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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    MISTER IMPOSSIBLE by Maggie Stiefvater

    Episode  |  June 4th, 2021  |  2 hrs 19 mins
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    We tackle book 2 in Maggie Stiefvater's Dreamer Trilogy, MISTER IMPOSSIBLE!

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    BONUS: Interview with Brandie June, Author of GOLD SPUN

    Episode  |  May 28th, 2021  |  31 mins 43 secs
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    We interview Brandie June, debut author of the upcoming YA Fantasy GOLD SPUN!

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    THE FAULT IN OUR STARS by John Green

    Episode  |  May 21st, 2021  |  1 hr 13 mins
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    We dive into modern YA classic, THE FAULT IN OUR STARS by John Green, with a special guest!

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    LOST IN THE NEVER WOODS by Aiden Thomas

    Episode  |  May 7th, 2021  |  53 mins 4 secs
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    We tackle Aiden Thomas's Peter Pan retelling, LOST IN THE NEVER WOODS!

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    Netflix's SHADOW AND BONE

    Episode  |  April 30th, 2021  |  1 hr 53 mins
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    We sit down with our esteemed Grishaverse alumni to talk season one of the SHADOWN AND BONE series on Netflix!

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    RULE OF WOLVES PT 2 by Leigh Bardugo

    Episode  |  April 23rd, 2021  |  1 hr 28 mins
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    We continue our dive into RULE OF WOLVES by Leigh Bardugo with a special cameo!

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    RULE OF WOLVES PT 1 by Leigh Bardugo

    Episode  |  April 22nd, 2021  |  2 hrs 3 mins
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    We tackle RULE OF WOLVES by Leigh Bardugo - with a special cameo!

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    RAYBEARER by Jordan Ifueko

    Episode  |  April 9th, 2021  |  1 hr 32 mins
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    We dive into RAYBEARER by Jordan Ifueko with a special guest!

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    THE PERKS OF BEING A WALLFLOWER by Stephen Chbosky

    Episode  |  March 26th, 2021  |  1 hr 21 mins
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    We tackle a 1999 YA classic with Stephen Chbosky's THE PERKS OF BEING A WALLFLOWER - book and film!

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    CALL DOWN THE HAWK PT 2 by Maggie Stiefvater

    Episode  |  March 12th, 2021  |  1 hr 49 mins
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    We tackle chapters 39-the end of Maggie Stiefvater's CALL DOWN THE HAWK - book one of the DREAMER trilogy - with a special guest!

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    CALL DOWN THE HAWK PT 1 by Maggie Stiefvater

    Episode  |  March 5th, 2021  |  2 hrs 6 mins
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    We dive into chapters 1-38 of Maggie Stiefvater's CALL DOWN THE HAWK - book one of the DREAMER trilogy - with a special guest!

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    BONUS RAVEN CYCLE MATERIAL by Maggie Stiefvater

    Episode  |  February 26th, 2021  |  1 hr 23 mins
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    We tackle the ancillary material from THE RAVEN CYCLE by Maggie Stiefvater with a special guest!

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    THE RAVEN KING PT 2 by Maggie Stiefvater

    Episode  |  February 19th, 2021  |  1 hr 45 mins
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    We dive into part two of Maggie Stiefvater's THE RAVEN KING with a special guest!

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    THE RAVEN KING PT 1 by Maggie Stiefvater

    Episode  |  February 12th, 2021  |  2 hrs 4 mins
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    We dive into part one of Maggie Stiefvater's THE RAVEN KING with a special guest!

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    BLUE LILY, LILY BLUE PT 2 by Maggie Stiefvater

    Episode  |  February 5th, 2021  |  1 hr 51 mins
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    We tackle part two of Maggie Stiefvater's BLUE LILY, LILY BLUE with a special guest!

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    BLUE LILY, LILY BLUE PT 1 by Maggie Stiefvater

    Episode  |  January 29th, 2021  |  1 hr 47 mins
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    We dive into part one of Maggie Stiefvater's BLUE LILY, LILY BLUE with a special guest!