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Issue Details: First known date: 2021... 2021 House of Hollow
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'Iris Hollow and her two older sisters are unquestionably strange. Ever since they disappeared on a suburban street in Scotland as children only to return a month a later with no memory of what happened to them, odd, eerie occurrences seem to follow in their wake. And they’re changing. First, their dark hair turned white. Then, their blue eyes slowly turned black. They have insatiable appetites yet never gain weight. People find them disturbingly intoxicating, unbearably beautiful and inexplicably dangerous.

'Now, ten years later, seventeen-year-old Iris Hollow is doing all she can to fit in and graduate high school – something her two famously glamorous globe-trotting older sisters, Grey and Vivi, never managed to do. But when Grey goes missing, leaving behind only bizarre clues, Iris and Vivi are left to trace her last few days. They aren’t the only ones looking for her. As they brush against the supernatural, they realise that the story they’ve been told about their past is unravelling and the world that returned them seemingly unharmed ten years ago, might just be calling them home.' (Publication summary)

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    • Melbourne, Victoria,: Penguin , 2021 .
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      Extent: 304p.
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      • Published: 30 March 2021
      ISBN: 9780143796992
    • London,
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      Hot Key Books ,
      2021 .
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      Extent: 304p.p.
      Note/s:
      • Published 6 April 2021.
      ISBN: 9781471409899
    • New York (City), New York (State),
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      G. P. Putnam's Sons ,
      2021 .
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      Extent: 304p.p.
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      • Published 6 April 2021.
      ISBN: 9780593110348
Alternative title: To σπίτι των Χόλοου
Transliterated title: To spíti ton Chóloou
Language: Greek
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      Διόπτρα ,
      2022 .
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      Extent: 365p.
      ISBN: 9789606536922

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y separately published work icon Exploring Digital Media Ecologies of Young Adult Fiction: Teen Readers and Online Participatory Culture Amy Schoonens , Kelvin Grove : 2024 28229332 2024 single work thesis This thesis examined digital media ecologies of young adult fiction in contemporary book culture. It explores how young people engage with reading and books via digital platforms through case studies of Australian fiction (Illuminae, The Boy Who Steals Houses and House of Hollow), and through drawing on survey responses and focus group discussions with Australian teen readers. The project explores how teen reading intersects with popular social media platforms such as TikTok, Instagram and YouTube and other digital forms such as blogs and review sites. The research demonstrates the importance of understanding and fostering digital media engagement to encourage recreational reading among teens.
y separately published work icon Social Reading Cultures on BookTube, Bookstagram and BookTok Bronwyn Reddan , L. M. Rutherford , Amy Schoonens , Michael Dezuanni , Abingdon : Routledge , 2024 28229225 2024 single work criticism

'This book examines the reading cultures developed by communities of readers and book lovers on BookTube, Bookstagram, and BookTok as an increasingly important influence on contemporary book and literary culture. It explores how the affordances of social media platforms invite readers to participate in social reading communities and engage in creative and curatorial practices that express their identity as readers and book lovers.

'The interdisciplinary team of authors argue that by creating new opportunities for readers to engage in social reading practices, bookish social media has elevated the agency and visibility of readers and book consumers within literary culture. It has also reshaped the cultural and economic dynamics of book recommendations by creating a space in which different actors are able to form an identity as mediators of reading culture.

'Concise and accessible, this introduction to an increasingly central set of literary practices is essential reading for students and scholars of literature, sociology, media, and cultural studies, as well as teachers and professionals in the book and library industries.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

y separately published work icon Social Reading Cultures on BookTube, Bookstagram and BookTok Bronwyn Reddan , L. M. Rutherford , Amy Schoonens , Michael Dezuanni , Abingdon : Routledge , 2024 28229225 2024 single work criticism

'This book examines the reading cultures developed by communities of readers and book lovers on BookTube, Bookstagram, and BookTok as an increasingly important influence on contemporary book and literary culture. It explores how the affordances of social media platforms invite readers to participate in social reading communities and engage in creative and curatorial practices that express their identity as readers and book lovers.

'The interdisciplinary team of authors argue that by creating new opportunities for readers to engage in social reading practices, bookish social media has elevated the agency and visibility of readers and book consumers within literary culture. It has also reshaped the cultural and economic dynamics of book recommendations by creating a space in which different actors are able to form an identity as mediators of reading culture.

'Concise and accessible, this introduction to an increasingly central set of literary practices is essential reading for students and scholars of literature, sociology, media, and cultural studies, as well as teachers and professionals in the book and library industries.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

y separately published work icon Exploring Digital Media Ecologies of Young Adult Fiction: Teen Readers and Online Participatory Culture Amy Schoonens , Kelvin Grove : 2024 28229332 2024 single work thesis This thesis examined digital media ecologies of young adult fiction in contemporary book culture. It explores how young people engage with reading and books via digital platforms through case studies of Australian fiction (Illuminae, The Boy Who Steals Houses and House of Hollow), and through drawing on survey responses and focus group discussions with Australian teen readers. The project explores how teen reading intersects with popular social media platforms such as TikTok, Instagram and YouTube and other digital forms such as blogs and review sites. The research demonstrates the importance of understanding and fostering digital media engagement to encourage recreational reading among teens.
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