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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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If you're a librarian looking to boost your manga stock, these are some bangers to have on your shelves for summer reading. Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, or Spotify. To get even more YA news and recommendations, sign up for our What’s Up in YA newsletter! Learn something new, sharpen your skills, and expand your horizons with ou…
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This week, guest host Sharifah offers up some excellent backlist science fiction and fantasy recommendations, and Kelly chats with author Paula Yoo about YA nonfiction and more. Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, or Spotify. To get even more YA news and recommendations, sign up for our What’s Up in YA newsletter! Make this your most …
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Kelly highlights several of the YA adaptation news stories from 2024 so far, including queer romance, a lush historical story, a reboot, and more. Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, or Spotify. To get even more YA news and recommendations, sign up for our What’s Up in YA newsletter! Make this your most bookish summer yet with persona…
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Kelly and Erica reunite on the podcast to talk about May's best YA releases. Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, or Spotify. To get even more YA news and recommendations, sign up for our What’s Up in YA newsletter! Make this your most bookish summer yet with personalized reading recommendations from Tailored Book Recommendations! Our …
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Erica gets into new books that have Pacific Islander mythology, magical, wish-granting flowers, and time travel. Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, or Spotify. To get even more YA news and recommendations, sign up for our What’s Up in YA newsletter! Make this your most bookish summer yet with personalized reading recommendations from…
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Danika and Erica talk YA demographics and the books they're excited to read this summer. Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, or Spotify. To get even more YA news and recommendations, sign up for our What’s Up in YA newsletter! Looking for a thoughtful Mother's Day gift? Go beyond the tried and true flowers and chocolate and give the g…
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May is International Short Story Month, so dive on into some of the best YA short story collections this week with Kelly. Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, or Spotify. To get even more YA news and recommendations, sign up for our What’s Up in YA newsletter! Looking to elevate your reading life? Tailored Book Recommendations is here …
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Vanessa and Erica get into a wide range of YA poetry, novels-in-verse, and other poetry-adjacent works in celebration of Poetry Month. Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, or Spotify. To get even more YA news and recommendations, sign up for our What’s Up in YA newsletter! Looking to elevate your reading life? Tailored Book Recommendat…
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Erica highlights some new YA books out this week, which include a contemporary YA novel, a fantastical Lipan Apache mystery, a Caribbean-inspired fantasy, and an aro-ace contemporary romance. Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, or Spotify. To get even more YA news and recommendations, sign up for our What’s Up in YA newsletter! Lookin…
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It's time for a book club episode! This time, Vanessa and Erica discuss Divine Rivals by Rebecca Ross. Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, or Spotify. To get even more YA news and recommendations, sign up for our What’s Up in YA newsletter! Looking to elevate your reading life? Tailored Book Recommendations is here to help with handpi…
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Erica discusses some new books she's been reading, which include a realistic graphic novel, a mystery/thriller, and a translated Korean dystopian novel. Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, or Spotify. To get even more YA news and recommendations, sign up for our What’s Up in YA newsletter! Looking to elevate your reading life? Tailore…
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Vanessa and Erica discuss the treasure trove of late '90s nostalgia and hilarity that is the Shakespearean retelling 10 Things I Hate About You. Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, or Spotify. To get even more YA news and recommendations, sign up for our What’s Up in YA newsletter! Want to make your book club the best club? Sign up fo…
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Kelly is back to talk about 1999 YA—titles that are celebrating 25-year anniversaries this year. Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, or Spotify. To get even more YA news and recommendations, sign up for our What’s Up in YA newsletter! Want to make your book club the best club? Sign up for our In the Club newsletter. In the Club will d…
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Danika and Erica talk about their favorite queer YA books. Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, or Spotify. To get even more YA news and recommendations, sign up for our What’s Up in YA newsletter! Want to make your book club the best club? Sign up for our In the Club newsletter. In the Club will deliver recommendations for the best bo…
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Erica explores some YA books that center teen girls who find their voices through writing, just in time for Women's History Month. Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, or Spotify. To get even more YA news and recommendations, sign up for our What’s Up in YA newsletter! Want to make your book club the best club? Sign up for our In the C…
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Vanessa and Erica discuss the latest YA book news and some great books they've read by Black authors. Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, or Spotify. To get even more YA news and recommendations, sign up for our What’s Up in YA newsletter! 2024 is the tenth year of the Read Harder Challenge! Join us as we make our way through 24 tasks…
