YA Round Up: Issue 3

YA Round Up: Issue 3

Earlier this month, the Children’s Book Council of Australia (CBCA) released their list of notable books in the lead up to the annual CBCA Book of the Year Awards. Established in 1946, the awards affirm the quality of some of Australia’s most creative people. Further,...
Young Adult Fiction Round up: Issue 2

Young Adult Fiction Round up: Issue 2

Welcome to the second round up of young adult fiction reviews for the year. Earlier this month, the winners of the Victorian Premier’s Literary Award were announced and two young adult fiction titles were recognised: Living on Hope Street by Demet Divaroren...
YA Fiction Round Up: Issue 1

YA Fiction Round Up: Issue 1

Themes of race and mental health dominated the YA books reviewed so far in January. Amy reviewed two YA titles. First up was Bro by Helen Chebette: It tells the story of the danger of boys and their masculinity, peer pressure, “national pride”, racism, and trying to...