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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

iTunes Ratings

25 Ratings
Average Ratings
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iTunes Ratings

25 Ratings
Average Ratings
18
2
1
0
4
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YA Today Podcast - YA Today Podcast

Updated 12 days ago

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Summary and musings on Young Adult Lit from a grown woman

Rank #1: YA Today Podcast Episode One

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Episode one centers on Renee Ahdieh's the Wrath and the Dawn and common tropes in YA.

Mar 04 2016
20 mins
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Rank #2: 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
1 hour 6 mins
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Rank #3: 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
1 hour
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Rank #4: 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
41 mins
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Rank #5: 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
55 mins
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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
32 mins
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Rank #7: 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
1 hour 25 mins
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Rank #8: 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
1 hour 4 mins
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Rank #9: 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
45 mins
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Rank #10: 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
51 mins
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Rank #11: 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
18 mins
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Rank #12: 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
58 mins
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Rank #13: 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
43 mins
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Rank #14: 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
1 hour 25 mins
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Rank #15: 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
44 mins
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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
38 mins
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Rank #17: 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
1 hour 1 min
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Rank #18: YA Today Podcast THE DEUCE

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Discussing 'An Ember in the Ashes' and books with historical context

Mar 10 2016
26 mins
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Rank #19: 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
1 hour 3 mins
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Rank #20: 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
59 mins
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