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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    THE DREAM THIEVES PT 2 by Maggie Stiefvater

    Episode  |  January 22nd, 2021  |  1 hr 56 mins
    books, maggie stiefvater, the dream thieves, the raven cycle, ya, ya lit, ya literature

    We tackle chapters 31-the end of Maggie Stiefvater's THE DREAM THIEVES - book 2 of THE RAVEN CYCLE!

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    THE DREAM THIEVES PT 1 by Maggie Stiefvater

    Episode  |  January 15th, 2021  |  1 hr 40 mins
    books, maggie stiefvater, the dream thieves, the raven cycle, ya, ya lit, ya literature

    We dive into chapters 1-30 of Maggie Stiefvater's excellent THE DREAM THIEVES - book 2 of THE RAVEN CYCLE!

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    THE RAVEN BOYS by Maggie Stiefvater

    Episode  |  January 8th, 2021  |  1 hr 38 mins
    books, maggie stiefvater, the raven boys, the raven cycle, ya, ya lit, ya literature

    We begin our TRC journey with book one: THE RAVEN BOYS by Maggie Stiefvater

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    RED, WHITE, AND ROYAL BLUE by Casey McQuiston

    Episode  |  December 18th, 2020  |  1 hr 42 mins
    books, casey mcquiston, new adult, queer romance, red white and royal blue, ya, ya lit, ya literature

    We dive into Casey McQuiston's outstanding debut New Adult novel, RED, WHITE, AND ROYAL BLUE

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    KING OF SCARS by Leigh Bardugo

    Episode  |  December 11th, 2020  |  1 hr 24 mins
    books, king of scars, leigh bardugo, ya, ya lit, ya literature

    We dig into Leigh Bardugo's continued Grishaverse with KING OF SCARS

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    SIX OF CROWS and CROOKED KINGDOM by Leigh Bardugo

    Episode  |  December 4th, 2020  |  2 hrs 9 mins
    books, crooked kingdom, leigh bardugo, six of crows, ya, ya lit, ya literature

    We dive into Leigh Bardugo's fantastic SIX OF CROWS duology with the return of special guest Jessie!

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    SHADOW AND BONE Trilogy by Leigh Bardugo

    Episode  |  November 20th, 2020  |  1 hr 41 mins
    books, leigh bardugo, ruin and rising, shadow and bone, siege and storm, ya, ya lit, ya literature

    We tackle the SHADOW AND BONE trilogy (SHADOW AND BONE, SIEGE AND STORM, RUIN AND RISING) by Leigh Bardugo with a special guest!

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    BONUS: YALL Fest!

    Episode  |  November 17th, 2020  |  49 mins 40 secs
    books, ya, ya lit, ya literature, yall fest, yallfest

    All about this year's virtual Young Adult Literature Fest with some special guests!

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    THE SCORPIO RACES by Maggie Stiefvater

    Episode  |  November 6th, 2020  |  1 hr 8 mins
    books, maggie stiefvater, the scorpio races, ya, ya lit, ya literature

    We dive into Maggie Stiefvater's beautiful Celtic mythology-inspired THE SCORPIO RACES with a special guest!

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    CEMETERY BOYS by Aiden Thomas

    Episode  |  October 30th, 2020  |  1 hr 6 mins
    aiden thomas, books, cemetery boys, ya, ya lit, ya literature, ya podcast

    We dig into Aiden Thomas's outstanding debut, CEMETERY BOYS, with a very special guest!

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    AUTOBOYOGRAPHY by Christina Lauren

    Episode  |  October 23rd, 2020  |  1 hr 2 mins
    autoboyography, books, christina lauren, ya, ya lit, ya literature, ya podcast

    We dive into AUTOBOYOGRAPHY by Christina Lauren with a special guest!

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    CARRY ON and WAYWARD SON by Rainbow Rowell

    Episode  |  October 16th, 2020  |  1 hr 40 mins
    books, carry on, rainbow rowell, simon snow, wayward son, ya, ya lit, ya literature, ya podcast

    We tackle the first two books in Rainbow Rowell's Simon Snow series, CARRY ON and its sequel WAYWARD SON with a special guest!

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    FANGIRL by Rainbow Rowell

    Episode  |  October 9th, 2020  |  1 hr 15 mins
    books, fangirl, rainbow rowell, ya, ya lit, ya literature, ya podcast

    Corinne and Tasia dive into Rainbow Rowell's love letter to fandom, fanfiction, and growing up: FANGIRL

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    Introducing...us!

    Episode  |  October 2nd, 2020  |  21 mins 26 secs
    books, ya, ya lit, ya literature

    Get to know your podcast hosts