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YA Literature

A slightly amorphous category but for the sake of classification, we'll say these are books for teens. Stories here span all genres and are told with a punch. 

Oh, even though we say young adult, it'll be perfectly okay for grown-ups to dip their toes into the stories here too. You'll probably recognise yourself in them. 
  • 90 Packets of Instant Noodles

    $12.52

    Written by Deb Fitzpatrickpaperback Joel and Craggs are in it together. They drink booze together, they flirt with petty theft together and, when C...

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    $12.52
  • All's Faire in Middle School

    $17.00

    Written and Illustrated by Victoria Jamiesonpaperback Calling all Raina Telgemeier fans! The Newbery Honor-winning author of Roller Girl is back wi...

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    $17.00
  • Saving Jazz

    $13.66

    Written by Kate McCaffreypaperbackJasmine Lovely has it all – the looks, the grades, the friends. But when a house party spins out of control, Jaz...

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    $13.66
  • Crashing Down

    $13.66

    Written by Kate McCaffreypaperbackLucy is in Year 12 and under pressure to succeed. The last thing she needs now is an intense boyfriend. Breaking...

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    $13.66
  • In Ecstasy

    $12.52

    Written by Kate McCaffreypaperbackMia and Sophie have been best friends forever — but that’s all about to change. Experimenting with alcohol, flir...

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    $12.52
  • Have You Seen Ally Queen?

    $12.52

    Written by Deb Fitzpatrickpaperback Ally Queen, aged fifteen, is the new kid in a very small town. Life is tough when your closest friend is miles...

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    $12.52
  • Dress Rehearsal

    $12.52

    Written by Zoe ThurnerpaperbackLara Pearlman has an appetite for life. She loves acting, vintage clothes and her best friend Oggy. She flirts wit...

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    $12.52
  • Creepy and Maud

    $12.52

    Written by Dianne TouchellpaperbackHilarious and heartbreaking, Creepy & Maud charts the relationship between two social misfits, played out in...

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    $12.52
  • Beautiful Monster

    $12.52

    Written by Kate McCaffreypaperbackIt only takes a few blood-stained seconds for Tessa’s life to change forever. Her brother is gone and now she wan...

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    $12.52
  • Shimmer

    $10.24

    Written by Jennifer McBride and Lynda Nixonpaperback Kora is a powerful genie sent away against her will. Her homeland is threatened and she’s been...

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    $10.24
  • Bugs

    $18.44

    Written by Whiti Hereakapaperback Meet Bugs:  smart, sarcastic, sixteen and stuck in a small town without a driver’s license. Bugs has been best ...

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    $18.44
  • Lucky Draw Anthology

    $22.76

    Lucky Draw is an exciting collection of stories and poems especially for children covering 7 different genres, told by 33 authors. There are over 5...

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    $22.76
  • Short and Twisted: Stories and Poems with a Twist (2013)

    $22.76

    There is something for every reading taste in this stimulating collection of stories and poems. Trying to work out the twist at the end is as enjoy...

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    $22.76
  • Pet

    $12.14

    Written by Akwaeke EmezipaperbackHow do you save the world from monsters if no one will admit they exist?There are no more monsters anymore, or so ...

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    $12.14
  • Elatsoe

    $24.74

    Written by Darcie Little Badger  |  Illustrated by Rovina CaihardcoverA magical YA story that blends genres.Imagine an America very similar to ou...

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    $24.74
  • The Weight of Our Sky

    $16.31

    Written by Hanna AlkafpaperbackA music loving teen with OCD does everything she can to find her way back to her mother during the historic race rio...

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    $16.31
  • The Secret Sky

    $12.14

    Written by Atia Abawipaperback Fatima is a Hazara girl, raised to be obedient and dutiful. Samiullah is a Pashtun boy raised to defend the traditi...

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    $12.14
  • Kepala Kotak

    $11.38

    Written by Farihan BahronpaperbackKumpulan cerpen Kepala Kotak oleh Farihan Bahron menyajikan 15 buah cerpen yang ditulis dari 2017 hingga 2021. Te...

