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Shelf-Involved Podcast

Dec 21, 2018

We did it! We managed to narrow down our favorite books that came out this year (kind of, we did our best!)

Tell us your favorite books of the year on twitter @shelf_involved


Dec 12, 2018

This week we're talking about nonlinear timelines, probably our favorite structures for storytelling. We're talking about this structure has been played with in YA and used across all different types of genres. As always, tell us your favorite nonlinear books, so we can read them!

You can find us on twitter @shelf_involved


Dec 5, 2018

Hello and welcome to a new series within the podcast, Catching Up! It's where we talk about an important book within the YA canon that one or both of us somehow missed reading. This week, Kenzie makes Emily read her first Judy Blume book. 

If you have any classic YA or important novels you want us to talk about on...


Nov 29, 2018

First of all, we had meant for this episode to release the day before Thanksgiving, but the holidays got the best of us, so we needed to delay the release. So apologies for the Thanksgiving-centric sign off, but the sentiment still stands.

This week we're talking about families as the central plot in YA. It's not super...


Nov 15, 2018

This week we're talking about a blog post from a teen reader that garnered some interesting responses from YA authors as they talked about how YA excludes many of its teen readers and why that's the case. YA has become more than just a genre in many ways, and obviously we had a lot of thoughts about this.

For the blog...