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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#42: A Penchant For Beheading Shoplifters

Eric, Kelly, and special guest Alyssa Wees talk about debut YA novels, dark fairy tales, and haunted billboards. This episode is sponsored byBook Riot Insiders,The Lovely And The Lost...

#41: Everyone Dies At The Dance

Eric and Kelly talk about YA prom stories and great verse novels for National Poetry Month. This episode is sponsored byLibro.fm,Never-Contented Things by Sarah Porter, andBookCon. Subscribe to the...

#40: The Corn Uprising

Eric and Kelly talk about climate fiction and YA books set all around the world. This episode is sponsored byBook Riot Insiders,Inebriated, andHaphaven. Subscribe to the podcast viaRSS,Apple Podcasts,...

#39: Gritty, The Gritty YA Novel

Eric and Kelly talk about YA adaptations of all stripes and share their spring YA TBRs. This episode is sponsored byBook Riot Insiders,The Iliadby Gareth Hinds, andChicken Girlby Heather...

#38: Death Metal Songs You Can Slow Dance To

Eric and Kelly talk about the YA books they’ve read that no one else has read and highlight a wealth of excellent teen books to read for Women’s History...

#36: The Backstreet Boys Have A New Album, Guys

Eric and Kelly offer up book recommendations when you don’t want to read a love story for Valentine’s Day, then they share awesome YA gift ideas for your Galentine....

#35: Mystery, Mystery, Murder, Murder

Eric and Kelly talk about their reading resolutions past, present, and mostly failed, as well as highlight an array of excellent sophomore YA novels. This episode is sponsored byThe...

#34: Swoony Robots

Eric and Kelly talk about perfect books for tackling genre-related YA book resolutions and share their winter TBRs. This episode is sponsored byThe Read Harder Journal from Book RiotandThe...

#33: Dolly Parton, Patron Saint of YA

Eric and Kelly reflect on the biggest YA stories of the year, highlight some great YA memoirs (& memoirs they’d like to see), and talk about some of their...

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