One Chonky Beautiful Book

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Eric and Kelly offer up a boatload of YA book recommendations for this year’s Read Harder tasks.

This episode is sponsored by Book Riot’s 2020 Read Harder ChallengeMacmillan Audio, and Tor Teen.

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The Gravity of Us by Phil Stamper

The Walls Around Us by Nova Ren Suma

The Rise and Fall of Charles Lindbergh by Candace Fleming

The Great and Only Barnum by Candace Fleming

 Queer There and Everywhere by Sarah Prager

Blanca and Roja by Anna-Marie McLemore

Pride by Ibi Zoboi

Gentlemen by Michael Northrop

Almost American Girl by Robin Ha

Relish by Lucy Knisley

Honor Girl by Maggie Thrash

A Storm Too Soon by Michael Tougias

Aftershocks by Marisa Reichardt

Outrun The Moon by Stacey Lee

Saving Savannah by Tonya Bolden

Burn Baby Burn by Meg Medina

The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo

Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds

Ruse by Cindy Pon

Firestarter by Tara Sim

Our Dark Duet by Victoria Schwab

Orpheus Girl by Brynne Rebele-Henry

Dress Codes for Small Towns by Courtney Stevens

I Wish You All The Best by Mason Deaver

Cemetery Boys by Aiden Thomas

I Was Their American Dream by Malaka Gharib

Dry by Neal Shusterman and Jarrod Shusterman

Not a Drop to Drink by Mindy McGinnis

The Unexpected Everything by  Morgan Matson

The Astonishing Color of After by Emily XR Pan

Illuminae by Jay Kristoff and Amie Kaufmann

First Day on Earth by Cecil Castellucci

The Newcomers by Helen Thrope

A Time To Dance by Padma Venkatraman

You’re Welcome Universe by Whitney Gardner

Brave Enough by Kati Gardner

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs

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Crazy Horse’s Girlfriend by Erika T. Wurth