Jan 31, 2019
This week, we're talking about fame in YA. We're going to chat about famous teens and also normal teens who have relationships with famous people. It turns out, we had a lot of thoughts about this one. If you have a favorite book that deals with fame, as always, let us know on twitter @shelf_involved.
Jan 23, 2019
This week we're talking about unreliable narrators. There are so many incredible books that come to mind when we think about unreliable narrators, and for this episode, we're focusing on narrators who can't accurately describe their experience because of past trauma or mental illness. We also try really hard not to...
Jan 16, 2019
This week we're talking about the newest novel from Tahereh Mafi, A Very Large Expanse of Sea. We were both completely blown away by the richness of Shirin's story and the unique setting of the novel. At its surface, it may seem like a simple first love story, but it's so, so much more than that and neither one of us...
Jan 10, 2019
This week we're talking about fresh starts, characters leaving their old life behind to start a new one at a new school or in a new city. We love this trope and the journeys that these characters go on to discover which parts of themselves remain the same, no matter where they are.
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Jan 2, 2019
We are kicking off 2019 with a rundown of all the books we're excited to read this year. January specifically is packed full of amazing new books, so we thought we'd give our listeners a heads up, so you can preorder and read along with us this year!