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Eric and Kelly talk about nostalgic YA books, YA books which have seen sequels come nearly a decade after the initial book, and round up new and upcoming YA horror to get excited about.

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Show Notes:

Apple in the Middle by Dawn Quigley

Nightingale by Amy Lukavics

Dream Country by Shannon Gibney

This Is Not a Test by Courtney Summers

Hullmetal Girls by Emily Skruskie

Gordon Korman

The Baby-Sitters Club

Fear Street

You May Now Kill The Bride by RL Stine

Face on the Milk Carton series by Caroline B. Cooney

Hardy Boys

Nancy Drew

“The New Nancy Drew comics”

Paperback Paradise

Teen Creeps Podcast

Cliquey Pizza (old YA series)

The Earth, My Butt, and Other Big Round Things by Caroline Mackler

The Universe Is Expanding and So Am I by Caroline Mackler

Lost Boy by Shelley Hrdlitschka

Sister Wife by Shelley Hrdlitschka

The Chosen One by Carol Lynch Williams

Stay Sweet by Michele Dominguez Green

Born Confused by Tanuja Desai Hidier

Bombay Blues by Tanuja Desai Hidier

A Chat With Tanuja Desai Hidier

The House of the Scorpion by Nancy Farmer

The Lord of Opium by Nancy Farmer

The Thief by Megan Whalen Turner

Return of The Thief by Megan Whalen Turner

Pitch Dark by Courtney Alameda

Seven Deadly Shadows by Courney Alameda and Valynne E. Maetani

The Good Demon by Jimmy Cajoleas

The Unfortunates by Kim Liggett

Witch Born by Nicholas Bowling

The Fade by Demetria Lunetta

Tyrell by Coe Booth