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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Our Comics and YA Crossover Wishlists

Eric and Jenn talk about speculative YA, and their wishlists for YA writers who should take on comic characters. This episode is sponsored byRead This Book,The Grey Sisters by...

Class Projects About Chlamydia

Kelly and Eric talk about YA book-writing duos then highlight some of the fall titles that are falling under the radar — but shouldn’t. This episode is sponsored byBook...

Welcome To College: Death Comes For Us All

Kelly and Eric talk about YA books that’d make great picks for college freshman to prepare for their school lives, then scream about their huge fall YA TBR lists....

Complicated Trips To Other Planets

Kelly and Eric celebrate their 50th episode and 2nd podcast anniversary with 50 rapid-fire backlist YA recommendations. This episode is sponsored byBook Riot Insiders,No Ivy League by Hazel Newlevant,...

Exta Credit: MOM, THE WOLFMAN, AND ME by Norma Klein

Kelly and special guest Brandy Colbert talk about Norma Klein’sMom, The Wolfman, and Me, well-rendered non-traditional family dynamics, city life for 11-year-olds, and more in this Hey YA: Extra...

Every 90s Teen Movie Ever

Kelly and guest host Tirzah Price talk about 2019’s queer YA offerings and dive deep into the full-names-in-book-titles trend. This episode is sponsored byBook Riot InsidersandSwipe Right for Murderby...

48.5 NO MORE SATURDAY NIGHTS by Norma Klein

Kelly digs intoNo More Saturday Nights, the lack of teen fathers in YA, andmore in this Hey YA: Extra Credit episode. Subscribe to the podcast viaRSS,Apple Podcasts, orStitcher. To...

I Don’t Want To Go To Murder Island, Ok?

Eric and Kelly talk about vacations from hell and then share ghost stories to be enjoyed on said vacations. This episode is sponsored by #BookSquadGoals and TBR: Tailored Book...

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