50 Best Young Adult Book Podcasts
Young Adult Book Podcasts
Here are 50 Best Young Adult Book Podcasts worth listening to in 2023
1. YA Podcast
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
A podcast about YA lit and what it can teach us at any age. Join us as we review new releases and revisit old classics.
Play⋅ 145⋅ 397 ⋅2 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 42 min ⋅ May 2018 Get Email Contact
2. Fictional Hangover
Fictional Hangover is a podcast all about young adult and new adult books, series, authors, and voice actors that is full of spoilers. Hosts Amanda and Claire share summaries of popular books and discuss their favorite and least favorite moments, favorite characters, surprises, and more. They also play a game of Would You Rather based on each book, sometimes with the author or voice actor of the book and sometimes with listeners!
Play⋅ 761⋅ 345 ⋅5 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 98 min ⋅ May 2019 Get Email Contact
3. Cast of Wonders
Cast of Wonders is the leading voice in young adult speculative short fiction. Every week we present short stories from some of today's best genre fiction writers, featuring everything from hard science fiction to urban fantasy, horror, steampunk, superheroes, and more. Our stories are defined by their deep emotional resonance and that critical spark of wonder.
Also in Speculative Fiction Podcasts
Play⋅ 518⋅ 2.5K ⋅2 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 32 min ⋅ Oct 2014 Get Email Contact
4. YA Book Chat
Do you enjoy reading YA books? Are you dying to talk about them and hear what others think about your favorite books? Are you outside of the YA age bracket (like myself) but still enjoy them? Then this is the podcast for you! Join me and my friends, as we discuss our favorite YA books and authors! We'll chat spoiler-free at the start of each episode, just in case you haven't read the book yet. Then I'll give a warning before heading into our spoiler zone.
Play⋅ 845 ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 57 min ⋅ Oct 2019 Get Email Contact
5. On The Shelf
A group of Raleigh-area teens chat all things Young Adult literature.Episodes every Sunday!
Play 1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 32 min Get Email Contact
6. Throwback Paperback: A Young Adult Novel Podcast
Throwback Paperback is a book club podcast on the Nerd Party network hosted by best friends Asia Bonilla and Charles Scheland. Asia and Charles share young adult books that one of them read, but the other never got to, and they see how these young adult staples appear when to read or re-read as adults. Every week, they assign which book and chapters they will be covering the following week and they start with a summary if you can't read along.
Play⋅ 2.3K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 51 min Get Email Contact
7. Hazel & Katniss & Harry & Starr
A weekly podcast about young adult literature, their film adaptations, and everything in between.
Play⋅ 5.1K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 34 min ⋅ Nov 2018 Get Email Contact
Welcome to Goosebuds! A podcast where your hosts Paul, Dom, and Chad dig into the Young Adult Literature worlds of R.L. Stine and give them the deep critique and respect they deserve. Come join us and re-discover the stories you grew up with or jump in for the first time.
Play⋅ 3K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 86 min ⋅ Jul 2014 Get Email Contact
9. YA, We Read It!
Friendship, adventure, first kisses, first fights, and sometimes supernatural: Young Adult novels are a treasure given to us by authors around the world. Best friends and comedians Laura Petro and Meggie Gates are sitting down for their very own book club to reread the series that shaped their school years in 'YA, We Read It!' because yes. Yes, they did actually read it.
Play 1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 58 min ⋅ Sep 2020 Get Email Contact
10. Bookmarked: A YA Book Podcast
From the writers of Bookstacked.com comes 'Bookmarked: A YA Book Podcast'. Tune in for monthly discussions about the YA reading life. Stay up to date on the latest in popular young adult books and authors. We talk about Harry Potter, Shadowhunters, Fantastic Beasts, The Hunger Games, and more!
