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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…

LoveOzYA Book Bingo

LoveOzYA Book Bingo

In October, we’re running our first-ever LoveOzYA Book Bingo! Can you read your way through enough Aussie YA to claim five squares in a row?…

#LoveOzYA New School Reads

#LoveOzYA New School Reads

Starting at a new school can be both daunting and exciting. We hope reading about characters going through a similar situation provides some comfort as…

#LoveOzYA Q&A with J.S. Burns for WHISPER OF SHADOWS AND SNAKES

#LoveOzYA Q&A with J.S. Burns for WHISPER OF SHADOWS AND SNAKES

After living in various cities, J.S. Burns now calls Queensland home. He is a retail manager, model, and now author, with the release of his…

The #LoveOzYA Christmas Gift Guide

The #LoveOzYA Christmas Gift Guide

Want to buy a book for someone in your life but have no idea what they might like? We’ve got you. Our latest book list…