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YABasic: Young Adult Fantasy Podcast

YABasic: Young Adult Fantasy Podcast

By Dani and Deadly

YABasic is a monthly podcast hosted by best friends Dani and Deadly. Two people in their 20’s, who are avoiding their adult responsibilities by reading young and new adult fantasy books! YABasic is a tea spilling session, where the duo lust over their book boyfriends, cry about their favourite fictional moments and rant about tropes that are quite frankly, basic. They want you to join them on their reading journey so click play and join the conversation because let’s face it...Ya basic!
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Re-tell YA Story - ft Interview with Brandie June

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Re-tell YA Story - ft Interview with Brandie June
Re-tell YA Story - ft Interview with Brandie June
On today's episode of YABasic, Dani and Deadly discuss YA fairytale retellings! They are also joined by special guest Brandie June author of the new YA fantasy release Gold Spun! Join the pair as they ask Brandie questions about her debut YA fantasy book and find out about an exciting give away over on the YA Basic instagram.
01:05:48
June 30, 2021
Sankt-YA Milo - Netflix's Shadow and Bone review
Sankt-YA Milo - Netflix's Shadow and Bone review
Deadly and Dani discuss the Netflix adaption of the YA Fantasy series Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo. Listen to us talk about our likes and (very few) dislikes of the first season and make our predictions for the potential 2nd season! In this episode we go into depth about the first season of Shadow and Bone, so if you haven't watched it yet we suggest you don't listen until you've binged every episode! 
01:42:31
May 03, 2021
Stan Cordeli-YA - Chain of Iron
Stan Cordeli-YA - Chain of Iron
BONUS CHAIN OF IRON EPISODE. In this episode, Dani and Deadly discuss the newest book in the Shadowhunters chronicles Chain Of Iron. If you haven't read Chain of Iron, we recommend you do before listening to this episode as this episode is full of spoilers! 
01:25:21
April 25, 2021
YA-daptions
YA-daptions
On this episode of YABasic, Deadly and Dani talk about the good, the bad and the unwatchable book to Screen adaptions that have blesses our eye's over the years. We're here to provide therapy for those traumatic cinema experience's where the director butchered your favourite characters, so grab a Snack and a drink because it's a long one! 
01:58:16
April 05, 2021
YA Court of Silver Flames
YA Court of Silver Flames
BONUS EPISODE! Dani and Deadly Discuss the newest addition to the A Court of Thorns and Roses series, A Court of Silver Flames. Grab a drink and some snacks because its a long one listeners!  WARNING: We discuss adult themes and go into depth about what happens during ACOSF so do not listen if you haven't read the book!
01:30:30
March 14, 2021
YA Predictable
YA Predictable
On this Episode of YABasic, Dani and Deadly discuss popular tropes found in YA fantasy books. They discuss their favourite and least favourite tropes from the genre, and recommend some books you might be interested in reading that include these classic scenarios! 
01:22:46
February 20, 2021
GrishYAverse
GrishYAverse
On this bonus episode of YABasic, Deadly and Dani talk all things Grisha! This is the perfect episode for fans of Leigh Bardugo's Grishaverse series! They talk about their likes and dislikes of the series and their excitement for the upcoming Netflix show!  ***DISCLAIMER*** the title of the sequel to King of Scars is Rule of Wolves, sorry for any confusion this has caused.
01:34:26
January 30, 2021
See YA Later 2020
See YA Later 2020
Deadly and Dani talk about their most anticipated Young Adult and New Adult releases of 2021 and tell you about their reading resolutions that they're going to try their best to stick to this year!
01:04:10
January 23, 2021
YA Thirsty
YA Thirsty
Episode 2 of YABasic has arrived. In this episode, Dani and Deadly talk all things fandom. They discuss their experience with Fanfiction and how its changed over the years and they introduce you to their four tier book boyfriend filing system!
01:31:03
November 21, 2020
YA Welcome
YA Welcome
Welcome to the first episode of YABasic! Deadly and Dani want you to get to know them, so in episode one they tell you how they met, talk about their favourite reads of 2020 so far and  discuss some of their best experiences with some very well known authors.
59:52
October 23, 2020