This week, Courtney and Erin sit down to chat about two contemporary books You Should See Me In A Crown by Leah Johnson and Felix Ever After by Kacen Callender. They chat about tone, fresh voices, new adult vs. YA, mundane nature of high school and connecting through character. They also chat about the state of libraries and their state of exhaustion.... as well as creating during pandemic. 

Please feel free to join the conversation by emailing teentitletalk@gmail.com

This podcast was created by Erin Robinson and Courtney Wason in association with the Derry Public Library, and is usually hosted and produced by Derry-CAM, Derry Community Access Media: Empowering Independent Voices. This episode, however, was done solo via Zoom, which explains the difference in audio. The theme, which you didn't hear today, was created and performed by Banded Starling.

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This week Courtney and Erin sit down and talk about two new YA books: Bloom by Kenneth Oppel and Four Days of You and Me by Miranda Kenneally. They also chat about pet peeves, class trips, human eating plants and the balance between action and character depth. To kick the show off, they talk about the Kidlit Rally for Black Lives hosted by The Brown Bookshelf as well as online, local and international resources for Anti-Racism and diverse literature.

Please feel free to join the conversation by emailing teentitletalk@gmail.com

This podcast was created by Erin Robinson and Courtney Wason in association with the Derry Public Library, and is usually hosted and produced by Derry-CAM, Derry Community Access Media: Empowering Independent Voices. This episode, however, was done solo via Zoom, which explains the difference in audio. The theme, which you didn't hear today, was created and performed by Banded Starling.

Did you enjoy this podcast? Don't forget to follow, rate and review to have our endless love and gratitude.

Today, Courtney and Erin sit down to chat about fantasy and contemporary novels, The Four Profound Weaves by R.B. Lemberg and The Year Shakespeare Ruined My Life by Dani Jansen. They talk about transformation, Shakespeare, theater and more. They also dip into the Jar of Teen Angst and talk about geekery, as well as answer a couple #LibraryLife questions about what reading formats they prefer and what's new in library offerings during quarantine.

Please feel free to join the conversation by emailing teentitletalk@gmail.com

This podcast was created by Erin Robinson and Courtney Wason in association with the Derry Public Library, and is usually hosted and produced by Derry-CAM, Derry Community Access Media: Empowering Independent Voices. This episode, however, was done solo via Zoom, which explains the difference in audio. The theme, which you didn't hear today, was created and performed by Banded Starling.

Did you enjoy this podcast? Don't forget to follow, rate and review to have our endless love and gratitude.

Erin and Courtney sit down and talk about two fantastic fantasy novels: Witches of Ash and Ruin by E. Latimer and Conference of Birds by Ransom Riggs. They also talk about libraries during pandemic, digital programs from their home libraries and summer reading possibilities.

Please feel free to join the conversation by emailing teentitletalk@gmail.com

This podcast was created by Erin Robinson and Courtney Wason in association with the Derry Public Library, and is usually hosted and produced by Derry-CAM, Derry Community Access Media: Empowering Independent Voices. This episode, however, was done solo via Zoom, which explains the difference in audio. The theme, which you didn't hear today, was created and performed by Banded Starling.

Did you enjoy this podcast? Don't forget to follow, rate and review to have our endless love and gratitude.

This week, Courtney and Erin dive into two intriguing titles: The Burning by Laura Bates and Birdie and Me by J.M.M. Nuanez. They talk about characters, #Metoo, gender identity, humanity/complexity and more. They also dip into the Jar of Teen Angst and answer the questions: Were you ever an audiobook reader? Tell me about something stupid you did. And did you like board games? What were your favorites?

Please feel free to join the conversation by answering the questions above or adding your own questions to the Jar of Teen Angst. You can send your answers and questions to teentitletalk@gmail.com

This podcast was created by Erin Robinson and Courtney Wason in association with the Derry Public Library, and is usually hosted and produced by Derry-CAM, Derry Community Access Media: Empowering Independent Voices. This episode, however, was done solo via Zoom, which explains the difference in audio. The theme, which you didn't hear today, was created and performed by Banded Starling.

Did you enjoy this podcast? Don't forget to follow, rate and review to have our endless love and gratitude.

