SEPTEMBER

Evacuation Road

Evacuation Road

By HM Waugh

Eva is far from home when everything goes wrong. And then it gets even worse. Her evacuation bus lea ... Read More

It's Not You, It's Me

It's Not You, It's Me

By Gabrielle Williams

Holly Fitzgerald has inexplicably woken up inside the body of an LA teenager called Trinity Byrne in ... Read More

Banjo Tully

Banjo Tully

By Justin D’Ath

Banjo Tully hasn’t ever given much thought to climate change. But when he meets self-described ‘cons ... Read More

Anything But Fine

Anything But Fine

By Tobias Madden

A heartfelt and hilarious Australian YA debut from a rising star. Luca is ready to audition for the ... Read More

Road Tripping with Pearl Nash

Road Tripping with Pearl Nash

By Poppy Nwosu

The summer is finally here, and Pearl Nash is on a mission to save her slowly disintegrating friends ... Read More

Take Me With You When You Go

Take Me With You When You Go

By David Levithan and Jennifer Niven

From the authors of All the Bright Places and Every Day comes a story of hope, family, and finding y ... Read More

AUGUST

Half My Luck

Half My Luck

By Samera Kamaleddine

From the winner of the inaugural Matilda Prize comes a heartwarming coming-of-age story about growin ... Read More

The Inheritance

The Inheritance

By Armin Greder

'All this will soon be yours, respect what I have built and make it prosper.' These are the last wor ... Read More

Underground

Underground

By Mirranda Burton

Why would a wombat be registered for war? It's 1965, and an old Tattersalls barrel starts rolling ma ... Read More

Sugar Town Queens

Sugar Town Queens

By Malla Nunn

Fifteen-year-old Amandla's mother has always been strange. For starters, she's a white woman living ... Read More

The Thaumagician's Revenge

The Thaumagician's Revenge

By Gareth Ward

The next crackingly paced, steampunk thrill ride from award-winning master of the genre, Gareth Ward ... Read More

Trouble is my Business

Trouble is my Business

By Lisa Walker

Olivia Grace, recently retired teen PI, has her priorities sorted. Pass first-year law, look after h ... Read More

Muddy People

Muddy People

By Sara El Sayed

A hilarious, heartwarming memoir of growing up and becoming yourself in an Egyptian Muslim family. S ... Read More

The Monster of Her Age

The Monster of Her Age

By Danielle Binks

How do you ruin someone's childhood? Ellie Marsden was born into the legendary Lovinger acting dynas ... Read More

The Boyband Murder Mystery

The Boyband Murder Mystery

By Ava Eldred

A page-turning murder mystery from an exciting new voice in YA fiction. 'I have long believed that l ... Read More

The Opposite of Disappearing

The Opposite of Disappearing

By Laura Norris and R A Stephens

‘The centre of the room houses her favourite thing in the space: a dragonfly encased in amber. She l ... Read More

Ground Zero

Ground Zero

By Alan Gratz

It's September 11, 2001. Brandon, a 9-year-old boy, goes to work for the day with his dad... at the ... Read More

Girls in Boys' Cars

Girls in Boys' Cars

By Felicity Castagna

Rosa was never really trying to hurt anyone, no matter what they said in court. But she's ended up i ... Read More

JULY

A Weekend with Oscar

A Weekend with Oscar

By Robyn Bavati

A moving #LoveOzYA novel about loss, first love and being there for your family, no matter what. Six ... Read More

Are You There, Buddha?

Are You There, Buddha?

By Pip Harry

Bridget 'Bee' Ballentine is 12 and starting her first year of high school in the beach suburb Cresce ... Read More

Rainfish

Rainfish

By Andrew Paterson

Winner of the 2020 Text Prize. A humorous and poignant middle-grade story about a young boy grapplin ... Read More

Skin Deep

Skin Deep

By Hayley Lawrence

Scarlett was gifted with beauty. But beauty can be taken in a day, in a single moment, by one car fi ... Read More

When Days Tilt

When Days Tilt

By Karen Ginnane

Magic, mystery and darkness - a gripping fantasy adventure for lovers of Philip Pullman's Northern L ... Read More

Everything I Thought I Knew

Everything I Thought I Knew

By Shannon Takaoka

A teenage girl wonders if she’s inherited more than just a heart from her donor in this compulsively ... Read More

JUNE

100 Remarkable Feats of Xander Maze

100 Remarkable Feats of Xander Maze

By Clayton Zane Comber

Xander Maze is a list-maker. But can his list of 100 Remarkable Feats really save his nanna? Xander ... Read More

One Hundred Days

One Hundred Days

By Alice Pung

From one of Australia's most celebrated authors comes a mother-daughter drama exploring the faultlin ... Read More

Echo in the Memory

Echo in the Memory

By Cameron Nunn

What if memories never die? An evocative Australian YA novel about family, place, and how history ha ... Read More

Instructions for Dancing

Instructions for Dancing

By Nicola Yoon

A stand-out new YA romance from the number 1 bestselling author of Everything, Everything - this is ... Read More

