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Hey YA

From great new books to favorite classic reads, from news to the latest in on-screen adaptations, the Hey YA podcast is here to elevate the exciting world of young adult lit.

Lies x3: June’s Best YA Releases

What was the best YA book you've read this month?

Hey YA Extra Credit: Popular Manga Every Librarian Should Have on Their Shelves This Summer

Which manga have the young readers in your life gotten into lately?

History Repeats Itself; So Does Hope: YA SFF + A Conversation with Paula Yoo

Come to this week's Hey YA episode for the backlist science fiction and fantasy recs and stay for the fascinating conversation about YA nonfiction with guest Paula Yoo.

Hey YA Extra Credit: 2024 YA Adaptation News So Far

Kelly highlights several of the YA adaptation news stories from 2024 so far, including queer romance, a lush historical story, a reboot, and more on Hey YA.

When the Rent Is Due: May’s Best New YA Releases

Kelly and Erica reunite on the Hey YA podcast to talk about May's best YA releases.

Hey YA Extra Credit: New Science Fiction and Fantasy by Asian American and Pacific Islander Authors

Erica gets into new books that have Pacific Islander mythology, magical wish-granting flowers, and time travel.

The Other Mom–The One Who Isn’t A Bird: Our Most Anticipated YA Summer Books

What YA books are you looking forward to this summer? Tune into Hey YA this week to add some more to your TBR.

Hey YA Extra Credit: All Things YA Short Stories

May is International Short Story Month. Celebrate with these diverse, immersive, and creative YA short story collections.

YA Poetry and Novels-in-Verse

What YA poetry have you read recently? Dive into all things verse on this week's episode of Hey YA.

Hey YA Extra Credit: New YA Books Out This Week

Which of these new YA releases are you most excited about?