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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    REDEMPTOR by Jordan Ifueko

    Episode  |  November 19th, 2021  |  1 hr 9 mins
    jordan ifueko, raybearer, redemptor

    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
    holly black, how the king of elfhame learned to hate stories, the cruel prince

    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!

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    THE QUEEN OF NOTHING by Holly Black

    Episode  |  October 29th, 2021  |  1 hr 37 mins
    holly black, the cruel prince, the queen of nothing

    We continue our dive into Holly Black's FOLK OF THE AIR series with THE QUEEN OF NOTHING - featuring a returning guest!

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    THE WICKED KING by Holly Black

    Episode  |  October 22nd, 2021  |  1 hr 37 mins
    holly black, the cruel prince, the wicked king

    We continue our Folk of the Air journey with book two in the series, THE WICKED KING by Holly Black. Featuring a first-time guest!

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    THE CRUEL PRINCE by Holly Black

    Episode  |  October 15th, 2021  |  1 hr 33 mins
    holly black, the cruel prince, the folk of the air

    We are joined by returning guest Jenna to begin our deep dive into Holly Black's THE FOLK OF THE AIR series with book one: THE CRUEL PRINCE!

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    HOWL'S MOVING CASTLE by Diana Wynne Jones

    Episode  |  September 24th, 2021  |  1 hr 24 mins
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    Tasia and Corinne are joined by a special guest to discuss HOWL'S MOVING CASTLE - both the book by Diana Wynne Jones, and the Studio Ghibli film directed by Hayao Miyazaki!

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    SIMON VS THE HOMOSAPIENS AGENDA by Becky Albertalli

    Episode  |  September 9th, 2021  |  1 hr 18 mins
    becky albertalli, love simon, simon vs the homosapiens agenda

    We discuss Becky Albertalli's seminal SIMON VS THE HOMOSAPIENS AGENDA!

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    BONUS: Interview with Morgan Vega, author of SLEEPING AROUND

    Episode  |  September 3rd, 2021  |  31 mins 12 secs
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    We interview Morgan Vega, debut author of the YA Contemporary novel SLEEPING AROUND!

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    A COURT OF SILVER FLAMES by Sarah J Maas

    Episode  |  August 27th, 2021  |  1 hr 59 mins
    a court of silver flames, acosf, acotar, sarah j maas, sjm

    We discuss the last (for now) book in Sarah J Maas's ACOTAR series, A COURT OF SILVER FLAMES, with a special guest!

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    A COURT OF FROST AND STARLIGHT by Sarah J Maas

    Episode  |  August 20th, 2021  |  1 hr 18 mins
    a court of frost and starlight, a court of thorns and roses, acofas, acotar, maasive summer binge, sarah j maas, sjm

    Tasia and Corinne sit down to talk Sarah J Maas's A COURT OF FROST AND STARLIGHT - book (novella) 4 in the A COURT OF THORNS AND ROSES series!

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    A COURT OF WINGS AND RUIN by Sarah J Maas

    Episode  |  August 13th, 2021  |  1 hr 58 mins
    a court of thorns and roses, a court of wings and ruin, acotar, sarah j maas

    We continue our exploration of the A COURT OF THORNS AND ROSES series with book three, A COURT OF WINGS AND RUIN by Sarah J Maas!

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    A COURT OF MIST AND FURY by Sarah J Maas

    Episode  |  August 6th, 2021  |  1 hr 57 mins
    a court of mist and fury, a court of thorns and roses, acomaf, acotar, sarah j maas

    We continue our ACOTAR journey with book two in the series, A COURT OF MIST AND FURY by Sarah J Maas, featuring returning guest Jessie!

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    A COURT OF THORNS AND ROSES by Sarah J Maas

    Episode  |  July 30th, 2021  |  1 hr 44 mins
    a court of thorns and roses, acotar, sarah j maas

    We discuss the first book in Sarah J Maas's A COURT OF THORNS AND ROSES series with a special guest!

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    ANY WAY THE WIND BLOWS by Rainbow Rowell

    Episode  |  July 16th, 2021  |  1 hr 56 mins
    any way the wind blows, baz, rainbow rowell, simon snow

    We finish our Simon Snow coverage with the final installment of the trilogy, ANY WAY THE WIND BLOWS by Rainbow Rowell!

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    LEGENDBORN by Tracy Deonn

    Episode  |  July 2nd, 2021  |  1 hr 35 mins
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    We dive into Tracy Deonn's stunning debut, LEGENDBORN, with a special guest!

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    ONE LAST STOP by Casey McQuiston

    Episode  |  June 18th, 2021  |  1 hr 9 mins
    casey mcquiston, one last stop

    We tackle Casey McQuiston's New Adult romance ONE LAST STOP!