Play⋅ 95 ⋅2 episodes / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 33 min ⋅ Mar 2015 Get Email Contact
11. Brooks Books
Hi, I'm Brooklynne! Welcome to my podcast. Brooks Books is a fun and exciting podcast for readers looking for a book to read! Every week I will be reviewing a juvenile or young adult book or series with a summary, author information, and a short passage of the book. Read by me! Stay tuned for fun facts about my featured author of the week!
Play 2 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 11 min Get Email Contact
12. Bring Your Own Book
Join our three hosts Kelly, Nikki, and Tilly as they discuss a Young Adult and Adult novel every month paired with a themed cocktail to match! Mix yourself a drink, settle in, and relax as they talk about everything from their initial thoughts on each book to the nitty gritty of what happened and what they think about it all.
Also in Canadian Book Podcasts
Play⋅ 186⋅ 22 ⋅6 episodes / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 54 min Get Email Contact
13. Rogue Librarians
In this podcast, we discuss YA books that have been banned in recent years. We discuss each selected book in two episodes. The first episode illuminates why the book has been banned and why we think it is worth reading. The second episode discusses the book's characters, themes, and significance in greater detail. Please join us for our conversations! Books are meant to be read.
Play⋅ 1 ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 56 min Get Email Contact
High school librarians John and Rachel chat about books and news from the library at White House High School in White House, Tennessee. Join in for conversations about current happenings and young adult literature.
Play 1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 16 min Get Email Contact
15. The Jolly Reader
A whimsical recap and review of fictional young adult mystery and crime novels. Sail away with Captain Book and navigate the twists and turns of these tales.
Play⋅ 149 ⋅5 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 48 min Get Email Contact
16. Always YA
A podcast series about Young Adult books and media hosted by three librarians!
Play 1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 36 min Get Email Contact
17. To All the YA I've Loved Before
Young adult author/bookworm Kaycee Racer talks about the books, movies, TV shows, and pop culture that shaped her teen years while also exploring the current YA genre that she loves so dearly.
Play⋅ 45 ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 54 min Get Email Contact
18. Hello Fellow Kids
Join Mara and Josh, two young and hip kiddos, as they explore what's hot (and sometimes what's not) in young adult and teen literature!
Play⋅ 11 ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 75 min Get Email Contact
19. Hey YA
Brooklyn, New York, US
From great new books to favorite classic reads, from news to the latest in on-screen adaptations, Hey YA is here to elevate the exciting world of young adult lit.
Play⋅ 882K⋅ 265K ⋅21 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 37 min ⋅ Sep 2017 Get Email Contact
20. Off The Book Podcast
Maddie and Beth discuss all things YA/NA/Adult fiction. They are completely unqualified for the position but at least they're having fun.
Play 1 episode / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 91 min ⋅ Aug 2020 Get Email Contact
21. Breaking Down: The YA Saga
A podcast where two grown-ass women revisit their favorite young adult books with some new opinions and added sarcasm.
Play⋅ 93 ⋅5 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 48 min ⋅ Apr 2020 Get Email Contact
22. We Are YA
New York City, New York, US
You've heard from young adult authors on social, now hear what they really have to say! Join Penguin Teen staffers and journalist Anna Borges for conversations with the diverse authors who make up the modern YA community on We Are YA, presented by Penguin Teen.
Play⋅ 318.5K⋅ 130.1K ⋅2 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 61 min ⋅ Aug 2019 Get Email Contact
23. Forever Young Adult
A podcast about YA fiction by two young-ish adults who have been into this stuff forever!
Play⋅ 104 ⋅ Feb 2019 Get Email Contact
If you read Juvenile or YA books or know someone who does, then, this podcast is for you! Join the staff at The Chattanooga Public Library each week for a book recommendation to help you add to your TBR stack. Learn about new books or even older books that are new to you, and be ready to answer the next time someone asks you what you're reading next!
Play Sep 2020 Get Email Contact
25. Act YA Age
Follow along as two adults dive into young adult books and series in order to unpack the universal appeal of the genre that transcends age and gender barriers.
