With the year coming to an end we have the best Young Adult books from 2019 at your library to enjoy! How many have you read?
Many young adults love Glee, musicals, & anything related to the arts. These novels are set in the theatre, dance or other performing arts.
With an endless list of new young adult books to read check out these debut novels from new authors.
These are the books that remain popular with young readers years after their release, borrow some of these great stories today.
The year is 2380 and Tyler's squad of losers, discipline-cases and misfits might just be the last hope for the entire galaxy.
Paris in 1789 is a city with beggars, thieves, revolutionaries - and magicians. Using magic, Camille pursues the court of Marie Antoinette.
We have a cool collection of poetry & plays for young people. Check out the list below.
Every ninety years, twelve gods incarnate as humans. They are loved. They are hated. In two years, they are dead.
Request the latest fiction for Young Adult readers with all the releases of 2019 at your library.
Keep updated on the latest fiction for Young Adult readers as this list grows throughout the year.
A list of young adult literature featuring trans characters or trans themes about overcoming personal struggles and achieving milestones.
Romance and Urban Fantasy with heroes and heroines who are fairies, elves and other enchanted folk.
The best books to introduce young adults to the realm of science-fiction literature.
Top picks of recent and upcoming YA thrillers perfect for fans who prefer their mysteries with a side serving of suspicion and suspense.
Did you know the first book in The Vampire Diaries series was published forty years ago in 1979 before the hit TV show was released in 2009!
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Ever wondered why the bad guys were bad? These books are told from the villain's perspective.
Want to sink your teeth into a good mystery or suspense novel? Here is where to start looking!
Get your geek on with great stories set in and around pop culture conventions.
LGBT fiction that's trending now.
These new releases will surely grab your attention if you're not sure what to read.
These novels are about friendships that go wrong or were never truly healthy.
The first volume of Heartstopper has an eye-catching colour scheme, a fantastic storyline and great illustration.
YA fantasy novels that are set in or inspired by East Asia or feature characters who are East Asian/of East Asian descent.
June is Pride Month! Here are some thought-provoking YA romances featuring strong LGBTQ characters.
These novels are all about the sport of roller derby. If you love blading have a read of these action packed novels.
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We all love a good book to movie adaptation - here's a list of our favourite YA books that have been - or will be made into movies in 2019.
These young adult novels include unbreakable friendships and overcoming various obstacles.
Charlie's English teacher, Bill gives Charlie books to read. Now you can read them too.
Underdog celebrates the diverse, dynamic and ever-changing nature of our nation's culture with mix of interesting short stories for teens.
Explore the best Young Adult novels about the fair folk at your library today.
The Inky Awards are Australia's only teen choice book awards. Gold Inky for Australian authors and Silver Inky for international authors.
Image Comics, founded in 1992, has become one of the largest comics publishers in the US. Explore some of their fantastic collection today!
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Walk like an Egyptian with these great Young Adult reads.
This list includes Young Adult LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender) themed novels.
Either a chip on the shoulder or the need to take back what is theirs, these YA novels all have the theme of revenge.
Here's some books that will keep you on your toes and wanting more.
Caped Crusader. World’s Greatest Detective. Whatever you know him as, Batman is proof you don’t need superpowers to be a superhero.
Want to read a classic novel but with a bit of a bit of a twist? Try the retellings of classic novels.
This list is for contemporary and historical YA books where girls take on some form of institutionalised misogyny.
What an awesome way to end the tale of Yelena! A fun fantasy adventure that hooks you in until the last page. Go back to where it all started with…
A person with agoraphobia is afraid to leave places they consider to be safe. These novels involve characters dealing with agoraphobia.
These books are a great way to introduce children and young adults to the realm of science-fiction literature
Want to delve into a story that will keep you up at night? Have a look at these creepy reads.
Before you watch the movie – read this great series set in the futuristic, dystopian world created by Philip Reeve.
The second book in the To All The Boys I've Loved Before series was a wonderful continuation of the first novel and I thoroughly enjoyed it as I was just…
Three Secret Cities did not disappoint with a compelling story, great surprises and moments that left me breathless with shock. I loved the way Jack and his crew travelled through…
These titles are set in Australia or written by Australian authors, that follow the adventures of children jumping through time.
