48 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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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!

    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
    From Eco-horror to Historical Fantasy: A Conversation with Rory Power

    From Eco-horror to Historical Fantasy: A Conversation with Rory Power

    YA author Rory Power joins the podcast to talk about her newest book, In a Garden Burning Gold, and share her recommendation for readers.

    • 23 min
    What to Read When You Don't Love Reading

    What to Read When You Don't Love Reading

    We discuss our favorite titles for reluctant readers and how to find your perfect book match. Book recommendations for young adult and middle grade readers.

    • 20 min
    Comics and Carol Burnett: a Conversation with Rachel Elliott

    Comics and Carol Burnett: a Conversation with Rachel Elliott

    Author-illustrator, Rachel Elliott, joins Charity and Jen to discuss her debut middle grade graphic novel coming out this spring. Book recommendations for young adult and middle grade readers.

    • 28 min
    Let It Go: The Books We Didn't Finish

    Let It Go: The Books We Didn't Finish

    Just because we didn't finish these doesn't mean you shouldn't read them. We'll talk about the books that we started but just couldn't finish and how to know when it's time to move on. Book recommendations for young adult and middle grade readers.

    • 21 min

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