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Summary and musings on Young Adult Lit from a grown woman

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Summary and musings on Young Adult Lit from a grown woman

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iTunes Ratings

25 Ratings
Average Ratings
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4
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YA Today Podcast - YA Today Podcast

Latest release on Dec 18, 2018

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Summary and musings on Young Adult Lit from a grown woman

Rank #1: Episode Fourteen: The Raven Boys

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DEM RAVEN BOYS. If you ever wanted to know more about this book, or hear people discuss this book, The Raven Boys, we talk about the Covenant and the Great Gatsby and how they seem to have inspired this book. Heavy on the masturbation talk, you've been warned.

Jun 03 2016

1hr 6mins

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Rank #2: Episode Forty-Three: Rich Kids of YA

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We'll discuss MOSTLY incest and injecting molly? Focusing on 'Luxe', 'Gossip Girl', 'The Thousandth Floor' and 'Paper Princess'.

Sep 18 2017

1hr

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Rank #3: Episode 21: The Cursed Child and fan fiction

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The highlight of this episode is Lottie's most important question: "If he doesn't have a nose, what makes you think he has a dick?"

Sep 01 2016

41mins

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Rank #4: Episode Forty-Four: Stalking Jack the Ripper and Victorian Bingo

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VICTORIAN BINGO!!! We've got spritualists, asylums, circuses, corsets, tea, shipyards, arranged marriages, vague references to India AND MORE!

Sep 28 2017

55mins

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Rank #5: Episode Nine: YA movie/ show adaptations we love to hate to love

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This doozy of an episode has Sarah Torrens and I discussing YA movie and show adaptations, working our way through Vampire Academy, Twilight, Shadowhunters, City of Bones and Beautiful Creatures.

Apr 29 2016

1hr 25mins

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Rank #6: Episode Forty-One: Spindle Fire and trash Goodreads reviews

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We break down the dark, grim retelling of Sleeping Beauty, 'Spindle Fire' and question what people consider good reading?

Jul 25 2017

32mins

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Rank #7: Episode Eighteen: The Glittering Court and white privilege

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We spend a lot of time on the mechanics of this book, the religion and female friendships. Zero teenage masturbation discussions! We're on a roll.

Jul 29 2016

1hr 4mins

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Rank #8: YA Today Podcast Episode 3: 'Steel' or Teens and Pirates

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We discuss the book, which we hated, Black Sails, and Pirate culture in 2016.

Mar 17 2016

58mins

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Rank #9: YA Today Podcast Episode Four: Cruel Beauty

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We delve into Cruel Beauty, fairy tales, and why men are not realistic in YA?

Mar 27 2016

43mins

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Rank #10: Episode Sixteen: Carry On and Inclusivity

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Join Lottie and I for Carry On by Rainbow Rowell. We loved this book, but I still find things to complain about and Lottie is lovely as per usual. I continue to bring up teen masturbation and wonder why we can't write books for teens where teens think like teens. Teens.

Jul 16 2016

45mins

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Rank #11: Episode Twenty Two: My Lady Jane and Historical Fiction

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This book toes the line of bestiality and we have a lot of fun with that.

Sep 12 2016

51mins

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Rank #12: Episode Thirty-Seven: Truthwitch

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A very short episode brought to you by technical-difficulties, we discuss BFFs, boys and awkward balls.

Apr 06 2017

18mins

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Rank #13: Episode Twenty Three: Splintered and Alice Adaptations

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We delve into madness, mental health and Alice in Wonderland in this curious and curiouser episode!

Sep 28 2016

1hr 25mins

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Rank #14: Episode Thirty-Eight: Wives, Fiancees and Side-Chicks of Hotlanta

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We did not expect to love this book, but we did. Read this book, watch Real Housewives and watch WAGS on E!

Apr 22 2017

44mins

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Rank #15: Episode Ten: The Diviners

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We thoroughly dissect The Diviners by Libba Bray delving into such subjects as- what do robots j**z? Are ouiji boards in or out? Are ghosts real?

May 07 2016

1hr 1min

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Rank #16: Episode Forty-Five: One Dark Throne

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Join Meg and I as we discuss as book we CREAM ourselves over, 'One Dark Throne.' If you learn nothing else from this podcast, it's READ THIS BOOK SERIES.

Oct 20 2017

38mins

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Rank #17: Episode Twelve: Wink Poppy Midnight and judging a book by it's cover

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We also dish out advice, talk about manic pixie dream girls vs ethereal sexy poet boys and violent third graders.

May 20 2016

1hr 3mins

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Rank #18: Episode Seven: Wither and Dystopian Depression

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We talk about how dark this book is, as well as the darkness of dystopian fiction in general

Apr 15 2016

59mins

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Rank #19: Episode Thirteen: Queen of Hearts

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We delve into adaptations, the difference between fan fiction and a reworked story and also, we love Disney.

