Exciting YA books to look out for in 2021

Long Way Down: The Graphic Novel

Long Way Down: The Graphic Novel

Jason Reynolds, Danica Novgorodoff

The award-winning, bestselling verse novel is now a stunning graphic novel with illustrations by Danica Novgorodoff.

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Off the Map

Off the Map

Scot Gardner

Getting lost, falling in love, pushing boundaries, exploring the world - powerfully honest stories to make you think and feel, from the award-winning author of The Dead I Know and Changing Gear.

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When We Are Invisible

When We Are Invisible

Claire Zorn

The sequel to Claire Zorn's acclaimed debut The Sky So Heavy. A heart-stopping dystopian YA set in the Australian bush.

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 Read reviewThe Boy from the Mish

The Boy from the Mish

Gary Lonesborough

A funny and heart-warming queer Indigenous YA novel, set in a rural Australian community, about seventeen-year-old Jackson finding the courage to explore who he is, even if it scares him.

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The Prison Healer

The Prison Healer

Lynette Noni

From bestselling Australian author Lynette Noni comes a dark, thrilling YA fantasy perfect for fans of Sarah J. Maas and Sabaa Tahir.

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Tell Me Why for Young Adults

Tell Me Why for Young Adults

Archie Roach

In his inspirational, highly acclaimed memoir - and including reflections from First Nations Elders and young people - Archie Roach tells the story of his life and his music.

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A Vow So Bold and Deadly

A Vow So Bold and Deadly

Brigid Kemmerer

Grey has been revealed as the rightful prince of Emberfall. But the kingdom is crumbling fast, torn between his claim and that of the reigning Prince Rhen and Princess Harper.

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 Read reviewConcrete Rose

Concrete Rose

Angie Thomas

The author revisits Garden Heights 17 years before the events of The Hate U Give in this searing and poignant exploration of Black boyhood and manhood.

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 Read reviewLove Is a Revolution

Love Is a Revolution

Renee Watson

Harlem teenager Nala is looking forward to a summer of movies and ice cream until she falls in love with the very woke Tye and pretends to be a social activist.

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Dead or Alive

Dead or Alive

Derek Landy

Skulduggery, Valkyrie and Omen return in the 14th and penultimate novel in the internationally bestselling Skulduggery Pleasant series - and their most epic test yet...

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What's the T?

What’s the T?

Juno Dawson, Soofiya

A frank and funny exploration of being transgender, from the author of This Book is Gay.

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The Gaps

The Gaps

Leanne Hall

A tribute to friendship in all its guises, The Gaps is a moving examination of vulnerability and strength, safety and danger, and the particular uncertainty of being a young woman in the world.

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The True Colour of a Little White Lie

The True Colour of a Little White Lie

Gabriel Bergmoser

From the super-talented young author of the best-selling The Hunted comes a book that reminds you just how tough adolescence can be.

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Mirror's Edge (Impostors, Book  3)

Mirror’s Edge (Impostors, Book 3)

Scott Westerfeld

A secret mission. False identities. Surveillance dust. High stakes. The heart-stopping third book in the New York Times bestselling Impostors series.

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Waking Romeo

Waking Romeo

Kathryn Barker

What if Juliet Capulet met someone who made her doubt true love? What if Wuthering Heights was a message to a time traveller? A cosmic reimagining of Romeo and Juliet and homage to two literary classics in a compelling novel about...

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Dirt Circus League

Dirt Circus League

Maree Kimberley

Take a trip into a dystopian Far North Queensland with this wildly exciting YA novel by Brisbane author Maree Kimberley

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House of Hollow

House of Hollow

Krystal Sutherland

The Hollow sisters - Vivi, Grey and Iris - are as seductively glamorous as they are mysterious.

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 Read reviewAll Our Hidden Gifts

All Our Hidden Gifts

Caroline O'Donoghue

Maeve Chambers doesn't have much going for her. Not only does she feel like the sole idiot in a family of geniuses, she managed to drive away her best friend Lily a year ago. But when she finds a pack of dusty old tarot cards at...

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Lore

Lore

Alexandra Bracken

Hunt, or be hunted: in modern day New York, the houses of the ancient Greek heroes play a murderous game every seven years. For one hunter, Lore, the time has come to seek the ultimate vengeance for her family's murder. A...

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Game Changer

Game Changer

Neal Shusterman

An ambitious and magnetic novel from the New York Times bestselling Neal Shusterman, about a teenage American football player forced into a series of a parallel lives.

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Perfect On Paper

Perfect On Paper

Sophie Gonzales

A bisexual girl who gives anonymous love advice to her school friends is hired by the hot new kid to help him get his ex back. Leah on the Offbeat meets To All the Boys I've Loved Before - the new queer YA rom-com from Sophie...

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