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Shelf-Involved Podcast

Mar 29, 2018

This week we're finally getting around to talking about one of the biggest trends in YA in the past decade. We obviously have to give some shout outs to our favorites (#teampeeta), but we also take a look at why dystopian novels became so popular and the way the trend continues to evolve.

Tell us your favorite dystopian...


Mar 23, 2018

Today we're talking about one of our favorite tropes. That thing where you're reading a great book only to find out that the MC's boyfriend, sister, cousin, friend was dead the whole time. We love a good twist ending, and this has been a pretty popular one in YA lately. We did our best to talk about the different ways...


Mar 15, 2018

This week we're talking about LGBTQ representation in YA, common problems that we've seen, and also how far this sub-genre has come. We have a lot to say about this, so we couldn't cover everything or talk about all of the great books out there that are representing LGBTQ teens well. 

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Mar 7, 2018

We're talking about one of our favorite YA subgenres: boarding school novels. 

We're seeing less of this plot device, but we're also watching the exciting ways its adapting for a new generation of readers. There's a lot of great books that fall into this category. Tell us your favorites so we can read them...