May 27 2016

59mins

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Rank #20: Episode Five: Born Wicked and Witchiness

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Delving into a book I actually liked, witches and oppressing women.

Apr 02 2016

32mins

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Episode Sixty-Four:Dumplin

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In this episode we break down the book and Netflix movie, Dumplin which we both loved but still find a way to talk s**t about.

Dec 18 2018

50mins

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Episode Sixty-Three: Ash Princess

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In summation, listen to two gals complain about a book they mostly enjoy. Spoilers abound!

Dec 10 2018

48mins

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Episode Sixty-Two: The Holiday Calendar

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We talk about the Holiday Calendar, another Netflix original featuring power eyebrows, beautiful people and despite a magical advent calendar, is not as insane as the Princess Switch

Dec 04 2018

22mins

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Episode Sixty-One: Netflix's the Princess Switch

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Part One of Two takes on The Princess Switch, a now iconic film starring Vanessa Hudgens.

Nov 21 2018

31mins

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Episode Sixty: Reign of the Fallen

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We did not enjoy this book, though the premise of necromancer bisexual fantasy seemed promising, it left us wanting.

Nov 17 2018

52mins

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Episode Fifty-Nine: Furyborn

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Join Lauren @thewrinkledpage and I as we discuss and nitpick a book we both loved!

Nov 07 2018

29mins

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Episode Fifty-Eight: Catwoman: Soulstealer

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DC did a random collaboration with prominent YA artists and we're here to talk about Sarah J Maas' entry into the series. Join Sarah Torrens and I as we break it down!

Nov 01 2018

55mins

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Episode Fifty-Seven: ChristMaas in July

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TW: mental health, suicide, PTSD. We discuss our thoughts on ACOFAS, what's next for Feyre and friends and our fan theories and expectations for Kingdom of Ash.

Aug 03 2018

47mins

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Episode Fifty-Six: Legendary

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Join @thewrinkledpage and I as we discuss tattoos, f**k boys and plot holes of a book we actually really liked and loved.

Jul 27 2018

33mins

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Episode Fifty-Five: Our Dark Stars

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Join Mikayla and I as we talk about the scifi YA book, 'Our Dark Stars,' which just FYI, we did not enjoy. Lots of discussions about robot sex, you've been warned.

Jun 07 2018

50mins

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Episode Fifty-Four: Winter Glass

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We discuss fairy tale retellings, feminism and relatable main characters in this episode. Join us for in depth looks at Lana Del Rey prose, Fae life, and realistic romance.

Apr 17 2018

1hr 7mins

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Episode Fifty-Three: The Hazel Wood

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We discuss 'The Hazel Wood', which is like the labyrinth + the magicians + creepy fairytale, all combined.

Apr 11 2018

40mins

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Episode Fifty-Two: The First with author, Dylan S Perry

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We discuss time travel, feminism, mental health and best writing practices with author, Dylan S Perry. Join us!

Mar 01 2018

43mins

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Episode Fifty-One: Ain't nothing but a Fae thang

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Join us as we discuss fae books and fairy literature in YA right now.

Jan 26 2018

55mins

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Episode Fifty: Daughters of the Moon Part Deux

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Part two of our s**t fest on a book series we love. 90s love, 00s love, and advice from some older ladies to young uns. #JusticeforJimena

Jan 19 2018

29mins

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Episode Forty-Nine: Daughters of the Moon Part One

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Do you love 1997-2003? Boy- we've got the book series for you. We are VERY slowly working our way through Lynne Ewing's YA series, which introduced me into YA when I was like 12.

Jan 04 2018

51mins

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Episode Forty-Eight: Djinn City with author Saad Z. Hossain

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We discuss climate change, neofascism and writing good adolescent characters with the author of 'Djinn City'

Nov 23 2017

45mins

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Episode Forty-Seven: Rebel Seoul

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This book has been described as a K Drama plus Pacific Rim no less than 400 times...and it is! We'll deep dive into the book as well as unavoidably sexual assault, politics, and racism in YA.

Nov 10 2017

56mins

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Episode Forty-Six: Roar

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Am I cooking dinner while we record? yes. Do we derail and talk about Real Housewives of Dallas? yes. Do we like this book? Not really. Don't @ me.

Oct 26 2017

42mins

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Episode Forty-Five: One Dark Throne

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Join Meg and I as we discuss as book we CREAM ourselves over, 'One Dark Throne.' If you learn nothing else from this podcast, it's READ THIS BOOK SERIES.

Oct 20 2017

38mins

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