SEPTEMBER

Maybe

Maybe

By Morris Gleitzman

1946. Europe is in ruins. Millions of people dream of finding happiness somewhere else. Fourteen yea ... Read More

A Semi-definitive List of Worst Nightmares

A Semi-definitive List of Worst Nightmares

By Krystal Sutherland

Ever since Esther Solar's grandfather was cursed by Death, everyone in her family has been doomed to ... Read More

Beautiful Mess

Beautiful Mess

Since Ava lost Kelly, things haven't been going so well. Even before she gets thrown out of school f ... Read More

Wilder Country

Wilder Country

By Mark Smith

Finn, Kas and Willow have survived the winter of storms. Severe winds and cold have kept the Wilders ... Read More

Unspoken Rules

Unspoken Rules

By Lora Inak

Seventeen-year-old Natalie has two lives. At home, her life is governed by the unspoken rules of her ... Read More

Terra Nullius

Terra Nullius

By Claire G Coleman

Jacky was running. There was no thought in his head, only an intense drive to run. There was no sens ... Read More

The Book of Secrets

The Book of Secrets

By A. L Tait

What's the secret of the book, and why is it so valuable? These are the questions Gabe must answer w ... Read More

The Loneliest Girl in the Universe

The Loneliest Girl in the Universe

By Lauren James

Can you fall in love with someone you've never met, never even spoken to – someone who is light year ... Read More

AUGUST

Because of You

Because of You

By Pip Harry

Everyone has a story. Tiny is an eighteen-year-old girl living on the streets in Sydney, running fro ... Read More

Paper Cranes Dont Fly

Paper Cranes Dont Fly

By Peter Vu

This story describes the life of a cancer patient in a way that no other young adult book does, focu ... Read More

The Build-Up Season

The Build-Up Season

By Megan Jacobson

Seventeen-year-old Iliad Piper is named after war and angry at the world. Growing up with a violent ... Read More

The Fighting Stingrays

The Fighting Stingrays

By Simon Mitchell

Charlie, Masa and Alf are best mates - loyal and adventurous. They're the Fighting Stingrays. In bet ... Read More

Liana's Dance

Liana's Dance

By Rosanne Hawke

Sixteen-year-old Liana Bedford lives in constant fear. Political tensions in Pakistan are rising and ... Read More

Exchange of Heart

Exchange of Heart

By Darren Groth

Since the death of his sister, Evie, Munro Maddux has been stuck. Flashbacks. Anger. Chest pains. A ... Read More

In The Dark Spaces

In The Dark Spaces

By Cally Black

The latest winner of the Ampersand Prize is a genre-smashing hostage drama about 14-year-old Tamara, ... Read More

Gap Year in Ghost Town

Gap Year in Ghost Town

By Michael Pryor

Let's get this straight - ghosts are everywhere. And they're dangerous. This is why my family has hu ... Read More

Sparrow

Sparrow

By Scot Gardner

One, two, three, breath. When a juvenile detention exercise off the coast of the Kimberley goes wron ... Read More

JULY

My Lovely Frankie

My Lovely Frankie

By Judith Clarke

'Frankie believed in Heaven quite literally, as if it was another lovely world out past the stars. A ... Read More

Wreck

Wreck

By Fleur Ferris

Tamara Bennett is going to be the first journalist to strictly report only good news. Finished with ... Read More

Pretty Girls Dont Eat

Pretty Girls Dont Eat

By Winnie Salamon

Winter Mae Jones knows exactly what she wants. A career in fashion design. There’s only one thing st ... Read More

The Ones That Disappeared

The Ones That Disappeared

By Zana Fraillon

A powerful and moving story of three trafficked children searching for freedom and hope. Around the ... Read More

The Dream Walker

The Dream Walker

By Victoria Carless

Sixteen-year-old Lucy Hart has been counting the days till she can get the hell out of Digger's Land ... Read More

That Stubborn Seed of Hope

That Stubborn Seed of Hope

By Brian Falkner

A collection of gripping short stories themed around fear and hope written by internationally acclai ... Read More

