SpineOut : June 2011
book trailers books Click on the book covers to read the reviews! book reviews click here to win a copy of his new book Check out the trailer for Witch Hunter Chronicles 1: The Scourge of Jericho. Read a review over here Check out the new book Ultraviolet by R J Anderson. Comment on any of these books! Click here to comment Click here to read comments Check out our Q&A with James Moloney, bestselling author of The Book of Lies. Famous words from the grave: ‘I never travel without my diary. One should always have something sensational to read in the train’. Oscar Wilde Enjoy reading? Would you like to receive books to review? It’s easy! Contact us and tell us what you like and what school you go to. We’ll do the rest! creative competition have a bubble thought Bill Condon left school at the age of 17, mowed lawns, drove a forklift truck and trained greyhounds, but all along he dreamed of becoming a writer. Luckily, he met the editor of a local newspaper who allowed him to fill in for someone who was sick. That was the beginning of his writing career. In 2010 he won the $100 000 Prime Minister’s Literary Award for YA fiction for Confessions of a Liar, Thief and Failed Sex God. Great title? Want to know more about him and his latest book A Straight Line to My Heart – straight from the horse’s mouth? SpineOut has the lowdown! Where were you born, raised and schooled? I was born in the back of a taxi, in New South Wales. Unfortunately, my mother couldn’t afford to pay the fare so the driver kept me. He read to me every night from the only book in the house, the UBD street directory, but I still get lost everywhere I go. I didn’t do well at school because there were no prizes for staring dreamily out of the window. meet the author! read on for more quirky answers ... Click here for an extract from Bill’s new book!