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Book Related Things
Ron and Crookshanks, one and the same?
Not exactly YA, but still fairly relevant to our interests: first look at Gaby Dunn's graphic novel Bury the Lede, a psychological thriller about the relationship between two women: a young journalist and the murder suspect she’s writing about.
An excerpt from Tochi Onyebuci's War Girls.
Bat, meet bookstore.
A Colorado library had to temporarily close because a moose has been parked out front for three days.
The most beautiful libraries in the world.
New Out of Print Little Women collection.
Catch these book deals before they're gone:
Eat Like a Gilmore: The Unofficial Cookbook for Fans of Gilmore Girls by Kristi Carlson
Followed by Frost by Charlie N. Holmberg
Frankie by Shivaun Plozza
Honor Among Thieves (Honors #1) by Rachel Caine and Ann Aguirre
How to Love by Katie Cotugno
The Infinite Pieces of Us by Rebekah Crane
Into the Dim by Janet B. Taylor
Isle of Blood and Stone (Tower of Winds #1) by Makiia Lucier
The Language of Thorns: Midnight Tales and Dangerous Magic by Leigh Bardugo (review)
The Naturals (The Naturals #1) by Jennifer Lynn Barnes
Never Never by Brianna Shrum
Stormcaster (Shattered Realms #3) by Cinda Williams Chima
The Traitor's Game by Jennifer A. Nielsen
The Upside of Falling Down by Rebekah Crane
The Vampire Diaries: The Awakening by L. J. Smith
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YA Onscreen Things
Social Media Things
From a storytelling point of view, Jesus should have gotten out of the crucifixion by using gold, frankincense and myrrh— Ben Acker (@bnacker) March 10, 2019
Omg I just found out that spinster used to be reserved for women 23-26 and that after you turned 26 if you were unmarried you became a.... THORNBACK. How fucking great is that name!?— Sophia Benoit (@1followernodad) March 13, 2019
I really missed the fact that the FBI code-named the Felicity Huffman / Lori Loughlin fraud sting: OPERATION VARSITY BLUES pic.twitter.com/aZLBQOhlr8— Jarett Wieselman (@JarettSays) March 12, 2019
“Yet, beneath all the failures and defeat, there lay a deeper truth, calling out to her.”— Anna Steinbauer (@depingo) March 12, 2019
Yay, finally done! This painting is for a personal project of mine, which I’ve tentatively titled Veritas. Still looking for a name for this character though. Do you have any suggestions? pic.twitter.com/jHo0YNntIN
Suggested Romance categories:— Delilah S. Dawson (@DelilahSDawson) March 11, 2019
- No Smoochie
- 1 Smoochie at the Very End
- Many Smoochies and Some Pets
- We Do The Thing Without Naming the Bits
- We Do Everything and Use the P Word
- We Do Everything and Use the C Word
- Everything + Both C words
- Doin' It on Page 1
why do hoes in YA novels always describe how the guy smells sO specifically?? "he smelled like cigarette ashes mixed with baby powder & just a speck of sunshine" BITCH WHAT??? u a TSA dog???— f thot fitzgerald (@dracomallfoys) March 8, 2019
Watching a Harry Potter movie w my daughter, & I just got a rare big laugh out of her w this:— Andy Richter (@AndyRichter) March 9, 2019
Ron Weasley: “Do you really think there’s a Chamber of Secrets?”
Me: “You go to a fuckin school for wizards. Of course there’s a Chamber of Secrets.”
There are toys of Japanese monsters giving press conferences to apologize for destroying cities. pic.twitter.com/UAi7ydvLjK— Mondo Mascots (@mondomascots) March 12, 2019
Michael Sheen helps fathers get comfortable talking about periods with their daughters.
NASA's got big plans for lady astronauts.
That's it for this week. Did we miss anything? Got any good weekend plans?