Hey YA

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

Happy Pride, YA Readers!

“You Can Learn a Lot About History By Figuring Out What People Wanted to Hide”: Excellent YA Graphic Memoirs

Erica and Tirzah talk about graphic memoirs for YA readers and how this comics format makes for some great nonfiction storytelling!

Extra Credit: Manga and Anime

This week, Erica discusses some anime and manga she's been enjoying.

Book Club Discussion: Queen of the Tiles

Join Tirzah and Erica as they discuss YA news and Queen of the Tiles in a special book club episode.

Prom Night Shenanigans: Hey YA Extra Credit

This week, Tirzah recommends two YA books with some prom night shenanigans!

From TikTok Aesthetic to BookTok Craze: All Things Dark Academia!

Erica and Tirzah talk about the rise of dark academia in YA, what it is, and recommend some great dark academia reads across genres!

Extra Credit: When You Lose Your Wig and Other Conundrums in Historical YA Books

Erica highlights three YA historical fiction books, plus one historical nonfiction, two of which are in verse.

The YA Reader in the Library With the Candle Stick: YA Mysteries

Tirzah and Erica discuss some exciting YA book news and some great YA mysteries.

Add Some Poetry to Your TBR: Hey YA Extra Credit

This week, Tirzah recommends two great new YA novels-in-verse for April is Poetry Month!

Judging Books By Their Covers

This week, Tirzah and Erica dive into the world of YA cover design and chat about some of their favorite design elements and YA covers in recent years.