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This week, Tirzah talks about two great queer YA classics retellings! Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, or Spotify. To get even more YA news and recommendations, sign up for our What’s Up in YA newsletter! 2024 is the tenth year of the Read Harder Challenge! Join us as we make our way through 24 tasks meant to expand our reading hor…
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Tirzah and Erica discuss romantic YA books of different genres — from mystery to fantasy and beyond. Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, or Spotify. To get even more YA news and recommendations, sign up for our What’s Up in YA newsletter! 2024 is the tenth year of the Read Harder Challenge! Join us as we make our way through 24 tasks …
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Erica talks about a new book out this week, as well as new historical fiction she's excited about. Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, or Spotify. To get even more YA news and recommendations, sign up for our What’s Up in YA newsletter! 2024 is the tenth year of the Read Harder Challenge! Join us as we make our way through 24 tasks me…
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Tirzah and Erica discuss the ALA Youth Media Awards and some great YA short story collections. Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, or Spotify. To get even more YA news and recommendations, sign up for our What’s Up in YA newsletter! 2024 is the tenth year of the Read Harder Challenge! Join us as we make our way through 24 tasks meant …
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This week, Tirzah recommends two funny madcap YA mysteries for your TBR! Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, or Spotify. To get even more YA news and recommendations, sign up for our What’s Up in YA newsletter! 2024 is the tenth year of the Read Harder Challenge! Join us as we make our way through 24 tasks meant to expand our reading …
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Tirzah and Erica discuss YA nonfiction books that help with different avenues of self-improvement — from becoming more informed to money management. Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, or Spotify. To get even more YA news and recommendations, sign up for our What’s Up in YA newsletter! 2024 is the tenth year of the Read Harder Challen…
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Erica chops it up with a few new YA books with dragons. Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, or Spotify. To get even more YA news and recommendations, sign up for our What’s Up in YA newsletter! 2024 is the tenth year of the Read Harder Challenge! Join us as we make our way through 24 tasks meant to expand our reading horizons and dive…
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Tirzah and Erica discuss some of their most-anticipated books for 2024 and make some book trend predictions. Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, or Spotify. To get even more YA news and recommendations, sign up for our What’s Up in YA newsletter! It's happening, readers — we're bringing paperbacks! Whether you (or a reader you know an…
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Tirzah and Erica are off this holiday week, but we thought it would be fun to share a rerun of our most anticipated books of 2023, which originally aired on January 4, 2023. Tirzah and Erica discuss some YA books coming out in the first half of 2023 that they're super excited about. Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, or Spotify. To g…
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Tirzah and Erica take a look at the best YA books they've read this year, talk adaptation news, and discuss a few things they want to watch for the holidays. Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, or Spotify. To get even more YA news and recommendations, sign up for our What’s Up in YA newsletter! It's happening, readers — we're bringing…
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This week, Tirzah recommends two books with grumpy/sunshine pairings in YA romance! Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, or Spotify. To get even more YA news and recommendations, sign up for our What’s Up in YA newsletter! It's happening, readers — we're bringing paperbacks! Whether you hate carrying around bulky hardcovers, you're on …
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Tirzah and Erica discuss the state of YA cozy mysteries and mention a few to TBR. Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, or Spotify. To get even more YA news and recommendations, sign up for our What’s Up in YA newsletter! It's happening, readers — we're bringing paperbacks! Whether you (or a reader you know and love) hate carrying aroun…
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This week, Tirzah recommends two backlist YA titles to get you in the holiday spirit this December! Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, or Spotify. To get even more YA news and recommendations, sign up for our What’s Up in YA newsletter! It's happening, readers — we're bringing paperbacks! Whether you hate carrying around bulky hardco…
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Tirzah and Erica discuss some of the prettiest and most extra YA books to gift others (or yourself!) this holiday season. Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, or Spotify. To get even more YA news and recommendations, sign up for our What’s Up in YA newsletter! It's happening, readers — we're bringing paperbacks! Whether you hate carryi…
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Erica discusses some new-ish YA books by Indigenous authors that should be on your radar. Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, or Spotify. To get even more YA news and recommendations, sign up for our What’s Up in YA newsletter! It's happening, readers — we're bringing paperbacks! Whether you hate carrying around bulky hardcovers, you'…
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Tirzah and Erica share the books, movies, shows, food, self-care items, and games that are going to get them through the winter season. Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, or Spotify. To get even more YA news and recommendations, sign up for our What’s Up in YA newsletter! It's happening, readers — we're bringing paperbacks! Whether y…
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Erica discusses the magical girl manga genre, giving a brief history and a few magical girl book recommendations. Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, or Spotify. To get even more YA news and recommendations, sign up for our What’s Up in YA newsletter! It's happening, readers — we're bringing paperbacks! Whether you hate carrying aroun…
