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.
Eric is joined by Claribel Ortega, author of forthcoming Ghost Squad, to talk about ghosts in YA, podcasting, and some favorite backlist titles from ten (or a million) years ago.
Eric and special guest Tirzah Price talk about music and pop culture in YA, and daydream about fictional bands.
Eric is joined by Shveta Thakrar, author of Star Daughter, to talk about two of their favorite backlist titles that you should be reading… and a few more. Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Stitcher. To get even more YA news and recommendations, sign up for our What’s Up in YA newsletter! SHOW NOTES Star Daughter by Shveta Thakrar The Vigilante Poets of Selwyn Academy by Kate Hattemer The Feminist Agenda of Jemima Kincaid by Kate Hattemer Vengeance Road by Erin Bowman Taken by Erin Bowman Contagion by Erin Bowman When the Moon Was Ours by Anna Marie McLemore Born Confused by Tanuja Desai Hidier A Song Below Water by Bethany C. Morrow Gunslinger Girl by Lyndsay Ely Walk on Earth a Stranger by Rae Carson
Eric and Kelly come to you live, highlighting a ton of upcoming YA books, as well as audience recommended reads.
Kelly highlights 3 backlist YA titles for Black History Month -- and beyond.
Eric and Kelly talk about P.S., I Still Love You, swoony fathers in YA, and what YA rom-coms they're itching for in 2020.
Kelly and New York Times bestselling author Siobhan Vivian talk about SHUG, Jenny Han's debut novel.
Eric and Kelly talk about this year's winners of the Youth Media Awards and highlight great YA by Black authors coming soon.
Eric is joined by Farah Naz Rishi, author of I Hope You Get This Message to talk about two of their favorite backlist titles that you should be reading... and a few more.
Eric and Kelly offer up a boatload of YA book recommendations for this year's Read Harder tasks.
Eric is joined by Phil Stamper, author of The Gravity of Us, to talk one of their favorite backlist titles from Nova Ren Suma, The Walls Around Us. This episode is sponsored by Book Riot's newest podcast, Novel Gazing. Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Stitcher. To get even more YA news and recommendations, sign up for our What’s Up in YA newsletter! SHOW NOTES The Gravity of Us by Phil Stamper Timekeeper by Tara Sim Scavenge the Stars by Tara Sim The Walls Around Us by Nova Ren Suma 17 and Gone by Nova Ren Suma Imaginary Girls by Nova Ren Suma Interview with Nova Ren in School Library Journal Handbook for Mortal saga
Eric and Kelly talk about their 2020 reading goals, then offer up an array of their most-anticipated upcoming YA books.
Eric and Kelly highlight some of the undersung YA of 2019 and scream about what they're reading this winter.
You asked, and Kelly and Eric answered. It's the holiday YA book recommendation extravaganza!
Kelly and Eric talk about underrated YA gems of the last decade and highlight great reads for Native American History Month.