Happy Friday, my good dudes! I hope you’ve all got very romantic weekends planned, either with a person or a spicy book. On to the links!
ICYMI on FYA
We’re on week two of FYA’s Grown Up Guide to Romance Novels! This week, Stephanie introduces us to K.J. Charles’ series, The Will Darling Adventures, and I introduce you to the Jason Sudeikis/Alison Brie rom-com you need to watch now, Sleeping With Other People.
Plus, check out Mandy C.’s book reviews for The Damned (The Beautiful #2) by Renee Ahdieh and Teen Titans #3: Beat Boy Loves Raven by Kami Garcia and Gabriel Picolo.
An illustrated Charmed children’s book featuring the girls as kids with magical powers is coming this fall!
While in-person library visits plummeted last year, there was an 18% rise in borrowing ebooks. LIBBY GANG, RISE UP!
Ashley Bryan, an eclectic artist and children’s book illustrator who brought diversity to an often white-dominated genre by introducing generations of young readers to Black characters and African folk tales, died on Feb. 4.
ALERT ALERT! JENNIFER GARNER AND MARK RUFFALO ARE TOGETHER AGAIN IN A MOVIE?!!
Meghann Fahy from The Bold Type and Theo James from “my heart and the occasional lurid daydream” have been cast in season two of White Lotus!
Talia Hibbert’s Ravenswood series has been optioned for television by Bad Wolf productions:
The next time someone complains about me sending them my Wordle score, I’m telling them it’s for my own safety.
Another day, another man to hate.
I demand that they rerelease all the Twilight movies with new cover art that boldly declares “STARRING OSCAR NOMINEE KRISTEN STEWART.”
All of us trying to pick our next book:
@bumblebeezus On this weeks episode of The Bachelorette: ✨Speed Dating for a Mood Reader✨ #booktok #moodreader #bookworm #romancereader #fantasybooks #bookrec ♬ Wii – Mii Channel – Super Guitar Bros
Important news for FYA clubs that travel together: Southwest Airlines is bringing booze back.
If you just heard a collective squeal, it was FYA HQ findingout that we’re getting an IRL Bellarke baby!
Build-a-Bear just launched a line of sexy teddy bears and I’m not NOT sending this link to my husband on a list of Valentine’s gift ideas…
Did you NEED further proof that Dolly is a queen? No. Is she giving it to you anyway? Yes.
In honor of the Netflix limited series coming out tonight, it’s time to reread the original (and wild) New York Magazine article about Anna Delvey.
What’d we miss? Add your fave distractions of the week in the comments.