The YA Sisterhood
Literary analysis and discussion of the YA Fiction genre from two literature-loving sisters! We update every Thursday, and leave clues all over social media so that you can try to decipher which book we'll discuss next!
info_outline Episode 12: Juvenile Delinquents Turn Heroes 01/10/2020
Episode 12: Juvenile Delinquents Turn Heroes This week in our Season 1 Finale, we'll be discussing "The Outsiders" by S.E. Hinton! This book is near and dear to both of our hearts. We really loved revisiting and analyzing this book!
info_outline Episode 11: State Enforcer Rumored to be Dating Foreign Prince 12/21/2019
Episode 11: State Enforcer Rumored to be Dating Foreign Prince This week we discuss "Graceling" by Kristin Cashore. This is Cashore's debut novel.
info_outline Episode 10: Young Boy Meets His Hero, and Isn't Dissapointed 12/13/2019
Episode 10: Young Boy Meets His Hero, and Isn't Dissapointed This week we're discussing "The Book of Three" by Lloyd Alexander! This book series is a house favorite --Jessicca was especially excited to talk about it. The audio on this one may be a bit wonky, it seems that it went through a bit of corruption (much like the Horned King!). Give us a listen!
info_outline Episode 9: News Article Shapes Plot, but is Further Research Needed? 11/22/2019
Episode 9: News Article Shapes Plot, but is Further Research Needed? This week we discuss "Homeless Bird" by Gloria Whelan! This book was a favorite of ours when we were younger, but re-reading it and doing our research for the podcast may have tainted our view of this book a little. Give us a listen, and check us out on social media to further the conversation!
info_outline Episode 8: Is it Lights-Out for this Small Town? 11/15/2019
Episode 8: Is it Lights-Out for this Small Town? This week we're discussing the "City of Ember" by Jeanne DuPrau! This book is definitely a first step into an allegory of the cave story, and has a really interesting setting. Give us a listen, and let us know what you think!
info_outline Episode 7: Accused Warden's Story Full of Holes 11/08/2019
Episode 7: Accused Warden's Story Full of Holes This week, we're discussing the beloved book "Holes" by Louis Sacher! This book is such a classic, and we're going to talk about why. Yes, some consider this to be a children's book and some consider it to be young adult fiction, we'll talk about that in the episode.
info_outline Episode 6: Seventeen Year Old Girl Lives in a Society 10/26/2019
Episode 6: Seventeen Year Old Girl Lives in a Society This week we're discussing "Matched" by Ally Condie! We have a special surprise too --our very first podcast guest! We wanted to have a guest for this episode because it is the halfway point of season one, so we wanted to do something special.
info_outline Episode 5: Florida Man Murders Plot 10/18/2019
Episode 5: Florida Man Murders Plot This week we're discussing "Maximum Ride" by James Patterson! He's a massively famous author (currently living in Florida), with quite a bit of money, and he takes a stab at YA Fiction in the first book of this series. Join in as we dissect it! Have questions? Want to further the discussion? Check us out on social media!
info_outline Episode 4: Teenaged Noble Goes Rogue 10/10/2019
Episode 4: Teenaged Noble Goes Rogue On this episode of the YA Sisterhood Podcast, we discuss a book that's very near to Kayla's heart --it's written by her favorite author! This book is a lot of fun to read, and a lot of fun to talk about. Listen in while we dive into this high fantasy series full of magic and espionage! Have questions? Want to guess the next book? Check us out on the social media links below! Instagram: Facebook: Twitter: Tumblr:
info_outline Episode 3: Twelve Year Old Boy Cries After Seeing Color for the First Time 10/04/2019
Episode 3: Twelve Year Old Boy Cries After Seeing Color for the First Time We're sisters, and we think that YA literature deserves more literary analysis. This week we discuss a YA classic. Check us out on social media to ask any questions, or try to guess which book we'll discuss next week!
info_outline Episode 2: Magical Teenage Punk Shenanigans 09/27/2019
Episode 2: Magical Teenage Punk Shenanigans We're Kayla and Jessicca --two sisters who think that YA Fiction deserves more literary analysis. Check us out every Thursday! Interact with us, or try to guess what book we'll be discussing next week with the clues that we post on social media! Instagram: Facebook: Twitter: Tumblr:
info_outline Episode 1: The Not Inciting Incident of Not Harry Potter 09/20/2019
Episode 1: The Not Inciting Incident of Not Harry Potter Here we are, at episode 1! We sisters, Jessicca and Kayla, think that YA fiction deserves more literary discussion. It may not be Jessicca's favorite genre, but Kayla wants to write it some day! Join us, as we discuss different YA books every Thursday!