The second novel in the 'Phoebe Meadows' series where Phoebe spends her days training from dawn to dusk with the other Valkyries at the Stronghold. Anya, one of the other…
A different sort of a story. I enjoyed the off-beat humour, I guess it is loosely, a book about growing up. The book is entertaining, with witty comments by the…
Gran Turismo Sport is the BEST driving simulator with amazing visuals, competitive courses and a wide range of cars and styles. You can play various ways and earn points and…
The Sims 4 has transitioned from computer to console but unlike previous console Sims games this one is almost an exact replica to the computer version. You can play exactly…
Wildcard is a great continuation from the first book, Warcross, with a story that is just as compelling and entertaining!
An interesting new take on dystopian fiction, and definitely worth a read if you loved The Hunger Games and Divergent.
An epic end to the series. I feel like War Storm started off a bit slow but it didn't take long for me to become hooked and I really enjoyed…
To infinity and beyond! These Intergalactic young adult science fiction novels are all published in 2018.
These Young Adult deep sea stories include mermaids, selkies & sea monsters. Dive into these novels now!
This list includes contemporary YA murder mystery books circling around a clique of teenage girls.
The final chapter to the true born series finished with an amazing ending. The final novel followed heartbreak, loss, betrayal and new meaning for the characters. Reunited with the families…
I really enjoyed the storyline and the plot twists with the characters. It got a bit steamy between Fen and Phoebe which they have quite an unusual relationship. By the…
The first half of the book was so slow and boring that I felt sorry for Lu. It eventually got more exciting and fast paced with action as Lu leaves…
The way the story unfolded was amazing. The sparked relationship between Lucy and Jared, love and hate, was just magnificent. The connections that were made throughout the novel left you…
These graphic novels are about historical events, whether it is a documentary, biography or memoir. Learn a piece of history now.
Are you after a thrilling young adult read? Have a look at these novels that will keep you in suspense the whole way through!
If you're looking for a single novel or a series, then these are ones you'll want to read.
A hugely successful video game series is now transformed into novels. Time to pause the game and leap head first into these books!
With the school year finishing soon for Grade 12 students, why not unwind with a good end of school year read?
Haven't got time to jump in the car and go on a roadtrip with your friends? Why not read all about it instead!
It's gothic horror with a modern twist inspired by great horror writers such as H.P. Lovecraft and Edgar Allan Poe.
Such a beautiful book and so well written! The storyline was absolutely amazing and you could really connect with the characters. I really enjoyed this and I’m happy to say…
Some fantastic new non-fiction reads for teens/young adults who are about to be adulting and making their mark on the world.
These Young Adult novels are based around women who are employed as nannies or who provides childcare in a family setting.
Revisit this groundbreaking 90s tv series and it's companion graphic novel series.
A perfect insight into what could have happened if the characters chose something just a little bit different that fateful day when the dog ran in front of Eva on…
The storyline had good meaning to it, however I believe it was a bit slow. I couldn't really get into it at first, it took me until about halfway before…
These Young Adult fiction novels are written in the form of diary entries, letters, emails and/or text messages.
These books involve characters going through the grieving process and how they manage to get through everyday life.
These Young Adult novels dive into the lives of paranormal characters that are tied up in murder investigations.
Before writing Cinder, Marissa Meyer worked as an editor for five years and wrote Sailor Moon fanfiction under the pen name of Alicia Blade.
Jenny Han is a New York Times bestselling author, former children's bookseller and children's librarian.
Any Doctor Who fan is sure to enjoy this collection! The writers have captured the unique characteristics of each Doctor (4th, 9th, 11th and 12th) and their companions in these…
Patrick Ness, an award-winning novelist, has written many powerful books, including the Chaos Walking Trilogy and A Monster Calls.
Just as good as the first book! The way the story continues, the more you find out about certain characters, the more the story unfolds. I really enjoyed the second…
Such an amazing ending to a great series!! I didn’t expect any of that at all. Such a great little series to read and enjoy. Fast paced and easy to…
How good was this book!! So fast paced and such an amazing storyline. I actually kept forgetting that the children were only 13 but they’ve been written like they’re much…
To All The Boys I've Loved Before is a book about first loves, embarrassing moments and family struggles. Lara Jean is a middle child with a single dad and a…
When survival is everything what do you sacrifice to protect yourself?
The message behind the storyline was visible to see and understand. It really makes you see things in so many perspectives. The ending was crazy and it really makes you…
S.T.A.G.S author M.A. Bennett is back with her second novel, The Island. This book reads from an outsider perspective with a kid that doesn't fit in and an elite group…
These stories are about a princess in disguise to either save her kingdom or to avoid the throne.
