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- DescriptionNOTABLE BOOK FOR OLDER READERS, CBCA AWARDS 2015 FINALIST, BEST YOUNG ADULT NOVEL, 2014 AUREALIS AWARDS Avicenna Crowe's mother, Joanne, is an astrologer with uncanny predictive powers and a history of being stalked. Now she is missing. The police are called, but they're t asking the right questions. Like why Joanne lied about her past, and what she saw in her stars that made her so afraid. But Avicenna has inherited her mother's gift. Finding an unlikely ally in the brooding Simon Thorn, she begins to piece together the mystery. And when she uncovers a link between Joanne's disappearance and a cold-case murder, Avicenna is led deep into the city's dark and seedy underbelly, unaware how far she is placing her own life in danger. Pulse-racing and terrifyingly real, The Astrologer's Daughter is a stunning, original vel. It will test your belief in destiny and the endurance of love.
- Author BiographyRebecca Lim is a writer and illustrator based in Melbourne, Australia, with a background in commercial law. Rebecca is the author of sixteen books for children and young adult readers, including The Astrologer's Daughter (a Kirkus Best Book of 2015) and Afterlight. Shortlisted for the Prime Minister's Literary Award, Aurealis Award and Davitt Award for best YA, Rebecca's work has also been longlisted for the Gold Inky Award, the David Gemmell Legend Award and the CBCA Book of the Year Award for Older Readers. Her novels have been translated into German, French, Turkish, Portuguese and Polish.
- PrizesCommended for Children's Book Council of Australia Awards: Book of the Year - Older Readers 2015. Shortlisted for Sisters in Crime's Davitt Awards: Best Young Adult Novel 2015 and Aurealis Award for Excellence in Fiction: Best Young Adult Novel 2014. Long-listed for Inky Awards: Gold Inky 2015.
- Author(s)Rebecca Lim
- PublisherText Publishing Co
- Date of Publication23/07/2014
- SubjectYoung Adult Fiction
- Place of PublicationMelbourne
- Country of PublicationAustralia
- ImprintThe Text Publishing Company
- Content Noteillustrations
- Weight320 g
- Width128 mm
- Height198 mm
- Spine25 mm
- Format DetailsB-format paperback
- Reading AgeFrom 12
- Interest AgeFrom 14
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