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.


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Teens Who Raise Their Voices

Eric and Kelly take a deep dive into YA books that feature protests, as well as YA books with extensive casts. This episode is sponsored by Read or Dead,...

Extra Credit: The Get Booked Handsell

As a special bonus for Hey YA listeners, please enjoy this ode to Meg Medina from Get Booked’s Amanda Nelson. This episode is sponsored by the Kids These Days...

Time Is Meaningless

Eric and Kelly are back to talk about YA set in the ’90s and short YA reads for short attention spans. This episode is sponsored byTBR, Book Riot’s subscription...

72.5: Extra Credit: Must-Read Fantasy Series

Jenn Northington of Get Booked and SFF Yeah fills in for Eric to talk about two must-read fantasy series! This episode is sponsored by The Extraordinaries by TJ Klune....

The Baby-Sitters Club Adaptation is Everything

Kelly and special guest Amma Marfo talk about The Baby-Sitters Club on Netflix. This episode is sponsored byTBR, Book Riot’s subscription serviceoffering Tailored Book Recommendations for readers of all...

71.5: Extra Credit: Katie Cotugno and the Rules for Being a Girl

Eric is joined by Katie Cotugno, New York Times bestselling author of novels like 99 Days, and recently, Rules for Being a Girl with Candace Bushnell, to talk favorite...

It’s a Cookie Conspiracy

Eric and Kelly talk about YA books where the setting is almost a character in and of itself, as well as highlight their summer YA TBRs. This episode is...

70.5: Extra Credit: Queer YA With Leah Johnson

Kelly and YA author Leah Johnson highlight excellent backlist queer YA books you should pick up ASAP. This episode is sponsored by TBR: Book Riot’s service for Tailored Book...

This Podcast Is Anti-Racist

Eric and Kelly dig into anti-racist YA books and then highlight YA books with food covers that make for delicious reading. This episode is sponsored byTBR, Book Riot’s subscription...

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