Next month, we’re celebrating all things #LoveOzYA! As The YA Room is coming up to its first birthday, we want to spread the love for the community that welcomed us with open arms. Twelve months ago, The YA Room was just a hopeful experiment, created by two girls that met at a book launch and […]… Continue reading A Month of #LoveOzYA Goodness — The YA Room
“He murdered women in cold blood. He terrorised an entire city. He taunted those of us who hunted him down. But despite all these horrors, in the end, I could not deny it . . . I was the girl who loved The Ripper” Seventeen-year-old Audrey Rose Wadsworth was born a lord’s daughter, with a… Continue reading Stalking Jack The Ripper – Kerri Maniscalco
It's hard to keep close a person everyone keeps telling you is gone. It's been sixty-five painful days since the death of Juniper's big sister, Camilla. On her first day back at school, bracing herself for the stares and whispers, Juniper borrows Camie's handbag for luck - and discovers an unsent break-up letter inside. It's… Continue reading Juniper Lemon’s Happiness Index – Julia Israel
A girl named Rose is riding her new bike near her home in Deadwood, South Dakota, when she falls through the earth. She wakes up at the bottom of a square hole, its walls glowing with intricate carvings. But the firemen who comes to save her peer down upon something even stranger: a little girl… Continue reading Sleeping Giants – Sylvain Neuvel
"I don't entirely understand how anyone gets a boyfriend. Or a girlfriend. It just seems like the most impossible odds. A perfect alignment of feelings and circumstances." Molly Peskin-Suso knows all about unrequited love. No matter how many times her twin sister, Cassie, tells her to woman up, Molly is always careful. Better to be… Continue reading The Upside Of The Unrequited – Becky Albertalli
GOOD MORNING FELLOW BOOK LOVERS! Welcome back to another post about another amazing book. As many of you may know, The Hate U Give, also know as THUG, by New York Times Bestselling author Angie Thomas, was selected for our March BOTM for The YA Room, which I help host with Sarah. For anyone who hasn't heard… Continue reading Why You Need To Read THE HATE U GIVE
Hi everyone! Wow, it’s hard to believe yet another month has passed! April was a busy month for us, as always, and we’re so excited for what this month will hold!
As you may recall, at the beginning of April we had our Autumn Picnic! Even though it was rainy, we still had a lovely time indoors, feasting on all the snacks everyone brought and chatting about what we’ve been reading recently! I don’t know about you, but picnics are one of our favourite things to host. We’re already planning our next informal get together!
As usual, we hosted our Twitter chat and our Book Meet at Dymocks, where we talked all about our Book of the Month – Strange the Dreamer by Laini Taylor! Everyone really loved this book, and we’re so pleased we had the opportunity to read it with y’all. Here are some reviews from the people…
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