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.

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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.

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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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This week on Teen Title Talk, Courtney and Erin dive into two fascinating fantasy novels: The Night Country by Melissa Albert and Woven in Moonlight by Isabel Ibanez. They talk magic, food, dark fairy tales and romance--or the lack thereof. They also dip back into the Jar of Teen Angst and talk about fantasy books and mythological creatures and their favorite theme parks.

As always, we would love to hear from you. Write in and tell us your favorite mythological beast, or share a fun theme park story at teentitletalk@gmail.com

This podcast was created by Erin Robinson and Courtney Wason in association with the Derry Public Library and 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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This week, Courtney and Erin dive into a discussion about the Excellence in Nonfiction Award, given out each year by the YALSA division of the American Library Association. We chat about the titles we missed and the two we just read: A Thousand Sisters: The Heroic Airwomen of the Soviet Union by Elizabeth Wein and Free Lunch by Rex Ogle. Tune in to hear about these excellent nonfiction titles and see what's up next for Teen Title Talk.

As always, we would love to hear from you. Did you read any nonfiction, this year? Which titles were your favorite? Which do you think could take the big prize? Let us know 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. The theme was created and performed by Banded Starling.

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This week, Courtney and Erin dive into two great works of historical fiction, Fountains of Silence by Ruta Sepetys and The Downstairs Girl by Stacey Lee, but before they do that they look back on a year of reading and ponder which titles they think could take the Michael L. Printz award. The Printz award is given by the ALA to a work of literary excellence in Young Adult Literature.

As always, we would love to hear from you. What books did you love this year? Which do you think could take the Printz? Let us know 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. The theme was created and performed by Banded Starling.

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~~~~~Teen Title Talk will be on winter hiatus until January 23rd, 2020!~~~~~

This week, Courtney and Erin dip into two interesting historical fiction books, Stone River Crossing by Tim Tingle and Vinyl Underground by Rob Rufus. (Thanks to Netgalley for providing an arc of Vinyl Underground). They talk about cultural blind spots, magical realism, writing styles and damning the man. They also dip into the Jar of Teen Angst to answer two listener questions from Priscilla: Would you like your crush if you met them now--personality-wise, not age? What advice would your teen self give your now self?

Don't forget, you can 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. The theme was created and performed by Banded Starling.

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This week on Teen Title Talk Courtney and guest host, Yahira, sit down and chat about Pet by Akwaeke Emezi and Reverie by Ryan La Sala. They also tackle two questions from the jar of teen angst and answered two listener questions! Priscilla asked "Did you ever pretend you loved or hated something just to make friends and what about your teen self do you wish you had kept into adulthood?

Don't forget, you can 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. The theme was created and performed by Banded Starling.

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Hello it's Halloween. Listen as Erin and Courtney dive into two spooky reads Dorothy in the Land of Monsters by Garten Gevedon and The Haunted by Danielle Vega. They also dip deep into the Jar of Teen Angst and into their own warped psyches and recall nightmares they had as teens as well as chat about when they stopped trick or treating.

Don't forget, you can 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. The theme was created and performed by Banded Starling.

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This week, Erin and Courtney picked two YA books that they wouldn't normally gravitate toward based on cover and synopsis: Mike by Andrew Norriss and Gut Check by Eric Kester. Listen up to see how that turned out for them (hint: two thumbs up). We also dug into the Jar of Teen Angst and revisited our high school sports experiences and how we handled the high school locker room situation.

WE'D LOVE TO HEAR FROM YOU! 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. The theme was created and performed by Banded Starling.

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