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Tirzah and Erica talk book news and discuss some great YA romantasy. Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, or Spotify. To get even more YA news and recommendations, sign up for our What’s Up in YA newsletter! Autumn is here, which means it's time to curl up with a great read and get cozy — whatever your version of cozy looks like. Wheth…
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This week, Tirzah shares two new YA releases that are set in Elizabethan times. Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, or Spotify. To get even more YA news and recommendations, sign up for our What’s Up in YA newsletter! Autumn is here, which means it's time to curl up with a great read and get cozy — whatever your version of cozy looks …
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Erica and Tirzah discuss a few YA graphic novels perfect for spooky season. Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, or Spotify. To get even more YA news and recommendations, sign up for our What’s Up in YA newsletter! Autumn is here, which means it's time to curl up with a great read and get cozy — whatever your version of cozy looks like…
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Erica discusses some witchy YA books as well as a few fall traditions. To get even more YA news and recommendations, sign up for our What’s Up in YA newsletter! Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, or Spotify. This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. Show Notes Autumn…
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Tirzah and Erica discuss some interesting news stories and celebrate Latine Heritage Month with some fab YA books by Latine authors. Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, or Spotify. To get even more YA news and recommendations, sign up for our What’s Up in YA newsletter! Book Riot's editorial team is writing for casual and power reader…
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This week, Tirzah talks about the impact of soft censorship on indie presses like Levine Querido and how you can help. Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, or Spotify. To get even more YA news and recommendations, sign up for our What’s Up in YA newsletter! Book Riot's editorial team is writing for casual and power readers alike over a…
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Erica and Tirzah discuss some Indie publishers that publish YA books that you should know about. Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, or Spotify. To get even more YA news and recommendations, sign up for our What’s Up in YA newsletter! This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate com…
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Erica discusses a few recent YA dark academia novels to help get into the spirit of fall. Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, or Spotify. To get even more YA news and recommendations, sign up for our What’s Up in YA newsletter! Book Riot's editorial team is writing for casual and power readers alike over at The Deep Dive! During the m…
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Tirzah and Erica go up against ChatGPT to see who gives the best book recommendations. Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, or Spotify. To get even more YA news and recommendations, sign up for our What’s Up in YA newsletter! Wanna escape the Dog Days of summer with purrfect book recommendations? Let Tailored Book Recommendations pick …
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This week, Tirzah talks about two backlist YA books that have been adapted into movies releasing this September. Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, or Spotify. To get even more YA news and recommendations, sign up for our What’s Up in YA newsletter! Wanna escape the Dog Days of summer with purrfect book recommendations? Let Tailored …
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Tirzah and Erica have a very non-spoilery discussion of Alechia Dow's A Song of Salvation. Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Stitcher. To get even more YA news and recommendations, sign up for our What’s Up in YA newsletter! Wanna escape the Dog Days of summer with purrfect book recommendations? Let Tailored Book Recomme…
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Erica discusses some new YA fantasy novels that you should TBR ASAP (no Rocky). Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Stitcher. To get even more YA news and recommendations, sign up for our What’s Up in YA newsletter! Wanna escape the Dog Days of summer with purrfect book recommendations? Let Tailored Book Recommendations pi…
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Erica and Tirzah discuss some backlist YA titles you should check out. Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Stitcher. To get even more YA news and recommendations, sign up for our What’s Up in YA newsletter! Wanna escape the Dog Days of summer with purrfect book recommendations? Let Tailored Book Recommendations pick awesom…
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This week, Tirzah recommends great graphic novel adaptations of popular YA books. Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Stitcher. To get even more YA news and recommendations, sign up for our What’s Up in YA newsletter! What do S.A. Cosby, Khaled Hosseini, Sarah Bakewell, and Yahdon Israel have in common? They've been guests…
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Tirzah and Erica look back at some well-established YA authors' debuts. Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Stitcher. To get even more YA news and recommendations, sign up for our What’s Up in YA newsletter! What do S.A. Cosby, Khaled Hosseini, Sarah Bakewell, and Yahdon Israel have in common? They've been guests on Book R…
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Erica highlights some interesting YA books with tropical settings, full of folklore and history. Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Stitcher. To get even more YA news and recommendations, sign up for our What’s Up in YA newsletter! What do S.A. Cosby, Khaled Hosseini, Sarah Bakewell, and Yahdon Israel have in common? They…
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Erica and Tirzah discuss the YA books they've read so far this year that they've loved. Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Stitcher. To get even more YA news and recommendations, sign up for our What’s Up in YA newsletter! Looking for fascinating stories, informed takes, useful advice, and more drawn from our collective e…
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