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Noni takes three in Australian YA April charts

The first book in Lynette Noni’s ‘Medoran Chronicles’, Akarnae, has taken out top spot in the Australian YA bestsellers chart for April, with the second and third books in the series, Raelia and Draekora, also appearing in this month’s top 10. Noni’s titles are consistent bestsellersAkarnae was also the top-selling Australian YA title in January, when Think Australian last reported the charts for this category.

Two March new releases have also made the April bestsellers: a rejacketed edition of Garth Nix’s fantasy title Mister Monday and adult fiction writer Eliza Henry Jones’ first book for teenagers, P is for Pearl, a work of contemporary realism that explores grief, friendship, mental illness, family and love.

Australian YA fiction bestsellers: April

  1. Akarnae (Lynette Noni, Pantera Press)
  2. Mister Monday (Garth Nix, Allen & Unwin)
  3. Raelia (Lynette Noni, Pantera Press)
  4. Take Three Girls (Simmone Howell, Cath Crowley & Fiona Wood, Pan)
  5. Draekora (Lynette Noni, Pantera Press)
  6. Once and Then (Morris Gleitzman, Penguin)
  7. The Road to Winter (Mark Smith, Text Publishing)
  8. Tomorrow, When the War Began (John Marsden, Pan)
  9. P is for Pearl (Eliza Henry Jones, HarperCollins)
  10. The Secret Science of Magic (Melissa Keil, Hardie Grant Egmont)

© Nielsen BookScan 2018
Period covered: 1 April to 28 April 2018
Data supplied by Nielsen BookScan’s book sales monitoring system from 1000 retailers nationwide


Category: Think Australian Junior Bestsellers