Category: Book Recommendations

Adventures in YA Episode 035: Scary Books

In this episode we talk about the book we would read if were weren’t so scared to read them.

And I Darken
Gertie’s Leap to Greatness
The Upside to Unrequited

Chew Vol. 4 and 5
Morning Glories Vol. 7

Books Mentioned:
Ramona Blue
I Believe in a Thing Called Love
A Certain Slant of Light
The Monstrumologist
Bad Girls Don’t Die
The Diviners
Lair of Dreams
Blood and Salt
A Monster Calls
The Girl in the Well
Warm Bodies
The Madman’s Daughter
Daughters Unto Devils
The Woman in the Walls
Welcome to the Dark House
Slasher Girls and Monster Boys
This Dark Endeavor
The Walking Dark
In Cold Blood
Rot & Ruin
The Violet Hours
The Coldest Girl in Coldtown
I Hunt Killers
Devil Between the Deep Blue Sea
The Name of the Star
Odd Thomas
The Forest of Hands and Teeth
Dia Reeves
Rosemary Clement-Moore
I Am Not a Serial Killer

Things Mentioned:
Ramona Blue First Look
Maurene Goo Dramabeans Interview

Movies Mentioned:
Event Horizon
A Tale of Two Sisters
The Host
Train to Busan
Let’s Fight Ghost (Television Show)
The Others
Let’s Drink (Television Show)
Scarlet Heart: Reyo (Television Show)

Adventures in YA Episode 031: Underrated YA

In this episode of Adventures in YA we talk about underrated YA books. Special thanks to Adam (Instagram account @bookss.0k) for suggesting this topic.

Nowhere But Here
Walk the Edge
The Witch Hunter
A Court of Thorns and Roses
Yaqui Delgado Wants to Kick Your Ass
The Vampire Diaries

Shiny Broken Pieces

Books and Authors Mentioned in the Show:
The Darkest Mind Series
Crewel Series
The Witch Hunter
Openly Straight
Stacey Jay
Amy Tintera
April Lindner
Side Effects May Vary
Meant to Be
And We Stay
All These Things I’ve Done
Man Made Boy
Lucy Christopher
Cath Crowley
The Forsaken
Anna Godbersen
An Abundance of Kathrines
Realm of Possibilities
Visions Series

Adventures in YA Episode 002: Summer Reading

In this episode of Adventures in YA we talk about summer reading. We go over what’s on our to be read list for the summer and give you some recommendations on books and series we think would be great summer reads.

Texas Teen Book Festival

Authors Mentioned:
Julie Murphy
Sarah Addison Allen

Books and Book Series Mentioned:
Princess of Thorns
Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe
The Night Guest
Six of Crows
Me and Earl and the Dying Girl
The Fault in Our Stars
Since You’ve Been Gone
Anna and the French Kiss
Meant To Be
The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight
The Summer I Turned Pretty
I’ll Give You the Sun
To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before
The Heart of Betrayal
Love, Lucy
Side Effect May Vary
The Storyspinner
Code Name Verity
Openly Striaght
Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda
Eleanore and Park
Let’s Get Lost
Bone Gap
The Strange and Beautiful Sorrows of Ava Lavender
Amy and Roger’s Epic Detour
My Life Next Door
Open Road Summer
Second Chance Summer
Vampire Academy
Grisha Trilogy
Mara Dyer Trilogy
The Sweet Trilogy
Syrena Trilogy
Harry Potter