Y’all, SPRING HAS SPRUNG! At least, for enough time to have patio drinks today, which I did. Tomorrow it’s gonna be cold AF but you know what? Daylight Savings is about to come through and put the SAVE in Saving, and I am sooooo ready.

ICYMI on FYA

Mandy W. watched Selena Gomez’s cooking show and made a drinking game because why not?

In book reports, we’ve got:

Book Things

We’re getting another installment of the Graceling series! I’ll always take s’more from Cashore. (#notsorry)

Here’s a list of 40 highly anticipated YA books publishing this year.

Onscreen Things

Never Have I Ever is getting a fourth and final season, and I can only hope Kamala lands an episode with her own narrator.

First look at Fire Island, Joel Kim Booster’s queer rom-com, starring Booster, Bowen Yang, Matt Rogers, and Margaret Cho. YES PLZ.

More Bridgerton goodness:

André Braugher is heading to The Good Fight, and when I say cool cool cool, tight tight tight, I MEAN IT.

According to The Atlantic, Turning Red is Pixar’s cleverest film in years. Meanwhile director Domee Shi talks the ups and downs of being a trailblazer.

Lana Condor and No…t Noah Centineo but Cole Sprouse? Mmkay:

First look at Obi-Wan Kenobi, and I can’t decide if it makes me feel old or young or WHAT IN THE SPACE TIME CONTINUUM:

Warner Bros. did some date shuffling with their movies, my man!

Social Media Things

RAZZLES FOR THE SOUL:

In every generation… (also, plug for our Buffy Rewatch):

In the words of Whitney Houston, “I believe the children are our futuuuuure”:

@gabbierose_

The ‘Don’t Say Gay’ bill walkout from my school <3

♬ Born This Way – Lady Gaga

As Stephanie said, this take on why we love the enemies-to-lovers trope just… freaking resonates:

Agreed, we CAN all blame capitalism:

@ramalauw

So we all agree that we can blame ✨Cap1talism✨ for all our problems right? 👀💅 #Free99 #Capitalism #mentalhealth

♬ Infomercial music – QUINNY Z

Miscellaneous Things

The women of Nerdist celebrate their fave complex fictional ladies, and all I can say is, TEAM MARGO.

Abbott Elementary partnered with Scholastic to provide free book fairs at underfunded schools, brb CRYING.

This Afro-Surrealist artist turned iconic Black memes into oil paintings for an art exhibit.


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

Sarah splits her time between Dallas and Austin, and believes there is no such thing as a guilty pleasure, which is part of why she started FYA in 2009. Growing up, she thought she was a Mary Anne, but she's finally starting to accept the fact that she's actually a Kristy.