Happy MARCH! Time flies when the world is a dumpster fire, but at least the weather is nicer?


A new month means a new FYA Book Club pick! Check out Stephanie’s discussion questions for Firekeeper’s Daughter by Angeline Boulley.

And here are this week’s book reports:

Book Things

Bustle has a list of 13 books to read if you love Bridgerton, or we highly suggest perusing our Grown Up Guide to Romance Novels series!

Britney Spears got a $15 million dollar book deal to tell her side of the story and I’m gonna read the HECK out of it.

Dolly Parton is teaming up with James Patterson to write a book with a corresponding album.

Fierce Reads has an interview with Lizz Huerta, author of The Lost Dreamer.

Onscreen Things

Sera Gamble, the showrunner of Netflix’s stalker sensation You, is developing a Weetzie Bat series for Peacock! You can check out our review of this YA classic here.

How UPN ushered in a golden decade of Black TV — and then was merged out of existence. 

Lyric Ross has been cast in Marvel’s Ironheart series!

Buzzfeed has your first look at the graphic novel adaptation, Heartstopper.

For The Gilded Age fans, the New York Times has a history of the actual gilded age.

As a person who has long loved Pamela Anderson and was heartbroken to find out they didn’t have her consent to make Pam & Tommy, I am HUGELY thrilled that she’s about to get to tell her story on her own terms with a Netflix documentary deal.

Evan Rachel Wood will be playing Madonna in the Weird Al Yankovich bio pic starring Daniel Radcliffe (what a sentence lol).

Social Media Things

Adorable fan art for all our #TeamMistyQuigs fans out there.

The replies to this tweet are very nerdy and delightful.

God bless Jodie Turner-Smith. She’s a giver.

She’s OUR mum now.

Excellent list. No notes!

A lil something for the fellas.

@subradioband send this to your favorite dad #fypp #indieband #alternativeband ♬ original sound – Sub-Radio

How to crochet and read simultaneously!

@kat_kraft If I cannot do everything at once I will do nothing instead 😌 #crochettok #booktok #adhd ♬ Love You So – The King Khan & BBQ Show

Speaking of fanfic, have you checked out our Grown Up Guide to Fan Fiction yet?

Miscellaneous Things

Black women are detoxifying gaming.

For the nosey Nancys, a video tour of Shonda Rimes’ home from Architectural Digest.

Bustle had a convo with the stylist who created Fran Drescher’s iconic 90s look.

Dolly Parton’s dropping a limited edition NFT at SXSW, and HRH Connie Britton (a.k.a. Tami Taylor, the wind beneath our wings) is moderating.

What’d we miss? Add your fave distractions of the week in the comments.

Rosemary lives in Little Rock, AR with her husband and cocker spaniel. At 16, she plucked a copy of Sloppy Firsts off the "New Releases" shelf and hasn't stopped reading YA since. She is a brand designer who loves tiki drinks, her mid-century modern house, and obsessive Google mapping.