Welcome to the twenty-second episode of the Tea in the Treetops podcast hosted by Philippa and Angelya.
In this episode we discuss why it is that adults read YA books, discuss YA literature in general and also the books we’ve been reading. This episode was recorded on March 4th, 2015.
We hope you enjoy listening and we would love to hear your feedback – anything you would like us to talk about in particular? Just let us know!
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Our title music is titled Sea of Dreams and has been used with the kind permission of the composer, Bart Stoop. You can hear more of Bart’s beautiful music at facebook.com/BartStoop.
Thanks to everyone who responded to our questions on Twitter and Facebook!
Article on theguardian.com: Why are so many adults reading YA and teen fiction?
Article on Scott Westerfeld’s blog: What is YA? – YA is defined as stories written about teenagers, rather than for them.
OTHER BOOKS MENTIONED
Monstrous by MarcyKate Connolly
Soulprint by Megan Miranda
The Husband’s Secret by Liane Moriarty
Seeker by Arwen Elys Dayton
A Wicked Thing by Rhiannon Thomas
Fairest (Lunar Chronicles prequel) by Marissa Meyer
Skin by Ilka Tampke
Emma + Elsie Meet Fitzwilliam Darcy by Maddy Raven and Monica Leonelle
Akarnae by Lynette Noni
Avery by Charlotte McConaghy
A Dance with Dragons (A Song of Ice and Fire #5) by George RR Martin
Other random mentions
Text Prize – YA and children’s manuscripts due in early April. Win $10000!
Witch, Please Podcast – Two women re-read the Harry Potter series and watch the movies, and then discuss them!