Tag Archives: Young Adult

Will I ever grow up?

This is not a new subject for any adult involved in writing, reading and reviewing Young Adult books – we get asked ‘why’ a lot. As in “Why do we ‘still’ like YA, even though we’re supposedly now grown up”? I have thought … Continue reading

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The Aussie YA Blog Hop – some #LoveOzYA recommendations

This is something a bit different for me, but it’s a subject that’s close to my heart 🙂 This week, the Aussie YA Bloggers Group is sharing the #LoveOzYA love across the blogosphere by talking about their favourite Aussie YA … Continue reading

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YA heroine, 1910 style

Recently I read a Stella Prize interview with Melbourne Young Adult author, Nicole Hayes, in which she talks about the lack of Australian YA authors when she was a teen, and the importance of having stories from your own country. Here’s … Continue reading

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