This is a list of Young Adult mystery books that are published in 2018. Get in quick to place a reservation on these items!
Shaun Tan's latest book conveys a deep and saddening emotion with only a few short lines to a page.
These young adult novels include characters who immigrated or whose parents/grandparents immigrated to another country.
This book has mixed reviews and you will either love it or you will hate it. Pick it up now and decide for yourself
Becoming an adult can be very confusing. This handy guide will help you transition from being a teen to an adult, or an adult to a fully functioning adult.
When the king and his heir die suddenly in battle, the fate of the kingdom is left in the hands of the royal 17 year old twins. Everything seems peaceful,…
When all Sophie wants to do is cook, but the producers of a teen based cooking reality TV show have other ideas, will Sophie participate in the saucy drama, or…
When Alyssa starts to hear flowers and bugs talking, is she going insane like her mother, or is it something deeper and more mysterious, linked to the ever mystical Wonderland?
A slightly different take on the Zombie genre, where instead of people being turned into Zombies, what if Zombies could be cured and turned back into people?
Love, Simon is an uplifting, romantic, sweet and hilarious movie based off the popular novel Simon vs the Homo Sapiens Agenda!
I really enjoyed this novel and I can't wait for the next novel to be released! If you like sci-fi and thrillers this is the book for you! A lot…
Just as good as the first! This volume explored how the mystics and the skeksis came about and why the crystal was purple. I was amazed by how well they…
The beginning before the movie. I really enjoyed reading this and seeing what has happened to explain things I had not known when I watched the movie. As a comic…
Shadowhunters, demons, warlocks & more reside in the magical world Cassandra Clare has crafted over several book series and short stories.
Aaaah, the internet. So much misinformation! Here are some non-fiction titles for teens to help with those tricky times.
Fleur's latest book is an intense and energetic novel that will grab your interest until the very end.
These titles are shortlisted for book of the year for older readers - 13-18 years of age.
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I really enjoyed this book! It sort of reminded me of ‘The Hunchback of Notre Dame’ but obviously not the same. It was definitely not something I usually read but…
This book was amazing from the start. The way the story wove with the history of the storyline was brilliant! It reminded me a bit of the villages in the…
I am ecstatic with how this book was written! Start to finish it had you hooked! The connection between Hadley and Archer and his family throughout the book was beautiful.…
A great book for anyone who enjoys warlocks/witches/wizards and a magical adventure! I’m very pleased with how this book ended. I can’t wait for book 2 to be released. I…
I really enjoyed this novel. It captured me from the start. The way everything entwined together was amazing. The relationships built between the characters. The doubt, the certainty and the…
As well as writing adult fiction Richelle Mead also writes young adult fiction about vampires, magic, spirits and stories of young women.
These teen novels are about ghosts, the afterlife & reincarnation. If you want to ease into a horror story, these books are the way to go.
Teen & children's historical fiction featuring characters fighting for women's suffrage in the 19th & 20th centuries.
These YA mystery/thriller novels that are based on real-life crimes (historical or contemporary).
Small Spaces is definitely a book you want to read, even if you don't know it yet because you won't be able to put it down or stop your fascination…
These young adult books are about characters who are considered nerds and geeks. We really know they are the ones run the show!
A beautiful movie which explores the topic of bullying and the impacts that it can have on the victim, the people surrounded by the bullying and even the impact it…
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Legendary brings the readers back to the dangerous world of Caraval with Tella and Scarlett following the competition to a new city.
A classic 90s film to watch over and over.
A fantastic read that will keep you intrigued the whole way through!
Starry Eyes is a fantastic new book with friendship, humor, camping, astronomy and romance!
After an incredible first book in the series Citra, Rowan and the other scythes are back in Thunderhead.
Leah & Simon are back and about to graduate, go to college and attend prom - plenty of daunting & exciting experiences all at the same time.
Find a new illustrated world to fall into with this collection of books for every graphic novel lover.
Did you love the film Anastasia as a child? Have a look at these YA novels set in Russia.
Seen it on TV? Why not try the book! This list is for YA books that have been turned into TV series.
An easy guide to assist teens with managing anxiety and depression.
How many of these novels from Australian authors have you read? Fantasy, romance, contemporary, history, sci-fi & more in this diverse list.
A Court of Frost and Starlight is a new novella from Sarah J. Maas set after the events of the books in A Court of Thorns and Roses trilogy.