Sky

Sky

By Ondine Sherman

Sometimes you have to lose everything to find yourself. After her mother’s death, Sky leaves her cit ... Read More

JUNE

Living on Hope Street

Living on Hope Street

By Demet Divaroren

We all love someone. We all fear something. Sometimes they live right next door - or even closer. Ka ... Read More

The Fall

The Fall

By Tristan Bancks

In the middle of the night, Sam is woken by angry voices from the apartment above. He goes to the wi ... Read More

One Of Us Is Lying

One Of Us Is Lying

By Karen McManus

On Thursday afternoon, five students at Bayview High walk into detention. Bronwyn, the brain, is Yal ... Read More

Ballad For A Mad Girl

Ballad For A Mad Girl

By Vikki Wakefield

Everyone knows seventeen-year-old Grace Foley is a bit mad. She's a prankster and a risk-taker, and ... Read More

My Life as a Hashtag

My Life as a Hashtag

By Gabrielle Williams

I'd been warned - in French, no less. By a tram-riding, mermaid-swaying, wolf-eaten, peace-sign flip ... Read More

Beyond the Wall

Beyond the Wall

By Tanya Landman

From Tanya Landman, author of the 2015 Carnegie Medal winner Buffalo Soldier, comes a heart-stopping ... Read More

A Cardboard Palace

A Cardboard Palace

By Allayne L. Webster

Bill, a controller, has an army of child thieves at his command and Jorge is one of them. But soon J ... Read More

MAY

Finding Nevo

Finding Nevo

By Nevo Zisin

Meet Nevo: girl, boy, he, she, him, her, they, them, daughter, son, teacher, student, friend, gay, b ... Read More

Summerlost

Summerlost

By Ally Condie

It's the first real summer since the devastating accident that killed Cedar's father and younger bro ... Read More

Agent Nomad 2: Deadly Magic

Agent Nomad 2: Deadly Magic

By Skye Melki-Wegner

Red sky at night, sailor's delight. After their mission in London, Nomad, Riff, Phoenix and Orbit ar ... Read More

The Whole Thing Together

The Whole Thing Together

By Ann Brashares

Summer for Sasha and Ray means the sprawling old house on Long Island. Since they were children, the ... Read More

Convergence: Kindrid Ties Book 1

Convergence: Kindrid Ties Book 1

By Marita Smith

For scientist Robyn Greene, her laboratory is a second home. Here she searches for the ancient gene ... Read More

Spellslinger

Spellslinger

By Sebastien de Castell

When you're a Jan'Tep initiate approaching your sixteenth birthday, you'd better be ready to prove y ... Read More

Dark Matter: Contagion Book 1

Dark Matter: Contagion Book 1

By Teri Terry

Don't miss this startling first book in a breathtaking new trilogy from Teri Terry, queen of the tee ... Read More

Begin, End, Begin: A #LoveOzYA Anthology

Begin, End, Begin: A #LoveOzYA Anthology

By Amie Kaufman, Melissa Keil, Will Kostakis, Ellie Marney, Jaclyn Moriarty, Michael Pryor, Alice Pung, Gabrielle Tozer, Lili Wilkinson, Edited by Danielle Binks

The YA event of the year. Bestsellers. Award-winners. Superstars. This anthology has them all. With ... Read More

APRIL

The Secret Science of Magic

The Secret Science of Magic

By Melissa Keil

From award-winning YA author Melissa Keil comes this heartwarming contemporary novel about what it m ... Read More

The Silent Invasion

The Silent Invasion

By James Bradley

It's 2027 and the human race is dying. Plants, animals and humans have been infected by spores from ... Read More

Remind Me How This Ends

Remind Me How This Ends

By Gabrielle Tozer

A boy-meets-girl-again story from the award-winning author of The Intern and Faking It. 'Milo was a ... Read More

Defy The Stars

Defy The Stars

By Claudia Gray

Noemi is a young and fearless soldier of Genesis, a colony planet of a dying Earth. But the citizens ... Read More

