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PODCAST 23: 2020 June #2 MG/YA

Kiss the Book: The Podcast on iTunes


CINDY – The Big Book of Monsters by Hal Johnson

Monstrous by Carlyn Beccia

Monster Science: Could Monsters Survive (and Thrive) in the Real World? By Helaine Becker

CINDY – More Than a Game: Race, Gender, and Politics in Sports by Matt Doeden

Matt Doeden on Goodreads

Introducing Teddy: A gentle story about gender and friendship by Jessica Walton

Under Our Clothes: Our First Talk About Our Bodies Roberts and Jane Heinrichs

The 57 Bus by Dashka Slater


LISA – Of Salt and Shore by Annet Schaap 

Annet Schaap reads Ch 1 and draws an illustration from the book

CINDY – Magic Required by Obert Skye

Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow by Jessica Townsend

Akata Witch by Nnedi Okorafor

LISA – Shadow of the Batgirl by Sarah Kuhn 

Sarah Kuhn website

Sarah’s Instagram

I Love You So Mochi by Sarah Kuhn

Nicole Goux website

Nicole’s Instagram

Wonder Woman: Warbringer by Leigh Bardugo

Renegades by Marissa Meyer

LISA – The Ghost in Apartment 2R by Denis Markell

Spirit Hunters by Ellen Oh

The Girl in the Locked Room by Mary Downing Hahn

CINDY – Cinders and Sparrows by Stefan Bachmann

Stefan Bachman on Amazon

The Tragical Tale of Birdie Bloom by Temre Beltz

The Apprentice Witch by James Nicol

LISA – The Mystery of the Moon Tower by Sedita, Seraydarian, and Steve Hamaker

Sedita’s Website

Youtube – Author- Illustrator talk about book drawing demonstration

Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library by Chris Grabenstein 

Lumberjanes: Beware the Kitten Holy written by Noelle Stevenson and Grace Ellis 

CINDY – Closer to Nowhere by Ellen Hopkins

Ellen’s Website

Ellen on Instagram

Boy From the Basement

Bait by Alex Sanchez

LISA – Echo Mountain by Lauren Wolk 

Lauren’s website

Beyond the Bright Sea by Lauren Wolk 

Wolf Hollow by Lauren Wolk 

CINDY – Chirp by Kate Messner 

Kate’s Website

Safe by Susan Shaw

Speak: The graphic novel by Laurie Halse Anderson

Speak Movie

LISA – Posted by John David Anderson 

Anderson’s Website

Unfriended by Rachel Vail 

Wonder by R.J. Palacio 

LISA – Stepping Stones by Lucy Knisley

Lucy’s Instagram

Lucy’s website

Sisters by Raina Telgemeier

Be Prepared by Vera Brosgol 


CINDY – Super Adjacent by Crystal Cestari 

Crystal’s Instagram

Cestari on KTB

Cestari Interview

The Supervillain and Me by Danielle Banas

Fandom by Francesca Davis DiPiazza

LISA – Yes No Maybe So by Becky Albertalli and Aisha Saeed

Becky Albertalli website

Becky’s Twitter

Aisha’s website

Aisha’s Twitter 

Aisha’s Instagram

Watch Us Rise by Renée Watson and Ellen Hagan

All-American Muslim Girl by Nadine Jolie Courtney

CINDY – Paper Girl of Paris by Jordyn Taylor

Jordyn’s Website

Interview with Jordyn

The Boy Who Dared by Susan Campbell Bartoletti

The Boys Who Challenged Hitler by Phillip Hoose

LISA The Oracle Code by Marieke Nijkamp 

The Running Dream by Wendelin Van Draanen

Book Breakdown from DC Comics

CINDY – Library of Lost Things by Laura Taylor Namey 

Laura’s Website

Words in Deep Blue by Cath Crowley

The Geography of You and Me by Jennifer E. Smith

The Sun is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon

LISA – Obsessed : A Memoir of My Life With OCD Allison Britz 

Challenger Deep by Neal Shusterman

Turtles All the Way Down by John Green

Kissing Doorknobs

CINDY – The Inheritance Games by Jennifer Lynn Barnes

Jennifer on KTB

Full Tilt by Neal Shusterman

William Sleator’s House of Stairs 

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