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    $11.38
  • The Erasure Initiative

    $15.33

    Written by Lili WilkinsonpaperbackA brilliant psychological thriller from one of Australia's finest YA authors.I wake up, and for a few precious se...

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    $15.33
  • Blue Squared

    $8.19

    Written by Luna OrchidpaperbackThe unnamed narrator of this verse novel is an adolescent girl who lives in Hong Kong. Like many teenagers, she str...

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    $8.19
  • Red Eyes

    $6.53

    Written by Varsha Seshanpaperback11-year-old Veer Prann runs away from his posh boarding school, where he was bullied, to Suryanagar, where his fa...

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    $6.53
  • Wing of the Locust

    $8.35

    Written by Joel Donato ChingpaperbackAs Tuan delves deeper into the craft of a mambabarang and its applications in espionage, sabotage and assassin...

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    $8.35
  • Before the Ever After

    $15.02

    Written by Jacqueline WoodsonpaperbackNational Book Award winner Jacqueline Woodson’s stirring novel-in-verse explores how a family moves forward ...

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    $15.02
  • Kingdom of Blood and Gold

    $20.41

    Written by Joyce ChuapaperbackFive Elementals. A fallen kingdom. One survivor to restore it.Following the events of last winter, Desert Rose flees ...

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    $20.41
  • Alone Out Here

    $24.28

    Written by Riley RedgatehardcoverWhat do you stand for, when you’re one of the last left standing? The year is 2072. Soon a volcanic eruption will...

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    $24.28
  • Until Morning

    $18.74

    Written by Joyce Chuapaperback What if you meet the boy of your dreams ... literally? Lexi Lee thinks she’s found her soulmate. The problem is, she...

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    $18.74
  • Queen of the Tiles

    $16.69

    Written by Hanna AlkafpaperbackThey Wish They Were Us meets The Queen’s Gambit in the world of competitive Scrabble when a teen girl is forced to i...

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    $16.69
  • Dragon Hoops

    $28.83

    Written and Illustrated by Gene Luen YanghardcoverGene understands stories—comic book stories, in particular. Big action. Bigger thrills. And the ...

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    $28.83
  • The Astonishing Color of After

    $17.00

    Written by Emily X. R. PanpaperbackA stunning, heartbreaking debut novel about grief, love, and family.Leigh Chen Sanders is absolutely certain abo...

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    $17.00
  • An Arrow to the Moon

    $15.93

    Written by Emily X.R. PanpaperbackRomeo and Juliet meets Chinese mythology in this magical novel by the New York Times bestselling author of The As...

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    $15.93
  • In the Wild Light

    $15.18

    Written by Jeff ZentnerpaperbackA poignant coming-of-age novel about two best friends whose friendship is tested when they get the opportunity to l...

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    $15.18
  • Land Of Sand And Song

    $19.50

    Written by Joyce ChuapaperbackLegend has it that a magical spring lies dormant in the heart of the Khuzar desert. Said to be a gift from the gods, ...

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    $19.50
  • If You Could See the Sun

    $21.62

    Written by Ann LianghardcoverAlice Sun has always felt invisible at her elite Beijing international boarding school, where she’s the only scholarsh...

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    $21.62
  • It's Trevor Noah: Born a Crime

    $13.66

    Written by Trevor NoahpaperbackThe host of The Daily Show, Trevor Noah, tells the story of growing up half black, half white in South Africa under ...

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    $13.66
  • Are You There, Buddha?

    $15.93

    Written by Pip HarrypaperbackA fresh, funny and very contemporary take on puberty, first periods and relationships from the CBCA award-winning auth...

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    $15.93
  • Game Changer

    $13.89

    Written by Neal ShustermanpaperbackAll it takes is one hit on the football field, and suddenly Ash’s life doesn’t look quite the way he remembers ...

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    $13.89