After winning one of the James Patterson grants for encouraging kids to read, Boffins decided to put the focus on keeping kids reading, and so the Boffins Books YA Club was formed.

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Feb 13, 2018
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Feel like some inspiration? Here is a spectacular list of some of the faves of YA.
Feb 09, 2018
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RSVP now for this book launch - or if you can't make it, keep an eye out for this debut novel from Perth author Alicia Tuckerman!
Feb 06, 2018
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Heading to the Writer's Week this year? We'll be on-site selling books, hope to see you there!
Jan 31, 2018
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For those of you who may feel a little nostalgic...
Jan 25, 2018
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For the love of books. Can you imagine four storeys of books, over 2.5 million to choose from and browsing the rare book collection. I think I would just never leave. ❤️❤️ Time to start saving for plane tickets to NY!
Jan 24, 2018
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Jan 02, 2018
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Happy New Year! Is anyone setting themselves a goal for reading this year?
Dec 28, 2017
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What were the best books you read in 2017?
Dec 15, 2017
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More stock is coming of this beautiful, contemporary read for #fridaybookdate. What are you reading? Tell us in the comments below to go in the draw to win a FREE YA New Release. Entries close Sunday 17th December.
Dec 08, 2017
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The days are getting busier and busier at Christmas for us Boffs. How is your Christmas shopping going? What is your favourite recommendations for the YA fan? Here is a sneak preview due next year to get you reading up in advance! #fridaybookdate
Dec 04, 2017
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A few ideas for bookshelf #goals in this one...
Dec 01, 2017
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Sneak peek at #LoveOzYa author, Ellie Marney's new book White Night due March 2018 for #fridaybookdate
Nov 23, 2017
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Come into store today and talk to staff in the kid's section - you'll get a free pass to Wonder valid this weekend, 24th-26th November!
Nov 17, 2017
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Sneak peak at a new contemporary novel coming out in January. The Last Days of Us by Beck Nicholas for #fridaybookdate. As always, supporting #loveOzya
Nov 13, 2017
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It's #ChooseKind Day!
Nov 10, 2017
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Here's a Friday funny for all the HP fans (and otter fans)
Nov 03, 2017
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Amy loves recommendations for #fridaybookdate! Send them through to the YA club email or contact her directly for more awesome sharing and conversation. Happy weekend book lovers xx
Nov 03, 2017
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The limited editions are here (but won't be for long)!
Oct 27, 2017
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Happy reading book lovers and with a bit of YA contemporary for #fridaybookdate, here is something a little different to tempt you.
Oct 20, 2017
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We've just received a huge shipment of Leather Bound Classics from the Barnes and Noble range. What would you pick? Come and see our Literary Classics range and how many there are! All your favourites in a beautiful binding fit for Royalty!
Oct 19, 2017
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It's here! We've also got a beautiful 3-in-1 bindup of His Dark Materials, if you want to revisit the original trilogy:
Oct 18, 2017
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Any Cara Delevingne fans in the group? Have you checked out Mirror, Mirror yet?
Oct 17, 2017
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So many favourites on this list!

Latest reviews

I devoured this book. Patrick Ness has quickly become one of my top favourite authors. His previous book The Rest ... Read more...
'Naondel' follows the feminist epic stories of the Red Abbey and the surrounding realms that Maria Turtschaninoff started in 'Maresi'. ... Read more...
We Come Apart is great for reluctant readers as its verse format makes the text easy to understand and less ... Read more...
Julia Lawrinson was in store with the YA Club on February 3rd 2017. Read the transcript here for a glimpse ... Read more...
The way that Sarah constructs characters to think and just be amazing is amazing. I love how she fits in ... Read more...
Set in New York, over fifty years before Harry’s story begins, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is J.K. ... Read more...
I don’t know where to begin with Words in Deep Blue, other than this was beautiful. Read more...
An absolutely phenomenal work from my favourite Australian YA author. Kate tackles the dark issues of social media, cyberbullying and ... Read more...
Lisa is a member of the Boffins YA Book Club. You can read her blog here. Read more...
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Mental illness is one of those tricky topics that seem to be carefully tip-toed around by authors of YA novels, ... Read more...
Her half brother has just blitzed into her life and turned it upside down, then he goes missing. A poignant ... Read more...
I'd heard of My Sister Rosa, but it wasn't until last week that I read a review convinced me I ... Read more...
“Parker Grant doesn’t need eyes to see through you.” Read more...
I’m going to start off this review with an honest confession: I watched the 5th Wave movie before I read ... Read more...
I read the first line of this book and immediately I was hooked. Read more...

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