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

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

    Catching Feels for YA Dads

    Catching Feels for YA Dads

    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.

    • 40 min
    61.5: Loving On Jenny Han's SHUG

    61.5: Loving On Jenny Han's SHUG

    Kelly and New York Times bestselling author Siobhan Vivian talk about SHUG, Jenny Han’s debut novel.

    • 37 min
    Burnt Toast

    Burnt Toast

    Eric and Kelly talk about this year's winners of the Youth Media Awards and highlight great YA by Black authors coming soon.

    • 33 min
    60.5: Extra Credit: I Hope You Get This Backlist with Farah Naz Rishi

    60.5: Extra Credit: I Hope You Get This Backlist with Farah Naz Rishi

    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.

    • 16 min
    One Chonky Beautiful Book

    One Chonky Beautiful Book

    Eric and Kelly offer up a boatload of YA book recommendations for this year’s Read Harder tasks.

    • 40 min
    59.5: Extra Credit: The Walls Around Us And Phil Stamper

    59.5: Extra Credit: The Walls Around Us And Phil Stamper

    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.

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    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

    • 30 min

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