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    The Monster of Her Age
    The Monster of Her Age
    <b>How do you ruin someone's childhood? </b> <b> </b><b>Ellie Marsden</b> was born into the legendary Lovinger acting dynasty. Granddaughter of the infamous <b>Lottie Lovinger</b>, as a child Ellie shared the silver screen with Lottie in her one-and-only role playing the child monster in a cult horror movie. The experience left Ellie deeply traumatised and estranged from people she loved. Now seventeen, Ellie has returned home to Hobart for the first time in years. Lottie is dying and Ellie wants to make peace with her before it's too late. When a chance encounter with a young film buff leads her to a feminist horror film collective, Ellie meets <b>Riya</b>, a girl who she might be able to show her real self to, and at last comes to understand her family's legacy. <b>A story of love, loss, family and film - a stirring, insightful novel about letting go of anger and learning to forgive without forgetting. And about embracing the things that scare us, in order to be braver.</b> <b> </b>'There is an unexpected intersection where family, grief, forgiveness, and horror films meet, and in the lovely center is Danielle Binks' <b><i>The Monster of Her Age</i></b>. Realistic, romantic, inclusive, and full of heart, this book belongs on everyone's shelf' <b>TRISH DOLLER</b> <b> </b>'A family dynasty, a Gothic mansion, and an angry girl - <b><i>The Monster of Her Age </i></b>puts a clever, contemporary twist on the Final Girl horror trope. This is a sensitive and compelling story about one girl's struggle to defeat her monsters, escape the past, and find her place in the here and now. I loved it' <b>VIKKI WAKEFIELD</b> <b> </b>'Horror films, Hollywood scandals and Hobart are just some of the treats on offer in <b><i>The Monster of Her Age</i></b>. Come for the razzle dazzle, stay for the moving portrait of a young woman grappling with love, loyalty, betrayal and forgiveness' <b>ERIN GOUGH</b> <b> </b>'All kinds of wonderful ... a book I so wished existed when I was a film-obsessed teen. All up this is my favourite kind of YA and this book is perfection' <b>JACLYN CRUPI</b> 'A warm hug of a book that's packed to the brim with tenderness, truth, and timeless charm. <i>The Monster of Her Age</i> is as much an homage to film as it is to family and heart-fluttering crushes. A must-read for fans of Nina LaCour.' <b>SARAH ROBINSON-HATCH, The YA Room</b> <b></b>
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    Book Author
    Danielle Binks
    Genre Young Adult Fiction
    Binding
    PERFECT BINDING (PAPERBACK)
    Format
    Large Print 16 Pt Edition (Standard Large Print)
    ISBN
    9780369377586
    Publisher
    Hachette Australia
    Age Range
    General
    Approximate delivery

    UP TO 30 DAYS (?)

    Publication Date
    14-Nov-2021

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