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First Nations Reads Volume Two

First Nations Reads Volume Two

Looking for some Aussie YA books by First Nations authors to read and recommend? We’ve come up with a list of recent ones to get…

#LoveOzYA Reads for Younger Teens

#LoveOzYA Reads for Younger Teens

A teacher contacted us to ask for some #LoveOzYA reads for their year seven class. Here’s the list of recent Aussie YA books for younger…

#LoveOzYA Q&A with Michael Earp for EVERYTHING UNDER THE MOON

#LoveOzYA Q&A with Michael Earp for EVERYTHING UNDER THE MOON

Michael Earp is a non-binary writer and bookseller living in Naarm (Melbourne, Australia), the editor of Kindred: 12 Queer #LoveOzYA Stories and contributor to Underdog: #LoveOzYA Short Stories….

Halloween Horror Reads

Halloween Horror Reads

We’ve rounded up a list of thrilling, chilling reads to celebrate halloween. You can download a PDF version to print via the button below.

Ok, but how do books actually affect the worldview of young people?

Ok, but how do books actually affect the worldview of young people?

Ask Alice is an online column produced by the #LoveOzYA team, and written by our Secretary, Alice Boer-Endacott, who has published several young adult fantasy…

Sporty #LoveOzYA Reads

Sporty #LoveOzYA Reads

FIFA Women’s World Cup withdrawal made the #LoveOzYA team go on the hunt for Aussie YA books where sport plays a leading role. You can…

#LoveOzYA Q&A with Gary Crew for IN THE SECRET PLACE

#LoveOzYA Q&A with Gary Crew for IN THE SECRET PLACE

Gary Crew has published over 100 short stories, novels and illustrated books all over the world. His work has won four Children’s Book Council of…

#LoveOzYA Q&A with Mary Greenwood for MOONTIDE

#LoveOzYA Q&A with Mary Greenwood for MOONTIDE

Mary Greenwood won the 2022 Hawkeye Publishing Manuscript Development Prize, which led to her debut novel, Moontide, being published in 2023. #LoveOzYA’s Dayna Smith caught up…

#LoveOzYA Q&A with Robyn Dennison about BLIND SPOT

#LoveOzYA Q&A with Robyn Dennison about BLIND SPOT

  Robyn Dennison is a PhD candidate at the University of Melbourne, where she teaches creative writing. Her fiction has appeared in Australian literary journals…