YARR-A: a website devoted to Verse Novels and Student Reviews of Teen/YA books
Young Adult Readers' Reviews - Australia
Last Updated: December 2019
The YARR-A website is devoted to teenage / young adult books and features reviews, written by students and teachers, of novels by Australian and overseas authors.
If you have a comment/review to add about a book, either already on the website or one that is not yet included, please email it to YARR-A.
The Verse Novels icon links to a
comprehensive listing of novels in verse from around the world with
details and plot summaries included; where possible reviews have
been added. This listing is kept up-to-date and added to
ensure it is one of the most comprehensive and detailed verse novel
The Book Reviews section contains reviews of books published or re-released in 2018/2019.
The Award Winners link takes you to information on books which have won, or been short listed for, various literary awards in 2019.
The YARR-A website builds upon two previous incarnations,
REACT Magazine (1997- 2001) and the YARA Older Readers website (2002-2010).
Big thanks to everyone who has contributed as well as the publishers who have continued their support!