New book with Fremantle Press out in 2020!
Stay tuned for a book title, blurb and a cover reveal soon!
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This book is full of humour, warmth and a genuine understanding of the difficulties faced in our modern, multicultural society. 4 out of 5 stars.
Preloved is full of warmth, humour and retro supernatural. Will appeal to girls who love Twilight … and especially to those who don’t.
The West Australian
…Eliza, a stand-up comic voice replete with the conventions of oral comedy: deliberate verbal red herrings, asides, careful timing, punchlines, one liners. To me, Marr’s character Eliza is a modern and very upmarket version of Kylie Mole.
Marlyn MacDonald (Perilous Adventures)
Shirley Marr is a first generation Chinese-Australian and an author of Young Adult and Children’s fiction. Her two contemporary young adult titles are Fury (a dark and funny murder story narrated by a petulant sixteen-year-old mean girl) and Preloved (a lower-teen paranormal love story for girls who don’t like paranormal love stories), both published by Black Dog Books, an imprint of Walker Books Australia. Her third … Read More about About the Author