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‘I Had Such Friends’ tops Australian YA bestsellers chart

Australian YA bestsellers: October

Debut author and high school teacher Meg Gatland-Veness is at the top of the Australian YA bestsellers chart for October with her novel I Had Such Friends, which explores the death of a high school student and the ‘complicated lives of the people left behind’. Elsewhere, the YA chart continues to be dominated by YA fantasy author Lynette Noni, who occupies six spots in the chart with her ‘Medoran Chronicles’ and ‘Whisper’ series.

  1. I Had Such Friends (Meg Gatland-Veness, Pantera Press)
  2. Whisper (Lynette Noni, Pantera Press)
  3. We Three Heroes (Lynette Noni, Pantera Press)
  4. Impostors (Scott Westerfeld, Allen & Unwin)
  5. Akarnae (Lynette Noni, Pantera Press)
  6. Just Breathe (Andrew Daddo, Penguin Random House)
  7. Raelia (Lynette Noni, Pantera Press)
  8. Draekora (Lynette Noni, Pantera Press)
  9. Graevale (Lynette Noni, Pantera Press)
  10. Palace of Fires (Bill Bennett, Penguin Random House)

© Nielsen BookScan 2018
Period covered: 16 September to 13 October
Data supplied by Nielsen BookScan’s book sales monitoring system from 1000 retailers nationwide


Category: Think Australian Junior Bestsellers