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#31: Pterodactly Boyfriend, Again

Eric and Kelly talk about the Goodreads Choice awards in YA (and the lack of nonfiction for young readers), this year’s Best Of lists so far, and highlight funny YA books and what it is that makes for good humor.

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Show Notes:

Dryby Neal Shusterman and Jarrod Shusterman

Not A Drop To Drinkby Mindy McGinnis

Riverlandby Fran Wilde

Updraftby Fran Wilde

Publishers Weekly “Best Of YA” 2018

Goodreads Choice(two rounds after our conversation, natch!)

The Boneless Merciesby April Genevieve Tucholke

Wink Poppy MidnightbyApril Genevieve Tucholke

On a Sunbeamby Tillie Walden

Hey KiddobyJarrett J. Krosoczka

All the Little Lightsby Jamie McGuire

Starry Eyesby Jenn Bennett

Life LikebyJay Kristoff’

The Astonishing Color of Afterby Emily XR Pan

Leah on the Offbeatby Becky Albertalli

What If It’s Usby Adam Silvera and Becky Albertalli

All of This is Trueby Lydia Day Penaflor

Hot Pterodactyl BoyfriendbyAlan Cumyn

The Summer of Jordi Perez (And The Best Burger in Los Angeles)by Amy Spalding

We Regret To Inform Youby Ariel Kaplan

Learning to Swear in Americaby Katie Kennedy

Here To Stayby Sara Farizan

I Believe In A Thing Called Loveby Maurene Goo

Brooding YA Heroby Carrie Ann DiRisio

The Lake Effectby Erin McCahan

American Pandaby Gloria Chao

My So-Called Bollywood Lifeby Nisha Sharma

Noteworthyby Riley Redgate

Neanderthal Opens the Door to the Universeby Preston Norton

Save The Dateby Morgan Matson

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