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Shelf-Involved Podcast

Dec 16, 2020

We’re excited to talk about our top ten books of the year. We’ve said it before, but it bears repeating: bad year for the world, great year for books. We hope you get some good reading recommendations from this list.


Dec 9, 2020

This week we’re talking about one of our favorite things: seasonal reading! And we’re here with another round of reads perfect to lose yourself in during Indoor Season. We thought it was time to revisit this because we have some great books to add to this list.


Dec 2, 2020

This week we’re discussing Punching the Air by Yusef Salaam and Ibi Zoboi. This incredible novel in verse tells the story of a wrongfully incarcerated teen and his experience in the juvenile criminal justice system.


Nov 25, 2020

This week we're talking about dark fantasy in YA! We're discussing why we're so drawn to this genre and how we've seen YA fantasy evolve in recent years. And as always, we talk about a lot of books. 


Nov 19, 2020

This week we’re talking about a classic story trope — victories, triumph, winning the big game, etc. This trope has seen many variations over the years, and no surprises, the most recent way that YA has turned it on its head and given us the happily-ever-afters we deserve makes us very happy.