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Young Adult Reader Reviews - Australia

Last Updated: September 2017

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REVIEWS OF NEW CHILDREN'S / TEENAGE / YOUNG ADULT BOOKS


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ABBOTT, Jane

Elegy
ABDEL-FATTAH, Randa

When Michael Met Mina
ARNOLD, Elana K.

What Girls Are Made Of

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BALCHIN, Lance

 
Aquatica: a beginner's field guide

Mechanica: a beginner's field guide

BANCKS, Tristan

The Fall
BERGSTROM, Scott

The Cruelty

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CHIM, Wai

Freedom Swimmer
COHEN, Rachel and David LEVITHAN

The Twelve Days of Dash & Lily
COOK, Eileen

With Malice
COTTERILL, Jo

 
Hopewell High: All Too Much

Hopewell High: Stage Fright

CROWLEY, Cath

Words in Deep Blue

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DADDO, Andrew

One Step
DiCAMILLO, Kate

Raymie Nightingale
DREWERY, Kerry

Cell 7

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FITZPATRICK, Deb

The Spectacular Spencer Gray
FRAILLON, Zana

The Ones That Got Away
FUNARO, Gregory

Alistair Grim's Odd Aquaticum

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GARDNER, Scott

Sparrow
GLEITZMAN, Morris

 
Snot Chocolate and other funny stories

Toad Delight

GRIFFIN, Paul

When Friendship Followed Me Home

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HAMID, Yasmin

Swimming On The Lawn
HARROLD, A. F.

The Song From Somewhere Else
HARTNETT, Sonya

      
All My Dangerous Friends

Forest

Sleeping Dogs

Stripes of the Sidestep Wolf

HAYES, Nicole

A Shadow's Breath
HAYES, Paula

Lily in the Mirror
HERRICK, Steven

Another Night In Mullet Town
HILL, Stuart

Shield Maiden

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J
JENNINGS, Paul and Craig SMITH


The Unforgettable What's His Name

JONES, Harmony

 
Girl vs Boy Band: The Right Track

Girl vs Boy Band II: The High Note

JORGENSEN, Norman

The Smuggler's Curse

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KANE, Kim


When The Lyrebird Calls

KASMER, Elizabeth


Becoming Aurora

KINNEY, Jeff


Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Double Down

KRISP, Caleb


Bring Me The Head Of Ivy Pocket


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LAWRINSON, Julia

Before You Forget
LEVY, S. K.

Reigntime
LORD, Emery

The Names They Gave Us

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McCAFFREY, Kate

Saving Jazz
McCONNOCHIE, Mardi

Escape To The Moon Islands
MILLER, Jessica

Elizabeth and Zenobia
MORPURGO, Michael

 
An Eagle In The Snow

My Father Is A Polar Bear

MOSS, Emma


Girls Can Vlog Book 2: Amazing Abby: Drama Queen


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NESS, Patrick

 
Release

The Rest Of Us Just Live Here

NEWSOME, Richard


The Curiosity Machine

NEWTON, Robert


Mr Romanov's Garden In The Sky

NICHOLAS, Soraya

  
Starlight Stables: Bush Bolts

Starlight Stables: Gymkhana Hijinks


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O'LOGHLIN, James


The Twins Of Tintarfell


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PENNYPACKER, Pax


Pax

PETERS, Julie Anne


Lies My Girlfriend Told Me


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RIDDELL, Chris

Ottoline and the Purple Fox
RITCHIE, Brendan

Beyond Carousel
ROWLING, J. K.

Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them: the original screenplay
ROWLING, J. K., John TIFFANY and Jack Thorne

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

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SACHAR, Louis

Fuzzy Mud
SUTCLIFFE, William

Concentr8

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THOMAS, Angie

The Hate U Give
THOMAS, Jared

Songs That Sound Like Blood
THRASH, Maggie

Honor Girl: a graphic memoir
TOBIN, Paul


How To Outsmart A Billion Robot Bees

TREGONNING, Mel

Small Things

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WAGNER, Michael and Wayne BRYANT

 
So Wrong

WALLIAMS, David

 
Grandpa's Great Escape

 

WEBBER, Katherine

 
Wing Jones

WESTERFELD, Scott, Margo LANAGAN, Deborah BIANCOTTI

 
Swarm

WILDE, Jen

 
Queens of Geek

WILKINSON, Lili

 
The Boundless Sublime


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ZISIN, Nevo

Finding Nevo