Letters to the Lost

Letters to the Lost

By Brigid Kemmerer

Juliet Young has always written letters to her mother, a world famous photojournalist--even after he ... Read More

William Wenton and the Luridium Thief

William Wenton and the Luridium Thief

By Bobbie Peers

Packed full of magical code-breaking skills, wisecracking robots and a young hero who might just be ... Read More

May Tang - A New Australian

May Tang - A New Australian

By Katrina Beikoff

Born in the Year of the Snake, May Tang is like flowing water when she should have more fire. A drea ... Read More

Dragons, Devils and Rebels

Dragons, Devils and Rebels

By Alison Lloyd
Illustrated by Terry Denton

When an unknown girl marries the Emperor of China, can she take control and stay in power? Could you ... Read More

MARCH

Mr Romanov's Garden in the Sky

Mr Romanov's Garden in the Sky

By Robert Newton

Living in the commission, Lexie is left to fend for herself. Her mother is mostly absent, out search ... Read More

Agent Nomad : The Eleventh Hour

Agent Nomad : The Eleventh Hour

By Skye Melki-Wegner

Natalie Palladino was a normal fifteen-year-old, at a normal school, about to face a normal maths te ... Read More

The Things We Promise

The Things We Promise

By J.C. Burke

There are two things you need to know about me. The first is that I remember life by what I was wear ... Read More

Hotaka: Through My Eyes - Natural Disaster Zones

Hotaka: Through My Eyes - Natural Disaster Zones

By John Heffernan & Edited by Lyn White

When the tsunami strikes the Japanese seaside town of Omori-wan, the effects are utterly devastating ... Read More

Harry Kruize, Born to Lose

Harry Kruize, Born to Lose

By Paul Collins

A tale of the acceptance of change and loss; the importance of friends and family, and the uplifting ... Read More

See You In The Cosmos

See You In The Cosmos

By Jack Cheng

All eleven-year old Alex wants is to launch his iPod into space. With a series of audio recordings, ... Read More

Frogkisser!

Frogkisser!

By Garth Nix

Walking dogs. Mischievous wizards. An evil stepstepfather. Loads and loads of toads. Such is the lif ... Read More

This is My Song

This is My Song

By Richard Yaxley

This is my blood, this is my song. In the early 1940s in Czechoslovakia, Rafael Ullmann and his fami ... Read More

FEBRUARY

A Shadow’s Breath

A Shadow’s Breath

By Nicole Hayes

Then, things were looking up for Tessa. Her mum was finally getting back on track. Tessa had started ... Read More

Lisette’s Paris Notebook

Lisette’s Paris Notebook

By Catherine Bateson

What do you wear to Paris? Ami and I discussed it for hours but I still couldn't think of anything s ... Read More

The One Memory Of Flora Banks

The One Memory Of Flora Banks

By Emily Barr

I look at my hands. One of them says 'Flora be brave'. I am Flora. Flora has anterograde amnesia. Sh ... Read More

Trouble Tomorrow

Trouble Tomorrow

By Terry Whitebeach
Illustrated by Sarafino Wani Enadio

Obulejo dreams he is standing by the stream with his friend Riti, hauling in spangled tilapia fish, ... Read More

Before You Forget

Before You Forget

By Julia Lawrinson

Year Twelve is not off to a good start for Amelia. Art is her world, but her art teacher hates every ... Read More

Valentine

Valentine

By Jodi McAlister

Four teenagers - all born on the same Valentine's Day - begin to disappear. As the bodies mount up, ... Read More

Australia’s Great War 1917

Australia’s Great War 1917

By Kelly Gardiner

The German planes patrolled in hunting squads. They flew fast fighting craft streaking across the sk ... Read More

Jake Atlas and the Tomb of the Emerald Snake

Jake Atlas and the Tomb of the Emerald Snake

By Rob Lloyd Jones

When Jake's parents vanish, Jake and his sister team up with shady tomb robbers to find them in the ... Read More