I can't believe I have finally finished the series! It was an amazing series and what an ending! Wrapped up storylines nicely and showed Sasuke's change of will in such…
The Nevermoor audiobook is somehow even more magical, hilarious, and entertaining than the already incredible novel.
Get in quick on the latest and greatest that Young Adult fiction has to offer by requesting to borrow before they even hit the shelves!
A subgenre of Urban Fantasy, elfpunk stories have traditional mythological creatures such as faeries and elves in modern urban settings
These books are aimed at young adult readers and feature gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender characters.
The Obernewtyn Chronicles are a classic fantasy/dystopian series written by an Australian author.
You'll definitely find aliens in these young adult novels.
Sarah Dessen writes Young Adult fiction based on real life issues that some teens may be facing today.
Is friendship worth lying to police and everyone around you? Goodbye, Perfect is the story of a teenage struggle between right and wrong.
Today is the last living day for Mateo & Rufus. They don't know when they'll die in the 24 hours or how but it is certain that they will.
Before I Fall is a sweeping story about cruel teenagers, redemption, mistakes and human behaviour. This book knocked me off my feet.
This movie is amazing! It's an awesome mix of fantasy, slice-of-life and science fiction.
Natural death has been eliminated and we no longer fear dying. So how do people’s lives come to an end? By a professional reaper, a scythe.
Batman: Nightwalker book is an exciting, action-filled story about the young man who will become Batman, defender of Gotham.
The Boundless Sublime is an intense story of a deeply disturbing cult that brings in a teenage girl when she’s at her most vulnerable.
Warcross is a virtual reality with impressive landscapes, skill sets for each player and power-ups in this worldwide online competition.
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Riverdale is the dark, scandal-filled reinvention of the popular Archie comics. This show is seriously addictive and uncontrollable!
All of these recently released Young Adult novels are in the final round of the Goodreads 2017 awards! Which one is your winner?
These books are in the final round for the Goodreads 2017 award for best Young Adult Fantasy & Science Fiction! How many have you read?
Fifty fears, fifty weeks. Every week Esther will face a fear with the help of her friend Jonah to find Death and break a family curse.
Do you love reading YA books but you're always on the go? Borrow an audiobook to experience great stories that travel anywhere with you!
Seconds is one of the best graphic novels that delivers a witty story while your eyes are delighted by the fantastic illustrations.
Always loved a fairytale? These young adult novels with a fairytale flavour are brand new this year.
Have you read any of the new Aussie YA fiction books?
Romy Silvers is all alone on a voyage to "Earth II". This book is a unique masterpiece with fantastic twists and shocking revelations.
These books are not action packed or stressful. They will refresh your mood if you've read too much end-of-the-world dystopian fiction.
My Life As A Hashtag explores the digital age for teenagers, and where lives are documented on Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat and it's not always something they want to remain online…
Is it deja vu? Or has something happened to us in a parallel universe? Have a look at these YA books all about parallel universes!
Walk into a world of adventure about women who fight, conquer and indisputably win.
The classic Grimm Brothers fairytale given makeover after makeover for young adults.
Catch up with the latest and most exciting Young Adult books by borrowing one of these today!
Here is the shortlist for Book of the Year for Older Readers. What's your pick?
Read the Hunger Games, Twilight and Harry Potter? Looking for more? Have a look at these books to get you hooked on another series.
These books feature adolescents, aliens, spaceships, extraterrestrials, planets and awesomeness.
Try these young adult fiction books written by Australian authors. You may find your next favourite author here!
Soppy showcases all the beautiful small moments in a relationship that are pure joy and hilarity along with an adorable comic drawing style.
Geekerella is an adorable fangirling twist on the classic story of Cinderella. A super cute book that's easy to read with drama and emotion.
Begin, End, Begin showcases brilliant Young Adult writers of Australia with fantastic short stories by Amie Kaufman, Michael Pryor and more.
Let's be honest, we all judge a book by its cover. Try to resist these beautiful works of art.
Flame in the Mist is a fantastic new novel influenced by Japanese culture, the legend of Mulan and the 47 Ronin. A thrilling book!
In a small Western Australian town, young Charlie forms an unlikely friendship with outcast Jasper Jones when the death of a child occurs.
A young librarian's dream finding a lost city cursed after war between the Gods and men, but Lazlo finds much more than that on his journey.
A fantastic ending to a thrilling and magical trilogy. Feyre must decide who to trust amongst the dazzling, lethal High Lords as war looms.
