Speaking of Shipwrecks

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Eric and Kelly discuss alternate format YA books, under-the-radar 2017 reads, and talk about why 1997 was a great year in pop culture (with book recs, of course).


Sponsored by Not Now, Not Ever by Lily Anderson and the Shadow and Bone series by Leigh Bardugo.


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Replica by Lauren Oliver

Gabi, A Girl in Pieces by Isabel Quintero

Dear Martin by Nic Stone

Roomies by Sara Zarr and Tara Altebrando

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs

Chasing Shadows by Swati Avasthi, illustrated by Craig Phillips

The Dead House by Dawn Kurtagich

Cathy’s Book by Sean Stewart and Jordan Weisman

Illuminae by Jay Kristoff and Amie Kaufman

Feral Youth edited by Shaun David Hutchinson

The Unfinished Life of Addison Stone by Adele Griffin

The Truth Commission by Susan Juby

The Truth of Right Now by Kara Lee Corthron

Starfish by Akemi Dawn Bowman

Piecing Me Together by Renee Watson

Cold Summer by Gwen Cole

The Heartbeats of Wing Jones by Katherine Webber

The Library of Fates by Aditi Khorana

In A Perfect World by Trish Doller

The November Girl by Lydia Kang

The Watch That Ends the Night by Alan Wolfe

The Lifeboat Clique by Kathy Parks

Adaptation by Malinda Lo

The Fifth Wave by Rick Yancey

I Am Number Four by Pittacus Lore

The Rest of Us Just Live Here by Patrick Ness

Heroine Complex by Sarah Kuhnc

Flight Risk by Jennifer Fenn

Bubble World by Carol Snow

Moxie by Jennifer Mathieu

Me and Earl and The Dying Girl by Jesse Andrews



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