Happy Friday! It's over 100 degrees here and we don't have A/C! Pray for me!
On to the links!
Book Related Things
The NYT did a write-up about upcoming teen and kids books about Muslim refugees.
Victoria Schwab just signed a $1 million deal with TOR books to write four more books - and they're linked to the A Darker Shade of Magic series! (srsly if y'all are sleepin' on that ya need to get to it!)
Ally Carter is doing a gender-swapped YA Romancing the Stone!
2017 Amanda has a lot of appreciation for 1980's Michael Douglas. <3
YA Onscreen Things
This week in YA Onscreen: This promo for the upcoming Heathers TV show has me INTRIGUED.
Not YA, but there's been a dearth of good news this week: Winona Ryder and Keanu Reeves to star in the (rom-?) comedy, Destination Wedding. We'll always bring you Winona or Keanu-related news, don't fret.
Social Media Things
YA authors' awesome response to Hurricane Harvey:
You can support their Global Giving campaign here.
Rachel Hawkins gives damn good history:
This project is getting rightfully dragged on Twitter: Two Dudes Plan Female-Centric ‘Lord Of The Flies’ At Warner Bros. One example:
And the DELIGHTFUL Libba Bray's clapback:
Mad Max: Fury Road POPS are FINALLY coming. FURIOSAAAAAAAA