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Procrastination Pro-Tips: FELICITY Reunion, Describe Yourself As A Male Author Would, And More!

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Procrastination Pro-Tips: FELICITY Reunion, Describe Yourself As A Male Author Would, And More!

How has it only been a week since the long weekend? And how is it SO FAR until the next one?!?! In the meantime, let's check out some links!

Book Related Things

Excerpts from the 'upcoming' novel, Ready Player Two: Girl Stuff.

Team DNF (Did Not Finish): "It’s Okay to Give Up on Mediocre Books Because We’re All Going to Die".

Title reveal of the final Throne of Glass book.

Paperback cover reveal for Geekerella and news of a companion novel, The Princess and the Fangirl (2019).

14 women writers recommend books for men to read.

 

Catch these book deals before they're gone:

•  The Falconer by Elizabeth May (review)

•  A Tyranny of Petticoats edited by Jessica Spotswood (review)

•  Wonder Woman: Warbringer by Leigh Bardugo (review)

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YA Onscreen Things

This week in YA Onscreen: The CW renewals, Sabrina, and more.

THIS IS NOT A DRILL: FELICITY REUNION!!!! (A perfect time to start a rewatch and get decked out in merch, if you haven't already!)

Yeah, sure, Infinity Wars character posters, but have you seen DAT CAP ASS?

K.J. Apa has been cast as the new Chris in the adaptation of The Hate U Give.

Social Media Things

Women on Twitter describe themselves like a male author would.

Roswell reunion!

 

Roswell Rebooted �� #roswell

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Your periodic reminder that Malinda Lo is a mothercussin' boss. (This turned into the start of a mini-thread about publishing industry gatekeepers.)

 

OMGGGGGGG these submissions are all gold. (Reminds me of PostSecret. People love sharing their secrets anonymously!)

 

A master class in turning the tables on phone scammers.

 

The case of the vandalized library book.

 

Important public service announcement!

Go forth and conquer the weekend, queens, boy queens, and gender-nonconforming queens!

Miscellaneous Things

Dwayne Johnson opens up about his battle with depression.

Um, a holographic lip gloss line that looks like "a '90s unicorn fever dream"? YES, PLEASE. (Although I personally prefer lipsticks, but but SHINY and also affordable enough to try out!)

How long does it take to become friends with someone? I actually mathed how long I've known some book club friends for, because of course I did, and I'd say that we became friends before the 200-hour mark. Yay, book club! #ShamelessSelfPromotion

And because I'm running the joint this week and I make the rules: "Farts: which animals do, which don’t, and why".

 

That's it for this week. Feel free to share your thoughts on these or any links we may have missed in the comments below!

Mandy Wan's photo About the Author: Residing in Edmonton, AB, Mandy unabashedly loves YA lit, frozen desserts, and terrible puns.