Adventures in YA Episode 036: Friendship

In this episode of Adventures in YA we talk about books with great friendships. We also get a little distracted and talk about movies.

Kristin:
The Ring and the Crown
99 Days
First Life
On the Fence
This Dark Endeavor
This is What Happy Looks Like
Walk on Earth a Stranger

Books Mentioned:
Rot and Ruin
Finishing School Series
Since You’ve Been Gone
Saint Anything
Along for the Ride
Dumplin’
Side Effects May Vary
Anna and the French Kiss
The Lunar Chronicles
Burn for Burn
Eleanor & Park
Please Ignore Vera Dietz
Ask the Passengers
Paper Towns
The Young Elites
Harry Potter Series
When I Was the Greatest
Six of Crows
Run
The Duff
We Were Liars
Tonight the Streets Are Ours
This Song Will Save Your Life
Will Grason, Will Grason
The Lux
Bright Young Things

Movies Mentioned:
A Tale of Two Sisters
The Wailing
Oldboy
My Tutor Friend
Train to Buson

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.

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

Sara:
Chew Vol. 4 and 5
Morning Glories Vol. 7
Seconds

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
Asylum
The Girl in the Well
Warm Bodies
Shutter
The Madman’s Daughter
Amity
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:
Scream
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 033: New Releases for October-December 2016

In this episode of Adventures in YA we are talking about our most anticipated new releases for October November, and December. We also talk about YA books that have been made into coloring books.

What We’ve Read

Sara:
The Realm of Possibilities

Kristin:
And I Darken
Splintered
The Beauty of Darkness
Just Listen
We Should Hang Out Sometime
Vengeance Road
Vampire Kisses
The Lying Game
This Savage Song
The Rules of Summer
The Lover’s Dictionary

October
Spare and Found Parts
The Lovely Reckless
The Midnight Star
Still Life with Tornado
Iron Cast
I’m Not Your Manic Pixie Dream Girl
Gemina
What Light
The Twelve Days of Dash and Lily
Blood Red Snow White
The Secret Diary of Lydia Bennet

November
A Million Worlds with You
The Sun is Also a Star
Heartless

December
Crystal Storm
The Secret of the Heart Notes

Coloring Books:
The Throne of Glass
Harry Potter
The Chronicles of Narnia
The Lunar Chronicles
The Selection

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.

Kristin:
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

Sara:
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 030: New Releases for September 2016

Welcome to the September Issue! In this episode we talk about our most anticipated Young Adult new releases for September 2016.

Kristin:
Just One Day
Just One Year
Shiny Broken Pieces
Nerve
The Last Boy and the Girl in the World

Sara:
Dark Days Club
Deadly Class Vol. 4
Wayward Vol. 2

September Releases:
As I Descended
The Tales of the Peculiar
Rose and Thorn
Lucy and Linh
The Reader
A Song to Take the World Apart
A Shadow Bright and Burning
The Female of the Species
The Last True Love Story
Kids of Appetite
Three Dark Crowns
Like a River Glorious
Crooked Kingdom
Bright Smoke, Cold Fire

Adventures in YA Episode 029: Tiny Pretty Things Duology

Adventures in YA Episode 028: Road Trips

Welcome to another episode of Adventures in YA! It’s summer time so let’s hit the road and talk about books with road trips in them. Join us as we talk about some of our own road trips and the road trip books we’ve read and want to read.

What we’ve read:

Sara:
Dents
Bastard
Orange Marmalade
These can all be found at Webtoons

Kristin:
The Rose and the Dagger
My Lady Jane
Tiny Pretty Things
Shiny Pretty Things
The Cage
Since You’ve Been Gone
Lock and Key

Authors at the Unraveled event:
Amy Tintera
Morgan Matson
Sona Charaiporta
Kathleen Baldwin
Becky Albertalli

Epic Reads:
12 YA Books for the Open Road

Books Mentioned
Amy & Rogers Epic Detour
Paper Towns
An Abundance of Katherines
The Fault in Our Stars
Two Way Street
The Disenchantments
Thirteen Little Blue Envelopes
To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before
Graceling
Walk on Earth a Stranger
A Torch in the Night
The Girl of Fire and Thrones
Hollow City
Crossed
Blood Red Road
Not a Drop to Drink
Sea of Shadows
The Knife of Never Letting Go
Open Road Summer
Let’s Get Lost
Royaly Lost
Mosquitoland
You Are Here
In Honor

Adventures in YA Episode 027: Boys of Summer/Book Boyfriends

In this episode we are joined by a special guest to help us talk about our book boyfriends.

Kristin:
The Winner’s Kiss
The Glittering Court

Sara:
Falling Kingdom

Carion:
Wink Poppy Midnight
The Last Star
Wild Reckless

Books and Authors Mentioned:
To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before
The Sweet Trilogy
Anna and the French Kiss
The Lux Series
The Dark Elements Series
The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer
Hopeless
Age of Legends Series
Boy Most Likely
The Arcana Chronicles
My Life Next Door
Side Effect May Vary
Dumplin’
Saint Anything
Along for the Ride
Perfect Chemistry Series
Leaving Paradise Series
How to Ruin Series
Wild Cards
The Grisha Trilogy
Six of Crows
Jennifer Echols
Katie McGarry
Vampire Academy
The Scorpio Races
A Court of Thorn and Roses
Divergent