Junior Newsletter
Children's and YA book reviews and interviews

Words in Deep Blue
Cath Crowley, Pan, September 2016, reviewed by Meg Whelan x

Since her brother Cal drowned 10 months ago, Rachel has failed Year 12, lost all her friends and watched her mother become consumed by grief.... Read more


Down the garden path: Jessica Miller on ‘Elizabeth and Zenobia’ x

Reviewer Dani Solomon calls Jessica Miller’s debut middle-grade adventure story Elizabeth and Zenobia (Text, September), about the timid Elizabeth and the fearless Zenobia, ‘the perfect... Read more


Shelf help: Cath Crowley on ‘Words in Deep Blue’ x

A love story set in a second-hand bookshop, Cath Crowley’s latest YA novel Words in Deep Blue is ‘a beautiful examination of grief, love and... Read more


On tour: Rainbow Rowell x

Rainbow Rowell’s YA novels include Eleanor and Park (Orion), Fangirl and Carry On (both Macmillan). She is travelling to the Melbourne Writers Festival in August... Read more



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