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Eric and Kelly talk about their first YA reading experiences and what adult authors they’d love to see pen a YA novel in this teaser episode of Hey YA.



Show Notes

We know. We know. We know it’s Outkast who did “Hey Ya,” but we are olds who referred to the song as being by Black Eyed Peas.

Here’s a list of the books we discussed:

Here We Are: Feminism For The Real World edited by Kelly Jensen

Welcome Home edited by Eric Smith

Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson

Gordon Korman (author of books like No More Dead Dogs and The Hypnotists)

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs

Genuine Fraud by E. Lockhart

Vincent and Theo by Deborah Heiligman (misspoken as Deborah Hopkinson on the show — apologies!)

Meet Cute

When I Am Through With You by Stephanie Kuehn

Signal to Noise by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

Certain Dark Things by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

Lock-In by John Scalzi

Redshirts by John Scalzi