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YA Cafe

Conversations and reviews about Young Adult books for teachers, readers, and caffeine addicts everywhere.

Episodes

Sick Kids in Love by Hannah Moskowitz
Show Details23min 40s
A River of Royal Blood by Amanda Joy
Show Details26min 50s
The Stars and the Blackness Between Them by Junauda Petrus feat. L. Sam Smith
Show Details28min 33s
Pet by Akwaeke Emezi feat. H.D. Hunter
Show Details31min 32s
The Revolution of Birdie Randolph by Brandy Colbert feat. Nikea JaLynn
Show Details31min 12s
The Downstairs Girl by Stacey Lee
Show Details22min 15s
Spin the Dawn by Elizabeth Lim feat. Maura Milan
Show Details32min 19s
Patron Saints of Nothing by Randy Ribay
Show Details27min 11s
Tell Me How You Really Feel by Aminah Mae Safi feat. Justina Chen
Show Details28min 45s
These Witches Don’t Burn by Isabel Sterling feat. Jessica Spotswood
Show Details28min 9s
With the Fire on High by Elizabeth Acevedo
Show Details26min 9s
The Marrow Thieves by Cherie Dimaline
Show Details24min 27s
The Tiger at Midnight by Swati Teerdhala feat. Natasha Deen
Show Details27min 43s
In the Key of Nira Ghani by Natasha Deen
Show Details23min 25s
Pilu of the Woods (and Trauma-Informed Teaching)
Show Details30min 17s
Ms. Marvel Vol. 1: No Normal by G. Willow Wilson
Show Details24min 35s
Internment by Samira Ahmed
Show Details24min 48s
Girls with Sharp Sticks by Suzanne Young feat. Amanda K. Morgan
Show Details27min 4s
Liar by Justine Larbalestier
Show Details28min 12s
The Priory of the Orange Tree by Samantha Shannon feat. Somaiya Daud
Show Details32min 2s
We Set the Dark on Fire by Tehlor Kay Mejia feat. Erin Callahan
Show Details28min 6s
On the Come Up by Angie Thomas
Show Details24min 57s
Death Prefers Blondes by Caleb Roehrig
Show Details26min 24s
If I Was Your Girl by Meredith Russo
Show Details26min 51s
The Field Guide to the North American Teenager by Ben Philippe
Show Details29min 17s
In An Absent Dream by Seanan McGuire feat. Betsy Cornwell
Show Details31min 4s
2018 Recommendation Round-Up Pt. 2
Show Details26min 38s
2018 Recommendation Round-Up Pt. 1
Show Details25min 40s
The Disasters by MK England
Show Details24min 14s
Stronger, Faster, and More Beautiful by Arwen Elys Dayton
Show Details23min 51s
The Resolutions by Mia Garcia
Show Details27min 41s
Pulp by Robin Talley
Show Details23min 38s
Empress of All Seasons by Emiko Jean
Show Details24min 33s
Salt by Hannah Moskowitz
Show Details23min 54s
The Hate U Give: Book vs. Movie
Show Details31min 26s
Blanca & Roja by Anna-Marie McLemore
Show Details30min 31s
The Lady’s Guide to Petticoats and Piracy by Mackenzi Lee
Show Details35min 52s
Toil & Trouble feat. Melissa from @thereaderandthechef
Show Details24min 12s
Seafire by Natalie C. Parker feat. Emily Skrutskie
Show Details28min 50s
Fresh Ink feat. Lamar Giles
Show Details27min 37s
The Forest Queen by Betsy Cornwell
Show Details26min 15s
Lovely, Dark, and Deep by Justina Chen
Show Details21min 44s
When Life Gives You Demons by Jennifer Honeybourn feat. Erin Callahan
Show Details28min
Hullmetal Girls by Emily Skrutskie
Show Details23min 21s
I’m Not Missing by Carrie Fountain
Show Details23min 3s
Zen and Gone by Emily France
Show Details25min 25s
Trail of Lightning by Rebecca Roanhorse
Show Details21min 53s
The Art of Escaping by Erin Callahan
Show Details27min 13s
Mariam Sharma Hits the Road by Sheba Karim
Show Details23min 44s
How I Resist edited by Maureen Johnson
Show Details30min 10s
Monday’s Not Coming by Tiffany D. Jackson
Show Details31min 8s
Jek/Hyde by Amy Ross
Show Details21min 19s
All of This is True by Lygia Day Penaflor
Show Details29min 4s
Stay Sweet by Siobhan Vivian
Show Details29min 35s
If You Don’t Have Anything Nice to Say by Leila Sales
Show Details27min 34s
Someday, Somewhere by Lindsay Champion (and other creative books)
Show Details29min 37s
Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi
Show Details32min 3s
Picture Us in the Light by Kelly Loy Gilbert
Show Details27min 15s
The Summer of Jordi Perez by Amy Spalding
Show Details29min 49s
The Radical Element edited by Jessica Spotswood
Show Details26min 7s
The Hazel Wood by Melissa Albert
Show Details24min 43s
Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda
Show Details30min 50s
Oo, Scandalous: Three YA Thrillers
Show Details21min 43s
Turtles All the Way Down by John Green
Show Details25min 25s
The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue by Mackenzi Lee
Show Details22min 45s