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'School is over, not just for the year, but forever. Tiff and Kayla are free, which is what they've always wanted, but now summer is nearly at an end and that means life decisions. Tiff is hoping her job at the local paper will lead to something more... But 'The Shark' soon puts her straight on what it takes to become a hard-nosed reporter like him. At home, Reggie - the only grandad Tiff's ever known - has quit the smokes and diagnosed himself as cactus. Then Kayla hits her with some big news. And into all this stumbles Davey, the first boy who has ever really wanted to know her.

'Tiff is smart with words and rarely does tears, but in one short week she discovers that words don't always get you there; they don't let you say all the stuff from deep in your heart.' (From the publisher's website.)

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  • Ages: 14-17.

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 , 2011 .
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      Extent: 216p.
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      • Publication date: August 2011.
      ISBN: 9781742377308 (pbk.)

Works about this Work

Golden Books for Children Deborah Bogle , 2012 single work column
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 4 April 2012; (p. 3)
A Straight Line to My Heart by Bill Condon Anastasia Gonis , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Buzz Words , July 2011;

— Review of A Straight Line to My Heart Bill Condon , 2011 single work novel
Review : A Straight Line to My Heart Helen Martin , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of The Children's Book Council of Australia , November vol. 55 no. 4 2011; (p. 32)

— Review of A Straight Line to My Heart Bill Condon , 2011 single work novel
Review : A Straight Line to My Heart Jane Taylor , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Fiction Focus : New Titles for Teenagers , vol. 25 no. 4 2011; (p. 17)

— Review of A Straight Line to My Heart Bill Condon , 2011 single work novel
Review : A Straight Line to My Heart Bill Wootton , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Viewpoint : On Books for Young Adults , Summer vol. 19 no. 4 2011; (p. 12)

— Review of A Straight Line to My Heart Bill Condon , 2011 single work novel
Fiction Cameron Woodhead , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Saturday Age , 13 August 2011; (p. 32)

— Review of A Straight Line to My Heart Bill Condon , 2011 single work novel ; I Am Max Lamm Raphael Brous , 2011 single work novel
Under Age Michelle Hamer , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Sunday Age , 14 August 2011; (p. 21)

— Review of A Straight Line to My Heart Bill Condon , 2011 single work novel ; Ted Goes Wild Michael Wagner , 2011 single work children's fiction ; Some Dads... Nick Bland , 2011 single work picture book
Enter a Marvellous World Imogen Saunders , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 3 September 2011; (p. 32)

— Review of A Straight Line to My Heart Bill Condon , 2011 single work novel
Review : A Straight Line to My Heart Moira Robinson , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , September vol. 26 no. 4 2011; (p. 40)

— Review of A Straight Line to My Heart Bill Condon , 2011 single work novel
Review : A Straight Line to My Heart Bill Wootton , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Viewpoint : On Books for Young Adults , Summer vol. 19 no. 4 2011; (p. 12)

— Review of A Straight Line to My Heart Bill Condon , 2011 single work novel
Golden Books for Children Deborah Bogle , 2012 single work column
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 4 April 2012; (p. 3)
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