Happy Friday, friends! Hope you are all ready for the weekend. Actually, I have no idea what that saying even means. Like, what does one have to do to be ready? I mean, I know I pretty much have to take a nap if I’m going to go out later. But something tells me that is probably not what they are talking about here. Anyway, we’ve got some links below...to help you get ready? Or something.
Book Related Things
A look at why Goodreads is valuable to Amazon.
Jason Segal to publish a series of YA novels! (Hat tip: Jenny)
Trigger Warning: two articles with discussions of sexual assault in YA. First, the Atlantic Wire talks to Laurie Halse Anderson about her classic Speak. Second, The Rumpus takes a look at Erica Lorraine Scheidt’s Uses for Boys.
Movie Related Things
There are some legitimate reasons to watch the MTV Movie Awards! One: Rebel Wilson is hosting. Two: Pitch Perfect cast reunion song and dance number. Three: Catching Fire trailer is debuting. But for now you can see this teaser for the trailer. Yes. That is what it's come to people. Teasers for trailers.
Speaking of PItch Perfect, a BONUS soundtrack was recently released.
New trailer for Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters, with bonus Nathan Fillion appearance!
Coming to a theater near you in 2015...Finding Dory!
TV Related Things
Game of Thrones season 3 premiered this week, its already been renewed for a fourth season (was there ever any question?), plus its pretty much breaking all sorts of piracy records. (Well, as much as you can track piracy.) Bonus fun, check out this infographic.
Arrested Development fans...mark May 26th on your calendars.
You knew it was probably coming, but now it's confirmed. 10 and Rose will be back for the Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Special.
What happens when you try to make a Sims house with the characters of Downton Abbey? Well for one, Lady Mary and Thomas will get into a slap fight.
That’s all for this week. Unless you have something to share below!