YA Round Up Issue 8 – 2018

YA Round Up Issue 8 – 2018

Last month’s issue of reviews of young adult fiction by Australian women writers was dominated by reviews of A.J. Betts’ latest book, Hive. Hive was again the most reviewed book in this issue and I thoroughly enjoyed reading every page of this book which...
YA Round Up: Issue 7

YA Round Up: Issue 7

Hive, the most recent young adult book by award-winning author, A.J. Betts (author of Zac and Mia) was the most reviewed young adult book in this issue of YA reviews. Hive falls under speculative fiction, dystopian, and horror genres, and is the first book in a...
YA Round Up: Issue 6

YA Round Up: Issue 6

This month’s reviews of young adult fiction are very much issues based. Domestic abuse, queer relationships, mental health, grief and loss, cyberbullying, andĀ suicide are all tackled in books in this round upĀ of reviews. Other books reviewed were mainly sci-fi...
YA Round Up: Issue 5

YA Round Up: Issue 5

In recent weeks, across the country, a number of literary festivals have taken place showcasing young adult (YA) fiction (Clunes Booktown Festival, Scribbler’s Festival, and Love YA). Although the year seems to be flying by, there are still many more festivals...
YA Round Up: Issue 4

YA Round Up: Issue 4

Welcome to the fourth round up of young adult fiction for the Australian Women Writer’s Challenge. Read Up is an initiative of the Stella Prize and the Victorian Government. It’s aimed at young people aged 15-24 who fall outside the education system and...