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Eric and Kelly discuss YA books with older protagonists, dig into the first of this year’s “Best Of” lists, and highlight an upcoming online serial YA publication and other online spaces for reading YA short works.


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The Lake Effect by Erin McCahan

Little Monsters by Kara Thomas

This Tiny Perfect World by Lauren Gibaldi

Timekeeper by Tara Simc

Nice Try, Jane Sinner by Lianne Oelke

The First Time She Drowned by Kerry Kletter

Like Water by Rebecca Podos

Love and Other Carnivorous Plants by Florence Gonsalves

Flight Season by Marie Marquart

Emergency Contact Mary HK Choi

Isle of Blood and Stone by Mariik Lucier

Wintersong by S. Jae-Jones

Frat Girl by Kiley Roach

Meet Me Here by Bryan Bliss

Mariam Sharma Hits The Road by Sheba Karim — as noted during the show, the list looks different now than when we originally talks about it.



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