YA Discussion Group

YA Discussion Group is currently on hiatus.

We know. We're bummed out about it, too. Sorry for the inconvenience!

Are you a young adult who likes books? Let's talk! We want to bring back YADG soon, and better than ever. Please email Timothy at timothy@wildrumpusbooks.com to express your interest. 

The YA Discussion Group is a book club for young adult readers. (We see you, adults who read YA, but this one's for the youth.) Meetings have primarily been virtual, but we will revisit in-person meetings in the future.

See below for some of the titles we've discussed in the past.

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ISBN: 9781419739835
Availability: Usually Ships from Wholesaler in 1-5 Days
Published: Amulet Paperbacks - August 3rd, 2021

Named one of the best books of the year by People Magazine, Buzzfeed, New York Public Library, Chicago Public Library, Kirkus Reviews, School Library Journal, Publishers Weekly, and more!


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ISBN: 9781250193537
Availability: On Our Shelves Now (Subject to Availability)
Published: First Second - August 18th, 2020

A teenager is pulled back in time to witness her grandmother's experiences in World War II-era Japanese internment camps in Displacement, a historical graphic novel from Kiku Hughes.

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ISBN: 9781250792037
Availability: On Our Shelves Now (Subject to Availability)
Published: Square Fish - May 25th, 2021

Exploring identity, class struggles, and high-stakes romance, Tanaz Bhathena's Hunted by the Sky is a gripping adventure set in a world inspired by medieval India.

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ISBN: 9780062422651
Availability: On Our Shelves Now (Subject to Availability)
Published: Katherine Tegen Books - April 10th, 2018

4 starred reviews!

Orange Is the New Black meets Walter Dean Myer’s Monster in this gritty, twisty, and haunting debut by Tiffany D. Jackson about a girl convicted of murder seeking the truth while surviving life in a group home.

Mary B. Addison killed a baby.

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ISBN: 9780062570611
Availability: On Our Shelves Now (Subject to Availability)
Published: Balzer + Bray - June 4th, 2019

New York Times bestseller; 6 starred reviews!

At once provocative, terrifying, and darkly subversive, Dread Nation is Justina Ireland's stunning vision of an America both foreign and familiar—a country on the brink, at the explosive crossroads where race, humanity, and survival meet.

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ISBN: 9780062691323
Availability: Backordered
Published: Katherine Tegen Books - January 14th, 2020

We Set the Dark on Fire burns bright. It will light the way for a new generation of rebels and lovers.” —NPR

“Mejia pens a compelling, gripping story that mirrors real world issues of immigration and equality.” —Buzzfeed

Five starred reviews!!

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