Lucky List

Lucky List

By Rachael Lippincott

From the #1 New York Times bestselling co-author of Five Feet Apart comes a gripping new romance, pe ... Read More

MAY

Common Wealth

Common Wealth

By Gregg Dreise

All that I’m wishing, Is that you take a moment to listen... A slam poetry persuasive and powerful v ... Read More

The Other Side of Perfect

The Other Side of Perfect

By Mariko Turk

Alina Keeler was destined to dance, but one terrifying fall shatters her leg - and her dreams of a b ... Read More

Can't Say it Went to Plan

Can't Say it Went to Plan

By Gabrielle Tozer

From the award-winning author of The Intern, Faking It and Remind Me How This Ends. School's out. Fo ... Read More

The Ones We're Meant to Find

The Ones We're Meant to Find

By Joan He

A clever, thrilling YA about two sisters searching for each other and for truth, against a backdrop ... Read More

Oddity

Oddity

By Eli Brown

The daughter of a murdered physician vows to protect the magical Oddity he left behind – if only she ... Read More

Shackleton's Endurance

Shackleton's Endurance

By Joanna Grochowicz

Adrift on the Antarctic pack ice with no means of escape and no hope of rescue, Ernest Shackleton an ... Read More

APRIL

The True Colour of a Little White Lie

The True Colour of a Little White Lie

By Gabriel Bergmoser

From the super-talented young author of the best-selling The Hunted comes a book that reminds you ju ... Read More

Dirt Circus League

Dirt Circus League

By Maree Kimberley

Take a trip into a dystopian Far North Queensland with this wildly exciting YA novel by Brisbane aut ... Read More

When We Are Invisible

When We Are Invisible

By Claire Zorn

The sequel to Claire Zorn's acclaimed debut The Sky So Heavy. A heart-stopping dystopian YA set in t ... Read More

A Million Things

A Million Things

By Emily Spurr

Rae is ten years old, and she's tough. She's had to be - life with her mother has taught her the wor ... Read More

Off the Map

Off the Map

By Scot Gardner

Our home town. Sometimes it feels like the centre of the universe, sometimes it's the bum-end of now ... Read More

Sunburnt Veils

Sunburnt Veils

By Sara Haghdoosti

Sunburnt Veils is a smart, funny, character-based exploration of Islamophobia through a heroine who' ... Read More

The Prison Healer

The Prison Healer

By Lynette Noni

Here at Zalindov, the only person you can trust is yourself. Seventeen-year-old Kiva Meridan has spe ... Read More

MARCH

The Edge of Thirteen

The Edge of Thirteen

By Nova Weetman

Clem Timmins can't wait to see her best friends after being apart all summer holidays. But when they ... Read More

The Gaps

The Gaps

By Leanne Hall

When sixteen-year-old Yin Mitchell is abducted, the news reverberates through the whole Year Ten cla ... Read More

Waking Romeo

Waking Romeo

By Kathryn Barker

YEAR: 2083. LOCATION: LONDON. MISSION: WAKE ROMEO. It's the end of the world. Literally. Time travel ... Read More

Crossed Spaces

Crossed Spaces

By Lynne Stringer and RA Stephens

A handsome clockmaker fixes a broken time machine to help a cursed lady. A young scientist betrays h ... Read More

Harmony

Harmony

By Richard Yaxley

In 1914, Tom Stott falls in love with Gracie O’Donnell, but their love is thwarted by circumstance a ... Read More

Violet Black

Violet Black

By Eileen Merriman

Set in the near future, this first book in a fast-paced trilogy will hook you in from the first page ... Read More

Tell Me Why

Tell Me Why

By Archie Roach

‘There are many Australian stories, and mine is just one about what happened to me and other First P ... Read More

FEBRUARY

Growing Up Disabled in Australia

Growing Up Disabled in Australia

By Carly Findlay

'My body and its place in the world seemed normal to me. Why wouldn't it?' 'I didn't grow up disable ... Read More

Influence

Influence

By Sara Shepard and Lilia Buckingham

Delilah is Internet-famous, in LA and at the start of something incredible. Everything is going to c ... Read More

Game Changer

Game Changer

By Neal Shusterman

An ambitious and magnetic novel from the New York Times bestselling Neal Shusterman, about a teenage ... Read More

The Hatmakers

The Hatmakers

By Tamzin Merchant

Cordelia comes from a long line of magical milliners, who weave alchemy and enchantment into every h ... Read More

Tiger Daughter

Tiger Daughter

By Rebecca Lim

My study buddy, Henry, has made it his mission to get me to an A in maths the way I'm trying to get ... Read More

The Girls I've Been

The Girls I've Been

By Tess Sharpe

Soon to be a Netflix film starring Stranger Things' Millie Bobby Brown - this must-read psychologica ... Read More

The Sad Ghost Club

The Sad Ghost Club

By Lize Meddings

Ever felt anxious or alone? Like you don't belong anywhere? Like you're almost... invisible? Find yo ... Read More