Play⋅ 58 ⋅3 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 92 min ⋅ Oct 2020 Get Email Contact
26. Love YA Like Crazy
Welcome to Love YA Like Crazy, a podcast in which Carrie and Jake read and discuss young adult books. Spoilers and swearing abound!
Play⋅ 214⋅ 66 ⋅1 episode / year ⋅ Avg Length 44 min ⋅ Mar 2015 Get Email Contact
27. Reading Radio
Columbus, Ohio, US
A podcast featuring reviews of new and classic young adult books by father and daughter team, Jason and Alora Fisher. We want to create a community that improves the relationship between parents and children through books. Grab a book put the screen down and read along with us. While you actually talk to your family.
Play⋅ 352 ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 30 min ⋅ Dec 2019 Get Email Contact
28. The Great YA Quest
A thirty-year-old reader who has never been on a date in her life wades through hormonal teen fiction in the search for a five-star young adult book.
Play⋅ 66 ⋅ Oct 2019 Get Email Contact
29. What Do You Think About Books?
Two teenagers read a YA book and then discuss it.
Play Jun 2020 Get Email Contact
30. Young Adult Novels AUDIO
A podcast dedicated to picking up hidden gem YA novels and reading them out loud for everyone to enjoy.
Play Sep 2020 Get Email Contact
31. Jaded YA Reads
Wells, Maine, US
Listen along as Jade Austin from the Wells Public Library reads a young adult novel chapter by chapter. Our first book will be the fantasy classic Howl's Moving Castle by Diana Wynne Jones, with permission of HarperCollins Publishers.
Play Sep 2020 Get Email Contact
32. Young Adult-ish
Were you the book nerd in middle or high school? Did you have more pleasure books in your backpack than textbooks? Are you now older, busier, and looking for that same sense of adventure? Same here! Join us, Ginny and Ally, as we read our way through the YA genre, drinking wine and discussing the real young adult struggle on the way.
Play⋅ 22 ⋅ Sep 2020 Get Email Contact
33. Prism: A YA Book Podcast For Teens
Welcome to our new podcast, Prism! We're three teens who are SO excited to share with you our passion for reading and our viewpoints and reviews on several books throughout this first season. We're so happy you found our podcast series and invite you to explore the platform and our episodes. Tune in to listen to the podcast founded & hosted by Hailey, Tori, and Ava.
Play Jun 2020 Get Email Contact
34. Forever Young Adult Book Plate
Book-Plate provides Reader Response literary criticism to the monthly Forever Young Adult (FYA) book club selection. By looking at each book as a meal composed of plot, themes, and characters that we can digest through the personal ideas, feelings, and emotions it brings up for the hosts: Annie, Britt, and guests. Using a traditional meal structure helps us break down the book into more easily chewed discussion items, while each member of the podcast brings their own unique opinion, background and voice to the table.
Play⋅ 7.7K⋅ 11.8K ⋅ Jan 2019 Get Email Contact
35. Young Adult Short Works Collection
Young Adults Short Story Collection: a collection of 9 short works of Young Adult fiction in the public domain.
Play⋅ 6.2K⋅ 262 ⋅ Oct 2020 Get Email Contact
36. YABooksPodcast's podcast
The host Philip Carroll interviews Young Adult, YA, authors about their books. YA novels may be Science Fiction, Fantasy, Romance, Adventure, Action, Horror, or General Fiction. They talk about the author's lives, inspiration, writing methods, projects, and books.
Play⋅ 97⋅ 982 ⋅ Sep 2015 Get Email Contact
37. Swoony Boys Podcast
Swoony Boys Podcast discusses swoony boys from your favorite young adult books.
Play⋅ 781⋅ 1.6K ⋅ Dec 2012 Get Email Contact
38. Book YeAh
Atlanta, Georgia, US
A Podcast based in Atlanta dedicated to all things Young Adult Lit! We talk about books, authors, trends in YA, and more.
