Catch Me When You Fall
- 7-9 years
|Title||Catch Me When You Fall|
|Author||by Eileen Merriman|
|Publication Date||2 January 2018|
|Number of Pages||320|
|Interest Age||7-9 years (7-9)|
|Edition||Main - eBook|
Fiction (Child / Teen)
NZ Book Award Finalists 2018
Eileen Merriman works full-time as a consultant haematologist at North Shore Hospital. Her writing has appeared in a number of national and international journals and anthologies, including Smokelong Quarterly, The Island Review, Literary Orphans, the Bath Short Story Award Anthology 2015, the Sunday Star-Times, F(r)iction, takahe, Headland and Flash Frontier. Her first novel was Pieces of You, and reviewers called it 'compulsively readable' and 'compelling, challenging, and heartbreaking'. Her awards include second in the 2015 Bath Flash Fiction Award, commended in the 2015 Bath Short Story Competition, third in the 2014 & 2015 Sunday Star-Times Short Story competitions, and first place in the 2015 Graeme Lay Short Story competition.
"Seventeen-year-old Alex Byrd is about to have the worst day of her life, and the best. A routine blood test that will reveal her leukaemia has returned, but she also meets Jamie Orange"--Print back cover.