Y’all, I went to see Avengers: Infinity War at 11 p.m. last night. Forgive me if I just jump straight to the links.
The cover reveal for Leigh Bardugo’s King of Scars—a Nikolai-centric, Grishaverse novel—is coming Monday.
People are having … reactions … to the fact that Winds of Winter has been delayed yet again.
Epic Reads has a list of 57 YA books you might like based on your favorite Marvel Cinematic Universe movies. (I read this first as 57 YA MCU books, and I was like “WHERE HAVE I BEEN?”)
There’s a new trilogy set in Ransom Riggs’ Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children ‘verse, starting with A Map of Days, coming in October.
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The Star-Touched Queen by Roshani Chokshi
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YA Onscreen Things
ICYMI, this week on YA Onscreen: The latest Deadpool 2 poster is catering to an FYA audience, a full-length trailer for Crazy Rich Asians, and news on a Shrill adaptation starring SNL’s Aidy Bryant.
Nickelodeon is rebooting Double Dare.
Here’s the first clip from Luke Cage’s second season.
Stephen King’s The Long Walk (which he published under pen name Richard Bachman) is getting an adaptation.
BBC America will live simulcast BBC One’s coverage of the Royal Wedding.
This season two teaser for Star Trek: Discovery offers a glimpse of familiar uniforms.
Matthew Rhys on The Wine Show and the torment of drinking expensive wines all day.
Social Media Things
Maggie Stiefvater gave us a St. Mark's Eve "present.”
"i noticed that you've gave us st. marks eve presents in the past (last year you gave us a snippet from the opal story) i was wondering if you would do the same this year. perhaps a sneak peak of the dreamer trilogy..."— Maggie Stiefvater (@mstiefvater) April 24, 2018
well, since you asked pic.twitter.com/dKdDFgD6FC
The Hate U Give film adaptation will be in theaters this fall! Check out this first official photo (and feel all the feels).
A young woman calmly YouTube’ed how to deliver her own baby while she was on an international layover. This whole thread is just *stares with an open mouth*.
I still really don’t understand what’s so shocking about my delivery story. Lol maybe it’ll set in one day.— Tia Freeman (@TheWittleDemon) April 24, 2018
P.S.—Her baby is super cute.
Stephen King: what if there was an *evil* clown— the library haunter �� (@SketchesbyBoze) April 24, 2018
Mary Shelley: what if a corpse came to life
Edgar Allan Poe: oh no a bird!!!
Did y’all see that Allison Mack (Smallville) was arrested for sex trafficking in relation to her sex cult?
A win for justice and the #MeToo movement: Bill Cosby has been found guilty in his latest retrial.
Her Universe/Hot Topic/Torrid have a new Solo-inspired collection. (I don’t really get the 70s vibe, but I want that track jacket.)
Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery, a new mobile game set at Hogwarts pre-Harry Potter, is now available.
And finally, this made me LOL earlier this week (because I am a child): “Scientists confirm Uranus smells like farts.”
Feel free to add your fave distractions of the week in the comments!