Adventures in YA Episode 010: Book To Movie Adaptations

Join us as we talk about book to movie adaptations

Sara:
The Clockwork Scarab
Curtsies and Conspiracies
Since You’ve Been Gone
Amy & Roger’s Epic Detour
Dumplin
A Madness So Discreet
Sweet Temptation
Prudence
Everything Leads To You
The Spiritglass Charade

Krisitn
The Thing About Jellyfish
Snow Like Ashes
First and Then
Waistcoats and Weaponry
The Summer of Chasing Mermaids
Most Dangerous: Daniel Ellsberg and the Secret History of the Vietnam War
Challenger Deep

Movies and Televisions Shows Mentioned
Mockingjay Part 2
Harry Potter
Twilight
Beautiful Creatures
Beastly
The Mortal Instruments
Nick & Nora’s Infinite Playlist
If I Stay
The Maze Runner
Divergent
Insurgent
Me Earl and the Dying Girl
Paper Towns
The Book Thief
The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants
The Hunger Games
The Duff

Movies and Television Shows Coming out in 2016
The Mortal Instruments
Shatter Me
Fantastic Beast and Where to Find Them
The Fifth Wave
Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
Allegiant
A Monster Calls
Let it Snow

Other Books Mentioned
The Red Queen
The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight
Looking for Alaska
Legend
Ready Player One
Artemis Fowl
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Silver Chair
Fallen
Naomi and Ely’s No Kiss List
Will Grayson, Will Grayson
The Remnant Chronicles
Dorothy Must Die
The Wicked + The Divine
The Young Elites
Leviathan

Adventures in YA Episode 009: YA Tropes

In this episode of Adventures in YA we talk about tropes in YA literature. Sara also loses her mind and issues a reading challenge to herself for the last two months of the year.

Websites Mentioned:
National Book Awards Shortlist
Brooding YA Hero Twitter

Kristin:
The Winner’s Crime
Soulless
Snow Like Ashes

Sara:
Americanah
The Clockwork Scarab

Books Mentioned:
Divergent
Hunger Games
The Forsaken
Anna and the French Kiss
You’re Voice Is All I Hear
My Life Next Door
Saint Anything
Eleanor and Park
The Selection
Twilight
Delirium
Shatter Me
Nightshade Series
My True Love Gave To Me
Slasher Girls and Monster Boys
A Tyranny of Petticoats
Triangles: The Points of Love Anthology
Shadow and Bone
The Girl of Fire and Thornes
The Rest of Us Just Live Here
Lux Series
Gasp
Will Grayson, Will Grayson
Ready Player One

Adventures in YA Episode 008: Audiobooks

Grab a snack and something to drink today’s podcast is a long one. In this episode we talk about the things we love and don’t love about audiobooks.

Sara:
The Golden Lily
Since You’ve Been Gone
Dumplin’
Sweet Temptation
Walk on Earth a Stranger
Amy & Roger’s Epic Detour
Curtsies & Conspiracies
Prudence
Lair of Dreams

Kristin:
Saint Anything
Red Queen
The Diviners
This Is Where It Ends
The Winner’s Crime

Books Mentioned:
The Maze Runner
Anne Perry William Monk Series
Flavia de Luce Series
The Song of Achilles
The Scorpio Races
Daughter of Smoke and Bone
Graffiti Moon
The Night Guest
Americanah
The Lunar Chronicles
The Blackcoat Rebellion Series
All These Things I’ve Done
The Rose Society
Six of Crows

Scary Books:
The Walking Dark
Daughters Unto Devils
Bleeding Violet
Slice of Cherry
The Monstrumologist

Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo Giveaway

We have another giveaway for you! Leigh Bardugo held her launch party here at the library and we wanted to give you a chance to win a signed copy of her new book Six of Crows and some swag from the launch party!

