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The Secrets We Keep
by

A beautifully written and insightful new novel sensitively uncovering the effects of trauma on the mind of an eleven-year-old girl.

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Overview

I don’t know if you’ve ever seen a house burn, but it’s not like anything else …

Clem Timmins has lost it all – her house, possessions and clothes. Now living in a tiny flat with her dad, she has to go to a new school far from what she knows. On her first day, Clem meets Ellie. To fit in, Clem reveals a secret and immediately regrets sharing too much with her new friend. How can Clem face everything in her life when all she wants to do is run away?

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Nova Weetman, author of Sick Bay, The Secrets We Share, Frankie and Joely, The Haunting of Lily Frost, Everything Is Changed, and The Secrets We Keep

Nova Weetman

Nova Weetman’s prose has appeared in various literary magazines including Kill Your Darlings, Island, Tirra Lirra, Wet Ink, Mslexia, and Overland. She has written for the children’s television series Pixel Pinkie and Buzz Bumble. She also wrote the short films Ripples and Mr Wasinski’s Song, for which she received an AWGIE nomination for best short screenplay, as well as the Best Short Film Award from the Melbourne International Film Festival. Nova has published three middle-grade novels, including The Secrets We Keep in 2016. Everything Is Changed is her third novel for young adults. Her first, The Haunting of Lily Frost, was shortlisted in the 2014 Aurealis Awards for Best Young Adult Novel. Nova lives with her partner, a playwright, and their two children in Melbourne.