IT'S PRE-CHRISTMAS EVE-EVE! Here are some links to help you pretend like you are working when everyone knows that today is definitely the least-worked day of the year.
Listen, Christmas is just better at Hogwarts and WE ALL KNOW IT. But in case you needed reasons, here are 11 of them.
The Hate U Give was the most searched-for book on Goodreads in 2017.
Someone gave your favorite books actually, really honest titles and those classic Penguin covers.
And here are a ton of awesome e-book deals*:
- Summer Sisters: A Novel by Judy Blume
- Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard
- The Selection by Kiera Cass
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YA Onscreen Things
ICYMI, in this week's YA Onscreen post, we discuss Oscar Isaac ad the voice of Gomez, the Ocean's 8 trailer (omg omg omg), a possible LGBTQ+ Disney princess and more! Check it out here.
Netflix got majorly involved in one couple's proposal.
Of all the Titanic 20th anniversary posts, this one speaks to us the most: Investigating the Titanic Fan Fic in the "Oops!... I Did It Again" Video.
HBO picked up two more shows from Issa Rae, including one about affluent teens in Windsor Hills, the "black Beverly Hills".
Relevant to our interests: "How Hallmark took over your TV every Christmas". 10/10 would watch that Brandon Routh movie in the second paragraph.
Jessica Williams and Phoebe Robinson's 2 DOPE QUEENS special series will debut February 2nd on HBO.
"Hollywood has whitewashed Asian stories for decades. This year, they couldn't ignore the backlash."
Y'all want more Mamma Mia? Cuz yer gonna get more Mamma Mia! Here's the Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again trailer.
Social Media Things
Mindy Kaling had her baby, and Twitter FREAKED THE EFF OUT.
omg Mindy Kaling's daughter's name is Katherine Kaling which sounds VERY similar to a certain Zabar's shopping, small bookstore owning, freshly sharpened pencil loving Kathleen Kelly!!! pic.twitter.com/0Yr5wHaHeT— Michelle Markowitz (@michmarkowitz) December 20, 2017
Harry and Meghan released engagement pics and we lost our collective minds. LOOK AT HER ALL WRAPPED UP IN HIS COAT I'M CRYIN
Prince Harry and Ms. Meghan Markle, December 2017. pic.twitter.com/WHIMNNZzto— Kensington Palace (@KensingtonRoyal) December 21, 2017
Where does your penis belong? A children’s book for grown-ass men.
We're about to get Pop! Royals and you betta believe that includes a Queen Elizabeth With Corgi.
Blackmilk Clothing has a Team Hogwarts lookbook, so you too can dress like your Hogwarts house while you work out.
This week's piping hot serving of Men Are Garbage News, served with a side of Literally No One Is Surprised By This.
Okay ladies, get your Christmas presents in formation...with Beyonce wrapping paper.
Feel free to add your fave news of the week in the comments!