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y Sea Hearts single work   novel   fantasy   young adult  
Issue Details: First known date: 2012 2012

AbstractHistoryArchive Description

'On remote Rollrock Island, the sea-witch Misskaella discovers she can draw a girl from the heart of a seal. So, for a price, any man might buy himself a bride; an irresistibly enchanting sea-wife. But what cost will be borne by the people of Rollrock - the men, the women, the children - once Misskaella sets her heart on doing such a thing?'

—Publisher's website

Notes

  • Listed in 'The Horn Book Magazine's' Horn Book Fanfare : Our Choice for the Best Books of 2012 (89:1, 2013)
  • Other formats: Also sound recording.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Crows Nest, North Sydney - Lane Cove area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Allen and Unwin , 2012 .
      Courtesy of Allen and Unwin
      Extent: 343p.
      Description: illus.
      ISBN: 1742375057 (pbk.), 9781742375052 (pbk.)
    • Oxford, Oxfordshire,
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      England,
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      c
      United Kingdom (UK),
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      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      David Fickling Books , 2012 .
      Alternative title: The Brides of Rollrock Island
      Extent: 306p.
      ISBN: 9780857560339 (hbk.)
    • New York (City), New York (State),
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      United States of America (USA),
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      Americas,
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      Knopf , 2012 .
      Alternative title: The Brides of Rollrock Island
      Extent: 1v.p.
      Edition info: 1st ed.
      ISBN: 9780375969195 (lib. bdg.), 9780375989308 (ebook), 9780375869198 (hardback)

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— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 7 November 2014; The Age , 7 November 2014; The Sydney Morning Herald , 7 November 2014;
Stella Award Women Writers Line up for Prize 2013 single work column
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 21 March 2013; (p. 34)
Reality Check for Young Readers Katharine England , 2013 single work column
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 13 April 2013; (p. 27)
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Sea Hearts - by Margo Lanagan E.A. Newman , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: Antipodean SF , November no. 185 2013;

— Review of Sea Hearts Margo Lanagan 2012 single work novel
Tales of Mystery and the Mundane : Children's Books in 2013 L. M. Rutherford , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: The Conversation , 16 December 2013;

— Review of The Children of the King Sonya Hartnett 2012 single work children's fiction ; Today We Have No Plans Jane Godwin 2012 single work picture book ; Sea Hearts Margo Lanagan 2012 single work novel ; Unforgotten Tohby Riddle 2012 single work picture book
Best in Print 2012 single work column
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 15 December 2012; (p. 30)
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— Appears in: The Saturday Age , 18 February 2012; (p. 31) The Sydney Morning Herald , 11-12 February 2012; (p. 30)

— Review of Sea Hearts Margo Lanagan 2012 single work novel
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— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 3 March 2012; (p. 24)

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— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 31 March - 1 April 2012; (p. 22)

— Review of Sea Hearts Margo Lanagan 2012 single work novel
Untitled Maya Linden , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , May no. 341 2012; (p. 57)

— Review of Sea Hearts Margo Lanagan 2012 single work novel
Untitled Katharine England , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , March vol. 27 no. 1 2012; (p. 43-44)

— Review of Sea Hearts Margo Lanagan 2012 single work novel
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— Appears in: English in Australia , vol. 47 no. 1 2012; (p. 93-96)

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Untitled Mario La Marca , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: Viewpoint : On Books for Young Adults , Winter vol. 20 no. 2 2012; (p. 39)

— Review of Sea Hearts Margo Lanagan 2012 single work novel
Margo Lanagan : Sea Hearts Linda Funnell , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: The Newtown Review of Books , March 2012;

— Review of Sea Hearts Margo Lanagan 2012 single work novel
[Untitled] Jo Goodman , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , May vol. 56 no. 2 2012; (p. 37-38)

— Review of Sea Hearts Margo Lanagan 2012 single work novel
[Untitled}] Deidre F. Baker , 2012 single work
— Appears in: The Horn Book Magazine , September/October vol. 88 no. 5 2012; (p. 96)

