52 episodes

Teen books, tween books, middle-grade books, young adult books -- otherwise known as YA -- we'll talk about it all. Join Charity and Jennifer, of the Springfield-Greene County Library District to discuss all books YA, dish on what it is like to work at a library, discuss the highs and lows of reading, and occasionally interview your favorite authors. If you love to talk about books, tune in for each episode! Got a book you want us to discuss or a topic you’d like to hear us chat about? Send us an email at teenlibrarian@thelibrary.org. We’d love to hear from you!

Planet Book Springfield-Greene County Library District

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    • 4.6 • 8 Ratings

Teen books, tween books, middle-grade books, young adult books -- otherwise known as YA -- we'll talk about it all. Join Charity and Jennifer, of the Springfield-Greene County Library District to discuss all books YA, dish on what it is like to work at a library, discuss the highs and lows of reading, and occasionally interview your favorite authors. If you love to talk about books, tune in for each episode! Got a book you want us to discuss or a topic you’d like to hear us chat about? Send us an email at teenlibrarian@thelibrary.org. We’d love to hear from you!

    Interview with Author Brandy Colbert

    Interview with Author Brandy Colbert

    Jen and former co-host Charity interview author Brandy Colbert. Colbert, a Springfield native discusses her books, and some local history that lent inspiration to her latest book, Black Birds in the Sky: the Story and Legacy of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre. Book recommendations for young adult and middle grade readers.

    • 32 min
    The Book Was Better, Maybe? Part 2

    The Book Was Better, Maybe? Part 2

    Jen and Tana talk about their favorite book to streaming series adaptations and some of the upcoming book to series adaptations they are looking forward to seeing. Book recommendations for young adult and middle grade readers.

    • 24 min
    The Book Was Better, Maybe? Part 1

    The Book Was Better, Maybe? Part 1

    Jen and Tana talk about their favorite book to movie adaptations and some of the upcoming book to movie adaptations they are looking forward to seeing. Book recommendations for young adult and middle grade readers.

    • 25 min
    To Reread or Not to Reread

    To Reread or Not to Reread

    On this episode Jen introduces her new co-host, Taña. They talk about their favorite books to revisit, and the reasons they enjoy rereading favorites. Book recommendations for young adult and middle grade readers.

    • 16 min
    The Best Books No One Has Heard of

    The Best Books No One Has Heard of

    We're talking about the best back-listed middle grade and YA titles you've probably never heard of. Book recommendations for young adult and middle grade readers.

    • 19 min
    The King of Middle Grade Thrillers: A Conversation with Alan Gratz

    The King of Middle Grade Thrillers: A Conversation with Alan Gratz

    Alan Gratz, best-selling, award winning author, joins the podcast for an in depth conversation about his books, writing, and fandoms. Book recommendations for young adult and middle grade readers.

    • 44 min

Customer Reviews

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8 Ratings

8 Ratings

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