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Shelf-Involved Podcast

Jan 25, 2018

We're seeing fan fiction pop up in YA more and more, and we love it. Fandoms are endlessly interesting to us, and we had a lot of fun with this episode.

Do you know any books that involve fan fiction or fandoms? Tell us!

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Jan 18, 2018

We're talking about one of our favorites from 2017, Robin Benway's Far From the Tree. Do you love books about familial bonds and teenagers overcoming adversity and learning to love themselves? Do you like to cry while reading on public transit? This book is for you! But seriously, Robin Benway won the National Book...


Jan 11, 2018

You can't talk about teenagers without talking about how they use technology, especially social media. But strangely, some YA authors choose not to talk about it. (Why tho?) We're talking about the problems with that approach and the ways in which technology is explored in YA. 

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Jan 4, 2018

Yeah, we know. It's weird, but this thing keeps happening in YA fantasy novels: girl falls for mysterious boy, sleeps with him, and it turns out he is the actual devil?! There's a lot to unpack here. Fair warning: light spoilers ahead. 

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