Teen books, tween books, middle-grade books, young adult books, otherwise known as YA, we'll talk about it all. Join Springfield-Greene County Library staff to discuss all books YA, dish on what it is like to work at a library, discuss the highs and lows of reading, and sometimes even interview your favorite authors. If you love to talk about books, tune in for each episode!
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Season 4, Episode 11
Let It Go: The Books We Didn't Finish
March 24, 2022
Just because we didn't finish these doesn't mean you shouldn't read them. We'll talk about the books that we started but just couldn't finish and how to know when it's time to move on.
Season 4, Episode 10
Diversity in Children's Literature
March 17, 2022
We discuss the good and the bad of diversity in books, why representation matters, and the stories we want to see more of.
Season 4, Episode 9
It's a Jungle Out There: a Conversation with Stuart Gibbs
March 10, 2022
Best-selling author, Stuart Gibbs, talks about his newest book, Once Upon a Tim, and shares his best advice for readers.