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Procrastination Pro-Tips: Victorious Library Cat, Bats In A Bookstore, And More!

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Procrastination Pro-Tips: Victorious Library Cat, Bats In A Bookstore, And More!

Our deepest sympathies go out to everyone affected by the mosque shooting in Christchurch. We are so sorry. 

If you need a distraction from the news, we've got you covered.

Book Related Things

Confessions of a sensitivity reader.

Cover reveal for Natalie C. Parker's Steel Tide, sequel to Seafire.

Cover reveal and artwork for DC’s middle-grade graphic novel Green Lantern: Legacy by writer Minh Lê and artist Andy Tong.

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.

Library cat

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:

A Study in Charlotte (Charlotte Holmes #1) by Brittany Cavallaro (review)

Annie on My Mind by Nancy Garden (review)

Beastly Bones (review) (Jackaby #2) by William Ritter

The Casquette Girls series by Alys Arden: The Casquette Girls (review) and The Romeo Catchers.

The Cirque American series by Gwenda Bond: Girl on a Wire (review) and Girl in the Shadows (review).

The Delphi Trilogy by Rysa Walker: The Delphi Effect, The Delphi Resistance, and The Delphi Revolution

Eat Like a Gilmore: The Unofficial Cookbook for Fans of Gilmore Girls by Kristi Carlson

East by Edith Pattou (review)

The Falconer by Elizabeth May (review)

Flat-Out Love by Jessica Park (review)

Followed by Frost by Charlie N. Holmberg

Frankie by Shivaun Plozza

Geekerella by Ashley Poston (review)

The Girl of Fire and Thorns by Rae Carson (review)

The Gold-Son by Carrie-Anne Noble (review)

Honor Among Thieves (Honors #1) by Rachel Caine and Ann Aguirre

How to Break a Boy by Laurie Devore (review)

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)

Love and Other Train Wrecks by Leah Konen (review)

The Naturals (The Naturals #1) by Jennifer Lynn Barnes

Never Never by Brianna Shrum

The Odds of Loving Grover Cleveland by Rebekah Crane (review)

The Penryn & The End Of Days series by Susan Ee: Angelfall, World After, and End of Days

Prince Charming (also known as Royals) by Rachel Hawkins (review; FYA Book Club selection for July 2019!)

The Queen of Attolia (The Queen’s Thief #2) by Megan Whalen Turner (review)

The Rule of One by Ashley Saunders and Leslie Saunders (review)

The Shadow Queen by CJ Redwine (review)

Stormcaster (Shattered Realms #3) by Cinda Williams Chima

Tell Me Again How A Crush Should Feel by Sara Farizan (review)

This Savage Song (Monsters of Verity #1) by Victoria Schwab (review)

Three Sides of a Heart by Various Authors (review)

The Traitor's Game by Jennifer A. Nielsen 

Uncanny by Sarah Fine (review)

The Upside of Falling Down by Rebekah Crane

The Vampire Diaries: The Awakening by L. J. Smith

Vassa in the Night by Sarah Porter (review)

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YA Onscreen Things

ICYMI: Pashmina, Riverdale spinoff, Captain Marvel, and more!

Social Media Things






Miscellaneous Things

Michael Sheen helps fathers get comfortable talking about periods with their daughters.

Spinning puppy!

NASA's got big plans for lady astronauts.


That's it for this week. Did we miss anything? Got any good weekend plans?

Jennie's photo About the Author: Jennie Kendrick lives in San Francisco and has an excessive fondness of historical fiction, spreadsheets, turquoise sparkly things, and bourbon. She is also a literary agent. When she's not reading, writing, or writing about reading, she cooks obsessively, and thrifts for vintage everything.