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Coming At You In Claymation

You asked, and Kelly and Eric answered. It’s the holiday YA book recommendation extravaganza!

This episode is sponsored byThe Read Harder Journal andLittle, Brown Books for Young Readers, publisher of The Folk of the Air series by Holly Black.

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Show Notes

The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl by Dean Hale and Shannon Hale

Black Panther: The Young Prince by Ronald L. Smith

Con Quest by Sam Maggs

Be Not Far From Me by Mindy McGinnis

Kiffe, Kiffe Tomorrow by Faiza Guene

Big Fat Manifesto by Susan Vaught

The Summer I Turned Pretty by Jenny Han

My Life Next Door by Huntley Fitzpatrick

Amy & Roger’s Epic Detour by Morgan Matson

The Disenchantments by Nina LaCour

The Seventh Wish by Kate Messner

Front Desk by Kelly Yang

With The Fire On High by Elizabeth Acevedo

Heroine by Mindy McGinnis

Vengeance Road by Erin Bowman

Slay by Brittney Morris

Under A Painted Sky by Stacey Lee

The Downstairs Girl by Stacey Lee

Gunslinger Girl by Lyndsay Ely

Rotten by Michael Northrop

Trapped by Michael Northrop

172 Hours On The Moon by Johan Harstad

The Perks of Being A Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky

Dear Martin by Nic Stone

The Key of Nira Ghani by Natasha Deen

The Boy In The Black Suit by Jason Reynolds

Bookish Boyfriends by Tiffany Schmidt

Tyrell by Coe Booth

A Line In The Dark by Malinda Lo

Spin and Fake ID by Lamar Giles

Pointe by Brandy Colbert

Who Put This Song On? By Morgan Parker

It’s Kind of a Funny Story by Ned Vizzini

My Heart and Other Black Holes by Jasmine Warga

Six Goodbyes We Never Said by Candace Ganger

Shade Me by Jennifer Brown

Ultraviolet by RJ Anderson

Ordinary Girls by Blair Thornburgh

Pan’s Labyrinth by Guillero del Toro and Cornelia Funke

The Waking Forest by Alyssa Wees

Cecil Castellucci books

Five Flavors of Dumb by Antony John

Run by Kody Keplinger


Adaptation and Inheritance by Malinda Lo

Shatter the Sky by Rebecca Kim Wells’

Of Fire and Stars by Audrey Colthurst

Queens of Geek by Jen Wilde

Leah On The Offbeat by Becky Albertalli

Hot Dog Girl by Jen Dugan

In The Neighborhood of True by Susan Kaplan Carlton

The Serpent King by Jeff Zentner

Brett McCarthy: Work In Progress by Maria Padian

The Way You Make Me Feel by Maurene Goo

Symptoms of a Heartbreak by Sona Charaipotra

I Love You So Mochi by Sarah Kuhn

I Am Still Alive by Kate Alice Marshall

The November Girl by Lydia Kang

The Epic Crush of Genie Lo by FC Yee

The Light At The Bottom of The World by London Shah

A Spark of White Fire by Sangu Mandanna

Want by Cindy Pon

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