Episode #8: Cheating

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Episode 8:  We discuss cheating, in our own lives, and as portrayed in YA fiction.

 

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SHOW NOTES

Our Current Reads
Christa: The Dinner by Herman Koch; Delicate Monsters by Stephanie Kuehn
Carrie: Infinite Sky by CJ Flood; H Is For Hawk by Helen Macdonald; You Against Me by Jenny Downham

References

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The Dept. of Speculation by Jenny Offill
Swimming Sweet Arrow by Maureen Gibbon
Life By Committee by Corey Ann Haydu
Love & Other Theories by Alexis Bass

Recommended Reads
99 Days by Katie Cotugno
Tyrell by Coe Booth
Pointe by Brandy Colbert
Jersey Angel by Beth Ann Bauman
The Vast Fields of Ordinary by Nick Burd
Breathless by Jessica Warman

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Episode #1: Girl Talk

Episode #1:  We discuss how girls talk to each other about their own sexual behavior, in our lives and in YA fiction.

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Show Notes for Episode #1

– Christa mentioned a website called Scarleteen, which features comprehensive sexuality information for teenagers
– Christa mentioned a film called Kids, directed by Larry Clark and a book called The Rules by Sherrie Schneider

Book Recommendations
The Truth About Alice by Jen Mathieu  — @jenmathieu
Love and Other Theories by Alexis Bass — @alexisbasswrite
How To Love by Katie Cotugno — @katiecotugno
Beautiful by Amy Reed — @amyreedfiction
Life By Committee by Corey Ann Haydu — @coreyannhaydu
Ten Things We Did (and Probably Shouldn’t Have) by Sarah Mlynowski — @sarahmlynowski
Wildlife by Fiona Wood — @f_i_o_n_a_w_

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