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New review of "Racing the Moon"

Michelle Morgan - Tuesday, August 02, 2016

There is a new review of Racing the Moon in the latest Historical Novels Review (Issue 77, Aug 2016).

The reviewer, Cindy Williams, writes:

"Racing the Moon is full of boyhood exploits that kids will enjoy. The short chapters and simple, direct language make it a quick and easy to read. However it also touches on the darker side of life, including bullying, domestic violence and sexual abuse. These subjects are handled with subtlety and could prompt some important discussion for children aged 13 plus."

In summary, Cindy states: "I would recommend it as a great book for teenagers studying Australian history."

You can read the full review on the Historical Novel Society's website.

Thank you Historical Novel Society and Cindy Williams.

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RACING THE MOON to be released in the UK and US

Michelle Morgan - Wednesday, February 04, 2015

I'm thrilled that my debut novel, RACING THE MOON, published in Australia by Allen & Unwin in 2014, will be released in the UK in April 2015, and the US in June 2015.

You can pre-order RACING THE MOON from:

Waterstones.com

Skylight Books

Or pre-order from your favourite bookshop or online supplier.

Historical Novel Society's list of forthcoming children’s and YA historical novels for 2015.

I hope you enjoy RACING THE MOON!

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