Hey YA

From great new books to favorite classic reads, from news to the latest in on-screen adaptations, the Hey YA podcast is here to elevate the exciting world of young adult lit.

Our Favorite Books of the Year So Far

Erica and Tirzah discuss the YA books they've read so far this year that they've loved.

Hey YA Extra Credit: Creepy Summertime Horror

This week, Tirzah recommends three creepy horror novels set during summer, perfect for reading around the campfire!

Most Anticipated Books for the Second Half of 2023

Tirzah and Erica discuss some YA books they are super excited about that are coming out the second half of 2023.

Hey YA Extra Credit: Queer Graphic Novels

Erica discusses a few graphic novels she's read lately that highlight and center queer characters.

Yay, Pride!

Tirzah and Erica discuss some recent queer YA reads for Pride and beyond.

Hey YA Extra Credit: Austen Retellings That Aren’t Pride and Prejudice

This week, Tirzah recommends three YA Austen retellings that aren't Pride and Prejudice.

YA Books to Celebrate Jewish Heritage Month and Beyond

Tirzah and Erica discuss some fabulous YA books by Jewish authors for Jewish Heritage Month and beyond.

Hey YA Extra Credit: YA Books with the Best Summery Vibes

Erica gets into a manga that takes place on a rural island in Japan and a book where the main character is down bad for her bestie.

YA Books by AAPI Authors

Tirzah and Erica talk about some great books by AAPI authors for AAPI Heritage Month and beyond!

Hey YA Extra Credit: Books to Read for Mer-May

Tirzah recommends three YA books about mermaids and merfolk to get you excited for the release of Disney's live action The Little Mermaid.