YARR-A: a website devoted to Verse Novels and Student Reviews of Teenage/Young Adult books
Young Adult Readers' Reviews - Australia

Last Updated: December 2021

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.

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The Verse Novels icon links to a comprehensive listing of novels in verse with book details and plot summaries and where possible reviews have also been added.

The Book Reviews section contains reviews of books published or re-released in 2019 - 2021.

The Award Winners link takes you to information on books which have won, or been short listed for, various literary awards in 2021.

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 to the publishers who have continued their support!
Stephen James

This website was launched in April 2011.