Friday, May 1, 2009

May's Book Club Selection: Jellicoe Road by Melina Marchetta



About Jellicoe Road, by Melina Marchetta:

"What do you want from me?" he asks.

What I want from every person in my life, I want to tell him.

More.

Taylor Markham is not a popular choice. She is erratic, has no people skills and never turns up to meetings. Not to mention the incident when she ran off in search of her mother and only got halfway there. But she's lived at Jellicoe School most of her life and as leader of the boarders that's her greatest asset. Especially now the cadets, led by the infamous Jonah Griggs, have arrived. The territory wars between the boarders, townies and cadets are about to recommence.

But Taylor has other things on her mind: a prayer tree, the hermit who whispered in her ear, and a vaguely familiar drawing in the local police station. Taylor wants to understand the mystery of her own past. But Hannah, the woman who found her, has suddenly disappeared, leaving nothing but an unfinished manuscript about five kids whose lives entwined twenty years ago on the Jellicoe Road.

For more information, visit Jellicoe Road website:

The Jellicoe Road website

Online links to buy Jellicoe Road:

Amazon

Barnes and Noble

Powell's Books

Link to find an Indie bookstore near you:

Indie Bound

Link to find the nearest public library in the US:

US Public Library Search

2 comments:

Megan said...

an award!
http://bookworm-megs.blogspot.com/2009/05/proximidade-award.html

Tami Klockau said...

Thank you Megan! WOOT!