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Eric and Kelly talk about YA books in verse for National Poetry Month, dig into Frankenstein and why it has landed so well in the YA world, and highlight some of the titles on their spring TBR lists.


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Show Notes:

Tiffany Sly Lives Here Now by Dana L Davis

Here To Stay by Sara Farizan

A Room Away From The Wolves by Nova Ren Suma

Devils Unto Dust by Emma Berquist

The Astonishing Color of After by Emily XR Pan

In Her Skin by Kim Savage

Last Seen Leaving and White Rabbit by Caleb Roehrig

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The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo

Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds

The Watch That Ends the Night by Alan Wolfe

Blood Water Paint by Joy McCullough

Family by Micol Ostow

Bull by David Elliott

A Time To Dance by Padma Venkatraman

Audition by Stasia Ward Kehoe

brown girl dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson

Skyscraping by Cordelia Jensen

Frankenstein by Mary Shelley

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Hideous Love by Stephanie Hemphill

Man Made Boy by Jon Skovron

This Dark Endeavor by Kenneth Oppel

This Monstrous Thing by Mackenzi Lee

Boy Robot by Simon Curtis

The Dark Descent of Elizabeth Frankenstein by Kiersten White

Mary’s Monster: Love, Madness, and How Mary Shelley Created Frankenstein by Lita Judge

Bookish Boyfriends by Tiffany Schmidt

Puddin’ by Julie Murphy

From Twinkle with Love by Sandhya Menon

Ship It by Britta Lundin

Stay Sweet by Siobhan Vivian

Anger is a Gift by Mark Oshiro

Last Summer of the Garrett Girls by Jessica Spotswood