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YA Cafe

65 EpisodesProduced by Danielle Hall and Amanda ThrasherWebsite

Conversations and reviews about Young Adult books for teachers, readers, and caffeine addicts everywhere.


Girls with Sharp Sticks by Suzanne Young feat. Amanda K. Morgan

Author Amanda K. Morgan joins us to chat about Girls with Sharp Sticks by Suzanne Young, a new YA thriller that kept us guessing all the way through! (Transcript)   In today’s episode… In Girls with Sharp Sticks by Suzanne Young, Philomena is the perfect student at a school that makes perfect girls. Behind her school’s gated walls, girls are molded to become perfect wives for powerful men–girls who are beautiful to look at and won’t ask too many questions. They are constantly told the school has their very best interests at heart, with important financiers invested in each girl’s future. Every girl’s emotion and reaction is carefully tamped down–until it isn’t. On one of their rare trips into the outside world, Philomena encounters a civilian who is horrified at the way they are treated. […]

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