LOVE OZ YA

 

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This week is the Aussie/NZ YA Bloggers  group has started a blog hop. The moderators are: 

They have put together 10 questions to help celebrate our amazing home-grown Authors and I’m so happy to be participating.

Q1.pngI love that it’s home-grown and surprisingly under hyped, there are some great books that my international friends haven’t even heard of and I love introducing hidden
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q2.pngJay Kristoff and Amie Kaufman, I actually meet these 2 at the Nevernight launch and they are so down to earth and fantastic. Also Mark Zusak, John Marsden. Some new favorites are Jacinta Maree and Lynette Noni.

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Tomorrow when the war began by John Marsden. I devoured this series in my teens and remember reading them over and over again, I love the world and all the companion novels (The Ellie chronicles) My series is seriously mismatched and worn down but I love them more for it because their childhood memories.


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Nevernight by Jay Kristoff, I’m sorry but what even is a Jay Kristoff? Where did he come from and why have I not read his work earlier? I loved every minute of Nevernight and it’s not going to be for everyone because the writing is quite heavy but I loved having so much information about the world and such an amazing main characters.
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C.S Pacat’s Captive Prince series, I haven’t read this yet so I’m counting her as a this answer because I can’t think of anyone else! Please recommendations people?
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Asides from the obvious Illuminae series I’m going to go with Akarnae by Lynette Noni this is a 5 book series and is only up to book . The world is fantastic and book two is above and beyond better than book 1 so I can’t wait to see what the next book has in store for us + lookit the cover *heart eyes* so pretty
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Soulless by Jacinta Maree I wasn’t expecting much from this book but I thoroughly enjoyed it, the premise is different from anything else I’ve ever read, people regenerate only to go crazy as they start remembering past lives. I really liked the main character and even though the ending wasn’t what I hoped it would be I’m continuing on with the series.
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Illuminae You know how many people I have forced this book on?! So far everyone’s loved it so all is well! If you haven’t read this please please pleaasseee go read it you won’t regret it!
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27193294.jpgFrankie by Shivan Plozza This book sounds fantastic and  I can’t wait to read about an Australian teenager and I’m pretty sure I can relate to that 🙂1162022.jpg

Also On The Jellicoe Road by Melina Marchetta, I have no idea why I didn’t read this in high school with everyone else but I’m planning on reading this very soon.

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I love all my Aussie blogger friends but here are a few of the awesome Aussie bloggers I love to follow and here bookish news from 🙂

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To my Australian friends, let me know if you’re participating, I’ll be blog hoping for the rest of the week any how and I need some more Aussie book recommendations 🙂

To all my international friends, is there anything you’ve wondered about us mysterious Aussies that you’d like to ask?

I’m not saying I know a lot about Australia but I do live here so my knowledge is somewhere up there with the Prime Ministers bahahah!

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35 thoughts on “LOVE OZ YA

              1. I liked what I read of SYBG, so I know it’ll be great once my mood shifts!!

                Omg I am conflicted with You. I’m liking it IN SO MANY WAYS. Some of which I totally shouldn’t omg. Her writing is phenomenal. I’ve got about an hour left til the end. I am finishing it tomorrow!! It has been decided!!

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  1. Frankie is brilliant, especially if you know Melbourne (but doesn’t matter if you don’t) and I only read Jellicoe Road recently and was blown away – it is a little confusing with names and time changes at first, but it sucks you in 😀

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    1. Isn’t it! I love it, I think I got it from my school library in highschool and then bought a seriously mismatched series from different eBay sellers 😂 oh the days with out book depository were a struggle! Bahahah Did you ever watch the movie?

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      1. Thank you for re-blogging in the first place! I seriously don’t mind if any one would like to reblog my posts or mention them but I completely understand if you had to take it down for any reason. I’ll check out your post now 🙂

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        1. It was more about ensuring I never inadvertently violated the copyright of digital imagery. Not that I’m accusing anyone I’ve reblogged before, it was more that I was setting a new uniform policy to cover my backside. AND I still wanted to mention your post so I did it the way I did. Hope you approve, and get some traffic from it.

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  2. I really need to read Tomorrow, When the War Began. I don’t know how I missed that when I was growing up, but somehow I did 😅 Same as On The Jellicoe Road and Melina Marchetta in general. I vaguely recall reading Looking for Alibrandi at school, but I remember nothing. I’m super excited to start Nevernight.

    And thank you so, so much for the mention!!! You’re the sweetest 😘

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