Play⋅ 76⋅ 120 ⋅ Jun 2018 Get Email Contact
39. YA curmudgeon
Do you love to hate a bad book? What about that sense of surprise when an unlikely novel is actually excellent? Nit-picky book lovers, haters with high standards, welcome to the YA curmudgeon. I enjoy teaching English to young adults, but YA literature can be a cesspit. Be a part of my journey as I struggle to maintain interest in the stories my students love.
Play Jul 2020 Get Email Contact
40. The Great Book Review Podcast
The founder and host of the Great Book Review Podcast reviews Young Adult books.
Play Jul 2020 Get Email Contact
41. Pikes on Pike
We are two sisters who love horror fiction, and we are revisiting the works of popular YA horror writer Christopher Pike and dissecting some of the stories that shaped our early adolescence. Angst, 80s music, and hilarity are sure to follow. We'll be tackling his books in chronological order, so stay tuned!
Play⋅ 287 ⋅ Mar 2017 Get Email Contact
42. YA Book Stack
In conversation with VATE's Education Officer, Emma Jenkins, each author invited to YA Book Stack discusses the application of their text in the middle year's English classroom and the ways their text is reflective of the experiences of young adult readers and the world they engage with. Through a focus on the text in the classroom, YA Book Stack aims to encourage educators to embrace the flexibility of the middle years and explore a broader range of texts in their curriculum.
Play 1 episode / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 68 min Get Email Contact
43. Escape to the Witching Hour
We're Danie and Gaby! Escape with us into the world of fiction, action, and adventure! We are a young adult book club podcast that explores old favorites and new gems!
Play 6 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 124 min Get Email Contact
44. What Am I Reading?
I'm a book blogger who reviews young adult and new adult books. Sometimes I also publish original bookish content.
Play 1 episode / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 3 min Get Email Contact
45. Young Adult Adult Reviews
Two chaotic young-ish adults review literature meant for young adults (or children). From old favorites to new bestsellers, these bookworms will read it all.
Play 16 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 53 min Get Email Contact
46. Planet Book
Join Charity and Jennifer, of the Springfield-Greene County Library District to discuss all books YA, dish on what it is like to work at a library, discuss the highs and lows of reading, and occasionally interview your favorite authors. If you love to talk about books, tune in for each episode!
Play 18 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 23 min Get Email Contact
47. Talk Fiction To Me
We are two best friends that love everything book-related here to have a glass of wine and talk to you about our favorite novels. This podcast is for book lovers looking for anything from that nostalgic Young Adult to our current favorite New Adult/Adult novels. Join Kendall and Jess as they review their favorite (and least favorite) books, talk about page-to-screen adaptations, and daydream over their favorite book boyfriends.
Play 2 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 43 min Get Email Contact
48. Dial Up Book Club
What adult brains make of teen fiction. We read a different young adult book in every episode and recap our thoughts in this audiobook club. Come join us!
Also in UK Book Podcasts
Play 2 episodes / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 49 min Get Email Contact
Young Adult Book Podcasters
|Podcaster Name||Podcast Link||Total Episodes|
|The Nerd Party||anchor.fm||79|
|On the Shelf||anchor.fm||70|
|Escape Artists, Inc||castofwonders.org||41|
|Kelly McAllister, Tilly Jackson, Nikki Vigneault||bringyourownbook.buzzsprout.com||31|
|brenna clarke gray, joe lipsett||hazelkatnissharrystarr.simplecast.com||29|
Young Adult Book Podcast Topics
|Topic||Number of episodes|
|Young Adult Fiction||14|
|Cast Of Wonders Originals||10|
|Banned Books Week 2022||2|
|Darcie Little Badger||1|
|Karlo Yeager Rodriguez||1|
|Andrew K. Hoe||1|
|Sydney Paige Guerrero||1|
|Xan Van Rooyen||1|