Erin and Courtney dive in from home, this week, to chat about the books Internment by Samira Ahmed and The Sword in the Stars by Amy Rose Capetta and Cori McCarthy. Their talk ranges from dystopian vs. contemporary novels, Merlin's magic, intersectionality and Arthurian Legend. They also dive into the Jar of Teen Angst to answer the questions: Who or what did you confide in as a teen? What was your favorite gum? And can you remember a time you laughed so hard it hurt? 

Please feel free to join the conversation by answering the questions above or adding your own questions to the Jar of Teen Angst. You can send your answers and questions to teentitletalk@gmail.com

This podcast was created by Erin Robinson and Courtney Wason in association with the Derry Public Library, and is usually hosted and produced by Derry-CAM, Derry Community Access Media: Empowering Independent Voices. This episode, however, was done solo via Zoom, which explains the difference in audio. The theme, which you didn't hear today, was created and performed by Banded Starling.

Did you enjoy this podcast? Don't forget to follow, rate and review to have our endless love and gratitude.

Today, Courtney and Erin give their top 10 books they are looking forward to this spring! They also talk about pandemic schedules and lack or reading time. They also dip into the Jar of Teen Angst to answer the questions: Did you ever come up against adversity, as a teen? What was your favorite birthday party and what made it unique to you? And what reading habits did you have as a teen that you still have today?

Please feel free to join the conversation by answering the questions above or adding your own questions to the Jar of Teen Angst. You can send your answers and questions to  teentitletalk@gmail.com

If you're interested in the virtual event with Amy Rose Capetta and Cori McCarthy via Gibson's Book Store on April 9th at 7pm you can join here!

This podcast was created by Erin Robinson and Courtney Wason in association with the Derry Public Library, and is usually hosted and produced by Derry-CAM, Derry Community Access Media: Empowering Independent Voices. This episode, however, was done solo via Zoom, which explains the difference in audio. The theme, which you didn't hear today, was created and performed by Banded Starling.

Did you enjoy this podcast? Don't forget to follow, rate and review to have our endless love and gratitude.

Courtney and Erin dip into two sci-fi books: Rebelwing by Andrea Tang and The God Game by Danny Toby. They talk metal dragons, dangerous video games and their favorite characters. They also dip into the Jar of Teen Angst and answer the question: did you ever take part in any activism? And a #librarylife question: What is the neatest (or grossest) thing you've found in a book.

Please feel free to join the conversation. We would love to hear from you. Were you interested in activism as a teen? What have you found in a book that was awesome, neat, gross or just weird? Send your answers and questions to  teentitletalk@gmail.com

This podcast was created by Erin Robinson and Courtney Wason in association with the Derry Public Library and was hosted and produced by Derry-CAM, Derry Community Access Media: Empowering Independent Voices. The theme was created and performed by Banded Starling.

Did you enjoy this podcast? Don't forget to follow, rate and review to have our endless love and gratitude.

This week, Erin and Courtney sit down and talk about two intriguing mysteries: The Hand on the Wall by Maureen Johnson and A Good Girl's Guide to Murder by Holly Jackson.  They talk about suspense, action vs. puzzles and read-alikes. They also dip into the Jar of Teen Angst and answer the questions:  What safety measures did your parents put in place to get you from point A to point B? And what was your worst fear as a teen?

Please feel free to join the conversation. We would love to hear from you. You can write to us with questions or answers at teentitletalk@gmail.com

This podcast was created by Erin Robinson and Courtney Wason in association with the Derry Public Library and was hosted and produced by Derry-CAM, Derry Community Access Media: Empowering Independent Voices. The theme was created and performed by Banded Starling.

Did you enjoy this podcast? Don't forget to follow, rate and review to have our endless love and gratitude.

 

This week on Teen Title Talk, Courtney and Erin discussed books that they picked out for one another: Oracle Code by Marieke Nijkamp and Every Reason We Shouldn't by Sara Fujimura. They chat about figure skating and eating disorders alongside superhero characters and disability in YA. They also answer two listener questions from Alyson: Did you change from 9th grade to 12th and Do you think it was better/worse growing up without social media?

Please feel free to join the conversation. We would love to hear from you. You can write to us with questions or answers at teentitletalk@gmail.com

This podcast was created by Erin Robinson and Courtney Wason in association with the Derry Public Library and was hosted and produced by Derry-CAM, Derry Community Access Media: Empowering Independent Voices. The theme was created and performed by Banded Starling.

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