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.

Episode 105The Incendiary Opinion Episode

Kelly and Erica get a little spicy as they discuss some wonderful YA retellings as well as books that take place in areas outside of Europe and the United States.

Episode 104.5Hey YA Extra Credit: Chatting BSC on Netflix with Amma Marfo

Kelly and guest Amma Marfo talk about The Baby-Sitters Club, Season Two.

Episode 104I’m a Cancer, How About You?

Kelly and Erica dive into recent YA books that explore mental health and highlight some really pretty graphic novels.

Episode 103.5Hey YA Extra Credit: The Career Novel

Kelly offers a history of the YA career novel.

Episode 103The Haviest of the Haves

Jenn from Book Riot's Get Booked podcast joins Erica to discuss the current state of dystopian YA compared to the Hunger Games era.

Episode 102.5 Hey YA Extra Credit: Diverse Romance

Erica shares a few romances-- whimsical as well as serious-- that feature diverse characters.

Episode 102Opening Grub Hub and Doing Some Damage

Kelly and Erica highlight excellent books for Latinx Heritage Month and dig into must-read YA memoirs.

Episode 101.5Hey YA Extra Credit: Dipping Your Toes Into YA

Erica shares a couple books that made her want to read more as an adult, as well as some she's really looking forward to.

Episode 101A Hug in a Book

Kelly and Erica talk about new releases they're loving so far and about those they're excited to be released.

Episode 100.5Contemporary History: 3 Recent YA Releases

Kelly talks about three recent YA books that explore contemporary history from 1960-today.