Happy Friday, readers and readettes! Let’s jump right into pretending to do actual work.
Teen Vogue published a list of 10 must-read diverse books by YA authors of color.
25 (snarky) literary Would You Rathers from McSweenys. (H/t to Mariana from SFFYA).
Good Morning America
overreacted revealed the cover of John Green’s new book, Turtles All the Way Down.
There are also a couple of good book deals to be found this week*:
- Leigh Bardugo’s Six of Crows, which just so happens to be next month’s FYABC pick.
- Claudia Gray’s A Thousand Pieces of You, which isn’t an FYABC pick … yet.
YA Onscreen Things
ICYMI, this week on YA Onscreen: News about the “darker” Pride and Prejudice from the producers of Poldark, Cate Blanchett portraying Lucille Ball, and the Arrowverse crossover coming this November
Jenny Han's keeping a To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before on-set diary.
Social Media Things
Unsurprisingly, the article caused a lot of conversation. Some responses:
In less divisive news, Mackenzi Lee posted a cover reveal for her next book, which both sounds and looks fantastic.
The true identity of Jack the Ripper might have been confirmed.
The owner of Reading Rainbow has accused LeVar Burton of "theft and extortion.”
Funko’s releasing a set of The Golden Girls Dorbz, which are ADORBS. (Y’all know I had to go there.)
This epic, 100 (!) tweet thread defends the Friends relationship between Rachel and Joey.
Five things Dumbledore should have told Harry at some point before all the shizz went down.
Did we miss anything awesome this week? Let us know in the comments!
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