Episode 54

Being Petty Is An Important Reason To Read

Kelly and Eric talk about the return of vampires and go deep into YA book cover trends for 2020.

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SHOW NOTES

Thirteen Doorways, Wolves Behind Them All by Laura Ruby

I Hope You Get This Message by Farah Naz Rishi

Infinity Son by Adam Silvera

The Patron Saints of Nothing by Randy Ribay

Look Both Ways by Jason Reynolds

“Denton Little’s Death Date” and Snap TV

“YA Vampire Stories Are Back”

Vampires Never Get Old edited by Zoraida Cordova and Natalie Parker

The Beautiful by Renee Ahdieh

Slay Like A Girl: Ditch The Demons and Be Your Own Hero by Micol Ostow

Vampires, Hearts, and Other Dead Things by Margie Fuston

Slayer by Kiersten White

Chosen by Kiersten White

Fake Blood by Whitney Gardner

The House of Night by PC and Kristin Casts

Empire of the Vampire by Jay Kristoff

Opium and Absinthe by Lydia Kang

Deathless Divide by Justina Ireland

Anna K. by Jenny Lee

Where Dreams Descend by Janella Angeles

Incendiary by Zoraida Córdova

We Free the Stars by Hafsah Faizal

Star Daughter by Shveta Thakrar (Goodreads link)

We Are The Wildcats by Siobhan Vivian

Of Curses and Kisses by Sandhya Menon

Zara Houssain Is Here by Sabina Kahn

The Voting Booth by Brandy Colbert (Goodreads link)

Salty Bitter Sweet by Mayra Cuevas

You Should See Me In A Crown by Leah Johnson

We Used to be Friends by Amy Spalding

Yes No Maybe So by Aisha Saeed and Becky Albertalli

A Love Hate Thing by Whitney D. Grandison

When We Were Magic by Sarah Gailey

All Your Twisted Secrets by Diana Urban

One Of Us Is Next by Karen McManus

Jane Anonymous by Laura Faria Stolarz

Clique Bait by Ann Valett

You’re Next by Kylie Schachte

This Train Is Being Held by Ismée Amiel Williams

What Kind of Girl by Alyssa Scheinmel

The Feminist Agenda of Jemima Kincaid by Kate Hattemer

Four Days of You and Me by Miranda Kenneally

Freaky in Fresno by Laurie Boyle Crompton

Miss You Love You Hate You Bye by Abby Sher

Little Universes by Heather Demetrios

Foul is Fair by Hannah Capin

A Map From Here to There by Emery Lord

We Were Promised Spotlights by Lindsay Sproul

The Night of Your Life by Lydia Sharp

Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes by Suzanne Collins

Woven in Moonlight by Isabel Ibañez

The Midnight Lie by Marie Rutkowski

The Serpent’s Curse by Lisa Maxwell (Goodreads link)

Ghost Wood Song by Erica Waters (Goodreads link)

The Mall by Megan McCafferty

Camp by Lev AC Rosen

Redemption Prep by Samuel Miller