Happy Friday! Are you getting ready to watch Love, Simon? (SFFYA is seeing it tomorrow, and we're so excited!) Did you/your loved ones/your students participate in the National Walkout Day? Do you just need a cocktail? It's been a busy week.
Book Related Things
A Canadian New Heritage Minute on Lucy Maud Montgomery.
Black kids don't want to read about Harriet Tubman all the time--or, "diverse" children's books aren't actually so diverse.
The Baby-Sitters' Club? So yesterday. How about the Jaded Quitters Club?
Book Riot has some bookish Instagram story templates for you.
A literary Funko Pop wishlist.
If you've been watching Younger, you know the Marriage Vacation book that Charles' ex-wife wrote? Simon & Schuster is publishing it.
YA Onscreen Things
ICYMI: Supernatural goes Scooby, Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists casting, Kristen Wiig joins the cast of Wonder Woman 2, and more over at YA Onscreen!
Please let Buffy rest in peace. (CO-SIGNED.)
If Disney princesses had real jobs. (And not just Tiana.)
Who wants to travel to the Steel Magnolias B&B?
Social Media Things
Two Black authors reigning spots 1 and 2 in the NYTBest Seller list at the same time two Black director’s films are leading the box office.— Rea�� (@inkedfables) March 14, 2018
AND YOU SAY POC DONT SELL?
I’m particularly fond of the sub-genre of Victorian jokes in which women rebuff the unwanted advances of amorous male suitors. They’re often rather savage!— Victorian Humour (@VictorianHumour) March 6, 2018
- Tit-Bits (31 Dec 1892) pic.twitter.com/SNOWh86vmA
the REAL March madness pic.twitter.com/StmPvgvUgQ— Blair Thornburgh (@ATallOrder) March 12, 2018
#librarylife I'm in the stacks. I hear a Dad and kid playing ... tech support.— Angie Manfredi (@misskubelik) March 13, 2018
Dad: My computer isn't working.
Kid: Press the button.
I turn around to see ... the greatest thing I've ever seen. pic.twitter.com/cBQJehyp4U
Here is a cat named Dog, who wears sassy outfits and helps fish market vendors. I love him.