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Christine Bongers books next in my book collection…

Christine presents difficult topics through teenage girls eyes, so realistically it makes you feel sad, confused and frightened with the characters. I love her writing and have enjoyed her presentations at Somerset Storyfest. If you like Fiona Wood, Cath Crowley or Jaclyn Moriarty, you'll love Christine Bongers' gripping new coming of age story, Intruder.I don't… Continue reading Christine Bongers books next in my book collection…

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Book Review Dust by Christine Bongers reviewed by Jill Smith

This is a brilliant story with many layers. It begins with a mother driving her two children, in a rushed trip to attend a funeral, from Brisbane to a remote outback community in the heart of outback Queensland. The back cover blurb starts with this: Twelve year old Celia Maria was named after saints and… Continue reading Book Review Dust by Christine Bongers reviewed by Jill Smith

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Celebration of Literature – Somerset College 18th to 20th March

I love this time of year when Somerset Celebration of Literature comes around. The buzz felt by the children coming from schools all around the coast, the participating authors love the interaction with their audience of children and fellow writers. I'm happy to attend as many sessions as I can and soak up the inspirational… Continue reading Celebration of Literature – Somerset College 18th to 20th March

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Celebration of Literature – Somerset 2015 – look who I’ll be seeing on 20th March

Christine Bongers Christine Bongers was born and bred in Biloela, Central Queensland. She left to attend university and has worked as a broadcast journalist in Brisbane and London, written two environmental television documentaries and run her own media consultancy. She completed a Master of Arts in Youth Writing in 2008. Michael Gerard Bauer Michael Gerard… Continue reading Celebration of Literature – Somerset 2015 – look who I’ll be seeing on 20th March