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Procrastination Pro-Tips: New TV and YA Books In 2017, Carrie Fisher: Feminist Badass, And More!

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Procrastination Pro-Tips: New TV and YA Books In 2017, Carrie Fisher: Feminist Badass, And More!

Holy hell, this was a rough week. Wasn’t it? We’re light on links this week, due to the Christmas holiday. Also, EVERYTHING WAS TERRIBLE. In the meantime, swath your favorites in bubble wrap until we make it out of this year.


Book Related Things

Watership Down author Richard Adams dies at age 96.

18 anticipated YA books of 2017.

 

Movie Related Things

The Dance Academy movie trailer has arrived!

 

TV Related Things

2017 Renewal Scorecard: What's coming back? What's getting cancelled? What's on the bubble?

Great news for fans of Hallmark’s Christmas programming (i.e. Me): Author Melissa De La Cruz inks three-film deal, including Angel Falls starring Witches of East End alum, Rachel Boston, for Hallmark.

Teen Vogue continues to crush it with a cost analysis of how much A has spent on harassing the Pretty Little Liars ($442k, by their estimation).

The Cruel Intentions TV reboot with Sarah Michelle Gellar is officially dead, but could be redeveloped.


Miscellaneous Things

We’re all still verklempt, but in this write-up about Carrie Fisher, Birth.Movies.Death included a clip of my favorite Carrie interview, which never fails to make me laugh.

And 10 Times Carrie Fisher was the feminist badass we needed.

 

Join us in the comments! Bring tissues.

Kandis Seaver's photo About the Author: Kandis read adult fiction as a teenager and now makes up for it by reading all the YA she can get her hands on. (The swoonier, the better!) She lives in Austin, where she enjoys Wonder Woman collectibles, livetweeting everything, and cocktails with her FYA book club pals. She has never stopped watching Veronica Mars.