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YA Book of the Week

Date Published: 11/03/2018

The Cruel Prince is the first novel in a new series The Folk of the Air and Holly Black fans will be delighted with this action-packed tale of magical intrigue.  Set in the world of Faerie amongst the fey, this

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YA Book of the Week

Date Published: 04/03/2018

Moonrise by Sarah Crossan is a breathtakingly moving novel that bravely tackles the subject of capital punishment. Written in free verse, it is short but powerful and leaves the reader with big questions to ponder about such a debatable topic.

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FUEL Girl Shaped Flames

Date Published: 26/02/2018

FUEL Girl Shaped Flames is a highly recommended initiative for teen girls that has been set up in Brisbane by founder Tanya Meessmann.  She believes that every girl has a fire in her belly, and that FUEL can help fan

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YA Book of the Week

Date Published: 26/02/2018

Our YA Book of the Week is All Rights Reserved by Gregory Scott Katsoulis.  It is the chilling story of a nightmarish dystopian future where every word and gesture is copyrighted, patented or trademarked once a person turns 15 years

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YA Book of the Week

Date Published: 04/02/2018

Untidy Towns by Kate O’Donnell will particularly resonate with readers in their last year of high school who are experiencing confusion and the pressure of expectations as they begin moving to a new phase in life.  Addie shows them in

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#RLaG Graevale Launch in the iCentre

Date Published: 29/01/2018

Graevale Launch Photo Gallery The setting was magical, the cake was on display, the fans arrived in unbelievable numbers, and the mood was one of great excitement especially for the group of girls on the Launch Committee who had organised

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A Cautionary Tale for YA Readers

Date Published: 29/01/2018

Our YA Book of the Week, My Life as a Hashtag by Gabrielle Williams, is a cautionary tale about the pitfalls of life for teens living in the digital age where trolling and public shaming on social media platforms illustrate

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#LikeaGirl Mindset for 2018

Date Published: 21/01/2018

Start the new school year with a powerful mindset that will allow you to embrace failure as fuel to build your confidence.  Be inspired by the wisdom gained from Amy Poehler’s Smart Girls Fueled by Failure Summit and the Always #LikeAGirl campaign  held in response to

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Holiday Reading for YA Readers

Date Published: 20/11/2017

There’s plenty on the shelves and in ebook and audio book formats to tempt our YA and Senior Fiction readers to borrow for their holiday reads. We’ve chosen some for you that will make you think, let you walk a mile

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Movies Inspired by Books

Date Published: 13/11/2017

Keep an eye in the near future for these movies and TV series that have been inspired by some of our favourite reads.  

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