Prepare yourself for a zombie apocolypse. Grab your pitchfork and dive into these novels!
This is a collection of items for young women looking for inspiration from strong, powerful courageous role models, both real and fictional.
Join 14 year old Evan on a journey through Gallipoli in World War I. In diary form, we see the war through Evan's eyes and Evan has a secret
Fabulous young adult reads by Australian indigenous authors.
The Blue Bloods were once Lucifer's army of angels who fought alongside him in an epic war but became fallen angels forced to live on earth as vampires.
Level Up is the story of Dennis Ouyang, a young Chinese boy who finds relief from strict parents through a love of video games.
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If you love teen romance novels, with a little paranormal flair then this is one for you. It is a series, so the fun doesn't have to stop here.
A fantastic story about the friendship of two girls in the middle of their most emotional years as teenagers.
The Amateurs starts with a missing teenage girl but takes a twist when an online community of crimesolvers investigate years afterwards.
Heard of slice of life manga? Lacking plot and narrative conflict, it depicts relaxing events often with humour. Yotsuba is one of these.
Recommended fiction written by Australian authors for teenagers and young adults.
Do you love Anime or Manga but don't know what else to read? Try these books!
A fairly entertaining horror comic (choked to a rough M rating by the DC publisher), featuring tragicomedy antihero Simon Dark stumbling through various urban mysteries in a city that allegedly…
Here are 15 of the best teen movies ever! Some guaranteed to make you laugh, some to make you cry, and all emotions in between.
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Why read one book at a time when you can hold 10 on one of our eBook apps? Borrow an eBook today from our Young Adult section!
A collection of novels and DVD's about teen witches.
Recommended for any Young Adult Fantasy addict.
I love the art and simple conversation in this graphic novel as Aria and her cat Jelly Beans work towards completing their mission.
Set in 19th-century Russia two wizards duel for the position of the Imperial Enchanter.
An excellent read for fans of YA, fantasy and assassins.
This is a must read series for anyone who every dreamed of being a Prince or Princess. This last installment wraps up the series wonderfully with a neat little twist.
Check out these great adventure series suitable for boys aged 12 and up to encourage them to read. Get stuck into these exciting titles now!
Here is a list of wonderful coming of age films, that may have you reminiscing teenage growing pains.
A few novels recommended for young adults to read over the holidays.
A few novels recommended for young adults to read over the holiday.
Ellen Hopkins writing style is similar to poetry giving the whole book an out of this world experience.
The book was better.
Mistaken for a boy, Haruhi is invited to join the boy's-only Host Club at her prestigious private school. Awkward situations ensue.
Similar to "City of Bones" but with a sense of humour. Immersive writing makes the experince visceral.
You may have seen the movies, but have you read the books?
From historical fiction, to magical realism and literary fiction here are some recent must-read Young Adult titles.
Fiction written by Australian authors for teenagers and young adults.
A short list of titles popular in the young adult community with film adaptations.
If you like the teen TV series why not try the book?
Callie hates camping but wants to impress her new friends. Things go badly as phones and rations are lost, and voices come from the shadows.
Surfing, dragons, Knights of St George, what isn't there to like about this book?
The original classic book now turned into a TV series.
A teen socialite tests positive for Homicidal Tendency Syndrome and becomes a social pariah. An interesting read with a massive twist.
Funny, and completely weird but definitely good.
A unqiue tale about a village without sound, and soon without sight, reliant on a kingdom down a treacherous mountain.
An amazing personal memoir, Lindsey Stirling speaks honestly about relationships with family, bandmates and other personal hurdles.
An excellent twist on an old tale.
A collection of novels by the popular young adult author Rainbow Rowell.
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Played all the Halo video games? Then delve into the vast universe of Halo lore with this comprehensive list of everything Halo.
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These books should be made into movies, they are just that good. Try them and see for yourself!
Awesome follow up from the Iron Trial! Never sure what's going to happen next or what Col's secret really means. Fantastic series- recommended if you enjoyed Harry Potter.
I'm a sucker for a Holly Black book. And this is no exception. Cassandra and Holly make a great team. It does get a little dark, so recommended for older…
I love Scott Westerfeld, though it dragged on a little in the middle. Awesome concept- superheros with sucky powers. Overall a good read- would recommend.
Love this book. If you enjoy this, read Holly's earlier fae series starting with Tithe. Love the dark faerie theme and LGBT addition makes it feel more like real life.…
Fans will enjoy this action packed read that includes an enemy from the past.
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