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Love YA Like Crazy

Welcome to Love YA Like Crazy, where Carrie and Jake rant about young adult books. Beware, there are lots of spoilers and often lots of swearing!

Sep 28, 2017

Carrie and Jake read the brand-new Stephanie Perkins novel, so it's time for another HOT TAKE SPECIAL in which we talk about her 'There's Someone Inside Your House', a YA horror/thriller novel!

There's definitely a lot of spoilers, so you might want to read the book first! Jake also revels himself to be a million years...


Aug 31, 2017

For this episode, Carrie and Jake discuss 'The Selection' by Kiera Cass. Jake enumerates all the times he swore at the book, Carrie is intrigued to learn that there's an official Selection Coloring Book, and in general we probably spend more time dissecting the sociological underpinnings of the book than we do talking...


Aug 9, 2017

For this episode, Carrie and Jake discuss 'Anne of Green Gables' by L.M. Montgomery. There is much reciting of favorite characters and incidents, and a certain amount of discussion of how Josie Pye is the worst. Spoilers abound, so we recommend reading the book before listening!

In the next episode, we'll be discussing


Jul 19, 2017

Like a double-chocolate milkshake at Pop's, Riverdale seems sweet at first but leaves you wishing for death. Jake and Carrie love trashy YA fiction, and would love to have you join them in their new series, "Cry Me a Riverdale", where they will spoil the infamous CW show, swear a lot, and wonder if anyone in Riverdale...


Jul 6, 2017

The most excellent Death Prattle podcast asked Carrie and Jake to come on and talk about a young adult novel, which we were happy to do! The book is The Boy in the Black Suit by Jason Reynolds. Spoilers abound, so we recommend reading the book before listening.

'Death Prattle' is a podcast in which the hosts, Tara...