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SixofCrowsGiveaway_2In this giveaway you will win:
One signed copy of Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo
2 buttons from the launch party
3 Six of Crow charms from HebelDesign (Thank you to Leigh Bardugo for donating them)

Enter below for your chance to win. We will announce the winner on THIS blog post and contact them directly through email Good luck!

Giveaway ends October 19th, 2015 at 11:59 PM CST. Open to Residents of the US only. Prizes cannot be shipped to PO Boxes. Winner will be selected by Rafflecopter and be notified by email. The winner will have 48 hours to respond before a new winner is selected. By providing your information in this form, you are providing your information only to Adventures in YA. We do not share or sell information and will use any information only for the purpose of contacting the winner.

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Adventures in YA Episode 007: What We’ve Been Reading and National Book Awards

In this episode of Adventures in YA we talk about what we’ve been reading, the National Book Awards, and have a bit of a chitchat.

Websites Mentioned:
Sarah Dessen article in Seventeen
National Book Awards Longlist
Julie Murphy Tumblr Post
YALSA Article
What Should I Read Next
NoveList

Kristin:
Curtsies and Conspiracies
In the Beginning
Joyride
Compulsion
Saint Anything
Artemis Fowl: The Graphic Novel
Belzhar
The Night We Said Yes
Walk on Earth a Stranger

Sara:
The Accident Season
My Life Next Door
Your Voice is All I Hear
Empire of Night
Vengeance Road
The Diviners
Lair of Dreams
The Golden Lily

Dumplin’ by Julie Murphy Launch Party Box Giveaway

We have talked about this book and launch party so much we decided to do a little launch party box giveaway. We wanted to do this as a little thank you to all of you who have taken the time to download and listen to our podcast. The response to the podcast has exceeded our expectations. Thank you so much.

And now for the giveaway!

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In this box you will be getting:
A signed copy of Dumplin’ By Julie Murphy
A t shirt made for the launch party (size Large)
Heart shaped sunglasses
Dumplin’ and Dolly Parton Pins
A Dumplin’ Sticker
A Magic Eight Ball Pen
and no Dumplin’ party would be complete without a crown!

Enter below for your chance to win. We will announce the winner on THIS blog post and contact them directly through email  Good luck!

Giveaway ends September 29th, 2015 at 11:59 PM CST. Open to Residents of the US only. Prizes cannot be shipped to PO Boxes. Winner will be selected by Rafflecopter and be notified by email. The winner will have 48 hours to respond before a new winner is selected. By providing your information in this form, you are providing your information only to Adventures in YA. We do not share or sell information and will use any information only for the purpose of contacting the winner.

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Adventures in YA Episode 006: Back to (Boarding) School

In this episode of Adventures in YA we talk about books set at schools. Make sure you listen to the end of the podcast for a special announcement!

What Sara Has Read:
The Winner’s Crime (Did it again! Called it by the wrong name!)
The Miniaturist

What Sara Is Reading:
My Life Next Door
Since You’ve Been Gone
Empire of Night
Miss Mayhem
The Accident Season

What Kristin Has Read:
My Life Next Door
The Wrath and the Dawn

What Kristin Is Reading:
The Night We Said Yes
Sum of the Parts
Into The Dim
A Tyranny of Petticoats

Back to (Boarding) School Books:
Finishing School Series
Ember in the Ashes
Winger
Stand Off
Anna and the French Kiss
Isla and the Happily Ever After
Hex Hall
Viola In Reel Life
Openly Straight
The Name of the Star
And We Stay
The Mockingbirds
Vampire Academy
Curse Workers
Looking for Alaska
A Great and Terrible Beauty
Harry Potter
On The Jellico Road
Evernight
Belzhar
The Gallagher Girls
The Raven Cycle

Other Books Mentioned:
The Boy Most Likely
To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before
P.S. I Still Love You
Your Voice Is All I Hear
Vengeance Road
The Darkest Part of the Forest
Coldest Girl in Cold Town
Lost Stars

Adventures in YA Episode 005: Retellings

In this episode of Adventures in YA will talk retellings in YA.

