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Eric and Kelly talk about YA adaptations of all stripes and share their spring YA TBRs.

This episode is sponsored by Book Riot InsidersThe Iliad by Gareth Hinds, and Chicken Girl by Heather Smith from Penguin Teen Canada.

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Show Notes:

Hungry Hearts edited by Elsie Chapman and Caroline Tung Richmond

It’s a Whole Spiel edited by Katherine Locke and Lauren Silverman

This Time Will Be Different by Misa Sigiura

The Weight Of Our Sky by Hanna Alkaf

I Don’t Want To Be Crazy by Samantha Schutz

Parkland by David Cullen

The Shadow Queen by CJ Redwine

A Long, Long Sleep by Anna Sheehan

Hunted by Meagan Spooner

Sherwood by Meagan Spooner

The Forest Queen by Betsy Cornwell

I, Claudia by Mary McCoy

Cinder by Marissa Meyer

Ash by Malinda Lo

Blanca and Roja by Anna-Marie McLemore

Forest of a Thousand Lanterns by Julie C. Dao

Stepsister by Jennifer Donnelly

Splintered by AG Howard

His Hideous Heart edited by Dahlia Adler

A Blade So Black by L.L. McKinney

A Sky Without Stars by Jessica Brody and Joanne Rendell

Heart of Iron by Ashley Poston 

The Wrath and the Dawn by Renee Ahdieh

Ordinary Girls by Blair Thornburgh

Bookish Boyfriends: The Boy Next Door by Tiffany Schmidt

With The Fire on High by Elizabeth Acevedo

Forward Me Back to You by Mitali Perkins

Finding Yvonne by Brandy Colbert

All Of Us With Wings by Michelle Ruiz Keil

We Are The Perfect Girl by Ariel Kaplan

Somewhere Only We Know by Maurene Goo

Brave Face by Shaun David Hutchinson

There’s Something About Sweetie by Sandhya Menon