Series: Hey Ya

From great new books to favorite classic reads, from news to the latest in on-screen adaptations, the Hey YA podcast is here to elevate the exciting world of young adult lit.

82.5: Extra Credit: Backlist Gems from YA Award Winners

Kelly highlights five excellent award-winning YA authors and the backlist titles of theirs you shouldn’t miss. Subscribe to the podcast viaRSS,Apple Podcasts,Spotify, orStitcher. To get even more YA news and recommendations, sign up for ourWhat’s Up in YAnewsletter! SHOW NOTES Bone Gap by Laura Ruby Bad Apple by Laura Ruby Long Way Down by Jason…

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The Holiday All-Request Recommendation Show

Kelly and Hannah answer listener requests for book recommendations. Subscribe to the podcast viaRSS,Apple Podcasts,Spotify, orStitcher. To get even more YA news and recommendations, sign up for ourWhat’s Up in YAnewsletter! SHOW NOTES Short story collection. Preferably fiction and/or fun/uplifting Meet Cute: Some People Are Destined to Meet; Tales from the Inner City by Shaun…

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81.5: Extra Credit: Fascism! That’s Cheery!

In her first solo Extra Credit episode, Hannah tries not to get too mired in despair and instead focuses on the lessons she learned from Mark Bray on antifascism. This episode is sponsored by Kingdom of Sea and Stone by Mara Rutherford, published by Inkyard Press. Subscribe to the podcast viaRSS,Apple Podcasts,Spotify, orStitcher. To get…

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Oops/You’re Welcome

Hannah and Kelly record a podcast during the longest week ever and talk about under the radar 2020 reads and books they plan to read before the year ends. This episode is sponsored by TBR, Book Riot’s subscription service offering reading recommendations personalized to your reading life; Instant Karma by Marissa Meyer with Fierce Reads;…

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80.5: Extra Credit: Becoming a Teacher and YA Reader with Tim Milner

Hannah and special guest Tim Milner reminisce about high school together and talk becoming YA readers a little late in life and becoming teachers after brief forays into other careers. Tim is a bit lacking in his TBR and needs your book recommendations! This episode is sponsored by Smash It! by Francina Simone, published by…

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Welcome To Hey YA

From great new books to favorite classic reads, from news to the latest in on-screen adaptations, the Hey YA podcast is here to elevate the exciting world of young adult lit. Join hosts Kelly Jensen and Sarah Hannah Gómez on Wednesdays for recommendations, news, and lots of discussion about all things YA! See omnystudio.com/listener for…

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What Even Is An Oak Tree?

Kelly and Hannah take a look at the settings present and absent in YA books and what they wish they saw more commonly, then highlight YA set in the rural US and across the globe. This episode is sponsored by TBR, Book Riot’s subscription service offering reading recommendations personalized to your reading life; Instant Karma…

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79.5: Extra Credit: Ghost Stories

Kelly dives into the wide world of YA ghost stories. This episode is sponsored by Skyhunter by Marie Lu, with Fierce Reads. Subscribe to the podcast viaRSS,Apple Podcasts,Spotify, orStitcher. To get even more YA news and recommendations, sign up for ourWhat’s Up in YAnewsletter! Show Notes I Am Alfonso Jones by Tony Medina We Speak…

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Get In Loser. We’re Going Podcasting.

Kelly and new Hey YA host Hannah talk about girls in sports and dig into great stand-alone YA science fiction and fantasy books. This episode is sponsored by Book Riot’s mystery thriller podcast, Read or Dead; Winter White and Wicked by Shannon Dittemore; and White Fox by Sara Faring, with Fierce Reads. Subscribe to the…

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78.5: Extra Credit: Book Clubbing SLOPPY FIRSTS with Kristina Forest

Kelly and YA author Kristina Forest talk about Megan McCafferty’s Sloppy Firsts, digging into suburban angst, finding yourself, and Marcus Flutie. This episode is sponsored by How to Do It Now by Leslie Josel from Lerner Books. Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Stitcher. To get even more YA news and…

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