— Review of Sea Hearts Margo Lanagan 2012 single work novel
Drowning in an Ocean of Tears Jennifer Moran , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: The Saturday Age , 18 February 2012; (p. 31) The Sydney Morning Herald , 11-12 February 2012; (p. 30)

— Review of Sea Hearts Margo Lanagan 2012 single work novel
Magic Not Just for the Young Colin Steele , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 3 March 2012; (p. 24)

— Review of Sea Hearts Margo Lanagan 2012 single work novel
For Kids and Teens : Sea Hearts Julia Ross , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 31 March - 1 April 2012; (p. 22)

— Review of Sea Hearts Margo Lanagan 2012 single work novel
Untitled Maya Linden , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , May no. 341 2012; (p. 57)

— Review of Sea Hearts Margo Lanagan 2012 single work novel
Untitled Katharine England , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , March vol. 27 no. 1 2012; (p. 43-44)

— Review of Sea Hearts Margo Lanagan 2012 single work novel
Reading & Viewing : Texts for Years 9 and 10 Deborah McPherson , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: English in Australia , vol. 47 no. 1 2012; (p. 93-96)

— Review of Cloudstreet Tim Winton Ellen Fontana 2011 single work film/TV ; Sea Hearts Margo Lanagan 2012 single work novel ; Tea with Arwa : One Woman's Story of Faith, Family and Finding a Home in Australia Arwa El Masri 2011 single work autobiography ; Bright Star Jane Campion 2009 single work film/TV ; The Taste of River Water Cate Kennedy 2011 selected work poetry ; A Ute Picnic and Other Australian Poems Lorraine Marwood 2010 selected work poetry ; Big Book of Verse for Aussie Kids 2009 anthology poetry ; Traditional Australian Verse 2009 anthology poetry
Untitled Mario La Marca , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: Viewpoint : On Books for Young Adults , Winter vol. 20 no. 2 2012; (p. 39)

— Review of Sea Hearts Margo Lanagan 2012 single work novel
Margo Lanagan : Sea Hearts Linda Funnell , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: The Newtown Review of Books , March 2012;

— Review of Sea Hearts Margo Lanagan 2012 single work novel
[Untitled] Jo Goodman , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , May vol. 56 no. 2 2012; (p. 37-38)

— Review of Sea Hearts Margo Lanagan 2012 single work novel
[Untitled}] Deidre F. Baker , 2012 single work
— Appears in: The Horn Book Magazine , September/October vol. 88 no. 5 2012; (p. 96)

— Review of Sea Hearts Margo Lanagan 2012 single work novel
Sea Hearts - by Margo Lanagan E.A. Newman , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: Antipodean SF , November no. 185 2013;

— Review of Sea Hearts Margo Lanagan 2012 single work novel
Tales of Mystery and the Mundane : Children's Books in 2013 L. M. Rutherford , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: The Conversation , 16 December 2013;

— Review of The Children of the King Sonya Hartnett 2012 single work children's fiction ; Today We Have No Plans Jane Godwin 2012 single work picture book ; Sea Hearts Margo Lanagan 2012 single work novel ; Unforgotten Tohby Riddle 2012 single work picture book
Best in Print 2012 single work column
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 15 December 2012; (p. 30)
Stella Award Women Writers Line up for Prize 2013 single work column
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 21 March 2013; (p. 34)
Reality Check for Young Readers Katharine England , 2013 single work column
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 13 April 2013; (p. 27)
Old Kids on the Block Take Titles Angie Schiavone , 2013 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 17-18 August 2013; (p. 32) The Canberra Times , 17 August 2013; (p. 20) The Age , 17 August 2013; (p. 29)
De Kretster Lands Double in Premier's Awards William Yeoman , 2013 single work column
— Appears in: The West Australian , 17 September 2013; (p. 6-7)
Youth Book Market Soars As Adults Look for a Literary Lift Jennifer Dougherty , 2014 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 22 October 2014; (p. 15)
In the Barbara Jefferis Award, a Novel about Sexual Desire among the Elderly Ties for First Prize Linda Morris , 2014 single work column
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 7 November 2014; The Age , 7 November 2014; The Sydney Morning Herald , 7 November 2014;
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