Who doesn't love a good old-fashioned adventure story? Adventure stories, particularly within young adult fiction, are making a comeback; harking back to the days of The Famous Five and the Hardy Boys. In these books, you'll find mystery, suspense, drama and relationships - everything that makes for a rollicking good read.

First Light - Rebecca Stead
The Maya Codex - Adrian D'Hage
To Die For - Mark Svendson
Phoebe Nash: Girl Warrior - Justin D'Ath
Trash - Andy Mulligan
The Island - Sarah Singleton