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Procrastination Pro-Tips: SWEET VALLEY HIGH, The Ripped Bodice, BIG LITTLE LIES, And More!

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Procrastination Pro-Tips: SWEET VALLEY HIGH, The Ripped Bodice, BIG LITTLE LIES, And More!

Happy Friday, y’all! This is my absolute favorite time of year: patio drinking weather. If you’re in a part of the world that’s not yet experiencing this phenomenon, I deeply apologize, and know that I’ll be having a drink on your behalf. Now, let’s talk news!

 

Book Related Things

12 of the Sweet Valley High books' most ridiculous plotlines.

What it’s like to run The Ripped Bodice bookstore in Los Angeles. 

An excerpt from Krysten Ritter's novel (out Nov. 7).

Everyone wants that YA novel cash, including... Andrew McCarthy?

This bookstore in China has a book tunnel entrance, which looks super rad.

 

Movie Related Things

Labyrinth Lost to become a movie? 

The Simon cast keeps growing. Miles Heizer has been cast as Cal. Also, according to HarperCollins/Epic Reads, the movie is coming out next March!

Updates on Melina Marchetta adaptations: she's still hoping that Jellicoe Road will happen (me toooo) and is working on a draft of Saving Francesca.

 

TV Related Things

Big Little Lies and the strength of female friendship.

Here’s a first look at that Dirty Dancing remake that no one asked for. 

Watch Anne arrive at Green Gables in the new Netflix trailer

Daria's co-creator and character designer reimagined the cast as they'd be today. With video.

How dumb is Riverdale's Archie Andrews?

 

Miscellaneous Things

How ModCloth strayed from its feminist beginnings and ended up a Walmart property.


How are you procrastinating today?

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.