Touch Me

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University of Queensland Press, 2007 - Australian fiction - 316 pages
20 Reviews
Short-listed for the CBCA Book of the Year: Older Readers

"When can I hold you then?" He whispered. "I want to. I... " He was going to say I love you - but what did that mean?

For Xavier McLachlan, rugby is life. Winning a 1st XV jersey means everything... Until he meets Nuala Magee. Has there ever been a girl like her?

She's feisty, she's troubled, she's dangerous. What will his mates think? Does he even care? Everything looks different now. Xavier McLachlan is in love.

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User Review  - Sofie - Goodreads

When I first read this I was 14 and madly in love with my first crush, it really fuelled my feelings and helped me figure out my emotions. Such a wonderful read and a book that I will always cherish and hold onto for the way it helped me get through the challenging life of a teenager Read full review

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User Review  - Goodreads

When I first read this I was 14 and madly in love with my first crush, it really fuelled my feelings and helped me figure out my emotions. Such a wonderful read and a book that I will always cherish and hold onto for the way it helped me get through the challenging life of a teenager Read full review

About the author (2007)

James Moloney has been writing for young people for more than twenty years. Once a teacher and a librarian, his thirty or so books - ranging in audience from seven to seventeen year-olds - have made him one of Australia's most respected authors. James' award-winning books have been translated into French, Korean, Lithuanian and Flemish/Dutch, and include Kill the Possum, Lost Property, A Bridge to Wiseman's Cove, Touch Me, and The Book of Lies.

James' Aussie Chomps titles - The Mobile Phone Detective, Trolley Boys, 68 Teeth and Grommet Saves the World - continue to be amongst Penguin's best-selling titles.

James and his wife, Kate, live in Brisbane with their three children.

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