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Procrastination Pro-Tips: Rainbow Rowell is writing THE RUNAWAYS, INHUMANS casting news, and more!

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Procrastination Pro-Tips: Rainbow Rowell is writing THE RUNAWAYS, INHUMANS casting news, and more!

'sup y'all. Amanda R. here, holdin' it down, keepin' it real. Well, as real as a 42-yr old white lady CAN, anyways.

Book Related Things

Slate has the first excerpt from Philip Pullman's Book of Dust, the new His Dark Materials book!

People will never learn to stop trying to come for J.K. Rowling.

19 Tumblr Posts Book Lovers Will 100% Get (#1 made me SCREAM!)

We've all been there, Pterry.

Did Hatchet traumatize you for life?

11 Small Town Romances in YA Novels (including a couple of FYABC picks!)

The New Yorker did not care for Amazon's brick-and-mortar bookstore. YOU DON'T SAY. 

Rainbow Rowell is going to be writing Marvel's The Runaways! OMG THAT COVER..!


 

YA Onscreen Things

This week on YA OnscreenLove Actually reunites for Red Nose Day, Zac Efron's muscles, and more!

Louise Gornall's Under Rose-Tainted Skies has been optioned for film.

Alanis Morissette's Jagged Little Pill's musical will debut in 2018, with Diablo Cody writing the book.

Felicity reunion!

Desmond from The 100 is going to be in Inhumans!

Janelle Monae has been cast in the adaptation of Philip K. Dick's Electric Dreams. Can she please also do the soundtrack?

Social Media Things

Holly Black is braver than I could EVER be:

Ransom Riggs and Tahereh Mafi welcomed their baby daughter into the world with the cutest IG ever:

Miscellaneous Things

Unicorn Noodles Are An All-Natural Food Trend You Might Actually Get Behind (how did they know?)

Ladies Who Lotion is a definite TV trope, and of course there's an IG dedicated to it

I'm here for all the mockery of cold-shoulder tops

What are y'all up to this weekend? Did I miss any vital cute animal videos? Come convo with me below!

Amanda Reid's photo About the Author: Amanda R. is an East Coast girl living in California who will never stop missing a true autumn. She's a bookseller who specializes in kid and teen lit, the leader of FYA Oakland, and bakes a damn fine pie.