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Young Adult Reader Reviews - Australia

Last Updated: July 2019

This section has reviews of children's, teenage and young adult books published since January 2018.
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REVIEWS OF NEW CHILDREN'S / TEENAGE / YOUNG ADULT BOOKS


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ABAWI, Atia

A Land of Permanent Goodbyes
ALBERTALLI, Becky

Love, Simon
ALMOND, David

The Colour of the Sun
ARENA, Felice

Fearless Frederick

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BARNARD, Sara

 
Fierce Fragile Hearts

Goodbye, Perfect

BEALE, Fleur

Lyla
BELL, Fiona

Waterhole
BETTS, A. J.

Hive
BRACKEN, Alexandra

The Darkest Minds

C
CAMDEN, Steve

Nobody Real
COHN, Rachel and David LEVITHAN

Sam & Ilsa's Last Hurrah
CONAGHAN, Brian

The Weight of a Thousand Feathers
CONOLAN, Emily

Break Your Chains
COUTTS, Toni Tapp

My Outback Childhood
COWELL, Cressida

The Wizards of Once

D
DADDO, Andrew

Just Breathe
DEARY, Terry

The Silver Hand
DiCAMILLO, Kate


Louisiana's Way Home

 

DOUST, Jon

Boy On A Wire
DREWS, C G

A Thousand Perfect Notes
DUBOSARSKY, Ursula

Brindabella
DURANT, Alan

Clownfish

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EPSTEIN, Sarah

Small Spaces
EVANS, Lissa

Wed Wabbit

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FARRANT, Natasha

The Children Of Castle Rock
FIDEL, Future D

Prize Fighter
FORTUNATI, Karen

The Weight of Zero
FRENCH Jackie

  
Barney and the Secret of the French Spies

 


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GEORGE, Angela May

How I Didn't Straighten My Hair (and other life lessons)
GLEESON, Libby

1918
GOUGH, Erin

Amelia Westlake
GREDER, Armin

The Mediterranean
GRIMES, Nikki

Between The Lines

H
HART, Miranda

The Girl With The Lost Smile
HOROWITZ, Anthony

Alex Rider: Secret Weapon
HUNT, Julie

Shine Mountain

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J
J, Sammy


The Long Class Goodnight


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KWAYMULLINA, Ambelin and Ezekial KWAYMULLINA


Catching Teller Crow


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LACOUR, Nina

We Are Okay
LAWRENCE, Hayley

Inside The Tiger
LIM, Rebecca

The Relic of the Blue Dragon

M
MACKLER, Carolyn

The Universe Is Expanding And So Am I
MESSNER, Kate

The Brilliant Fall Of Gianna Z
METZENTHEN, David

George Parker Goes Global
MITTLEFEHLDT, Rafi

It Looks Like This
MOLONEY, James

The Young Vikings
MORPURGO, Michael

Lucky Button

N
NESS, Patrick


Release

 

NWOSU, Poppy


Making Friends With Alice Dyson

 


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P
PHOMMAVANH, Oliver


Natural Born Loser

PRIESTLEY, Chris


Curse of the Werewolf Boy

PULLMAN, Philip


The Book of Dust: La Belle Sauvage


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R
RAPP, Adam

Fum
REES, Gwyneth

Libby In The Middle
REICHS, Brendan

Genesis
REID, Gabrielle

The Things We Can't Undo
RODDA, Emily

His Name Was Walter
ROGERS, Hilary

Girltopia

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SINGER, Nicky

The Survival Game
SMITH, Jennifer E

Field Notes On Love
STRAHAN, Clare

The Learning Curves of Vanessa Partridge
SURMELIS, Angelo

The Dangerous Art of Blending In

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TAYLOR, Sarah Todd

Max the Detective Cat: The Disappearing Diva
THOMAS, Angie

 
On The Come Up

The Hate U Give

TUCKERMAN, Alicia


If I Tell You


U

V
VARIOUS

 
Laugh Your Head Off 4 Ever

Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Bat


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WALLIAMS, David

 
Bad Dad

 

WATSON, Jessica

 
Indigo Blue

WATSON, Mary

 
The Wren Hunt

WATSON, Renee

 
Piecing Me Together

WHITING, Sue

 
Missing

WOLFER, Dianne

 
In The Lamplight

WORSLEY, Lucy

 
Lady Mary


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YAXLEY, Richard

 
The Happiness Quest

YANG, Kelly

 
Front Desk


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