Well, it’s finally May, so I guess we’ve entered spring after all! (And for those of you who complain that the May joke is overdone, well, I only get to make it once a year, so let me have some fun!) Every week I think each week is a busy news week, but I’m starting to realize...there is just too much news. There is just more media than any one human to consume! Anyway, let’s get to our links, starting with the YA’s big diversity campaign!
Book Related Things
The ebook news heard ‘round the world: To Kill A Mockingbird will finally get its digital debut.
Parents call the cops on a teen giving away copies of The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian. Not sure what they were hoping to accomplish, since, ya know, first amendment.
Books, authors and libraries, changing lives, one kid at a time.
This Game of Thrones pop-up book is pretty damn impressive.
Movie Related Things
Steven Spielberg is going to direct an adaptation of Roald Dahl's The BFG.
There’s a new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles trailer. Yep. Still creepy.
Not sure who her character will be yet, but Hailee Steinfeld has joined the cast of Pitch Perfect 2.
TV Related Things
Did you watch the pilot for the new Supernatural spin-off, Bloodlines? If you didn’t, here’s what you missed. Since I haven’t seen it, you’ll have to tell me what you think!
Live musicals are officially a thing. And looks like Fox will be joining the trend with Grease.
New photos from Petals On The Wind, which premiers on Memorial Day (yes, that’s only a mere three weeks away.)
You can watch the full first episode of Penny Dreadful online.
Martin Freeman is teasing a new Sherlock episode.
Kristin Chenoweth will play Maleficent in the DCOM Descendants.
Felicia Day is co-producing a new comedy webseries about ghost hunters called Spooked.
New information on the Sailor Moon cast and character designs.
Buzzfeed has it on pretty good authority which Tori Amos song you are...because their quiz was written by Tori Amos.
Things that exist: an Alice In Wonderland themed hotel.
How big of a Harry Potter superfan are you? (Apparently not very big, unless you cry and scream, constantly. I mean, I did my fair share of crying and screaming, but you have to breathe sometime.)
Emma Stone destroys Jimmy Fallon in an epic lip sync battle:
What are your favorites from the internet this week?