YARR-A: a website devoted to Verse Novels and Student Reviews of Teen/YA books
Young Adult Readers' Reviews - Australia
Last Updated: November 2017
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 from July 2016 to 2017.
The Award Winners link takes you to information on books which have won, or been short listed for, various literary awards in 2017.
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!