I am a huge fan of podcasts — with a 40-minute commute, I spend lots of time in the car, and a good podcast can make a long drive pass in no time. Some of my favorites are Lore from Grim and Mild, Stuff You Missed In History Class from iHeart Media, and Morbid: A True Crime Podcast with hosts Alaina and Ash.
And as you might expect from the title of this blog, I also look for bookish podcasts to listen to as well — specifically, ones that focus on the vast expanse of young adult books that are out there. Here are three YA bookish podcasts you can subscribe and listen to right now!
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. The show premiered in September 2017, as Kelly Jensen and Eric Smith talk about their first YA reading experiences and what adult authors they’d love to see pen a YA novel in this teaser episode of Hey YA! —
YA Book Chat — Do you enjoy reading YA books? Are you dying to talk about them and hear what others think about your favorite books? Are you outside of the YA age bracket (like myself) but still enjoy them? Then this is the podcast for you! This teaser from host Leah Stuhler explains what YA Book Chat is all about —
Hazel & Katniss & Harry & Starr — A weekly podcast about young adult literature, their filmic adaptations and everything in between. The series kicked off in November 2018 with show #1 — Preface to Chapter 1 —
Look for them wherever you listen to podcasts!