YA: Izumi Tanaka has lived an uneventful 17 years in her small, mostly white, northern California town, keenly aware of all the ways in which her family is different from most of her classmates’. But then Izumi discovers that her father is the Crown Prince of Japan ...
YOUNG ADULT: When A DNA service reveals Abby has a secret sister, shimmery-haired Instagram star Savannah Tully, it’s hard to believe they’re from the same planet, never mind the same parents.
YOUNG ADULT: Girl meets boy, ghosts his text messages, then convinces him to help her run for the student union. Just your typical love story with a hijabi twist.
Four Queens. A divided nation. A ruthless pickpocket. A noble messenger. And the murders that unite them all.
A sci-fi mystery adventure for young adults about the last surviving members of the human race.
It’s 1979 and the world’s first space station, Skylab, is falling to Earth, bringing back forgotten memories of a 12-year old's father.
The second novel in the The Folk of the Air young adult fantasy trilogy sees the cruel prince now become a wicked king.
Alex and her friends attempt to unite the races in one last stand against the undefeatable Aven.
Zélie Adebola has been chosen by the Sky Mother to bring back magic in the country of Orïsha and restore the majji to their former glory.
In a future California, the residents watch their world fall apart as life’s most important resource disappears, causing a catastrophic fallout.
This is the second novel for younger readers by Jaclyn Moriarty and, due to its nature, has me seeking out her previous book, The Extremely Inconvenient Adventures of Bronte Mettlestone. From the beginning this tale is based on teamwork and magic, giving an underlying message of compromise to enable harmony. It is easy to read […]
In a future where people age twice as fast due to the effects of climate change, wheelchair-bound Claudia escapes into the popular virtual reality world of Somnium but when someone hacks the system, it's up to her to save it... and the world.
Hamish is a passenger in life, unable to do much more than watch or walk away. His world is quiet and reflective until he is pulled into the complicated lives of the people left behind after the death of Charlie Parker.
Walker Books Australia has announced a ground-breaking collection of Young Adult (YA) short stories by LGBTQIA+ Australian authors.
The second book of this fantasy series begins where the first ended, with Rhiannon in training to be Empress of Ventra and working at establishing herself as an authority figure.
Book 1 of the Sword of Rhiannon series introduces Rhiannon, a young woman ripped from a modern Montana ranch and thrust into a medieval-style world where good and evil are literally fighting for ownership of the world.
As evil Prince Aven expands his control, Alex finds herself at the whim of a mystifying new mentor and attempts to get all the players in place before a war between the races breaks out.
The first novel in The Folk of the Air trilogy, following the lives of three sisters who are abducted into the dark world of Faerie and have to find ways to come to terms with the loss of their parents and their new lives.
Curl up with a good book! Acclaimed YA author, Lynette Noni, gives her personal recommendations for the best young adult fiction this Christmas.
1980s pop culture resurfaces in the year 2044 when the founder of The OASIS virtual world dies and leaves behind a retro competition to find an heir.