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Young Adult Reader Reviews - Australia

Last Updated: December 2021

This section has reviews of children's, teenage and young adult books published or re-released from January 2019 onwards.
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REVIEWS OF NEW CHILDREN'S / TEENAGE / YOUNG ADULT BOOKS


A
AKALA

The Dark Lady
ALMOND, David

The Colour of the Sun
ARCHBOLD, Charlie

Indigo Owl

B
BARNARD, Sara


Fierce Fragile Hearts

BRAHMACHARI, Sita

Where The River Runs Gold
BROOKS, Ben

The Impossible Boy
BURNS, Matt

Smooth

C
CASTAGNA, Felicity

Girls In Boys' Cars
CLARE, Cassandra

Chain Of Gold: The Last Hours
CLARE, Cassandra, Sarah Rees Brennan, Maureen Johnson, Kelly Link, Robin Wasserman

Ghosts of the Shadow Market
COKAL, Susann

Mermaid Moon
CONAGHAN, Brian

The Weight of a Thousand Feathers
CROGGON, Alison

The Threads Of Magic
CURHAM, Siobhan

Clementine and Rudy
CUTHEW, Lucy

Blood Moon

D
DiCAMILLO, Kate


Louisiana's Way Home

 

DOUST, Jon

Boy On A Wire

E

F
FITZGERALD, Sarah

A Strange Kind of Brave
FRAILLON, Zana

The Lost Souls Atlas
FULLER, Lisa

  
Ghost Bird

 

FUSSELL, Sally

  
Red Day

 


G
GARDNER, Scot

Off The Map
GLEITZMAN, Morris

Always
GODWIN, Jane

 
As Happy As Here

When Rain Turns To Snow

GONZALES, Sophie

 
Only Mostly Devastated

Perfect On Paper

GREER, Catherine

Love Lie Repeat
GRIMES, Nikki

Between The Lines
GROSSMAN, Lev

The Silver Arrow

H
HAGHDOOSTI, Sara

Sunburnt Veils
HALL, Leanne

The Gaps
HEIDICKER, Christian McKay

Scary Stories for Young Foxes
HOBBS Jai and Marlies HOBBS

FLY: Financially Literate Youth
HOLLAND, Sara

Havenfall
HOROWITZ, Anthony

 
Alex Rider: Nightshade

Alex Rider: Secret Weapon

HUTCHINS, Elizabeth

Troop Train

I

J
JAMES, Lauren

The Reckless Afterlife of Harriet Stoker

K
KIRTLEY, Sophie

 
The Way To Impossible Land

The Wild Way Home

KLUNE, T. J.

The Extraordinaries

L
LACOUR, Nina

We Are Okay
LANDMAN, Tanya

Jane Eyre: a retelling
LESTER, George

Boy Queen
LONESBOROUGH, Gary

The Boy From The Mish
LOVE, Damien

 
Monstrous Devices

The Shadow Arts

LUCIDO, Aimee

In The Key Of Code

M
MADDEN, Tobia

Anything But Fine
MORGAN, Anna

All That Impossible Space
MORRIS, Brittney

Slay
MORRIS, Heather

The Tattooist of Auschwitz

N
NESS, Patrick

Burn
NWOSU, Poppy

     
Hometown Haunts

Making Friends With Alice Dyson

Road Tripping With Pearl Nash

Taking Down Evelyn Tait

 


O
OBAMA, Michell

Becoming: adapted for younger readers

P
PARKER, Morgan


Who Put This Song On?

POLAIN, Marcella


Driving Into The Sun

PRIESTLEY, Chris


Maudlin Towers: Attack of the Meteor Monsters


Q

R
RODDA, Emily

 
His Name Was Walter

The Glimme

ROTH, Veronica

Chosen Ones

S
SALAYSAY, Cynthia

Private Dancer
SCHUSTERMAN, Neal

 
Challenger Deep

Game Changer

SHEPPARD, Holden

Invisible Boys
SMITH, Jennifer E

Field Notes On Love
SOONTORNVAT, Christina

A Wish In The Dark

T
THAKUR, Sophia


Somebody Give This Heart A Pen

THOMAS, Angie

   
Concrete Rose

On The Come Up

The Hate U Give

TILLY, Catch


Otherwise Known As Pig

TOKUDA-HALL, Maggie


The Mermaid, The Witch, And The Sea


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V

W
WALKER, Lisa

   
The Girl WithThe Gold Bikini

Trouble Is My Business

 

WALLIAMS, David

 
Bad Dad

 

WATTS, Jeri

 
On Snowden Mountain

WEATHERFORD, Carole Boston

 
Beauty Mark

WHITING, Sue

 
The Book of Chance

WILDE, Rhiannon

 
Henry Hamlet's Heart

WORSLEY, Austen

 
The Austen Girls

WYNNE-JONES, Tim

 
The Starlight Claim


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Y

Z
ZORN, Claire

 
When We Are Invisible