Tag Archives: Young Adult Books

Read it before you see it

There are lots of books that getting the dramatic treatment in 2016, either for the movies or for TV and it is a truth universally acknowledged that the book is better 99% of the time. Here are some of the books … Continue reading

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Hush Hush by Becca Fitzpatrick

Hush Hush by Becca Fitzpatrick Simon & Schuster | 2009 | 391 p. Found on the YA shelves at YA FITZPATRICK   Plot Summary : Nora grey is an average girl. She goes to school, studies hard, gets good grades and … Continue reading

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2013 Prime Minister’s Literary Awards Shortlists

A few days ago the shortlists for the 2013 Prime Minister’s Literary Awards was announced by Prime Minister Julia Gillard and Arts Minister Tony Burke. From children’s books that excel in the art of storytelling through to revealing works of … Continue reading

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Young Adult News

The Blue Mountains Library now has a couple of sites specifically for Young Adult book and library news: check them out on Pinterest and Tumblr. What is Pinterest? Pinterest is a virtual ‘pin-board’ where people can ‘pin’ or ‘re-pin’ images, … Continue reading

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Inky Awards 2012

The winners of the 2012 Inky Awards were announced a few days ago. These awards go to books for Young Adults and are voted on by Young Adults.  The Gold Inky, which is awarded to an Australian author, was won … Continue reading

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The Prime Minister’s Literary Awards 2011

Yesterday the winners of the 2011 Prime Minister’s Literary Awards were announced by Prime Minister, Julia Gillard and Arts Minister, Simon Crean. Now in its fourth year, the Prime Minister’s Literary Awards recognise and reward excellence in Australian literature. This … Continue reading

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