62 minutes | Apr 23, 2018

The Summer of Jordi Perez with Amy Spalding

Amy Spalding’s fifth YA novel, The Summer Jordi Perez (and the Best Burger in Los Angeles), is an absolute treat! It’s funny, charming, emotional, and has all of the thrilling make-out sessions you’d want from a YA book… and the kicker? The hero is a young queer woman. Amy Spalding delights us as we talk about the genesis of the book, growing up queer, and the complexities of writing Women of Size. Don’t miss this hour… and get yourself a copy of this charming, insightful, and culturally important read ASAP!   Buy The Summer of Jordi Perez: https://www.amazon.com/Summer-Jordi-Perez-Burger-Angeles/dp/1510727663 For more Amy Spalding: IG: @thatames Twitter: @theames Watch the Fatitude trailer: https://vimeo.com/254588857   ___ Talk to the Clam!  657-243-3789 This week’s question: What was your favorite YA novel growing up?   Want to become a CLAMbassador? We got Trucker Hats! Email us: welcometotheclambakepodcast@gmail.com Support the cast via our patreon -- there are all sorts of amazing goodies to earn! IG: @welcometotheclambake // Twitter: @clambakepod // Facebook: @welcometotheclambake
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