If that picture of Lin Manuel-Miranda and his lamplighting crew doesn't just make you want to chuck it all in and join a scrappy little band of orphans, I'm pretty sure that you have coal where your heart should be:
On to the links!
Book Related Things
Because our minds aren't quite what they used to be: Book Series Recaps. <hallelujah emoji>
LOTS of videos are available online from BookCon last week, including this one about taking a bestseller from page to screen:
Putting the "Book" in Cookbook: 9 Delightfully Bookish Cookbooks (Sookie's risotto..!)
The Two Worlds of Shirley Jackson (I'd never heard of her before, so props to Jennie for finding this gem!)
Elephant Rock Books YA manuscript contest, for unpublished authors, closes on June 30 (and our Jennie is a judge!)
Penguin Random House has acquired Out of Print.
Who else finds pleasure in ticking things off lists? Here's one for a great bookstore in every state!
YA Onscreen Things
This week on YA Onscreen: Younger S4 trailer, Skeet Ulrich is now a Riverdale regular, and more!
An Oral History of The Joy Luck Club movie
Mary Poppins pics courtesy of EW!
Our Meredith gushes about her love of Wonder Woman and why we all really need this movie right now.
Social Media Things
We are ALL Gal Gadot in this gif:
Sarah Rees Brennan revealed the cover for her new book, In Other Lands, out in August:
Currently making me laugh:
Amie Kaufman's upcoming sci-fi book Unearthed has already been optioned:
23 Nail IG Accounts To Inspire Your Manicure Game! (OMG the pandas...!)
June 10th is National Rose (ros-ayyyy) Day, so here are some memes to get you pumped.
Gwyneth Paltrow doesn't know jack about the baloney she shills on Goop. Ugh.
Who's ready for a second viewing of Wonder Woman? And how stoked are you now for the new Mary Poppins?? Let's convo below!