S1: E1 Blood Water Paint
Renaissance Paintings. Books in verse. Embrace Trauma. Be Judith.
Join teen librarians Kathleen & Sam as they discuss Melissa Albert's The Hazel Wood.
Murder. Trauma. Souffle. Abandoning Democracy. Join teen librarians Kathleen & Sam as they discuss Courney Summer's Sadie
Existentialism. Measured trauma and violence. One-ups-manship. We will burn the tape and keep the ashes.
Kathleen and Sam are back to talk about Elizabeth Acevedo's recent book. Quiet YA and "This is why we can't read nice things."
Our podcast glows up and embraces young adults, new adults, and the forever young adult at heart. Listen in as we discuss Alice Hoffman's latest installment--a prequel in the Owen's family of powerful witches.
"Don't believe the hype, it's a prequel." Kathleen and Sam revisit Panem during the pandemic. How did the Hunger Games prequel hold up? Did we grow up too much to go back?
S2: E3 A tiny town with super-sized hockey. A master of character study is the best cocktail party wingman. Speaking out and the fall out. Books in translation.
Sam embraces a sequel and Kathleen ponders the Zombie Adjacent in a satirical alternate history of the Civil War. Let's get pumped for One Author New Canaan--Jacqueline Woodson!
Celebrating our One Author New Canaan visit by Jacqueline Woodson by embracing her unique voice in poetic prose. Kathleen and Sam consider unreliable memory and discomfort reads, upcoming poetry month and summer books.
Sam & Kathleen wrap up the season with great ideas for summer reads and ponder humanity, philosophy, and veganism while grappling with an endearing, warm fuzzy fantasy read.