Hey YA

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Erica shares a few romances– whimsical as well as serious– that feature diverse characters. Follow the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Stitcher. To get even more YA news and recommendations, sign up for our What’s Up in YA newsle
Kelly and Erica highlight excellent books for Latinx Heritage Month and dig into must-read YA memoirs. Follow the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Stitcher. To get even more YA news and recommendations, sign up for our What’s Up i
Erica shares a couple books that made her want to read more as an adult, as well as some she’s really looking forward to. Follow the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Stitcher. To get even more YA news and recommendations, sign up
Kelly and Erica talk about new releases they’re loving so far and about those they’re excited to be released. Follow the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Stitcher. To get even more YA news and recommendations, sign up for our What
Kelly talks about three recent YA books that explore contemporary history from 1960-today. Follow the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Stitcher. To get even more YA news and recommendations, sign up for our What’s Up in YA newslet
Kelly and Erika talk about excellent diverse science fiction and fantasy, then offer up some delicious new foodie fiction. Follow the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Stitcher. To get even more YA news and recommendations, sign up
Kelly shares the history and context of the first true YA book, Maureen Daly’s Seventeenth Summer. Follow the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Stitcher. To get even more YA news and recommendations, sign up for our What’s Up in YA
Kelly and Erica (re)introduce themselves and talk about fun, uplifting fantasy reads, as well as excellent short reads. Follow the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Stitcher. To get even more YA news and recommendations, sign up fo
This week, Tirzah talks about her most anticipated fall 2021 YA releases, which end up being mostly unintentionally dark and murder-y. Follow the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Stitcher. To get even more YA news and recommendati
On this episode of Hey YA, Tirzah chats with YA author Jacqueline Firkins about YA romance, our favorite rom-com tropes, and book dresses! Follow the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Stitcher. To get even more YA news and recommen
This week, Tirzah re-reads two early YA books and talks about whether or not she would still recommend them today! Follow the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Stitcher. To get even more YA news and recommendations, sign up for our
This week, Tirzah and Vanessa share their favorite YA releases of 2021 so far, and two upcoming YA releases they’re excited about. Follow the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Stitcher. To get even more YA news and recommendations,
This week, Tirzah and special guest Emma Kress, author of Dangerous Play, discuss girls in sports in YA! Follow the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Stitcher. To get even more YA news and recommendations, sign up for our What’s Up
This week, Hannah and Tirzah had a scheduling snafu, so we’re diving into the Book Riot podcast vaults to share an episode in which YA authors Malinda Lo and Jason Reynolds share books that shaped them. Follow the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcas
Em(ily) Dickson, cofounder of Pronouns May Vary, joins Hannah to talk about gender, shapeshifting, and graphic novels! Please note that this episode contains many colloquial phrases, words, and jokes that are very context-contingent and in-grou
Hannah and Tirzah gush about some of the many wonderful film and TV adaptations of YA books that have been released in recent months. Follow the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Stitcher. To get even more YA news and recommendatio
Tirzah talks about the fifth anniversary edition of an important queer YA book! Follow the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Stitcher. To get even more YA news and recommendations, sign up for our What’s Up in YA newsletter! This
Tirzah and Hannah welcome special guest Sheba Karim, whose latest book is about a topic near and dear to Hannah and Tirzah’s hearts–stories about college and other post-high school experiences. Follow the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, Spoti
This week on Hey YA: Extra Credit, Tirzah talks about some great YA books that highlight working class teens with jobs! Follow the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Stitcher. To get even more YA news and recommendations, sign up fo
Hannah and Tirzah talk generation gaps, chronological problems, intergenerational relationships, and multigenerational stories. Follow the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Stitcher. To get even more YA news and recommendations, si
This week, Tirzah discusses her love of everything written by Australian author Melina Marchetta, provides a run-down of her YA fiction, and recommends a few different entry points! Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or
Hannah and Tirzah talk about exciting news from Disney-Hyperion and then dive into standalone high fantasy. Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Stitcher. To get even more YA news and recommendations, sign up for our 
Summer’s nearly here, and everybody loves summer reading! Hannah is here to give you a preview of some of the books she and Tirzah plan on reading (or revisiting) this summer in order to watch the video on-demand screen adaptations of, and then
Hannah and Tirzah give a lesson on the history of publishing’s paperback and hardcover divide, and intersections with socioeconomic classes, capitalism, and more….then they talk about small and indie presses, which makes for a lot of overlap wi
Happy Poetry Month! Hannah dives into twenty years’ worth of narrative verse–and a little standalone poetry, too. Also, Kelly’s baby is here and adorable, hooray! This post contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, Book Riot
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