This week, Courtney and Erin chat about two incredible historical novels in verse: Voices: The Final Hours of Joan of Arc by David Elliott and White Rose by Kip Wilson. They talk about historical figures, kickass rebels, beautiful language and more. They also answer three questions from the Jar of Teen Angst: Scariest Moment? When did you get your license and did you get a car? And when you looked into the future, did you have hope or dread?

And don't forget, you can join the conversation, share stories, ask questions about library life or add questions to our Jar of Teen Angst by emailing us at teentitletalk@gmail.com.

This podcast was created by librarians at Derry Public Library and was hosted and produced by Derry-CAM, Derry Community Access Media: Empowering Independent Voices.

This week, Liz and Erin dove into two short story collections, Black Enough: Stories of Being Young and Black in America edited by Ibi Ziboi and Fresh Ink edited by Lamar Giles. They talk about great stories, reading diverse books as youth compared to today, and reading across identity markers. They also answer two questions from the Jar of Teen Angst: what was a big world problem you worried about as a teen? And what kind of a student were you? And one #librarylife question: what are the best and worst parts of your job?

And don't forget, you can join the conversation, share stories, ask questions about library life or add questions to our Jar of Teen Angst by emailing us at teentitletalk@gmail.com.

This podcast was created by librarians at Derry Public Library and was hosted and produced by Derry-CAM, Derry Community Access Media: Empowering Independent Voices.

This week, Courtney and Erin talk about two fun contemporary novels: Field Guide to the North American Teenager by Ben Philippe and This is Kind of an Epic Love Story by Kheryn Callender. They talk fitting in, teen romance, character and more. They also answer two questions from the Jar of Teen Angst: Who were you jealous of as a teen and what musical genre best describes your upbringing? And one library life question: What made you want to work in libraries and did you take specialized classes in school?

And don't forget, you can join the conversation, share stories, ask questions about library life or add questions to our Jar of Teen Angst by emailing us at teentitletalk@gmail.com.

This podcast was created by librarians at Derry Public Library and was hosted and produced by Derry-CAM, Derry Community Access Media: Empowering Independent Voices.

This week, Erin and Courtney dig into two great graphic novels, Sleepless by Sarah Vaughn and Leila Del Duca and Kiss Number 8 by Colleen AF Venable and Ellen T Crenshaw. They talk coming of age, art, read-alikes, romance and more. As always, they dip into the Jar of Teen Angst to answer the questions: Was there anything you tried to hide about yourself? Where was your favorite place to hang out? And what was your favorite candy or after school snack?

 

And don't forget, you can join the conversation, share stories, ask questions about library life or add questions to our Jar of Teen Angst by emailing us at teentitletalk@gmail.com.

 

This podcast was created by librarians at Derry Public Library and was hosted and produced by Derry-CAM, Derry Community Access Media: Empowering Independent Voices.

 

This week, Erin and Courtney dip into two great historical fiction novels, Lovely War by Julie Berry and Spectacle by Jodie Lynn Zdrok. They talk murder, visions, character depth, the Great War and more. They also dive into the Jar of Teen Angst and answer three questions. Did you have a curfew and did you ever break it? How did you manage without a cell phone and is there a time when one would have come in handy? What was your first concert?

 

And don't forget you can join the conversation, share stories, ask questions about library life or add questions to our Jar of Teen Angst at teentitletalk@gmail.com

This week, Erin and Courtney dive into two great adventures, Seafire by Natalie C. Parker and Ship of Smoke and Steel by Django Wexler. They talk ships, sisters, monsters and more! They also answer three listener questions: Can you name one thing that you did or said, as a teen, that you still cringe about? Tell us about a time you wished you had stood up for someone or acted differently like when someone was being bullied etc. And what was your most prized possession?

And don't forget you can join the conversation, share stories, ask questions about library life or add questions to our jar of teen angst at teentitletalk@gmail.com

This week, Erin and co-host Liz Ryan dive into true stories of awesome women, femmes and gender nonconformists through the books Bygone Badass Broads by Mackenzi Lee, Brazen by Penelope Bagieu and Modern Herstory by Blair Imani. We talk about how these books differ from those we've seen in the past, some of our favorite badass broads and why we might be seeing a rise in compilations like this! We also answer two questions about library life: What is the grossest thing you've found in the stacks? What is your favorite resource? And one from the Jar of Teen Angst: Did you have any enemies?

And don't forget you can join the conversation, share stories, ask questions about library life or add questions to our jar of teen angst at teentitletalk@gmail.com

This week, Erin and co-host Adi Rule dive into two fantasy novels, The Brilliant Death by Amy Rose Capetta and Grim Lovelies by Megan Shepherd. They talk about world building, gorgeous settings, evocative writing and much more. They also dive into the jar of teen angst and answer the questions: Did you ever go camping? Did you have a job? Did you ever screw it up? And, finally, what was your school commute like? Any good bus stories?

You can join the conversation, share stories, ask questions about library life or add questions to our jar of teen angst at teentitletalk@gmail.com

 

 

This week, Erin and co-host Ali dive into two graphic novels, Mary's Monster by Lita Judge and Adventure Zone: Here There Be Gerblins by the McElroy brothers. They talk real tragedies and fantastical adventures. Of course, they also dive into the jar of teen angst and answer the questions: What music were you into when you were a teen? Who was your best friend and what did you guys do, together? And what was your worst habit? You can email teentitletalk@gmail.com to share your own stories, ask for reading recommendations, or find out more about library life.

This week, Erin and guest host Adi Rule dive into two sci-fi titles: Attack of the 50 Foot Wallflower by Christian McKay Heidicker and Phantom Wheel: A Hackers Novel by Tracy Deebs. They talk character building, plot pacing and plausibility. Of course, they also reconnect with their teen selves by answering the questions: What was the best vacation you went on as a teen? Who was your teen crush and what was your most awkward moment? You can email teentitletalk@gmail.com to share your own stories, ask for a reading recommendation or find out more about library life.

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