Website mentioned:
An Epic Chart of 162 Young Adult Retellings

What Kristin read and is reading
Tracked
Kissing in America
The Heir
Graffiti Moon
I’ll Give You the Sun
The Clasp
Walk on Earth a Stranger
My Life Next Door

What Sara read and is reading
The Wicked Will Rise
The Summer I Turned Pretty
The Winner’s Crime
The Miniturest

Fairytale Retellings:
The Little Android
Princess of Thorns
Juliet Immortal
Romeo Redeemed
Splintered Series
Court of Thorns and Roses
Lunar Chronicles
Fairytale Retellings Series
Beauty
Beastly
Entwined (mentioned towards the end of the show)

Classics Retellings:
Prom and Prejudice
Sass and Serendipity
Mask of the Red Death
The Fall
Nevermore
Man Made Boy
This Broken Wondrous World
The Madman’s Daughter Trilogy
Dorothy Must Die Series
The Clockwork Scarab

Mythology Retellings:
The Goddess Test
Abandoned Series
Everneath

New Releases:
A Little In Love
Anne & Henry
This Monstrous Thing
A Thousand Nights
A Song for Ella Gray

Other books mentioned:
Perks of Being a Wallflower
Kiss of Deception
Burn for Burn
Not a Drop To Drink
The Young World

Adventures in YA Episode 004: New Releases for the Rest of the Year

In this episode of Adventures in YA will talk about our most anticipated new releases for the rest of the year.

What Kristin Read:
Love, Lucy
To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before
P.S. I Still Love You
A Thousand Pieces of You

What Krstin Is Reading:
Kissing in America
I’ll Give You The Sun
Ash & Bramble
Walk On Earth a Stranger
The Clasp

What Sara Read:
Proof: The Science of Booze

What Sara Is Reading:
The Wicked Will Rise
The Winner’s Crime

September New Releases

Sara and Kristin:
Walk on Earth A Stranger
Dumplin’
Six of Crows

Kristin:
Hello, Goodbye, and Everything in Between
I Crawl Through It

Sara:
Vengeance Road
What We Saw
Sweet Temptation
Library of Souls
Your Voice Is All I Hear

October New Releases

Sara and Kristin:
The Rose Society
Carry On

Kristin:
Happily Ever After
A Song for Ella Grey
Illuminae

Sara:
A Madness So Discreet

November New Releases

Sara and Kristin:
Winter

Kristin:
Ten Thousand Skies Above You
Hotel Ruby

Sara:
Manners & Mutiney
Soundless

December New Releases

Sara
Frozen Tides
Their Fractured Light

Other Books Mentioned:
The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight
Please Ignore Vera Dietz
Ask the Passengers
The Grisha Series
The Young Elites
The Program
Heartless
The Beast of Cretacea

Adventures in YA Episode 003: Auto Buy Authors

In this episode of Adventures in YA we talk about some of our favorite auto buy authors. We also confess some of our awkward fangirl moments and respond to a listener comment.

Authors Mentioned:
Julie Murphy
Maggie Stiefvater
David Levithan
Jennifer L Armentrout
Becky Wallace
Jenny Martin
Meredith Moore
Mary Pearson

What Sara’s Reading:
The Wicked Will Rise
Proof: The Science of Booze

What Kristin’s Has Read:
Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe
Heart of Betrayal

What Kristin Is Reading:
These Broken Stars
I’ll Give You The Sun
Love, Lucy
A Thousand Pieces of You
To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before

Kristin’s Auto Buy Authors:
David Levithan
Stephanie Perkins
Anna Godbersen
Kiera Cass
Matt de la Pena
Michelle Hodkin
Andrea Cremer

Sara’s Auto Buy Authors:
Gail Carriger
Rachel Hawkins
Julie Murphy
Jennifer L Armentrout
Leigh Bardugo
Rainbow Rowell
Richelle Mead
Sarah Dessen