Monthly Archives: December 2014

Saving Francesca: A Chick Lit Wednesday Review

Miss Print

Saving Francesca coverFirst of all, a belated happy Christmas to anyone who celebrates and a vague happy holidays and/or winter to those who do not. While looking for a book to review this week, I was slightly startled by how long it took me to find a suitable chick lit book–it seems that I have not been reading many of them lately. Happily I realized that I still had a ton to review from earlier reading. Yay for goodreads.com which reminded me of this fact!

On to the review:

Saving Francesca (2005) is Melina Marchetta’s second novel. Marchetta lives in Australia and, as her name might suggest, belongs to the community of Italian immigrants who now call Australia home. Marchetta’s first novel, Looking for Alibrandi was greeted with widespread critical acclaim and is now a standard part of Australian school curricula (meaning that Marchetta, a teacher, has to often teach her own…

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