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Shelf-Involved Podcast

Nov 30, 2017

When most people think of YA, they think of those mass-marketed series that get turned into blockbuster hits. Popular series have put YA on the mainstream and crossover map, but not everything should be a series. So we're talking about them. The ones we love and the ones we wish didn't exist and what the obsession...

Nov 23, 2017

This week we're talking about a trope we've been seeing a lot in YA: the exchanging or receiving of letters from an anonymous source. Sometimes it's a secret admirer situation, sometimes it's a helpful guide or an unlikely confidante, but let's be honest, somebody is going to fall in love with the person on the other...

Nov 16, 2017

He's done it! John Green wrote a new novel, and we are thrilled. This felt like a momentous enough occasion to merit a special episode. Here are our thoughts and feelings about Turtles All the Way Down with minimal spoilers. 

What are your thoughts? Tell us on twitter at @shelf_involved

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Nov 16, 2017

We love to read Young Adult, but we are not young adults. We are full-grown adults who love reading about teenagers. Let us tell you why. We have a lot of thoughts about this.

Genres are for the birds! What books do you read that aren't "for you?" You can tell us on twitter at @shelf_involved

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Nov 16, 2017

Kenzie and Emily talk about their favorite YA protagonists who murder people. Some are vigilantes, some are a little bit crazy, and all of them make for some great novels. 

What are your favorite novels about teenage murderers? You can tell us on twitter at @shelf_involved

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