Ah yes, the Friday before Halloween when we're all searching for our productivity like ^^^. So here's a little something extra you can read while you pretend to work. Procrastination achievement: unlocked.
Book Related Things
Expand your TBR with 17 YA books by authors of colour coming out in the first half of 2018.
Buzzfeed lists 21 times Tumblr understood our obsession with YA books and it was spot. Freaking. On.
Need a last minute Halloween costume? PopSugar has a round up of 22 Literary Halloween Costumes!
Catch these ebook deals before they're gone:
- The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer by Michelle Hodkin (review)
- The Start of Me and You by Emery Lord (review)
- Letters to the Lost by Brigid Kemmerer (review)
- The Iron King by Julie Kagawa (review)
- Girl on a Wire (review) and Girl in the Shadows by Gwenda Bond (review)
- Beneath the Shine by Sarah Fine (review)
- My Heart and Other Black Holes by Jasmine Warga
- Red Rising by Pierce Brown (review)
- Amy & Roger's Epic Detour by Morgan Matson
- Girl Against the Universe by Paula Stokes (review)
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YA Onscreen Things
This week on YA Onscreen, Jane the Virgin's Gina Rodriguez will produce a female-driven drama with the Crazy Ex-Girlfriend team, the new Punisher trailer, UnReal news, and more. Check the full post here.
A new Netflix series about an Old West town of only women? YES PLZ. AV Club's got the trailer.
John Cho representing for Asian male butts in cinema. #blessed #GiveUsJohnChoAsARomanticLeadYesterdayDammit
Runaways now has a full length trailer!
Ryan Murphy new FX show Pose is making history with the largest cast of transgender actors to date. DON'T SCREW THIS UP, RYAN.
Social Media Things
Question. Folks who read my novels, how old are you?— Maggie Stiefvater (@mstiefvater) October 21, 2017
As usual, Brooding YA Hero delivers the sickest burnz:
Adults: it's unfair adults in YA are portrayed as clueless— Brooding YA Hero (@broodingYAhero) October 19, 2017
Also adults: write articles about "trends" in YA citing books over 5 years old.
LOLOLOL and also Thor: Ragnarok, we NEED you to be good. NEED.
Have you been following or participating in the FYA Photo-a-Day challenge? ::extreme cheerleader voice:: It's Not! Too! Late! To Parti! Ci! Pate!
Add a little FYA flair to your bedroom, back yard, cubicle, whatevs with these unicorn fairy lights. Martini glass and rainbow sold separately.
The first season of Serial Box's ReMADE is on sale before the second season starts Nov. 15, and there's a new ReMADE podcast!
Serve your friends dinner, or if you're a Slytherin, poison your enemies on these Hogwarts House dishes.
The NY Times is looking for a new travel journalist, so why not add your name to the applicant fray of 3100+ and counting?
Did we miss anything good? Give us more reasons to procrastinate the day away in the comments!