Saturday 3 June 2017

Day 3 - The rest of the month of #yamatterschallenge

Okay, so I've got a lot to get through in this post, so I'll get straight to the results:

Read Muslim Oz

Unsurprisingly, Randa Abdel-Fatah got a lot of love in this category. Possibly because there still aren't a huge number of other high profile Australian YA writers from Muslim backgrounds...

1st: Does my Head Look Big in this? - Randa Abdel-Fattah
2nd: When Michael met Mina - Randa Abdel-Fattah
3rd: Coming of Age: Growing up Muslim in Australia - Various

Middle Grade:
Equal 1st:
A Different Dog - Paul Jennings
Wonder - R. J. Palacio

Completed Trilogy:
1st: "Every" series - Ellie Marney
2nd: Lumatere Chronicles - Melina Marchetta

Read Asian Oz
1st: Laurinda - Alice Pung
2nd: Freedom Swim - Wai Chim
Equal 3rd:
Little Paradise - Gabrielle Wang
Preloved - Shirley Marr
Rules of Summer & The Arrival- Shaun Tan
Weirdo - Anh Do


1st: Code Name Verity - Elizabeth Wein
Equal 2nd:
If blood should stain the wattle & Miss Lily's Lovely Ladies - Jackie French
Playing Beatie Bow - Ruth Park
Rose Under Fire - Elizabeth Wein

Invented Worlds

Equal 1st:
The Curse Workers series - Holly Blacke
The Medoran Chronicles - Lynette Noni
2nd: Crown of Glass series - Sarah J. Maas
3rd: The Lord of the Rings - J.R.R Tolkien


(By this point, I'm getting lazy and just copying-and-pasting it out of my spreadsheet!)

Equal 1st:

Begin, End, Begin. A #Love OZYA Anthology
Illuminae - Kaufman / Kristoff
Let it Snow - Green / Johnson / Myracle
Will Grayson, Will Grayson - Green / Levithan
Zeroes - Westerfeld

Starts with an S

Equal 1st:
Sabriel - Nix
Sister Heart - Sally Morgan
Spark - Craw

Equal 2nd:
Shield - Craw
So much to tell you - Marsden
Songs that sound like blood - Thomas
Stranger than Fiction - Colfer
Saving Francesca - Marchetta

Indigenous Oz YA:

1st: The Interrogation of Ashala Wolf - Kwaymullina
2nd: Sister Heart - Sally Morgan
3rd: Becoming Kirrall Lewis - Harrison

Multiple POV:

Equal 1st:
Feeling Sorry for Celia - Moriarty
Finding Cassie Crazy - Moriarty

Equal 2nd:
Dreaming of Amelia - Moriarty
The Betrayal of Bindy Mackenzie - Moriarty

Same Universe:

Equal 1st:
Six Impossible Things - Wood
Wildlife - Wood
Cloudwish - Wood

Equal 2nd:
Simon vs the Homosapiens Agenda - Albertalli
Song of the Lioness Series - Pierce

Rainbow books:

1st: Clancy of the Undertow - Chris Currie

Equal 2nd:
Words in Deep Blue - Crowley
Frankie - Plozza
The Hate U Give - Thomas

Happily Ever After:

Equal 1st
Words in Deep Blue - Crowley
Isla and the happily ever after - Perkins

So, you're probably wondering which titles and authors had the most mentions overall across the whole month? I'll have some more results tomorrow.....

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