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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...

I Put A Spell On You

Vanessa and Liberty are sitting in this week, talking about recent YA releases and which witchy YA reads they love, witch, er, which makes for a spellbinding new episode!...

77.5: Extra Credit: Extolling The Virtues of Darius The Great Is Not OK

Special guest Jessica Pryde, of our When In Romance podcast, dives into Darius The Great Is Not OK by Adib Khorram. This episode is sponsored by Tor Teen. Subscribe...

The Live Experience

Eric and Kelly come to you LIVE from YA-Hoo Fest!, talking great books for new YA readers and what they can’t wait to read this fall. This episode is...

Extra Credit: Retellings

Special guest Jessica Pryde, of our When In Romance podcast, talks about her favorite YA retellings! This episode is sponsored by Lerner Books. Subscribe to the podcast via RSS,...

Your Heart Still Has Feeling

Eric and Kelly talk about YA where fandoms clash, followed by a recommendationpalooza of recent YA horror. This episode is sponsored by TBR, Book Riot’s subscription service offering reading...

Extra Credit: Cemetery Boys and Bad Choices with Aiden Thomas

Eric is joined by Aiden Thomas, author of the highly anticipated debut novel Cemetery Boys, to talk favorite backlist titles and bad reading location decisions. This episode is sponsored...

The Real Deal On IP

Eric and Kelly talk YA romance you may have missed this year and take a deep dive into what IP work is and why it’s likely you love it....

Extra Credit: Latinx YA Extravaganza

Kelly and guest host Carmen of @TomesandTextiles offer up a pile of incredible Latinx backlist YA books for your reading needs. This episode is sponsored by Random House Books...

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