Act YA Age

A YA Lit Podcast

About the show

Follow along as two adults dive into young adult books and series in order to unpack the universal appeal of the genre that transcends age and gender barriers.

Episodes and Blog Entries

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    Summer Reading Catch-Up

    Episode  |  August 10th, 2022  |  42 mins 17 secs
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    We play catch up and discuss everything we've been reading lately!

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    KINGDOM OF ASH by Sarah J Maas

    Episode  |  June 21st, 2022  |  2 hrs 6 mins
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    We are joined by a special guest to discuss the final installment of Sarah J Maas's THRONE OF GLASS series, KINGDOM OF ASH!

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    TOWER OF DAWN by Sarah J Maas

    Episode  |  June 3rd, 2022  |  1 hr 42 mins
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    Returning guest Jessie returns to tackle Sarah J Maas's TOWER OF DAWN with us!

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    I KISSED SHARA WHEELER by Casey McQuiston

    Episode  |  May 17th, 2022  |  54 mins 21 secs
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    Tasia and Corinne tackle Casey McQuiston's YA debut, I KISSED SHARA WHEELER!

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    HEARTSTOPPER by Alice Oseman

    Episode  |  May 2nd, 2022  |  1 hr 11 mins
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    We tackle the first two volumes of Alice Oseman's graphic novel HEARTSTOPPER, as well as the Netflix adaptation!

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    EMPIRE OF STORMS by Sarah J Maas

    Episode  |  April 15th, 2022  |  1 hr 54 mins
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    We are joined by a special guest to dig into EMPIRE OF STORMS - book 5 in the THRONE OF GLASS series by Sarah J Maas!

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    QUEEN OF SHADOWS by Sarah J Maas

    Episode  |  March 25th, 2022  |  1 hr 53 mins
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    We sit down with a special guest to discuss Sarah J Maas’s QUEEN OF SHADOWS

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    HEIR OF FIRE by Sarah J Maas

    Episode  |  March 11th, 2022  |  1 hr 33 mins
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    We discuss the third book in Sarah J Maas's THRONE OF GLASS series: HEIR OF FIRE!

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    HOUSE OF SKY AND BREATH by Sarah J Maas

    Episode  |  February 25th, 2022  |  2 hrs 12 mins
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    We dive into Sarah J Maas's CRESCENT CITY universe with HOUSE OF SKY AND BREATH featuring a special guest!

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    THE ASSASSIN'S BLADE by Sarah J Maas

    Episode  |  February 11th, 2022  |  59 mins 39 secs
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    We tackle THE ASSASSIN'S BLADE by Sarah J Maas - the book of novellas in the THRONE OF GLASS series!

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    THEY BOTH DIE AT THE END by Adam Silvera

    Episode  |  January 28th, 2022  |  57 mins 24 secs
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    We sit down to discuss Adam Silvera's number one YA bestseller, THEY BOTH DIE AT THE END!

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    THRONE OF GLASS and CROWN OF MIDNIGHT by Sarah J Maas

    Episode  |  January 17th, 2022  |  1 hr 22 mins
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    We kick off the new year with the first two books in Sarah J Maas's THRONE OF GLASS series: THRONE OF GLASS and CROWN OF MIDNIGHT!

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    2021 End of Year Wrap-Up!

    Episode  |  December 24th, 2021  |  1 hr 24 mins
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    We sit down and talk all about our favorite books of the year!

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    TWILIGHT by Stephenie Meyer

    Episode  |  December 10th, 2021  |  1 hr 26 mins
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    We are joined by a special guest to discuss Stephenie Meyer's formative debut, TWILIGHT.

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    REDEMPTOR by Jordan Ifueko

    Episode  |  November 19th, 2021  |  1 hr 9 mins
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    We are joined by returning guest Aubrey to discuss REDEMPTOR - the follow-up to Jordan Ifueko's outstanding RAYBEARER.

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    HOW THE KING OF ELFHAME LEARNED TO HATE STORIES by Holly Black

    Episode  |  November 5th, 2021  |  34 mins 25 secs
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    We wrap up our FOLK OF THE AIR coverage with the Cardan novella, HOW THE KING OF ELFHAME LEARNED TO HATE STORIES by Holly Black!