Monica McInerney is the Australian-born Dublin-based author, published internationally and in translation in 12 languages. Her most recent novel, The Trip of a Lifetime, went straight to number 1 in Australia and was a Top 10 bestseller in Ireland. Her novel  Those Faraday Girls won the 2008 General Fiction Book of the Year in the Australian Book Industry Awards. She was shortlisted in the same category in subsequent years for her novels The Trip of a Lifetime, At Home with the Templetons, Lola’s Secret and All Together Now. She has also been shortlisted in the Irish Book Awards and the UK’s RNA Awards.

In 2006, Monica was the main ambassador for the Australian Government’s Books Alive national reading campaign, for which she wrote a limited edition novella called Odd One OutIn 2019, 2018, 2016 and 2014, Monica was voted in the Top 10 of  Booktopia’s annual poll naming Australia’s Favourite Authors.


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Long a bestselling author in her native Australia, McInerney is becoming a must-read author for women's fiction fans around the world... McInerney is a perfect mix of the sweet humor of Maeve Binchy and the contemporary reality of Liane Moriarty.

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