You're pumped, right? :)
Nearly 50 people have already signed up (!!!). If you sign up by Australia Day (Jan 26) you are automatically entered to win an Aussie YA book (your choice from 18 titles, sent from The Book Depository).
Here's my sign up post including Aussie YA books I'm planning on reading this year.
First, a bunch of books that are already out that I have been meaning to read:
It's often hard to know about upcoming Aussie YA titles, so I'll be adding more as I hear about them.
Books coming out 2011
7 books by authors I already adore:
Bridge of Clay by Markus Zusak
Kingdom of Cello #1 by Jaclyn Moriarty
Shirley Marr's sophomore title.
As for you? If you are thinking of joining and not sure what Aussie YA to read - you can check out:
- my Aussie YA page for ideas
- My wrap up post for the best of Aussie YA 2010 Series (which include a list of books that are available internationally)
- Melina Marchetta novels (she really is a must read, IMO)
- Favourite Aussie YA Books (113 on the list)
Or: let me tell you who I think you should read...
Which books in this post would you love to read?